Story Spinner - A Magic Night - Literacy KS1

Story Spinner - A Magic Night - Literacy KS1

KS1 Literacy - Interactive Story Spinner - A Magic Night This interactive tool provides a fun way of generating the basis for a story. This is great tool to use for a group activity. Ask each group to spin the story spinner to generate a location, character and object for each part of the story. Then give groups some time to discuss ideas and how the story might unfold, before tasking pupils with carrying on and writing the story individually.
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Sunflower Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

Sunflower Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Sunflower Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) This is an interactive activity for pupils to sequence the stages of a sunflower’s lifecycle. This is a simple version containing four steps that need to be sequenced. Each picture has a written description with accompanying audio. Pupils are tasked with dragging the pictures into the cyclical diagram and placing them in the right order. Click the winder to rotate the images and press the play button to see and hear the sequence. This is a great resource to use as an introduction to sequencing and explanation writing.
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Seasons Sequencer (Simple) - KS1 Literacy

Seasons Sequencer (Simple) - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Seasons Sequencer (Simple) This is an interactive activity for pupils to sequence the seasons. This is a simple version containing four steps that need to be sequenced. Each picture has a written description with accompanying audio. Pupils are tasked with dragging the pictures into the cyclical diagram and placing them in the right order. Click the winder to rotate the images and press the play button to see and hear the sequence. This is a great resource to use as an introduction to sequencing and explanation writing.
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Frog Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

Frog Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Frog Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) This is an interactive activity for pupils to sequence the stages of a frog’s lifecycle. This is a simple version containing four steps that need to be sequenced. Each picture has a written description with accompanying audio. Pupils are tasked with dragging the pictures into the cyclical diagram and placing them in the right order. Click the winder to rotate the images and press the play button to see and hear the sequence. This is a great resource to use as an introduction to sequencing and explanation writing.
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A Hedgehog's Year Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

A Hedgehog's Year Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Hedgehog Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) This is an interactive activity for pupils to sequence the stages of hedgehog’s lifecycle. This is a simple version containing four steps that need to be sequenced. Each picture has a written description with accompanying audio. Pupils are tasked with dragging the pictures into the cyclical diagram and placing them in the right order. Click the winder to rotate the images and press the play button to see and hear the sequence. This is a great resource to use as an introduction to sequencing and explanation writing.
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Butterfly Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

Butterfly Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Butterfly Lifecycle Sequencer (Simple) This is an interactive activity for pupils to sequence the stages of a butterfly’s lifecycle. This is a simple version containing four steps that need to be sequenced. Each picture has a written description with accompanying audio. Pupils are tasked with dragging the pictures into the cyclical diagram and placing them in the right order. Click the winder to rotate the images and press the play button to see and hear the sequence. This is a great resource to use as an introduction to sequencing and explanation writing.
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Goldilocks Interactive Storybook - Reading Level A - KS1 Literacy

Goldilocks Interactive Storybook - Reading Level A - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Interactive Storybook - Reading Level A This is an interactive storybook for the traditional tale ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently. This interactive has full audio support, minimal direct speech and shorter sentences. This is a great resource for whole-class reading or individual practice.
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Speech Verbs Interactive Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

Speech Verbs Interactive Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Speech Verbs Interactive Activity In this interactive activity, pupils explore the use of voice for characterisation. Selecting one of the three bears, a prop and a verb for speech, children can role play a given sentence in pairs or small groups. They may then listen to the recorded version on the interactive. This activity can lead on to further role play work or act as a basis for a writing task.
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Story Timeline Interactive Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

Story Timeline Interactive Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Story Timeline Interactive Activity This interactive activity allows pupils to develop oral story telling through the use of images and vocabulary. This resource is based on the traditional tale of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. Pupils firstly sequence pictures from the story onto the story pathway. They can then suggest important vocabulary such as connectives, verbs or speech, and these can be typed on the interactive post-its to be attached at appropriate places along the pathway. Pupils can then use their completed story pathway to scaffold their oral story telling of the story.
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Dialogue Focus Interactive Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

Dialogue Focus Interactive Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Dialogue Focus Interactive Activity This interactive activity provides a mid-way point between using speech bubbles to write speech and independently writing correctly punctuated speech. It scaffolds speech sentence writing by allowing pupils to select which character is speaking, a speech verb or adverb to use, and to type their text into a separate box. The tool then generates the pupil’s selection and puts it into a speech sentence. This is a great tool to help students develop an understanding of how to write speech.
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Goldilocks Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level - KS1 Literacy

