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Funny test for April fools´ day

Funny test for April fools´ day

Here´s a funny test that works very well on April fools´ day . Go into the class, with a very serious face :Close your books, there´s an exam today!!! Hope you enjoy it!!!

By Olynj

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Spring Bundle

Spring Bundle

5 different workbooks for KS1 PDF files and powerpoint presentations.Mental arithmetic tasks, Story Prompts, Life cycle of the frog and butterfly and writing Spring sentences, questions and answers. Save 43% when you buy this bundle.

By teachercellar

300 generic activities.  Create lessons in seconds!

300 generic activities. Create lessons in seconds!

Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks(This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there!Many thanksCopyright T.TaylorNOTE: Following its success in the summer sale, I have decided to keep the sale price - so grab a bargain! Used to be £5. Many thanks.

By whizzbangbang

Writing Spring Sentences, Questions and Answers.

Writing Spring Sentences, Questions and Answers.

This PDF file is for KS1 and EYFS.To improve writing the children must write sentences, questions and answers. Spring Theme of over 20 slides, some are colour, some black and white6 SPAG displays for working wallvariety of pupil worksheets about weather, animals, plants3 vocabulary sheetsA SPAG Tick Checklist

By teachercellar

Days, Months and Seasons Worksheets and Activities

Days, Months and Seasons Worksheets and Activities

The aim of this resources is to teach students the names and order of days, months and seasons in English. There are opportunities for ordering, cut and stick and writing.A front cover has been included if the making of a booklet is required.The words for some special days are included. They are New Year’s Day, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Eid and St Valentine’s Day.It is suggested that the internet can be used to find unknown information.At the end there is a chart for recording class birthdays, followed by a worksheet for recording the survey results. This has been produced for students who are new to English but it is also suitable for use with native English Speakers

By mcgowanfg

Flag of Ireland / St. Patrick's Day Themed Pack

Flag of Ireland / St. Patrick's Day Themed Pack

Celebrate 'St. Patrick's Day' with this themed pack that includes colourful sets of cut-out borders, banner, lined paper and page borders for your games, drawing or any writing activities in the class and sudoku puzzles for fun. Also includes flag of Ireland days of the week, months of the year and sets of alphabet and numbers. Great to use to teach alphabet recognition, spelling and phonetics for pupils learning English as a second language. They can also be used for creating beautiful wall displays, attractive posters and colourful bulletin boards.

By jinkydabon

Compound Words Dominoes Spring themed

Compound Words Dominoes Spring themed

This is a colourful Spring themed Compound Word Dominoes Game. Students are to play in groups and match the cards end to end to form compound words. The cards are to be matched end to end by picture to picture for younger students or by word to picture for older readers. Page 3 is a reference guide for students to follow if they need the extra help. The compound words to be made include (but are not limited to): ladybug, raindrop, butterfly, rainbow, dragonfly, honeybee, grasshopper, and bullfrog. Six printing pages. For Grades 1-3.Nyla's Crafty Teaching

By TeacherNyla

Holiday homework booklet - 10 tasks covering English and Maths.

Holiday homework booklet - 10 tasks covering English and Maths.

A simple booklet to print out and give kids over a short holiday. 10 activities, students could complete one per day for 10 days.Includes - wordsearches, sums (addition, subtraction, long multiplication), fractions, sentence writing, paragraph writing and alien message decoding.All are a recombination of my some of my other resources, so page numbers aren't in sequence.

By Tigerlearn

St. Patrick's Day Literacy  Workbook

St. Patrick's Day Literacy Workbook

A great resource to use with the children to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. A pdf file for Key Stage 1 may also be useful for lower ability Key stage 2 or SEN. 20 worksheets which can be printed out separately and used for differentiation. Acrostic poems, quizzes, alphabetical order, true or false, creative writing, finding words, similes and research from books or the internet.

By teachercellar

Weather and Seasons Bundle

Weather and Seasons Bundle

A collection of weather and seasons themed resources. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

'Class win or fail' revision game. Suitable for everything!!

'Class win or fail' revision game. Suitable for everything!!

Hi,This is a creative and engaging game. There are 15 timed questions - they are all linked to the main slide. The purpose - if the class get 12 or more correct, they win the reward. If they get less than 12, they get the punishment!Be careful - each questions has a countdown timer!This is adaptable to any subject, for any age by simply over-typing the questions. This is the easiest and most engaging way to have a revision quiz!!EnjoyCopyright M Willetts

By Boosteration

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Working With High Frequency Words - Book 4

Working With High Frequency Words - Book 4

This is a Photocopy Master ebook (56 pages) and activity pages may be photocopied for use in the classroom.Our ebooks are in pdf format.'Working With High Frequency Words - Book 4' is the fourth and final book in the Working With High Frequency Words series. It is targeted at children who are in Year 1. This book can also be used to challenge more able students at Foundation level.Written by an experienced classroom teacher, the book has been designed to help Year 1 students to read and write over 50 commonly used words with confidence. The words which are targeted in this book have been carefully selected to reflect those which students use regularly in their own writing and which are frequently seen in readers designed for this age group. Students should be able to complete the tasks independently.Author: Debra HawthorneN.B. Edubooks is an imprint of Ready-Ed Publications

By edubooks

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Working With High Frequency Words - Book 2

Working With High Frequency Words - Book 2

This is a Photocopy Master ebook (56 pages) and activity pages may be photocopied for use in the classroom.Our ebooks are in pdf format.'Working With High Frequency Words - Book 2' is targeted at children who are in their first few years of schooling. Belonging to a four-part series, it has been designed to help early learners to read and write over 50 commonly used words with confidence. The words which are targeted in this book are regularly used by students in their own writing and are frequently seen in early childhood readers. Each activity page is visually appealing to engage the interests of young learners and the tasks are varied to prevent the students from losing focus. Flash cards of the words covered in 'Working With High Frequency Words - Book 2' are provided at the beginning of the book. Author: Debra HawthorneN.B. Edubooks is an imprint of Ready-Ed Publications

By edubooks

2017 Calendar, Seasons, Dates, Planning

2017 Calendar, Seasons, Dates, Planning

A bundle to help you to manage your time, plan ahead, and reflect on the year. Ideal for students with English as a foreign language, and for discussions about time, dates, their history, differences in each country, and to reduce nerves about revision and exams. Or to discuss seasons and holidays.

By sarah277

November Calendar Organiser and Colouring Sheet

November Calendar Organiser and Colouring Sheet

A monthly calendar to colour in and help organise study, revision, to manage time, or to learn about the seasons and time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Days of the Week Display

Days of the Week Display

A Days of the Week Display. Consists of two types of templates, one with words and one with just an initial letter. File format is PDF 14 Slides.

By PollyPuddleduck

SEND Activity folder

SEND Activity folder

This is a series of 15 sheets to be laminated in order to be able to revise the basics constantly in an interactive way. The individual attachments for each sheet are also included.Topics include; Days, Months, Numbers, Senses, Alphabet, Keyboard, Ordering, ColoursThis will require either velcro or blue tack to create.I use these with a SEND pupil in a mainstream school to fill the gaps where he is unable to participate in activities with the rest of the class and I have found it to be an absolute god send

By JLtowler

February Calendar Organiser and Colouring Sheet

February Calendar Organiser and Colouring Sheet

A monthly calendar to colour in and help organise study, revision, to manage time, or to learn about the seasons and time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

December Calendar Organiser and Colouring Sheet

December Calendar Organiser and Colouring Sheet

A monthly calendar to colour in and help organise study, revision, to manage time, or to learn about the seasons and time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277