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I am an experienced year 6 teacher selling Maths and English resources for teachers looking for high-quality, cheap resources to save their valuable time.

I am an experienced year 6 teacher selling Maths and English resources for teachers looking for high-quality, cheap resources to save their valuable time.
Rounding decimals whole lesson
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Rounding decimals whole lesson

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This is a complete lesson that I gave to my year 6 class on rounding decimal numbers with up to 3 decimal places to the nearest whole, tenth and hundredth; it includes differentiated practice questions which can be done on whiteboards (with answers on a separate slide), a (differentiated) worksheet slide which you can print off or get your class to work from the board and choose their own level. The lesson also includes a slide with the answers to save our valuable teacher time. Why not get your class to self-assess at the end of the lesson? The lesson is differentiated three ways for lower attaining, middle attaining and higher.
Compare and order decimal numbers
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Compare and order decimal numbers

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This is a complete lesson that I gave to my year 6 class on ordering and comparing decimal numbers with up to 3 decimal places; it includes differentiated practice questions which can be done on whiteboards (with answers on a separate slide), a (differentiated) worksheet slide which you can print off or get your class to work from the board and choose their own level. The lesson also includes a slide with the answers to save our valuable teacher time. Why not get your class to self-assess at the end of the lesson? The lesson is differentiated three ways for lower attaining, middle attaining and higher. I gave it to my year 6 class.
Order and compare numbers
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Order and compare numbers

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This is a complete lesson on ordering numbers to 10 million; it includes differentiated practice questions which can be done on whiteboards (with answers on a separate slide), a (differentiated) worksheet slide which you can print off or get your class to work from the board and choose their own level. The lesson also includes a slide with the answers to save our valuable teacher time. Why not get your class to self-assess at the end of the lesson? The lesson is differentiated four ways for lower outliers, lower attaining, middle attaining and higher. I gave it to my year 6 class.
Multiply numbers by 10, 100 and 1000
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Multiply numbers by 10, 100 and 1000

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This is a complete lesson on multiplying numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. I began with only multiplication and did the next lesson on dividing numbers by 10, 100, and 1000 (year6 class but could be used for year 5). It includes differentiated practice questions which can be done on whiteboards (with answers on a separate slide), a (differentiated) worksheet slide which you can print off or get your class to work from the board and choose their own level. The lesson also includes a slide with the answers to save our valuable teacher time. Why not get your class to self-assess at the end of the lesson?
Read and write numbers to 10,000,000
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Read and write numbers to 10,000,000

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This is a complete lesson on reading and writing numbers to over 10 million; it includes differentiated practice questions which can be done on whiteboards (with answers on a separate slide), a (differentiated) worksheet slide which you can print off or get your class to work from the board and choose their own level. The lesson also includes a slide with the answers to save our valuable teacher time. Why not get your class to self-assess at the end of the lesson?
Reading comprehension: Why reading is so important?
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Reading comprehension: Why reading is so important?

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Want your class to realise why reading is so important? This is a reading comprehension that I gave my class as the start of term to really hone in why reading is so important! This resource includes: text, questions and answers at the end of the word document to make marking faster.
Reading comprehension: Malala Yousafzai
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Reading comprehension: Malala Yousafzai

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This is a non-fiction reading comprehension that I gave my year 6 class for homework based on the famous education activist Malala Yousafzai. It inludes the text, questions and answers. The comprehension has 9 questions that are suitable for your LA, MA and HA children. The questions involve a mixture of skills such as retrieval, inference, explanation and vocabulary skills.
Year 6 reading comprehension: Beetle Boy
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Year 6 reading comprehension: Beetle Boy

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This is a reading comprehension that I gave my year 6 class for homework based on the first part of chapter 1 of the novel ‘Beetle Boy’. It inludes the text, questions and answers. It was also part of my efforts to encourage my class to read the actual book which is in our class library! The comprehension has 11 questions that are suitable for your LA, MA and HA children. The questions are a mixture of retrieval and inference.
Formal written method of subtraction year 6
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Formal written method of subtraction year 6

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An entire lesson on subtraction that I have used to teach my year 6 class. The lesson has chances for the teacher to discuss and model the method, differentiated practice slides and a final slide which can be printed off as a worksheet. Finally, I have included challenge questions which can be displayed while the children are working independently and that they can complete when they have finished. I have included the answers on a separate slide which you can use to get your class to mark their own work or just make the teacher’s marking quicker!
Subtraction addition SATs arithmetic practice year 6
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Subtraction addition SATs arithmetic practice year 6

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This lesson offers your class practice for the different kinds of addition and subtraction that come up in the arithmatic SATs paper. e.g. = 897 - 567 (equal on the left side) 567.8 + 34.98 = 10-8.66 = You can discuss and model the different methods that your class can use to answer these questions (e.g. the number line) The worksheets are differentiated three ways: LA=*, MA=** and HA= ***. The answers are at the end of the word document to save time.
Rounding numbers year 6
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Rounding numbers year 6

