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Giant Phonics (Code: 0881) e-mail share icon

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Price £75.00 plus VAT
Giant Phonics is an amazing supplementary resource which
will save you time and effort in preparing your Letters and
Sounds daily phonics lessons while enabling you to deliver
the essential teaching sequence in every lesson.

Giant Phonics contains:

• Teachers Guidance Notes
• Games Bank
• 144 PowerPoint presentations covering Phases 2 - 6.
These have the recommended teaching sequence, a game
and practice phrase/s or sentence/s included.

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SPG for the new curriculum (Code: 0870) e-mail share icon
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This excellent resource is designed to complement the 54
Inspire Curriculum units, but will work with any curriculum.

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Year Group Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Tests by Clive Davies e-mail share icon

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These termly tests are provided to help teachers assess how
children are progressing towards the end of year expectations.

Each of the tests is provided as a Word document to allow
schools to make amendments, should they wish.

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These termly tests are provided to help teachers assess how
children are progressing towards the end of year expectations.

Each of the tests is provided as a Word document to allow
schools to make amendments, should they wish.

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  Writing Continuums by Liz Greensides (Code: 0238) e-mail share icon

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Price £30.00 plus VAT

The Writing Continuums take different elements of the writing
curriculum, and order them into a sensible and logical sequence
of learning …. and teaching … year by year across the primary
school.  They take the end of year objectives and unravel them
into small and steady steps for learning.  This gives continuity
and cohesion in planning, teaching and learning.

Along with the Writing Continuums themselves, there is a
PowerPoint presentation to be used for staff training.





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Rainbow Writing by Liz Greensides (Code: 0160) e-mail share icon

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Rainbow Writing: using Bloom’s Continuum to teach writing
across the primary school.

This practical new resource considers a refreshing way of
teaching writing in all its elements - from vocabulary to
punctuation, from poetry to story writing - for children of all
ages and all abilities.  It offers challenge to the most able and
supports those who have difficulty with the basic key skills of
writing.  It sets out the “Rainbow Continuum of Skills” in writing.

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planning for skills progression within the new National Curriculum

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The Rainbow Continuum + Rainbow Writing SPECIAL OFFER by Liz Greensides
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Successful Writers: Checklists for Writing by Simon Camby (Code: 0061) e-mail share icon
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This resource is designed to save class teachers time when
planning for writing.  It includes ready-made checklists which
children can use to self-evaluate their writing.  The simple
format provides a space for the teacher to give their feedback
and prompts for improvement.
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Judging Year 2 and Year 6 Writing by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0215) e-mail share icon

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Only available in digital format from Not As We Know It Limited,
this concise resource provides practical support for teachers of
Year 2 and Year 6 and to English and assessment leaders.
It can be printed out on A4 or (handy!) A5 size paper.

The resource supports teachers' judgements by focusing on the
National Curriculum requirements and differentiates between
writing that is not yet at the National Standard, writing at the
National Standard and writing at greater depth within the
National Standard.

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Progression in Writing: Model Texts for Teacher and Pupils by Martin Gregory
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These examples of writing have been put together to assist
teachers in supporting pupils in the planning, writing and
evaluation of their work within the National Curriculum
requirements for writing in English.

The annotations are visible in the ‘Showing Markup’ mode in
Microsoft Word, but the examples can be printed without them.



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Sample 1 - with annotation
Sample 2 - no annotation

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Exemplification of Standards in Writing: Working at Greater Depth within the
Expected Standard
by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0192)
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Looking at samples of children's writing over the course of the
year from Year 1 to Year 6, this resource provides
exemplification of progress in writing within each year group
and of writing when pupils meet year group expectations, or
master them.

Samples are included with and without annotations so they can
be used as CPD opportunities to develop understanding of year
group expectations and how to identify progress across the
year as well as making standards explicit at the end of year.

Package includes editable PowerPoint and full colour versions.

