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This week's pick of the resources available on TES Connect start with a band of superhero reading champions. Vivid imagery abounds in lessons about French traditions, the seasons and the First World War

This week's pick of the resources available on TES Connect start with a band of superhero reading champions. Vivid imagery abounds in lessons about French traditions, the seasons and the First World War

1. Super reader

What is it? A presentation on superheroes for early readers

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? Rescue students from boredom with bold and colourful slides about characters such as Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and the Hulk.

2. Rome truths

What is it? A timeline activity about ancient Rome

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Children research important events and work together to create timelines.

3. Riddle me this

What is it? Two lessons on riddles

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? It soon has students coming up with their own teasers.

4. Season ticket

What is it? A seasons calendar for recording information such as changes to weather and plants

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Easily extended - for example, to record the yearly cycle of nesting birds.

5. Mat matters

What is it? A literacy mat to help students with connectives and sentence starters

Who is it for? 7-13s

Why is it hot? Words and phrases are organised into categories to help children experiment with new vocabulary.

6. Wartime poetry

What is it? A PowerPoint about poetry from the First World War

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? A well-presented slideshow that introduces the events and effects of the war through the verse that soldiers wrote about their experiences.

7. Hockey basics

What is it? A reference guide on the rules of hockey

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Useful for displays or handouts, this concise summary covers pitch dimensions, cards and fouls.

8. Here is the news

What is it? A lesson to introduce newspaper structure

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Aimed at lower abilities, it looks at the layout of a front page and helps students to plan their own work.

9. Chemistry sums

What is it? A card-sorting chemistry activity

Who is it for? 14-16s

Why is it hot? Ideal for revision, it covers yield, mass and moles.

10. Ftes franaises

What is it? A presentation on French cultural events, traditions and celebrations

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? Covers a wide range of dates, with supporting worksheets on related vocabulary and traditions.

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