Understanding the world teaching resources: Seasons and weather

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ALL ABOUT SPRING

ALL ABOUT SPRING

This is a PowerPoint all about spring. It's in two parts: the first part is fifteen pages and includes new plant life, young animals and insects that appear in spring, and a section on animals in hibernation. The second part is seven pages all about why we have seasons and includes moving images of the earth rotating the sun and where the sun shines on the earth during each season.

By Teachersgem

Stay safe in the sun

Stay safe in the sun

PowerPoint, word mat, worksheet and poster template for children to explain how they can stay safe in the sun through drawing and labelling. Use the PowerPoint to introduce the lesson and explain the different ways that children can keep themselves safe in the sun. Slides can also be used as posters around the classroom or the outdoor areas. Children record their learning using the worksheet and poster templates. The word mat can be used as a memory jogger or to help children with spellings.

By Fairydoesit

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Seasonal Changes – The Four Seasons Planning and Writing Templates

Seasonal Changes – The Four Seasons Planning and Writing Templates

Planning and writing sheets for The Four Seasons. Use to write about the different changes that occur over the four seasons of the year. Available:A4 writing sheet without lines;A4 writing sheet with lines;Booklet – with and without season headings;Booklet with narrow lines; All booklets available with and without LO (Learning Objective) and space for date. When printing booklets, select booklet and 2 sided printing. Fold pages in half and slot together in the correct page order to form a booklet.

By Fairydoesit

Observing the Weather Interactive PowerPoint

Observing the Weather Interactive PowerPoint

An interactive PowerPoint to guide children on observing and predicting the weather. Slides included get children to think about what the weather was like yesterday, observe what the weather is like today and predict what they think the weather will be like tomorrow. Use the PowerPoint to model how to record weather throughout the week. Use alongside the Fairydoesit! Weather Observation Recording Sheets – available as recording over 5 days or 7 days.

By Fairydoesit

Seasonal Changes

Seasonal Changes

Three sheets to get children to think about and describe the changes that occur across the four seasons. Includes:What clothing do you wear in the different seasons?How does day length change across the seasons?How do plants change across the seasons?Use as individual lessons on the different changes that occur or as planning sheets for an end of unit written task/assessment.

By Fairydoesit

Weather observation recording sheets – record over 7 days

Weather observation recording sheets – record over 7 days

Observe and record the weather over the week (Saturday to Friday) using the weather observation recording sheets. 8 different charts to choose from of varying difficulties. Use the sheets to record the weather across the seasons and to increase the level of difficulty in recording as you progress through the year.Use alongside Fairydoesit! Observing the Weather PowerPoint starter and Weather Word Mat.

By Fairydoesit

Weather Word Mat

Weather Word Mat

Word mat for the different types of weather across the seasons.Use alongside the Fairydoesit! Observing the Weather PowerPoint and Weather Observation Recording Sheets – choice of recording over 5 days or 7 days.

By Fairydoesit

Weather observation recording sheets – record over 5 days

Weather observation recording sheets – record over 5 days

Observe and record the weather over the school week (Monday to Friday) using the weather observation recording sheets. 12 different charts to choose from of varying difficulties. Use the sheets to record the weather across the seasons and to increase the level of difficulty in recording as you progress through the year. Use alongside Fairydoesit! Observing the Weather PowerPoint starter and Weather Word Mat.

By Fairydoesit

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The Colour Recognition Bundle

The Colour Recognition Bundle

Three workbooks for EYFS and KS1 with cute graphics covering a range of seasonal items and their colours. Children can complete the sentences, use the wordmaps, read and comprehend. £0% reduction when you buy all three.

By teachercellar

My Summer Book of Colours EYFS/KS1

My Summer Book of Colours EYFS/KS1

This is the third in the series of My Colour Books for Early years and KS1 children. It is themed for Summer with colourful graphics. The tasks are to complete sentences using the correct colours, visual awareness is important and recognition of colours essential. There are also two wordmaps which could be laminated one on Seaside words and one on colours. These could be used as aids for writing ecxercises. The children will also be asked to complete some reading activities putting in a missing colour word, this will test understanding of what has been read. This can also be bought as part of a bundle.

