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I have taught for over 10 years and held senior leadership roles as Phase Leader and English Leader. My resources are mostly aimed at Key Stage 2.

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I have taught for over 10 years and held senior leadership roles as Phase Leader and English Leader. My resources are mostly aimed at Key Stage 2.
24 Hour Clock Story and Task Cards
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24 Hour Clock Story and Task Cards

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24 Hour Clock Story and Task Cards This resource is a 24 hour clock story with task cards (answers included). Engage your pupils in the topic of the 24 hour clock with the fun story of Dingalong the doorbell. Included in the story are many times given using the 24 hour clock. Following the story, give your students the task cards (with ‘extra for experts’ included). The task cards focus on: Time comprehension + answers Converting from 24 hour clock to 12 hour clock + answers Applying knowledge of time to write own paragraph for the story (no answers given for this as it is an open task for pupils to complete)
End of Year Writing Lesson
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End of Year Writing Lesson

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End of YearWriting Lesson This PowerPoint is an end of year report for my teacher writing lesson. It is a fun writing lesson with sentence starters and modelled paragraphs to help students to structure their writing. During report writing season, why not ask your pupils to write a report on you? Care is taken to ensure that pupils are reminded to be respectful and modelled paragraphs help tailor students’ comments so they are appopriate. The activity is designed to be fun and engaging whilst also creating valuable teaching opportunities. Pupils learn: to use varied sentence openers to give examples to illustrate points to structure their writing using themed paragraphs There is opportunity for peer assessment at the end.
Inference Reading  Lesson
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Inference Reading Lesson

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Inference Reading Lesson / Whole Class Reading This PowerPoint is an inference reading comprehension lesson for Key Stage 2. It includes a teacher presentation and pupil tasks. There are three differentiated challenges for each extract so that pupils can apply their inference skills. Pupils learn: what is inference? clues that they need to use inference skills how to answer inference questions Included: Editable PowerPoint (tasks included on PowerPoint) and PDF version to print the tasks.
SPaG Starters Mystery Name
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SPaG Starters Mystery Name

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SPaG / GPaS Lesson Starters Mystery Name These downloads are SPaG starters. There are 15 grammar starters. Each with a theme e.g. nouns, adjectives, verbs, pronouns, synonyms and antonyms . Each activity reveals one letter of the bear’s name. By the end of the week, the bear’s name is revealed. Answers for each day and the end of the week are included. Could be done as a whole class activity, or the slides could be printed so that pupils can complete individually or in pairs.
World Oceans Day 2019 Game
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World Oceans Day 2019 Game

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World OceansDay Game Eco Week/ Eco Schools / Eco Assembly This game is a plastic pollution pairs activity focusing on effects of plastic pollution on our oceans. As the class click on a fact, an image of a sea creature is revealed beneath. They must find the matching piece of information to reveal the pair. This activity would be great as part of an assembly on plastic pollution or as part of Eco Week. Included: PowerPoint Presentation (pairs game)
English Leader End of Year Report
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English Leader End of Year Report

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English Leader End of Year Report Ofsted Framework 2019 This download is an English Leader End of Year Report based on the Ofsted Framework Sept 2019. It is all you need to help you write a thorough and relevant English leader end of year report. The template is divided into headings, each based on the leadership and management section of the framework. Under each heading there are: Key questions to help give you ideas of what to add to the report Key statements which can be edited to make them relevant to your setting/results etc The document is three pages long (Calibri 11 font)
Women's World Cup 2019 Assembly and Quiz Bundle
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Women's World Cup 2019 Assembly and Quiz Bundle

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Women’s World Cup 2019 Assembly and Quiz Bundle Download together and save! This dowload is the Women’s World Cup 2019 Assembly and Quiz Bundle. The assembly teachers students all about the Women’s World Cup 2019: the teams, the games, the players and the trophy. Then, follow it up with a 30 question multiple choice, interactive quiz. All you need to get your students excited about the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019!
Women's World Cup 2019 Assembly Updated
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Women's World Cup 2019 Assembly Updated

