Interview/Observation Lesson on Poetry (Year 4)

Interview/Observation Lesson on Poetry (Year 4)

This is a very interactive and creative lesson on Cinquain poems for a differentiated Y4 class. The resource comes with all the activities, lesson plan, ppt and the videos. This plan is straightforward and ideal for a standalone lesson for an observation or interview lesson. It allows for the teacher to model positive practice, is challenging, creative for all differentiated groups and is an active lesson.
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English Year 2 Plans based on the children's book 'Something Else'

English Year 2 Plans based on the children's book 'Something Else'

Contained within this pack is a unit of work based on the famous children's book 'Something Else'. Within it are the resources for each lesson, detailed and easy to follow plans and the slides to accompany it. This is a very engaging plan that allows the children to explore the structure of the book, the unusual language choices, the characters depicted and the thought provoking message within. The children will explore the grammar throughout the text and how the story is created through a variety of engaging and exciting activities. There is a focus on deeper questioning and opportunities to discuss the underlying message of the story through role play and P4C activities.
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Year 2 'Castles' assembly

Year 2 'Castles' assembly

This a script for a Year 2 whole class assembly based on Castles. It has a link to a song about castles, short description about what the set should look like and the lines each child performs.
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Ancient Egypt topic (Entire unit of work)

Ancient Egypt topic (Entire unit of work)

An entire unit of work on the Ancient Egyptians. With this bundle you get eight activities that include challenging and interactive lessons and a home learning project. Get your entire term sorted with quality lessons and resources with this bundle, and for less than 10 pounds.
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Investigation Plan Writing Frame

Investigation Plan Writing Frame

A clear recording template that breaks down the specific scientific skills. From predicting the outcomes to identifying variables and finally scaffolding students learning so they can make informed conclusions, this investigation writing frame will encourage your students to focus on the specific scientific skills needed for any investigation.
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First Day/Week activities

First Day/Week activities

A ppt with a series of activities that develop an awareness of the classroom rules and some get to know you activities. There are activities that involve Art/DT that can then be used make a display.
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IPC Toymakers assembly

IPC Toymakers assembly

This is an assembly to showcase learning in the IPC topic, 'Toymakers'. It contains the script with each child having their own speaking part and the ppt which can be edited to suit all learning that took place during your unit.
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Interview and/or Observation Bundle

Interview and/or Observation Bundle

Not sure you want to commit to spending the money on just one lesson? Worried in case it's not even close to what you had imagined? Well, with this bundle you get a choice of three, recognised as outstanding, lessons to chose from. Another benefit to this bundle is, if you want to personalise it or change it, then you can mix-and-match activities across the lesson.
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Ancient Egypt Homework Project

Ancient Egypt Homework Project

Students choose from nine homework project tasks linked with the topic, Ancient Egypt. They aim to get 15 stars by choosing a range of 3, 4 and 5 star activities which are organised into three categories; Literacy, Kinaesthetic and Investigative. There are a wealth of open ended tasks that encourage the student to take ownership over their home learning, with the option of completing more tasks if they wish to. The other benefit of the projects are that they allow for independent learning and others that encourage the parents to get involved.
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Ancient Egypt Howard Carter 2 Lessons

Ancient Egypt Howard Carter 2 Lessons

A fantastic two lesson sequence which can be used in a Newspaper Reports topic or as part of the Ancient Egyptians. The students find out all about Howard Carter and his discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and then spend the first lesson planning a Newspaper report about him (plan framework included). The following lesson they write their newspaper article (template and success criteria also included).
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Ancient Egypt Afterlife and Mummification 2 Lessons

Ancient Egypt Afterlife and Mummification 2 Lessons

A fantastic two lesson sequence about the Afterlife and Mummification. The first Smart Notebook gives the opportunity to either present a wealth of fascinating information on what the Ancient Egyptians believed about the afterlife or else print it for the students to highlight and make notes. The lesson concludes with the pupils comparing and identifying what the Ancient Egyptians would have taken into the afterlife and what they themselves would take with them. The second lesson involves the students mummifying a doll such as a Barbie. Pictures and a script is included for the teacher to read which instructs the children on how to embalm the body (with herbs), preserve it with natron (salt) etc. An incredibly memorable learning experience which could be followed up with an Instructional writing task.
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Ancient Egypt Seasons Lesson

Ancient Egypt Seasons Lesson

This lesson includes a presentation with an activity. The pupils find out about the three seasons in Ancient Egypt and then make a poster to show their understanding. Includes multiple season pictures for the children to choose and use for their poster.
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Ancient Egypt Social Organisation Lesson

Ancient Egypt Social Organisation Lesson

With an informative presentation, this resource which help you to teach an interesting lesson on the Ancient Egyptian's Social Organisation resulting in the class collaboratively making a Success Criteria for the main activity: make a creative job advert for on of the roles in Ancient Egyptian times. Includes a pyramid poster for reference and a help sheet with some ideas and examples.
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Behaviour Management Training  Powerpoint

