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Mrs Gibbs' Classroom

A host of guided reading resources for primary aged children, covering text types on a wide range of topics. Maths lessons and resources on all topics ready to go for your classroom.

A host of guided reading resources for primary aged children, covering text types on a wide range of topics. Maths lessons and resources on all topics ready to go for your classroom.
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 guided reading texts for upper KS2 with Q&A on the theme of World War 2, Second World War. Includes information, biography, narrative, recount. Winston Churchill, evacuation, the Home Guard, Blitz Boys, rationing, shelters.
Wild Animals -KS2- 7  reading texts
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Wild Animals -KS2- 7 reading texts

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Information texts for guided or supported reading lessons on a theme of wild animals of the world. Suitable for upper KS2 years 5 & 6. Text with questions and answers. Koalas, cheetahs, big cats, sea turtles, tortoises, octopuses.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.