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St. Joseph

St. Joseph

I have put together some information about St. Joseph, the husband of Mary and foster father of Jesus. On the liturgical calendar he has two feast days - March 19th - Joseph the husband of Mary - established in the tenth century, and May 1st Joseph the worker in 1955 . March 19th normally falls in Lent. In some churches they have a meal of crumbs - representing wood shavings remembering that St. Joseph was a carpenter by trade. I have included two pieces of work from Britannica. They contain the same information but one is in a bolder font and the other in smaller print with certain words high lighted - between the two a piece of gap work could be created -see example included. In some catholic countries, notably Italy, Portugal and Spain, Father’s day is celebrated on St. Joseph’s Day, March 19th.
antonybatchelor
The Easter Story - Retell the Story Picture Cards

The Easter Story - Retell the Story Picture Cards

Picture cards for retelling the Easter Story. Excellent for assisting children with communication and language skills and for use as a prompt for writing. A great resource for Talk for Writing lessons. Provided in different sizes: 2 per page, 4 per page and 8 per page. Suitable for Early Years and Key Stage 1. Use alongside the Easter Story PowerPoint The Easter Story PowerPoint - simple version The Easter Story PowerPoint - more detailed version Other <strong><i>Fairydoesit!</i></strong> Easter resources available. The Easter Story Colouring Sheets Tell Me a Story - Story Maps for the Easter Story The Easter Story Writing Sheets The Easter Story Writing Booklets <b><i>Check out more resources at</i></b> Fairy does it! Teaching Resources
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Passover - 3 lesson plans and resources  - KS2

Passover - 3 lesson plans and resources - KS2

This is a set of three lesson plans and resources to teach children about the Jewish holiday of Passover. It is suitable for ages 7 - 11. There is also a PowerPoint presentation to accompany the lessons which includes a topic introduction, the Passover story and details of how Jewish people celebrate Passover today. Lesson 1 teaches children about the story of Passover and includes a drama activity and a literacy task. Lesson 2 covers the theme of freedom in the Passover story and includes a drama activity and a poem writing task. Lesson 3 teaches children about Passover celebrations today and includes an art and a literacy activity. Each lesson starts with an introductory session and finishes with a plenary session. The plan includes three differentiated levels of objectives. In 2018 Passover starts on 30 March but these lessons could be taught at any time of the year. All necessary resources are included. No further preparation required.
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Assembly: D is for Differences

Assembly: D is for Differences

Bertie bird knocks how everyone is different to him, thinking his way is the only way to be, until he discovers a land where everyone is the same. This comprehensive assembly pack includes: A fully scripted assembly including an introduction and reflection with key questions throughout, A presentation (PDF) complete with engaging images, A set of Key Word cards to enhance understanding, A reward certificate. Themes explored include: individuality, animals, colour, respect, relationships, it’s good to be me, self esteem, differences.
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Assembly: C is for Caring for Others

Assembly: C is for Caring for Others

An old man relies on his family to look after him as he ages and becomes less able. His son isn’t as kind as he could be but his grandson soon teaches his parents a lesson in caring that they will never forget. This comprehensive pack includes: A fully scripted assembly including an introduction and reflection with key questions throughout, A presentation (PDF) complete with engaging images, A set of Key Word cards to enhance understanding, A reward certificate. Themes explored include: family, support, friendship, thoughtfulness.
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Five Freedoms for Animals Class Poster

Five Freedoms for Animals Class Poster

The five freedoms, sometimes known as Brambell’s five freedoms, are a compact of rights for animals under human control. The five freedoms were originally developed from a UK Government report on livestock husbandry in 1965. The five freedoms are used as the basis for the actions of professional groups, including vets, and have been adopted by representative groups internationally including the World Organisation for Animal Health. What are the Five Freedoms for Animals? Freedom from hunger or thirst by ready access to fresh water and a diet to maintain full health and vigour Freedom from discomfort by providing an appropriate environment including shelter and a comfortable resting area Freedom from pain, injury or disease by prevention or rapid diagnosis and treatment Freedom to express normal behaviour by providing sufficient space, proper facilities and company of the animal’s own kind Freedom from fear and distress by ensuring conditions and treatment which avoid mental suffering
thinkkind
Meatless Mondays School Kit

Meatless Mondays School Kit

Meatless Mondays are a fun and easy way for green-conscious schools to reduce their carbon and water footprint, encourage healthy eating, and empower students to make informed food choices. This kit contains colourful and well laid out resources to help you launch a Meatless Mondays initiative in your school. KIT CONTAINS: poster, information sheet, 2-part activity sheets Canteen tips available on the ThinkKind website, search ‘Meatless Mondays’. Did you know it takes 2,393 litres of water to make just one hamburger, and 15,415 litres to make one steak? Animal agriculture requires a huge amount of land, food, energy, and water. The WorldWatch Institute estimates that a staggering 51 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are caused by animal agriculture, and the United Nations has also urged everyone to eat less meat to combat global warming. For green conscious schools who invest a lot of time and effort into teaching students to use less electricity, walk to school instead of driving, and take shorter showers (all great initiatives), this information may come as a surprise. The impact that raising livestock has on the environment is not as widely known as other factors, such as transportation and burning fossil fuels. If your school is serious about treading lightly on the planet, teaching students about the importance of eating less meat is vital.
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Classroom Poster Set: Positive Skills

Classroom Poster Set: Positive Skills

Have you practised kindness today? Can you tell the difference between a fact and an opinion? Can you remember how to have a respectful conversation? Download our free Positive Skills Classroom Poster Set and brighten up your classroom with some positive day-to-day reminders for your students. You can download our free PDF posters below and choose to print your posters in paper sizes: A0, A1, A2, A3 and A4.
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Assembly: B is for Being Yourself

Assembly: B is for Being Yourself

It is good to have goals and dreams in life and to work towards them. We also need to learn to accept ourselves for who we are. This assembly story is about someone who learns that very lesson. This comprehensive pack includes: A fully scripted assembly including an introduction and reflection with key questions throughout, A presentation (PDF) complete with engaging images, A set of Key Word cards to enhance understanding, A reward certificate. Themes explored include: goals, ambitions, lessons, responsible, pride, understanding, acceptance.
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RE Festivals KS2: Eid Lesson Plan

RE Festivals KS2: Eid Lesson Plan

Religious Education - Festivals - Eid. Year 4 A lesson plan for anyone teaching the festival of Eid. This was the last festival I taught in the term so the end of the lesson plan looks at similarities and differences.
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