Phonics Screen Check - real and alien word challenge

Phonics Screen Check - real and alien word challenge

Welcome to planet phonics! This is a great PowerPoint to support your children in practising reading real and alien words in preparation for the Phonics screen check. This beautiful PowerPoint has 40 words to practise and includes animated sound buttons.
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Columbus Lap Book

Columbus Lap Book

A fun and engaging activity with an exciting outcome. Everything you need to help your class create their very own Christopher Columbus lapbook: Included in this resource pack: - Planning for 3 sessions including ideas for some independent activities Session 1 (Can I explain what history means? Can I order events on a timeline? ) w - What is history PowerPoint (This can easily be adapted to include other people / events from the past that is relevant to your classes prior learning). - Timeline pictures to create your own class timeline. - Application activity - Ordering events on a timeline worksheet (focus on their lifetime e.g. born, first crawl, first steps, starting school etc.) - In the future, when I grow up worksheet - Past and present photos to sort Session 2 (Can I explain who Christopher Columbus was?) - Christopher Columbus Story PowerPoint - Columbus picture for class timeline - How to make your lap book PowerPoint - Example of completed lapbook and example of completed front cover - Information squares for children's lap books (Did you Know? and Who was he?) [Could be cut out and stuck into lap book or printed onto stickers] - Sequencing worksheet for lapbook - Portrait square for lapbook Session 3 - Can I explain why Christopher Columbus was famous and how he changed the world? (Lap book continued) - Information squares for children's lapbook (What was he famous for? and How he changed the world) [Could be cut out and stuck into lap book or printed onto stickers] - world map to draw the journey Columbus made to discover America - Lap book front cover to colour - Split pin compass for lapbook - ship to colour (Extension activity)
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My Easter dictionary KS1

My Easter dictionary KS1

A fantastic activity to support children in learning key vocabulary by creating their very own dictionary. A great opportunity to teach children about how to use dictionaries and how to put words into alphabetical order. HA – children will need to put key vocabulary into alphabetical order and write statements to explain word next to each. MA – vocabulary already in order in mini dictionary, with pictures and key words, from introduction, together as prompts on tables. Children to write statements to explain each word. LA – vocabulary already in order in mini dictionary, with picture and key vocabulary from introduction together as prompt on table. Key statements for children to cut out and match to the correct key word. Adult will need to support with reading. Independent activities: 1 – key vocabulary and pictures for matching hidden in lentils (Differentiated)
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Phonics Scree Check - Phase 2 practise booklet

Phonics Scree Check - Phase 2 practise booklet

This great booklet with 44 pseudo (alien) words, is ideal to help children practise for their phonics screen check. A great filler in lessons when you find you have a little time to spare or even as a booklet to send home for children to practise.
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Phonics Screen Check - Phase 3 practise booklet

Phonics Screen Check - Phase 3 practise booklet

This great booklet of 76 pseudo (alien) words, is ideal to help children practise for their phonics screen check. A great filler in lessons when you find you have a little time to spare or even as a booklet to send home for children to practise.
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Where's Wally - Human and Physical features resource pack KS1

Where's Wally - Human and Physical features resource pack KS1

A great resource pack that is tried and tested and really got my class engaged. Included in this resource pack: Session 1: Identifying different locations (reading focus) - Where's Wally location clue cards (differentiated by Phonics Phase) - Hidden High Frequency Words in location pictures for children to find using a magnifying glass Session 2: Human and Physical features (sorting) - Human and Physical features PowerPoint - Human and Physical features sorting activity - Cut and stick sorting worksheet - Marking sticker Session 3: Naming and labelling Human and Physical features - Labelling PowerPoint - Word bank worksheet (differentiated) - children will name the different human and physical features - Labelling worksheet - differentiated Session 4: Writing about where Wally is using human and physical features. - Where's Wally location pictures (can be printed on stickers or cut out and stuck into books)
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Phonics Screen Check - Phase 5 practise booklet

