# What's hot?

Get your students into character with a murder mystery lesson using distance and time graphs, a weather forecasting activity and a set of ninja-themed games for calculating the area and perimeter of circles, all available on the TES website
13th March 2015, 12:00am

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What's hot?

https://www.tes.com/magazine/archive/whats-hot-38

1 Splash out

What is it? A tick-box worksheet for an experiment with water

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? This activity encourages pupils to test a variety of materials to see whether they are waterproof.

bit.lyWaterExperiment

2 Page breaks

What is it? A selection of resources to help assess reading without levels

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? These clear observation sheets and grids will take the stress out of reading assessments and help you to set useful targets. bit.lyRenewedReading

What is it? A scheme of work exploring The Iron Man

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Expand your pupils' use of vocabulary and understanding of the text with these engaging activities linked to Ted Hughes' classic children's story.

bit.lyIronManIntricacies

4 Weather watchers

What is it? Two presentations and a report template on weather forecasts

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Introduce primary children to weather reporting with these PowerPoints and a differentiated follow-up task.

bit.lyWeatherWatchers

5 A woman's touch

What is it? A lesson on female visual artists from the 19th and 20th centuries

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? A detailed look at significant female artists such as Frida Kahlo, including a fact sheet and a striking presentation featuring their work.

bit.lyAWomansTouch

6 Ninja numbers

What is it? A set of fun games about finding the perimeter and area of circle sectors

Who is it for? 7-13s

Why is it hot? Pupils gain points by working out the measurements of circle sectors in this fast-paced and colourful activity.

bit.lyNinjaNumbers

7 Killing time

What is it? A murder mystery maths lesson on distance and time graphs

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Students will love this detective-themed investigation, which challenges them to use the clues they are given to come up with a theory and create a graph to test it.

bit.lyKillingTime1

8 Geometry gems

What is it? A set of GCSE revision cards for students working at grade C

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? These handy notes will ensure students are up to speed with their shape and space revision.

bit.lyGeometryGems

9 Force be with you

What is it? A detailed physics lesson about resultant forces

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Save hours of preparation time when teaching forces by using this differentiated lesson and selection of worksheets.

bit.lyForceBeWithYou1

10 La ropa

What is it? A presentation and quiz on clothes vocabulary in Spanish

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Consolidate students' understanding with this lesson covering clothing items, colours and adjectival agreement.

bit.lyLaRopa

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