The Day the Crayons Quit Inference Matching Lesson- Who am I?

The Day the Crayons Quit Inference Matching Lesson- Who am I?

The Day the Crayons Quit introduction lesson. This lesson is aimed at Year 2 or 3. Contains an activity sheet with quotes on from the different crayons in the story, the aim is that the children look at the variety of letters (included in the PowerPoint) and infer which quote is from which crayon.
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Stone Age Boy Instructions

Stone Age Boy Instructions

This series of lessons builds up the skills that the children need in order to write their own set of instructions for one of the tasks that Om and the boy carry out in the book, The Stone Age Boy. The notebook includes, pulling out the features of a WAGOLL, building a success criteria together, examples of different sections of the instructions and an opportunity for a structured shared write. My Year 3 class really enjoyed cutting out the pictures and putting them in order and then, after structuring the steps together, they could independently write their own instructions.
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Harry Potter Haiku Poetry Writing

Harry Potter Haiku Poetry Writing

This bundle takes you through a lesson to create a Haiku poem based on a Harry Potter character. I used this with a Year 5 class but is absolutely suitable for any KS2 class. Includes: - Notebook with clear explanation of what a Haiku is and an example of a Harry Potter poem. - Two differentiated writing frames- lower ability and rest of class. - Pictures of the characters to print and give out to children to stimulate writing Please leave reviews as I am always looking to hear and act upon feedback!
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The Demon Headmaster Balanced Argument

The Demon Headmaster Balanced Argument

This bundle is linked heavily to the story of The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross. The characters have been in a snowball fight and were punished severely by the prefects. This series of lessons expores the for and against arguments for the punishment. I used these resources in a Year5 class but would absolutely be suitable for Year 6 and could easily be adapted for LKS2. INCLUDED: - A very detailed notebook: success criteria; phrases; examples of writing - A balanced argument plan writing frame - A balanced argument plan example sheet - A balanced argument writing frame - A balanced argument WAGOLL for chn to be able to specify the success criteria. Please feel free to ask questions related to this resource and leave a review as helpful feedback is always acted upon. Thanks,
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The Demon Headmaster Character Description

The Demon Headmaster Character Description

This bundle takes you through a series of lessons that results in the children writing a very detailed character description about the headteacher from the story, The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross. Includes: - a very detailed notebook full of examples of writing, success criteria and examples of similes and metaphors. - an adjective starter activity sheet - a character description writing frame (+ second sheet) - character description WAGOLL to print and encourage children to formulate their own success criteria Please feel free to ask me any questions regarding this resource and leave a review- all constructive feedback acted upon :)
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Harry Potter- A First Year's Guide to Quidditch- Explanation Text

Harry Potter- A First Year's Guide to Quidditch- Explanation Text

This bundle includes everything you need to teach explanation guides with the end product being the children being able to write their very own explanation guide about Quidditch. Included in this pack: * Differentiated, colourful writing frames * Notebook which guides you through the series of lessons * Example of a netball explanation guide for the children to be able to pick out the features and come up with a success criteria.
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Harry Potter Reading Comprehension  and SPaG Bundle

Harry Potter Reading Comprehension and SPaG Bundle

This reading comprehension bundle contains 3 reading comprehensions and 1 word class sorter activity all based in the first book of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Contents: * Reading Comprehension Chapter 4- Keeper of the Keys *Reading Comprehension Chapter 5- Diagon Alley- Part 2 * Word Class sorter- Chapter 6 * Reading Comprehension - Chapter 8- The Potions Master The questions are based on retrieval, inference, deduction and authorial intent and are perfect for a Year 5 or 6 class. Please leave feedback and review this resource as I strive to make ever better resources in the future. Miss W
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Harry Potter Howler Letter- Literacy- KS2

Harry Potter Howler Letter- Literacy- KS2

This series of lessons is aimed at any Key Stage 2 class. The bundle contains: *A notebook taking you through a series of lessons, explaining what a howler is and discussing the success criteria * A Planning sheet so the children can lay out their thinking beforehand. * A Howler letter writing frame. After the children had written their howler, they then really enjoyed recording their howlers, using different voices for the different characters.
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Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone- Muggle's Mauraderers Map and Nosey Neighbour Report

Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone- Muggle's Mauraderers Map and Nosey Neighbour Report

This activity is for children to bullet point the main events on their very own Mauraderers Map. This worked fantastically well in my Year 5 class, after watching many of the synopsis videos on YouTube check that they are appropriate as some are not!) We then used our maps for a Harry Potter display- using lemon juice to create and invisible message on the other side the kids loved it- Have included a blank map page to be able to double side copy if required for this activity. As well as this the children are to write a creative piece using the first couple of chapters in Philosophers Stone to recount what they could see when Hagrid leaves Harry Potter on the doorstep of Privet Drive. Includes differentiated writing frames a shared write and the notebook takes you through the writing process. 'You are the nosey neighbour of Privet Drive and you are so baffled by what you have seen that you do not hesitate to write down EVERY detail you see before you (just in case you wake up and it's all a dream).'
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Harry Potter Writing -Sweets & Treats Radio Advert Playscript

