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Do you want a quality, fun and engaging resource? Look no further! I'm an SLE in English primary schools dedicated to making challenging resources that set high expectations for all pupils. The resources are outstanding, differentiated and suitable for the new curriculum. Many of the lessons provided have been taught with excellent progress within lessons. I hope the resources help saving many teacher's Sundays. Enjoy a work life balance!

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Do you want a quality, fun and engaging resource? Look no further! I'm an SLE in English primary schools dedicated to making challenging resources that set high expectations for all pupils. The resources are outstanding, differentiated and suitable for the new curriculum. Many of the lessons provided have been taught with excellent progress within lessons. I hope the resources help saving many teacher's Sundays. Enjoy a work life balance!
Guided Reading Into The Forest Year 2
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Guided Reading Into The Forest Year 2

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Into the Forest by Anthony Browne is a guided reading three week unit for children who are working at the expected level. This book is a great visual story to compliment any English journey linked to traditional stories or forest themes. There are clear planned questions that include literal, inference and evaluative questioning. There are also accompanying grammar and response activities included for all weeks to support a carousel activity format of teaching guided reading in class. This resources supports the new national curriculum for English and Reading in Year 2.
Handwriting Joins Cursive year 2
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Handwriting Joins Cursive year 2

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Introducing cursive writing to years 1 and 2. By the end of the key stage children should be using a consistent legible cursive handwriting style to achieve greater depth. This resource is a good aid for classrooms to support teachers and pupils to remember the joins, and which letters to leave unjoined. The resource is useful for classroom and table top display. It can also be used to introduce all the joins correctly. In year 1 children should be reminded to form each letter correctly, with spacing and correct size. Year 2 should begin to join consistently.
Harry and the Bucket full of dinosaurs InstructionYear 1 and EYFS
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Harry and the Bucket full of dinosaurs InstructionYear 1 and EYFS

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This is a fantastic way to include a dinosaur topic in your English unit. The resource contains an exemplar text (Instructions) with visuals aimed at the Exceeding in EYFS or Working at in year 1. The children are introduced to the story first - Harry and the bucket full of dinosaurs. It then leads on to learning instructional exemplar text (imitate) about 'How to take care of a pet dino.' This is supported by a text map to sequence and internalise language. The grammar features included are time connectives and prepositional language. The exemplar text is differentiated for SEN or EAL learners who may have little English, or limited writing ability. The unit lends itself well to imitation, innovation and invention. The children may go onto writing instructions for 'How to care for yourself ' or 'How to get ready in the morning.' They may write instructiins about caring for a class pet. There are lots of opportunities to do cross curricular and independent writing opportunities from this book e.g. my first day shopping. Excellent text for relluctant boy writers. ENJOY.
The Tunnel by Anthony  Browne Guided Reading Week 1
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The Tunnel by Anthony Browne Guided Reading Week 1

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Year 2 Reading TAF - Working at the expected level. The Tunnel by Anthony Browne Guided Reading planning includes: Comprehension - Whole class Comprehension - Independent P4C questions Grammar tasks - Use commas in a list Synoyms including idioms and phrases Author choice of language and features of text Excellent bank of ideas to use alongside other resources available in the shop to compare stories by the same author. Please see the shop for ‘Into the Forest’ by Anthony Browne guided reading 3 weeks of planning. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/rehanafazil Enjoy this fabulous story and creative ideas to inspire reading for pleasure.
Guided Reading Year 2 Great Fire of London
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Guided Reading Year 2 Great Fire of London

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A fantastic Great Fire of London Guided Reading Information Text Unit. This unit supports comprehension of children working at the expected level as well as greater depth in year 2. Children will have the opportunity to read short extracts and answer retrieval, looking and inference questions. They are also required to summarize the text in their own words. More able readers are expected to read at greater length - which are leaflet style texts and separate questions. Following how the fire started, the children learn more about the Duke (future King Charles II) and learn about his bravery to help out in the fire. Finally they learn about the Monument to understand how we remember historical events from the past. They also follow through to finding out about a famous person from the past - Sir Christopher Wren (who designed many churches and buildings to help re-build the fire). This is a superb unit that can be used alongside the science planning for GFOL and inquire about how to make the best secret ink for Samuel Pepys to write a message to King Charles. See the shop for resources and science Materials topic. It is highly recommended (albeit optional) to visit St Paul’s Cathedral or the Monument if you are a London based school. Suitable to evidence TAF for reading in year 2 and the new English curriculum. Enjoy and I hope you find it useful.
Plants and Science Year 2 Interpreting Data and Greater Depth Maths
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Plants and Science Year 2 Interpreting Data and Greater Depth Maths

