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Spend your Sundays collecting resources from under your duvet! Find free teaching resources and other publications targeted at children including fiction, poetry and language books amongst others. Feedback is always appreciated.
Pre-1914 prose, poetry and drama

Pre-1914 prose, poetry and drama

A collections of texts comprising prose, poetry and drama from before 1914 for KS3. All documents can be edited as needed to make your own resources. Authors include: - Aesop - Jane Austin - William Blake - Robert Burns - Lewis Carroll - Charles Dickens - Brothers Grimm - John Keates - William Shakeseare - Robert Louis Stevenson
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Pirates Unit Of Work & Texts

Pirates Unit Of Work & Texts

A unit of planned lessons for up to 6 weeks based on the inspirational text 'The Tea Swiggin' Pirate Jones' Includes the inspiration text and others in the series which may also be useful with some additional resources.
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Range of Vocabulary & Number Dominoes

Range of Vocabulary & Number Dominoes

Dominoes are a great way to turn learning into a game. This pack of dominoes includes vocabulary and numbers which can be matched to make a domino chain. Simply cut & laminate. This pack includes the following: - Colours - Household Objects - Numbers 0-20 - Numbers multiples of 10 - Rhyming words - Verbs - Verbs (Past & Present)
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Reading Questions for popular guided reading books

Reading Questions for popular guided reading books

Use these questions after your guided reading session. After the children have read with you allow them to independently re-read the text and answer the questions while you read with your next group. Questions are based on old AF levels designed to make children: - describe & retrieve information from the texts, - deduce, infer & interpret information - comment on structure/organisation - comment on use of language
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Edward Lear - A Collection

Edward Lear - A Collection

A Brilliant and Large collection of works by the excellent Edward Lear which includes: - Book of Nonsense - More Nonsense - Nonsense Songs - Nonsense Stories - The Jumblies and Other Nonsense Verses Better still, everything is saves as MS Word documents so you can cut, paste and adapt these resources to your hearts content!
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The Tea Swigging Pirate Jones (extended narrative poem)

The Tea Swigging Pirate Jones (extended narrative poem)

"This is the story of the fierce Captain Jones, And his pirate ship with the skull and cross bones. With a patch on one eye and a hook for a hand, He sailed the oceans looking for land. If you just spoke his name, people trembled with fear, They ran and they hid when he was near. His ship had huge sails (and being old, had no motor), It was dirty and smelly and he called it ‘The Floater’." Sure to be a modern classic; 'The Tea Swigging Pirate Jones' follows Captain Jones and his crew as they hunt for treasure in a rhyming adventure. In a journey which takes them through caves and caverns with dragons and magic, this is sure to be as popular with teachers as it is for children! A Powerpoint collection of activities relating to the text is also included.
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Animal Poems

Animal Poems

Poems & Poetry books with animal themes. Ideal for EYFS, KS1 & KS2.
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Cafe Resources to teach money/problem solving

Cafe Resources to teach money/problem solving

A valuable & versatile resource resource which can be adapted for all ages and is only limited by your own imagination. - A Smartboard & PowerPoint resource to teach money or set problem solving challenges. Resources in £, p, $ and blank for your own currency. Add your own values to each cafe item to allow the resource to be used for ages and abilities (eg - - A printable menu to match the iwb teaching resource - add prices to to set challenges suitable for your ability levels. - Dry wipe printable to match other resources - just print, laminate & cut. Add your own prices for group work activities. Examples of challenges you can set for your pupils: You must buy a main meal, a dessert and a drink without spending more than £_______. How many different meal combinations can you make? You bought a main meal, a dessert and a drink with a £5 note. You received £______ change. What did you buy? I bought a main meal, a dessert and a drink for £______. What did I buy? I bought a pizza, a muffin & a carton of milk. I paid with exactly the correct change. How many different combinations of coins could I have used? You take everyone sitting on your table for a meal. Find out what they would like to eat and how much it will cost. - How much will you all have to pay if you share the bill equally?
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Zoo Poo (Rhyming Book)

Zoo Poo (Rhyming Book)

'Zoo Poo' is a wonderful, short rhyming picture book for younger children. Delightful pictures and simple rhymes will have have teachers and children giggling together in delight.
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The Marvellous Mrs McToot (extended narrative poem)

The Marvellous Mrs McToot (extended narrative poem)

This is the story of Mrs McToot, and the musical instrument she keeps in her boot. She’s tall and pretty, caring and kind; Perfect in fact, with the cleverest mind! To look, you may think that she doesn’t impress, In her Wellington boots and flowery dress - But never before have you seen such a flute, As the one in the wellies of Mrs McToot! Don't let first impressions fool you, there is much more than meets the eye to Mrs McToot! With the help of the magical flute which she keeps in her wellington boots; fun, adventure and a few surprises are guaranteed. Additional teaching resources to accompany the text are also included. This text is also available in a great value bundle.
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Pirate Literacy Unit of Work (Y3-4)

Pirate Literacy Unit of Work (Y3-4)

A detailed literacy unit of work (up to 6 weeks) focused on Pirates based around 'The Tea-Swigging Pirate Jones' as an inspirational text. A great resource with lesson plans consisting of differentiated activities which should save hours of planning. Plans can be adapted for use with other texts Also includes some additional powerpoint resources which may be of use.
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Summer Holiday Homework Challenges

Summer Holiday Homework Challenges

Print this document back-to-back to create a foldable booklet for children to take home. You could also fold blank paper inside this for children to complete some of these challenges on. This homework is generic and aims to give your children a mental challenge, but also to encourage them to get outside, stay active and keep their creative juices flowing. It can also be adapted and tailored to suit your class.
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Doctor Glum: The Miserable Menace with a Magical Drum (Narrative Poem)

Doctor Glum: The Miserable Menace with a Magical Drum (Narrative Poem)

A narrative poem following the nasty Dr Glum as he uses his magical drum to make others unhappy - but will he learn his lesson? This is the story of old Doctor Glum And the magical instrument he taps with his thumb. He’s fat and old with a temper that’s bad, And wears a red army tunic that belonged to his dad. On his head is the hat from an old marching band, Which is covered in dirt and was bought second hand. Bits of spaghetti and old food dangled - From his white beard that was scruffy and tangled. Strapped around his neck (which is as fat as a plum), Is a big red and white marching band drum… But the power the drum holds is something quite great; It’s a shame that the man with the drum’s filled with hate!
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Things to achieve before you grow up

Things to achieve before you grow up

A great summer holiday challenge... Kids can't be wrapped up in cotton wool forever. A few bumps and bruises go a long way. There are things that children have been doing since the dawn of mankind and other things they are just discovering. This is our collection of fun activities we believe all children to be able to experience and accomplish before they grow up and we’ve split them loosely into the following categories: Go Old School Crafts & Hobbies Life Skills Explore Be At One With Nature Have Fun Outdoors Visit Animals Be Good Make Food An Experience Rely On The Weather Ride Be Around People Get Wet Have fun with your children and achieve challenges like these with them: 2. Go a whole weekend without tech! 7. Learn to ride a bike 20. Help to fix something 40. Watch a sunrise/sunset 56. Sleep in a tent 91. Draw a face on a boiled egg 111. Learn to swim How many will your kids achieve?
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