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After 19 years at the chalk face, I have a very good idea of what works and what doesn't. The resources in my shop have all been designed and used by me throughout my career and have been tested on live children (none of whom were injured in the process) If you'd like to see a resource I haven't yet uploaded, please let me know as I probably have something useful tucked away (but bear with me, as I still work full time and we all know how many hours that means!)

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After 19 years at the chalk face, I have a very good idea of what works and what doesn't. The resources in my shop have all been designed and used by me throughout my career and have been tested on live children (none of whom were injured in the process) If you'd like to see a resource I haven't yet uploaded, please let me know as I probably have something useful tucked away (but bear with me, as I still work full time and we all know how many hours that means!)
KS1/KS2 Dyslexia support activities 100+
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KS1/KS2 Dyslexia support activities 100+

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Over a hundred ideas designed to support children who have dyslexia. The activities are split into KS1 and KS2 and are designed to be undertaken either as part of small group work or one to one. Each activity uses minimum resources and gives clear instructions on how to carry out and extend the child's ability.
KS2 Triangular Numbers 5 Worksheets + Answers
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KS2 Triangular Numbers 5 Worksheets + Answers

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5 Triangular number worksheets. 3 of the worksheets explore the basic principles of triangular numbers and the remaining 2 are investigations designed to apply the knowledge gained. Each worksheet begins with a comprehensive explanation and comes with a mark sheet, making them ideal for a homework task which could be self-marked.
KS1 Phonics Booklet (2)
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KS1 Phonics Booklet (2)

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An engaging and valuable resource to develop phonics in the FS/KS1 classroom. This booklet is full of useful resources and could be used for group/targeted work in the classroom or sent home for homework tasks. Booklet consists of the following: Full instructions for using the resources (useful if the booklet is sent home) Instructions for using the resources CVC Matching Game - join the picture and sound Initial Blends Sheets x 5 worksheets Missing Short Vowel Sounds cards/matching pictures Word Building Game Phase 3 Decodable Word Pairs Phase 5 High Frequency Word Pairs Initial Blend Game: ‘br’, ‘pr’, ‘dr’ Rhyming Words Game Other Suggested Activities to further support phonic development (useful if the booklet is being sent home)
KS1 Phonics booklet
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KS1 Phonics booklet

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An engaging and valuable resource to develop phonics in the FS/KS1 classroom. This booklet is full of useful resources and could be used for group/targeted work in the classroom or sent home for homework tasks. Booklet consists of the following: Full instructions for using the resources (useful if the booklet is sent home) The Alphabet - trace the letters Letter Flash Cards - letter and picture to play matching games or fishing game. Initial Sounds worksheets x 4 Initial Sounds Matching Game - letters and pictures Consonant Blend Matching Game - letters and pictures Final Sounds - two worksheets Initial Sounds Identification/Assessment Letter Fans Other Suggested Activities (to support further development, again useful if the booklet is being sent home)
Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Materials
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Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Materials

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'Materials' The worksheets consist of the following: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic
Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Comprehension Worksheets - Friction & Resistance
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Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Comprehension Worksheets - Friction & Resistance

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'Friction & Resistance' The worksheets consist of the following: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic
KS2/KS3 Science-based VCOP/Comprehension Worksheets - Dinosaurs
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KS2/KS3 Science-based VCOP/Comprehension Worksheets - Dinosaurs

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'Dinosaurs' The worksheets consist of the following: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic
126 Conversation Starters for Children
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126 Conversation Starters for Children

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A set of 126 different thought-provoking open-ended conversation starters designed to promote good speaking and listening skills. The slips can be cut out and placed in a box for PSHE work or the PowerPoint could be used to stimulate short, persuasive writing tasks or class-based discussions and debates.
Summer Reading Challenge
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Summer Reading Challenge

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A super reading challenge to keep children engaged with their reading books over the long holiday. A full set of instructions, 48 different activities to try, from redesigning the book's cover, to making a den and reading in it. Also included is a bar chart to help the children log their progress (every activity has a points value). All you need to do is supply some paper (and possibly a folder) encourage them to read, bribe them with a small prize and then off they go!
Huge KS2/KS3 VCOP & Comprehension Pack
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Huge KS2/KS3 VCOP & Comprehension Pack

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18 VCOP/Comprehension packs (each containing: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic) TOPICS: Amphibians, Birds, Coastal Habitats, Dinosaurs, Food Chains, Digestive system, Earthquakes, Fish, Friction, Gravity, Circulatory system, Respiratory system, Magnets, Mammals, Materials, Micro-organisms, Reptiles, The Nervous system Check out my other resources at www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/smithy123
Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Human Respiratory System
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Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Human Respiratory System

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'The Human Respiratory System' The worksheets consist of the following: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic
Science- based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Human Digestive System
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Science- based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Human Digestive System

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'The Human Digestive System' The worksheets consist of the following: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic
KS2 French SoW Likes and Dislikes
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KS2 French SoW Likes and Dislikes

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A full half term's worth of lesson plans and resources, including learning objectives (in line with new NC), worksheets and PowerPoints. 6 lessons plus a fun consolidation session. Some lessons use the book 'French Speaking Activities' by Brilliant Publications, which can be downloaded from their website as an eBook.
Matilda Reading Comprehensions
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Matilda Reading Comprehensions

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Chapter by chapter reading comprehensions based on the popular Roald Dahl book 'Matilda' There are 6 sheets altogether, each dealing with chapters in the book.
Dyspraxia, Dyslexia and Dyscalculia support activities
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Dyspraxia, Dyslexia and Dyscalculia support activities

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Hundreds of ideas designed to support children who have dyslexia, dyscalculia or dyspraxia. The activities are split into KS1 and KS2 and are designed to be undertaken either as part of small group work or one to one. Each activity uses minimum resources and gives clear instructions on how to carry out and extend the child's ability.
Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Magnets
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Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Magnets

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'Magnets' The worksheets consist of the following: A detailed reading comprehension A 'choose the correct spelling' activity (with answers for self-marking) A cloze procedure activity (with answers) Dictionary and thesaurus work on the vocabulary used in the topic A punctuation activity (with answers) A final comprehension activity - use the facts covered to produce a 'fact file' of top 10 facts from the topic