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I've worked in primary teaching for over 10 years and specialise in creating fun and engaging educational resources, particularly for Geography and History.

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I've worked in primary teaching for over 10 years and specialise in creating fun and engaging educational resources, particularly for Geography and History.
Identifying the key features of mountains
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Identifying the key features of mountains

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This lesson is designed for KS2 children and is also part of a wider unit called Mountain Environments. First the presentation introduces children to mountains and looks at some of the activities people do in mountains. It then introduces some key features of a mountain range. The activity then challenges children to identify the key features of a mountain environment. It is differentiated three ways. LA - Children identify 8 key features of mountains. MA - Children identify 10 key features of mountains. UA - Children label the key features of mountains in their exercise book. There is also an extension activity in which children match mountain vocabulary to their definitions. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free lesson resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Stone Age Diets - Sorting foods into hunting and gathering (presentation & activity)
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Stone Age Diets - Sorting foods into hunting and gathering (presentation & activity)

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This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS2 Stone Age History unit. It includes an engaging presentation, differentiated worksheets and stickers. The activity helps children categorise foods into those ‘hunted’ and those ‘gathered’. This reinforces the idea that Stone Age humans were primarily ‘hunter-gatherers’. There are three differentiated worksheets: - one with vocabulary for less able children - one with fill-in-the-blank sentences using commas in lists - one which extends more able children by asking them to explain how Stone Age humans hunted The stickers will print out on Avery address labels (21 per page). If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Locating the world's famous volcanoes - KS2
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Locating the world's famous volcanoes - KS2

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This lesson is designed for KS2 children. It can be taught as a stand alone lesson but is also available as part a unit called Volcanoes which is available on TES. First the presentation introduces some of the world’s most famous volcanoes and classes them as active, dormant or extinct. The activity then challenges children to locate volcanoes using an atlas or the internet (e.g. Google maps). Alternatively, a map of famous world volcanoes is also provided. LA - Children locate volcanoes using the map of famous volcanoes (writing numbers) MA - Children locate volcanoes using the map of famous volcanoes (writing volcano names) UA - Children locate volcanoes using an atlas. (N.B. It is recommended you check the atlas has the relevant maps prior doing the activity.) If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Why do people live near volcanoes? - KS2
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Why do people live near volcanoes? - KS2

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This lesson is designed for KS2 children. It can be taught as a stand alone lesson but is also available as part a unit called Volcanoes which is available on TES. First the presentation looks at Mount Etna and Mount Vesuvius in Italy and asks why people choose to live so close to volcanoes. The activity then challenges children to sort statements and photos into advantages and disadvantages of living near a volcano. If desired, the activity could also be used as a cross-curricula Literacy writing lesson so there are also stickers and a vocabulary prompt provided. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free lesson resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Great Fire of London - KS1 - Why did the fire spread so quickly?
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Great Fire of London - KS1 - Why did the fire spread so quickly?

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This resource is designed for teaching the Great Fire of London KS1 History unit. It includes an informative presentation and a differentiated activity. The presentation introduces the context of the Great Fire of London and challenges children to find reasons for the rapid spread of the fire. The literacy-based activity reinforces this learning . Two differentiated worksheets challenge children to match reasons for the Great Fire of London with sentence starters: - the standard activity sheet gives five possible reasons - an easier activity sheet gives just two reasons to choose from per sentence starter If you like this lesson, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Identifying the world's major mountain ranges
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Identifying the world's major mountain ranges

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This resource is designed for KS2 children and is also part of a wider unit called Mountain Environments. The presentation recaps what a mountain is and then looks at some mountain ranges around the world. The differentiated activity challenges children to locate the world’s mountain ranges and encourages them to use and explore atlases. It is recommended that children do the activity in pairs. Lower KS2 - Children write in the names of mountain ranges using clues (first letter of name) Upper KS2 - Children write in the names of mountain ranges (no clues) The activity can also be completed using an internet mapping website (e.g. Google maps). There is an additional version of the activity - with the names of the mountain ranges already added - designed for completion in areas where there is less space for writing (e.g. ICT suites). If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Trade - KS2 unit
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Trade - KS2 unit

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This set of resources is designed for teaching children about global trade. It is suitable for upper KS2. The planning and topic title page are free and can be downloaded here. The last lesson - Is the banana trade fair? - is also free. The rest of the lessons and activities are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful feedback. Please contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. For more Geography and History resources, check out my TES shop.
Exploring Spain - KS2
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Exploring Spain - KS2

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This set of resources is designed for teaching about the geography of Spain. It is suitable for KS2 children (Y4-6). The planning , vocabulary and topic title page are free and can be downloaded here. The rest of the lessons and activities are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. For more Geography and History resources, check out my TES shop.
Human and Physical Features of Spain - Exploring Spain - KS2
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Human and Physical Features of Spain - Exploring Spain - KS2

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This lesson is part of a wider geography unit called Exploring Spain which is designed to teach KS2 children (Y4-6) about a contrasting European country. The presentation first locates the Iberian peninsula in the world and then explores some of the main geographical features of Spain itself. Next it encourages children to categorise these features into human (e.g. cities) and physical (e.g. mountains). The activity challenges children to identify these features on a map of Spain. The activity is differentiated two ways: MA/UA: Identifying human & physical features of Spain using a map & word bank LA: Identifying human & physical features of Spain using a colour-coded map and wordbank If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Volcanoes - KS2
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Volcanoes - KS2

