My Mum - A differentiated packet focusing on literacy skills.

My Mum - A differentiated packet focusing on literacy skills.

This unit of work is inspired by “My Mum” by Anthony Browne. Not only does Anthony Browne write the most amazing books, he also illustrates them with richly inspiring graphics that paint a picture of the text, and entice the reader to use the imagination to delve further into issues. Although the activities can be completed using any book about mums, Anthony Browne’s work is inspirational. The packet contains 37 pages of activities, including: Word mat Word wall words My Mum Character Description My Mum Fact or Opinion My Mum Same and Different What Mums and Kids Should Do Similes Classification Acrostics Writing Ideas – Letters, Creative Writing, Instructions Writing Paper Card Craftivity
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Mother's Day in the USA - Persuasive and Report Writing

Mother's Day in the USA - Persuasive and Report Writing

In the USA Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. This pack of activities encourages students to explore the history of Mother’s Day in the USA and other countries across the world, debate key issues and develop persuasive writing skills. The pack includes: History of Mother’s Day reading and writing comprehension with page indicators Persuasive Argument Exercise Team Roles Badges Persuasion Map Roles Poster Peer Evaluation Sheets Self Evaluation Sheets Speaking and Listening Poster Report Writing Poster Newspaper Template My work is carefully crafted to give you and your class quality materials with attractive designs that will appeal to their interests. I hope you will enjoy these resources and that your students will learn from them. Wishing you many happy days in the classroom.
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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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Reading Records

Reading Records

Record sheets to help children recount oral stories, and for you to assess their understanding.
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Five Little Pumpkins Animated Movie

Five Little Pumpkins Animated Movie

Perfect for Hallowe'en! This animated movie introduces the popular song "Five Little Pumpkins". Flipbook also available for presentations, group reading and emergent readers.
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Five Little Pumpkins Animated Movie, Reader and Writing Paper

Five Little Pumpkins Animated Movie, Reader and Writing Paper

Animated movie of the popular song "Five Little Pumpkins, along with a flipbook and differentiated writing paper pack. Great for Hallowe'en work or class presentations. Suitable for early years and lower KS2 as well as children who are new to English or acquiring English.
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Guided Reading and Differentiated Writing Activities for Mother's Day - "My Mum" (UK)

Guided Reading and Differentiated Writing Activities for Mother's Day - "My Mum" (UK)

Inspired by Anthony Browne's "My Mum", this is a huge pack of activities to help children think about their mums or significant female carers. Beginning with close reading of the book, children learn how to extract meaning from text, infer and predict using an appealing set of discussion prompt cards. They go on to consolidate their knowledge of phonics, syllables and alphabetical order, explore ideas, compare and contrast and work on vocabulary expansion through similes before working on differentiated writing activities. 55 pages including a handy unit planner. A craft activity is include for Mother's Day. The differentiated activities in the pack include: Unit Planner Before Reading – Discussing the Cover After Reading – Discussion Cards Editing Sentences and Teacher Key Alphabet Sort Find the Phonemes and Teacher Key Syllable Search and Teacher key Character Description Word mat Word wall words My Mum Character Description My Mum Fact or Opinion My Mum Same and Different What Mums and Kids Should Do Similes Classification Acrostics Writing Ideas – Letters, Creative Writing, Instructions Writing Paper Card Craftivity The activities in this pack can be completed using any book about moms, Anthony Browne’s work is inspirational. My work is carefully crafted to give you and your class quality materials with attractive designs that will appeal to their interests. I hope you will enjoy these resources and that your students will learn from them. However, if you have any queries please contact me before leaving a review to give me an opportunity to put things right. If you love teaching as much as I do, I would love to hear from you. Hop over to my blog at www.sos-supply.blogspot.com for a chat - you'll find me there most days. Wishing you many happy days in the classroom.
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My New Year Resolutions Activity Pack

My New Year Resolutions Activity Pack

A mini pack of activities to use with your class after the Christmas break to introduce the concept of resolutions, promises and goals. Includes a word may, New Year resolutions by month worksheet, alphabet challenge worksheet and a great tine capsule activity that can be done in January and revisited at the end of the year for children to gauge how successful they have been at keeping their promises and achieving their goals. 5 pages
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Make a Resolution for 2017

Make a Resolution for 2017

A great mini pack of activities to use with your class during the first week back after the Christmas break. 12 pages comprising: Word mat 3 differentiated writing frames Spider map to brainstorm ideas for resolutions New Year resolutions by month worksheet Alphabet challenge worksheet New Year time capsule activity - write down resolutions and come back to them later in the year
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Polar Express - Activities to Accompany the Book and Film (UK)

Polar Express - Activities to Accompany the Book and Film (UK)

