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Experienced Primary School teacher of 30 years. Worked across KS1/2. - child friendly worksheets and resources to cover all areas of the curriculum - specialise in language and writing - established child author - Gold TES Author - Shortlisted for the Bev Evans Award 2017

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Experienced Primary School teacher of 30 years. Worked across KS1/2. - child friendly worksheets and resources to cover all areas of the curriculum - specialise in language and writing - established child author - Gold TES Author - Shortlisted for the Bev Evans Award 2017
Comprehensions for KS2
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Comprehensions for KS2

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A 20 page workbook of original fact, fiction and poetry extracts with comprehension questions. Suitable for KS2 or low ability KS3. There are prose passages, fact sheets and poetry. Topics covered in the workbook are: Stone Age famine Egypt Elephants Autumn Health and Sport
Explorers and Navigators Vasco Da Gama
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Explorers and Navigators Vasco Da Gama

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The third resource in my series of Explorers and Navigators, a PDF file and powerpoint presentation suitable for KS1 and KS2. This is a child friendly story written in simple language telling the facts about Vasco Da Gama's journey around Africa to the trading city of Calcutta in India. It can be printed out as a complete workbook or as individual pages for project work and display. It includes reading and writing activities, diary entries, a ship's log entry, newspaper reporters questions, descriptive and imaginative writing and a few comprehension questions.
Reading Comprehension The Great Irish Famine KS1/2
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Reading Comprehension The Great Irish Famine KS1/2

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A PDF file with an original story about The Potato Famine in Ireland written by me in a child friendly vocabulary and various Literacy tasks. Includes a fact sheet about the famine, comprehension sheets, grammar activities, drawing activities, creative writing, a story review sheet, speech and brainstorming. This would be very useful as a cross curricular resource for KS1 or KS2 it could be linked to geography, art, history and English. Can be printed out as a complete workbook or as individual pages.
Explorers and Navigators Christopher Columbus
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Explorers and Navigators Christopher Columbus

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The first in my series of Explorers and Navigators resources for KS1/2. I have written the story of Christopher Columbus in a child friendly vocabulary, outlining his life, his travel to Spain and then west across the Atlantic Ocean. I have included a PDF filewhich can be printed as individual workbooks and a powerpoint presentation for discussion about the topic.There are comprehension questions, writing activities, some grammar, a ship's log entry and a story planning sheet. I have also included some word maps which could be printed out for teacher display boards. A super original resource for Columbus Day or discoverers
Comprehension A Native American Camp
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Comprehension A Native American Camp

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Another original story written by me looking at life in a Native American Camp during Winter and emerging Spring. A PDF file for Key Stage 2, I have also included a powerpoint presentation. The entire file can be printed off as a complete booklet and used with a group of children or as an individual resource for checkups on reading and comprehension. Includes: Story, comprehension questions, drawing conclusions, internet research, dictionary work, parts of speech, creative writing, reviewing activities, quiz and drawing an illustration.
Remembrance Day.... Remembrance Day Poetry and Prose
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Remembrance Day.... Remembrance Day Poetry and Prose

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This 15 page workbook is suitable for KS1/2 with pieces of original prose and poetry written by me. Flash Fiction ;The Belfast Lad. I was delighted when this poem was published a few years ago by Readers Digest. It is based around The Battle of The Somme:-I have created a worksheet to accompany it asking the children to create their own flash fiction about the First World War Poem;The Breaking of Day I wrote this poem after three young British soldiers were killed in N.Ireland. It reflects modern warfare and can be related to what took place during, The First and Second World Wars, The Irish Rising or recent battles in the Middle East:- I have included a worksheet for the children to write An acrostic Poem The Somme Poem ;We Will Remember Them:- This poem could be used after any tragedy when people have lost their lives. I have included a worksheet Critical Thinking why and how? Poem ;Uprising:- An original poem About The Irish Uprising with a worksheet for Internet research Other activities include Poetic terminology Dictionary Work Types of Poetry Creative Writing worksheet write your own poem Discussion questions on Poetry A Poetry analysis sheet
Victorian History  Life of Charles Dickens
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Victorian History Life of Charles Dickens

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A 15 page PDF file to be used by KS2. Charles Dickens’ life story is written in child friendly vocabulary. There are worksheets included which cover comprehension, spag, sequencing events, internet research, life in Victorian times, vocabulary and composing questions. This will be useful if the children are studying a novel by Dickens or are looking at life in Victorian times.The booklet can be printed out as a complete booklet for each pupil or as individual pages for display purposes.
Reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Workbook
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Reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Workbook

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This is a 20 page PDF file to be used while reading the book or as a workbook after the children have finished reading the story. The first few slides are a history of Auschwitz with comprehension questions and original poems. The written activities include writing acrostic poems, diary entries, discussing the themes in the book, questions about the characters, descriptive writing and book reviews. This will also be useful for World Holocaust Day, World War 2 topic or discussion on human rights. Suitable for KS2 children.
Ancient Egyptians
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Ancient Egyptians

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This is a 21 page workbook for upper Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 It is cross curricular including history, geography, numeracy and literacy as well as ICT researching the internet. Fact Sheet about Egypt and comprehension questions Map work Fact sheet about The River Nile and comprehension questions Fact Sheet about Pyramids and mathematical questions re faces, edges, and vertices Tutankhaman fact sheet and acrostic poem to create Internet research on gods and cats and Egyptian inventions Daily life:- design jewelery and say what materials were used.
St. Patrick's Day Literacy  Workbook
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St. Patrick's Day Literacy Workbook

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A great resource to use with the children to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. A pdf file for Key Stage 1 which may also be useful for lower ability Key stage 2 or SEN. The 20 worksheets can be printed out separately and used for differentiation or as an entire booklet to let the children take home. There are a variety of writing and drawing tasks for literacy. Acrostic poems, quizzes, alphabetical order, true or false, creative writing, finding words, similes and research from books or the internet. A great resource to celebrate Ireland's saint.
Whole School Poetry Bundle
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Whole School Poetry Bundle

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A mega bundle of 11 great resources for all Poetry work throughout the school and throughout the year. Save over 70% when you buy this bundle. Analysing poems, poetry anthologies, Summer poetry, Autumn poetryand comprehension pack, Poetry prompts and starters, war poetry, Victorian poetry, Christmas poetry and sea themed poetry. Many of the poems are original and written by me a published author of poetry and short stories. Suitable for both key stages, for good and poorer readers.
Explorers and Navigators Captain James Cook
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Explorers and Navigators Captain James Cook

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The 2nd Resource in my Explorers and Navigators resources for KS1/2. I have written the story ofCaptain James Cook in a child friendly vocabulary, outlining his life, his travel to Tahiti and then his discovery of Australia. I have included a PDF file which can be printed as individual workbooks and a powerpoint presentation for discussion about the topic.There are comprehension questions, writing activities, some grammar, a ship's log entry and a story planning sheet. I have also included some word maps which could be printed out for teacher display boards.
The Stone Age Class Novel and Activity Pack for KS2
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The Stone Age Class Novel and Activity Pack for KS2

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This 26 page pack contains one class novel written by me (5 chapters) and can be used as a whole unit of work when covering The Stone Age. Pack contains 5 chapters with worksheets for each chapter covering areas of learning such as; Word Analysis Grammar Creative Writing Dictionary Work and more! Suitable for KS2 but may benefit weaker KS3 students. Check the preview.
All Roads Lead to Rio
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All Roads Lead to Rio

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Three workbooks for KS2 A Cross Curricular Resource The Animal Kingdom this could be linked to The Rainforest Topic History of Olympics Mathematical activities Measure Mathematical activities Time Mapwork Creative Writing Internet Research The Rainforest Fact sheets
Martin Luther King, Florence Nightingale and Citizenship
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Martin Luther King, Florence Nightingale and Citizenship

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A pdf file and powerpoint presentation PHSE for KS2 Includes Questions:- What is Humanitarian Day? How can you help those less fortunate in our community? How can you help those less fortunate in the world? Writing:- Write a biography about someone who has made a difference in the world. Write a biography about someone who has made a difference in your life. Write your own I have a dream Speech Fact Sheets :- Florence Nightingale, Martin Luther King Citizenship Library and Textbook tasks Biography writing Internet research This could be used as a workbook for each child or as a presentation for Talking and listening.
A Titanic Story
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A Titanic Story

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This is an original short story written by me personifying Titanic as a woman before its sinking. There are four pages for the children to read and then I have created Comprehension activities, vocabulary activities, creative writing activities, SPaG activities, and deduction activities. This is suitable for year 5 and 6 or a good reader further down the Key Stage. It is a pdf file which can be printed out as individuall workbooks. It would also be useful for group work reading. There's a twist to the story
Celebrating 100 years of Women in the British  Forces
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Celebrating 100 years of Women in the British Forces

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A powerpoint presentation to be used as a school assembly or as a class talking and listening activity. This year celebrates 100 years of women being permitted to join The British Military Forces. In this presentation we look at the history since WW1, we look at famous people, Queen Elizabeth, Dame Kelly Holmes, Veteren Rose Watson and Major General Susan Ridge
A Victorian History Bundle KS2
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A Victorian History Bundle KS2

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Three separate workbooks on the theme Victorians with fun activities for the children. 1. A Victorian Poem to read and follow up of Comprehension questions. 2. The Story Of Charles Dickens written in a child friendly vocabulary with comprehension and writing activities. 3. Three famous Victorian women. Three separate stories to read, comprehension and written activities as follow up work.
History The Life Story of Martin Luther King
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History The Life Story of Martin Luther King

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This 12 page resource is for children in KS2, it can be used as a one off lesson about Martin Luther King or as a unit about equal rights, discrimination and helping the world. There is a fact sheet, an information sheet and then some writing activities. What do you know about Martin Luther King Day? Write about someone else who has changed the world. Children are asked to write their own I Have a Dream speech. A powerpoint display is also included for classrrom discussion.
History Queen Elizabeth's 65 Years on the Throne
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History Queen Elizabeth's 65 Years on the Throne

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To celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s amazing 65 years on the throne here is a resource full of fun and celebration. A PDF file and Powerpoint presentation of 20 slides which can be printed out as a booklet for a group of children or the entire class of KS2. The tasks include factsheet reading and comprehension questions, problem solving with number, money and tables, writing formal letters of invite and acceptance, drawing activities and a variety of short writing activities eg what is written inside the card. A good resource for differentation.