What's hot?

25th April 2014 at 01:00
From deadly dinosaurs to desert dangers, this week's pick of the resources available on TES Connect is full of peril. But, if you're careful, you should be able to steer students home again

1. Short cuts

What is it? A presentation that helps students to use three-letter words in sentences

Who is it for? 3-7s

Why is it hot? Lively picture prompts make this a motivating introduction to sentence structure.

2. Deadly dinosaurs

What is it? An information book on dinosaurs

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Use as a slideshow or print it out to introduce key facts on dinosaurs and fossils.

3. Full figured

What is it? A PowerPoint on the properties of 3D shapes

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Ideal for display, these colourful slides show the faces, edges, vertices and properties of eight 3D shapes.

4. It's v its

What is it? Quiz on apostrophes

Who is it for? 7-16s

Why is it hot? Revisit an unpopular subject in a fun way with this multiple-choice game.

5. Desert storm

What is it? A desert-themed board game about survival

Who is it for? 7-13s

Why is it hot? As children make their way around the board they must dodge dangers such as thirst, snake bites and quicksand.

6. German passport

What is it? Preparation for a German assessment on holidays

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Vocabulary exercises, sentence-builders, comprehension and translation tasks help revision for a German writing assessment.

7. Plastic fantastic

What is it? Revision mat on graphic products

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Keywords and definitions support revision of six design and technology topics.

8. Note perfect

What is it? Presentations to support music lessons

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Introductions to everything from classical concertos to African a cappella give a grounding in a wide range of musical styles.

9. Whole lotta lava

What is it? A carousel lesson on volcanoes

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Facts on five famous volcanoes serve as an engaging way into more detailed learning.

10. Spelled out

What is it? Spelling strategies

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Exercises for students with dyslexia or other reading problems. Practice sheets allow them to record their progress.


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