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A teacher of Key stage 2 having had nearly 18 years teaching experience and counting !

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A teacher of Key stage 2 having had nearly 18 years teaching experience and counting !
The Iron Man - Newspaper report
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The Iron Man - Newspaper report

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The Iron man newspaper report lesson with attached resources and information through this Powerpoint - The children found it very helpful in conjunction with the class text of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes - really great report writing was completed particulary by year 4 with regard to this - Enjoy !!
Robin Hood Comprehension (general)
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Robin Hood Comprehension (general)

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A Robin Hood comprehension activity that is a general comprehension with levelled activities attached- This I have done with my mixed aged (Year 3-Year 6) class with great success pitching the more able children at which ever activity is suitable to them like the mild, chilli, spicy, hot, very hot approach with children progressing at their own pace - this is a stand alone lesson but would fit ideally with reading and legends and myths as a class and has intitiated great discussion and debate as many of the class are fully aware of the legend of Robin Hood ! I hope this helps and is ideal as I say for a one off lesson !
Apostrophe for contraction (Year 3-Year4 )
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Apostrophe for contraction (Year 3-Year4 )

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Apostrophe for contraction powerpoint and activities attached - This was used in a class for a 50 minute observed lesson for a Year 3 post - The deputy head who watched it thought it was outstanding and the children learnt a great deal and particularly liked the coloured choices (levels) the children chose themselves - All you need is post it notes and big paper to stick around the room ! A great stand alone lesson also if you are running out of ideas or energy !!!
River Nile comprehension Geography
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River Nile comprehension Geography

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River Nile comprehension Geography lesson/powerpoint which ready to go all you need to do is print/photocopy or show on the screen Ideal for Ancient Egypt topic on a geography lesson looking at what and how the Nile is used - ideal for year 5 and 6 but would also suit y7/8 and possibly Y9 at secondary level - A good stand alone lesson from off the shelf
Harry Potter - letter of persuasion
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Harry Potter - letter of persuasion

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Harry Potter letter of persuasion lesson ( hopefully the video clip is in the PPT also ! ) Staged and structured with an example of mine included to show the children what I expected in the lesson - This is then self levelled when they write with the coloured areas different levels of ability included also ! The year 6`s who I taught this to responsed really well to this lesson and liked it stimulus and structure ! great writing also came about with it ! Enjoy and I hope this helps !
Iron man painting in the style of Roy Lichtenstein
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Iron man painting in the style of Roy Lichtenstein

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Iron man painting in the style of Roy Lichtenstein - and information Powerpoint folowed by resources and ideas and instructions for the kids to paint the iron man face with picture to print also in order to help you do this - A great painting lesson I have now completed with years,3,4 and 5 whilst studying The Iron man book and the cross curruicular links are fantastic here ! A super opportunity for kids to get painting !!!
National Curriculum Grids 2014  for all years  resource excel Spreadsheet
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National Curriculum Grids 2014 for all years resource excel Spreadsheet

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National Curriculum Grids for all years resource excel Spreadsheet for all primary school years covering the core subjects reading writing and maths and all the objectives - all excellent way of seeing what you have to cover in all years and is helpful when teaching mixed aged classes. This is my bible and I must use this everyday in planning and assessment and I use it as a great go to ! I wish I had this when I was training !
There`s a Pharoah in our Bath  Bundle
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There`s a Pharoah in our Bath Bundle

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A bundle of lessons and pack of activties etc for a study in English of the popular story There`s a Pharoah in our Bath by Jeremy Strong - over 12 ideas, lessons, comprehension ideas and Big writing including story, diary and newspaper article work - these can be edited or adapted to suit your classes and goes from chapter 1 (including comprehension activties) that could be used for guided reading sessions - This will save you a lot of work and could easily be used for a half term of lessons or beyond also includes a drama lesson - This would be idea for someone new to the topic and used in conjuction with the topic of Ancient Egypt - A great bundle ! Any questions queries etc do ask !
Friend or Foe Bundle - Ideal for Year 5 and 6 !
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Friend or Foe Bundle - Ideal for Year 5 and 6 !

