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The Viking & Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England:powerpoints, worksheets, activities
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The Viking & Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England:powerpoints, worksheets, activities

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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. POWERPOINTS: 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 Danelaw King Alfred the Great The Heathen Army The Treaty of Wedmore Viking daily life Anglo-Saxon laws Athelstan Ethelred the Unready Battle of Hastings Battle of Stanford Bridge Death of King Harold Edward the Confessor King Harold The Vikings return Bayeux Tapestry Viking place names Viking runes Topic covers x 3 Viking ships Viking warriors 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.
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)
Year 1 Science - Plants topic pack
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Year 1 Science - Plants topic pack

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This set of resources includes planning, worksheets and powerpoints. The powerpoint lessons cover the following objectives: identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees.
The history of flying & the first aeroplane flight: PowerPoint presentations
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The history of flying & the first aeroplane flight: PowerPoint presentations

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A set of PowerPoint presentations plus a medium term plan looking at the history of flight. The PowerPoints are: Introduction to flight: Looks at maps of Britain, Europe and the world, encouraging children to discuss which modes of transport would be most suitable for different countries. Introduces flying as the best kind of transport for travelling to places far away. The history of flight: Describes the development of flight from the first kites made by the Chinese around 200 BC to the modern types of aircraft today. Includes kites, wings, ornithopter, hot air balloon, hydrogen balloon, airships, helicopters, autogyro, biplanes and monoplanes, flying boat, the jet engine, space shuttles and Concorde. Also looks briefly at the work of: the Montgolfier brothers, George Cayley, Otto Lilienthall, Samuel Pierpont Langley, the Wright brothers and Frank Whittle. The first balloon flight ~ The Montgolfier brothers: A story of their lives, and how they designed the Montgolfier balloon. The first aeroplane flight ~ The Wright brothers: A story of their lives and how they designed the first heavier than air powered aircraft. Aeroplanes: Explores different parts of a plane, with pictures, descriptions and explanations. Parts of a plane - the flight deck, engines, wings / flaps and spoilers, fuel, fuselage, the tail, and wheels. Inside the plane - the cabin, doors, overhead bins, seats, safety cards, flight attendants, windows, galley, food, and bathroom. How to make a paper plane (x2): Step by step instructions on how to make a paper plane, with illustrations. The Airport: A look at different things that are seen when visiting the airport, with pictures, descriptions, and explanations: The airport terminal - inside and outside, checking in, check-in desk, baggage, baggage handlers, boarding card, security, departure lounge, information boards, departure gates, boarding, the runway, air traffic control, and luggage carousel. Asks what it might be like living near to an airport.
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 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. 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.
History of Trains powerpoint
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History of Trains powerpoint

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The PowerPoint is 55 pages long. It covers the history of trains from the first vehicle to be pulled on rails over 200 years ago; steam trains; the locomotive; the Rocket; diesel trains, through to the modern electric trains of today. It is written in the style of a non-fiction book, with a contents page, index and glossary. It would be suitable for upper KS1 or lower KS2 and can be used in a history topic or as a non-fiction book in English.
SPaG Year 3 Grammar: Paragraphs, headings, sub-headings and present perfect form of verbs
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SPaG Year 3 Grammar: Paragraphs, headings, sub-headings and present perfect form of verbs

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POWERPOINTS: Paragraphs:An introduction to paragraphs, explaining what they are and how to write them. Headings and sub-headings:An introduction to headings and sub-headings, explaining what they are and where and how they can be used. Present perfect:Explains what the present perfect tense is and how it is formed. It ends with sentences for the children to rewrite using the present perfect tense. PDF activity: Present perfect worksheet
KS2 HOMOPHONES posters / flashcards
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KS2 HOMOPHONES posters / flashcards