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Grammar Writing Right by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0060) e-mail share icon
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This resource considers the key issues in ensuring that the
teaching of grammar is effective in not only giving children
the skills they need, but also in making them effective,
confident writers.
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Grammar Games by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0125) e-mail share icon

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This resource demonstrates explicitly how grammar games can
be used as an effective teaching tool to ensure that children
understand the statutory grammar requirements, know and use
the correct terminology and can experiment with grammatical
features to create effects.
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Grammar and Punctuation Subject Knowledge by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0058) e-mail share icon
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This resource is a clear and quick guide to the key terminology
and essential subject knowledge for all adults working in primary
schools.  In addition to explaining the terminology, it gives
clear examples to illustrate the application of grammatical rules
and features.
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Progression in Grammar and Punctuation by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0059) e-mail share icon
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This resource provides an overview of the essential expectations
for each year group and progression across the Primary school
to support the consistent and effective teaching of grammar and
punctuation.
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Developing Reasoning and Depth in Reading: Leading to Mastery of Reading Skills
by Clive Davies (Code: 0186)
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This resource provides support for teachers and school leaders
who are looking at ways of developing pupils' deeper learning
skills in reading.

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and does not, attempt to do.

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The Place of Guided Reading in the New English Curriculum by Ros Ferrara
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This resource considers the rationale for guided reading and
different teaching models, strategies and approaches.  It also
provides tables in which links between the new objectives from
the 2014 curriculum and the former assessment focuses are
made, enabling teachers to continue to use approaches and
resources based on the focuses as well as planning and
assessing effectively.

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Support and Challenge in Guided Reading: Exemplar Units for Yr1-Yr6
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by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0182)
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Support and Challenge in Guided Reading: Exemplar Units for Yr1-Yr6
by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0133)
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Do you need some fresh ideas to make guided reading
effective for all children?

This resource offers six (from Yr1 to Yr6) guided reading teaching
sequences based on quality texts:

Scaredy Squirrel
The Tunnel
The Firework-Maker's Daughter
Iron Man
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
The Nightingale and the Rose

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Support and Challenge in Guided Reading: More Exemplar Units for Yr1-Yr6
by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0181)
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More ideas to make guided reading effective for all children

This resource offers six (from Yr1 to Yr6) guided reading teaching
sequences based on quality texts:

Dogger
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
KrindleKrax
Cool
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Lady of Shalott

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Teaching Poetry by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0116) e-mail share icon

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Are you confident with the poetry focus in the new curriculum?

This resource offers a practical guide to different forms of
poetry and the key terminology needed as well as suggestions
for creating a poetry ethos in schools.  It looks in detail, with
practical examples, at responding to and discussing poetry
and performing it.  It includes games, approaches, strategies
and models for the writing of poetry.  It also supports teacher
subject knowledge.

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Planning Through Quality Texts - SPECIAL OFFER by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0102) e-mail share icon
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Guidance and planning support resources for 44 high quality
texts suitable for children across the Primary age range.

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in the four "Planning with Quality Texts" products in
editable Word format.


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These resources are intended to support the planning of
effective literacy units based on 44 high quality picture books.
They are not intended to be lesson plans, but offer a menu of
possible ideas for teachers to use as starting points to plan for
purposeful learning and give pupils reasons for writing as well
as the skills they need to write with impact on their reader.

Please click on the “More information” button to see a list of the
picture books covered.
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Thematic Curriculum Planning - SPECIAL OFFER by Liz Greensides (Code: 0151) e-mail share icon
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A set of thematic cross curricular plans, supplied in Word and
pdf formats, based on a range of popular children’s literature,
each with over 20 pages of detailed planning to support the
development of reading and cross curricular thematic learning.
Each resource follows the main elements of the book, but has a
specific subject driver outside of the English curriculum, thereby
guaranteeing that English is part and parcel of learning across
the curriculum.

The titles covered are (please note - the books themselves are
not included):

Charlotte’s Web
George’s Marvellous Medicine
International Tournaments
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

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Differentiation and challenge are referenced to the 2014
National Curriculum and to the skills progression outlined in
The Rainbow Continuum”.

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English Learning Challenge Curriculum by Ros Ferrara (Code: 0115) e-mail share icon

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This resource offers practical examples of Learning Challenges
in English.  They are organised so they exemplify a possible
teaching sequence to meet an identified outcome.   These
examples use the same principles as the Learning Challenges
in other subjects: greater learner involvement in engaging
with the context and reflection up on their learning.

This package includes Word, PowerPoint and pdf versions of
the resource.

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Non-Negotiables: Embedding the Basics by Simon Camby (Code: 0068) e-mail share icon
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Since the Non-Negotiables publication was first released in
2010, hundreds of schools have used the principle and content
as a basis for ensuring a rigorous focus on basic skills.
This fully revised resource keeps the central premise that
schools need a clear map of the basic skills to be taught in
each year group.
The content has been revised to take account of the draft
National Curriculum which will be statutory from 2014.
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