Behaviour Management Training Powerpoint

This Powerpoint can be used as training for Teachers or Teaching Assistants and is a useful reminder of what Behaviour Management is and how we can implement effective strategies. The discussions and 'script' for what do say to children when you would like them to show better behaviours for learning will encourage a consistent whole school approach.
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Blank IEP and Powerpoint

Blank IEP and Powerpoint

This resource includes a blank IEP document template which can be used by Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants or Additional Education Needs Coordinators to identify a pupil's Individual Educational Needs and plan for how to meet these with targets and strategies. It is designed to be shared with parents. There is also a Powerpoint explaining the purpose of the IEP and how to complete it.
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Report Writing Comments

Report Writing Comments

These are differentiated report writing comments to help you write your reports! It includes comments for Reading and Writing ( approximately 75 words long) with targets, Topic (approximately 150 words long) which includes Science Art, DT, Geography, IT and PE) with a target, individual comments for the following subjects; IT, PE, Music, DT, RE, History, Geography, Art (approximately 40 words long) and a whole class set for Maths (approximately 150 words long) with targets. Here is an example of a Reading comment: (Name) reads confidently and with expression. He can understand all of the text that he is reading and can recall the main points in order. He is able to identify interesting words that the author has used and is beginning to think about their purpose in the text. (Name) can say whether or not he likes a text and can give reasons for this. This year, he has developed his ability to deduce how a character is feeling; referring back to things they have said or done in the text as evidence. To comment on how the author wants me to respond to the text. To read between the lines using evidence from the text. Example of a PE comment Jessica is developing her ability to use her skills to improve her performance. She has some understanding of tactics and is starting to use this during lessons. She has also demonstrated good control and co-ordination in gymnastics and dance.
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Reading Comprehension Lesson

Reading Comprehension Lesson

This resource contains a Smart Notebook with the Learning Objective, modelling many examples to the students of how they should scan, locate and read to find the answers to the question. It also includes the printable extract from the text, 'Gowie Corby' and questions which have been differentiated three ways. It is suitable for Key Stage 2.
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Ancient Egypt Artefacts Lesson

Ancient Egypt Artefacts Lesson

This resource includes a presentation provoking discussion about what Ancient Egyptian artefacts could have been used for in every day life. There are pictures for the students to stick into books or present on a poster and sentence stems to support if necessary provoking enquiry and encouraging the pupils to justify their reasoning. There is also a visual presentation with facts showing the main surviving artefacts from Ancient Egypt.
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Ancient Egypt Clothing Lesson

Ancient Egypt Clothing Lesson

Includes a Learning Objective, pictures to spark enquiry and discussion, a main research activity with three differentiated websites to and a success criteria.
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Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics

Lesson includes learning objective, lots of information about communication in Ancient Egyptian times relating to the Rosetta Stone, what people wrote on, who could learn to write. The activity involves the pupils answering three questions, writing their own name in Hieroglyphics and an extension task. Hieroglyphic alphabet printable is included.
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Report Writing Comments (full comments NOT short sentence statements!).

Report Writing Comments (full comments NOT short sentence statements!).

Before you read on, these are not short sentence stems or phrases that you join together with other random statements to make up a comment. These are full and comprehensive teacher comments that are differentiated for all levels and abilities in any class. Below is a Mathematics exemplar for you to read and decide if this is appropriate to your school report card layout before you commit to investing your money. You will get differentiated comments for Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science & Technology, Computing, Topic, ICT and Art & DT. Also with this resource you get 'Next steps' statements for the core subjects. Each core subject comment is between 650-680 characters (including spaces). "(Name) writes with confidence across the curriculum and it is clear she has made outstanding progress this year through using a widening range of punctuation and connectives. She has developed her ability to write with flare and improved her understanding of alliteration and similes. She has a wonderful imagination that she is becoming more confident at articulating through her increasing vocabulary range. She is keen to experiment with word order and embraces the creative side to writing.
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Full Guided Reading Scheme

Full Guided Reading Scheme

This scheme has broken down the reading assessment indicators for the ENC and has nine separate descriptors for the teacher to assess against. It contains independent activities for the other groups to engage in while the teacher works with one group. This is designed to take minimal preparation time but maximum impact for learning.
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'Whole School Policy' Bundle

'Whole School Policy' Bundle

Four tried and tested whole school policies, covering 'Anti-Bullying', 'Teaching and Learning', 'Child Protection & Safeguarding' and 'Behaviour, Discipline and Exclusion'. They are detailed policies that have evolved over the many years of use. Like all school policies, they are a working document that should be tailored to the needs of your school. They were developed for a primary school setting in the UK and can be easily adapted for any setting working with young people.
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Book week power point with activities

Book week power point with activities

This is a power point presentation to help you clearly explain what 'Book Week' is at your school and what activities are taking place. It is done in a clear and fun way to engage the children during an assembly or in classes, using visuals and images of some of the most famous children's authors. You will also be able to tailor and use the activities to your liking, reducing the stress of planning an entire book alongside your other commitments.
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