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This is a bundle of differentiated resources for science and the plants unit. It's excellent for teaching science cross curricular and supports the maths reasoning at greater depth questioning. The questions are based on a given block graph about the height of sunflowers and pupils are asked to answer 'how many more, how many less, what is the difference between' type questions. Children have to draw a tally to match the data. This resource can also be used to assess the end of the unit or at the start to address misconceptions in the True or False Quiz. Children can change the statements into questions if they are unsure and this can be the basis of the start of the unit. Excellent differentiated incorporated. To make this lesson more engaging and challenging, teachers may have paper cut flowers for HAPS to create their own graphs. This resources is adapted to suit the new science curriculum of 2014.
Year 2 Mental Maths Mastery
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Year 2 Mental Maths Mastery

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Year 2 has a demanding mental maths curriculum. This is a 40 page publisher document designed to increase fluency in mental maths. It can be used as and excellent visual aid for a maths meeting wall designed to recap and revise on all the addition, subtraction, division and multiplication taught. There are also opportunities for number bonds, doubling, solving varied fractions, part- part whole number problems and adding multiples of 10 to any number. You will find this an invaluable resource to close the gaps in learning of children in your class if a 15-20 minute session is held on a daily basis. This resource can also be used as a mental oral starter or as morning work to evidence mental calculations for the expected mastery standards. Suitable and adaptable for KS1.
Pirate Adventure Story Narrative  Bundle  Year 2 TAF
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Pirate Adventure Story Narrative Bundle Year 2 TAF

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If you would like to follow a complete unit of work from Immersion, Hook, Cold write, Book talk, comprehension, imitate, boxing up, text mapping, innovate and invent, then this unit of work is for you. It has 7 weeks of planning and resources to match all needs. It appeals to boys as it is based on a great pirate book called 'Mungo and the picture book pirates.' You can use this amazing planning without having to purchase any other resources. There is an exemplar text included for you to teach from that has been adapted to suit the needs of the new national curriculum English TAF statements. Childrens writing targets have been incorporated into the unit. There are also plenty of immersion activities planned in for children to write more independently with less scaffolding within the unit, such as character descriptions and postcards from a character. This unit is suitable and differentiated for year 2 and has been successful every time it has been delivered. Enjoy and have a pirate finale to celebrate. The pirate assembly in the shop is a suitable complimentary finale for this unit of work. This narrative unit has high expectations of editing from greater depth children in week 7 to ensure children are applying learnt grammar skills and can revise, edit and improve their work. You will be more confident at planning, after using this unit if you are new to Talk For Writing. Enjoy and please leave a comment.
Charlie Superhero Underpants Fiction Recount News
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Charlie Superhero Underpants Fiction Recount News

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Charlie Super hero Underpants is a complete bundle and unit of work with planning and differentiated resources. This is an excellent story for reluctant boy writers. You will find three examples of Exemplar text that can be used as a model piece of writing for students to learn in the imitation stage. The newspaper recounts are set in the context of the story as well as other examples, related to sports day and a made up news event about a fox invading sports day. The children will be able to design their own superhero, write recounts or news, and also be able to make inventions linked to whatever is happening in school or around the world. Newspaper templates have been provided. Great for meeting new English curriculum expectations - wriitng for different purposes.
The Day the Crayons Quit Year 2 Comprehension
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The Day the Crayons Quit Year 2 Comprehension

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The Day the Crayons Quit is a working at the expected standard reading text for Year 2. This guided reading unit is a wonderful text to use to engage reluctant readers. This reading unit is designed to support the new English Reading Framework. It is suitable for comprehension with looking, clue and thinking questions and encourages children to talk through their answers using a reciprocal approach. The resources have been designed for children to read a few letters at a time and answer literal and inference based questions. There are also other links such as poetry about crayons so that children can experience a range of genres and respond to them. Teachers can allow children to read letters written in the style of the book so there is a 'I quit' letter from the teacher for children to respond to. This work can help towards moderation and assessment purposes and evidence at the end of the year. The unit was taught over 3 weeks and includes visuals for additional activities such as predict what the crayons are saying in speech bubbles. Kindly leave a review and thank you for choosing this resource.
Year 2 English  Writing TAF New Assessment Framework KS1
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Year 2 English Writing TAF New Assessment Framework KS1

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New assessment guidelines for writing 2018 English Curriculum at end of KS1 Working at Working towards Working at Greater depth Suitable for all teachers moderating English writing and making teacher judgements. Suitable to benchmark across classes and across phases. Also a suitable checklist to match against borough expectations and exemplifications. A must for moderated schools to keep evidence.
Plants Year 2 New Science Curriculum
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Plants Year 2 New Science Curriculum

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Plants year 2 Unit. This units consists of 5 weeks of planning with resources. It will give you a sequence of lessons that include observing, fair testing, sorting and classifying. You will see very interesting, engaging and fun resources to get young children thinking like scientists, researching like Darwin, and following their own lines of inquiry. This bundle of resources is well differentiated, allows opportunities of using the outdoors. There are plenty of opportunities for assessment at the end of the unit and good use of concept maps to introduce the topic to find out what children already know at the start. Suitable for the new Science Curriculum to help children ask questions, plan an investigation and think about follow up inquiry lessons they would like to find answers for. Please like this resource and thank you in advance for choosing it. I am sure it will go down a treat with your class.
The Tear Thief Year 2
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The Tear Thief Year 2