By teachercellar

AT THE SEASIDE LITERACY FUN KS1/SEN

AT THE SEASIDE LITERACY FUN KS1/SEN

Looking for a resource to keep your little ones busy towards the end of the year or to occupy your slower learners and improve their reading and writing techniques? This is the one. Seaside PDF file with lots of fun activities, writing and drawing activities included, research worksheets, vocabulary worksheets, writing poetry, stories, a little bit of science and senses, sailing to a desert island, descriptive writing and links to a cross curricular topic. Curriculum areas include Literacy, Science/Materials, Art and The Animal Kingdom. This file can be printed out as individual workbooks for each child.

By teachercellar

World Environment Day (5th June) - 65 Slide PowerPoint Lesson / Assembly

World Environment Day (5th June) - 65 Slide PowerPoint Lesson / Assembly

This resource is a highly visual, fully editable 65-slide PowerPoint lesson/assembly on World Environment Day which takes place on 5th June annually each year. The PowerPoint contains references toThe origin of World Environment DayThe aims of World Environment DayThe 2017 host county - CanadaThe issues affecting the environment - global warming, air pollution from factories and traffic, fracking, deforestationHow we can help to look after our wonderful planet earth - re-cyling, re-using and reducingThe power point contains hyperlinks to a breath-taking, 4-minute video of our planet and a link to a moving song.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

Geography: Weather & Climate Crosswords

Geography: Weather & Climate Crosswords

Geography: Weather & Climate CrosswordsA set of TEN crosswords: The Water Cycle, Weather, Rain, Anti-cyclones and Depressions, Climate, and Micro-climates. And Climate Change.Suitable for Key Stage 3 Geography, GCSE/IGCSE, or A Levels/IB Diploma.Each crossword makes an excellent group or individual activity and can be used as a revision/reinforcement activity. In-class or for homework. These puzzles are great for stashing away to be used when colleagues are absent.Answers included.

By BFP

Summer Theme BINGO Game

Summer Theme BINGO Game

This is a summer-themed Bingo game, perfect for the days before you go on holiday! The Powerpoint presentation plays automatically with each slide showing a picture that your students should mark on their cards. After clicking "start", the slides advance themselves so you can sit back while your class plays.The file includes instructions, 20 different Bingo cards, and the Powerpoint presentation for calling out the game. Connect with Me!• • • • •

By Fishyrobb

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Seasonal Skill-Builder Activities for All Subjects {Bundle}

Seasonal Skill-Builder Activities for All Subjects {Bundle}

These fun, comprehensive, and easy-to-use activities focus entirely on building basic skills and cover the following subject areas: reading, writing, language, creative and critical thinking, science, social studies, and more!12 Stories for Each Season:- Fall- Winter- Spring- SummerStudents will read short stories all about each season. Each story introduces vocabulary words to know and is followed by comprehension questions.Additional Activities Cover: - counting- following directions- critical thinking skills- alphabetizing- finding details- vocabulary- math word problems- grammar- comprehension- map reading- bar graph- addition and subtraction- drawing solutions- thinking skills

By RemediaPub

Fall Skill-Builder Activities for All Subjects

Fall Skill-Builder Activities for All Subjects

These fun, comprehensive, and easy-to-use activities focus entirely on building basic skills and cover the following subject areas: reading, writing, language, creative and critical thinking, science, social studies, and more!Students will read 12 short stories all about fall. Each story introduces vocabulary words to know and is followed by comprehension questions.18 Additional Activities Cover: - counting- following directions- critical thinking skills- alphabetizing- finding details- vocabulary- math word problems- grammar- comprehension- map reading- bar graph- addition and subtraction- drawing solutions- thinking skills

By RemediaPub

Winter Seasonal Skill-Builder for All Subjects

Winter Seasonal Skill-Builder for All Subjects

These fun, comprehensive, and easy-to-use activities focus entirely on building basic skills and cover the following subject areas: reading, writing, language, creative and critical thinking, science, social studies, and more!Students will read 12 short stories all about winter. Each story introduces vocabulary words to know and is followed by comprehension questions.18 Additional Activities Cover: - counting- following directions- critical thinking skills- alphabetizing- finding details- vocabulary- math word problems- grammar- comprehension- map reading- bar graph- addition and subtraction- drawing solutions- thinking skills

