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Olympics games- ancient to modern

Olympics games- ancient to modern

An introduction to the ancient olympics and modern olympics, this lesson covers the history of the olympic games It also has a countries research task for students to doThere is also a long term project for students to design their own olympic games as a host nation These resources are useful for student to learn about the Olympics before the Brazil 2016 Olympic games this summer.

By leighbee23

Pirates Ahoy! Writing and Literacy Tasks

Pirates Ahoy! Writing and Literacy Tasks

A variety of Literacy TasksWord mat provides useful words and phrases to support writing tasks.Pirate Character Description Sheet with Writing Prompts and Graphics Island Setting for a pirate adventure with further writing promptsSimple Drawing TasksLabel a PirateSentence StripsMapping TaskA great additional resource for a pirates topic. I would be delighted to receive feedback.

By Alice K

Dinosaur fact cards

Dinosaur fact cards

Designed as non-fiction fact cards for Literacy activities, but could be used to research similarities and differences in dinosaurs or also as Top Trump cards. Contains information on how many legs the dinosaur walked on, which period of the Mesozoic era and approx how many million years ago they lived, diet, habitat, length, height, weight and what the name means.

By choralsongster

Great Fire Of London - Storyboards and Sequencing

Great Fire Of London - Storyboards and Sequencing

Three differentiated worksheets, suitable for Year 1 & 2 pupils. 1 - Storyboard sheet with pictures and lines underneath for able writers to write each part of the story.2 - Storyboard sheet with pictures and parts of the story with gaps for pupils to fill in.3 - Complete storyboard in the wrong order for less able pupils to cut out and sequence.

By spursfan1983

Descriptive and Creative Writing Double Pack 2

Descriptive and Creative Writing Double Pack 2

Descriptive and Creative Double Pack 2A fun and engaging mini-bundle, containing:Bundle includes:* Descriptions of Paradise* The Island Creative Diary WritingAlso included free quiz pack!For more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Colouring Sheets: Space

Colouring Sheets: Space

Colouring sheets. 3 different Space themed pictures, all labelled with colours.Each picture also has a colour copy provided so you can display on IWB to introduce the colours ahead of the colouring activity.

By BetsyBelleTeachesFrench

Poetry Triple Pack - Excellent Value

Poetry Triple Pack - Excellent Value

Poetry Triple Pack - Excellent ValueA fun and engaging triple pack of complete poetry lessons.Bundle includes:* The Deserted House Poetry Lesson* The Sandman* Poetic TermsFor more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

The Haunted House Triple Pack 2

The Haunted House Triple Pack 2

The Haunted House Triple Pack 2The haunted house triple pack of complete lessons!A fun and engaging triple pack of haunted house lessons!Bundle includes:* The Deserted House Poetry Lesson* The Spooky Ghost Story* Bakerfield LodgeFor more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Horror Double Pack 3 - Creative Writing

Horror Double Pack 3 - Creative Writing

Horror Double Pack 3 - Creative WritingA fun and engaging mini-bundle, containing:Bundle includes:* The Spooky Ghost Diaries* The Ultimate ApocalypseAlso included free is the Big Fat Quiz of 2016!For more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Dystopian Apocalypse Double Pack  - Creative Writing

Dystopian Apocalypse Double Pack - Creative Writing

Dystopian Apocalypse Double Pack - Creative WritingA fun and engaging mini-bundle, containing:Bundle includes:* Zombie Apocalypse 2 - Creative Diary Lesson* The Ultimate ApocalypseAlso included free is the Big Fat Quiz of 2016!For more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Africa

Africa

A presentation containing 30 images, plus brief explanations and comments for you to show your class. This resource is intended as a springboard for discussion and is suitable for students of any age who are interested in life in Africa.

By cassieborodenko

The Great Fire of London Quiz

The Great Fire of London Quiz

In this PowerPoint the children are introduced to a young boy called Henry who lived just around the corner from where the Great Fire of London started in Pudding Lane. He leads the children through a quiz that will both test their knowledge of this great event and help consolidate what they have learnt.It can be used by the whole class, small groups or by individual children.The money raised from the sale of our resources is donated to a local northwest charity for children called MedEquip4Kids.The background image used - Creative Commons Licence - attribution -puddinglanedmuga.blogspot.co.uk

By Goodeyedeers

Geography: School Subjects: Colouring Page

Geography: School Subjects: Colouring Page

This colouring page is deliberately minimal so that students can use it to add their own knowledge, style, or design to make it personal to them. It can be used to test prior knowledge or to introduce a topic, or as a revision activity or to see what new knowledge students have acquired. The picture could be stuck to the front of a student's notebook, file or folder at the start of term, to help them get organised with all of their new subjects. It could also be used as part of an English as a foreign language course to talk about the subjects students might study at school, and which are their favourite or least liked subjects.To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

History: School Subjects: Colouring Page

History: School Subjects: Colouring Page

This colouring page is deliberately minimal so that students can use it to add their own knowledge, style, or design to make it personal to them. It can be used to test prior knowledge or to introduce a topic, or as a revision activity or to see what new knowledge students have acquired. The picture could be stuck to the front of a student's notebook, file or folder at the start of term, to help them get organised with all of their new subjects. It could also be used as part of an English as a foreign language course to talk about the subjects students might study at school, and which are their favourite or least liked subjects.To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

School Subjects: Organisation and Posters

School Subjects: Organisation and Posters

These colouring page are deliberately minimal so that students can use them to add their own knowledge, style, or design to make it personal to them. It can be used to test prior knowledge or to introduce a topic, or as a revision activity or to see what new knowledge students have acquired. The picture could be stuck to the front of a student's notebook, file or folder at the start of term, to help them get organised with all of their new subjects. It could also be used as part of an English as a foreign language course to talk about the subjects students might study at school, and which are their favourite or least liked subjects. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Sea creatures

Sea creatures

This is a Picture Dictionary about Sea Creatures. Cut and paste activity

By Olynj

Sea creatures

Sea creatures

This is a Picture Dictionary about Sea Creatures. Cut and paste activity

By Olynj

Christmas Tree:  Colouring Page

Christmas Tree: Colouring Page

A Christmas colouring activity to get your class into the festive spirit. Perfect for the days when it is too cold to play outside at break. Could also be used as inspiration for writing a story or to explore other cultures at Christmas time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Christmas: Candy Canes and Baubles:  Colouring Page

Christmas: Candy Canes and Baubles: Colouring Page

A Christmas colouring activity to get your class into the festive spirit. Perfect for the days when it is too cold to play outside at break. Could also be used as inspiration for writing a story or to explore other cultures at Christmas time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Dear Santa: Christmas Letter Writing:  Colouring Page

Dear Santa: Christmas Letter Writing: Colouring Page

A Christmas colouring activity to get your class into the festive spirit. Perfect for the days when it is too cold to play outside at break. Could also be used as inspiration for writing a story or to explore other cultures at Christmas time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Merry Christmas  Colouring Page

Merry Christmas Colouring Page

A Christmas colouring activity to get your class into the festive spirit. Perfect for the days when it is too cold to play outside at break. Could also be used as inspiration for writing a story or to explore other cultures at Christmas time. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

My Wish List: Colouring and Writing Page

My Wish List: Colouring and Writing Page

This activity will involve some self reflection and an understanding of the past, present, future, and our emotions, dreams, wishes, and goals. If the student could have any wish in the world, what would it be? What would they change personally, in their community, at school, or in the wider world? A following up activity could look at the steps needed to be put in place to make the wish list become a reality. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Numbers 1-20

Numbers 1-20

A colouring activity to help students learn their numbers. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Could be used with my symbols pages to create giant maths equations on a wall or with students holding a number and mathematical symbol each. Print out more copies to create a number matching game. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Science (Plants) - Identifying the parts of a plant

Science (Plants) - Identifying the parts of a plant

This lesson uses brainstorming, questioning, exploration and matching to follow the objective: To understand the different parts of plantsThe Success Criteria is as follows:I can name the main parts of a plantI can label the main parts of a plantI can describe the functions of plant partsIncluded is a page listing different accessible and engaging activity ideas (as the items I used are copyrighted).This lesson links with others in my resource shop, as a topic bundle about Plants.

By stephgrimes86

Science (Plants) - Photosynthesis

Science (Plants) - Photosynthesis

This lesson uses brainstorming, questioning, exploration and matching to challenge the objective: To understand that plants make food in their leavesThe Success Criteria is:I know the seven life processesI can explain why plants have leavesI know what the leaves of a plant need to make foodI can label a diagram to explain this processIncluded is extensive flip pages helping children to understand the photosynthesis process and lesson activities to display their understanding.This lesson links with others in my resource shop, as a whole topic bundle about Plants.

By stephgrimes86

Chinese New Year Word Search and Crossword Puzzles

Chinese New Year Word Search and Crossword Puzzles

A simple but fun Chinese New Year-themed word search and crossword puzzles to help children to embed their knowledge of the festival. Available in PDF format.Words featured in both puzzles are: DOG, DRAGON, FESTIVAL, GOAT, HORSE, LANTERN, LUNAR, MONKEY, PIG, RABBIT, RAT, ROOSTER, SNAKE, SPRING, TIGER

By stephgrimes86

PSHE Resilience Unit

PSHE Resilience Unit

5 hours worth of fully resourced lessons: resilience, self-esteem, aspiration, positivity, to promote and foster positive attitudes for KS3/4 students.Each well-differentiated lesson includes accompanying worksheets, clips, powerpoints, clear LOs to three challenge levels, activities, plenaries - everything you'd want if Ofsted walked in.Includes -1. Why do we need self esteem and how can we improve it?2. What is aspiration and how can we be aspirational?3. How can we be resilient students and succeed?4. How can we promote our positive achievements? (2 hour project lesson)5. Cool meme-style praise postcards to send home with students when they've finished the unit.I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free.Many more cheap and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By emjcot

Space. Eclipses. Facts and Worksheet

Space. Eclipses. Facts and Worksheet

This resource provides student friendly facts relating to eclipses. Also included is an associated worksheet which challenges students to find information in the factsheet. The worksheet also provides students with an opportunity to develop their knowledge further through independent or teacher led investigation. If you are happy with this resource, why not check out our other topical resources by clicking herePlease don't forget to leave feedback.

By Out-Of-The-Box

Days of the Week PDF Display for classroom

Days of the Week PDF Display for classroom

Start of the new academic year. No time for displays? Worry no more and look no further! Help is at hand.A colourful PDF 'Days of the Week' display. Useful for Ks1 / 2.Colourful display with days of the week written on a sheep; each day starting with a red letter emphasising on capital letters

By Hdin786