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Goldtopfox provides a range of primary school teaching resources, covering all areas of the curriculum. Starting with some of our favourite play scripts and lessons, we will be adding more fun, interesting and useful resources on a regular basis.
The Jumblies lessons and activity bundle

The Jumblies lessons and activity bundle

This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear's poem 'The Jumblies'. They are ideal for World Poetry Day (March 21st 2017), but can also be used at any other time of the year for a poetry study. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear’s poem ‘The Jumblies’ and to ‘Revolting Rhymes’ by Roald Dahl. They are ideal for World Poetry Day, but can also be used at any other time of the year for poetry units. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension about the Jumblies. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. • 5 sessions and activities linked to Revolting Rhymes. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety Activity Pack (KS1 and KS2 internet safety)

E-safety Activity Pack (KS1 and KS2 internet safety)

This is a pack of E-safety activities, which can easily be used in KS1 and KS2. They can all be linked with Safer Internet Day. The activities cover the following areas: *E-safety board game, covering several online situations. This is a simple dice roll and counter moving game, which is straightforward for the children to follow. There are also editable versions of the game provided, in case you wish to adapt it in any way. *E-safety anagram and word search puzzle - this has two versions with differing levels of support and an answer sheet provided. *Activity for creating a set of E-safety class rules. The PowerPoint also has a set of sample rules, which can be used to support generation of ideas. *Designing a superhero to combat cyberbullying - the PowerPoint is supported with differentiated character template sheets. These activities are great for supporting E-safety learning, providing opportunities for independent work from Years 1 to 6. These resources support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great resources for E-safety and many other topics: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)

Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)

An enjoyable and easy-to-manage short story creative writing lesson. This pack is designed for teaching 1-2 English writing lessons at KS2 and is great for developing text structure, grammatical awareness and imaginative language. *Note to my previous customers: This is the original lesson which I adapted for the 'New Year Short Story Writing Lesson'. The New Year version has also been available in my TES shop for some time, so please check that you haven't already bought it! The topic is writing a short story with a school theme. The teaching PowerPoint contains a story opening for the class to read and analyse, followed by an independent writing task, in which the children should continue and complete the story. Opportunities for the children to plan their ideas are also built in, allowing for the activity to be extended over 2 sessions. In addition, there is an optional challenge activity contained in the PowerPoint, as well as writing support sheets for any children that require them. All planning is also included in the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 3/4 and in Years 5/6. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation (with challenge task included) • Two differentiated writing support sheets (lower and middle ability) • Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Great Women in History (Primary Lesson for Women's History Month & International Women's Day)

Great Women in History (Primary Lesson for Women's History Month & International Women's Day)

An ideal lesson for International Women's Day (8th March 2018) and for Women's History Month (March). The lesson focuses on discussing famous women from history, identifying their achievements and evaluating why they were so important. The aim is to raise awareness and understanding of the role played by women in helping to shape the world. There are four optional independent tasks as part of the lesson, which can be used at the teacher's discretion. Full differentiation is built into each of these, with challenge activities and support sheets for those who need them. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 2 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *4 activity support sheets *Full planning, linked to history curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2 internet safety)

E-safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2 internet safety)

This is a set of two internet safety assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They each provide a general background to e-safety, including identifying important online safety rules and why we should always try to follow them. There is also then an opportunity for an independent task linked to these topics. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, focusing on safe use of the internet and creating a set of useful online rules. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for an internet safety lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 1-3) *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 4-6) *Full lesson planning for both age groups This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Imaginative adverb sentence openers (full lesson)

Imaginative adverb sentence openers (full lesson)

This pack is designed for teaching a straightforward and fully differentiated English lesson on the use of adverbs as sentence openers. Includes: • Introductory PowerPoint presentation • Three differentiated worksheets (higher, lower and middle ability) • Full lesson plan
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E-safety Activities Workbook (Internet Safety for Years 1, 2 & 3)

E-safety Activities Workbook (Internet Safety for Years 1, 2 & 3)

This is a printable E-safety workbook, which can be used to support children's understanding of internet safety in Years 1 to 3. The worksheets contain 12 independent activities, plus a number of additional challenge tasks. Full details: Page 1: E-safety rules colouring poster Page 2: Template to create own e-safety rules poster Page 3: Spot and colour examples of information that should not be shared online Page 4: Activity to identify sensible online behaviour and actions Page 5: Short cloze passage about internet safety Page 6: Same as page 5, but a simpler version with first letter of each missing word provided Page 7: Design an ID badge for an e-safety superhero Page 8: Internet safety wordsearch and acrostic poem Page 9: Cyberbullying colouring poster Page 10: Template to create own anti-cyberbullying poster Page 11: Sort examples of respectful and disrespectful online language Page 12: Sort good and bad examples of online chat Page 13: Templates to design an e-safety badge Also included is a certificate template (PDF and editable Publisher versions) to award to the children when they have completed the tasks. This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' This workbook could also be used alongside 2 of my other e-safety resources: E-safety lesson: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-assembly-and-lesson-for-ks1-and-ks2-11491041 Cyberbullying lesson; https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cyberbullying-assembly-and-lesson-for-internet-safety-in-ks1-and-ks2-11498551 Alternatively, you can buy all 3 of these resources in one bargain bundle! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-workbook-and-lessons-bundle-for-years-1-2-and-3-11632329 Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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2x, 5x and 10x tables activity sheet packs (KS1 & KS2)

2x, 5x and 10x tables activity sheet packs (KS1 & KS2)

