What's hot?

9th May 2014 at 01:00
Bingo, Bloom's Taxonomy, Blood Brothers. This may sound like a word-chain parlour game, but in fact these are just some of the subjects that feature in this week's eclectic selection of top-notch resources, all available on TES Connect

1 Frog facts

What is it? A PowerPoint introduction to frogs

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? Simple and clear, it illuminates all things amphibian with a series of arresting images.

bit.lyFrogFacts

2 Blooming great

What is it? Posters with prompts for questioning based on Bloom's Taxonomy

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? It encourages pupils to pose challenging queries to each other.

bit.lyBloomingGreat

3 Dividing rules

What is it? An introductory maths lesson on sharing and dividing

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? It uses the film Despicable Me as a theme, and a bingo game at the end injects an element of fun.

bit.lyDividingRules

4 Hot and cold

What is it? A worksheet about packing for holidays in hot and cold countries

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Children demonstrate their understanding of contrasting weather by categorising items that people would use in different climates.

bit.lyHotAndCold

5 Towering success

What is it? Two guided reading activities on the Tower of London (pictured right)

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? It explores the colourful history behind Traitors' Gate and the superstitions about the Tower's famous ravens.

bit.lyToweringSuccess

6 Thicker than water

What is it? A set of 15 lessons for classes studying the Willy Russell classic Blood Brothers

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? It explores the themes, language and background of the play, with examples, creative activities and thoughtful questioning.

bit.lyBloodThickerWater

7 Food for thoughts

What is it? Presentations that summarise core theory for food technology students

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Diagrams, definitions and key notes are each followed by revision activities.

bit.lyFood4Thoughts

8 Harper bazaar

What is it? A 45-page revision guide on To Kill a Mockingbird

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Comprehensive coverage of Harper Lee's novel, with chapter summaries, character studies, themes, context and language, concluding with practice exam questions.

bit.lyHarperBazaar

9 Somme total

What is it? A collection of 18 history exam tasks on the First World War

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Includes questions on the run-up to and the aftermath of the conflict.

bit.lySommeTotal

10 Ticket to ride

What is it? A creative maths task that challenges students to design a theme park

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? It covers cost, profit and design specifications.

bit.lyThemeParkLesson

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