I have created my own sequencing writing frame for pancake making for Reception or Year 1. There are 3 different ability levels included.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Can be cut up to use as a starter or activity to find your partner in class. Labels and word meanings to support understanding word classes and knowing the difference. Aimed at ks2
Here are lots of facts, images and general information about the famous Tudor House in Wales Llancaiach Fawr. I created this for a Rich Task with Year 5 and 6 to help them created fact files.
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.
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.
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
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.
I have created a modern version of ‘Thank you Lord for this new day’, by altering the lyrics to fit into a Harvest song. You can split the song into 2 or 3 parts.
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.
A simple diamond ranking template which can be used in a variety of ways.
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.