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The 5 Minute Lesson Plan by @TeacherToolkit

The 5 Minute Lesson Plan by @TeacherToolkit

Designed to reduce planning time & focus on key learning phases within a lesson. (Will still require thinking!) Remember - Sept. 2014 - Ofsted no longer require a lesson plan for lessons, but evidence of ‘a planned lesson!’ Useful for coaching and mentoring NQTs; or with established colleagues for paired observations. “Stickability” = What will stick in students minds as they leave your lesson? What key point do you want them to remember? Now translated into 8 languages. Pin your plan? bit.ly/5MinMapped Contact me @TeacherToolkit Updated Oct 2014

By rmcgill

Christmas Quiz 2015 (1hr lesson)

Christmas Quiz 2015 (1hr lesson)

An 8 round Christmas quizConsists of :Round 1 – Adverts (Guess the 2015 Christmas Advert)Round 2 – Christmas ConfectionaryRound 3 – Christmas True or FalseRound 4 – Christmas DingbatsRound 5 – Celeb PhotosRound 6 – Christmas MoviesRound 7 – Stats RoundRound 8 – Christmas KnowledgeIts all on the powerpoint - don't show the pupils the adverts (you will need access to youtube); I have added a little comment about how long to play each one because some do say the companies name !Enjoy !

By anthellison

Primary Maths, Literacy and Science Tracking without Levels

Primary Maths, Literacy and Science Tracking without Levels

PLEASE NOTE: This is an OLD version of this resource. A NEW UPDATED 2016 version of this resource is now available. Please, follow this link: Primary Assessment 2016 In the new version, spreadsheets have been updated as have all objectives. Improved overview sheet allows you to see pupils' achievements in individual strands as well as overall progress. Tracking sheets have been improved to make tracking more efficient. End of term/year reports have been added. It can also be purchased for each key stage. THIS VERSION: Assessment spreadsheets and tracking resources I've created using a 7-point system. Enter numbers 1-7 (which is explained in the introduction) into spreadsheet for learning objectives which will then calculate averages and a progress 'level' for the accompanying tracking sheets. The newly added overview sheet is a great addition which gives you an instant understanding of the current level of your children in maths, reading, writing and science. Who needs classroom monitor and the ongoing cost? This system, plus my foundation subjects tracking system (see link below), will be all your school needs for tracking progress in this 'interesting' era of assessment without levels. Please, leave feedback for this amazing resource!NOW ADDED: Foundation Subject Assessment and Tracking without Levels:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/foundation-subjects-assessment-and-tracking-without-levels-11181127LALSO ADDED: Year 1, Year 2 , Year 3 , Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 Math Assessments and Tracking Without Levels OR why not buy the KS1 Bundle, the KS2 Bundle or the complete Primary Bundle at a discounted price? Check out my shop for these great resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/mrajlong TRY BEFORE YOU BUY FOR FREE - Year 6 Autumn Term Assessment with mark scheme, spreadsheet and tracking sheets, Follow this link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-6-maths-assessment-autumn-term-and-tracking-without-levels-11168803

By mrajlong

Updated: Peer Assessment. Classwork, exercise book, final product or model

Updated: Peer Assessment. Classwork, exercise book, final product or model

A peer assessment task that allows pupils to assess a peer's classwork, final product or model that they have completed. It also allows peers to set a target for improvement. Objective: Encourage pupils to create a balanced, critical view when evaluating a product. By promoting the evaluation of someone else's work, they are able to look at the product objectively without bias, particularly if the product they evaluate is not that of the person they sit next to. Assessment: It can be used to inform AoL and formally documented by a teacher, or used more readily in session by a teacher who can then recall common targets for improvement, discussing with Q&A how these could be achieved. Prior Knowledge: The criteria of the project, which will have been set by the classroom teacher or discussed in the form of a specification possibly. Expectations: Pupils should begin to create a balanced, structured argument about products in general. They should use their K&U along with their experiences to identify and set appropriate targets for themselves and their peers. Hints: These can be folded, hole punched and, with some string, tied to the product. To save on labour, the kids can do this, and it creates a simple practical element to the evaluation. Another way to do this is to print them, cut them out and glue them together. Laminate them and the pupils can then complete them with water-based markers, which can easily be wiped off. This is more time-consuming, but saves time in the lesson and saves materials in the long run

By InformingEducation

Random Name Generator / Selector

Random Name Generator / Selector

This is a fun way to ensure pupil participation in lessons. The PowerPoint is completely editable. It has space to up to 35 pupil names. Pupils names can be added to each slide and once in presentation mode, click anywhere on slide two and a name will be generated. N.B. the same pupil can be selected more than once on this presentation.

