What's hot?

20th September 2013 at 01:00
This week's top 10 downloads from TES Connect indicate that teachers have got round to decorating their classrooms, as a high percentage of the most popular resources feature colourful wall posters

1. Jurassic joys

What is it? A comprehensive and visually striking PowerPoint presentation on dinosaurs

Who is it for? 4-6s

Why is it hot? It's fact-filled, with pictures and questions.


2. Possessive case

What is it? A lesson plan and presentation based around the faith Theravada Buddhist monks and why they repudiate their worldly goods

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? It draws children into discussing the importance of possessions.


3. Foreign fields

What is it? A series of posters to teach students the benefits of learning a foreign language

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Eye-catching display resources provide a variety of reasons for studying languages, accompanied by a selection of inspirational quotes.


4. Number know-how

What is it? Detailed lesson plans for numeracy, with objectives and suggested activities

Who is it for? 5-6s

Why is it hot? A clear three-week numeracy plan that details opportunities for differentiation, questioning and assessment.


5. Kingdom come

What is it? A presentation and activity sheet to be used for exploring the Acts of Union

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? An engaging lesson supported by an informative PowerPoint and research worksheet to check understanding.


6. A good fit

What is it? Plans and resources for all secondary school ages to complete a unit on fitness

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Provides instructive work schemes for each year group, with explanatory sheets for seven adaptable fitness activities.


7. Animal magic

What is it? Lesson plans and animal-specific worksheets on the topic of habitats

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? This detailed plan has 23 student-friendly animal fact sheets to support a six-lesson plan with cross-curricular links and keywords.


8. Game plan

What is it? A set of Top Trumps cards on chemical reactions

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Fun and motivating activities reinforce understanding of selected chemical reactions by putting them into real-life contexts.


9. The write stuff

What is it? Four colourful posters for writing skills, with openers, connectives, sentence types and punctuation

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Good display resources to help develop writing skills.


10. Perfect pitch

What is it? Student information booklet for the music GCSE course

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Excellent as a reference and revision tool; relevant musical vocabulary with clear definitions.



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