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Squashed Tomato Challenge - Welsh

Squashed Tomato Challenge - Welsh

A STEM Challenge where pupils design and build a model to move tomatoes down a mountain A fun hands on investigation suitable for pupils aged 7-19, written in Welsh. Challenge your students to take on a real -world problem affecting people in Nepal. The problem: In Nepal many farmers living on the mountainside grow fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes. To earn a living they need to sell these at the local market. The problem is getting to market involves a long, dangerous walk down the mountain side and over a river, at the end of which the tomatoes may well be a bit squashed. The challenge: To design, build and test a way of moving tomatoes that won't squash them! The activity is accredited by the British Science Association as suitable to count towards a CREST SuperStar Discovery, Bronze or Silver Award . For more information about the scheme please visit their website The challenge can provide a focus for British Science Week ; be used as a STEM or science club activity; enhance a lesson on forces/friction/levers; form the basis of an enrichment day; provide an activity for SEAL and PLTS and be the starting point for a range of cross-curricular activities.
PracticalAction
Hallowe'en Creatures Paper Bag Puppets

Hallowe'en Creatures Paper Bag Puppets

Four new great puppets for Hallowe'en fun! What is included: - 4 creatures (witch, dracula, Frankenstein, scarecrow) - a simple writing activity has been prepared which can be placed on the back of each creature (grade 1 or 2 or 3) JK and K can just make the paper bag puppets and not do the writing activities. Have created these so that something from each creature will hang over the base of the paper bag. - please look at the preview What you need: - paper, scissors, glue - brown paper bags (I bought mine in Michigan USA at a dollar store. They come 40 in a bag for $1.) Size listed on bag: 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches or 13 x 7.9 x 27 cm If your bag is a different size then just adjust your photocopying. Always make sure you download and save the project before printing! Sometimes customers just right click on the preview of a download and things don't print properly!
Artsy-Crafter
Year 1 comprehension bundle - Christmas around Europe

Year 1 comprehension bundle - Christmas around Europe

A collection of 20 comprehension activities for year 1 on the theme of Christmas around Europe. All the comprehensions contain a short piece of text with picture clues for tricky words and five simple questions. There are also accompanying PowerPoints for you to read the texts through with your class if you wish. This pack contains: 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Germany 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Spain 4 comprehensions on Christmas in France 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Poland 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Italy
blossomingminds
Stories Told by William Morris and Friends - A Resource To Support Key Stage 2 Literacy

Stories Told by William Morris and Friends - A Resource To Support Key Stage 2 Literacy

Stories Told by William Morris and Friends is a project that uses six art works and designs from William Morris Gallery's collection to support literacy at Key Stage 2. A visit to the Gallery can be built upon to create a half-term unit using the resources downloadable here. The resources consist of: Briefing Notes for teachers and adult helpers to help them talk about the six individual artworks (pictured) in the Gallery. Activity Sheets. These include one page sheets to help pupils explore individual art works in small groups rotating round the gallery spaces. They also include generic Story Frameworks and Scribe Sheets to help adults draw out language and their own ideas for stories from the artworks for further creative writing back at school. Background Information Notes. These provide a lot more contextual information about the stories and the artists and can be used by teachers for preparation or for research by upper Key Stage 2 pupils. Scheme of Work, developed to provide a six week unit of follow-up work linked closely to literacy objectives for Year 5 and 6 with suggestions on adaptations for earlier years. Powerpoint Presentations of the artworks, to support learning in the classroom. All images contained within these documents remain copyright of the William Morris Gallery. As such they may be used for educational purposes but should not be used for any commercial gain.
sharon_trotter
Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Poland

Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Poland

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Christmas in Poland.' There are four different comprehensions: Advent in Poland Polish decorations Christmas Eve Polish food There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Italy

Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Italy

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Christmas in Italy.' There are four different comprehensions: December in Italy Nativity scenes Christmas food La Befana (the kind witch who delivers gifts on Epiphany) There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Spain

Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Spain

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Christmas in Spain.' There are four different comprehensions: Nativity Scenes Christmas Eve Epiphany Christmas in Catalonia There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Creative and fun!!! A project-based approach to learning. Full UNIT OF WORK. ***If you choose to download then please provide feedback - positive or otherwise!*** The aim of this 2 week unit of work is to improve children's use of persuasive language to write an effective advertisement. It contains: 1. A powerpoint to introduce persuasive language for Speaking & Listening opportunities 2. Planning sheets which explain the process of persuasive writing following IPEELL (see below) 3. Resource sheets: WAGOLL to teach from with comprehension sheet, persuasive language mind-map, planning process exemplar, scoring sheet and links to websites. 4. Area & Perimeter lesson plan with resources and example of work. To link with the brochure design aspect of the project. Note IPEELL is a writing scheme (Introduction, Points, Evidence, Elaboration, Links & Language) a pilot program run by CEP.
SportyK
Year 1 Comprehensions - Christmas in France

Year 1 Comprehensions - Christmas in France

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Christmas in France.' There are four different comprehensions: St Nicholas' Day Nativity Scenes French Christmas Food Epiphany There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Festivals and Special Holidays Around The World - Reading Comprehension Super Bundle!

Festivals and Special Holidays Around The World - Reading Comprehension Super Bundle!

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts describe different "Special Holidays" and Festivals from around the world. The texts are non fictional and incorporate accurate historical and cultural information. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

"A History Of..." - Reading Comprehension Worksheets

This bundle includes four different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts through time / history... After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Let´s celebrate the European Day of Languages!

Let´s celebrate the European Day of Languages!

The European Day of Languages is celebrated on 26th September. In order to work with that day in class, here you have 6 different activities and there is a lot of information out there about this day.
Olynj