All about Mr Grinling. Question prompts to support writing a character description about Mr Grinling. Aimed at Year 1/2. Suffix activity linked to the seagulls. Font may need altering to Comic Sans.
I created this resource to help a Reception class compare their home to a child in Africa. There are images from Google on the power point but it can be used as a whole class discussion to talk about an example of an African home
After reading The Tale of Peter Rabbit I used the topic mat to support writing a narrative independently and the phonic activity to support linking images to words that match the story. I used this for Reception.
I created this missing words from the lion hunt after searching for ages for something similar. I used it for my HA reception groups and LA year 1s. There is a wordbank but it can be removed if needed.
5 different resources to go alongside the book ‘Five Minutes Peace’ by Jill Murphy. There is a word mat with pictures to support, adjectives to describe the main character, images for writing about how much Mum does and why she might need five minutes peace. Finally there are key questions aimed at Year 2 for an oracy task but can support writing.
Small images from Google for children to cut and stick as well as measure using cubes or rulers.
Could use this as a cut and stick activity to observe cutting skills or you could create a Venn diagram so the children can sort the animals into 2 groups. For example, pattern/no pattern or UK/Africa. I used this for Reception
This is a very basic fact file about a mole- the image is from Google-the fact file includes a title, picture and basic facts about a mole aimed at Year 1.
After searching for doubling stories at Year 1 level I decided to make my own. This is a word document so it can be edited and adapted, there are dot patterns on one side with a short sentence underneath ‘I have __ spots my friend has___’ This visual aid helps understanding doubling by having to complete a double domino.
Aimed at Year 1/2. Used as a follow on task after reading the Lighthouse Keepers Lunch story. Photos and sentences from the pdf version of the story to support understanding/sequencing of the events involving the seagulls.
I have wrote my own comprehension task listing the events of the Great Fire of London (very simply). You could delete the word bank if you want to stretch a group.
Very useful for a follow up task for the story Mr Large in Charge by Jill Murphy. I used this for a Year 1 class. Word mat with pictures from Google and sentence starters.
I used this for an interview lesson, for a class of 15 ks2 (Year 5), to introduce time capsules as part of a history lesson introduction. There are activity ideas included.
After searching for a quick set of instruction style challenges for a literacy lesson in Year 5, i decided to create my own. They are differentiated but can be adapted for a mixed ability or mixed year class.
A simple diamond ranking template which can be used in a variety of ways.
This was an observed lesson as part of my NQT year, which focused on oracy and drama to improve report writing. There are character badges, supportive advice to the actors/actresses as well as crime images from Google.
This was a lesson from a Rich Task called ‘Amazing Architecture’ and focused on the Wonders of the World. There is a whole lesson included along with a Powerpoint.