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An English Lead who has been teaching for 8 years, I've enjoyed creating, using and updating these high quality resources. They are designed to be picked up and easily taught as I plan for teams. Each resource is clear, engaging and focused on PROGRESS, inspired by the Outstanding Teachers Course. Why not check out my popular spelling lessons!

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An English Lead who has been teaching for 8 years, I've enjoyed creating, using and updating these high quality resources. They are designed to be picked up and easily taught as I plan for teams. Each resource is clear, engaging and focused on PROGRESS, inspired by the Outstanding Teachers Course. Why not check out my popular spelling lessons!
Report Comments Mega Bundle
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Report Comments Mega Bundle

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Save time and energy this year when writing your primary KS2 reports. Use these report banks to quickly whip up a class full of personalised English, maths, science and general comment paragraphs. Just copy and paste from extensive banks of comments, one from each section to speedily create fluent paragraphs describing the whole child. For each subject there are enough sentences to create different paragraphs for every child in your class. All appropriate and relevant to your pupils. Ideal for years 3,4,5 and 6, easily adaptable for KS1. Impress your head teacher and your parents with articulate and positive comments for these subjects. Show your pupils and their families you do know them well by choosing comments to suit each child, end the year knowing you’ve valued and helped each pupil in your class. You can also find lots of other handy end of year resources at my shop. Why not use my SMART targets to choose next steps for your pupils? Or use my Assessment Guidance to speed up your end of year data decisions. Click here to follow me so you will be the first to hear about my new and updated high-quality resources!
British Science Week 2019 KS2 Assembly
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British Science Week 2019 KS2 Assembly

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This is a detailed 28 slide PowerPoint ideal for an assembly or lesson or both for this special week from Saturday 9th March to Sunday 17th March. Could also be a useful PSHE lesson on scientific careers and role models. Takes the children through these key questions: What is science? Definition explained in an easy to understand way. How does science impact on our lives today? 4 key aspects explained in detail Who would like to see Science in action? An engaging, awe-inspiring and quick experiment to create excitement for this week of science. What happened? Why? A clear explanation of how the experiment worked, linking it to the children’s current understanding of the world. What qualities and skills do you need to be a great scientist? Key words covered and ideal characteristics. Do you know any famous British scientists and what have they achieved? 4 impressive short biographies of famous British scientists. What degrees can start you on the path for a science career? Look at a list of suitable degrees and possible career options from there. How would you pursue a career in science? Job options for a career in science and average yearly earnings. There are then tasks children could complete in a lesson: Task 1 - Create a poster telling people about British science week or about Exploration and Discovery as part of a competition. Task 2 - Draw a flow chart of what you would like to investigate and how if you were a scientist. Task 3 - Write a letter to a famous scientist, you must include at least 10 questions. All writing templates provided, including differentiated letter templates. Relevant for KS2 and KS3. Lots of opportunities for discussion and higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly. Leave a review and choose any resource for free! Just email teachallenjoy@gmail.com to receive your free resource! You can find many more inspiring and reliable resources at my shop Teachallenjoy You might also be interested in my other new resources for British Science Week 2019: British Science Week KS2 Posters British Science Week KS2 Homework Tasks LKS2 Mini WOW Investigations UKS2 Mini WOW Investigations Lessons on Famous Scientists Albert Einstein’s Birthday Assembly Weds 14th March
General Report Comments
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General Report Comments

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Create your general report comments by quickly choosing the right comment to suit each child, one from each section. There are enough comments to create a whole class of different reports. Describe your pupils in a precise, eloquent and efficient way. Written for all primary year groups, relevant for years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. High Quality Use these high quality comments, covering: overall summary of year attitude to learning hardworking nature behaviour peer relationships group work responsibilities learning outcomes presentation strengths areas for development homework and spellings summary and looking forward Easy to Use All the comments come in a girl and a boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are replaced with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace to insert names. Also… You might be interested in these other handy end of year resources: English Report Comments Maths Report Comments Assessment Guidance SMART Targets Click here to follow me so you can hear about my new and updated resources first!
Comprehension Lessons on Identifying Themes when Reading KS2
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Comprehension Lessons on Identifying Themes when Reading KS2

