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

  • Exam preparation booklet*
    Ideal for pupils looking for last-minute ways to revise ahead of their exam, this comprehensive booklet offers a variety of alternative techniques.
  • 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.
  • Graphic organiser templates
    Easily adapted to suit any subject area, these templates are another useful way of helping visual learners to organise answers to exam questions.
  • Rapid revision progress
    Use this well-structured presentation to get pupils to practise specific skills in order to maximise marks in short-answer questions during exams.

End-of-year fun

  • 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.
  • A to Z quiz*
    Test learners' general knowledge with this alphabet-themed quiz, earning more points for questions that are slightly trickier.
  • 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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