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Discovery Through A DOG's WORLD  >BIG Elementary Reader > Activities & Discussions

Discovery Through A DOG's WORLD >BIG Elementary Reader > Activities & Discussions

Discover Through A DOG’s WORLD Includes: A Picture Book of One Puppy Dog’s DISCOVERIES A Variety of Environment Themes & Adventures LARGE Type Fonts for EASY Reading Chapter Associated Ideas, Discussions & Activities Printable 8.5 x 11 Format Perfect for Introducing DISCOVERY Themes! This book uses Toby the dog to help understand the concept of discovery. His tales can be read as a cohesive story, and the suggested questions and activities can be introduced at will. The topic of discovery is a key ingredient for life. This is an essential message to foster in young minds for discovery leads to great inventions. Enjoy Toby’s journey! Perfect for classrooms, home schooling, and other venues.
PattyAnnsPetProject
The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch - a novel study unit

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch - a novel study unit

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch . A novel study unit This book provides the base for a host of activities all across the curriculum. Students will explore new vocabulary, quotation marks and sequence. They will demonstrate an understanding of pattern in a very interesting manner, and use measurement to further their understanding of this concept. There are research topics and fun experiments. The expectations are clearly stated for each area of the curriculum that is covered in this topic. There is a Reflection handout plus a Rubric to check each student’s understanding and progress.
chicadee
terremoti

terremoti

Rivolto agli alunni di terza media conoscere la trasmissione e i danni provocati dalle onde sismiche legamenti italiano geografia tecnologia
cinziaprincipe63
7 KS1 WRITING/COLOURING FRAMES - mixed themes

7 KS1 WRITING/COLOURING FRAMES - mixed themes

This assorted pack of picture-poem activities include graded versions for some + guidance notes for all. Themes: Shells, Sea, Stars, Aliens, Castles, Ladybirds, Butterflies. My own designs, hand-drawn, home-produced, successfully used in my poetry sessions.
katewilliams_poetry
Coral

Coral

Videos from plane Plane Coral The view from my window
missavicis
Seaside Rhymes & Picture-Poem Activities

Seaside Rhymes & Picture-Poem Activities

Sea, shells, fish and seabed mystery feature in these multiple rhyme and picture-poem sheets, with guidance notes and development ideas for each part. All have been successfully used with Early Years and KS1 classes. Contents: 3 rhymes: ‘Sparkly Sea’, ‘Shiny Shells’ & ‘Under the Sea’; 3 picture-poem designs, one with 3 graded variations of difficulty (The sea is…). These writing and colouring sheets are: ‘Fish are…’, ‘Shells can be…’ and ‘The sea is…’ Activities involved: chanting, clapping, word-choosing, acting out, physical movement, sounding out, writing, colouring, and potentially singing and performing.
katewilliams_poetry
The sea is - 3  graded Picture-Poem Frames, EY-Yr3

The sea is - 3 graded Picture-Poem Frames, EY-Yr3

These graded, sea-themed sheets are fun to write on, having wavy lines, plentiful illustration and simple starter phrases. The wavy writing lines, representing waves, encourage a relaxed, free-thinking approach, also highlighting the theme. There is also ample opportunity for colouring, with sea, sun, fish, bucket and spade, seaweed, boat, sand, sandcastles and shells to fill with colour. Prepare children for the topic with some sea-themed activities, such as a visit to the seaside, a sea-themed picture-book story, acting-out and photo-viewing. Build a word-bank as you go, focusing on describing words for the sea, such as ‘blue’, ‘wavy’, ‘cold’, ‘cool’, ‘warm’, ’ sparkly’, ‘fun’, ‘swishy’, ‘fresh’, ‘salty’, ‘splashy’, ‘deep’, ‘green’, ‘shiny’ and ‘magical’. The hardest sheet invites similes for the sea, shells and other items. These starter-lines could also be added (by hand) to the simpler sheets, for keen writers. Reading out and celebrating will build children’s confidence in their writing, and readiness for more. The sheets are hand-drawn and home-produced, and have been tried out with rewarding results in my school workshops.
katewilliams_poetry
Shells can be... Writing & Colouring Sheet + Guide

