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A range of high quality resources to enhance the teaching and learning at KS2 & KS3 level (age 7-14) National test revision and numeracy / literacy activities taught across the curriculum are our specialty :)

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A range of high quality resources to enhance the teaching and learning at KS2 & KS3 level (age 7-14) National test revision and numeracy / literacy activities taught across the curriculum are our specialty :)
Rivers in Wales - Welsh Rivers Atlas & Map Labeling Activity. KS2/3  focus - 3 Differentiated groups
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Rivers in Wales - Welsh Rivers Atlas & Map Labeling Activity. KS2/3 focus - 3 Differentiated groups

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Learners use research materials to label the maps of Wales with the main rivers and areas of population. Geography / topic task - Atlases or internet access required. 3 Levels of differentiation: BS (Lower) - Research and label the main rivers AA (Middle) - Research, draw and label the main rivers MAT (More able) - Research, draw and label the main rivers and towns/cities LO: To label the main rivers using atlases and research materials
WW2 describing a setting (City and Countryside) - Evacuee Story Writing. KS2/3 Cross Curricular
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WW2 describing a setting (City and Countryside) - Evacuee Story Writing. KS2/3 Cross Curricular

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A series of lessons based on building a description of a city and/or countryside setting in WW2. The descriptions could be used as openers in a story based around evacuees who were sent to live in a rural location. This is a tried and tested classroom resource. Pupils should collect ideas from the pictures provided and use the model text to write an effective description. A vocabulary grid and a copy of the success criteria for writing an effective description is also included. This resource could be used with older pupils. *Please note the video clip is open source material.
WW2 Maths - Co-ordinates & Grid References. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Numeracy
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WW2 Maths - Co-ordinates & Grid References. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Numeracy

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This cross-curricular presentation that requires pupils to work out the co-ordinates of locations on the WW2 map of Europe. It covers 4 and 6 figure grid references. There is a clever video link included with this resource to start the lesson. You could print out the maps for use in lessons, therefore some preparation is required in order to get the best results. There is an extension sheet provided in publisher format. LO: To use co-ordinates to specify location LO: To use grid references to specify location
WW2 Goodnight Mr Tom newspaper reading activity KS2. (Full Movie link included)
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WW2 Goodnight Mr Tom newspaper reading activity KS2. (Full Movie link included)

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Suitable for year 4, 5 or 6 (KS2). Newspaper article relating to the outbreak of World War 2 through the perspective of the Weirwold community (From the novel and film 'Goodnight Mr Tom') 2 levels of differentiated worksheets which require learners to correctly identify the fact or opinion and True or false statements. A free 'YouTube' link to the full movie has also been included for your convenience.
An introduction to Science Fiction writing for KS2.
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An introduction to Science Fiction writing for KS2.

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A stimulating and engaging presentation to help introduce and engage learners in KS2. The suggested final task in this lesson is a paired activity using pictures to stimulate a short (oral) story. See the exciting bundle offer for a complete unit of work which focuses on writing within the Science Fiction genre!
KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974
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KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974

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Suitable for pupils in year 5&6, this resource includes a high quality model newspaper report. It describes the death defying World Trade Center tightrope walk performed by Frenchman Philippe Petit in 1974 (as recently portrayed in the 2015 film - The Walk). Also included is a teaching presentation to assist in the writing of an effective newspaper report introduction and a two page blank newspaper template. You will also find a success criteria sample (WMG) attached with an open source You Tube video clip.
Dracula unit - Writing a description of Dracula. Gothic Horror Novel
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Dracula unit - Writing a description of Dracula. Gothic Horror Novel

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LO: To describe a character using similes and other effective language. Reading and listening activity which has been tried and tested in the classroom in upper KS2. Use exciting language to write an effective description of Count Dracula. Looking for more? Also see the premier bundle package which includes a full unit of work!
Design a Theme Park leaflet with template (KS2)
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Design a Theme Park leaflet with template (KS2)

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After looking at existing examples of Theme Park Leaflets, (not included) learners design and create their own leaflet using this template. These sheets are designed to be attached inside an exercise book and used in a display. Also included are examples of powerful vocabulary (Wow Words) and a list of useful persuasive phrases to ‘up-level’ the outcome of your learners work. Also included is a short video clip advertsing a theme park and a sample set of success criteria (WMG - What makes good)
1960's Topic Cross Curricular Activities - Literacy & Numeracy
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1960's Topic Cross Curricular Activities - Literacy & Numeracy

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Suitable for upper KS2 pupils (8-11). Resources include: *1960’s starter presentation. *1960’s Icons ‘Who am I?’ presentation. *1960’s Comprehension activity. *Writing an interview with one of ‘The Beatles’. *Martin Luther-King speech writing (I have a dream…) *Measuring perimeter of 60’s icons *KWL grid.
Science Fiction writing - Developing setting descriptions for a Science Fiction story
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Science Fiction writing - Developing setting descriptions for a Science Fiction story

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A stimulating and engaging lesson / presentation to positively engage learners in KS2 / lower KS3. The suggested final task in this lesson is a written activity. Learners use the pictures to stimulate some descriptions of settings in a science fiction story. See the exciting bundle offer for a complete unit of work which focuses on writing within the Science Fiction genre! Science Fiction Writing Complete Unit of Work KS2 / KS3 (War of the Worlds) With Free Reading Test and handwriting session!
National Reading Test Practice Paper for KS2. (Dracula) High Quality Questions.
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National Reading Test Practice Paper for KS2. (Dracula) High Quality Questions.

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National Reading Test style practice papers for KS2 students in year 4, 5 and 6. Includes 13 practice questions based around an extract from the classic Gothic Horror novel. The answers are also included. * The work of the creator has been in the the public domain since 1962, so there will be no copyright issues* Also see the premier bundle package which includes more highly rated resources! National Reading Test practice for KS2 Wales. Yr. 4, 5 & 6. (Nine tests) Looking for more? See the bundle offer for a complete unit of work which focuses on Count Dracula.
WW2 Rationing spreadsheet activity year 5&6 - 3 levels of differentiation. Problem solving activity.
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WW2 Rationing spreadsheet activity year 5&6 - 3 levels of differentiation. Problem solving activity.

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Each group has a number of rationing tokens to spend. Work out the number of clothing items you can buy with your allowance. 4 Excel documents included, which can be printed if required. Fully editable Powerpoint presentation on rationing is included (with some cross curricular welsh). Three ability level groups - Mussolini (Easy), Churchill (Medium), Hitler (Harder) Skills targeted: To work within a budget To present and extract information in charts and tables
Free Handwriting Activity Sheet - The War of the Worlds KS2
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Free Handwriting Activity Sheet - The War of the Worlds KS2

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A handwriting practice sheet based on words and sentences from 'The War of the Worlds' by H.G. Wells. Pupils copy the words and sentences using cursive handwriting. Please take a look at my other lesson material based on 'Science Fiction' writing and 'The War of the Worlds'.