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Year 6 SATs Preparation Pack (reading comprehensions, spelling, grammar)

Year 6 SATs Preparation Pack (reading comprehensions, spelling, grammar)

Get your class ready for the English SATs with our complete Year 6 preparation pack; perfect for use in the run-up to the important week. Includes: - 20 reading comprehension texts with a range of text types, dedicated grammar and vocabulary tasks, textual analysis and comprehension questions. It comes complete with a handy 7-page tracker, which will allow you to identify the reading skills taught and give you the evidence you need for your folder. - 6 grammar progress checks, which will increase your students’ familiarity with the question styles they will be given during the grammar exam. Includes a class tracker. Each 20-question check has been condensed on to 4 pages to save on your printing. - 10 spelling tests; five using the LKS2 words and five using the UKS2 words from the UK National Spelling Appendix. Each test has a pupil answer sheet and a teacher sheet with example sentences. There is also a class tracker. Answers are included. Bought separately, these resources come to £32; they are yours today for just £25. That’s a saving of over 20%! *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Big Book of Grammar Teaching

Big Book of Grammar Teaching

This digital handbook will guide you through the range of grammatical knowledge that primary children will need to know by the end of Year 6. It has been carefully mapped so that it clearly shows progression within a skill, and to ensure that each skill builds on the previous one. It gives teachers guidance on subject knowledge as well as ideas for teaching and for challenging the more able. It is designed for you to quickly refer to again and again. It includes: - Articles and determiners - Parts of speech - Sentence structures (simple sentences, compound sentences, complex sentences) - Punctuation - Apostrophes - Tense
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Spelling Snakes and Ladders

Spelling Snakes and Ladders

Make your way to the top of the board without treading on any of those treacherous snakes. Land on a spell square for the chance to get ahead by proving your spelling knowledge. The game includes word sets for Years 1 to 6 based on the National Spelling Appendix with 40-54 words per year group.
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Year 6 SATs Preparation Pack (reading comprehensions, spelling, grammar)

Year 6 SATs Preparation Pack (reading comprehensions, spelling, grammar)

Get your class ready for the English SATs with our complete Year 6 preparation pack; perfect for use in the run-up to the important week. Includes: - 20 reading comprehension texts with a range of text types, dedicated grammar and vocabulary tasks, textual analysis and comprehension questions. It comes complete with a handy 7-page tracker, which will allow you to identify the reading skills taught and give you the evidence you need for your folder. - 6 grammar progress checks, which will increase your students’ familiarity with the question styles they will be given during the grammar exam. Includes a class tracker. Each 20-question check has been condensed on to 4 pages to save on your printing. - 10 spelling tests; five using the LKS2 words and five using the UKS2 words from the UK National Spelling Appendix. Each test has a pupil answer sheet and a teacher sheet with example sentences. There is also a class tracker. Answers are included. Bought separately, these resources come to £32; they are yours today for just £25. That’s a saving of over 20%! *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Composition Inspiration Cards

Composition Inspiration Cards

This set of 30 cards will give your students the ideas and inspiration they need to start composing their own pieces of music. Each card features an interesting photo and ideas about which sounds might be heard within the music. The cards also contain a selection of challenges; students can choose one (or more!) to incorporate into their piece. These include rhythms, melodies, key signatures, time signatures, intervals and more. Download the free sample card here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sample-composition-inspiration-card-11901946
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Piano Note Finder Snap

Piano Note Finder Snap

Match the musical notes on the piano to their letter names in this game of snap, aimed at young beginners. This game works best with two players. One take the letters and the other takes the piano images. Players must read the letter card and look at the piano image, using the pattern of the black notes to identify which note is highlighted. If the players’ cards match when placed, they can race to snap them! The download includes two versions; a single-sided set that you can print on thin card and a double-sided set that you can print on paper, then fold and laminate.
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Treble and Bass Clef Dominoes

Treble and Bass Clef Dominoes

Improve your pupils' note recognition skills with a game of dominoes! This pack includes both treble and bass clef sets. Each set contains 30 dominoes tiles, exactly based on the dot pattern from the classic version. The dots have been replaced with musical notes spanning two octaves per set. Two identical notes can be matched together, as can two notes of the same letter name in different octaves. Scientific pitch notation system: Bass clef from C2 to B3. Treble clef from G3 to F5. The treble and bass clef games are also available for purchase separately.
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Musical Snakes and Ladders (notes and rhythms)

