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A School Day Out

A School Day Out

This is the fourth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 400 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

Back to School Literacy BUNDLE (KS2)

Back to School Literacy BUNDLE (KS2)

Ideal literacy activities for the first week back in a new Key Stage 2 class, particularly Years 4, 5 and 6 (P5 / P6 / P7). Writing, Reading and SPaG activities are included. CREATIVE WRITING STORY PROMPTS 20 A4 Writing Prompt Cards with a picture, word bank, starter sentence and questions to stimulate a story. Pupils could choose one to spark a full piece, just a paragraph or two or perhaps a description. Dyslexia-friendly font and format used. IMPROVING SENTENCES 40 differentiated Sentence Uplevelling Trails to support pupils in writing more ambitious, complex sentences. Use as worksheets or laminate for regular use. Worked examples of extended sentences included. FULL STOPS / CAPITAL LETTERS SELF-CHECK SENTENCES CARDS 40 differentiated cards with an unpunctuated paragraph on one side and the corrections on the other. This resource supports pupils figuring out where sentences begin and end, a skill that often needs significant consolidation after the summer break. It’s a great stepping stone to pupils more independently checking and editing their own writing. Dyslexia-friendly format. Pupils complete on laminated cards or copy paragraphs into jotters. GIANT BOOK CROSSWORD Set up a book-loving ethos with your new class with this 100+ clues crossword on children's books, designed for group completion. It includes classics and recent releases right up to 2017. It sparks off lots of lovely informal chats about what pupils have read. Solution is provided, as is a sheet with answers in alphabetical order for support where necessary. If you don't end up using it at the start of term you could always hang on to it for World Book Day (WBD). For more detailed information and previews please click on the individual resources. I hope this bundle provides you engaging time-saving resources for the first couple of weeks back in school as well as resources that you'll come to time and again throughout the year. If you can spare a moment I would be so grateful for a review on TES. Many thanks. With Roald Dahl Day coming up on 13th September, you might be interested in this Giant Crossword featuring nearly all his works for children:Giant Roald Dahl Quiz Crossword For time-saving, engaging resources to help you plan Primary Literacy, Maths and French lessons, visit FullShelf Resources

By FullShelf

Back to School Maths / Literacy Activities BUNDLE (Year 1 / P2)

Back to School Maths / Literacy Activities BUNDLE (Year 1 / P2)

Activities for the first week back at school after the summer with a new Year 1 class (P2 and other equivalents). These resources will suit some Key Stage 1 (KS1) Year 1 classes / groups in the first few days and weeks back, while others might benefit from them at another time. ADDITION TO 20 GAMES 2 Self-Check Board Games for pupils to get lots of consolidation. Ideal for keeping groups meaningfully busy if you are teaching others. For differentiation, the two boards are at different levels, with one containing more challenging calculations such as those involving missing numbers. SELF-CHECK ADD AND SUBTRACT TO 20 TRAILS AND BINGO 36 Trails for pupils to complete with a whiteboard pen once laminated. They can also be used as unlaminated worksheets if required. Pupils keep a running total as they work their way around the calculations in a spiral, until they reach the answer in the centre and are able to see if they have gone wrong. There is also a bingo game for adding and subtracting to 20. JUMBLED SENTENCES A full class set of 30 different reusable sentence building boards. Emergent writers love lifting the words off to unscramble them to find the hidden simple sentence. With an engaging picture clue and title on each board, this word sequencing resource suits a range of learning styles. Pupils rearrange their words into the correct order on the board before writing the sentence out themselves on the lines provided, using a dry-wipe pen. They could then copy the sentence into their jotter if required. Regular practice of making sentences in this way should help pupils begin to form sentences independently. Each mixed-up sentence contains a word beginning with a capital letter to help children identify the first word and to reinforce this important punctuation rule, and a full stop to pick up and place at the end of their sentence. While constructing these sentences, children also learn about word order, parts of speech and about the fact that a sentence must make sense on its own. These resources are available in some other linked bundles, which you can explore buy clicking on these links: Jumbled Sentences Bundle Add and Subtract Activities Bundle Year 1 / Year 2 / Year 3 Addition and Subtraction to 20 Games Bundle For time-saving, engaging resources to help you plan Primary Literacy, Maths and French lessons, visit FullShelf Resources

