Cross-curricular topics teaching resources: Buildings

Resources and ideas for cross-curricular topics, buildings, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Living conditions in the Industrial revolution

Living conditions in the Industrial revolution

Powerpoint and worksheet all about living conditions in the Industrial revolution, this lesson includes various tasks for students and an extended writing task with a writing frame all provided on the powerpoint.

By leighbee23

GUIDE - How to create an Anglo-Saxon house in Sketchup 8 (3D printer friendly)

GUIDE - How to create an Anglo-Saxon house in Sketchup 8 (3D printer friendly)

Create a 3D Anglo-Saxon house in Sketchup 8 with this 24 page step-by-step, picture guide. Perfect for those with very little experience in 3D modelling or using Sketchup and has been designed to be 3D printer ready. If you are looking to get into 3D printing in your school, please feel free to contact me and I'll point you in the right direction. *Sketchup is free to download and can be easily installed by network administrators.

By martinjgoulden

Houses and Homes Topic Grid

Houses and Homes Topic Grid

Year 1. Houses and Homes topic, this is a topic grid outlining what is covered in the Houses and Homes topic for one half term. Covers different curriculum areas including maths, literacy and foundation subjects. Easily adaptable for other year groups.

By jessmurray10

Houses and Homes Topic Homework Grid

Houses and Homes Topic Homework Grid

Year 1. Houses and Homes topic homework grid. Different homework activities based on the houses and homes topic, covers different curriculum areas including maths, literacy and foundation subjects. Easily adaptable to other year groups and some ideas and activities could also be used as a lesson in class.

By jessmurray10

Interactive hydroelectrical energy/dam foldable. interactive notebook resource

Interactive hydroelectrical energy/dam foldable. interactive notebook resource

A 3 part foldable that gives students opportunity to label the parts of a hydroelectrical dam and understand how water and energy transfer is used to generate electricity. Included is the foldable to colour, label and cut out and pictures to model the correct way of fitting it together. Students of course have full automony when it comes to the colouring.Boxes to include key words have been added since photo was taken.Students can then describe in their exercise books how the dam works and research real life case studies.

By TRJ

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Materials Big Lesson Bundle – Primary Science

Materials Big Lesson Bundle – Primary Science

Materials Big Lesson Bundle – Primary Science This download includes six complete lessons on materials. The lessons cover: how materials are made, identifying different materials, natural v. man-made materials, the properties of materials, recycling materials and the suitability of materials for purpose. Each lesson includes a detailed PowerPoint to explain the lesson, complete lesson plan and differentiated worksheets to allow children to demonstrate understanding of the lessons. These lessons are also all available separately.Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here.*****************************************************************************Some of my other products: Big Science Bundle Pack Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit *****************************************************************************

By TheGingerTeacher

Science Week Bundle

Science Week Bundle

A collection of science themed resources and activities that you might enjoy for British Science Week.

By sarah277

Insulation in the home

Insulation in the home

Pupils begin by researching insulation or watching a small video (plenty on Youtube), the second task is to discuss way in which a house can lose heat (open windows, damage and leading to poor insulation), the main task is list ideas to reduce heat loss, looking at main areas of the house where heat is lost. The plenary allowed pupils to discuss houses of the future and how they need to be built to reduce heat loss. The lesson could also be guided to show eco friendly ideas.

By filnolan

Skyscrapers (Puzzles & Fun Stuff)

Skyscrapers (Puzzles & Fun Stuff)

Let’s learn the tallest Skyscrapers in the world with these fun and educational puzzles!Word searches, crossword puzzles, word scrambles and a cut & paste puzzle are included in this 11-page printable. These easy-to-use activities come in different levels.The following Scientists are addressed:International Finance CentreShanghai TowerBurj Al ArabShanghai World Finance CenterMecca Royal Clock TowerBank of China TowerPetronas Twin TowersThe ShardBurj KhalifaEmpire State BuildingTaipei 101Willis TowerOne World Trade CenterAnswer key is provided.

