What's hot?

3rd October 2014 at 01:00
This week's selection of the resources available on the TES website will take you on a journey from the Anglo-Saxons to the Norman Conquest, across the rainforests and paddy fields of Vietnam and into the fantasy worlds of dystopian literature

1 Word walls

What is it? A selection of phonics word lists and posters

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Keep track of key words, letters and sounds for each phonics phase with these handy classroom displays.


2 Bully proof

What is it? Worksheets that will enable you to open dialogue on bullying in your class

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Tackle the tricky topic of bullying in a safe and structured environment, emphasising students' rights and responsibilities.


3 Splashing out

What is it? Resources introducing the water cycle

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Relate the water cycle to a real location using these activities and lesson plans on the Lake District.


4 Norse code

What is it? Historical reading comprehension activities

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Spark an interest in the Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons with these cross-curricular reading worksheets.


5 Point of origin

What is it? A lesson covering the basic principles of rotational symmetry

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? It includes everything you need to introduce the topic or consolidate past learning.


6 The joy of Hanoi

What is it? A scheme of work on the geography of Vietnam

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Explore the landscape and culture of the South East Asian country with your class using this detailed and unusual resource.


7 Internal conflict

What is it? A lesson on the English Civil War

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Teach students about the Roundheads and the Cavaliers with this detailed and engaging lesson complete with essay questions and activities.


8 Crude creations

What is it? A revision lesson about crude oil

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? A selection of flash cards and revision aids detail the products that can be made from the substance.


9 Torah teachings

What is it? An introductory lesson on Judaism

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? These comprehensive resources cover key facts about the religion and can be used to lead into a discussion about the Holocaust.


10 Discover dystopia

What is it? A resource pack on dystopian literature

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? These worksheets and activities will set the scene for students to explore this inventive genre.


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