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An English Lead who has been teaching for over 10 years, sharing high quality, time saving resources so you can focus on your pupils and achieve a healthy work-life balance. You will find bright and engaging resources that are designed to be picked up and easily taught by anyone. Each resource is focused on progress, inspired by the Outstanding Teachers Course.

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An English Lead who has been teaching for over 10 years, sharing high quality, time saving resources so you can focus on your pupils and achieve a healthy work-life balance. You will find bright and engaging resources that are designed to be picked up and easily taught by anyone. Each resource is focused on progress, inspired by the Outstanding Teachers Course.
'Twas The Night Before Christmas' Poetry Lessons KS2
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'Twas The Night Before Christmas' Poetry Lessons KS2

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A festive and easy to teach poetry week on ‘The Night Before Christmas’. Includes 5 engaging PowerPoints leading you through 5 complete lessons, differentiated lesson resources and a detailed plan. An excellent week of English lessons for the build up to Christmas whilst maintaining focus and high quality outcomes. The original and useuful resources make teaching enjoyable and easy. The video links in the PowerPoint inspire poetry writing and performance. Each lesson is differentiated for two ability groups. Each lesson contains a success criteria. Higher level thinking challenges are provided. Grammar starters cover handwriting, a or an, word classes, rhyming words and spellings. A lovely, tried and tested week of learning about narrative poetry, rhyming couplets, poetry format and syllables. Includes a range of activities and differentiated tasks. Children will compare and evaluate poems, identify features and then write their own narrative poem using the structure of ‘The Night Before Christmas’ with ideas from ‘The Snowman’. Detailed weekly plan and all resources included. All reviews welcome.
English Report Comments
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English Report Comments

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Over 300 English report comments statements so you can quickly complete your primary English report comments. Select from this extensive bank to create individual differentiated paragraphs. Simply choose the right comment to suit each child, one from each of the 11 sections. There are enough comments to create personalised paragraphs of comments for a whole class of 30. Created with a large variety of phrases, openings and language so you can describe each pupil in a precise, eloquent and efficient way. High Quality English report comments written for KS2 and easily adaptable for KS1. They are perfect for years 3, 4, 5 and 6 as they cover: listening speaking reading reading targets word work story writing different genres grammar and punctuation spelling and handwriting editing writing targets Differentiated There are four different ability groups included with at least 80 comments in each, so a minimum of 320 different statements for your reports. Easy to Use They are all available in girl and boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are shown with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace to insert names. All year groups are shown with 3 dots so you can replace them quickly as well. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. Also… Check out these other handy end of year resources: General Report Comments Maths Report Comments Geography Report Comments
British Science Week 2024 KS2 Assembly
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British Science Week 2024 KS2 Assembly

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An engaging 33 slide KS2 assembly for British Science Week with 3 differentiated follow up writing tasks. Inspire your pupils to aim for a career in science. Includes many discussion opportunites and questions prompting higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly. All writing templates provided, including differentiated printables. Relevant for KS2 and KS3. Could also be a useful PSHE lesson on scientific careers and role models. Covers these key teaching points: What is science? Definition explained in an easy to understand way. How does science impact on our lives today? 4 key aspects explained in detail Who would like to see Science in action? An engaging, awe-inspiring and quick experiment to create excitement for this week of science. What happened? Why? A clear explanation of how the experiment worked, linking it to the children’s current understanding of the world. What qualities and skills do you need to be a great scientist? Key words covered and ideal characteristics. Do you know any famous British scientists and what have they achieved? 5 impressive short biographies of famous British scientists. What problems are modern scientists facing today? A list with images of key issues that need resolving Who are these busy modern scientists? 4 small biographies of 4 famous modern scientists and their achievements. What degrees can start you on the path for a science career? Look at a list of suitable degrees and possible career options from there. How would you pursue a career in science? Job options for a career in science and average yearly earnings. Who is Stephen Hawking? A short discussion about his achievements, challenges and why he is such an important role model and icon. 3 Tasks children could complete to extend and inspire: Create a poster telling people about British science week. Draw a flow chart of what you would like to investigate and how if you were a scientist. Write a letter to a famous scientist, you must include at least 10 questions. Check out my other updated resources for British Science Week: British Science Week KS2 Posters British Science Week KS2 Homework Tasks LKS2 Mini WOW Investigations UKS2 Mini WOW Investigations
Maths Report Comments
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Maths Report Comments

