Ks1/2 Mothering Sunday Powerpoint Lesson.

Ks1/2 Mothering Sunday Powerpoint Lesson.

Mother’s Day: KS1&2 powerpoint lesson of 26 slides focusing on the traditions and origin of Mothering Sunday. The initial slides look at the different forms of a family and how each is special. There are activities and key questions to encourage pupils to reflect upon why mothers are special, their role in the family and how they can be ‘honoured’ according to the Christian commandment – ‘honour thy mother’. Includes information on how Mothering Sunday gets its name and interesting facts about how it is celebrated. There are two links to YouTube for ideas and instruction on how to make a simple flower and a flower bouquet card for Mother’s Day.
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How to secure your first teaching post -booklet

How to secure your first teaching post -booklet

This booklet is for NQT's seeking to secure their first teaching post. It is a 13 page practical guide on how to write application letters which match the person specification criteria and maximise chances of getting shortlisted. There is advice on how to prepare for school visits, interviews and performance tips including a strategy to use to avoid 'going blank ' in the interview. Tried and tested by teachers who have won their first posts!
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KS1&2 Saint George and the Dragon story and sequencing activity

KS1&2 Saint George and the Dragon story and sequencing activity

KS1&2 Saint George and the Dragon story and sequencing activity. Learning objective: To sequence and retell the story of’ Saint George and the dragon’ in order. Pupils cut out the images and descriptions and sequence the story onto a storyboard template. There are three templates attached which support differentiation and reading levels. HA template is numbered only and pupils order the story into the numbered boxes. MA is differentiated using key words from the main text in the numbered boxes. LA pupils can order the story into the numbered boxes with the support of key sentences which they can match to the main text. Included is a simplified story of George and the Dragon which I have adapted for Primary aged pupils which could be used in an assembly or to start a lesson. There is also a link to a Youtube clip about the story.
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KS1 & 2 conversation planning template. A resource for pupils to use to plan a simple conversation.

KS1 & 2 conversation planning template. A resource for pupils to use to plan a simple conversation.

Conversation planner KS1 & 2 conversation planning template. A resource for pupils to use to plan a simple conversation. Includes a bullet point reminder of the rules for writing a conversation and an example conversation between two friends for pupils to complete. There is also a word mat of 20 interesting words to use instead of ‘said’. Great to use following a drama or speaking and listening lesson. Can also be used with the majority of topics involving stories and characters (real and fictional).
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KS2 and 3 Label the Human skeleton, eye, ear and tooth (4 worksheets).

KS2 and 3 Label the Human skeleton, eye, ear and tooth (4 worksheets).

KS2 and 3 Label the Human skeleton, eye, ear and tooth (4 worksheets). Worksheet 1 Skeleton has 14 bones to label. Worksheet 2 Eye (2 diagrams to label) exterior (8 labels) and interior (7 labels). Worksheet 3 ear (2 diagrams to label) exterior (6 labels) and interior (8 labels). Worksheet 4 Tooth ( 2 diagrams to label) exterior (6 labels) and interior (7 labels). Can be used in topics – the body, keeping healthy, healthy eating, moving, growing.
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KS1 & 2 New Year 2018 Power-point Lesson /Assembly

KS1 & 2 New Year 2018 Power-point Lesson /Assembly

KS1 & 2 New Year 2018 Power-point lesson /Assembly which can be used as a single lesson or as a stimulus for cross curricular work. 21 slides presented in simple text focusing on New Year greetings (in different languages) and historical information. The lesson encourages pupils to work in small groups of three / four to discuss and explain questions about the images and information presented on the slides. Slides include information on Janus the Roman God of new beginnings, reviewing the previous year and resolutions for the forthcoming year. There are a range of humorous images demonstrating resolutions and prompting ideas for pupils to use. Pupils are encouraged to record their resolutions, refer to them daily and try to stick to them!
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KS2 Santa’s bad day! Christmas fun Powerpoint code breaking/co-ordinates lesson of 24 slides.

KS2 Santa’s bad day! Christmas fun Powerpoint code breaking/co-ordinates lesson of 24 slides.

