What's hot?

18th April 2014 at 01:00
Never let it be said that the resources available on TES Connect lack variety - this week's far-reaching selection will boost your lessons with books, boots, business, basketball and Barbie

1 Four seasons

What is it? Five lessons on composer Vivaldi and his most famous works

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Lively activities introduce students to each of the Four Seasons.


2 Book looks

What is it? A template for basic book reviews

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Children record key information and their personal responses to books, and tackle more testing tasks when they come to describe the main characters.


3 Cash checked

What is it? A worksheet on converting pounds to pence and vice versa

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? These simple but attractive worksheets will engage students.


4 Doll details

What is it? A presentation on the history of dolls

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Facts about toys, from wooden dolls to plastic action figures, are accompanied by colourful images and questions on each slide.


5 All ads up

What is it? A reading task about analysing adverts

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Aimed at football fans, this looks at persuasive language in adverts for boots.


6 Past master

What is it? An introduction to forming the preterite tense in Spanish with regular verbs

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Offers a creative way to present conjugation patterns: by using a template of a flower and its petals to reinforce the correct verb endings.


7 Science friction

What is it? A physics lesson on forces and an investigation into the effect of friction

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Starts excitingly by focusing on what happens when a racing car is at full throttle.


8 Just the business

What is it? A revision booklet for applied business students

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Packed with useful exam tips and explanations of key words, this will save exam stress.


9 Right angle

What is it? Revision worksheets on 90-degree triangles in trigonometry

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Includes clear and detailed exercises and extension questions on how to calculate the values of missing sides and angles in a triangle.


10 Basketball basics

What is it? A colourful analysis sheet on basketball skills

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Shows students how to identify effective techniques and justify the use of different types of defence.


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