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Year 2 SPAG PPT:  Past and present tense including the progressive form

Year 2 SPAG PPT: Past and present tense including the progressive form

A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 text objectives requiring pupils to understand: • the correct choice and consistent use of present tense and past tense throughout writing • use of the progressive form of verbs in the present and past tense to mark actions in progress The PPT contains explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
karenmoncrieffe
Word Order in Sentences - Year 4

Word Order in Sentences - Year 4

This is a simple starter aimed at children in the academic year 4 (Key Stage 2). I is a word order activity which they can do in their books or can be printed off and completed on a sheet. This activity is also easy to edit and develop this document to make more tailor- made to suit a specific group or individual…
steezle
Phonics Poster

Phonics Poster

A simple engaging phonics poster of everyday themed aspects of an educational environment. Can be used, and placed anywhere to help students identify correct spellings.
dp2912
Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

Literacy: Read, Question, Answer

A read, question and then answer worksheet. Designed to improve reading, writing and analytical skills. Designed for KS1 but can also be used for KS2.
dp2912
Video Rose by Jacqueline Wilson - Unit of Work

Video Rose by Jacqueline Wilson - Unit of Work

You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
missdickson7
English KS4 Takeaway Homework Menus

English KS4 Takeaway Homework Menus

10 KS4 takeaway homework menus specifically for KS4 schemes of learning. Each menu has a different takeaway restaurant from Mcdonalds to Wagamama and starts with “extra mild” through to “extra hot” to reach those high achievers. All menus contain 6 extracts relevant to the questions on the powerpoint slides that follow. See below for the list of work schemes covered: A Christmas Carol KS4 An Inspector Calls KS4 Language Paper 1 Language Paper 2 Macbeth KS4 Poetry Anthology- Power and Conflict Romeo and Juliet KS4 Spelling Punctuation and Grammar Unseen Poetry KS4
podmc002
Primary Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklists! (Year 1-6)

Primary Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklists! (Year 1-6)

These checklists provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered year-by-year from Year 1-6. I provided these to teachers in my own school, who marked the individual elements of the curriculum as they were covered (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into the individual components to be taught, which is not always as self-explanatory as one would assume! It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Year 6 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

Year 6 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

This checklist provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered in Year 6. I offered this to teachers, who marked it off as they covered individual elements of the curriculum (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into individual components, which are not always self-explanatory. It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Year 1 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

Year 1 Writing Curriculum Coverage Checklist!

This checklist provides an academic overview of the writing curriculum content to be covered in Year 1. I offered this to teachers, who marked it off as they covered individual elements of the curriculum (their aim was to ‘tick’ each element twice over an academic year). They have found it extremely useful, as it offers a useful breakdown of the curriculum statements into individual components, which are not always self-explanatory. It is broken down into Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling, and Handwriting sections. Please note that the spellings listed are indicative of the patterns to be learnt - it is not the exhaustive list. Furthermore, the composition section details our interpretation of what needs to be covered over a year, some schools vary from this. For this reason, the document is provided in Word, for easy editing. It is also provided as a PDF, to prevent formatting issues between computers. Hope that this proves helpful to you too!
TandLGuru
Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

Love and Relationships - Mother any distance

A fully differentiated lesson on Mother any distance by Simon Armitage that analyses how the narrator sees his relationship with his mother, and how he reflects on his relationship as he prepares to leave home. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

Develop writing and composition skills, by building sentences to say what people are feeling. 3 levels of worksheets: Level 1: 1 key word sentence - What emotion? (e.g “sad”) Level 2: 2 Key word sentence .- who? + what emotion? (e.g "the boy is sad" Level 3: 3 Key work sentence - who? + what doing + what emotion? (e.g “The boy is feeling sad” 4 picture cards at each level 32 picture cards in total. Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Includes information on how to use the Colourful Semantics system.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
The Quest - KS3 Creative Writing

The Quest - KS3 Creative Writing

An engaging creative writing scheme of work for KS3 (used for mixed ability). Students learn a range of key writing skills as they write their own adventure story called The Quest. Students focus on a range of different writing forms for each chapter. Full LTP included with each lesson numbered with a ppt. and linked resources.
ZoeMay26
ADJECTIVE PHRASE; BUNDLE

ADJECTIVE PHRASE; BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on adjective phrases. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Types, Structure, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
The Graveyard Book Novel Study

The Graveyard Book Novel Study

This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. About the Novel: A perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association’s “Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book,” a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year. About the Resource: The pack has been designed in alignment with Common Core Reading Standards for Grade 7. The pack has been designed to cover five weeks, with assigned pages for reading, comprehension tasks and quotation and structure analysis. A link to an editable digital copy of the file on Google Slides for completing without printing is available with download.
erinbrasington
Year 2 information text, 3 week non-fiction unit, planned and fully resourced, tourist attraction

