End-of-Year Maths Task - Summer Holiday Island

End-of-Year Maths Task - Summer Holiday Island

An excellent end-of-year maths/art project for Year 3 children. In this task, children are challenged to create their dream island for the summer holidays. This project is designed to cover the following areas in the Year 3 curriculum: • Measure the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes • Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits • Continue to become fluent in adding and subtracting amounts of money • Recognise angles as a property of shape or a description of turn • Solve one-step and two-step questions using information presented in tables A full lesson plan, differentiated activity sheets, an island template, answer sheet, project booklet, and a completed example island are included. All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Transition Day - Why You'll Love Year 3 Activity

Transition Day - Why You'll Love Year 3 Activity

Children are tasked to design an informative and persuasive pamphlet about why incoming year 2’s will love year 3! This is a good way to recap fun projects children completed in various topics throughout year 3 and use persuasive techniques to convince incomers that year 3 will be the best! Makes for an excellent end-of-year activity that can be drawn out over 1-3 lessons, as well as an excellent display board! Included: - Full lesson plan with starters and differentiation - Planning sheet for children to fill in during input and discussion - Colourful and helpful Smart Notebook file to accompany the lesson - Example pamphlet to give some ideas and inspiration - LA pamphlet template with pre-drawn boxes and sentences - Links to the English and D/T curriculum for LO and planning purposes All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Locked Away! Code Cracking with the 4 Operations

Locked Away! Code Cracking with the 4 Operations

Some word problems covering the 4 operations (good for an end of year revision session for individuals/pairs or small groups) that I put together after seeing the idea of "Crack the Code" resources from stroevey (https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/crack-the-code-11-lock-problems-11321300). Many thanks to Chris Smith for introducing this idea. Ideal for KS2 (year 3, 4, 5) maths revision, or as a fun game for the end of term. All photos courtesy of www.clker.com
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Halloween Maths Codebreaking Activities

Halloween Maths Codebreaking Activities

Fun Halloween codebreaking activities for Years 2-4 maths (depending on ability) involving addition and subtraction. Can be used as part of a lesson, or as a stand-alone topical activity. Comes with 5 puzzles and a full answer sheet.
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Introduction to Editing KS2

Introduction to Editing KS2

This lesson is designed to introduce children to the concept of editing work for punctuation, grammar, and spelling. Instead of launching children into editing, this lesson allows for some practise so they can grasp the skills needed to properly scan and correct their work efficiently. It is geared towards a Year 3 class who are just being introduced to editing in the first few weeks of school to help give them the confidence to begin editing their own work and others’ work. Included in this pack: - Full lesson plan with starter and differentiation activity - Colourful 10-page Smart Notebook file to accompany the delivery of the lesson (includes interactive warm-up activities and starter tasks) - Differentiated worksheet - "Charlotte's Adventure" - Assessment checklists for children to use while practicing their editing skills
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Robot Math - Planning a Party!

Robot Math - Planning a Party!

This workbook is filled with fun math activities for a Year 3 or 4 class (or high-ability Year 2) involving money, budgeting, interpret and present data using bar charts, solve 1 and 2-step questions, fractions, time, and division. Perfect for assessing general maths knowledge as a start-of-year activity, or a revision tool.
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Primary Adventure Stories Writing Toolkit

Primary Adventure Stories Writing Toolkit

Included are my most popular story writing resources and unit planning. In this pack you'll get a full unit plan with plenty of activities and differentiation, vocabulary sheets, sequencing activities, dilemma and resolution writing activities, and much more! Suitable for Year 3 and 4 classrooms. A £26.00 value altogether!
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End-of-Year Maths Task - Summer Holiday Island

End-of-Year Maths Task - Summer Holiday Island

An excellent end-of-year maths/art project for Year 3 children. In this task, children are challenged to create their dream island for the summer holidays. This project is designed to cover the following areas in the Year 3 curriculum: • Measure the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes • Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits • Continue to become fluent in adding and subtracting amounts of money • Recognise angles as a property of shape or a description of turn • Solve one-step and two-step questions using information presented in tables A full lesson plan, differentiated activity sheets, an island template, answer sheet, project booklet, and a completed example island are included. All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Setting Description Pupil Resource Pack 3

Setting Description Pupil Resource Pack 3

Pack of 5 handy printable sheets that children can look at to help them choose subject-specific vocabulary for a descriptive writing activity. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson, and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use. Included are 5 scene description sheets: 1) Stone, Bronze, and Iron Age 2) Weather 3) World War I and II 4) Robots 5) Fairytales Each sheet includes examples of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and also includes 16 sample sentence chunks for children to use if they are stuck for ideas while writing. ***SET 1*** (BEACHES, FORESTS, CITY, WOODS, etc) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-11061253 ***SET 2*** (Rainforests, Romans, Gods and Goddesses, Cold Climates) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-2-11169703 All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Country Topic Vocabulary Sheets

