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Never miss a festival or celebration with these fun, interactive materials, assemblies, worksheets, games, lesson plans and more!

Tes elements topical pack covers keys events including Bonfire Night, Easter, Chinese New Year, Diwali, Christmas, Halloween and lots more. Tes elements topical resources are designed to help pupils practise key maths and literacy skills, through fun, themed games and activities.

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Bonfire Night Assembly KS2

Bonfire Night Assembly KS2

KS2 Bonfire Night - Assembly Script Introduce Bonfire Night to your pupils with these assembly materials, including an assembly script and accompanying slideshow images.
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Fireworks Information Sheet - Bonfire Night KS2

Fireworks Information Sheet - Bonfire Night KS2

KS2 Bonfire Night - Fireworks Information Sheet This information sheet provides detail on the history of fireworks. You can use this information sheet as inspiration for a creative writing lesson or for comparison with another text.
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Bonfire Night Assembly KS1

Bonfire Night Assembly KS1

KS1 Bonfire Night - Assembly Script Introduce Bonfire Night to your pupils with these assembly materials, including an assembly script and accompanying slideshow images.
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Firework Patterns - Interactive Activity - Bonfire Night KS1

Firework Patterns - Interactive Activity - Bonfire Night KS1

KS1 Bonfire Night - Make Your Own Firework Display - Interactive Activity This is a fun interactive activity for pupils to design their own virtual firework display. Pupils pick firework explosions, and then change the colour, type and direction. There is the option for pupils to create a symmetrical firework display as an additional challenge.
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Guy Fawkes Interactive Information Book - Reading Level A - Guy Fawkes KS1

Guy Fawkes Interactive Information Book - Reading Level A - Guy Fawkes KS1

KS1 Guy Fawkes - Guy Fawkes Interactive Information Book - Reading Level A This is an interactive information book about of Guy Fawkes. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently; also has full audio support. This is a useful resource for whole class or independent reading, as well as introducing the story of Guy Fawkes.
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Guy Fawkes Information Book - Early Reader Level - Guy Fawkes KS1

Guy Fawkes Information Book - Early Reader Level - Guy Fawkes KS1

KS1 Guy Fawkes- Guy Fawkes Text and Images - Early Reader Level Information text and images about Guy Fawkes. This text is pitched at early reader level, making it ideal for younger students, lower-ability learners or pupils with SEN. This is a useful resource for retelling or writing tasks, as well as introducing the story of Guy Fawkes.
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Guy Fawkes Information Book - Reading Level A - Guy Fawkes KS1

Guy Fawkes Information Book - Reading Level A - Guy Fawkes KS1

KS1 Guy Fawkes - Information Text and Images - Reading Level A This is an information book about Guy Fawkes. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently. This is a useful resource for retelling or writing tasks, as well as introducing the story of Guy Fawkes.
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Guy Fawkes Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - Guy Fawkes KS2

Guy Fawkes Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - Guy Fawkes KS2

KS2 Guy Fawkes - Guy Fawkes Information Book - Reading Level B This is an information book about Guy Fawkes. This text is aimed at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource also comes with a series of comprehension questions to assess pupils understanding. This is a useful resource for introducing the story of Guy Fawkes.
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Guy Fawkes Sequence and Retell Interactive Activity - Guy Fawkes KS1

Guy Fawkes Sequence and Retell Interactive Activity - Guy Fawkes KS1

KS1 Guy Fawkes - Guy Fawkes Sequence and Retell Interactive Activity Arrange the scenes from Guy Fawkes in order. Drag the scenes onto the timeline and play back to check the order. Click the pencil to move to the second screen where pupils have the option of rewriting the text for each scene in their own words. You can print this off with blank spaces so students can write away from the screen. This is a great resource for assessing pupils’ understanding and comprehension of the story.
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Guy Fawkes Interactive Comprehension Book - Reading Level B  - Guy Fawkes KS2

Guy Fawkes Interactive Comprehension Book - Reading Level B - Guy Fawkes KS2

KS2 Guy Fawkes - Guy Fawkes Interactive Comprehension Book - Reading Level B This is an interactive comprehension book about Guy Fawkes. This text is aimed at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource also comes with a quiz of multiple choice comprehension questions to assess pupils understanding. This is a useful resource for whole class or independent reading, as well as introducing Guy Fawkes.
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Writing Template with Images - Easter KS1/KS2

Writing Template with Images - Easter KS1/KS2

KS1/KS2 Easter - Writing Template with Images This worksheet has a series of images about Easter. There is space next to each image for pupils to write about Easter to relay the information they have learnt, using the images as prompts. Encourage pupils to explore adding description using complex sentences, as they recall information in their own words. This is a great exercise for pupils to work on independently or in small groups. This can also form the basis for writing a longer piece of text.
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Guy Fawkes Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level - Guy Fawkes KS1

Guy Fawkes Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level - Guy Fawkes KS1

KS1 Guy Fawkes - Interactive Storybook Early Reader Level This is an interactive information book about of Guy Fawkes. This text is pitched at early reader level, making it ideal for younger students, lower-ability learners or pupils with SEN. This interactive has full audio support, minimal direct speech and shorter sentences, as well as colourful illustrations. This is a useful resource for whole class or independent reading, as well as introducing Guy Fawkes.
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About Easter Information Book - Reading Level A -  Easter KS1/KS2

About Easter Information Book - Reading Level A - Easter KS1/KS2

KS1/KS2 Easter - About Easter Information Text and Images - Reading Level A This resource contains information text and images about Easter. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently. This is a useful resource for retelling or writing tasks, as well as introducing Easter.
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Improving Dialogue Lesson Plans - Writing - Guy Fawkes KS2

Improving Dialogue Lesson Plans - Writing - Guy Fawkes KS2

KS2 Guy Fawkes - Lesson Plans for Improving Writing This pack of lesson plans focuses on speech punctuation and grammar. Pupils learn techniques to improve their creative writing by achieving a balance of dialogue and narrative. They are asked to rewrite parts of a traditional tale with an older audience in mind, and with particular attention to improving dialogue passages. At sentence level, they look at speech punctuation and grammar and how to lift dull speech with adverbial clauses.
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About Easter Information Book - Reading Level B - Easter KS1/KS2

About Easter Information Book - Reading Level B - Easter KS1/KS2

KS1/KS2 Easter - About Easter Information Text and Images - Reading Level B This resource contains information text and images about Easter. This text is aimed at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This is a useful resource for retelling or writing tasks, as well as introducing Easter.
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Guy Fawkes Plot - Guy Fawkes KS2

Guy Fawkes Plot - Guy Fawkes KS2

KS2 Guy Fawkes - The Guy Fawkes Plot This sheet provides a full text summary of the Guy Fawkes plot. You can use this information text to inspire a writing lesson or for comparison to another text.
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