Let´s Imagine... Writing Activity Cards

Let´s Imagine... Writing Activity Cards

Need to encourage your children to write? Need some inspiration or prompts for writing tasks? Need a creative challenge for children? Look no further than this set of 30 "Let's Imagine" writing activity cards. Each one follows the structure of Let's Imagine... and a scenario. Each includes key questions to help guide their writing, and a checklist for self assessment when they've finished. Activities include a variety of styles including letter, diary, description and narrative, a mixture of past, present and future tenses, and writing in the first and third person.
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Spelling rules & activities booklet for Y3/4 new curriculum - for the whole year!

Spelling rules & activities booklet for Y3/4 new curriculum - for the whole year!

Year 3/4 Spellings book. Comprises of a booklet with double page spreads for each set of spellings. There are 44 sets of spellling altogether - so will last the entire school year. There are 9 revision sets to recycle previous spellings rules. Spellings are grouped by rule and at the end in alphabetical order according to the new word list. Each double page spread features: The spelling rule with explanation and examples. 2 activities: the first activity is always look, say, cover, write, check. The second activity varies throughout the booklet but includes: wordsearch with 'find the missing word', dictionary work e.g. alphabetical order & definitions, pyramid words, backwards words, breaking down into syllables, colouring vowels, gap fills, etc. Covers the rules plus word lists for new curriculum. 91 page pupil booklet plus wordsearch answers included.
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Challenge Wall - Challenges and extension activities based on Blooms. Suitable for all subjects

Challenge Wall - Challenges and extension activities based on Blooms. Suitable for all subjects

Extension or challenge activities based on Blooms Taxonomy - complete with a colourful climbing wall style display! How high will your children climb? They will love to try and climb as high as possible... pushing their higher order thinking skills as high as possible! Contains 24 ready made activities plus blank templates to add your own. Versatile and can be used for any subject or topic, used as an extension or for early finisher, or for differentiation as part of a lesson!
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Collaborative/cooperative learning - Group Role Cards - Set of 8

Collaborative/cooperative learning - Group Role Cards - Set of 8

A set of 8 cards with different roles for group work. These endeavour to support and encourage successful cooperative learning. The 8 roles are suitable for a variety of different types of group work sizes and include: time keeper, scribe, leader, speaker, observer, resource monitor, facilitator and helper. Each card describes the purpose of the role and has some useful phrases the pupil might find useful.
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Magic Maths - Times Tables Cards Games

Magic Maths - Times Tables Cards Games

Need a solution that's successful AND fun? Repetition and exposure really is key to embedding them, but it doesn't have to be boring! Introducing... Magic Maths Card Games! A set of fun and effective games for times tables success! This 35 page PowerPoint document contains instructions for 3 types of games, card sets for all 1-12 time tables plus additional sets of cards for the "Snap" extension matching tables game and "Quick fire" game, plus answer grids for self & peer assessment. Just print & cut the cards, and off you go!
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Challenge Wall

Challenge Wall

Say hello to the Challenge Wall! Extension or challenge activities based on Blooms Taxonomy - complete with a colourful climbing wall style display! How high will your children climb? They will love to try and climb as high as possible... pushing their higher order thinking skills as high as possible! Contains 24 ready made activities plus blank templates to add your own. Versatile and can be used for any subject or topic, used as an extension or for early finisher, or for differentiation as part of a lesson!
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Reciprocal Reading role cards

Reciprocal Reading role cards

Many schools are now using reciprocal reading as a method used to develop learners’ reading skills. It promotes higher order thinking, develop listening and talking, and promotes engagement with reading! Here's a set of handy role cards to support and remind students of their role in reading activities. Included are 8 roles (we added an extra few to the standard roles to include opportunities when there are larger than normal groups, or if a variation or challenge is needed for any pupils!) Each card summarises what the role entails and some useful phrases to guide them when in their groups. The roles are: Leader, Summariser, Clarifier, Predictor, Illustrator, Questioner, Luminary and Character. Just print, laminate and off you go!
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Spelling rules & activities booklet for Y3/4 new curriculum - for the whole year!

Spelling rules & activities booklet for Y3/4 new curriculum - for the whole year!

Year 3/4 Spellings book. Comprises of a booklet with double page spreads for each set of spellings. There are 44 sets of spellling altogether - so will last the entire school year. There are 9 revision sets to recycle previous spellings rules. Spellings are grouped by rule and at the end in alphabetical order according to the new word list. Each double page spread features: The spelling rule with explanation and examples. 2 activities: the first activity is always look, say, cover, write, check. The second activity varies throughout the booklet but includes: wordsearch with 'find the missing word', dictionary work e.g. alphabetical order & definitions, pyramid words, backwards words, breaking down into syllables, colouring vowels, gap fills, etc. Covers the rules plus word lists for new curriculum. 91 page pupil booklet plus wordsearch answers included.
mrsminchin
Spelling Rules & Activities Booklet for Y5/6 - for the whole year!

Spelling Rules & Activities Booklet for Y5/6 - for the whole year!

