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Lent, Pancake Day, Mardi Gras - Three Lesson / Assembly Presentations Bundle

Lent, Pancake Day, Mardi Gras - Three Lesson / Assembly Presentations Bundle

This bundle contains three lesson / assembly presentations on Lent, Pancake Day / Mardi Gras.So Why Do We Have Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?An informative and fully editable 42 slide PowerPoint about Lent and Easter. It includes all the significant events: Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day, Maundy Thursday, Palm Sunday, The Last Supper, Judas' Betrayal, Good Friday, The Crucifixion, Easter Sunday. There is a hyperlink to a video about the key events during the period of Lent and the Holy Week. Let Me Take You To The Mardi GrasA colourful and informative 55 slide presentation on Mardi Gras which takes place in many countries around the world prior to the start of Lent. Content includes the meaning of Mardi Gras, its origins, the different ways countries celebrate Mardi Gras. It has hyperlinks to the Rio Carnival, the New Orleans Carnival, the Nice Carnival, the Belgium Carnival, the Venice Carnival and the Quebec Carnival. There is also a link to Paul Simon's 'Take me to the Mardi Gras' on slide 1 which could be used before the start of the assembly.Flippin' PancakesA 35 slide assembly / lesson presentation on fascinating and fun filled facts about pancakes and Pancake Day. The PowerPoint makes reference to the biggest pancake ever, the most flips of a pancake, the highest pancake toss, the most pancakes made by an individual, the most pancakes eaten by an individual, the most pancakes made by a team of people, the total number of eggs used on Pancake Day, the most watched Pancake Day video (Pingu) with hyperlinks to video, the biggest crowd of people taking part in tossing pancakes with hyperlinks to the event, the famous pancake race that takes place on Shrove Tuesday in Olney, Buckinghamshire with hyperlinks to the race.For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

Suspense Writing: Full Writing Scheme of Work

This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.

By asadler79

Ratio Count, Write, Match & Simplify Unit, Autism Special Education (Discounted Bundle)

Ratio Count, Write, Match & Simplify Unit, Autism Special Education (Discounted Bundle)

This Ratio Unit for pupils with autism and special needs introduces the concept of ratio and progresses through to simplifying ratios. It contains: Ratio Count & Write cardsRatio Matching task boardsSimplifying Ratio Worksheets setTo purchase these products individually costs £10This DISCOUNTED BUNDLE costs only £8For more resources for pupils with autism please visit my Curriculum For Autism shop.All the graphics used in my resources have been designed to appeal to a wide age range, as I know how difficult it can be to find suitable resources for older students with autism and special needs.

By CurriculumForAutism

Saint David's Day Resource Bundle

Saint David's Day Resource Bundle

This resource includes a 52 slide lesson / assembly presentation on Saint David, a set of four information texts and comprehensions and an activity pack containing differentiated word searches, anagrams and crosswords.Purchased separately these resources would cost £7.25. Save money and buy the bundle for just £3.99 - a massive saving of 45%!Click on the individual links for further details.For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Autism, Simplifying Ratio Worksheets, Special Education , SEND

Autism, Simplifying Ratio Worksheets, Special Education , SEND

Simplifying Ratio Unit for students with autism and special needs.This set contains 25 worksheets:Simplifying with scaffolding- 5 pagesSimplify & Match- 5 pagesSimplifying Cut & Paste- 10 pagesWord Problems- 5 pagesAn answer key is included.No prep- just print & go!You might also like:Ratio Count & Write CardsRatio Count & Match task boardsFor more resources for pupils with autism visit my Curriculum For Autism shop

By CurriculumForAutism

100 HFW snake and ladder

100 HFW snake and ladder

This is a resource designed to help students learn the 100 High Frequency words in a more fun way. Have used this with year 1 and year 2 students, and it has proven to be good. In addition, it is an excellent method to teach HFW to SEN learners.

