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I am a part time teacher and aspiring children's writer who has a particular interest in key stage 2 English. I have been a literacy coordinator for ten years and have a sound understanding of grammar and punctuation. I include resources that help explain grammatical rules. I have written many plays over the years and have included scripts useful for class assemblies or complete end of year shows. There are also example texts ideal for modelling or comprehensions. ALL TRIED AND TESTED!

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I am a part time teacher and aspiring children's writer who has a particular interest in key stage 2 English. I have been a literacy coordinator for ten years and have a sound understanding of grammar and punctuation. I include resources that help explain grammatical rules. I have written many plays over the years and have included scripts useful for class assemblies or complete end of year shows. There are also example texts ideal for modelling or comprehensions. ALL TRIED AND TESTED!
An Assembly on culture and diversity - Extra- Ordinary

An Assembly on culture and diversity - Extra- Ordinary

An assembly on the themes of culture, diversity, respect and acceptance. It is a whole school assembly with an original story called ‘Extra-Ordinary’ exploring the lives of a boy called Sam and an alien. Script and prayer included. Ideal for KS1 and 2 Approximately 25 minutes long. 6-page script on Microsoft word. Links to PSHE, Citizenship, English and RE
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Modelled writing -  Contrasting settings with tasks

Modelled writing - Contrasting settings with tasks

A modelled text on descriptive writing. One paragraph on a calm peaceful seaside setting and one on a stormy beach. Ideal for starter activities, whole class exposition or guided groups Useful as an example of how to write a particular genre Tasks and questions attached for independent or guided work Can be used as comprehension material. Suitable for KS 1/2 children A Microsoft word document that can be modified to suit the class. Useful for grammar lessons – to identify words classes/ punctuation/ clauses/ figurative language etc.….
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Comprehension Questions on Street Child by Berlie Doherty

Comprehension Questions on Street Child by Berlie Doherty

A range of question types on each of the chapters - beginning to the end of 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty Ideal for KS children - Year 4/5 Suitable for Guided reading sessions or English reading assessment Covers inference, retrieval, prediction, evaluation, justification, language, structure and summarising. Differentiated for two different abilities. 15 separate Microsoft word documents to access.
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Example story openers and tasks

Example story openers and tasks

8 various story openers covering the different genres. Tasks linked to the openers for children to complete in guided work or independently. Ideal for KS 2 children. Microsoft Word Document Focus on language and sentence effects.
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Converting text to past tense and identifying past tense forms

Converting text to past tense and identifying past tense forms

Activity 1 - to convert a present tense paragraph into past tense - linked to topic 'Come fly with me'. Activity 2 - to identify the four forms of past tense verbs - past simple, past progressive, past perfect and past perfect progressive forms in their own converted paragraph. Ideal for KS 2/ 3 Microsoft Word Document that can be edited and changed on the computer or I pad by the children.
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Comprehension Questions on Street Child by Berlie Doherty

Comprehension Questions on Street Child by Berlie Doherty

A range of question types on each of the chapters - beginning to the end of 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty Ideal for KS children - Year 4/5 Suitable for Guided reading sessions or English reading assessment Covers inference, retrieval, prediction, evaluation, justification, language, structure and summarising. Differentiated for two different abilities. 15 separate Microsoft word documents to access.
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Relative Clauses

Relative Clauses

A worksheet on relative clauses with 4 differentiated tasks. A Microsoft Word document. Ideal for KS 2 children - particularly year 5 and 6. Task 1 - identify relative clauses in sentences. Task 2 - add your own relative clauses to the main clauses. Task 3 - add your own main clauses to the relative clauses provided. Task 4 - write your own sentences using the relative pronouns.
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Choosing a Conjunction Game

Choosing a Conjunction Game

Build sentences by selecting two main clauses and a suitable conjunction. Pick two cards with simple clauses written on them. Choose a conjunction that would make sense in a sentence. conjunction cards, simple clauses and instructions provided.
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Subject- verb agreement worksheet

Subject- verb agreement worksheet

A worksheet with ten sentences that do not have subject/ verb agreement. children need to identify the errors and rewrite the sentences correctly. Ideal for lower KS 2 grammar. A Microsoft Word document that can be edited.
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Dilemma cards for P.S.H.E lessons

Dilemma cards for P.S.H.E lessons

7 Moral dilemmas to discuss in pairs or groups with prompt card. Problems that relate to everyday life for many children from bullying to temptations. An activity that encourages children and young people to consider their moral compass and make decisions based on consequences and what is right and wrong. A Microsoft Word document that can be easily edited. Ideal for upper KS 2 and 3 children.
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King George’s soldier’s account of events from ‘The Highwayman’

King George’s soldier’s account of events from ‘The Highwayman’

