TESS links 2 December 2011

Links to resources featured in TESS this week

December 2 2011

PRIMARY

English

For writing out loud

Maths

Time to prick up their ears

Geography

Give clichés the slip

  • Try tinkerkat’slitter assembly to get pupils thinking about litter in their community and school
  • With older pupils why not try some on-site fieldwork to investigate the environmental quality of the school grounds? Lrabbetts has shared material to help you get started

Science

In the line of enquiry

Environment

SECONDARY

Modern languages

GCSEPod aids revision

  • The GCSEPod,developed by Ian Thompson and Anthony Coxon, enables 14-16-year-olds to learn or revise whatever they choose – even if they’re on the move

What else?

See what the TES Community have to say

Modern languages

Music

  • The Renaissance was a period of enormous cultural change and music is no exception. Try randomoboeplayer’s listening unit for an investigation
  • Watch a video on World Music from Teachers TV, filmed at the Brit School
  • Visit the TES Collection on World Music a collection of resources shared by teachers

Science

Allison’s recommended resources

Secondary Briefs

English

There’s a wealth of Dickens resources available on TES Resources.

Modern Languages

  • Try s.barfoot’s excellent resources on German Music and expressing opinions about them – it’s getting positive reviews from teachers
  • For more vocabulary ideas, try mmullen’s worksheet – what music do you like and why?
  • Fine tune questions and phrasing with smjfh’s Powerpoint on media and music a useful revision tool

ICT

  • TES ICT has just launched another Creative ICT Challenge for primary and secondary to inspire budding animators and programmers (and their teachers) to create stimulating interactive resources