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

Seasons activities

Seasons activities

A stimulating presentation looking at Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter with a range of activities about seasons.Includes plants, nature, clothes,weather.Presentation, print out activities, poster templates, writing frames,days and month cards.Suitable for EYFS and KS1

By JU3fromLeics

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

Spring Topic pack

Spring Topic pack

The pack includes:A4 sized letters in lower and upper case decorated with Daffodil flowers- these can be used to make a large alphabet line or to make any title you wantBlack and white colouring pictures of Spring flowersCounting cardsIndividual work bordersLarge colour display picturesAddition sums on flowersNumber cards to make a colourful number lineCards with signs of SpringA Spring themed bingo cardA colourful display titleTopic wordsA Spring themed tic-tac-toe game to makeA border for you classroom display- this prints in strips so you can print as many as you need for whatever size border you have!A lovely Spring themed photo pack to print and use on displays and for discussionA Powerpoint about Spring and whatto look out forBookmarks to colour and makeAn alphabet line on nests and birds- the capital letter is on the nest and the lower case letter is on the bird- great to displayin your outside areaWordsearchesSpring acrostic poem worksheetIndividual number linesColouring postersFlowers to colour, cut and makeAn alphabet line on cute rabbitsNumber rhymes to fit in with the spring theme- with props for singing the rhymes, rhymecards and face masks

By robbyn

The Weather topic pack

The Weather topic pack

The pack includes:A long colourful display bannerA display border to print as many times as you need for a display board of any sizeTopic words on decorated cardsColour photos of different types of weather- great for displays and discussionPosters of different weather symbolsA long banner 'What is the weather like today?'An A3 weather chart to print and display in your setting with days, months, date and weather to change each dayDress the children display with a selection of different clothes to use with each poster depending on the weatherA weather dial to makeLarge decorated lettering- this includes A-Z in lower and upper case letters so can be used for larger display titles as well as a large alphabet lineA number line to 100 on different weather picturesA worksheet to draw the different weather picturesWorksheets to draw the clothes to wear for different types of weatherMake a windmill activityLots of ideas for outdoor play in different weather and ideas for creating topic boxes for outdoor playAn A4 word mat with words and pictures- great to use with writing activitiesSorting pictures and sorting cards with weather pictures and different clothes picturesAn alphabet line on clothingTracing picturesA selection of colouring picturesNumber bonds to 10 and 20 on rainbowsMatch the clothes worksheet looking at clothes worn in hot and cold weatherMake the pictures the same worksheetsA selection of weather themed play dough matsAcrostic poems with a weather themeDecorated writing sheets- great for work about the weather or to include in your writing areaTHE SEASONSSeasons postersCut and stick worksheets about the seasonscolour photographs showing the weather and other things to spot in different seasonsSorting pictures and sorting cards about the seasonsSenses worksheets about what can be heard, seen etc in each seasonRAINY WEATHERA numberline to 100 on raindropsColour welliesAn alphabet line on umbrellasRhyme pack for 'Five little raindrops' including rhyme card, singing props and face masksIncy Wincy spider activityWhat can you do in the rain worksheetColour the rainbow worksheetSUNNY WEATHERSun counting cards from 1-10Sun safety picturesSun safety worksheetDesign a sun hat activityWhat can you do in the sun worksheetA sun alphabet line with lower and upper case lettersPlan a sunny day picnic worksheetSNOWY WEATHERMatch the patterned mittens gameCut and stick the snowmanA snowman templateRoll and collect the snowman parts gameTrace the snowflake worksheetWhat can you do in the snow worksheet

By robbyn

Summer topic pack

Summer topic pack

The pack includes:A4 sized letters in lower and upper case decorated with colourful summer flowers- these can be used to make a large alphabet line or to make any title you wantBlack and white colouring picturesCounting cardsIndividual work bordersLarge colour display picturesNumber cards on strawberries to make a colourful number lineA4 writing pages with Summer themed bordersA Summer themed bingo gameA colourful display titleTopic wordsA number line on suns up to 100Rhymes and songs about SummerA collection of tracing worksheets with a Summer themeKeeping safe in the sun worksheetWrite a postcard worksheetDesign an ice-cream worksheetIce cream dice game- roll the die and collect a piece for your ice creamDesign a sun hat worksheetDesign a Summer t-shirt worksheetA border for you classroom display- this prints in strips so you can print as many as you need for whatever size border you have!A lovely Summer themed photo pack to print and use on displays and for discussionBookmarks to colour and makeSummer flower craftsAddition and subtraction sums on sandcastlesAn alphabet line on flowers and flower pots- the capital letter is on the flower pot and the lower case letter is on the flower- great to display in your outside areaWordsearchesSummer picnic game- spin the spinner and collect the food and drink for your picnicSummer months bannersSummer acrostic poem worksheetIndividual number linesNumber rhymes to fit in with the Summer theme- with props for singing the rhymes, rhyme cards and face masks:Five little sunflowersTen little flowerpotsFive big ice-creams

By robbyn

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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

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.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

