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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.
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
Grammar and Punctuation KS2 Reference Set
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Grammar and Punctuation KS2 Reference Set

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These resources help explain different aspects of grammar and punctuation. Useful for KS2 pupils. Examples of usage are provided to aid the children’s understanding. Includes reference materials on the following aspects of grammar: Adverbs and adverbials Basic punctuation Commas conjunctions conjuncts Expanded noun phrases Higher level punctuation Plus includes a handy grammar and punctuation reminder card for quick reference
Non fiction writing frames for SEN
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Non fiction writing frames for SEN

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A selection of non-fiction writing frames which provide support for SEN children who need help with structuring their writing. More free resources are available on my website www.primarytexts.co.uk.
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.
Guided Reading Resources - fiction
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Guided Reading Resources - fiction

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A bank of generic questions linked 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 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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Year 5 SPAG PPT: Modals
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Year 5 SPAG PPT: Modals

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A PPT based lesson linked to the statutory Year 5 sentence objective requiring pupils to understand the use of modal verbs. The PPT contains explanation, examples, activities and exercises as well as opportunities for discussion.
Assessing Reading in the New Curriculum - Yr 5/6
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Assessing Reading in the New Curriculum - Yr 5/6

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Reading objectives based on those in the New Curriculum for English have been organised into a chart format. This enables teachers to keep a record of when pupils demonstrate the specified skills, and develop an evidence base. Suitable for Upper Key Stage 2. Could be used for guided reading.
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.