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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 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 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 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.
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 3 SPAG PPT: Using A or An
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Year 3 SPAG PPT: Using A or An

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 3 word objective requiring pupils to understand ‘Use of the forms a or an according to whether the next word begins with a consonant or a vowel’. The PPT contains an explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
My Heart's in the Highlands by Robert Burns: PPT, poem and worksheets
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My Heart's in the Highlands by Robert Burns: PPT, poem and worksheets

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Ideas for using the poem 'My Heart’s in the Highlands' by Robert Burns with KS2 pupils. Ideal for teachers studying classic poetry with their pupils; looking at poetry about landscapes; introducing primary pupils to the work of Robert Burns; and discussing the celebration known as Burns Night.The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The resource contains: * A useful PPT which contains: the poem; an accompanying glossary with supporting visual images; 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 tasks linked to exploring the poet's use of language and finding textual evidence.
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 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 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.
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 6 PPT and Assessment: Hyphens
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Year 6 PPT and Assessment: Hyphens

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 6 punctuation objective requiring pupils to understand how hyphens can be used to avoid ambiguity. 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 Flashcards: School
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EAL Flashcards: School

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A set of flashcards containing vocabulary linked to school. Suitable for newly arrived pupils who are in the beginning stages of learning English as a second language.This flashcard set can be used to help pupils 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 organised into sets. Pages containing empty 2 by 2 grids are included which can be used to help organise flashcards for a fun game of bingo.
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.
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.