Talk for Writing UNIT - 'The Teacher Pleaser' - Explanation Text - Y1-2
Talk for Writing - The Teacher Pleaser Machine by Pie Corbett (adapted for a Grade 1/2 class) This resources includes PPTs of lesson ideas and story map It goes through the different stages of Talk for Writing: Imitation (including story map), Innovation and Independent application. Language focus: causal conjunctions (lots of tuning in games which can be played as lesson starters) There are also some slides explaining how to use rhetorical questions and the importance of chronological order (using sentence signposts).
Talk for Writing - 'WOMBAT' - Information Report Y1-2
Talk for writing model text for a ‘wombat’ information report Includes a hook using ‘Diary of a Wombat’ text, a text map, teacher notes, warm up games, sequencing texts and innovation ideas
Talk for Writing UNIT - Jack and the Beanstalk - Y1-2
**Talk for Writing story map and adapted text for the traditional tale, ‘Jack and Beanstalk’. ** The resource includes Imitation resources Hook ideas List of story genres + examples Introduction into fairytales with activities Imitation PPT including story maps Likes, dislikes, puzzles and pattens reading response PPT to support exploring and building narrative characters Unit focus: characterisation + activities Lesson ideas for the book ‘Inside the villians’ + ‘I am…’ poem Wanted poster description -Story structure - ‘S’ Planner template Vocabulary cards ready to print (includes key story language) Innovation resources Innovating the characters/settings through substitution Templates Story map with ‘post-it’ notes
Talk for Writing UNIT - 'A River' by Marc Martin - journey story - Y1-2
Unit of work based on Marc Martin’s book, ‘A River’ Text adapted for a 1-2 class Includes model text and a story map Focus: Setting descriptions (Australian themed) Lesson PPTs on similes and prepositions 5 Sentence Story PPT
The Centipede's Shoes - MATHS LESSON (Y1/2)
A lesson linked to Tony Ross’s story, ‘The Centipede’s Shoes’ Learning intentions: To build number fluency by using the number naming system to read, write and represent numbers. To use our knowledge of place value to partition to 100.
Talk for Writing UNIT - Stone Soup - Procedural text - Non Fiction - Y1-2
Talk for Writing NF Unit - Stone Soup Created for a Grade 1-2 class Non Fiction: Instructional writing Includes Text map + adapted text Prediction/story craft activity PPT What are the features of an instructional text? spot the difference / fill the gap activities / toolkit PPTS on imperative (bossy verbs), ideas for innovation
Talk for Writing - NON FICTION - Y1-2 bundle (explanation, information and procedural)
Non-fiction Talk for Writing bundle suitable for Years 1 and 2. Includes - ‘Wombat’ information report, ‘Teacher Pleaser’ explanation text and ‘Stone Soup’ procedural writing.
Tiddalik the Frog - Talk for Writing - Y1-2
Story map for the dreamtime story, ‘Tiddalik the Frog’ along with some PPTs to support writing a character description and sequencing a text (beginning, middle and end).
The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch
Collection of PPTs used after reading the story, ‘The Lighthouse Keeeper’s Lunch’ Includes: Activating prior knowledge and prediction making activities Adapted story Lesson unpicking vocabularly from the text (e.g. industrious, concocting, scavenging) Summary lesson Character description resources Inquiry session into what is a synonym - understanding and application Pocket poem (In Mrs Grinling’s apron…) Created for a 1-2 class
1-2 Punctuation (inquiry into punctuation marks, kung fu puntuation + more)
A mini unit for 1-2s all about why and how we use punctuation marks in our writing Includes Kung Fu punctuation, sentence snakes and proper noun activities
Slides to accompany an art project on Hundertwasser Window right activity 6 features of Hundertwasser Created for a 1-2 class
1-2 Unit on Weather Poetry Includes lots of short burst poetry lessons ready to go Acrostic and shape poems Cloud, rain and thunderstorm poetry a lesson on rainbows
1-2 Maths inquiry questions
A selection of inquiry questions suitable for Year 1-2s to explore as a whole class/in groups. These are open ended to provoke discussion and further investigation. Topics covered: shape, chance, counting patterns, data, length, money, operations and time Australian themed
MATHS INQUIRY - Maths Talk PPT - Y1-2
Real life pictures used for daily maths talk Some example responses from Y1-2 students
Maths proficiencies/strands - Year 1 and 2 examples
How can we work mathematically? A PPT to support new teachers to understand the proficiencies. Examples of what this ‘looks like’ for Year 1 and 2 for understanding, fluency, reasoning and problem solving.
One is a snail, ten is a crab PPT
A PPT to support students in their maths learning. To be used after reading the book, ‘One is a snail, ten is a crab’.
Place Value Bootcamp PPT
A fun and interactive PPT to help students in their understanding of number. Perfect way to introduce a ‘number of the day’ routine. split screen