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5 Things Every Teacher Should Try In The New School Year!

As many of us are gearing up for the start of another academic year, I thought I would share some useful ideas and resources that will have you hitting the ground running in September. You can watch the video here:


Links to the ideas mentioned:
Taking Teaching Back 
Blackfish Project 
Designing websites 
Music for Comprehension
ReadWritePerform.com

Reading Comprehension Through Disney Princess Songs

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If you are a follower of this blog, you will know that I am a massive fan of using music in the classroom. I have often blogged examples of songs I have used to develop reading comprehension. Click the following image to see all the previous songs I have blogged:



To further improve reading comprehension the latest songs I have chosen to work on gives the opportunity for pupils to make valuable links and compare similar texts. All the questions have been put into a downloadable pack you can buy for JUST £1.99. 
Here is a taste of what is included in the pack:
The Little Mermaid - Part of Your World


Maybe he's right. Maybe there is something the matter with me
I just don't see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad...

Look at this stuff

Isn't it neat?

Wouldn't you think my collection’s complete?

Wouldn't you think I'm the girl

The girl who has everything?


Who is Ariel talking about when she says ‘Maybe he’s right’? Her DadWhy do you think King Trit…