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Reward Coupons

Reward Coupons

Reward your students by allowing them to choose coupons and cash them in. Watch your students' motivation increase with this perfect complement to any classroom behavior system. Included are 32 different reward coupons. You could use them all or pick and choose the ones which suit your class. Examples of coupons included: Listen to music during class Write with a pen all day Sit on a cushion all day Choose a prize from the treasure box Sit at the teacher's desk Wear a crown in class Free choice for 10 minutes Choose colour of board pen Be the teacher's helper all day Bring a toy in from home Extra playtime for the whole class Choose a class story Eat lunch with the teacher Sit by a friend all day Positive phone call home Show a talent to the class Read a story to the class Bring an item from home to show and tell Plus much more!
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Guided Reading Resource Pack

Guided Reading Resource Pack

This fantastic 72 page guided reading pack is fully aligned to the New UK National Curriculum 2014 for Key Stage 2 fiction reading. These engaging resources and activities will save you plenty of time when it comes to preparing guided reading activities! Included are reading activity sheets, focusing on character, setting, plot and language, which can be used as part of guided reading, whole class session or independent work. They can be used with any fiction story. There are also 48 reading question cards which can be used alongside any fiction story in guided reading sessions or during independent reading. Also included is a guided reading recording sheet on which you can record your pupils’ responses during guided reading sessions. I have included an example of how I use them in class. I have also included bright, colourful covers for each of your guided reading groups to record their names on for use in your guided reading folder.
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Place Value Activity Cards

Place Value Activity Cards

This set of 60 place value task cards is perfect for reinforcing the concept of place value up to 1000. Included in the set are 12 task cards on each of the following: -Identifying the value of the underlined digit in a 3-digit number -Writing the number in numeral form from the number name -Writing the number from the pictorial representation -Writing the expanded form of the number from the numeral form -Comparing 3-digit numbers using <, > and = Included for each of the 5 sets is a student response sheet and an answer sheet. Page count: 25
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Australian Animals Reading Comprehension

Australian Animals Reading Comprehension

Develop your pupils’ comprehension skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five Australian animals. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop pupil comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following Australian animals: -Kangaroos -Koalas -Platypuses -Kookaburras -Possums Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Desert Animals Reading Comprehension

Desert Animals Reading Comprehension

Develop your pupils’ reading skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five desert animals written by myself. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop pupil comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following desert animals: -Camels -Meerkats -Fennec foxes -Rattlesnakes -Scorpions Please see the slide show of files included for an example of one of the passages, questions and answer sheet. US and UK alternative spelling included. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle

Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle

Save over 30% when buying as a bundle! Develop your pupils’ reading comprehension skills with this fantastic animals close reading bundle featuring 30 animals in total. Included are six comprehension sets, each with five non-fiction original reading passages based on five animals in similar habitats. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop student comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are answer sheets for each passage and set of questions. The animals included in the bundle are: Arctic Animals -Polar Bears -Reindeer -Arctic Foxes -Walruses -Snowy Owls African Animals -Polar Bears -Reindeer -Arctic Foxes -Walruses -Snowy Owls Amazon Rainforest Animals -Jaguars -Toucans -Sloths -Red-eyed tree frogs -Howler monkeys Desert Animals -Camels -Meerkats -Fennec foxes -Rattlesnakes -Scorpions Australian Animals -Kangaroos -Koalas -Platypuses -Kookaburras -Possums Ocean Creatures -Dolphins -Octopuses -Sea Turtles -Clownfish -Great White Sharks US and UK alternative spelling included. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Find the individual resources included in this bundle here: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Reading Comprehension African Animals

Reading Comprehension African Animals

Develop your pupils’ comprehension skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five African animals. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop student comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following African animals: -Lions -Elephants -Giraffes -Zebras -Hippos Please see the slide show of files included for an example of one of the passages, questions and answer sheet. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension

Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension

Develop your pupils’ comprehension skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five ocean creatures. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop student comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following ocean creatures: -Dolphins -Sea turtles -Octopuses -Clownfish -Great white sharks Please see the slide show of files included for an example of one of the passages, questions and answer sheet. Alternative US spelling sheets also included. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Year 3 Rocks

