2 week literacy setting desciption writing unit
Understand how an author can effectively describe a setting
-Use show not tell to effectively describe a setting
-Use figurative language within parenthesis and fronted adverbials
-Plan my setting description
Write my first two paragraphs for the setting description
Write my third and fourth paragraph for the setting description
-Edit my writing
-Publish my writing
Outstanding teaching resource for teaching year 6 children about salary, tax and wages.
Includes teaching slides for four high quality lessons.
Lesson 1: Defining salary, tax and wages
Gives visual representations for net and gross salary
Lesson 2: Calculating wages based on hourly rates
Lesson 3: Calculating tax deductions from salary
Lesson 4: Calculating net pay
Throughout each lesson their is ping pong slides for “I do, you do”
The lessons include sentence stems and steps to calculating net pay and tax deductions.
Small steps with differentiated questions.
The purple questions are the easier questions and each slide progresses in difficulty.
Visual representations for the difference between net and gross salary.
This unit allows children to practice their calculator skills ready for year 7.
This is also an appropriate resource for Key stage 3 and year 5 depending on the ability of the children.
Identifying the 5 w’s based on an exrtract from a newspaper report.
Children must identify if the paragraph has the 5 w’s in the text. If it does they tick the box. Then they must write down the example that they identified.
Year 5 PSHE lesson based on a career and finance unit
Teaching slides with discussion tasks and task for books
Link to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Z3--dx_ieA
The above link reads the book out loud if you don’t have a copy of the book in school.
6 weeks of lesson plans
Differentiated work sheets
Matchstick video tutorial
Week 1: Research LS Lowry
Week 2: Shading, Hatching and cross hatching
Week 3: Perspective
Week 4: Match stick people
Week 5: Viewpoint
Week 6: Painting
All images are copyright free.
Lesson 2: luggage
Children must choose the items that they are bringing on the plane in their luggage
They must calculate the total cost of the weight and the suitcase
They must also calculate the total cost of the items that they need to purchase.
Maths lesson based on planning a holiday
TASK 1: Children have to calculate the cost of the flights, choose their seats and then choose their destination.
Challenge: Calculate added tax
Cost of the plane journey is calculated based on hours on the plane.
TASK 2: Children have to calculate the cost of the hotel choosing one hotel per destination.
Challenge: Calculate added cost for all inclusive package
Modelled ping pong
Teaching slides to go alongside the input.
3 lesson bundle
suitable for year 5 and year 6
engaging maths lessons based on saving for a holiday.
lesson 1: Pupils must pick flights and hotels
lesson 2: Pupils must pick items they are taking on holiday
lesson 3: Pupils must pick the activities that they are completing on the trip
pupils have a budget and they must then calculate the total cost
answers for questions
Week 1 Wolves in the walls pack
Can be differentiated for B squared and lower KS2.
Lesson 1: Make inferences from the Wolves in the walls
Prediction based on the book cover and images from the text
Role play activities with image prompts
Lesson 2: Analyse a descriptive piece of writing
With the following success critieria:
Success criteria for Descriptive writing
Expanded noun phrases
Statements, exclamations and questions
Lesson 3: Write sentences that include statements, explanations and questions
Teaching input for each one plus whiteboard work
Followed by a quiz
Followed by task
Lesson 4: Research Wolves for creative writing
Research based lesson to aid their writing
Lesson 5: Writing sentences about the 5 senses that include nouns
Worksheet that aids this lesson for descriptive writing
Based on “The lighthouse keeper” animation:
Newspaper report plan:
5 day lesson plan aimed at writing a newspaper report based on the incident.
Aimed at upper Key stage 2 but could be differentiated for year 3 and 4.
5 day lesson power point for fluency
Celebration slide for questions that have been mastered
All focussed on developing maths fluency for the SATS assessment
Includes a master slide format which is editable
This can be edited for any KS2 class