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Researching the Aztecs - KS2

Researching the Aztecs - KS2

This resource includes: PPT Starter Integrated handbook for students to complete all about ‘the Aztecs’ ‘Code breaker’ plenary Lesson plan Support ‘cheat sheet’ for L.A Students This lesson plan is based around using ‘microsoft encarta’ for researching, however the lesson could easily be used alongside other similar software. Enjoy!
HDLouise
PSHE : One Year's KS4 / KS5 PSHE

PSHE : One Year's KS4 / KS5 PSHE

One year, (36 hours) of PSHE lessons for KS4 / KS5 : 1 whole year of highly-rated and popular PSHE resources. From financial and study skills to bullying, relationships education, applying to uni, recognising fake news and finding a career - this really is a comprehensive pack for KS4 or KS5. It is written to fit the DfE’s latest PSHE/ RSE guidance for 2018-19. If you were looking for the Complete KS3 Three Year’s of PSHE Pack, then you can find that here. Complete KS3 PSHE Pack for 7, 8, 9. This pack contains 36 x fully resourced, highly-rated PSHE lesson packs and units (KS4/5). All 36 lesson packs (bundled into 20 downloads) are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging activities and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to pick up and use. They are all planned according to 2018/19 PSHE Association guidance and created in preparation for the new statutory RSE guidance from the DfE. **EC Resources has created lessons for The Children’s Commissioner, MACS Charity, The CCRC and has completed PSHE commissions for schools across the UK. ** These resources could also be used in Tutor Time, in which case there is enough material for 72x half an hour sessions. There is zero extra work required (although everything is editable if you do want to adapt it), and the whole bundle also follows specific KS3/4 PSHE Association topic recommendations and Ofsted latest RSE/Safe Students guidance. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I also have a **ONE YEAR OF CITIZENSHIP **bundle (37 lessons) available here. and I have a ONE YEAR OF RE bundle (36 lessons) available here: and finally a **ONE YEAR OF KS3 HISTORY **(36 lessons) available here. Many more inexpensive and free resources for each secondary year group at my shop:
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Animation Planning and resources Y5 and Y6

Animation Planning and resources Y5 and Y6

This resources is for a 5 week plan for animation using Ipads for a mixed 5/6 class. It compromises of 6 lessons, differentiated with white board slides to follow and resources; including learning intentions and worksheets to plan. It looks at the world of Morph and dips into shaun the sheep. this resource is easily editable to suit a different key stage 2 age group or adapt to use different apps or resources. Each lesson lesson 1 - looking a apps for animating lesson 2- planning an animation lesson 3 - creating the animation lesson 4 - script writing lesson 5 - evaluating the app
bgjwh06
Past, Present and Future Technologies (STEM Activities)

Past, Present and Future Technologies (STEM Activities)

Teach your students about technologies that changed the world. What made them so successful? How did some become completely superseded or obsolete? And what will replace them in the future based upon what we know about history and the wants and needs of our society? This collection of 20 beautiful past and present technology cards are accompanied with 4 easy to follow activities and lesson plans to get your students thinking like a STEM designer, entrepreneur and innovator.
Innovativeteachingideas
Paper Helicopter STEM Challenge (PBL)

Paper Helicopter STEM Challenge (PBL)

Can you make the ultimate paper helicopter? Do you understand the principles of flight and gravity? How will you design, enhance, “tinker” and most importantly record your data and evidence of your findings? All these essential questions will be answered through these excellent HANDS ON STEM activities. Everything is here for you NO PREP REQUIRED The only materials required are paper, paper clips and scissors. This project can be distributed individually via Google Classroom, OneNote or a similar platform or you can teach it to the entire class. All content and materials are easy to follow and fully prepared. Become an engineer today and have some great fun learning about the basic principles of flight and gravity.
Innovativeteachingideas
Spreadsheet A&E - OCR Cambridge Nationals Information Technologies

