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We have been sharing teaching ideas, classroom activities and display resources online since 1998. Our sites are visited by millions of teachers, educators and parents every year and our teaching materials are in use in classrooms around the world every day. We hope that our ideas and resources to you. Feel free to visit our websites: Teaching Ideas - http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/ Teaching Packs - http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/ ... and contact us if you have any questions.
Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource
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Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource

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This popular resource includes 20 high quality images for your children to explore. Each picture has a set of related questions to help your students review their inference and deduction skills. Use them as an independent / group classroom activity, during your guided reading sessions or as part of your English display boards. Find more resources like this in our Comprehension Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Similes and Metaphors - Reference Mat
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Similes and Metaphors - Reference Mat

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A handy reference mat that your children can use when they are learning about similes and metaphors. This mat helps children to remember the meaning of each term and includes lots of examples that can be used in their writing. Use it as a whole class teaching tool and challenge students to use one of the examples in a sentence / paragraph... or let children use these as reference mats on their tables during independent writing. Find more resources like this in our Similes and Metaphors Mini Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Social Media Profiles - Internet Safety Resource
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Social Media Profiles - Internet Safety Resource

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Can your children look at these six fictional social media profiles and identify any potential issues. Possible answers include: * Numbers of friends - Do these people actually know that many people in real life? * Location - Giving away where you live, go to school or where you are at a particular time. * Age - Use of social media by children who are younger than the specified age limits. * Photos - Sharing images of others without their permission. ... and much more! Find more resources like this in our Internet Safety Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Fire Safety - Poster and Activity Template
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Fire Safety - Poster and Activity Template

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This resource can be used to teach your children about fire safety. Share the poster on a classroom display board or use it as a whole class teaching tool on your interactive whiteboard. Two versions are available (using 999 / 911 emergency numbers) and a blank template is also included so that your children can add their own fire safety information. Find more resources like this at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
The History of Computers - Posters
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The History of Computers - Posters

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A selection of posters that show some of the key events in the history of computers. Includes references to Charles Babbage, Konrad Zuse, Alan Turing, the first portable computer, the first computer virus, the invention of the World Wide Web and more! Download lots of other FREE related resources on our site at www.teachingideas.co.uk
Differentiated Sudoku Maths Challenges
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Differentiated Sudoku Maths Challenges

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This resource includes FORTY different Sudoku maths challenges for your children to try (with 4x4 and 6x6 grids). These could be used as activities in your Maths lessons, as early morning work, for early finishers or as resources to challenge students during rainy breaktimes. Answers are also included for busy teachers and for self-checking. Find more resources like this in our Wet Play Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Angle Birds - Angle Estimation / Measuring Game
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Angle Birds - Angle Estimation / Measuring Game

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Will your children be able to get the birds to fly into the targets by estimating and measuring the correct angles? This printable activity resource includes instructions, scorecards, answers, four differentiated game boards and two blank boards (so that your students can add their own targets). Download our full Angles resource pack from www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Identity Parades - Length Challenges
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Identity Parades - Length Challenges

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Can your children work out which animals have committed the crimes? These identity parades show different animals and a variety of clues related to their heights. By solving the measurement clues, your students will work out the criminal in each group! Answers are included. Six activity sheets are included and the clues increase in difficulty. All measurements use metric units and later clues require children to convert between millimetres, centimetres and metres. Find more resources like this in our Length Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
3D Shapes Challenge Cards
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3D Shapes Challenge Cards

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A collection of forty 3D shapes challenges that your children can try! They're great as class activities, extension tasks or homework challenges! Find more resources like this in our 3D Shapes Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Negative Numbers Jigsaw - Maths Challenge
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Negative Numbers Jigsaw - Maths Challenge

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Challenge your children's negative number calculation skills with this printable activity sheet. Cut up the jigsaw and ask them to put it back together by matching the negative number calculations to the correct answers. How quickly can they complete it? Then... jumble it up again and see if they can beat their time! Find more resources like this in our Negative Number Pack at http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/
Dewtown Coordinates Map Challenges
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Dewtown Coordinates Map Challenges

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Two maps of a fictional city (Dewtown) that your children can use to review their coordinates skills! Each map has two sets of accompanying questions with answers for teachers / self-checking. Download a huge collection of related Coordinates resources from www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Persuasive Writing Guide
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Persuasive Writing Guide

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Teach your children about the features of persuasive writing with our printable guide. Includes information about: * Different types of persuasive writing, * Organisation and layout, * Points and Elaboration, * Present Tense, * Conjunctions, * Emotive Language, * Fact and Opinion, * Challenging the Reader, * Rhetorical Questions, * Advertising. Share this PDF with your children on an interactive whiteboard or print it for use as part of shared reading activities... or add it to your classroom display boards! Download thousands of other resources like this from www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Newspaper Reports - Vocabulary Labels
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Newspaper Reports - Vocabulary Labels

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A collection of printable labels that give the meaning of a range of vocabulary linked to newspaper reports (with an accompanying image). Use them on a classroom display board or as part of a group discussion activity. Find more resources like this in our Newspaper Reports Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Ancient Greece Word Mat
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Ancient Greece Word Mat

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A handy printable mat that includes a selection of words linked to Ancient Greece. Use it as a classroom display resource or a reference mat on your children's tables. Includes the following words and images: * Parthenon / temple / Acropolis, * Minoan / Mycenaean, * Olympia / Olympic Games, * god / goddess / Zeus / Hera / Hades / Underworld, * pottery / amphora, * theatre / play / comedy / tragedy / mask * Athens / Troy / Sparta / city-state ... and more! Download our enormous Ancient Greece Pack from www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Maya Maths Challenges
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Maya Maths Challenges

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Help your children to learn about the Maya and practise their Maths skills at the same time! This resource includes images of Maya numbers from 0 to 20 and two pages of Maths calculations (with twenty questions on each) to challenge your children. A fantastic resource to combine this fascinating history topic with your Maths work! Find more resources like this in our Ancient Maya Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk