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Key Stage 1 maths resources

I am a primary school teacher based in an outstanding national lead school in the Birmingham area. I am currently teaching in Year 1 after being in Year 2 for three years since beginning as a NQT. My resources aim to facilitate mastery by providing fluency, reasoning and problem solving opportunities across a range of mathematical topics.

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I am a primary school teacher based in an outstanding national lead school in the Birmingham area. I am currently teaching in Year 1 after being in Year 2 for three years since beginning as a NQT. My resources aim to facilitate mastery by providing fluency, reasoning and problem solving opportunities across a range of mathematical topics.
Year 1 Addition Reasoning Booklet

Year 1 Addition Reasoning Booklet

A booklet that encourages children to use the APE approach (Answer, Prove, Explain) in order to solve reasoning problems. The reasoning problems are based on place value (tens and ones) and centre on representations using bar models and part-whole models. Flipchart and anchor task included. The workbooks and flipcharts are editable - a name (e.g. Mr Smith) will need to be inserted where there is a blank line: _______.
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Year 1 part-whole model/bar model reasoning and problem solving

Year 1 part-whole model/bar model reasoning and problem solving

Reasoning and problem solving lesson in which the children have to apply their knowledge of part-whole models and bar-models to explain why given representations are incorrect. An excellent 'mastery' lesson. Flipchart and 'super challenge' included. An engaging Trolls booklet in which Poppy and Branch need help!
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Year 2 - Christopher Columbus Fact File

Year 2 - Christopher Columbus Fact File

A unit of work centred on writing a fact file about Christopher Columbus. This resource includes: - Blank writing booklets - Information sheets about Christopher Columbus' life - A flipchart An excellent resource for Year 2 children.
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Year 1/2 acrostic poem - Winter

Year 1/2 acrostic poem - Winter

A set of resources to support an 'winter acrostic poem' unit. The resources include a flipchart, winter photographs, two writing frames and two word banks.
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Year 2/3 - The Enormous Crocodile (thesaurus and wanted poster)

Year 2/3 - The Enormous Crocodile (thesaurus and wanted poster)

An engaging unit based on Roald Dahl's much loved 'The Enormous Crocodile'. The flipchart provides some questions based on the text which allow the children to develop an understanding of the story. The flipchart then models how to create a thesaurus and a wanted poster based on the story.
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KS1 - Life in Victorian Britain

KS1 - Life in Victorian Britain

A lesson centred on historical enquiry into life in Victorian Britain. Suitable for Year 1, Year 2 or even lower Key Stage 2. Questions focus on Victorian schools and Victorian family life. An excellent lesson to facilitate the analysis of photographic evidence.
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Year 2 Starter - Odd one out

Year 2 Starter - Odd one out

Starter activity in which the children have to use their mathematical reasoning to explain why a given number/object is an 'odd one out'.
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Year 1 - Money resources

Year 1 - Money resources

A range of resources ideal for Year 1 children who have a secure knowledge of money. Different problem solving activities are included.
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