What's hot?

Maths teachers in particular should take note of this week's pick of resources from the TES website. Among other excitements, they feature a cake-themed lesson on proportion, Minecraft addition and a snakes-and-ladders-style geometry exercise

1 Join the dots

What is it? Colourful slides and posters of consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? Introduce your pupils to blending CVC words with these vibrant word cards and PowerPoints.


2 Spare change

What is it? A selection of money-counting activities

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Try out these money-handling tasks with your class to demystify cash and build their confidence.


3 Ghost of tenses past

What is it? Table cards for past-tense "ed" words

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? These visual cards can be printed and laminated for your class to use in a stimulating spelling-rules game.


4 Maths building

What is it? A collection of Minecraft-themed addition activities

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Your young Minecrafters will gladly complete the addition tasks included in this entertaining presentation and accompanying worksheets.


5 Breaking barriers

What is it? A lesson exploring the fall of the Berlin Wall

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Take a cross-curricular look at the momentous events. Activities include an informative PowerPoint and worksheets briefly detailing what happened in simple German.


6 Poetic licence

What is it? Examples of poetic and literary devices

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? These bumper presentations include explanations of various literary techniques, plus ideas and templates that can be used by children to create their own poems.


7 Let's get literate

What is it? A comprehensive literacy pack covering a range of topics

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Use this colourful pack to tackle topics such as plurals, homophones, tenses and other common grammatical gripes.


8 The reptile angle

What is it? A snakes and ladders game about the volume of prisms

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? A great plenary activity that increases in difficulty as the game progresses and helps students improve their skills at calculating prismatic volume.


9 Source sentences

What is it? A poster to encourage essay skills in geography

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Don't neglect literacy and exam skills in your geography lessons: use these sheets as a classroom prompt to improve students' writing.


10 Easy as pie

What is it? A maths lesson based on adapting recipes

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Rekindle the

Bake Off spirit with this lesson on scaling recipes to given requirements.


Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you