Homelessness Formal Letter

Homelessness Formal Letter

This smartboard is based on homelessness in the UK and identifying the key factors that leads to this issue. The children plan and write their own letter to the government to highlight the issue and the need for the government to do more. Included is a model of a letter that meets the requirements of KS2 writing.
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KS2 Water 4 lessons

KS2 Water 4 lessons

These series of lessons are in a smartboard format. The focus is the uses of water with the focus being how we use water in the UK compared to a country abroad, writing an explanation of the water cycle, the effects of flooding and writing a formal letter based on water pollution. Focus on these lessons is writing.
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Kensuke Kingdom- 4  reading lessons

Kensuke Kingdom- 4 reading lessons

These smartboards are based on the book Kensuke's Kingdom. The lessons are focused on retrieval and inference based on key events and also the characters in the first ten chapters. The lessons are based on developing the pupils in these two areas with a range of lessons based on key events, characters point of views and identifying key characteristics of a character in the book. Lessons have been observed and judged good to outstanding Please leave positive feedback
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Kensuke's  Kingdom Reading 3 lessons

Kensuke's Kingdom Reading 3 lessons

These smartboards focus on the first 5 chapters of Kensuke's Kingdom. The focus of the lessons are inference and deduction and comparing different parts of the book. Lessons have been observed and deemed as good.
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UKS2 -Alma  writing a new character description - 3 lessons

UKS2 -Alma writing a new character description - 3 lessons

This smartboard is linked to the Literacy Shed film Alma. The lesson allows children to create their own new character to incorporate into the sequel to the story. The smartboard consists of a planning lesson and 2 writing lessons. On the smartboard there is also a model of a character description using a particular success criteria. The lesson focus is of introducing an evil character into the sequel with another girl entering the shop. The lessons uses visuals and videos to support their writing. Also, all the resources such as word banks are also included. A good lesson that has been observed Please leave positive feedback
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Alma- inverted commas and dialogue

Alma- inverted commas and dialogue

This smartboard focuses on the pupils using the video Alma from Literacy Shed as a basis. The pupils looked at how to use inverted commas correctly before writing a dialogue between Alma and a new character This smartboard allows the pupils to apply their skills of inverted commas.
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UKS2 - Alma 3 weeks Medium Term plans

UKS2 - Alma 3 weeks Medium Term plans

This is a series of lessons for 3 weeks linked to Literacy Shed - Alma. The lessons focus on looking at the character's feelings at different points, analysing the film, re telling the story, writing a setting, writing a character description for Alma and a new character, planning a sequel to the story and writing a story. These are complete lessons. Some lessons have been observed as Good. Lessons have aspects of video and visuals to support learning. Resources can be found individually also Please leave positive feedback
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Alma Inverted Commas lesson

Alma Inverted Commas lesson

This smartboard is based on the Alma video on Literacy Shed. The lesson is focused on using inverted commas correctly to write a dialogue with two people from the video. Whole lesson with starter and main activity.
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Street Child - Victorian Child Character Description Week Planning

Street Child - Victorian Child Character Description Week Planning

This smartboard has a week's worth of lessons to support the writing a character description for the landlord in Street Child. The smartboard focuses on developing the children's use of: -descriptive figurative language ( group work) -identify the key features of the character in terms of appearance and personality ( group work) -writing a character description Ideal for Year 5 and 6
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UKS2 Alma -Diary Writing

UKS2 Alma -Diary Writing

This smartboard is based on the video Alma from the Literacy Shed. The lesson is focused on looking at the day from Alma's point of view and writing a diary.
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Alma analysis of Film - 3 lessons

Alma analysis of Film - 3 lessons

This smartboard holds 3 lessons based on the Literacy Shed Alma film. The lessons are in full and are based on: -analysising on the video including first impressions, the atmosphere and the character development -analysis of how the atmosphere and mood is created by the director and writer -writing the story of Alma using all the information above
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What is SEND? Staff training

What is SEND? Staff training

This powerpoint is an overview to what SEND is. The training is for any staff that work with children in school The powerpoint looks at : -the difference between SEND and underachievement -the assess-plan-do-review model -planning for SEND pupils in class -What an EHCP is?
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Yr 6 Fractions  - 4 lessons

Yr 6 Fractions - 4 lessons

This smartboard has 4 lessons based on fractions. The lessons focus on: -compare and order fractions -simpyfying fractions -writing remainders as fractions This is just the smartboard for the teaching of the concepts. There are no activities attached
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Victorian  Workhouses -Street Child -8  lessons

Victorian Workhouses -Street Child -8 lessons

This smartboard is aimed for upper key stage 2 and links to the topic of Victorians and the workhouse life. This smartboard has over 70 slides that supports the learning of the children. The use of Street Child , the book , is used in these lesson as. The lessons focus are to: -to plan and then write a diary of child living in a workhouse - 3 lessons -to plan and write a report on the workhouses - 5 lessons Each of the lessons has a starter , main activity and modelling and plenaries. All the learning is conducted through a range of activities from group work, visuals and videos. The starters are sometimes linked to the writing genre and some are grammar starters for the lessons. All the resources are on the smartboards and the only resourcing you may wish to do is a word mat. A great detailed resource that ensures the children are using and applying their knowledge into two different forms of writing. Please leave positive feedback
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KS2 slavery and balanced argument

KS2 slavery and balanced argument

This smartboard holds 3 lessons based on slavery and the triangulation trade. The aim of the sessions is to plan and write a balanced argument based on the differing opinions on the time linked to slavery.
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LKS2 James and Giant Peach Writing Lessons

LKS2 James and Giant Peach Writing Lessons

These smartboards have lessons based on James and the Giant Peach as the basis of their learning. The lessons focus on identifying the features of the story, writing a setting for the text, create and write a new setting and writing a character description. Each lesson has a writing element
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Year 6 Grammar Revision - Lessons

Year 6 Grammar Revision - Lessons

This smartboard is a variety of lessons based on the grammar expectations for the end of year 6 SATS. There are 92 slides that have a variety of starters, plenaries and a main activity. All the lessons' main activities are based on a range of past paper SATs using the format the pupils will be exposed to in the actual SATs. The areas that are covered are: -adverbs of time and place -adverbs or adjectives in sentences identification -use of I or me -use of commas -use of apostophes -verb tenses -using correct punctuation : ; - ( ) " " ' , ! ? -plurals -using the same word as a noun and verb -synonyms, antonyms -active and passive voice Ideal for revision purpose and the lessons are for one lesson a week which would be for over a half a term of learning.
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Street Child Inference lesson

Street Child Inference lesson

This smartboard is based on Street Child and a reading lesson. The lesson is based on inference and looking at the main character through the different chapters.
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Year 3 Subtraction 4 lessons

Year 3 Subtraction 4 lessons

These smartboards are based on subtraction: subtraction with diennes -non exchange subtraction with diennes with exchange partitioning effective methods for subtraction These lessons have complete lessons with models and plenaries. Lessons 1 and 2 do not have the independent learning attached.
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Laws and Democracy -3 lessons

Laws and Democracy -3 lessons

These smartboards are 3 lessons based on rules and laws. The focus of the lessons are: what are laws? how are laws made? Magna Carta- writing lesson Ideal for lower key stage 2
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