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The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018 is a simple crossword based on the events in last week’s news from around the world. We create a new puzzle every week so it can be built into a weekly PSHE, Geography, Economics, English, or Social Studies lesson. These crosswords have been used with significant success in with both GATE and SEN students. The puzzles can be used at all levels of high school and middle school, as homework activities or as in-class, small-group activities. Each week there are three bonus puzzles. This week’s download includes two puzzles on climate change and a puzzle on the Amazon Basin. And of course, all the solutions are included. What happened last week? The CEO of the world’s largest advertising agency resigned suddenly. An Australian company advertised for ‘Anglo-Saxon’ staff. A forest fire resulted in evacuations around Sydney. Two Indian athletes were sent home from the Commonwealth Games because needles were found in their accommodation. Indian police rescued 70 children who were working in a jewelry factory. A Russian-built military plane crashed in Algeria killing all passengers and crew. And the US, UK, and France attacked military installations in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government. It’s less about what happened around the world and more about why. Why did the prime minister of Hungary get re-elected for a third term? Why did the US, UK and France attack Syria because of chemical weapons, but not because of ‘ordinary’ bombs? Why were 11 lions killed in a national park? Why did the New Zealand government announce that it will not issue any new permits to oil exploration companies? Why did the UK government deny entry to an Austrian and a Hungarian?
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Non standard measuring SEN, Early Years, and Primary

Non standard measuring SEN, Early Years, and Primary

15 worksheets for fun activities to measure everyday objects in the classroom using non standard measurements. Suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers. Non standard measurements used: counters, cubes, feet, hands and paperclips (it may be an idea to have blue tac on hand for measuring larger objects with counters and paperclips to make it easier for visual learners to see how many were needed to measure each object.
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Weighing standard and non standard SEN, Early Years and Primary

Weighing standard and non standard SEN, Early Years and Primary

Weighing using standard and non standard measurements. 24 activity worksheets. Identifying which object is heaviest and lightest from a choice of 2 after weighing them using cubes, counters (non standard) or grams (standard). Suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Preschoolers. 24 worksheets in total (18 suitable for lower abilities, 12 for middle and 18 suitable for higher abilities). As an extension higher ability pupils should be challenged to make their own worksheet - what objects will they choose and can they estimate which will be heaviest and lightest, then weigh the objects and check if their estimate was correct? 18 worksheets for lower abilities- 6 for identifying which is heavier and lighter (using balancing scales place one of the objects one side and the other object at the opposite side of the scales, then see which side moves down showing the heaviest object). 12 worksheets for lower and middle abilities to use balancing scales to compare 2 everyday items, then use photos to cut out, stick and glue, or if able to write they can write their answer in the correct column (non standard). 6 worksheets for higher abilities to use scales to weigh and record the weight of objects in grams, then to identify which one was heaviest and which was lightest (standard). They can also use the 12 worksheets using counters and cubes to weigh the objects. To make it harder get them to estimate the number first, before checking how close they were.
smidgealot
The World News Crossword - April 8th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 8th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 8th, 2018, is a crossword based on events in last week’s news. (And there are 3 more crosswords that can be used any time to support students’ knowledge of the world around them.) A huge cargo ship smashed into a house on its way from Russia to Saudi Arabia. Government forces in Syria appear to have used chemical weapons again. More Palestinians were killed by Israeli gun fire. Monkeys fought off would-be thieves in Wellington’s zoo in New Zealand. A Japanese man was arrested for licking his violent son in a cage for more than 20 years. A football club suspended most of its players for an argument they were having on… Facebook. I have the students work on the News Crossword in small groups and they compete to be first finished. But they usually get side tracked discussing the events in the news, mostly asking, ‘why?’ Why was China’s space-lab left to crash into the Earth? Why is there so much plastic pollution in the sea near UK? Why are the US and China imposing tariffs on each other’s exports? Why was Prince Charles made an honory chief in Vanuatu? (And why is it ‘honorary’ and not ‘honourary’?) And at what stage do we tell Facebook that our personal information belongs to us and not them?
BFP
Asperger's and You: A self-exploration workbook for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum

Asperger's and You: A self-exploration workbook for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum

This is the PDF of my full book. It is also available in paperback and as an e-book from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Aspergers-You-self-exploration-workbook-spectrum/dp/0995781036/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1523009686&sr=1-1&refinements=p_27%3AVictoria+Honeybourne&dpID=51oefquRkmL&preST=SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40&dpSrc=srch Blurb: Are you between the ages of 14 and 30 and want to know more about how your Asperger’s (or other autism spectrum condition) affects you? This self-exploration workbook enables you to learn more about yourself, your Asperger’s and how to thrive in a world designed for neurotypicals. Covering topics especially relevant to teens and young adults, chapters include: self; health and wellbeing; friendships, relationships and communication; education; employment; and independent living skills. Full of practical advice and strategies, the book helps you to discover your own path and make decisions based on what is right for you. Suitable for males and females aged 13+.
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PE Dept - Athletics - Javelin Peer Assessment & Coaching Card

PE Dept - Athletics - Javelin Peer Assessment & Coaching Card

Javelin - a peer assessment & coaching card to help students work through the success criteria of the event, highlighting strengths & weaknesses and helping each other to improve their performance. Two versions are included - the Word version can be edited if required. The card has: Coaching categories / stages of the event (i.e. Grip / Stance & Preparation / Throwing Action) Diagrams / photos of each stage of the event that compliment the coaching categories Success criteria ‘check list’ enabling a student to assess their partner’s technique vs the ‘perfect role model’ on the card RAG rating profile section (highlighting strengths & weaknesses) Two questions for students to answer (explaining a main strength & offering advice on how to improve) Resources: Athletics - Javelin - Peer Assessment & Coaching Card (Word Version) Athletics - Javelin - Peer Assessment & Coaching Card (PDF Version) Please Note (about my resources in general): Resources produced by myself show: ‘©2018RobDav’ SMART Notebook & PDF files will open as normal Powerpoint & Word files are protected and you will be asked to open these as ‘Read Only’ Copy and / or edit the files by all means to suit you, but please do not republish in your own or your school / college’s name Resources not produced by myself are free & unlocked (unless part of a multi document pack) Thank you for looking at my resources. If you use them, I hope they are of benefit for you and your students! RobDav.
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PE Dept - Athletics - Discus Peer Assessment & Coaching Card

PE Dept - Athletics - Discus Peer Assessment & Coaching Card

Discus - a peer assessment & coaching card to help students work through the success criteria of the event, highlighting strengths & weaknesses and helping each other to improve their performance. Two versions are included - the Word version can be edited if required. The card has: Coaching categories / stages of the event (i.e. Grip / Stance & Preparation / Throwing Action) Diagrams / photos of each stage of the event that compliment the coaching categories Success criteria ‘check list’ enabling a student to assess their partner’s technique vs the ‘perfect role model’ on the card RAG rating profile section (highlighting strengths & weaknesses) Two questions for students to answer (explaining a main strength & offering advice on how to improve) Resources: Athletics - Discus - Peer Assessment & Coaching Card (Word Version) Athletics - Discus - Peer Assessment & Coaching Card (PDF Version) Please Note (about my resources in general): Resources produced by myself show: ‘©2018RobDav’ SMART Notebook & PDF files will open as normal Powerpoint & Word files are protected and you will be asked to open these as ‘Read Only’ Copy and / or edit the files by all means to suit you, but please do not republish in your own or your school / college’s name Resources not produced by myself are free & unlocked (unless part of a multi document pack) Thank you for looking at my resources. If you use them, I hope they are of benefit for you and your students! RobDav.
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Easter: Easter Mandalas Activity

Easter: Easter Mandalas Activity

Easter: Easter Mandalas Activity This resource contains 20 pre-drawn mandalas and then 5 differentiated sheets/options for pupils to create their own mandalas. As well as 20 Easter egg colouring pages that can be used as a stand alone or as a starting point for creating an Easter Mandala. Also included: 5 Minute Loading Timer. When pupils create their own it is recommended that you encourage them to explain their creation. i.e. the significance of the items and shapes within their drawings and the symbolism of the colours used too. Happy Easter! If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite’s Shop click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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The World News Crossword - March 25th, 2018

