Booklet created to guide teachers through the inquiry cycle model. This includes guidance notes, example learning engagement sheets that can be copied directly for classes or used as inspiration. Digital tools to enhance each stage of inquiry also recommended throughout.
Initially created for Primary aged students but can certainly be used through Secondary and beyond.
Got a super curious and inquisitive class but need ideas on how to make their wonderings have lasting impact? This resource is for you!
Reading report comment bank created for year 5 but would work for years 4-6. Varied sentence structure and abilities catered for.
A full class of full paragraph comments including. Names and nouns replaced with X for ease of editing.
Stages of the inquiry model inspired by PYP. Includes a visual, title and thinking questions for each stage of inquiry:
-Preparing to find out
- Finding out
- Sorting out
- Going further
- Making connections
- Taking action
Includes resources covering adventure stories, older literature, fiction/non-fiction, mystery stories, narrative poetry, story mountain and pen licences!
Buying these resources separately would cost £14.00
A collection of worksheets and guidance sheets to compliment the Rising Stars Switched On Computing unit for year 4 'We are toy designers'. These can be used with or without the scheme and are based on use of Scratch.
Objectives cover inputs and outputs, basic programming and reflection.
A collection of worksheets and guidance sheets to compliment the Rising Stars Switched On Computing unit for year 2/3 'We are Astronauts'. These can be used with or without the scheme and are based on use of Scratch.
Objectives cover the basics of algorithms and computational thinking as well as general use of Scratch and a review sheet.
Mystery Story Pack made for year 3 to suit KS2 including differentiated features checklists, guided write opener, differentiated planning sheets, useful mystery words and a descriptive prompt sheet.
Can be used over 4-5 lessons.
Exploring Older Literature - The Railway Children - Power of Perspective
PowerPoint presentation full of drama activities to support writing from different perspectives. Intro slides plus 5 activity slides.
Professional looking, double sided pen licence template including space for student photo, name, date and signatures. The back of the licence includes editable terms and conditions of owning the licence. Students love these when printed off and laminated! Big hit in all schools I have been in.
Story mountain planning guide. Great for printing out double sided in a3. Features story mountain template with lines for planning and each section of story mountain explained in colour code on the back. This includes reminders of literary techniques appropriate for different parts of a story.