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Create your primary maths reports quickly using these 280 differentiated maths report comments for KS2. The subject of maths is broken down into 7 skill sections, relevant for all year groups, with 4 ability groups provided. Use the girl and boy versions to save time, just quickly choose the right comments to suit each child. There are enough comments to create different personalised paragraphs of comments for at least a whole class of 30 children. High Quality Written for the whole of KS2 focusing on learning aptitudes and the general areas of maths. Some spaces are left for you to add some relevant objectives for your year group. These are perfect for years 3, 4, 5 and 6 as they cover: Attitude Mathematical concepts Lesson content Operations and calculations Mental strategies Reasoning Problem Solving Understanding, explaining and checking solutions Strengths and Assessments Presentation Targets Differentiated Maths report comment banks for four different ability groups are provided with at least 70 comments in each, so a minimum of 280 different statements for your reports. Easy to Use They all come in a girl and a boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are shown with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace, to insert names. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. Also… Check out these other handy end of year resources: General Report Comments 320 English Report Comments Geography Report Comments
General Report Comments
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General Report Comments

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300 general report comment statements covering all aspects of school life. Easily make 30 different personalised paragraphs for your class. Use the boy or girl versions to save even more time. Suitable for KS1 and KS2. Choose from the 300 comments, enough to create a whole class of different reports, 10 different statements to choose from for every child. Quickly create your general report comment paragraphs by selecting the right comment to suit each child, one from each of the 10 sections. Describe your pupils in a precise, eloquent and efficient way. Written for all primary year groups, relevant for years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 High Quality Use these high quality comments, 18 pages covering: Overall Introduction Working and Learning Style Attitude Working & Playing With Others Behaviour Learning Outcomes & Presentation Strengths Next Steps Responsibilities, Homework & Spellings Summary and Looking Forward Easy to Use All the comments come in a girl and a boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are replaced with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace to insert names. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. Also… Check out these other handy end of year resources: English Report Comments Maths Report Comments Geography Report Comments
British Science Week 2024 KS1 Assembly
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British Science Week 2024 KS1 Assembly

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An engaging 30 slide British Science Week PowerPoint for KS1. Full of bright colours, interactive elements and a hands on activity. Ideal for an assembly or lesson to kick off this special week. Inspire your pupils with thoughtful questions and an easy but WOW science experiment! Many opportunities for discussion and higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly. Could also be a useful PSHE lesson on scientific careers and role models. Perfect for KS1. All differentiated writing templates provided and ready to go. The assembly covers these key teaching points: What is science? Images showing key skills used when studying the world How does science impact on our lives today? 4 key aspects explained using images of our world Who would like to see Science in action? An engaging, awe-inspiring and quick experiment to create excitement for this week of science. What happened? Why? A clear explanation of how the experiment worked, linking it to the children’s current understanding of the world. Do you know any famous British scientists? 4 impressive short biographies of famous British scientists. What qualities do you need to be a great scientist? Key words covered Who would like to be a scientist? Discussion on what the children could observe, measure, test and compare. What science could you do at home? 9 easy and fun ideas for the children to start a life long love of science. Includes these 3 tasks and templates for follow up activities: Create your own animal which you have discovered in the rainforest. Draw a famous scientist and write a caption. Create a poster explaining British Science Week. Check out my other updated resources for British Science Week: KS1 British Science Week Homework Tasks KS1 What is Science? Posters KS1 British Science Week Mini Investigations
Scandinavia Geography Unit KS2
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Scandinavia Geography Unit KS2

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7 Quality lessons covering all aspects of life in Scandinavia and National Curriculum Geography learning objectives. Powerful images, video links, resources, detailed plans and no preparation needed. Enjoy my other Scandinavian Units: Scandinavian Art Unit Writing Scandinavian Christmas Stories Check out my other popular Geography units: Yosemite Europe
Reading Corner Display Year 5 & 6
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Reading Corner Display Year 5 & 6