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Teach your class how to identify and explain themes within stories when reading. Download this pack to save time planning, it includes a week’s plan, a 51 slide Powerpoint and 4 short engaging texts. Use the detailed Powerpoint which leads your class through 5 lessons on themes so they are confident and independent with this reading skill. Enjoy using small extracts of the texts as a guided model so that the class can be supported when finding and explaining themes before their independent work. Engage your class with the quick and relevant starter activities which build their vocabulary and consolidate their understanding of themes. Include and challenge every child with the main activities which fit children of all learning styles. Cover these teaching points: What themes are. How and why we can group themes. How we can find themes. How to use inference to find themes. How to explain themes. How to use evidence to prove your themes. How to use 4 different types of evidence as proof. Summarise and extend each lesson using the plenaries planned for everyday. Quickly print the differentiated resources for four groups of children (green LA, yellow M/LA, blue MA, red HA). Prompt higher order thinking skills using the questions and activities designed to develop comprehension skills and enhance reading assessment results. Identifying Themes Pack Each lesson builds and expands on the previous one. All of the texts are provided, a range of interesting genres and styles. Modeled answers to comprehension assessment questions are included. Written and detailed plan included . All reviews are welcome. You might also be interested in: Whole Term of Reading Lessons Holiday Saver Bundle Whole Term of Reading Lessons Teacher Survival Bundle
Science Report Comments
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Science Report Comments

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264 different science comments for your primary KS2reports. Create your report comments quickly this year by choosing the right comment to suit each child, one from each section. There are enough comments to create different personalised paragraphs of comments for a whole class of 30 children. Written for the whole of KS2 no specific comments about curriculum content only learning aptitudes and general areas covered. A summary of content is also provided to remind you of the topics covered in science by your year group to further personalise the reports. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. Differentiated 13 sections 6 comments in each, different for 3 ability groups. Also 30 next steps included, differentiated into 3 ability groups. Total of 264 different comments. High Quality Use these high quality comments, covering: Attitude General Knowledge Speaking and Listening Learning New Concepts Group Work Equipment Observations and Experiments Predictions Fair Tests Measuring, Data and Recording Findings Conclusions Written Work Asking Questions Easy to Use They all come in a girl and a boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are shown with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace, to insert names. Also… You might be interested in these other handy end of year resources: General Report Comments 320+ English Report Comments 280+ Maths Report Comments Report Comments MEGA BUNDLE Why not visit My Shop for more useful primary resources. Click here to follow me so you will be the first to hear about my new and updated high-quality resources!
Converting Fractions to Decimals Word Problems
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Converting Fractions to Decimals Word Problems

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Download these carefully written questions for KS2 on converting fractions to decimals. Be confident that your pupils will master this tricky skill by answering word problems set in realistic and engaging contexts. Develop their understanding of number as they relate to the people in these problems and consolidate their other mathematical skills such as: addition, subtraction, measure and time. Enhance their problem solving skills as each interesting question is multi-step so will be excellent preparation for end of term and year reasoning tests. Challenge your class even further by asking them to convert their decimal answer back to a fraction for each question. Extend those quick finishers with two reasoning challenge questions and an open ended reasoning question. Print all the answers provided for quick and easy marking and assessment. All reviews welcome. Check out my other sets of word problems to save even more time: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals Adding and Subtracting Fractions Factors, Multiples, Squares and Cubes
British Science Week 2019 KS1 Assembly
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British Science Week 2019 KS1 Assembly

