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We create outstanding learning experiences that engage and excite children in their schoolwork and make teachers' lives easier by saving them precious time, enabling a better work/life balance. We are committed to promoting creative thinking, cross curricula learning, emotional intelligence and mindfulness to children of all ages. The future is here.
KS2 Possessive Apostrophes - Apostrophes to Mark Plural Possession Year 4
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KS2 Possessive Apostrophes - Apostrophes to Mark Plural Possession Year 4

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Engaging, fun and challenging complete SPaG lesson on possessive apostrophes that teaches how to add apostrophes to mark plural possession. For example: the girls' names. Designed to meet the new curriculum requirements. Children revise and learn about apostrophes and the different ways of adding apostrophes to mark plural possession. They then work through 4 activities designed to develop their understanding using different skills. They identify, create and explain, with the more able going on to a challenging extension activity. There is also a fun activity in there too that your class will love. Self/peer-assessment plenary is also included to really help cement the learning in their minds and potentially make marking easier for you too. Aimed at Year 4, but can be used for any KS2 year. Teachers' notes and answers included. All images released through creative commons 1.0. Resource (c) The Future Teacher Foundation. Please view our shop to see our complete range of bestselling primary resources or like us with nearly 3000 others on Facebook. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TheFutureTeacherFoundation
KS2 Mayan Glyphs and Mayan Hieroglyphics plus Mayan Logograms - Complete Lesson
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KS2 Mayan Glyphs and Mayan Hieroglyphics plus Mayan Logograms - Complete Lesson

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In this lesson children will learn all about Mayan written language, their hieroglyphics, glyphs and logograms. After an engaging multimedia teaching input, they will explain their understanding of the objective and go on to draw comparisons with how we communicate in the 21st Century. This is then followed by an activity that enables the children to design their own logograms/hieroglyphics in a Mayan style. Complete 1hr lesson (could run to 90 mins) including... - PowerPoint: starter activity, teaching input (with web resource and video links) and a plenary activity. - Worksheet pack with two worksheets plus extension activity for any early finishers. - Teachers' notes. YouTube links are provided for videos but a website is provided for a video converter if your school doesn't have access. All images either sourced from openclipart.org or owned by tftf.
End of Term English KS2 & KS3 End of Term Literacy
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End of Term English KS2 & KS3 End of Term Literacy

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Give yourself and your class and end of term treat with this super fun, engaging and highly creative 5 worksheet long English lesson pack which could last a whole day, if your class took their time! But can be done in any amount of time you need. Your class will get to reflect on the entire school year that you just gave them and pick out all of the most memorable moments and turn them in a spectacular performance that will live long in their memories. Perfect for letting your hair down a bit towards the end of a term, and designed for you to simply print and hand out to your class with NO MARKING. So simply purchase this 5 worksheet pack and put your feet up for the next day created by bestselling primary authors The Future Teacher Foundation. If you are looking for more end of term solutions then we have lots of super fun and highly educational end of term resources that can be found by : CLICKING HERE All images either copyright owned by tftf or released through creative commons C.O.
FriendShip Skills: What Makes a Good Friend & Friendship Wrong Choices KS1 KS2 PSHE & SEAL Lesson
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FriendShip Skills: What Makes a Good Friend & Friendship Wrong Choices KS1 KS2 PSHE & SEAL Lesson

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This beautiful lesson uses cute cartoon 'monsters' to engage children and teach them about what exactly makes a good friend and what behaviours friends don't like. Children will also develop: their awareness of how their actions affect others, their social and empathy skills and become more self-aware of their choices and the consequences that follow. This is all packaged in a fun and non-threatening way allowing children to be more receptive to the learning. Circle time or Q&A questions are included along with a suggested plenary activity. Designed for KS2 but suitable for KS1 as long as they can read and write.
KS1 Possessive Apostrophes - Year 2 N.C Apostrophes to Mark Singular Possession in Nouns.
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KS1 Possessive Apostrophes - Year 2 N.C Apostrophes to Mark Singular Possession in Nouns.