Musical Snakes and Ladders (notes and rhythms)

Make sight reading fun with Musical Snakes and Ladders! The game is great for young piano pupils to taking their first steps in rhythm and note sight reading. Move your counter to the top of the board to reach the final square. If you’re lucky you can climb up a piano ladder but watch out for those slippery snakes! Each time you land on a music square, correctly play or clap the tune or rhythm on the game card to earn yourself a bonus move forward. Level 1 – Quaver, crotchet and minim (Eighth, quarter and half note) rhythms with the words coffee, tea and cake written underneath as a guide. Level 2 – Quaver, crotchet and minim (Eighth, quarter and half note) rhythms without words Level 3 – Crotchets (quarter notes) with middle C, D and E in the treble clef Level 4 – Quavers, crotchets and minims (eighth notes, quarter notes and half notes) with middle C, D and E in the treble clef Level 5 – Quavers, crotchets and minims (eighth notes, quarter notes and half notes) with middle C, D, E, F and G in the treble clef Level 6 – Crotchets (quarter notes) with middle C, B, A, G and F in the bass clef Level 6 (alternative) – Crotchets (quarter notes) with 2nd space C up to 4th space G in the bass clef Level 7 – Quavers, crotchets and minims (eighth notes, quarter notes and half notes) with middle C, B, A, G and F in the bass clef Level 7 (alternative) – Quavers, crotchets and minims (eighth notes, quarter notes and half notes) with 2nd space C up to 4th space G in the bass clef This game is also available as part of the Young Beginners’ Piano Activity Pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/young-beginners-piano-activity-pack-11780863
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How long is that note? (Musical note length puzzles)

How long is that note? (Musical note length puzzles)

Challenge your pupils to complete these domino style puzzles using their knowledge of note values. Contains: Note symbol to numerical value Note symbol to note name (UK and US versions) Easier note symbol to note symbol Harder to note symbol to note symbol Note symbol addition and subtraction Note symbol multiplication and division Each puzzle contains eight domino style puzzle cards, which must be placed in the correct order from start to finish. They are suitable for use during lessons or as homework. The cards are printed out-of-order so that pupils can cut them out themselves if required. Answer sheets are included.
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Spelling Snakes and Ladders

Spelling Snakes and Ladders

Make your way to the top of the board without treading on any of those treacherous snakes. Land on a spell square for the chance to get ahead by proving your spelling knowledge. The game includes word sets for Years 1 to 6 based on the National Spelling Appendix with 40-54 words per year group.
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Poetry Success Criteria

Poetry Success Criteria

This poetry success criteria contains: -Performance poetry -Analysing poems -Free verse -Planning and redrafting poetry -Comprehending poetry -Haiku -Narrative poem It is provided in an editable Word document so you can adapt it as required. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Rhyming Dominoes

Rhyming Dominoes

Play dominoes with a twist! Each number of dots has been replaced by a rhyme sound. Children must play by the usual dominoes rules but match rhyming words instead of dots. Includes the sounds air, ite, ell, ing, at, oh and in. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Poetry Bingo

Poetry Bingo

Challenge your pupils to recognise poetry themed definitions with this bingo game. There are 30 different boards; enough for every child in your class. Definitions: acrostic, alliteration, assonance, ballad, couplet, free verse, haiku, half-rhyme, internal rhyme, kenning, limerick, metaphor, narrative poem, onomatopoeia, personification, rap, repetition, riddle, rhyme, rhyme pattern, shape poem, simile, sonnet, syllable, stanza The set includes a definition answer sheet for the teacher. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Year 4 Grammar Progress Checks

Year 4 Grammar Progress Checks

Ensure your children are confident with all the key aspects of grammar for Year 4 with these progress checks. The pack includes six checks, each with 20 questions. That’s one for each half term. The questions cover the range of grammar required in the UK National Curriculum for Year 4. The pack also includes a handy class tracker, which breaks down the children’s results into each area of grammar so you can view their progress at a glance. Answers are included. This resource is also available as part of the Year 3-6 Grammar Progress Checks pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-3-6-grammar-progress-checks-11818724 *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Year 3 Grammar Progress Checks