By madhi6853

Graphic Organisers - all topics and subjects

Graphic Organisers - all topics and subjects

Use this set of graphic organisers to help build upon a student’s visual map! Help students make connection in learning - all topics areas.This resource includes:• Concept map, Practicums organisers (science specific)• Word concept map (English/ LOTE specific)• Fishbone diagram (including cause and effect), Venn diagram (2 and 3 circle compare and contrast), topic mind map and topic organiser, PMI, sequence chain, compare and contrast, compare and contrast essay organiser, event 5W and H mind map (all subjects)Graphic organisers are fantastic for supporting students with their learning and understanding of a topic of work. This set of graphic organisers can be applied across the curriculum and will enhance the understanding of subject content with your students. Use these graphic organisers:• at the beginning of a unit of work (ascertain prior knowledge), • when introducing a new topic in a unit, • for group activities, • as lesson starters/ plenary, • set as homework or revision or • as scaffolding for students starting their assessment piece. Graphic organisers are all in black and white for ease of printing, nearly all have multiple versions and come with AU/NZ/UK spelling or US spelling. This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed and can easily be used in other lessons you may have already planned.This lesson should be accessible to Years 4-12/ KS2 - KS3 students.Please rate if you enjoyed!Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources including my FREE and other cross curricular literacy and reflection resources.

By engagingresources

Evaluation writing frame.

Evaluation writing frame.

swap words in and out as needed for a varitey of projects. The smiles are ideal for pupils to express how proud they are of there product, particuarly if this form of emotional expression is difficult for them to understand.

By emma_louisebarton

Ratio Matching  Task, Autism & Special Education

Ratio Matching Task, Autism & Special Education

Ratio math task boards for pupils with autism and special needs. No writing required!This set, which is ideal for independent work tasks, contains:5 boards with picture problems5 boards with word problems (see preview)To prepare: laminate, cut along the dotted line, cut out the answer cards & place velcro on the backs of the cards & on the dots marked on the boards.Store the answer cards at the bottom of the boards. The boards & answer cards are color coded for easy classroom organisation.You might also like:Maths Read & Solve Task BoardsSquare Numbers Spider BoardsFor more maths resources for pupils with autism visit my Curriculum For Autism shop

By CurriculumForAutism

Early Years Literacy Resources Bundle - Over 100 Pages

Early Years Literacy Resources Bundle - Over 100 Pages

SAVE 40% - This Early Years Literacy Resources Bundle contains a wide variety of materials to enhance reading, writing, handwriting and creative thinking skills.First up, are 2 popular resources that teach about basic punctuation, with the bestselling one being 10 worksheets to practice adding full stops.Next is 10 fully resourced learning experiences that will help your little learners to develop their understanding of phonics, writing and spellingIncluded as well are 60 colouring pages designed for children in the EYFS, which can be used as you wish, but we recommend using them to inspire writing, creative describing and language development.Also included are 52 pages of basic letter formation handwriting pages complete with colourful pictures. So handy to have up your sleeve!All created by bestselling Gold-Tiered TES Authors The Future Teacher Foundation.All images either copyright owned by tftf or licensed through creative commons C.0

By TheFutureTeacherFoundation

SIMPLE AND COMPOUND SENTENCE POWERPOINT

SIMPLE AND COMPOUND SENTENCE POWERPOINT

Introducing simple and compound sentences, this powerpoint is the first of a small unit of powerpoints which focus upon the basic literacy skills in writing. My students over the years have loved this lesson. A great one to store away.This powerpoint is ideal for students who may be in intervention groups or are lower ability and need to consolidate main/subordinate clauses and simple/compound sentences.For the connection/starter activity this powerpoint asks for students to use their own mobile devices or voice recorders. Also, make this powerpoint more fun by adding buzzers or bells for the quiz.(22 slides in length)Hope you like this resource. If you do, please feel free to leave a review.Many thanks for looking.

By thehouseofliteracy

Kitchen Safety

Kitchen Safety

I use the PowerPoints when talking about kitchen safety. There are 2 presentations about kitchen safety - 1st one for ASN Juniors - very basic level, could be used for Early years. The second one (seniors) is more advanced and could also be used for S1-S2 (KS 2-3) level in mainstream classes. I use the interactive game from last slide as group activity, then follow up with the worksheets. ASN, Home Economics, Safety

By amcglasson

Practice Workbook Numbers to 100 (Place Value)

Practice Workbook Numbers to 100 (Place Value)

A Wilkie Way practice workbook focusing on numbers to 100 and early ideas about two digit place value.Practice worksheets to support understanding of the importance of a group of ten to the way numbers are written in digits. ( Spoken English language does not assist the understanding of tens and ones)Useful for first time learners of these concepts and for older students who still haven't got it.

