What's hot?

2nd January 2015 at 00:00
In this week's pick of the resources available on the TES website, watch your pupils leap into action with a frog-themed counting activity, a fact-packed board game on the First World War and a unit on hockey that's sure to instil team spirit

1 Capturing capitals

What is it? Punctuation activities using phase words from the Letters and Sounds phonics programme

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? This colourful lesson includes worksheets packed with fun sentences to punctuate, cloze activities and tricky words to master.

2 Added adventure

What is it? A task to support addition and subtraction

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Show pupils how to work out the missing number in addition and subtraction sentences with this safari-themed number lines presentation.

3 Grammar grabbers

What is it? Short grammar presentations

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? These spelling, punctuation and grammar presentations full of quick-fire questions are ideal for the beginning or end of a lesson to keep key terms and rules fresh in pupils' minds.

4 Nip and puck

What is it? Assessment outcomes and planning for a unit on hockey

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Use this detailed scheme of work to introduce your class to hockey and ensure they make good progress.

5 One giant leap

What is it? A frog-themed number line to illustrate counting backwards

Who is it for? 3-7s

Why is it hot? Help your pupils learn to count down from 10 with this engaging and colourful resource.

6 Cyber sensible

What is it? An interactive quiz to promote online safety

Who is it for? 7-14s

Why is it hot? This whole-class e-safety quiz will promote discussion of a range of online dangers from cyberbullying and social networking pitfalls to computer viruses.

7 Troop movements

What is it? A board game that tests students' knowledge of First World War events

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? This fact-filled history game, complete with homework research questions and interactive activities, provides an effective and fun way to consolidate learning about the First World War.

8 Empty expressions

What is it? A "spot the mistakes" revision aid for algebra

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Students must identify the deliberate errors in these revision worksheets in order to improve their understanding of expressions and equations.

9 L'cole idale

What is it? A lesson on the conditional tense in French

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Explain and practise the conditional tense with these off-the-wall suggestions about what makes the "perfect school".

10 Detective work

What is it? A set of worksheets to improve inference skills

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? These worksheets use grids and interesting photographs to promote the key linguistic skill of inference.

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