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KS2 Comprehensions

KS2 Comprehensions

These are all original pieces of writing to be used for revision, comprehension and Spag activities. Eachfile can be printed out as a separate workbook and used as summer revision before sats.

By teachercellar

Superheroes Display Banner with Display Cards - Instant Display Pack

Superheroes Display Banner with Display Cards - Instant Display Pack

Superheroes Display Banner with Display Cards - Instant Display PackThis Superhero Banner is great for a Superheroes theme. It comes with 8 differently designed Display Cards which are fully editable. Use these Display Cards for questions , challenges, rewards etc. The Superheroes Display Pack consists of 1 banner made up of 3 landscape sheets of A4 (90cm x 21cm)and 8 editable Superhero Display Cards

By MissPepperPot

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FOOD AND DRINKS

FOOD AND DRINKS

PICTIONARY ABOUT FOOD AND DRINKS. Food and drinks will be useful to everyone! Order a cafe or restaurant abroad,understand the menu, even to translate English content label in any supermarket. In general, to fill up your new vocabulary words in English. Hope you find this pictionary useful!

By Olynj

Travel Clip Art | Roxy Rabbit Clipart CM

Travel Clip Art | Roxy Rabbit Clipart CM

Join Roxy Rabbit as she travels the world, taking duck-faced selfies wherever she goes. I'm just having fun drawing, but perhaps these could be used in a travel or geography game, or you could add some whimsy and fun to product covers.In this clipart set you'll find 11 color Polaroid selfies, all of Roxy in her favorite pose as she travels to Rome, Paris, New York, and more! There's a total of 11 images that measure apx. 17 x 22 cm at 300 dpi. This is a zipped file so please make sure you can extract files before downloading this product.Places Roxy Travels in This Set:New York, NY, USA; Statue of LibertyRome, Italy; The ColosseumBeijing, China; The Temple of Heaven, 天坛The Grand Canyon, USAGiza, Egypt; Great Sphinx of GizaKeystone, SD, USA; Mount RushmoreParis, France; The Eiffel TowerSan Francisco, CA, USA; The Golden Gate BridgeUT-AZ Border, USA; Monument Valley or Tsé Biiʼ NdzisgaiiWiltshire, England; Stonehengeand Just out for a Jog in the countryside!All pieces are high resolution 300 dpi PNG images on transparent backgrounds and can easily be layered into your projects and lesson materials. They can be used with a variety of different programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Photoshop. *****************************************************************************Terms of Use: ● Commercial use: This clip art may be used in commercial products, but MUST be flattened and secured if you use the images in products you sell (distribute). Clip art must not be the main element in your product, ex. coloring pages, and may not be used to create other clipart or digital paper. ● Personal classroom use: This clipart may be used in lessons, activities, SMART board or PowerPoint lessons/activities that are not distributed or sold.● Blog/Website Usage: Images may not be displayed in blog posts, websites, or anywhere on the Internet in their original form. This would allow anyone to easily download and use the clipart. They may be used if flattened and secured with other design elements.● Commercial credit is required: A link to my Crunchymom store is required in both commercial products and freebies. A CM Logo image is included in the download file. The CM Logo with a link to my store must be visibly displayed if clipart is used on a blog or website.A full copy of the Terms of Use is included in the download file.*****************************************************************************THANK YOU for stopping by my store!

By Crunchymom

KS2 Diamond Ranking activity: Planning for a Mountain Expedition.  Blank diamond ranking template an

KS2 Diamond Ranking activity: Planning for a Mountain Expedition. Blank diamond ranking template an

KS2 Diamond Ranking activity: Planning for a Mountain Expedition. Blank diamond ranking template and four different sets of activity cards for pupils to discuss in groups of three or pairs.Set 1 What are the most important survival items to pack for a mountain expedition?Set 2 What is the most important equipment to pack for a mountain expedition?Set 3 What are the most important clothes to pack for a mountain expedition?Set 4 What are the most important health items to pack for a mountain expedition?Pupils discuss the merits of each item in a set and rank them from most to least important by sticking them on the blank template. Can be used to develop understanding and promote key vocabulary in Geography or History topics on ‘Explorers’, ‘Everest’ , ‘Antarctica’, ‘Mountains of the world’ etc.

By newromantic

Early Readers Bundle

Early Readers Bundle

This is a collection of different early reader books and teaching resources I think you will really enjoy using. I developed my own thinking scarves reading scheme as a replacement for the thinking hats reading scheme and I even converted a whole set of books which could be used with the scheme. I also created PowerPoint versions of a wide range of different "Can you spot it books" where you need to find all the different objects listed in the picture.