Goldilocks Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks and the Three Bears Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level This is an interactive storybook for the traditional tale ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. This text is pitched at early reader level, making it ideal for younger students, lower-ability learners or pupils with SEN. This interactive has full audio support, minimal direct speech and shorter sentences, as well as colourful illustrations. This is a great resource for whole-class reading or individual practice.
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Goldilocks Scene Spotlight - Interactive Activity - KS1 Literacy

Goldilocks Scene Spotlight - Interactive Activity - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Interactive Scene Spotlight This is a useful and versatile tool to create scenes from the traditional tale of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. Pupils can recreate a scene by adding characters and choosing facial expressions, as well as choosing character actions and positioning. You can also print off the scenes you’ve created. This activity is ideal as a springboard for students to bring direct speech into their own stories. This resource is great for use on the whiteboard as a fun, whole-class activity.
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Picture Cards - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

Picture Cards - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Picture Cards These images can be cut up and to help pupils create their own story. On a large piece of paper, draw a line to represent the story timeline. Pupils can then add images in sequence to create their story timeline and write important story vocabulary directly on to their story board or onto post-its. This is a great activity to form the basis of a writing activity or for pupils to practise their oral telling of the story.
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Goldilocks Story Writing Frame Worksheet - KS1 Literacy

Goldilocks Story Writing Frame Worksheet - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Story Writing Frame Worksheet This worksheet consists of a storyboard for the traditional tale of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, however there is no text or dialogue. Pupils are tasked with writing the story, using the images as prompts. Students are encouraged to explore adding description and dialogue as they retell the story in their own words. This is a great exercise for pupils to work on independently or in small groups. It can also form the basis for writing a longer piece of text.
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Poster Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

Poster Activity - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Poster Activity This presentation provides a step-by-step activity for creating a poster to tell the traditional tale of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. Following the slides, pupils can discuss the setting, characters and plot. They will then plan their posters and consider what they need to include in order to meet the brief. Pupils will work in groups and present their posters, as well as discussing outcomes and giving feedback. This is a great activity to use in the classroom to get pupils working together and explore story telling through their own words.
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New Chapter Story Template - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

New Chapter Story Template - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - New Chapter for Goldilocks - Story Template This printable template can be used for pupils to plan their own story, based on the traditional tale of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. Pupils can use the template to plan their own versions of the story, changing the animal characters in the story and the things Goldilocks does in the house. This is a great resource to aid creative story writing.
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Goldilocks Storyboard Worksheet - KS1 Literacy

Goldilocks Storyboard Worksheet - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Storyboard This worksheet consists of a storyboard for the traditional tale ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, however there is no text or dialogue. Pupils are tasked with writing the story, using the images as prompts. Encourage pupils to explore adding description and dialogue, as they retell the story in their own words. This is a great exercise for pupils to work on independently or in small groups. This can also form the basis for writing a longer piece of text.
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Dialogue Prompt Cards - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

Dialogue Prompt Cards - Goldilocks - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Dialogue Prompt Cards Activity These printable prompt cards help pupils to explore voice and characterisation in role-play. In small groups, each pupil picks a bear, a prop and a speech verb card. Each pupil then says a sentence of dialogue using the cards they picked and other pupils must guess which cards they selected.
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Goldilocks Role Play Cards - KS1 Literacy

Goldilocks Role Play Cards - KS1 Literacy

KS1 Literacy - Goldilocks Role Play Cards This is a set of guidance notes for role play. Each part of the story is described and questions encourage children to think about the thoughts, feelings and actions of the characters. This resource is ideal for group work and to help pupils develop their understanding of a characters feelings and actions.
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Woodland Food Cycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

Woodland Food Cycle Sequencer (Simple) - KS2 Literacy

KS2 Literacy - Woodland Food Cycle Sequencer (Simple) This is an interactive activity for pupils to sequence the stages of the food cycle within woodland. This is a simple version containing four steps that need to be sequenced. Each picture has a written description with accompanying audio. Pupils are tasked with dragging the pictures into the cyclical diagram and placing them in the right order. Click the winder to rotate the images and press the play button to see and hear the sequence. This is a great resource to use as an introduction to sequencing and explanation writing.
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Elves and the Shoemaker Story Timeline Activity - Christmas KS1