By TeachElite

Marking Stickers to Encourage Feedback - 23 Template Bundle

Marking Stickers to Encourage Feedback - 23 Template Bundle

Has that pile of books been sitting on your desk for over a week? Why not print out some stickers and get sticking! I use a range of stickers to encourage student feedback. It's an excellent way to save some time but also encourage a dialogue. Credit to A. Wilkes for inspiration. You will require various label size papers but there are some standard envelope ones. Sticker sizes include: standard address label, 25x25, 64x64 and others. Comments are appreciated. This paper can be purchased online and put into any printer. Comments are appreciated. Images are taken from Microsoft Office Clip-Art collections and used in line with MS policy.

By maxblackburn

Teacher Excel Markbook

Teacher Excel Markbook

This excel spreadsheet can be used to record student's grades. Using a 1-10 system you can record their marks and it will automatically average the grade. If you enter J, K or L in capitals (which is converted into a smiley face) in the effort column it will also average their effort grade. This provides formative feedback and allows progress to be monitored. This is a concept and could easily be adapted for specific use, i.e. Assessment without levels, BTEC etc.

By InformingEducation

AQA Power and Conflict Poems Lesson Bundle!

AQA Power and Conflict Poems Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain a valuable understanding of the content, language, and structure features of a number of power and conflict poems, each of which are studied as a part of AQA's new literature syllabus. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings poems, understanding the writer's ideas within poems, understanding the social and historical contexts of the different wars/conflicts, and analysing features of content, language, and structure.Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps:- Engaging- Defining/ Understanding- Identifying/Remembering- Analysing/ Creating- Peer or self evaluating.All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided. Individually, these resources would amount to £6, meaning that you can make a 50% saving!These resources can also be bought individually for £2 each

By TandLGuru

Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley

Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley

This engaging, comprehensive lesson provides an interesting and highly-informative study of Percy Bysshe Shelley's power and conflict poem: 'Ozymandias.' Throughout the lesson, students gain a detailed understanding of the poem, with a particular focus upon the content, language, and structural features employed by Shelley. By the end of the lesson, students demonstrate their knowledge of the text analytically, through assured, appropriate, and sustained interpretations.The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through:- Defining the key concept of power, and considering its role and implications in man's actions;- Securing contextual understanding of both Ozymandias the ruler, and Percy Bysshe Shelley the poet;- Reading and interpreting the poem, using a provided line-by-line analysis, and interactive group activities;- Developing their understanding through inferring and analysing key language and structural choices;- Analysing how the theme of power is explored through Shelley's content, language, and structure;- Peer assessing each other's learning attempts.Included is:- Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and substantial; (including hyperlinks to informative and engaging videos)- Copy of poem;- Content, language and structure mind map;- Deeper thinking worksheet;- Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses;- Comprehensive lesson plan.There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 9/10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities.All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru

Primary Spellings Pack

Primary Spellings Pack

This is the bundle of all of my Primary spelling resources. Randomly generate lists, practice sheets & handwriting sheets by selecting the spelling rule being taught. Generate spelling assessments and track pupil progress. This really is the complete package and will save you many, many hours of work More like this... Primary Maths and Science Assessments Bundle

By mrajlong

Primary Spelling Assessments

Primary Spelling Assessments

This is the bundle of all of my Primary spelling Assessments. Generate spelling assessments and track pupil progress. This really is the complete spelling assessment package.More like this... Primary Maths and Science Assessments Bundle

By mrajlong

Assessment smileys

Assessment smileys

These smileys are a really cute addition. Helpful for younger years and can boost their confidence as well as helpful for ongoing assessment.

By Krayna

Lesson objectives with Assessment

Lesson objectives with Assessment

This is a traffic light where you write what the students should achieve by the end of the lesson, they circle the red/orange/green traffic light to assess where they are holding. Then they see what they have learnt over the lesson.

By Krayna

FUN WAY-This Is The Way I Brush My Teeth (IN ACTION)

FUN WAY-This Is The Way I Brush My Teeth (IN ACTION)

What you would get:1. 1 PDF file - 5 pages. What you need to get ready:1. Colorful erasable marker pen2. 2 transparent sheet protectors3. 1 used or new toothbrush4. Wet tissueHow to play with kids:1. Print out all pages.2. Insert page 1 & page 2 into the transparent sheet protector.3. Use marker pen to draw some stains on the teeth.4. Use the toothbrush to brush away the stains.5. Wipe off using wet tissue. 6. Repeat as many time as possible.