KS2 Santa’s bad day! Christmas fun Powerpoint lesson of 24 slides. Learning Objectives To use a number substitution code to work out clues for labels. To use the information from the codes to match people to presents. To use latitude and longitude co-ordinates to work out where Santa should deliver his presents. Complete lesson which includes the letter/number substitution code, slides to print for pupils to record information and complete the tasks. Pupils will need access to the internet, maps and globes to complete the latitude and longitude activity.
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EYFS/KS1 Identify the footprints and tracks worksheet

EYFS/KS1 Identify the footprints and tracks worksheet

EYFS/KS1 Identify the footprints and tracks worksheet. Set of eight images for pupils to identify with an identification box at the bottom of the worksheet for pupil spelling support. Useful to use for seasonal topics, weather, Christmas, snow, animals and transport .
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KS2 set of 4 Science/Geography Reindeer resources

KS2 set of 4 Science/Geography Reindeer resources

KS2 set of 4 Reindeer resources: The pack includes * 2 different A4 factual Reindeer information sheets for pupils to use. Both information sheets focus on different information about habitat, adaptation, and life of a reindeer. Can be used as a factual support for a project about reindeer to help with pupil research or as a basis for comprehension / using information for a range of purposes. *Label the reindeer diagram worksheet with linked 5 questions ‘fill in the missing word’ sentence activity. * Reindeer Geography activity to help pupils use a map to locate reindeer habitats and key questions. * Simple Arctic Animal tally and block graph activity with three linked questions.
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KS1 & KS2 New Year/New Me: Set of Circle time reflection and affirmation cards.

KS1 & KS2 New Year/New Me: Set of Circle time reflection and affirmation cards.

KS1 & KS2 New Year/New Me: Set of Circle time reflection and affirmation cards. 16 cards (green border) which reflect on the current year and thoughts/actions/achievements and 16 cards (blue border) which help pupils focus on affirmations and positive actions to continue or create a new beginning/new year or fresh start. Useful to use as an end of year activity to welcome in a New Year or new term.
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KS2 Reindeer Geography/Science focused Powerpoint lesson

KS2 Reindeer Geography/Science focused Powerpoint lesson

KS2 Reindeer Powerpoint lesson. 23 slides which include geography and science focused, paired activities. Pupils will need access to maps and globes to identify the Arctic Circle and regions. Activities also include written tasks (completing sentences, writing definition in own words, watching a short information clip on Youtube and a follow up quiz with written answers). There is a linked maths measuring task and a data interpretation table with linked questions. Also includes photographs of real (not cartoon!) reindeer. Santa’s reindeer is only mentioned in relation to their antlers (promise!) Learning Objectives • To identify the world locations lived in by reindeer. • To use data/information about the reindeer to work out how it has adapted to its habitat. • To use specific geographical and scientific vocabulary.
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KS1 & 2 Science Fiction story planning template. A writing Science Fiction stories and spaces for pu

KS1 & 2 Science Fiction story planning template. A writing Science Fiction stories and spaces for pu

KS1 & 2 Science Fiction story planning template. A writing Science Fiction stories and spaces for pupils to develop descriptive words and phrases, space setting , problems, themed vocabulary and the structure of their story. Can be used with topics : Space, Adventures, Explorers, Planets. A writing Science Fiction stories and spaces for pupils to develop descriptive words and phrases, space setting , problems, themed vocabulary and the structure of their story. Can be used with topics : Space, Adventures, Explorers, Planets.
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YR,Y1,Y2 (SEN) Eight Christmas themed Maths worksheets.

YR,Y1,Y2 (SEN) Eight Christmas themed Maths worksheets.

YR,Y1,Y2 (SEN) Eight Christmas themed Maths worksheets. Each worksheet contains a mixture of Maths applications eg simple 4 rules of number to 10 and 20, understanding Maths vocabulary and symbols (subtract, more than), time (o’clock) weight (heavier/lighter than) and shape recognition. Worksheet 1: Circle recognition, one more, counting to 10, comparison of size, who has the most, number story to 10. Worksheet 2: Triangle recognition, one more than, counting to 10, size comparison, one less, addition story to 10. Worksheet 3: Weighing comparison, 2 more than, counting to 10, missing numbers, ordinal numbers, missing number addition stories. Worksheet 4: Half, matching equivalent amounts, counting to 10, take away 1, largest, middle, longest. Worksheet 5: Take away, greater than/less than symbols, height comparison, one more, counting to 20. Worksheet 6: more/less than and symbols, height comparison, subtract, half, o’clock, addition of three numbers. Worksheet 7: Counting to 20, missing numbers to 20, o’clock, pairs, missing number addition, length comparison. Worksheet 8: Hexagon recognition, more/less than, most/least, counting to 20, ordinal numbers, o’clock.
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KS1 & KS2 New Year/New Me: Set of Circle time reflection and affirmation cards.

KS1 & KS2 New Year/New Me: Set of Circle time reflection and affirmation cards.

