What's hot?

7th November 2014 at 00:00
This week's pick of resources from the TES website includes magical multiplication with Harry Potter, a French guide to the cities of Europe and a lesson on how nerves give us the X factor in a changing environment

1 Super humans

What is it? A lesson about the human body

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Pupils will be wowed by the wonders of the human body with colourful diagrams that they can compare with the body parts of other animals.

2 Perfect aim

What is it? Target sheets for England's new maths curriculum

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Students will be up to date with the new requirements thanks to these comprehensive trackers.

3 On location

What is it? Worksheets asking pupils to describe film scenes

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Familiar settings from popular films encourage detailed and descriptive writing.

4 Magical multiples

What is it? A multiples game for two players

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? These Harry Potter-themed worksheets offer an exciting way to introduce or revise times tables.

5 Grammar games

What is it? Activities and games to help with literacy

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? These fun, interactive tasks will consolidate learning about key grammar points in English.

6 Historical battle

What is it? Resources and assessment activities on the First World War

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? This detailed scheme of work looks at the causes and consequences of the war and challenges students to think critically about historical events.

7 Pays d'Europe

What is it? A guide to country names in French

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Take your class on a European adventure as they use three key verbs and explore a variety of countries in this image-rich presentation.

8 Back to your roots

What is it? A differentiated lesson on square numbers, square roots and cube roots

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? This colourful and animated resource will ensure that students understand these tricky mathematical concepts.

9 The Xternal factor

What is it? An interactive lesson about external stimuli

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Students will be engaged by the carousel activity illustrating how the human body responds to changes in the environment, finishing up with a fun "roll the dice" plenary.

10 People power

What is it? A scheme of work introducing the UK's democratic system

Who is it for? 12-16s

Why is it hot? Draw on these extensive activity ideas to compare the UK government with others around the world and throughout history.


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