By magisterprintables

Temple of Artemis

Temple of Artemis

Some facts about Temple of Artemis - one of the seven wonders of the ancient world

By Olynj

Big Ben with Google Earth Tours

Big Ben with Google Earth Tours

Tour Big Ben at the Palace of Westminster, London with Google Earth ToursMake a virtual field trip the United Kingdom’s most iconic landmark, Big Ben. You will be using Google Earth to watch a pre-recorded tour of the famous Clock Tower at the Palace of Westminster, and its surroundings. Learn all about Big Ben and its place in London. Making cameo appearances on the trip are the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, and much more.The product includes a document of about 25 talking points and interesting facts historic tourist attraction. The tour is also accompanied by a PDF file that describes what you are seeing based on the corresponding minutes in the video. This is so you can pause the tour at the given time stamp and let the class know what they are looking at. For example the document says at, “3:02 – 3:15 – This is another close up of Elizabeth Tower with the camera facing west.* The park behind it is called Parliament Square, a popular tourist site with its 11 statues of famous historical figures. Sir Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Abraham Lincoln are just a few. * Because of its central and well-known location, it is also a popular meeting place for protests and demonstrations.The tour begins with a view of Europe from outer space. You are then zoomed in to the site’s locations to see it from a variety of different viewpoints. The angles are chosen so the students can get a good idea of the structure’s location, as well as, its physical relationship to the other landmarks in its vicinity. Finally, you are taken back out to a long shot of Europe.To watch, all you have to do is click on the file, Google Earth will open and you will be taken on a short trip to the World Heritage site. * Your computer must have Google Earth to watch these tours.Feel free to visit some other famous landmarks in North America.1. The Golden Gate Bridge (3:29)2. Chichen Itza (5:38)3. Niagara Falls (2:10)4. Panama Canal (3:02)5. Statue of Liberty (2:07)6. Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri (1:06)Here are some European landmarks.1. Stonehenge (3:29)2. The Acropolis (5:38) 3. The Colosseum4. The Leaning Tower of Pisa5. The Eiffel Tower (3:15)6. Big Ben (5:12)Tour some African sites.1. The Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza (3:15)These tours work great with social studies lessons about famous landmarks, maps, cardinal directions, etc.Please feel free to email me directly at r_nyg@yahoo.com if you need any assistance.The cover photo is by Hernán Piñera and has a Creative Commons license. The photo can be found @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/hernanpc/8706453607/

By RyanNygrenRKN

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Computing Assessments: Lower KS2

Computing Assessments: Lower KS2

Test children on a variety of traditional Computing skills. Plus a couple of additional Computing activities to extend skill consolidation and a FREE E-Safety username presentation!

By martinjgoulden

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Year 1: Master Computing Basics Bundle

Year 1: Master Computing Basics Bundle

A huge amount of resources for individual or Interactive Whiteboard use for Year 1 children. Gain confidence with easy to use, drag and drop resources across a variety of topics.

By martinjgoulden

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Year 2: Master Computing Basics Bundle

Year 2: Master Computing Basics Bundle

A huge amount of resources for individual or Interactive Whiteboard use for Year 1 children. Gain confidence with easy to use, drag and drop resources across a variety of topics including a whole unit on Coding!

By martinjgoulden

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Computing Typing Bundle EYFS>KS2

Computing Typing Bundle EYFS>KS2

Set your children to work with these 12 typing activities. From basic text editing to retelling whole stories in an easy to use, easy to print format. Great EYFS\Y1\Y2 and older children\INAs who aren't familiar or confident with typing.

By martinjgoulden

Morocco

Morocco

This resource introduces the Kingdom of Morocco. It contains over 30 beautiful images of the countryside, towns, buildings, people and markets, for you to show your students, along with facts and interesting information about the country.A useful resource for students of all ages who are interested in learning more about other countries, cultures and ways of life. I'm sure this resource will spark plenty of class discussions, as well as activities, such as designing your own Moroccan style shoes, lamps or boxes.Please note this resource is a PDF.

By cassieborodenko

Tanzania

Tanzania

This resource introduces the fascinating country of Tanzania. It contains over 30 beautiful images of the landscape, animals, villages, towns and people, for you to show your students, along with facts and interesting information about the country.A useful resource for students of all ages who are interested in learning more about other countries, cultures and ways of life. I'm sure this resource will spark plenty of class discussions and activities, such as making a Tanzanian house, designing your own Tanzanian style fabrics and performing a Maasai dance!Please note this resource is a PDF.

By cassieborodenko

Africa Bundle

Africa Bundle

A collection of resources about the diverse African continent. These resources contain facts and images for you to show your students, for you to feel like you are travelling the world from the comfort of your classroom!

By cassieborodenko

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Multicultural Bundle

Multicultural Bundle

I have created presentations about different aspects of living in harmony with other people from other nations. It is great for harmony day and also the International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination. I have included a range of different presentations of different countries around the world. You are able to compare and contrast lives in other places. I have included stories from India, as this is the largest ethnic minority in the UK, and I thought it would be nice to see the differences and similarities between the two countries. I have also included 2 presentations about the Brexit (Brexit Conversation Ideas and International Day For the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - which covers Britain pre- and post Brexit and its crime rates).

By peterfogarty

Different Types of Houses - shapes and materials

Different Types of Houses - shapes and materials

This is a story that can be made into a book - it has 12 spreads. The tutorial talks in first person of a child, who introduces different types of houses across the world. Use this to initiate conversations about why we live where we live, why do some people choose to live on stilts, in tents, and in igloos? Talk about what they do during winter, summer and during the rain.

By csoundar

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Bumper KS1 SATs comprehension revision pack

Bumper KS1 SATs comprehension revision pack

This is a pack of 20 year 2 SATs style non-fiction comprehensions. Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions and a similar layout. Perfect to use in the run-up to SATs as either a start of day activity, a main part of a lesson or to send home to parents for children to practise at home.There are a wide range of topics covered, including:Wildlife (x3)European countries (x3)Historical figures from the history curriculum (x4)Sports stars (x3)General non-fictions based on seasons, celebrations and news articles (x7)PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.

By blossomingminds

London landmarks factsheets

London landmarks factsheets

I do a whole topic on London in the Spring term and got bored looking for age-appropriate non-fiction resources for the children to get information from so I made these myself.

By Volvic42

The Three Little Pigs - Writing Templates

The Three Little Pigs - Writing Templates

Based on the retelling of The Three Little Pigs by Martin Goulden these writing templates provide a wide variety of line-spacing and picture/writing ratios, all set in borders made from the characters in the story. Pack contains 10 landscape and 10 portrait templates.

By martinjgoulden

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The Three Little Pigs Bundle Pack

The Three Little Pigs Bundle Pack

Packed full of interactive and editable resources for both you and your children to complete. Ranging from Interactive Whiteboard resources for continuous provision through to opportunities for children to practice their Computing skills through individual, whole-lesson activities!

By martinjgoulden

The Three Little Pigs Story

The Three Little Pigs Story

This Microsoft PowerPoint document retells the classic fairy tale of The Three Little Pigs. Whilst the illustrations are non-editable, the story itself is. This allows you to change the text as you see fit. Visuals created by Martin Goulden. Story re-written by Martin Goulden.

By martinjgoulden

The Three Little Pigs - Speech Bubbles

The Three Little Pigs - Speech Bubbles

Based on the retelling of The Three Little Pigs by Martin Goulden this Microsoft PowerPoint document contains exactly the same storyboard as the story itself. However, this storyboard contains no text or text boxes but instead contains editable speech bubbles.

By martinjgoulden

Three Little Pigs Story Sequence

Three Little Pigs Story Sequence

Based on the retelling of The Three Little Pigs by Martin Goulden this .pdf document contains all the pages of the story in a random order. These are non-editable and are designed to be easily printed and cut to create a story sequencing activity for the children.

By martinjgoulden

The Three Little Pigs - Create Your Own Word Mat

The Three Little Pigs - Create Your Own Word Mat

Based on the retelling of The Three Little Pigs by Martin Goulden this Microsoft PowerPoint document contains an editable word mat. Choose from 5 different coloured mats. Simply drag and drop characters/objects from the story onto the mats along with their labels. A great activity for the children to create themselves and consolidate their vocab. Extension: Children can type their own labels on the blank ones provided.

By martinjgoulden