Resource a day
Find a topical resource for every day of the week
- Celebrate the life and achievements of the influential American civil rights leader with this workpack from lisgarten.
- More resources for Martin Luther King Day
- (1983) The BBC launches Breakfast Time, Britain’s first breakfast news television programme. Does television make us lazy? Debate with this resource from TES English.
- More TV, Film & Radio resources
- Conservationists are urging international action to save migratory birds such as the turtle dove, wood warbler and yellow wagtail. The TES Resource Team has compiled this resource with the RSPB.
- More resources for the Big Schools’ Birdwatch
- (1935) Coopers Inc. – now known as Jockey – launches the world’s first briefs, dispensing with leg sections and with a Y-shaped overlapping fly. A resource from collaborative on personal hygiene. Are you a stinker?
- More resources on personal hygiene
- (1961) Democrat John F. Kennedy is sworn in as the youngest ever elected president of the US. The 43-year-old Roman Catholic began his speech ‘my fellow citizens’, a term first used by President George Washington. This resource from allenklooks at his legacy.
- More resources on USA after 1945
- (1905) The birthday of Christian Dior, the French fashion designer who dressed Nazi wives and gave the world The New Look. See this resource from Susan K on iconic products.
- More product design resources
- A campaign to highlight the importance of breakfast and raise awareness of the range and quality of produce available in the UK. This resource from ChristianAid looks at farming of the future.
- More resources on farming
- Chinese tradition each year is dedicated to a specific animal – this is the Year of the Dragon. Your pupils can decorate and print off a beautiful traditional Chinese dragon of their own, courtesy of TESiboard.
- for Chinese New Year
- (1965) Sir Winston Churchill dies at the age of 90. Best remembered for his formidable leadership during WWII, see this resource from Alana852 for his Iron Curtain speech.
- on Winston Churchill
- Bring on the haggis and celebrate Robbie Burns with lornastein’s presentation on Scotland’s national Bard.
- More resources for Burns Night
- (1950) The independent republic of India is officially born today, after nearly 100 years of British rule. Power was transferred in 1947 but this marked the final cutting of ties. Learn more with this resource from Google
- More resources for on Britain and India
- This marks the liberation of Auschwitz – the Nazi’s largest concentration camp - in Poland in 1945. Get help teaching how and why the Holocaust happened from QCDA_resources.
- More resources for Holocaust Memorial Day
- (1953) Derek Bentley, 19, is hanged for his part in the murder of PC Sidney Miles. Forty years later then Home Secretary Michael Howard grants him a pardon. Follow this resource from Daisyreed87 for a thought-provoking lesson.
- More resources on Derek Bentley