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Problem-Solving Investigations:Column subtraction,choose strategies.(Year5 Addition and Subtraction)
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Problem-Solving Investigations:Column subtraction,choose strategies.(Year5 Addition and Subtraction)

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Year 5 Addition and Subtraction: Column subtraction, and choosing a method. This in-depth Maths Investigation will develop maths meta-skills, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. In-depth Investigation: Persistent Answers Children subtract numbers with consecutive digits from numbers with identical digits and record the different possible answers. This problem-solving investigation is part of our Year 5 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.
Sound - Listen Up! - Year 4
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Sound - Listen Up! - Year 4

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The rock stars of the world need your help! They want their children to come to their concerts and rock-out, but they want to protect their precious ears! Find out all you can about sound; how it travels, pitch and volume. Then investigate materials to see which will provide the best insulation against sound. Be ready to present your ideas to a famous panel. Includes 6 session plans & resources: 01 - Sound walk 02 - Good vibrations 03 - Pitch and volume 04 - Pardon? 05 - Ssssshhhhhh! 06 - The Rock Star Challenge Hamilton’s science scheme provides children with a broad but comprehensive experience of primary science that systematically covers all of the National Curriculum for England objectives. Each year group is split into 6 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. We present them in a recommended teaching order, but you may adapt this to fit your requirements. Working scientifically, investigations and meaningful outcomes are fully incorporated in each block. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Seasonal changes - Wonderful Weather - Year 1
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Seasonal changes - Wonderful Weather - Year 1

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Think about what you already know about weather, look at weather forecasts and video your own school weather forecasts; do weather observations and make collages about the seasons; have fun with shadows; make a class weather station that can measure rainfall, wind direction and temperature. Includes 6 session plans & resources 1 - What do we know about weather? 2 - Weather Watching 3 - Shadow fun 4 - Setting up a weather station: measuring rainfall 5 - Setting up a weather station: measuring wind direction 6 - Setting up a weather station: make a thermometer box Suitable for Year 1 pupils. Hamilton’s brand new science scheme is now complete on our website. We have replaced the science planning materials with a completely new, and improved, set. The National Curriculum for England is now fully covered in regular 6-session blocks to fit into half-term slots. Find out more: Hamilton’s Science Scheme
Boudicca's rebellion
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Boudicca's rebellion

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Children study Boudicca’s rebellion. They consider life as a Celt under Roman rule and learn what went wrong to cause the rebellion led by Boudicca. They sequence the events leading to the Battle of Colchester and use music and dance/drama to act this out. Finally they paint a portrait of Boudicca. Includes: - Topic Overview - Block Overview - Lesson 01: The Queen of the Iceni Children think about what life was like in a Celtic tribe when the Romans were in Britain. They play a game to reinforce their knowledge. - Lesson 02: The death of King Prasutagus Children learn about the events leading up to Boudicca’s rebellion and use a simple script to create a short drama depicting these events. - Lesson 03: Boudicca’s rallying cry Children learn more about the events leading to Boudicca’s rebellion and write a rallying speech to be give by Boudicca to the Celts. - Lesson 04: The Battle of Colchester Children learn about the battles fought between Boudicca and the Romans. Using soundtrack of Mornay’s dream, they perform a dance/drama of the Battle of Colchester. - Lesson 05: The story ends and the legend begins Children learn how Boudicaa’s rebellion ended and create a portrait of Boudicca showing her character as a warrior and a proud leader of her tribe’s people. This block is part of our Key Stage 2 Cross-Curricular Topic The Romans in Britain.
Roman mosaics
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Roman mosaics

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Children study Roman mosaics, understanding why, when and how the Romans created these and their significance in Roman society. Using stick-printing techniques, children create their own mosaic pictures, which make a truly impressive display. Includes: - Topic Overview - Block Overview - Lesson 01: Exploring mosaics Looking at examples of Roman mosaics and reading and learning about who had these and what they indicated about the owners place in society. - Lesson 02: Developing technique Thinking about printing techniques and practising these as well as investigating further the importance of Roman mosaics to historians. - Lesson 03: Printing a border Studying the borders of mosaics, and starting to design a border for their own mosaic. - Lesson 04: Researching Roman mosaics Carrying our further research into the different types of Roman mosaic and what they depicted. - Lesson 05: Printing a central motif Designing a Roman-style mosaic and using printing techniques practised earlier to create their own mosaic. Find more lesson plans and resources at www. hamilton-trust.org.uk.
Yr 4 Poetry Unit 1A: Creating Images
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Yr 4 Poetry Unit 1A: Creating Images

