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TA Activity Planner (Editable)

TA Activity Planner (Editable)

I created this resource when I was completing my teacher training as I wanted to evidence that I had explicitly planned for a teaching assistant. I found it worked really well, especially as the TA was fairly new to the role. I would recommend this resource to NQTs and teachers with new teaching assistants. I have left an example plan that can be edited. The second sheet also allows the TA to give some written feedback about how the activity went.
juliannebritton
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
PLC BUNDLE - AQA GCSE Polish (Personal Learning Checklists) : Themes & Scope of Study; Grammar; Communication Strategies; Vocabulary [Includes 4 Different Formats!]

PLC BUNDLE - AQA GCSE Polish (Personal Learning Checklists) : Themes & Scope of Study; Grammar; Communication Strategies; Vocabulary [Includes 4 Different Formats!]

This download includes Personal Learning Checklists for GCSE Polish (AQA Specification) and covers the topics: Themes & Scope of Study Grammar Communication Strategies Vocabulary. The download includes 4 different versions of PLCs for you to choose from! Each with slightly different reflection/target-setting activities.This means you can give students the PLC at different points in the year without it being too repetitive and boring for them. A single-slide PowerPoint is included: if you wish you can copy and paste this slide into your lesson, it contains instructions (and a timer) for your students). This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for: -Revision lessons -AfL -Fostering teacher-student dialogue -Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT) -Exam preparation This is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment. The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence for each of the sub-topics and the second side features other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student’s confidence and reflective abilities. The worksheet: -Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam. -Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped. -Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade. -Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focuses. -Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.
Maxi88
PLC - AQA GCSE Polish - Communication Strategies (Personal Learning Checklist) [Incl. 4 Formats!]

PLC - AQA GCSE Polish - Communication Strategies (Personal Learning Checklist) [Incl. 4 Formats!]

This download includes Personal Learning Checklists for GCSE Polish (AQA Specification) and covers the topic of ‘Communication Strategies’. The download includes 4 different versions of PLCs for you to choose from! Each with slightly different reflection/target-setting activities.This means you can give students the PLC at different points in the year without it being too repetitive and boring for them. A single-slide PowerPoint is included: if you wish you can copy and paste this slide into your lesson, it contains instructions (and a timer) for your students). This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for: -Revision lessons -AfL -Fostering teacher-student dialogue -Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT) -Exam preparation This is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment. The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence for each of the sub-topics and the second side features other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student’s confidence and reflective abilities. The worksheet: -Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam. -Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped. -Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade. -Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focuses. -Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.
Maxi88
PLC - AQA GCSE Polish - Grammar (Personal Learning Checklist) [Includes 4 Different Formats!]

PLC - AQA GCSE Polish - Grammar (Personal Learning Checklist) [Includes 4 Different Formats!]

This download includes Personal Learning Checklists for GCSE Polish (AQA Specification) and covers the topic of ‘Grammar’. The download includes 4 different versions of PLCs for you to choose from! Each with slightly different reflection/target-setting activities.This means you can give students the PLC at different points in the year without it being too repetitive and boring for them. A single-slide PowerPoint is included: if you wish you can copy and paste this slide into your lesson, it contains instructions (and a timer) for your students). This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for: -Revision lessons -AfL -Fostering teacher-student dialogue -Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT) -Exam preparation This is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment. The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence for each of the sub-topics and the second side features other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student’s confidence and reflective abilities. The worksheet: -Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam. -Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped. -Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade. -Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focuses. -Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.
Maxi88
PLC - AQA GCSE Polish - Themes & Scope of Study (Personal Learning Checklist) [Incl. 4 Formats!]

PLC - AQA GCSE Polish - Themes & Scope of Study (Personal Learning Checklist) [Incl. 4 Formats!]

This download includes Personal Learning Checklists for GCSE Polish (AQA Specification) and covers the topics of ‘Themes’ & ‘Scope of Study’. The download includes 4 different versions of PLCs for you to choose from! Each with slightly different reflection/target-setting activities.This means you can give students the PLC at different points in the year without it being too repetitive and boring for them. A single-slide PowerPoint is included: if you wish you can copy and paste this slide into your lesson, it contains instructions (and a timer) for your students). This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for: -Revision lessons -AfL -Fostering teacher-student dialogue -Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT) -Exam preparation This is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment. The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence for each of the sub-topics and the second side features other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student’s confidence and reflective abilities. The worksheet: -Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam. -Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped. -Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade. -Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focuses. -Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.
Maxi88
Early Years Literature

Early Years Literature

A range of early years articles and research focusing on pedagogy in early years within subjects. It includes some great case studies which can encourage your own personal development and subject knowledge. I've also included a power point I had to create for this module during my teacher training.
frazert2
Early Years Research

Early Years Research

A series of research articles all about pedagogy in the early years. Great to inform essays or your own development as a practitioner.
frazert2
Flash cards: video explanation

Flash cards: video explanation

This video explains how to use Flashcards to help students with revision. The process of using both paper and electronic flashcards is explained, along with the benefits and learning outcomes.
OllyFurnival
Mind Map: video explanation

Mind Map: video explanation

This video explains how to use Mind Maps to help students revise for exams. Mind Maps were created by Tony Buzan. Click on the following link for his website
OllyFurnival
Card sort: video explanation

Card sort: video explanation

This video explains how to do a card sort activity in class. I describe the activity and the learning outcomes in the video. Give pupils a variety of different answers to a question, such as ‘Why did America experience a boom in the 1920’s?’ Each answer is on a separate card. Pupils, alone, in pairs or groups must rank the answers based on a chosen criteria—most money, most important to society, needs money the most. Follow up activities can include: • Pupils writing reasons for their views and feeding back as a class. • Creating an essay or speech based on the ideas. • Visiting other pupils work and trying to persuade them to change their order, which can lead to discussion. • Joining another group and agreeing on a top 3. • Swapping groups and justifying their ideas in front of the class. • Ranking the ideas from the viewpoint of someone else in society such as a businessman, a parent, a tourist, someone unemployed. • A class debate based on the ideas.
OllyFurnival