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Engaging, fun and challenging complete SPaG lesson that teaches how to add possessive apostrophes to singular nouns. For example: the girl's name. Children learn about apostrophes and the different ways of adding apostrophes to show possession. They then work through 4 activities designed to develop their understanding using different skills. They identify, create and explain, with the more able going on to a challenging extension activity. There is also a fun activity in there too that your class will love. Self/peer-assessment plenary is also included to really help cement the learning in their minds and potentially make marking easier for you too. Aimed at KS1, but can be used for KS2 and SEN or EAL children. Teachers' notes and answers included plus simplified activity sheet for further differentiation. All pictures released through creative commons C.O Resource copyright (C) The Future Teacher Foundation
Sentence Openers Games and Activities - KS2 Varying Sentence Openers VCOP Games
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Sentence Openers Games and Activities - KS2 Varying Sentence Openers VCOP Games

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Making grammar/writing fun and engaging! Adaptable game and activity based worksheet (with differentiation element) all about sentence openers. Variable length: Could keep your class busy with engaging learning for up to 1 hour. Fits easily into planning or just handy to have up your sleeve. can be: - a main lesson learning activity - revision - shortened for plenaries or starters - used to fill any space in the school day - used for intervention work Multiple skills are used by children when playing the games including: creative thinking, dictionary skills, handwriting, memory, creating stories and sentence writing. Suitable for Year 3 - 6 and support work for KS3 (more able Year 2 children would also be able to play). All images sourced from openclipart.com
KS2 Wow Words - Ambitious Vocabulary VCOP Games and Activities - To Improve Writing
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KS2 Wow Words - Ambitious Vocabulary VCOP Games and Activities - To Improve Writing

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Making grammar/writing fun and engaging! Adaptable game and activity based worksheet (with differentiation element) all about learning and using ambitious vocabulary. Variable length: Could keep your class busy with engaging learning for up to 1 hour. Fits easily into planning or just handy to have up your sleeve. can be: - a main lesson learning activity - revision - shortened for plenaries or starters - used to fill any space in the school day - used for intervention work Multiple skills are used by children when playing the games including: creative thinking, dictionary skills, handwriting, memory, creating stories and sentence writing. Suitable for Year 3 - 6 and support work for KS3 (more able Year 2 children would also be able to play). All images sourced from openclipart.com
KS2 Planet Earth - KS2 Our World - KS2 Environment - KS2 Space - KS2 Science Worksheet Pack
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KS2 Planet Earth - KS2 Our World - KS2 Environment - KS2 Space - KS2 Science Worksheet Pack

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This engaging, simple, cross-curricular 2 worksheet pack, will last a whole afternoon when combined with access to the internet, atlases and non-fiction books about Planet Earth. The lesson is centered around child-led independent learning, based on their interests and wonders - and what better thing to wonder about than Planet Earth! This lesson is perfect for any topic, unit or learning related to Planet Earth and would work well as an introduction or stand-alone lesson to use at any time in an emergency! The worksheets tell children everything they need to do for the learning objective and the learning is split over 3 different activities with final one enabling the children to sum up and explain their learning. The work is differentiated by outcome and perfect for mixed ability pairs. All images sourced and licensed via Creative Commons C.0
KS1 Minibeast Cross-Curricular Literacy Pack
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KS1 Minibeast Cross-Curricular Literacy Pack

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KS1 Minibeast cross-curricular literacy pack is suitable for any insect, minibeast or nature based study/topic - or for simply an inspiring writing lesson or two! This is a complete, engaging, imaginative, creative writing or Big Writing stimuli lesson that can be applied to many different writing genres. Children discuss ideas and then plan by answering the thought provoking questions which enable a wealth of ideas to be generated for the writing. Planning sheet has space for 5 sense descriptions, VCOP elements and purpose, audience and genre notes to help meet the new 2014 curriculum. Starter activity plus 2 widths of line guides/writing sheets included plus optional paragraph planning sheet, custom art sheet and self-assessment plenary activity mean that this lesson's length is flexible and could easily last for 2 hours if you wanted it to and comes with 3 different options for delivery over 1,2 or 3 lessons. Lesson is aimed at higher ability KS1 but can be used for KS2 as well. All images licensed through Creative Commons C.0
Mini-Project 12 Activities Discovery of a New Island/Tribe: Cross-Curricula Engaging Challenging
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Mini-Project 12 Activities Discovery of a New Island/Tribe: Cross-Curricula Engaging Challenging

