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Mrs Gibbs' Classroom

As a primary teacher for over 18 years, I have a wealth of resources to share. In my shop you will find; guided reading resources covering different text types on a wide range of topics, maths lessons and resources, spelling resources and ideas.

As a primary teacher for over 18 years, I have a wealth of resources to share. In my shop you will find; guided reading resources covering different text types on a wide range of topics, maths lessons and resources, spelling resources and ideas.
Wild Animals -KS2- 8  reading texts
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Wild Animals -KS2- 8 reading texts

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Information texts for independent, guided or supported reading lessons on a theme of wild animals of the world. Suitable for upper KS2 years 5 and 6. Text written by teachers with follow up questions (and answers for independent work). Koalas, cheetahs, big cats, sea turtles, tortoises, octopuses, cane toads.
Australia-KS2-7 guided reading texts
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Australia-KS2-7 guided reading texts

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Seven guided reading texts on the theme of Australia with Q&A, suitable for upper KS2 . Includes information, narrative texts The Great Barrier Reef, octopuses, koalas, the fur trade, cane toads, Toad Rage, Tiddalick the frog. I hope you find these texts interesting and useful. Please leave me a review.
Binary numbers through an Indian folktale
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Binary numbers through an Indian folktale

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The story of doubling told through an Indian folktale about doubling the number of grains of rice on a chessboard. A complete lesson with a reading text introduction (optional) followed by a fully resourced lesson on binary numbers and their link to computer bytes. Included in the download: One reading text with questions and answers for guided reading, a maths powerpoint and three pupil worksheets on binary numbers. Suitable for year 6.
Year 6 - Journey to the River Sea -Amazon Rainforest theme
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Year 6 - Journey to the River Sea -Amazon Rainforest theme

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Two extracts from Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson with questions and answers. One extract in which Maia meets the twins for the first time and a second in which Maia visits Mr Carter’s study. Great for character description or a topic on the Amazon Rainforest. Year5 or 6.
World War 2- KS2-8 guided reading texts
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World War 2- KS2-8 guided reading texts

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Eight reading texts about World War 2 for independent or supported reading in upper KS2, includes questions and answers. Texts include biography of Winston Churchill, narrative Blitz Boys, information texts covering the Home Guard, air raid shelters, rationing, evacuation and an evacuee recount.
Spelling Year 4 Autumn Term complete resource
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Spelling Year 4 Autumn Term complete resource

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Complete set of resources for Autumn term Yr 4 spelling from NLS Spelling Bank. Includes 47 slide teacher Powerpoint which introduces the spelling objective along with follow up activities for children’s independent learning. Also includes 41 worksheets with examples of the Yr 4 spellings for each objective on look, say, cover, write, check sheets plus other spelling ideas.
The Tortoise and the Hare-KS2 guided reading text
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The Tortoise and the Hare-KS2 guided reading text

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A retelling of the fable The Tortoise and the Hare for upper KS2 children with questions and answers for independent or supported guided reading lessons. For more texts on the theme of tortoises and turtles go to Mrs Gibbs Classroom.
Yr6 maths place value revision slides
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Yr6 maths place value revision slides

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Maths Yr 6 Place Value revision / end of unit assessment PPT. Includes slides on; writing numbers, value of digits, ordering and comparing numbers, positive and negative numbers, Roman Numerals and rounding.
Addition and Subtraction problem solving
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Addition and Subtraction problem solving

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Complete differentiated resources, including a Powerpoint to introduce the lesson and all the children’s worksheets. This lesson challenges your children to use their knowledge of addition and subtraction to solve a mathematical problem.
Sea turtles & tortoises-KS2-10 reading texts
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Sea turtles & tortoises-KS2-10 reading texts

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Ten guided reading texts on a theme of sea turtles and tortoises. A range of text types including narrative, information, persuasive, fables and stories from another culture (China). All texts include questions to check children’s understanding and answers so that children can get immediate feedback if needed. Suitable for years 5 or 6. The Wreck of the Zanzibar, Esio Trot, China
Maths pack Year 1
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Maths pack Year 1

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Essential Maths number resources for every year 1 pupil. Number cards to 30; number track to 100; 100 square and tens and ones grid.
Remembrance Day activities KS2
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Remembrance Day activities KS2

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A list of activities with resources for Remembrance Day, Poppy Day for children in KS2. Includes poppy templates, war medal information, poppy artists Georgia O’Keeffe, war grave crosses.