What's Hot?

1st November 2013 at 00:00

A wind turbine project, a farm vocabulary activity, tips on sewing techniques - this week's most popular resources on TES Connect suggest that teachers are trying to get back to a simpler way of life and reconnect with nature

1 Pondering Potter

What is it? A Harry Potter-themed activity sheet to help students who have special educational needs

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Engaging, symbol-supported activities for practising sorting and matching.


2 Hearing aids

What is it? A PowerPoint with audio clips to help children construct sentences

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This interactive presentation gives numerous examples of good sentences. Children can see - and hear - how they are put together.


3 Onze, douze, treize

What is it? An activity for practising counting in French

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? With cross-curricular links to maths, this French resource helps students remember the numbers 11-20.


4 Material goods

What is it? A textiles scheme of work that includes everything from sewing machine instructions to artists' top tips

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? This is a comprehensive resource package that takes a fresh approach to textiles teaching.


5 Blitz spirit

What is it? A presentation that explores the Blitz through poetry

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This creative lesson asks students to imagine what an air raid would be like and write a poem about it.


6 Chances blown

What is it? A two-week project on wind energy

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This resource contains many fascinating facts to support lessons about wind turbines.


7 Spanish scenes

What is it? A worksheet on towns and neighbourhoods for Spanish lessons

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Fantastic for revision of key vocabulary and for practising dictionary skills.


8 Starter for 10

What is it? A series of mini tests for use in maths lessons

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Revision is made easy with these ready-to-use PowerPoints, each containing 10 quick questions to test students' knowledge.


9 Farm chat

What is it? A fill-in vocabulary sheet to support the geography topic of food and farming

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? A useful resource to help students understand and remember key words. Handy for reference purposes in class or as a revision tool.


10 The right moves

What is it? A comprehensive booklet on choreography for performing arts students

Who is it for? 14-18s

Why is it hot? A workbook including key vocabulary, creative tasks and a step-by-step guide to choreographic skills.


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