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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!)
Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Gravity
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Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Gravity

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'Gravity' 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
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)
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.
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
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 - 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
KS2 Spanish SoW Greetings and Numbers
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KS2 Spanish SoW Greetings and Numbers

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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 'Spanish Speaking Activities' by Brilliant Publications, which can be downloaded from their website as an eBook.
KS1 French SoW Counting to 10 and Greetings
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KS1 French SoW Counting to 10 and Greetings

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A full half term's worth of lesson plans and resources, including learning objectives (in line with new NC), activities aimed at younger children and PowerPoints. 6 lessons plus a fun consolidation session.
KS2 French SoW Clothing and Shopping
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KS2 French SoW Clothing and Shopping

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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.
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
KS1/KS2 Dyscalculia Support Activities 100+
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KS1/KS2 Dyscalculia Support Activities 100+

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Over a hundred ideas designed to support children who have dyscalculia. 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.
KS1 CVC Word Match Game
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KS1 CVC Word Match Game

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A colourful and engaging resource to develop CVC recognition. A simple task-based activity, which allows children to draw a line (a skill in itself!) from picture to word. I laminate these and use whiteboard pens for individual and group work.
Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Mammals
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Science-based KS2/KS3 VCOP/Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Mammals

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6 VCOP based worksheets all using the theme of 'Mammals' 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
Addition and Subtraction Pirate Themed Treasure Hunt KS1
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Addition and Subtraction Pirate Themed Treasure Hunt KS1

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This treasure hunt deals with the KS1 maths objective: solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ? – 9. There are four clues in total, with each clue containing a maths challenge relating to an aspect of addition or subtraction. As the children work out each clue, they will generate letters which spell out a colour. The location of the next clue should be hidden in one of two envelopes marked with two different colours, one correct and one incorrect.