A lesson designed for children to identify the amount of sugar that can be found in a range of different drinks. A PowerPoint to explain what sugar is and an explanation of a range of tasks. Can be carried out in an afternoon on a rotation basis or can be used as a series of lessons to investigate the amount of sugar in drinks. Differentiated worksheets to accompany tasks.
A lesson plan, PowerPoint and differentiated activities to support the teaching of clauses and the extension of simple sentences. Includes a detailed PowerPoint to teach clauses which includes a number of activities for children to complete on whiteboards throughout the session. Varied tasks differentiated by ability to apply the skills taught.
A weekly planning document template & evaluation document template based on the new ‘Successful Futures’ curriculum for Wales. Templates are organised in the 6 new ‘Areas of Learning Experience’ (AoLEs). Easily adapted as in .doc formats.
Differentiated activity where children compare rich and poor Victorian children, including a typical school day for rich Victorian children. Activity then asks children to compare a Victorian school day with their own school day.
Two activities to support teaching of solar system, space & time topics. One activity looks at a hypothetical scenario based on different spacecraft traveling to different planets at different speeds. Second activity looks at the average temperature of planets and asks children to create a line graph/bar chart and answer questions based on the given data.
A collection of natural disaster photographs in a PowerPoint presentation. 'Good' and 'bad' example of a description for children to analyse. Fractured narrative guidance sheet & example fractured narrative.
Pictures of different streets during the Victorian times. Different images of a Victorian street with accompanying writing sheet. Includes Word and pdf formats. Used in a year 1 class, but can easily be used across Primary age phase.
An investigation to identify the effect that exercise has on the human body. Includes a PowerPoint to support investigation planning, with worksheets to evaluate following the investigation. Also includes a PowerPoint about how to take pulse rate & a graphing sheet to display results, with relevant questions to ask of the data.
An investigation designed to test the best material to plant cress in order to support germination. Resources include a PowerPoint to support investigation planning and evaluation sheets following the investigation.
Scenario based on being stranded on a desert island. Scenario ‘email’ introduced the task to the children. Differentiated activities then introduced which all lead to solving different problems. Whole class work together on differentiated activities, before coming together to share the results of their findings.
A Philosophy for Children (P4C) lesson aimed at children in Key Stage 2, based on the book ‘The Day The Crayons Quit’ by Drew Daywalt. Lesson begins with a mystery box, which contains a pack of crayons, with one crayon outside of the box. Lesson plan, supporting PowerPoint and planning sheet provided, all in editable formats.
A scenario based Science investigation involving shadows. PowerPoint of sub-headings to support planning of investigation, as well as an accompanying worksheet and scenario card. Also includes evaluation worksheets.
A range of maths topics for revision covered in questions displayed in a PowerPoint. Can be used for test preparation or as lesson starters. Produced in the style of Year 4 Procedural National Tests in Wales. Suitable for children in Key Stage 2 as can be easily edited to suit level of ability. Also easily adapted to suit needs and for testing and revision of a range of maths topics in England. Children to answer on mini white boards before explaining processes/methods used. Coverage includes 4 number operations (sums & word/reasoning problems), fractions, decimals, reading tables & graphs/charts, time, measures (weight, money, capacity), rounding, negative numbers, perimeter, Venn & Carroll diagrams etc. Includes 35 slides of different questions, the majority of which can easily be edited by changing numbers and problems. Slides also included in .zip folder - can be used as challenge cards or easily stuck into maths books.
Fruit tasting activity where children taste various fruits. Children record what they like and dislike about the fruits. Children then conduct a ‘survey’ of all children in the class. Following this, children to create a bar chart/tally/tick chart to collect whole class data. Used with a year 1 class, but can easily be adapted to suit.
An Iron Man description example to be improved. Also includes a ‘good’ and ‘bad’ example of a letter. Differentiated capital letter activity where children need to add or correct capital letter errors. Used with a year 4 class.