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Specialist English language and EAL teacher. 10 years expert teaching experience. All my resources are children tried and tested. Please leave a review so I can make them even better. Requests welcome!

Specialist English language and EAL teacher. 10 years expert teaching experience. All my resources are children tried and tested. Please leave a review so I can make them even better. Requests welcome!
Unseen Poetry Analysis and Interpretation. Figurative language: Personification for KS2/3 GCSE
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Unseen Poetry Analysis and Interpretation. Figurative language: Personification for KS2/3 GCSE

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Easy to teach resource which explains everything you need to know about the literary device “personification”. Specific focus on the poem “City Jungle” by Pie Corbett. Pupils will identify, analyse and create their poems using personification. No planning required. Entertaining and interactive lessons will engage your pupils and get them excited about poems and poetry! Peer or Self-assessment at the end of the unit.
Adverbs and Fronted Adverbial phrases KS2 SATS
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Adverbs and Fronted Adverbial phrases KS2 SATS

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**FREE UPDATED **All you need to teach adverbs and fronted adverbials. Fun and Easy to teach. No planning required. If you found this resource useful, leave me a five star review! This lesson plan contains all of the information you need to teach adverbs and fronted adverbials. Easy to follow slides. Print out to make worksheets/workbook. In line with the English National Curriculum. Years 3-6 Objectives covered: Understand that adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs. Create sentences using adverbs. Understand and use fronted adverbials.
The famous Pirate Game Murder Mystery Codebreaker KS2
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The famous Pirate Game Murder Mystery Codebreaker KS2

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Captain! Solve the murder before there’s a mutiny on the Jolly Roger! Ideal fun activity for KS2. Fits perfectly with KS2 piracy topic. Great for building problem solving logical skills in a child-centred interactive way. Break the 5 codes and find out who will have to walk the plank. INCLUDES SOLUTION and EXPLANATION.
The Earth Day Recycling Maths Game KS1/SEN/EYFS
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The Earth Day Recycling Maths Game KS1/SEN/EYFS

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The Earth Day Recycling Maths Game pdf with easy “snakes and ladders” style format. Children move around an A3 board adding and subtracting rubbish to their recycling bins. Suitable for KS1/SEN/EYFS pupils.
Earth Day / Earth Hour ACTIVITY PACK English and Maths KS1/2
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Earth Day / Earth Hour ACTIVITY PACK English and Maths KS1/2

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25 differentiated English and Maths activities to celebrate Earth Day / Earth Hour KS1/KS2. Includes word mats, crosswords, wordsearches, codewords (anagrams), maths calculations, colour by word and scavenger hunt. All abilities covered with chile (mild, medium, spicy) rating. No planning required.
Introduction to Nouns 101 KS1 and KS2 SATS
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Introduction to Nouns 101 KS1 and KS2 SATS

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A great FREE resource which is easy to teach. No planning required! Just download the PowerPoint and start teaching. Can be used to complement any school curriculum. Links in easily with the latest UK National Curriculum. This is a great introduction to nouns which can be used over and over again for teaching and revision. Print out slides to use as worksheets or use whiteboards. You decide. This is the perfect foundation on which children and adults can build on their knowledge of nouns. Objectives and outcomes include: I can recognise a noun. I can use a noun in a sentence. I can test words to see if they are nouns. I understand that sentences need nouns. I can tell you what type of noun is being used in sentence. I can distinguish between different types of noun including common, proper, countable, uncountable, concrete, abstract, compound and collective nouns.
What can you see? KS1/2 Vocabulary Game
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What can you see? KS1/2 Vocabulary Game

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FREE Fun and quick vocabulary game for KS1/2. No planning required. Great as a starter or activity at the end of the lesson. Fully editable. Instructions Pupils take it in turn to choose a number. Teacher or friend asks “What can you see?” Pupil responds with what they can see under the number: “I can see a…parrot”. Then it’s the next player’s turn. There are 6 games in total.
Prefix secret maze game for KS2 and KS3
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Prefix secret maze game for KS2 and KS3

