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KS2 history topic: 1960s - Sixties powerpoint lessons
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KS2 history topic: 1960s - Sixties powerpoint lessons

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Powerpoints to teach different aspects of life in the sixties, plus headings and lettering. It contains 9 PowerPoint files for use on an interactive whiteboard; suitable for teaching children aged 8-11; plus a banner and lettering for display INTRODUCTION TO THE 1960S - A short introduction explaining what a decade is and how many decades ago the Sixties were. Poses some questions for the children to think about, with a page for mind mapping. (4 slides) LIFE IN THE 1960S - How people in the 1960s had ‘never had it so good’; Money - Explanation of pounds, shillings and pence with illustrations of the coins and notes; Shopping - how supermarkets started expanding, Green shield stamps, and food eaten in the Sixties; Transport - Expansion of motorways, popular cars, and air transport; Technology - Police call boxes, public telephones, telephones in the home, computers, computer games, the forerunner to the Internet, lasers, calculators. (25 slides) SCHOOL IN THE 1960S - What it was like going to school in the 1960s. (10 slides) KEY EVENTS OF THE 1960S - A timeline of events from 1960 to 1969, with three highlighted events in each year. (11 slides) HOMES IN THE 1960S - New housing developments, tower blocks and older houses that needed modernising; How the washing and cleaning was done; Home fashions - kitchens, lounges, ornaments, and furniture; Television, and how it progressed over the decade. (12 slides) FAMOUS PEOPLE OF THE 1960S - Neil Armstrong, Yuri Gagarin, Alfred Hitchcock, John F Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Muhammad Ali/ Cassius Clay, Mary Quant, Andy Warhol, and Twiggy. There is a page for each person, with a short description of what they are famous for. (11 slides) FASHION IN THE 1960S - How fashioned changed from the beginning to the end of the decade; how it was influenced by music. (17 slides) MUSIC IN THE 1960S - How people listened to music in the Sixties - records and record players; radios and Pirate radio stations, introduction of tape players, jukeboxes; Sixties music fans - Mods and Rockers, Skinheads and Hippies; Sixties bands and singers - The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Cliff Richard, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Monkees, Jimi Hendrix, and the Woodstock Festival. There is a picture and description of each band / singer, and a their most popular hit of the Sixties. (20 slides) TOYS IN THE 1960S - Pictures of popular Sixties toys, with short descriptions. (9 slides)
Phonics flashcards
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Phonics flashcards

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A set of 76 phonics display/flashcards to use in KS1. There are 2 A5 cards on a page. Each card contains pictures and a list of words including the relevant common exception words for Year 1. The first set contains the letters of the alphabet. The second set contains the consonant digraphs and vowel digraphs and trigraphs in the Y1 Spelling appendix. The third set contains extra graphemes identified in the Letters and Sounds phonics programme.
Year 5 science - Forces - powerpoints, worksheets, planning  & investigation sheets
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Year 5 science - Forces - powerpoints, worksheets, planning & investigation sheets

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A set of resources for the new science curriculum, looking at different aspects of forces such as air resistance, water resistance, friction, gravity and mechanisms. It contains: 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE TOPIC - LO: To find out what the children already know about forces POWERPOINT: A recap of previous learning from Year 3. WORKSHEET: A sheet for the children to record what they already know about forces. 2. FALLING TO EARTH - LO: Explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object POWERPOINT: A look at gravity and explanations of weight, newtons, and how forces can balance objects to keep them from falling. WORKSHEET 1: Force meter recording sheet WORKSHEET 2: Falling objects and gravity recording sheet 3. FRICTION - LO: Identify the effects of friction that act between moving surfaces POWERPOINT: Explains what friction is, when it happens and how useful it can be in daily life. WORKSHEET: Friction recording sheet 4. WATER RESISTANCE - LO: Identify the effects of water resistance that act between moving surfaces POWERPOINT: Explains what water resistance is and what effects it can have. Looks at different shapes and how high or low the water resistance would be for each. WORKSHEET: Water resistance recording sheet 5. AIR RESISTANCE - LO: Identify the effects of air resistance that act between moving surfaces POWERPOINT: Explains air resistance and how it can slow different objects down. Looks at ways in which it can be useful and situations where it is important. WORKSHEET 1: Air resistance activity WORKSHEET 2: Weight in water and air recording sheet 6. LEVERS, PULLEYS AND GEARS - LO: Recognise that some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect. POWERPOINT: Looks at and explains each mechanism in turn, giving examples of each and how forces are altered by them. 7. FORCES RECAP POWERPOINT 1: A recap of all the learning covered in the topic POWERPOINT 2: A quiz WORKSHEET 1: Sheet for recording what they have learnt WORKSHEET 2: A quiz answer sheet, can be used for assessment. OTHER RESOURCES A-Z lettering, with a picture background A4 Forces title Forces topic booklet front cover - with space for children to draw their own forces design. Vocabulary powerpoint - can be used as a show and printed out for display. Writing sheet Investigation and recording sheets - A folder of blank tables, graphs and planning and recording sheets Year 5 Forces medium term planning: An outline of the activities and learning objectives with websites and ideas. It can be added to and amended for your own use
Year 6 science - Light - powerpoint lessons, worksheets and display pack
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Year 6 science - Light - powerpoint lessons, worksheets and display pack

