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Start to the School Year - Introduction Guide & Superheroes

Start to the School Year - Introduction Guide & Superheroes

There are two handouts that match the slides from the PowerPoint Files. The superhero guide has fewer slides and uses Marvel Heroes. The Guide to School has over 20 slides. The PPT files can be edited to suit your particular school's needs. BE SMART! Please do not try and pass this off as your own.

By teacherstevenson

Equipment Mat for Start of Lessons

Equipment Mat for Start of Lessons

This is a simple resource with visual images and text of the items most schools recommend students have out on their desks. The PPTx file can be edited and the PDFs are just different variations on what schools might ask for.

By teacherstevenson

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History Teacher Templates & Worksheets

History Teacher Templates & Worksheets

This bundle contains paid and free resources that can be used as activities, worksheets and homework. There are also useful PPTs and tools for teachers to use to reward their students, help them revise and have fun and learn. Useful for a new History teacher or for anyone wanting a bargain. Save over 50%

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Create a Timeline - Templates

Create a Timeline - Templates

Useful for History lessons for all ages and other lessons too. FREE version available and TEMPLATE BUNDLE available. Create for in lesson activities and also for Homework tasks. PDFs cannot be edited. Docx files can be edited so you can add or take away the boxes along the timeline, colour them in or add relevant pictures. This can be useful when adapting this activity for use with a class in an ICT Suite.

By teacherstevenson

A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come!

A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make insightful and developed interpretations of Dickens’ use of language in describing ‘The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come’ in A Christmas Carol. In particular, they explore how the descriptive language used to describe the appearance, mannerisms, and movements aid the haunting portrayal of the ghost. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Reading and understanding the key plot elements of stave 4 - in which The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come appears; - Identifying and exemplifying the key language features used by Dickens in describing the ghost, including its appearance, actions, and mannerisms; - Analysing the extent to which the language used creates a haunting and imposing image of the ghost; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Stave 4 of A Christmas Carol; - Dickens' Language: The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come Worksheet (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 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.

By TandLGuru

EYFS Exceeding Descriptors Cards

EYFS Exceeding Descriptors Cards

Keep these cards on a key ring for easy use! Great for use when planning, assessing and observing the children. You can also buy a set of EYFS cards with all age bands (based on Development Matters) from Birth - 60 months here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/eyfs-cards-all-areas-birth-60-months-statements-and-early-learning-goals-11679803

By littlelearnersmail

WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Teaching & Learning

WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Teaching & Learning

WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Whole school learning walk policy -learning walk feedback template Ideal tool to implement learning walks within a school/college the policy (which can be adapted to suit) outlines a clear and fair procedure around learning walks the feedback templates allows the learning walks to be constructive & developmental. the template gives clear feedback around what has been observed and helps to provide evidence around teaching & learning

By merk90

Book / Work Scrutiny Proforma - Whole School Departmental Leadership Tool

Book / Work Scrutiny Proforma - Whole School Departmental Leadership Tool

Book / Work Scrutiny Proforma - Whole School Departmental Leadership Tool -Book Scrutiny Template to be used to asses the quality of marking & assessment a excellent tool to provide quality feedback when looking at student work Termly, I ask subject leaders to bring a sample of books from their department to be looked at. This template is used to consistently look through work and provide feedback.

By merk90

Odd and Even - Lesson plan, 2 Flipcharts and Digit cards

Odd and Even - Lesson plan, 2 Flipcharts and Digit cards

Lesson plan for a lesson about odd and even numbers, including 'Bod and Steven' who like odd and even numbers! Starts with sharing cakes between two plates, then moves onto numerals. 2 Flipcharts - one for lesson plan and one to use at another time for recap/revision. 0-20 digit cards in orange for odd and green for even.

By littlelearnersmail

A Christmas Carol: The Context of Victorian Britain!

A Christmas Carol: The Context of Victorian Britain!

This engaging and informative lesson students to make sustained and developed links between Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and its social and historical context. In particular, students learn about the harsh treatment of the poor in Victorian society, the selfishness and cruelty of those in power, and attitudes towards sin, religion, and the supernatural. The lesson explores how Dickens explores these ideas through the allegorical nature of the text. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Understanding key information about Charles Dickens, his life, and influences; - Researching and sharing key contextual understanding about the rich, poor, healthcare, and religion in the 19th Century; - Reading Stave 1 of 'A Christmas Carol' and identifying evidence of contextual influences; - Analysing how Dickens presents his views about the cruelty of 19th Century life through the opening of the text; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Chapter 1 of A Christmas Carol; - Template for researching 19th Century life (and completed answer sheet for teachers); - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 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.

By TandLGuru