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Hard-working UKS2 Phase Leader in Year 6 battling the looming SATs! We will get there... Hopefully you'll find these resources useful as they are working a dream for my Year 6s.
Guided Reading: Year 4 - Oliver Twist
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Guided Reading: Year 4 - Oliver Twist (6 Week SMART Notebook Slides and Activities) This guided reading teaching resource uses three differentiated texts of Charles Dickens classic tale of Oliver Twist in an easy to follow way. Students are guided through reading comprehension that uses questions from different strands of reading comprehension. Group A is the higher ability children leading through to group E. Monday lessons requires group E to follow the Scholastic reading comprehension Year 4 (ISBN-10: 1407100521 / ISBN-13: 978-1407100524) programme of work to help develop individual skills. This is easy to change if you chose not to follow this programme Books you will need are: Higher Ability - Oxford Reading Tree: Level 16B: TreeTops Classics: Oliver Twist (ISBN-10: 0199184887 / ISBN-13: 978-0199184880) Middle Ability - Oliver Twist (Real Reads) (ISBN-10: 1607541521 / ISBN-13: 978-1607541523) Lower Ability - Oliver Twist (Usborne Young Reading) (ISBN-10: 0746077076 / ISBN-13: 978-0746077078) If you use this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Guided Reading: Year 4 - Beowulf
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Guided Reading: Year 4 - Beowulf

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Guided Reading: Year 4 - Beowulf (6 Weeks of SMART Notebook Slides and Activities) This guided reading teaching resource uses three differentiated texts of Beowulf to teach in an easy to follow way. Students are guided through reading comprehension that uses questions from different strands of reading comprehension. Group A is the higher ability children leading through to group E. Mondays lessons requires group E to follow the Scholastic reading comprehension Year 4 (ISBN-10: 1407100521 / ISBN-13: 978-1407100524) programme of work to help develop individual skills. This is easy to change if you chose not to follow this programme Books you will need are: Higher Ability - Michael Morpurgo - Beowulf (ISBN-10: 1406348872 / ISBN-13: 978-1406348873) Middle Ability - Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 15: Beowulf, Grendel And The Dragon (ISBN-10: 0198446349 / ISBN-13: 9780198446347) Lower Ability - Beowulf (Young Reading (Series 3) (ISBN-10: 0746096860 / ISBN-13: 978-0746096864) If you use this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Literacy Unit of Work: Kensuke's Kingdom
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Literacy Unit of Work: Kensuke's Kingdom

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Literacy Unit of Work: Kensuke’s Kingdom (4 complete weeks and activities) This unit of work uses the novel Kensuke’s Kingdom written by Michael Morpurgo to develop reading and writing skills in an easy to follow way. The text is shared with the students through whole class reading and are encouraged to respond to the text through questioning and activities stopping at relevant parts. Throughout the scheme of work there are also SPaG starter activities mainly aimed at year 6 objectives but this could easily be adapted to suit any year group. The writing genres that are taught within this four week block are: diary entries, character descriptions, newspaper reports finally leading to the students writing and creating their own survival guide (How to survive being marooned on a desert island!). There are also opportunities to actively teach the students how to proof read and edit their own writing cutting down on teacher marking and work load. PLEASE NOTE: The white board slides have been created as flipcharts (ActivInspire - Studio) however, these can easily opened in SMART Notebook or Powerpoint. If you use this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Literacy Editing Lesson
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**STOP MARKING CHILDREN’S WRITING! ** This editing structure splits the process into two sections, proof-reading and composition. The only ‘marking’ the class teacher must do is, read the child’s work, note down any common grammatical and spelling errors, then add examples (good and bad) to the slides. I have used this process for a whole year and I’ve managed to mark 30 children’s writing AND plan an editing lesson in 40 minutes! This 23 slide notebook include all the KS2 writing writing at and above age related standard assessment criteria to help with assessing the children writing. Give it a go and contact me if anything is unclear. Claim back your evenings!
White Rose Maths - Yr 6: Number Week 1
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White Rose Maths - Yr 6: Number Week 1