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An eye-catching reading corner display for years 5 and 6, complete with titles, bunting, images, interactive elements, vocabulary, skills, book covers and extra free resources. Perfect for display boards, book shelves, ceiling mobiles and libraries. A giant space themed reading display and reading resource pack to promote the love of reading. Glitter text, classic books and move-able elements, this display will save you time. A useful display for teachers, children, parent helpers and visitors. It includes the year 5/6 reading learning objectives, so they’re accessible to everyone. All the year 5 & 6 reading statements are simplified to child speak. This helps everyone to feel confident with knowing the learning objectives. Adults involved with the class will be able to ask effective questions when listening to children read. Assessments of children will be more accurate and relevant. Children could also use the reading statements on an interactive display to self and peer assess and prompt reading discussions. Whole package includes: A large title Year 5 and 6 New Curriculum reading Skills in bubbles 3 large space images 6 interactive doors to open to see new books 12 Reading Questions - linked to the curriculum 12 Bunting Triangles - with famous inspirational quotes about reading 16 Key Reading Vocabulary - cards to complete your display Top Book Trump review cards Book Recommendation sheets A Reading Challenge Easily adaptable to fit your space, could also be used in a library to prompt whole school progression. All reviews welcome. You might be interested in my other popular reading resources for yr 5/6: Year 5 Reading Assessment Questions Year 6 Reading Assessment Questions Whole Term Yr 5/6 Reading Lessons
British Science Week 2024 KS2 Bundle
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British Science Week 2024 KS2 Bundle

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All you need to run an easy, engaging and exciting science week for KS2. Includes a KS2 assembly, homework tasks for every year group, posters and packs of experiments. Every resource is ready to go, bright, colourful and clear. All editable, detailed and relevant to the national curriculum objectives for KS2. Every activity is specifically written for year groups, and caters for every learning style. KS2 British Science Week Resource Pack Includes: KS2 Engaging Assembly 28 slide Assembly and written tasks with templates. Inspiring Homework Activities 4 Homework Task Cards for each year group, all different activities to choose from. Bright A4 Poster Pack A pack of 14 inspirational quote posters of famous British scientists. 10 Quick and Easy WOW Investigations A mini wow experiment for every day of the week for year 3, and different ones for year 4. 10 Amazing Eye Popping Investigations A mini wow investigation for every day of the week for year 5, and different ones for year 6. Check out my KS1 Bundle: British Science Week KS1 Bundle
Display for 'The Piano' English unit
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Display for 'The Piano' English unit

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A complete display pack for a KS2 unit on The Piano. Includes title, review of the movie, images, key vocabulary, features, interactive activities, modelled texts and higher level thinking questions. An enticing KS2 display for an English unit studying ‘The Piano’ a short movie clip by Aidan Gibbons, found on literacy shed. Excite your pupils about learning from this evocative clip with effective images, modelled texts and thoughtful questions. Enhance your pupils writing, expand their vocabulary and improve their memory of this clip using this brilliant display. Includes: Title Short explanation of the movie Images from the movie Powerful descriptive vocabulary cards Features list of this genre Sentence Opener ideas Paragraph Opener ideas Key events of movie on arrows for ordering Modelled examples of creating an atmosphere Modelled examples of expanded noun phrases Modelled examples of relative clauses Higher level thinking questions All ready to download, print and whip up onto your display board so you have more time to do the many other jobs of teaching and living. Click here to use alongside 5 English lessons planning, resources and PowerPoint for The Piano All reviews welcome. Useful to teach alongside a WW2 topic or on its own.
New Year's Assembly 2024
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New Year's Assembly 2024

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A complete New Year’s assembly, it includes a 23 slide PowerPoint, video links, activity, information, writing extension tasks and a song link to finish. Use this KS2 assembly to embrace the New Year with your school. Learn about cultures from around the world and try one of their new year traditions. Encourage the children to think of a range of new year resolutions and discuss the examples given. Highlights: All ready to go Interactive Differentiated extensions Inclusive Inspiring Start the new year with an engaging assembly to kickstart discussion, aspirations and focus. All reviews welcome. Check out my other popular assemblies for special days: Mental Health Awareness Assembly World Poetry Day Assembly British Science Week Assembly
Science Report Comments
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Science Report Comments

