A set of resources for a British Values display. It contains:
9 A4 posters with headings, image and explanations. The headings are:
The Rule of Law
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
A series of PowerPoint lessons, worksheets and activities to teach how the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons fought for the Kingdom of England up to the time of Edward the Confessor.
1) ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND AD 780
Life in in England before the main arrival of the Vikings towards the end of the 8th century / How the Anglo-Saxons lived / How the towns were structured / The importance of the monks.
2) VIKING RAIDS AND INVASIONS AD 797 - 783
Timeline / Introduces the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as evidence / The first known attack on Britain by the Vikings / The second attack on Lindisfarne/Holy Island / Viking longships / Viking warriors and equipment / Beginning of Viking settlement in England
3) THE VIKINGS SETTLE & ALFRED FIGHTS BACK AD 866 - 927
Viking invasions and settlement / The Heathen Army / York / King Alfred / Guthrum / Danelaw / Alfred the Great and his fight against the Vikings / Edward the Elder / Athelstan / The Battle of Brunanburh
4) VIKING DAILY LIFE
Family life / Clothing / Homes / Daily life / Viking law / Music / Food / Sport / Arts and crafts / Viking beliefs, Asgard and gods, days of the week named after Viking gods / Viking burials
5) ATHELSTAN, ETHELRED AND ANGLO-SAXON LAWS AD 927 - AD 991
Athelstan and government of England / The Witan / Hundreds / Moots / Reeves / Laws / / Punishments / Wergild / Ethelread the Unready
6) THE RETURN AND END OF THE VIKINGS AD 991 - 1066
Further Viking raids / St. Brice's Day massacre / Sweyn Forkbeard / King Canute / Edward the Confessor / Harold Godwinson / William the Conqueror / The Battle of Hastings / The end of the Viking era
7) LOOKING AT EVIDENCE
Place names / Viking sagas / Anglo-Saxon Chronicles / Surnames and DNA / The Bayeux Tapestry / Archaeology / Treasure discoveries / Runestones
RESOURCES TO PRINT (pdf): Most sheets are open-ended worksheets, with an image and lines for research, reports etc.
What I already know about the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
What I would like to find out about the Vikings
The arrival of the Vikings
The Vikings attack the monasteries
King Alfred the Great
The Heathen Army
The Treaty of Wedmore
Viking daily life
Ethelred the Unready
Battle of Hastings
Battle of Stanford Bridge
Death of King Harold
Edward the Confessor
The Vikings return
Viking place names
Topic covers x 3
Writing border - Edward the Confessor
Writing border - Viking ship
Plus a copy of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (in Word)
Vikings & Anglo-Saxons medium term adaptable plan, with web links.
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
This pack contains 2 powerpoint lessons:
Parenthesis: How brackets, dashes or commas can be used to indicate parenthesis.
Commas: Gives examples of what can happen if commas are omitted, and how they are important to the intended meaning.
A set of 6 powerpoint lessons and 7 printable games and activities.
Suffix recap: Looks at suffixes learnt previously and their meanings / uses
Nouns, verbs and adjectives recap: Activity to reinforce understanding of the terms
Making verbs by ading ate
Making verbs by adding ify
Making verbs by adding en
PRINTABLE FILES (PDF):
-en verbs from adjectives word cards
-ify word cards
Jigsaw cards (x4) ate, en ify and ise
Jigsaw cards suffixes ate ise ify and en
Word list (in Word)
A set of powerpoint lessons looking at evolution and inheritance.
FOSSILS AND CHANGE: What fossils are and how we get information from them
HUMAN VARIATION: Similarities and differences in humans
INHERITANCE AND VARIATION: Variation in offspring - how children are not identical to their parents.
EVOLUTION: simple explanations of how plants and animals adapt to their environment and how this may lead to evolution.
NATURAL SELECTION: survival of the fittest and how the neck of giraffes became longer.
HABITATS AND ADAPTATION: Different types of habitat and the types of life they host.
Families and offspring pictures
Plus an outline adaptable medium term plan with activities and web links
A powerpoint lesson and a jigsaw activity to teach the spelling guidelines:
Hyphens can be used to join a prefix to a root word, especially if the prefix ends in a vowel letter and the root word also begins with one.
Resources to teach the spelling guidelines for the /ɪ/ sound spelt y elsewhere than at the end of words.
I spelt y:Explains the spelling rule then gives examples of words containing y. It ends with a spelling activity.
Look write cover check sheet containing spellings
i spelt y word cards: for games and activities
TEACHER RESOURCES in word:
A list of words to use
Spelling planning: An outline plan that can be adapted and added to.
A pack of powerpoints and printable maps- includes mountain facts, climates, tourism, mountain environments, and the 7 continent summits.
What and Where are mountain environments
An introduction to the topic, showing photographs of different environments for the children to identify physical features. Introduces mountains, and mountain ranges; and locates the main areas on a world map.