Year 3 Rocks

This fantastic pack of science activities is ideal for supporting teaching of the Year 3 Rocks unit in the New National Curriculum 2014. Included are seven activities: -Describe it! Students identify the rocks in the photographs and describe their appearance and texture. -Sort it! Print, laminate and cut up the cards. Students match the rocks (a) to their properties (b) and uses (c). Alternate Uk spelling option included. -Match it! Students sort the images into those that are electrical conductors and those that are electrical insulators -Use it! Students look at the photographs (slate roof tiles, marble archway, granite kitchen surface and writing chalk). They write about why the properties of each particular rock suit the purpose it is being used for in the photograph. -Investigate it! Students plan and carry out an investigation to test rock permeability. -Observe it! Students carry out a simple experiment to separate the materials in clay, loamy and sandy soil. They draw diagrams of their findings. Included are detailed, clear instructions on how to set up the activities. Also included is a KWL (what I know already, what I would like to know and what I learnt) for student to complete prior to and after the unit. Please note: Some of the activities require additional resources. These include samples of different rock types (i.e. chalk, limestone, sandstone, marble, granite and slate), magnifying lenses, clear containers for soil experiment and pipettes. Both UK and US spelling versions of resources are included.
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Year 4 States of Matter Science Unit

Year 4 States of Matter Science Unit

This pack of Science activities, aligned to the New Science National Curriculum 2014, is ideal for supporting teaching of Year 4 States of Matter unit focusing on solids, liquids and gases and changes of state. Included are six activities: -Sort it! Students sort the 12 materials cards into solids, liquids and gases. Answers included. -Investigate it! Students investigate how temperature affects the rate of ice cubes melting. -Describe it! Students think of an example of each state of matter. They describe the properties of solids, liquids and gases. Sample answers included. -Explain it! Students describe the role of evaporation and condensation in the water cycle. Sample answers included. -Change it! Students describe the change of state in each photograph. These are; clothes drying on a washing line, ice cream melting, icicles forming and condensation forming on a window. Sample answers included. -Order it! In this activity students research the melting point of various materials. They record the melting points and then order the materials along the image of a thermometer from highest melting point to lowest. Answers included in both degrees Celsius and degrees Fahrenheit. Included are detailed, clear instructions on how to set up the activities and the additional equipment needed for 'Investigate it!'. Also included is a KWL (what I know already, what I would like to know and what I learnt [UKS version also included - what I learned]) for students to complete prior and after the unit.
HollyRachel
Superhero Pupil Work Display Board Set

Superhero Pupil Work Display Board Set

Your pupils will love this superhero themed display board for their best work! This display board set comes complete with instructions on how to set up for a year-long display space for your pupils' work. Included: - Superhero themed pennant 'SUPER WORK' - Six superhero call outs containing praise words to add to your display board - 12 girls' editable superhero themed name labels (in 6 designs) - 12 boys' editable superhero themed name labels (in 6 designs) - Full, clear instructions on how to set up The pennant and call outs are .pdf format. The name labels are .pptx format and are editable to allow you to add in your own pupils' names.
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Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension

Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension

Develop your pupils’ comprehension skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five Amazon Rainforest animals. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop student comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following Amazon Rainforest animals: -Jaguars -Toucans -Sloths -Red-Eyed Tree Frogs -Howler Monkeys Please see the slide show of files included for an example of one of the passages, questions and answer sheet. Alternative US spelling sheets also included. Alternative US spelling worksheets also included. Please take a look these similar resources: Arctic Animals Reading Comprehension Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Study

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Study

This 77 page pack is the ideal accompaniment to the novel 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ by Roald Dahl. This fun unit will help your students get the most out of the novel and develop their reading and comprehension skills as well as allowing students to develop skills across a number of subject areas. Allow your students to explore Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and the characters that visit, including, of course, Charlie Bucket. Included is a student front cover sheet for the unit, character studies, setting description activities, reading activities, writing activities and cross-curricular ‘all about chocolate’ activities in which students will design and develop their own candy bar. There are also multiple choice comprehension quizzes for the entire novel including answers. Also included are full teacher instructions with ideas on how to implement the activities within your class.
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Cracking Christmas Maths Activities