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264 differentiated science comments for boys and girls, covering 13 key areas for your primary KS2 reports. Create your report comments quickly this year by simply choosing a collection of comments to suit each child, one from each section. There are enough comments to create different personalised paragraphs of comments for a whole class of 30 children. Written for the whole of KS2 focusing on learning aptitudes and the general areas covered so perfect for years 3, 4, 5 and 6. A summary of content is also provided to remind you of the topics covered in science by your year group to further personalise the reports. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these original comments to create personalised and thoughtful reports. Differentiated 264 comments overall, divided into 3 ability groups: high, middle and low ability. Each group contains 13 sections with 6 comments in each. There are also 30 next steps included, differentiated into 3 ability groups. High Quality Use these high quality science report comments, covering: Attitude General Knowledge Speaking and Listening Learning New Concepts Group Work Equipment Observations and Experiments Predictions Fair Tests Measuring, Data and Recording Findings Conclusions Written Work Asking Questions Easy to Use They all come in a girl and a boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are shown with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace, to insert names. Also… Check out my other handy end of year resources: General Report Comments 320+ English Report Comments 280+ Maths Report Comments Report Comments MEGA BUNDLE
British Science Week KS1 and KS2 Bundle
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British Science Week KS1 and KS2 Bundle

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A giant pack all ready for British Science Week. Exciting assemblies, bright eye-catching posters, engaging and inspiring homework tasks and easy to set up WOW experiments. Every resource is ready to go, bright, colourful and clear. All editable, detailed and relevant to KS1 and KS2. Every activity is specifically written for year groups, using objectives from the new national curriculum. KS1 Resources: KS1 29 slide Assembly and written tasks with templates. 4 Homework Task Cards for each year group, all different activities to choose from. A pack of What is Science? posters. A mini wow investigation for every day of the week for year 1. A mini wow investigation for every day of the week for year 2. KS2 Resources: 6. KS2 28 slide Assembly and written tasks with templates 7. 4 Homework Task Cards for each year group, all different activities to choose from. 8. A pack of 14 inspirational quote posters of famous British scientists. 9. A mini wow investigation for every day of the week for year 3, and different ones for year 4. 10. A mini wow investigation for every day of the week for year 5, and different ones for year 6.
'The Piano' 2 Weeks English Lessons Plans Resources Display
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'The Piano' 2 Weeks English Lessons Plans Resources Display

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10 engaging and ready-to-go English lessons responding to and exploring the powerful video clip ‘The Piano’ by Aidan Gibbons found on the Literacy Shed. Lots of high level questioning to probe deeper into this interesting clip and opportunities for paired, individual and group work. Week 1 - Explore and respond to the story whilst developing writing skills (Talk for Writing -Imitate and Innovate). Written for KS2 it covers many relevant teaching points: relative clauses, expanded noun phrases, editing and improving language, parenthesis, creating an atmosphere, showing change within characters, describing settings, building suspense, summarising, identifying word classes, complex sentences. Week 2 - Children write their own version of this story using and building on the writing skills learnt in the first week (Talk for Writing - Invent). The week takes the children through writing the opening, middle and end of their memory story, then editing and publishing it. Starters include: spellings, adding description, handwriting, editing punctuation and improving words. Many more teaching points covered: types of sentence openers, how to start a story, building suspense, writing effective phrases to show change, using synonyms using a thesaurus peer assessment editing punctuation editing for sense editing to improve Mixture of starters covering key SPAG elements from the New Curriculum. There are resources to support the lower ability and daily challenges for the higher ability. Ability groups in plan: Green - Low ability Yellow - Mid/low ability Blue - Mid ability Red - High ability. All reviews welcome. All resources, plans, PowerPoints and display included. Display includes: Title Short explanation of the movie Images from the movie Powerful descriptive vocabulary cards Features list of this genre Sentence Opener ideas Paragraph Opener ideas Key events of movie on arrows for ordering Modelled examples of creating an atmosphere Modelled examples of expanded noun phrases Modelled examples of relative clauses Higher level thinking questions
UK Coast Physical Features KS2 Geography Lesson
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UK Coast Physical Features KS2 Geography Lesson

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A complete lesson pack on UK coastal areas and change over time. Includes lesson plan, starter activity, 34 slide PowerPoint, photo analysis, written activity, plenary and challenge. Download this detailed and engaging lesson covering the physical and human features in UK coastal areas and how they change over time. Whole Lesson Teach KS2 with this easy-to-use lesson containing a thought provoking starter and an interesting input full of images to prompt high quality dialogue about geographical features. Use the mixture of independent, paired and group work to provide opportunities for discussion, in depth reflection and evidence for assessment. Enjoy some free time while the children enthusiastically get on with the written activity and question each other when completing the challenge activity. Finish the lesson with an effortless plenary for children to share their learning and present the challenge work, this lesson is all ready to go to enthuse your pupils about UK coasts. Resources Find all the physical and human features of coasts explained clearly and reinforced with images and diagrams. Read and print a detailed lesson plan and all the resources needed. Activities Consolidate the children’s learning using ICT. Offer two reasoning extension activities to challenge the children and deepen their understanding of Geography. National Curriculum Objectives: Learn about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, Learn about the interaction between physical and human processes, formation, use of and change of landscapes and environments. All reviews welcome. A logical follow up lesson would be here covering human impact on coasts. You might also be interested in these high quality Geography lessons: Journey Through Surprising Russia Tour Breathtaking Scandinavia Visit the Grand Yosemite National Park
Recount Writing KS2 Powerpoints & Plan
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Recount Writing KS2 Powerpoints & Plan

