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Command word list for Edexcel 9-1 - simplified a bit!

Command word list for Edexcel 9-1 - simplified a bit!

Grey ones are to make it easier to remove some for use with low ability groups. Modified for slightly simpler language from Edexcel published resources. Lots of possible revision activities: Keyword matching: Match word to meaning (laminated/cut and stick) Foldable: Fold cut between the definitions and fold over to learn the meanings Grouping: by no. marks awarded/difficulty Examples: Come up with question from topic X using keyword Y Design mark scheme for Q X based on keyword Y Practise: (Low ability) objects such as sloths/choc bars – put the word and description next to it e.g. compare, evaluate etc Low ability could remove grey ones before begin activities Discuss/ MWB/choose which words from WB: What language would you use for keyword X? If this is the answer… what was the command word...? (fairly open questioning)

By mirri45

Science Key Words Translations Arabic of Scientific Skills and Biology

Science Key Words Translations Arabic of Scientific Skills and Biology

These worksheets have translations of key words and definitions from English into Arabic. The translations were done by a professional translator. The worksheets also have 'RAG' column where students can rate their learning in terms of language acquisition. I have uploaded the 'English' versions of the worksheet so you can see what the worksheets say. This resource is useful for anyone who teaches a significant number of arabic speaking students science. If this resources is useful please let me know as I have many more I can upload.

By TeachItResources

Portuguese Translations of Scientific Keys words for Skills and Biology

Portuguese Translations of Scientific Keys words for Skills and Biology

These key word sheets have translations of the key word and their meaning into portuguese. They were translated by a professional translator. The word sheets also have a 'RAG' column where students can record their progress in terms of language acquisition. They will be useful for anyone who has a significant number of native portuguese speakers who have English as an Additional Language. I have uploaded the 'English' worksheets so you can see the translations These are just the start- if there is demand I will upload lots more :) Feedback is gratefully received!

By TeachItResources

End of KS3 Project bundle

End of KS3 Project bundle

This is a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found individually in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE. It is intended to take 1 term, with each project taking 4 to 6 lessons. This fits with schools wishing to start GCSE part way through Y9. The projects could also be used to consolidate or support throughout KS3 and GCSE depending of the needs of the groups.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Waves project

End of KS3 Waves project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Forces project

End of KS3 Forces project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Energy project

End of KS3 Energy project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

End of KS3 Electromagnets project

End of KS3 Electromagnets project

This project was designed as part of a Y9 SOW. The idea is that the project should take 4 - 6 lessons and will ensure that students recall and understand the basics needed to access GCSE. This is part of a series of 10 projects (all of which can be found in my shop) to cover all KS3 content before beginning GCSE.

By flaffey

Particle model of matter GCSE SOW

Particle model of matter GCSE SOW

Full SOW for Topic 20 (combined) or 3 (Physics only): Particle Model of Matter. AQA GCSE Combined Science or Physics only (exam from 2018). Lesson 1 - States of Matter Lesson 2 - Particle model to explain density Lesson 3 - Density of regular objects RP Lesson 4 - Density of irregular objects RP Lesson 5 - Chemical and Physical changes Lesson 6 - Changes in state Lesson 7 - Internal energy of a system Lesson 8&9 - Specific heat capacity (investigation and theory) Lesson 10 - Specific latent heat Lesson 11 - Motion of particles in a gas Physics only: Lesson 12 - Gas pressure and temperature Lesson 13 - Gas pressure and volume Lesson 14 - Work done on a gas Topic assessment also included. All lessons planned in 6-part lesson format. Most resources my own though some resources may be adapted from other sources, including AQA and TES. Feedback appreciated.

By flaffey

AQA GCSE Combined Science Unit P6.4.2: Atoms and nuclear radiation

AQA GCSE Combined Science Unit P6.4.2: Atoms and nuclear radiation

This bundle of 4 lesson presentations and associated worksheets covers the major topics found within Unit 6.4.2 (Atoms and nuclear radiation) of the new AQA GCSE Combined Science specification. The lessons cover the following: Radioactive decay and nuclear radiation Nuclear equations Half lifes and the random nature of radioactive decay Radioactive contamination All of the lessons are detailed, fun and engaging and contain progress checks throughout so that students have the chance to assess their understanding. It is estimated that these lessons should cover about 2 weeks worth of lessons

By GHScience