By RemediaPub

Spring Seasonal Skill-Builder for All Subjects

Spring Seasonal Skill-Builder for All Subjects

These fun, comprehensive, and easy-to-use activities focus entirely on building basic skills and cover the following subject areas: reading, writing, language, creative and critical thinking, science, social studies, and more!Students will read 12 short stories all about spring. Each story introduces vocabulary words to know and is followed by comprehension questions.18 Additional Activities Cover: - counting- following directions- critical thinking skills- alphabetizing- finding details- vocabulary- math word problems- grammar- comprehension- map reading- bar graph- addition and subtraction- drawing solutions- thinking skills

By RemediaPub

Spring Writing Prompts

Spring Writing Prompts

This Spring Writing Prompts pack contains a total of 30 prompts for use throughout the spring season.The writing prompts are open-ended and can be used for a daily response notebook or more structured and guided writing, after class/small group discussion or research.I have also included blank templates, with and without a themed border. Included are handwriting guidelines, as well as lines only, for more advanced, able writers.**********************************************************CONTENTP1: CoverP2: Teacher NotesP3: ContentsP4: SeparatorP5-56: Writing JournalPROMPTS• PROMPT 1: Signs of Spring• PROMPT 2: Life Cycle 1• PROMPT 3: Life Cycle 2• PROMPT 4: Wonder Wings• PROMPT 5: Up, Up and Away• PROMPT 6: Coin Magic• PROMPT 7: Spring Cleaning• PROMPT 8: New Beginnings• PROMPT 9: Springtime Fun!• PROMPT 10: Where in the World…• PROMPT 11: Hiding Place• PROMPT 12: Spring Share• PROMPT 13: Spring Weather• PROMPT 14: Lost!• PROMPT 15: Which One?• PROMPT 16: Spring Days• PROMPT 17: Acrostic Poem 1• PROMPT 18: Acrostic Poem 2• PROMPT 19: Word List• PROMPT 20: Picture Prompt 1• PROMPT 21: Picture Prompt 2• PROMPT 22: Picture Prompt 3• PROMPT 23: Rainy Day Words• PROMPT 24: Name That Bug!• PROMPT 25: List 1• PROMPT 26: List 2• PROMPT 27: List 3• PROMPT 28: In Spring• PROMPT 29: Butterflies• PROMPT 30: ChicksP57: SeparatorP58-108: Writing Journal Alternative LinesP109: SeparatorP110-123: Blank Writing TemplatesP124-125: TOU/CreditsPAGE COUNT: 125**********************************************************RELATED RESOURCESSt. Patrick's Day WritingApril Writing**********************************************************Teacher's Toolkit Writing

By TeachersToolkit

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EASTER ACTIVITIES

EASTER ACTIVITIES

A collection of fun Easter activities. Quiz sheet with separate answers, colouring sheets, Easter egg hunt mazes, Easter word-searches in English and French and a slideshow of Easter themed images for inspiration.ALL FOR UNDER £2.00!!!Happy Easter!

By StartEducation

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Months of the Year Lesson / Assemblies Bundle - Twelve 50+ Slide Lesson / Assembly PowerPoint Presentations

Months of the Year Lesson / Assemblies Bundle - Twelve 50+ Slide Lesson / Assembly PowerPoint Presentations

Never be stuck for an assembly again! Ideal if you have a last minute assembly or unexpected tutor group time! Great resource for supply teachers and for covering lessons. These lesson / assembly Powerpoint presentations cost £2.99 each to purchase individually. Save money by buying the bundle for just £15.99. That's a massive saving of 58%! This resource contains 12 interesting, informative and fully editable 50+ slide PowerPoint lesson / assembly presentations. They could be used for a one-off assembly, series of assemblies or for lessons / tutor based activities. They include a wealth of information and contains references to • How the months got their names • Zodiac signs, flowers, birth stones for each month • Folklore and Sayings • Special Days in each month - Feast Days, Campaign Days, Special Days and Events • Notable Birthdays in each month • Inventions, Discoveries and Launches in each month • Notable Events and Happenings The resources also contain hyperlinks to areas of interest. For more detailed information about content click on the individual links. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking 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 Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Interactive Spring Patterning PowerPoint Game

