4 worksheets for children to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the names of and differences and key facts associated with the different layers of the rainforest
BA a picture of the rainforest layers to colour and cut and stick information cards provided on the next page to the appropriate layer
A a segmented picture of the layers of the Rainforest with space for children to record the name and some key facts about each layer
AA a picture of the layers of the Rainforest in the middle of the page for children to annotate with their knowledge
G&T a table with space to record information from their own research about the 4 layers and the conditions, plants and animals they might find
A Diary entry and series of SAT's style comprehension questions.
The diary entry contains a wide variety of different diary features and can be used as an excellent starting point for a series of work about diary entries providing a good example.
The questions focus on different techniques used alongside developing children's inference and deduction skills.
A set of 4 worksheets to help children box up and remember the key events from Pie Corbett's short story, The Adventure at Sandy Cove
Worksheet 1, all the key events and characters/setting from the story are already typed up and children just have to plan their own innovations
Worksheet 2, same as above but with an extra column for children to plan a key sentence to use in writing their own story
Worksheet 3, children have to first box up the key events and details from the original story and then plan their own innovations
Worksheet 4, same as above but with a space for children to plan their own key sentence
Three resources used to deliver a Year 5 music lesson
The first is a matching exercise of key music elements; pitch, tempo, etc.. with a simple definition
The second is a grid used for children to create their own graphical notation score by creating a key to represent different instruments and sounds and then plotting them in a 6 x 6 grid
Then there is a slide show with facts about different carnival instruments; Agogo bells, Caixa drum, Surdo,
A series of different SATs style comprehension questions based around the popular picture book "The Tin Forest" by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson
Tests children's knowledge of literary techniques, word classes, and authorial intent
Answers are also included
Used with a Year 4 class
14 questions based on Pie Corbett's short story Adventure at Sandy Cove
Questions ask children to think at a word level, sentence level, think about imagery and authorial intent
Some longer questions require children to find evidence from the text to support their answers
A three way differentiated document boxing up the key events that happen in "The Tin Forest" story by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson.
The tables allow children to plan how they might innovate the key events in the story and gives space for children to add in a key adjective they might use BA and a key sentence they might use A.
For the HA the table is blank allowing them to 'box up' the stories key events for themselves and plan their innovation to re-write.
A great resource for helping children cover the NC objective of being able to:
plan their writing by:
discussing writing similar to that which they are planning to write in order to
understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar
discussing and recording ideas
4 world maps with the main Rainforest areas highlighted in Green for children to use their atlas skills to label as follows
SEN Use the Atlas to try and find the names of the 5 countries highlighted where Tropical Rainforests are located!
BA Use the Atlas to try and find the names of the 5 countries highlighted where Tropical Rainforests are located! Also can you name the 6 continents in the circles?
A Use the Atlas to try and find the names of the 5 countries highlighted where Tropical Rainforests are located! Also can you name the 6 continents in the circles? In addition please label the two dotted lines. What do they represent?
AA/G&T Use the Atlas to try and find the names of the 5 countries highlighted where Tropical Rainforests are located! Also can you name the 6 continents in the circles? In addition please label the two dotted lines and the solid line. What do they represent?
A worksheet created to help structure children's research into William Shakespeare.
It asks key questions such as Year of Birth,
Place of Birth,
Year of Death,
Number of plays written,
A set of cards that can be used either to play a game of snap or a game of find your partner with, getting children engaged in a lesson looking at units of time.
In red font there are the units e.g. 24, 60, 12, 52 etc..
And in black font are the corresponding descriptions e.g. hours in a day, minutes in an hour, months in a year, weeks in a year and so on, there are 10 units and descriptions to match
A 4 way differentiated text feature and purpose matching activity.
For SEN they have a whole list of text features and purpose definitions to cut out and match
The BA have a couple of names of features and purposes missing, so they have to match the rest and work out which are the missing features and what are the missing purposes
For A they have the same activity with a few more blanks to fill
For the HA they have just a blank table with all the features listed and have to come up with a purpose for each.
Features listed include; sub-heading, glossaries, captions, indexes, labels, table of contents, bullet points, photographs and titles
4 way differentiated challenge strips asking children to create either a bar or line graph from data provided about the amount of rain in the Rainforest each month
Red simple bar chart about rain in the Rainforest
Yellow comparative bar chart about rain in the Rainforest and in Birmingham
Green line graph about rain in the Rainforest
Blue comparative line graph about rain in the Rainforest and in Birmingham
A SAT's style comprehension reading activity and questions based around the traditional tale Jack and the Beanstalk
Questions focus on word classes, authorial intent and ask children to provide evidence, quotes from the text
A comprehension questions and text based around the three types of poetry above.
The resource contains 3 poems with a series of questions based around the number of syllables in each line, it also checks childrens understanding of the poetry rules and authorial intent
A worksheet children can use to design their own fictional easter egg and packaging with a design technology and science element asking them to plan how they are going to make their Easter egg and how they are going to store it
A set of different multiplication worded problems differentiated 3 ways.
For the BA they are asked to multiply mainly units by units using common multiplication facts with a few TU x U
For the A there questions involve multiplying TU x U
For the HA the questions ask children to multiply HTU by U
Used with year 4, questions and numbers can be edited/adapted
Looked around for a long time at these multiplication jigsaws, such a good idea for lesson starters/plenaries but couldn't quite find the one I needed, and one I used had a mistake in!
So I decided to create my own version where all the questions and answers can be edited, the rotation is all set up in a PPT file which took the time to sort
This means that this jigsaw can be used/adapted to suit any maths need, or any other subject for that matter.
At the moment the current version is set up with questions in the 6 and 9 times table
4 way differentiated 2 step addition and subtraction Charlie and the Chocolate factory themed worded problems.
The Red set contains questions up to 2 digits
The Yellow set mixture of 2 and 3 digits and some decimal places for money.
The green set 4 digits and some decimal money questions
and the Blue up to 5 and 6 with a mixture of decimal money places.
Also contained is a set of questions with the wording left but all numbers removed for either teachers or pupils once completed to make their own to challenge a partner.
A 3 way differentiated set of graphs and questions looking at comparing the weather in France and the UK
For the BA they have to read and answer simple questions based on a bar chart
For the A they have to read and answer slightly more challenging questions based on a comparative bar chart
For the MA they have to read a line graph and answer more challenging questions