Monday is Martin Luther King Day and there are related resources on the TES website. www.remember segregation.org is excellent on the civil rights movement, and the home page is a talking point in itself. www.pbs. orgwnetjimcrow explores the lives of black Americans before the civil rights movement.
Roozle50 has contributed PowerPoints for developing debating skills and using vocabulary to structure ideas in French, for example, a card-sorting activity to divide positive and negative statements and a slide of visual images relating to modern technology.
A successful novel, stage show, and now a major Hollywood film, there is no better time to explore the story of War Horse. The National Army Museum and Film Education have produced teaching materials that explore the story through key stage 3 (S1-3) English and history.