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My shop provides resources to help support the teaching of reading, writing and speaking and listening at primary level. I am an educational author and an experienced primary school teacher. I aim to produce flexible, adaptable, easy to use resources which meet the requirements of the national curriculum and help pupils to develop their literacy skills.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Modals
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Modals

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand the use of modal verbs. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Commas in lists
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Commas in lists

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 punctuation objective requiring pupils to understand commas to separate items in a list. 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 1 SPAG PPT Lesson: The un- prefix
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Year 1 SPAG PPT Lesson: The un- prefix

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 1 word objective requiring pupils to understand how the prefix un– changes the meaning of verbs and adjectives. The PPT contains explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 and 4 Spelling Pack
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Year 3 and 4 Spelling Pack

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This spelling pack contains a range of resources to help teach the spellings and spelling rules for years 3 and 4 as detailed in Appendix 1 of the National Curriculum for English: • A suggested teaching sequence dividing the year 3 and 4 words into terms to ensure coverage • A PPT containing a range of spelling tasks to help pupils learn their set spellings • Word Lists containing sets of the year 3 and 4 statutory and example spellings. These can be given to pupils or enlarged to create posters • Look Cover Write Check sheets containing statutory and example spellings • PPTs with the example words for year 3 and 4 accompanied by rules and guidance • Dictation sentences containing statutory and example spellings
Twas the Night Before Christmas PPT, poem and worksheets
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Twas the Night Before Christmas PPT, poem and worksheets

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Ideas for using the poem ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’. Ideal for teachers exploring Christmas themed poetry with their pupils, or discussing Christmas traditions. The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The resource contains: A useful PPT which contains: the poem; supporting visual images; background information about the poem and the poet; ideas for discussion and follow-up activities. A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to 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 the poet’s use of language and expressing opinion.
Year 5 and 6 Spelling Rules PPT
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Year 5 and 6 Spelling Rules PPT

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The spelling rules from the National Curriculum in English Appendix 1 for years 5 and 6 transferred to a PPT. Useful for whole class exploration and discussion. A blank ‘Look Cover Write Check’ sheet is also provided for pupils to practise spellings as needed.
Year 3 and 4 Spelling Rules PPT
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Year 3 and 4 Spelling Rules PPT

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The spelling rules from English appendix 1 for years 3 and 4 transferred to a PPT. Useful for whole class exploration and discussion. A blank ‘Look Cover Write Check’ sheet is also provided for pupils to practise spellings as needed.
Year 2 SPAG PPT Bundle
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Year 2 SPAG PPT Bundle

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A pack of ten Power Points linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 2 vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Each Power Point contains: an explanation of the terminology a text containing examples linked to the vocabulary, grammar or punctuation objective. a short exercise for pupils to complete. opportunities for pupils to discuss and reflect on what they have learnt. Also includes short assessment tests each containing five SATs style questions linked to year group objectives with accompanying answer sheets.
Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment Pack: Suffixes
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment Pack: Suffixes

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Three PPT based lessons linked to the statutory Year 2 word objectives requiring pupils to understand: Formation of nouns using suffixes such as –ness, –er Formation of adjectives using suffixes such as –ful, –less Use of the suffixes –er, –est in adjectives and the use of –ly to turn adjectives into adverbs The PPTs contain explanation, examples and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion. In addition, short assessment tests containing five SATs style questions linked to each objective are included with accompanying answer sheets.
Year 2 SPaG PPT and Assessment: Apostrophes
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Year 2 SPaG PPT and Assessment: Apostrophes

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 punctuation requiring pupils to understand the use of apostrophes to mark where letters are missing in spelling and to mark singular possession in nouns. 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 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Demarcating Sentences
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Demarcating Sentences

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 punctuation requiring pupils to understand the use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to demarcate sentences. 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 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment:  Past and present tense including the progressive form
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Past and present tense including the progressive form

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 text objectives requiring pupils to understand: • the correct choice and consistent use of present tense and past tense throughout writing • use of the progressive form of verbs in the present and past tense to mark actions in progress 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 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Sentence Types
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Sentence Types

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand how the grammatical patterns in a sentence indicate its function as a statement, question, exclamation or command. 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 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Subordination and Co-ordination
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Subordination and Co-ordination

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand subordination (using when, if, that, because) and co-ordination (using or, and, but). The PPT contains a variety of 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 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Expanded noun phrases
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Year 2 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Expanded noun phrases

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 2 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand the use of expanded noun phrases for description and specification. 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 1 SPAG PPT Bundle
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Year 1 SPAG PPT Bundle

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A pack of eight PowerPoints linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 1 vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Each PowerPoint contains content which could cover one or two lessons. PowerPoints include: • Explanations of terminology • Texts containing examples linked to vocabulary, grammar or punctuation objectives. • Exercises for pupils to complete. • Opportunities for pupils to discuss and reflect on what they have learnt.