Thinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Quick Starts

Thinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Quick Starts

Today’s students are the problem-solvers of the future. If they are taught factual knowledge only, they tend to respond with conventionally correct answers rather than exploring creative solutions. All students can learn to think critically and creatively. Students need to be able to judge, analyse and think critically in order to participate fully in a democratic and technological society. This can be achieved if the teacher recognises the value of thinking skills and provides opportunities for the thinking processes to be modelled and developed. This ‘Think Outside of the Box’ series provides teachers with straightforward ideas and activities to help students develop these skills. In this pack you will find 80 quick start task cards – 4 cards per page. I have provided 3 options for printing. These ‘quick starts’ are ideal warm-up activities for the beginning of a lesson. They should be used flexibly and can be used in any order at any time. As these task cards are intended for repeated use, I would suggest laminating them for durability. When to use: (10-15 minutes group/class) • at the beginning of a lesson • during circle time ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover; Teacher Notes • Brainstorm Task Cards x 8 • How Could You? Task Cards x 8 • It Won't Happen Task Cards x 8 • How Do You Do It? Task Cards x 8 • What If? Task Cards x 8 • What's The Same? Task Cards x 8 • How Many Ways? Task Cards x 8 • Recycle Task Cards x 8 • What's The Connection? Task Cards x 8 • Crazy Combinations Task Cards x 4 • Predict The Future Task Cards x 4 • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 101 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Thinking Skills Surprising Shapes ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Thinking Skills
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Comprehension: Checkbox Challenge Non-fiction Comprehension

Comprehension: Checkbox Challenge Non-fiction Comprehension

I created this non-fiction reading comprehension pack 'Checkbox Challenge' to encourage struggling readers from Year 3 to Year 5 to practise their comprehension skills, using non-fiction text with age-appropriate content. The texts vary in length, but I have tried to keep the sentence structure and vocabulary simple. The passages are mostly written within the Years 3-5 Lexile bands. A word of caution however - the levels should only be used as a guideline - some of the more challenging topic vocabulary increases the Lexile level. (This type of vocabulary is topic specific and students would not be expected to know it). The pack contains 2 pages per topic, which can be printed back to back. • The first page introduces the text and questions. TEXT EVIDENCE • On the second page, students can highlight the piece of text which contains the answer. Some questions may require the students to look beyond the text to infer the answer. I have used this pack with my advanced Year 2s, although the basic premise is for intervention with older year groups. ✎ The texts help students develop skills in retrieving information from text. ✎ The check boxes allow those students, who struggle with handwriting and writing skills, to demonstrate their understanding and achieve success. ✎ These texts are suitable for independent work and ideal for shared and guided reading. They are also suitable for small group work where reading skills can be modelled, practised and developed. ****************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • 25 x Non-fiction Texts • 25 Picture Cards • TOU/Credits TEXTS • The Frog • The Penguin • The Polar Bear • The Bat • The Owl • The Spider • The Ant • The King of the Jungle • The Jellyfish • The Dinosaur • Hibernation • Pirates • Ancient Egyptians • The Pilgrims • Community Helpers • The Dentist • Neil Armstrong • Abraham Lincoln • The Planets • Earth Day • The Water Cycle • The Four Seasons • The Weather Forecast • The Journey of the Banana • The Teddy Bear PAGE COUNT: 82 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Comprehension
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Halloween Puzzle Pack

Halloween Puzzle Pack

This fun, but challenging Halloween Puzzle Pack is useful for early finishers at a busy and distracting time of the year! Packed full of engaging puzzles, using key Halloween vocabulary, your students are sure to find something to focus on! ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Wordsearch 1: easy • Wordsearch 2: hard • Wordsearch 3: descriptive • Codebreaker • Secret Trails • Missing Letters • Scrambled Letters • Word Shapes • Alphabetical Order • Word Challenge x 2 • Colour By Code • I Spy Words x 2 • Answer Keys • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 34 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Writing Pack Halloween Games Halloween Bundle ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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Halloween Puzzle Pack

Halloween Puzzle Pack

This fun, but challenging Halloween Puzzle Pack is useful for early finishers at a busy and distracting time of the year! Packed full of engaging puzzles, using key Halloween vocabulary, your students are sure to find something to focus on! ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Wordsearch 1: easy • Wordsearch 2: hard • Wordsearch 3: descriptive • Codebreaker • Secret Trails • Missing Letters • Scrambled Letters • Word Shapes • Alphabetical Order • Word Challenge x 2 • Colour By Code • I Spy Words x 2 • Answer Keys • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 34 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Writing Pack Halloween Games Halloween Bundle ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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What's The Weather Part 2: Activities

