Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

A slideshow and pack of resources to support the teaching of the Gunpowder Plot. The slideshow tells the story of the Gunpowder Plot in simple language, and is highly visual making it accessible to all, including EAL children. The 20 page pack includes a KWL chart, graphic organisers to record research on Guy Fawkes, character description and adjectives, a recount of the story of the Gunpowder Plot, interview and newspaper report, bonfire safety, internet links etc. This pack is also available in US English on request.
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Jesus' Christmas Party - a Nativity Play with a Difference

Jesus' Christmas Party - a Nativity Play with a Difference

If you're looking for a Nativity play with a difference then look no further! This play is based on the delightfully funny story "Jesus' Christmas Party" by Nicholas Allen and is a humorous take on the Nativity story told from the perspective of the innkeeper. Children and parents alike are guaranteed to love it. A full pack of activities is also available to accompany the play.
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The Nutcracker - a Christmas Play and Activities Pack

The Nutcracker - a Christmas Play and Activities Pack

Christmas Eve is the most magical night of the year, when the house is scented with wood smoke and spices, and there are secrets under every bed! Snow whispers down like feathers and every child waits, breathless, for the curtain to rise on Christmas Day . . . For one little girl, Christmas Eve is more magical than any before. When the clock strikes midnight, her new nutcracker doll comes to life and leads her through battle with the wicked Mouse King and his troops, all the way to the Land of Sweets. This bundle contains The Nutcracker Christmas play, specially written and adapted for children, and a huge pack of activities (65 pages), including: Unit Planner Lesson Planner Pre-reading Prediction Post-Reading Discussion cards Editing Sentences Alphabet Sort Find the Phonemes Syllable Count Syllable Split Story Sequencing Strips Cartoon Strip Feelings Graph Character Descriptions Story Map Word Wall Masks Christmas Traditions Writing Christmas Traditions Venn Diagram Christmas Recipe Writing Location, Location Story Rewrite Also included is my Letter to Mrs Claus resource. Sure to keep children busy right up until the end of term.
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Supply Teacher's Report

Supply Teacher's Report

This is a great addition to your supply binder. At the end of the day just complete and leave for the class teacher to let them know about your day.
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SPaG - Monkeying Around With Tenses and Verbs Revision (UK)

SPaG - Monkeying Around With Tenses and Verbs Revision (UK)

This pack has been developed to help children with their school work. The activities will build confidence and knowledge in essential Literacy skills, and are designed to provide practical support to prepare for National Tests. The activities in this pack are aligned to the English and Welsh National Curricula Programmes of Study for English, particularly the teaching of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. They are also suitable for wider use in any classroom where verbs and tenses are being taught. 36 pages of worksheets and activities divided into two areas - verbs and tenses: -Tenses mean Time -Adding –ed -Doubling Up -Irregular Verbs -Vibrant Verbs -Action Verbs Helpful Verbs Powerful Verbs -Pass Certificate
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Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar - Monkeying Around With Punctuation and Spelling (US)

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar - Monkeying Around With Punctuation and Spelling (US)

This pack has been developed to help children in their school work. The activities will build confidence and knowledge in essential Literacy skills, and are aligned to the following Common Core Standards: 3.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 3.L.4d a. Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases. 4.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 4.L.4c Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases The pack is divided into two sections, one for each of punctuation and tenses. Each section contains a range of worksheets and activities designed to help children to revise their skills. Also included is a certificate to present to children. 34 pages, including: - We Love Spelling - Spot the spelling error - Syllable Spelling - Break words into syllables and make a list of your own - -ie or –ei - Working out the rule - Love Monkey, Love Punctuation - Punctuation Revision - Monkey Loves Tests - Final challenge - Pass Certificate
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Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation - Monkeying Around With Tenses and Verbs Revision (US)

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation - Monkeying Around With Tenses and Verbs Revision (US)

This pack has been developed to help children in their school work. The activities will build confidence and knowledge in essential Literacy skills, and are aligned to the following Common Core Standards: 3.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 4.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking The pack is divided into two sections - tenses and verbs and includes 36 pages of worksheets and activities. Also included is a certificate to present to pupils at the end of their revision. Contents include: Tenses mean Time -Adding –ed -Doubling Up -Irregular Verbs Vibrant Verbs -Action Verbs -Helpful Verbs -Powerful Verbs Pass Certificate
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SPaG Practice - Monkeying Around with Punctuation and Spelling (UK)

SPaG Practice - Monkeying Around with Punctuation and Spelling (UK)

This pack has been developed to help children with their school work and prepare them for National Tests. The activities will build confidence and knowledge in essential literacy skills, and are designed to provide practical support to prepare for National Tests. The activities in this pack are aligned to the English and Welsh National Curricula Programmes of Study for English (writing – spelling, punctuation and grammar). They are also suitable for wider use in any classroom where spelling, punctuation and grammar are being taught. Suitable for children learning English as an additional or second language. The pack comprises of 34 pages of activities, including: - spot the spelling error, which helps children to develop their editing skills using phonic knowledge and known spelling rules - syllable work - working out the spelling rule for -ie or -ei - punctuation revision - contractions and use of apostrophe - a final challenge which tests how well they understand the concepts explored in the pack - a certificate - answer keys where applicable
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Back To School Bobbleheads (UK) - a print and go activity for the first days back

