Assignment writing – Essay and Report

Assignment writing – Essay and Report

A great resource to give learners at the start of any assessment task, helpful for all year levels and subjects! Explicitly teaching students how to approach and write their assessment = great results! The resource includes 2 presentations for students to use or be taught from. The pack also included a check list hand out. -How to write an essay presentation (introduction, paragraphs and conclusion) -How to write a hypothesis presentation -Hypothesis criteria check list -Teacher Notes This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can help form your first lesson when handing out the assessment piece. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2, KS3 and GCSE students. Would work well with my research scaffolding booklet found here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/research-booklet-scaffolding-for-ks3-research-assignments-11067406 Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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Tennis – Wimbledon themed literacy and numeracy activities

Tennis – Wimbledon themed literacy and numeracy activities

A great resource to get learners excited about Wimbledon 2016! The resource includes 3 Wimbledon/ tennis theme activities: -Writing a haiku riddle -Word-search -Numeracy worksheet – addition, subtraction, money, perimeter and circumference -Suggested teaching strategies for each activity -Answers This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone literacy and numeracy lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. Together all three activities should last between 1 - 1.5 hours. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 students, for KS3 maths worksheet will need additional problems. Activities are differentiated and provide a challenge for more able students. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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Research Booklet – scaffolding for research assignments

Research Booklet – scaffolding for research assignments

Have students who struggle to start their research assignments? Need students to show evidence of their research? Don’t have the time to create your own scaffolding? This resource is for you! A great resource (that will suite any length of time set) to get learners to demonstrate their ability to plan and prepare for a research assignment. Includes steps to encourage and support students to: -Begin the inquiry and identify previous knowledge -Develop a hypothesis (tentative, revised and final) -Define relevant key words -Devise sub-questions and then locate and record relevant information -Synthase and plan through to reviewing and editing their draft Accessible to middle school students, differentiated by the 3 levels of critical reflection and source evaluation questions. Simply edit these question, enabling it to be used by student in other year levels. Please leave feedback if you found the resource useful!
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Rugby World Cup 2015 themed geography, literacy and numeracy activities

Rugby World Cup 2015 themed geography, literacy and numeracy activities

A great resource to get learners excited about the Rugby World Cup 2015! The resource includes 13 Rugby World Cup theme activities: -Writing a haiku and acrostic poem, drabble (100 word story) and article -Mapping skills -Numeracy worksheet – number, fractions, perimeter, area and percentage -Suggested teaching strategies -Answers This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone literacy and numeracy lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 and KS3 students. Activities are differentiated and provide a challenge for more able students. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources and free RWC themed resource. Small updates made!
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Teacher Diary - for your teacher planner

Teacher Diary - for your teacher planner

Use these inserts to create your own Teacher Diary! Inserts include: - a monthly planner (2 months per page) - weekly planner for up to 6 lessons per day - weekly to do list including to copy, to prep and priorities Will help you be organized and remember everything you wanted to cover during your lessons. Comes in black and white or colour versions Click on my display name to visit my TES shop and see my other great resources, including other back to school resources and displays. Please review if you found it useful!
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Birthday Classroom Display

Birthday Classroom Display

Use this display pack to brighten up your classroom and so you never miss a student’s birthday! This resource has colourful posters for each month and a title poster to complete the display. There is also name tags and teacher notes with a bonus lesson idea. Click on my display name to visit my TES shop and see my other great resources, including other back to school resources and displays. Please review if you found it useful!
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Synonym Classroom Display

Synonym Classroom Display

Use this display pack to brighten up your classroom while developing your student’s literacy skills though vocabulary. The display acts as a reference and scaffold to prompt students in extending their vocabulary in their creative writing. This resource has 10 posters to use to create your display and help your students excel in their creative writing. Posters include one key word with 10 synonyms pre poster, one blank poster to create your own classroom vocabulary and teacher notes. Please note that AU/NZ/UK spelling and US spelling versions are included in this resource. Key words include – good, bad, looked, very, got, said, sad, happy, went and like. Click on my display name to visit my TES shop and see my other great resources, including other back to school resources and displays. Please review if you found it useful!
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Rio Olympics 2016 themed literacy activities

Rio Olympics 2016 themed literacy activities

A great resource to get learners excited about Rio 2016! The resource includes 5 Rio summer Olympics theme activities: -writing a haiku -acrostic poem, -dribble (100 word story) - feature article -word search -suggested teaching strategies -Answers This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone literacy lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to higher KS2 and KS3 students. Activities are differentiated and provide a challenge for more able students. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources including my FREE Rio Olympics web-quest. Now available as a bundle @ https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/rio-olympics-2016-themed-literacy-activities-bundle-11285978
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Christmas Activity Pack - KS2 and KS3 English and Literacy

Christmas Activity Pack - KS2 and KS3 English and Literacy

Christmas literacy activities. A great resource to get learners excited about the Christmas 2015! The resource includes 11 Christmas theme activities, teacher notes and answers: - 2x pre-poetry activities (mind-map and 5 senses) - 3x poetry activities – Limerick, Cinquain and Tanka - 3x Christmas word-search - Drabble (creative writing) - Christmas world fact file - ‘Twas the night before Christmas’ comprehension This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can provide worksheets to help form a standalone English or literacy lesson or can be left as activities in a cover lesson. The worksheets can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 and lower KS3 students. Activities are differentiated – outlined in teacher notes. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources. Want to try before you buy? Download one of my free resources.
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Building Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