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without the magic of The Polar Express. This packet contains everything you need to accompany your teaching of the book and/or film. It includes 42 pages and contains: 1. Unit Planner 2. Pre-reading Prediction 3. Post-Reading Discussion 4. Editing Sentences 5. Alphabet Sort 6. Find the Phonemes 7. Syllable Search 8. Word Wall 9. Story Sequencing Strips 10. Storyboard 11. Story Map 12. Character Description 13. Postcard from The North Pole 14. Book v Movie comparison 15. Feelings Graph 16. Design a Ticket It is aimed at children in years 3-6 (not suitable for KS1)
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Writing and Character Exploration - "Father Christmas Goes On Holiday" (UK)

Writing and Character Exploration - "Father Christmas Goes On Holiday" (UK)

No-one needs a holiday more than Father Christmas, but where can such a well-known person go? Father Christmas sets off in search of his ideal holiday spot! A pack of activities based on the Raymond Briggs book "Father Christmas Goes on Holiday" that can be used to carry on the Christmas spirit into the New Year 47 pages containing: Contents • Unit Planner • Can you judge a book by its cover? Pre-reading activities • Discussion prompt cards • Editing sentences • Alphabet sort • Find the phonemes • Syllable search • Word wall cards • Story map • Story sequencing strips • Story cartoon strip • Feelings graph • What type of character is Father Christmas? • Postcard from Father Christmas • Book v movie comparison • Location, location • Location poster report • Design a location poster • If I was Father Christmas • Holiday snaps • Hit the road • World buffet
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Writing and Character Exploration - "Father Christmas Goes on Holiday" (US)

Writing and Character Exploration - "Father Christmas Goes on Holiday" (US)

No-one needs a holiday more than Father Christmas, but where can such a well-known person go? Father Christmas sets off in search of his ideal holiday spot! A pack of activities based on the Raymond Briggs book "Father Christmas Goes on Holiday" that can be used to carry on the Christmas spirit into the New Year 47 pages containing: Contents • Unit Planner • Can you judge a book by its cover? Pre-reading activities • Discussion prompt cards • Editing sentences • Alphabet sort • Find the phonemes • Syllable search • Word wall cards • Story map • Story sequencing strips • Story cartoon strip • Feelings graph • What type of character is Father Christmas? • Postcard from Father Christmas • Book v movie comparison • Location, location • Location poster report • Design a location poster • If I was Father Christmas • Holiday snaps • Hit the road • World buffet
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Guy Fawkes - Newspaper Report

Guy Fawkes - Newspaper Report

Children will plan and write a newspaper report using the conventions of report writing. Includes a graphic organiser to plan the content of the report, a newspaper template and checklist, and a link to an online newspaper report that they can complete and print out. Allso included I a list of child-friendly links.
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Number Bonds to 10, 20 and 100 - A Hunting We Will Go (US CCSS Aligned)

Number Bonds to 10, 20 and 100 - A Hunting We Will Go (US CCSS Aligned)

A series of three games to help children rehearse and refine their skills at forming number bonds to ten, twenty and one hundred. 32 pages with three differentiated activities. Fully aligned to CCSS. Assists with the following: • For any number from 1 to 99, find the number that makes 10, 20 and 100 when added to the given number • Relate counting to addition and subtraction • Add and subtract within 10. 20 and 100 • Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems • Know from memory all sums of two 1-digit and two 2-digit numbers
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Number Bonds to 10, 20 and 100 - A Hunting We Will Go (UK)

Number Bonds to 10, 20 and 100 - A Hunting We Will Go (UK)

A series of three games to help children rehearse and refine their skills at forming number bonds to ten, twenty and one hundred. 32 pages with three differentiated activities. Assists with the following: • For any number from 1 to 99, find the number that makes 10, 20 and 100 when added to the given number • Relate counting to addition and subtraction • Add and subtract within 10. 20 and 100 • Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems • Know from memory all sums of two 1-digit and two 2-digit numbers
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Reading Comprehension - The Story of a Queen: the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Reading Comprehension - The Story of a Queen: the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

In 2012, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 60 years as Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth. A special programme of events was organised during the first week in June. 35 pages. Contents 1. Think, Pair, Share comprehension (mid/high ability) 2. Think, Pair, Share comprehension (low/mid ability) 3. Timeline activity This activity forms part of a larger pack to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
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Singular and Plural - Harry Potter's Gemino Spell

Singular and Plural - Harry Potter's Gemino Spell

A fun resource to teach children about singular and plural words. With a cool Harry Potter theme, your children are sure to be "spellbound" by these lesson/centre ideas and activities. The pack is 16 pages long and includes: Rules for making words into plurals Singular and plural word match Activity to change singular words into plurals Activity to change plural words into singular Activity to change difficult words into plurals Skill check "Go Fish" game
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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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