Both are PowerPoint lessons that can be used as distance learning.
Here is a great idea for you to try out with your class. It is taken from David Horner’s latest book, ‘Cracking Creative Writing’ from Brilliant Publications. The book contains 100+ tried and tested activities which will inspire Key Stage 2 children to write creatively.Continue reading “Nursery Rhymes for Grown-Ups”
In this video for teachers David Horner, our very own children’s poet in residence here at Goodeyedeers, talks you through a variety of poetry writing ideas all using the word ‘when’. Continue reading “7 Great Poetry Ideas for Younger Children”
We have some spooktacular writing resources available in the Goodeyedeers Shop. Each one packed with ideas to help you have a great lesson with your children.Continue reading “Three Spine-Chilling Halloween Writing Ideas”
Halloween is also known as All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is a celebration observed every year on October 31 – the eve of the Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day, also known as All Saints’ Day.
It is thought that it originates from the Celtic pagan festival of Samhain, meaning ‘Summer’s End’ which celebrated the end of harvest season.Continue reading “What Do You Know About Halloween?”
Welcome to Alphabetrivia!
Along with i, this letter is also the shortest word in English. An ‘a’ written like this – a – is called double storey. Can you guess what a single storey one looks like?
A nuisance letter, added by scholars in the past to make English look more like Latin, and to cause children spelling headaches ever after. So, for example, the Latin debitum became debt. Other examples are subtle and doubtful.
Despite being one of the best known names around the world, we know very little about the man himself.
Here is just some of what we don’t know:Continue reading “What Do You Know About William Shakespeare?”
As well as being known for enriching English Literature with his fantastic plays and sonnets, William Shakespeare also contributed something else to the world – he coined and used some absolutely excellent insults throughout his work.Continue reading “Can You Be As Rude As William Shakespeare?”
Alliterating Tongue Twisters
We all know about Peter Piper and the pickled peppers he picked but have you ever wondered what happened to those pickled peppers?
This entertaining video from HISHE Kids will tell you, in detail, the whole sorry plot!
And, afterwards we have some ideas you might want to explore with your class.Continue reading “What Happened to Peter Piper’s Pickled Peppers?”