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I am the Head Teacher Of Maria International School Of Bucharest in Romania. I am also very keen at developing different TES teaching resources to discover what works well for different classes. I am constantly looking for new and exciting different ways of presenting and teaching different primary topics, especially maths topics.

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I am the Head Teacher Of Maria International School Of Bucharest in Romania. I am also very keen at developing different TES teaching resources to discover what works well for different classes. I am constantly looking for new and exciting different ways of presenting and teaching different primary topics, especially maths topics.
FREE The Snail And The Whale workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets Makes Reading Fun!

FREE The Snail And The Whale workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets Makes Reading Fun!

The Snail And The Whale is one of Britain's best selling children picture books. The images in this book come from public domain resources - not from the original book. I was amazed that there were so few teaching resources for this book and so I have written 16 Guided Reading Thinking Hat worksheets for the book. I would love to have some feedback from anyone who has used them in the classroom.
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FREE Room On The Broom Workbook -  16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for creative learning

FREE Room On The Broom Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for creative learning

This resource has been seen over 10,000 times and is one of my most popular teaching resources. The images are not from the book, and you will still need to use the book to complete the reading tasks. I was surprised at how few reading resources were available for Room on the broom, and I am keen to promote Thinking Hat Reading skills in the classroom and so I have spent a week developing a set of worksheets which teachers can download and use in the classroom. Please leave a comment after using them in the classroom.
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FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class.

FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class.

FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class. The Stick Man is all about a piece of wood which gets taken away by a dog, picked up by a girl and thrown in the river... where he is found by a swan. At each point he is further and further from home and less likely to make it back... this set of worksheets looks at the different Thinking Hat approaches to this book. They will consider facts, feelings, positives, negatives, creative approaches and finally make a mind map. This book does not contain any of the original drawings or text. You still need to find a copy of the book to complete this workbook. I would love feedback on this work.
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FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking

FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking

FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking This is part of a weekly series of worksheets I am developing for teaching thinking hat questions during your guided reading lessons. They would also make excellent homework sheets. There are 3 white hat worksheets (facts), 3 Yellow hat (positives) 3 Black hat (negatives), 3 Green Hat (creative), 3 Red hat (feelings) and 1 Blue hat (Mind map). There are none of the original images in this workbook - and you will still need the book to complete the tasks. I would love some feedback of what you think of this work.
peterfogarty
International Volunteer Day - PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Different Teaching Activities To Try

International Volunteer Day - PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Different Teaching Activities To Try

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different activities being shown in each of photos. I have combined a great presentation on volunteering with 31 different fun teaching activities you can try to do with your class. These activities will help boost their confidence, memory and vocabulary skills. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about International Volunteer Day. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different voluntary activities. The students can then discuss what they think each one was saying or thinking. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
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30 Teddy Bear Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

30 Teddy Bear Photos PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

Are you doing a topic on bears? Are you doing a topic on toys? Are you looking for some great photos of different types of teddy bears? I have collected together 30 photos of teddy bears for you to share with your class. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different bears being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about teddy bears. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different types of. The students can then discuss which teddy bear they liked the best and why. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night Bundle

Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night Bundle

Everyone loves a great bonfire. This great bundle includes safety tips and writing prompts about bonfires, so it is perfect for any Guy Fawkes week!
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Year 6 SPAG 2016 sample papers - Questions and answers - all in single document!

Year 6 SPAG 2016 sample papers - Questions and answers - all in single document!

Why use this when the questions and answers are free online? Simply because I have taken the questions and *COMBINED* them with the answers, making the lesson a lot simpler to teach! I love to revise grammar. I don't like needing to constantly refer between the answers and the questions to get the most out of each lesson. I decided the simplest thing was to simply combine the question paper and the marking schemes into a single document. The idea is simple - you ask a question - the children then show their answers and then you check the answers as a class against the official marking scheme answers. This helps to keep revision fun and the lessons snappy.
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Ancient Egypt Bundle

Ancient Egypt Bundle

Ancient Egypt photos and teaching resources to try with your class! Complete with 31 Fun teaching ideas to try with your class.
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60 Entry Level Grammar worksheets for English lessons and ESL with answers

60 Entry Level Grammar worksheets for English lessons and ESL with answers

This book brings together some of the very best worksheets for teachers and students of English. Whether you are a teacher or a student we hope that you will find something here to inspire you and make English language learning fun and relevant. The worksheets can be photocopied freely and are primarily intended for use with Entry Level students, although they will also provide useful practise for learners at all levels. These worksheets have been written by an experienced English language teacher and used in English classes with learners from a wide variety of countries. At the back of the book is a short collection of fun classroom games that have been similarly tried and tested. Some may be familiar while others are original. In publishing descriptions of these games we are not in any way claiming credit for inventing them or owning them - our aim has been to collect together games that work and get a great response from students.
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KS1 Grouping and Changing Materials Science Vocabulary + Word Mat + 31 Teaching Activities To Try

KS1 Grouping and Changing Materials Science Vocabulary + Word Mat + 31 Teaching Activities To Try

Set of PowerPoints, Word Mats and a set of 31 Teaching activities to try in the classroom. I have created an entire series of Science Vocabulary packs to help teachers get more out of their science lessons and make them a lot more fun! Words Covered: materials natural man-made manufactured object change bake bend twist stretch squash heat cool freeze melt Additional documents are included with the permission of Sheffield Advisory and Inspection Service. These are available for free elsewhere online as word lists etc. However, not in the range of formats offered here.
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Ancient Egypt Bundle

