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Guess the Words (Spelling)

Jul 18, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

A great game to improve spelling which involves riddles to challenge the learners mind to guess a focus word based on clues provided.

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Words in Words (Spelling)

Jul 19, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

A fun visual spelling game to search for words within words, where you can choose to do visual word recognition or allow unjoined letter use (anagrams). Great for selecting a large word and letting students work independently or for the competitive, you can have teams work to get the most words or create a timed challenge for teams or individuals.

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Motivating children with special educational needs

Nov 23, 2014
Category
Special Educational Needs

Understand the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and how to develop a stimulating learning environment. Pupils will be encouraged to make progress in their learning for the benefit of gaining knowledge or skills instead of for rewards like points and certificates. Ensure your classroom is an environment where a love of learning comes first and you celebrate the success of learning.

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Children as Teachers (Child-Led Learning)

Jan 23, 2014
Category
Techniques

Sometimes students can be their own best teacher if they just have someone around to listen to the ideas they are coming up with. Of course, schools tend to have very little time for such student reflection and even less time for teachers to just listen.

Right and Wrong. - Select the correct spelling.

Apr 2, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

(Spelling) This game will help your students look at a variety of spellings and think about the correct spelling. It also offers you an opportunity to address common misconceptions in spelling.

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What's the word?

Apr 6, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

This game helps students who struggle with spelling make progress, by giving them visual scaffolding they can solve by thinking about it.

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Create a superhero activity - character description

Nov 30, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

To create a character, learn about character description. Batman needs help. He’s battling this new super villain and he needs someone to create a new superhero (don't tell anyone if it's you).

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3 Against 1 (Protect the King)

Aug 29, 2013
Category
Physical Education

In this game up to 5 players will protect the king from being tagged, this is a fun PE game you can play anywhere. Kids love being the king!

Just a minute (Kids)

Aug 31, 2013
Category
English / Literacy

The object of the game is for students to talk for sixty seconds on a given subject, "without repetition, hesitation or deviation"

Guess the word rules (spelling)

Jul 21, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

This activity will help the learner spell words by thinking about rules and conventions in a fun way. While you can use rules to help establish prefix and suffixes you must remember that there are exceptions. This activity works best if you allow the learner to discover the rule rather than tell them. See the attached resource for a list of prefixes and suffixes.

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Analogically Spelling

Apr 2, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

By listening carefully to how a word sounds we are (mostly) able to work out similar words we can spell and therefore how to spell the word we want.

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CHEMICAL REACTIONS

Dec 25, 2015
Category
College/VI Form (Key Stage 5)

Introduction The chemical reaction is the process in which atoms or molecules interact with each other, resulting in the formation of a new molecule. The bonds between the atoms are broken and new bonds are formed with form new molecules. These chemical reactions can happen with anything, as long as a chemical change is taking place. Physical Effects and Types of Chemical Reactions – Detail Study Types of Reactions

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Word Grids (spelling)

Jul 20, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

In this activity you will use a grid with letters inside to encourage the learner to think about spelling. Generally best if you have a vowel in the middle if you wish to play the Normal level. The vowel can be anywhere if you are playing easier. Making spelling fun.

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Palindromes Game - Reversable words (Spelling)

Jul 26, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

In this activity you can use existing literature and/or a dictionary to encourage the learner to explore spelling by searching for reversible words and/or palindromes.

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