Tudor House Design and Technology Project Booklet Scheme of Work

Tudor House Design and Technology Project Booklet Scheme of Work

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.
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Howard Carter Diary Comprehension

Howard Carter Diary Comprehension

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.
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Comprehension of an Ancient Egyptian Myth of Osiris, Isis and Seth

Comprehension of an Ancient Egyptian Myth of Osiris, Isis and Seth

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.
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Howard Carter Diary Comprehension

Howard Carter Diary Comprehension

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.
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Tudor House Design and Technology Project Booklet Scheme of Work

Tudor House Design and Technology Project Booklet Scheme of Work

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.
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Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon double activity Tudors

Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon double activity Tudors

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.
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Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn double activity Tudors

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn double activity Tudors

Two activities to learn about why the marriage between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn ended. PowerPoint presentation to go through the main points of Anne's life and two engaging activities for the children to complete. Activity 1 is a cloze procedure where children fill in missing words to complete the information about Anne. This activity is differentiated to suit three ability groups. Activity 2 asks the children to write a letter (just as Anne actually did) begging Henry to reconsider and not execute her. Both PDF and Word files (for editing) included. A fun Horrible Histories clip included.
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Henry VIII and Katherine Parr Double activity Tudors comprehension and diary writing

Henry VIII and Katherine Parr Double activity Tudors comprehension and diary writing

Two activities to learn about the marriage between Henry VIII and Katherine (Catherine) Parr. Activity 1: Comprehension task. The children will read information about Katherine's life and her marriage with Henry VIII and answer comprehension questions responding to the text. This task is differentiated to suit three ability groups. Activity 2 asks the children to write a diary from the perspective of Katherine Parr. This task is a super extended writing activity and it could suit either English or Topic lessons. Planning sheets and PowerPoint presentation included to aid descriptive writing. Both PDF and Word files (for editing) included.
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Thunder and Lightning Explanation Text Comprehension Activity

Thunder and Lightning Explanation Text Comprehension Activity

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.
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Henry VIII Six Wives Activity Complete Bundle Tudors

Henry VIII Six Wives Activity Complete Bundle Tudors

12 activities learning about Henry VIII and each of his six wives. Two activities about each wife. Catherine of Aragon: Statement activity and role-play speech bubble writing task . Anne Boleyn: Cloze procedure and letter writing task. Jane Seymour: Cloze procedure and Speech bubble writing task. Anne of Cleves: Comprehension task and Speech bubble writing task. Katherine Howard: Comprehension task and letter writing task. Katherine Parr: Comprehension task and Diary writing task.
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Sir Isaac Newton Biography Comprehension Text Scientist Friction

Sir Isaac Newton Biography Comprehension Text Scientist Friction

A two page biography comprehension text about Sir Isaac Newton. Differentiated questions to suit 3 ability groups. Both PDF and Word files (for editing) included. Excellent text to research a famous scientist. Can support forces and friction work. Includes reference to Newton's law and gravity.
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Henry VIII and Jane Seymour double activity Tudors

Henry VIII and Jane Seymour double activity Tudors

Two activities learning about why the marriage between Henry VIII and Jane Seymour didn't end Henry's problems. PowerPoint presentation included to go through the main points of why the marriage ended. Activity 1 is a cloze procedure where children choose words to complete information about Jane Seymour. This activity is differentiated to suit three ability groups. Activity 2 asks the children to role-play the moment when Jane Seymour has just had a baby and Henry walks in. Then the children write what was said by the characters in speech bubbles. This is a really fun activity and the children love taking on the roles of Jane and Henry (especially acting out a sudden death scene) Both PDF and Word files (for editing) are included.
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Henry VIII and Katherine Howard Double activity Tudors

Henry VIII and Katherine Howard Double activity Tudors

Two activities to learn about the marriage between Henry VIII and his 5th wife Katherine (Catherine) Howard. PowerPoint presentation included to share comprehension text and main points of Katherine's life. Activity 1 asks the children to read a text about Katherine Howard and complete comprehension questions responding to the text. This activity is differentiated to suit three ability groups. Activity 2 asks the children to write a letter to Henry begging him not to execute her. Both PDF and Word files (for editing) included.
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Buddy Holly The Day Music Died Newspaper Comprehension Text

Buddy Holly The Day Music Died Newspaper Comprehension Text

Outstanding qualitynewspaper text about the musician Buddy Holly and the plane crash where Buddy Holly, Richie Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens unfortunately died. Many people refer to the event as the day that music died. Differentiated questions to suit three ability groups. Great cross curricular links for Britain Since 1948, The 1950s, Famous people and famous musicians. PowerPoint presentation and video clip included. PDF and Word version of files included.
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Eleanor Rigby (by The Beatles) Comprehension Activity.

Eleanor Rigby (by The Beatles) Comprehension Activity.

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.
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I can Identify features of a postcard comprehension activity

I can Identify features of a postcard comprehension activity

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.
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Paragraphs activity sorting information about different storms.

Paragraphs activity sorting information about different storms.

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.
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Pele Biography Comprehension Lesson

Pele Biography Comprehension Lesson

Quality comprehension text about the footballer Pele. Differentiated questions to suit three ability groups and presentation included. Video clips of Pele's best goals included. Spelling word bank/mat included. Outstanding observed lesson quality resources. PDF and Word files includ
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Information Text about Brazil Comprehension Activity

Information Text about Brazil Comprehension Activity

Destination Brazil! Information text about Brazil including the Amazon Rainforest, Iguazu Falls and Rio de Janeiro. Differentiated questions to suit three ability groups. PDF and Word files (for editing) included. Super resource to learn about the country of Brazil.
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Favelas of Brazil information text comprehension activity Slum Towns

Favelas of Brazil information text comprehension activity Slum Towns

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.
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Carnivals of Brazil Comprehension Activity

Carnivals of Brazil Comprehension Activity

Information text about the exuberant carnivals (carnavals) of Brazil. Differentiated questions to respond to the text to suit three ability groups. PDF and Word files (for editing) included. Video clip of the Carnivals in Rio included.
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