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Aesop's Fables:  ‘Crow and the Swan’  (Week 6/12)

Aesop's Fables: ‘Crow and the Swan’ (Week 6/12)

Religious and Moral Education – previously delivered to Year 7 What? A lesson designed to engage individuals or groups with moderate learning difficulties and delivered through story-telling using Religious and/or Moral Education materials that are included to download. Objectives The lesson plans incorporate a progression of academic learning and personal development including self-esteem and confidence. Referring to stories offers layers of education and experience. In its simplest form a story can be interesting, funny, relaxing or just enjoyable. The individual may experience deeper or greater learning either through listening alone or engaging in discussion. Many examples can be found in stories of how people live and the impact their behaviours have. Young people are invited to explore and discuss such examples and reflect on their own behaviour. Young people are then able to choose and make informed decisions regarding their own lives. Where? To be delivered in a comfortable, relaxed environment, free from interruption. For maximum engagement, young people need to feel safe and secure to be able to trust their surroundings and feel acceptable. How? Boundaries of expectations from group members must be discussed, for example; listening to others without interruption, respecting others’ opinions, speaking politely. Allow silence from those seeking only to listen – they are still learning. Any answer (offered with respect) is acceptable and can be used to further discussion. Learning Outcomes Physical; • listening and speaking, reading, fine motor skills, visual assimilation and transformation of the written word from varying distances, Cognitive processes; • awareness, perception, reasoning and judgment. Social; • develop and maintain positive relationships with peers, authority and others. Emotional; • awareness of self and others and how to deal with feelings. Behaviour; • recognise acceptable and inappropriate behavior to evaluate and determine appropriate and acceptable responses. Titles for the Term Include: Week 1 ‘The Fox without a Tail’ Week 2 ‘The Shepherd Boy and The Wolf’. Week 3 ‘The Boastful Traveller’ Week 4 ‘The Crow and the Fox’ Week 5 ‘Who will Bell the Cat’ Week 6 ‘Crow and the Swan’ Week 7 ‘The Wolf and the Lamb’ Week 8 ´The Lion and the Hare´ Week 9 ‘Brother and Sister’ Week 10 ‘The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs’ Week11 ‘The Wind and the Sun’ Week12 ‘The Trees and the Axe’
barbaramcn
Aesop's Fables: ‘Who will Bell the Cat?’ (wk 5/12)

Aesop's Fables: ‘Who will Bell the Cat?’ (wk 5/12)

Religious and Moral Education – previously delivered to Year 7 What? A lesson designed to engage individuals or groups with moderate learning difficulties and delivered through story-telling using Religious and/or Moral Education materials that are included to download. Objectives The lesson plans incorporate a progression of academic learning and personal development including self-esteem and confidence. Referring to stories offers layers of education and experience. In its simplest form a story can be interesting, funny, relaxing or just enjoyable. The individual may experience deeper or greater learning either through listening alone or engaging in discussion. Many examples can be found in stories of how people live and the impact their behaviours have. Young people are invited to explore and discuss such examples and reflect on their own behaviour. Young people are then able to choose and make informed decisions regarding their own lives. Where? To be delivered in a comfortable, relaxed environment, free from interruption. For maximum engagement, young people need to feel safe and secure to be able to trust their surroundings and feel acceptable. How? Boundaries of expectations from group members must be discussed, for example; listening to others without interruption, respecting others’ opinions, speaking politely. Allow silence from those seeking only to listen – they are still learning. Any answer (offered with respect) is acceptable and can be used to further discussion. Learning Outcomes Physical; • listening and speaking, reading, fine motor skills, visual assimilation and transformation of the written word from varying distances, Cognitive processes; • awareness, perception, reasoning and judgment. Social; • develop and maintain positive relationships with peers, authority and others. Emotional; • awareness of self and others and how to deal with feelings. Behaviour; • recognise acceptable and inappropriate behavior to evaluate and determine appropriate and acceptable responses. Titles for the Term Include: Week 1 ‘The Fox without a Tail’ Week 2 ‘The Shepherd Boy and The Wolf’. Week 3 ‘The Boastful Traveller’ Week 4 ‘The Crow and the Fox’ Week 5 ‘Who will Bell the Cat’ Week 6 ‘Crow and the Swan’ Week 7 ‘The Wolf and the Lamb’ Week 8 ´The Lion and the Hare´ Week 9 ‘Brother and Sister’ Week 10 ‘The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs’ Week11 ‘The Wind and the Sun’ Week12 ‘The Trees and the Axe’
barbaramcn
PSHE and Life Skills - Money

