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Graphic Designer (BSc Hons) with PGCE in Education. Been teaching for 5 years. Been in education for 10.

Graphic Designer (BSc Hons) with PGCE in Education. Been teaching for 5 years. Been in education for 10.
Adverbs Complete Lesson. Fully differentiated.
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Adverbs Complete Lesson. Fully differentiated.

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3 Presentations differentiated for 3 ability groups. Presentation slides; 1. What is a verb? (Recap and enforce) 2. Moving images; What is Superboy doing? - Flying What is the man doing? – Eating, watching or looking. What’s happening on the football pitch? How was that goal scored? Running/Ran, kicked and diving (goalkeeper) What is the crowd doing? Jumping, shouting and cheering 3. What is an adverb? – go back to previous slides and ask ‘Are these people just flying? Eating? Running?’ Could any other words make these sentences more exciting? Quickly! Intensively! Frantically! Hurriedly! 4. Next 2 slides present beginnings of sentences using verbs giving me the chance to ask ‘What adverbs could make this more exciting?’ 5. The second slide of examples for the HA group focuses on adverbs that don’t end in ‘ly’. MA group will be presented with one word which doesn’t end in ‘ly’. 6. Show video of Usain Bolt obtaining world record. 7. What words can be used to describe how Usain Bolt ran? Have a short discussion to see what words children can come up with. Then display 12 words (all adverbs) and ask would it be okay to use each of them. Some are wrong deliberately! 8. The ‘Dab’ slide (Usain Bolt dabbing). This is aimed at lifting the moods of the children. State that it is called the Dab so it is a…? noun. He is dabbing, so that is a…? Verb. And he’s dabbing confidently …which is an…? Adverb! Practise dabbing confidently, timidly, proudly and lazily. Main Activity Slide 9 contains a video of Elvis Presley arriving onstage and singing. Inform the children that they are now news reporters, news reporters who happen to be very lucky because they get to go back in time to watch Elvis in concert, they even get to see him back stage! This video is very good for this lesson because there is a lot going on in it to start a discussion with the children asking them what verbs they can identify in the video i.e. singing, dancing, walking, swaying etc. Don't forget the crowd! Slide 10 for HA contains a table with potential adverbs. Tell the children that they will have to write a news report so they can report to the people of 2017 on what they witnessed. Report should have 8-10 verbs linked with an adverb. Slide 10 for MA contains a table with verbs in one column and the rest of the table contains the potential adverbs. Get children to write a news report on what they have witnessed for the people of 2017 using the verbs provided, linking them to the adverbs provided. Slide 10 for LA contains a table with 7 verbs on the left column and 6 adverbs on the right column. Verbs on the left are all things Elvis done in the video, but now we want to find out how Elvis done them. Give them paper cut outs of the verbs and adverbs and ask the children what can they match.
Properties of 3D Shapes Presentation and worksheets. YouTube preview
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Properties of 3D Shapes Presentation and worksheets. YouTube preview

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13 slide presentation on properties of 3D Shapes comparing them to real life objects. Title Page Differences between 2D and 3D shapes Properties of 3D shapes - Faces, Edges and vertex (vertices). Cube Cuboid Cylinder Triangular Prism Sphere Cone Square based pyramid Triangular based pyramid Hexagonal Prism Overview of all shapes slide Each slide discussing a shape has the 3D shape and it’s properties (which appear on click). They also contain an example of each 3D shape in real life. I have also included 2 worksheets (one for lower ability and one for higher ability). Both worksheets are available in PDF and Word document for editing if required.
2 Column Multiplication Sums Revision (170 Worksheets)
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2 Column Multiplication Sums Revision (170 Worksheets)

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For those of you looking for 2 column multiplication sums then look no further! This download contains 170 worksheets of sums divided into 5 sub folders; Times Tables - 10 worksheets for each Times Tables from 1 - 12 2x 5x 10x Sums - 10 worksheets 2x 3x 4x 5x 10x Sums - 10 worksheets 6x 7x 8x 9x Sums - 10 worksheets 2 by 2 Column Sums - 20 Long multiplication worksheets A perfect resource for strengthening pupil’s ability in performing multiplication sums as they progress from Times Tables to the early stages of Long Multiplication. Each worksheet contains 30 questions and a seperate answer page.
Writing Instructions/Recipes Laughing Potion
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Writing Instructions/Recipes Laughing Potion

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Simple PowerPoint Presentation which informs children why written instructions are important. PowerPoint then models a Laughing Potion Recipe. Blank recipe worksheets are provided (lined and not lined) as well as titled ‘Laughing Potion’ blank recipe worksheets. Keyword list included. Perfect resource for Halloween Revision.
2D Shape Properties, drawing and sorting. 2 presentations and 4 differentiated worksheets.
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2D Shape Properties, drawing and sorting. 2 presentations and 4 differentiated worksheets.

