What's hot?

17th April 2015 at 01:00
A geography lesson exploring a mission to live on Mars, a pirate-themed money-handling activity and an English lesson using familiar children's stories to introduce news reports: all these resources and more are available on the TES website

1 Press gang

What is it? A selection of newspaper articles based on familiar children's stories

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Introduce pupils to the format and philosophy of a newspaper report with these fun examples of familiar tales.

2 Walking the bank

What is it? A pirate-themed lesson on money and change

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Work out the totals and calculate the change for pirates on a shopping spree.

3 Mission to Mars

What is it? A set of differentiated worksheets about a trip to settle on Mars

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Use the imaginative tasks in these worksheets to encourage children to think about community and settlement.

4 Yes we can

What is it? "I can" statements for the core subjects of the new primary curriculum

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? These statements are set out in a handy grid to give you a solid basis to assess and support your pupils.

5 Comma chameleon

What is it? A grammar mat including objectives for Year 4

Who is it for? 7-10s

Why is it hot? Clearly laid out and full of fun, this mat will fast become your students' go-to resource.

6 Complete angler

What is it? A carousel-style maths lesson on angles

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Revise angles and build your students' independence in this collaborative lesson.

7 History reader

What is it? A set of topic-driven literacy mats for history GCSE

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Use these mats to improve vocabulary and familiarise students with helpful phrases for each topic.

8 ICT celebrities

What is it? Posters celebrating famous names in computer science

Who is it for? 11-18s

Why is it hot? Inspire the next generation of computer scientists with these posters.

9 Ethics taster

What is it? A lesson introducing social, environmental and ethical issues around food.

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Students will think deeply about food production and consumption all around the world.

10 Build me up

What is it? A handy target sheet for students taking mock biology exams and tests

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? This worksheet takes the form of a "dashboard" of progress where students can chart their goals.

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