What's The Weather Part 2: Activities

In Part 2 of this 'What's The Weather' series, students have the opportunity to think about their prior knowledge, discuss and research different types of weather, participate in weather experiments, write lab reports and become a weather forecaster for the day! Children are often scared of thunderstorms, but they love jumping in puddles of water and looking at rainbows after a storm ends. Making observations about the weather and discussing climate are great ways to teach children about science, especially since weather is something children can easily relate to and understand. Whether it's clear and sunny or rainy and windy outside, weather and climate affect children's lives every day. It dictates our wardrobe, sometimes affects our moods. It can bring us together as a community. If students have an early curiosity in weather, not only could it help them in their Maths and Science studies in school, it may even inspire the next generation of forecasters or meteorologists! ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover/Contents • Thinking Maps • Weather Discussion Cards • Weather Phenomenon Research • Weather Recording Sheets • Weather Experiments & Reports • Weather Forecasting • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 35 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES What's The Weather Part 1: Presentation and Display What's The Weather Part 3: Literacy and Maths Activities What's The Weather Bundle Integrated Unit ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Science
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What's The Weather Bundle Integrated Unit

What's The Weather Bundle Integrated Unit

SAVE 20% BY PURCHASING THE BUNDLE! 'What's The Weather?' bundle is an completely integrated unit for teaching the topic of weather. My aim was to make this unit as wide-ranging as possible to suit varied ability levels. The pack content should give teachers enough element of choice to suit students' needs. Children are often scared of thunderstorms, but they love jumping in puddles of water and looking at rainbows after a storm ends. Making observations about the weather and discussing climate are great ways to teach children about science, especially since weather is something children can easily relate to and understand. Whether it's clear and sunny or rainy and windy outside, weather and climate affect children's lives every day. It dictates our wardrobe, sometimes affects our moods. It can bring us together as a community. If students have an early curiosity in weather, not only could it help them in their Maths and Science studies in school, it may even inspire the next generation of forecasters or meteorologists! ******************************************** FILE 1: CONTENT • Cover • Weather and Climate Presentation • Weather Vocabulary Display • Weather Instruments Posters • TOU/Credits ******************************************** FILE 2: CONTENT • Cover/Contents • Thinking Maps • Weather Discussion Cards • Weather Phenomenon Research • Weather Recording Sheets • Weather Experiments & Reports • Weather Forecasting • TOU/Credits ******************************************** FILE 3: CONTENT The following activities use key weather vocabulary. • Cover/Contents LITERACY STATIONS • Compound Word Match • Syllable Sort • Parts of Speech Sort MATHS ACTIVITIES • Greater/Less Than Rainbows • Weather Patterning GAMES • Matching Games SIMPLE WORKSHEET ACTIVITIES, GAMES AND PUZZLES • Discussion Weather Wheel • Scrambled Weather Words • Word to Picture Match • Weather Words Missing Letters • Seasonal Weather Drawing • Alphabetical Order • Wordsearches x 2, plus keys • Weather Words Shapes • Weather Words Opposites • Favourite Weather • TOU/Credits TOTAL PAGE COUNT: 127 ******************************************** RELATED RESOURCES What's The Weather Part 1: Presentation and Display What's The Weather Part 2: Activities What's The Weather Part 3: Literacy and Maths Activities ******************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Bundles
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What's The Weather Part 3: Literacy and Maths Activities

