What's hot?

28th November 2014 at 00:00
Dig into an enchanting unit of work on the Aztecs, get going with a traffic light-themed punctuation activity and tackle drugs, discrimination and religion with this week's pick of the best resources from the TES website

1 Know your niceties

What is it? A game to practise different greetings

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? Aimed at young learners with English as an additional language, this game will help pupils to reinforce their understanding of a variety of greetings.

2 Ice breaker

What is it? A worksheet on sequencing and reading for meaning

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? It uses the film Frozen to perfect children's sequencing abilities, and extends their understanding with comprehension questions.

3 Ace on base

What is it? Differentiated worksheets for base 10 addition

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Students can develop their knowledge of number concepts and use of hundreds, tens and units with these clear exercises.

4 Stop and go

What is it? A presentation introducing full stops and speech marks

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Sandwiches and traffic lights make great analogies to help children to remember the functions and uses of various punctuation marks.

5 Rite around Mexico

What is it? Planning and presentations for a unit on exploring the Aztecs

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Pupils will be gripped by these beautifully presented and fact-packed resources, including a map-labelling exercise.

6 Divine intervention

What is it? A lesson on theism, atheism and agnosticism

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? A clear PowerPoint and supporting worksheets serve as a solid starting point to discuss the different viewpoints on the existence of God.

7 A matter of factor

What is it? An introduction to factors and related topics

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? These interactive slides can be used to recap or introduce factors, prime factors, highest common factors and squares.

8 Life lessons

What is it? PSHE PowerPoint lessons on a variety of topics

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? This collection of thought-provoking presentations will enable you to tackle the tricky issues of discrimination, drugs and healthy eating.

9 Technical talk

What is it? An English scheme of work on the language used in industry

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? The real-world example of an engineering company brings linguistic techniques to life.

10 Breathing space

What is it? An independent project to revise respiration

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Students can complete this fun mini-project at home or in class.


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