By peterfogarty

Earth Day  -  PowerPoint and Worksheets

Earth Day - PowerPoint and Worksheets

Earth Day - PowerPoint and Worksheets This download teaches children about Earth Day which is held on the 22nd of April. There is a detailed 36 slide PowerPoint on the details of Earth Day, why it is important and the things they can do to help the Earth. There are also differentiated, 5 page, Earth Day worksheets to allow children to demonstrate their understanding of the environment and conservation. This download includes:- Complete 36 slide PowerPoint - 5 page worksheets (x3 differentiated) - Answer sheetsThanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit *****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

The Fantasy and Horror Collection 5

The Fantasy and Horror Collection 5

The Fantasy and Horror Collection 5A collection of inspirational and fantasy and horror lessons and resources.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/fantasy-castle-cloud-sky-tower-782001/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Young Writers' Collection

The Young Writers' Collection

The Young Writers' Collection A collection of fun and engaging writing resources and lessons to engage budding young writers.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/coffee-write-table-notebook-1246511/

By EngageinEnglish

The Young Writers' Collection 4

The Young Writers' Collection 4

The Young Writers' Collection 4A collection of fun and engaging writing resources and lessons to engage budding young writers.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/coffee-write-table-notebook-1246511/

By EngageinEnglish

Horror, Murder and Literacy Collection Pack 2

Horror, Murder and Literacy Collection Pack 2

Horror, Murder and Literacy Collection Pack 2A collection of inspirational and fun lessons around the theme of horror, muder with some literacy material thrown in!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com)

By EngageinEnglish

The Spooky Resource Collection

The Spooky Resource Collection

The Spooky Resource Collection A collection of inspirational 'spooky' complete lessons and resources.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/foggy-mist-forest-trees-spooky-545838/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Horror and Comedy Collection 4

The Horror and Comedy Collection 4

The Horror and Comedy Collection 4A collection of exciting horror and comedy complete lessons and resources. Fantastic value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image:)

By EngageinEnglish

The Fantasy and Horror Collection 3

The Fantasy and Horror Collection 3

The Fantasy and Horror Collection 3A collection of inspirational and fantasy and horror lessons and resources.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/fantasy-castle-cloud-sky-tower-782001/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by NatureA collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Great Outdoors Collection 3 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 3 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 3 - Lessons Inspired by NatureA collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Great Outdoors Collection 4 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 4 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 4 - Lessons Inspired by NatureA collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Hauntings - A Collection of Ghost Lessons

The Hauntings - A Collection of Ghost Lessons

The Hauntings - A Collection of Ghost LessonsA collection of exciting creative and descriptive haunting lessons, kids will love. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/ghosts-gespenter-spooky-horror-572038/)

By EngageinEnglish

Photo of the day discussion - wellie adventure themed

Photo of the day discussion - wellie adventure themed

I show my students a photo of the day (taken from google) linked to our topic which is about going on wellie adventures/being outdoors/nature. There are 3 levels of questioning they work through and discuss with their partners progressing from what can I literally see, to what questions I want to ask and then what can I infer from the picture.

By lrwhaxby

John Glenn Biography PowerPoint - Astronaut - American Hero

John Glenn Biography PowerPoint - Astronaut - American Hero

John Glenn was an American astronaut hero that your students should know. This PowerPoint about his life will help your students understand his accomplishments as a WWII and Korean war veteran, a test pilot, an astronaut, a businessman, and a senator. 21 engaging slides with sound and animations. ©2017 HappyEdugator. This product is the intellectual property of Deborah Hayes aka HappyEdugator.

By Happyedugator

Superhero Tray Labels Red - Editable

Superhero Tray Labels Red - Editable

Use these Superhero Tray Labels to organise your classroom during a Superhero unit. The PDF file is editable so you can type in your children's names or resource labels and make an awesome Superhero classroom that your class will love!

By MissPepperPot

My Space Bunde

My Space Bunde

Are you interested in space? Here are a wide range of different eye catching teaching resources about the topic of space. You can use them to start a discussion in the class, learn about World Space Week or use it to practice your alphabet.

By peterfogarty

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The Titanic

The Titanic

The Titanic. Set of information sheets about different topics relating to English-speaking countries. You can use at the beginning of the lessons when students give a short presentation about the topic using the sheet. Then we discuss the topic and the students add their own knowledge. The Last Titanic Survivor (an article + exercises) It´s an interesting article to read with students, plus a page with exercises for revision of unreal past conditional (3rd type)and questions for discussion.TITANIC SINKS Great text + comprehension exercises to remember that tragic shipwreck we´ve all heard about. It can also be good for Before-watching or After-watching the film ´Titanic´, by James Cameron.