What's The Weather Part 3: Literacy and Maths Activities

Part 3 of this 'What's The Weather' Series challenges students to complete a wide range of weather themed games, puzzles, literacy and math activities. Children are often scared of thunderstorms, but they love jumping in puddles of water and looking at rainbows after a storm ends. Making observations about the weather and discussing climate are great ways to teach children about science, especially since weather is something children can easily relate to and understand. Whether it's clear and sunny or rainy and windy outside, weather and climate affect children's lives every day. It dictates our wardrobe, sometimes affects our moods. It can bring us together as a community. If students have an early curiosity in weather, not only could it help them in their Maths and Science studies in school, it may even inspire the next generation of forecasters or meteorologists! ********************************************************** CONTENT The following activities use key weather vocabulary. • Cover/Contents LITERACY STATIONS • Compound Word Match • Syllable Sort • Parts of Speech Sort MATHS ACTIVITIES • Greater/Less Than Rainbows • Weather Patterning GAMES • Matching Games SIMPLE WORKSHEET ACTIVITIES, GAMES and PUZZLES • Discussion Weather Wheel • Scrambled Weather Words • Word to Picture Match • Weather Words Missing Letters • Seasonal Weather Drawing • Alphabetical Order • Wordsearches x 2, plus keys • Weather Words Shapes • Weather Words Opposites • Favourite Weather • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 56 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES What's the Weather Part 1: Climate and Weather Presentation/Definitions/Posters/Display What's the Weather Part 2: Activities What's The Weather Bundle Integrated Unit ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Science
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Halloween Games Stations

Halloween Games Stations

Students can enjoy some Halloween fun with this engaging game pack, which includes 8 'Roll, Say, Keep' games, a syllable sort and candy corn number puzzles - a great way to review important skills in a fun, but challenging way! Stations enable students to interact in a relaxed setting. They have the opportunity to navigate the learning environment on their own and in small, diverse groups. They allow for student self-direction, as they apply skills and strategies in fun and engaging ways. These games will prove useful for consolidation and review of early skills, and give young students much needed practice at working independently. Please be aware that this file is graphics heavy and will require the use of a colour printer for best results. ********************************************************** CONTENT Cover • ROLL, SAY KEEP GAMES: Teacher Notes/Game Boards • Die Template • CARD SET 1: Upper Case Letters • CARD SET 2: Lower Case Letters • CARD SET 3: Blends • CARD SET 4: Number Words to 20 • CARD SET 5: Numerals 1-50 • CARD SET 6: Numerals 50-100 • CARD SET 7: Tally Marks • CARD SET 8: Common Exception Words: Phases 2-5 • Halloween Vocabulary Syllable Sort • Candy Corn Number Puzzles to 10 TOU/Credits ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Puzzle Pack Halloween Writing Halloween Bundle ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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Halloween Bundle

Halloween Bundle

SAVE 20% BY PURCHASING THE BUNDLE! Included in the Halloween Bundle are the following files: FILE 1: This fun, but challenging Halloween Puzzle Pack is useful for early finishers at a busy and distracting time of the year! Packed full of engaging puzzles, using key Halloween vocabulary, your students are sure to find something to focus on! CONTENT • Cover • Wordsearch 1: easy • Wordsearch 2: hard • Wordsearch 3: descriptive • Codebreaker • Secret Trails • Missing Letters • Scrambled Letters • Word Shapes • Alphabetical Order • Word Challenge x 2 • Colour By Code • I Spy Words x 2 • Answer Keys • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 34 ******************************************** FILE 2: Have fun at Halloween with this versatile Spooktacular Story Starters Writing Pack, full of choice and differentiation, there is sure to be just the right challenge for your students! The pack also includes a helpful picture/word spelling mat. CONTENT • Cover • Word Help Mat • Sensing Halloween • Acrostic Poem Templates x 5 • Graphic Organizers x 3 • Story Starters x 15 in 2 versions • Writing Lines Templates x 6 in both large/small line versions • Story Ideas x 10 - to use with above writing templates • Bonus Writing Template in Landscape Orientation • HALLOWEEN and BOO large display letters for your bulletin board • Blackline Version: Print from P77 onwards for a complete copy of this pack, which includes blacklines where applicable. • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 154 ******************************************** FILE 3: Students can enjoy some Halloween fun with this engaging game pack, which includes 8 'Roll, Say, Keep' games, a syllable sort and candy corn number puzzles - a great way to review important skills in a fun, but challenging way! Stations enable students to interact in a relaxed setting. They have the opportunity to navigate the learning environment on their own and in small, diverse groups. They allow for student self-direction, as they apply skills and strategies in fun and engaging ways. These games will prove useful for consolidation and review of early skills, and give young students much needed practice at working independently. Please be aware that this file is graphics heavy and will require the use of a colour printer for best results. CONTENT Cover • ROLL, SAY KEEP GAMES: Teacher Notes/Game Boards • Die Template • CARD SET 1: Upper Case Letters • CARD SET 2: Lower Case Letters • CARD SET 3: Blends • CARD SET 4: Number Words to 20 • CARD SET 5: Numerals 1-50 • CARD SET 6: Numerals 50-100 • CARD SET 7: Tally Marks • CARD SET 8: Common Exception Words: Phases 2-5 • Halloween Vocabulary Syllable Sort • Candy Corn Number Puzzles to 10 TOU/Credits ******************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Puzzle Pack Halloween Writing Pack Halloween Games ******************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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Halloween Writing Pack