Year 2 information text, 3 week non-fiction unit, planned and fully resourced, tourist attraction

Talk! Drama! Reading skills! Grammar skills! Games! Writing an information text! In this three week non-fiction writing unit, children look at an information text (a poster about the now destroyed Brighton Chain Pier). Then they play with the text and create new sentences of their own, developing key Year 2 grammar skills. Finally they create an information text of their own (Brighton Palace Pier), applying the skills taught in the previous two weeks. Every resource is included and most are resources are differentiated 3 ways - there’s a lot of work here! You could easily swap the model for an attraction local to you. You could also swap the outcome to an attraction near you - the skills in this unit are all transferable. Here are the objectives covered thoroughly across the three weeks: This unit revisits Y1 grammar: I can make up sentences. I can join my ideas using ‘and’. This unit introduces new Y2 grammar concepts: I can use commas for lists. I can use questions, statements, exclamation and commands. I can use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify [for example, ‘the polished stones’]. I can add a chunk (clause) using ‘and’ (coordination) This unit introduces the following Y2 terminology: noun, noun phrase, statement, exclamation, command, adjective, verb, comma This unit introduces these Y2 composition objectives: I can write an information poster. I can plan or say out loud what I am going to write about. I can use new words (vocabulary). I can write my ideas in sentences (continued from Y1). I can make improvements and changes with the teacher or with my friends. I can re-read to check that my writing makes sense. I can proof-read to check my spelling and punctuation [Are the ends of my sentences punctuated correctly?] I can read aloud what I have written clearly and with expression. Reading skills : I can spot meaning breakdown. I can repair a meaning breakdown. Enjoy!
extra golden-time
Grammar Year 5 Fronted Adverbials Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

Grammar Year 5 Fronted Adverbials Autumn Block 1 Step 3 Lesson Pack

This Year 5 Fronted Adverbials lesson pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency, and application and reasoning questions. The varied fluency resource is differentiated in three ways and includes a selection of different questions types. The application and reasoning resource is differentiated in three ways and includes two application questions and one reasoning question types. You can find more resources which follow our GPS scheme of work here.
ClassroomSecrets
The Witches - Creative Writing

The Witches - Creative Writing

Three lessons about Roald Dahl’s The Witches suitable for KS3. One lesson is creative writing, the second is drama and the third compares two extracts about witches (fiction and non-fiction.) Differentiated resource.
Stacey1981
Literacy Writing Lesson

Literacy Writing Lesson

Creative writing lesson for primary school, using The Literacy Shed for inspiration. Self and peer checking included. https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
Stacyjoannewilson
Text Types Display

Text Types Display

Grammar posters to explain text types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with sentence types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Sentence Types Display

Sentence Types Display

Grammar posters to explain sentence types. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and homophones.
Stacyjoannewilson
Homophones Display

Homophones Display

Grammar posters to explain homophones. can be used as starter activities or displays. Also available as a bundle with text types and sentence types.
Stacyjoannewilson
Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

Fiction Reading Comprehension: About a Boy

An extract from ‘About a Boy’. You could show students the clip for extra engagement! Can be used as cover or to enable students to focus on their reading comprehension and fully understand what they’re reading. Includes comprehension questions, inference, language and ‘evaluate’ questions leading nicely to Language Paper 1 (AQA) and Component 1 (Eduqas) Includes sentence starters for support and challenges to stretch and challenge.
lhowellpratt
Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny

** Writing a Plan Complete Lesson – Gangsta Granny** ** Complete Lesson on Writing a Plan, related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams** This download includes a complete, KS2, English study lesson on the seventeenth chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. Teachers will get full resources and plans for teaching school children about writing plans in the classroom. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a PowerPoint to explain the activity and then practice independently. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for kids to complete to reflect on the chapter read and share their ideas. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download. This download includes: Full and detailed lesson plan PowerPoint slides for the lesson Example shared write Writing frame Chapter review sheets Planning sheet This is the seventeenth chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here ** Some of my other products: ** ** Big Science Bundle Pack** ** Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook ** Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit
TheGingerTeacher
Persuasive Writing: Analysis and Scenario Revision

Persuasive Writing: Analysis and Scenario Revision

Students really enjoyed this lesson! Said it was one of the funnest persuasive writing revision lessons they had ever done. An engaging starter exploring historical context. A starter selling a run-down house with persasive devices. An analysis of MLK speech (with differentiated questions). 3 (funny) scenarios whereby pupils must create short ‘talks’ and include specific success criteria focusing on purpose, audience, format and tone. A peer assessment plenary.
lhowellpratt
CLAUSES WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWERS: BUNDLE

CLAUSES WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWERS: BUNDLE

A bundle of 5 sets of worksheets with answers on clauses. This bundle includes exercises on: Clause Types Noun Clauses Adjective Clauses Adverbial Clauses Relative Clauses Teachers can use these task cards to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
Choose the Correct Saying/Phrase

Choose the Correct Saying/Phrase

Simple, easy to follow, easy to understand activity. Related to ordering/arranging the correct saying/phrase in relation to its tense. Added colour emphasis to enhance difference in spelling in relation to its tense. Designed for KS1.
dp2912
RELATIVE CLAUSE: BUNDLE

RELATIVE CLAUSE: BUNDLE

A bundle of 4 resources on relative clauses. This bundle includes: Handouts: Vocabulary, Properties, Types, Word-Bank, Rubrics Worksheets, Exercises, and Task Cards Lesson Plan with Resources Ready to use PowerPoint Presentation Teachers can use these ready-made resources to enhance the vocabulary, language, grammar, and writing skills of the learners. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ To challenge early finishers ✿ For effective tutoring ✿ As ESL stations and sub tubs ✿ As holiday work and homework ✿ For small group collaborations ✿ For an end of unit assessments ✿ For reinforcement and enrichment
john421969
Love and Relationships - Follower

Love and Relationships - Follower

A fully differentiated lesson on Follower by Seamus Heaney that analyses how the narrator sees his relationship with his father, as his father works as a farmer and he is the awkward nuisance as a child that follows him around. Includes key words, key quotes, differentiated activities and visually engaging and interesting resources for students preparing for AQA English Literature Paper 2 at KS4, but can also be easily adapted for KS3 students as well.
Lead_Practitioner
Amulet poetry - explore and create poetry with patterns - four sessions - expanded noun phrases

Amulet poetry - explore and create poetry with patterns - four sessions - expanded noun phrases

I love using ‘Amulet’ by the amazing Ted Hughes as a model for children’s poetry writing. Here are four sessions that explore this rich and powerful poem in creative ways. By the end of session 4, children will have created powerful poems of their own. Suitable for Key Stage 2. Objectives covered: Part 1 Understanding a poem I can discuss a poem in a group, listen carefully to others and build on my own ideas. I can explore the meaning of tricky words and phrases. I can infer what the poet may have been thinking. Part 2 Reciting a poem I can read using intonation to add meaning I can visualise a poem I can recite a poem from memory Part 3 Exploring nouns and noun phrases and gathering ideas I understand the terms noun and noun phrase I can use precise nouns and rich descriptive language Part 4 Creating poems of our own I can create a magical poem with patterns Your class will love creating poems in the style of Ted Hughes!
extra golden-time
Inverted Commas/Speech

Inverted Commas/Speech

A great lesson plan for teaching Year 3 and 4 children how to use inverted commas to punctuate speech. Interactive and fun! Can be developed to be a whole lesson, but condensed to be a SPAG starter.
gbradley41
Sentence Worksheets

Sentence Worksheets

A small collection of worksheets working through what a sentence is, simple, compound and complex sentences and how to use semi-colons/how not to comma splice. We use these as starters once a week.
rustyfeathers
English KS3 Takeaway Homework Menus

English KS3 Takeaway Homework Menus

16 KS3 takeaway homework menus specifically for KS3 schemes of learning. Each menu has a different takeaway restaurant from Mcdonalds to Subway and starts with “extra mild” through to “extra hot” to reach those high achievers. See below for the list of work schemes covered: A Christmas Carol An Inspector Calls Beginning the Bard (Introduction to Shakespeare) Blood Brothers Contemporary Novel Dystopian Literature Gothic Literature Literary Extracts and Creative Writing Macbeth KS3 Me Myself and I (Autobiographical) Of Mice and Men Poetry from Other Cultures Romeo and Juliet KS3 Unseen Poetry KS3 War Literature War Language
podmc002
Suffixes -ous and -ation

Suffixes -ous and -ation

A very useful presentation to explain how to use suffixes -ous and -ation. Spelling rules explained - perfect for a SPAG starter or recap.
gbradley41
ENGLISH AQA LANGUAGE PAPER'S 1 & 2 REVISION & STUDY GUIDE - How to answer every question

ENGLISH AQA LANGUAGE PAPER'S 1 & 2 REVISION & STUDY GUIDE - How to answer every question

This resource goes into depth about how to answer each question in both AQA Language Paper’s 1 and 2 and contains 9 detailed pages. I have thorough tips, tricks, examples and even time management recommendations. My students have done exceedingly well with these sheets and each technique has proved invaluable to them. Only useful for KS4. Please note the preview shows a very mixed overview of my resource, it is very organised and doesn’t look how TES have presented it.
joninkakashirules