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Hello! My teaching experience includes teaching students at the Primary and the Middle school levels. I find each teaching experience so unique and a scaffold for further teaching and learning. As learning is eclectic, I focus on creating resources that are not just practical and meaningful but also fun. So connect with me to motivate, inspire, and empower. Laurane @For the love of kids

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Hello! My teaching experience includes teaching students at the Primary and the Middle school levels. I find each teaching experience so unique and a scaffold for further teaching and learning. As learning is eclectic, I focus on creating resources that are not just practical and meaningful but also fun. So connect with me to motivate, inspire, and empower. Laurane @For the love of kids
PERSUASIVE WRITING: SCAFFOLDING STRUTURE
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This writing unit will help you scaffold the structural components of an persuasive essay and facilitate your students to write persuasively on given topics. There are four lessons that will scaffold writing at every stage of the persuasive essay on a given topic. Each lesson features a booklet cover. All the individual lessons can also be combined into one whole booklet with a general cover. ITEMS INCLUDED: 1. Posters on Persuasive Writing x 3: definition, key points, structure 2. Sample Text: All lessons revolve around this sample text. Students will colour code the parts of the text as the lessons are delivered. 3. Sample Text: targeting differentiation for higher ability students 4. Mini Lessons x 4: Deconstructing the Introduction, Deconstructing the Body, Deconstructing the Conclusion 5.Peer-editing checklist 6.Self-editing checklist 7.Teacher Marking Rubric 8.Six posters on Persuasive Writing Signal Words 9.Blank Writing Sheets on a topic of choice 10.Two page mini booklet featuring the sample text. Have students refer to this booklet when attempting lesson 1 on deconstructing structure. Assembly instructions included in file. ABOUT MINI LESSONS: LESSON 1: DECONSTRUCTING STRUCTURE 20 questions that target the key components in terms of structure, language, and vocabulary of a persuasive piece of writing. LESSON 2: DECONSTRUCTING THE INTRODUCTION: HOOK, OPINION, THESIS Focus on two major hooks: strong statement, hypothetical question. Students will write their own hooks, opinions and thesis statements on given topics based on sample. LESSON 3: DECONSTRUCTING THE BODY: TOPIC SENTENCE, DETAILS, CONCLUDING SENTENCE A sample body paragraph is provided for students to colour code the topic sentence, supporting details and the concluding sentence. A graphic organiser enables students to brainstorm their ideas of body paragraphs on a given topic. These ideas are then written out in succeeding organisers marked: first body paragraph, second body paragraph and third body paragraph. This is an opportunity for students to also make revisions and edit their work as they write. LESSON 4: DECONSTRUCTING THE CONCLUSION A sample concluding paragraph is provided for students to colour code the parts of a conclusion: summary statement, brief restatement of three reasons given in body, and a call to action.
CHRISTMAS: CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: CHRISTMAS IN RUSSIA
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Christmas in Russia fact cards will take your students on a Scavenger Hunt for interesting facts on how Christmas is celebrated in Russia. Your students will have fun as they learn about the history, culture, custom, and tradition of Christmas festive celebrations in Russia. The best part is that they will be able to document their learning in a flipbook/interactive notebook and design poster templates after finding answers to key questions. This is sure to make an interesting classroom display. WHAT’S INCLUDED ✓ 16 Fact Cards on Christmas in Russia ✓ 2 Recording Sheets ✓ 2 page Answer Key ✓ 16 Poster Templates featuring Christmas images; 1 blank poster included for students to self-illustrate. ✓ Flipbook templates (4 pages) on facts collected ✓ Banners (plain and decorated) PARTS OF THE FLIPBOOK/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK Cover Page (5 options): Student details ♥ Russia: flag, population, capital city, symbols, currency, Christmas greeting ♥ Festive Food: traditional Christmas meal, Christmas dessert ♥ Custom and Tradition: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day → * photographs of sample parts of completed flipbook included with assembly instructions. These can be shown on an interactive whiteboard to students to model compilation. → * Picture prompts help students to recall facts from the Scavenger Hunt, alternatively they can refer to responses on recording sheets. ACTIVITY ♦ Place the 16 fact cards on Christmas in Russia around the classroom. Students can work individually, in pairs, or in small groups to find the answers to all 16 questions on their response sheets. They must read the fact card to find the answer for each corresponding fact question on their response sheets. ♦ Early finishers who complete the Scavenger Hunt can design their posters and fill-in sections of the flipbook. Wrap-up the activity by getting students together and asking them to share the facts they found the most interesting. They may refer to their recording sheets, posters and flipbook.
