What's hot?

6th February 2015 at 00:00
Set sail with a pirate-themed writing scheme or venture into territories unknown with a lesson on teleological arguments and activities on the anime film Spirited Away. All these resources and more are available on the TES website

1 Sticks and sums

What is it? An addition activity themed around Julia Donaldson's book Stick Man

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? This presentation uses visual prompts to teach children how to do simple sums by counting on their fingers.


2 Hotting up maths

What is it? An activity for helping students to read and interpret data

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Children practise their data comprehension and interpretation skills using microwave instructions.


3 Crossing cultures

What is it? A lesson contrasting Portsmouth and Rio de Janeiro

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? A presentation and worksheets about two very different waterfront cities. Ideal for comparing cultures around the world.


4 Super spellers

What is it? A selection of weekly spelling lists

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? If you're stuck for ideas and need a hand with differentiation, why not take inspiration from this extensive word bank?


5 Imaginative journey

What is it? A scheme of work on Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This wide range of creative resources will help you to capture the imagination of your pupils by teaching the anime film as a literacy text.


6 Study buddy

What is it? Tips and ideas to get students ready for exams

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? A sheet of trick directions emphasises the importance of reading instructions carefully, and hints help pupils fulfil their potential.


7 Literacy ahoy!

What is it? A pirate-themed writing scheme of work

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? This fun resource encourages students to create different types of fiction and non-fiction texts.


8 Think it over

What is it? A set of reflective tasks for the end of a topic

Who is it for? 11-18s

Why is it hot? These tasks will suit different learning styles and preferences and provide a great alternative to asking students to do corrections after a test or end-of-unit assessment.


9 Cosmos and chaos

What is it? An exploration of the teleological argument throughout history

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Introduce the design argument to your class with these handy sheets packed with images and information on great thinkers such as David Hume and Charles Darwin.


10 Reflex action

What is it? Worksheets to encourage active learning

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Engage students and promote self-directed learning with these well-designed worksheets on reflexes and the workings of the brain.


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