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A set of A4 posters containing all the homophones identified in the Year 3/4 and 5/6 spelling appendix. Each page is split into 2 so that 2 homophones are printed on one page. You can cut them in half and use as flashcards or leave them whole and display them. For Y3/4 there are 21 pages, plus 3 pages containing just one word. For Y4/5 there are 24 pages plus 1 page containing just one word, plus a set of 4 noun/verb posters. 3 & Y4 HOMOPHONES: accept except affect effect ball bawl berry bury brake break fair fare grate great groan grown here hear heel heal he’ll knot not mail male meat meet medal meddle missed mist peace piece plain plane rain rein reign scene seen weather whether whose who’s Y5 & Y6 HOMOPHONES: aisle isle aloud allowed affect effect altar alter ascent assent bridal bridle cereal serial compliment complement descent dissent desert dessert draft draught farther father guessed guest heard herd led lead morning mouring past passed precede proceed principal principle prophet profit stationary stationery steel steal wary weary who’s whose Y5 & Y6 HOMOPHONES - nouns and verbs: Each set prints onto 1 A4 advice advise device devise licence license practice practise
Year 6 Science KS2 Evolution and Inheritance  topic pack : powerpoint lessons
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Year 6 Science KS2 Evolution and Inheritance topic pack : powerpoint lessons

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A set of powerpoint lessons looking at evolution and inheritance. POWERPOINTS: 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. ACTIVITY: Families and offspring pictures Plus an outline adaptable medium term plan with activities and web links
The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain pack - Powerpoints , activities and worksheets
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The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain pack - Powerpoints , activities and worksheets

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POWERPOINTS: THE ROMAN EMPIRE INTRODUCTION: Introduces the topic by putting the era in context with the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age in Britain, on a timeline. It includes an explanation of how Rome was founded, where it is, and how it changed from a kingdom to a republic and then an empire. JULIUS CAESAR: Explains who Julius Caesar was and the attempted invasions in 55 and 54BC. THE ROMAN EMPIRE BY AD 42: Begins by discussing the assassination of Julius Caesar and the formation of the Roman Empire. Looks at the first Emperor, Augustus, mentions Tiberius and Caligula, then talks about Claudius and how he gained power. Then looks at the Roman way of life in the Empire, how powerful it was and what area it covered. THE ROMAN ARMY: Investigates how the Roman Army was made up; of centuria, cohorts and legions; and auxiliary soldiers.Looks at how they were trained, what types of jobs they did, and why nobody could beat them in battle. THE ROMAN INVASION OF BRITAIN: A detailed account of the invasion by Claudius in AD 43, British resistance by Boudicca and Caractacus, Hadrian's Wall, and the end of Roman rule. THE ROMANISATION OF BRITAIN: Looks at how the Romans build civitas, or towns for different tribes in Britain, looking briefly at Caerwent. Explains and gives examples of Roman technology, culture and beliefs and what lasting impacts they have had. TIMELINE OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE: A 1 page timeline, can be printed or viewed as an animated show. TRIBES CONQUERED BY THE ROMANS: A 4 page presentation, detailing how the Romans conquered each tribe in Britain. Can be printed or viewed as a show. WORKSHEETS: Roman Empire topic covers x 4 What I already know / would like to find out about the Roman Empire Worksheet - Romulus and Remus Writing sheets - Julius Caesar (lined and unlined) Blank map of Europe Worksheet - living in the Roman Empire in AD 42 Design a Roman scutum Worksheet - weapons of a Roman soldier Pictures of Roman soldiers in black and white Writing sheets - The Roman Army (lined and unlined) Map of tribes in Britain Tribes in the local area Worksheet - Living in Britain in the Iron Age Writing sheet - Boudicca Report writing sheet - Roman settlements in the local area OTHER: De Bello Gallico - Accounts written by Julius Caesar of his first and second visits to Britain Roman Empire Planning - An adaptable outline medium term plan in Word
The Titanic - powerpoint lessons, worksheets and activities suitable for KS1 KS2
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The Titanic - powerpoint lessons, worksheets and activities suitable for KS1 KS2

