Opposite Words 01

by admin on 10/11/2016

opposites_01This literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils working on the topic of opposite words. The opposite words may need to be taught in advance and this resource could then be used as a form of assessment or it could also be used for independent work.

Laminate the three pages in this resource. [click to continue…]

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Peg The Missing Number 02

by admin on 27/10/2016

peg_missing_number_02This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is based on number sequences. The pack contains 20 cards – at the top of each card is a sequence of numbers with one number missing. The pupil has to use a clothes peg to identify which of the four numbers at the bottom of the card  is the missing number from the sequence. All of the sequences involve numbers up to 100. [click to continue…]

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Book Review: Kings of the Boyne

by admin on 27/10/2016

kings_of_the_boyneI have recently finished the historical novel, Kings of the Boyne, by Nicola Pierce. The book was mainly about the famous battle, Battle of the Boyne. The chapters switched between four groups of people: – Gerald O’ Connor and his French friend, Jacques, fighting for King James II; the brothers Robert and Daniel Sherrard, fighting for King William III and the two kings, King James II and King William III. [click to continue…]

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Hallowe’en Matching 01

by admin on 27/10/2016

halloween_matching_01aThis seasonal activity features twelve different Hallowe’en-themed images, four per A4 page. It is aimed at the development of visual perception. Pupils have to match the silhouette to the Hallowe’en-themed image.

Laminate all pages in the resource. Place velcro in all of the empty boxes on pages 1-3. Cut out the small images on page 4 and place velcro on the rear of these images. [click to continue…]

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Hallowe’en Twitter Project

by admin on 23/10/2016

samhain_ar_scoilI’ve been so preoccupied with my own work at school, that I’d quite forgotten about organising the fifth Signs of Autumn Twitter Project this term. Given that Autumn is already well on the road and winter is gradually approaching, I thought that we might try something a little different for the final week before the mid-term break.

So, how about taking part in the Hallowe’en Twitter Project. The idea is really simple, and it’s the simple ideas that work best! Just Tweet with your pupils any time during this week, October 24th – 28th, about any Hallowe’en-themed work [click to continue…]

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Cloze Sentences 02

October 18, 2016

This literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is made up of cloze sentences with one word missing in the middle. The missing words are all verbs. The pack contains a base board, the missing words and twelve sentence strips. The pupil has to decide which of the twelve words best […]

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Hallowe’en Listening & Cutting 02

October 16, 2016

Getting younger pupils used to handling a scissors and cutting lines or patterns is a useful activity for fine motor skills. Pupils with special educational needs may also need some extra practice with this activity. This seasonal resource requires pupils to cut out the Hallowe’en-themed images and stick them into a copy or on a […]

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Hallowe’en Listening & Cutting 01

October 16, 2016

Getting younger pupils used to handling a scissors and cutting lines or patterns is a useful activity for fine motor skills. Pupils with special educational needs may also need some extra practice with this activity. This seasonal resource requires pupils to cut out the Hallowe’en-themed images and stick them into a copy or on a […]

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Maths Mat 02

October 16, 2016

This new maths resource is released to coincide with Maths Week. It consists of five maths mats, each containing eight numbers from 0-20. The purpose of the mats is to focus on the development of mental maths and the consolidation of maths facts. Supply all of the pupils in the group/class with the same maths […]

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Maths Mat 01

October 16, 2016

This new maths resource is released to coincide with Maths Week. It consists of five maths mats, each containing eight numbers from 0-10. The purpose of the mats is to focus on the development of mental maths and the consolidation of maths facts. Supply all of the pupils in the group/class with the same maths […]

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Animal Homes QR Codes

October 16, 2016

We’re doing some work on animal homes at the moment as part of a theme on Houses and Homes. We did lots of work on identifying the names of a variety of animals and the names of the special homes that they live in. As part of a follow-up to those lessons, I created these […]

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Playdoh Mats 01

October 5, 2016

These mats are suitable for infant classrooms, especially during group work, where a group may be working on playdoh and number. There are six mats in the set focusing on the numbers 0-5. Having young pupils do this sort of work with playdoh helps to consolidate the number as well as

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Autumn Listening & Cutting 02

October 3, 2016

Getting younger pupils used to handling a scissors and cutting lines or patterns is a useful activity for fine motor skills. Pupils with special educational needs may also need some extra practice with this activity. This seasonal resource requires pupils to cut out the autumn-themed images and stick them into a copy or on a […]

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Autumn Listening & Cutting 01

October 3, 2016

Getting younger pupils used to handling a scissors and cutting lines or patterns is a useful activity for fine motor skills. Pupils with special educational needs may also need some extra practice with this activity. This seasonal resource requires pupils to cut out the autumn-themed images and stick them into a copy or on a […]

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Abacus Matching 02

October 3, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils. It assumes an understanding of the representation of Hundreds, Tens and Units on an abacus. Its aim is to assess whether pupils can match the number with the associated abacus. Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut up the images into 12 […]

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