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Grammar Dice for Key Stage 1

Grammar Dice for Key Stage 1

This resource is meant as a support or challenge for children in Key Stage 1 during writing exercises. Nets are printed, laminated, and made into cubes so children can use them when they are stuck with their writing. Colourless copies also included. All suffixes, contractions, and grammar are taken from the 2014 National Curriculum of England document. Link provided to editable document, should you want to change any of the sides of the dice.
erinbrasington
Billionaire Boy Lesson Bundle!

Billionaire Boy Lesson Bundle!

These engaging, varied, and informative lessons have been designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the plot, characters, language, and key messages in David Walliams' 'Billionaire Boy.' The lessons enable students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the key features of content, language, and structure, in addition to considering Walliams' key messages throughout the novel. All of the resources that you need to teach are included in the bundle: Whole lesson step-by-step PowerPoint presentations, informative and engaging , worksheets, activities, and lesson plans. Contained in the bundle are lessons based on: - 1. Homelessness; - 2. Shelter; - 3. The Dual Narrative; - 4. Some assorted resources from an old Stone Cold scheme. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging.
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy Big Bundle!

Billionaire Boy Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE BILLIONAIRE BOY LESSONS, IN ADDITION TO THE COMPREHENSION BOOKLET AND THE POINTLESS GAME! This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of David Walliams' 'Billionaire Boy.' Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy - The Ending!

Billionaire Boy - The Ending!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand the key events of the ending of David Walliams ‘Billionaire Boy.’ In particular, students explore the concept of narrative structure, and apply the events of Billionaire Boy to each narrative stage. They explore to what extent the ending of the text fits the features of an adequate denouement. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: -Taking part in a fun group quiz to recap on the key elements of the plot leading up to the ending; - Reading and understanding extracts from the ending of Billionaire Boy, answering comprehension questions to check their understanding; - Understanding the features of narrative structure, and applying Billionaire Boy to the individual elements; - Analysing how the ending of Billionaire Boy fits the features of a denouement; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - 'Narrative Structure Template (and PDF version); - Selected extracts - Billionaire Boy ending; - The Ending Essay Template; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 7 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 9 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Peace at Last book- KS1 Resource Pack- speech bubbles, inverted commas, using 'because', -ed suffix.

Peace at Last book- KS1 Resource Pack- speech bubbles, inverted commas, using 'because', -ed suffix.

To be used with the Peace at Last book- by Jill Murphy -Images from the book ready to print PPT and worksheets to print to accompany- and focus on collecting sounds that may be heard in different scenarios from the story- pictures to collect further ideas. (can be extended to what can be heard around school, outside etc.) List worksheet to write ideas for Mr Bear to help him get a good night's sleep. Also PPT and worksheets to focus on speech from the story- can they write their own for what the characters might say? Differentiated - speech bubbles and use of inverted commas. Activity to focus on using 'becuase' to give reasons why- children to use to join sentences eg 'Mr Bear couldn't sleep' and 'The tap went DRIP DRIP DRIP!'. Then the children to collect reasons for why he wouldnt sleep well in their classroom- then turn into sentences using because! -ed ending suffix activity- words taken from the story with -ed endings- children to sort by the sounds they make ('t' 'd' or 'id') worksheet to sort- good for guided reading exercise. Hope these are useful :)
klmortimore1
Hairy Maclary poetry resource pack- KS1- verbs, rhyme, alliteration and -ing suffix focus

Hairy Maclary poetry resource pack- KS1- verbs, rhyme, alliteration and -ing suffix focus

Some super resources to teach poetry in KS1- particulary Yr 1 linked to the fantastic Hairy Maclary stories. Images to print to stick around room or as writing prompts- collect verbs/adjectives on. Adding -ing crib sheets to teach the suffix. Building up to use in their own poems. Rhyme and Alliteration can be taught here also- based upon the dogs' names. Can they create their own for the dogs- collect alternative names- invent their own? Also added is a game to put in cont. provision or guided reading - comprehension skills based on book.
klmortimore1
Roald Dahl Activity Sheets