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All resources designed by a fully qualified Graphic Designer (BScHons) with a PGCE in education. I have combined material for 2 lessons on 2D shapes. The first presentation talks about and identifies properties of 2D shapes including: edges (curved or straight), corners, symmetry, right angles and the key points of quadrilateral shapes. It is a visually stunning PowerPoint which helps to keep children engaged. With this lesson I have included 2 worksheets. One for lower ability (LA) and one for higher ability (HA). Both worksheets ask children to gather data on the properties of 2D shapes. The second PowerPoint looks at sorting 2D shapes into venn diagrams as well as a brief introduction on how to draw 2D shapes. The worksheets included for this presentation are venn diagrams which need to be sorted. One for LA and one for HA.
Sentence Structures - Commands, statements, questions and exclamations.
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Sentence Structures - Commands, statements, questions and exclamations.

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I'm a graphic designer turned teacher, this gives me the advantage of being able to create high tech resources such as this one. This resource is perfect for an observation, I know this because I used it for mine and aced it! Lesson will be Scooby Doo themed. First slides investigate children’s knowledge on questions, statements, commands or exclamations. Each slide will provide children with a moving image example of each type of sentence we are discussing today. Ask children to give an example to the rest of the class and praise accordingly. Nest section of slideshow will display Scooby Doo video clips, each containing questions, statements, commands and exclamations. After each clip, slideshow will display children a script of the previous clip (modelling the correct way to write it) and ask them to raise their hands if they can identify what type of sentence it is and if they know how we write it. Then the slideshow will will display the correct answer. Keep going with each clip. Don’t be afraid about asking children to experiment and think of their own sentences – give them the stage! ***Guided Work*** Guided work slide will be displayed followed by a slide of prompts and examples. Year 2 children will be asked to write individual sentences. Their sheet has been divided into 4 titled sections with space to write accordingly. LA Year 2 will be given the same sheet however theirs will have examples of each to remind them. Year 3 children will be asked to write at least two paragraphs. I will show them a few slides explaining what I mean by paragraphs. LA Year 3 will be given a worksheet, divided into two blank paragraphs and prompts for each paragraph. ***Please Note I created this slideshow for a composite class of Year 2 and 3. You can edit guided work to suit your needs*** Plenary Plenary will be a review. Slideshow will play a longer clip this time, tell children to pay attention because you are going to reward whoever can tell you either a question, statement, command or exclamation from the clip. Those children can be rewarded with a sticker.
Solving and Creating Riddles! Fun and engaging creative writing lesson. Preview on YouTube
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Solving and Creating Riddles! Fun and engaging creative writing lesson. Preview on YouTube

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YouTube preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqGXvdrvHkY Take your class on a quest to defeat the Riddler who wants to take control of Gotham! This PowerPoint is perfectly structured, if you need to write a plan just write it around the slides! You don’t need to change a thing, the PowerPoint will take you through the whole lesson, and providing you take the time prior to the lesson to study the PowerPoint each slide will prompt you - and you will soar! Presentation starts off with a few introductory slides, you then will split the class into 4 teams. Once the class is split you will then present Riddles to them, children must work in their teams to solve the riddle and provide you with an answer on their team whiteboard. You as teacher can take a tally of their scores. Once all 10 riddles have been solved, your class will now work in their teams to create riddles to present to the other 3 teams. I had each child write a riddle and then as a team they selected the best to use in the final battle. Children then presented their riddle to the other 3 teams. If none of the teams could solve their riddle I awarded 20 points, 15 if one teams solved it, 10 for two and 5 points if all three teams solved it. These points were added to the tally created earlier and a winning team declared. As a substitute teacher I take this lesson with me everyday on a USB pen. It’s perfect for getting a class engaged and always works a treat! I am a fully qualified Graphic Designer (BSc Hons) with a PGCE in Primary Education. My resources are made to a high standard, and priced reasonably. I believe firmly that high quality resources are what’s needed for teachers to compete with iPads and tablets, I also believe that no teaching resource should break the bank. All feedback welcome! And a review would be much appreciated.
2-Digit & 3-Digit Bus Stop Division Revision (70 Worksheets)
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2-Digit & 3-Digit Bus Stop Division Revision (70 Worksheets)