Halloween Writing Pack

Have fun at Halloween with this versatile Spooktacular Story Starters Writing Pack, full of choice and differentiation, there is sure to be just the right challenge for your students! The pack also includes a helpful picture/word spelling mat. ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Word Help Mat • Sensing Halloween • Acrostic Poem Templates x 5 • Graphic Organizers x 3 • Story Starters x 15 in 2 versions • Writing Lines Templates x 6 in both large/small line versions • Story Ideas x 10 - to use with above writing templates • Bonus Writing Template in Landscape Orientation • HALLOWEEN and BOO large display letters for your bulletin board • Blackline Version: Print from P77 onwards for a complete copy of this pack, which includes blacklines where applicable. • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 154 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Halloween Puzzle Pack Halloween Games Halloween Bundle ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Halloween
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Thinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Quick Starts

Thinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Quick Starts

Today’s students are the problem-solvers of the future. If they are taught factual knowledge only, they tend to respond with conventionally correct answers rather than exploring creative solutions. All students can learn to think critically and creatively. Students need to be able to judge, analyse and think critically in order to participate fully in a democratic and technological society. This can be achieved if the teacher recognises the value of thinking skills and provides opportunities for the thinking processes to be modelled and developed. This ‘Think Outside of the Box’ series provides teachers with straightforward ideas and activities to help students develop these skills. In this pack you will find 80 quick start task cards – 4 cards per page. I have provided 3 options for printing. These ‘quick starts’ are ideal warm-up activities for the beginning of a lesson. They should be used flexibly and can be used in any order at any time. As these task cards are intended for repeated use, I would suggest laminating them for durability. When to use: (10-15 minutes group/class) • at the beginning of a lesson • during circle time ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover; Teacher Notes • Brainstorm Task Cards x 8 • How Could You? Task Cards x 8 • It Won't Happen Task Cards x 8 • How Do You Do It? Task Cards x 8 • What If? Task Cards x 8 • What's The Same? Task Cards x 8 • How Many Ways? Task Cards x 8 • Recycle Task Cards x 8 • What's The Connection? Task Cards x 8 • Crazy Combinations Task Cards x 4 • Predict The Future Task Cards x 4 • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 101 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES Thinking Skills Surprising Shapes ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Thinking Skills
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Phonics: Phonics Assessment Phases 2-5

Phonics: Phonics Assessment Phases 2-5

This assessment resource provides you with everything you need in one handy pack! I have created this pack with convenience in mind! Basically just download and you are virtually ready to go! You can make an assessment booklet for each student by printing back-to-back - one booklet for all phases - how handy is that? Should you wish to assess using single pages, each page contains a section for a student's personal details. The assessment booklet is made up of Master Recording Sheets, all clearly labelled, as well as Student Sheets to carry out the relevant tasks. These are provided for each phase. The pack also includes all the materials you require to assess each stage: sound cards, tricky word cards, nonsense word cards, as well as the first hundred high frequency words. All cards are labelled by phase, set and type, as well as colour-coded by phase. Should you wish to save on colour ink, just print in grayscale - each card is labelled to avoid confusion. Apart for printing the student booklet, the only other thing you need to do is give the cards a little attention! I would also recommend that you laminate each card, so they can be used over and over as you assess your whole class every year. So basically print and laminate! Make sure to read the Teacher Notes, as well as the Assessment Summary and Assessment Instructions and you are good to go! This pack has been a labour of love and I believe I had included everything needed for any educator to assess students' progress in Letters and Sounds. If you feel the pack would benefit from any additions - please contact me at teacherstoolkitblog@gmail.com Also - a little heads up - watch this space, as a Phonics Passport for students will be hitting my shop very soon! ****************************************************** CONTENT ⊛ Cover/Contents/Teacher Notes ⊛ Booklet/Assessment Instructions/Assessment Summary ⊛ Phase 2 Assessment ⊛ Phase 3 Assessment ⊛ Phase 4 Assessment ⊛ Phase 5 Assessment ⊛ Phase 2 Cards: Sounds/Tricky/Nonsense ⊛ Phase 3 Cards: Sounds/Tricky/Nonsense ⊛ Phase 4 Cards: Sounds/Tricky/Nonsense ⊛ Phase 5 Cards: Sounds/Nonsense/100 HF ⊛ TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 88 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES All Phonics Resources ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Phonics
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From Plant to Plate: The Journey of the Banana Part 1

