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Easter: how and why it is celebrated?

Easter: how and why it is celebrated?

Unit taken from Leicester City SACRE RE Syllabus for KS1 on Who celebrates what and why? This unit is in two halves and only Easter is covered in these lessons. PowerPoint lesson plan, alongside activity resources. Set of 4 lessons have been designed for a mixed class of Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. Easily amended to suit the needs of any KS1 class. Lesson 1: what do you celebrate and why? Lesson 2: why do Christians celebrate Easter? Lesson 3: how do Christians celebrate Easter? Lesson 4: Easter celebrations around the world. If this is useful, please rate and leave comments.

By choralsongster

BAKE SALE TEACHING RESOURCES CAKE CHARITY FOOD CUPCAKES SCHOOL CLASS BAKERY

BAKE SALE TEACHING RESOURCES CAKE CHARITY FOOD CUPCAKES SCHOOL CLASS BAKERY

Resources included are as follows:60 PDF FILESLots of signs to display for the bake sale, including advertisement signs, posters, different cake signs, times, price lists, menus, price cards, buntings and banners, drinks sign direction signs, competition signs and many more. Lots of planning activities and writing for purpose worksheets to help plan the event and keep children focused as well as activities and tasks to complete after the event. This is a lovely pack for any school or class planning a cake sale to raise funds for their school or for a specific charity with everything you will need before, during and after the day.

By hayleyhill

Banga Chicken Recipe

Banga Chicken Recipe

This is a licence to cook resource, which can help students celebrate Black History Month and it exposes children to West African culinary culture

By deltamariabooks

Perfect Pizza; Fine motor skills, counting, addition, fractions, food, vegetables, role play, EYFS

Perfect Pizza; Fine motor skills, counting, addition, fractions, food, vegetables, role play, EYFS

Children will love cutting out their pizza base and selecting and cutting out their toppings. They'll be having so much fun their wont notice all the fine motor skills practise they are doing!Topping come in a variety of shapes and sizes for differentiated cutting practise.Choose from 4 pizza bases; whole or divided into 4, 6 or 8 slices.Supports;role play (pizza take away, restuarant)naming different foods including meats, fruit and vegetables.countingcomparing amountsaddinghalvingfractions

By katypic

Thanksgiving scavenger Hunt- An Activity

Thanksgiving scavenger Hunt- An Activity

Thanksgiving Scavenger HuntThis scavenger hunt introduces to students some historical information and facts about the Thanksgiving Day celebrated in U.S.Here are 20 scavenger hunt cards with colorful pictures. It’s a great tool for to review vocabulary.How to Use:1. Print the given all 20 cards on a card stock or any other good paper and cut them along the black line. 2. Get the print of Scavenger Hunt questions pages and each student should be given this copy. 3. Place Scavenger Hunt cards around the classroom. For example you can place it on chair, on table, on benches, behind the classroom doors, besides the computer or wherever you like. 4. Students have to search the cards in a classroom in order to find out the answers of the questions. Students can complete this exercise in a group with classmate or alone.You will find lots more in my store, including math, science, ELA, activities/craftivitiy, special education, interactive activities, and more!

By ilaxippatel

Manchester Terror Attack - British Values Tutorial

Manchester Terror Attack - British Values Tutorial

Tutorial activity in prezi based around a video clip of how the people of Manchester are coming together after the terror attack on 22nd May 2017Suitable for both horizontal and vertical tutor groupsIncludes a British Values discussion, Reading Activity and a SMSC question

By sojellyfish

Refugees and immigrants Activity 3

Refugees and immigrants Activity 3

Enlighten your students about common myths and misconceptions regarding refugee and immigration issues and help them support their opinion with concrete arguments. Suitable for students aged 13-16, but can be adapted to match other age groups. We greatly value your feedback, so email us at vkioupi@gmail.com.

By vkioupi

African Food

African Food

Used as a starter in a KS3 SEND class on the topic of 'Africa'. We sampled the foods and discussed them on tables.

By abuzzybee0

Fact Files - Reading Task

Fact Files - Reading Task

Used with lower ability KS3 SEND pupils as a reading task. The fact files were adapted from another resource (additions were made). Cut out the question cards (highlighted word was for student who can only sound letters rather than sounds). They then match them to the posters and fact files.

