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Experienced KS1 and KS2 teacher, having taught in Years 1, 2, 4, and 6. Passionate about saving teachers time by providing a range of resources that will aid planning and assessment.

Experienced KS1 and KS2 teacher, having taught in Years 1, 2, 4, and 6. Passionate about saving teachers time by providing a range of resources that will aid planning and assessment.
Floodland KS2

Floodland KS2

Character description for William, with build up work for how to write using expanded noun phrases, followed by a modelled example of a character description. Also includes some lead up work to describing a setting and writing an alternative ending for the book 'Floodlands'. Due to popular demand, I have also added a Power point version of the notebook. I hope this helps. In addition to this, I have also updated to include an articulate themed game based on key words in the text, (can be as a starter or used as a whole lesson) and a lesson on the use of expanded noun phrases for description. Now also includes a success criteria for writing an alternative ending to the story.
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Wind in the Willows Author Study and English teaching sequence KS2

Wind in the Willows Author Study and English teaching sequence KS2

A series of lessons that follow the Talk for Writing model. (Picture mapping, changing characters etc) based on Wind in the Willows. Includes: Author Study on Kenneth Grahame. Boxing up sheet for picture mapping. Examples of character description (Changing character of Toad) Series of lessons for persuasive writing (Should Toad go to prison). Including examples of writing for and against. Tried and tested for use over a period of three weeks of English lessons.
MissMarple30
Floodland KS2

Floodland KS2

Character description for William, with build up work for how to write using expanded noun phrases, followed by a modelled example of a character description. Also includes some lead up work to describing a setting and writing an alternative ending for the book 'Floodlands'. Due to popular demand, I have also added a Power point version of the notebook. I hope this helps. In addition to this, I have also updated to include an articulate themed game based on key words in the text, (can be as a starter or used as a whole lesson) and a lesson on the use of expanded noun phrases for description. Now also includes a success criteria for writing an alternative ending to the story.
MissMarple30
Year 6 Diary entry on the Easter story

Year 6 Diary entry on the Easter story

A series of lessons on writing diary entries based on the Easter Story. There are three notebooks with three separate activities for writing a diary entry from the perspective of one of Jesus’ disciples during Easter week. I used this as a week’s worth of English lessons with my Year 6 class, starting with a diary entry on Palm Sunday. This was followed by a diary entry on the Last Supper and finally a diary entry on Jesus’ crucifixion. In the three notebooks there are spoof diary entries with deliberate mistakes which the children can then correct (correct answers are on the next page of the notebook). In addition, there are word banks for the children to use and good examples of what they could write on each notebook.
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Extreme Earth narrative writing KS2

Extreme Earth narrative writing KS2

A story starter for writing a narrative story linked to the topic ‘Extreme Earth’. A notebook with modelled writing aimed at Year 6 children. There are several examples of how to write an effective ending. There are also some sentences for the children to improve.
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2017 MATHS KS2 SATS GAP ANALYSIS

2017 MATHS KS2 SATS GAP ANALYSIS

A notebook with questions from and also similar to those on the May 2017 Maths SATS tests for Year 6. I used this with my class as part of a gap analysis week. It includes arithmetic questions and the answers (which are covered initially) Plus some of the questions from the reasoning papers with answers and step by step guides or visuals to support.
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Year 6 Division

Year 6 Division

A notebook with an example of a long division problem. There are also step by step instructions for solving missing box division problems and answering reasoning questions for division. There are spot the mistake questions and ‘explain the error’ questions for children to solve. There are also some division word problems that require children to think about whether they should round up or down in their answer.
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Mourning Dove Flashback writing  KS2

Mourning Dove Flashback writing KS2

A whole lesson/week of lessons based on the short film Mourning Dove from Literacy shed. This was used with my Year Six class as part of our Flashback narrative writing. It included questioning, success criteria and modelled writing. Children will then write their own flashback story based on the character from Mourning Dove. Examples of how to start their stories are also included. Here is a link to the short film. https://www.literacyshed.com/mourning-dove.html
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German in the woods Flashback narrative writing KS2

