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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 :)
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 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
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.
National Reading Test Practice Paper for KS2. (The War of the Worlds) High Quality Questions.
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National Reading Test Practice Paper for KS2. (The War of the Worlds) 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 science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. Answers are also included. * The work of the creator entered the public domain on January 1, 2017, so there will be no copyright issues* Also see the premier bundle package which includes additional tests! National Reading Test practice for KS2 Wales. Yr. 4, 5 & 6. (Nine tests)
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.
Science Fiction Writing Complete Unit of Work KS2 / KS3 (War of the Worlds) With Free Reading Test and handwriting session!
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Science Fiction Writing Complete Unit of Work KS2 / KS3 (War of the Worlds) With Free Reading Test and handwriting session!

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A complete unit of work which focuses on writing within the Science Fiction genre! 7 detailed sessions are included plus a free handwriting exercise and National Reading Test Style Practice Paper for KS2. Sessions include: *Introduction the science fiction genre *Writing a mini-saga *Describing a setting *Developing character descriptions *Plots, problems and solutions. *Powerful vocabulary and phrase choices. *Planning a story using a 'Story Mountain Planner' template. *National Reading Test Style Practice Paper for KS2 - An extract from 'The War of the Worlds'. *Handwriting exercise sheet. Save money with this exclusive resource bundle!!!
WW2 evacuee Excel spreadsheets activity - 3 Ability Levels (Year 5&6)
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WW2 evacuee Excel spreadsheets activity - 3 Ability Levels (Year 5&6)

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Read the information sheets and then enter the data correctly into the spreadsheet columns. Pupils can find the totals of each column. Three ability level groups - Mussolini (Easy), Churchill (Medium), Hitler (Harder) Skills targeted: To read and write numbers to 100 000 Using Number Skills to estimate by rounding to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
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
Roller Coaster Poetry Bank of Resources for KS2. Scream Machine
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Roller Coaster Poetry Bank of Resources for KS2. Scream Machine

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A bank of five stimulating resources to assist in the teaching of poetry, in particular, shape poetry. Based around the topic of roller coasters, this pack includes *A visual starter presentation of different roller coasters *A model text 'The Rollercoaster Rider' Poem (which was used as a shape poem) *Examples of different shape poetry *Success Criteria (WMG) and examples for all aspects of an effective poem e.g. vocabulary, similes, onomatopoeia's, alliteration and rhyme. * A table to record vocabulary ideas e.g. sights, sounds and feelings.
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'.
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.
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!