What's hot?

13th February 2015 at 00:00
Invite a little mystery into your class with a detective literacy activity and a numeracy guessing game, or enthuse pupils with rhyming fraction posters and a presentation on gay rights. All these resources and more are available on the TES website

1 Words away

What is it? Worksheets to practise words from Letters and Sounds phase 4

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Help pupils to recognise, spell and write high-frequency words with these varied tasks.


2 Top secret Spag

What is it? A spelling, punctuation and grammar (Spag) murder mystery

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? A chef has been murdered, but who did it? Find out in this challenge that links a number of literacy activities.


3 Fraction action

What is it? A selection of posters for helping students to do calculations with fractions

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Remind pupils how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions with these rhyming posters that will make a great display.


4 Guess two?

What is it? A simple game to improve number awareness

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? This fun guessing game will help young children to feel confident working with numbers.


5 Turner's triumphs

What is it? A mini unit of work introducing Turner's paintings and discussing the artist's life

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Explore Turner's technique in detail, using examples from his paintings of ships on stormy seas.

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6 Trench tales

What is it? A scheme of work exploring Michael Morpurgo's novel Private Peaceful

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? The detail and scope of these lessons are sure to inspire and engage.


7 Assess all areas

What is it? An introduction to area and perimeter

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Real-life examples will have your class working through differentiated area questions in no time.


8 Metaphors galore

What is it? A bumper revision resource on metaphor, simile and alliteration

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Recap the basics and look deeper at literary devices using this detailed PowerPoint to guide you.


9 Top scores

What is it? A workbook, test and mark scheme for BTEC sport unit 1

Who is it for? 14-18s

Why is it hot? Use this workbook to guide your students through revision exercises before the end-of-unit assessment.


10 Out and proud

What is it? A lesson about the gay rights movement in the US

Who is it for? 14-18s

Why is it hot? This presentation provides an excellent introduction to the historical - and contemporary - struggles of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in the US.


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