By FullShelf

A structured board to support understanding of dates and calendars

A structured board to support understanding of dates and calendars

The months board is designed to support students to understand the concept of counting on when calculating time for calendars and dates. It can be used to develop understanding of counting in weeks and it can support recalling the days in each month. It is ideal for laminating to allow students to write the day they are starting at by the correct date and count ahead, jumping in whole weeks if they can or filling in all the days. Three worksheets are provided which can be used with the board: What is the date? What day of the week? How many Days?

By DandT

Numeracy- more and less, subtraction and addition.

Numeracy- more and less, subtraction and addition.

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. A selection of 8 worksheets and a blank one for different abilities. 3 worksheets for lower abilities with a basic number line from 0-11. 3 worksheets for middle abilities up to 31. Higher abilities- can be used as a worksheet or as an activity if the blank sheets are used with a dice (child rolls a dice, writes the number rolled in the middle column then has to write a number that is 1 less (-1) in the left column and 1 more (+1) in the right column. Great for individual work, or paired The blank worksheets can be used for any number range that you want. Some basic number lines and others are blank for the more able.

By smidgealot

Numeracy- big and small numbers

Numeracy- big and small numbers

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. Enables learners to demonstrate an understanding of numbers that are bigger and smaller. There are 3 worksheets suitable for less able learners and there are 3 worksheets suitable for more able learners. If laminated the worksheets can be reused over and over again. There are also numbers included from 1-30 that can be laminated and reused if students find writing numbers difficult.

By smidgealot

Structured Arithmetic Boards to Support Maths Difficulties

Structured Arithmetic Boards to Support Maths Difficulties

This pack of 13 pages contains grids to support: Long multiplication for 2 by 2 digits Rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 Vertical number line 2 differentiated place value boards to aid multiplying and dividing by multiples of 10 and aligning sums correctly Bus stop division with remainder Bus stop division with decimal answers All boards except the vertical number line come with an instruction sheet to guide how to use the board. Please note that I have also provided a grid for long multiplication 2 digits by 1 digit, which is available as a free download to try out. I have developed these boards through my work with students with difficulties in maths including dyscalculia. I have found these structured guides support learning and allow processes to be understood. They aid students to learn using this scaffolding approach, which can be taken away when they feel more confident. These boards are ideal for laminating so they can be used repeatedly.

By DandT

Structured multiplication grid to support maths difficulties

Structured multiplication grid to support maths difficulties

A structured grid to support multiplication of 2 digits by 1 digit, an instruction sheet is attached to explain how to use the board. I have developed this board through my work with students with difficulties in maths including dyscalculia. This board is ideal for laminating so it can be used repeatedly. Suitable for students from KS2 up.

By DandT

Guide to Effective Revision - book and timetable

Guide to Effective Revision - book and timetable

This illustrated guide explains effective revision in a fully illustrated booklet, ideal for KS3/KS4 pupils. Laid out in a clear, concise format that pupils might actually read, the booklet is full of hints and tips and follows the popular Oaka Books revision pack style. Hugely popular, this booklet is now being used by over 4,500 teachers around the world. As we know just how much time is spent creating a revision timetable work of art (rather than actually revising!), we have also put together a downloadable revision timetable for you to print off for your pupils. This resource booklet comes with timetable for download. Since July 2015, this resource has been downloaded over 4,500 times and has been a TES Recommended product. Full details of 50 Oaka Books topic packs for KS1, KS2 and KS3 can be found at www.oakabooks.co.uk.

By OakaBooks

Creative writing and reading skills for  AQA Language Paper 1

Creative writing and reading skills for AQA Language Paper 1

Using the scary nursery scene from 'The Woman in Black', both as a video and as an extract, learners will blend their creative writing skills with their reading skills. We all know reading comes before writing and this holistic series of lessons promotes learning through reading analysis and directly feeds these explorations into creative writing. Originally designed, with fantastic results, for an SEN low literacy GCSE Langauge only class.

By kmurray1978