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Guided Reading Year 2. Whole class teaching and group discussion. This is as outstanding resource for you to use with your whole class. It has been cleverly organized and written so that all children can access the wonderful story. The resource is designed to be taught as a whole a class activity. The teacher supports reading of the text and children answer questions collaboratively, and learn from each others responses. Teachers are required to teach skimming and scanning techniques, read around the word, answer literal and clue questions, as well as evaluative summary questions. The resource has high expectations of all children and builds high level vocabulary. This will support you to show evidence of greater depth text. It s important to have class copies of text for group discussion.
SLE Specialist Leader In Education
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SLE Specialist Leader In Education

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The former AST title has been replaced by the new SLE- Specialist Leader in Education. You may be endorsed by your headteacher to apply for any specialism e.g. a core subject English, Maths, Science, Assessment or NQT mentor, EYFS specialist. It could also be a foundation subject you specialise in. You will already be an outstanding practitioner and supporting colleagues in your own school or have had experience in supporting other schools in your chosen area of expertise. If you are passionate about being a leader of education and supporting other managers to lead then you need to prepare for a group discussion and an interview. See the attached PowerPoint for guidance of questions and supporting materials in how to prepare. Be an outstanding role model in your subject, be a good listener and inspirational, be confident and be the next specialist leader of education. Good Luck.
Guided Reading Year 2 Dinosaurs and all that Rubbish
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Guided Reading Year 2 Dinosaurs and all that Rubbish

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This is a complete 5 week unit of work around the text Dinosaurs and all that Rubbish. It is suited to guided reading taught in a Reciprocal Reading approach. It is also useful to use to practice SATS style questions for Year 2 working at greater depth and within. Also adaptable for year 3. The story is linked to materials, science and rockets, and sustainable environmental issues. It is very suitable for boys because of the dinosaur theme. It is also a good book to use if you are doing a fossils unit or learning about eco-friendly ways to behave in the world. The questions are written like the Paper SATs method, where there is a short text and then questions to answer below. The other included resources for each week, support additional activities that you may consider doing as a carousel during your guided reading independent work. A character description in week 5 is included to support creative writing opportunities. Definitely a good book to move on reluctant or EAL readers . Tes recommended 5 star resource. Thanks for chosing it.
Guided Reading Year 2 Squash and squeeze
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Guided Reading Year 2 Squash and squeeze

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This is a great resource to teach a year 2 three week guided reading unit. It starts with the book A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson and then moves onto learning a classic poem about an old woman who swallowed a fly i week 3. The planning has looking (retrieval), clue (inference) and thinking(evaluative) style questions. Its a fun and engaging text to use for year 2 and can also be used for fluent readers in year 1. The planning has excellent ideas for the independent group work so that children can apply grammar skills, sequence text, make predictions, learn the poem from memory and even create their own simple poem. A must to promote reading for pleasure in your classes.
Materials Year 2 - Identify Uses of Materials
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Materials Year 2 - Identify Uses of Materials

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A good array of differentiated resources to support teaching of and introduction to materials topic. Children look at each material and consider its uses and properties. They think about What if questions like what if a door handle was made out of chocolate. A good resource to support question, teaching of recording in tables and practical investigating. Suitable for the new year 2 science curriculum.
Information Text  All About Whales Year 2 TAF
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Information Text All About Whales Year 2 TAF

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This is an excellent information planning 'All About Whales'. The inspiration for this was from the book the Snail and the Whales by Julia Donaldson. It's a boy friendly text and the children got to keep African snails in the classroom. Leading on from this they learnt an exemplar text about whales, imitated it and then innovated to write their own information text about snails. This unit was linked to grammar features from the new curriculum 2017- 18 for Year 2. It includes using targets to develop use of expanded noun phrases, conjunctions and varied openers. Children structured their writing according to the purpose using headings as questions. The resource includes six weeks of planning, a text map, exemplar text, tool boxing ideas and visuals to support the imitation stage. Please also see independent writing opportunities called Snail Riddles available in the shop that also link to this unit. Enjoy and please leave a comment.
The Tunnel Year 2 Guided Reading
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The Tunnel Year 2 Guided Reading

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The Tunnel Year 2 Guided Reading If you have used the Into The Forest Guided Reading Pack - Then this is the resource for you to compare stories by the same author. See Full weeks planning available in the shop. Enjoy. Suitable for year 2 for children working at the expected level and beyond. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/rehanafazil
The Tear Thief Guided Reading year 2
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The Tear Thief Guided Reading year 2

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The Tear Thief- Guided Reading whole class teaching. Suitable for year 2, greater depth and end of KS1 moderation evidence. See my shop for the complete Tear Thief guided reading resource. There is a caraousel guided reading planning as well as whole class approach. Please also see other quality guided reading resources in the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/rehanafazil