Cracking Christmas Maths Activities

These cracking Christmas themed Maths activities are perfect for Years 5 and 6 during the month of December. Included are seven fabulous Christmas maths activities; Christmas Coordinates Students record the coordinates of each item on the four quadrant grid. Included in both colour or black and white. Festive Word Problems Students solve the six division and multiplication festive problems and record their answers on the response sheet. There is also a set of cards with spaces to fill in the numbers so you can tailor the questions to your class. Less Than or Greater Than Print and laminate the less than or greater than cards. Students use a dry eraser pen to mark either the greater or less than symbol in the space between the two decimal numbers. This activity is available in three different ability sets of cards; Blue Set - just hundredths, Red Set - tenths and hundredths mixed and Green Set - hundredths and thousandths mixed. Lowest Terms Students shade in the picture of the elf according to the key by converting the fraction in each section to its lowest terms. Prime or Composite Print and laminate the number cards and heading cards. Students sort the number cards into the correct category according to whether they are prime or composite. Santa’s Journey Students help Santa to plan his journey this Christmas by calculating the time intervals between the pairs of clocks. Enjoy!
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Reading Comprehension Arctic Animals

Reading Comprehension Arctic Animals

Develop your pupils’ reading skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five arctic animals written by myself. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop pupil comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also included are five answer sheets, one for each passage and set of questions. The five reading passages are based on the following arctic animals: -Polar Bears -Reindeer -Arctic Foxes -Walruses -Snowy Owls Please see the slide show of files included for an example of one of the passages, questions and answer sheet. Please take a look these similar resources: Australian Animals Reading Comprehension Ocean Creatures Reading Comprehension African Animals Reading Comprehension Amazon Rainforest Animals Reading Comprehension Desert Animals Reading Comprehension Save over 30% when purchasing all six sets as a bundle: Animals Reading Comprehension Bundle FREE sample set: Mountain Animals Reading Comprehension
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Maths Vocabulary Posters

Maths Vocabulary Posters

Display this set of posters in your classroom to reinforce your pupils Mathematical language. There are four posters (one for each operation; add, subtract, multiply and divide) which display language associated with each particular operation. There are also two other posters, one for 'less than' and one for 'greater than'.
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All About Adjectives

All About Adjectives

These are fantastic resources to support the teaching of adjectives. Included are seven activities which can be implemented as whole class activities or set up as rotations or activities for review. Choose the Adjective Students choose the appropriate adjective from the word bank to describe the nouns in the images. Find the Adjectives Students underline the adjectives within the sentences. The sentences in the first box have one adjective to find and the sentences in the second box have two adjectives to find per sentence. Answer sheet included. Add the Adjective Students add adjectives to the blanks in the sentences to describe the nouns. Character Description Students choose adjectives to describe the monster in the image. They then use their adjectives to write sentences about the monster. Using Adjectives Using a foldable, students think of a nouns that can be described by the adjective on the reverse side of the petal. Adjective Sort Students sort the adjectives into the correct category. They write the adjectives in the correct column of the table. Answers included. UK and US spelling versions included (for word colour/color). Setting Description Each sheet contains an image of a setting (underwater, beach, forest, winter street). Students write a description of each setting using adjectives to add detail. Adjective Wordsearch Students find the adjectives within the wordsearch. Answer sheet included. Full, clear teacher instructions included.
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Superhero Punctuation Posters

Superhero Punctuation Posters

This superhero themed set of 17 punctuation posters will look fantastic in your classroom to reinforce uses of punctuation marks. Each poster includes an explanation of the use of each punctuation mark and at least one example of the punctuation mark in use. Pick and choose the posters to suit the level of your class. There are two versions of periods/full stops and commas - one basic and one advanced - so you can display the appropriate poster for your class. US alternatives are also included (period and exclamation point). Posters included in the set are: -apostrophe -brackets -colon -comma -comma (advanced - includes separation of clauses) -dash -ellipsis -exclamation mark -exclamation point -full stop -full stop (advanced - includes abbreviation) -period -period (advanced - includes abbreviation) -question mark -quotation marks -speech marks -semi-colon
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Guided Reading Resource Pack

