Mothers' Day Writing Activities

Mothers' Day Writing Activities

4 creative writing activities, ready to print, with the theme ‘Mothers’ Day’. Whole class, group work or use as part of a learning centre. Children can use Mum or insert a name. The writing about mum and the Acrostic poem could be framed as Mothers’ Day gifts or used as part of a card. Originally created for High School children with special needs but highly suitable for other year levels. Contents: • Mothers’ Day Writing Activity – using Sentence Starters (Mum or insert Name) • Create an Acrostic Poem – template including list of Adjectives (insert name) • Poetry – interpreting a poem – multiple choice Naplan style questions • Writing Rhyming Couplets Offered in both Word for ease of editing and PDF for ease of previewing
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AnzacDayActivityPack - 6 worksheets

AnzacDayActivityPack - 6 worksheets

The pack consists of six engaging worksheets originally used in a High School Support classroom which included children with a disability and children with learning difficulties. Would also work well in lower year levels from Year 5. To avoid distraction text is well spaced with minimal graphics. The Spelling/Grammar worksheet and the Poetry worksheet have a Naplan style question format. All are editable and printable and include answers. Offered in Word for ease of editing. A PDF zipped folder is also included. Contents: Anzac Day Activities Pack Cover page Vocab Activities worksheet + answers Comprehension worksheet + answers Word Search + answers Cloze Activity + answers Spelling and Grammar Activities Worksheet (Naplan style question format) + answers Poetry worksheet (Naplan style question format) + answers
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Rates (B):  Speed, Distance, Time

Rates (B): Speed, Distance, Time

Rates (B) includes 4 worksheets with answers and a learning tool and focuses on Speed, Distance, Time and word problems. Designed for children with intellectual and learning difficulties and provides repetition and consolidation of the concepts of speed, distance and time. It also provides an opportunity for children to identify what is required and what is meant by each concept. An extremely useful learning tool which children physically manipulate is included. Simply print onto card, cut out and laminate for a lasting resource. It is suggested to view in PDF for a clearer view and print in Word to allow for editing if unable to do so in PDF format.
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Months of the Year and using a Calendar

Months of the Year and using a Calendar

Ready to print resource. Children will be able to practise naming and ordering the months and use a calendar to identify the date and determine the number of days in each month and play Months ‘Bingo’. Contents: a calendar worksheet for March (editable for succeeding months), Months of the Year Cards (great for ordering, spelling, guess which one is missing, etc), printable Months of the Year Bingo cards - simply print onto coloured paper and laminate for a lasting resource, Descriptions of the Months to use with the bingo cards – once again print onto card for a lasting resource. Also included are suggestions for differentiation and implementation. All these resources have been used successfully in class. Bingo is a great way to end a lesson or use as an activity in an activity-based lesson. All resources are printable and editable. Word and PDF have been included as it is easier to view in PDF but download in word to edit.
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Easter: Comprehension and Activity Sheet

Easter: Comprehension and Activity Sheet

This is a comprehension and activity sheet about Easter eggs and has no religious content. Children can gain meaning from text, explain information, give opinions, complete vocabulary and True/False questions, undertake research activities and design and create. Editable and printable with answers included. Used in high school learning support classes and primary classrooms. Differentiation: More capable students can complete unassisted or in pairs. Low level readers can work with teacher or teacher aide. It is suggested these children number the paragraphs and use highlighters to locate answers. Offered in Word for ease of editing and PDF for clarity when viewing.
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RATES(A)  Worksheets and Activity Cards

RATES(A) Worksheets and Activity Cards

This Part (A) offers 6 worksheets and activity cards, with answers, for an initial study of rates - mainly - km/hr, $/kg, $/hr. Children can read rates and determine which 2 things are being compared, fill in tables and explore patterns, graph results from tables, interpret graphs and complete activity cards. Used in a High School class including children with ID who needed repetition and consolidation of concepts. Part (B) will focus on Speed, Distance, Time and word problems and includes a useful learning tool to help children with this concept. It is suggested to view in PDF for a clearer view and print in Word to allow for editing if unable to do so in PDF format.
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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Ready to print. 10 lessons and all resources which are editable. This unit of work focuses on learning about Ancient Egypt through engaging, differentiated activities, worksheets and games. Lesson One is a free resource. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to extend the more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. It is suggested to view in PDF format (much clearer) and download in Word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Two:LessonPlan and Resources