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This set of resources is a comprehensive Geography unit designed for teaching children in KS2 . It has everything you need to cover the Volcanoes topic. The differentiated activities are specifically designed for use with all year groups from Y3-6. The planning, vocabulary and topic title page are free and can be downloaded here. The second lesson - Investigating the structure of a volcano - is also free. The rest of the lessons are also individually available on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful feedback. Please contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. For more Geography and History resources, check out my TES shop.
Understanding the causes of an earthquake - KS2
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Understanding the causes of an earthquake - KS2

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This lesson is designed for KS2 children. It can be taught as a stand alone lesson but is also available as part a unit called Earthquakes which is available on TES. First the presentation recaps that the Earth’s crust is split into tectonic plates. It then looks at the causes of earthquakes and their occurrence at the fault lines between tectonic plates. Finally it explains what the hypocentre and epicentre of an earthquake are. There are several different differentiated activities to choose from which could be done in Geography or Literacy lessons. These include: An earthquake quiz (differentiated 2 ways) Explanation of earthquakes cloze procedure activity (differentiated 2 ways) Writing an explanation of the causes of earthquakes activity (with differentiated writing frames) If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free lesson resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Investigating Rivers - KS2 unit
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Investigating Rivers - KS2 unit

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This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS2 Geography unit ‘Investigating Rivers’. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
The Great Fire of London - KS1
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The Great Fire of London - KS1

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This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS1 History unit about the Great Fire of London. It includes all the planning, lessons and activities necessary to teach the topic. If you like this resource, please review them. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Mountain Environments - KS2
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Mountain Environments - KS2

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This set of resources is a comprehensive Geography unit designed for teaching children in upper KS2 . It has everything you need to cover the Mountain Environments topic. The differentiated activities are specifically designed for use with all year groups from Y4-Y6. The medium term plan and a topic title page is available on the TES for free as well as two lessons: Researching the World’s Famous Mountains Investigating the Structure of a Volcano The rest of the lessons are also individually available on the TES. If you like this set of resources, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Trade KS2 - Exploring the chocolate supply chain
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Trade KS2 - Exploring the chocolate supply chain

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This resource is designed for upper KS2. It is part of a wider unit called Understanding Trade. First the presentation asks children to consider how everyday products arrive in our supermarkets. It then introduces and explains the concept of supply chains. Two group activities challenge children to order both the banana and chocolate supply chains. An accompanying writing activity is based on ‘The Story of Our Chocolate Journey’ (available on YouTube). It challenges children to sequence and explain the processes involved in the chocolate supply chain. It is differentiated three ways: LA - Children use a writing frame MA - Children use vocabulary prompts (sequenced) UA - Children use vocabulary prompts (unsequenced) If you like this lesson, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Understanding tectonic plates - KS2
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Understanding tectonic plates - KS2

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This lesson is designed for KS2 children. It can be taught as a stand alone lesson but is also available as part of two wider units, Volcanoes or Earthquakes, both of which are available on TES. The presentation introduces the idea that the world’s crust is split into tectonic plates and how these are involved in the formation of volcanoes, mountains and valleys/trenches. It then goes on to look at a map of the tectonic plates and challenges children to name countries on each plate. There is a map activity (differentiated two ways) and an extension activity: MA/UA - Children identify the world’s tectonic plates using a map. LA - Children identify the world’s tectonic plates using a colour-coordinated map. Extension: Children identify which tectonic plate ten countries of the world are located on. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - KS2
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Volcanoes & Earthquakes - KS2

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Volcanoes & Earthquakes is an extended KS2 Geography unit which has everything you need to cover these two exciting topics. The lessons, differentiated activities and worksheets are designed for use with all year groups from Y3-Y6. The planning, vocabulary page and topic title page are available for free on the TES here. One of the lessons, Investigating the Structure of a Volcano, is also free. The rest of the lessons are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful feedback. Please contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. For more Geography and History resources, check out my TES shop.
Trade planning KS2 - medium term planning + topic title page
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Trade planning KS2 - medium term planning + topic title page

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This is the planning for Understanding Trade, a KS2 unit exploring how global trade works. It includes a variety of engaging lessons and is suitable for upper KS2. The lessons, differentiated activities and worksheets described in this unit plan are available on the TES, either as individual lessons or as a bundle. The last lesson, Investigating whether the banana trade is fair, is free. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful feedback. Please contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. For more Geography and History resources, check out my TES shop.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - KS2 - medium term planning + vocabulary & topic title pages
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Volcanoes & Earthquakes - KS2 - medium term planning + vocabulary & topic title pages

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This is the medium term planning for the topic Volcanoes & Earthquakes. This extended Geography unit has lessons and differentiated activities/worksheets designed for all KS2 year groups. All the resources described in this planning are all available on the TES, either as individual lessons or as a bundle. One of the lessons, Investigating the Structure of a Volcano, is also free. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful feedback. Please contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. For more Geography and History resources, check out my TES shop.