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For those of you looking for 2-digit and 3-digit bus stop division sums then look no further! This download contains 70 worksheets of sums divided into 2 sub folders; 2 Digit - Contains 20 worksheets (split into remainders and no remainders) + 20 lower ability worksheets + 10 Challenge worksheets. 3 Digit - Contains 20 worksheets (split into remainders and no remainders). A perfect resource for strengthening pupil’s ability in performing division sums as they progress from Times Tables to the early stages of advanced division. Each worksheet contains 30 questions and a seperate answer page.
Word types. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Back to the future themed lesson. Creative writing
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Word types. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Back to the future themed lesson. Creative writing

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A refresh lesson lesson packed full of moving images to get your class excited! This presentation gives a refresh on nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. It uses both still images and moving images to give children the opportunity to say what they see. I.e. Pictures of Marty and the Doc are nouns. Then the presentation displays a short clip from the movie. Here children will watch the clip and on their whiteboards they will write one sentence, they will have to identify what types of words they used in their sentence. Now tell children you're taking them back in time to watch Marty McFly in concert. When they come back to the future they will act as reporters and write an account of what they saw. Children will then watch the 'Johnny B Goode' clip from the film and write an article telling people of the performance they witnessed. Great and effective lesson (plus it gets children interested in this great movie!).
Flags and capital cities of Europe Poster and Brilliant flag game
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Flags and capital cities of Europe Poster and Brilliant flag game

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Poster containing flags, country name and capital cities of all countries in the continent of Europe. Perfect for printing on A3 paper and laminating for your classroom! Provided in both JPEG and PDF format. The flag game is great for playing when you have some spare time. I display a flag and ask the class to write which country they think it is. If they get it wrong they are eliminated. Repeat until you have a winner.
Writing Instructions. Pancake Recipe evaluation and write pack. Perfect for Pancake Tuesday!
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Writing Instructions. Pancake Recipe evaluation and write pack. Perfect for Pancake Tuesday!

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Perfect for any time of the year - not just pancake Tuesday! A detailed lesson which demonstrates the importance of instructions and how to write a set of instructions. When you download this resource you will receive: A PowerPoint Presentation 4 Differentiated Recipe templates (lined and unlined) Instructions Checklist Pancake recipe sheet Word banks (Time connectives & imperative verbs) The interactive PowerPoint is split into sections; Examples of when we use instructions in everyday life. Why are instructions important? Tips on writing instructions. Things to remember when writing instructions. Different sections of a recipe. This slide reviews a blank recipe template. Review of a pancake recipe. This slide reviews a pancake recipe. This resource was designed by a graphic designer (BSc Hons) with a PGCE in education. I strive to make my resources an extremely high quality and welcome any feedback.
Marcus Rashford Literacy Pack. Letter review, missing word, word searches, fact file and colouring!
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Marcus Rashford Literacy Pack. Letter review, missing word, word searches, fact file and colouring!

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The best way to describe this pack is to list the files you’ll receive. All resources designed by a graphic designer (BScHons) with a PGCE in education. [1] Marcus Rashford PowerPoint Presentation. A visually stunning PowerPoint presentation which details the life of Marcus Rashford so far. The categories include; Early Life, Man United, England, Charity, Letter to Government & MBE. [2] Marcus Rashford Letter PowerPoint. A PowerPoint containing Marcus Rashfords letter to all MPs dated 15th June 2020. This is a 4 slide slideshow with each slide containing half a page of Marcus’ letter. This will allow you to analyse it with your class. [3] Marcus Rashford Letter PDF. A high quality copy of Marcus’ letter to all MPs dated 15th June 2020. A PDF copy for you to print and share with your class. This can be emailed for home learning. [4. 5. 6.] Differentiated letter templates. Three differentiated letter to downing street templates. You could task your class with writing a letter to the government asking them for help fixing an issue. [7. 8. 9.] Differentiated Marcus Rashford Missing word worksheets. Three differentiated worksheets with 8 sentences and a wordbank containing 8 - 16 missing words for them to fill in the gaps. These can always be used for children to copy into books. [10. 11.] Fact files which encourage children to research Marcus Rashford safely on the internet. Second factfile has an extra lined page for higher abilty children to gather and jot down any extra information they find. [12] Marcus Rashford Colouring In pages. 5 outlines of Marcus Rashford in action on the football pitch for your class to choose their favourite as a lesson ender or as a fabulous pop art activity - encourage your children to be creative with colours, I’d love to see them! All feedback and positive reviews appreciated they’re my bread and butter! I’m quite active on this site so if you have any suggestions or tweaks you’d like me to help out with, let me know!
Matchstick Puzzles Problem Solving Lesson. Fun and Engaging! YouTube Preview
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Matchstick Puzzles Problem Solving Lesson. Fun and Engaging! YouTube Preview

