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The Tunnel by Anthony Browne - book study
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The Tunnel by Anthony Browne - book study

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Thank you so much for looking at this resource. I hope it is useful to you. CONTENT: Activities related to Anthony Browne’s book The Tunnel Character analysis in both American and English spellings Areas covered: ** Rose and Jack's relationship ** The tunnel **The waste ground **Decisions made by the characters ** The forest ** Jack's behaviour ** Character comparisons ** Text to self opportunities ** Analyzing the illustrations ** Mum / mom ** Letter writing frames to Jack and Mum ** Adjective activity **The author's intentions ** Adjective hunt ** Vocabulary challenge *32 pages A link to a sample of this pack https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-tunnel-by-anthony-browne-11594339 ISBN-10: 1406313297 ISBN-13: 978-1406313291
Non- Chronological Report Writing - The Tiger POWERPOINT
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Non- Chronological Report Writing - The Tiger POWERPOINT

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PowerPoint / Smart board presentations. . ** Blank slide designs included ** Supplements the Non-Chronological Report Writing pack on tigers ** Explores how to write a successful report ** How to break down the process of information report writing / non chronological report writing ** Information on the tiger and how to arrange research ** Examination of a sample report ** Original content and clipart ** Blank pages for own input ** All png images so able to to be transferred onto Smart boards or Promethean ** Success criteria / checklist ** Detailed word mat - especially useful for EAL students
Ancient Egypt
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Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt This pack contains activities and writing frames to help children study ancient Egypt. It also has been made with children who have English as an additional language in mind and has been tried and tested. Pyramids of Giza Activity An account of a real school trip to the Pyramids of Giza and activity. Color (Colour) and black and white versions. British English and American alternative spellings where appropriate Scarab beetle notes blank frame Sphinx notes blank frame Ancient Egyptian Quiz Ancient Egyptian supported writing activity. Mummification activity and notes. Photo pack from the Pyramids of Giza. An ancient Egyptian home - activity Study writing frames for Howard Carter, Julius Caesar, Egyptian Pharaohs, Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. Information about Tutankhamen and Cleopatra. 91 pages National Curriculum Objective: To develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of world history, establishing clear narratives within the periods they study; To understand how our knowledge of past is constructed from a range of sources. * Updated October
Dinosaurs - Non-chronological Report Writing
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Dinosaurs - Non-chronological Report Writing

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Even with the exciting topic of dinosaurs - setting about capturing children's attention and getting them to write a good report can be tall order! Here is a resource which both challenges the upper ability and helps children who are emergent writers to achieve in class. An extensive bank of writing frames and activities for writing a non-chronological report on these prehistoric beasts. Useful for class projects or cross curricular links. It will supplement your unit of work. This pack includes a colourful poster set to put on your working wall or display. It will save you hours hopefully! The main pack includes: *Information on dinosaurs *Mini Flip book (differentiated) and varied * Detailed word mats - one with vocabulary / one blank * Writing frames for all aspects of writing a non-chronological report * Report writing posters *Question generator writing frames *Facts about the Brachiosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and the Stegosaurus *Heading and subheading and topic planner *Non-chronological report planner - different versions *Themed notepaper *Report writing checklist *** Black and white version of all writing frames It can also be used as a base knowledge booster for the study of space / planets or a cross curricular link.
Instructions
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Instructions

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How To Make A Sandwich This pack will help your teaching of instructional writing sparkle. It will be a good starting point for your students. This pack explores instructional writing with a focus on making a sandwich. • Clear explanations about the features of instructional writing. • Encourages children to rethink, reflect and reread. • Introduces imperative (bossy) verbs. • Runs through clear thought processes that a student needs when writing instructions for making a sandwich • Smiley face checklist and slide for what is needed when writing recipes. • Going into detail – editing. • Writing tips on how to make their work ‘sparkle’. • Examples of work – what is great and how to move them on to the next level. • Construct - writing frames and organisational examples to lead children to attempt to write their own instructions. • Reference to Pixabay for making google slide presentations about sandwiches. • Self-assessment. • Challenge work. • Teaching time – reciprocal teaching – children share their knowledge in 4 separate challenges. • Discussion – a structured prompt to enable purposeful discussion about instructions. • Problem solving – children will have to reflect on their work and challenge themselves to write clear and appealing instructions. * Instruction slips that can be glued into books for activity guidance. Printables: -Instructions: 3 differentiated writing frames to help write instructions – these are prompts and will lead children to write without a writing frame once they have learned the construct. - Strip prompt – a strip challenge to be glued into children’s books to prompt them to reflect on the elements that need to be included when writing instructions. Enjoy!
Magnets
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Magnets