KS1 & KS2 New Year/New Me: Set of Circle time reflection and affirmation cards. 16 cards (green border) which reflect on the current year and thoughts/actions/achievements and 16 cards (blue border) which help pupils focus on affirmations and positive actions to continue or create a new beginning/new year or fresh start. Useful to use as an end of year activity to welcome in a New Year or new term.
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KS1 and 2. Babushka story/Assembly power-point of 37 slides.

KS1 and 2. Babushka story/Assembly power-point of 37 slides.

KS1 and 2. Babushka story/Assembly power-point of 37 slides. Written in simple narrative format for easy understanding by pupils in both Key Stages. Can be used as a whole school assembly story, an introduction to the Christmas Nativity, Russian traditional tales or as a starting point for English discussion work on dilemmas.
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KS1 & 2 Historical story planning template

KS1 & 2 Historical story planning template

KS1 & 2 Historical story planning template. A resource for pupils to use to plan their own historical story writing. Includes a bullet point reminder of the rules for writing historical stories and spaces for pupils to develop character description, setting and ideas for the structure of their story. Great to use following a History writing lesson or drama. Can also be used with most History topics : Norman Castles, Explorers, Travel, Halloween, Romans, Egypt, Saxon Britain etc.
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KS1&2 Christmas Nativity story sequencing activity.  Learning objective: To sequence and retell the

KS1&2 Christmas Nativity story sequencing activity. Learning objective: To sequence and retell the

KS1&2 Christmas Nativity story sequencing activity. Learning objective: To sequence and retell the Christmas story in order. Pupils cut out the images and descriptions and sequence the story onto a storyboard template. There are three templates attached which support differentiation and reading levels. HA template is numbered only and pupils order the story into the numbered boxes. MA is differentiated using key words from the main text in the numbered boxes. LA order the story into the numbered boxes with the support of key sentences which they can match to the main text. Learning objective: To sequence and retell the Christmas story in order. Pupils cut out the images and descriptions and sequence the story onto a storyboard template. There are three templates attached which support differentiation and reading levels. HA template is numbered only and pupils order the story into the numbered boxes. MA is differentiated using key words from the main text in the numbered boxes. LA order the story into the numbered boxes with the support of key sentences which they can match to the main text.
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EY/KS1 Signs of Winter Powerpoint lesson of 29 slides.

EY/KS1 Signs of Winter Powerpoint lesson of 29 slides.

EY/KS1 Signs of Winter Powerpoint of 29 slides. Learning Objectives: • To know the names of the winter months. • To recognise the signs of winter around me. • To explain some fun activities I can do when it snows. • To sort clothes into summer/ winter seasons. The slides include photographs of winter weather, reasons why some people stay indoors during the cold or icy weather and fun activities outdoors in winter. There is a simple warm/cold weather clothes matching activity and a template for pupils to design a winter hat. Slides also include signs of winter in nature: plants, birds migrating, frozen lakes/ponds, snowstorms, icicles, footprints in the snow. The final slide is a simple winter acrostic poem which can be used as an example for pupils to use as a starting point before writing their own poem. Cross curricular KOW /Science work on topics of ‘Seasons’, ‘winter’, ‘Animals’, ‘Nature’.
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KS1 The Russian story of Babushka first-hand descriptive account.

KS1 The Russian story of Babushka first-hand descriptive account.

KS1 Babushka descriptive account. A first- hand account, written by Babushka. This example demonstrates acts as a recount of the search for the baby king Jesus including personal feelings and points of view. Useful in the lesson for pupils to use to identify features and structure of first hand accounts or as a starting point for discussing a dilemma, or point of view activity. Can also be used with a cross curricular Christmas topic.
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KS2 Russian Story of Babushka  first - hand descriptive account.

KS2 Russian Story of Babushka first - hand descriptive account.

KS2 Babushka descriptive account. A first- hand account, written by Babushka. This example demonstrates acts as a recount of the search for the baby king Jesus including personal feelings and points of view. Useful in the lesson for pupils to use to identify features and structure of first hand accounts or as a starting point for discussing a dilemma, or point of view activity. Can also be used with a cross curricular Christmas topic.
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Y2/KS2 How to write a Christmas riddle power-point lesson of 16 slides.

Y2/KS2 How to write a Christmas riddle power-point lesson of 16 slides.

Y2/KS2 How to write a Christmas riddle power-point lesson of 16 slides. Learning Objectives To work out the answer to a riddle using the clues in the rhyme. To identify the features of a riddle. To write a riddle which includes the main features. Activities are collaborative and encourage pupils to work with a partner to work out the answers to a specific rhyme and then identify the features of a riddle. Includes a Riddle Checklist which can be printed for pupil use and six Christmas themed riddles for the pupils to solve. Final activity asks pupils to write their own Christmas riddle.
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