TES 24 August 2012

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

TES 24 August 2012

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

For your ease of use, all the links to items featured in the Resources section of the magazine are now accessible from this web page. Either use the links below to access subject areas or scroll down the page.

Pitch-perfect male role models for boys

Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Footie focus - Help develop sports journalists of the future with lbrowne’s football writing exercise.
  • Key stage 2: le football - Give students the right words to speak to some of the Premier League’s stars, with fanatic1’s French football vocab PowerPoint.
  • Key stage 3: Season starts - Kick off the autumn term by introducing students to Nick Hornby’s novel Fever Pitch with TESEnglish’s scheme of work.
  • Key stage 4: Shoot and score poetry - Try MicB’s resource pack, with a football flavour, for GCSE English sports poetry.
  • Key stage 5: Girls, girls, girls - Aussieguy1977 shares a factsheet to support teaching about the film Bend it Like Beckham.

Pivotal precision

What else?


In the forum


Double maths trouble


Science at high speeds


What else?


Resource of the week - Time for reflection


In the spotlight - Take on the Polar Challenge



Licensed to spell


What else?


In the forum

  • English teachers are talking about mnemonics. Which do you use in your classroom?

In the spotlight - Read to Feed - Where the Wild Things Are

  • A sponsored read to celebrate Children’s Book Week (1-7 October). Send a Cow provides a suggested reading list and sponsor forms.

Collection of the week

  • With ten tried and tested resources selected, covering a range of skills and subjects there is plenty to help you create an engaging unit of work about Max’s adventures in the wild.

I Tweet Dead People

What else?


In the forum

  • One teacher is looking for good resources to teach about the Victorians. Can you help?

In the spotlight - Build a bridge

  • Teachers can attend free workshops to inspire ideas for Holocaust commemoration and education this autumn.
    Workshops are 2 ½ hour sessions. Reserve your place.

Resource a week - Tropics topic


Discover the reel world

What else?


In the forum


Resource of the week - Simmering suggestions

  • Practical food technology lessons can often feel rushed and organising starter activities can be tricky. TES partner Jan Harper shares a number of quick starter ideas to get students thinking before they pick up pots and pans in the kitchen.


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Poetry in translation

What else?


In the forum


Resource of the week - Language on loan

  • A simple worksheet can give students confidence that they know so many German words already.