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A set of IWB lessons, worksheets, activities, planning and display resources to teach about light, shadows, reflection and refraction following the objectives in the new science curriculum. The pack includes: POWERPOINTS: SEEING LIGHT: Recaps on previous learning, that the sun is the main source of light, and looks at other sources of light. It explains how light travels in straight lines and demonstrates how we can see objects when light reflects off them. SHADOWS: Discusses how shadows are formed, and how they are changed when the source of the light moves. REFLECTION, REFRACTION & LIGHT PHENOMENA: Explains how periscopes work, how objects seem to change when they are under water, how rainbows form, how soap bubbles reflect light, how coloured filters work, what night vision is, and briefly looks at other types of light that the children might have heard of. WORKSHEETS AND ACTIVITIES: Topic cover x 2 Concept worksheet Worksheet to explain about light Investigation cards to inspire different investigations DISPLAY: A4 Title A-Z lettering Vocabulary INVESTIGATION: A folder of blank investigation and recording sheets, plus bar charts Plus a medium term plan with activities and web links
Year 5 science Properties and changes of materials - powerpoints, worksheets and planning
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Year 5 science Properties and changes of materials - powerpoints, worksheets and planning

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A set of resources for the new science curriculum. It contains: 1a. INTRODUCTION TO THE TOPIC - LO: To find out what the children already know about materials. WORKSHEET: A sheet for the children to record what they already know and what they would like to find out about materials. 1b. MATERIAL PROPERTIES - LO: To compare and group everyday materials together POWERPOINT: A look at 12 different properties of materials, with examples of the materials with those properties. It can also be printed out for display. WORKSHEET 1: Material properties worksheet 2. DISSOLVING - LO: To know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution POWERPOINT: Explains the meaning of dissolve and gives examples of different materials that can be dissolved. 3. SEPARATING A MIXTURE - LO: To use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated. POWERPOINT: Looks at different mixtures and how they can be separated, including sieving, filtering and evaporating. 4. USES OF EVERYDAY MATERIALS - LO: give reasons, based on evidence from comparative and fair tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials POWERPOINT: Asks the children to study objects to see what properties different materials have. Asks questions about which properties and materials would be best for making certain objects. WORKSHEET 1: Air resistance activity WORKSHEET 2: Weight in water and air recording sheet 5 & 6. REVERSIBLE AND IRREVERSIBLE OBJECTS - LO: look at dissolving, mixing and changes of state, and reversible and irreversible changes. POWERPOINT: Explains the meaning of reversible and irreversible changes, giving examples of each. Ends with a quiz where the children have to decide what changes have taken place to certain materials. 7. MATERIALS QUIZ: Recap of all the learning objectives. POWERPOINT : A quiz WORKSHEET : Sheet for recording quiz answers WORKSHEET : Sheet for recording what they have learnt OTHER RESOURCES A-Z lettering, with a picture background A4 Properties and changes of materials title Materials banner/lettering to cut out Materials topic booklet front cover - with space for children to draw their own design. Vocabulary PowerPoint - can be used as a show and printed out for display. Photo cards - 12 objects made from different materials Investigation and recording sheets - A folder of blank tables, graphs and planning and recording sheets Year 5 Materials medium term planning: An outline of the activities and learning objectives with websites and ideas. It can be added to and amended for your own use.
SPaG Year 3 Sentence Grammar: Time, place & cause using conjunctions, adverbs & prepositions
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SPaG Year 3 Sentence Grammar: Time, place & cause using conjunctions, adverbs & prepositions

