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Speech Punctuation Checklist Poster
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Speech Punctuation Checklist Poster

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A poster designed to help children to make sure they have included all of the punctuation necessary for speech. It has been made on an A4 sheet, but with the intention of being blown up to A3!
WAGOLL Diary Entry
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WAGOLL Diary Entry

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A WAGOLL diary entry of a good day. The purpose of this was for the children to write their own diary entry, but of a bad day, using this example as a prompt. \nhttp://teach-alessonlearnt.blogspot.co.uk
WAGOLL Newspaper
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WAGOLL Newspaper

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This is a WAGOLL newspaper article, written using the beginning of the story of Kensuke's Kingdom (by Michael Murpurgo), but could be used as an example for any newspaper writing unit. Possible uses: - to annotate features of a newspaper - as a model for writing own newspaper articles - to critique - what is good and not-so-good about this article? P.s. The family is not called 'Finnegan' in Kensuke's Kingdom - we are not told their surname so I made one up!
SPAG Powerpoint for short teaching sessions (1)
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SPAG Powerpoint for short teaching sessions (1)

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SPAG Powerpoint 1 (of 5) A powerpoint comprising of 88 slides covering aspects of the SPAG curriculum, for example: • Nouns, verbs and adjectives • Prepositions • Consonants, vowels and syllables • Dictionary and thesaurus use • Determiners • Capital letters • Full stops • Question marks • Exclamation marks • Sentence types • 1st/2nd/3rd person • Conjunctions • Connectives • Plurals • Tense • Irregular verbs • Sentence structures: simple, compound and complex Each topic includes a slide or two of teaching plus an activity slide based on the learning in that session. The slides and tasks have been created for a short 15 minute SPAG session but could also be used as starters or in literacy lessons. At the end of each block of 4 topics is a quiz slide (which, if covered daily, would be a Friday session) which recaps the previous 4 topics covered. This powerpoint has enough slides for 6 weeks of daily teaching (one topic per day). A further 4 Powerpoints will be available soon covering the other areas in the SPAG curriculum, including a final revision set at the end.
Word of the Day - Part 1
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Word of the Day - Part 1

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'Writing like a writer' is a set of Powerpoint slides, each featuring a new word of the day. The purpose of this resource is to broaden the children's vocabulary and is aimed at KS2/lower KS3. The document displays the word, definition and example as well as a short writing task and there are 30 slides (enough for 6 weeks if used daily). The tasks are designed to be creative writing opportunities and so are very varied in theme! The word of the day does not necessarily 'fit' with the writing task, but as the children build up their vocabulary bank they should be able to use previous words to enhance their short piece of writing. This activity is designed to take about 10 minutes, and so can be used as a starter or daily activity during an allocated slot, e.g. register time. The way I have used this in the past is: - introduce the word, children repeat it aloud a few times - explain the definition and read through the example - children write down the word and the meaning in a vocabulary book - children complete the writing task, trying to use the new word or one of the previous words.
100 Book Challenge Display
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100 Book Challenge Display

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Display cards for a '100 Book Challenge' - where children race to be the first to have read 100 books! Each level could have a prize (for example, a bookmark/pencil/magazine/book token etc.) The books are for the names of the children in the class; I printed them on coloured card and then wrote on them.
Rounding to 10/100/1000 Card Game
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Rounding to 10/100/1000 Card Game

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This game allows children to practice rounding to 10/100/1000. Give each pair a sheet of cards, cut up. They should make two separate piles; one of the smaller cards and one of the larger cards. For each turn, the player turns over one small card and one large card, and completes the task, e.g. Small card = 637 Large card = Round to the nearest 10 Answer = 640. Replace the cards to the bottom of the piles and repeat with the other player.
Marvellous Mental Maths
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Marvellous Mental Maths

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A set of 20 slides of differentiated mental maths questions, grouped by topic. Topics covered: writing numbers, place value, doubling, halving, 'halfway between' numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, money, rounding, mathematical vocabulary, fractions, percentages, equivalence, time intervals, temperature changes, shape facts, measurements and algebra. Questions are from, or in the style of, the old NC mental maths SATs test. Slides could be used as a starter to a maths lesson, as a quick maths game or for teaching mental maths strategies.
Punctuation Assessment
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Punctuation Assessment

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This is a punctuation assessment that I have created in order to identify the gaps in knowledge of each of my pupils. Each punctuation type matches up to one question (with the exception of capital letters (sentences), capital letters (names) and full stops which are all covered in question 1). If the children get full marks for a question, I will highlight that box on the grid and so identify their gaps. Based on this, I will do targeted intervention to address these problems. Hope this is helpful! http://teach-alessonlearnt.blogspot.co.uk
SPAG Powerpoint for short teaching sessions (3)
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SPAG Powerpoint for short teaching sessions (3)

