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Janet Lloyd
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Christmas Cracker Content!
Christmas Crackers have always entertained my friends from other countries! They love them! This year I thought we could make a simple UKS2 lesson on similarities and differences in Christmas traditions and add a focus on sentence structure and grammar too....

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Christmas Carol Verb Singers!
This activity is a stand alone activity or can be part of the Christmas Cracker lessons for UKS2 The aims of the activity are to practise the parts of the verb "to have" and create a simple carol performance in which children iddentify the singular and plur...

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Christmas heroes!
My previous blog post about Mog the hero of the Christmas night has got me thinking! What about creating descriptions of christmas characters as heroes of the celebrations? we can explore the verb "to be" , adjectives and the agreement of adjectives with th...

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Mog, negatives and positives at Christmas
Most of us will by now have seen Sainsburys Christmas 2015 advertisement.It stars Mog the cat.There is a beautiful story by Judith Kerr about Mog at Christmas too- a much less disastrous story! Here are some ways I think we can exploit the video clip with m...

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Left Luggage.Props for Persona!
In my last blog post I mentioned how I have just been out to Spain.It was whilst visiting Atocha Railway station in Madrid to look at the tropical garden in the entrance area that I saw the sign "Guardarropa".And I just thought - why have I never thought ab...

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Spanish Traffic Lights
Sometimes it is just being in the country that inspires simple activities back in the classroom.I have just been out to Leon y Castilla and crossing the road was marvellous!  Why? Well there was a countdown on the opposite traffic light at the crossing poin...

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Shoes filled with language and with treats!
Some of us are beginning to get organised for December and thinking of ways to link language learning,culture and celebrations. Every year we celebrate with our young language learners- Saint Nicholas Day. Children in Europe hope to receive a stocking or a ...

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Art and a World of words
What  a simple but wonderful book! this link gives you more information about the book Art A World of words On each double page spread you can find: right hand page has a piece of famous art left hand page has specific noun,adjective or verb linked to the...

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Writing an Autumn Poem- Leaf Style!
This writing activity is based upon encouraging the children to use the language they already have learnt and to create their own poems about Autumn The poems need to sound like an"Autumn walk" It's an activity that all stages of learners can do as it relie...

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Creating Characters and being Junior Judges on Strictly!
I love Strictly! We have used Stictly before in our network - a couple of schools created dance routines with directons, counting and commands.It worked really well. Joanne, my associate colleague set up a Stictly Come Dancing Judges panel with numbers and ...
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