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Designed to be adaptable and flexible in length to suit your needs, this challenging yet engaging mini-project contains 12 separate & complete activities for your class to undertake that result in them creating all the details of a newly discovered remote island complete with a tribe of people. Packed with learning, creativity and the demonstration of acquired skills, the project is designed to keep your class occupied and learning for an entire day, with minimal input from you, but could even be extended over a longer period of time. The project is completely purpose driven with children engaging in research, independent learning, planning, persuasive writing, speaking and listening, art édesign and creative problem solving activities. Designed for pairs or 3’s in upper KS2, and to provide engagement and challenge for even the brightest members of the class whilst being accessible to all. Suitable also for KS3 and higher ability Y4.
KS2 Mayan Calendar and How the Mayans Measured Time - Engaging Cross-Curricula Complete Lesson
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KS2 Mayan Calendar and How the Mayans Measured Time - Engaging Cross-Curricula Complete Lesson

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Complete lesson with a fantastic hook: the chance to become a Time Detective - increasing engagement, motivation and learning. *Please note: This is an independent learning-based lesson that requires the children to research the objective in an genuinely fun and engaging way - this pack contains minimal information about Mayan calendar/time itself, and is designed to motivate and inspire children to want to learn and discover for themselves the relevant information. This cross-curricula lesson has everything needed for a fun and rewarding learning experience for your class encompassing history, web-based research, reading and note taking skills and cross-curricula writing for a purpose (which would look great on display!) PowerPoint includes: starter, teaching input and plenary instructions where children draw comparisons and list similarities and differences between the Mayan era and the 21st Century meeting the new curriculum. Worksheet pack includes instructions for the class, a special Mayan bordered writing page with space for a picture, plenary sheets for small group work and custom Mayan calendar Time Detectives badges for the best final work. Lesson length 1 hr-2 hrs if needed. All images either sourced from openclipart.org or owned by tftf.
Local Area Study or Nature Art 6 Lesson Unit with Engaging Cross-Curricula Elements KS2 or KS1
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Local Area Study or Nature Art 6 Lesson Unit with Engaging Cross-Curricula Elements KS2 or KS1

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This complete 6 lesson unit comes with an editable medium term plan plus 6 separate individually created lesson packs, each one with its own PowerPoint presentation. Everything you need for a half term's worth of art is here that matches perfectly with a local area study or a nature/woodland/habitat topic. Children will build sculptures, take photographs, paint, use sketchbooks, draw with a variety of mediums and stimuli and use a wide range of materials that are commonly found in schools or easily accessible. There is also a lesson where children get to experiment and create completely original pieces of art from their imagination. Every lesson has cross-curricula elements including: reading comprehension, writing and DT, plus they all come with a reflective self-evaluation sheet, everything is designed to perfectly compliment the new 2014 curriculum and the lessons will work with any age group but are designed for KS2.
Imagine a New Bird Creative Writing or Big Writing Lesson VCOP + Audience Purpose Genre
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Imagine a New Bird Creative Writing or Big Writing Lesson VCOP + Audience Purpose Genre

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A complete, engaging & imaginative, creative writing or Big Writing stimuli lesson that can be applied to many different writing genres. Children discuss ideas and then plan by answering the thought provoking questions which enable a wealth of ideas to be generated for the writing. Planning sheet has space for 5 sense descriptions, VCOP elements and purpose, audience and genre notes to help meet the new 2014 curriculum. Starter activity é 2 widths of line guides/writing sheets included plus optional paragraph planning sheet, custom art sheet and self-assessment plenary activity mean that this lesson's length is flexible and could easily last for 2 hours if you wanted it to and comes with 3 different options for delivery over 1,2 or 3 lessons. Lesson is aimed at KS2 but can be used for more able KS1, or KS3 as it is differentiated by outcome.
Complete Space Art Lesson Using Clay - KS1 or KS2 Boys Will Especially Love This! D.T Clay
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Complete Space Art Lesson Using Clay - KS1 or KS2 Boys Will Especially Love This! D.T Clay

