Next week in school

TES 18 November 2011

Next week in school

Monday 21 November - THE BIRTH OF A GURU

  • When Guru Nanak was a young man his puzzled parents thought he was simply rubbish with money. Today, however, he is worshipped as a guru. Celebrate his birthday with a resource from TES Resources Team

Tuesday 22 November - ROAD SAFETY WEEK

  • (22-28) Crossing the road doesn’t have to be hazardous – unless you’re a tortoise or a hedgehog. Seamlessly incorporate safety lessons for a range of age groups into all curriculum subjects with resources from TES Web Team

Wednesday 23 November - MISS WORLD RIOTS

  • (2002) The beauty contest is forced to move to London from Nigeria after riots by Muslim youths opposed to the show leave more than 100 dead and 500 injured in Kaduna. Read more about Islam and science from Fm1981

Thursday 24 November - EVOLUTION DAY

  • (1859) Charles Darwin publishes his controversial book ‘On the Origin of the Species’ which has been fiercely debated since. Teach 7-8 year olds about Darwin and plants with a resource from Royal Botanic Gardens Kew from Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Friday 25 November - DEAD AND BURIED

  • (1963) John F. Kennedy is laid to rest in a state funeral after being shot dead in Dallas three days earlier. Follow the link to hear extracts from BBC Richard Dimbleby’s commentary

Saturday 26 November - NATIONAL TREE WEEK

  • (26 Nov - 5 Dec) Planting of new trees across Britain has fallen to its lowest level in over three decades. Find more than 1,000 resources from the Woodland Trust from naturedetectives

Sunday 27 November - BYE BYE BABY FACE

  • (1934)Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI. Learn more about American gangsters during prohibition from this link to the John Dillinger museum

TES 18 November 2011