A comprehension about the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. Includes PowerPoint and differentiated worksheets to suit three ability groups. Can lead on to extended writing with children continuing the diary themselves. Quality Ancient Egypt activity. Both PDF and Word files included.
Comprehension task about the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. Ancient Egypt themed. Newspaper text about the discovery included in a newspaper style. Superb to discus features of the text such as use of quotes. Questions for children to respond to the text differentiated to suit 3 ability groups. Quality Ancient Egypt activity. All files both in Word and PDF.
An activity where children have to identify the different features of a newspaper. Includes a newspaper text about the Rosetta Stone. Includes a features of a newspaper checklist and a short presentation to help the children identify the features and discuss the text. Good resource to discuss the Rosetta stone and the decoding of hieroglyphics. For use in English or Topic lessons learning about the Ancient Egyptians.
Two activities learning about why the marriage between Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon ended. PowerPoint presentation included to go through the main points of why Henry wanted a divorce and why he started the Church of England. Activity 1 asks the children to read through many statements and to then decide if Henry or Catherine would say them. Activity 2 asks the children to role play Henry talking to Catherine demanding a divorce. The children then write what the characters would say in speech bubbles.Quality Tudor resource. Both PDF and Word files (For editing) included.
Super comprehension of an Ancient Egyptian myth. This is the traditional Ancient Egyptian myth of how Seth tricks Osiris and chops his body into fourteen pieces! Isis finds all the pieces and sends him to the underworld where he becomes the ruler. Differentiated questions to suit 3 ability groups. Text sheet and question sheets included. Word and PDF Versions included.
Using and punctuating quotes in a newspaper task. A full 'outstanding observed' lesson quality lesson including lesson plan and presentations. The children will think about questions to ask Howard Carter (about his discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb) and then hot seat to gather quotes to add in to a newspaper text. Both questions activity worksheets and newspaper quotes worksheets are differentiated to suit 3 ability groups. All files are Word or PowerPoint. Word mat included to prompt children on collected quotes and helpful spellings to help them with the activity.
Full project booklet to accompany a construction project to make Tudor houses. The comprehensive booklet takes the children through the design process. Projects asks the children to make wooden Tudor houses. We made ours by making the timber frames and then used thin card and paper mache to replicate the wattle and daub, so we made the houses in the same way the Tudors would. The booklet includes a comprehension about Tudor houses. Research pages about models of Tudor houses, 45 and 90 degree corners, joining wood, design brief, concept and final designs, safety, evaluation during and after making and more! Both PDF and Word files (for editing) included.
Comprehension activity looking at the lyrics to the Beatles’ song Eleanor Rigby. Questions ask children to think about the meanings of each part of the song. Can be used as part of a poetry unit. Great resource for learning about Britain Since 1948, The 1960s, The Beatles, Songwriting, Famous People, and Liverpool. Differentiated questions to suit three ability groups. Children love listening to the song and completing this activity. PDF and Word files included.
Explanation text about clouds. Includes what are clouds and types of clouds. Differentiated questions to suit three ability groups. PDF and Word files included. A video clip of an explanation about clouds included. Good resource to link to weather topic.
Newspaper template for children to create their own newspapers set out in simple columns. A second page is included for the children to continue and write as much as they like. Spaces included for headlines pictures and captions. Word files with embedded fonts (hopefully) included to change the brand of newspaper and PDF versions included also.
Information text about the slum towns of Brazil known as the favelas. Comprehension questions to suit three ability groups. PDF and Word files (for editing) included. Edited video clip of favelas included. Super resource to aid learning about the culture and country of Brazil. Great geography topic resource.
Comprehension activity about the rock band Oasis. Perfect resource to compliment Britain Since 1948 and to learn about 1990s music. The text includes details about the formation of the band, hit albums and singes and their battle for the top of the charts with Blur. Children love listening to the music of Oasis and learning about the band. Word and PDF files included. Differentiated to suit three ability groups. Two page text documenting the history of the band from formation in 1991 to their eventual break up of 2009.
Worksheet where children read information about different types of storms including thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. They will decide what subheading each paragraph should have (to suit an explanation text) and then colour code the statements. The children also have to decide which pieces if information would be suited to an introduction. This can lead to children writing their own explanation text about storms.
Descriptive postcard comprehension text with differentiated questions to suit 3 ability groups. A short, yet interesting text to look at how to make a short text interesting. Figurative language used to describe the setting. Postcard is from Torremolinos in Spain. Can be used for great cross curricular links with weather, Spain or tourism topics. PDF and Word files (for editing) included. Presentation (PowerPoint) included to share and discuss the text. Quality resource.
Newspaper text reporting England’s victory in the 1966 World Cup final. Two page text reporting the 1966 World Cup final. Comprehension questions to suit 3 ability groups and PDF and Word files included. Britain Since 1948 or World Cup resource. Good text to identify the features of a newspaper. Two videos included. Short video including highlights of the match (10 mins) and Video of England’s famous last goal included (along with the famous commentary) Children really love learning about this.
Four Howard Carter resources. A diary comprehension with differentiated questions. A Newspaper Comprehension about the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. A Lesson about including quotes in newspapers linked to Howard's discovery and 5 display posters all about Mr Carter. Quality Ancient Egypt resources!
Explanation text about thunder and lightning. Differentiated questions to suit three ability groups. Colourful text to identify the features of an explanation text. Includes short contents and glossary. PDF and Word files (For editing) included. Super activity to use for English lessons with great cross curricular links with weather and science.
Did you know that a polar bear's hairs are actually transparent! A two part comprehension about how the polar bear is adapted to the Arctic. Two lessons that could be used for English, Topic or Science lessons. Super Polar Regions resource. Differentiated texts and questions to suit 3 ability groups. PDF and Word files included.
Simple fact file for children to complete about their chosen god. After research the children will need to draw an illustration of their chosen god, write the god's name in both English and hieroglyphs in a cartouche. Explain what their chosen god was 'god of' and any other interesting facts about the mythology that surrounds their chosen god. Two fact files to fit on one page. Both Word files and PDF included.