Guided Reading Resource Pack

This fantastic 72 page guided reading pack is fully aligned to the New UK National Curriculum 2014 for Key Stage 2 fiction reading. These engaging resources and activities will save you plenty of time when it comes to preparing guided reading activities! Included are reading activity sheets, focusing on character, setting, plot and language, which can be used as part of guided reading, whole class session or independent work. They can be used with any fiction story. There are also 48 reading question cards which can be used alongside any fiction story in guided reading sessions or during independent reading. Also included is a guided reading recording sheet on which you can record your pupils’ responses during guided reading sessions. I have included an example of how I use them in class. I have also included bright, colourful covers for each of your guided reading groups to record their names on for use in your guided reading folder.
HollyRachel
Year 2 Counting in Steps Cards

Year 2 Counting in Steps Cards

This set of counting task cards is fully aligned to the Year 2 National Curriculum 2014 Maths objective: Pupils should be taught to: -count in steps of 2, 3, and 5 from 0, and in tens from any number, forward and backward Included are 48 task cards, three to a page, complete with answer grids. There are 12 cards for each counting step; 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s. Pupils will count on in multiples of the particular number, filling in the missing numbers. When counting in tens, pupils will count on and back in tens from any 2-digit number. Cards 1-12 counting on across multiples of 2 Cards 13-24 counting on across multiples of 3 Cards 25-36 counting on across multiples of 5 Cards 37-48 skip counting on and back in jumps of 10 Simply print, laminate and cut up the task cards. Pupils may write their answers using a whiteboard pen directly onto laminated cards or they can record their answers on the response sheet.
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All About Me Lapbook

All About Me Lapbook

This 'All About Me' lapbook project is the perfect way to begin the new school year! It is the ideal way to get to know your new students and allow them to set goals for the year ahead. Included in the 'Back to School All About Me' lapbook are eight activities, complete with clear instructions for your students to follow, plus a front cover to complete. UK and US spelling versions included. Activities are: - Front cover - Favourite thing (music, movie, food, sport, color and pet) - My goals - Class rules - My talents - When I grow up I want to be... - (In my new class) I am looking forward to... - Favourite subject - My family
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Coloured Labels and Borders

Coloured Labels and Borders

This bumper pack of labels and borders are perfect for organising your classroom and your pupils will love writing on the coloured bordered paper. Included are labels; perfect for trays, drawers and coat pegs. These are .doc files with text that can be altered using Word. They come in eight different colours. Also included are pdf coloured paper borders - lined and unlined. There are eight different colours of labels and borders. These are blue, green, red, yellow, pink, orange, purple and rainbow.
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Number Recognition Memory Pairs Game

Number Recognition Memory Pairs Game

This fun Number Recognition Memory Pairs Game helps students to relate written numerals to objects for amount up to and including 20. Included in each set is a number numeral cards and a matching ten frame representation for each number from 1 to 20. There are four sets of the game included in four different colours so different pairs/groups of students can be playing with different sets at the same time and the cards won't get mixed up! How to Play Print, laminate and cut out the cards. In pairs, or small group, students lay the cards face down on a table. They then take turns to turn over two cards. If they find the two matching numeral and ten frame card of a particular number, they may keep the cards and have another go. If not, they must turn the cards back over and the next person has their turn. It is important to remember where the cards are positioned for future turns! Other Uses These cards can also be used to play snap or simply as a visual prompt when teaching number recognition.
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Reading Comprehension Posters

Reading Comprehension Posters

This colorful set of 9 reading comprehension posters will look fantastic in your classroom and help your students with their reading comprehension skills. The set includes a poster on each of the following reading strategies: -cause and effect -inferring -making connections (text-to-text) -making connections (text-to-self) -making connections (text-to-world) -predicting -questioning -summarizing (US spelling)/summarising (UK spelling) -visualizing (US spelling/ visualising (UK spelling)
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