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Primary Texts provides resources to help support the teaching of reading, writing and speaking and listening at primary level. Resources are flexible, adaptable, easy to use and meet the requirements of the National Curriculum.

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Primary Texts provides resources to help support the teaching of reading, writing and speaking and listening at primary level. Resources are flexible, adaptable, easy to use and meet the requirements of the National Curriculum.
Year 3 SPAG: Prepositions of time, place and cause
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Year 3 SPAG: Prepositions of time, place and cause

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Expressing time, place and cause using prepositions’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 SPAG PPT:  Adverbs of time, place and cause
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Year 3 SPAG PPT: Adverbs of time, place and cause

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘expressing time, place and cause using adverbs. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
The Lake Isle of Innisfree Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities
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The Lake Isle of Innisfree Poem: PPT, Worksheets and Activities

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A complete lesson based on the poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ by W.B.Yeats. Includes a PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for two follow-up writing activities. Ideal for studying classic poetry or contrasting localities A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. Suitable for KS2. The 11 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poet and poem • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains questions linked to the author’s opinion and use of language.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Parenthesis
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Parenthesis

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 punctuation objective requiring pupils to explore the use of ‘brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
EAL Starter Pack 1: School
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EAL Starter Pack 1: School

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This pack contains a selection of EAL resources suitable for newly arrived KS1 and KS2 pupils with little or no English. The focus for this pack is to help EAL beginners to learn key vocabulary associated with school. The pack almost 50 worksheets with activities linked to more than 60 words. Activities include: Handwriting Drawing Matching pictures and words Multiple choice Simple sentence work The pack also contains a pupil information sheet, a phonics check sheet, pictures of all the referenced vocabulary (which could be enlarged and made into flashcards) and an assessment sheet to help monitor pupil's understanding. The pack is designed to be used flexibly. Teachers can select worksheets as needed to support EAL lessons. Alternatively, teachers could combine all the sheets in the pack to create a workbook of materials which would allow newly arrived EAL learners to work fairly independently with some teacher support and guidance.
Year 4 SPAG PPT: Determiners
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Year 4 SPAG PPT: Determiners

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 terminology objective requiring pupils to recognise and understand determiners. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Adverbs of Possibility
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Adverbs of Possibility

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand ‘adverbs of possibility’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Eal Starter Pack Bundle
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Eal Starter Pack Bundle

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Three packs containing a selection of worksheets to help familiarise new English learners pupils with over 150 key words. Packs include vocabulary linked to school, home and the environment. Over 100 worksheets included!
Year 4 SPAG PPT: Possessive Pronouns
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Year 4 SPAG PPT: Possessive Pronouns

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 terminology objective requiring pupils to recognise possessive pronouns. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion
Year 6 PPT and Assessment: Cohesive devices
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Year 6 PPT and Assessment: Cohesive devices

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 text objective requiring pupils to understand how ideas may be linked across paragraphs using a range of cohesive devices. The PPT contains explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion. In addition, a short assessment test containing five SATs style questions linked to the objective is included with an accompanying answer sheet.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Relative Clauses
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Relative Clauses

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 sentence objective requiring pupils to explore the use of relative clauses. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Overheard on a Saltmarsh Poem: PPT,  Activities and Worksheets
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Overheard on a Saltmarsh Poem: PPT, Activities and Worksheets

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A complete lesson based on the fantasy poem ‘Overheard on a Saltmarsh’ by Harold Monro. Includes a PPT presentation and comprehension tasks.Also includes guidance for two follow-up activities linked to drama and writing. Ideal for teachers exploring classic poetry. Great for guided or whole class reading sessions and literacy. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. Suitable for KS2. The 11 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poet and poem • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to the poet’s use of language, prediction and writing in the style of the poet.
Daffodils by William Wordsworth: PPT, poem and worksheets
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Daffodils by William Wordsworth: PPT, poem and worksheets

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A complete lesson for KS2 based on the poem ‘Daffodils’ by Williams Wordsworth. Includes a PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for a follow-up writing activity. Ideal for teachers studying classic poetry with their pupils or looking for a spring poem. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. The 10 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poem • Discussion questions • Follow-up writing activity details. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated comprehension worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains questions linked to the author’s opinion and use of language.
Higher Level Vocabulary Word Mats
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Higher Level Vocabulary Word Mats

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Word mats containing a selection of vocabulary organised into catergories, suitable for higher ability children in key stage 2. The mats could be laminated and given to individual pupils to support fiction/non-fiction writing and encourage the use of adventurous vocabulary. More free resources are available on my website
Guided Reading Resources - non fiction
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Guided Reading Resources - non fiction

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A bank of generic questions which link to the assessment focuses for reading, plus a poster explaining the AFs in child speak and a reading record sheet. For more free resources see my website www.primarytexts.co.uk.
Non fiction writing frames for SEN
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Non fiction writing frames for SEN

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A selection of non-fiction writing frames which provide support for SEN children who need help with structuring their writing. More free resources are available on my website www.primarytexts.co.uk.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Suffixes
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Suffixes

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 word objective exploring ‘converting nouns or adjectives into verbs using suffixes’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 SPAG: Present Perfect and Simple Past
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Year 3 SPAG: Present Perfect and Simple Past

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 text objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Use of the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past’ The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 SPAG PPT lesson: Word Families
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Year 3 SPAG PPT lesson: Word Families

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 word objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
In Flanders Fields by John McCrae: PPT, poem and worksheets
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In Flanders Fields by John McCrae: PPT, poem and worksheets

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A complete lesson based on the poem 'In Flanders Fields’ by John McCrae with PPT presentation, comprehension tasks and follow-up speaking and writing activities. Ideal for studying classic poetry, Remembrance Day or World War One. Suitable for KS2. The PPT could easily be adapted for use in an assembly. The 11 slide PPT contains: • The poem with supporting visual images • Background information about the poet and poem • Discussion questions • Details of follow-up activities. The resource also includes: • A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight. • Two differentiated worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to exploring viewpoint, the poet’s use of language and finding evidence.