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A week of detailed lessons on writing recounts for KS2, PPT, Plan and resources all included. Differentiated activities, quick and effective starters and plenaries and lots more… Includes: Differentiation provided for three groups - two challenges provided for every lesson Engaging starters and plenaries designed to grab your pupil’s attention Modelled texts provided highlighted to show how you construct paragraphs in recounts Word banks provided to support and extend pupils Editing skills developed Peer and self assessment opportunities Animated and clear PPT Expand your pupil’s vocabulary and enhance their writing techniques whilst writing about personal events. Engaging activities, opportunities for individual, paired and group work. Written for year 5 but relevant for year 6 and easily adaptable for years 3 and 4. All reviews welcome. To go with this unit download my Features of a Recount Display
SMART Writing Targets Whole School
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SMART Writing Targets Whole School

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A bundle for whole school English leaders. Use these resources to write Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time bound writing targets in years 2-6. Useful for teachers when writing targets so you can narrow down the statements from the National Curriculum into small steps which the children can understand. Broken down into targets for punctuation, handwriting, grammar and composition. You could print out one for each child and use as an assessment tool. Or just use when marking to save time so you can quickly choose a high quality target personalised for each child. All reviews welcome.
Year 5/6 Spelling Words
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Year 5/6 Spelling Words

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All the spelling words and rules that year 5 and 6 need to know. Available in different formats for all of your spelling needs. Designed to save time, enhance progress and increase pupil independence. Formats: - Colour year 5/6 spelling word bank - Black and white year 5/6 spelling word bank - Year 5/6 spelling word bank with tick boxes - Teaching PowerPoint with 11 slides These sheets could be used as an teaching tool, assessment tool, homework support or stuck into books to support writing. All reviews welcome. For daily lessons on how to teach these rules follow this link: Teachallenjoy Here you will find year 5/6 spelling lessons for the whole year: Term 1 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 2 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 3 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 4 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 5 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 6 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations
Discussion Text Sentence Openers
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Discussion Text Sentence Openers

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A complete bank of discussion text sentence openers. Includes a variety of words grouped into useful types. All that you need for expanding vocabulary and heightening progress during a discussion text unit. Types of openers included: Openers for additional points of view Openers for opposing points of view Openers for discussing opinions Generalisation openers Openers referring to time A variety of extra openers They are bright and colourful so would be perfect for a display, toolkit or word bank. Print as either PowerPoint slides or aA4 format. Check out my popular lesson packs on discussion texts: Week 1 Explore and Learn About Discussion Texts Week 2 Write Your Own Discussion Text
UK Coastal Erosion Lesson KS2 Geography
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UK Coastal Erosion Lesson KS2 Geography

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A complete lesson on erosion on the UK coast, teaching the concepts of bays headlands, arches, stacks, stumps, caves and much more. Engaging resource pack with differentiation, answers, videos and animations. Includes a PowerPoint leading you through the whole lesson and all the necessary resources. Covers these national curriculum objectives: - Learn about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, - interaction between physical and human processes, - formation, use of and change of landscapes and environments. Written for UKS2 but can easily be used by all year 3, 4, 5 and 6. An engaging starter, mixture of independent, paired and group work. Plenty of opportunities for class dialogue and for children to share ideas. Full of interesting images to prompt discussion about geographical features. An extension activity included to challenge the higher ability. Plenary available for children to share their learning and present the challenge research. All reviews welcome. For more useful and reliable Geography lessons, plans and resources follow the links below: - Human Impact on Coasts KS2 - UK Coasts Physical Features KS2 - Journey Through Russia, Physical Features KS2 - Scandinavia Unit KS2 - Yosemite National Park Unit KS2 You can also find many more inspiring and engaging KS2 resources for a wide range of subjects at my shop: Teachallenjoy