By wilkieway

Tastes and Senses

Tastes and Senses

ASN, Home Economics, Food, Taste I normally start the lesson with the PowerPoint presentation on the IWB and as we go over the slides and explain different senses I stop at the sense of taste slide and do a tasting session with the kids (salted crisps, coffee, lemon and chocolate). They have a bit of each of the foods and have to describe them/identify them. We then move on to the worksheets and if there is additional time left we play some of the Interactive Games from the last slide.

By amcglasson

Ratio Count & Write cards, Autism, Special Education, SEND

Ratio Count & Write cards, Autism, Special Education, SEND

Introduction to Ratio write & wipe cards for pupils with autism and special education.Your pupils will simply count the number of each picture & fill in the ratio with a dry wipe marker. These easy prep cards are suitable for non readers.Contains 20 cardsYou might also like:Ratio Count & MatchAdd & Subtract Input and Output MachinesFor more resources for pupils with autism visit my Curriculum For Autism shop

By CurriculumForAutism

Key Stage 3 SEN Physical Education Teaching Pack

Key Stage 3 SEN Physical Education Teaching Pack

A complete teaching pack for teachers who deliver Physical Education to students with SEN in Key Stage 3. This pack comes with 7 SEN Sports activity with individualized lesson plans complete with supporting Medium Term plans (And examples of individualized targets:1. Multi-skills (7 Lesson Plans)2. Health Related Fitness (6 Lesson Plans)3. Goalball (5 Lesson Plans)4. Swimming (13 Lesson Plans)5. Gymnastics (8 Lesson Plans)6. Team Building OAA (9 Lesson Plans)7. Boxercise (5 Lesson Plans)In addition to this attached are detailed assessment tools for Swimming for those working at P4-P8; a Sports Day program together with a results pack; and a Swimming Gala Program together with a results pack. This resource should help to triangulate planning, teaching and assessing of students with regards their Physical Education provision. There is also a good variety of activities to ensure that students are continually motivated during their PE lessons.This pack would work ideal for anyone delivering PE to students aged between 11-16, or any student working in the region between P6-NC3.

By GoldSEN

Functional Skills For SEN Students - Addressing Envelopes and Note Writing - PowerPoint Lesson and Worksheets

Functional Skills For SEN Students - Addressing Envelopes and Note Writing - PowerPoint Lesson and Worksheets

This bundle contains1. A set of exemplars and templates on note writing / postcard writing.Examples include:-- Get Well Soon- Thank You- Sorry- Party Invitation- Good Luck- Happy BirthdayAlso contains self-evaluation sheet.2. A set of 15 writing addresses tasks and envelope templates3. 22 Slide PowerPoint Lesson – Addressing Envelopes This is a fully editable and interactive 22 slide PowerPoint that clearly explains and demonstrates how to address an envelope, as recommended by the Post Office. Several slides ask students to identify what is incorrect about how the address has been set out.These are ideal resource for Entry Level 1 students working towards Functional Skills English where students have to - Use written words and phrases to present information. - Construct simple sentences using full stops. - Spell correctly some personal or very familiar words.- Write addressesAlso suitable for primary pupils.For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