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A bundle of resources for the study of the story Friend or Foe by Micheal Morporgo - This is a selection of resources which I have used for the story of the book to Year 5 and 6 - the resources include a video resource to use an introduction to the story and put it in context, various comprehension resources which are leveled for different abilities and as a result of these you will see in the childrens books progress over time in addition to levelled (via coloured criteria ) Big writing work also a short scheme of work to this to show the link between guided reading and English study in regard to the learning objectives at Year 5 and 6. Although there is only a small amount here I beleive this would be a great start for someone new to the book and the resources here would be an ideal starting point for someone having never done this before - The hook “ask it” lesson was great at stimulating ideas to provide a hook for the children following the included video also - I am sure this would be very useful to any teacher teaching top end students and may even be useful to Year 7-Year 9 teachers ! Any queries do feel free to message !
Similes
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Similes

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A great Powerpoint to aid revision and work on and learn similes as a class - fantastic with year 4 but could be adapted for year 2 and go up as high as year 7 ! Went really well ! With activties also - do enjoy !
The Tudors Homework task project
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The Tudors Homework task project

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A creative homework sheet for the topic of The Tudors ! Ideal for project based and the children loved the presentation show and tell style I used with it ! Great for all year groups really although better for years 3/4 and 5 !
Stone Age descriptive writing lesson
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Stone Age descriptive writing lesson

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A Stone Age writing to describe lesson; to describe what they see, smell etc through the senses using a picture prompt to help them enclosed in the powerpoint - I then gave each child a picture of this to stick into their books we planned and talked through it using the template idea here and they with the example put this together - The class of year 3 then year 4 really enjoyed it and we got some great writing from this creative writing session- any queries etc do ask !!
The Iron Man - description lesson  (Big Write )
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The Iron Man - description lesson (Big Write )

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A stand alone Iron Man lesson with a BBC link to the video of him at the top of the cliff - A great build up lesson for the class to describe him using their senses and feelings and then write an extended piece on as the 3 colours which are at three levels. Feel free to use and enjoy the children I have done this with in 3 different schools have really found it useful and enjoyed the lesson,
Mountain climate activity sheet with questions
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Mountain climate activity sheet with questions

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Three slides with information on and a range of activities to complete in comprehensive style on mountain climate - ideal for Upper Key Stage 2 geography in addition to y7/8 also Ideally for 1 lesson and is good to download print then photocopy - went very well for my class !
Open and closed question lesson and resources
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Open and closed question lesson and resources

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A stand alone lesson on types of questions - open and closed with attached resources to cut and edit as necessary - ideal for Key stage 2 but can be used in secondary also particularly Key Stage 3 as appropriate - Great activity for all !
The Iron Man Hook introduction Lesson 1
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The Iron Man Hook introduction Lesson 1

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An ideal Powerpoint and stand alone lesson to introduce the story The Iron Man by Ted Hughes - A fantastic activity to get the children ( Y3,4,5) to ask questions about the text working in pairs or bigger groups. It worked really well if the question sheet was printed off in A3 - discuss with them the type of question they could ask and which one they would get more information on e.g open rather than closed type of question. Although not the start of book it proved successful to get the class thinking about the new text - enjoy !!
There`s a Pharoah in our bath themed English or guided reading lesson 1
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There`s a Pharoah in our bath themed English or guided reading lesson 1

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There`s a Pharoah in our bath themed lesson 1 - ask it game style lesson ideal for an introduction to the text and topic of Ancient Egypt - easily accessible and a fantastic resource for anyone new to this book ! Do look at my other resources on this as this is great short book but will do for a half term or beyond !
Drawing Bar charts
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Drawing Bar charts

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A great basic resource in order to show how to draw bar charts for children in years 3,4 and 5 clear simple and no fuss ! A great starter input piece for a lesson on data handling !
Rosa Parks assembly
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Rosa Parks assembly

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Rosa Parks assembly - a great piece to show year groups 5 and 6 and is pretty much stand alone - do read through the powerpoint and look at the information - thought provoking and worked well with older ones as I say