What's hot?

10th January 2014 at 00:00
This week's top resources from TES Connect have a distinct storytelling vibe, with Goldilocks, The Simpsons and the ancient Greek myth of the Trojan Horse all making an appearance

1 Happy endings

What is it? A worksheet for practising adding suffixes to words that require a double consonant

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Students can show their understanding of -ed and -ing words and the answer sheet can be used for peer- or self-assessment.


2 Behind the battle

What is it? A presentation on the causes of the First World War

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? This slide show highlights important events in the lead-up to the war and explains key vocabulary.


3 Passport to French

What is it? A PowerPoint in French to teach students about different nationalities

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This interactive slide show contains a variety of activities that explain how to describe yourself and other people.


4 Muggle-born

What is it? A lesson on genetics based on Harry Potter

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Introduce the concept of inherited attributes with this presentation, keyword definition task and help sheet.


5 Gift horse

What is it? Reading comprehension exercises on myths including that of the Trojan Horse

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? After presenting stories of myths from different cultures, these worksheets encourage students to provide their own interpretations.


6 Just right

What is it? Addition exercises on the theme of Goldilocks

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? Children count the bowls of porridge and write down how many there are on these clear, differentiated worksheets.


7 Springfield scrutiny

What is it? A series of handouts on reviewing The Simpsons

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? This motivating lesson guides students through conventions used in reviews.


8 Material matters

What is it? A set of presentations on the different properties of materials used in design and technology lessons

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? These information sheets covering timbers, metals and plastics are a valuable reference tool, and give details of the materials' characteristics and uses.


9 Common activity

What is it? A grammar booklet on common verbs

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Ideal for students learning English as an additional language or those who struggle with tenses, this workbook contains reference tables and exercises to complete.


10 Religious revision

What is it? A student booklet on the philosophy of religion

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Students create their own revision resource as they complete activities that are differentiated according to target grades.


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