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.
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.
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.
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.
Spelling sheets for revision for the year 6 SATS spelling sheets. Bronze (Below expected) and Silver (At expected) are sentences and multiple choice options to choose the correct spelling. Gold (Exceeding expected) requires pupils to identify and correct misspelt words. All words are based on the 2016 SATS Spelling paper and government sample materials and on the spelling word lists from English appendix 1 of the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum for English.
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.
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 guide to key mathematical vocabulary terms which are used on the foundation papers for the three major exam boards, such as sum, product, multiple, factor etc. This sheet was designed to help year 11 students who are aiming for a level 4 or for post-16 students who are re-sitting their Maths GCSE revise and recap these key words. There are 20 questions using the terms, including some exam-style ones which are based on questions from the three major exam boards. There is an answer sheet included.
A series of worked examples and practice questions for the year 6 grammar, punctuation and spelling paper (SPAG) 1. These are ideal for teacher or teaching assistant led small group or intervention groups. They could also be used by parents or tutors supporting children's revision at home. The questions are aimed at children who are working at the expected level. Topics covered include: inverted commas, the past and present progressive tenses and determiners. All questions are based on the 2016 SATS paper 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.
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.
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 powerpoint summarising the strengths and weaknesses of Trotsky and Stalin with accompanying source work and question sheet. This was produced for teaching the EdExcel iGCSE Dictatorship in the USSR 1924-53 module, but could be used for other purposes.
A bundle of resources for the first part of the EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study on 'Dictatorship in the USSR 1924-1953.' There is an introductory presentation and then lessons on the Leadership Struggles between Stalin, Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoviev and Bukharin. There is a also a look at Stalin's rise to power. Worksheets accompany the presentation and include source work and exam-style questions.
Powerpoint presentation with video links revising the Renaissance and its impact on Medicine. Summaries of Vesalius, Harvey and Paré and analysis of factor affecting medicine at this time. Pupils complete a summary worksheet that can be printed out on A4 or A3.