This is the first week of work based on newspapers and journalism for year 4. The second week culminates in the children writing a newspaper report on the battle of Watling Street and Boudicca.
This ppt can be adapted for different age groups. Each day has a grammar starter followed by the main learning objective and a plenary.
DAY 1 and 2 =Features of newspapers, DAY 3= The 5Ws, DAY 4= Headlines and DAY 5 = Fact and Opinion.
Grammar starters include: 1st and 3rd person; Apostrophes, Homophones, reported speech and its/it's
An exciting lesson (one I was observed doing) including a little tension, receiving a letter from a museum professor with a task of designing different sized enclosures for a variety of Stone Age animals. The children loved it and talked about it at the end of the years, as being one of their favourite lessons! There are differentiated worksheets ( chilli challenges - mild, hot and spicy) and extensions.
Plenty for everyone and cross curricular too!
Using and Applying Maths
An entertaining Class Assembly based on the Tempest. The highlighted words are the original language, most has been adapted for children. This was after studying Shakespeare and completing a culmination of work on the Tempest with a class of 30 year 3s, but to could be adopted for other age groups.
Year maths year 4/5 with a Harry Potter theme.
Using and applying - investigating potions - making a specified amount investigating number, differentiated with laps, maps and haps sheets
Also fractions of potions finding fractions of amounts based on potions
This was created by me to use for a workshop for parents. it can be used for demonstrating the different calculation strategies which has a strong emphasis on in the new curriculum.
the parents enjoyed having the opportunity to try out themselves the strategies we teach so they can help their children with homework. Can be adapted to suit.
Finding fractions of amounts using Harry Potter potions.
Children find out the fractions needed for each quantity.
Can create their own potions as an extension.
A fun way to practise finding fractions of amounts and cross curricular too.
Can be done with year 5/6
This is a lesson based on the first chapter of Firework Maker's daughter by Philip Pullman.
It is suitable for year 4 but can easily be adapted.
It has low, medium and high risk activities on the powerpoint from which children can choose
their own level of activity.
It also has some extension activities which could also be lessons in themselves at a later date, including some reading comprehension questions which would be suitable for a guided reading
There is a selection of habitat resources suitable for key stage 2
1. The Habitat Oscars - Class Assembly
2. Habitat fractions - making models using multilink cubes e.g. make an animal using 12 cubes 1/3 must be red etc differentiated challenges - using and applying maths lesson
3. Images of various habitats
4. Design your own animal for a particular habitat brief