Building Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

Behaviour management strategies to build positive behaviour in the classroom and redirect negative behaviours. Whether you are a new to teaching, need a new perspective or looking for something to use in your next behaviour management professional development these documents are for you! The resource includes: - Behaviour chart complete with name tags and adaptable steps - Back on track cards - Working it out form - Incident form - Positive behaviour letter home - Detailed instructions for teachers All simple strategies that you can implement today! This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone behaviour management policy or can be adapted and utilized with current behaviour management policies. These strategies should be accessible to KS2-KS3 students. Please rate if you found it useful! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources. My free behaviour management resource can be found at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/behaviour-management-strategies-for-the-classroom-11201353
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Rio Olympics 2016 themed numeracy activities

Rio Olympics 2016 themed numeracy activities

A great resource to get learners excited about Rio 2016! The resource includes 6 Rio summer Olympics theme activities: -multiplication -time - perimeter and area - division - reading tables -word search (for early finishers) -suggested teaching strategies -answers This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone literacy lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 and lower KS3 students. Worksheets provide a challenge for more able students (Year 4). Some questions rely on assumed Olympic event knowledge so please read the teaching notes. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources including my FREE Rio Olympics web-quest.
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Aztec and Inca – Assignment Unit with Scaffolding

Aztec and Inca – Assignment Unit with Scaffolding

A great resource to end your Aztec and Inca unit! The resource includes: -Task sheet (editable) -Criteria sheet (editable) -1 Classroom lesson - 2 Computer lesson - 2 research hint sheets - Assignment scaffolding - Modeled answers (differentiated) -Suggested teaching strategies for each activity This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep is needed! It can form a standalone end of term activity or be used at the end of a unit of study. Can be easily adapted to suit other assignment tasks you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2/ Year 7-9 students. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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Rio Olympics 2016 themed Olympic Rio Displays and Posters

Rio Olympics 2016 themed Olympic Rio Displays and Posters

A great resource to get learners excited about the Rio 2016! The resource includes Rio Olympic theme displays: -Medal Tally Poster - Bookmark/ Border Display - Bunting - Bingo -Olympic Country Report - Flag of competing country and sport pictographs -Suggested teaching strategies This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! The worksheet and game can form a standalone lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. The displays can easily suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 and lower KS3 students. Suggested ideas are provided in the teachers notes. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources. Now available as a bundle @ https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/rio-olympics-2016-themed-literacy-activities-bundle-11285978
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Christmas Activity Pack - English and Literacy

Christmas Activity Pack - English and Literacy

Christmas literacy activities. A great resource to get learners excited about the Christmas 2015! The resource includes 10 Christmas theme activities and answers: - 2x Beginning sounds – writing the letter - 2x Beginning sounds – circle the correct letter - 2x Christmas word-search - Christmas words snap game - 2x Christmas story with puppets - Letter to Santa Claus This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can provide worksheets to help form a standalone English or literacy lesson or can be left as activities in a cover lesson. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to early years and KS1 students. Activities are differentiated – harder word search and Christmas vocabulary provide a challenge for more able students. Want to try before you buy? Download my free Christmas resource. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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Numbers – Chinese characters – KS2-KS3

Numbers – Chinese characters – KS2-KS3

A great numeracy resource to accompany the teaching of Mandarin Chinese numbers! This pack includes a simple PowerPoint, flashcards, number line and two worksheets (colour by numbers and co-orientates with answers). This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. Together the lesson and activities should last between 1 - 1.5 hours. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 and KS3 students. Activities are differentiated and provide a challenge for more able students. All images are from openclipart.org, mycutegraphics.com and pixabay.com Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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Mindful Colouring - Maths, Art or Tutor time activity

Mindful Colouring - Maths, Art or Tutor time activity

An excellent resource of Spirograph images for early finishers to colour in. The resource includes 16 images for a mindful colouring activity in your tutor time, art or maths class. This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can help form a standalone art lesson or be used as an activity for early finishers in your maths class. It could also be used as an activity during tutor time, free time, class ‘down-time’ after lunch or cover lesson. This resource can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS1-KS3 students. Activities are differentiated, as there are easy patters and more complicated patters to provide a challenge for more able students. Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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Back to School – Holiday Reflections and Activity Pack

Back to School – Holiday Reflections and Activity Pack

A great resource to give learners at the start of any term, not just at the beginning of the year! The resource includes 3 worksheets for students to use to reflect on their holidays. The pack also included 2 fun back to school worksheets for students to complete. -2 truths and 1 lie -Holiday memories -Back to school Bingo -Word scramble -Back to school word search -Answers This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can help form a first day back lesson. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to Year 4- 8 or KS2 and lower KS3. Would go great with ‘Back to school – Holiday and Learning Reflections’ https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/back-to-school-holiday-and-learning-reflections-11186051 Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
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