Unit of Work for Where the Wild Things - lesson by lesson for 4 weeks includes modelled examples, worksheets, ideas for differentiation and support. Suitable for Year 2 class - Talk for Writing approach with the innovation of creating own kind of wild thing for final re-write of the story. Includes ActivInspire flipchart and powerpoint versions of the presentations.
2 weeks of planning and activities for writing a letter based on the book, ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’. This planning includes an ActivInspire Flipchart and a less interactive PowerPoint version of the resource.
It includes two SPAG lessons on sentence types and contractions, modelled examples and checklist for pupils to self-assess against. Inspired by the book, pupils will write as an object from the classroom (gluestick, ruler, pencil sharpener etc.) and explain the problems they have and asking if the class can help fix those problems! Includes a day for cold write and a day for ‘celebration writing’ or final edit written up neatly.
ActivInspire Flipchart for a year 3/4 class inspired by the River Poem by Valerie Bloom. Includes features of poetry, personification, rhyme and rhythm. There are also website links to support sensory activities - finding powerful verbs and adjectives to inspire their own stanzas. The flipchart contains examples of my classes final pieces of poetry for inspiration.
Morning activities or SPAG starter activities. The ActivInspire flipchart has 12 activities for year 3 and year 4 pupils to complete. There is an additional worksheet with 5 activities that can be printed and stuck into workbooks. SPAG activities include homophones, prepositions, fronted adverbials, clauses, spellings and tenses.
10 starter activities on the ActivInspire interactive whiteboard using place value, missing number problems, fractions and scales. There are great conversation starters and ways to get the class switched on for the day!
This week of lesson plans comes with examples of ‘what a good one looks like.’ It comes with ideas on how to support the class with teacher and teaching assistant and clear success criteria for the lessons.
This PowerPoint has been used for home learning and in schools for year 5 and 6 to support their understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement which has recently seen an increase in activity due to the death of George Floyd, a black man murdered by white police in Minneapolis, USA.
In the notes section of the powerpoint, there are plenty of links to articles and videos suitable for children to help them understand systemic racism and how they can help by learning and growing to become allies to people of colour.
For Chapter 15 of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Lesson Plan and planning tool to support Year 4 pupils write a setting description about their own room in the factory. Includes ActivInspire Flipchart with modelled examples (for plans and show, not tell descriptive language).