What happened in our world? February 12th, 2017

What happened in our world? February 12th, 2017

This is a simple crossword aiming to encourage students to ask about what's happening in their world. Download and then print this simple and easy to use PDF and save time preparing for the next Economics, Geography, Business, or PSHE lesson. The puzzles are excellent for a lively and informative home room period or even a substitution lesson when the ascent colleague hasn't left enough work. You save your precious time and the students get to learn about last week's news events. The puzzles seem to work best when students work in pairs or groups of three, so they discuss the clues and therefore the events of their world. They work even better if the teacher does the puzzle with the students.In this week's puzzle… Have you heard that if a butterfly flaps its wings in the South American rainforest....? Well, the number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico is 27% less than last year, Peru’s ex-president, Alejandro Toledo, was charged with bribery, and London’s mayor said that London’s air is so polluted that owners of diesel-powered cars should be aid not to drive them and there are no leaks from a nuclear power plant in France but lots of air pollution in UK. A French farmer and a Swedish reporter were both found guilty and given suspended sentences for helping refugees into their countries. Renewable energy made up 90% of all new electricity in the EU but there’s still too much coal being used. Extreme temperatures in the past weeks have resulted in many forest fires in New South Wales, about 400 pilot whales beached themselves in New Zealand, England beat Wales in the Six Nations rugby and 17 people died at a football match in Angola. Cannabis may be decriminalised in Ireland and some forms of domestic violence in Russia may also be decriminalised and a Russian millionaire negotiated to lease three uninhabited Kiribati islands to establish an alternative Russia. The Handmaid’s Tale rose on the bestseller lists because, the author Margaret Atwood says, of worries about women’s issues after the US election, the US commander in Afghanistan asked for 2000 more troops, North Korea launched a missile, and a Chinese man was reunited with his family after being stuck in India for 50 years. Whew!

By BFP

Geographical Enquiry Skills Crossword (and more)

Geographical Enquiry Skills Crossword (and more)

KS3 Geography begins with a topic on Geographical Enquiry Skills. Geographical questions. Media. Bias. Accuracy. Beliefs. Values. Reports. etc. This simple crossword reinforces the skills involved in simple geographical enquiries and reinforces the way in which the language of the topic is used. This resource includes three more crosswords: European countries and their capitals, Asian countries and their capitals, and African countries and their capitals. Of course, the solutions are also included.Crosswords are simple, easy, and effective for reinforcing language skills, spelling, problem solving and of course they help students with handwriting issues. Best of all, the students enjoy the challenge of crosswords, whether done in small groups/teams, or as an individual activity. My preference is to use them as a small group activity because the students learn from each other and the whole activity becomes a competition. Look for new KS3 Geography and History crosswords each week. Print them off and store them away for homework activities or for when colleagues are absent.

By BFP

Story Board templates (differentiated)

Story Board templates (differentiated)

Download includes three pages of differentiated story boards.Can be used as a plan for their own story or used to help summarise a book shared in the class.All three story boards are supported by picture communication to support learning and are in three levels of difficulty/detail.

By zvlovegrove

Queen Elizabeth II's Sapphire Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II's Sapphire Jubilee

On 6th February, 2017 Queen Elizabeth II made history when she became the first British monarch to reach a Sapphire Jubilee, marking a reign of 65 years. On April 21st, 2016 she became the first reigning British monarch to reach the age of 90. This resource contains a fully editable, and informative 100 slide assembly / lesson PowerPoint on Queen Elizabeth II. Content makes reference to: - Her birthdate, birth place and parentage- Her palaces and homes – Buckingham Palace, Sandringham House, Windsor Castle, Balmoral Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse - The Royal Yacht Brittania- The Queen’s early life, education, achievements and interests - Her time in the ATS - Her 21st birthday speech declaring the dedication of her life to the Commonwealth (hyperlink to speech) - Her marriage to Prince Philip - The abdication of King Edward VIII and its impact on her future life - Her Coronation- Her family – sister Princess Margaret, her children, grand-children and great-grandchildren- Her role and duties as ‘Head of State’, ‘Head of the Commonwealth’ and ‘Head of the Church of England’- How the Queen spends a typical day- Her interests – riding horses, horse breeding and horse racing, pigeon racing - Her patronage of Charities and organisations - The Diamond Jubilee - Her 90th birthday celebrations - Street Party in the Mall, Pageant, Trooping the Colour, Service of Thanksgiving. - Her sapphire Jubilee The resource contains hyperlinks to the Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations, 90 photos for the 90 years of the Queens life, footage of the Queen's childhood, 90th birthday celebrations and a documentary on the Queen's life.For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Full Stops and Capital Letters for SEN Students- PowerPoint Lesson and Two Sets of Worksheets

Full Stops and Capital Letters for SEN Students- PowerPoint Lesson and Two Sets of Worksheets

