What's hot?

16th January 2015 at 00:00
Create a buzz in your classroom with a cross-curricular project on bees, a hive of inspiring reading ideas, and lesson plans on fossil fuels, the blues and making a moving toy. All these resources and more are available on the TES website

1 Fun divided

What is it? A detailed unit of work looking at division

Who is it for? 5-8s

Why is it hot? This exhaustive scheme of work contains fun group activities and homework ideas to introduce division to primary pupils.

2 Testing the text

What is it? A selection of versatile reading tasks

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? These tasks are perfect for shared or guided reading sessions and can be adapted for a range of abilities.

3 Drive time

What is it? An illustrated guide to making a moving toy

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This detailed step-by-step guide covers common problems that pupils may encounter when creating their very own moving vehicle.

4 Long and short of it

What is it? A simple PowerPoint presentation to introduce pupils to the concept of length

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Comparing the lengths of the caterpillars in this presentation will help children to learn about measurement.

5 Sites for sore eyes

What is it? A simple worksheet to guide children through evaluating web pages

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Your pupils can get an insight into the effectiveness of real websites or assess each other's creations.

6 Box of delights

What is it? A creative project to promote independent reading

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Try this engaging project with your class to inspire them to read broadly and enjoy the process.

7 Honey trap

What is it? A cross-curricular project all about bees

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Pupils will learn about bees and the vital part they play in ecology, plus facts about their natural habitat and society.

8 Fuelling around

What is it? An engaging series of lessons on fuel and the environment

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? These comprehensive lessons include helpful information about the uses and properties of crude oil, fractional distillation, fossil fuels and more.

9 Blues wisely

What is it? Lesson plans and activities relating to the blues

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? You can teach students to understand the instrumentation, harmony and structure of the genre using classic songs by Miles Davis.

10 Let's get physical

What is it? A revision booklet for physical education

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Covering the whole short course PE curriculum, this printable workbook for pupils will sharpen their fundamentals.


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