What's hot?

22nd November 2013 at 00:00
Dancing with James Bond, writing newspaper stories and improving maths skills by renovating a fantasy house - be experimental with this week's pick of TES Connect's most popular resources

1. Licence to dance

What is it? A James Bond-themed scheme of work and resources for a dance unit

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? A six-week unit that helps students to create their own dance sequences.


2. Summing up

What is it? A booklet of ideas for maths starters and plenaries

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Creative activities, themed by topic and collated in an easy-to-use booklet.


3. Cook up connectives

What is it? Literacy mats that present key words to support food technology lessons

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? They are eye-catching and student-friendly.


4. Ease of enquiry

What is it? A series of simple worksheets to structure an enquiry task

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Differentiated and ideal for students with special educational needs, this motivating data-handling task builds numeracy skills.


5. Read all about it

What is it? A planning worksheet to help students write a newspaper article

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? With an extended version for higher abilities, this ideas sheet helps students to plan and structure their writing.


6. Reliable refractions

What is it? Resources for a lesson on refraction

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Differentiated objectives, supporting worksheets and an extension activity are all on offer.


7. The lost world

What is it? An informative PowerPoint with a plethora of facts about dinosaurs

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? A time-saving resource that can be adapted for use in displays or handouts.


8. Maths makeover

What is it? A set of worksheets and a presentation for a maths project based on decorating a house

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? A creative task with cross-curricular links that develops problem-solving skills and design abilities.


9. Speaking Spanish

What is it? A checklist and literacy mat for improving students' written Spanish

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? A quick-reference resource to help your students get to grips with nouns, tenses, connectives and much more.


10. Women of science

What is it? Eight posters that reveal the achievements of female inventors, such as mathematician Ada Lovelace (pictured, below)

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Inspire the young women in your classes with this thoughtful display.



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