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This pack of resources covers Year 6 Number: Place Value for week 1 of the White Rose Autumn term SOL. Week 1 includes worksheets and activities on: Reading and writing numbers up to 10 million Identifying the place value of digits within a number Comparing and ordering numbers. The resources also include a range of starters and plenary activities to help consolidate learning. Independent activities come from: Target Your Maths - Year 6 ISBN-10: 1906622302 / ISBN-13: 978-1906622305 I hope you find these three lessons useful and it saves you some time. Good luck for the beginning of a new academic year! Please let me know how you found this resource by commenting and rating - Thank you. PLEASE NOTE Week 2 will be has been uploaded (so go check that out) and I strongly recommend you get a copy of the Target Your Maths and CGP Year 6 Text books as the independent activities will come from there and will not be given in the resource. Thank you.
Literacy Teaching Resource: Achieving Greater Depth Standard in Year 6 Writing
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Literacy Teaching Resource: Achieving Greater Depth Standard in Year 6 Writing

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Literacy Teaching Resource: Achieving Greater Depth Standard in Year 6 Writing (Word Document) This teaching resource explains how to achieve greater depth standard by using shifts in formality through punctuation, vocabulary and sentence structure. This extends this area of writing assessment not only shifts through dialogue. Very child friendly and useful as a reference when the children are writing. If you like this resource, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Year 6 - Ratio and Proportion Preview Lesson
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Year 6 - Ratio and Proportion Preview Lesson

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Maths Teaching Resources: PREVIEW - Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Lesson. (SMART Notebook slides and worksheet) This teaching resource revisits ratio and proportion in an easy to follow way. Students are taught to recognize and find ratios. It contains a 9 slide SMART Notebook slide presentation and a differentiated worksheet. If you like this resource, check out the complete unit of work which continues the teaching sequence.
Guided Reading: PREVIEW - Year 4 -  Oliver Twist
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Guided Reading: PREVIEW - Year 4 - Oliver Twist (5 day SMART Notebook Slides and Activities) This guided reading teaching resource uses three differentiated texts of Classic Charles Dickens tale of Oliver Twist in an easy to follow way. Students are guided through reading comprehension that uses questions from different strands of reading comprehension. Group A is the higher ability children leading through to group E. Monday's lesson requires group E to follow the Scholastic reading comprehension Year 4 (ISBN-10: 1407100521 / ISBN-13: 978-1407100524) programme of work to help develop individual skills. This is easy to change if you chose not to follow this programme Books you will need are: Higher Ability - Oxford Reading Tree: Level 16B: TreeTops Classics: Oliver Twist (ISBN-10: 0199184887 / ISBN-13: 978-0199184880) Middle Ability - Oliver Twist (Real Reads) (ISBN-10: 1607541521 / ISBN-13: 978-1607541523) Lower Ability - Oliver Twist (Usborne Young Reading) (ISBN-10: 0746077076 / ISBN-13: 978-0746077078) If you like this resource, check out the complete unit of work which continues the complete teaching sequence of all three books.
White Rose Maths - Yr 6: Number Week 2
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White Rose Maths - Yr 6: Number Week 2

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This pack of resources covers Year 6 Number: Place Value for week 2 of the White Rose Autumn term SOL. Week 2 includes worksheets and activities on: Rounding numbers to 10, 100, 1000 Application of rounding Identifying sequences, differences and ordering positive and negative numbers Applying negative numbers in context Times Table and Arithmetic test (you will need to source this to fit in with how your school’s approach to arithmetic and mental maths skills) Independent activities come from: Target Your Maths - Year 6 ISBN-10: 1906622302 / ISBN-13: 978-1906622305 CGP Year 6 Testbook ISBN-10: 178294799X / ISBN-13: 978-1782947998 I hope you find these three lessons useful and it saves you some time. Please let me know how you found these resources by commenting and rating - Thank you.
Guided Reading: Year 6 - Touching the Void
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Guided Reading: Year 6 - Touching the Void

