Cross-curricular topics teaching resources: Famous people

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

St. Columba presentation

St. Columba presentation

St. Columba is a well-known and beloved Saint whose memory is still living and strong, especially in Ireland and Scotland. He is also one of the three Patron Saints of Ireland together with St. Patrick and St. Brigid. Help your pupils to rediscover the spiritual dimension of his life with this eye-catching and informative lesson presentation. This resource can be used alone or in conjunction with St. Columba (after this presentation has been shown and discussed, you may want to spend one more period on a range of engaging activities to reinforce students’ learning). PAGE COUNT: 33Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please visit my shop at ThinkAboutIt

By Think_About_It

Great Fire Of London - Storyboards and Sequencing

Great Fire Of London - Storyboards and Sequencing

Three differentiated worksheets, suitable for Year 1 & 2 pupils. 1 - Storyboard sheet with pictures and lines underneath for able writers to write each part of the story.2 - Storyboard sheet with pictures and parts of the story with gaps for pupils to fill in.3 - Complete storyboard in the wrong order for less able pupils to cut out and sequence.

By spursfan1983

KS1 The Tempest Topic Planning Web - Shakespeare Week

KS1 The Tempest Topic Planning Web - Shakespeare Week

This is a topic web for KS1 teachers wanting their pupils to be learning about the life of William Shakespeare as well as the story of The Tempest. The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's most magical plays and young children love the characters of Wizard Prospero, Sprite Ariel and Monster Caliban. This is a cross curricular topic web showing you ways teachers can base learning for KS1 children around the story and Shakespeare's life, linked to all areas of the curriculum - even maths!Great for Shakespeare Week, I have seen ideas in here used to create great planning and learning opportunities which have been observed as fantastic lessons and produced some great work from children.

By primaryshakespeare

Easter Eggheads Mega 100 Question Interactive Easter Quiz

Easter Eggheads Mega 100 Question Interactive Easter Quiz

This resource is a highly visual and editable 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz on Easter. There are 100 questions with multiple choice answers and varying degrees of challenge. It has six categories.Celebrity EggheadsReligiousEaster Around the WorldEggsLiteratureGeneral KnowledgeThe quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the egg image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is included to record answers. Sample questions:Which feast do Jews celebrate at Easter? On what street in New York does the famous Easter parade take place?In which country do people fly kites on Good Friday?In which country does the Easter wizard deliver eggs to children?In Ethiopia, injera is eaten at the Easter meal. What is injera?Who was famous for creating beautiful, ornate expensive eggs?Who wrote the story The Golden Egg?In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets what colour are phoenix eggs?In what state would you find the Chocolate Mountains?This resource is also suitable for SEN students due to the highly visual nature of the resource and the multiple choice format.More Easter ResourcesEaster Around the World Set 1 - Cyprus, Ethiopia, Germany, Greece, Israel, ItalyEaster Around the World Set 2 - Brazil, Mexico, Sardinia, Spain, Sweden, USAEaster Around the World Set 3 - Australia, Bermuda, France, Lithuania, Norway, SwitzerlandAll three presentations - 50% discount!Easter Around the World Bundle - 18 CountriesThinking of publishing your own resources? Check out this step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

By Krazikas

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

This resource contains a fully editable and interactive lesson / assembly presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) and Autism Awareness Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.The presentation includes sections on What is autism? Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to1. A video which shows what it is like to experience sensory overload.2. A short video on autism.3. A short video about Schools’ Awareness Week by the National Autistic Society.4. A video produced by a young person with autism who talks about five things he thinks it is important that people know about autism and five ways you can help him.A simple text version of this presentation, more appropriate for younger pupils / older SEN students, is also available.Simple Text Autism Awareness Lesson / Assembly PresentationAutism Awareness Activity PackSet of 25 Autism Awareness Posters For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

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Inspirational Assemblies Bundle

Inspirational Assemblies Bundle

This bundle contains a selection of inspirational assemblies - very handy for those awful moments when you suddenly find you have an assembly / lesson to take at the last moment. Purchased individually these resources would cost £18.22. Save money and buy the bundle for just £6.99 . That's a massive saving of 62%! Random Acts of Kindness Optical Illusions International Workers' Day Autism Awareness Black History Month Click on the individual links for further details. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Exploring Islam - bundle

Exploring Islam - bundle

This bundle contains the unit plan, PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, worksheets, flipcharts, puzzles, revisions, homework and the unit review to support the teaching of the unit 'Exploring Islam' (suitable for S1/S2/S3 - Scotland and year 7/8/9 -England). More updates to follow soon - all will be free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

British Values: St. George’s Day

British Values: St. George’s Day

British Values: St. George’s DayPowerPoint presentation and quiz, with task sheets on where in the world St. George’s Day is celebrated and the annual event in Manchester that marks the day, with George portrayed as a Black British icon; St. George and how he became popular in England; the Tomb of St George and his links to Al Khader in Palestine.British values: Tolerance; respect; diversity and inclusivity.