From Plant to Plate: The Journey of the Banana Part 1

Looking at the connections between food, health, society and the environment, students can begin to imagine how what we eat determines how the world is used. Food takes a complex journey from its origins on farms, ranches, rivers, oceans and other sources to consumers’ plates. Along the way, it passes through the hands of producers, processors, transporters, warehouse operators, retailers, consumers and waste handlers. This pack will help students understand that most of the food that is bought in stores and eaten by them, comes from farms. They will explore the food to table process. This resource is part of a larger cross-curricular unit of The Story of the Banana. It includes a Fact Book for the teacher to read, stimulating discussion cards and a group activity, as well as a text evidence based comprehension. ********************************************************** CONTENT 🍌 Cover 🍌 Fact Book Teacher Notes 🍌 Fact Book 🍌 Discussion Cards Teacher Notes 🍌 Discussion Cards, plus group activity 🍌 Choice of 3 styles of related comprehension text questions 🍌 TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 24 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES From Plant to Plate: The Journey of the Banana Part 2 From Plant to Plate: The Journey of the Banana Activities Part 3 ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Thematic
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Comprehension: Checkbox Challenge Non-fiction Comprehension

Comprehension: Checkbox Challenge Non-fiction Comprehension

I created this non-fiction reading comprehension pack 'Checkbox Challenge' to encourage struggling readers from Year 3 to Year 5 to practise their comprehension skills, using non-fiction text with age-appropriate content. The texts vary in length, but I have tried to keep the sentence structure and vocabulary simple. The passages are mostly written within the Years 3-5 Lexile bands. A word of caution however - the levels should only be used as a guideline - some of the more challenging topic vocabulary increases the Lexile level. (This type of vocabulary is topic specific and students would not be expected to know it). The pack contains 2 pages per topic, which can be printed back to back. • The first page introduces the text and questions. TEXT EVIDENCE • On the second page, students can highlight the piece of text which contains the answer. Some questions may require the students to look beyond the text to infer the answer. I have used this pack with my advanced Year 2s, although the basic premise is for intervention with older year groups. ✎ The texts help students develop skills in retrieving information from text. ✎ The check boxes allow those students, who struggle with handwriting and writing skills, to demonstrate their understanding and achieve success. ✎ These texts are suitable for independent work and ideal for shared and guided reading. They are also suitable for small group work where reading skills can be modelled, practised and developed. ****************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • 25 x Non-fiction Texts • 25 Picture Cards • TOU/Credits TEXTS • The Frog • The Penguin • The Polar Bear • The Bat • The Owl • The Spider • The Ant • The King of the Jungle • The Jellyfish • The Dinosaur • Hibernation • Pirates • Ancient Egyptians • The Pilgrims • Community Helpers • The Dentist • Neil Armstrong • Abraham Lincoln • The Planets • Earth Day • The Water Cycle • The Four Seasons • The Weather Forecast • The Journey of the Banana • The Teddy Bear PAGE COUNT: 82 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Comprehension
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Money Matters Clip It Cards

Money Matters Clip It Cards

From an early age, children see money everywhere, and know that having money is essential to getting the things they want and need. In addition to learning more advanced counting strategies (counting on and skip counting), they will become flexible as they learn to count to the same number in different ways, with different groups of coins. Teaching children about money also offers an excellent opportunity to help them practice place value skills. Fun and engaging, these clip it cards will provide students with repeated practice in penny equivalents, coin recognition and coin totals. INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE: • cut out cards • mark the correct answer (with a marker) on the back of each card for student self-checking • laminate for durability • provide clothes pegs – students place the peg on the correct answer • place in an independent station or use with small groups ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover, Contents Table • Teacher Notes • Clip It Cards x 88 • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 26 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES All Puzzles and Games All Money Resources ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Puzzles and Games Teacher's Toolkit Money Resources
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Tabbed Memory Book End of Year Activity

