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Differentiation: Homework Challenge

Differentiation: Homework Challenge

Homework challenge has been developed to differentiate homework tasks to give students choice, encourage engagement and differentiate homework for all abilities. Students are given a homework topic – this might be famous designers in DT, World War 1 in History or To Kill a Mockingbird in English. The student then decides how they would prefer to complete their homework. They research the topic (or already have some understanding of it from a previous lesson) and display their knowledge in one of the twenty different methods listed on the Homework Challenge sheet. The challenges are split into 3 different categories of easy, medium and hard (A,B,C). The challenges in the ‘Junior Designer’ category take less time to complete and are a little easier, whereas the ‘Creative Director’ challenges take much longer to complete and are slightly more difficult. Students complete their chosen challenge, hand it into the teacher (sometimes performing it to the rest of the class if they wish) and the teacher gets a wide variety of creative homework’s that are all about the same topic! You may decide to reward students based upon the level of challenge they choose (e.g. a postcard home if they complete a ‘Creative Director’ challenge). -PDF and editable PowerPoint document. ** This resource has taken a lot of time to develop and produce. As it is FREE, a review & feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thank you :)
ShaniceWelsh
Differentiation: Skills Strips

Differentiation: Skills Strips

Skills Strips have been designed to support low ability students who struggle to remember verbal instructions. -The strips use visual imagery and interactive tick boxes to aid students with basic Design Technology skills. -Skills Strips have already been adapted at whole school for subjects such as Maths and English. -Strips are the same size of a large ruler, so they can sit at the top of a pupils book as they work. Laminate and use a whiteboard pen to tick of each stage as they go along. -The colour coded bands make it easier for pupils to select the skill that they need. 6 x Skills strips that can be edited in Powerpoint. (Print in A3 and Laminate for best results). ** This resource has taken a lot of time to develop and produce. As it is FREE, a review & feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thank you :)
ShaniceWelsh
Design Technology: Consumer Profile Cards

Design Technology: Consumer Profile Cards

Fed up of pupils designing for themselves when answering design briefs?- Consumer Profile cards have been designed to solve this issue. Each card is written purposely in a paragraph so that students can use the information, like a reading comprehension, to dissect the important facts that they need to know. This will show a detailed understanding. The cards include a range of people that have a variety of likes, needs and wants. This encourages students to choose a suitable consumer that is relevant to the problem that they have been asked to solve. (For example, if the problem is to design a product to help the elderly, then the Baby consumer profile card would not be suitable – Students should be expected to work this out after class discussion). - Cards should be printed on A3 card and laminated. - Print straight from a PDF or edit text to suit you via PowerPoint. ** This resource has taken a lot of time to develop and produce. As it is FREE, a review & feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thank you :)
ShaniceWelsh
Slimy Things Bundle

Slimy Things Bundle

A collection of things that feel slimy! Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Y2 Science: Everyday Materials Bundle

Y2 Science: Everyday Materials Bundle

A collection of resources suitable for year 2 science topics about everyday materials. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Y1 Science: Everyday Materials Bundle

Y1 Science: Everyday Materials Bundle

A collection of year 1 science resources that can be used as part of lessons on everyday materials. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Digital papers and frames

Digital papers and frames

Huge bundle of digital papers and frames to pimp your work. 9 frames to insert into PowerPoint presentations or worksheets. 10 gingham digital papers to insert as images or to use to fill shapes with the insert>picture feature. 17 striped digital papers. These have been used to create certificates that are sold separately at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/certificates-11689927. Please note, the file comes as a compressed zip folder. If you use the papers or frames to create items to sell, please ensure that the images are locked and cannot be removed and re-used by others e.g. cut and paste. Thanks. Enjoy!
petitchien123
Basic Sewing Machine Skills

