Term 4 primary planning ideas

Nicola Davison
30th September 2016
Primary, planning, Term 4, teaching resource, lesson, plan, Australia, New Zealand, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Top organisational and planning resources to help you to get ready for new term

With the start of Term 4 on the horizon, now is as good a time as any to start getting organised. To make life a little bit easier, we’ve hand-picked a selection of resources to support you as you freshen up both your classroom and your planning in time for your students’ return.

General resources

  • Programming templates*
    From timetables to assessment rubrics, this collection of templates contains everything you need to set up your teaching program for the new term.
  • Morning activity ideas
    Use the activities in this versatile presentation to get your pupils’ brains thinking creatively at the start of the day.
  • Seating plan template
    Why not mix things up by changing your seating plan? This short guide will help you to get the best out of your learners from the first day back.
  • Behaviour clip chart*
    Encourage students to take responsibility for their own behaviour by tracking how they are doing on this brightly coloured clip chart.

Literacy resources

  • Spelling games*
    Make literacy fun with these printable games, which are simply populated with the spellings you want to focus on.
  • Guided reading programming sheets
    Prepare guided reading sessions with ease using this planning sheet, including lists of strategies for before, during and after reading.
  • Text discussion cards
    Also linked to reading strategies, these vibrant cards are ideal for stimulating discussion or a written response to texts during guided lessons.
  • Creative writing challenges
    Get learners thinking and writing creatively using the pictorial and word-based stimuli featured in this varied presentation.

Numeracy resources

  • Dice maths games*
    Great as starters and for consolidating learning during lessons, these simple dice games come complete with associated worksheets.
  • Money workbook
    Help young learners get to grips with using money by working through the activities in these well-structured booklets.
  • Comprehensive maths mat
    Support students as they solve mathematical problems by distributing this bold placemat, covered in hints, tips and useful facts.
  • Superhero mystery maths
    Add excitement and fun to your maths lessons with this engaging mystery, in which pupils can practise key skills such as rounding, subtraction and multiplication.

*This resource is being sold by the author

For more primary inspiration, check out this collection of featured resources for Term 4.

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