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Guided Reading: Year 6 - Touching the Void (6 Week SMART Notebook Slides and Activities) This guided reading teaching resource uses the text Touching the Void written by Joe Simpson in an easy to follow way. Students are guided through reading comprehension that uses the complete questions from a modified 2017 Reading SAT paper through the different strands of reading comprehension. We also use the website SPAG.com to supplement the year 6 SPAG curriculum. This could easily be changed or use paper resources with SPAG activities. Group A is the higher ability children leading through to group E. Monday lessons requires group E to follow the Scholastic reading comprehension Year 6 (ISBN-10: 1407100548 / ISBN-13: 978-1407100548) programme of work to help develop individual skills. This is easy to change if you chose not to follow this programme The book you will need is: Touching the Void written by Joe Simpson (ISBN-10: 0099771012 / ISBN-13: 978-0099771012) If you use this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Year 6 - Statistics
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Year 6 - Statistics

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Maths Teaching Resources: Year 6 - Statistics Unit of Work. (4 Days of SMART Notebook slides and worksheets) This teaching resource revisits statistics (Pie and Line graphs) in an easy to follow way. Students are taught to interpret data from both pie and line graphs. It contains a 22 slide SMART Notebook slide presentation and a differentiated worksheet. If you like this unit of work, please remember to review the resources. Thank you.
Year 6 - Perimeter, Area and Volume
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Year 6 - Perimeter, Area and Volume

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Maths Teaching Resources: Year 6 - Perimeter, Area and Volume Unit of Work. (5 Days of SMART Notebook slides and worksheets) This teaching resource revisits perimeter and area applying the formula of finding each with rectangles, parallelograms and triangles in an easy to follow way. Students are also taught how to find the volume of cubes and cuboids to meet the curriculum objectives of year 6. It contains a 36 slide SMART Notebook slide presentation, differentiated worksheets and investigation on the Friday. If you like this unit of work, please remember to review the resources. Thank you.
Year 6 Writing Evidence - Scheme of Learning
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Year 6 Writing Evidence - Scheme of Learning

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This writing bundle is designed to support children in demonstrating the skills required by the Interim Assessment Framework for 2017. It currently includes 2 short units of writing (Narrative and a Balanced Argument) is assumed at this point in the year that the children have been taught the skills required, but revision opportunities are offered in the scheme. The units do not need to be taught as a series or in a particular order and can be viewed as single tasks. Equally, lessons can be spread over more than one day to support the children. All example texts have been written to demonstrate the skills and grammar required by the Interim Assessment Framework. This bundle has been designed to help collect further evidence to support year 6 teacher judgments against age related standards. It also includes a heavily structured editing lesson that explicitly teaches the children how to edit and improve their own writing.
Literacy Unit of Work:  Balanced Argument - Should the Vikings have invaded England?
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Literacy Unit of Work: Balanced Argument - Should the Vikings have invaded England? (3 complete weeks and Activities) This unit of work uses the text genre balanced arguments to discuss whether or not the Vikings should have invaded England in easy to follow way. Students are taught to learn actions for conjunctions, know the difference of open and closed questions, take part in a hot-seating activity and identify features of a balanced argument. There are also SPaG starter activities mainly aimed at year 6 objectives. The second week focuses on slight tweaks to the first week and the children are guided through writing a balanced argument on should monasteries keep the country's wealth? Finally, the children write a balanced argument independently about does money buy happiness? This unit of work includes all 3 stages of Pie Corbett's teaching sequence of work (imitation, innovation and invention). It contains 3 week overviews with a 72 slide SMART Notebook presentation, SPaG activities and differentiated independent activities. If you use this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Science Unit of Work:  Year 6 Forces linked to the Ancient Greeks
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Science Unit of Work: Year 6 Forces linked to the Ancient Greeks