Country Topic Vocabulary Sheets

Focusing your topic on a country this term? Use this pack of 5 handy printable sheets to help children understand and choose subject-specific vocabulary for a variety of activities. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson, and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use. Included are 5 country description sheets: 1) Africa 2) The U.S.A 3) South America 4) Canada 5) Australia & New Zealand Each sheet includes examples of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and also includes 16 sample sentence chunks for children to use if they are stuck for ideas while writing. ***SET 1*** (BEACHES, FORESTS, CITY, WOODS, etc) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-11061253 ***SET 2*** (Rainforests, Romans, Gods and Goddesses, Cold Climates) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-2-11169703 ***SET 3*** here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-3-11554800 All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Transition Day - Why You'll Love Year 3 Activity

Transition Day - Why You'll Love Year 3 Activity

Children are tasked to design an informative and persuasive pamphlet about why incoming year 2’s will love year 3! This is a good way to recap fun projects children completed in various topics throughout year 3 and use persuasive techniques to convince incomers that year 3 will be the best! Makes for an excellent end-of-year activity that can be drawn out over 1-3 lessons, as well as an excellent display board! Included: - Full lesson plan with starters and differentiation - Planning sheet for children to fill in during input and discussion - Colourful and helpful Smart Notebook file to accompany the lesson - Example pamphlet to give some ideas and inspiration - LA pamphlet template with pre-drawn boxes and sentences - Links to the English and D/T curriculum for LO and planning purposes All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Baseline Punctuation Worksheet (Minecraft theme)

Baseline Punctuation Worksheet (Minecraft theme)

A set of worksheets geared towards Y3 and 4 children to be given out at the beginning of the year to assess the quality of children's punctuation choices and general writing style. Sentences are geared towards the Minecraft game. Included in the pack: 1 LA Worksheet - focus on full stops, capitals, and proper nouns 1 MA Worksheet - focus on proper nouns, commas and a few speech marks 1 HA Worksheet - focus on all of the above + exclamation marks and question marks 1 Answer sheet
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KS2 SATS Grammar Revision Quizzes

KS2 SATS Grammar Revision Quizzes

Quick grammar quizzes that test Year 4, 5 and 6 children on their knowledge of relative clauses, plurals, past and present tense verbs, capitalisation and more. Can be used as a starter activity, 10 minute GPS (SPAG) warm-up, or a plenary after a revision lesson. 3 come in the pack (including answers to all), but they can easily be modified to fit your class, ability and requirements.
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Setting Description Pupil Resource Pack

Setting Description Pupil Resource Pack

Pack of 7 handy printable sheets that children can look at to help them choose subject-specific vocabulary for a descriptive writing activity. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson, and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use. Included are 7 scene description sheets: 1) Castle scene 2) City scene 3) Outer space scene 4) Pirate ship/island scene 5) Dinosaur world scene 6) Forest scene 7) Beach/holiday scene ** NEW HOLIDAY PACK AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/holiday-vocabulary-sheets-bonfire-night-halloween-christmas-more-11392061 ** PACK 2 (including Rainforests, Romans, Gods and Goddesses and Cold Climates) AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/topic-specific-vocabulary-sheets-for-creative-writing-11169703 Each sheet includes examples of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and also includes 16 sample sentence chunks for children to use if they are stuck for ideas while writing. All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Santa's Mathematical Kingdom - Christmas Activity Pack

Santa's Mathematical Kingdom - Christmas Activity Pack

You have been transported to a snowy world of ice, magic and wonder! But where are you? You need to look for clues first. This Christmas activity pack is designed for children in KS2, geared towards Year 3 in particular, although could be given to a lower-attaining Year 4 or 5 set. The activities can be used on their own to supplement lessons, or as part of the Christmas kingdom story. Included: • A 55 page colourful, interactive Smart Notebook storybook that display the progression of the story, including some modelled examples of the activities, some answer pages, and some extra story detail pages • 13 Christmas-themed activity sheets. 1, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13 are differentiated in 3 ways (LA, MA, HA) • Total number of activity sheets: 29 • 1 document that includes all answers for all sheets (including differentiated sheets), and 1 optional modified sheet corresponding to Activity 2 Excellent for that last week before the Christmas Holidays to revise maths concepts and have fun! All images courtesy of www.clker.com, www.pixbay.com, https://commons.wikimedia.org/, or from the Free Public Domain (Files made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.) Any other images are referenced and properly sourced/attributed within the Notebook document.
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KS2 Descriptive Writing Resource Bundle