This resource contains Set 1 WorksheetsThis resource contains a set of 14 differentiated worksheets on using full stops to demarcate sentences.Tasks include- Placing full stops at the end of simple sentences- Placing full stops in writing containing several sentences- Placing full stops in short paragraphs- Composing own sentences- Correcting sentences in which the full stops have been incorrectly placedCorrection key included. Set 2 WorksheetsA Set of 15 WorksheetsTask 1 - Pupils rewrite a short paragraph (about 100 words) placing full stops and capital letters in the correct places. The content is designed to be engaging and about characters who the pupils ought to be able to identify with.Task 2- Pupils complete a short comprehension about the paragraph answering in full sentences with a capital letter at the beginning and full stop at the end. Task 3 - Involves pupils writing a short paragraph about a character.A 40 Slide PowerPoint LessonThis resource contains a colourful, highly interactive and engaging 40 slide PowerPoint lesson presented by the punctuation character - the 'Full Stop' explaining how and when to use the full stop and why it is important to place it accurately in writing. It also clearly demonstrates that a capital letter is needed at the start of a sentence. Ample opportunities are provided throughout the PowerPoint for pupils to decide where the full stops and capital letters should go.Purchased separately these resources would cost £7.50 - save money and buy the bundle for just £4.50 - a massive saving of 40%!These resources are appropriate for older SEN / ASL / Entry Level students who find sentence demarcation challenging. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate

By Krazikas

Using Full Stops and Capital Letters - 40 Slide PowerPoint Lesson and Two Sets of Worksheets

Using Full Stops and Capital Letters - 40 Slide PowerPoint Lesson and Two Sets of Worksheets

This resource contains Set 1 WorksheetsThis resource contains a set of 14 differentiated worksheets on using full stops to demarcate sentences.Tasks include- Placing full stops at the end of simple sentences- Placing full stops in writing containing several sentences- Placing full stops in short paragraphs- Composing own sentences- Correcting sentences in which the full stops have been incorrectly placedCorrection key included. Set 2 WorksheetsA Set of 17 WorksheetsTask 1 - Pupils rewrite a short paragraph (about 100 words) placing full stops and capital letters in the correct places. The content is designed to be engaging and about characters who the pupils ought to be able to identify with.Task 2- Pupils complete a short comprehension about the paragraph answering in full sentences with a capital letter at the beginning and full stop at the end. Task 3 - Involves pupils writing a short paragraph about a character.A 40 Slide PowerPoint LessonThis resource contains a colourful, highly interactive and engaging 40 slide PowerPoint lesson presented by the punctuation character - the 'Full Stop' explaining how and when to use the full stop and why it is important to place it accurately in writing. It also clearly demonstrates that a capital letter is needed at the start of a sentence. Ample opportunities are provided throughout the PowerPoint for pupils to decide where the full stops and capital letters should go.Purchased separately these resources would cost £8 - save money and buy the bundle for just £4.99 - a massive saving of 38%!These resources are appropriate for primary aged pupils and older SEN / ASL / Entry Level students who find sentence demarcation challenging. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

10 SMART APPS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

10 SMART APPS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

This resource includes 10 Apps for Children with Special Needs. These applications are perfect for your unique child, and that he enjoys using these apps just as much as you enjoy watching him learn and grow!

By john421969

Autism, Count 1-10 Interactive Adapted Books Set, Special Education, SEND

Autism, Count 1-10 Interactive Adapted Books Set, Special Education, SEND

This set contains 3 Interactive Adapted Counting to 10 books for pupils with autism and special needs:Count....How Many?I see......These books are suitable for beginner readers (see preview).Instructions for how to prepare these books is included in the pdf (velcro dots are required).The pages of the books are not numbered so that you can bind them in numerical order or mixed.You might also like:Count 1-10 clip cardsCount 11-20 clip cardsFor more resources for pupils with autism please visit my Curriculum For Autism shop

By CurriculumForAutism

ABC - Surviving Ofsted of an Extended SEN Provision

ABC - Surviving Ofsted of an Extended SEN Provision

If the whole idea of having your SEND provision inspected seems daunting, then this easy guide (presented as a power point to help with CPD) will be an invaluable help. It provides simple easy to follow points, requirements and checklist of evidence trail, so that everything is to hand when they arrive.

By teachmomo