Secondary resources for Term 4

Nicola Davison
30th September 2016
Secondary, plan, teaching resource, revision, exam skills, end of term, lessons, Term 4, Australia, New Zealand, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

Tools to support learners as they prepare for exams and end-of-year lessons to inspire creative thinking

Exam season is almost upon us! While your students will have been working hard to revise subject knowledge over the holidays, it’s always a good idea to go over those vital exam skills to ensure that they’re ready for anything.

We’ve selected a few of the top resources to help you do just that, as well as some cross-curricular lesson ideas to make sure your classes are engaged right up until the end of the academic year.

Exam skills resources

  • Essay-writing toolkit
    This extensive guide contains a variety of tools, tips and tricks to help students become more confident in their essay writing.
  • Exam answer planner
    Support students as they plan answers to longer questions by encouraging the use of this editable worksheet, including a list of key command words.

 

  • Post a Pringle task
    Develop higher-level thinking skills with this unusual project, in which students must design packaging that enables a Pringle to be sent through the post.
  • Paper clip boat challenge*
    Introduce pupils to the concept of water tension by getting them to experiment with ways to make a paper clip float.
  • Pirate maths game
    Why not embrace the pirate theme by playing this addictive game, through which pupils can practise key numeracy skills, as part of a mini unit of work? 
  • Whodunnit? murder mystery
    Allow students to go through the steps required to solve this stimulating mystery, before getting them to work together to create their own.


*This resource is being sold by the author

For more secondary inspiration, check out this collection of featured resources for Term 4.

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