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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DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Puzzles, Board Games and Quizzes.

This fantastic collection of puzzles, board games and quizzes were designed for children who love David Walliams’ books. These resources are based around six books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Mr Stink, The Midnight Gang, and The World’s Worst Children [1]. This resource has many uses in the classroom and as homework. All the activities are designed to engage the reader and promote a deep love of reading.
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DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

DAVID WALLIAMS - Collection of Study Booklets, SPaG Booklet and Grammar Booklet

This huge collection has been designed to use with seven of David Walliams popular books; Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Gangster Granny, Grandpa’s Great Escape, Ratburger, The Boy in the Dress and The Midnight Gang. The resources have been designed to be completed along-side the reading of the books. They can be used to develop a range of literacy skills through books that pupils find engaging. These resources help to improve and promote reading.
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FRIDA KAHLO - Mid-Term Planning And RESOURCES

FRIDA KAHLO - Mid-Term Planning And RESOURCES

This collection includes a Mid-Term Planning resource that introduces the life and work of Mexican Artist; Frida Kahlo through the use of Portraiture. Pupils will be taught about her contribution to Mexican Art, while they improve their own mastery of portraits and art and design techniques, through drawing, painting, collage, and digital imagining. Pupils will be encouraged to experiment with new techniques to enhance their creativity, while being challenged to think critically about their own work and the work of others. There is also a Power Point presentation that illustrates her life and work and a Word document that can be laminated for use in the classroom. All illustrations are from creative commons. This resource is suitable for Upper KS 2 & KS 3 children studying the Art and Design curriculum.
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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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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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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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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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CAVE PAINTINGS - Complete Unit of Work

CAVE PAINTINGS - Complete Unit of Work

LANDSCAPE PAINTING - CAVE PAINTINGS: This resource offers a complete unit of Art and Design ideas with cross curricular links that enables students to extend their knowledge of Cave Paintings and the people who created them. This project looks at three major cave painting systems; Chauvet Caves; located in France, Lascaux Caves; also located in France, and the Cave of Altamira; located in Spain. The resource bundle is extensive and enables the teacher to pick and choose which elements to use. Plenty of background information is included and a range of interesting Art making ideas that students will enjoy and will produce a lively, informative display. We begin by establishing a Base Line of students knowledge and then build on from here encouraging students to reappraise their knowledge as they learn. An 18-clip Power Point presentation has also been included that highlights interesting facts about the three cave systems. There is also a 22 page set of Illustrated Notes that covers the Power Point facts – with extended notes about the conservation of the caves. There is a resource that looks at the period of time when the Chauvet, Lascaux and Altamira cave paintings were produced. It places the paintings on a time line and touches on the development of Early man. There is a resource that looks at the coloured paints that have been found in the caves and how these colours were resourced and made. It then explains how the eye sees colour and how low light levels affect the colours we see. We then look at the way the tools that created the cave paintings were made. This complete unit of work with cross curriculum links to; HISTORY, ART & DESIGN, SCIENCE, DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY & GEOGRAPHY. It is suitable for KS2 & KS3 students.
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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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Bill’s New Frock [Winner of the Smarties Prize]. – Complete Unit of Work

Bill’s New Frock [Winner of the Smarties Prize]. – Complete Unit of Work

Bill’s New Frock [Winner of the Smarties Prize]. – Complete Unit of Work This study unit is based on the highly acclaimed book by Anne Fine. The theme of this humorous book is to encourage pupils to consider common sexual stereotyping whilst encouraging positive images around both genders. The copy referred to in the text was published in 2017 by Egmont UK Limited. ISBN 978 1 4052 8533 9 The work has been designed to be a flexible resource. Teachers can use it as a simple prompt to ask pupils questions as they read on in a ‘whole class’ study, or it can be used in small-supported group work, given as independent work for the more able reader or set as extended ‘Homework’. The study booklet is bright and bold with illustrations throughout that will encourage even the most reluctant reader to read-on! It is presented in separate chapters and includes a range of tasks/activities, including; writing, roleplay, crosswords, research, sketching/drawing and deeper thinking. The pupils are required to read/share set pages and then answer questions by drawing inferences on characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives for their actions. Pupils are expected to justifying these inferences with evidence shown in their replies. • Pupils are expected to identify the main ideas of the story by drawing evidence from more than one paragraph/element of the book. • Pupils will check the text and then demonstrate their understanding by explaining the meaning of words and phrases used. • Pupils will be encouraged to predict what might happen from implied and stated details. • Puzzles have been included that emphasise selected words and phrases used to capture the reader’s interest and imagination. By the end of this study pupils will be able to justify their views about ‘Bill’s New Frock’ by expressing their opinions clearly and supporting their viewpoint with relevant evidence.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF – [Almond & McKean] Graphic Novel STUDY BOOKLET & RESOURCES

MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF – [Almond & McKean] Graphic Novel STUDY BOOKLET & RESOURCES

MOUSE BIRD SNAKE WOLF – STUDY BOOKLET – RESOURCES provides everything a teacher needs to share this highly acclaimed graphic novel in detail – SHORTLISTED for the CILIP KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2014. The study booklet has been designed as a short unit of work where pupils consider the structure of ‘Creation Stories’ through the genre of a graphic novel [no specific religions are explored in this study]. The book is read to pupils [in two parts] before the graphics are revealed and explored, then pupils are required to answer a range of related questions through written and oral responses. The resources provided will help pupils understand and retain the story, while developing their knowledge to create their own graphic novel [extension activity]. 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 is easily achieved. The book used is; Mouse Bird Snake Wolf by David Almond and Dave McKean. First published 2013. This edition published 2014 - Walker Books Ltd. ISBN: 978-1-4063-4599-5
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