LINE GRAPHS
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his 62 page booklet contains highly visual interactive activities to collate, record and interpret data in line graphs. Each graphing activity includes the following: ♦ a given scenario or problem ♦ visual picture cards ♦ a line graph template with scale intervals marked ♦ a line graph template with scale intervals unmarked ♦ A task card including questions to interpret data collected ♦ an answer sheet You will find the following line graphs in this pack: ✓ Chocolate Fundraiser ✓ Hotdog Sales ✓ Temperature Blues ✓ Growing Up ✓ Sprouting Forth ✓ Diet Trial ✓ Test Scores ✓ Pizza Sales → Task sheets require students to interpret created graphs and target a variety of questions related to addition, subtraction and finding the mean of numbers. → Pack also includes flashcards that feature key mathematical vocabulary when working with Line Graphs. Suggested Use: Cut, laminate and place each set of visual cards in zip-lock bags together with activity sheets, task cards and line graph templates in file folder for use in math rotation groups and independent centres.
CHRISTMAS: CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: CHRISTMAS IN SWEDEN
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Christmas in Sweden fact cards will take your students on a Scavenger Hunt for interesting facts on how Christmas is celebrated in Sweden. Your students will have fun as they learn about the history, culture, custom, and tradition of Christmas festive celebrations in Sweden. The best part is that they will be able to document their learning in a flipbook/interactive notebook and design poster templates after finding answers to key questions. This is sure to make an interesting classroom display. WHAT’S INCLUDED ✓ 16 Fact Cards on Christmas in Sweden ✓ 2 Recording Sheets ✓ 2 page Answer Key ✓ 22 Poster Templates featuring Christmas images; 1 blank poster included for students to self-illustrate. ✓ Flipbook templates (4 pages) on facts collected ✓ Banners (plain and decorated) PARTS OF THE FLIPBOOK/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK Cover Page (8 options): Student details ♥ Sweden: flag, population, capital city, symbols, currency, Christmas greeting ♥ Festive Food: traditional Christmas meal, Christmas dessert ♥ Custom and Tradition: St. Lucia’s Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day → * photographs of sample parts of completed flipbook included with assembly instructions. These can be shown on an interactive whiteboard to students to model compilation. → * Picture prompts help students to recall facts from the Scavenger Hunt, alternatively they can refer to responses on recording sheets. ACTIVITY ♦ Place the 16 fact cards on Christmas in Sweden around the classroom. Students can work individually, in pairs, or in small groups to find the answers to all 16 questions on their response sheets. They must read the fact card to find the answer for each corresponding fact question on their response sheets. ♦ Early finishers who complete the Scavenger Hunt can design their posters and fill-in sections of the flipbook. Wrap-up the activity by getting students together and asking them to share the facts they found the most interesting. They may refer to their recording sheets, posters and flipbook.
READING STRATEGIES: GRAPHIC ORGANISERS
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READING STRATEGIES: GRAPHIC ORGANISERS

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Teach your students 20 essential reading strategies. The 30 graphic organisers (colour and blackline) will help your students practise key reading strategies with any text they read. Each graphic organiser provides an explanation of the reading strategy in focus. Students will be able to successfully document their findings via the writing prompts. The eye-catching graphics and student-friendly organisation will surely motivate the most reluctant. ITEMS INCLUDED ✅ 30 BLACK AND WHITE graphic organisers to document the application of the reading strategies ✅ 30 COLOUR graphic organisers to document the application of the reading strategies ✅ 1 cover sheet (featuring name and grade) to compile all organisers into a booklet ✅ 2 page writing template The reading strategies in focus are: ⭐ Author’s Purpose ⭐ Asking Questions ⭐ Cause and Effect ⭐ Characterisation ⭐ Compare and Contrast ⭐ Context Clues ⭐ Determining Importance ⭐ Drawing Conclusions ⭐ Fact and Opinion ⭐ Main Idea and Details ⭐ Making Connections ⭐ Making Inferences ⭐ Making Predictions ⭐ Problem and Solution ⭐ Setting ⭐ Sequencing ⭐ Story Elements ⭐ Summarising ⭐ Synthesising ⭐ Visualising SUGGESTED USE: Focus on one reading strategy at a time. Have students record their responses on the specific graphic organiser as they read. Use the writing templates if you would like students to write a paragraph/page from information documented in the organiser. This resource will also be very useful to teach, review and apply the reading strategies in preparation for Naplan. THIS RESOURCE IS INCLUDED IN THE BUNDLE:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-strategies-bundle-11614333
Fractions: Wholes and Tenths
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This useful pack on fractions will help your students to identify and work with fractions with a focus on tenths. Included are anchor charts and printables to reinforce conceptual content. All printables may be collated into a booklet for reference. WHAT’S INCLUDED: Student Cover for Booklet Anchor Charts x 13 on Wholes and Tenths Finding Tenths: circling shapes that show tenths Identifying Halves, Fourths, Thirds, Fifths, Sixths, Eighths, and Tenths Colouring Tenths of shapes to represent the fractions (word form and number form) colouring shapes to represent the fractions called out; circling fractions called out Colouring Tenths of groups Colouring visuals to represent the fractions Drawing Tenths: cutting shapes into 10 equal parts Cut and glue fraction visuals to match fractions Spinning Tenths and colouring to show Tenths spun Identifying visuals of Tenths and writing the fraction Writing Tenths as fractions for given visuals Interpreting ‘Fraction of’ problem: Tenths Problem Solving: finding a Tenth of a given number (visual support) Problem Solving: interpreting fractional amounts Decomposing Tenths by colour coding two fractional amounts
CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY: CHRISTMAS DIVISION SCOOT
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Review division facts and build number sense with these 32 division scoot cards featuring a fun Christmas theme . ********************************************************************** There are two sets of Recording Sheets (Numbers 1-16 and 17-32). Students have a choice between the scaffolded (to elicit the desired response) and blank sectioned. An answer key is provided to have students independently check their answers. ********************************************************************** The division skills reinforced in this pack are: ✓ writing a division fact for a multiplication sentence ✓ writing a division fact for a given array ✓ writing the missing number in a division fact ✓ writing the quotient of two given numbers ✓ Identifying the dividend and divisor in a division sentence ✓ writing a division fact for a given illustration ✓ problem solving using illustrations ********************************************************************** HOW I USED THE PACKS IN THIS BUNDLE: ♦ For this 32 scoot pack, you may break up the activity and have students do cards 1-16 during one session and 17-32 the next. There are 2 recording sheets for this purpose. ♦ I generally have cards 1-16 placed on one section of the classroom walls, and cards 17-32 on the opposite side. Students solve at their own pace. This is to cater to all; students who would perhaps need more time and the early finishers. **There is so much fun and excitement as kids walk around the classroom solving the cards. They seem to be racing to finish them all :) ********************************************************************* PREPARATION: ♦ Stack and perfectly align sheets. Cut along task card borders carefully. Work with 3 sheets at a time for better manipulation. ♦ Laminate cards for durability. There are four cards on a single sheet. ♦ Store cards in zip-loc bags (small plastic pouches). Label with the specific number operations skill featured. ♦ Place cards and copies of Recording Sheets (2 options) in file folder. ♦ Glue file folder cover (included) on folder. ********************************************************************** SUGGESTED USE → Small group rotations (cards may be rotated among small groups of students) → Math Centres * Have work ready for fast finishers, alternatively assign a buddy for students who need help to finish. ********************************************************************** EVIDENCE OF LEARNING After the entire class has finished solving the scoot cards, you can display the pdf file on the interactive whiteboard and discuss answers. This way students can reflect on their responses while referring to the questions again.
LIFE CYCLE CRAFT ACTIVITIES BUNDLE: ANIMALS; PLANTS; INSECTS; BIRDS
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LIFE CYCLE CRAFT ACTIVITIES BUNDLE: ANIMALS; PLANTS; INSECTS; BIRDS

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Use this fun hands-on spinner wheels bundle to document 36 life cycles. Both black and white and coloured wheel templates included. There are 3 different base templates to accompany each black and white and coloured wheel cover template, thus catering for differentiation. ✅ with labels of the life-cycle stages and images ✅ with just images for students to label the stages ✅ with just images and blank lines for students to label and write a brief overview on each stage of the life cycle. The wheels turn easily anti-clockwise and feature the life cycles of the following: ⚫ Animals x 8 ⚫ Arctic Animals x 6 ⚫ Plants x 6 ⚫ Insects x 10 ⚫ Birds x 6 Please note these wheel templates do not feature detailed information on the life cycles, but are a tool to document students’ findings from books, videos and/or the internet.
CHRISTMAS: CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: CHRISTMAS IN FRANCE
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CHRISTMAS: CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: CHRISTMAS IN FRANCE Christmas in France fact cards will take your students on a Scavenger Hunt for interesting facts on how Christmas is celebrated in France. Your students will have fun as they learn about the history, culture, custom, and tradition of Christmas festive celebrations in France. The best part is that they will be able to document their learning in a flipbook/interactive notebook and design poster templates after finding answers to key questions. This is sure to make an interesting classroom display. WHAT’S INCLUDED ✓ 16 Fact Cards on Christmas in France ✓ 2 Recording Sheets ✓ 2 page Answer Key ✓ 23 Poster Templates featuring Christmas images; 1 blank poster included for students to self-illustrate. ✓ Flipbook templates (4 pages) on facts collected ✓ Banners (plain and decorated) PARTS OF THE FLIPBOOK/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK Cover Page (8 options): Student details ♥ France: flag, population, capital city, symbol, currency, Christmas greeting ♥ Festive Food: Reveillon, Buche de Noel, Galatte des Rois, traditional Christmas meal ♥ Custom and Tradition: St. Nicholas Day, Nativity Crib, Yule Log, Le Pere Fouettard and Pere Noel, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day → * photographs of sample parts of completed flipbook included with assembly instructions. These can be shown on an interactive whiteboard to students to model compilation. → * Picture prompts help students to recall facts from the Scavenger Hunt, alternatively they can refer to responses on recording sheets. ACTIVITY ♦ Place the 16 fact cards on Christmas in France around the classroom. Students can work individually, in pairs, or in small groups to find the answers to all 16 questions on their response sheets. They must read the fact card to find the answer for each corresponding fact question on their response sheets. ♦ Early finishers who complete the Scavenger Hunt can design their posters and fill-in sections of the flipbook. Wrap-up the activity by getting students together and asking them to share the facts they found the most interesting. They may refer to their recording sheets, posters and flipbook.
CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY: CHRISTMAS MULTIPLICATION SCOOT
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CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY: CHRISTMAS MULTIPLICATION SCOOT Review multiplication facts and build number sense with these 32 Christmas themed multiplication scoot cards on the 1-12 times tables. These cards feature colourful Christmas themed illustrations to make abstract content more concrete and meaningful. There are two styles to the Recording Sheets, one scaffolded to elicit the desired response, and the other includes blank answer sections. The multiplication skills for the 1-12 times tables reinforced in this pack are: ✓ writing a multiplication fact for a number sentence ✓ writing a multiplication fact for a given array, tens frame ✓ writing a multiplication fact for a given group ✓ writing the missing factor ✓ writing the product of two given numbers ✓ writing a multiplication fact for a given illustration ✓ filling in the blanks for a given times table ✓ problem solving using illustrations SUGGESTED USE → Small group rotations (cards may be rotated among small groups of students) → Math Centers → Game of Scoot: There are many variations to the game. Here’s one: Place cards around the classroom. When the teacher calls ‘scoot’ students read a card and write their response against the corresponding card number in the provided Recording Sheet. Students can only move when ‘scoot’ is called out. If the student does not finish solving the problem on a card, he/she can continue to spend more time on it, but must wait till the teacher calls out ‘scoot’. You can also have this as a silent activity where students move around quietly solving all the task cards without the teacher calling out ‘scoot’. ****************************************************************************** PREPARATION ♦ Stack and perfectly align sheets. Cut along task card borders carefully. Work with 3 sheets at a time for better manipulation. ♦ Laminate cards for durability. There are four cards on a single sheet. ♦ Store cards in zip-loc bags (small plastic pouches). ♦ Place cards and copies of Recording Sheets (2 options) in file folder. ♦ Glue file folder cover (2 options included) on folder. ****************************************************************************** SUGGESTED USE ♦ You may break up the activity and have students do cards 1-16 during one session and 17-32 the next. There are 2 recording sheets for this purpose. ♦ I generally have cards 1-16 placed on one section of the classroom walls, and cards 17-32 on the opposite side. This is to cater to all; students who would perhaps need more time and the early finishers. **There is so much fun and excitement as kids walk around the classroom solving the cards. They seem to be racing to finish them all :)
NARRATIVE WRITING: TIGHTENING TENSION
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Quite often when students write, they 'let the cat out of the bag' and give away the plot too quickly. This mini writing unit models how to build suspense by tightening tension in a narrative to make details more vivid and interesting. This technique can be applied to both personal and fictional narratives. WHAT’S INCLUDED: ✓ A Cover Page featuring a quote. Use this if you are compiling all sheets in this unit into a booklet. ✓ Sample personal narrative, ‘Water, water – Everywhere’ featuring figurative language devices to build suspense and tighten tension. ✓ 21 constructive questions to analyse the text for meaning, figurative devices and language style. Answer key included. ✓ One page cut and paste activity to focus on sequencing events via a short sample text. ✓ Identifying tightening tension via a movie extract. Students scan the QR codes to watch the videos and record details pertaining to sight, sound and feeling. Links included. Please note that this is a youtube video. You can download the QR Code scanner 'i-nigma' for free via google search. ✓ Writing a tightening tension scene. Students will use graphic organisers first to brainstorm details. ✓ Graphic organisers x 9 to write the moment of action for given topics, story ideas and writing on topics of choice. ✓ Writing a tension scene on a given picture prompt as a collaborative class activity. I hope your students will be able to better understand the technique of tightening tension to build suspense with this unit as much as my students did. All the best!
PERSUASIVE WRITING: MENTOR TEXT 3: DOGS MAKE THE BEST PETS
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If you would like to teach your students a step-by step approach to writing persuasively and also scaffold every stage of the writing process, then you will find this resource very useful. All components in this pack are designed to facilitate students to sit formal writing assessments. The materials adhere to a formal writing style complete with close detail to elements of structure and composition of persuasive texts whereby opinion is supported by relevant details. Further details of lessons included in this pack are outlined below: * All lessons to teach and model the parts of a Persuasive Essay revolve around the mentor text, ‘Dogs Make the Best Pets’ The graphic organisers also enable students to write on other topics of choice. LESSON 1: THE STRUCTURE ✓ Persuasive Writing Anchor Charts x 3 ✓ Mentor Text x 1 on the topic ‘Dogs Make the Best Pets' ✓ Cut and glue parts of the mentor text activity to study structure ✓ Colour-code parts of the mentor text to study the structural components of the introduction, body and conclusion. ✓ Questions to draw attention to structure (to use with mentor text and informative article) ✓ Persuasive Techniques including the ethos, pathos and logos modes of persuasion. LESSON 2: THE INTRODUCTION ♦ Scaffolded activities based on the mentor text to enable students to write the three parts that make-up the introduction: hook, opinion and thesis statement. ♦ Activity focus on the five type of hooks including work with QR Codes, LESSON 3: THE BODY ♦ Cut and glue interactive activities and reference to mentor text to help students better understand the parts of the three body paragraphs: the topic sentence encompassing the reason, supporting details and concluding sentence. LESSON 4: THE CONCLUSION ♦ Reference to colour-coded mentor text and deconstructing parts of a concluding paragraph activity to better understand the parts: summary statement, re-statement of reasons and call to action. ALSO INCLUDED: ✓ Graphic organisers to organise ideas of the introduction, body and conclusion when planning to write on a given prompt are included for all lessons. ✓ Writing templates for published pieces. ✓ Self-editing checklist ✓ Peer-editing checklist ✓ Teacher marking rubric ✓ Booklet cover for all lessons if compiling lesson sheets. ✓ Posters x 6 on Persuasive Writing Signal Words Once you have taught students the style and structure of a Persuasive Essay, the job is half done. All the best! I hope you will have an idea of how I have used this resource with my students via the guided notes for each section. Further instructions on how to use this resource are in file.