Basic Sewing Machine Skills

This is the first two hour lesson I do with the new Fourth Form (Year 9) at my school. It is aim to be easy enough for those who have never been on sewing machine and stretch/establish the ability of those that have. This includes: Scheme of Work; Lesson Plan; PowerPoint; Work Sheets.
eviepoppy
A to Z of D&T

A to Z of D&T

The A to Z of Design and Technology is a pictorial dictionary of D&T terminology presented as PowerPoint presentations which may also be printed as classroom display cards. The resource consists of clear images of related items, each with a picture, title and definition, covering different focus areas of workshop applications, textiles and food. It includes tools and materials in each of these settings and is aimed at Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils, but is also useful for students at Key Stage 3. Teacher notes accompany the presentations. Published in English and Welsh versions, the resource will act as a stimulus in the classroom and to supplement teaching about different aspects of D&T.
DesignAndTechnologyAssociation
Projects on a Page full pack of 21 planners

Projects on a Page full pack of 21 planners

The Projects on a Page scheme of work was introduced in 2014 to help primary schools in England implement the National Curriculum for D&T in an imaginative way. Based on universal principles of effective teaching and learning in D&T, it is also a valuable resource for schools in other parts of the UK and further afield. This scheme of work has been developed by the D&T Association’s Primary Working Group in association with D&T primary consultants. It comprises 21 A3 size project planners that give scope for teachers to use their creativity and professional judgment, whilst ensuring the quality, integrity and rigour of children’s learning. Each planner has 20-step planning guidance and accompanying teaching tips and techniques, a glossary, an example of iterative design appropriate to the project, and practical advice on using resources, useful sketches and diagrams in a helpsheet format to support teachers delivering the project in the classroom. Also included are suggestions on class organisation, links to resources and a glossary of technical terminology related to the project. A guidance booklet shows how to use the planners to full effect and the context in which they should be used. Year 1/2 Mechanisms - Sliders and levers Year 1/2 Structures - Freestanding structures Year 1/2 Food - Preparing fruit and vegetables Year 1/2 Textiles - Templates and joining techniques Year 1/2 Mechanisms - Wheels and axles Year 3/4 Mechanical Systems - Levers and linkages Year 3/4 Mechanical Systems - Pneumatics (NEW) Year 3/4 Structures - Shell structures using computer-aided design (NEW) Year 3/4 Electrical Systems - Simple programming and control (NEW) Year 3/4 Textiles - 2-D shape to 3-D product Year 3/4 Food - Healthy and varied diet Year 3/4 Structures - Shell structures Year 3/4 Electrical Systems - Simple circuits and switches Year 5/6 Food - Celebrating culture and seasonality Year 5/6 Textiles - Combining different fabric shapes Year 5/6 Structures - Frame structures Year 5/6 Electrical Systems - More complex switches and circuits Year 5/6 Mechanical Systems - Pulleys or gears Year 5/6 Mechanical Systems - Cams (NEW) Year 5/6 Textiles - Using computer-aided design in textiles (NEW) Year 5/6 Electrical Systems - Monitoring and control (NEW) Levers and Linkages and Pneumatics provide alternative ways of teaching Mechanical systems at Year 3/4, as do Cams and Pulleys and Gears at Year 5/6. The two Electrical Systems planners focus on the Crumble microcontroller. Full guidance is given in the accompanying booklets showing how to use the planners to full effect and the context in which they should be used.
DesignAndTechnologyAssociation
30 Teddy Bear Photos PowerPoint Presentation

30 Teddy Bear Photos PowerPoint Presentation

Are you doing a topic on bears? Are you doing a topic on toys? Are you looking for some great photos of different types of teddy bears? I have collected together 30 photos of teddy bears for you to share with your class. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different bears being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about teddy bears. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different types of. The students can then discuss which teddy bear they liked the best and why. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Toy Bundle

Toy Bundle

This is my toy bundle. It shows a range of modern toys and compares them to toys from the past. Which toys are still popular from the past? I also included a creative writing prompt to encourage the students to write about the different toys in more detail.
peterfogarty