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Magnet initial pre-input assessment Magnet question and answer cards Pole labeling. Magnetic field information and activities. Magnetic material hunt. Magnet vs paperclip challenge Magnetic Clip Art. Magnet cut outs. Magnet around the home / class activity Magnet vocabulary flash cards. Magnetic and non-magnetic material sort. American and English version of worksheet - check spellings
The Bog Baby - Book Study - Editable and PDF version
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The Bog Baby - Book Study - Editable and PDF version

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The Bog Baby is a well loved story about childhood. You will need to first purchase the book 'The Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Gwen Millward'. A suggested site to purchase this is: https://www.amazon.com/Bog-Baby-Jeanne-Willis/dp/0375861769 KS1 - activities to encourage understanding and exploration of themes KS2 - As above but also philosophy for thinking - thinking deeper about the issues explored in the book (Trust / sisterhood / wild animals) * PDF and Editable version * Simple introduction to the Bog Baby - two key questions writing frame * Being safe - informing people when you go out alone or with a friend * Instructions for keeping a Bog Baby * What I know about the Bog Baby * The forest * Text to self * Text to world * Text to Text * Story events and corresponding consequences writing frame * Real love * If I had a Bog Baby * A letter to the Bog Baby - two writing frames * A letter to Mum - two writing frames * Character traits * Adjective hunt * Verb hunt - three writing frames * My Bog Baby * Comprehension writing frame - 4 pages * Vocabulary challenge * Bog Baby similes * Bog Baby flip booklet * Wild animals as pets flip booklet * Text connections * 40 pages This unit will be updated regularly
Non-chronological report writing - the tiger
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Non-chronological report writing - the tiger

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Capturing children's attention and getting them to write a good report can be tall order! Here is a resource which both challenges the upper ability and helps children who are emergent writers to achieve in class. An extensive bank of writing frames and activities for writing a non-chronological report on tigers. Useful for class projects. I will supplement your unit of work. This pack includes a colourful poster set to put on your working wall or display. It will save you hours hopefully! American English and British English versions where appropriate. 60 pages of writing frames and activities, including a supporting PowerPoint presentation *** Tigers living in captivity *** Tigers in the wild *** Pros and cons planning sheet - three different questions *** Planning sheet for Tigers *** Full colour photos ***** Just added smartboard / powerpoint etc friendly clipart to use on your interactive whiteboard when teaching this subject. The main pack includes: *Information on the tiger *Mini Flip book (differentiated) *Question cards * Detailed word mats - one with vocabulary / one blank * Writing frames for all aspects of writing a non-chronological report * Report writing posters *Question generator writing frames *Facts about the tiger *Heading and subheading initial planner *Non-chronological report planner - different versions *Step by step sub-heading planner *Themed notepaper *Report writing checklist in both British and American English Versions *Differentiated information sheets for children who have English as an Additional Language. *True or false quiz *Question sheet to help plan for report *65 pages *This pack is updated on a regular basis.
Non Chronological Reports - The Elephant
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Non Chronological Reports - The Elephant

