The Midnight Gang = Resource Collection - David Walliams

The Midnight Gang = Resource Collection - David Walliams

This extensive collection of resources has been created to deepen the understanding and enjoyment of the book; The Midnight Gang. These resources offer challenges to a range of abilities and include; puzzles, games, reading/writing/drawing responses. There is a board game and a formal SPaG booklet test. Different aspects of the set can be used in whole-class, small-group, independent or set as homework. The book referred to is the Hardback cover - published; 2016.
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The Boy in the Dress - David Walliams Study Booklet

The Boy in the Dress - David Walliams Study Booklet

The Boy in the Dress resource is designed as a booklet aimed for KS 2 & KS 3 readers. It can be used independently as a guided reading/homework support or shared as a half-term whole class longer text focus. The booklet is illustrated throughout to help excite young readers and it follows the story in detailed chronological order. The subject presents a challenge to boy readers in particular as it explores the feelings and growing pains of a twelve year old boy. It explores the differences between individuals and asks the reader to reflect on his/her own points of view-challenging stereotyped characters. It is a useful resource for PHSE to discuss a range of current issues. There is also a set of 'stand-alone' worksheets. All illustrations used are by Openclipart.
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Demon Dentist - David Walliams - Study Booklet

Demon Dentist - David Walliams - Study Booklet

This booklet follows each chapter in chronological order and encourages its reader to consider and talk about the text, find answers to set questions and respond by completing a series of related tasks- including a dental hygiene poster and a safe-stranger poster. This in-depth resource can be used to support independent readers or used as a whole class half-termly unit of work. For teachers who do not want to follow the book so closely there is a collection of 'stand alone' worksheets that encourage the reader to respond in a variety of creative ways including; character profiles, list making, discussion, note taking, map drawing and much more... A useful homework resource. All illustrations are by 'Open Clipart'.
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TOM’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN – STUDY BOOKLET – NOTES – RESOURCES

TOM’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN – STUDY BOOKLET – NOTES – RESOURCES

TOM’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN – STUDY BOOKLET – NOTES – RESOURCES provides everything a teacher needs to study this classic book in detail. It has been designed as a half-term unit of work where pupils read the notes first to place the book in time, then read the book in selected chapters before answering a range of questions, or participating in a variety of activities including writing; newspaper reports, poems, letters, list’s, notes, play scripts, thoughts[first person] and a traditional fairy-tale. The resources provided will help pupils retain the story and could be used to create a visually compelling display. This Unit of Work can be used as a whole class resource, independent/group work, or set individually as homework. The questions are clear and progress easily achieved. The book used is; Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce First published 31 December 1958 Oxford with illustrations by Susan Einzig. First Published in this edition 2015 ISBN: 978-0-19-273450-1
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L. S. Lowry Life and Work

L. S. Lowry Life and Work

This unit of work explores the life and work of L.S. Lowry as an important English Artist. The pupils are aked to consider his unhappy life and this can be used in PHSE sessions. It is an interactive scheme that looks at the Industrial Landscape of Manchester and invites pupils to respond to chosen work using a range of materials and techniques. It also encourages discussion of non-fiction text and pupils independent use of ICT.
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The Iron Man - Ted Hughes

The Iron Man - Ted Hughes

This planning and range of activities is designed to enable MLD and ASD children to access the classic Iron Man novel by Ted Hughes in an exciting and imaginative way [Literacy Extended stories]. The activities are structured around PHSE themes that encourage the children to consider their own and others emotional development.
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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME - STUDY BOOKLET

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME - STUDY BOOKLET

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a 2003 mystery novel by British writer Mark Haddon. Haddon and The Curious Incident won the Whitbread Book Awards for Best Novel and Book of the Year, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book, and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Unusually, it was published simultaneously in separate editions for adults and children. This STUDY BOOKLET had been designed to challenge the grammatical knowledge and punctuation skills of year 7/8 pupils. It has a clear format and has been created to compliment the shared reading of the book. Also included are some NUMBER PUZZLES that feature in the book. This work can be presented as individual, group, whole-class or homework assignments. The Study Booklet can be used as a ‘Stand Alone’ resource as the book is not needed to complete it.
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The Hound of the Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle

This unit of work has been designed to encourage pupils [particularly boys] to engage with and access comprehension activities of a Classic Story. The version used is a 'strip-cartoon&' adaptation by Chris Mould. The pupils take on the role of &';secret sleuth' and develop &'detective skills&'; as they work through the 'training handbook&'. The work brings the narrative into the realms of a modern &';incident room' and encourages drama and speaking and listening. Differentiated worksheets have been added to encourage the less abled and some time solving problems to bring the story alive in numeracy.
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Record Keeping Phonics: Phase 2 - Phase 6

Record Keeping Phonics: Phase 2 - Phase 6

A clear and concise record system for individual children progressing through phonics phases 2 -6. Simple collation of evidence - choose colour dot - identify date assessed - colour coded dot is marked next to known sound/word [Example of words identify child's understanding].
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THE GARDEN DESIGN PROJECT

THE GARDEN DESIGN PROJECT

The Garden Design Project has been created as an integrated unit of work that incorporates and develops creativity, design, research and money handling skills. During this unit pupils will refine their understanding of area with complex tasks that require them to imagine and forward plan. They imagine they have successfully completed a garden design qualification and are much sought after by a range of eager clientele. They must decide which clients to work for and design a garden within a budget of £15,000. This clearly presented ‘Garden Project’ leads pupils step by step through the world of design, planning, site analysis, costing and keeping to a budget. This work is suitable for class work or extended homework.
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Festive 2D Shape Sorting

Festive 2D Shape Sorting

These worksheets are designed for the Christmas period. They encourage children to recognise, sort and classify 2D shapes and to record their findings on tally charts, bar diagrams, venn and carroll diagrams. Merry Christmas.
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Demon Dentist - David Walliams - Study Booklet

Demon Dentist - David Walliams - Study Booklet

This booklet follows each chapter in chronological order and encourages its reader to consider and talk about the text, find answers to set questions and respond by completing a series of related tasks- including a dental hygiene poster and a safe-stranger poster. This in-depth resource can be used to support independent readers or used as a whole class half-termly unit of work. For teachers who do not want to follow the book so closely there is a collection of 'stand alone' worksheets that encourage the reader to respond in a variety of creative ways including; character profiles, list making, discussion, note taking, map drawing and much more... A useful homework resource. All illustrations are by 'Open Clipart'.
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The Midnight Gang - David Walliams - Puzzles and Resources

The Midnight Gang - David Walliams - Puzzles and Resources

This resource package contains an extensive set of differentiated resources to compliment the reading of The Midnight Gang. They encourage independent reading and thought provoking challenges as children work through the set. The puzzles help to deepen the understanding of the story, while developing spelling and word skills. These resources can be used as class work or homework activities and are great for bad-weather day playtimes. SEN children enjoy the illustrations and are able to comprehend the book at a slower pace.
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The Boy in the Dress - David Walliams Study Booklet

The Boy in the Dress - David Walliams Study Booklet

The Boy in the Dress resource is designed as a booklet aimed for KS 2 & KS 3 readers. It can be used independently as a guided reading/homework support or shared as a half-term whole class longer text focus. The booklet is illustrated throughout to help excite young readers and it follows the story in detailed chronological order. The subject presents a challenge to boy readers in particular as it explores the feelings and growing pains of a twelve year old boy. It explores the differences between individuals and asks the reader to reflect on his/her own points of view-challenging stereotyped characters. It is a useful resource for PHSE to discuss a range of current issues. There is also a set of 'stand-alone' worksheets. All illustrations used are by Openclipart.
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Awful Auntie - David Walliams - Study Booklet & Game Board & Poem

Awful Auntie - David Walliams - Study Booklet & Game Board & Poem

This unit of work has been designed to help developing readers engage and extend their understanding of the book 'Awful Auntie by David Walliams. The unit of work has been designed in the form of a booklet. Each chapter encourages the reader to explore the language, read the text, find answers to set questions and respond by completing a series of related tasks including character profiles, newspaper articles, witness statements, poetry, punctuation, writing of informal letters and a word search. An Illustrated Board Game is also included - using complimentary illustrations from Open Clipart. For teachers who do not want to work so in depth with the book there is a selection of 'stand alone' worksheets. This resource is useful for homework, independent work and classwork and SEN children. There is also included a poem about 'Mad Old Auntie Amy' - it is hoped that this can be used to encourage children to create their own aunty poems.
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I don't want to! Resources

I don't want to! Resources

These activities and work sheets have been designed to encourage young readers and SEN children to engage with longer texts, they can be used with the 'I don't want to! planning guide to be found in a separate resource. For children with ASD there are a range of activities to encourage social interaction. There are also strong PHSE links.
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The Midnight Gang - David Walliams - English grammar test booklet.