Year 5/6 Spellings book. Comprises of a booklet with double page spreads for each set of spellings. There are 37 sets of spellling altogether - so will last the entire school year. Spellings are grouped by rule and at the end in alphabetical order according to the new word list. Each double page spread features: The spelling rule with explanation and examples. 2 activities: the first activity is always look, say, cover, write, check. The second activity varies throughout the booklet but includes: wordsearch with 'find the missing word', dictionary work e.g. alphabetical order & definitions, pyramid words, backwards words, breaking down into syllables, colouring vowels/silent letters, etc. Covers the rules plus word lists for new curriculum. Wordsearch answers included.
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180 Maths Challenge Cards

180 Maths Challenge Cards

Differentiated by 3 levels using a traffic light colour coding system, these are a great tool to target personalised areas to work on, or to have as an extra maths resource for spare time or extensions. Cards are labelled to show the operation required and numbered so teacher (or students if you want to self assess!) can easily check their answer using the answer sheet provided. Covers the equivalent to levels 2-5 and concepts include money, time, measure and problem solving. Covers all 4 operations plus includes some mixed operation problems! Fully editable - simply print, cut out & go!
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Year 5 Grammar Dice Games Pack

Year 5 Grammar Dice Games Pack

Who says grammar has to be boring?! A pack of 12 dice games to practise & reinforce grammar - covers the new curriculum introductions for Year 5 plus revision from previous years. Includes answers & grammar point revision sheets. The 12 topics are: Conjunctions Openers Punctuation Modal verbs Relative pronouns Relative clauses Cohesive devices Using commas to avoid ambiguity Adverbs of possibility Determiners Suffixes to change adjectives/nouns to verbs Parenthesis *Each game card is A4, fully editable, ready to print & go - just add dice! *12 pages of answers (where possible) & grammar point revision to aid in student independence when self-checking; laminate them back to back & away you go! Ideal for individual revision, pairwork, groupwork, or why not add in a competitive element and award points corresponding to the number rolled if they complete the activity successfully!
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FCE English Exam - Writing Criteria & Correction Codes

FCE English Exam - Writing Criteria & Correction Codes

For use with the new FCE style exams - this document has a condensed version of the writing criteria (page 2 of the document - not visible in the preview) to make marking easier and also for students to better understand what they need to do. Can be used to aid marking or self-assessment. Also within the document is a set of correction codes (page 1, visible in preview) to help quicker marking and students to identify what the code means they need to do.
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Jumble - A Boggle style literacy game

Jumble - A Boggle style literacy game

Set of "Jumble" game cards: a go-to literacy resource for extra time/early finishers etc - ready to print/laminate & go! 12 different game cards, 7 are themed (says the theme in the notes of relevant slide, space, school, farm animals etc) which adds an extra challenge for pupils to guess what links the words they will find! Slide featuring the reverse of the card which has differentiated challenge instructions. Blank template also included to make your own letter combinations. If you trim to just outside the border you can fit 2 sets of cards in one A4 laminating pouch!
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Pack of Dice games for Year 6 grammar revision and practice

Pack of Dice games for Year 6 grammar revision and practice

Who says grammar needs to be boring?! A pack of 12 dice games to practise & reinforce grammar for Year 6. Includes answers & grammar point revision sheets. Covers the new curriculum introductions plus revision from previous years. The 12 topics are: Conjunctions Openers Punctuation (includes hyphen, colon, semi-colon & ellipsis) Synonyms Antonyms Subordinate clauses Passive Pronouns Expanded noun phrases Adverbials (phrases & fronted) Subjunctive Subject & object verb agreement *Each game card is A4, fully editable, ready to print & go - just add dice! *12 pages of answers (where possible) & grammar point revision to aid in student independence when self-checking; laminate them back to back & away you go! Ideal for individual revision, pairwork, groupwork, or why not add in a competitive element and award points corresponding to the number rolled if they complete the activity successfully!
mrsminchin
Let´s Imagine... Writing Activity Cards

Let´s Imagine... Writing Activity Cards

Need to encourage your children to write? Need some inspiration or prompts for writing tasks? Need a creative challenge for children? Look no further than this set of 30 "Let's Imagine" writing activity cards. Each one follows the structure of Let's Imagine... and a scenario. Each includes key questions to help guide their writing, and a checklist for self assessment when they've finished. Activities include a variety of styles including letter, diary, description and narrative, a mixture of past, present and future tenses, and writing in the first and third person.
mrsminchin
Story Planning Keyring Cards

Story Planning Keyring Cards

Challenge your children to write the best story they can with our Story Planning Keyring Cards! Great for students to have to hand for inspiration, prompts, and self assessing key components of their story writing! Made up of 14 strips which can be laminated back to back, then punched and held together with a keyring or treasury tag. Easy to keep a set or two on tables for children to use whenever they need to. The 7 areas for inspiring writing are: Character, Setting, Time, Characteristic, Object, Event, Powerful Verb
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Brainteasers

Brainteasers

40 brainteasers - perfect for a "Teaser Tuesday" morning activity - with enough for one a week this is a morning sorted for the whole year! Contains different types of brainteasers including: riddles, odd one out, unscrambling words, word puzzles (e.g. anagrams, missing letters), half of words missing, rhebus illustrations, maths scrambles & problems. Answers included in the notes section of each slide. Visual timer bar automatically starts when you view the slide in slide show, and gradually moves along the screen for 30 seconds. When the 30 seconds is up - a clock jumps on screen and a chime signals time is up!
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Pen Licence

Pen Licence

A nice licence you can laminate and award to children when they have met the criteria to move from writing in pencil to pen!
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