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Includes a powerpoint, vocabulary cards and a set of posters. POWERPOINT: explains the difference between conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions, giving examples of where and how to use them. 4 sets of display: SET 1 Time place and cause connectives: This set contains 3 headings and sets of words in clouds to display around the headings time, cause and place. There are blank clouds for you to add your own. SET 2) Conjunctions adverbs and prepositions cards: In this set there are 5 words per A4 page which can be cut up for display. The words are organised into conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions with an A4 title for each. SET 3) Conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions posters: These posters splits the connectives into sets of Time/Cause/Place and conjunctions/adverbs/prepositions. There are 7 A5 pages plus a title page. SET 4) Co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions: These posters explain the difference between the two types of conjunctions and give examples of each in clouds.
The Ancient Greeks /  Greece pack: Powerpoints, activities, worksheets
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The Ancient Greeks / Greece pack: Powerpoints, activities, worksheets

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POWERPOINT LESSONS: Looking at evidence: Lots of images relating to Ancient Greece. Can be used as an introduction to the topic or to teach different ways of looking and finding out about the past. Where and when was Ancient Greece: An introduction to the topic, looking at where Greece is located, its climate, and the effect this had on the Ancient Greeks; a timeline demonstrating AD and BC; and the first people to inhabit Greece. Athens and Sparta: The similarities and difference between the two city states, including government, slaves, geography, buildings, army, wealth, education, girls, and territory. Ends with an activity matching the statements to either Athens or Sparta. Ancient Greek Fighters: What made the Greeks so powerful, explains about hoplites, triremes, ships, soldiers etc. The Battle of Marathon: Was it a victory for the Ancient Greeks? Looks at how it started,what caused it, and how the Ancient Greeks won. Shows artefacts found in Marathon, and asks what the Athenians and Spartans would have thought about the victory. Explains how it relates to marathons today. Who did the Ancient Greeks worship and why: Explains the story of the Greek gods, from Chaos, to the Olympian gods. Includes a page on each of the gods; Zeus, Athena, Hera, Ares, Aphrodite, Apollo, Poseiden, Artemis, Demeter, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Hermes, Hades. The Theatre: The origins of Greek theatre; the Acropolis, Theatre of Dionysus, The Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Explains what went on in the theatre, and how it was organised, with a questionnaire at the end. The Olympic Games: The story of how they began. Ancient Greek Legacies: A look at the achievements of the Ancient Greeks and their influence on the western world. PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS AND ACTIVITIES (pdf): All activities accompany the powerpoint lessons above What I already know/What I would like to find out about Ancient Greece Ancient Greece fact file Athens or Sparta fact files Hoplites The Battle of Marathon fact sheet The theatre question sheet Ancient Olympic buildings How the Olympic games started The events in the ancient Olympics Ancient Greek achievements fact finding sheets x 3 Topic covers x 4 Writing sheets: Greek column design. PLUS (in word) An adaptable outline medium term plan
Toys KS1 topic resources - powerpoints, activity and display pack
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Toys KS1 topic resources - powerpoints, activity and display pack

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A set of powerpoints showing photographs of the most popular toys of the pre-50s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and modern toys; an introduction to the history of toys - going back to dolls in Ancient Greece to computers today; a look at portraits of children from the past playing with toys; a sorting toy activity into old and new, and an old poem about the wonders of a toy shop. There are also 4 maths powerpoints looking at addition and subtraction in the toy shop, with cards to print for games. The activities include: An acrostic poem template Animal cut-out templates to join together to make a moving toy Colouring sheets Pictures of new/old teddy Puppets for role play Russian doll set to print and laminate for size ordering 6 x Santa lists to use around Christmas A thaumatrope template with instructions 3 x cover templates for a topic book Toy sorting cards - to sort into different materials/ properties. Toys from the past questionnaire to take home to fill in with parents. A copy of an old book 'What shall we do next' from 1907 full of games and activities that children played The Wonderful Toymaker fairy tale to read An outline planning document with cross curricular links that can be adapted. DISPLAY Old toys display - photographs Children's portraits playing with toys Toys banner Toys heading Toys in the past heading Toys timeline
British Values display resources: Headings, posters, lettering word clouds etc for KS1 KS2
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British Values display resources: Headings, posters, lettering word clouds etc for KS1 KS2