By abuzzybee0

Yr 8 Sex and Relationships SOW

Yr 8 Sex and Relationships SOW

6 weeks resource suitable for Yr8 and/or SEN students.Around 15-20mins, designed to be used by non-specialist teachers in form time etc.Fully inclusive resource featuring many types of gender, sexuality and relationship types.Created from a mixture of re-used resources and original material.Each lesson comes with Teacher's NotesLesson 1 - Media vs. RealityLesson 2 - When things go wrongLesson 3 - Loss, separation and bereavementLesson 4 - STIs and contraceptionLesson 5 - Child Exploitation (Part 1)Lesson 6 - Child Exploitation (Part 2)I would love to read any feedback or suggestions.Enjoy :)

By adelebates

International Day of Disability Awareness Assembly - Language

International Day of Disability Awareness Assembly - Language

An assembly for yrs 7-11. The focus is on language we use when speaking to and about disabled people.There are suggested opportunities for student sketches as well as definitions and etymology of words.A great activity is to start the whole assembly by silently signing to everyone, and possibly teaching it to them at the end.Enjoy:)

By adelebates

GCSE Buddhism - 20 Lessons

GCSE Buddhism - 20 Lessons

Thanks to all of those who have left reviews below and helped this to become the "go-to" resource for teaching Buddhism at GCSE level.This bundle contains 20 high-quality lessons, each with lesson plans, presentations, and most with worksheets.It has been designed around the new OCR B specification, consequently it is also fully sufficient to teach the AQA specification (and will be useful to teachers teaching on Edexcel, which is slightly different to OCR B/AQA in terms of course contents)It covers all necessary material for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section (Section A) of the course in relation to BUDDHISM.It is the product of many weeks work: I have aimed to make these resources such that every lesson would receive a good or outstanding rating if inspected.All lesson downloads include:-A detailed lesson plan: explaining objectives, differentiation, cross-curricular aims, AfL tasks, and an activity timeline.-A presentation file designed to the highest professional standard.-Integrated and varied AfL-A suggested homework taskThe course features 15 worksheets, a 'Buddhist board-game' template, various 'knowledge hunt' activities and also features an IT Suite Lesson. It is designed to be a complete course for the first year of GCSE Religious Studies teaching.Downloading this bundle will certainly save you many many hours of preparation time: as a practising Buddhist I hope it will allow Religious Studies Teachers to teach the Buddhist component of their chosen GCSE specification.Positive reviews are warmly welcomed: I have made this course with pride and hope you will find it comprehensive and useful."May you be happy, may you be healthy, may you be peaceful."

By godwin86

The Sandman  and Fidget Spinners Double Pack with Starters

The Sandman and Fidget Spinners Double Pack with Starters

The Sandman and Fidget Spinners Double Pack with StartersTwo engaging top selling lessons + a starter pack with word games!Fantastic value!Click on the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Introduction to Buddhism through Mathematics

Introduction to Buddhism through Mathematics

Do you have pupils who love Maths? Do you have pupils who also love Religious Education? If so, this is the activity for them! Regardless of their age, all students love puzzles. Learning and fun at the same time! When learning about Buddhism, engage your students with these 5 excellent activities which have the advantage of combining their Maths skills with the enjoyment of playing! They were designed not just for creating ‘busy-work’ for students, but for engaging the students in the learning process and enhancing their learning experience.The sentences were developed in alignment with the learning objectives for the lesson: ‘Introduction to Buddhism’:✶ to identify 2-3 facts about Buddhism;✶ to explain the key words: ‘the Buddha’, ‘enlightenment’ and ‘the Middle Way’.The activities are suitable to be used for homework or during class activities (as starter or plenary). The answers are included! The activities have been created in both colour and blackline for your convenience.*************************************************************** This resource contains:✶ Cover✶ Preview✶ Teacher notes✶ 5 Activities - Colour Version✶ The answers✶ 5 Activities - Blackline Version✶ The answers✶ TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 19***************************************************************Related Resources All puzzles***************************************************************

By Think_About_It

Exploring Islam - bundle

Exploring Islam - bundle

This bundle contains the unit plan, PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, worksheets, flipcharts, puzzles, revisions, homework and the unit review to support the teaching of the unit 'Exploring Islam' (suitable for S1/S2/S3 - Scotland and year 7/8/9 -England). More updates to follow soon - all will be free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

Fried Plantains

Fried Plantains

The cookery activity celebrates Black History Month and establishes West African culinary culture as a Vegetarian Paradise. Plantains are becoming increasingly popular. They're rich in iron and are extremely delicious as a compliment to many carbohydrate dishes. Many young people however do not know how to cook fried plantains effectively. This is a simple guide as to how to fry plantains.

