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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
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.
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
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 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
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.
Full Stops, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks! Fun yet Challenging Complete Lesson KS1 KS2
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Full Stops, Question Marks and Exclamation Marks! Fun yet Challenging Complete Lesson KS1 KS2

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Engaging, fun and challenging complete lesson that teaches and rehearses demarcating sentences with question marks, exclamation marks and full stops. Children learn about each punctuation mark and the importance of adding punctuation at the end of sentences, identifying which punctuation to use. 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.
Inverted Commas to Punctuate Direct Speech (Yr 4 or Yr 5 KS2 Speech Marks) Complete Lesson + Hwk
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Inverted Commas to Punctuate Direct Speech (Yr 4 or Yr 5 KS2 Speech Marks) Complete Lesson + Hwk

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Engaging, fun and challenging complete SPaG lesson that teaches children how to add perfect direct speech to their writing. Pack includes: - 3 differentiated learning objectives + extra challenge to stretch the most able. - 3 levels of differentiated worksheets, - Success criteria sheets. - Extension activity. - Homework sheet. - Answer sheets. Aimed at Years 3, 4, 5 or 6 and designed to meet the 2014 curriculum guidance, but could be taught to KS3 as well depending on ability. Teachers' notes and answers included along with starter activity, teaching input (including video link) and choice of 2 plenary activities all on the PowerPoint. All images either sourced from openclipart.com or owned by tftf.
KS2 Vikings Engaging Cross-Curricula Writing Complete Lesson (Multiple Genre)
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KS2 Vikings Engaging Cross-Curricula Writing Complete Lesson (Multiple Genre)

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Includes: Starter-PowerPoint-Worksheets-Art Sheet-Plenary-Teachers' Notes A complete, engaging, imaginative, creative writing or Big Writing stimuli lesson that can be applied to many different writing genres. Children discuss ideas and plan by answering the thought provoking questions which enable many 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. 2 widths of line guides/writing sheets included plus optional paragraph planning sheet, custom art sheet and self-assessment plenary activity mean that the 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.
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.
Year 4 Choosing Nouns or Pronouns to Avoid Repetition. Complete and Challenging Grammar Lesson
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Year 4 Choosing Nouns or Pronouns to Avoid Repetition. Complete and Challenging Grammar Lesson

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Complete SPaG lesson designed to meet the new 2014 curriculum which contains: starter activity, which generates pronouns; quick yet clear teaching input, via the PowerPoint; engaging learning activities, which are differentiated by through 2 extension activities; and 2 fun plenary games which are designed to make this somewhat dry aspect of grammar fun and engaging. Answers to the work included as well in clearly explained teachers' notes.
KS2 Mayan Civilization Clothing and Possessions Time Detectives Complete Lesson Pack
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KS2 Mayan Civilization 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 Mayan man 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.
Friendship & Social Skills KS2 SEAL and PSHE Complete Lesson
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Friendship & Social Skills KS2 SEAL and PSHE Complete Lesson

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This complete lesson comes with starter, teaching input, bbc video links, questions, discussions, learning activity introduction, extension work and plenary all on the PowerPoint. This is an easy to teach yet engaging and deeply thought provoking lesson that even includes open-ended philosophical questions for your class to ponder (these are optional). Children learn all about what is really important in friendships and how to keep a friendship then demonstrate their learning by blending English skills with their knowledge of the objective, before solving a problem requiring creative thinking for the extension work.
KS2 Stone Age Art and DT 6 Lesson COMPLETE Cross-Curricula Unit. Highly Creative, Original and Fun.
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KS2 Stone Age Art and DT 6 Lesson COMPLETE Cross-Curricula Unit. Highly Creative, Original and Fun.

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This 6 lesson unit comes with an editable MTP plus 6 separate lesson packs. We have endeavoured to use: new, unconventional, creative and modern ideas that will really engage children, but also use familiar materials for teachers that are common to all schools or easy to obtain. Children will build, discuss, design, plan, create and evaluate throughout, as they construct 3D models including a flint axe, a mask and a Stone Age cave. 2D art includes an impressive Skara Brae scene and a lesson full of experimentation involving studying animal fur. Every lesson has some cross-curricula elements including: reading comprehension, writing, and of course history plus they all come with a custom reflective self-evaluation sheet, all designed to perfectly compliment the new 2014 curriculum. This whole unit is easy to teach, rewarding and will provide many items that children will treasure for a long time. Adaptable for KS1. We have more Stone Age resources in our shop - copy and paste the link below 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