KS2 Descriptive Writing Resource Bundle

Descriptive writing bundle that includes 16 handy printable sheets that children can look at to help them choose subject-specific vocabulary for descriptive writing. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson(s), and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use. PACK 1 1) Castle scene 2) City scene 3) Outer space scene 4) Pirate ship/island scene 5) Dinosaur world scene 6) Forest scene 7) Beach/holiday scene PACK 2 1) Rainforests 2) Romans 3) Gods and Goddesses 4) Cold Climates HOLIDAY PACK 1) Halloween 2) Bonfire Night 3) Christmas 4) Valentine's Day 5) Easter
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Holiday Vocabulary Sheets - Christmas, Easter + more

Holiday Vocabulary Sheets - Christmas, Easter + more

Pack of 5 handy printable sheets that children can look at to help them choose subject-specific vocabulary for descriptive holiday writing. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson, and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use. Included are 5 holiday-themed vocabulary sheets: 1) Halloween 2) Bonfire Night 3) Christmas 4) Valentine's Day 5) Easter PACK 1 (including castles, cities, outer space, pirate ship/island, dinosaur world, forest, and beach/holiday scenes) AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-11061253 PACK 2 (including Rainforests, Romans, Gods and Goddesses and Cold Climates) AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/topic-specific-vocabulary-sheets-for-creative-writing-11169703 Each sheet includes examples of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and also includes 16 sample sentence chunks for children to use if they are stuck for ideas while writing. All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Setting Description Pupil Resource Pack 2

Setting Description Pupil Resource Pack 2

Pack of 4 handy printable sheets that children can look at to help them choose subject-specific vocabulary for a descriptive writing activity. Sheets may be modified for your particular lesson, and it is suggested that you laminate these, as they are multi-use. Included are 4 scene description sheets: 1) Rainforests 2) Romans 3) Gods and Goddesses 4) Cold Climates Each sheet includes examples of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and also includes 16 sample sentence chunks for children to use if they are stuck for ideas while writing. ***SET 1*** (BEACHES, FORESTS, CITY, WOODS, etc) available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/setting-description-pupil-resource-pack-11061253 All images courtesy of www.clker.com
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Writing Dilemmas and Resolutions in a Story

Writing Dilemmas and Resolutions in a Story

These sheets give children some ideas for how to start a catchy sentence in the dilemma or resolution stage of their story, and also allows them to customise each sentence to fit their particular story or writing style, as many children in KS2 can find it tricky to transition from writing a build up to a dilemma in a story. Helpful also for Y5/6 SEN children who require prompts or written examples to aid with idea and sentence generation. EXAMPLES from the sheets: • ________ turned the corner and began sprinting as fast as __________. • There were ____________ all around me. Puzzled, I walked towards the __________ to investigate. • We were relieved that _____________. With smiles on our faces, we headed back ____________. • After putting up a good fight, they were unable to ______________.
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Writing Creative Sentence Openers

Writing Creative Sentence Openers

A lesson designed to challenge children to use more exciting sentence openers to encourage more creative writing. Children complete short tasks during a powerpoint that outlines various ways of opening sentences. Children complete a levelled task that consists of a challenge, super challenge and mega challenge. Ideal for English classes that are not in sets, as children have the option of attempting all challenge levels.
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3D Shape Construction Project

3D Shape Construction Project

Group project involving 3D shapes. Children design a scene to be constructed using 3D shapes. Over 2 lessons, children design a scene, and are given 3D shape nets to colour in and assemble to bring their scene to life. Children also fill in a project booklet that requires them to count the number of faces, edges, and vertices for each shape, record the amount of each shape they need, and the total amount of faces, edges and vertices in their entire scene. A multi-faceted project involving shape, teamwork, design, planning, construction, counting, multiplication and addition. Included in the pack: - Lesson plan (one for each day) - Notebook presentation to introduce and guide children through the project - Group booklet - includes tables, charts, fill in the blanks, and a group feedback sheet for each child to fill out upon completion of the project. *Nets of shapes not included* All 3D shape images courtesy of clker.com
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Story Sequencing Lesson & Activities

Story Sequencing Lesson & Activities

This lesson aims to introduce children to chronological order, and to give them an idea of how to properly sequence a story or passage. Suitable for KS2 children (Y3/4 or above). Includes a colourful IWB with interactive activities that allow children to physically move sentences around to show order. Lesson plan includes a starter game, materials required, main teaching, activity toolkits and resources, and accompanying worksheet for independent practise. ALSO INCLUDES ANSWERS TO ALL GAMES AND WORKSHEETS! All images courtesy of www.clker.com.
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Adventure Stories Unit Planning

Adventure Stories Unit Planning

This resource covers a week's worth of adventure story planning, geared towards a Year 3 or 4 class. Pack includes: - Detailled 5-day lesson plans that all include a starter, main, activities, and plenaries (all with SEN modifications) - Colourful 36-page SmartBoard file with learning objectives, starters, step-by-step lesson instructions, games, and task pages - All worksheets, handouts, and organisers for the week
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