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This is a detailed 29 slide PowerPoint ideal for an assembly or lesson or both for this special week from Monday 9th March to Friday 17th March 2019. Could also be a useful PSHE lesson on scientific careers and role models. Relevant for KS1. Takes the children through these key questions: What is science? Images showing key skills used when studying the world How does science impact on our lives today? 4 key aspects explained using images of our world Who would like to see Science in action? An engaging, awe-inspiring and quick experiment to create excitement for this week of science. What happened? Why? A clear explanation of how the experiment worked, linking it to the children’s current understanding of the world. Do you know any famous British scientists? 4 impressive short biographies of famous British scientists. What qualities do you need to be a great scientist? Key words covered Who would like to be a scientist? Discussion on what the children could observe, measure, test and compare. What science could you do at home? 9 easy and fun ideas for the children to start a life long love of science. Download these inspiring and fun tasks that the children could complete in a lesson: Task 1 - Create your own animal which you have discovered in the rainforest. Task 2 - Draw a famous scientist and write a caption. Task 3 - Create a poster explaining British Science Week. All writing templates provided and ready to go. Lots of opportunities for discussion and higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly. Leave a review and choose any resource for free! Just email teachallenjoy@gmail.com to receive your free resource! You can find many more inspiring and reliable resources at my shop Teachallenjoy You might also be interested in my other new resources for British Science Week 2019: KS1 British Science Week Homework Tasks KS1 What is Science? Posters KS1 British Science Week Mini Investigations
Maths Report Comments
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Maths Report Comments

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Create your primary maths report comments by quickly choosing the right comment to suit each child, one from each section. There are enough comments to create different personalised paragraphs of comments for a whole class of 30 children. Written for the whole of KS2 no specific comments about curriculum content only learning aptitudes and general areas covered. Some spaces are left for you to add your relevant objectives for your year group. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. Differentiated Four different ability groups with at least 70 comments in each, so a minimum of 280 different statements for your reports. High Quality Bank of comments overing: Attitude Mathematical concepts Lesson content Operations and calculations Mental strategies Reasoning Problem Solving Understand, explain and check solutions Strengths and Assessments Presentation Targets Easy to Use They all come in a girl and a boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are shown with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace, to insert names. Also… You might be interested in these other handy end of year resources: General Report Comments 320 English Report Comments Why not visit My Shop for more useful primary resources. Click here to follow me so you will be the first to hear about my new and updated high-quality resources!
The Highwayman Display KS2
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The Highwayman Display KS2

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This is a large visual display for a unit on The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes. 40 editable slides suitable for a KS2 or 3 class. Designed to engage and interest your pupils, bringing this glorious narrative to life. Emotive stills and haunting images, alongside challenging questions and engaging explanations. Includes: - The poem broken down into lines and images (see cover image) this could also be used for a sequencing or analysis activity. - Images for the old fashioned words in the poem (breeches, rapier hilt, casement, cobbles, shutters, pistol butts, claret velvet coat etc.) - 12 higher level thinking questions - 2 interactive reasoning questions to answer on the display - 20 key words (including themes of the poem) - 8 important features of the poem - 8 example cards of each feature All reviews welcome. You can find many more reliable and useful KS2 English resources at my shop: Teachallenjoy You might also be interested in my: Modal Verbs Display Persuasive Writing Display The Piano Display
Discussion Text Planning PPT KS2
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Discussion Text Planning PPT KS2

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A detailed week covering the imitate phase of learning about discussion texts. Learning objectives: I can understand a discussion text and identify its features I know how to identify facts and opinions I know how to use conjunctions to link ideas in a for or against argument I know how to write an introduction and conclusion I know how to plan a discussion text on ‘Is Homework Necessary?’ Open questions stimulating higher order thinking, interesting texts to engage children, interesting video links. Engaging starters focusing on spellings, parenthesis, conjunctions, handwriting, Main activities differentiated for ability everyday: Green - LA Yellow and blue - MA Red - HA Extra for experts activities for further challenge and modelled texts to support the lower ability. All reviews welcome.
Charles Darwin KS1 Assembly and Lesson
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Charles Darwin KS1 Assembly and Lesson

