Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes Poetry Lessons and Activities

Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes Poetry Lessons and Activities

A set of lessons and activities for KS2 poetry work. These would also be ideal for use around National Poetry Day or World Poetry Day. The lessons are based on 'Revolting Rhymes' by Roald Dahl. All lesson resources, differentiated activities and planning are provided as part of the pack. I have used this pack for a week of activities linked to Revolting Rhymes, as well as for a one-off lesson on Poetry Day. It could also be used for a set of guided reading activities. The teaching PowerPoint contains some background and introduction, as well as examples for modelling and discussing each independent task. The PowerPoint and the task sheets are provided in Word and pdf format. There are 5 independent activities, so the pack can be used for a whole week or just for 1 or 2 lessons. Focus can also be on one of the Rhymes or on all six, depending on your requirements. The flexibility of the lessons and the entertaining nature of the text means that I have been able to use this pack in Years 4 to 6, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Also, as is well known, Cinderella is called a 'slut' at one point, so be prepared! Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *5 independent task sheets for support or structure *Challenge tasks are built into the PowerPoint slides *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more helpful English and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Roald Dahl Activities

Roald Dahl Activities

This is a set of three activities, which are ideal for use during work connected to Roald Dahl and his books. They are also useful for celebrating Roald Dahl Day (September 13th) and can be used across KS1 and KS2. The activities focus on creative writing, but are also aimed at producing work for class displays. Activities: *Design a map for 'Roald Dahl Land', featuring drawings and writing linked to his books. *Write a fun information text about a Roald Dahl inspired weird and wonderful creature. *Create a fact file card/poster for a new giant for the BFG story. Included: *Teaching PowerPoint to introduce each activity, including examples of each task. *A variety of writing templates for the independent work. 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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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 (March 21st 2017), 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. • 1 to 5 lessons of 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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Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)

Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)

This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on responsible online gaming and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss their online gaming habits and behaviour, reflect on how this connects with being a good digital citizen and solve problems linked to wider issues of internet safety. This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, an 11 slide teaching PowerPoint and an independent task. Includes: *11 slide teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Template for supporting independent task (poster design) 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 a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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10 Things In My Little Bag Of Horrors (Halloween Creative Writing)

10 Things In My Little Bag Of Horrors (Halloween Creative Writing)

A fun and easy-to-do Halloween activity for KS2 classes, which is ideal for a bit of spooky fun and for creating a simple display. The objective of the lesson is for the children to create an imaginative list of 10 things that a Halloween horror character would have in their 'Little Bag of Horrors'. Their choices can be as disgusting or creepy as they like, allowing for plenty of creative writing opportunities. The resource also has two writing support frames, so the task can easily be differentiated to your class' needs. I have used the activity across KS2, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation - provides instructions and examples for introducing the activity. • Writing frame 1 - can be completed with the 10 chosen items and then used for display. • Writing frame 2 - can be used to add imaginative written details about each of the children's 10 items and can then also form part of the display. 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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100 'What if' Questions

100 'What if' Questions

A PowerPoint of 100 'what if' questions, which can be used for discussion in your class. This is an ideal resource for use in KS2 and upper KS1 and covers a variety of topics: *PSHCE (friendships, target setting, relationships, changes, problem solving, etc.) *Internet safety *Personal safety *Moral decisions *Speaking and listening *Fun or unusual situations The 100 questions can be used in a variety of ways, including as a stimulus for discussion, ideas for independent work or just to explore a key topic for your class. They can also serve as part of a wider lesson or as handy 'time-fillers'. The questions can be worked through in order, selected by the teacher in advance or the children can pick them at random. Each main question also has 2 follow-up questions, allowing the children to discuss their ideas in pairs or small groups first. The PowerPoint has also been included in PDF form, in order to allow for easy printing. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of 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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Parents Internet Safety Newsletter & Pupil Contract

Parents Internet Safety Newsletter & Pupil Contract

These resources are ideal for school E-safety Officers, computer science co-ordinators or primary class teachers, as they help to establish some basic e-safety guidelines and to create communication between home and school. 1. The newsletter is designed to be sent to parents of primary (KS1 & KS2) children, laying out advice for parents and explaining what the school aims to achieve in the area of online security. It has been written generically enough to be used by any school, but an editable Word version is also included. 2. The pupil contract sets out an agreement of important internet safety rules and expectations to be followed in school. It also has space for a signature from the child and from the parents. Again, this has been written in a broad manner to suit most primary schools, but an editable Word version is also included. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for plenty more e-safety resources: https://www.tes.com/resources/search/?authorId=20240864&q=internet%20safety&shop=goldtopfox
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Full Week of Lessons for Roald Dahl's 'The Witches'

Full Week of Lessons for Roald Dahl's 'The Witches'