April Writing Prompts

April Writing Prompts

This April Writing Prompts pack contains a total of 30 prompts for use throughout the month of April.The writing prompts are open-ended and can be used for a daily response notebook or more structured and guided story 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: SeparatorP5-61: Writing JournalPROMPTS• PROMPT 1: April Fool! • PROMPT 2: April Weather• PROMPT 3: Bouncing Bunnies!• PROMPT 4: Rainy Day Games• PROMPT 5: Rain, Rain, Go Away…!• PROMPT 6: Nifty Nests• PROMPT 7: Bug Umbrella• PROMPT 8: Delicious Eggs!• PROMPT 9: Shocking Surprises!• PROMPT 10: Flying High!• PROMPT 11: World Health Day• PROMPT 12: Which One?• PROMPT 13: Raindrops• PROMPT 14: Cats and Dogs!• PROMPT 15: A Day in the Life of…• PROMPT 16: Going Rainbow• PROMPT 17: My First Plant• PROMPT 18: Rain Play• PROMPT 19: Lazy Easter Bunny!• PROMPT 20: Wonderful World• PROMPT 21: Acrostic Poem-Rain• PROMPT 22: Acrostic Poem-Earth• PROMPT 23: Picture Prompt 1• PROMPT 24: Picture Prompt 2• PROMPT 25: Picture Prompt 3• PROMPT 26: List 1• PROMPT 27: List 2• PROMPT 28: List 3• PROMPT 29: Rabbits• PROMPT 30: In AprilP62: SeparatorP63-108: Writing Journal Alternative LinesP109: SeparatorP110-123: Blank Writing TemplatesP124-125: TOU/CreditsPAGE COUNT: 125**********************************************************RELATED RESOURCESSt. Patrick's Day WritingSpring Writing**********************************************************Teacher's Toolkit Writing

By TeachersToolkit

At the Beach Differentiated Writing Prompts and Seaside/Beach Word Mats for EYFS/KS1

At the Beach Differentiated Writing Prompts and Seaside/Beach Word Mats for EYFS/KS1

Resource TitleAt the Beach Differentiated Writing Prompts and Word MatsAge/Year GroupEarly Years and Key Stage 1Total Pages in download❤ 13File TypePDFResource Content❂ Over 40 Writing Prompts/Story Starters/Titles and Words (differentiated). ❂ Laminate for long term durability and use year after year! These writing prompts look great in beach buckets on tables! Please note- two words mats are included in colour (differentiated). Check 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

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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

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Autumn or Harvest EYFS

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Autumn or Harvest EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Autumn/Harvest.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to Autumn/Harvest. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

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

Talks about fruits (31 types of fruits)

Talks about fruits (31 types of fruits)

What you would get:1. 2 ppt files - (fruits with 1 seed) & (fruits with more than 1 seed)2. Items to be discuss among childrenHow to play:1. Show children the name of fruits - let them talk about it (Texture, taste, smell, size/shape & color)2. Matching - Match picture with the name3. Grouping - group fruits with same characteristic

By 123chirpchirp

Water Bunde

Water Bunde

Are you teaching about water, the sea, oceans, the water cycle or rivers? Then I am sure you would find this wonderful collection of water related presentations, quizzes and creative writing prompts, very useful. These resources can be used for a wide range of different age groups and as part of a cross-curricular unit

By peterfogarty

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Great activity for Spring/Summer term but can also be undertaken during the Autumn/Winter terms.Students work in teams to find the items on the worksheet. All that is needed is a bag or container to collect the items and a print out of Scavenger Hunt. Can be completed in school and college grounds. With greater supervision in a local park or area. Set the students off and give them a time to return with their findings.

By crazyaboutteaching

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May Day: An Ancient Celebration

May Day: An Ancient Celebration

May Day: An Ancient CelebrationMay Day marks the transition from winter to summer season and is a time of ancient celebrations and festivals.PowerPoint presentation and quiz on the pagan and Roman roots of May Day.

By CollEd

The Great Outdoors Collection 5 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 5 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 5 - Lessons Inspired by Nature A collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value! See the links for further details. Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish (Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Young Writers' Collection

The Young Writers' Collection

The Young Writers' Collection A collection of fun and engaging writing resources and lessons to engage budding young writers.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/coffee-write-table-notebook-1246511/

By EngageinEnglish

Yearly Classroom Calendar Set - All 12 Months

Yearly Classroom Calendar Set - All 12 Months

A full year of calendar cards for your classroom calendar!Each month includes 3 themed sets of date cards in different designs for mixing, matching, and patterning, plus a heading card with the name of the month and days of the week. That's a total of 36 sets of cards! In addition, you will receive monthly headings and days of the week cards to match each set of number cards.The cards measure 2.5" square to fit in most pocket charts.

By Fishyrobb

The Young Writers' Collection 2

The Young Writers' Collection 2

The Young Writers' Collection 2A collection of fun and engaging writing resources and lessons to engage budding young writers.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/coffee-write-table-notebook-1246511/

By EngageinEnglish

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by NatureA collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Great Outdoors Collection 3 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 3 - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection 3 - Lessons Inspired by NatureA collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish