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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.
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.
Year 6 PPT and Assessment: Active and Passive Sentences
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Year 6 PPT and Assessment: Active and Passive Sentences

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand the use of the passive to affect the presentation of information in a sentence. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities 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.
The Hairy Toe: PPT, poem and worksheets
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The Hairy Toe: PPT, poem and worksheets

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Ideas for using the traditional poem ‘The Hairy Toe’ with KS1 pupils. This fun spooky poem is ideal for teachers exploring scary poetry with their pupils. Great for Halloween! Useful for whole class guided reading sessions, literacy lessons or topic work. 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; 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 task to explore pupils’ basic understanding and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to language and inference.
Classic Poetry about Landscapes Bundle
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Classic Poetry about Landscapes Bundle

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Ks2 resources for three classic poems about landscapes: The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W.B.Yeats My Heart's in the Highlands by Robert Burns Daffodils by William Wordsworth Includes PPTs. differentiated worksheets and copies of the poems
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.
Year 5 SPAG: Verb Prefixes
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Year 5 SPAG: Verb Prefixes

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 word objective requiring pupils to explore verb prefixes. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 3 SPAG: Forming nouns using prefixes
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Year 3 SPAG: Forming nouns using prefixes

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 word objective requiring pupils to understand the ‘formation of nouns using a range of prefixes’. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Layout Devices
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Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Layout Devices

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 text objective requiring pupils to understand the use of layout 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 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 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Formal and Informal Vocabulary
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Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Formal and Informal Vocabulary

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 word objective requiring pupils to understand the difference between vocabulary typical of informal speech and vocabulary appropriate for formal speech and writing. 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.
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.
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.
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 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Colons, Semi-colons and Bullet Points in Lists
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Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Colons, Semi-colons and Bullet Points in Lists

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 punctuation objectives requiring pupils to understand the use of colons, semi-colons and bullet points in lists. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities 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 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Formal and Informal Sentence Structure
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Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Formal and Informal Sentence Structure

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand the difference between structures typical of informal speech and structures appropriate for formal speech and writing. [for example, the use of subjunctive forms and question tags). The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities 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.