This worksheet ‘5Ws and How of Shrove Tuesday’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of Shrove Tuesday. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.
This worksheet ‘Celebrations Before Easter’ is a simple resource that allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of the important days leading up to Easter. The students are prompted to indicate important days with clues such as ‘the last day before Lent’ to specify a day and then describe why that day is important in Christian …More
This worksheet ‘Celebrations Leading Up to Easter’ provides a vertical timeline with space for students to explore the Holy days leading up to Easter. The timeline spans the period from Shrovetide, ending in Pancake day, to Good Friday. This resource allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of Holy days and prompts them to place them …More
This worksheet ‘Graphing Pancake Toppings’ is a fantastic resource to link the theme of pancake day with mathematics and data representation. Students are asked to use tallies or numerals to record the preferences of pancake toppings in their class. Using this table students are then provided with a graph to record their findings. The students …More
This worksheet ‘My Ultimate Pancake Day’ is a great writing prompt that encourages students to write freely using their own creative ideas about what they would like to do on Pancake Day. Some students may find it difficult to motivate themselves to write creatively but this writing prompt gives students enough freedom to explore many …More
This pancake themed bunting can be reproduced, coloured in, and used as part of a colourful classroom display. The bunting is formatted as two flags per page. Each flag includes drawn cut-out holes indicating where the flags can be strung together and hung in the classroom.
This worksheet ‘Pancake Day Acrostic Poem’ is a fantastic quick activity to brainstorm facts and ideas about Shrove Tuesday. It is a fun resource that can be used without preparation across all age groups and abilities. Students are required to use the letters from the word ‘pancakes’ to list facts or ideas that they already …More
This worksheet ‘Pancake Day Festivities’ is a simple graphical resource that helps students research and discuss various activities that happen on Pancake Day in the UK. The worksheet directs students to discuss how these activities have become a tradition and what exactly is involved. Some examples include cooking pancakes, special football matches or pancake flipping …More
This fully-editable page border, ‘Pancake Page Border’ is a single page border that can be reproduced for a variety of classroom uses. Use these colourful borders in student projects, wall posters or as part of a Pancake Day themed classroom display to brighten up the classroom. When using for classroom display it is recommended to …More
This original Pancake Day poem ‘I Love Pancakes’ is a great example of a simple ABCB chain rhyme poem. It is written in simple language and provides a great opportunity to explore the concept of rhyming words and rhythm. Use this poem as a fun prompt to encourage students to write their own Pancake Day …More
This Pancake Day poem ‘Mix a Pancake’ by Christina Rossetti is a great example of a simple AABAAB structured, six-line poem. It is written in simple language and provides a great opportunity to explore the concept of rhyming words and rhythm. Use this poem as a fun prompt to encourage students to write their own …More
This original Pancake Day poem ‘Pancake Day’ is a great example of a simple ABCB chain rhyme poem. It is written in simple language and provides a great opportunity to explore the concept of rhyming words and rhythm. Use this poem as a fun prompt to encourage students to write their own Pancake Day themed …More
This hands-on activity, ‘Pancake Recipe’ provides step-by-step recipe instructions for students to follow in the classroom or at home. This great resource not only gives students the opportunity to get involved in a simple cooking activity but also to study the structure of a recipe and the language of instruction. It is a great example …More
This set of full-colour photo sequence cards ‘Pancake Sequence Cards’ builds comprehension through sequencing images about how to cook a pancake. This is a great activity for building visual comprehension and encouraging students to apply logic to ordering events in a sequence. The cards are formatted as 4 per page and can be cut out …More
This worksheet ‘Pancake Shopping’ is a fantastic resource that combines the theme of Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday with mathematics. Students are required to select the ingredients they would use to cook their pancakes then locate them in the price list. They must determine how much their shopping will cost by finding the sum of …More
This worksheet ‘Pancakes Around the World’ is a fantastic and simple resource that prompts discussion and research into how other countries celebrate Pancake Day. Students are encouraged to see similarities and differences in the celebration of this well-loved festival between different cultures. Each country profile gives a list of ingredients that are commonly used in …More
This worksheet ‘Shrove Tuesday and Lent Alphabet’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their vocabulary and brainstorm different ideas about Shrove Tuesday. This is a fun and simple resource that can be used effectively before, during or after an activity and across ability levels. It can also be utilised during individual, …More
This worksheet ‘Shrove Tuesday and Lent KWHL Chart’ prompts students to explore what they know about Shrove Tuesday, what they want to learn, how they think they could learn about new ideas and what they have learnt following the learning tasks. This is a great, clearly formatted resource to encourage students to take responsibility for …More
This worksheet ‘Shrove Tuesday Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills including vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct Shrove Tuesday words to complete the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used and to build on their vocabulary of key words associated with Shrove Tuesday. An answer …More
This worksheet ‘Shrove Tuesday True or False’ is a thought-provoking worksheet that requires students to asses the truth of facts about Shrove Tuesday. Many students may presume the answers quickly only to realise their assumptions were not correct which can lead to interesting discussions and further research into Shrove Tuesday related topics. An answer sheet …More
This worksheet ‘Shrove Tuesday Unscramble’ is a great activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spellings of words associated with Shrove Tuesday. Students will be challenged to unscramble letters to find common words used during Pancake Day celebrations. An answer sheet is also provided.
This worksheet ‘Shrove Tuesday Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to learn new vocabulary and improve their spelling of words associated with Shrove Tuesday. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each word on their list, ensuring new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.
This worksheet ‘The Best Person I Can Be’ is a great resource that prompts students to discuss and explore the characteristics that are associated with a good person. The table then allows them to explain these characteristics in their own words and use an example of where they would see them occurring in real life.
This worksheet ‘The Pancake Process’ is a visual exercise which requires students to illustrate the sequence of cooking a pancake. This is an ideal resource that can be used to prompt discussion and develop comprehension skills. Some students may find it difficult to sequence the progression of events in a logical order however in using …More