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SPAG Powerpoint 2 (of 5) A powerpoint comprising of 65 slides covering aspects of the SPAG curriculum, for example: • Conditional sentences • Homophones • Nouns • Extended noun phrases • Speech punctuation • Brackets • Dashes • Subordinating connectives • Phrases • Clauses • Alliteration • Similes • Metaphors Each topic includes a slide or two of teaching plus an activity slide based on the learning in that session (some, more complicated topics, run over a few days). The slides and tasks have been created for a short 15 minute SPAG session but could also be used as starters or in literacy lessons. At the end of each block of 4 topics is a quiz slide (which, if covered daily, would be a Friday session) which recaps the previous 4 topics covered. This powerpoint has enough slides for 6 weeks of daily teaching (one topic per day). A further 2 Powerpoints will be available soon covering the other areas in the SPAG curriculum, including a final revision set at the end. PLEASE NOTE: Some slides have been duplicated from Powerpoint 1 for revision purposes and the lower price reflects this.
SPAG Powerpoint for short teaching sessions (2)
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SPAG Powerpoint for short teaching sessions (2)

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SPAG Powerpoint 2 (of 5) A powerpoint comprising of 59 slides covering aspects of the SPAG curriculum, for example: • Root words • Prefixes • Suffixes • Pronouns • Proper nouns • Abstract nouns • Collective nouns • Commas in a list • Commas to separate clauses • Brackets • Dashes • Subordinating connectives • Verb/subject agreement • Simple sentences • Compound sentences • Complex sentences Each topic includes a slide or two of teaching plus an activity slide based on the learning in that session (some, more complicated topics, run over a few days). The slides and tasks have been created for a short 15 minute SPAG session but could also be used as starters or in literacy lessons. At the end of each block of 4 topics is a quiz slide (which, if covered daily, would be a Friday session) which recaps the previous 4 topics covered. This powerpoint has enough slides for 6 weeks of daily teaching (one topic per day). A further 3 Powerpoints will be available soon covering the other areas in the SPAG curriculum, including a final revision set at the end. PLEASE NOTE: Some slides have been duplicated from Powerpoint 1 for revision purposes and the lower price reflects this.
Word of the Day - Part 2
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Word of the Day - Part 2

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'Writing like a writer' is a set of Powerpoint slides, each featuring a new word of the day. The purpose of this resource is to broaden the children's vocabulary and is aimed at KS2/lower KS3. The document displays the word, definition and example as well as a short writing task and there are 30 slides (enough for 6 weeks if used daily). The tasks are designed to be creative writing opportunities and so are very varied in theme! The word of the day does not necessarily 'fit' with the writing task, but as the children build up their vocabulary bank they should be able to use previous words to enhance their short piece of writing. This activity is designed to take about 10 minutes, and so can be used as a starter or daily activity during an allocated slot, e.g. register time. The way I have used this in the past is: - introduce the word, children repeat it aloud a few times - explain the definition and read through the example - children write down the word and the meaning in a vocabulary book - children complete the writing task, trying to use the new word or one of the previous words. PART 2
Daily To Do List
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Daily To Do List

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Self-explanatory really - a daily to-do list for busy teachers! http://teach-alessonlearnt.blogspot.co.uk
Number Fact Knowledge Activity
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Number Fact Knowledge Activity

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This is a short task designed to test pupils' understanding of number facts, including: -odd and even numbers -square numbers -prime numbers -multiples -factors Instructions are on the sheet. This could be made simpler/harder by changing the task to 1- or 3-digit numbers. This activity could be a main activity or used as a quick revision/starter task.
Capital Letter Poster
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Capital Letter Poster

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A poster explaining when and where capital letters should be used. Made on A4 but with the intention of being blown up to A3.
Word of the Day - Part 3
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Word of the Day - Part 3

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'Writing like a writer' is a set of Powerpoint slides, each featuring a new word of the day. The purpose of this resource is to broaden the children's vocabulary and is aimed at KS2/lower KS3. The document displays the word, definition and example as well as a short writing task and there are 30 slides (enough for 6 weeks if used daily). The tasks are designed to be creative writing opportunities and so are very varied in theme! The word of the day does not necessarily 'fit' with the writing task, but as the children build up their vocabulary bank they should be able to use previous words to enhance their short piece of writing. This activity is designed to take about 10 minutes, and so can be used as a starter or daily activity during an allocated slot, e.g. register time. The way I have used this in the past is: - introduce the word, children repeat it aloud a few times - explain the definition and read through the example - children write down the word and the meaning in a vocabulary book - children complete the writing task, trying to use the new word or one of the previous words. PART 3
Christmas Around the World Assembly KS2
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Christmas Around the World Assembly KS2

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Chirstmas Around the World assembly and script. Written to be teacher-led but could be adapted to be child-led. The first country is the UK as it was written for an international school, but this could be removed for UK schools. Contains facts about UK, Italy, Mexico and Spain as well as a quiz.