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Poppies - Jane Weir - Bundle!

Poppies - Jane Weir - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Jane Weir’s contemporary ‘Power and Conflict’ poem: Poppies. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s meaning/ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Weir’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included 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.
TandLGuru
First World War poetry plan Year 6/7 Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum est outstanding teacher WWI

First World War poetry plan Year 6/7 Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum est outstanding teacher WWI

This differentiated literacy lesson is about Wilfred Owen’s iconic First World War poem Dulce et Decorum est and is ideal for a Year 6 or 7 class. It is differentiated three ways. The lesson begins by introducing children to the poet, whose work they listen to as part of an animated video clip. Partner/group work then enables the pupils to analyse the poem and explore the language used before writing their own individual version. This document includes the lesson plan with plenary, three differentiated versions of sections of the poem and information/pictures to display on the board for extra inspiration. I have not been observed teaching this particular lesson but I have received an outstanding grade in all my most recent literacy observations.
Sammy55
Presentation + Activities: Battle of Britain - Turning Point in History (Plus personification)

Presentation + Activities: Battle of Britain - Turning Point in History (Plus personification)

A Year 5 or Year 6 history presentation on the Battle of Britain with several tasks suggested as follow-ons/inde tasks. As a bonus, there is an English task at the end. This is an extensively researched slideshow on the Battle of Britain on a PDF. The slideshow includes a choice of follow-on tasks. It contains focussed questions, role play activites, web site addresses for super films, radio clips and other key information eg location of London bomb sites. A full range of WW2 posters is also included. Information on the Blitz is provided to demonstrate how Germany was required to change tactics following the loss of the Battle of Britain and how Britain responded in turn. The Blitz spirit is defined and illustrated by photos for chn to analyse. The pdf ends with a literacy activity - children highlight effective, vivid vocabulary to describe sights, sounds and feelings in a text. Reportage film also uses examples of personification for children to identify. Improve listening skills too! The pfd can be used at the start of a unit on the Battle of Britain and would work well when holding a Theme Day. If you like this resource, please review it. I will then upload units on evacuation, food rationing, clothes rationing, air raids, home and leisure and women in the war. All of these relate to how Britain responded wholesale to the Battle of Britain.
lfschool
Superheroes! Assembly

Superheroes! Assembly

‘Superheroes!’ is one of a series of outstanding assemblies created for primary school children, which includes full script songs and prayers with a part for every child. This assembly is ready to go! ‘Superheroes’ links with many areas of the National Curriculum, including the: English, Music, Drama, History and PSHE spheres, with a theme that is rooted in upstanding values and is relevant to the children’s everyday lives and interests - including a healthy ‘self-esteem’ injection for all! This assembly is all about recognising the ‘superhero’ in you, giving each child the chance to shine by stating their own unique ‘superhero’ power - from amazing reading skill or artistic genius to the sports star or reliable friend. This assembly also teaches to spot the ‘superhero’ in others and to be thankful for those who support and save us in a hundred little ways every day. There is a part for every child - whether acting, singing, dancing or leading a prayer! Plans created by an Ofsted Good - Outstanding primary school teacher - History and Drama coordinator with over ten years of experience. These outstanding assemblies have consistently engage and excited all 30 performers in class… and have even got the adults in the audience up on their feet!
MissAndrews1983
English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

A Unit Pack of 9 lessons for English, all based around formal and informal letters with links to World War 2. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around letters. The topic is all based round formal and informal letters and it has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will look at the features of formal informal letters and write their own formal and informal letters linked to World War 2. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 9 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets Activities differentiated three ways
alicepoole1
English Unit Pack - World War 2 / Goodnight Mr Tom - Lower KS2

English Unit Pack - World War 2 / Goodnight Mr Tom - Lower KS2

A Unit Pack of 10 lessons for English, all based around World War 2 and the Film/Text Goodnight Mr Tom A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around Goodnight Mr Tom. The topic is all based round the film Goodnight Mr Tom and has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will produce descriptive diary entries, a character profile, a persuasive letter, their own story set in the past and learn about story structure. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 10 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets
alicepoole1
History Lower KS2 Unit Pack - World War 2 - Resources and Planning

History Lower KS2 Unit Pack - World War 2 - Resources and Planning

A Unit Pack of 5 lessons for History, all based around World War 2. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an History topic based around World War 2. This pack would suitable for lower KS2 and activities are adaptable for different ages. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 5 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Differentiated resources and worksheets In this topic the following objectives are covered: Know when World War 2 took place Know the countries that were involved Know the leaders of the countries that were involved in World War 2 Know what happened during evacuation in World War 2 Know what happened during the blitz Understand why cities were mainly bombed Know how people protected themselves from the bombs during the blitz Know what rationing was and why it was needed Understand what happened at the end of the war. Know why the United Nations was set up.
alicepoole1
Art - KS2 - World War 2 Unit Resources and Planning

Art - KS2 - World War 2 Unit Resources and Planning

A Unit Pack of 5 lessons for Art, all based around World War 2 A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an Art topic based around World War 2. This pack would suitable for KS2 and activities are adaptable for different ages. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 5 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resouces and worksheets In the topic the children will create their own campaign poster, make an evacuee’s suitcase and create a blitz picture.
alicepoole1
Princess Anne Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson British Royal Family

Princess Anne Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson British Royal Family

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Princess Anne’. 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
Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

Exposure - Wilfred Owen - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Wilfred Owen's vivid and harrowing World War I poem: 'Exposure.' Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet's ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Owen's language devices. The bundle contains: - The comprehensive and engaging lesson, - The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, - A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included 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.
TandLGuru
Exposure - Wilfred Owen

Exposure - Wilfred Owen

This engaging, comprehensive lesson aims to improve students’ understanding of Wilfred Owen’s WWI power and conflict poem ‘Exposure’ with particular focus upon the language, structure, and subject matter used within the poem. By the end of the lesson, students demonstrate their knowledge of the text analytically, through assured, appropriate, and sustained interpretations. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: Considering the meanings of the word ‘exposure’ and inferring what this may suggest about the meaning of the poem; Securing contextual understanding of the conditions and weather faced by WWI soldiers; Reading and interpreting the poem, using a provided line-by-line analysis, and interactive group activities; Developing their understanding through inferring and analysing key language and structural choices; Analysing how the themes of suffering and misery are conveyed through Owen’s language and structure choices; Self/ Peer assessing each other’s learning attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and videos) Copy of poem (freely available online); Deeper thinking worksheet; Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. All resources are provided as word documents (for easy editing) and PDF documents (to ensure consistency of formatting between computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 10 and 11 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru