What's hot?

12th December 2014 at 00:00
This week's pick of resources from the TES website dive straight into oceans, trigonometry, ancient Egypt and Christianity. Alternatively, ask your pupils to explore the dark side of their imagination with a chilling creative writing activity

1 Sterling starters

What is it? Activities to consolidate money knowledge

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Try these fun money-related tasks including ordering coins and calculating values to improve pupils' problem-solving skills and understanding of money.

2 Waves of learning

What is it? Geography reading comprehension tasks about seas

Who is it for? 6-11s

Why is it hot? This extensive selection of booklets and accompanying question sheets will improve pupils' reading skills and understanding of coasts, oceans and seas.

3 Fun with phonemes

What is it? Colourful cards for phase 3 phonics sounds

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Print and laminate these entertaining flash cards to help children learn about the phonemes oo, ar, or, ur and ow.

4 Pyramid selling

What is it? Planning documents for a topic on ancient Egypt

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Speed up your preparation and encourage pupils to delve into the past with these comprehensive cross-curricular resources on the ancient Egyptians.

5 Divide and conquer

What is it? A selection of lessons introducing division

Who is it for? 6-7s

Why is it hot? Explain division using real objects and then tackle written problems with these activities.

6 Stranger than fiction

What is it? A unit of work on literary non-fiction

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Explore excerpts from non-fiction essays and memoirs with these simple yet sophisticated English lessons.

7 Elements of surprise

What is it? An introduction to the periodic table of elements

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? These detailed lessons are a great way to introduce students to the periodic table and how it can be used in science.

8 Fright write

What is it? A scheme of work about monster stories

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Engage students in creative writing activities with influences from Gothic literature to Harry Potter.

9 Divine intervention

What is it? A lesson exploring Christian attitudes to world religions

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Try a range of activities and exam-style questions to introduce the concepts of pluralism, inclusivism and exclusivism.

10 Point to point

What is it? An activity to cement Pythagorean ideas

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? This fun, differentiated task will ensure that all students are working at the most appropriate level in trigonometry.


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