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_ZHOePgTRQ This is a really fun problem solving lesson. You’ll need a bag of match sticks so that each child can participate. We’ve all been challenged by someone who laid some matchsticks down and told us we could only move a certain amount to achieve a goal. Well, this PowerPoint contains 16 of these puzzles and their solutions! Each slide shows a number of matchsticks laid out in some form of shape. You the teacher will tell each child to copy that shape. After this the slide will display the objective of the puzzle. After your class has had a go you can then click to reveal the answer. A fantastic lesson on problem solving. Perfect for the run up to Christmas, easter or Halloween holidays!
Y5 - Y6 Using words in their correct context.
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Y5 - Y6 Using words in their correct context.

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***Updated to that the font appears on your computer!*** Extremely effective PowerPoint where each slide presents a word. The children will be asked to identify if it is a noun, verb, adjective or adverb. The sentences have been designed to trick children. For example, the word 'fish' is displayed. When tested most children say it is a noun, however PowerPoint will then display it in a sentence as a verb. Each slide also contains a funny moving image, these keep children engaged. When I did this lesson with my class it was wonderful to see the realisation set in. The last slide contains a table of words which can be used as either a noun, verb, adjective or verb. It is then up to you what you'd like the children to. They could select 5 words and write two sentences for each word, using them in different context and identifying what they have done. This was an extremely effective lesson.
Compound words presentation.
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Compound words presentation.

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I used this presentation for an online lesson over lockdown and had great success. Hopefully you do to! Please review and any feedback is welcome.
Forces of Nature Science Lesson. Presentation and worksheets.
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Forces of Nature Science Lesson. Presentation and worksheets.

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Powerpoint presentation covering floods, hurricane, tornados, tsunamis, lightning, volcanos and earthquakes. Each slide is simple and contains only a 2-3 minute National Geographic 101 video. Teacher could discuss with the class what they know about each topic before they play the video and then after each video discuss what they now know. Worksheets are good for data gathering while each video is playing or during discussion. I do not own the National Geographic videos, I have simply obtained them on YouTube and compiled them altogether in the one place.
Differentiated doubling and halving worksheets
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Differentiated doubling and halving worksheets

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Differentiated doubling and halving worksheets for year 3-4. 6 written questions per page with adequate space for children to work out their answer. Lower ability (LA) doubling numbers up to 48 - 6 questions. Medium ability (MA) doubling and halving even numbers up to 48 - 6 questions. Higher ability (HA) doubling and halving odd and even numbers (up to 4-digit) - 12 questions. Both .word (editable) and .pdf available for both. I made these for a composite Year 3 (P4) and Year 4 (P5) class.
Non-Standard English
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Non-Standard English

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Presentation focusing on the use of non-standard English (slang). This presentation focuses on the non standard English used in parts of Northern Ireland.
Past, Present and Future Tense Revision.
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Past, Present and Future Tense Revision.

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An interactive PowerPoint which focuses on the past, present and future tense of the following vocabulary; play clap dance listen watch strum sing tap sway ask answer laughed A great lesson starter which can be left on the board as a word bank.
Minibeast Hunt Booklet
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Minibeast Hunt Booklet

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Minibeast booklet which can be printed and handed to children as they embark on a Minibeast hunt. Booklet focuses on challenging children to find minibeasts in a forest by looking in places which resemble the conditions mentioned in a perfect minibeast hotel. i.e. dark, moist ect. Thought I’d share it with you, I created it for use in a school for a presentation lesson on a Royal Visit.