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** UPDATED Now include extra flip book and info sheet. Capturing children's attention and getting them to write a good report can be tall order! Here is a resource which both challenges the upper ability and helps children who are emergent writers to achieve in class. An extensive bank of writing frames and activities for writing a non-chronological report on elephants. Useful for class projects. I will supplement your unit of work. This pack includes a colourful poster set to put on your working wall or display. It will save you hours hopefully! American English and British English versions where appropriate. ***** Just added smartboard / powerpoint etc friendly clipart to use on your interactive whiteboard when teaching this subject. The main pack includes: *Information on the elephant *Mini Flip book (differentiated) *Question cards * Detailed word mats - one with vocabulary / one blank * Writing frames for all aspects of writing a non-chronological report * Report writing posters *Question generator writing frames *Facts about the Indian elephant *Facts about the African elephant *Heading and subheading initial planner *Non-chronological report planner - different versions *Step by step sub-heading planner *Themed notepaper *Report writing checklist in both British and American English Versions *Differentiated information sheets for children who have English as an Additional Language. *True or false quiz *Question sheet to help plan for report *65 pages *This pack is updated on a regular basis.
Non-Chronological Report Space
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Non-Chronological Report Space

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Over 70 pages of Non-chronological report writing support. Supports your unit planning. Great to get children who are fascinated in outer space engaged in writing. ** Extra writing planning sheets included Now include extra flip book and info sheet. Capturing children's attention and getting them to write a good report can be tall order! Here is a resource which both challenges the upper ability and helps children who are emergent writers to achieve in class. An extensive bank of writing frames and activities for writing a non-chronological report on space. Useful for class projects or cross curricular links. It will supplement your unit of work. This pack includes a colourful poster set to put on your working wall or display. It will save you hours hopefully! The main pack includes: *Information on the planets *Mini Flip book (differentiated) and varied * Detailed word mats - one with vocabulary / one blank * Writing frames for all aspects of writing a non-chronological report * Report writing posters *Question generator writing frames *Facts about the all of the planets *Heading and subheading and topic planner *Non-chronological report planner - different versions *Step by step sub-heading planner *Themed notepaper *Report writing checklist It can also be used as a base knowledge booster for the study of space / planets or a cross curricular link. ** 2 packs 61 pages
Winter Poetry Word Bank
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Winter Poetry Word Bank

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A comprehensive child centred word bank to help children write a poem about winter. Includes: * Technical words - this is a general word bank * Adjectives * Similes * Verbs * Connections (conjunctions and connectives) * American and British spellings (2 versions) Please look at the document before printing to save paper - one page is a credit page for font licenses. Original Artwork my own.
Plants
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Plants

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This pack includes lots of writing frames and support for children who are learning about plants. You will find: Writing frames for both American and British English. Also suitable for international schools. Activities relating to the parts of the flower - differentiated. Matching and quiz cards regarding parts of the flower. A focus on: The leaf The stem The petal The roots Note paper with illustrations to write up about: The flower The plant Germination Also appropriate for children who need their work framed. This pack is regularly updated and activities added.
Romulus and Remus
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Romulus and Remus

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Here is a resource that will make your life a lot easier. It is designed to supplement your planning and fit in with your own scheme of work. I am aware that each school is different and some buyers are international so schemes of work will vary from school to school. This pack takes that into consideration! The legend of Romulus and Remus is a well-known legend. This pack has a set of engaging activities that link to history and English. (Myths and legends). It also includes a smart board / PowerPoint presentation. The images are flattened and can be lifted from the PowerPoint and pasted on to your smart board. The pack includes: Two detailed lesson plans on the legend of Romulus and Remus with a cross curricular link to English: *** Exploring the legend (suggested differentiated activities) *** Comprehension skills (suggested differentiated activities) • The legend of Romulus and Remus (clear font – 3 pages) • 2 pages of comprehension questions – linked to lesson plan but can be used independently • Full page character description activity (Romulus, Remus, Amilius, Rhea, shepherd and shepherd and wife). This is open to detailed description or key words depending on the ability of your children. • Comprehensive adjective bank • True or False activity - children can do this in pairs, as a group or individually • Sequencing activity – differentiated to two levels • Theatre characters for play- characters are in full colour, can be cut out and if glued to cardboard can make their very own Romulus and Remus theatre! • 2 Foldable character booklets *** update - What if? Activity - Cloze 'pre-input' (holding) activity Very interactive, engaging clip art, visual, made with the English as an additional language learner in mind. This pack will be updated on a regular basis.
Christmas Poetry
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Christmas Poetry