Elves and the Shoemaker Story Timeline Activity - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Elves and the Shoemaker Story Timeline Activity This interactive activity helps pupils to develop their oral story telling through the use of images and vocabulary. This resource is based on the Tes elements story of the ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’. Pupils firstly sequence pictures from the story onto the pathway. They can then suggest important vocabulary such as connectives, verbs or speech, and these can be typed on the interactive post-it to be attached at appropriate places along the pathway. Pupils can then use their completed story pathway to scaffold their oral story telling of the story.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Scene Spotlight - Interactive Activity - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Scene Spotlight - Interactive Activity - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Interactive Scene Spotlight This is a useful and versatile tool to create scenes from the story of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’. Choose a scene to recreate by adding characters, choosing facial expressions, choosing character actions and positioning. You can also print off the scenes you’ve created. Ideal to use as a springboard for pupils to use direct speech in their own stories. This is a great for use on the whiteboard as a fun whole-class activity.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - The Elves and the Shoemaker Interactive Storybook - Early Reader Level This is an interactive storybook for the story of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’. This text is pitched at early reader level, making it ideal for younger students, lower-ability learners or pupils with SEN. This interactive has full audio support, minimal direct speech and shorter sentences, as well as colourful illustrations. This is a useful resource for whole class or independent reading, as well as introducing Christmas.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Interactive Storybook - Reading Level A - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Interactive Storybook - Reading Level A - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - The Elves and the Shoemaker Interactive Storybook - Reading Level A This is an interactive storybook for the story of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently. It also has full audio support. This is a useful resource for whole class or independent reading, as well as introducing Christmas.
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Elves and the Shoemaker Storytelling Cards - Christmas KS1

Elves and the Shoemaker Storytelling Cards - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Elves and the Shoemaker Storytelling Cards A set of image cards that can be used as props for oral storytelling. Pupils can work in groups to arrange the images, adding notes on post-its if needed, and then retell the story in their own words. This is a great way for pupils to practise plotting a story timeline, as well as oral story telling.
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Elves Extend Sentences Activity - Christmas KS1

Elves Extend Sentences Activity - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Elves Extend Sentences Activity This worksheet has different simple sentences for pupils to extend using ‘and’. Pupils can either combine the simple sentences using ‘and’, or continue the sentences in their own words. This is a useful activity for pupils to practise developing sentence structure.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Role Play Cards - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Role Play Cards - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas -The Elves and the Shoemaker Role Play Cards This is a set of guidance notes for role play. Each part of the story is described and questions encourage children to think about the thoughts, feelings and actions of the characters. This resource is ideal for group work and to help pupils develop their understanding of a character’s feelings and actions.
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Elves and the Shoemaker Story Structure Worksheet - Christmas KS1

Elves and the Shoemaker Story Structure Worksheet - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Elves and the Shoemaker Story Structure Worksheet This worksheet sets the main elements of the story (characters, setting, problem) with different question prompts. These cards can be used in numerous ways. Pupils can be tasked with laying out the structure for a specific scene, or write a plan for a new scene or story using the cards for guidance.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Storybook - Reading Level A - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Storybook - Reading Level A - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Elves and the Shoemaker Text and Images - Reading Level A This resource contains text and images for the story of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’. This text is pitched at reading level A, which is designed for pupils who are beginning to read simple sentences and shorter overall text independently. This is a useful resource for retelling or writing tasks, as well as introducing Christmas.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Drama Cards - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Drama Cards - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - The Elves and the Shoemaker Drama Cards This is a set of scenario cards with prompts for drama. Each card has a summary of the scene with questions to help pupils act out the scene from the story, retelling it in their own words. This resource is ideal for group work and to help pupils develop their understanding of a character’s feelings and actions.
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The Elves and the Shoemaker Lesson Plans - Writing - Christmas KS1

The Elves and the Shoemaker Lesson Plans - Writing - Christmas KS1

KS1 Christmas - Lesson plans for Writing This pack of lesson plans focuses on speech punctuation and grammar. Pupils learn techniques to improve their creative writing by achieving a balance of dialogue and narrative. They are asked to rewrite parts of a traditional tale with an older audience in mind, and with particular attention to improving dialogue passages.
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Watercolor Alphabet Posters (US, UK, Intl. English) ELA Full Color Version

Watercolor Alphabet Posters (US, UK, Intl. English) ELA Full Color Version

Your students will absolutely ❤️ LOVE ❤️ these watercolor ALPHABET POSTERS. They will greatly assist your students to learn their letters and alphabet. They are perfectly suited for Preschool, Kindergarten and Early Years classrooms. This pack includes 52 POSTERS that each contain a letter and pictures that start with the given letter. Be sure to check out the preview images for greater clarity. ** PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE FULL COLOR BACKGROUND SET. IF YOU ARE AFTER THE WHITE BACKGROUND VERSIONS CLICK HERE** This collec tion includes a white background with both a CURSIVE and BLOCK PRINT font. The artwork by “Artbrush by Erin” is exclusive to Innovative Teaching Ideas. Be sure to check out more of her great work.
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