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Beyond the Bright Sea Novel Study + STEAM BUNDLE

Beyond the Bright Sea Novel Study + STEAM BUNDLE

This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk. It bundles Beyond the Bright Sea Novel Study with a STEAM pack where children create the foods mentioned in the novel. ABOUT THE NOVEL: The moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family. Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a small boat when she was just hours old, Crow’s only companions are Osh, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their fierce and affectionate neighbor across the sandbar. Crow has always been curious about the world around her, but it isn’t until the night a mysterious fire appears across the water that the unspoken question of her own history forms in her heart. Soon, an unstoppable chain of events is triggered, leading Crow down a path of discovery and danger. Vivid and heart-wrenching, Lauren Wolk’s Beyond the Bright Sea is a gorgeously crafted and tensely paced tale that explores questions of identity, belonging, and the true meaning of family. ABOUT THE RESOURCE: Designed in alignment with the 2014 National Curriculum of England’s reading objectives for Year 6, the pack includes:** Chapter Summaries, Comprehension Questions, Digging Deeper Opportunities** (includes character studies and plot studies), **Creative Writing Tasks, Non-Fiction Tasks **related to content of the novel (tides, crows, Captain Kidd, starfish, dolphins, clams, leprosy, nor’easter), and a STEAM Extension with food technology (vegetable soup, rabbit stew, breads (plain, molasses, cornbread), butter (plain, apple), beef jerky, clam chowder, gingersnaps, mussels, tea biscuits, lobster cakes, spice cake, flapjacks). Resource is provided as a PDF but a digital copy of the pack is available for editing and sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available with download.
erinbrasington
Fonts Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover ICT Computing Computer Science

Fonts Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover ICT Computing Computer Science

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Fonts’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Marshmallow catapults

Marshmallow catapults

Building a structure that launches marshmallows into the air The word ‘engineer’ was originally used to describe people responsible for building siege weapons in ancient times. When laying siege to towns and castles, it was common practice for skilled specialists to build catapults in an attempt to break down defences and demoralise the defenders. One particular type of catapult was the ‘onager’ – this was named after a type of wild donkey that was well-known for having a vicious kick. The specialists who constructed this were purportedly called ‘onager-neers’ which eventually became ‘engineers’. Catapults need to have a structure which is both strong and stiff, otherwise the forces they experience when used can cause them to break. A catapult made from square shapes can be made significantly more rigid and less likely to collapse by adding reinforcement to form triangles. This principle is still widely used in civil engineering, for structures ranging from cranes to aircraft structures and the roofs of buildings. This activity could be used in Key Stage 2 as a short design & technology project. It could also be integrated with history and drama; for example, pupils could act out a short script following the development of the catapult. One group of pupils could be villagers, based in a hill fort. Other groups could represent different invaders through the ages, armed with different types of catapult (such as small Viking catapults, mangonels, onagers, trebouchets, couillards etc.), who describe their devices and their capabilities, and invade the village. In addition to the history and development of catapults (which can be found on many websites, including Wikipedia), this allows the opportunity for era-appropriate costumes! The activity sheet includes teachers’ notes, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
IETFaraday
Graffiti Tag Lorry Design -  In the style of Banksy

Graffiti Tag Lorry Design - In the style of Banksy

Design the LOGO for the Lorry in the style of Street Artist Banksy. Great cover lesson / homework task for student’s to consider typography in the urban environment. All Images free from Copyright Image Credit Pixabay Public Domain Picrures Flicker – Komet Graffiti Blog, Killian Graffiti, Rob Larsen, BOB beaktings Wikimedia Commos PXHere
rvevans88
25 Color Palettes inspired by the Pantone Spring Color Trends (Volume 2)

25 Color Palettes inspired by the Pantone Spring Color Trends (Volume 2)

This printable color guide includes 25 color palettes inspired by the Pantone Spring Color Trends in 2018. Each color palette is on a separate page that you can print for easy reference. Each page includes keywords and color suggestions to help you find the perfect palette for your project. Each color includes RBG, CMYK and HEX codes for color matching in graphic design. Each page also includes room for you to test your own colors from your pencils, paints or markers against the colors in each palette. Please note: Pantone reference numbers are NOT included. These palettes are inspired by Pantone’s color trends for Spring but are in no way associated with the Pantone brand.
Sarahrenaeclark
25 Color Palettes inspired by the Pantone Fall Color Trends (Volume 1)

25 Color Palettes inspired by the Pantone Fall Color Trends (Volume 1)

This printable color guide includes 25 color palettes inspired by the Pantone Fall Color Trends in 2017. Each color palette is on a separate page that you can print for easy reference. Each page includes keywords and color suggestions to help you find the perfect palette for your project. Each color includes RBG, CMYK and HEX codes for color matching in graphic design. Each page also includes room for you to test your own colors from your pencils, paints or markers against the colors in each palette. Please note: Pantone reference numbers are NOT included. These palettes are inspired by Pantone’s color trends for Spring but are in no way associated with the Pantone brand.
Sarahrenaeclark
25 Color Palettes Inspired by Beautiful Landscapes

25 Color Palettes Inspired by Beautiful Landscapes

This printable color guide includes 25 color palettes inspired by beautiful landscape photography from all over the world. Each color palette is on a separate page that you can print for easy reference. Each page includes keywords and color suggestions to help you find the perfect palette for your project. Each color includes RBG, CMYK and HEX codes for color matching in graphic design. Each page also includes room for you to test your own colors from your pencils, paints or markers against the colors in each palette.
Sarahrenaeclark
25 Color Palettes Inspired by Autumn

25 Color Palettes Inspired by Autumn

This printable color guide includes 25 color palettes inspired by autumn color trends - from warm fall reds to cool gray color combinations. Each color palette is on a separate page that you can print for easy reference. Each page includes keywords and color suggestions to help you find the perfect palette for your project. Each color includes RBG, CMYK and HEX codes for color matching in graphic design. Each page also includes room for you to test your own colors from your pencils, paints or markers against the colors in each palette.
Sarahrenaeclark