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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 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.
EAL PPT Books Starter Pack
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EAL PPT Books Starter Pack

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A selection of ten PowerPoint books which are designed to introduce EAL beginners to basic vocabulary and sentence structures. These books are suitable for pupils who are new to English. The PPT book titles are: • At the Farm • Colours • Feelings • Fruit • Greetings • In the Jungle • Pets • Things we do at School • Things we use at School • Vegetables These books may be shared within a group or used on a 1 to 1 basis.
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 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 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.
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 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.
Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment:  Understanding Active and Passive Sentences
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Year 6 SPAG PPT and Assessment: Understanding 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.
Reading Tasks linked to Assessment Focuses
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Reading Tasks linked to Assessment Focuses

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These tasks can be selected by the teacher for use during individual, guided or shared reading sessions. They can be used as follow up activities or to help assess the children's strengths and weaknesses in different areas.
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