By CollEd

British Values: St. George’s Day: Patron Saint and Celebrations

British Values: St. George’s Day: Patron Saint and Celebrations

British Values: St. George’s Day: Patron Saint and CelebrationsPowerPoint presentation and quiz, with task sheets on where in the world St. George’s Day is celebrated and the annual event in Manchester that marks the day, with George portrayed as a Black British icon..British values: Tolerance; respect; diversity and inclusivity.

By CollEd

St. Columba crosswords

St. Columba crosswords

Learn and play at the same time! ‘St. Columba’ crosswords were designed not just for creating ‘busy-work’ for students, but for engaging the students in the learning process and enhancing their learning experience. Crosswords are well-known as being a very popular activity with students. They offer a simple and creative way to incorporate active learning into your teaching!Learning IntentionsThe puzzle clues for both crosswords were developed in alignment with the learning objectives for the lesson: St. Columba’s life’.✶ to identify basic facts about St. Columba’s life and activity✶ to explain the key words: illuminated letters, conversion, missionary, monk and pilgrimageThe clues are differentiated to suit all ability levels.DifferentiationAll your students can benefit from this resource. There are two different crosswords included which are created for more able (crossword 1) and less able pupils (crossword 2). The crosswords are further differentiated by giving the pupils the option to choose the activity they want to do for each crossword. There are three versions that you can use.Both crosswords are suitable to be used for homework, during class activities or for revision. When used for revision, a crossword makes the process more interactive and fun, and it can be less intimidating for students as a revision tool. Answers are provided! Just print as many copies of the crossword puzzle as you need. You may want to give each student a copy or, you may consider giving the students the option to work in pairs. You can encourage your students to interact with each other while completing the puzzle to identify possible misconceptions they may have about St. Columba’s life. This resource contains:✶ Teacher notes✶ Crossword 1✶ Answers crossword 1✶ Crossword 2✶ Answers crossword 2✶ TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 11Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please visit my shop at ThinkAboutIt

By Think_About_It

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Inspirational Quotes Posters Bundle

Inspirational Quotes Posters Bundle

This resource contains eight sets of inspirational quote posters. These are ideal for displays, libraries, special days, for discussion and creative writing inspiration. Purchased individually these resources would cost £19.99. Grab yourself a bargain by getting all these resources for just £4.99. That's a massive saving of 75%! Jesus Quotes Martin Luther King Quotes Quotes About Mothers Kindness Quotes Reading and Book Quotes Albert Einstein Quotes Shakespeare Quotes Roald Dahl Quotes Click on the individual links for further details. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

Random Acts of Kindness - PowerPoint Assembly / Lesson - 100 Slides -Powerful, Poignant, Humourous!

Random Acts of Kindness - PowerPoint Assembly / Lesson - 100 Slides -Powerful, Poignant, Humourous!

This is a very powerful, poignant and thought-provoking presentation with a dash of humour on Acts of Kindness! It is highly visual and interactive, suitable for a lesson or assembly. It could be used on Random Acts of Kindness Day (17th Feb UK), Random Acts of Kindness Week (2nd week of Feb USA) , on 1st September for New Zealand's Random Acts of Kindness Day, World Kindness Day on 13th November and anti-bullying week.Content includes- Josh de Jong's story- Danny Boyle's story- Jonny Benjamin's story- examples of kindness - Gandhi, Princess Diana- the physical and psychological benefits of performing Random Acts of Kindness- the definition of altruism- inspirational kindness quotes- what we can do to make the world a better place- the importance of kind wordsIt contains hyperlinks to Jonny Benjamin's story and Danny Boyles 'Join Me' movement and the 'Karma Army.'Other Acts of Kindness Resources Acts of Kindness - Set of 25 Thought Provoking Quotes 25 thought-provoking and inspirational kindness quote posters from many inspirational people - Princess Diana, Mahatma Gandhi, Mark Twain, Dalai Lama, Oscar Wilde, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Plato, Sir Winston Churchill, William Wordsworth, Jesse Jackson, Francis of Assisi, Confucius and Desmond Tutu.Set of 36 Kindness PostersA set of colourful posters on the theme of kindness, ideal for display and discussion during Random acts of Kindness Weeks / Days and Anti-Bullying Week .Content includes- What altruism is- Examples of kindness- The physical benefits of performing acts of kindness- Kindness is ....- Short story about Mahatma Gandhi- Motivational postersOther February Assembly / Lesson PresentationsPancakes / Pancake Day Lesson / Assembly PresentationFebruary Lesson / Assembly PresentationValentine’s Day Lesson / Assembly PresentationFor more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate

