A unit of work to support teaching Handa’s Surprise. This includes - Worksheets to record fruit tasting adjectives Speech bubbles and caption work Matching animals to the fruit they take LO and visuals to support writing a description of the fruit they liked/disliked Smart notebook visuals/lesson prompts Perfect for using with Year 1 or 2. Great cross curricular writing links to Y1 Senses in Science!
Four weeks worth of English writing lessons to support teaching Beegu! A fun build up from the beginning. This unit will take children on a journey from starting to learn all about Beegu and end with a letter to the alien herself. A variety of tasks and worksheets to support all different abilities. Perfect for Year 1/KS1 and lower KS2. This includes - Making predictions Sequencing the story Speech bubble captions SPaG - how to use question marks and ask questions to Beegu Collecting ideas and planning a letter to Beegu Differentiated letter templates to support letter writing Smart notebook lessons
A week of resources to support teaching the book Grandad’s Island, this builds up to writing their own letter in a bottle after they find themselves shipwrecked on their own island! This includes - Using senses to explore and describe a setting A template to create their own unique island A plan to create a character that is shipwrecked Lined tea-stained paper to write a letter in a bottle on Smart notebook with prompts to support lessons Worksheets are differentiated to support writers abilities.
English worksheets and activities to support teaching the story Meerkat Mail! This includes - Individual printable Sunny the Meerkat to take on a new ‘adventure’ around school Differentiated story sequencing A plan template of Sunny’s new adventure A postcard example from Sunny A differentiated postcard template for children to write in character as Sunny Smart notebook slides to support lessons
Worksheets and activities to support working on Owl Babies and the theme of ‘emotions’ This includes Story sequencing sheets Caption writing and speech bubbles for the Owl Babies Differentiated LO’s to support writing short sentences about the Owl Babies emotions Smart notebook visuals to aid lessons
A slide for every lesson from Phase 3, all the way to Phase 5b! Each lesson follows the four parts of a Phonics lesson and is created following Letters & Sounds planning, including tricky word practise. Every slide has a range of fun, interactive games, sorting activities, segmenting and blending opportunities and a sentence to read/write and apply!
A bingo style, Easter themed, home learning resource for the next two weeks, including screen free activities, crafts, English and maths. Suitable for a range of ages but created with Year 1 in mind. I hope it’s some use!
A SMART notebook lesson for every Phase 3 sound following the Letters & Sounds planning. Includes tricky word recaps, fun games, segmenting and blending activities and a read/write sentence to apply at the end. Easy to use and follow. Contains all four parts of a phonics lesson. Fun & engaging!
A medium term plan covering our Great Outdoors topic, using traditional tales such as Jack and the Beanstalk and The Gingerbread Man. Also covers a Seaside theme using The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch and Seaside/Summer acrostic poetry. EYFS - Y1 NC and ELG for reference and coverage.
7 Smart Notebook lessons to support teaching Phase 4 blends such as nk, str, mp and cr. Fun, interactive visuals that practise all four parts of a Phonics lesson. Including tricky word recaps, quick write, segmenting and blending opportunities, ‘what’s in the box’ games and sentences to read and apply at the end!
30 SMART notebook lessons for every Phase 5a sound, including alternative pronunciation of ew and ue. Follows the Letters and Sounds planning. Includes tricky word recaps, fun games, segmenting and blending activities and a read/write sentence to apply at the end! Fun and engaging, used with Year 1 but suitable for EYFS, KS1 and catch-up intervention in KS2.
A two/three week unit of work to support teaching Lost and Found. This includes - Differentiated speech bubbles for characters Short sentence/early writing captions Character inference (penguin) A template for a ‘found’ penguin (description) Story writing frames to write their own ‘Lost and Found’ style story Smart notebook files to support lessons A fun and engaging unit, with lots of opportunities to provide ‘hooks’ and real life excitement around finding a penguin in the classroom!
A year long overview of English coverage arranged by genre, with linked stories and key texts including cross curricular writing and SPaG found within those writing styles. Created for our class and our topics but easy to edit and adapt to your setting.
A whole term of English planning/overview covering the ‘All About Me’ (or Who Am I?) topic. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry and cross curricular activities included with NC and ELG skills for reference.
Includes coverage of Space & The Environment things with key texts such as Beegu and Somebody Swallowed Stanley. EYFS - Y1 NC and ELG for reference and coverage.
SMART notebook lessons for the first 4 weeks of Letters and Sounds planning. This includes 14 lessons, with multiples of some sounds to ensure they are retained - Alternative i and o Alternative c and g Alternative u and ow Alternative ie and ea Fun, engaging activities including quick-write games, sorting, visuals for segmenting and blending and sentences to read and apply at the end.