Hero image

HanMade's Shop

Hello, I'm a Year 4 teacher currently on Maternity Leave with my first baby. My resources are for Reception-Year 4 from different teaching positions that I have held. My specialism and passion is English, and I especially love creating resources for popular children's fiction.

52Uploads

28k+Views

5k+Downloads

Hello, I'm a Year 4 teacher currently on Maternity Leave with my first baby. My resources are for Reception-Year 4 from different teaching positions that I have held. My specialism and passion is English, and I especially love creating resources for popular children's fiction.
Charlotte's Web Planning
HanMadeHanMade

Charlotte's Web Planning

(4)
This is a 12-lesson unit plan of Charlotte's Web (including two lessons to watch and discuss the film) that I used with a mixed Y3/4 class. The children loved reading this story and we made woollen pom-pom spiders for our display board. The unit ends with the children writing their own friendship rescue story. I think this unit would be most suited to Years 2-4. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Powerpoint and Plan
HanMadeHanMade

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Powerpoint and Plan

(3)
A short powerpoint to accompany each lesson in a unit of work for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. There are 18 lessons in total (including two to watch the film), which took me about 4 weeks to complete with my Year 4 class. The objectives in the planning come from the 2014 English curriculum for Year 4, but I think these lessons would be easily adaptable for any KS2 class. At the end of the unit the children will write their own short story. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade Credit: A number of the lesson ideas have come from fellow TES author sara2007. Most of the photos are from the Disney film. None of the illustrations are my own.
States of Matter Ice Melting investigation
HanMadeHanMade

States of Matter Ice Melting investigation

(0)
Science investigation to cover with the whole class. Starting with a concept cartoon, this powerpoint uses Scientific vocabulary such as independent and dependent variables. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo with a 2014 Curriculum Grammar Focus
HanMadeHanMade

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo with a 2014 Curriculum Grammar Focus

(1)
This unit of work covers 15 lessons following the story of The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo. The downloads include the full planning with objectives taken from the 2014 curriculum for Year 4, and a task-setting Powerpoint for each week. This resource also includes the glossary, so please do not buy this separately as the slides are included in these files. The Powerpoint complements the book as the teacher reads through the pages, explaining the meaning of unfamiliar phrases as they go. The activities have a SPaG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) focus, including lessons using prepositions, conjunctions and adverbs of time, cause and place. (Some plenaries in the planning make reference to GPS tests which were not created by me and so are not included.) Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Persuasive Writing: Ancient Greeks (Theseus and the Minotaur)
HanMadeHanMade

Persuasive Writing: Ancient Greeks (Theseus and the Minotaur)

(0)
A task-setting powerpoint to guide the children through writing persuasive letters to Theseus as either the King of Athens or Princess Ariadne. I used this with a mixed 3/4 class and the letters featured were written by some of the more able students. Includes features of a persuasive text and the planning with objectives from the 2014 Year 4 English Curriculum. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Comparison between Aslan and Jesus at Easter
HanMadeHanMade

Comparison between Aslan and Jesus at Easter

(3)
After reading The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, the children highlighted statements they thought were true about the deaths and resurrections of Aslan and Jesus. This led to an excellent discussion about what they knew about the Easter story. Also included is an answer sheet. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Character Description Writing Frame: The White Witch of Narnia
HanMadeHanMade

Character Description Writing Frame: The White Witch of Narnia

(1)
A character description writing frame for the The White Witch/Queen of Narnia. There are prompt questions for the pupils to answer. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Grammar with Matilda (SPaG GPS 2014 curriculum Year 4)
HanMadeHanMade

Grammar with Matilda (SPaG GPS 2014 curriculum Year 4)

6 Resources
This bundle contains planning and worksheets to guide children through the Year 4 grammar curriculum while reading Matilda by Roald Dahl. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Ancient Greeks Non-Fiction Revision
HanMadeHanMade

Ancient Greeks Non-Fiction Revision

4 Resources
These are the resources I used at the end of the year in my Topic lessons to revise non-fiction text types before the tests. Make sure the persuasion text lesson is taught before the recount lesson. If looking for inspiration, for discussion texts I asked the children to write about whether it was better to grow up in Athens or Sparta, but I used a resource by someone else. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Easter Bunny Persuasive Letter Writing Lesson
HanMadeHanMade

