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How the Tiger got his stripes: Story and activities

How the Tiger got his stripes: Story and activities

How the Tiger got his stripes - a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the story which includes visual images, a wide variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre-writing tasks and drawing activities plus suggested follow up drama and art activities. The story is also given as a PowerPoint and as a word document. There is a worksheet of literacy activities associated with the story.

By pearp

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

Reading Fluency Running Record Abbreviation Attachment

Reading Fluency Running Record Abbreviation Attachment

While students are being assessed for their reading fluency, make your feedback that much more meaningful but following these simple to use abbreviations. When they are marked on the copy of the reading assignment, it makes the running record of fluency purposeful; not only does it inform you what they need to work on, but provides precise components for parents and students to focus on moving forward. This simple abbreviation reference guide has six per page and is meant to be cut, to include one small one per reading passage. It also has a space for total words read in that given minute. Take you feedback to a whole new level!

By Hashtag_Teached

Main Idea, Supporting Details and Evidence Graphic Organizer

Main Idea, Supporting Details and Evidence Graphic Organizer

This simple and student-friendly graphic organizer takes your students' writing and reading to the next level. Student will begin with a main idea at the top of the page. The students then will identify two supporting details of that main idea. Off of each supporting detail, students will need to identify two sources of evidence from the text. This can also be done working your way backwards, to facilitate students identifying the main idea. The template has three different varieties for differentiation purposes.

By Hashtag_Teached

Dear Nan; Hannah's Phonics Stories, ear sound

Dear Nan; Hannah's Phonics Stories, ear sound

A phonics story focusing on the ear sound, including a simple story using the air sound and the common exception words to, the, I and you, as well as other resources. Original watercolour illustrations by myself. Perfect as a resource to support your phonics, during guided reading, or as an intervention resource for SEN or older children filling gaps in their phonics knowledge. Can be opened in iBooks to be read on iPad, perfect for at school or on the go. So far in the series, there are packs for the sounds ay, ee, igh, ow, long oo, short oo, ar, or, sh, ch, tch, voiced th, unvoiced th, ai, ur, oa, ow, a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e, u-e, ew, ea, ir, are, ou, oi, air and ear. Included is 2 formats; one story to be used on IWB, and one to be printed and folded into a book.

By hannahmhayes91

Whole Class Reading - Elmer

Whole Class Reading - Elmer

A week long unit based on Elmer to use during Whole Class Reading. Ideal for Reception or Year 1. Resources include: Teaching Plan National Curriculum Objectives Examples of text If you use and like this resource, I'd be very grateful if you left a review. To be kept informed on any new resources I publish please click Taylor's Teaching Timesaversand follow me.

By TaylorsTeachingTimesavers

Jeopardy Games - Very Easy knowledge questions

Jeopardy Games - Very Easy knowledge questions

Jeopardy Games - Very Easy knowledge questions 3 categories: Countries, Animals, General; 4 questions in each category, 20 second time limit per question. Person/team with the highest monetary value wins. All games are in the following formats: pdf, swf - just open the appropriate folder and run either of the formats.  Important:  Do not separate any of the original files from the original folders, just run them inside the folders for the games to work properly). Please leave constructive feedback, many thanks.

By Kazg1

Easy Trivia Quizzes

Easy Trivia Quizzes

Trivia Quiz - Two sets (10 questions each set) Very Easy  Only 1 life per question, answers have to be caught in the basket by using the keyboard spacebar and left and right arrow keys. All games are in the following formats: pdf, swf - just open the appropriate folder and run either of the formats.  Important:  Do not separate any of the original files from the original folders, just run them inside the folders for the games to work properly).

By Kazg1

Literacy  - Hangman

Literacy - Hangman

Literacy - Hangman Fruit, Vegetables & Minerals (monkey interface) Animals, Countries & Careers (Parrot interface) Each game is timed as 60 seconds; sounds can be a little annoying! Choose a game from the drop-down menu. Close and reopen to play/select a new game. Please leave constructive feedback, many thanks.

By Kazg1