Show Don't Tell Emotion

Show Don't Tell Emotion

Phrases that show how the body behaves when displaying emotion. It will get the children showing the emotion in their writing rather than saying it. e.g. He breathed deeply, leaned forward and began banging his fists on the table.
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Building Suspense in Short Stories

Building Suspense in Short Stories

Follows a simple formula of how to build up suspense in a story by gradually moving from safe to unsafe situations. Includes a simple story that slowly builds up the tension, leading to absolute terror. Great model for teaching the building up of fear in ghost stories.
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Space -Writing Quality Setting Descriptions

Space -Writing Quality Setting Descriptions

A unit of work that helps write a quality description of a setting. It takes the writer through creating short phrases to driving around the setting writing quality sentences. noun phrases, expanded noun phrase with a preposition, expanded noun phrase using ‘with’, expanded noun phrase using a simile. preposition starters, adjective starters , noun starters, verb personification starters, planning a journey through the setting It includes lots of word banks and examples of quality descriptions. (VOICE is for added for extra interest)
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Similes, Metaphors, Personification Poetry

Similes, Metaphors, Personification Poetry

Over 40 slides giving an explanation of similes, metaphors and personification followed by poems that use imagery. Includes poetry ideas and templates that can be used by children to create their own poems. Poems have added audio to allow them to be read out from the board.
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Adverts - Poster, Radio and Places

Adverts - Poster, Radio and Places

How to write adverts in different formats using persuasive techniques . Includes a number examples of poster, radio and place adverts. Watch out for the sarcastic school advert - the children don't always spot it!
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Speaking SPaG Punctuation and Grammar

Speaking SPaG Punctuation and Grammar

50 slides that teach 'Grammar and Punctuation skills'. It includes a range of examples of each type with the use of two quirky voices to hold attention and help with memorizing the more abstract words.
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Mountain Literacy Non-Fiction Texts

Mountain Literacy Non-Fiction Texts

A whole range of non-fiction texts which can be used during a topic on mountains: persuasive letter, newspaper, diary journal, explanation, non-chronological report, discussion text, advert place, advert object, instructions, biography
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Victorians Through Writing Genres

Victorians Through Writing Genres

A range of example texts about the Victorians including newspapers, adverts, diaries, explanations and reports. Also included is a timeline, a few sample texts from Oliver Twist and a section on child chimney sweeps.
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History of Toys - Teaching Chronology

History of Toys - Teaching Chronology

Pictures of toys throughout history with a built in timeline to give children a greater understanding of the chronology of time. Includes last 50 years in addition to Victorian, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian. Great as a refresher for older children or ideal for teaching younger children of how things change over decades.
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Describing Settings - Wild West Theme

Describing Settings - Wild West Theme

A presentation that takes the children through how to expand nouns with adjectives through to writing a quality description of a Wild West setting. Includes work on 'phrases', 'similes' and how to drive around the scene using prepositions and noun starters.
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Space Adventure Through Writing Genres

Space Adventure Through Writing Genres

A revision unit on writing genres. Take a trip into space to visit another planet. All through different writing genres. (radio adverts, reports, newspapers, explanations, arguments, complaint letters, instructions etc) Sound included.
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Christmas Carol - Literacy Activities

Christmas Carol - Literacy Activities

A unit of work covering a whole range of literacy activities centred around 'Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens: Playscripts, Diaries, Viewpoints, Biography, Narrative. Goes really well with the movie. Enjoy! :->
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Sats Maths Y6 Top Tips Test Booster 2014

Sats Maths Y6 Top Tips Test Booster 2014

A PowerPoint that draws children's attention to some of the 'Sats Traps' that can cause them to lose marks during the maths test. It could mean those extra few marks that they need to achieve the status of 'secondary school ready'. :-)
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Shamus and Wotsits Victorian Detectives

Shamus and Wotsits Victorian Detectives

Write a Victorian Detective Story with the help of Shamus and Wotsits; step by step from start to finish. It begins with background on Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Britain and then tackles the detective mystery story. Parts 3 contains a sentence builder on Shamus and part 4 has non-fiction texts that can be used to enhance the story. The children love it! All with added speech and text examples for them to listen to.
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Space Complex Sentence Builder

Space Complex Sentence Builder

Lots of sentence openers which can be used to practise sentence building. Great for practising how a sentence sounds or to revise them once learnt; all on the theme of space. Sound is added to each page to help the children get the rhythm of the sentence. Adjectives, Verb Starter, Adverb verb starter, Time – slow time, Time – fast time, 3 for Description, 3 for Action, Preposition Starter, Noun starters, Adjective Starters, Double Adverb, Subordinate Clause, Having done something, With its, soon, easily, Although, As, Unless, The more, the more, Rather than, Despite, Whenever, Verb, Simile, Personification, On, …, Whereas, Point, Evidence, Explain
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Persuasive Arguments and Discussions

Persuasive Arguments and Discussions

Several persuasive argument and discussion texts all using Point, Explain, Evidence. Some are broken down into sections for easy teaching. The use of the deep voice helps children remember how to create their own. Watch as they all start repeating what the deep voice says! Makes teaching arguments and discussion texts very easy. I hope you find them useful.
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Rhyming Grammar Poem

Rhyming Grammar Poem

A poem to teach the word meanings of grammar. Get them on their feet reciting and chanting :-> Voice included to help with teaching the rhythm. Common nouns are all around, just go and take a look, a table, chair, a coat, a bag, or empty writing book.
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Mountain Sentence Builder

Mountain Sentence Builder

A sentence builder on the theme of mountains. Great for extending complex sentences. Speech included as well as contents page and graphics. Speak it, Say, Write it!
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2. Speaking SPaG Spelling Y5 Y6

2. Speaking SPaG Spelling Y5 Y6

The Y5 and Y6 spellings taken from the 'strange word list' of the 2014 new national curriculum literacy. I've added definitions and sound to help with understanding. No doubt they'll test them on these in the SPaG test.
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