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Women’s World Cup 2019 Assembly Updated as of 30th June 2019 This PowerPoint is a Women’s World Cup 2019 assembly. The assembly begins with a game for students to match the facts about the Women’s World Cup, before moving on to information about the history of the Women’s World Cup, star players and where the games will be held. It ends with a short true or false quiz. There are student questions throughout. This is a great way to get your students excited about the Women’s World Cup 2019!
Famous Scientists Quiz
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Famous Scientists Quiz

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Famous Scientists Quiz This download is a famous scientists quiz. It’s the perfect end of year quiz or can be used as part of a unit on famous scientists. There are five fun areas for your students to explore in this famous scientists quiz. This science quiz is interactive: there are buttons to take the students to the different areas. Answers and student answer sheet are both provided. Areas included: Newton’s Tree: Students identify scientists from an image of them Inventors’ House: Students say which scientist invented the featured items Association Beach: Which scientists are associated with the featured items? Hall of Fame: Students identify fictional scientists from images The Laboratory: Students identify which scientists have been using the laboratory from the items left behind The science quiz is the perfect way to introduce students to some scientists they may not have previously known (although I have included well-known scientists too). I imagine this quiz leading on to a research activity, with students finding out more about those they didn’t know about before the quiz.
NQT Questions for a Smooth Start
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NQT Questions for a Smooth Start

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NQT Questions for a Smooth Start For primary NQTs or NQT mentors These NQT questions for a smooth start are general and then subject-specific questions that will guide you to find out all you need to know about your new school. This is a list of questions that I wish I had asked when I first started as a primary NQT. After working as a primary NQT mentor for many years, I have gained an insight into what information NQTs need and want to know. I’ve compiled these questions aimed at helping NQTs start as they mean to go on. Included: Microsoft Word document with over three pages of questions under the headings: general, maths, English, science, PE, DT/art, geography/history/RE, MFL, PSHCE and music.
Abstract Nouns Lesson Bundle
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Abstract Nouns Lesson Bundle

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Abstract Nouns Lesson Bundle The perfect bundle for teaching your students about abstract nouns! First, use the fun, informative and clear lesson presentation to give pupils an in-depth understanding of abstract nouns. Next, test their knowledge in the interactive quiz! Includes: 1 x lesson presentation 1 x interactive 20 question quiz
Christmas Story Inferring Emotions
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Christmas Story Inferring Emotions

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Christmas Story Inferring Emotions This Christmas story inferring emotions activity consists of a story and task cards (plus answer keys). The story, Starbright’s Important Mission, tells the Christmas story through the eyes of the star. There are then task cards requiring students to infer the emotions of the characters that feature in the story. The task cards are: Be an emotion detective: describe the emotion of the characters at specific points of the story and ‘extra for experts’ extension task Draw ‘mood journeys’ for three of the main characters and ‘extra for experts’ extension task Find the evidence to support key information and ‘extra for experts’ extension tasks There are answer keys for each of the task cards.
Last Supper Workbook
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Last Supper Workbook

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Last Supper Workbook This download is a Last Supper workbook. This attractive and colourful workbook consists of 16 pages (including answer pages where relevant). There is a selection of fun and varied activities for your students to complete focusing on the different events of the Last Supper. The events covered include eating the Last Supper, praying in the Garden of Gethsemane and Judas’s betrayal. The activities require students to reflect on the feelings and motivations of the people involved.
Palm Sunday Workbook
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Palm Sunday Workbook

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Palm Sunday Workbook This download is a Palm Sunday Workbook. This attractive and colourful workbook consists of 16 pages (including answer pages where relevant). There is a selection of fun and varied activities for your students to complete focusing on the different events of Palm Sunday. The events covered include the disciples fetching the donkey, Jesus riding into Jerusalem and Jesus visiting the temple. The activities require students to reflect on the feelings and motivations of the people involved.
Theme of a Text Poems and Task Cards
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Theme of a Text Poems and Task Cards

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Determine the Theme of a Poem This download is a determine the theme of a poem set of two poems with accompanying task cards. The two poems each have four task cards with accompanying answer cards related to determining the themes. Included in this resource: 2 poems 8 task cards 6 answer cards (2 activities do not need answer cards)
Figurative and Connotative Vocabulary Reading Comprehension - Poetry
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Figurative and Connotative Vocabulary Reading Comprehension - Poetry