Tabbed Memory Book End of Year Activity

This memory book is a fun way for your students to reflect on their year in your classroom. Hopefully it will be a little treasure for your students (and parents) to look back on in future years! I have included a fun extra visual element by adding tabs to the front of each of the pages. There are 16 pages in total, as well as a 'front cover'. The completed book will have a front and back to each page, so this involves some basic cutting and glueing to achieve the finished look. Detailed instructions for assembly are included. There are two options for printing - the second for those who wish to save on ink. Please look at the preview image to see what students will be writing about! The pages of the memory book are numbered to avoid any confusion of the page order! ****************************************************** CONTENT ⊛ Cover ⊛ Teacher Notes ⊛ Contents ⊛ Memory Book ⊛ Ink Saving Memory Book ⊛ TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 42 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES End of Year Class Awards End Of Year: End Of Year Fun Activities {Freebie} End of Year Games ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit End of Year
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Easter Puzzle Fun!

Easter Puzzle Fun!

This Easter themed pack contains a wide range of fun puzzles, some differentiated. Should you wish to compile all the activities together into a workbook for your students, I have created a workbook cover, in both colour and blackline. Just print, collate, staple and you're ready to go! The word challenges can be used for small group work or stations. The puzzles, plus keys, have been created in both colour and blackline for your convenience. ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover, Notes, Contents • Workbook Cover Page • Word Challenge 1 • Word Challenge 2 • Lost Chick Maze 1 • Hungry Bunny Maze 2 • Join the Dots • Wordsearch 1 • Wordsearch 2 • Word Shapes • Code Breaker • Secret Trails • Alphabetical Order • Word Scramble • Word Links • Colour By Code • Colour Fun! • Answer Keys • TOU/Credits Please Note: P31-59 is the Blackline Pack PAGE COUNT: 61 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES All Puzzles and Games All Special Days ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Puzzles and Games Teacher's Toolkit Special Days
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Story Telling Spin-a-Story Set 1

Story Telling Spin-a-Story Set 1

This Spin-a Story Creative and Funny Storytelling mini-pack will enable students to tell and write a humorous creative story, either on their own, with a partner or small group. The cards provide endless combinations of characters, settings, props and wow! words, to entertain, have fun and get creative! Your students should have a blast with these great cards, all picked through chance, by the spin of a wheel or a toss of a cube. Students have no choice and must use every card from each area at least once! ********************************************************** CONTENT • Cover • Teacher's Notes x2 • A Spinner • A Cube • Character Cards x6 • Settings Cards x6 • Props Cards x6 • Wow Words x6 • Writing pages x4 sizes • TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 25 **********************************************************
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Spring Writing Prompts

Spring Writing Prompts

This Spring Writing Prompts pack contains a total of 30 prompts for use throughout the spring season. The writing prompts are open-ended and can be used for a daily response notebook or more structured and guided writing, after class/small group discussion or research. I have also included blank templates, with and without a themed border. Included are handwriting guidelines, as well as lines only, for more advanced, able writers. ********************************************************** CONTENT P1: Cover P2: Teacher Notes P3: Contents P4: Separator P5-56: Writing Journal PROMPTS • PROMPT 1: Signs of Spring • PROMPT 2: Life Cycle 1 • PROMPT 3: Life Cycle 2 • PROMPT 4: Wonder Wings • PROMPT 5: Up, Up and Away • PROMPT 6: Coin Magic • PROMPT 7: Spring Cleaning • PROMPT 8: New Beginnings • PROMPT 9: Springtime Fun! • PROMPT 10: Where in the World… • PROMPT 11: Hiding Place • PROMPT 12: Spring Share • PROMPT 13: Spring Weather • PROMPT 14: Lost! • PROMPT 15: Which One? • PROMPT 16: Spring Days • PROMPT 17: Acrostic Poem 1 • PROMPT 18: Acrostic Poem 2 • PROMPT 19: Word List • PROMPT 20: Picture Prompt 1 • PROMPT 21: Picture Prompt 2 • PROMPT 22: Picture Prompt 3 • PROMPT 23: Rainy Day Words • PROMPT 24: Name That Bug! • PROMPT 25: List 1 • PROMPT 26: List 2 • PROMPT 27: List 3 • PROMPT 28: In Spring • PROMPT 29: Butterflies • PROMPT 30: Chicks P57: Separator P58-108: Writing Journal Alternative Lines P109: Separator P110-123: Blank Writing Templates P124-125: TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 125 ********************************************************** RELATED RESOURCES St. Patrick's Day Writing April Writing ********************************************************** Teacher's Toolkit Writing
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