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Everything you need for a great art lesson that matches the new 2014 curriculum. Children will design, plan and then create a highly engaging clay Space item that they could well treasure for years. Starter, teaching input with video link for technique, 4 different design options with a range of difficulties and reflective self-assessment plenary make up a truly great lesson that will be fun to teach. Items will need to be painted so this actually will involve more than one session.
KS2 PSHE Friendship Skills Complete PSHE SEAL 6 Lesson Unit: Creative and Cross-Curricula
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KS2 PSHE Friendship Skills Complete PSHE SEAL 6 Lesson Unit: Creative and Cross-Curricula

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This complete 6 lesson unit comes with an editable medium term plan plus 6 separate lesson packs. Everything you need for a half term's worth of engaging and original PSHE work to do with building relationships. Children will learn all about the skills involved in making and maintaining friendships via a series of memorable lessons which blend elements of writing, art, philosophy, drama and SEAL to create life skills that will serve the short term benefit of improving relationships, and the long term benefit of providing skills and knowledge that will last a lifetime and continually reap rewards. The unit contains video links, for some lessons; full colour highly engaging friendship monsters, for some lessons; and plenty of open-ended philosophical questioning and discussion prompts throughout. Find more PSHE, SEAL and Mindfulness Resources at our TES shop https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TheFutureTeacherFoundation Please don't forget to keep up to date with our education and teaching resources news by joining nearly 3000 of your fellow educators in "LIKING" our Facebook page too :) https://www.facebook.com/thefutureteacherfoundation All images either owned by tftf or released through Creative Commons C.O
End of Year Creative Art Challenge. Free and Fun!
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End of Year Creative Art Challenge. Free and Fun!

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The challenge is...Can you colour this page in and make sure you NEVER have the same 2 colours next to each other? Of course they can, but it does require some thought and take some time to complete :) You can also just let your class colour in any way they want to for a super abstract piece of art. Suitable for ages 4 - 104 so why not get your pencils out and have a colour yourself? Blow the page up to A3 for an even longer lesson! If you are looking for more end of year creative fun then check out our HUGE Bundle of end of year resources by CLICKING HERE NOW All images either copyright owned by tftf
New Class 'Getting To Know You' Superhero Lesson
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New Class 'Getting To Know You' Superhero Lesson

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Complete lesson with extension activities and follow on work suggestions. Highly creative and engaging - getting to know you - type lesson but with a fun twist your class will love. Enables assessment of writing, creativity and artistic ability whilst also finding out about your class in a way that is enjoyable and accessible for all. Suitable for all ages as long as they can write! Suitable for first days, new beginnings or even with an established class.
KS2 Vikings Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack
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KS2 Vikings Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack

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This fun yet challenging, cross-curricula lesson has elements of: computing, history and writing, all built into a lesson centred around independent learning. Children will complete a series of engaging tasks including labelling a graphic of a Viking with researched information on clothing and possessions, learning what a person from that time may have owned and building their understanding of life was really like in the time period. They then complete 3 written activities and an extension activity based upon that knowledge they have gained. Activities include framing historically-valid questions, critical thinking and drawing comparisons: all aspects of the new 2014 curriculum. The activities are designed to elicit a deeper level of thought and understanding of the era. Can be taught as two separate hour long lessons but better over one longer session, contains starter and plenary, made for KS2 but accessible to higher ability KS1 and lower ability KS3
Year 3 Prepositions of Cause. Easy to Teach Complete Grammar Lesson
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Year 3 Prepositions of Cause. Easy to Teach Complete Grammar Lesson

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Everything you need for a complete SPaG lesson that teaches children all about prepositions of cause. Designed to meet the new 2014 curriculum and contains: starter activity; easy to understand teaching input; learning activities and a peer-assessment plenary designed to spark discussion and increase engagement in this somewhat dry aspect of grammar! The learning activity is differentiated by the extension work. This lesson is a great way to meet the new and challenging grammar requirements for lower KS2 in an engaging and easy to teach way.