Phonics Screen Check - Phase 5 practise booklet

This great booklet of 40 pseudo (alien) words, is ideal to help children practise for their phonics screen check. A great filler in lessons when you find you have a little time to spare or even as a booklet to send home for children to practise.
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Gruffalo class assembly pack

Gruffalo class assembly pack

Everything you need to put on your own Gruffalo class assembly. This fantastic pack includes: Script with parts for 30 children Gruffalo background PowerPoint to set the scene Gruffalo song Gruffalo description cards
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Materials - pirate themed lesson pack Year 1

Materials - pirate themed lesson pack Year 1

A fantastic lesson pack to support children to investigate materials, within a fun pirate theme. This lesson pack will support children in identifying what material different objects are made out of as well as begin to think about what they look and feel like. Included in this pack: Material's PowerPoint introduction with a fun pirate twist Material match activity - a selection of pictures for children to match with the material they are made from or to write the material they are made from next to the material for your more able children. (These work great as a cut and stick activity or why not reduce the mess in your class and print them onto stickers instead!) Marking stickers - these can also be printed on paper, cut and stuck into children's books A planning overview to outline the main activity and listing some independent activity ideas too.
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Compare a seaside holiday then and now

Compare a seaside holiday then and now

Included in this lesson pack... A lovely PowerPoint introducing some of the differences between holidays then and now, A lovely worksheet for children to look at a picture of a seaside holiday now and one from the Victorian era. They will then write two sentences to explain some differences they can see and two sentences to explain some similarities they can see.
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Introduction to Judaism - important objects

Introduction to Judaism - important objects

A great lesson pack to introduce Judaism with a specific focus on objects that are important in the Jewish faith. Included in this lesson pack: PowerPoint presentation Matching activity (match the objects with the objects name) - group activity Matching activity (match objects with the objects name) - recording in learning book. These could be printed on stickers or children can cut and stick. Differentiated so that the HA can have the extra challenge or writing the correct object name next to each object picture, while the rest of the children can use the pre-printed object names). Independent activities (Make your own Torah and design your own Yad)
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Division wheel activity

Division wheel activity

This is a great activity. Ideal to support children in practising their division facts. Easy to make, simply print on card, cut out and attach the spinner with a split pin. KS1 children can use them to generate division number sentences where they can go on to use counting objects to find the answer. KS2 children can use them as revision aids or time challenge activities.
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RE - religious symbol match activity

RE - religious symbol match activity

This is a great resource to introduce children to the concept of belonging and the symbols related to different world religions. You could begin by asking children to tell a friend about the different clubs and groups they may belong to and how they show that they belong. Using the PowerPoint, go on to explore the different religions people may belong to and the symbols that relate to them. Children can the match religious symbols with the correct religion. Also included in this resource pack is some religious symbol colouring sheets.
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ITALIAN fruit wordsearxh - differnetiated

ITALIAN fruit wordsearxh - differnetiated

This is a really fun and engaging activity. Children can be set the challenge to find as many words fruits in Italian, with these wonderful differentiated word searches. Want to save paper, why not print some for a group activity and laminate them so that you can use them time and time again. You could even give children a blank grid and challenge them to make their word search.
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Farm - Hidden High Frequency Words to read

Farm - Hidden High Frequency Words to read

A great activity to encourage children to practise reading HfW differentiated by phonics phases. The words are written in size 8 font and hidden in pirate pictures for children t look for and read using a magnifying glass. Can they find them all? This is a tried and tested resource - my class loved it.
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Volcano - wordsearch differentiated

Volcano - wordsearch differentiated

This is a really fun and engaging activity. Children can be set the challenge to find as many words relating to Volcanos as they can with these wonderful differentiated word searches. Want to save paper, why not print some for a group activity and laminate them so that you can use them time and time again. You could even give children a blank grid and challenge them to make their word search.
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