TESS links 2 December 2011

Links to resources featured in TESS this week

December 2 2011



For writing out loud


Time to prick up their ears


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


In the line of enquiry



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


  • 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


Allison’s recommended resources

Secondary Briefs


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


  • 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