Shells can be... Writing & Colouring Sheet + Guide

This resource comprises two sheets: a writing and colouring frame and a guide for teachers. Both are black-and-white sheets in PDF format. The ‘Shells can be…’ writing and colouring sheet (or poetry frame) is designed for upper EYFS and lower KS1 emergent writers. The shells are hand-drawn, and represent various types and features. The opening phrase, ‘Shells can be’, invites descriptive words on the short, thick lines between the shells. The activity promotes literacy, while also offering creative colouring fun and a window onto the seaside environment. Suggestion for use: Introduce your writing and colouring activity by setting the scene first. Tell your group you’re going on a pretend trip to the seaside. Stretch arms out like the long beach and wave them like the wavy sea, making swishing sounds. Pretend to find a shell each, perhaps twinkling on the seabed or lying on the sand. With children in a circle, let them handle and inspect some real shells, listening to their hums and feeling their textures and shapes. Discuss how they look, feel and sound, drawing attention to their different patterns, bumps and curves. Ask who has seen shells at the seaside, or has one at home. Sky-draw the spiral shape of a twisty shell; stretch hands out to represent fan-shaped ones. The children will now be geared up to writing about shells and colouring the little shell pictures (as excitingly as they like!). Encourage able writers to add a simile to one word, such as ‘Shiny as …’ ( ‘a pearl’, ‘a mirror’, ‘the sea’…).
katewilliams_poetry
'Fish are...' Writing & Colouring Sheet + Guide

'Fish are...' Writing & Colouring Sheet + Guide

This resource comprises a writing/colouring sheet + a one-sheet guide for teachers, both black-and-white, PDFs. The fish-themed writing and colouring sheet - or picture poem frame - is a simple and attractive activity for EYFS. It offers a single line (at the top) for descriptive writing, with the starter words ‘Fish are’. The space below is filled with a large, hand-drawn scene of a patterned fish under the sea. The guide provides a list of relevant words to prompt for as needed, and two suggestions for extending the literacy aspect. The resource supports multiple curricular areas, in particular: Literacy, Expressive Arts & Design, Physical Development (fine motor skills) and Understanding The World. The attractive design has been proven to motivate young children to think up and try to write descriptive words for the fish, and to experiment with colours and pencil control. Enthuse children in the topic first, perhaps by showing pictures or videos of fish in the sea, looking at some in an aquarium, reading a story about a fish and enacting them together.
katewilliams_poetry
Sea Life Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

Sea Life Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Sea Life’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Shells Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Nature The Beach Sea

Shells Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Nature The Beach Sea

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Shells’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

595 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as 8 PowerPoints so that they can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

36 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 6

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 6

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 3

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 3

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 2

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 2

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors - Nature

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors - Nature

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons.
StartEducation
Islands and Oceans/ Sea Poetry

Islands and Oceans/ Sea Poetry

A Power Point exploring different types of poetry based on the sea/ oceans. The Power Point covers rhyming words, acrostic, shape and listing poems - also includes widgit symbols.
G1mun
Under the Sea Story Cards

Under the Sea Story Cards

Story Cards inspired by things from under the sea for ages 18 months + Story Cards are a great resource to inspire children to be creative, imaginative and spark a love of story telling! This pack includes 24 story cards inspired by all things under the sea! Part of my designs include back of card printed images themed to the resource. This feature is optional to print but makes your resources unique. Story cards have been designed for little learners to easily hold and interact with the cards. I recommend printing this resource on thick card or laminate to allow multiple uses. This resource will help promote: story telling, sequencing, use of language, communication, imagination and creativity. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on facebook at Please help me by leaving feedback 😊
laura_d1
Summer Beach Story Cards

Summer Beach Story Cards

Story Cards inspired by the beach in Summer for ages 18 months + Story Cards are a great resource to inspire children to be creative, imaginative and spark a love of story telling! This pack includes 12 story cards inspired by all things summer! Part of my designs include back of card printed images themed to the resource. This feature is optional to print but makes your resources unique. Story cards have been designed for little learners to easily hold and interact with the cards. I recommend printing this resource on thick card or laminate to allow multiple uses. This resource will help promote: story telling, sequencing, use of language, communication, imagination and creativity. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on facebook at Please help me by leaving feedback 😊
laura_d1
Punch and Judy Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Puppets Cartoon