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Children use poems by Christina Rossetti to appreciate how writers use figurative and expressive language to create images and atmosphere – alliteration, similes, powerful verbs and adverbs. Children perform one of her poems and write a poem on a similar theme. Find other lesson plans and resources at www.hamilton-trust.org.uk.
Everyday materials - Let's Build - Year 1
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Everyday materials - Let's Build - Year 1

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Explore different materials and sort them into groups before writing songs based on their properties! Consider what it would be like if the tables were made of jelly or the chairs were chocolate! Then recreate the story of the three little pigs and predict what will happen to their houses. Includes 6 session plans & resources 1 - What materials can we find? 2 - Matching materials 3 - Magnets and metal 4 - Sorting objects 5 - The three little pigs and their buildings 6 - The alternative three little pigs Hamilton's brand new science scheme is now complete on our website. We have replaced the science planning materials with a completely new, and improved, set. The National Curriculum for England is now fully covered in regular 6-session blocks to fit into half-term slots. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Light - Light and Shadows - Year 3
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Light - Light and Shadows - Year 3

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During this block you will create your own shadow puppet play using your expert knowledge and skills on light and shadows. You will make a theatre and puppets for the show in groups and conduct your own investigations on shadows, light and reflections. Includes 6 session plans & resources: 01 - What is light? 02 - Light and reflectors 03 - Mirror, mirror! 04 - Shadows 05 - Let's investigate 06 - What a performance! Hamilton’s science scheme provides children with a broad but comprehensive experience of primary science that systematically covers all of the National Curriculum for England objectives. Each year group is split into 6 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. We present them in a recommended teaching order, but you may adapt this to fit your requirements. Working scientifically, investigations and meaningful outcomes are fully incorporated in each block. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Living things and their habitats - Name That Living Thing! - Year 4
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Living things and their habitats - Name That Living Thing! - Year 4

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You are needed to become experts in the use of classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things! Learn about the 7 characteristics of a living thing; sort living things in a number of ways; make a dichotomous classification key to identify local invertebrates; make observational drawings and a group large-scale drawing of an insect; finally demonstrate your knowledge of classification keys to a young invited audience. Includes 6 session plans & resources: 01 - A living thing? 02 - Local living things - what are they? 03 - How are living things classified? 04 - Closer inspection 05 - Enormous insects 06 - I'm thinking of a living thing... Hamilton’s science scheme provides children with a broad but comprehensive experience of primary science that systematically covers all of the National Curriculum for England objectives. Each year group is split into 6 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. We present them in a recommended teaching order, but you may adapt this to fit your requirements. Working scientifically, investigations and meaningful outcomes are fully incorporated in each block. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Animals, including humans - Excuse Me, Are These Your Teeth? - Year 4
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Animals, including humans - Excuse Me, Are These Your Teeth? - Year 4

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Excuse me, are these your teeth? Who did this poo? Am I a predator?....Find the answers to these and other peculiar questions about digestion and food chains. Includes 6 session plans & resources: 01 - Excuse me, are these your teeth? 02 - What happens to my food? 03 - What does the small intestine do? 04 - What did this poo? 05 - Who's the predator? 06 - Did you know...? Hamilton’s science scheme provides children with a broad but comprehensive experience of primary science that systematically covers all of the National Curriculum for England objectives. Each year group is split into 6 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. We present them in a recommended teaching order, but you may adapt this to fit your requirements. Working scientifically, investigations and meaningful outcomes are fully incorporated in each block. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Year 3/4 Fiction 1: Fables
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Year 3/4 Fiction 1: Fables

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Reading a wide range of fables, including Rosen's Aesop's Fables, children explore dialogue through drama, debate moral messages and write letters in role. Children write their own fables, hold a festival and try them out on a live audience. Will they win rave reviews? Suitable for Year 3 or 4.
States of Matter - States of Matter Scientists - Year 4
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States of Matter - States of Matter Scientists - Year 4

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Become experts in States of Matter! Develop and showcase an understanding of all areas of states of matter, including how materials can change from one state to another, through a large range of simple practical enquiries. Take on the challenge to demonstrate your knowledge to visitors of a Science Fair. Includes 6 session plans & resources: 01 - Solid or liquid? 02 - It's a bit gassy! 03 - Particle party - temperature taker 04 - Evaporation and condensation 05 - Make it rain! 06 - Welcome to the science fair! Hamilton’s science scheme provides children with a broad but comprehensive experience of primary science that systematically covers all of the National Curriculum for England objectives. Each year group is split into 6 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. We present them in a recommended teaching order, but you may adapt this to fit your requirements. Working scientifically, investigations and meaningful outcomes are fully incorporated in each block. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Yr 4 Poetry Unit 2B Exploring form
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Yr 4 Poetry Unit 2B Exploring form