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A set of resources for a British Values display. It contains: 9 A4 posters with headings, image and explanations. The headings are: Democracy The Rule of Law Individual liberty Mutual respect Tolerance Election Voting Parliament Government PLUS British Values word clouds - 2 versions, one in a Union flag design the other in a British Isles design, both containing relevant words for the topic 2 x A4 headings 'British Values' A-Z Lettering with a union flag background Banner 'British Values' - prints onto 4 pages Border strips - union flag images to frame a display Bunting - in colour and black and white, with Union flag Flags - of England, Scotland, Ireland, Britain God Save the Queen - words Large Union flag
SPaG Year 3 Grammar: Word families based on common words
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SPaG Year 3 Grammar: Word families based on common words

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3 POWERPOINTS: Words and families: Explains what word families are and how to make them. It follows with 10 common exception words and related words . Roots, affixes and word families: Explains how word families can be built by using affixes. Gives examples of the word family related to the word 'act' and also the word 'light'. Word families: Building words using a matrix of prefixes, root words and suffixes. PDF WORKSHEETS & ACTIVITIES: Cards (x6 – act/give/light/pass/press/sign) containing words belonging to each word family Word derivation sheet – blank Word family – give Word family – pass Word family –press Word family –sign Word list – Latin root words and families (extension work) Plus a Y3 VG&P plan
The Tudors display pack
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The Tudors display pack

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A set of Tudor display resources to print - posters, titles, banners, and borders. Headings Henry VIII Banner: Prints onto 2 A4 sheets, bordered with pictures of his wives. The Tudors title: 3 versions - black lettering, red lettering, and embedded Tudor Rose lettering The Tudors A-Z lettering: 2 versions, one with embedded with the Tudor Rose, the other with red lettering. The Tudors Banner: 2 versions, one with text embedded with the Tudor Rose, the other with red lettering 'The Tudors' lettering to cut out: large lettering, fills 3 A4 pages. Borders - for display boards Henry VIII's wives border Tudor rose border Posters The Tudors posters: 12 A4 posters:- Tudor punishment Tudor clothes for women Tudor clothes for men Tudor world map Tudor British Isles map Tudor surgery Tudor medicine Tudor houses Tudor theatre Tudor explorers (x2) Tudor artefacts Tudor woodcuts: 17 Tudor images made for illustrations in printed materials:- Tudor house building Tudor fish market Tudor geographer Tudor coin makers Tudor warfare Tudor fun and games Tudor shepherds Tudor hunting lessons Tudor village life Tudor beggar Tudor fool Tudor printers Tudor water carrier Tudor shoe makers Tudor school punishment Tudor scribe Tudor engravers The Tudor Monarchs: Six posters, each containing a Tudor monarch, with a picture and the dates they reigned, plus an A4 title 'The Tudor dynasty 1485 - 1603'. The six wives of Henry VIII: Six posters each containing a wife, with the dates they were married, how many children they had, and when and how Henry got rid of them. Also contains a title. The Tudors timeline: 24 pages of the main events that occurred between 1485 and 1603. The dates are displayed along the top so they can be placed along the wall in a timeline. Each event contains pictures and descriptions. Tudor coat of arms: The coat of arms of Henry VII, Henry VIII, Mary I, and Elizabeth I. The Tudor Rose: a large Tudor Rose to print Activities The Tudors A4 writing border Tudor rose - black and white
World War One powerpoint lessons, display and activities
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World War One powerpoint lessons, display and activities

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A set of resources looking at life during WWI with a medium term plan. 1 Britain before the war Powerpoint looks at: The monarchy and the British Empire Women Rich and poor Houses and homes Fashion Travel and transport Entertainment School Activity: Images of life before WWI 2 Causes of the war Powerpoint looks at: What is war? What were the causes of the First World War? Activity: Blank map of Europe to label the countries involved in WWI 3. World War I timeline Powerpoint gives an overview of the main battles and events that occured in World War One. Activity: A blank timeline for the children to do further research for a display. 4. What was life like for soldiers in the First World War? Powerpoint looks at: The Western Front Trenches and Trench Warfare Trench Foot Lice Rats Shell Shock Food Prisoners of war Dogs Hospitals Remembrance Day Activity: Excerpts from a book by C. Leroy Baldridge 5. The Armed Forces Powerpoint briefly looks at the Royal Navy, the Army, and the Air Force during the war. 6. Life in Britain - The Home Front The 50 page PowerPoint can be split into separate lessons: Defence of the Realm Act Women during the war Life for children during the war Recruitment and conscription Food shortages Air raids Propaganda Armistice Day Plus an A4 heading and a 4 page title for display.