A full week of lessons and activities for KS2 reading and writing, based around the first 4 chapters of 'The Witches' by Roald Dahl. These would be ideal as part of a book study, guided reading or creative writing sessions. All teaching resources, differentiated independent activities and planning are provided as part of the pack. The teaching PowerPoint contains introductions to five separate lessons, as well as examples for modelling and discussing each independent task. There are five independent activities, so the pack can be used for a whole week or just for 1 or 2 lessons. The flexibility of the lessons and the entertaining nature of Roald Dahl's story mean that I have been able to use this pack in Years 3 to 6. Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation for introducing 5 lessons *Differentiated writing templates and support sheets *Challenge tasks built into the PowerPoint slides *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more helpful English and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Roald Dahl Activities

Roald Dahl Activities

This is a set of three activities, which are ideal for use during work connected to Roald Dahl and his books. They are also useful for celebrating Roald Dahl Day (September 13th) and can be used across KS1 and KS2. The activities focus on creative writing, but are also aimed at producing work for class displays. Activities: *Design a map for 'Roald Dahl Land', featuring drawings and writing linked to his books. *Write a fun information text about a Roald Dahl inspired weird and wonderful creature. *Create a fact file card/poster for a new giant for the BFG story. Included: *Teaching PowerPoint to introduce each activity, including examples of each task. *A variety of writing templates for the independent work. 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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Differentiated Number Bonds Worksheet

Differentiated Number Bonds Worksheet

A worksheet for supporting number bond facts across KS1 and KS2. The activity is differentiated four ways and contains extra challenge tasks, making it suitable for all ages and abilities in primary school. This activity is also part of a larger resource, which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/back-to-school-activity-pack-11690777 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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Back to School Personal Shield and Class Rules

Back to School Personal Shield and Class Rules

This is a useful set of resources for some 'back to school' lessons and activities. It is best suited to KS2, although it can also be easily adapted for younger children. The overall aim of the activities is to welcome children to their new class, while also giving them some constructive work to do. The activities should also provide you with some useful displays for the start of a new term. The pack contains: *Teaching PowerPoint with introductions and examples for 2 activities - designing a personal shield and some serious or fun class rules. *Templates for: personal shield and a rules poster. *Back to school themed anagram and wordsearch puzzles - easier and harder versions. These activities are also part of a larger resource, which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/back-to-school-activity-pack-11690777 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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Back to School Target Wall and Superhero

Back to School Target Wall and Superhero

This is a useful set of resources for some 'back to school' lessons and activities. It is best suited to KS2, although it can also be easily adapted for younger children. The overall aim of the activities is to welcome children to their new class, while also giving them some constructive work to do. The activities should also provide you with some useful displays for the start of a new term. The pack contains: *Teaching PowerPoint with introductions and examples for 2 activities - design a target/achievements wall and create a school superhero. *Templates for a target wall and superhero design. *Back to school themed anagram and wordsearch puzzles - easier and harder versions. These activities are also part of a larger resource, which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/back-to-school-activity-pack-11690777 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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Handy 'Back to School' Lessons & Activities Bundle (Primary)

Handy 'Back to School' Lessons & Activities Bundle (Primary)

A bargain mixed pack of popular resources, which are ideal for an enjoyable first week back in school with your new class. The lessons and activities are best suited for Upper KS2, but can also be adapted to younger children. Included: *Creative writing English project: Designing a weird and wonderful school (over a week of lesson PowerPoints and differentiated tasks). *A set of differentiated maths worksheets, covering various written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. *A general e-safety assembly/lesson PowerPoint with follow-up activities. *An 'All About Me' style lesson PowerPoint and activity - '10 Things in my First Day School Bag'. This can also be used to create a first week class display. *Bonus: A fun 'Weird World Records' quiz. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Back to School Maths, English and New Class Activity Bundle (Primary)

Back to School Maths, English and New Class Activity Bundle (Primary)

Another bundle of popular resources, which are ideal for a relaxing first week back in school with your new class. The lessons and activities are best suited for KS2, but can also be adapted to younger children. Included: *2 fully resourced creative writing lessons: 10 things in a book character's pocket and short story writing. *A set of worksheets connected to 2x, 5x and 10x tables. *A pack of E-safety games, puzzles and activities. *A mixed pack of 'back to school' lessons and activities, covering maths, English and 'all about me'. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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E-safety assembly and lesson for KS1 and KS2

E-safety assembly and lesson for KS1 and KS2

This is a set of two internet safety assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They both tie in with Safer Internet Day, which is on Tuesday 7th February 2017. 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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10 Things in my 'Back to School' Bag