By Krazikas

Religion and Sport

Religion and Sport

This lesson is part of the inter-disciplinary project: Religion and Sport. Pupils learn to describe a situation where an athlete may experience a conflict between the requirements of their religious belief and the demands of their sport, to identify and explain any religious beliefs/practices associated with the potential conflict and to discuss factors that will influence choices for a person facing such a conflict. The resource can be used with S1/S2/S3 classes (Scotland) or year 7/8/9 (England) and it is designed to last 1-2 periods. Pupils are encouraged to debate, to express their own opinions and to think more deeply about this topic. The activities are designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time. The PowerPoint, with a very clear structure and eye-catching images can be used to boost vocabulary, to consolidate understanding and encourage confident thinking. Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated!For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

National Week Bundles

National Week Bundles

A wide range of different presetations about different national weeks such as anti-bullying week, Science week, Climate Change Week, Christian Aid Week, Interfaith Week, Road Safety Week... lots of different visual images to help start a wide range of different discussions about each topic.

By peterfogarty

Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time QuizzesFour PowerPoint quizzes, each with 30 questions.CelebritiesFootball LogosLogos and IconsTV Theme Music

By CollEd

May Days

May Days

PowerPoint presentations and quizzes on:May Day: An Ancient CelebrationMay Day: labour DayMay 8: VE Day 1945

By CollEd

May Day: Labour Day

May Day: Labour Day

May Day: An Ancient CelebrationMay Day marks the transition from winter to summer season and is a time of ancient celebrations and festivals.But it also has a long tradition of being associated with labour; workers’ rights and political protestPowerPoint presentation and quiz on the political roots of May Day.

By CollEd

Europe Day: May 9: Europe and the EU Quiz

Europe Day: May 9: Europe and the EU Quiz

Europe Day: May 9: Europe and the EU QuizPowerPoint European Union Quiz What do you know about Europe?What do you know about the European Union?40 Questions• 20 Questions - EU Images Quiz including questions on countries; cities; football and treaties• 20 Questions - EU Quiz on the history and make-up of the European Union

By CollEd

Tutor Time: Celebrities: Quiz

Tutor Time: Celebrities: Quiz

Celebrities: QuizPowerPoint Quiz: Thirty questions with multiple choice answers about celebrities (including characters and cartoons).

By CollEd

Sports: Football and Olympics Bundle

Sports: Football and Olympics Bundle

PowerPoint presentations; quizzes and task sheets on: The Euros 1996/2016 The World Cup Olympics Covers the history and geography of some of the greatest sporting events, from the ancient Greek Olympics; the Berlin games; the FA Cup and the World Cup of 1966.

By CollEd

Malala Yousafzai Activity Pack

Malala Yousafzai Activity Pack

1. Great Cloze Activity Overview2. Crossword3. Word Search4. 2 Message puzzle for students to solve5. Handout with Graphic Organizers6. Postcard Templates7. Quotes Activity8. Graphic Organizer and KWL Templates9. Think/Pair/Share Handout

By sfy773

John Glenn Biography PowerPoint - Astronaut - American Hero

John Glenn Biography PowerPoint - Astronaut - American Hero

John Glenn was an American astronaut hero that your students should know. This PowerPoint about his life will help your students understand his accomplishments as a WWII and Korean war veteran, a test pilot, an astronaut, a businessman, and a senator. 21 engaging slides with sound and animations. ©2017 HappyEdugator. This product is the intellectual property of Deborah Hayes aka HappyEdugator.

By Happyedugator

Ancient Civilisation Bundle

Ancient Civilisation Bundle

This is a set of presentations and teaching resources about a wide range of different ancient civilisation. Your students will be able to look at life in ancient China, ancient Greece, ancient Egypt and ancient Rome. The slides are a great way of getting your students to think about how people lived in the past, using primary and secondary sources.

By peterfogarty