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Science Teaching Resources: Year 6 Forces linked to the Ancient Greeks (SMART Notebook slides and worksheets) This unit of work explores working scientifically, gravity, mechanical advantage, gears, pulleys and air resistance in an easy to follow way. Students are taught a range of scientific skills while generating their own experiment. It contains a total of 88 SMART Notebook slides spread across 8 lessons and all activity worksheets. If you like this unit of work, please remember to leave a comment. Thank you.
Literacy Teaching Unit of Work: Elephant on the Moon
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Literacy Teaching Unit of Work: Elephant on the Moon

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Literacy Teaching Unit of Work: Elephant on the Moon (Complete 3 week overview and workbooks) This teaching resource uses 'The Elephant on the Moon' story to teach creative writing linked to an Earth, Sun and Moon Topic in easy to follow way. Students are taught to learn the story using Pie Corbitt's imitation, innovation and invention sequence of work, . It contains a 3 week overview with all activities presented in a children's workbooks. If you like this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.
Year 6 - Ratio and Proportion
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Year 6 - Ratio and Proportion

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Maths Teaching Resources: Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Unit of Work. (4 Days of SMART Notebook slides and worksheets) This unit of work revisits ratio and proportion in an easy to follow way. Students are taught to recognize and find ratios. They then continue to find percentages of amounts linked to ratio and proportion. It contains a 35 slide SMART Notebook slide presentation and differentiated worksheets. If you like this unit of work, please remember to leave a comment. Thank you.
DT Unit of Work: Year 6 Fairground Rides
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DT Unit of Work: Year 6 Fairground Rides

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DT Teaching Resources: Year 6 Fairground Rides (SMART Notebook slides and worksheets) This unit of work explores the national curriculum UKS2 objective ‘understand and use electrical systems in their products’ in an easy to follow way. Students are taught a range of design skills from investigating, designing, making and evaluating. It contains a total of 38 SMART Notebook slides spread across 6 lessons all presented in child-friendly work booklet If you like this unit of work, please remember to leave a comment. Thank you.
Year 6 Writing Evidence - Balanced Argument
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Year 6 Writing Evidence - Balanced Argument

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This short non-fiction writing unit is based on the extracts from the Roald Dahl book ‘Boy’ and a real life prospectus from a boarding school. Children are asked to create a balanced argument to answer the question, ‘Should children be sent to boarding school’. This resources contains a 33 slide presentation, support materials and activities for year 6 teachers to collect further writing evidence to support age related judgments. The writing unit is designed to support children in demonstrating the skills required by the Interim Assessment Framework for 2017 - 2018. It is assumed at this point in the year that the children have been taught the skills required, but revision opportunities are offered in the scheme. The lessons do not need to be taught as a series and can be viewed as single tasks. Equally, lessons can be spread over more than one day to support the children. This resource also includes a structured editing lesson split into two sections. proof-reading and composition. All example texts have been written to demonstrate the skills and grammar required by the Interim Assessment Framework for 2017-2018.
Guided Reading: Year 6 - The Story of Money
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Guided Reading: Year 6 - The Story of Money

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Guided Reading: Year 6 - The Story of Money (7 Week SMART Notebook Slides and Activities) This guided reading teaching resource uses the simple text The Story of Money written by Martin Jenkins in an easy to follow way. Students are guided through reading comprehension that uses the complete questions from a modified 2017 Reading SAT paper through the different strands of reading comprehension. Group A is the higher ability children leading through to group E. Monday lessons requires group E to follow the Scholastic reading comprehension Year 6 (ISBN-10: 1407100548 / ISBN-13: 978-1407100548) programme of work to help develop individual skills. This is easy to change if you chose not to follow this programme The book you will need is: The Story of Money written by Martin Jenkins (ISBN-10: 1406360872 / ISBN-13: 978-1406360875) If you use this unit of work, please remember to rate and leave a comment. Thank you.