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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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!
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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.
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Preschool Music Book II, Winter and Weather Based Activities

Preschool Music Book II, Winter and Weather Based Activities

Supplemental low-tech music book for common nursery rhymes. Assistive in development of language for children with delayed speech development, speech support, music therapy, Early Intervention and non-verbal children seeking ways to participate in preschool classroom music time. Inside you'll find appropriate age adjustments for each activity. Suggestions on what parents can do at home are also provided. Please note that recordings are not included, the book is for teacher use only, with permission to print out for parents of your own classroom students. All recordings can be found in multiple places, including online, for free. Because folk music is often altered from person to person, slight variations may be found between this book and a recording. This book can be used once per day, or weekly as needed. These activities are great for transitioning between other activities! Suggested use of each chant and song is learning one per week so children become familiar with steady beat, whole body movement and musical awareness. If following the suggested planning, this book will provide 42 lessons. This product includes the following nursery songs: 1. Hello Everybody 2. The More We Get Together 3. Weather Watcher/Freres Jacques 4. Frosty Weather 5. The Polar Bear 6. Debussy's The Snow is Dancing - listening activity 7. There's a Cobbler Down the Street 8. Pitty Patty Polt 7. Round and Round the Garden 8. Baby Bumblebee 9. Aeolian Lullaby 10. The Penguin 11. High/Low - Snowflakes Falling Down 12. Roll the Ball Around the Room 13. The Three Little Pigs - activity 14. Stone Soup - activity 15. Stone Soup - song 16. Goldilocks and the Three Bears 17. The Wolf 18. Have You Ever Seen a Lassie? 19. Chopin's Winter Wind - listening activity 20. Rock-a-bye Baby 21. Winter Storyscape 22. Sviridov's The Snowstorm - listening activity 23. Soft Voices/Loud Voices 24. Baby Bear Sits on the Chair 25. Snowmen's Nose Fingerplay 26. Bye-Lo, Baby Oh 27. Peas Porridge Hot 28. One Potato, Two Potato 29. Higglety Pigglety Pop 30. Batti Le Manine 31. Que Linda Manita 32. Diddlety Diddlety Dumpty 33. Dickery Dickery Dare 34. Raining Again Today 35. Pitter Patter 36. The Mermaid's Song/Three Time Around This product requires moderate assembly after purchase including binding or laminating if desired. I recommend use of heavy card stock paper to lengthen life of materials. All designs and finished products are property of Kristen L. Galardi
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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.
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Nouns for KS1 Resources based on Corbett and Strong

Nouns for KS1 Resources based on Corbett and Strong

These resources take some of the ideas from 'Jumpstart Grammar' by Pie Corbett and Julia Strong, and turn them into worksheets. There is an A-Z sheet (lowercase) for pupils to fill in. This could be on a theme, such as 'fruit and vegetables'. There are then three worksheets that help pupils to understand, identify and provide nouns, consolidating their learning as they go. The nouns produced for the A-Z activity can be used for the final worksheet. I hope it helps!
cvsmy
There Is No Dragon In This Story - storytelling resource pack

There Is No Dragon In This Story - storytelling resource pack

This resource is ideal for Early Years and early Primary teachers to build storytelling sessions. The pack is designed to be used alongside There Is No Dragon In This Story - a story about a friendly dragon that promotes diversity and teaches children to be inclusive. This resource pack encourages children to discuss the story after it has been read to them, and to talk about what they have liked or disliked! The pack also includes activities such as drawing, reading together and storytelling. Ideas in this pack can be adapted for use alongside other books and storytelling sessions.
bloomsburykids
Holes - The Importance of the Past!

Holes - The Importance of the Past!

This engaging and informative lesson helps students to understand one of the main recurring themes in Louis Sachar’s Holes: The effect of the past upon the present. Students study several of the flashbacks in Sachar’s non-linear narrative, and establish how different objects, ideas, and settings are evidence of the links between past and present at Camp Green Lake. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and understanding the selected extracts to comprehend how past and present events are linked at Camp Green Lake; - Exploring different objects and ideas, such as the spiced peaches and the treasure, to demonstrate how different sub-plots are interwoven; - Using textual evidence to show a deeper understanding of the writer's purpose in linking the features of past and present together; - Analysing how the effect of the past becomes an effective theme throughout the story; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts; Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - 'Text Detectives' worksheet - (PDF and Word versions); - Selected extract - Chapter 7; - Essay template for analytical paragraphs; - 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 year 7 and 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 4 and 9 with minimal adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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