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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 Year 5 PowerPoint Mental Maths Tests (3 weeks)
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FREE Year 5 PowerPoint Mental Maths Tests (3 weeks)

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FREE Year 5 PowerPoint Mental Maths Tests (3 weeks) I love the Wigan Mental Maths tests but I am trying to reduce the amount of paper I have in the classroom and so I have started to convert the Year 5 tests into PowerPoints. I use them weekly, and use the same one twice then I put them online for the parents to use at home.
FREE Year 3 Maths Assessment Tests - Perfect Preparation For The Optional Year 3 SATs Tests
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FREE Year 3 Maths Assessment Tests - Perfect Preparation For The Optional Year 3 SATs Tests

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I love Wigan Maths. I have used them constantly in my own classroom since 2000. While these assessments don't match the current curriculum, they are still an excellent tool for reviewing and revising maths. I took the original tests and I have made it so your students can do all the test in one go, or you can give them a single question, give them a little time to resolve the problem and then discuss what is the answer and why. This is the best use of these Wigan maths tests.
2016 Year 6 Sample SATS Maths Papers - Questions And Answers
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2016 Year 6 Sample SATS Maths Papers - Questions And Answers

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In 2016, there will be a new Maths test format. I have taken the sample 2016 Maths SATs tests and combined the original question and answer papers into single documents. This means you can ask a single question to the class, wait for a response on their mini white boards and then check their answers against the official marking scheme. Check out my new video on how to make this lesson extra successful. The great thing about this is it really reduces the amount of stress in the classroom as the students are able to work on their own, in pairs or small teams to work out the answer. They can then discuss their different strategies at resolving each of the questions.. This is a nice set of teaching resources to keep a lesson well paced and snappy. Please leave your comments about it below.
18 Different Maths and Grammar SATS Tests (Hundreds of differentiated practice questions!)
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18 Different Maths and Grammar SATS Tests (Hundreds of differentiated practice questions!)

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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.
44 Mini Books x2 to x12 Multiplication Times Table Tests - 4 per table +  answers + Instructions
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44 Mini Books x2 to x12 Multiplication Times Table Tests - 4 per table + answers + Instructions

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I was trying to think of different ways of making practicing time tables more fun. This is a fun activity. Perfect for Homeworks etc. I have now made it into an easy print books to make your life easier. Child make mini origami books, each with the times table in them and then the answers at the end, so they can be used for self checking. If you prefer no answers, it is a matter of moments to edit out the answers using a paint program. They can be used for testing or simple revision.
Polish Halloween Skeleton Counting Song - PowerPoint+ Halloween Worksheets+ 31 Teaching Activities
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Polish Halloween Skeleton Counting Song - PowerPoint+ Halloween Worksheets+ 31 Teaching Activities

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A fun way to learn the Polish numbers during Halloween. I have also included a set of Halloween themed worksheets your students could translate into Polish and a set of 31 teaching activities you could use with the pictures from these resources. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different skeletons being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about the Halloween Skeleton Counting Song. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different groups of skeletons. The students can then discuss what they think each skeleton was saying or thinking. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
Primary School Multiplication and Division Bundle
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Primary School Multiplication and Division Bundle

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Are you looking for different multiplication and division quizzes, mental maths tests and teaching resources? This has materials for both KS1 and KS2 children. These would be excellent teaching resources for anyone wanting to boost their multiplication and division skills.
3D Monthly Desktop Targets Pyramid, Motivational Quotes And Positive Behaviour System
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3D Monthly Desktop Targets Pyramid, Motivational Quotes And Positive Behaviour System

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Make target setting an interactive, hands on activity! This ideas is based on a simple 3D square based pyramid net. There is space on each side for students to write down their monthly English, Maths and Social targets. There is also a space for their name and something they learnt in the previous month. I added the motivational quotes so students appreciate what they are learning towards. I added the positive behaviour system, where the students move around the track each time they achieve their pyramids targets! The harder they work, the faster they move around the track. Lots of fun for everyone! I have created this worksheet in black and white so teachers can either print them on white paper or onto different coloured papers, the idea being to change the colour of the pyramid every month, so everyone knows which pyramid they should now be following.
ESL Grammar and Spelling Bundle
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ESL Grammar and Spelling Bundle

10 Resources
Are you looking for spell checking activities? Here some fun look, say, spell check writing activities and also a nice presentation about how to spot common mistakes in written English.
Grammar Bundle - Part 1
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Grammar Bundle - Part 1

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I have built up a huge number of different grammar worksheets and books and so I have placed them into two different bundles. This is part 1 of 3 bundles. There are hundreds of different pages to try.
Halloween Teaching Bundle
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Halloween Teaching Bundle

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Here is a fun, multicultural, cross curricular set of resources for Halloween. There are maths resources, different language resources, photos about how people celebrate Halloween and even a phonics sheet about Halloween.
Addition and Subtraction Bundle For Year 2
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Addition and Subtraction Bundle For Year 2

10 Resources
Are you wanting to teach or revise addition and subtraction with your class or at home? Then this is a wonderful set of teaching resources - whole lessons, which will help you do this. Try it today!
Year 6 Maths SATS 2014 Past Papers - Levels 3 - 5 and Level 6 - Questions And Answers
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Year 6 Maths SATS 2014 Past Papers - Levels 3 - 5 and Level 6 - Questions And Answers

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I have found a way of making Maths revision a lot more fun. I have combined the official question papers and the official marking schemes into a single document. This means you can ask a question, the students show their answers on mini whiteboards and then as a class, you look at the official answers and look at what the students would have scored. As this is a whole class teaching activity, students can work in pairs or small teams and discuss their ideas and strategies together. This really reduces the level of stress as children are able to build on each others skills. This teaching resource could be used in the classroom or at home. This teaching resource is a lot of fun and will make a difference to your students attitudes to maths. Keep Maths Fun! Tell me what you think of this teaching resource in the comments box below!
KS2 SATS and SPAG Revision Test Bundle
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KS2 SATS and SPAG Revision Test Bundle

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Lots of different Year 6 (KS2) revision tests. What makes these teaching resources special? I have combined the different official documents, so you have the questions and answers all in one place. You can choose if you have the questions followed by the answers or if you prefer all the questions together, followed by all the answers together. This means it is much more flexible in the classroom as you can set a question, then review the question as a class or you can work your way through a whole test paper at once!
Guy Fawkes - Number Bonds To Ten
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Guy Fawkes - Number Bonds To Ten

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Are you teaching about number bonds to 10? Are you looking for a way to link your teaching into Bonfire night, Guy Fawkes or Firework night? Then this is the resource for you! You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different calculations being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Guy Fawkes - Number Bonds To Ten. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Guy Fawkes - Number Bonds To Ten. The students can then discuss how they solve each problem.
Guy Fawkes – Counting to 10 - PowerPoint Presentation and Teaching Display Materials.
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Guy Fawkes – Counting to 10 - PowerPoint Presentation and Teaching Display Materials.

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Are you teaching about counting to 10? Here is a great teaching tool, linked into fireworks, bonfire night and Guy Fawkes events. Students can count the numbers in order or solve the mixed up number slides. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of the photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Guy Fawkes - Counting to 10. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into order. Teachers could show two printed out cards at once and add them, subtract them, or multiply them.