Interactive Spring Patterning PowerPoint Game

WATCH AN 'IN ACTION' VIDEO OF THE GAME HERE: https://youtu.be/mXZQkcGisDoIt is important for students to be able to identify, create, complete, and extend patterns in order to create a solid foundation in maths. This Spring Patterns Interactive Game is perfect for teaching and reinforcing this skill. The game is self-checking and works well with small groups or in a whole class setting. A recording sheet is provided for students to show their work and mark their progress. The game provides 20 problems to complete. After each problem students should return to HOME – this is the page with flowers which link to each problem. They can be completed in or out of order.Each problem responds to students' input by:• audio responses• moving students to another slide where they then have to return HOMEThe game is available in two formats: • normal view rather like a PowerPoint presentation• game view which automatically opens ready to playWHOLE GROUP SETTING (Format 1)• Print the recording sheet. (Can be found at the very end)• Have the class sit around an interactive whiteboard. • Teach and reinforce the skill with every problem.• Students complete the recording sheet for each problem.• Individuals can go to whiteboard to complete each problem.SMALL GROUP SETTING (Format 2)• The game can be completed on any device.• If using an interactive whiteboard, groups can tally correct points for an eventual winning team – see points slide.• Teacher can decide if students will complete recording sheet.**********************************************************CONTENT• Cover• Teacher Notes• Recording Sheet• Spring Patterning PowerPoint Game (2 formats)• TOU/CreditsWATCH AN 'IN ACTION' VIDEO OF THE GAME HERE: https://youtu.be/mXZQkcGisDoPAGE COUNT: 30+**********************************************************RELATED RESOURCESAll Interactive PowerPoint Games**********************************************************Teacher's Toolkit Interactive Games

By TeachersToolkit

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CHRISTMAS QUIZ - Slideshow Edition.

CHRISTMAS QUIZ - Slideshow Edition.

Downloaded over 1000 times globally over the last week. Get your copy and give students a Christmas challenge with this big, challenging Christmas quiz. 40 questions that will really challenge students knowledge about all things to do with Christmas. This is quite a tricky quiz and has been written with Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 in mind. Provided in easy to print list form and also as a visually festive slideshow with a slide per question so that questions can be displayed on the whiteboard. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Start Education!

By StartEducation

World Environment Day 2017 - Assembly and Presentation

World Environment Day 2017 - Assembly and Presentation

World Environment Day 2017 - Assembly and PresentationThe first half of this 23 page, fully editable presentation takes you through what World Environment Day 2017 is all about. The second half gives you accurate, up to date information about the host country - CanadaThis is a great start to a discussion, topic and non-fiction writing based around this important subject.

By ChrisWat

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Assembly and Presentation Bundle

Assembly and Presentation Bundle

A HUGE collection of class assemblies and whole school assemblies that have been used in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.Each assembly has a powerpoint or script to use with your class.A Guide to The General Election 2017 - Presentation, Assembly, Discussion, PowerPoint, CitizenshipAncient Greek Gods Primary Class AssemblyBean to Bar. How is Chocolate Made - An AssemblyCharlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Class Assembly (30+ parts)Chocolate Week AssemblyDr What and The Victorians: A Class Assembly (30+ Parts)Hansel and Gretel: A Class AssemblyInternational Day of the Girl - An AssemblyMartin Luther King Assembly WITH SOUNDOlympic Games 2016 - An AssemblySpace - The First Man on The Moon: Class Assembly (30+ Parts)Victorian Schools: A Class Assembly (30+ parts)Walk To School Week: An Assembly, Presentation, Discussion,World Environment Day 2017 - Assembly and PresentationWorld OceanS Day 2017 - Assembly, Presentation

By ChrisWat

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June Circle Time Activity Pack for EYFS/KS1