Ancient Egypt Bundle

Students love to learn about life in ancient Egypt. I have collected together a wide range of different teaching resources. The resources are a great way of exploring in detail how the ancient Egyptians lived and died and more details about ancient Egyptian pyramids and how they are similar to modern man and how they are different from us.
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Shadows - Game, Vocabulary and Visual Story Prompts + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For The Classroom

Shadows - Game, Vocabulary and Visual Story Prompts + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For The Classroom

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different shadows being shown in each of the photos. I have collected together some of my best teaching resources about shadows and I think they would make a lovely lesson. There is the game of guess the shadow, followed by reviewing the key words about shadows and a creative writing task to complete. In addition, I have added a teacher guide which explains how to complete another 31 different fun tasks using these resources. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching set of story prompts. The students could also take five of the laminated photos and create them into a story . The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
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World Animal Day PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Different Ways To Use This Teaching Resource

World Animal Day PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Different Ways To Use This Teaching Resource

Are you looking for a way to celebrate World Animal Day? I have create a great set of flashcards for you. I have also thought of 31 different ways you could use this teaching resource in the classroom. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different animals being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about World Animal Day. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different animal. The students can then discuss what they think each one was saying or thinking. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
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Road Safety Week using PowerPoint + 31 Different Ways Of Using This Resource In The Classroom

Road Safety Week using PowerPoint + 31 Different Ways Of Using This Resource In The Classroom

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different aspects of road safety being shown in each of the photos. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Road Safety. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Road Safety Activities. The students can then discuss why they think each aspect of road safety is important. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
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17 Images And Photos Of Space, Earth And The Moon Mission+ 31 Ways of using this resource in class

17 Images And Photos Of Space, Earth And The Moon Mission+ 31 Ways of using this resource in class

Are you teaching your students about space exploration? Are you looking for a pack of photos to create a display on space or stimulate a discussion and deeper thinking on this topic? I have collected together 17 different images taken from space or the shuttle heading to space. Complete complete with a 31 Teaching Activity Guide to help you get the most out of this purchase. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about space images.
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Ancient Egypt Tombs PowerPoint + 31 Different Teaching Ideas About How To Use The Cards

Ancient Egypt Tombs PowerPoint + 31 Different Teaching Ideas About How To Use The Cards

Students can look at different Ancient Egyptian Tombs and what the Ancient Egyptians left in them in Ancient Egypt. It is a great way to promote talking and active resource in the classroom as the children discover the uses of the different objects left behind. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different items found in Ancient Egyptian Tombs. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Ancient Egyptian Tombs. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Ancient Egyptian Tombs objects. The students can then discuss why they think each one is important. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
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130 ESL Worksheets - Entry and Intermediate Levels - Come complete with Answers! Great Homework!

130 ESL Worksheets - Entry and Intermediate Levels - Come complete with Answers! Great Homework!

I sell these two together at a reduced rate - Buy these and save some money. ESL Worksheets Book 1: 60 Entry Level worksheets for English lessons with answers This book brings together some of the very best worksheets for teachers and students of English. These worksheets have been written by an experienced English language teacher and used in English classes with learners from a wide variety of countries. At the back of the book is a short collection of fun classroom games that have been similarly tried and tested. Some may be familiar while others are original. In publishing descriptions of these games we are not in any way claiming credit for inventing them or owning them - our aim has been to collect together games that work and get a great response from students. Book 2: The second ESL resource book (Intermediate Resources) While the first book was aimed primarily at Entry Level students, this one is aimed at higher level students, either Intermediate Level or Level 1 (ESOL Core Curriculum), depending on how you choose to label them. There are also a few worksheets for practising more basic skills, such as the two Writing Skills worksheets. However, most of the material reflects the higher level, and will provide a wealth of stimulating lessons for students who are starting to become more independent in their learning. With this in mind we have included a brand new section - Test Your Research Skills. Here you will find quizzes on a range of topics that require students to go and do some research, using a library facility, encyclopaedia (whether in CD Rom or old fashioned book form!), or even the internet...
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18 Different Maths and Grammar SATS Tests (Hundreds of differentiated practice questions!)

18 Different Maths and Grammar SATS Tests (Hundreds of differentiated practice questions!)

I want to make KS2 SATs revision fun. I want it to be something students and teachers really enjoy. I have taken each of the SATs tests and combined the original test papers and the original marking schemes into PowerPoints where you ask a question and immediately see the the answer on the next slide. This teaching packs covers KS2 Maths and KS2 SATs SPAG tests (Spag is English grammar, punctuation and spelling Papers) The idea is that you can now ask a question and all your students show you the answer on their mini-whiteboards and then you discuss the answers together and see what would have got one or two points. As the students can work in pairs or small groups on the questions, they are less stressed and enjoy the whole revision process. In addition, it gives them a chance to learn about other student's strategies. This pack could be used in the classroom for whole class teaching, for small groups or at home as a great teaching resource. If you like this teaching resource, check out my teaching resources at http://www.TimeToTeach.co.uk. If you like these resources, be sure to leave a nice comment. Nice comments make my day, and motivate me to write more teaching resources.
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