Roald Dahl Activity Sheets

Download the four here: bit.ly/DownloadDahl Roald Dahl Activity Sheets for; Matilda Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Giraffe, the Pelly, and Me George's Marvellous Medicine
kfinlayson1
Year 2 (Great Fire of London) - English Planning - Diary Writing

Year 2 (Great Fire of London) - English Planning - Diary Writing

This Year 2 unit of work focuses on Samuel Pepys Dairy that he kept to record the events of the Great Fire of London. This weeks worth of planning timetables: Mon - SPaG lesson (verbs), Tues - Freeze frame/snap shots of scenes described in the diary, Wed - Identifying features of a Diary entry using Samuel Pepys as an example, Thur - Planning own diary entry of the first two days of the fire breaking out and Fri - The Big Write of their own diary entry. The resources included: Lesson plans, verbs worksheets, Samuel Pepys Diary (PowerPoint presentation), diary writing questions and a diary features checklist. This planning could always be adapted for the use in other year groups.
TheEducatorsCorner
Billionaire Boy Pointless Game! (and template to create your own games!)

Billionaire Boy Pointless Game! (and template to create your own games!)

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, interesting tasks, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of characters, plot, and themes in 'Billionaire Boy.' Round 1. The characters in Billionaire Boy Round 2. Quotations from the text Round 3. Settings and Objects Round 4. Themes in Billionaire Boy The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy - Money vs. Happiness!

Billionaire Boy - Money vs. Happiness!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand two of the key themes throughout David Walliams ‘Billionaire Boy:’ money and happiness. Students explore Joe’s happiness, before then producing their own writing to argue piece on the topic of whether they believe money can buy happiness. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: -Considering what they would buy if they were a billionaire, and detailing this through a mind-map! - Reading and understanding extracts from the opening section of Billionaire Boy, in which Joe's wealth and unhappiness is detailed; - Identifying and analysing Walliams's use of devices to demonstrate Joe's unhappiness; - Writing their own arguments (using a help-sheet and model examples for influence) about whether they think money can buy happiness; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - 'Joe's Unhappiness' Worksheet (and answer sheet); - Selected extracts - Billionaire Boy; - Writing to Argue Help-sheet; - Billionaire Mind-Map (and PDF version); - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 7 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 9 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Billionaire Boy - Bumfresh Towers!

Billionaire Boy - Bumfresh Towers!

This fun and informative lesson helps students to understand the descriptive language techniques used by David Walliams in his descriptions of Bumfresh Towers in ‘Billionaire Boy.’ In particular, students analyse how Walliams language is used to create imagery, before designing and describing their own imaginative mansions! The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: -Completing a card-sorting activity to define and exemplify each of the descriptive devices; - Reading and understanding extracts from a section of Billionaire Boy, in which the mansion is described; - Identifying and analysing Walliams's use of language devices throughout the extracts; - Writing their own language device-filled descriptions of their mansions, with support from a detailed planning template; - Self assessing their own learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Language Analysis Worksheet (and answer sheet); - Selected extracts - Billionaire Boy; - Cards for Sorting Activity; - Planning Template (Word and PDF); - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with a mixed-ability year 7 class, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 9 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
A Treasure Chest Treasure Chest

A Treasure Chest Treasure Chest

Linked to my Pirates Galore! resources, but by no means reliant on them, is a set of lesson plans based on the central idea of Treasure Chest. There's scope for writing, maths, science, art and music - it is all here! The lesson plans are designed to be picked up and used straightaway in the classroom, with little preparation beforehand, so are ideal for those last minute lessons or for busy times of year. They are creative and fun, and will really engage children in learning. These lessons have been taught before, so are tried and tested in the classroom - and WORK! Workable with the National Curriculum and the EYFS, they have a good balance of teacher led and child led activities, play based and formal activities. Worksheets are included where applicable, but paper or workbooks can be used as alternatives, to fit in with individual school policies.
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