German in the woods Flashback narrative writing KS2

A sequence of lessons based on the short film German in the Woods from Literacy shed. This resource contains build up lessons which focus on the use of conjunctions and how to vary clause structure by moving the conjunction or subordinate clause to the front of the sentence. The subordinate clauses are displayed in red for the children to then move. There is also a word bank of conjunctions provided. In addition, there is also modelled writing based on the short film German in the woods. I used this with a Year 6 class for Flashback narrative writing. Excellent link to a topic on WW1 or WW11 A link to the short film is here: https://www.literacyshed.com/germansinwoods.html
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Replay Flashback narrative writing KS2

Replay Flashback narrative writing KS2

A week of work based on the short film "Replay" from the Literacy shed. I used this with my Year 6 class for a unit on Flashback narrative writing. The resource includes hot seating questions for Theo, spoof assessments on how to use grammar (with correct answers hidden under coloured blocks) and success criteria for writing a flashback story. A link to the short film Replay is here: https://www.literacyshed.com/replay.html
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Flashback narrative writing KS2 bundle

Flashback narrative writing KS2 bundle

A bundle for a half term topic on Flashback narrative writing that I have used with a Year 6 class. The bundle includes flashback work based on short films from the Literacy shed: German in the woods, Replay and Mourning Dove. There is modelled writing, spoof assessments for grammar and hot seating opportunities. This unit of work has excellent cross-curricular links with topics on WW1 and WW11 These resources can be bought separately or together in this bundle at a cheaper price!
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Paddington Film KS2 Newspaper report and review writing

Paddington Film KS2 Newspaper report and review writing

A unit of work based on the film Paddington by Heyday films. It includes grammar activities such as how to use inverted commas and how to use passive and active voice. The unit also includes modelled writing of a newspaper report alongside differentiated newspaper planning sheets. There is also a lesson on writing a review of the film. I used this with a Year 6 class as part of a two week unit on film using Paddington as a stimulus. It has excellent cross-curricular links to PSHE and Citizenship; lots of opportunity to discuss similarities between Paddington and refugees.
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Sugar Non Chronological report KS2

Sugar Non Chronological report KS2

A cross curricular lesson on Non-chronological report writing and sugar (Science and healthy eating) aimed at a year 6 class. Includes spoof assessments on how to use parenthesis (dashes, commas etc) and other Year 6 punctuation. Correct answers are hidden underneath coloured blocks.
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Adding three digit decimals KS2

Adding three digit decimals KS2

A stand alone hour lesson on adding three digit decimal numbers. Can be differentiated to 1 or 2 digit decimal numbers also. I used this with Year 6 children. The resource includes a starter activity and an adding decimals warm up activity (with correct answers hidden behind coloured blocks). There is then a model of how to record their results and a paired activity for the main teaching.
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Flashback narrative KS2 Late to school

Flashback narrative KS2 Late to school

A great introduction to flashback story writing. A scenario where they are late to school and they must write a flashback narrative about why they were late. Used for a Year 6 lesson on Flashback narrative writing. Includes modelled writing to balance speech, action and description to advance action.
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Wind in the Willows Author Study and English teaching sequence KS2

Wind in the Willows Author Study and English teaching sequence KS2

A series of lessons that follow the Talk for Writing model. (Picture mapping, changing characters etc) based on Wind in the Willows. Includes: Author Study on Kenneth Grahame. Boxing up sheet for picture mapping. Examples of character description (Changing character of Toad) Series of lessons for persuasive writing (Should Toad go to prison). Including examples of writing for and against. Tried and tested for use over a period of three weeks of English lessons.
MissMarple30
Fractions and Division Year 6

Fractions and Division Year 6

A series of Maths lessons and activities explaining and linking fractions and division. There is a range of instruction, teaching, partner practice activities and reasoning problems for children to solve. I used these with my Year 6 class this year and they worked well!
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