By Olynj

Bundle: Pilgrims Coming to America (Thanksgiving)

Bundle: Pilgrims Coming to America (Thanksgiving)

Enjoy a Thanksgiving-themed Two-Page Activity Set and Word Search Puzzle with this discounted bundle! Includes the following products:• Pilgrims Coming to America (Thanksgiving) Two-Page Activity Set• What Are You Thankful For? (Thanksgiving) Word Search PuzzleKeywords Thanksgiving | Pilgrims | Samoset | Mayflower | Wampanoag | Native American | Plymouth | Massachusetts | Cape Cod | Plymouth Rock | Massasoit | thankful | family | community

By PuzzleFun

Bundle: World Explorers Two-Page Activity Sets and Puzzling Bookmarks

Bundle: World Explorers Two-Page Activity Sets and Puzzling Bookmarks

Enjoy two Explorer-themed Two-Page Activity Sets and Puzzling Bookmarks with this discounted bundle! Includes the following products:• World-Traveling Explorers Two-Page Activity Set• World Explorers of the Past Two-Page Activity Set• World Explorers Going Out to Sea Puzzling BookmarksKeywords: Christopher Columbus | Columbus Day | age of exploration | air and space | Jacques Cousteau | Robert Ballard | Steven Hawking | Neil Armstrong | Wright Brothers | Leif Erikson | Marco Polo | Nina | Pinta | Santa Maria | exploring | explorers | world exploration | discover | discovery | ship | wooden ships

By PuzzleFun

Bundle: Christopher Columbus, Explorers, and Exploring

Bundle: Christopher Columbus, Explorers, and Exploring

Enjoy a Christopher Columbus-themed Two-Page Activity Set and Explorers and Exploring Crossword Puzzle with this discounted bundle! Includes the following products:• Christopher Columbus Two-Page Activity Set• Explorers and Exploring Crossword PuzzleKeywords: Columbus | explorers | Columbus Day | Nina | Pinta | Santa Maria | Queen Isabella | Spain | Genoa | Atlantic | Christopher Columbus | Amerigo Vespucci | Leif Ericson | Leif Erikson | exploration | discovery | compass | caravel | tradewinds

By PuzzleFun

Properties of Materials - great Science and DT project linked to Macbeth - KS2

Properties of Materials - great Science and DT project linked to Macbeth - KS2

A fun science experiment focusing on the properties of materials linked to Shakespeare's Macbeth. This 6 lesson DT and science learning journey, asks children to design and build a boat using 'junk' and considering the properties of different materials. Includes: presentation, planning, resources and certificate.Objectives that the learning journey covers, are:Y3/41a. asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them1b. setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests1c. making systematic and careful observations1d. gathering, recording, classifying and presenting data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions1e. recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams, keys, bar charts, and tables1f. reporting on findings from enquiries, including oral and written explanations, displays or presentations of results and conclusions1g. using results to draw simple conclusions, make predictions for new values, suggest improvements and raise further questions1h. identifying differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processesY5/62a. planning different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary2b. recording data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, tables, scatter graphs, bar and line graphs2c. using test results to make predictions to set up further comparative and fair tests 2d. reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations 2e. identifying scientific evidence that has been used to support or refute ideas or arguments.

By H4nn4hWW

Science Fiction writing - Writing a short Science Fiction story - Mini Saga

Science Fiction writing - Writing a short Science Fiction story - Mini Saga

A stimulating and engaging lesson / presentation to positively engage learners in KS2 / lower KS3.The suggested final task in this lesson is a written activity using pictures to stimulate the writing of a short story. (Max 100 words.)See the exciting bundle offer for a complete unit of work which focuses on writing within the Science Fiction genre!

By hifisher

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Bundle of playscripts linked to IPC units

Bundle of playscripts linked to IPC units

A bundle of 5 primary playscripts, which are all linked to International Primary Curriculum (IPC) units.These can be used alongside the unit's lessons, as an entry or exit point, for an assembly or as a larger class show.All scripts come complete with any associated music, sound effects, supporting resources and production notes.The IPC units covered are:*Mission to Mars*Making the News*Gateways to the World*The Time Tunnel*Let's CelebrateAs well as linking directly to these units, the scripts can also be used for general school shows and productions.

By goldtopfox