By 123chirpchirp

Improving Attendance and Punctuality : 100 Tips – resources, ideas, rewards, improve

Improving Attendance and Punctuality : 100 Tips – resources, ideas, rewards, improve

I have raised my schools attendance and punctuality figures significantly through many carefully planned strategies. This resource includes 100 helpful and practical tips to improve attendance and punctuality in your school. Advice is organised into the following sections: Daily Routines, Partnership with Parents, Encouragement and Rewards and Working with the Local Authority. This resource is aimed at primary but many of the tips are applicable to secondary schools. Please leave a review if you find this resource useful.

By magicinkstand

Motivation - believe and succeed ¦ 2 x posters

Motivation - believe and succeed ¦ 2 x posters

Two motivational quote posters to display in your setting or classroom."Believe you can and you're halfway there" Theodore Roosevelt"The most certain way to succeed is to just try one more time" Thomas EdisonFree to PACEY members via pacey.org.uk/mypacey

By paceydigital2015

SMSC assembly - Cultural

SMSC assembly - Cultural

Primary school SMSC assembly plan and presentation based on the word 'Cultural' and informed by the government's advice document on promoting fundamental British values as part of Spiritual Moral Social and Cultural development in schools. The assembly helps children to understand the meaning of the words 'cultural' and 'cultural diversity'. They apply the concept to themselves in school first and then extend it to living in the United Kingdom. There is a reflection at the end of the assembly for children to consider our differences, what unites us and how we should challenge discrimination where it arises.Files included : - SMSC assembly plan - SMSC assembly presentation

By Katharine7

SMSC assembly bundle

SMSC assembly bundle

Get all 4 SMSC assemblies for a bargain price! These assemblies were written to deliver an introduction to the words and concepts of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural. The assemblies have been informed by both the Ofsted School Inspection Handbook and the government's 'Promoting fundamental British values as part of SMSC in schools' advice document.The assemblies all begin with an engaging hook that allows children to understand the focus word for that assembly. The children are then supported to apply the word to themselves in a personal context before expanding the idea at a broader level. All of the assemblies finish with a reflection.Buy all 4 assemblies as a bundle and save 30%!

By Katharine7

UK General Election Bundle - Two Presentations, 100 Question Quiz, Information Texts and Comprehension Questions, Set of 6 Differentiated Word Seaches and Anagrams

UK General Election Bundle - Two Presentations, 100 Question Quiz, Information Texts and Comprehension Questions, Set of 6 Differentiated Word Seaches and Anagrams

This bundle contains a set of 5 resources on the forthcoming UK General Election. - There are two Powerpoint presentations. - A bumper 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz. - A set of 6 information texts and comprehensions - A set of 6 differentiated word searches and anagrams. Click on the individual links for further details. Purchased separately these resources would cost £13.48. Save money and buy the bundle for just £6.50. That's a massive saving of 52%! For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

General Election Themed Differentiated Anagrams and Word Searches - Set of 6

General Election Themed Differentiated Anagrams and Word Searches - Set of 6

This resource contains a set of 6 differentiated word searches and anagrams on the theme of the general election.Other General Election ResourcesThe General Election - Lesson / Assembly PresentationThis an informative and colourful lesson / assembly presentation on the forthcoming election on June 8th. It is divided into three sections Introduction to the General ElectionElections - What happens in the election processWhat will happen after the electionThe PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to Theresa May's announcement of the election, Jeremy Corbyn's response to the announcement, the election system in the UK and the role of parliament.General Election Bumper 100 Multiple Choice Question QuizThis resource is a highly visual and editable 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz on the forthcoming snap General Election. There are 100 questions with multiple choice answers and varying degrees of challenge. It has six categories.Who is the Politician?GovernmentParliamentPolitical PartiesMiscellaneousThe quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the voting box image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. Sample questions:On what date will the general election take place?How often does an election have to be held in the UK?In the UK, what is the official name given to the place where people go to vote?Who is the current Chancellor of the Exchequer?Who normally lives at 11 Downing Street?How many political parties are currently represented in the House of Commons?Thinking of publishing your own resources? Check out this step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Classroom display

Classroom display

A motivational poster for classroom display. Hopefully this image will help promote a positive attitude in students and also add a visually appealing element to the classroom.

By StartEducation

Motivational Poster

Motivational Poster

A motivational poster for classroom display. Hopefully this image will help promote a positive attitude in students and also add a visually appealing element to the classroom.

By StartEducation

Classroom display. Motivation

Classroom display. Motivation

A motivational poster for classroom display. Hopefully this image will help promote a positive attitude in students and also add a visually appealing element to the classroom.

By StartEducation