3 texts and questions loosely based around the theme of Robin Hood.
1. The first chapter of an original story which is set in the time of Robin Hood. (Please note, this does not re-tell the legend of Robin Hood).
2. A non-fiction text about Robin Hood
3. A newspaper article, linked to the story.
Questions are based on the year 6 SATS Reading paper 2016 and sample government materials. This is the first instalment in a series of reading comprehensions to follow.
A step-by-step guide on composing a twelve bar Blues piece using Sibelius, with extension tasks. It includes:
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A guide on how to write for drum kit/drum set using Sibelius.
It has a guide to keyboard shortcuts for Sibelius.
A how-to guide for selecting and copy and pasting passages.
A detailed, step-by-step guide for composing a bass line and an effective blues melody, including information on how to incorporate syncopation.
This is to encourage supported independent learning for G.C.S.E Music students. Produced with AQA in mind, but useful for any G.C.S.E course. The extension sections go into more detail on how to develop ideas for a variety of elements of music, such as texture. This is designed to stretch more able learners.
A simplified account of Mary Seacole's life and work, with 10 questions, plus an extension task. Includes answers and suggested targets based on KS1 guided reading targets. Suitable for year 1 and 2, possibly with teacher input.
Suitable for work on the Victorians or for Black History Month.
Powerpoint tells the story of Holy Week, starting at Palm Sunday and ending with the Resurrection. Language is simplified and video clips and images are chosen sensitively. Links to non-statutory RE framework for teaching about Christianity. Can be used with my unit of work about Easter or on its own.
Two texts and reading comprehension questions with answers that can be used together or separately to practise comprehension skills and for the Key Stage 1 SATS. Texts are a fiction story (a version of the Ugly Duckling) and a non-fiction text about electricity. This could also be used a practice test for pupils to sit in class. Questions are based on the 2016 SATS paper and government sample materials.
Part of the same series as my Florence Nightingale worksheet. Reading comprehensions on Queen Victoria, The Workhouse, John Snow, Brunel and The Age of Railways. Useful as homework sheets or in class activities. Can be used as cross curricular with History, Science, Technology and other subjects.
A series of practice questions for the year 2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling SATS Paper 2. Topics covered include: the past and present tenses, comma usage, sentence type and suffixes. These are useful for whole-class work or for teacher and TA led small groups and interventions. The questions are based on the 2016 year 2 SATS paper and sample government materials and are aimed particularly at pupils working at the expected level.
3 separate areas of study - The Easter Story, Why do we have Easter Eggs and What happens in a Church at Easter? Information sheets and activities based on them. Fits with the non-statutory RE framework, on 'The nature of religion and belief' and 'Learning about Christianity.' Encourages learners to both learn about and from religion.
A series of worked examples and practice question for the year 6 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (SPaG) SATS test. These can be used for independent work or are ideal for use in a teacher or teaching assistant led small group. They could also be used by parents or tutors revising with children at home. Topics covered include the present and past progressive tenses, modal verbs, pronouns, semi-colons and relative clauses. All questions are based on the 2016 SATS test and government sample materials.
3 different levels of spelling practice for the year 2 SATS Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling paper 1 (spelling). These sheets can also be used for spelling practice in class. Spellings are based on the requirements of the National Curriculum and also on the 2016 SATS spelling paper and sample government materials. Ideal for use with a teacher or TA led group or for whole class revision. Also useful for parents or tutors supporting children at home.
These are original reading comprehensions aimed at years 5 and 6 and follow on from part 5 of my reading comprehension series. Questions are based on questions from the new style year 6 SATS papers. They are written by a specialist History teacher and examiner.
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3 text types:
1. Chapter 6 of an original time-travel story set in the time of Robin Hood.
2. A non-fiction text about horses
3. A short story about honesty that could be used in a PSHE or RE focus. These sheets can be used a test, for guided reading or a stimulus for a history or PSHE lesson.
Original Reading comprehension sheets with optional extension tasks on the Egyptians. They are aimed at year 3 and 4 (P4 and P5) and contain a variety of questions designed to develop retrieval, analysis, inference and choice skills.
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There are 4 text types.
Information text on the Pyramids.
An imagined interview with Howard Carter.
An instruction text on mummification.
A story extract on Egyptian childhood/home life.
A document comparing Communism and Capitalism with a summary table worksheet for pupils to complete at the end.
Ideal for introducing modules on Russia and the USSR, The Cold War, China or Superpower Rivalry in the 20th century for GCSE and IGCSE History.
Worksheets with revision of topics and activities, covering the subtraction skills needed for year 6 paper 1 including decimal subtraction, subtraction of fractions and of fractions and whole numbers. Contains work suitable for learners who are below, at and exceeding the standard. Supported by a powerpoint, which contains different activities for whole class revision. Topics are explained but not always in detail as this is for revision. Also suitable for parents and carers to use at home with their children.
Includes a Powerpoint with video links that explains what perimeter, area and volume are and explains how to calculate them. This is supported by a booklet of worksheets with activities. Includes activities suitable for bronze, silver and gold learners. Answers are also included. Work helps meet the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum. Could also be used by home educators and tutors.
2 presentations and supporting worksheets that takes you through Stalin's tactics to overcome Trotsky. Includes source work and internet links. This was originally made for the EdExcel iGCSE Dictatorship and conflict in the USSR, 1924–53 module and there are exam style questions for this qualification. However, this could also be adapted and used for similar courses. The second lesson looks at the other leadership contenders, Kamenev, Zinoviev and Bukharin.
A series of worked examples and practice exam questions for Maths Paper 3 (Reasoning) of the year 6 SATS tests. These activities are ideal for use in a teacher or teaching assistant small group or intervention. They could also be used by tutors or parents helping their children to revise at home. All questions are based on the 2016 test paper and the government sample materials.
A series of worked examples and practice questions to revise for the year 6 Maths Reasoning Paper 3. The activity is ideal for a teacher or teaching assistant led intervention or small teaching group. These questions are aimed at pupils who are Bronze/Emerging level and below the expected standard. All questions are based on the 2016 Paper 3 Maths Paper and government sample materials.