Worksheet ideal for KS1 work on seasons and tree types. Children can colour/draw the leaves on deciduous trees through the seasons, and then draw/colour the leaves on an evergreen tree. They then have the opportunity to explain how evergreen trees are different to deciduous trees.
Notebook, hide-the-verbs activity and worksheet included.
My year one class loved this lesson - I hid the bossy verbs around the playground and the children had to find them all and do exactly as Little Miss Bossy instructs! We came back into the classroom and they thought of their own , recording on the worksheet, then came up with bossy verb sentences in talk partners.
This led very nicely onto our work writing instructions about making Pumpkin Soup (eg. Cut up the pumpkin; boil the soup; blend the soup etc).
Three worksheets to help children imagine and describe what the Great Fire of London would have felt like. Encourages children to use their senses and imagination to think of adjectives to describe it. Differentiated with varying levels of scaffolding. Picture hand drawn by me.
Two differentiated worksheets on classifying omnivores, herbivores and carnivores.
Also included class activity - pictures to be laminated/printed and stuck up around forest school area/playground/classroom. Children must go and read what the different animals eat and record whether they are omnivore, herbivore or carnivore on their table worksheet. Worked well with mixed ability pairs!
Design your own Garden of Eden - children must choose what animals, plant, features would go in the garden of Eden, and the sheet also includes a set of comprehension questions for discussion or written answers about the story of Adam and Eve.
Home drawn icons on a bookmark to help children remember to:
Use capital letters and full stops.
Use finger spaces
Write letters the right size
Can be used at end of writing lesson as a self-checking plenary. Helped my year 2 class out a lot!
Two worksheets encouraging children to think about how the great fire of London spread (focusing on materials houses were made from in 1666). Children can find the ‘true’ statements about how the fire spread, and in the second worksheet they can design their own fire-proof house. Both hand drawn (by me!). Ideal for year 2 or for strong readers in year 1.
Presentation to support Year 2 children in writing a recount about their Christmas Holidays - focusing on the inclusion of conjuctions, time connectives and expanded noun phrases. Includes a model.
PDF and editable version included.
Presentation to spark children’s imagination with a starter activity of watching a youtube clip (linked) of fireworks then recording on post-it notes describing words. Also with practice slides for composing sentences to describe.
Three differentiated worksheets to help children record adjectives also included, along with a visual aid for tables.
Ideal for children in year 1 or 2 - a powerpoint with information about major celebrations in the Catholic Church calendar, including Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter and Pentecost, and a worksheet where children can draw and write in what they have learned about each one. Also link to Liturgical colour. Worked brilliantly with my Year 2 class.
Worksheet storyboard for the story of Noah’s Ark with missing words and a word bank to choose from. Children can also draw in pictures of the story to match the captions underneath.
Good evidence for demonstrating children’s understanding of the Bible story. Worked well with my early year 2 class.
Worksheet to explore the themes of ‘trusting in God’ in the story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den. Children are able to write ‘what happens next’ in the story whilst also thinking and recording why Daniel could trust God, and what they might have felt being in his shoes. All pictures drawn by me!
Storyboard to help children demonstrate that they understand what happened in the story of The Last Supper. Children can draw their own pictures to go along with the story and fill in the missing words. As an extra challenge, children could cut up their storyboard and stick it in their books in the right order! Perfect for KS1, and suitable for Catholic Education.
Worksheet designed to get children to demonstrate their understanding of why we celebrate Shrove Tuesday and where the idea of ‘pancake day’ comes from. Includes a colouring and drawing activity, as well as an opportunity to be challenged and explain why we give things up for lent, as well as exploring some of the history of Shrove Tuesday. All pictures hand drawn by me!
Three differentiated worksheets encouraging children to think about what thoughts are ‘growth mindset’ thoughts and which are not. The easy activity involves the children thinking of things they can already do and what they want to learn how to do, the middle activity involves cutting and sticking thoughts in the right bubbles, and the harder activity involves children writing down some ‘growth mindset’ thoughts and some negative thoughts.
It was a great PSHE lesson that sparked lots of discussion!
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Activity worksheet for children to describe how they imagine the Great Fire of London was, and then develop on this by thinking of questions they’d ask someone who was there. All pictures hand drawn by me.