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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Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Pirate Theme (suitable for UK and US)

Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Pirate Theme (suitable for UK and US)

There is no feeling quite like when your child starts school for the first time, or moves to a new class. Teachers arrange their classes in different ways and have different procedures for homework, class management, behaviour etc. There are lots of questions that parents want answering, and Open House is a great time to meet the new teacher and find out a little about what the new school year will bring for their child, They also want to know how they can help their child and how they can help the teacher. This slideshow contains all the information you need to pass on to your parents, from classroom expectations to grading policies, to what you will be teaching across the year. From field trips to special events. From Literacy to Maths and Science. From morning arrival to afternoon dismissal. This slideshow can also be adapted to suit older students. The slideshow has a cute pirate theme and can be amended to suit your schedule and activities, and put on a loop at Open House so that parents can get all the information they need at a glance. 17 fully editable slides with embedded fonts.
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Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Great Outdoors Theme (suitable for UK and US)

Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Great Outdoors Theme (suitable for UK and US)

There is no feeling quite like when your child starts school for the first time, or moves to a new class. Teachers arrange their classes in different ways and have different procedures for homework, class management, behaviour etc. There are lots of questions that parents want answering, and Open House is a great time to meet the new teacher and find out a little about what the new school year will bring for their child, They also want to know how they can help their child and how they can help the teacher. This slideshow contains all the information you need to pass on to your parents, from classroom expectations to grading policies, to what you will be teaching across the year. From field trips to special events. From Literacy to Math and Science. From morning arrival to afternoon dismissal. This slideshow can also be adapted to suit older students. The slideshow has a cute outdoors/camping theme and can be amended to suit your schedule and activities, and put on a loop at Open House so that parents can get all the information they need at a glance. 33 editable slides
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Back to SchMeet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Pink and Green Owl Theme (suitable for UK and US)

Back to SchMeet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Pink and Green Owl Theme (suitable for UK and US)

There is no feeling quite like when your child starts school for the first time, or moves to a new class. Teachers arrange their classes in different ways and have different procedures for homework, class management, behaviour etc. There are lots of questions that parents want answering, and Open House is a great time to meet the new teacher and find out a little about what the new school year will bring for their child, They also want to know how they can help their child and how they can help the teacher. This slideshow contains all the information you need to pass on to your parents, from classroom expectations to grading policies, to what you will be teaching across the year. From field trips to special events. From Literacy to Maths and Science. From morning arrival to afternoon dismissal. This slideshow can also be adapted to suit older students. The slideshow has a cute owl theme and can be amended to suit your schedule and activities, and put on a loop at Open House so that parents can get all the information they need at a glance. 24 fully editable slides with embedded fonts.
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Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - School Kid Theme (suitable for UK and US)

Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - School Kid Theme (suitable for UK and US)

There is no feeling quite like when your child starts school for the first time, or moves to a new class. Teachers arrange their classes in different ways and have different procedures for homework, class management, behaviour etc. There are lots of questions that parents want answering, and Open House is a great time to meet the new teacher and find out a little about what the new school year will bring for their child, They also want to know how they can help their child and how they can help the teacher. This slideshow contains all the information you need to pass on to your parents, from classroom expectations to grading policies, to what you will be teaching across the year. From field trips to special events. From Literacy to Maths and Science. From morning arrival to afternoon dismissal. This slideshow can also be adapted to suit older students. The slideshow has a cute school kid theme and can be amended to suit your schedule and activities, and put on a loop at Open House so that parents can get all the information they need at a glance. 23 fully editable slides with embedded fonts.
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Presidential Election 2016 - Movie

Presidential Election 2016 - Movie

This movie is a great way to help teach Grade 2-6 children an ESL students about the Presidential Election system in the USA. The movie is 7 minute 5 seconds long and gives a background to the Presidential Election system in simple, child-friendly language. Technical words such as "inauguration" and "caucuses" are highlighted bold and included in a glossary in the accompanying activity pack. The movie is packed full of cool graphics and exciting music, sounds and animations that are sure to appeal to all audiences.. An accompanying activities pack is also available which you can purchase as a stand-alone or as part of a pack with this movie. The activity pack is 29 pages long and begins with a Cool Kids KWHL chart to brainstorm facts already known, things they want to know, and how they will go about finding out. Through teacher input and independent research, students then build up biographies of the candidates, and research the key issues they represent. Finally, they use books and websites to research information for their own presentation to the class on their chosen candidate. The movie is in MP4 format. Please contact me if you would prefer it as a Powerpoint animated slideshow.
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Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Giraffe Theme (suitable for UK and US)

Back to School/Meet The Teacher/Open House Slideshow - Giraffe Theme (suitable for UK and US)

There is no feeling quite like when your child starts school for the first time, or moves to a new class. Teachers arrange their classes in different ways and have different procedures for homework, class management, behaviour etc. There are lots of questions that parents want answering, and Open House is a great time to meet the new teacher and find out a little about what the new school year will bring for their child, They also want to know how they can help their child and how they can help the teacher. This slideshow contains all the information you need to pass on to your parents, from classroom expectations to grading policies, to what you will be teaching across the year. From field trips to special events. From Literacy to Maths and Science. From morning arrival to afternoon dismissal. This slideshow can also be adapted to suit older students. The slideshow has a cute giraffe theme and can be amended to suit your schedule and activities, and put on a loop at Open House so that parents can get all the information they need at a glance. 24 fully editable slides with embedded fonts.
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Reading Responses - UK English

Reading Responses - UK English

A pack of reading responses, book reviews and graphic organisers designed to get your students to think about what they have read. Includes: Reading logs to record pages read and minutes read each day Reading responses for each genre Character descriptions Book reviews Reading responses for facts learned, questions raised and inference A colourful certificate on completion
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Valentine Bookmarks

Valentine Bookmarks

Very cute bookmarks for you to give to your kiddos. Three sheets - one with messages, one with lines and one blank for you or you kiddos to write their own Valentine messages
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Leap INto Leap Year - Numeracy Activities

Leap INto Leap Year - Numeracy Activities

A Numeracy activity pack to compliment my Literacy pack (also available in my shop). It comprises a series of activities including measuring, prediction and graphing, all with a cute Leap Year theme. This was produced for the 2012 Leap Year, but is equally valid for 2016
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Fractions Estimation Activities

Fractions Estimation Activities

This resource is part of a larger themed bundle intended to introduce children to fractions and estimating. It includes a short series of worksheets that support Egg-citing Estimation and First Fractions resources found in my TPT store. These resources can be used on their own.
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Valentine Angel Teacher Cards

Valentine Angel Teacher Cards

Very cute cards for teachers to send to their kiddos. Print on card or laminate for durability. These cards have two different designs of cute Valentine angels.
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Valentine Angel Teacher Cards

Valentine Angel Teacher Cards

Very cute cards for teachers to send to their kiddos. Print on card or laminate for durability. These cards have two different designs of cute Valentine angels.
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