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Science Poems - 8 poems based on popular primary school science topics

Science Poems - 8 poems based on popular primary school science topics

This is a pack of eight poems I have written and used with various science topics. There are general activity suggestions for all of the poems, and specific activities for the individual poems. They can be used with both K.S.1 and K.S.2. The poems are supported by a 37 slide PPT presentation. 1) Colours Say...: a non-rhyming poem, each stanza is about a different colour 2) FIZZLE! CRACKLE!: a rhyming poem about electricity. This would be ideal for a rap 3) FIRE! FIRE!: a non-rhyming two stanza poem which describes fire, using two different viewpoints 4) Machine: a rhyming poem about the sounds and movements of a machine. This would make an excellent performance poem, and could also be used for a dance lesson 5) MAGIC ME!: a simple rhyming poem about the five senses. Ideal for an U.K.S.2 class to prepare as a performance for K.S.1 children 6) How Does an Animal Move?: a non-rhyming poem with each verse looking at the movement of a different animal 7) Sounds Around...: a rhyming poem about the sounds of everyday objects 8) A Mass of Puzzling Questions: a non-rhyming poem about space

By RhymeRockRole

Year 1 Comprehension Pack - Autumn term

Year 1 Comprehension Pack - Autumn term

A collection of 20 short comprehension activities for year 1 on the theme of autumn. All the comprehensions contain a short piece of text with picture clues for tricky words and five simple questions. There are also accompanying PowerPoints for you to read the texts through with your class if you wish. This pack contains: 4 comprehensions on autumn 4 comprehensions on autumn wildlife 4 comprehensions on harvest 4 comprehensions on Halloween 4 comprehensions on Bonfire Night

By blossomingminds

Year 1 comprehensions - Halloween

Year 1 comprehensions - Halloween

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Halloween.' There are four different comprehensions: Halloween Traditions History of Halloween How to carve a pumpkin Spooky Poem There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Ode to summer (poem work)

Ode to summer (poem work)

A fun lesson that can be used and differentiated for all year groups and abilities. Identifies the conventions of an ode using 2 examples and then focuses on writing an ode to summer

By hpage05

Bumper Year 2 Comprehension Pack - Autumn Term

Bumper Year 2 Comprehension Pack - Autumn Term

This is a pack of 17 year 2 SATs style comprehensions, perfect for using throughout the autumn term. Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions and a similar layout. There are a wide range of autumn topics covered, including: Autumn poetry (x 2) Autumn non-fiction (x 4) Harvest non-fiction (x2) Thanksgiving non-fiction Halloween non-fiction (x 2) Halloween poem Bonfire Night non-fiction (x 4) Bonfire poem PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

Year 2 Bonfire Night Comprehension Bundle (Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

Year 2 Bonfire Night Comprehension Bundle (Guy Fawkes/Fireworks)

This bundle contains a collection of 5 comprehension booklets aimed at year 2. The theme for the booklets is Bonfire Night. The five topics covered are: - The Gunpowder Plot - Bonfire Night Food - Bonfire Night Safety - How to Build a Bonfire - Fire Poem Each booklet is differentiated and based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format.

By blossomingminds

English Workbook Years 3 /4 Book 2

English Workbook Years 3 /4 Book 2

Another 14 units in addition to Book 1! A workbook aimed at upper Year 3 and Year 4 that covers a wide variety of Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar, Creative Writing, Comprehension....This workbook is divided in 14 units each totalling 20 marks with a Tracker at the end where students can record their progress visually. A total of 47 pages with comprehensive answer sheet.There are a variety of activities in each unit which allows students to keep their practice going. It's a great additional resource for Early Morning work, Homeschoolers and even can be printed a unit at a time for homework. No need to go looking for the next worksheet to issue to a student. Just follow the units. Purchase both booklets and it will cover a whole year. Please leave a comment and any suggestions will be most welcome.

By goforgoldlearning

Guided Reading Table

Guided Reading Table

A guided reading timetable with a two week rotation of sessions x3 a week. SPAG, Independent reading, teacher activity, follow up activity and silent reading. Helps you to set up your own carousel of activities. Just pop this up on the board and the children will get into their correct groups.

By RosheeneM

Year 2 poetry comprehension - Cold

Year 2 poetry comprehension - Cold

This resource is a comprehension activity for Year 2. It based on a poem called 'Cold' by Shirley Hughes, perfect for using in the autumn or winter. The questioning is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of 'what,' 'who,' and 'where' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. Answers are included. PDF file format and editable Microsoft file format included in price.

By blossomingminds

Onomatopoeia Worksheet

Onomatopoeia Worksheet

This is a sample worksheet on onomatopoeia from a set of 20 worksheets. More Onomatopoeia Resources Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Worksheets This resource contains a set of 20 worksheets on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts. Onomatopoeia PowerPoint Lesson This resource contains a fully editable and engaging 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia. The content includes 1. Explanation and definition of onomatopoeia. 2. Why it is used. 3. Examples of onomatopoeia from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest (William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway). 4. Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia. 6. Images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'. Onomatopoeia – Set of 30 Posters This resource contains a set of 30 colourful posters on the literary device of onomatopoeia. Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas