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Houses and Homes

Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in all curriculum subjects for Key Stage One to teach about the history and construction of family homes

  • Local History

    Local History

    Develop cross-curricular skills by exploring the history and location of different buildings found in the local area

  • Materials


    Identify, group and compare a variety of everyday materials used for a range of different functions on the basis of their physical properties

  • Waterproofing


    Identify and test suitable materials to build the roof of a house to provide protecting from the rain

  • Building Walls

    Building Walls

    Identify, describe and compare different some of the materials that can be used to build walls in a house

  • House Building

    House Building

    Identify and describe the properties of different materials that can be used to build parts of a house

  • Grouping Materials

    Grouping Materials

    Practise sorting different materials fused to make different objects into matching groups using each of the five senses

  • Sorting Materials

    Sorting Materials

    Sort a selection of common materials into different groups according to their matching properties

  • What Materials

    What Materials

    Identify and record examples of everyday materials that can be used to make different objects

  • Word Sentences or

    Word Sentences or

    Select and use words with the common letter strings or to complete different sentences

  • Word Sentences air

    Word Sentences air

    Select and use words with the common letter string air to complete different sentences

  • Buses, Trains, Planes

    Buses, Trains, Planes

    Select patterned language to use when writing poems describing ways of travelling when making different journeys

  • Poetry Display

    Poetry Display

    Redraft and edit poems to display in the classroom describing transport that can be used for a range of journeys