A 2 day plan to go along side reading of Harvey Slumfenburger's Christmas Present by John Burningham.
The children will describe what is inside the present (before finishing the story) and then after reading the story they will describe Father Christmas.
Talk 4 Writing style plan to introduce children to the Hansel and Gretel story.
Originally used in the 4th week of the Enchanted Woodlands Cornerstones topic.
Includes a Notebook, Talk 4 Writing script, Learning Intentions and differentiation.
Second week of planning and resources also available.
A great story to enhance the Moon Zoom topic. The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield (an ex-astronaut).
This is one week's plan to go with the brilliant book which includes learning objectives, differentiation, plus writing frames for the children to write a story at the end of the week.
Week 2 plan for Talk 4 Writing Hansel and Gretel for Year 1 children.
This is planned as a rotation of 5 activities but the activities could be carried out as a whole class, one activity on each day.
The activities are: making story characters with lolly sticks and creating backgrounds for the stick puppets, recording warning messages on ipads, making warning posters , creating maps and writing sentences from the story.
A practise reading comprehension for able readers in KS1 with a short extract from The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle.
A short extract from text followed by questions with a space to write answers. Across 2 pages.
A Talk 4 Writing story about a class animal's adventure to London to inspire children to write their own story about their class animal. Includes a week's planning with a Talk 4 Writing story, Notebook of photos ideas. Can be adapted for any class animal.
Year 1 writing plans for first three weeks based on the Enchanted Woodlands topic. This includes detailed planning with learning intentions and differentiation. It also has some worksheets to use and adapt.
Writing plan for first week of Cornerstones topic Bright Lights Big City - can be used in conjunction with Cornerstones resources. Includes introduction to the Queen and model letter plus letters for children to invite the Queen to tea. Also includes how to make a cucumber sandwich instruction writing for when the Queen visits.
A series of 5 lessons for Year 1 geography curriculum coverage using Hot and Cold topic.
Includes planning, powerpoints and activities (also links to Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers (a good book to use to link to Arctic).