What's hot?

Dig a little deeper into learning with a presentation exploring the Earth's structure, a lesson on atomic properties and an exciting game introducing the topic of extinction. All these resources and more are available on the TES website
6th March 2015, 12:00am

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What's hot?

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1 Ir we go

What is it? A collection of cards and activities to teach the "ir" grapheme

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Your pupils will be engaged by the variety of tasks based around "ir" words such as "bird" and "circus".

2 Clock wise

What is it? A week's worth of planning for a unit on time.

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? These lessons and differentiated worksheets will teach pupils to tell the time on an analogue clock.

3 Pi charts

What is it? An introduction to calculating the circumference and area of a circle

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This thorough presentation and related worksheets will guide children through the process of using pi to make circle calculations.

4 Reading rungs

What is it? A "reading ladder" of literacy tasks

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? The neatly presented poster is packed with ideas for homework activities aimed at improving literacy.

5 Rules of survival

What is it? A simple science game for introducing extinction

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Try this game to engage your class with the topic of extinction, or use it as an enjoyable winding-down recall activity at the end of a lesson.

6 Perfect storm

What is it? Resources on Shakespeare's The Tempest

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? The play's theme of power is explored in these detailed lessons, which also emphasise textual and thematic analysis.

7 Assess and go

What is it? Adaptable self- and peer-assessment bookmarks

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Support students in assessing their work with these adaptable bookmarks that can be used for any subject.

8 Mantle of power

What is it? A selection of PowerPoints exploring the Earth's structure

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Introduce your students to the structure of the Earth with these visually appealing lessons, including diagrams of plate boundaries.

9 Prompt progress

What is it? Prompt cards for learning new vocabulary

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Develop your students' ability to communicate with these colourful cards that can also be used as posters.

10 Up and atom

What is it? A lesson reviewing atomic structure

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? This detailed set of resources includes a progress sheet that can be revisited throughout the lesson to assess students' learning.

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