PSHE and Life Skills - Money

**A set of resources linked to money and life skills. ** The pack contains the following: A worksheet on deals that children may see in shops - the children must decide if the deals are good or bad deals A powerpoint linking to good and bad deals A worksheet where the children must estimate how much every day items cost A powerpoint linking to estimating the cost of items and showing the children how much things actually cost An activity where the children must match the money/finance word to the definition The pack is useful for introducing real life spending and money to children. This could be done through a life skills or PSHE lesson.
alicepoole1
The World News Crossword - February 18th, 2018

The World News Crossword - February 18th, 2018

The World News Crossword - February 18th, 2018 is a crossword based on the events of last week’s news. It’s a simple PDF sop it downloads quickly, is easy to print, and can be stored on a USB drive for use later. (There are 3 bonus crosswords - Egypt, China, and Japan, in the PDF and all of the answers are included too.) Of course, this activity is less about the events around the world and more about why and the discussions and debates that come from asking why. Why have so many orangutans died in the past 10 years? Why would people in Japan pay to go on a virtual-reality trip to Paris? Why are suicide bombers in Nigeria killing people in a fish market? And what’s so important about discovering new antibiotics? What did happen in the world in the last week? Australia’s PM and Deputy PM had a spat. Poland’s PM got a telling off. South Africa’s president resigned. And The Netherlands’ foreign minister resigned too. And so did Ethiopia’s PM. A plane crashed in Iran and a helicopter crashed in Mexico. There was an earthquake in Mexico and one in England and wales too. An Iranian wrestler threw a match so that he’d not have to wrestle against an Israeli. In India a woman pretended to be a man and duped two women into paying to marry him. And an Indian tycoon is on the run having duped a bank out of about $1.8 BILLION!! US scientists discovered a whole new family of antibiotics while Canadian scientists discovered a Picasso painting was a painting on top of another painting.
BFP
FREEBIE Printable 3D Study Cube

FREEBIE Printable 3D Study Cube

Check out this fun and creative way to diversify methods of studying. This printable cube can be cut and glued or taped together to make a large die-style template. With size sides, students can put vocabulary words on each side, topics on each side, facts and more. This interactive cube has so many possibilities but will be fun and engaging regardless. Let us know what you end up doing with it :)
myeducationalhotspot
Culture Club: France

Culture Club: France

My aim was to bring in a bit of my modern foreign languages background when teaching my special education class. It is Autism friendly - as there is a clear sequence/structure and lots of visual support. The idea is to ‘visit’ countries around the world, learning facts - using English skills for reading, comprehension and writing; learn some simple language, and sample the culture. This is an example - I hope you like it - if you do, check out my bundles, Europe and Asia!
rb440
Entry level 1 & 2 Functional English - 18 lessons with videos, images and worksheets.

Entry level 1 & 2 Functional English - 18 lessons with videos, images and worksheets.

Planning designed to teach students reading, writing and comprehension in a completely functional and meaningful style. Starter games are added into each lesson to include speaking and listening. Worksheets are designed in an assessment style to help prepare students for assessments and exams. Bundle includes 18 lessons, designed to rotate, two weeks reading, two weeks writing and Speaking and Listening starter games are incorporated into each lesson. Planning includes; differentiation, learning objective, key vocab, resources, lesson extensions, success criteria and purpose of leaning. I also created on the web my own word searches relating to the lesson. Type in google free word search and I recommend the word search generator, so simple to differentiate. I could not add my starter games (sorry) they are off Twinkl. The ideas are there, and games such as i went to the shop and bought… so simple yet engaging and fun, found interviews questions also to be fun, just write prompt cards. All planning and worksheets are easy to adapt, personalise and make it your own in seconds. I hope this helps save teachers time.
jasmine1002003
Emotional intelligence - Colour your emotions

Emotional intelligence - Colour your emotions

This little worksheet is helpful for children to understand the physical symptoms of different emotions. Where do they feel their happiness? fear? anger? The children can draw the emotion face to match that emotion too. Your review would be much appreciated for this FREE resource
Elsasupport
Editable noise meters for classroom management

Editable noise meters for classroom management

Alternative noisemeters to use to monitor and control noise levels in whole class and small group situations. Shape and colour variations provided. Sector titles can also be edited as required, Cut out and add arrow with tac, velcro or split as required (once laminated or printed on card)
ahbramley
Noise meters for classroom management

Noise meters for classroom management

Alternative noisemeters for use in class and small group situations. Colour variations given. Cut out and add arrow to indicate current noise level using tac, velcro or split pin as required.
ahbramley