Punch and Judy Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Puppets Cartoon

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Punch and Judy’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Seas Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson The Sea Geography

Seas Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson The Sea Geography

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of ‘Seas’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
How to make a mermaid tail for doll craft project

How to make a mermaid tail for doll craft project

Inspire creativity with arts and crafts for learners of all ages This mermaid tail can be glued or sewed - in our download pdf we suggest sewing and gluing The instructions come from our craft pack and we have included a mermaid tail template in the download Use the resources we suggest or get additional resources from home or at hand to decorate.
ElevateProducts
Journey Around the World

Journey Around the World

These cards can be used as conversation builders, introduction models and more. The aim of the game is practicing different types of questions. Students can learn information about countries as well. This is a speaking game to the topic “Countries and nationalities”. Cards :nationality, capital city names and their flags Picture dictionary on some of the famous places, landmarks, sights of the world.
Olynj
Design a Theme Park leaflet with template (KS2)

Design a Theme Park leaflet with template (KS2)

After looking at existing examples of Theme Park Leaflets, (not included) learners design and create their own leaflet using this template. These sheets are designed to be attached inside an exercise book and used in a display. Also included are examples of powerful vocabulary (Wow Words) and a list of useful persuasive phrases to ‘up-level’ the outcome of your learners work. Also included is a short video clip advertsing a theme park and a sample set of success criteria (WMG - What makes good)
hifisher
Understanding Food Chains

Understanding Food Chains

Students use examples from the ocean to draw food chains showing the relationships between organisms. They then apply their learning to finding food chains around them. They use their food chains to suggest the outcomes when one of the animals is removed from the chain. They will group living things on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things. Students will represent and communicate ideas and findings in a variety of ways such as diagrams, physical representations and simple reports. They will understand that living things, including plants and animals, depend on each other and the environment to survive. Students will be able to research the diets of a range of living things, create a simple food chain based on their research and communicate their finding to the peers.
TheTeachersFriend
Assessing for Prior Knowledge - 'Stand on the Line' Activity

Assessing for Prior Knowledge - 'Stand on the Line' Activity

The ‘Stand on the Line’ activity can be used as a barometer to test students’ prior knowledge - the focus of this lesson is the the human impact on ecosystems. Read a set of statements to students then use the additional notes provided to engage students in further conversation around each point.
TheTeachersFriend
Sea Animal Clip Art - Colour and B/w Sea Creatures

Sea Animal Clip Art - Colour and B/w Sea Creatures

This big sea life clip art pack contains 29 cute and colourful images of sea animals. The images are available both in colour, and in black and white outline, in png format at 300 dpi for transparent backgrounds and good resolution. This pack includes the following animals: dolphin, whale, shark, fish, tropical fish, eel, seahorse, starfish, lobster, crab, coral, seal, walrus, penguin, seagull, pelican, turtle, sea anemone, sea urchin, clam, scallop, prawn, sea otter, orca (killer whale), stingray, squid, jellyfish, octopus and hermit crab. The following files are provided: • Colour • Black and white outline with white fill • Black and white outline, transparent (no fill) Terms of Use Leebling graphics are licensed for personal and commercial educational use. Commercial educational use: You may use these images commercially to create teaching resources for sale. These resources must be created by you and contain teaching content other than these images. They can be used for pdfs, smartboard or Powerpoint but must be secured or flattened so that the images cannot be extracted. They can also be used for Boom cards. Credit should be given to Leebling with a link to my store. Personal use: These graphics may be used in teaching materials or decorations for your own classroom or other crafts and activities for your own personal non-commercial use. Full terms and conditions are given with the download.
Leebling
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Pack - Seasons

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Pack - Seasons

A collection of twelve non-fiction comprehension activities for year 2, all with the theme of seasons. There are three different comprehension booklets for each season, covering what happens in that season, what activities you can do in it and what happens to the wildlife. Perfect for cross-curricular learning throughout the year! Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions and the same layout. The topics explored in the comprehensions are: What happens in the spring? What can I do in the spring? Spring animals Summer wildlife What happens in the summer? What to do in the summer Autumn wildlife What can I do in the Autumn? What happens in the Autumn? What happens in the winter? Winter activities Winter animals and wildlife PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds