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#### Devices to build cohesion - Presentation & Exercises

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Grammar teaching presentation and grammar exercises. The teaching presentation includes 22 slides that cover: Devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs. Pronouns Determiners Subordinating Conjunctions Adverbs Paragraphs Adverbials (including place, number, time) Topic Sentences Each cohesive device is introduced, clearly explained, and an example is provided. The class is asked some simple questions to check understanding. We then provide grammar exercises for children to: Practise using conjunctions correctly Practise using cohesive devices within a paragraph Each collection of exercises is made up of three sets. Set A is the easiest or most accessible, Set C is the hardest or uses more complex language. This resource is aimed at UKS2. Use the presentation to introduce or revise a grammatical concept as a stand-alone lesson or add on the accompanying exercises for children to practise and apply their knowledge.

#### Email

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Children discuss the advantages and disadvantages of texting and emails, then write an email with attachments to an email ‘pen pal’ about their favourite session from this topic.

#### Circuit challenges

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In this session children apply their knowledge and understanding of circuits in other subject areas or through a variety of practical challenges. Iron nails, lemons and the steadiest of hands are needed in this session! Suitable for Y6 pupils.

#### The Moon

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Children explore the surface of the moon using a website, carry out the activity they didn’t do in session 12, then have a nanorover race.

#### Multiply fractions by whole numbers - Problem-Solving Investigation - Year 5

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This in-depth maths investigation is an open-ended problem solving activity for Year 5 children. It can be used to support teaching towards the objectives: Multiply fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers In-depth Investigation: Fraction Fireworks Children find the answers to a sequence of fraction multiplications and look for patterns in the answers. This investigation will develop maths meta-skills, support open-ended questioning and logical reasoning, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. This problem-solving investigation is part of our Year 5 Decimals, Percentages, Fractions block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Understand/calculate negative numbers - Problem-Solving Investigation - Year 6

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This in-depth maths investigation is an open-ended problem solving activity for Year 6 children. It can be used to support teaching towards the place value, addition and subtraction objectives: understand negative numbers and perform calculations across 0. In-depth Investigation: Noughts and Negatives Children play an adapted game of noughts and crosses, aiming to get negative number answers. This investigation will develop maths meta-skills, support open-ended questioning and logical reasoning, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. This problem-solving investigation is part of our Year 6 Place Value, Addition and Subtraction block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Find the mean of a data set - Problem-Solving Investigation - Year 6

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This in-depth maths investigation is an open-ended problem solving activity for Year 6 children. It can be used to support teaching towards the objective: find the mean of a data set. In-depth Investigation: Mean Score Children design a dice so that the mean score is 5. This investigation will develop maths meta-skills, support open-ended questioning and logical reasoning, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. This problem-solving investigation is part of our Year 6 Measures and Data block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### String of 'str' words - English Homework - KS1

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English Homework activity for KS1: Write a list of words beginning with ‘str’. Practise sounding out words and using spellings they already know to help spell them. Looking for English planning? Using high quality texts as a starting point, our creative and stimulating English plans incorporate grammar teaching in context and offer meaningful writing opportunities. Find out more at Hamilton Trust.

#### Complete Revision for SATs - Harry Potter-themed Revision Plans

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Make your Y6 Spring Revision Term children’s best term ever! Revise all necessary grammar, punctuation and spelling for the Year 6 SPAG tests, as well as reading, comprehension and writing objectives within an inspirational term’s work that follows the sequence of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. You can teach it all, or pick and mix. The 5-minute grammar revision sessions, for example, work brilliantly as stand-alone teaching elements. This Year 6 English revision block is designed to provide a truly inspirational term’s work. It is divided into eight themed units that guarantee an exciting and stimulating literary experience, as well as covering all necessary revision, including the grammar, punctuation and spelling for the SPAG tests as well as reading, comprehension and writing. Units 1-5 follow the sequence of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, allowing the class to read the book alongside the teaching. The final units (6-8) select some of the best bits from the rest of the series, whilst avoiding spoilers. Finish off the term with a mock test and a celebration! You can also access this Harry Potter themed revision block on the Hamilton website.

#### Units of time; draw line graphs (Year 4 Measures and Data)

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This bundle provides three days of teaching that cover the objectives: Use units of time in collecting data Draw line graphs Teaching Presentation The teaching presentation includes starter activities, whole class teaching, group activities, practice sheets and mastery questions. It can be used on a variety of interactive whiteboards. Practice Worksheets The procedural fluency practice worksheets are differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Problem-Solving Investigation This in-depth maths investigation will develop maths meta-skills, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. This teaching is part of Hamilton’s Year 4 Measures and Data block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Teaching Presentation: Place value in money: add/subtract. (Year 3 Place Value and Money)