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This lesson starts off with two opportunities to discuss the method of how to round numbers. The method I usually teach my class is to circle the place value column you are rounding to. For instance, if you are rounding 456 to the nearest ten , circle the 5. Then underline the number to its right and this will tell you whether you round up or down. The PowerPoint then moves onto differentiated practice questions (answers on next slide so you can check the children’s whiteboards quickly). The final slide has steps to success and a challange question for the class to complete when they have finished their work. The worksheets are differentiated five ways. Two possible options for your LAs (indicated by ), one option for your MAs () and two options for your HAs (). The answers are at the end.
Year 6 reading comprehension: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
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Year 6 reading comprehension: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

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This is a reading comprehension that I gave my year 6 class for homework based on the first part of chapter 1 of the novel ‘When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit’. It inludes the text, questions and answers. It was also part of my efforts to encourage my class to read the actual book which is in our class library! The comprehension has 11 questions that are suitable for your LA, MA and HA children. The questions are a mixture of retrieval and inference.
Year 6 reading comprehension: Little Women
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Year 6 reading comprehension: Little Women

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This is a reading comprehension that I gave my year 6 class for homework based on the first part of chapter 1 of the novel ‘Little Women’. It inludes the text, questions and answers. It was also part of my efforts to encourage my class to read the actual book! The comprehension has 9 questions that are suitable for your MA and HA children. The questions are a mixture of retrieval and inference. Some questions ask the children to give their opinion and base their answers with evidence from the text.
Place value: adding and subtracting 10,100 and 1000 year 6
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Place value: adding and subtracting 10,100 and 1000 year 6

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This lesson begins with opportunities to discuss as a class how you would add/subtract 10, 100 and 1000 from a number without using the formal written method. It then has differentiated practice questions and the answers for your class to complete on their whiteboards. One penultimate slide can be printed off as a worksheet and has 3 levels (Blue for LA, Orange for MA and red for HA). The last slide is the answers to these questions for you to use or for you to get your class to self mark and save you some time! While the class are working independently, I always display the third last slide that has the Learning Objective on it and two challenge questions for children to complete if they finish early and need an extra push.
Identify place value year 6
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Identify place value year 6

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This lesson begins with an activity to see if your year 6s can remember their place value columns by asking them a few questions like this one: What column in the nine in? (in 1,895,765) It then moves onto ‘Guess my number’ where the teacher first models how to do it by saying: My number has 8 hundreds, 4 ten thousands, 2 millions, 7 units. What is my number? Can you write it in digits. To model this, the teacher could use a place value matt or suggest that the children write out the place value columns to support themselves. Challenge write the number in words. This is then followed by similar differentiated practice questions. At the end of the PowerPoint, there is a slide which has three levels. Blue= LA, Orange = MA and Red= HA. There is another slide which is for children below LA. I usually print these sheets off and hand them out accordingly or allow the children to choose their level of confidence! The answers for each question are included on following slides. While the class are working independently, I display the slide with the Learning Objective, spellings and challenge questions which they can complete when they have finished.
Radius Diameter Circles year 6
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Radius Diameter Circles year 6

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An entire lesson on finding the radius and diameter of circles used to teach my year 6 class. The lesson has chances for the teacher to discuss and model the method, differentiated practice slides and a final three slides which can be printed off as a worksheets, starting with LA, then MA and HA. Finally, I have included challenge questions which can be displayed while the children are working independently and that they can complete when they have finished.
Word problems multistep year 6
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Word problems multistep year 6

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This lesson includes a PowerPoint that has differentiated practice questions and the answers. The practice questions are multi-step word problems involving multiplication, addition, subtraction and one with multiplication of decimals (money context) and working out the change. The worksheets are differentiated for HA, MA and LA with questions similar to those of the slides.
Divide fractions year 6 lesson 3
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Divide fractions year 6 lesson 3

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This is is the third lesson I did with my year6 class on dividing fractions. It’s a PowerPoint lesson (which contains animated slides) plenty of visual explanations of dividing a fraction by a whole number (by finding the equivalent fraction) and also the quicker method. Prior learning recommended: equivalent fractions and putting fractions into their simplest form. There are lots of differentiated practice questions with the answers of the next slide. For independent work, there is a differentiated slide which can be printed as a worksheet or the pupils can work from the board (if you want to save paper!). While they are completing their independent work, you can display the slide with the challenge on it which they can complete when they’ve finished. I have included the answers at the end to save teacher time -why not get your class to mark their own work!
Divide fractions year 6 lesson 4
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Divide fractions year 6 lesson 4

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This is is the fourth lesson I did with my year 6 class on dividing fractions. It’s a PowerPoint lesson (which contains animated slides) plenty of visual explanations of dividing a fraction by a whole number (by finding the equivalent fraction) and also the quicker method. Prior learning recommended: equivalent fractions and putting fractions into their simplest form. There are lots of differentiated practice questions with the answers of the next slide. For independent work, there is a differentiated slide which can be printed as a worksheet or the pupils can work from the board (if you want to save paper!). While they are completing their independent work, you can display the slide with the challenge on it which they can complete when they’ve finished. I have included the answers at the end to save teacher time -why not get your class to mark their own work!
Emmeline Pankhurst biography
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Emmeline Pankhurst biography

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I wrote this biography about Emmeline as an example for my year class. We were completing a unit about the Suffragettes and they were writing a biography about Emmeline. This was also really good for building up their subject knowledge about her.