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Here is a quick activity to reinforce rhyming in poetry. The children are provided with a frame that contains common words associated with winter. They then use two rhyming words at a time to write simple sentences that together make a winter poem. * Original artwork. * Poetry maker rhyming frame * Two blank versions of writing paper * A winter poem activity writing frame - helping children to plan their own poem in small stages * Winter Morning by Ogden Nash - poetry inspiration for study
Howard Carter
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Howard Carter

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A comprehensive detailed pack about Howard Carter, his life and discoveries. Fully detailed flip chart Biography Facts True or false ( 2 versions) Howard Carter’s life time line Planning an expedition What is an archaeologist? Opening the tomb! The Valley of the kings Howard Carter quote ACTIVITIES True or false Howard Carter diary Sealing the tomb *Opening the tomb Howard Carter’s time line PNG images of each presentation page that can be inserted into a Smart notebook or a PowerPoint presentation. *** Free extra slide show of images from the tomb
The Killer Whale / Orca  Non-chronological Report Writing
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The Killer Whale / Orca Non-chronological Report Writing

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Here is the pack you have been waiting for to help your students write a comprehensive informational report. The skills and techniques are structured around learning about the killer whale. It's packed with writing frames, activities, information and much much more. The pack is structured so that it will fit in with what you are doing already in class or to base your unit around it. You will find: 65 tried and tested writing frames and information to support your informational report unit. A pack of editable worksheets are additionally included so that you can cater your writing frames to your children's needs. A PowerPoint presentation to help children learn how to paraphrase A report writing checklist for easy self assessment. Lots of Orca information covering many different topics for children to base their subheadings around. Step by step paraphrasing guidance and example activities. The Orca and his body. Blank charts Writing frames to help children write a step by step report - especially good for emergent writers. True or false - information clarification Comprehension. All these writing frames and activities will help your students to prepare for writing a non-chronological report. American and British English alternative writing frames where appropriate. Happy teaching and enjoy!
Ancient Egypt - introduction to the afterlife
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Ancient Egypt - introduction to the afterlife

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The ancient Egyptian topic of the afterlife is fascinating to young children. However, there are so many things to cover and so much to remember - this lesson pack will cover one or two lessons with a variety of information aimed at the different levels of your class. It covers: Ka and Ba The rituals Ammut and Anubis The journey to the afterlife Introduction to the afterlife * Flip Chart Activ board * Lesson plan * Afterlife text - 2 pages * English linked activities * Differentiated true or false activities * Ancient Egyptian gods sheet with answers * The Afterlife - activity (one directed one blank) * Ancient Egyptian cut strip activities * Links for iPad research Links to English - dictionary and paragraph work. Please double check websites in case your school allows pop-ups - in order to check if the websites are in line with your school ethos. Font License from: http://www.kimberlygeswein.com/ Clip art: KatQatResources
Non Chronological Reports - Penguins
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Non Chronological Reports - Penguins

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Product Description This growing unit contains what you will need to teach your students to write a non-chronological report. This pack addresses the National Curriculum standard for writing non-chronological reports. The lessons can be used as quick fillers or to supplement your whole lessons. They are written with EAL children in mind and have been used as such. - Easy to follow activities - A complete sample text which can be used as an example or as part of guided reading - A variety of writing frames and information pages to help you and your children model writing for your students. It will also assist any adult supporting small groups. - You students will be aiming to write an informational text based upon penguins. Included are suitable YouTube links but as always please watch beforehand to check suitability for your class. This pack focusses on delivering information in written form using description, non-chronological organisation and in depth research. After modelling for students, they will prepare for a report and learn the structure so that they can make the most of their information and create a well- rounded report. They will learn to choose suitable headings and arrange their topics into appropriate subheadings. ** New Activ Inspire presentation