Harry Potter Writing -Sweets & Treats Radio Advert Playscript

This bundle contains the notebook which will take you through a series of lessons where the final product is a radio advert playscript. Although it is aimed at Year 5 or 6, it can easily be adapted for a lower year group. The bundle contains: * Notebook taking you through the writing process including the success criteria. * Writing Frame * Examples of three Radio adverts to use as WAGOLLs After my class wrote their radio adverts, they then recorded them on the iPad and they loved listening to each others.
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Poetry- Discovery and Performance

Poetry- Discovery and Performance

This pack of lessons and included resources are aimed at introducing poetry to a Year 3 or 4 class (can easily be adapted for lower or upper age groups). There are 5 lessons planned in detail with differentiation and objectives clearly written. Throughout the week, children will learn many poetic devices, with one activity encouraing children to spot these devices in a variety of poems. As well as this, the whole class will rehearse and add actions to a performance piece, ready to record. At the end f the week children will be split into small groups to recite a poem and add their own actions and change of pace and volume etc.. The pack includes: - detailed weekly lesson plan -notebook to take you through the week's lessons - all poems related to the lesson plan ready to print. (PP = Performance Poetry) - Poetry toolbox display poster Please leave feedback and review my resources as I strive to make them even better. Miss W
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Gangsta Granny Character Description and Chapter 1 comprehension

Gangsta Granny Character Description and Chapter 1 comprehension

Here is the first week's Literacy planning for Gangsta Granny, including a reading comprehension for the first chapter, then a notebook taking you through a series of lessons in order to write a quality character description of Granny. My children absolutely loved this and I got some quality pieces of writing out of them. Please feel free to ask any questions.
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Gangsta Granny- Neighbourhood Watch Report

Gangsta Granny- Neighbourhood Watch Report

This bundle is based around chapter 13 and 14 of Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. The children will be taking on Mr Parker (the nosey neighbour) and reporting back to the Neighbourhood Watch Team with his findings. Weekly Plan included! The notebook takes you through a series of four detailed lessons with all resources included: plan writing frame, scans of chapter 13, differentiated report writing frames, a slip for the children to create their own success criteria and a WAGOLL. This lesson is aimed at Year 3/4 but would be perfectly suited for any KS2 lesson. Please feel free to ask any questions. Please leave a review when used :)
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Gangsta Granny Persuasive Advert for Flavio Flavioli's Shoes

Gangsta Granny Persuasive Advert for Flavio Flavioli's Shoes

In chapter 8 of Gangsta Granny by David Walliams, it takes you through a list of 'Strictly Stars Dancing' memorabilia that Ben's parents own. This resource pack is for 4 days and requires the children to write a QVC TV advert to sell Flavio Flavioli's Sparkly shoes using persuasive features. The notebook takes you through each part of the success criteria, giving examples and opportunities for shared writes. First the children plan their advert and then the next two lessons take them through the writing process (differentiated writing frames included). There is also a vocabulary sheet so children can extend the vocabulary that they are selecting. This lesson is intended for Year 3/4, however, it can be adapted to be used for any age. Please feel free to ask any questions and please review :)
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Introduction to Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate Events and Count Olaf as a Villain.

Introduction to Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate Events and Count Olaf as a Villain.

This bundle includes a notebook giving a brief description and overview of all the stories, all the 'clues' needed for the activity and a writing frame for children to complete. The lesson leads on to looking at Count Olaf as a villain. The task (explained on the notebook) requires the children to be a detective and fill in a 'case file' on Count Olaf, explaining his misdemeanours. 'Around the room there are some envelopes with passages from the text for you to search for clues.' This lesson is aimed at any KS2 class (I am using it for my Y3 class) but could probably be used for a KS3 if adapted. Please feel free to ask questions and leave an honest review :)
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Gangsta Granny- Instructions to Make Cabbage Soup

Gangsta Granny- Instructions to Make Cabbage Soup

The notebook is series of 4 lessons (ideal for Year 3/4) and all resources for instruction writing. There are writing frames attached, differentiated three ways as well as tailored success criteria for the children to follow. Feel free to ask any questions. :)
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Introduction to Stone Age Boy- Week 1

Introduction to Stone Age Boy- Week 1

This notebook presentation takes you through a series of lessons, building up to the children re-writing and improving the opener to The Stone Age boy, thinking carefully and imaginatively about how they could be transported there. My Year 3 class absolutely loved this :)
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The Demon Headmaster Character Profile

The Demon Headmaster Character Profile

This activity sheet is intended for the children to fill in as they read the story of The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross. The children in my Year 5 class really enjoyed recording how the children's personalities and views changed throughout the text. Enjoy :)
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