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Problem Solving Activity Decimals/Money
jodieclayton

Problem Solving Activity Decimals/Money

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Problem-solving activity which includes multi-step problems differentiated 2 ways. Children will need a copy of the 'Holiday on the Island of Coll' problem-solving sheet to enable them to answer the questions.
Brain Gym PowerPoint - Morning Activities KS2
jodieclayton

Brain Gym PowerPoint - Morning Activities KS2

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I created this PowerPoint of 47 Slides of different morning 'Brain Gym' activities. I put one of these up on the IWB at the beginning of everyday for the children to complete. They know to start as soon as they come in and they love discussing them and sharing their ideas. The brain gym PowerPoint is easily adapted and I often add to it each morning too,
Space Research Lesson - KS2 Scientific Research
jodieclayton

Space Research Lesson - KS2 Scientific Research

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I have attached a lesson plan, research questions and individual planet research. The children were put into mixed ability groups of 3/4 (depending on the amount of questions provided for each planet). Each group will be given 1 planet to research and each person in the group will be given a set of research questions to find the answers to (these question cards have been differentiated). The groups must then find the answers to their questions using the printed information attached, iPads, internet and books. I got the children to present their information on strips of coloured paper (similar to the colour of their planet), these strips of information were then stuck onto cut out planets (2 sides) the two sides were then stuck together with wire suporting them inside and we hung them on our classroom ceiling (in the correct order M,V,E,M,J,S,U,N - we also created a sun to hung before Mercury and decorated the planets with strips of metallic paper, glitter, tissue etc). They look fab!
Katie Morag Grid Referencing Worksheet
jodieclayton

Katie Morag Grid Referencing Worksheet

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I created this resource for my Year 2 class who were focusing on Katie Morag and the topic 'Living on an Island&'. I used a map of the Isle of Struay and created questions based on the coordinates.
Codebreaker Addition of Decimals Worksheet (Differentiated)
jodieclayton

Codebreaker Addition of Decimals Worksheet (Differentiated)

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This is a codebreaking resource to reinforce the addition of decimal numbers. The children have to work out the calculations and match their answer to a coded letter at the top of the page. Once they have worked out all of the answers they will crack the code and receive the prize (it currently spells out - HOUSE POINT) but this could easily be adapted and changed. There are 2 differentiated codebreaker activity sheets (HA and LA).
Long Multiplication 'Steps to Success' KS2
jodieclayton

Long Multiplication 'Steps to Success' KS2

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Upon introducing Long Multiplication to my Y5 class, I found that providing them with a 'step to success' prompt really benefitted their understanding of the process. I began by teaching 2-digit x 1-digit then onto 3-digit x 1 digit and progressed onto 2-digit x 2-digit and finally 3-digit x 2-digits. I have also attached a PowerPoint presentation which I have adapted offline, which I used to aid my teaching.
KS1 Place Value Unit of Work
jodieclayton

KS1 Place Value Unit of Work

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I created these visual activities to reinforce Place Value in KS1. There is 3 lessons worth of interactive Place Value activities. The children found the visual resources really engaging and enjoyed completing them. Each activity has been differentiated 3 ways.
Invaders and Settlers - The Picts, Scots, Anglo-Saxons - The Roman Withdrawal From Britain
jodieclayton

Invaders and Settlers - The Picts, Scots, Anglo-Saxons - The Roman Withdrawal From Britain

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KS2 History - The Fall of the Roman Empire. Why did it happen? Children learn about the invasions of the Scots, Picts and Anglo-Saxons on a PowerPoint, which has additional tasks to complete. Children then have to create a timeline of events, which has been differentiated three ways (LA, MA, HA). LA - children to simply cut out, order the events based on dates and then stick them down. MA - Children have been provided with all of the images and information, however they have been mixed up - these children must cut out all of the images and information separately and match them together. HA - These children have been given all of the images and dates, however they need to come up with their own captions to explain each event.
Money - Finding Different Amounts
jodieclayton

Money - Finding Different Amounts

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LA worksheet has the coins provided and the children are required to circle the amounts requested.HA worksheet has the coins, which the children may use at the top. They must find three different ways of making each amount (using only the coins provided at the top).
Story Map Template
jodieclayton

Story Map Template

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This is a story map template used for KS1 to help plan their fantasy stories. Useful tool in getting children to think about the different stages of their story.
Measurement, Scales, Missing Intervals, Converting Measures - KS2
jodieclayton

Measurement, Scales, Missing Intervals, Converting Measures - KS2

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Learning Objectives: To be able to choose appropriate units to measure length and distance. To be able to read metre sticks, tape measures and rulers marked in cm and mm accurately. To be able to make sensible estimates of length in everyday contexts. To be able to know how many millimetres there are in a centimetre or metre, and how many metres there are in a kilometre. To be able to interpret a reading between two unnumbered divisions on a scale. This lesson was an observation lesson and is based on a round robin of 4 activities (which could be spilt up into 4 lessons) used within a KS2 maths lesson. The activity was differentiated amongst 4 groups. LA-red, MA-blue, HMA-orange, HA-green. Children had to work out the missing intervals and complete each activity. A very detailed lesson plan (from my observation) has been attached and I have also attached the lesson expectations for each group to display on their tables to ensure they have met the learning objectives by the end of the lesson. Additionally, there is a game of Bingo whereby the children have to convert measurements. Each activity was set up on a different table and the children were given 10 minutes at each station.
The History of The World Cup - Sport and Leisure - The History of Football
jodieclayton

The History of The World Cup - Sport and Leisure - The History of Football

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The class was spilt up into teams of 5/6, each of them was given a one of the research 'question cards' (which had been laminated). Each team then had to find the answers to all of their own questions using the information sheets, iPads and books from the library. The children presented their information on a large poster. Once all of the information was collected, the children used this to create their own 'World Cup Board Games', which they had to make a board, rules, game cards, etc for to allow other members of the class to play. The winning team was awarded a prize.
Addition and Subtraction of Decimals - Inverse
jodieclayton

Addition and Subtraction of Decimals - Inverse

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The children must choose three different items off the Christmas list and work out the total cost. They must find as many combinations as possible and check their answers using the inverse operation. It has been adapted for HA, MA and LA but could be changed further if necessary.