Term 4 primary planning ideas

Get ready for the start of Term 4 with these hand-picked planning ideas and organisational tools for primary teachers in Australia and New Zealand

Nicola Davison

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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

Seating Plans- advice and template
Tom_Bennett

Seating Plans- advice and template

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Every teacher should have a seating plan, especially with a new class. Here's a short guide to explain why you need one, and how to make one. There's also a simple (and I'm not kidding) template for you to make a seating plan and print it off. Warning: you must know how to open up a Word document....
Visual Timetable Cards
clevermonkey

Visual Timetable Cards

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A visual timetable is a must have resource in any classroom! This easy to edit PowerPoint file contains over 100 ready to print timetable cards to help you create your own visual timetable in your Early Years setting. Perfect for establishing routine, settling anxiety, building speech and ...
Behavior Clip Chart (Chevron)
lindylovestoteach

Behavior Clip Chart (Chevron)

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Behavior Clip Chart (Chevron) - Here is a bright and bold (chevron) behavior clip chart decorated with kids clip art. This clip chart is a fantastic way to modify and encourage positive behavior in any classroom. Assemble in the following order: \- Ultimate superstars! \- Excellent ...

Literacy resources

Creative Writing Challenges
felpetai

Creative Writing Challenges

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A PowerPoint designed to challenge pupils and get them thinking creatively! Based on another ppt from TES that I have used and my classes love. There are four categories - 10 Minute Stories; Whose is it?; Location, location, location; Word Limit. Pupils choose a category and then a number from 1-...
Guided reading programming for texts
syapgp17

Guided reading programming for texts

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This set of pre-reading, during reading and after reading teaching strategies assists teachers to plan and program their guided reading sessions with ease. Based on NSW curriculum (Australian, but very similar to standards for UK)) and includes a planning sheet where you can drop in the skills you w...
Endless Editable Spelling Games
LittleLeapsofLearning

Endless Editable Spelling Games

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Editable spelling games, perfect for literacy activities, or phonics/spelling groups. Type your word list once and let the auto filling magic do its work! These editable files use a clever formatting trick, where you type your words into PDF form fields and they duplicate throughout the fi...

Numeracy resources​

Marvellous Maths Mat
Michy84

Marvellous Maths Mat

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Key stage 2 Maths mat... I have used parts of other mats I have found and added extra detail that I think is useful. I wanted to make something a little more detailed for my Numeracy support box... I have year 5! There are two pages so that they can be laminated back to back. Hope some of you find ...
The Compete NAPLAN Y3 Money Bundle
wilkieway

The Compete NAPLAN Y3 Money Bundle

8 Resources
All lessons and worksheets, with plenty of practice questions with the overview plan for integrating work with money into a mathematics programme. From recognising coins to solving word problems using a variety of language structures. Great resource for differentiated teaching.
Just Add Dice - Maths Games
AlisonHislop

Just Add Dice - Maths Games

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This is a collection of 15 Math Games that require dice and very little other resources. Some activities require a worksheet (which is included) and others require a notepad or whiteboard. These are games you can use as a math lesson, or as a warm up. Some games can be played over and over again! ...
Math Mystery - Case of The Super Bad Superhero (GRADE 4)
JJResources

Math Mystery - Case of The Super Bad Superhero (GRADE 4)

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This math mystery, Case of the Super Bad Superhero, is a great way to add some excitement and fun to your math lessons! Students will be working through a variety of math questions to discover important clues. The clues will help them solve which superhero has gone bad! In this Grade 4 ve...