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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.

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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 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 4 SPAG PPT: Pronouns and Cohesion
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Year 4 SPAG PPT: Pronouns and Cohesion

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 text objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Appropriate choice of pronoun or noun within and across sentences to aid cohesion and avoid repetition’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
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 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 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 bundle
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Year 3 SPAG bundle

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A pack of eight Power Points linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 3 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.
Year 4 SPAG Bundle
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Year 4 SPAG Bundle

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A pack of nine Power Points linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 4 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.
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 3 SPAG: Conjunctions of time, place and cause
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Year 3 SPAG: Conjunctions 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 conjunctions’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
The Tyger:  PPT, poem and worksheets for KS2
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The Tyger: PPT, poem and worksheets for KS2

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Ideas for using the poem ‘The Tyger’ by William Blake with KS2 pupils. Ideal for teachers studying classic poetry with their pupils. The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The resource contains: * A useful PPT which contains: the poem; an accompanying glossary; background information about the poem and the poet; ideas for independent work, discussion questions 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 questions linked to the poet’s use of language and requires pupils to express their opinion.
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.
Year 5 SPAG Bundle
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Year 5 SPAG Bundle

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A pack of eight Power Points linked to the specific national curriculum objectives for year 5 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.
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 5 SPAG PPT: Cohesion
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Cohesion

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 text objective requiring pupils to explore the use of ‘devices to build cohesion within a paragraph’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 4 SPAG PPT Plural and Possessive s
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Year 4 SPAG PPT Plural and Possessive s

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 4 word objective requiring pupils to understand ‘plural and possessive s’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
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 1 PPT Lesson: Demarcating sentences
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Year 1 PPT Lesson: Demarcating sentences

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 1 punctuation objective requiring that pupils be introduced to 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.
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.
Daffodils by William Wordsworth: PPT, poem and worksheets
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Daffodils by William Wordsworth: PPT, poem and worksheets

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Ideas for using the poem ‘Daffodils’ by William Wordsworth with KS2 pupils. Ideal for teachers studying classic poetry with their pupils or looking for a spring poem. The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The resource contains: * A useful PPT which contains: the poem; an accompanying glossary; background information about the poem and the poet; ideas for independent work, 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 questions linked to the author’s opinion and use of language.