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Literacy and Mental Health

One in six UK adults have problems with reading and writing. Low literacy interferes severely with mental health treatment. Poor literacy compounds mental health severity… 186 more words


Structure strips for Edexcel GCSE British Depth Paper

I have had some requests to share structure strips for specific questions for the GCSE examinations. Here are structure strips for the three different questions which make up the British Depth GCSE Paper for Edexcel, for which I teach the Early Elizabethan topic. 12 more words


Book Week - Escape To Everywhere

I led a maths activity in our Grade 56 team to make a world sign post for book week under the theme ‘Escape to Everywhere’. 114 more words

Grade 5/6

Word on the Street Festival advocates literacy in Sask.

Margy Reid has written five children’s books and this summer, she published her first novel, Once Broken.

The author from Milden, Sask. showcased her work on Sunday at the Word on the Street Festival in Saskatoon. 298 more words


Emotion Ladder - Happy

Asking students how they are during role-call started to get boring with more often than not answers being ‘good’.

I decided to do a vocabulary lesson where I provided words that indicate different shades of what happy could be. 135 more words

Grade 5/6