The Midnight Gang - David Walliams - English grammar test booklet.

This resource has been designed to replicate a NC KS 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test. It is presented as a formal test booklet and follows 2016 guidance. However, to make the test more appealing to pupils – all questions are based on the events and characters from David Walliams brilliant novel; The Midnight Gang. This resource can be used in preparation for SATs and to identify how language is used in ‘real’ books.
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Owl and the Pussy Cat, Macavity, the Mystery Cat & Barn Owls - KS 2 READING ASSESSMENT

Owl and the Pussy Cat, Macavity, the Mystery Cat & Barn Owls - KS 2 READING ASSESSMENT

This resource has been created to be used as a GENTLE Key Stage 2 Reading Practice TEST. It can also be used as an ASSESSMENT tool for teachers to help understand the reading strengths and weaknesses of their pupils. Its purpose is to increase pupils’ confidence and help prepare them for the N.C. Reading Test by offering a Booklet that has been designed to resemble the National Curriculum tests. Pupils will become familiar with the layout and requirements of the tests but without the ‘pressure’ associated by formal testing. The three texts are; ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat’ by Edward Lear. A non-fiction text; ‘Barn Owls’ and ‘Macavity, the Mystery Cat’ by T.S. Eliot. Pupils enjoy working through these classic and interesting texts, sometimes seeing them from new and surprising perspectives. A completed booklet has also been included so pupils can ‘mark’ their own work - this saves teacher’s precious ‘marking time’ and also allows for discussion of answers. This resource is also a handy ‘pick-up and go’ resource when things become hectic in class.
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Ratburger - David Walliams - Study Booklet

Ratburger - David Walliams - Study Booklet

This unit of work has been designed to encourage readers to further enjoy this story by engaging with and extending their comprehension of the book; Ratburger. There is an illustrated booklet which follows each chapter in chronological order and invites the reader to; read the book in close detail, explore the characters, consider the social aspects of life in a 'run-down' council estate and respond by completing a series of related tasks. Included are a range of SPaG questions that have been compiled to emulate a formal SPaG test to help pupils familiarize themselves with the format. Also included is a set of 'stand-alone' worksheets. All illustrations used are by 'Clipart'.
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Pirate Short Stories - Reading & Writing

Pirate Short Stories - Reading & Writing

This unit of work is based on the book 'Pirate Stories&' - Macmillan. It has really inspired my ASD children to write their own Pirate stories. It compares and contrasts three pirate short stories and encourages readers - especially boys to interact and think about the writing conventions used by the authors. The unit concludes with the pupils planning and writing their own Pirate shirt story. The work can be carried out individually by the more able pupil or in supported groups as appropriate.
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Gangsta Granny - David Walliams - Study Booklet & Poem

Gangsta Granny - David Walliams - Study Booklet & Poem

This unit of work is presented as an illustrated booklet that follows each chapter of David Walliams book - Gangsta Granny. It has been designed to help developing readers engage with and extend their comprehension of the story through a range of activities including; finding answers to set questions, word search, poetry, creative and report writing and drawing. It looks sensitively at the exploration of an eleven year old boy's emotions as he experiences the love and loss of a close relative. It also gives us a humorous glimpse into the shady realms of 'cat burglary'. It is one of a series of my David Walliams booklets. Good for guided reading and extended reading homework. Illustrations used are by 'Openclipart'. There is also an original poem about a child's Granny - can be used to encourage pupils to create their own.
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THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN – David Walliams PUZZLE BOOK

THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN – David Walliams PUZZLE BOOK

THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN – David Walliams PUZZLE BOOK All of the puzzle’s in this book have been designed around the chapter’s in DAVID WALLIAMS book; ‘The World’s Worst Children’. They help pupils improve their spelling, increase their word knowledge, develop their comprehension skills and increase their scanning techniques. Each puzzle has been created to support pupil’s developing word knowledge and grammatical understanding. Areas covered are; Nouns, Adjectives, Verbs and Onomatopoeia’s. The puzzles are clearly laid-out and fun to do. The activities are easily differentiated by the amount of clues that are given. Pupils are encouraged to read a chapter and then complete the relevant puzzle. There is also an answer booklet included so pupils can check/mark their own puzzles. Pupil’s gain a great deal of satisfaction from correctly completing these puzzle’s and it encourages further reading. This resource is suitable for paired, independent or homework activities.
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