A great set of resources for supporting practice and mastery of multiplication facts in the 2x, 5x and 10x tables in the primary maths curriculum. These sets of sheets can be used for independent work in class, for supporting individual students, as morning work activities or as homework tasks. Depending on the needs of your class, they can easily be used in Years 1-6. Each pack contains: *6 worksheets related to the times tables facts *A support sheet of the basic tables facts *Answer sheet The worksheets contain: *Missing number activities *Tables test sheets *Correcting mistakes *Sorting numbers into the chosen times table *Division facts and fact families *Number line tasks The worksheets also include a variety of challenge tasks to extend the children's learning. These activities support learning in the following areas of the English mathematics curriculum: • Year 1: solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher. •Year 2: recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers. See the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear’s poem ‘The Jumblies’ and to ‘Revolting Rhymes’ by Roald Dahl. They are ideal for World Poetry Day, but can also be used at any other time of the year for poetry units. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension about the Jumblies. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. • 5 sessions and activities linked to Revolting Rhymes. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety lessons and activities bundle (Internet Safety for KS1 & KS2)

E-safety lessons and activities bundle (Internet Safety for KS1 & KS2)

This is a great set of internet safety teaching resources for KS1 and KS2, which gives you everything you need for this important area of primary education! Included: *Social media lesson *General internet safety lesson *Digital footprints lesson *Cyberbullying lesson *E-safety activity pack (contains a board game and a word puzzle, plus a selection of the independent tasks from the above lessons) All lessons contain full planning, differentiated activities and a teacher PowerPoint. These lessons and activities support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Cyberbullying Assembly and Lesson for Internet Safety (KS1 and KS2 E-Safety)

Cyberbullying Assembly and Lesson for Internet Safety (KS1 and KS2 E-Safety)

This is a set of two cyberbullying assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They focus on explaining cyberbullying and giving the children the opportunity to discuss potential scenarios that could occur online. There is then also an independent task, in which the children can show their understanding by creating a 'cyber superhero'. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, focusing on what cyberbullying is and how children can deal with it. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for a cyberbullying lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 1-3) *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 4-6) *Full lesson planning for both age groups *Writing template sheets (differentiated) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Digital Footprints Assembly and Lesson for Internet Safety (KS1 & KS2 E-Safety)

Digital Footprints Assembly and Lesson for Internet Safety (KS1 & KS2 E-Safety)

This is a primary school assembly or lesson related to e-safety and digital footprints. It can be used across KS2, but is also easy to adapt for younger children. The topics covered also tie in nicely with Safer Internet Day. The main focus of the lesson is to identify what is meant by a digital footprint, before considering the importance of ensuring that we create a positive one. The children can discuss different online scenarios and how to deal with them, then they can design their own digital footprints, based on their own online behaviour. The PowerPoint can be used for a year group or whole school assembly, as a means of introducing some important internet safety themes. Alternatively, it can be used in class for a lesson on digital footprints, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning *Independent activity templates This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great e-safety and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Roald Dahl Lessons and Activities Bundle

Roald Dahl Lessons and Activities Bundle

A set of various lessons and activities linked to Roald Dahl and his work. All are fully resourced, with any necessary teaching resources, differentiated independent tasks and planning. Included: *Full week of lessons for 'The Witches'. *Set of lessons and activities for 'Revolting Rhymes'. *Set of fun Roald Dahl themed activities. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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The human eye primary science worksheets

The human eye primary science worksheets

2 worksheets for use in a KS2 lesson about the parts of the human eye: *Labelling key parts of the eye *Explaining what different parts of the eye do These worksheets are a small segment of a full lesson on the human eye, which covers light sources, how we see and the functions of the parts of the eye. The full lesson, which also includes a teaching PowerPoint, differentiated task sheets and full planning, can be found in my TES shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-human-eye-a-primary-science-lesson-11516052
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2 lessons on written multiplication methods (KS2)

2 lessons on written multiplication methods (KS2)

This pack is designed for teaching 2 straightforward maths lessons on the use of grid and column multiplication methods. Both lessons contain differentiated levels of questions and extra challenge tasks. Includes: • 2 full lesson PowerPoint presentations (including answers) • Differentiated questions (higher, lower and middle ability) • Full planning Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful maths and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Edward Jenner and smallpox (KS2 science)

Edward Jenner and smallpox (KS2 science)

The lesson focuses on exploring the famous work of Edward Jenner in helping to develop a vaccine for smallpox. It also provides opportunity to discuss how science has helped us in the fight against serious diseases. Full differentiation is built into the independent task, with challenge activities and support sheets for those who need them. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 3 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *2 differentiated activity sheets *Full planning, linked to science curriculum Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety and E-Safety

Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety and E-Safety

This is an E-safety lesson, which focuses on responsible use of social media and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss the concept of social media, identifying areas for caution, before creating an online profile for a famous celebrity. The lesson is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and it is fully resourced with planning and differentiated writing templates. Please note: a video link is included in the PowerPoint lesson, which should be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Writing template sheets (differentiated) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' KS2: 'Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.' Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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2 Column Addition Lessons for KS2 (with Homework & Planning)

2 Column Addition Lessons for KS2 (with Homework & Planning)

This pack is designed for teaching two straightforward maths lessons on the use of column addition for whole numbers and decimals. Both lessons contain differentiated levels of questions and extra challenge tasks. They are most suitable for upper KS2, but can also be easily adapted for other age groups. A set of differentiated homework sheets are included, which could also be used as alternative independent tasks in the main lessons. Includes: • 2 full lesson PowerPoint presentations (including answers) • Differentiated questions (higher, lower and middle ability, plus a further extension task) • 3 sets of differentiated homework sheets with answers • Full planning Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful maths and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Christmas anagram and word search puzzle

Christmas anagram and word search puzzle

A Christmas word puzzle for primary children, which is a simple activity to manage during the last few days before the holidays. Includes: • 2 anagram and word search worksheets (one with help and one without) • Answer sheet
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