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I am a primary teacher working in Scotland. I enjoy creating resources for my learners and sharing these to help other teachers. I am especially interested in developing reading resources for First and Second Levels/middle to upper primary. Please review my resources if you do decide to download. Thanks!

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I am a primary teacher working in Scotland. I enjoy creating resources for my learners and sharing these to help other teachers. I am especially interested in developing reading resources for First and Second Levels/middle to upper primary. Please review my resources if you do decide to download. Thanks!
Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo - Unit of Work
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Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it.
The Last Wolf by Michael Morpurgo - Unit of Work
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The Last Wolf by Michael Morpurgo - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams - Unit of Work
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The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams - Unit of Work

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** POPULAR RESOURCE! ** You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it.
Blob by David Walliams - Unit of Work
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Blob by David Walliams - Unit of Work

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A resource for one of the fantastic £1 books released for World Book Day 2017. You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This contains a list of vocabulary, quality discussion questions and ideas for follow-up tasks for each chapter of the novel. There is a page for each chapter so you can choose how long you would like this unit of work to last for. I hope you find this resource useful!
Demon Dentist by David Walliams - Unit of Work
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Demon Dentist by David Walliams - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
Desirable by Frank Cottrell Boyce - Unit of Work
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Desirable by Frank Cottrell Boyce - Unit of Work

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This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
Scots Words Activity
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Scots Words Activity

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An activity to help learners develop an understanding of some words in the Scots language. There are 40 words given in Scots which children can translate into English using an online Scots dictionary. An answer sheet is included but answers can vary depending on the context the word is used in and/or the region in Scotland it is used.
The Nowhere Emporium by Ross MacKenzie - Unit of Work
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The Nowhere Emporium by Ross MacKenzie - Unit of Work

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This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
The Angel of Nitshill Road by Anne Fine - Unit of Work
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The Angel of Nitshill Road by Anne Fine - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine - Unit of Work
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The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine - Unit of Work

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This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
Holes by Louis Sachar - Unit of Work
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Holes by Louis Sachar - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
French Weather Pairs/Snap/Matching Game
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French Weather Pairs/Snap/Matching Game

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This is a card game to support learners with French weather vocabulary. It could be used as a pairs/pelmanism game, snap game or a simple matching game. Cards have reverse side (which says “Quel temps fait-il?”) so please print double sided if you wish to make use of this. From my experience it can be useful to have the reverse side to prevent any observant pupils having a sneaky read of the card when placed upside down!! My resource comes as a PDF ready to print, as well as a Word document so you can edit as you wish. The spacing of the cards should be correct so this will save you a lot of work! I hope you find this resource useful.
The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43 by Harriet Goodwin - Unit of Work
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The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43 by Harriet Goodwin - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it.
Farm Boy by Michael Morpurgo Summary
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Farm Boy by Michael Morpurgo Summary

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This resource will save you hours of work! Detailed summary of 'Farm Boy' by Michael Morpurgo. Useful if using this book with a reading group for reference or to help pupils catch up. Summary of six sections of the book: Pages 7 to 19 Pages 20 to 39 Pages 40 to 56 Pages 57 to 76 Pages 77 to 97 Pages 98 to 112
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo - Unit of Work
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War Horse by Michael Morpurgo - Unit of Work

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This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it!
Reading: Real-Life Stories Malorie Blackman - Unit of Work
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Reading: Real-Life Stories Malorie Blackman - Unit of Work

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This unit of work is for reading to go with the non-fiction book published by Wayland as part of their “Real-Life Stories” series about Malorie Blackman. My resource has split the book into 3 sections which is designed to last over 3 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. It contains some reading comprehension questions and a choice of follow-up task for each section of the book. You could use the questions for discussion with a group or use them for written reading comprehension. I have also included answers to the reading comprehension questions to save you even more time! You will receive a word document and a PDF (for both questions/follow-up sheets and answer sheets) making it easily editable.
Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World - Unit of Work
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Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World - Unit of Work

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This unit of work is for reading to go with the non-fiction book called “Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World” written by Kate Pankhurst. My resource has split the book into 3 sections which is designed to last over 3 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. It contains 8 reading comprehension questions and a choice of 3 follow-up tasks for each section of the book. You could use the questions for discussion with a group or use them for written reading comprehension. I have also included answers to the reading comprehension questions to save you even more time! You will receive a word document and a PDF (for both questions/follow-up sheets and answer sheets) making it easily editable. Please have a look at the preview to see what the files look like.
Over Sea Under Stone by Susan Cooper - Unit of Work
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Over Sea Under Stone by Susan Cooper - Unit of Work

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You will get files in a Word document as well as PDF format so it is easily editable. This will save you hours of work! This resource contains a range of vocabulary and quality discussion questions for each section of the novel. It also includes a choice of follow-up tasks children could complete as they read the book. It is designed to last 7 weeks, however it can be adapted to suit your learners. I have used it in my classroom following the Highland Literacy Project’s way of organising reading in the upper primary classroom. Children engage in reading 3 times per week: Session 1 - Pupils discuss the text, read the set pages independently and look up new vocabulary from the pages they have read. Session 2 - Pupils discuss the pages read with their group and the teacher. Session 3 - Pupils complete a follow-up task based on their book to demonstrate further understanding. When I have used this, I have printed a few pages of the document to share between pupils in the reading group. For Week 1, Session 1 - pupils use page 1 of the document. For Week 1, Session 2 - pupils use page 2 of the document. For Week 1, Session 3 - pupils have completed follow-up tasks in their jotters. I hope you find this resource useful, however you choose to use it.