What's hot?

13th June 2014 at 01:00
A fantastic summer of sport is about to kick off. This week's selection of the resources available on TES Connect will help you to tap into the excitement of the World Cup, the Commonwealth Games and the Tour de France

1 Sports shorts

What is it? A slideshow that introduces a range of sports

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? With a series of colourful photos, it uses this summer's Commonwealth Games and World Cup as an opportunity to explain how different sports are played.

bit.lySportsShorts1

2 Tour de Yorkshire

What is it? Activities for a French class about the Tour de France

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Tapping into the excitement surrounding the tour, which starts in Yorkshire this year, it includes a history of the race and explains how it is structured.

bit.lyTourDeYorkshire

3 Go Glasgow

What is it? German resources inspired by the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Help children to name sports and give them the tools to express their opinions.

bit.lyGoGlasgow

4 Stats life

What is it? A maths task based on World Cup statistics

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? An engaging, topical lesson in which pupils work out the mean, mode and median of players' ages in each group of the World Cup.

bit.lyStatsLife

5 Burgernomics

What is it? A geography lesson investigating the economic journey of a burger

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? How does a burger end up on a plate? Students focus on the people and industries behind burger production and distribution.

bit.lyBurgernomics

6 Punctuation station

What is it? Posters for a display of common punctuation and spelling mistakes

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? It includes tricky homophones such as theirthey'rethere, affecteffect, youryou're and practisepractice.

bit.lyPunctuationStation

7 Pictogram power

What is it? A maths PowerPoint on pictograms

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? This step-by-step introduction to pictograms shows students how to read different axes, interpret the information and answer questions about data.

bit.lyPictogramPower

8 3D sculptures

What is it? Presentations for a 3D sculpture project

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? These carefully considered PowerPoints introduce the work of Robert Arneson and Henry Moore.

bit.ly3DSculptures

9 Choc choices

What is it? A maths lesson on finding the best value products

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Comparisons of real chocolate bars and other items by weight and price help to bring the concept to life.

bit.lyChocChoices

10 Pondering poetry

What is it? Presentations and handouts on analysing poetry

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Help students to tackle extended commentaries, using C P Cavafy's Ithaka as an example.

bit.lyPonderingPoetry

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