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This presentation provides three days of teaching that cover the objectives: Develop understanding of place value in money. Use to add and subtract. It includes starter activities, whole class teaching, group activities, practice sheets and mastery questions. It can be used on a variety of interactive whiteboards. Day 1 Teaching Show 3 large pound coins, a 50p coin and a 2p coin (or IWB coins). How much money is here? How can we write it? Revise how we write this as £3.52. Rehearse writing amounts of money. Day 2 Teaching Display the Money place value grid (see resources). Remind children how to write amounts in £ and p. Write amounts including those containing 0 on the PV grid. Compare the amounts using symbols. Day 3 Teaching Play the ‘Nasty Game’ and record place value additions such as £2 + 30p + 5p, £2.05 + 30p, etc. Check all possibilities. Ensure children are confident in writing amounts such as £2.05 and do not write this as £2.5. Ask children to write subtraction sentences for same amount. This teaching is part of Hamilton’s Year 3 Place Value and Money block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Practice Worksheets: Timetables and intervals: 24 hour clock. (Year 5 Measures and Data)

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Year 5 Measures and Data: Read timetables and calculate intervals using 24 hour clock. Procedural fluency Practice Worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 - Practise reading a 24-hour train timetable and answer questions about it. Day 2 - Answer questions about a TV guide. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 5 Measures and Data block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a terms worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Living in the mountains (English Homework - Early Years)

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English Homework activity for Early Years: Explore what it would be like to live and go to school in the Himalayas. Learn a Kumaoni nursery rhyme off by heart (3 sheets). Looking for English planning? Using high quality texts as a starting point, our creative and stimulating English plans incorporate grammar teaching in context and offer meaningful writing opportunities. Find out more at Hamilton Trust.

#### Worst witch (Halloween) - English Homework - KS1

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English Homework activity for KS1: Extend creative and descriptive vocabulary by writing descriptive labels for own Wickedest Witch or Wizard pictures. Looking for English planning? Using high quality texts as a starting point, our creative and stimulating English plans incorporate grammar teaching in context and offer meaningful writing opportunities. Find out more at Hamilton Trust.

#### Practice Worksheets: Make and write amounts of money (Year 2 Place Value and Money)

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Year 2 Place Value and Money: Recognise coins, write and make amounts of money. Procedural fluency Practice Worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 Using coins to 50p, find different ways to make a range of amounts. Day 2 Using just 2p and 5p coins, investigate possible totals to 10p. Repeat with imaginary 3p and 4p coins. Day 3 At the toy shop, children calculate the total of 2 or 3 items they wish to buy with the challenge of finding change. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 2 Place Value and Money block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a terms worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Practice Worksheets: Understand doubles/halves to 20 (Year 2 Multiplication & Division)

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Year 2 Multiplication and Division: Understand doubling and halving (numbers to 20). Procedural fluency Practice Worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 - Children find the doubles of numbers on a dartboard. Day 2 - Children use what they have learnt about ‘strip diagrams’ to find missing numbers in doubling and halving sentences. Day 3 - At a cake sale, children calculate the new prices of cakes that are now half price. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 2 Multiplication and Division block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a terms worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Practice Worksheets: Add/subtract 11, 12, 21, 22, etc (Year 2 More Addition and Subtraction)

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Year 2 More Addition and Subtraction: Add/subtract 11, 12, 21, 22, etc. to/from 2-digit numbers. Procedural fluency Practice Worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 Most children create their own questions by selecting pairs of numbers to add. Some will complete a challenge involving missing numbers. Day 2 Children are set different challenges to add 11, 12, 13, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32 or 33 to other 2-digit numbers; answers ≤110. Day 3 Children calculate which of a set of given numbers is required to make a set of given calculations correct. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 2 More Addition and Subtraction block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a terms worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Practice Worksheets: Place 6-digit numbers on a line; round (Year 5 Place Value)

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Year 5 Place Value: Place value in 6-digit numbers. Placing on a line and rounding. Procedural fluency Practice Worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 Write 6-digit numbers with digits of given values. Write missing digits in numbers to create ascending/descending list of 6-digit numbers. Day 2 Add/subtract 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and 100,000; preserve inequalities. Day 3 Place 6-digit numbers on lines and round to the nearest 100 or 1000. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 5 Place Value block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a terms worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Practice Worksheets: Units of time; draw line graphs (Year 4 Measures and Data)

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Year 4 Measures and Data: Use units of time in collecting data; draw line graphs Procedural fluency practice worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 - Children draw, interpret and describe plant growth line graphs. Day 2 - Children draw, interpret and describe a graph for classroom noise data. Day 3 - Children are challenged to convert between days, hours, minutes and seconds. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 4 Measures and Data block . Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a term’s worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.

#### Practice Worksheets: Mixed numbers and fractions of amounts. (Year 5 Decimals and Fractions)

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Year 5 Decimals and Fractions: Mixed numbers and fractions of amounts. Procedural fluency Practice Worksheets to achieve maths mastery. Differentiated for children working towards Age Related Expectations (ARE), at ARE and at greater depth. Day 1 Write improper fractions as mixed numbers and vice versa using images of pizzas. Day 2 Find non-unit fractions of amounts. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 5 Decimals and Fractions block. Each Hamilton maths block contains a complete set of planning and resources to teach a terms worth of objectives for one of the National Curriculum for England’s maths areas.