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Download this engaging 23 slide PowerPoint for a KS1 assembly or lesson or both. Can be used on Darwin’s birthday February 12th or for starting a topic on famous scientists or explorers. Find out about his fascinating life and achievements in a clear, visual and memorable way. Involve the students with the interactive questions and inspire them to become scientists. Key teaching points covered: Darwin’s beliefs Darwin’s early life and careers His big break at 22 Adventures around the world Darwin’s theories and the public’s views His characteristics for success Impact on the world Darwin’s family life Celebrating Darwin Lots of opportunities for discussion and higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly. Give your pupils opportunities to respond to his amazing life with the 3 differentiated writing resources included. Perfect for year 1 and year 2. All reviews welcome. Check out my other popular KS1 science resources: Science Week Assembly Science Week Posters Science Week Investigations
World Poetry Day Assembly KS2
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World Poetry Day Assembly KS2

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Thursday 21st March 2019 A detailed KS2 assembly to celebrate World Poetry Day in your school. 8 famous poets from around the world introduced with a short biography and a famous poem they have written. All the poems are short, relevant for KS2 and engaging. Each country has a map, flag and landscape picture to develop geographical understanding as well. Reasoning questions about each poem are provided and time at the end of the assembly to reflect and look forwards. Use this assembly to inspire your pupils to become writers whilst developing their understanding of how everyone in the world has the same questions and feelings. Show them how poetry can capture the creative spirit of the human mind. All reviews welcome. You might also be interested in my packs of poems and lessons: India Culture Poem Collection Arctic Tundra Poem Collection 5 Reading Lessons on Writing Poetry 5 Reading Lessons on Performing Poetry
Display for 'The Piano' English unit
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Display for 'The Piano' English unit

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A KS2 display for an English unit studying ‘The Piano’ a short movie clip by Aidan Gibbons. Excite your pupils about learning from this evocative clip with effective images, modelled texts and thoughtful questions. Enhance your pupils writing, expand their vocabulary and improve their memory of this clip using this brilliant display. Includes: Title Short explanation of the movie Images from the movie Powerful descriptive vocabulary cards Features list of this genre Sentence Opener ideas Paragraph Opener ideas Key events of movie on arrows for ordering Modelled examples of creating an atmosphere Modelled examples of expanded noun phrases Modelled examples of relative clauses Higher level thinking questions All ready to download, print and whip up onto your display board so you have more time to do the many other jobs of teaching and living. Click here to use alongside 5 English lessons planning, resources and PowerPoint for The Piano All reviews welcome. Useful to teach alongside a WW2 topic or on its own.
English Report Comments
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English Report Comments

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Create your primary English report comments by quickly choosing the right comment to suit each child, one from each section. There are enough comments to create different paragraphs of comments for a whole class of 30. Describe your pupils in a precise, eloquent and efficient way. Written for KS2, easily adaptable for KS1. Save Time Teaching is busy enough without report writing as well, save time whilst doing a good job. Easily copy and paste these thoughtful comments to create personalised and admired reports. Differentiated Four different ability groups with at least 80 comments in each, so a minimum of 320 different statements for your reports. High Quality A variety of phrases, openings and language used covering: listening speaking reading reading targets word work stories genres grammar and punctuation spelling and handwriting editing writing targets Easy to Use They are all available in girl and boy version saving you having to change any pronouns. All names are shown with 3 stars so you just have to find and replace to insert names. All year groups are shown with 3 dots so you can replace them quickly as well. Also… You might be interested in these other handy end of year resources: General Report Comments Maths Report Comments Assessment Guidance Or why not visit The Teachallenjoy Shop for an engaging range of teaching and learning resources. Click here to follow me so you will be the first to hear about my new and updated high-quality resources!
Making Comparisons when Reading Planning KS2
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Making Comparisons when Reading Planning KS2

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A week’s plan, powerpoint and resources for KS2 reading focusing on the comprehension skill of making comparisons within and across texts. Engaging and relevant starters, main activities and plenaries planned for everyday. Differentiated resources and activities for four groups of children (green LA, yellow M/LA, blue MA, red HA). Questions prompting higher order thinking and activities designed to develop comprehension skills and enhance reading assessment results. Each lesson builds and expands on the previous one. All texts provided, a range of interesting genres and styles with possible answers modelled. All reviews welcome. For a whole term’s worth of reading lessons click here to save yourself lots of time!
Medium Term Plan Templates
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Medium Term Plan Templates

