What's hot?

21st March 2014 at 00:00
This week's pick of the resources available on TES Connect shines a light on a wide range of topics, from how to make a mobile phone stand to the First World War, the noises made by modern transport and theatre lighting

1 In good order

What is it? A worksheet to practise ordering numbers

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? A clear, logical task in which children develop their maths skills by sorting three numbers between 1 and 20 into order.


2 Price puzzles

What is it? An adding and subtracting exercise based on prices

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? It has an editable presentation with six questions about price changes and a worksheet for students' answers.


3 Starting blocks

What is it? A short activity to develop mental maths strategies

Who is it for? 7-9s

Why is it hot? This revision tool reinforces how to find the starting number of a problem by using inverse operations.


4 Transport tumult

What is it? A slideshow to introduce different modes of transport to children with special educational needs

Who is it for? 3-11s

Why is it hot? Visually clear with embedded sounds, this PowerPoint helps children to associate different noises with seven types of transport.


5 Kingdom of quotes

What is it? Worksheets about Michael Morpurgo's novel Kensuke's Kingdom

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Students must record what they infer from a variety of quotes.

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6 Great War guide

What is it? A scheme of work and resources for Michael Morpurgo's novel Private Peaceful

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, try this unit of work including presentations, worksheets and activities.


7 Standing orders

What is it? A guide to making a mobile phone stand

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Straightforward and concise, these step-by-step instructions are illustrated with diagrams and prompt students to record their progress.


8 Inspector gadgets

What is it? A board game based on the JB Priestley play An Inspector Calls

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? A motivating alternative to past papers, this activity helps students to recall key information and follows up with an exam question.


9 Right lights

What is it? A set of display posters on lighting terms for drama students

Who is it for? 11-18s

Why is it hot? This colourful resource shows pictures of a variety of theatrical lights, explains their purpose and describes their effects.


10 Work wonders

What is it? Exercises to consolidate French vocabulary relating to the world of work

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Ideal for homework, this resource includes a variety of language tasks that will help students to learn important phrases.



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