Back To School Bobbleheads (UK) - a print and go activity for the first days back

Back to School Bobbleheads is a fun activity to get to know your class during the first days back to school. It also provides opportunities to assess how well children can understand and follow verbal instructions - great for children with English as an additional language! The activity is in four parts: designing a head, designing a t-shirt, making a key and using their responses in the key to write about themselves. The answers your children give will create a design that is unique to them. When the activity has been completed, cut out both parts, glue together and string on bunting for an unusual classroom display. Or simply pin to a wall or notice board. The pack contains everything you need - just print and go!
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Back to School Classroom pack - Great Outdoors Theme

Back to School Classroom pack - Great Outdoors Theme

A bumper bundle of resources to deck out your classroom for the new school year. All items are available separately (total £25 if purchased individually) Save 20% by purchasing the bundle. All resources are from my Great Outdoors range, but can be designed to your own theme - contact me for details. Bundle includes: Meet the Teacher/Open House slideshow presentation - great for playing on a loop at your parents' evening. Fully editable "Children at Work" Deskmates Welcome bunting "Welcome to our Campsite" Class posters Name plates/desk/drawer labels Campsite Cash reward tokens
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Back To School Bobbleheads (US) - a print and go activity for the first days back to school

Back To School Bobbleheads (US) - a print and go activity for the first days back to school

Back to School Bobbleheads is a fun activity to get to know your class during the first days back to school. It also provides opportunities to assess how well children can understand and follow verbal instructions - great for children with English as an additional language! The activity is in four parts: designing a head, designing a t-shirt, making a key and using their responses in the key to write about themselves. The answers your children give will create a design that is unique to them. When the activity has been completed, cut out both parts, glue together and string on bunting for an unusual classroom display. Or simply pin to a wall or notice board. The pack contains everything you need - just print and go!
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Doubles Dominoes - Doubles and Near Doubles

Doubles Dominoes - Doubles and Near Doubles

How to play Sit children in a semicircle with the dominoes face up. • Explain that the aim is to use doubling to work out the answers – adding the numbers on the dominoes. • Model by picking a near double domino, e.g. 4/5. Extract from the children: How to work out the answer by doubling (known facts such as double four is eight, add on one makes nine) If there are other way of using doubles (double five is ten take away one is nine) • Children take turns to hold up a domino and explain how they worked out the answer. Keep a brisk pace & turn over dominoes once answers have been given.
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Estimation - Lesson plans and practical activities Early Years/KS1/Foundation/Lower KS2/SATs

Estimation - Lesson plans and practical activities Early Years/KS1/Foundation/Lower KS2/SATs

A mini-block of work on estimation, including lesson plans, practical activities and resources. Great for SATs/National Test revision Contents ·2 lesson plans introducing estimating ·Resources to accompany lesson plans ·Three posters to support estimating ·3 games: Spring Sets Jelly Bean Jars Guesstimate Grab Bags Objectives: · Estimate a number of items and check by counting · Make a sensible estimate up to 100 (e.g. choosing from 10, 20, 50 or 100).
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Counting On and Back using 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers - Cupcake Counting

Counting On and Back using 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers - Cupcake Counting

Make SATs and National Test practice fun with this handy resource to support the concept of counting on and back in 1's and 10's using 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers. Contents include: 1. Cup Cake Counting - write the missing numbers on the cupcake boards (blank boards included for you to write your own choice of numbers) 2. Cupcakes and Ladders - count back in ones down each ladder 3. Cupcake Stepping Stones - cross the river by counting on or back in tens.
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Maths Word Problems - Measuring Weight - Cooking with Grandma

Maths Word Problems - Measuring Weight - Cooking with Grandma

Oh dear! Gran has a problem. She is trying to bake a cake, but she has lost her specs and can’t read the measurements on the weighing scale. She knows how good you are at measuring. Can you help? Two differentiated activities to rehearse solving one-step and two-step worded problems in areas of real life – measures.
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Adding and Subtracting 1 and 2 Digit Numbers Bridging 10 - SATs/National Tests Practice

Adding and Subtracting 1 and 2 Digit Numbers Bridging 10 - SATs/National Tests Practice

Make Maths and SATs/National Test practice fun with this handy activity. Laminate the number sentence cards for children to solve. The cards aim to rehearse: • adding and subtracting to 10 • adding and subtracting to bridge 10 • using known number facts to add and subtract large numbers. The cards are differentiated to make them suitable for Reception, Yr 1 and Yr 2, with a blank page of shamrocks for you to add your own numbers sentences and solutions.
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Muliplication x3, x6 and x9 - SATs/National Test Preparation

Muliplication x3, x6 and x9 - SATs/National Test Preparation

Make maths and SATs/National Test preparation fun with this handy resource that aims to rehearse multiplying the x3, x6 and x9 tables The cards are suitable for use as flashcards or can be played as a matching game. Two blank pages of shamrocks are included for you to add your own number sentences and solutions if desired.
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