The Holocaust and the Persecution of Jews

The Holocaust and the Persecution of Jews

A powerpoint on how the gradual removal of civil rights of the Jewish community lead to the genocide of millions. Gives details on key events before the war such as the Kristalnaacht, Reichstag fire and the death of Hindenburg. Includes lesson ideas for the children to consider human rights and a link to my free resource which explains how the Nazis used propaganda to turn the public against the Jewish community.
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The Psychology of the Holocaust. How Could People Be So Cruel?

The Psychology of the Holocaust. How Could People Be So Cruel?

A powerpoint that describes the controversial Milgram experiments of the 1960s in which volunteers gave increasing electric shocks to a fellow volunteer (or so they thought). 'The Germans are different' hypothesis was not upheld. What does this teach us about 'obeying orders'? Suitable for secondary and upper primary as part of learning about the Holocaust.
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Halloween Themed Bar Graph Interpretation Booklet

Halloween Themed Bar Graph Interpretation Booklet

Halloween Bar Graph Interpretation Booklet (includes a tally mark exercise). Also includes a differentiated version where three of the bar graphs require children work out y-axis values that are not on the scale. Also includes answer sheets for self/peer/teacher assessment. The booklet is in colour but also works well when printed in black and white (this may even encourage children to think about how they can work out which bar is which in the first exercise).
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Glasgow Tenement Art Lesson Plan

Glasgow Tenement Art Lesson Plan

A lesson plan to teach children about the artist Avril Paton and create their own tenement or 'windows' art. Includes a power point on the artist's work and information about tenements. Also includes an image that could be printed for children to draw on.
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Galileo and Astronomy.

Galileo and Astronomy.

A powerpoint about Galileo and his observations and discoveries relating to Saturn and Jupiter and how these lead to him being under house arrest.
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Proper Nouns Lesson Plan and Resources.

Proper Nouns Lesson Plan and Resources.

A lesson plan and resources for teaching proper nouns. Includes a cut and stick activity and differentiated work sheets presented as a 'chilli challenge' (i.e. children choose their level of challenge).
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Halloween Themed Maths Problems

Halloween Themed Maths Problems

Written maths problems for children to solve using three digit addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Includes answers for self, peer or teacher assessment.
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Halloween Maths Problems Bundle

Halloween Maths Problems Bundle

Halloween maths resources including a murder mystery problem solving game, worded maths problems and a challenge for children to plan a disco. A range of strategies utilised and answers included for self, peer or teacher assessment.
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General Election 2017 Lesson Plans and Resources

General Election 2017 Lesson Plans and Resources

A power point presentation, explaining how the UK voting system works. Lesson plans for six lessons leading to a class election. Manifesto summaries for the main political parties for the children to consult. The manifestos include SNP and Plaid Cymru for use in Scotland and Wales. The resource also contains three different ballot papers for use in Scotland, England and Wales. Please leave me a review if you find this resource useful :)
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Times Tables Halloween Murder Mystery.

Times Tables Halloween Murder Mystery.

A murder mystery problem solving resource where pupils will need to use multiplication facts to solve clues and eliminate suspects to uncover who committed the murder at the haunted fair. Great resource for fun and engaging times table practice. My class really enjoyed this. The task could be done alone or in mixed ability paris. Multiplication squares could also be provided for less confident children.
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Autumn/Scarecrow Themed Problem Solving Mystery

Autumn/Scarecrow Themed Problem Solving Mystery

A village is having its Autumn scarecrow festival. On the day, the scarecrows have all been stolen! The local villagers are all suspects,and pupils must solve clues to work out who the thief is. The children will need to use elimination, drawing strategies and solve multiplication and decimal questions in order to solve the mystery.
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Medieval Themed Problem Solving Mystery.

Medieval Themed Problem Solving Mystery.

'Who Stole the Dragon's Egg'? problem solving mystery. A KS1/First level activity requiring children to use a range of strategies to eliminate suspects and work out who stole the egg from the angry dragon. Includes, shape, decoding, use of number bonds to 20 and subtraction.
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Problem solving game - Zombie Outbreak in School!

Problem solving game - Zombie Outbreak in School!

This problem solving game involves children using a range of mathematical skills to get clues. There is a zombie apocalypse beginning in school and pupils need to find the antidote. They will use knowledge of fractions, place value, solve worded problems, multiply, divide, add, subtract and decode a message. Answers and survivor certificates are included. The documents could even be edited to suit a location in your own school for added fun. When I did this with my class, I asked reception to keep a small bottle of green liquid (water and green food colouring) for the children to find. Children can do this activity individually or mixed ability pairs works well. If you like this resource, please give me a review.
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Halloween Murder Mystery (Problem Solving)

Halloween Murder Mystery (Problem Solving)

This is a murder mystery activity set in a haunted house. Children must use a range of maths and problem solving strategies to solve clues and work out who the killer is. Strategies and skills used in this task include elimination, solving worded problems, addition, subtraction,multiplication, division, decoding and use of fractions. The resource includes answer sheets for pupil or teacher assessment and also printable certificates for children to receive on completion of the task. This task works well with mixed ability pairs.
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Problem Solving Mysteries (Maths)

Problem Solving Mysteries (Maths)

Three problem solving resources with answers included. The mysteries include 'Who Stole the Fidget Spinner', 'Who Stole the Football Cup' and finding the antidote to survive a zombie apocalypse in school (with survivor certificates). These are also good end of term revision resources. The problems involve use of a range of decoding strategies and number skills (such as multiplication, division, addition, subtraction). Children all also use knowledge of place value, fractions and solve worded problems.
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New Class, Growth Mindset Lesson and Resources

New Class, Growth Mindset Lesson and Resources

This resource includes a powerpoint to teach a class about growth mindset. Children then come up with their own growth mindset statements which they write on the light bulb worksheet. The children's light bulbs can be coloured, cut out and displayed. A good starter activity to set a positive ethos with a new class (also a good stand alone lesson for any class).
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New Class Charter Worksheet

New Class Charter Worksheet

After discussing rights and responsibilities with the class, they think of one right and one responsibility and write these in the jigsaw pieces which can be cut out and displayed, fitting together.
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New Class Resource Bundle

New Class Resource Bundle

Resource to create a class charter, powerpoint and resource to teach growth mindset. Both include items for children to work on and display. Also includes a problem solving activity where children will have to use different maths strategies to work out who stole a fidget spinner. The problem solving game works well in mixed ability pairs. Includes answers for self or teacher assessment.
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Football Themed Problem Solving Mystery

Football Themed Problem Solving Mystery

A football team has won a cup and after a night of celebration, they discover it has been stolen. Pupils need to use a range of mathematical strategies to solve each clue and eliminate suspects until only one remains - the thief. The clues involve working systematically, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, fractions and decoding.
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