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Practice the prefix “dis-” with this Amazing maze. Individual or team game. An excellent way to making the tricky topic of prefixes fun! You and the kids can make your own versions if you ungroup the images. Instructions Split players into two teams. Teams take it in turns to roll the dice and move forward. They can only land on a square with a word that can take the prefix “dis”. If they try to land on a square that cannot take the prefix “dis” (and take their finger off their counter) they must go back to the beginning. Whoever gets to the final green arrow first wins. Ungroup images to Edit.
KS2 VCOP Speedy Starter Activities
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KS2 VCOP Speedy Starter Activities

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Fully editable, child-centred and interactive VCOP Speedy Starter Activities. 75 Slides to be put up the board first thing in the morning or when you need a short, simple activity. Great way to start the day and get your kids motivated. Focusing on the Ros Wilson VCOP (Vocabulary, Connectives, Openers and Punctuation). Brought together from TES primary resouces and a range of other materials and ideas. Can also be printed off as card and used an as extension, reinforcement activity or for fast finishers.
Articles the, a, an 101 KS1 and KS2 SATS
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Articles the, a, an 101 KS1 and KS2 SATS

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Easy to teach lesson on Articles. No planning required. Everything your students need to know about a, an and the and when to use them. Objectives/Outcomes I can use articles correctly. I understand that articles are determiners. I know to use “a” before a consonant and “an” before a vowel.
Passive and Active Voice Workbook for KS2/3
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Passive and Active Voice Workbook for KS2/3

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Excellent workbook to teach the passive and active voice in a child-centred, interactive way. Includes almost 50 slides to explain and practice reading, writing and speaking skills. Complete unit, no planning required.
60+ Perfect Plenaries KS2/3/4
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60+ Perfect Plenaries KS2/3/4

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60+ varied, imaginative and creative plenary ideas for the perfect plenaries. An amazing range of imaginative, child-centred and interactive ideas for any lesson - maths, English, topic, science, music, geography, history, modern languages (French, German, Mandarin etc.), economics, philosophy, literature, biology, chemistry, physics, religious studies, computer studies (IT), drama, media studies, etc. No more plenary planning!
60+ New Class Ice-Breakers and Circle Time for Back to School KS1-4
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60+ New Class Ice-Breakers and Circle Time for Back to School KS1-4

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60+ activities, games and ice-breakers for a new class, back to school or circle time. Create teams, alliances, groups and ideas. Set expectations and boundaries. Laugh and have some fun with your class. Alone, in pairs, in groups and all together in a circle, these activities will create, inspire, facilitate and engage. Mix, choose randomly or with purpose. It’s up to you! Great to mix up friend groups and create new friendships and teams. No planning and only very minimal preparation required. All ages KS1-4 and abilities
180 Plenaries, VCOP Starters and Icebreaker/Circle Time Activities
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180 Plenaries, VCOP Starters and Icebreaker/Circle Time Activities

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Earth Day Complete Unit KS1- 90 Activities
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Earth Day Complete Unit KS1- 90 Activities

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Complete unit for Earth Day and Recycling Topics for KS1.** 90 SLIDES!** Can be used for general literacy, assemblies, recycling, beach and under the sea topics too. Activities for reading, differentiated writing, listening, speaking, phonics, vocabulary and extension activities. Includes fun puzzles and scavenger hunt. PREVIEW here: https://youtu.be/xChqM-L7Ws4 If you like enjoyed try my fabulous Earth Day Maths Game: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-earth-day-recycling-maths-game-ks1-sen-eyfs-12285644 **Contents: ** Reading and Vocabulary - CVC words Phonics 1 Writing 1 Puzzles 1 Reading and Comprehension 1 Case study - Beaches in Sri Lanka Listening, Speaking and Vocabulary Phonics 2 Writing 2 Reading and Comprehension 2 Scavenger Hunt Puzzles 2 Differentiated Writing Challenge Writing Extension
Space Maths Game KS1/SEN/EYFS
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Space Maths Game KS1/SEN/EYFS

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Space maths game pdf with easy “snakes and ladders” style format. Children move around an A3 board adding and subtracting stars to and from their planets. 1-4 players. Suitable for KS1/SEN/EYFS pupils.