10 Things in my 'Back to School' Bag

A fun and easy-to-do 'back to school' activity for your new class, which is ideal for getting to know each other and for creating a first day display. The objective of the lesson is for the children to create an imaginative list of 10 things that they would like to have in their school bag for the first day of a new school year. Their choices can be as strange or as sensible as they like, allowing for plenty of creative writing opportunities. The resource has two writing frames - one for a simple decorative piece and one for adding more imaginative written details - so the task can easily be differentiated to your class' needs. I have used the activity across KS2, but it can also be easily adapted for younger children. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation - provides instructions and examples for introducing the activity. • Writing frame 1 - can be completed with personal details and the 10 chosen items and then used for display. • Writing frame 2 - can be used to add imaginative written details about each of the children's 10 items and can then also form part of the display. 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 in KS1 and KS2

Cyberbullying assembly and lesson for internet safety in KS1 and KS2

This is a set of two cyberbullying assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They both tie in with Safer Internet Day, which is on Tuesday 7th February 2017. 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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E-safety Activities Workbook For Years 1, 2 & 3

E-safety Activities Workbook 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 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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E-safety Workbook and Lessons Bundle For Years 1, 2 & 3

E-safety Workbook and Lessons Bundle For Years 1, 2 & 3

This is a great set of internet safety resources for Years 1, 2 and 3, which gives you everything you need for teaching about general internet safety and the dangers of cyberbullying. Included: *General internet safety lesson/assembly - covers online safety rules and a broad introduction to the topic. *Cyberbullying lesson/assembly - what it is, how to avoid it and what to do if you see it. *Printable workbook of 12 independent tasks to support the above lessons. Also includes a certificate for completing the 'course'. Planning and differentiated activities are also included in both of the lessons. These lessons and activities are probably best suited for Years 2 and 3, but can easily be used in Year 1 too. Supports the following objective 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.' 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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Back to School Activity Pack

Back to School Activity Pack

This is an ideal set of resources for a range of 'back to school' lessons and activities. It is best suited to KS2, although it can also be easily adapted for younger children. It includes plenty of creative art and writing, some puzzles and a differentiated mental maths activity, making it a handy resource for the first few days of a new term. The overall aim of the activities is to welcome children to their new class, while also giving them some constructive work to do. The activities should also provide you with some useful displays for the start of a new term. The pack contains: *Teaching PowerPoint with introductions and examples for 4 separate activities - design a personal shield; design a target/achievements wall; create a school superhero; design some serious or fun class rules. *Templates for: target wall, shield, superhero design and a rules poster. *Back to school themed anagram and wordsearch puzzles - easier and harder versions. *Mental maths - number bonds. This is differentiated 4 ways (bonds to 20, 100, 1000 and 1). *Answer sheets for the maths. 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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Maths Targets Sheets and Poster for Year 1

Maths Targets Sheets and Poster for Year 1

This poster and target sheets set is aimed at supporting assessment of 15 key objectives for the Year 1 maths curriculum, making it ideal for back to school preparations. The 15 objectives are presented in an engaging and child-friendly style, which encourages children to be aware of their own learning targets and to begin to use self-assessment strategies. The objectives cover number, fractions, measures, calculation, shape and money and can be used in the following ways in the classroom: 1. Two A4 sized PDF files, which have full-sized versions of the target sheets (8 targets on one sheet & 7 on the other). These can be used for a class poster. 2. A PDF file containing smaller versions of the 2 sheets, which can be stuck into children's books for self-assessment. Each target contains a tick box for the children to complete when it has been met. In addition, the original images are included as PNG files, which can be used in any way necessary, and there is also a certificate for children who achieve all of the targets. If you have any requests for changes to any of the target sheets, please contact me in the comments section below. Please check the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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Social media lesson for primary internet safety

Social media lesson for primary internet safety

This is an E-safety lesson, which focuses on responsible use of social media. Children can discuss concept of social media, identifying areas for caution, before creating a 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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Design a Weird and Wonderful School: creative writing project for KS2

Design a Weird and Wonderful School: creative writing project for KS2

This is an enjoyable creative writing English project, which easily contains enough work for up to two weeks of lessons. It can be used at any point in the term, but is certainly a great way to start a new academic year and provides everything that you need for some fun back to school English lessons. I have used this in Years 5 and 6, but it can also be easily adapted to Lower Key Stage 2. The basic aim of the project is for the children to design a strange and unique school, which could be a magic school, monster school, superhero school, etc. There are no limits to how the children approach this and the project leaves plenty of room for creative writing and art work. The project also works well alongside book work linked to schools, such as Harry Potter, Demon Headmaster or Diary of a Wimpy Kid. There are 6 separate sessions included in the planning and PowerPoint, which can be used over anything from 3 to 10 days - it just depends on how much time you have and how much detail the children want to include! All teaching resources, student support sheets, planning and differentiation are included, making this a simple and rewarding project to manage. In addition, each activity can be introduced in as much depth as required, allowing the children to then work independently on various engaging tasks. Included in this resource are: *21 slide teaching PowerPoint, containing all task instructions, examples of work to discuss and challenge/extension activities. *9 resource sheets to support the independent tasks. *Full planning grid, including differentiation. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
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