Easter Bunny Persuasive Letter Writing Lesson

(0)
I did this as one whole lesson but it could be spread out as needed. The file includes a letter from the Easter bunny stating that he is going to retire. Next to it is a writing frame for the children to analyse, looking especially at the purpose of each paragraph. On the next page (I printed them double sided) is a shared plan and letter in response. On the final page is a new letter from the 'Bunny Bandit' who has captured the Easter Bunny and the children must write their persuasive letters independently in response. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Tudors: Make Me a Monarch! (Persuasive Writing)
HanMadeHanMade

Tudors: Make Me a Monarch! (Persuasive Writing)

(0)
This lesson requires the pupils to fill in an application form to become a Tudor Monarch. The planning and task-setting powerpoint are included, and give examples of interests and skills of the monarchs, as well as a few instruments and sports of the time. I taught this lesson to a mixed 3/4 class during History, but after they had already looked at persuasive writing. This isn't essential, but there are a list of logical connectives for the more able children to use. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Persuasive letter writing: Dear Headteacher, Save our playtimes
HanMadeHanMade

Persuasive letter writing: Dear Headteacher, Save our playtimes

(0)
This powerpoint guides the children to write a persuasive letter to the headteacher to save their playtime. The powerpoint starts with a nasty letter to the headteacher trying to argue for shorter breaks. The children must discuss how they will put their side of the argument across for playtimes being essential. Includes features of persuasion and provides a simple structure for writing which can be displayed on the board. The plenary slide includes a sample letter to check for features and suggest improvements. Now also includes planning. I used this with a Year 4 class (some were very concerned that their playtimes might actually be taken away!) Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Mr Mistoffelees and Macavity the Mystery Cat
HanMadeHanMade

Mr Mistoffelees and Macavity the Mystery Cat

(0)
A writing frame for children to write their own simplified version of Mr Mistoffelees and a Wanted poster for Macavity the Mystery Cat by TS Eliot. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Matilda Planning
HanMadeHanMade

Matilda Planning

(1)
This is a 17-lesson plan for teaching Matilda. It includes objectives from the 2014 English Curriculum for Year 4. It is exactly how I used it without amendments and so may need adapting. I will also upload all mentioned worksheets and activities. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
HanMadeHanMade

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

4 Resources
An 18-lesson unit of work (including two lessons to watch the film) on The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by CS Lewis. My Year 4 class absolutely loved reading this book and I think these resources could be easily adapted for any KS2 class. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Ancient Greek Monster Masks and Temples
HanMadeHanMade

Ancient Greek Monster Masks and Temples

(3)
In our Art lessons when studying the Ancient Greeks, we made Greek temples using art straws on black paper and Greek masks using paper plates. These were the files I showed the children to inspire their ideas. The masks were based around the mythological creatures. The children loved making both. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Recount Writing Roman Celt Boudicca Rebellion
HanMadeHanMade

Recount Writing Roman Celt Boudicca Rebellion

(2)
This powerpoint guides the children through writing a recount from the perspective of a Celt warrior. Some additional teaching may be required on the rebellion, although the BBC link is very helpful: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/rebellion/ This resource lists the features of a recount and provides a short example for text-marking opportunities. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Instruction Text Writing: Olympic Torch
HanMadeHanMade

Instruction Text Writing: Olympic Torch

(0)
This powerpoint guides children through writing their own instructions. First, there is a list of features, then the class use these features to text mark the example (How to make a paper plate mask). Children are then given a few minutes to make their own Olympic torches before they write instructions for them. The lesson concludes with text-marking an example. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Classroom Behaviour Targets Template
HanMadeHanMade

Classroom Behaviour Targets Template

(1)
This is a template I used when I taught a mixed 3/4 class, but I think it would be suitable for any Primary year group. All of our target cards had to be yellow/gold, hence the colour scheme. Free to download, use and share. Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade
Year 4 2014 Curriculum Maths Objectives
HanMadeHanMade

Year 4 2014 Curriculum Maths Objectives

(0)
Maths objectives on a spreadsheet which I use to write in the weeks in which I'm covering them. Something I find very useful and hope you will too! Year 4 2014 Curriculum Maths Objectives Thanks for looking! Please have a peak at my other items for sale in my TES shop :) https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HanMade