By deltamariabooks

Nigerian Tossed Bean Salad

Nigerian Tossed Bean Salad

Beans are a very good source of plant protein. This tossed bean salad is very nourishing and yet extremely easy to prepare. It is a lovely salad that can be enjoyed all year round. Beans are one of West Africa's most popular mystical foods. In Nigeria, beans are said to be the most mystical food of twins.

By deltamariabooks

Introduction to Conflict

Introduction to Conflict

Lesson introducing the concept of conflict and Blood Diamonds in Sierra Leone.Created for KS3, but easily adaptable to other year groups. Full lesson and resources included within the powerpoint file.

By Geog2014

GCSE HINDUISM - 20 Lessons

GCSE HINDUISM - 20 Lessons

This 20 lesson course is designed for GCSE level students studying Hinduism. It is designed for the new specifications (2016 onwards) and is based on AQA and OCR specs. It covers all necessary material for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section (Section A) of the course in relation to HINDUISM. It is the product of many weeks work: I have aimed to make these resources such that every lesson would receive a good or outstanding rating if inspected. All lesson downloads include: -A detailed lesson plan: explaining objectives, differentiation, cross-curricular aims, AfL tasks, and an activity timeline. -A presentation file designed to the highest professional standard. -Integrated and varied AfL -A suggested homework task Over 15 worksheets are included in this pack. Downloading this bundle will certainly save you many many hours of preparation time. Positive reviews are warmly welcomed: I have made this course with pride and hope you will find it comprehensive and useful. "May you be happy, may you be healthy, may you be peaceful."

By godwin86

Religion and Sport

Religion and Sport

This lesson is part of the inter-disciplinary project: Religion and Sport. Pupils learn to describe a situation where an athlete may experience a conflict between the requirements of their religious belief and the demands of their sport, to identify and explain any religious beliefs/practices associated with the potential conflict and to discuss factors that will influence choices for a person facing such a conflict. The resource can be used with S1/S2/S3 classes (Scotland) or year 7/8/9 (England) and it is designed to last 1-2 periods. Pupils are encouraged to debate, to express their own opinions and to think more deeply about this topic. The activities are designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time. The PowerPoint, with a very clear structure and eye-catching images can be used to boost vocabulary, to consolidate understanding and encourage confident thinking. Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated!For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

Banga Article

Banga Article

This is a Black History Month Resource which describes the medicinal properties of the palm fruit. Palm oil is widely used in West African cuisine, and appears in very many food items, produced within the British Food Industry. A ready example being digestive biscuit. Palm oil is used in West African cuisine to eradicate toxins and free floating radicals in the body. This article about Palm Oil is rather interesting and can be used to celebrate West Africa's culinary culture at its best during Black History Month.

By deltamariabooks

St Columba - bundle

St Columba - bundle

This bundle contains the lesson on St. Columba and a range of activities/homework to help your students learn about St. Columba! More updates to follow soon - all free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

Pancake Recipe Writing Booklet

Pancake Recipe Writing Booklet

Booklet template for writing a pancake recipe. Clear photos for each step to act as visual aids. Includes photos of scales showing quantities for flour and milk (links to Mathematics Measuring). When printing, select booklet and 2 sided printing. Fold pages in half and slot together in the correct page order to form a booklet.Suitable for Reception, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2.

By Fairydoesit

Pancake recipe writing booklet with narrow lines

Pancake recipe writing booklet with narrow lines

Booklet template for writing a pancake recipe with narrow lines. Clear photos for each step to act as visual aids. Includes photos of scales showing quantities for flour and milk (links to Mathematics Measuring). When printing select booklet and 2 sided printing. Fold pages in half and slot together in the correct page order to form a booklet.Suitable for Reception, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2.

By Fairydoesit

Talk about pancake making - homework aid

Talk about pancake making - homework aid

An aid to help families talk about making pancakes. A visual story map that allows children and parents/carers to retell their own experiences of making pancakes. The sheet can also be used as a recipe to follow. Great to encourage communication and language.Suitable for EYFS and KS1

By Fairydoesit

Story map – making pancakes

Story map – making pancakes

A visual story map that allows children to retell their own experiences of making pancakes. The sheet can be used as a recipe to follow or for the children to communicate how they made pancakes in class/at home. Use it as a focus for a display. The visual aid could also be used to assist writing - Talk 4 Writing, recounts, recipe writing. Great resource for communication and language and writing/marking making.Suitable for EYFS, KS1 and KS2.

By Fairydoesit