TEST-Resource a day

Find a topical resource for every day of the week

April 2012

Monday 23rd

Dragon Slayer

  • Whether you’re intrigued by the myth of the dragon slayer or touched by his religious quest, today is the day to remember St George, England’s patron saint, and celebrate all things English. Retell his tale with evebatten’s assembly.
  • More resources for St George’s Day

Tuesday 24th

Orbiting Earth

  • (1990) NASA launch the Hubble space telescope into orbit (380 miles above our planet). Since 1993 the telescope has sent back amazing photographs that would otherwise be unobtainable. Look into space with millthorpeschool’s telescope worksheet.
  • More resources on the Earth and the Universe

Wensday 25th

ANZAC

  • We often forget the soldiers from outside of Europe who fought in WWI. Remember the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli. For some ANZAC activities try Saz66’s collection.
  • More First World War resources

Thursday 26th

Contamination

  • (1986) In the early hours of the morning one of Chernobyl power station’s nuclear reactors explodes. The effects of the contamination still haunt Ukraine and surrounding countries today with increases in cancer and physical disabilities. Get students to create a news report on the tragedy with holly harrison’s resources.
  • More resources on Chernobyl

Friday 27th

New York remembers

  • ((2006) Construction starts on the ‘Freedom Tower’: a memorial at Ground Zero designed to commemorate those who died in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre. Explore Oliver Stone’s dramatisation of the attack with TESEnglish’s GCSE coursework scheme of work.
  • More resources from TESEnglish

Saturday 28th

Gazing at the night’s sky

  • Today is National Astronomy Day, so get students star gazing and excited about space exploration with a space topic unit from isaacreedy45.
  • More astronomy resources

Sunday 29th

International Dance Day

  • Get your students up and moving, and expressing themselves through dance. Enjoy a street dance scheme of work from z_whalley.
  • More KS3 Dance resources