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This no-prep vocabulary reading comprehension activity teaches students about: Figurative language - similes and metaphors / personification / hyperbole Connotative vocabulary There are six poems, which are spring and summer themed, and then six task cards, each with their own accompanying answer card. NO PREPARATION REQUIRED The texts and task cards require no preparation and could be printed out or completed on PowerPoint). The answer slides give students the opportunity to self-check or aid the teacher in their marking. ENGAGING ACTIVITIES The six task cards are completed in a number of different ways. There are questions to answer, tables to complete and ordering activities. Each task card has its own answer card too. Teachers can use these for marking work, or students can use if the task has been set as distance learning. WHAT’S INCLUDED? 6 poems - spring and summer themed 6 task cards 6 answer cards 20 pages total
Poetry Reading Comprehension - Giving Own Opinion
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Poetry Reading Comprehension - Giving Own Opinion

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This poetry reading comprehension supports students in distinguishing their own point of view from the author (or in this case, the poet). There are six poems in which the poet expresses their point of view on a particular topic. the accompanying six task cards then ask students to consider how their own point of view compares. NO PREPARATION REQUIRED The poems and task cards require no preparation and can be printed or completed digitally (on slides). The tasks are open-ended, meaning there is no right or wrong answer. There is therefore no need for an answer key. A RANGE OF POEMS The six poems cover a variety of contentious topics such as: -Not wanting a pet -Only having a small number of friends -Digital books are a bad idea -We must stop throwing away so much waste -Being bored indicates a lack of imagination The poems are written in such a way to encourage students to decide whether they agree or disagree. ENGAGING ACTIVITIES The six task cards are completed in a number of different ways. There are questions to answer, tables to complete and longer, open-ended tasks. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Six poems Six task cards Twelve slides total
Figurative and Connotative Vocabulary Reading Comprehension - Nonfiction
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Figurative and Connotative Vocabulary Reading Comprehension - Nonfiction

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This no-prep figurative and connotative language reading comprehension activity teaches students about: Figurative language - similes and metaphors / personification / hyperbole Connotative vocabulary There are six nonfiction texts, which are endangered animal themed, and then six task cards, each with their own accompanying answer card. NO PREPARATION REQUIRED The texts and task cards require no preparation and could be printed out or completed on PowerPoint. The answer slides give students the opportunity to self-check or aid the teacher in their marking. ENGAGING ACTIVITIES The six task cards are completed in a number of different ways. There are questions to answer, tables to complete and ordering activities. Each task card has its own answer card too. Teachers can use these for marking work, or students can use if the task has been set as distance learning. WHAT’S INCLUDED? 6 nonfiction texts - endangered animals theme 6 task cards 6 answer cards 20 pages total
End of Year Reading Comprehension Inference Poetry
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End of Year Reading Comprehension Inference Poetry

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This set of task cards and poems have an end of the school year theme. They focus on the reading strategy of inference. There are five engaging poems, each one with an accompanying task card and answer key. ENGAGING POEMS The poems have been written to engage students. They are all focused around the end of the school year. Because there are five poems included, there is plenty of scope for teachers writing their own additional questions or creating extra activities. A RANGE OF TASKS The five task cards all focus on the skill of inference. They encourage students to use the sentence stem, ‘I know this because in the text it says’ in order to give evidence for their answers. Each task card either has an answer key or suggested answer depending on the task given. WHAT’S INCLUDED? -5 poems - end of school year theme -5 task cards -5 answer cards -15 pages total
Exploring a Plotline Reading Comprehension
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Exploring a Plotline Reading Comprehension

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This no-prep exploring a plotline reading comprehension activity teaches students about: Themes of texts Change in a character through a text How emotions change through a story There is a two-page story and then six task cards, each with their own - accompanying answer card. NO PREPARATION REQUIRED The text and task cards require no preparation and could be printed out or completed on PowerPoint. The answer slides give students the opportunity to self-check or aid the teacher in their marking. ENGAGING ACTIVITIES The six task cards are completed in a number of different ways. There are two longer answer cards (pupils must write a paragraph to answer) and shorter activities, which have been designed to suit different students’ learning styles. Each task card has its own answer card too. Teachers can use these for marking work, or students can use if the task has been set as distance learning. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Story (two pages long) 6 task cards 6 answer cards 8 pages total (some pages contain two task cards)