June Circle Time Activity Pack for EYFS/KS1

Resource TitleJune Circle Time Activity PackAge/Year GroupEarly Years and Key Stage 1Total Pages in download❤ 88File TypePDFResource ContentCircle Time is a vital component in the EYFS and early Key Stage One. When children have opportunities to share their thoughts and ideas in a safe, encouraging environment, they begin to learn that they are valued, capable, and important members of the group. Circle Time is a time to reflect on things learnt, discuss new ideas and to practice listening and speaking skills. This pack will enable you to have lengthy discussions during June's Circle Time. Included are over 80 slides, printables and games. You can extend many of these activities and questions further.The pack covers Literacy, Maths, PSHE and Understanding the World. ❂ 1 June Calendar with Numbers❂ Pack is beach/seaside themed❂ 5 Beach/Seaside Themed Games (one by association of colour/snap and the other by number)❂ One full set of alphabet flashcards (beach buckets)❂ One full set of numbers flashcards for circle time counting (sun themed)❂ June Topic Words❂ 1 Topic Word Mat❂ One full set of June Circle Time RulesCheck the preview!Reviews and feedback are appreciated, I value all but as we tell our students, try to be constructive! @ pollypuddleduck@gmail.comPrinting Tip: This educational resource has been designed for printing on A4 size paper. If you are printing on a different size, select ‘shrink’ or ‘print to fit page’ (or similar option) in order for the contents to fit correctly. TOUPurchase of this resource entitles YOU, the buyer, the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use ONLY. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from Polly Puddleduck. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under the copyright of Polly Puddleduck even when edited. Posting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Polly Puddleduck ©2017

By PollyPuddleduck

KS1 June Workbook

KS1 June Workbook

Looking for something to keep KS1 busy during June? This resource is a pdf file full of fun. There is a quiz, writing lists, creative writing, writing instructions, writing an acrostic poem, finding words whcih will help spelling, a visit to the ice-cream shop (addition of money), days of the week (division by 7) and properties of a sphere (a ball).There are also drawing activities included.This can be printed out as a complete workbook or as individual worksheets to be used for differentiation. It will also link to Seasons, Understanding the world around us and the Seaside.

By teachercellar

Earth Day Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 70 Slides

Earth Day Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 70 Slides

There are two Earth Days. The United Nations celebrates Earth Day each year on the March equinox. Another Earth Day is celebrated each year on 22nd April. Earth Day is a global event created to promote awareness and appreciation for the earth’s environment. It was launched in the USA in 1970. Today Earth Day is celebrated in more than 192 countries around the world. It is also a useful resource for World Environment Day in June.This resource is a fully editable, colourful and informative 70 slide lesson / assembly presentation on Earth Day. The resource contains references toThe founders of Earth Day - John McConnell, Senator Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes.The first Earth Day in 1970 and its impact on legislation in the USA leading to the creation of the ‘United States Environmental Protection Agency’ and the ‘Clean Air’, ‘Clean Water’ and ‘Endangered Species’ Acts.Global warming, air pollution from factories and traffic, endangered species and deforestation.Re-cyling, re-using and reducing.Earth Day projects tree planting, cleaning up the environment.The 2016 Earth Day theme - Trees for the Earth – how trees help to combat pollution and global warming, prevent deforestation, provide homes, shelter and food for animals, provide income, food and means of transport for communities.How we can help to look after our wonderful planet earth.The power point contains hyperlinks to a breathtaking 4 minute video of our planet and a link to a moving ‘Earth Song’.A simple text version of this presentation more appropriate for younger / SEN pupils is also availableSimple Text Earth Day Lesson / Assembly PresentationFor 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

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

This cheerful song presents the scarecrow as a positive addition to a garden. The song describes how the scarecrow is always present in the garden as the plants grow and change. The song provides suggestions for activities that can be carried out in a garden environment. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com

By MelodyTreeHouse

Weather Songs (Rainy Day, Sunny Day, Windy Day & Snowy Day.)

Weather Songs (Rainy Day, Sunny Day, Windy Day & Snowy Day.)

The weather songs are designed to encourage children to make an association with different weather characteristics and appropriate clothing for that weather. Outdoor play is encouraged with all of the weathers described. The songs can be useful for singing to children while they are getting ready to play outside, such as when they are fastening up their coats. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com

By MelodyTreeHouse