This is a slide show of the first three planned lessons from the Year 5 Cornerstones ‘Alchemy Island’ unit and is linked to the lesson plans I have uploaded to this website. These 3 initial lessons can be taught separately or in one day to introduce the topic to your class. They include a geography, science and music lesson.
PowerPoint slide show. Three initial lessons based on the Cornerstones, Year 5, ‘Alchemy Island’ scheme of work. First 3 lessons included: Geography (Co-ordinates), Science (Materials - Chemistry) and Music. These lessons could be taught separately or in one day to kick start the unit.
3 ‘Launch Day’ differentiated lesson plans based on the Year 5 Cornerstone’s ‘Alchemy Island’ cross-curricular scheme of work. Lesson 1 - Geography; Lesson 2 - Science (Materials), and Lesson 3 Music (Composition)
Year 5 Newspaper Report - One week’s worth of planned slideshow lessons, including resources i.e. WAGOLLS, scaffolds and word banks.
An invented scenario sets the week’s teaching off, based on the Australian outback pilot Nancy Bird-Walton from ‘The Diary of a Time Traveller’ book.
Year 5 English. One week’s worth of planned lessons on this slideshow.
Genre - Character description based on the first two chapters of ‘Poppy Pym -The Pharaoh’s Curse’
WAGOLLS, word banks, and scaffolds included
This is a one off differentiated lesson plan linked to the Cornerstone’s ‘Pharaohs’ scheme of work. History lesson 1 - The Mummification Process. Initially set up for Year 5 but could be easily adapted for any other KS2 year group.