Mountains in the UK
Shows a map of different mountain ranges in the UK, and gives a description of the 4 highest mountains in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland. It ends with a task.
Mountain areas of the world
Shows the location of the main mountainous areas in each continent and describes the Seven Continent Summits in a fact-file style. It ends with a task.
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
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.
Old toys display - photographs
Children's portraits playing with toys
Toys in the past heading
This progress tracker allows you to monitor the children's attainment at a glance.
All you need to do is add the details of your children and update the spreadsheet each term with the children's progress in each area of learning.
There are two versions, one includes a baseline column for on entry assessment.
The tracker automatically collates data in the following areas:
INFORMATION ON DIFFERENT GROUPS:
Key person groups
N1 (3 terms)
N2 (3+ terms)
Summer born children
Non - summer born children
Achievement in relation to attendance
Achievement in relation to language
COMPARING TWO GROUPS:
Allows you to choose two of the above groups and gives a comparison bar chart
Allows you to choose any child and see their progress from term to term
INDIVIDUAL TERM 3 RESULTS:
Allows you to choose any child and see the term 3 results of each area of learning in a bar graph. It can also be printed out for parents.
Areas of learning: A condensed version for use in the setting
Tracker sheets for each area of learning: Blank sheets to record children's progress
EYFS Progress Tracker Instructions: Step by step instructions of how to fill in the children's names, DOBs etc.
You will need Microsoft Excel version 2007 or later to view the tracker. It is very user friendly but it will be helpful if you have previous experience of using Excel.
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
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.
A set of powerpoints and activities to teach verb prefixes such as dis-, de-, mis-, over- and re-, with a recap of previously learnt prefixes.
Prefixes un- dis- and mis-: Looks at the 3 prefixes; how they change the meanings of words; and words they can be added to.
Changing words into negatives with prefixes: un, de, anti, dis and il
Prefix meanings: 9 prefixes and their meanings
Prefixes dis, de, mis, over, re and pre: Looks at each prefix and words containing them individually, so one can be taught per session.
PRINTABLE FILES (PDF):
Prefix list and meanings
Prefix word list dis de mis over & re (word file)
Wordsearch x 6 (un-, dis-, de-, mis-, pre- and re-)
Change the paragraph to the opposite meaning using prefixes worksheet
Definitions worksheets x 4
Definitions matching cards
Extension work - more prefixes x 3 worksheets
A pack of 4 powerpoint lessons and 10 printable activities to teach the guidelines for spelling these types of words.
ENT ENCE ENCY ENDINGS
1 Explains that ent is used after soft c g and qu, giving examples of each of these type of words. It ends with an activity that shows a word, then it can be hidden so the children can write it, then shown so the children can check the spelling.
2 Explains how you can think of related words to gauge whether to use an e for these types of endings, for example confidential:confident. It ends with the same spelling activity. Includes words other than those preceded by soft c g or qu
Look Write Cover Check ent words (soft c g and qu): For spelling practice
Look Write Cover Check ent words: For spelling practice
Look Write Cover Check ence ency words: For spelling practice
Worksheet: Adding the endings ent ence and ency to different words then writing them in a sentence
ANT ANCE ANCY ENDINGS
3 Explains how you can think of related words to gauge whether to use an a for these types of endings, for example consultation: consultant. It ends with a spelling activity.
4 Looks at words that need to be memorised to learn which spelling to use: Ends with a spelling activity.
Look Write Cover Check ant words (related ation words): For spelling practice
Look Write Cover Check ance and ancy endings: For spelling practice
Look Write Cover Check ant words: For spelling practice
Worksheet: Adding the endings ant ance and ancy to different words then writing them in a sentence
Plus a word list for both spellings
A set of 13 PowerPoint resources and several printable activities looking at different types of transport for early years.
5 Little men in a flying saucer: The song
A-Z of transport: Pictures for every letter of the alphabet, related to transport
How does it travel: A simple quiz
Old and new transport: Compares old and new kinds of transport
Row your boat: The song
The history of cars: Pictures of cars, how they have changed
The history of transport: From the Stone age to the modern age.
The Wheels on the bus: The song, with sounds and animations
Types of transport: Different kinds with labels
Transport 2: Different kinds, why we need it etc.
Transport shapes: Simple shapes in the environment related to transport
Vehicles that travel in the air: Pictures and facts
Vehicles that travel on water: Pictures and facts
Vehicles that travel on land: Pictures and facts
Transport advertisements - Adverts from the past 100 years showing old cars etc. Can be printed or viewed as a show.
PRINTABLE PDF ACTIVITIES:
Transport lotto: Game to print out and laminate
Shape car: A car to make by cutting out shape
Black and white pictures with headings to colour / write on
5 Little Astronauts - props, heading and rhyme
5 Little Firefighters - props, heading and rhyme
5 Little men in a flying saucer - heading, props, masks and earth