Tag: ks2

Writing Targets Sheet and Writing Targets Achievement Certificate Free Download

Long gone are the days when a generic ‘Well done!’ or ‘Good!’ would suffice as adequate and constructive teacher feedback for pupils’ writing. Today, feedback given to pupils needs to be specific and clear and should give pupils guidance on how to improve their writing. Feedback is often confused with editing, it is much more than just correcting mistakes, it…

Fun Revision Scientific Vocabulary for Material Changes Unit

Make Year 6 science revision fun with this fun version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Test your knowledge of the scientific vocabulary you need to know for your science unit Material Changes. Become a millionaire by scoring top marks in your tests! Click on the image below to play the game!  What was your score? Keep practising until…

Journalistic Writing

One of the writing genres covered in Year 6 is journalistic writing. Journalistic writing is a type of non-fiction writing where children create newspaper or magazine articles and report on real or imagined events. When teaching journalistic writing, a prompt will give your students reason to write as well as an audience. Here is an effective writing prompt for journalistic writing…

5 min Lesson Plan with P4C – Great Thinkers in Ancient Greece

One of the topics covered in the English History curriculum, is Ancient Greece and philosophy. But, what is philosophy, one may ask? Philosophy is the study of knowledge, reality, and existence. And what does that mean exactly? That’s just it – there is no exact answer in philosophy! Philosophy is the practice of asking really big questions that have no…

Sixth Grade Secrets – Book recommendations by children for children!

A Book Review by Anastasia G. Title: Sixth Grade Secrets Author: Louis Sachar Publication Date: 1987 Publication Company: Scholastic Corporation, Inc. Publishers. New York City, NY: United States. Characters: The characters are: Laura, Tiffany, Allison, Gabriel, Mr. Doyle, Kristin, Sheila, Debbie, Howard, Karen, Yolanda, Jonathan, Nathan, Aaron and Linzie. In the beginning of the book, I liked all the characters,…

The Wishing Spell – Book recommendations, by children, for children

The Wishing Spell   by  Chris  Colfer                    The characters in my story are: Connor and Alex are both twins. Connor is a fun and modern boy, but Alex is an intelligent girl who loves books. There is also Froggy, he is a smart man who was turned into a frog by a bad witch. Here is what…

King Henry Conversions – Freebie!!

It’s that time of the month again! FREEBIE time! If you enjoyed the ‘King Henry Died by Drinking Chocolate Milk’ explanation, then you’ll love this! ❤ King Henry Died by Drinking Chocolate Milk power point presentation! Just click on the freebie image below to download it for FREE!  It’s a power point I created for colleagues who wish to teach metric…