Year 3 Grammar Progress Checks

Ensure your children are confident with all the key aspects of grammar for Year 3 with these progress checks. The pack includes six checks, each with 20 questions. That’s one for each half term. The questions cover the range of grammar required in the UK National Curriculum for Year 3. The pack also includes a handy class tracker, which breaks down the children’s results into each area of grammar so you can view their progress at a glance. Answers are included. This resource is also available as part of the Year 3-6 Grammar Progress Checks pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-3-6-grammar-progress-checks-11818724 *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Year 3-6 Grammar Progress Checks

Year 3-6 Grammar Progress Checks

Ensure your children are confident with all the key aspects of grammar for Years 3-6 with these progress checks. The pack includes six checks for each year group; that’s one per half term. Every check contains 20 questions. The questions cover the range of grammar required in the UK National Curriculum for Years 3-6. The pack also includes handy class trackers, which break down the children’s results into each area of grammar so you can view their progress at a glance. Answers are included. The progress checks are also available to purchase by individual year group. *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Year 6 Grammar Progress Checks

Year 6 Grammar Progress Checks

Ensure your children are confident with all the key aspects of grammar for Year 6 with these progress checks. The pack includes six checks, each with 20 questions. That’s one for each half term. The questions cover the range of grammar required in the UK National Curriculum for Year 6. The pack also includes a handy class tracker, which breaks down the children’s results into each area of grammar so you can view their progress at a glance. Answers are included. This resource is also available as part of the Year 3-6 Grammar Progress Checks pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-3-6-grammar-progress-checks-11818724 *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Year 5 Grammar Progress Checks

Year 5 Grammar Progress Checks

Ensure your children are confident with all the key aspects of grammar for Year 5 with these progress checks. The pack includes six checks, each with 20 questions. That’s one for each half term. The questions cover the range of grammar required in the UK National Curriculum for Year 5. The pack also includes a handy class tracker, which breaks down the children’s results into each area of grammar so you can view their progress at a glance. Answers are included. This resource is also available as part of the Year 3-6 Grammar Progress Checks pack: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-3-6-grammar-progress-checks-11818724 *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Poetry Pack

Poetry Pack

Your poetry unit will be a dream with our poetry pack. Contains: Editable poetry success criteria covering performance poetry, analysing poems, free verse, planning and redrafting poetry, comprehending poetry, haiku and narrative poem. Poetry Definitions Follow Me game for poetry terminology. 30-board Poetry Bingo for poetry terminology. Rhyming Dominoes Syllable Search Buy the whole pack at the discounted price of £10. The resources are also available individually. *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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Syllable Search

Syllable Search

Use your detective skills to find the syllables and complete this match game in record time. Syllable Search contains 9 words with 3-6 syllables and matching syllable number cards. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Poetry Definitions Follow Me

Poetry Definitions Follow Me

Get your children thinking about poetry terminology with this definitions game. Distribute the 25 cards amongst the class or group. Each card has a question (E.g. Who has another word for verse?) and an answer (E.g. I have stanza). The questions and answers follow each other around the room as pupils work out where their card fits into the sequence. Definitions: acrostic, alliteration, assonance, ballad, couplet, free verse, haiku, half-rhyme, internal rhyme, kenning, limerick, metaphor, narrative poem, onomatopoeia, personification, rap, repetition, riddle, rhyme, rhyme pattern, shape poem, simile, sonnet, syllable, stanza The cards are given in order so the teacher can keep a full copy as the answer sheet while pupils receive the cut up cards randomly. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Key Stage 2 English Preparation Pack

Key Stage 2 English Preparation Pack

Turn your children into English superstars with our English Preparation Pack for Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6). This is closely aligned with the UK National Curriculum. It includes: - Our complete comprehension packs with 50 texts. With a range of text types, dedicated grammar and vocabulary tasks, textual analysis and comprehension questions, you will be all set for any reading block. And for those of you who need to track each child’s progress, our handy 5 and 7-page trackers will allow you to identify the reading skills taught and give you the evidence you need for your folder. - 24 grammar progress checks with trackers. These cover the key grammar areas for each year group. - 10 spelling tests using the words from the UK National Spelling Appendix. Each test comes with a teacher sheet with example sentences to read aloud and a pupils’ answer sheet. There is also a class tracker. Purchased separately, these resources total £80; you can buy them all in this pack for just £65. *Please note, you will need to extract/unzip the files after downloading to ensure they all open correctly.
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