The World News Crossword - March 25th, 2018

The World News Crossword - March 25th, 2018 is a simple pdf document that can be downloaded in minutes, saved to a flash drive, ready to be used ‘in a flash!’ There are 4 crosswords in this resource. The main crossword is made from events in last week’s news. Facebook’s value fell by $58 million. No wait, $58 BILLION. Why? India put 11 vigilantes away from life. Why? Australia’s cricket captain cheated. Why? The US probably began a trade war with China. Israel admitted attacking a Syrian nuclear reactor as a warning to Iran. Turkey and the US both sent oil exploration ships to Cyprus. The puzzle is a simple way for students to learn about what happened in the world last week, but it’s even more valuable when it prompts them to discuss why these events occurred. There are 3 more puzzles. One is about France, another is about Austria and the third is all about Egypt. Crosswords are an excellent tool for supporting research skills, logical thinking and problem solving, and of course students have to write neatly. Solutions for all the puzzles are included.
BFP
Core PE - Tennis - 3 Ability Levels Pack - 16 x Lesson Plans

Core PE - Tennis - 3 Ability Levels Pack - 16 x Lesson Plans

A complete set of 16 tennis lessons, including introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. Adapted from the concept of ‘Mini Tennis’, which uses the formats of Mini Red, Mini Orange and / or Mini Green. Lessons are planned to be done on tennis courts. However, they can easily be adapted for indoors too, played on badminton courts with small rackets and sponge balls (great to use when introducing types of ball spin). The pack includes: Complete set of 16 lessons (6 at introductory level; 5 at intermediate level; 5 at advanced level) Warm-up ideas (for each level) Teaching points Q & A examples Game Ideas (for each level) Simple & Printable Layout As PE teachers, most of us would agree that tennis is a great sport to teach but often a difficult one for pupils to grasp… it’s not an easy sport to master, particularly on outdoor courts! The original idea was to adapt the concept of Mini Tennis to suit our pupils in their tennis lessons… and its definitely helped! This tailored approach enables pupils to develop vital skills and techniques based on their ability levels (rather than their age). Resources: Tennis - Introductory Level Pack - 6 x Lesson Plans (Word) Tennis - Intermediate Level Pack - 5 x Lesson Plans (Word) Tennis - Advanced Level Pack - 5 x Lesson Plans (Word) Please Note (about my resources in general): Resources produced by myself show: ‘©2018RobDav’ SMART Notebook & PDF files will open as normal Powerpoint & Word files are protected and you will be asked to open these as ‘Read Only’ Copy and / or edit the files by all means to suit you, but please do not republish in your own or your school / college’s name Resources not produced by myself are free & unlocked (unless part of a multi document pack) Thank you for looking at my resources. If you use them, I hope they are of benefit for you and your students! RobDav.
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Core PE - Tennis - Advanced Level Pack - 5 x Lesson Plans

Core PE - Tennis - Advanced Level Pack - 5 x Lesson Plans

A complete set of 5 tennis lessons at an advanced level, adapted from the concept of ‘Mini Tennis’, which uses the formats of Mini Red, Mini Orange and / or Mini Green. Lessons are planned to be done on tennis courts. However, they can easily be adapted for indoors too, played on badminton courts with small rackets and sponge balls (great to use when introducing types of ball spin). The pack includes: Complete set of lessons (5 at advanced level) Warm-up ideas (advanced level) Teaching points Q & A examples Game Ideas (advanced level) Simple & Printable Layout As PE teachers, most of us would agree that tennis is a great sport to teach but often a difficult one for pupils to grasp… it’s not an easy sport to master, particularly on outdoor courts! The original idea was to adapt the concept of Mini Tennis to suit our pupils in their tennis lessons… and its definitely helped! This tailored approach enables pupils to develop vital skills and techniques based on their ability levels (rather than their age). Resources: Tennis - Intermediate Level Pack - 5 x Lesson Plans (Word) Please Note (about my resources in general): Resources produced by myself show: ‘©2018RobDav’ SMART Notebook & PDF files will open as normal Powerpoint & Word files are protected and you will be asked to open these as ‘Read Only’ Copy and / or edit the files by all means to suit you, but please do not republish in your own or your school / college’s name Resources not produced by myself are free & unlocked (unless part of a multi document pack) Thank you for looking at my resources. If you use them, I hope they are of benefit for you and your students! RobDav.
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