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This is a complete set of medium term plan templates for every subject for each primary year group. Each section contains the important headings that you will need, including a large set of key questions and the relevant learning objectives for each year group and subject. Download these to save yourself time setting up medium term plans. All reviews welcome. You can find many more reliable and useful KS2 resources at my shop: Teachallenjoy For ready-to-go finished medium term plans follow the links below: - KS2 Science Forces Unit - KS2 Scandinavia Geography Unit - KS2 Scandinavia Art Unit
Year 5/6 Spelling Words New Curriculum
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Year 5/6 Spelling Words New Curriculum

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All the spelling words and rules that year 5 and 6 need to know. This could be used as an assessment tool, homework support or stuck into books to enhance learning. Available in different formats. All reviews welcome. For daily lessons on how to teach these rules follow this link: Teachallenjoy Here you will find year 5/6 spelling lessons for the whole year: Term 1 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 2 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 3 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 4 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 5 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations Term 6 Weekly Spelling Lessons and Dictations
UK Coastal Erosion Lesson KS2 Geography
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UK Coastal Erosion Lesson KS2 Geography

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A detailed lesson covering the UK coast and how it has been eroded over time. Written for UKS2 but can easily be used by all year 3, 4, 5 and 6. An engaging starter, mixture of independent, paired and group work. Plenty of opportunities for discussion and for children to share ideas. Full of lots of interesting images to prompt discussion about geographical features. An extension activity to challenge the higher ability. Plenary for children to share their learning and present the challenge research. Covers national curriculum: Learn about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, interaction between physical and human processes, formation, use of and change landscapes and environments. All resources included. All reviews welcome. For more useful and reliable Geography lessons, plans and resources follow the links below: - Human Impact on Coasts KS2 - UK Coasts Physical Features KS2 - Journey Through Russia, Physical Features KS2 - Scandinavia Unit KS2 - Yosemite National Park Unit KS2 You can also find many more inspiring and engaging KS2 resources for a wide range of subjects at my shop: Teachallenjoy
British Science Week 2019 Mini Investigations UKS2
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British Science Week 2019 Mini Investigations UKS2

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British Science Week 8th-17th March 2019 Inspire your pupils with a mini investigation for every day of British Science Week. 5 easy to set up and manage science activities for year 5. Plus 5 more simple but effective science activities for year 6. A short equipment list is provided for each year group so you can quickly collect the things you need for the week. Each activity is time flexible, they could take 10 minutes or easily extend to an hours lesson. Everyday a range of questions are provided to stimulate scientific thought and discussion. Children are also encouraged to think of their own questions to spark that scientific curiosity which this week is all about. Also there are extension activities and challenges to further enrich the learning and engage every child. The science behind every activity is quickly and clearly explained with helpful images and diagrams. Leave a review and choose any resource for free, just email teachallenjoy@gmail.com! You can find many more inspiring and reliable resources at my shop Teachallenjoy You might also be interested in my other new resources for British Science Week: British Science Week KS2 Posters British Science Week KS2 Homework Tasks British Science Week KS2 Assembly
Spencer Silver Year 5 Science Lesson Plan and Powerpoint
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Spencer Silver Year 5 Science Lesson Plan and Powerpoint

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A lesson written for a year 5 class, from the new curriculum learning objective: They should find out about how chemists create new materials, for example, Spencer Silver, who invented the glue for sticky notes A detailed powerpoint explaining the science behind the post it notes invention with a helpful video explaining it in further detail. A range of activities differentiated for ability - a flow chart, an explanation using analysing skills and a scientific experiment making and testing glue. All necessary resources supplied. All reviews welcome. You might also be interested in my other popular science resources: Lessons on Famous Scientists Bundle 5 Easy To Do Mini Investigations UKS2 KS2 Forces Unit