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Communities and Cities

Communities and Cities

A PowerPoint of activities based on communities and cities/urbanisation. This includes: Pictures of various communities (rural, urban and suburban) that can be used for a warmer quiz introducing the subject of different communities. Smaller versions of each picture (4 x one page) which can be printed out and used for sorting activities (I had 3 teams sort them and make a poster using them to compare characteristics of the 3 different types of community at the start of my unit on communities). A maths lesson on rounding which compares 5 large cities. This was used to raise awareness of the rapid increase in urbanisation across the world. A table for students to organise their rounded figures and fill in information about each city. Pictures of each city - printed and used by the students to complete their table. The students then used their tables to make bar charts comparing the population of the 5 featured cities.
BHOY01
Vegetarianism Persuasive Argument

Vegetarianism Persuasive Argument

Powerpoint Presentation on the benefits of being vegetarian. This thorough account is a good way to show the class persuasive arguing/create debate and discussion, etc.
BHOY01
Weeds Wordsearch Nature Plants Gardening Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Weeds Wordsearch Nature Plants Gardening Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Weeds'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Nails Wordsearch Nail Art Beauty Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Nails Wordsearch Nail Art Beauty Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Nails'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
French Fall Autumn Automne Color by Number Activity

French Fall Autumn Automne Color by Number Activity

This pack contains five fun seasonal designs and practices recognition of number and color words. Each design comes in two versions. The first version has both number and color words. The second has number words but not colors, in case the teacher wants to teach particular colors or for students to choose the colors themselves. Please visit our store for other fun French resources.
LlanguageLlamas
Halloween Activities

Halloween Activities

All sorts of spooky fun for Halloween. A big quiz in slideshow and printable format, scary pictures to inspire art and creative writing activities, colouring sheets, masks to colour and cut out, mental maths with a scary twist and a word search. Happy Halloween!
StartEducation
Year 2 SPaG Papers Term 1

Year 2 SPaG Papers Term 1

A bundle of SPaG booklets for year 2 with a theme of Autumn, Bonfire Night, Halloween and Christmas. All the booklets are based on the KS1 SATs Spag papers. Three of papers of each theme are included in the bundle. Also available in a smaller bundle.
blossomingminds
Welcome To The United Kingdom

Welcome To The United Kingdom

Stephen Fry has joined forces with Heathrow Airport to produce an extremely British advert which show exactly how strange this little island is with its love of queuing, the way Brits spend half their days saying 'after you' and how we clap when people break things. The more you think about it, the weirder we seem — and to top it all off, Fry explains all this from a nice old fashioned pub, where Brits (probably) spend more time than they do in the office (!) Your students task is to discuss why they think Stephen Fry was chosen to host such a welcome and choose the perfect candidate for a welcoming sequence they will write for your own country
WillsonEducation
All About You Bingo – Using Bingo as a back-to-school icebreaker activity

All About You Bingo – Using Bingo as a back-to-school icebreaker activity

This no prep ready-to-use activity is the perfect ice breaker for your students’ as they return back to school. This activity is all about transforming the “All About You” worksheet into a fun game students will love as they get to know each other better. This game also allows students to get to know you and give you an opportunity to assess the dynamics of your class and students on the first day of school! This resource includes the following: Detailed instructions All About You printable worksheet All About You Bingo printable game play worksheet All About You Teacher Game Key All About You Student Game Logs
Mojo2017
History of Photography - Research & Presentation Project

History of Photography - Research & Presentation Project

In this lesson, students learn more about the history of photography. Students choose a time period in history from a provided list, research that era, and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a video using Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, Adobe Spark, eMaze, Canva, etc. (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. A full list of software/technology options is listed in the student lesson instructions and includes links to tutorials. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, career exploration class, Principles of Arts, A/V Technology & Communications class, or any technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for individual lesson • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for partner/team lesson
innovationsintechnology
Instructions to make a simple bird cake

Instructions to make a simple bird cake

Easy to follow guide to make a simple bird cake. The numbered instructions and photographs mean this can either be used so that children can do the task independently or with adult help.
RSPB