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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.
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.
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!
EAL Face and Body Parts Worksheets
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EAL Face and Body Parts Worksheets

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A pack containing 7 trace, write and label worksheets to help EAL pupils in the learn the names of parts of the face and body parts. Great for EAL newcomers or students in the early stages of learning English.
EAL / ESL Newcomer Activity Bundle
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EAL / ESL Newcomer Activity Bundle

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This EAL / ESL activity bundle is a great for new arrivals with little or no English. These resources are useful for 1:1 or small group work and could be used for intervention sessions. The bundle contains activity packs linked to ten topics: • At the Farm • Colours • Feelings • Fruit • Greetings • In the Jungle • Pets • Things we do at School • Things we use at School • Vegetables Each pack contains: • A PPT book to introduce the vocabulary and practise simple sentence structures • Flashcards to consolidate learning • Worksheets to practise reading and writing • A vocabulary word mat for reference and revision • Plus a handy guide with guidance on how to use the resources.
Describe the Picture Sentence Builder Pack
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Describe the Picture Sentence Builder Pack

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Ideal for EAL/SEN pupils who are ready to begin writing first sentences. Contains 20 worksheets each featuring a picture and phrases to help pupils form sentences. Also suitable for early writers / SEN writers requiring structured support with sentence building.
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
EAL Starter Pack 3: Out and About
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EAL Starter Pack 3: Out and About

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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.The pack approximately 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.
EAL Starter Pack 2: Home
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EAL Starter Pack 2: Home

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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 home. 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.
EAL Starter Flashcards: School
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EAL Starter Flashcards: School

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A set of flashcards containing vocabulary linked to school. Suitable for EAL /ESL beginners who are in the early stages of learning English as a second language.This flashcard set can be used to help newcomers memorise over 60 key words. To increase versatility, the set contains separate cards featuring both pictures and words. Cards are colour coded enabling them to be grouped so that teachers can focus on one set of words at a time. Pages containing empty 2 by 2 grids are included which can be used to help organise flashcards for a fun game of bingo.
At the Farm EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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At the Farm EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘At the Farm’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘At the Farm’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Things we use at School
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Things we use at School

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Things we use at school ’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Things we use at school’ . These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Fruit EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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Fruit EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Fruit’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Fruit’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Colours EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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Colours EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Colours’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, six worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Colours’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Greetings and Goodbyes EAL Activity Pack
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Greetings and Goodbyes EAL Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Greetings and Goodbyes’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Greetings and Goodbyes’ . These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Feelings EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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Feelings EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Feelings’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Feelings’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
In the Jungle EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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In the Jungle EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘In the Jungle’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘In the Jungle’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Things we do at School EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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Things we do at School EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Things we do at School’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Things we do at School’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.
Epiphany / Three Kings Day Lesson with  PPT and Activities
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Epiphany / Three Kings Day Lesson with PPT and Activities

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A PPT presentation which explains what Epiphany is and how it is celebrated in different countries including details about Three Kings Day. The PPT includes ideas for two follow up activities: design a Epiphany cake or design a crown. Outlines for the cake and crown are provided for children to draw and colour their designs; alternatively, teachers may wish to develop the activities further. This could be done by providing students with a selection of collage materials or paints, or asking students to not just design but also to make crowns using card.
Epiphany / Three Kings Day PPT Lesson Bundle
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Epiphany / Three Kings Day PPT Lesson Bundle

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Two PPT Lessons linked to the Christmas story of the Three Wise Men also know as the Magi or Three Kings and Epiphany. Each lesson contains a PPT, worksheets and activities. One lesson is based around a classic Christmas poem which tells the story of the journey of the Three Kings. This resource includes a PPT containing the poem with visual images, background information and follow-up art and writing activities, plus comprehension tasks. The other lesson includes a PPT lesson about Epiphany with details of how and why we celebrate it with worksheets to support two fun arts and crafts activities. The follow - up activities create a flexible resource with the potential for extension into a longer unit of work.
Pets EAL Newcomer Activity Pack
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Pets EAL Newcomer Activity Pack

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This EAL / ESL new starter ‘Pets’ activity pack is suitable for EAL / ESL beginners in the early stages of learning English. It contains a PPT book, three worksheets, a set of word and picture flashcards and a vocabulary word mat linked to the topic ‘Pets’. These easy-to-use resources are great for intervention work either 1:1 or with a small group. Also included is an activity guide containing suggestions and ideas for how to use the resources.