Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 26 April

Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week

26 April 2013

Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week

The superheroes who saved the day

Recommended resources


Key stage 1 - Postcards from the past – Primary local history project

  • Cross-curricular lesson using Google tools to allow students to compare their local area in images, then and now.

Key stage 2 - KS2 Victorian Britain topic mat

  • Facts about Victorian Britain on a double sided mat to support independent learning or as a resource for group work.

Key stage 3 - Local History teacher's pack

  • Ideal for Community History Month; explore local history and geography using this teacher pack. Investigate rivers and settlements using these resources, ideas and lesson plans.

Key stage 4 - Bristol and slavery

  • For local communities in the South-West, this GCSE History local study on Bristol examines what factors made it a successful slave port.

Key stage 5* - History of Britain assembly

  • Raise awareness of Community History Month by getting your pupils to perform this light-hearted assembly.





Top 10: Community History Month

Raise awareness of Community History Month by getting your pupils to perform this light-hearted assembly.


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Across the generations

What else?


Privilege takes the biscuit

What else?

  • Introduce your students to the life and works of George Orwell, his background and what led him to write Animal Farm and Nineteen-Eighty-Four with a lesson plan from figrech.
  • Try any or all of Georgina Brigden 10 lesson plans based around Animal Farm with a reading assessment based on allegory and the use of propaganda.

Fantastic fnetiks

What else?

  • Get to grips with phonics and instill children with a flare for language with TES' selection of phonics games and activities.
  • Take a look at this Teachers TV video that explores successful language activities for primary pupils.

Found in translation

What else?

  • Have fun with runaway's MFL Games. Each slide explains a different game to help children learn another language.
  • Feel inspired by Priscilla Katie's list of 10 reasons to teach languages in primary schools – and perhaps add your own.