NARRATIVE: POINT OF VIEW
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Prior to requiring students to write a narrative, it is imperative that they know its structural components. This mini unit will help your students understand the purpose of the three main points of view: First Person, Third Person Limited and Third Person Omniscient. WHAT’S INCLUDED: ✓ Cover Sheet for Booklet. ✓ Anchor Chart (colour and blackline) outlining Point of View. ✓ First Person and Third Person Writing Sample. ✓ Venn Diagram to Compare and Contrast First Person Point of View and Third Person Point of View. ✓ Switching from Third Person point of view to First Person point of view for given prompts. ✓ Switching from First Person point of view to Third Person point of view for given dialogues. ✓ Switching a story extract from the Third Person point of view to the First Person point of view. ✓ Switching a story extract from the First Person point of view to the Third Person point of view. ✓ Writing on a given scenario from two different points of view. ✓ Picture Prompts (x 3): writing from the First person and the Third Person point of view. ✓ Summing Up: 11 multiple-choice questions on understanding the effectiveness of Points of View in writing.
PERSUASIVE WRITING: MENTOR TEXT: FAST FOOD
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If you would like to teach your students a step-by step approach to writing persuasively and also scaffold every stage of the writing process, then you will find this resource very useful. All components in this pack are designed to facilitate students to write persuasive essays effectively in preparation for formal/Naplan testing. The materials adhere to a formal writing style complete with close detail to elements of structure and composition of persuasive texts whereby opinion is supported by relevant details. Further details of lessons included in this pack are outlined below: * All lessons to teach and model the parts of a Persuasive Essay revolve around the mentor text, ‘How Good is Fast Food?.’ Application of writing skills is targeted in the close writing prompt: The Importance of Eating Clean. The graphic organisers also enable students to write on other topics of choice. LESSON 1: THE STRUCTURE ✓ Persuasive Writing Anchor Charts x 3 ✓ Mentor Text x 1 on the topic ‘How Good is Fast Food?’ ✓ Cut and glue parts of the mentor text activity to study structure ✓ Colour-code parts of the mentor text to study the structural components of the introduction, body and conclusion. ✓ Questions x 23 to draw attention to structure (to use with mentor text and informative article) LESSON 2: THE INTRODUCTION ♦ Scaffolded activities based on the mentor text to enable students to write the three parts that make-up the introduction: hook, opinion and thesis statement. LESSON 3: THE BODY ♦ Cut and glue interactive activities and reference to mentor text to help students better understand the parts of the three body paragraphs: the topic sentence encompassing the reason, supporting details and concluding sentence. LESSON 4: THE CONCLUSION ♦ Reference to colour-coded mentor text and deconstructing parts of a concluding paragraph activity to better understand the parts: summary statement, re-statement of reasons and call to action. ALSO INCLUDED: ✓ Graphic organisers to organise ideas of the introduction, body and conclusion when planning to write on a given prompt are included for all lessons. ✓ Writing templates for published pieces. ✓ Self-editing checklist ✓ Peer-editing checklist ✓ Teacher marking rubric ✓ Booklet cover for all lessons if compiling lesson sheets. ✓ Posters x 6 on Persuasive Writing Signal Words Once you have taught students the style and structure of a Persuasive Essay, the job is half done. All the best! I hope you will have an idea of how I have used this resource with my students via the guided notes for each section. Further instructions on how to use this resource are in file. Wish you and your students a successful year!