Lesson Two:LessonPlan and Resources

Lesson Two of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a vocabulary activities worksheet with answer sheet and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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LessonThree:Lesson Plan and Resources

LessonThree:Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Three of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a reading comprehension worksheet and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Five: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Five: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Five is an Activity-based Lesson. All instructions and Resources are included and are printable and able to be edited. Differentiation is offered in the form of levelled worksheets. The lesson plan provides instructions and suggestions on how to run this lesson successfully. Resources include links to a Hieroglyphics translator and quiz, printable crosswords (2 levels), Ideas for extension work, Word Match worksheets (2levels), spelling activity worksheets (3 levels) and a True/False activity that can be used for assessment. All are printable and editable and have answers provided. There is also a set of printable Grammar cards. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Nine: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Nine: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Nine of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a Reading Comprehension worksheet - the Sacred Scarab - research work, extension work and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Ten:  Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Ten: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Ten of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a Listening Activity - worksheet and information sheet, information on constructing a powerpoint presentation and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Four:  Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Four: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Four of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a Worksheet - Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs - Who Am I - and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Six:  Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Six: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Six of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a Reading Comprehension about The Rosetta Stone, extension work and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Seven:  Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Seven: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Seven of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including Information Sheets about Daily Life, worksheets and modified worksheets to complete as part of group work, interview ideas and suggested questions. All resources are printable and editable. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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Lesson Eight:  Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Eight: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson Eight of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including a Vocabulary Activity worksheet, extension work and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are included as it is easier to view in PDF but suggested to download in word to allow for editing.
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St Patrick's Day Recipe and Lesson Plan

St Patrick's Day Recipe and Lesson Plan

This fun learning activity includes the Cupcakes Recipe, Recipe Worksheet, a detailed Lesson Plan, an Evaluation Checklist of Associated Outcomes and a Self Assessment/Peer Assessment checklist for students to complete. These checklists are extremely handy for assessment and reporting. I used them when compiling folios of evidence of achievement of goals for students working towards a QCIA (Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement). All resources are editable and printable. They are offered in Word and PDF as it is clearer to view in PDF but easier to print or edit in Word.
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Probability: Revision and Consolidation

Probability: Revision and Consolidation

A useful set of 5 worksheets and one activity for revision and consolidation of concepts relating to probability. The worksheets include the language of probability, calculating the probability of an event, converting fractions-decimals-%, Venn diagrams and 2 Way tables. The Activity includes tallying and determining Relative Frequency (simple level). All are editable and printable. Word and PDF are included as it is easier to view in PDF but easier to edit in word.
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Learning Tool:  Speed, Distance, Time

Learning Tool: Speed, Distance, Time

Print, cut out and use as a handy tool for children when calculating Speed, Distance and Time. To use: Have children make the triangle up each time in front of them on their desk. Once they have figured out what the question is asking them for e.g. Speed, Distance or Time they select that card and carefully move it to the left. What remains in front of them tells them whether to multiply or divide. This tool is included in Rates(B) resource including worksheets (see Knowntowork Resources)
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Lesson One:  Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson One: Lesson Plan and Resources

Lesson One of a Unit of 10 Lessons on Ancient Egypt. Includes a detailed step by step lesson plan and all resources including levelled word searches and suggestions for differentiation. All resources are printable, editable and have answers provided. Created for High School Years 9, 10 Special Education students (ID, ASD, SLI) and students with learning difficulties who had varying literacy levels from non-readers to reading at close to peer age level but with low comprehension levels and limited higher order thinking skills. This unit could be used successfully in primary school classrooms. Lesson content and resources have been differentiated and are designed to be expanded and taken further by more able students while allowing low level students to succeed and engage in the learning. ID – Intellectual Disability ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder SLI – Speech Language Impairment Both word and PDF versions are offered as it is easier to view in PDF format but it is suggested to download in word to enable editing.
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Writing Skills: Alternatives for 'and then'

Writing Skills: Alternatives for 'and then'

A handy little resource - 1/2 A4 size - which offers alternatives to using ‘and then’ and ‘then’ when children are writing. Simply print out, trim and glue into students’ books. Alternatively print and laminate for students’ folders for a lasting resource.
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