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This is a set of 6 PowerPoint lessons and printable worksheets; suitable for teaching children aged 7-11 PowerPoint lessons: TITANIC INTRODUCTION A page for recording what the children already know, and a brief outline of the 1900’s, the Titanic, and her maiden journey. BUILDING THE TITANIC Who built and designed the Titanic and where it was built. ON BOARD THE TITANIC A 28 page PowerPoint, looking at who was on board - the crew, the different classes of passengers, and what each class was like, and what the Titanic was like inside. TITANIC’S MAIDEN VOYAGE A 30 page PowerPoint, telling the story of the Titanic’s fateful maiden voyage. It includes an explanation of how icebergs travel to the Atlantic Ocean, and looks at some survivors and what happened to the victims of the disaster. TIMELINE OF THE VOYAGE A detailed step by step report of the events of the Titanic’s maiden voyage. FINDING THE TITANIC Looks at how the Titanic was rediscovered in 1985, and what has happened to her since. Includes pictures and artefacts from the wreck. PDF FILES : BLANK MAP: For the children to map out the route the Titanic took WHAT I ALREADY KNOW ABOUT THE TITANIC: sheet for the children to record what they already know and what they would like to learn WRITING SHEET: For creative writing NEWSPAPER REPORT: For report writing SEQUENCING: Images for sequencing the story
Dinosaurs, fossils and palaeontologists: powerpoint lessons for EYFS KS1 KS2
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Dinosaurs, fossils and palaeontologists: powerpoint lessons for EYFS KS1 KS2

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Powerpoint files: Dinosaur AfL - 7 different questions to pose to the children before the topic begins. Where and when did the dinosaurs live - Looks at Pangaea, and the timescale involved and how long ago it was. Dinosaur discoveries - Looks at how fossils were found and ideas emerged about dinosaurs. Talks about early ‘palaeontologists’ including Robert Plot, Robert Buckland, Mary Anning, Mary Ann and Gideon Mantell, Richard Owen and their discoveries. How fossils are formed - A step by step guide Dinosaur diets - herbivores, carnivores and omnivores What happened to the dinosaurs - looks at different theories of why dinosaurs became extinct.
The Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age display pack: Posters headings timelines banners headings
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The Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age display pack: Posters headings timelines banners headings

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STONE AGE DISPLAY: A4 title A-Z lettering in a stone background The Stone Age banner Stone Age timeline Stone Age artefacts Stone Age border for display boards BRONZE AGE DISPLAY: A4 title A-Z lettering in a bronze background The Bronze Age banner Bronze Age timeline Bronze Age artefacts Bronze Age border for display boards IRON AGE DISPLAY: A4 title A-Z lettering in a metallic iron background The Iron Age banner Iron Age artefacts Iron Age border for display boards
Tocuaro & Mexico - Powerpoint lessons, worksheets and activities
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Tocuaro & Mexico - Powerpoint lessons, worksheets and activities

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A set of geography resources looking at where Tocuaro is and what it is like there. POWERPOINTS Tocuaro mind map: For the beginning of the topic, to record what the children already know. Where is Tocuaro?: Shows the location of Tocuaro, in relation to the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world. What is Tocuaro like?: Photographs of life in and around Tocuaro, for the children to look at to find information. What is it like to live in Tocuaro?: Photographs of a Mexican family, different types of jobs and activities, food, dining, school, and traditional costumes. Is life in Mexico similar to life in the UK?: Photographs showing different aspects of life in Tocuaro and Mexico - street scenes; church; market stalls; crafts; houses; children; high street; washing clothes, and cooking. PRINTABLE RESOURCES (PDF) How to get to Tocuaro: A world map for the children to draw a route from their home town to Mexico. What is it like in Tocuaro: Three versions for different abilities - to write down what they think Tocuaro is like. Similarities and Differences: Worksheet for writing lists of similarities and differences. Mask template x 3: For the children to design their own mask.