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Look at the structure of Couplets, Clerihews and Kennings. Practise techniques for finding rhymes. Investigate homophones including words that are commonly confused. Children write poems in the different forms for written or spoken publication. Find other lesson plans and resources at www.hamilton-trust.org.uk.
Everyday Materials - Squash, Bend, Twist, Stretch - Year 2
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Everyday Materials - Squash, Bend, Twist, Stretch - Year 2

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In this block, explore a range of materials through investigations and explorations. Work on ways to test materials for elasticity and flexibility and find out which paper is the strongest. Work in small groups to design and make a paper bridge to hold a toy car. Includes 6 session plans & resources: 01 - Which ball is the bounciest? 02 - Which fabric is the stretchiest? 03- Testing rigidity 04 - Tough and flexible 05 - Which is the strongest paper? 06 - Paper bridges Hamilton’s science scheme provides children with a broad but comprehensive experience of primary science that systematically covers all of the National Curriculum for England objectives. Each year group is split into 6 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. We present them in a recommended teaching order, but you may adapt this to fit your requirements. Working scientifically, investigations and meaningful outcomes are fully incorporated in each block. Find out more: www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/scites
Spinner investigation
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Spinner investigation

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The fact that all objects fall at the same speed without air resistance has children in a spin in this session. Children ask their own question to investigate about their paper spinners and work together scientifically to find answers. Suitable for Year 6 pupils. Find other lesson plans and resources at www.hamilton-trust.org.uk.
Problem-Solving Investigation: Revise addition and subtraction. ( Year 5 Addition and Subtraction )
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Problem-Solving Investigation: Revise addition and subtraction. ( Year 5 Addition and Subtraction )

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Year 5 Addition and Subtraction: Revise addition and subtraction. This in-depth Maths Investigation will develop maths meta-skills, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. In-depth Investigation: Magic Star Additions Children explore addition patterns on a star derived from a simple magic star. They use mental or written addition to add 4-digit numbers. This problem-solving investigation is part of our Year 5 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.
Problem-Solving Investigation: Add/subtract 11, 12, 21, 22, etc (Year 2 More Addition & Subtraction)
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Problem-Solving Investigation: Add/subtract 11, 12, 21, 22, etc (Year 2 More Addition & Subtraction)

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Year 2 More Addition and Subtraction: Add/subtract 11, 12, 21, 22, etc. to/from 2-digit numbers. This in-depth Maths Investigation will develop maths meta-skills, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. In-depth Investigation: Count Down to Zero Children take turns to subtract 1, 2 or 3 from a 2-digit number greater than 20. They use strategies to help them win a game by reaching zero first. This problem-solving investigation is 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.
Problem-Solving Investigation: Mental Addition and Subtraction (Year 4 Addition and Subtraction)
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Problem-Solving Investigation: Mental Addition and Subtraction (Year 4 Addition and Subtraction)

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Year 4 Addition and Subtraction: Mental Addition and Subtraction This in-depth Maths Investigation will develop maths meta-skills, and enable children to learn to think mathematically and articulate mathematical ideas. In-depth Investigation: Total £10 Using only digits 1-9 without the ‘5’, children find all possible pairs of amounts to make £10. This problem-solving investigation is part of our Year 4 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.
Extra Support Activity: Using place value to add/subtract (Year 3 Addition and Subtraction)
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Extra Support Activity: Using place value to add/subtract (Year 3 Addition and Subtraction)

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These activities are designed to be used by a teacher or a TA with children who need extra support before they can tackle these National Curriculum objectives: Using place value to add/subtract. Jolly Jumping- Adding 9 to 2-digit numbers Super Simple Subtractions- Subtracting 9 from 2-digit numbers. These Extra Support Activiies are part of our Year 3 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: Adding by counting on (numbers to 20) (Year 1 Addition and Subtraction)
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Practice Worksheets: Adding by counting on (numbers to 20) (Year 1 Addition and Subtraction)

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Year 1 Addition and Subtraction: Adding by counting on (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 - Work out the missing number facts with 1 more and 1 less. Day 2 - Work out the missing number facts with 2 more and 2 less. Day 3 - Work out the number sentence to match the picture. Draw the number sentence onto beaded lines. Day 4 - Discuss and work out whether to stick or switch the addition number sentences. These procedural fluency practice sheets are part of our Year 1 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.