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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.

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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 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.
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
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
Year 3 Inverted Commas to Punctuate Direct Speech (Year 3 or KS2 Speech Marks) Complete Lesson
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Year 3 Inverted Commas to Punctuate Direct Speech (Year 3 or KS2 Speech Marks) Complete Lesson

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Engaging, fun and challenging complete SPaG lesson with differentiated learning objectives that teaches how to punctuate direct speech with inverted commas. Also extends to adding speech punctuation and replacing said. Children 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 3 from the 2014 curriculum guidance but could be taught to Y2 and Y4 as well or any class that needs a reminder! Teachers’ notes and answers included along with starter activity, teaching input (including video link) and plenary all on the PowerPoint. All images either sourced from openclipart.com or owned by tftf.
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
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
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.
Create Your Own Super Villain Writing Lesson. Creative or Big Writing for Multiple Writing Genres
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Create Your Own Super Villain Writing Lesson. Creative or Big Writing for Multiple Writing Genres

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Great for inspiring reluctant writers or filling a few hours in your class with fun yet challenging learning activities. 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. 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 in the teachers' notes 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.
Adding Full Stops Practice 10 Worksheets KS1 or KS2 EAL or SEN
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Adding Full Stops Practice 10 Worksheets KS1 or KS2 EAL or SEN

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These 10 worksheets all have short stories (c.100 words each) with the full stops missing. Designed for repeated practice to help children who find it hard to accurately add full stops to their writing, whatever age or key stage whilst also improving reading comprehension skills and the ability to check their work for errors. Stories contain full colour images and are designed to be interesting to children and spark discussion regarding where a full stop goes and how the end of a sentence is identified. Extension would be to check, peer assess and add capital letters or to continue the story with accurate sentence boundary demarcation. All images sourced from openclipart.com
KS2 Space - Cross-Curricular Creative Writing Pack
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KS2 Space - Cross-Curricular Creative Writing Pack

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This engaging KS2 Space cross-curricular writing pack can last up to 3 lessons and easily fits into your planning as it can be applied to a lot of genres such as fiction, non-fiction, biographies, newspaper writing and more. Full teaching input, worksheets and teachers' notes included - just print and teach! Great for inspiring reluctant writers or filling a few hours in your class with fun yet challenging learning activities. 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. 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 in the teachers' notes 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. All images licensed under creative commons C.O
Boys' Writing: The Ultimate Bike. Creative Writing or Big Writing VCOP + Audience Purpose Genre
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Boys' Writing: The Ultimate Bike. Creative Writing or Big Writing VCOP + Audience Purpose Genre

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Designed to engage and inspire boys to write but of course suitable for girls too! This lesson is a complete, engaging and 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 KS2 but can be used for more able KS1, or KS3 as it is differentiated by outcome.
KS2 Indus Valley Civilization Cross-Curricula Creative/Big Writing Complete Lesson Multiple Genre
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KS2 Indus Valley Civilization Cross-Curricula Creative/Big Writing Complete Lesson Multiple 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 view PowerPoint then discuss ideas and 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 in the teachers' notes 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. Children will need some historical knowledge of the era.
Antonyms KS2 - Complete KS2 Grammar Lesson - 3 Levels of Differentiated Worksheets + Full PowerPoint
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Antonyms KS2 - Complete KS2 Grammar Lesson - 3 Levels of Differentiated Worksheets + Full PowerPoint

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Antonyms KS2 Complete KS2 Grammar Lesson gives you everything you need for this learning objective - Just Print and Teach! Bought to you by bestselling TES Gold Level Author The Future Teacher Foundation. Designed to meet the 2014 primary curriculum suitable for less able KS3 too. Learning objective - "To understand the term antonym and use antonyms creatively in your writing." Full teaching and learning PowerPoint with starter activity, pair discussions, learning objectives, key teaching and learning points, questioning, whole class learning introduction and plenary all combined with our trusted engaging, yet educationally robust, perspective on primary education. 3 levels of differentiated worksheets include some dictionary skills and creative application of the antonym learning, whilst providing different levels of challenge for all abilities in your class. *Worksheets designed to be trimmed to fit inside a English/Literacy book! This learning experience run to an hour and a half or more if you require - we always like to deliver more than a lesson's worth! Please visit our shop for more, unique, creative and engaging lessons that are trusted by 1000's of TES teachers by copying and pasting this link into your browser. 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 :) We often share giveaways and prizes too so don't miss out. https://www.facebook.com/thefutureteacherfoundation All images in this Antonyms KS2 Complete KS2 Grammar Lesson released through Creative Commons C.O
KS2 Romans Engaging Cross-Curricula Big Writing or Creative Writing Lesson
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KS2 Romans Engaging Cross-Curricula Big Writing or Creative Writing Lesson

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Complete lesson with starter, teaching input and peer-assessment based plenary all on the included PowerPoint. Children discuss, plan and then create writing based upon an inspiring Roman story starter writing prompt - ensuring an original, well thought out piece of cross-curricula writing that is full of ideas. Other writing genres can also be applied to the plan. Suitable for big writing, creative writing, assessment, moderation or just a regular English lesson. There is also a creative drawing sheet included and lined writing sheet. Variable length: can be done in 1 hr or extended to nearer 2 hrs if required. Children will also practice empathy skills and have the opportunity to demonstrate historical knowledge.
11 Activity Project: Design a Website (Hypothetically!) Cross-Curricula Engaging Challenging
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11 Activity Project: Design a Website (Hypothetically!) 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 11 separate and complete (mostly worksheet based) activities for your class to undertake that result in them designing their own website. 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 or linked to a topic as part of your MTP (1 or 2 worksheets a lesson). The project is audience and purpose driven with children engaging in research, independent learning, planning, persuasive writing, speaking and listening, art, design and creative problem solving activities. Designed for pairs or 3’s in KS2, and to provide engagement and challenge for even the brightest members of the class whilst being accessible to all. Suitable also for KS3. All images openclipart.org
End of Term Quiz Sound Effects End of Year Quiz SFX
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End of Term Quiz Sound Effects End of Year Quiz SFX

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These 6 MP3 sound effects turn your quizzes and lessons into a game show! They will add a fantastic and fun extra dimension to your end of year quiz - or any question/answer based teaching. Sound effects included: - Correct answer ping and cheer - X incorrect answer (very similar to the famous Family Fortunes one) - Buzzer A - Buzzer B - 5 second countdown (time running out) - A winner's song. Simply load them into your favourite media player on your computer and add some super fun into your classroom. For the buzzers why not load onto 2 of your tablets and give them to whichever child is answering your question! From 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 sounds either copyright owned by tftf or released through creative commons C.O
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.
First Day Back: Holiday/Weekend Recount + Extras
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First Day Back: Holiday/Weekend Recount + Extras

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Complete lesson with worksheets, discussions, planning, peer-assessment, artwork and a few ideas for follow up work. Designed to meet the new 2014 English curriculum objectives and enable detailed thinking, discussion, planning and writing. Differentiated planning sheets mean it's suitable for everyone from Year 6 to more able Year 2's! includes optional paragraph planning sheet and extension work for early finishers.