PERSUASIVE WRITING BUNDLE
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PERSUASIVE WRITING BUNDLE

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If you would like to teach your students a step-by step approach to writing persuasively and also scaffold every stage of the writing process, then you will find this Persuasive/Opinion writing bundle very useful. All components in this pack are designed to facilitate students to sit state tests or writing assessments. This is a growing bundle. By purchasing this bundle you will have access to all future resources on Persuasive Writing as they are released individually at no additional cost. The price will rise as consecutive packs/resources are added. The bundle features a mix of print-n-go sheets, mentor texts, editable presentations, guided notes, interactive notebook templates, hunt cards, anchor charts, posters, checklists and rubrics. The materials adhere to a formal writing style complete with close detail to elements of structure and composition of persuasive texts whereby opinion is supported by relevant details. For further details of lessons and activities, read more about each resource included in this bundle
NARRATIVE WRITING GROWING BUNDLE
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NARRATIVE WRITING GROWING BUNDLE

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To weave a compelling story is indeed an Art in its own kind and with the structured and scaffolded lessons this bundle offers, your students will be able to do just that. This is a growing bundle. By purchasing this bundle you will have access to all future resources on Narrative Writing as they are released individually at no additional cost. The price will rise as consecutive packs/resources are added. The bundle features a mix of print-n-go sheets, mentor texts, interactive notebook templates, anchor charts, posters, checklists and rubrics. The materials adhere to a formal writing style complete with close detail to elements of structure and composition of narrative texts. For further details of lessons and activities, read more about each resource included in this bundle
MULTIPLICATION: TIMES TABLES  BUNDLE
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MULTIPLICATION: TIMES TABLES BUNDLE

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MULTIPLICATION: TIMES TABLES BUNDLE Review multiplication facts and build number sense with these multiplication scoot cards on the 2 to 12 times tables. Each Times Table set features 32 highly visual colourful cards to make abstract content more concrete and meaningful. The packs in this bundle feature the following: ✓ writing a multiplication fact for an addition number sentence ✓ writing a multiplication fact for a given array ✓ writing the missing factor ✓ writing the product of two given numbers ✓ writing a multiplication fact for a given illustration (group, collection) ✓ filling in the blanks with numbers next in sequence ✓ writing the place value amount ✓ relating multiplication and addition ✓ product of a square number ✓ completing the multiplication facts for illustrations (dominoes, dice, pictures) ✓ problem solving using illustrations There are two sets of Recording Sheets (Numbers 1-16 and 17-32). Students have a choice between the scaffolded (to elicit the desired response) and blank sectioned. An answer key is provided to have students independently check their answers. Prior to having students work on the cards, work-out similar sample questions on the board to familiarise students with the question types. SUGGESTED USE → Small group rotations (cards may be rotated among small groups of students) → Math Centres → Early Finishers → Morning Work → Warm-up/Tuning in Activity PREPARATION ♦ Stack and perfectly align sheets. Cut along task card borders carefully. Work with 3 sheets at a time for better manipulation. ♦ Laminate cards for durability. There are four cards on a single sheet. ♦ Store cards in zip-loc bags (small plastic pouches). Label with the specific times table number. Each times table set can also be distinguished by the unique set of kid characters featured. ♦ Place cards and copies of Recording Sheets (2 options) in file folder. ♦ Glue file folder cover (included) on folder.
WRITING POSTERS: NARRATIVE, PERSUASIVE, BIOGRAPHY
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WRITING POSTERS: NARRATIVE; PERSUASIVE; BIOGRAPHY  These 44 writing posters will help you to scaffold the structural elements of the following genres: narrative, persuasive and biography WHAT’S INCLUDED:  → 8 posters on writing a Biography. → 16 posters on writing an opinion or persuasive essay. → 20 posters on writing a Narrative SUGGESTED USE:  ♦ Project the PDF file on the interactive whiteboard to introduce the structural elements of each genre. ♦ Print and display at a Writing Center.