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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.
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 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 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
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.
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 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
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 & 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.
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.
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.
Year 5 Indicating Degrees of Possibility Using Modal Verbs. KS2 Modal Verbs Lesson
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Year 5 Indicating Degrees of Possibility Using Modal Verbs. KS2 Modal Verbs Lesson

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This bestselling resource on Indicating Degrees of Possibility Using Modal Verbs has been purchased and downloaded over 300 times! This is a fantastic complete lesson pack with everything you need to simply print and teach. Designed to meet the new 2014 curriculum, this engaging yet challenging complete lesson comes with: starter activity, fun and thorough lesson input and 2 fun plenary activities to choose from (a game and peer-assessment) all on the included PowerPoint. The enjoyable yet challenging learning activities have 3 levels of differentiation and are simply explained in the full teachers' notes, which also include answers for peer-assessment. This fantastic lesson teaches children what modal verbs are and how to use them in writing and has been created with enjoyment and challenge in equal measures. A brilliant way to easily teach a difficult learning objective. If you enjoyed this Year 5 Indicating Degrees of Possibility Using Modal Verbs lesson, we have a full range of over 188 engaging, creative and cross-curricular teaching resources that can be viewed by copying and pasting this link into your internet 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 :) https://www.facebook.com/thefutureteacherfoundation All images either owned by tftf or released through Creative Commons C.O
Engaging 'Monster' Based Writing Lesson. Creative Writing or Big Writing Complete Lesson!
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Engaging 'Monster' Based Writing Lesson. Creative Writing or Big Writing Complete Lesson!

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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. 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.
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.
KS2 Stone Age Literacy - Stone Age Writing Lesson - KS2 Stone Age English
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KS2 Stone Age Literacy - Stone Age Writing Lesson - KS2 Stone Age English

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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. All images either owned by tftf or released through Creative Commons C.O
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.