A first person account of the death of 'The Highwayman' from a solider's perspective with tasks attached. Directly linked to the narrative poem 'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyes. A modelled example of how to write of the events in the poem from a different viewpoint. Ideal as an example text for teacher exposition. Suitable for a guided reading text. Writing and reading tasks attached. Aimed at KS 2/ 3 children. A Microsoft Word Document.
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An Assembly on culture and diversity - Extra- Ordinary

An Assembly on culture and diversity - Extra- Ordinary

An assembly on the themes of culture, diversity, respect and acceptance. It is a whole school assembly with an original story called ‘Extra-Ordinary’ exploring the lives of a boy called Sam and an alien. Script and prayer included. Ideal for KS1 and 2 Approximately 25 minutes long. 6-page script on Microsoft word. Links to PSHE, Citizenship, English and RE
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Comprehension on 'The Butterfly Lion' By Michael Morpurgo

Comprehension on 'The Butterfly Lion' By Michael Morpurgo

60 questions on the text 'The Butterfly Lion' by Micheal Morpurgo. A selection of question types for each chapter. Covers inference, literal retrieval, evaluation, language and prediction questions. Suitable for KS 2 7 pages of questions written on Microsoft word. Suitable for guided reading sessions or English reading assessments.
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'Education Across the Decades' assembly

'Education Across the Decades' assembly

A humorous assembly that focuses on how schools and teaching have changed since 1960. A play-script that takes you on a journey through the decades up to modern day. Full of modern day historical facts. Suitable for KS 1/2 children An eight-page script on Microsoft word Approximately 10 - 15 minutes’ long Successfully tried and tested Cross curricula –, drama, speaking and listening, history, English.
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15 drama lesson ideas and activity resouces

15 drama lesson ideas and activity resouces

15 drama lesson ideas and activities 8 Resource packs included. Ideal for primary or secondary children KS 1/2/3 suitable for after school drama clubs or to be used in English drama lessons. Builds confidence and expression.
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Identify the structure of complex sentences

Identify the structure of complex sentences

A worksheet with 4 separate tasks linked to subordinate conjunctions and complex sentence structures. A Microsoft word document that can be edited. Task 1: Identify and underline the main clause. Highlight the key subject and verb in both the main and subordinate clauses. Circle the subordinator. Task 2: to add a main clause to the subordinate clause and make sentences that make sense. Task 3: to use a different conjunction in each sentence - linked to school or current topic. Task 3: Challenge: to use as many conjunctions as possible from list in a paragraph of writing about school/ topic. Ideal for KS 2 children as guided or independent work with differentiated tasks.
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Inverted commas worksheets

Inverted commas worksheets

Differentiated worksheets on adding speech punctuation to conversations and sentences. 2 Microsoft Word documents that can be edited and amended. 6 sentences to add inverted commas and other speech punctuation to. A conversation between father and daughter to punctuate - could be used to convert into a play-script. Suitable for KS 2 children. Focuses on using speech punctuation correctly including commas, and to identify different speakers amongst the narrative.
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Victorian Assembly - What was it like for Children in Victorian Britain?

Victorian Assembly - What was it like for Children in Victorian Britain?

An assembly that focuses on life as a poor and rich Victorian child compared to life as a child of today. A play-script that takes Thomas (and you) on a journey into the past with Sid, to learn about the various jobs and lives Victorian children had in order to survive. Full of historical facts. Tried and tested. Suitable for KS2 children A nine-page script on Microsoft word Cross curricula – dance, drama, speaking and listening, history, English.
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Letter, diary and postcard modelled examples

Letter, diary and postcard modelled examples

Three modelled texts on a letter, diary and postcard written from Holiday destinations in America Links to travel, holidays and around the world topics. Ideal for whole class exposition or guided groups Useful as an example of how to write a particular genre Tasks and questions attached for independent or guided work Can be used as comprehension material. Suitable for KS 2/3 children Microsoft word documents that can be modified to suit the class. Useful for grammar lessons – to identify words classes/ punctuation/ clauses/ figurative language etc.….
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A word classes quiz

A word classes quiz

A PowerPoint with 10 quiz questions on word classes. Multiple choice with the correct answer revealed at a click. covers verbs, adjectives, prepositions, nouns, similes, coordinators and subordinators etc... Suitable for KS 1 or lower KS 2 children. Ideal for starter activities or plenaries.
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Verb openers worksheets

Verb openers worksheets

2 worksheets on verb openers. Inserting a comma after verb openers - 8 sentences to amend and explain the rule. Adding verb openers to main clauses - 6 clauses to extend. 2 Microsoft Word documents Suitable for lower key stage 2 especially, though applicable to both key stages.
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