Spreadsheet A&E - OCR Cambridge Nationals Information Technologies

This is a resource that goes through each of the formulae that students need to know for the course. It has an activity for them to practice each formula and apply it to a working situation. My students come back to this when they build any spreadsheet and can’t remember how to do a certain formula.
gwhiting7
PSHE: Year 11 / KS5 PSHE

PSHE: Year 11 / KS5 PSHE

18 x fully resourced, highly-rated PSHE lesson packs and units suitable for Year 11 or KS5. From Revision and Study Skills, Living Independently, RSE, Finance and Careers to Body Image, Sleep, The Dark Web and University Applications - this really is a comprehensive KS4 or KS5 PSHE lesson bundle. All 18 lessons are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs and starters. All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, and the whole bundle follows PSHE Association topic recommendations and Ofsted latest SRE/ PSHE Association guidance for Year 11. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. If you like the look of this, I also have a popular complete KS4 one year of PSHE pack here. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop - where you can find my bundles for other year groups: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :) You can also find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website psheresources.com 20s5
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Primary ICT / Computing report templates and statements of progression

Primary ICT / Computing report templates and statements of progression

New UK Curriculum for Computing in Prmary assessment and reports statements for year 1-6 at three levels of progression across Digital LIteracy, Digital CItizenship and Computer Science. Use the sentences as a guide for what to include in your reports for the computing segment. While these do not cover the entire spectrum of assessment for computing, they are a good representation of the most notable standards per strand for the age expected ability and represent what should be taught. Could also be used in a backwards planning model to also develop learning objectives, success criteria and lesson plans or an entire vertical curriculum.
habeebafett
SCRATCH - making a game stage 2

SCRATCH - making a game stage 2

This PowerPoint has video descriptions of how to add features to a simple driving or maze navigation game. I used it with year 3 and made this to help the teachers who were not confident or familiar with SCRATCH themselves. They were able to play the pages and then get the children designing, making, innovating and debugging their games. It is a large file, so allow time for it to download.
NickAHutson
Website Evaluation (Editable in Google Docs)

Website Evaluation (Editable in Google Docs)

This is a checklist to use to check websites for reliability. This can be used for extra practice looking for high quality sites or during the research process. Students must look for certain criteria in their selected website. They then add up the totals to see if the website can be used as a reliable source of information. Included is a printable PDF file as well as an editable Google Doc. This way you can change the website evaluation before printing it out for your students or you can provide them a digital copy.
rombop
Secure your Google Account: 2 Step Verification Guide

Secure your Google Account: 2 Step Verification Guide

When it comes to data you want secured, your email accounts are probably close to the top of the list. Strong passwords can help, but to be as secure as possible, you want to enable two-step authentication. This is a great resource to print out and have your students follow. It teaches students about 2 step verification! What You Get: • What is two-step authentication? • Setup your Google account • Alternative second steps
rombop
Timeline Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Timeline Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Best of all, this resource is available in both printable pdf format as well as a Google Slides editable format. This timeline template allows students to create a timeline with linked information for each event.The timeline page supports 11 events and has the age range of 0 to 17. If you need more events for your timeline, duplicate the slide. Your students are able to click the arrow and point it at the appropriate time. They can also double click the event boxes and write in their description. The template is locked, so your students can’t mistakenly move or delete the background. If you choose to print the PDF, have your students draw the arrows themselves. This resource includes one version with arrows on each event box and one version without any arrows, ready to print.
rombop
Blank Rubric Template Editable in Google Docs

Blank Rubric Template Editable in Google Docs

This package contains 10 different blank rubric templates. You can fill in your own grading criteria by printing them out and writing in all the information for your assignment. Alternatively, you can customize these rubrics by using Google Docs to edit them. Includes: • Google docs editing directions • Categories worth 2 points • Categories worth 3 points • Categories worth 4 points • Categories worth 5 points • Categories worth 10 points • Categories worth 3 points and 5 points (mixed) • Categories worth 3 points, 4 points and 5 points (mixed) • 3 different project based learning rubric templates
rombop
PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 2

PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 2

10 hours of new PSHE lessons on some of the most pertinent and pressing issues facing students in 2018/19. These topics have been identified by the PSHE Association as essentials for the coming year and so this bundle has been planned following their recommendations. This is part two of a two part pack. PART ONE All 10 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging, varied main task activities.All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons have been selected to be in this bundle as they all focus on relatively new issues or ones which need further awareness amongst young people in an ever-changing world full of mental health issues, new technology, crime and potentially tough futures which lie ahead. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, although each lesson is still completely editable too. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I have ‘One Year of PSHE’ Packs for Years 7, 8, 9 and KS4. You can check them out at the shop link below. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive or free resources at my shop: EC_Resources
EC_Resources
Technology in the News Activity

Technology in the News Activity

**Technology in the News Activity ** The resource includes a word processing and a PowerPoint version. There are links within the resources to a variety of news articles which students can browse and investigate. The activity is applicable to KS3 and KS4 computer studies and links to Legal, Ethical, Cultural and Environmental aspect of GCSE computer studies. Activities can be saved and used as an ongoing activity. The activities can be used as a starter, plenary, homeworks or as part of a class activity leading on to discussions about various aspect of computer science / studies.
conxxion
SCRATCH 2 - an introduction

SCRATCH 2 - an introduction

This is a PowerPoint introducing the areas of the SCRATCH 2 screen for staff and pupils who are not confident with SCRATCH 2. It is basically the “little talk” I give year 3 pupils before they start a unit to create a driving game. I hope others find it useful…
NickAHutson
GCSE ICT

GCSE ICT

The very best from gwhiting7 and his award winning GCSE ICT Resources, including: Workbook (usually £13.50) Individual worksheets on a range of topics (usually £2 each) Mind-maps (usually £4 each) Wordsearches/crosswords (usually £4 each) Fillable assessment forms (usually £3 each) Read my reviews - all top quality resources that can be used for KS3, 4 and 5.
gwhiting7
Internet Safety - The Dark Web

Internet Safety - The Dark Web

An hour long, fully resourced lesson focusing on the dangers posed by the dark web, the differences between the dark and the visible web and consequences of online criminal activity. This resource pack includes an hour long Powerpoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes). This lesson could be used for PSHE, Computer Science, Citizenship or Life Skills. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: MORE EC RESOURCES
EC_Resources
Computing Skills Progression Y1-Y6

Computing Skills Progression Y1-Y6

Great for subject coordinators or to see progression in mixed year groups. Also good to plan lessons, especially if you have those who are less able. 7 word documents showing progression in: Programming Digital Exploration Communicate and Collaborate Multimedia Digital Media Music and Sound Data
orangedaisy86
Beginning Photoshop - APPENDIX A (Layer Mask)

Beginning Photoshop - APPENDIX A (Layer Mask)

This resource is intended to be an extension to the Beginning Actionscript series and assumes some skills will have been previously taught. All images and printed materials are supplied in the download which includes the tutorial booklet. As a standalone project this tutorial does not have any accompanying starter, assessment or homework activities and is simply there to support the teaching of the Layer Mask tool. (If you find the resource useful, please leave a review as it helps other teachers find it) HackDragn
hackdragn
200 x ICT Computing Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Starters Homework Activity or Cover Lesson

200 x ICT Computing Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Starters Homework Activity or Cover Lesson

200 starter-style activities covering 30 themes. There are at least: 30 x Wordsearches 30 x Crosswords 30 x Anagram Sheets 30 x IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analysers 30 x Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers 50 x Colouring Sheets Themes are: ICT Systems Hardware Software Data & Databases Networks Measurement & Control Modelling & Simulation Legal Framework Risks & Implications of ICT Industrial & Commerical Applications. E-Safety Forums Internet Slang Terms Memory Peripherals Programs Key Terms 1 The Internet Types of Computer Word Processing Excel Flowol Memory Operating Systems Photoshop Popular Websites Powerpoint Scratch Computing Terms 2 Videogames Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard or printed as a worksheet. 243 slides in total, some being answer sheets. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
150 x ICT Computing Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Starters Homework Activity or Cover Lesson

150 x ICT Computing Starter Activities GCSE KS3 Keyword Starters Homework Activity or Cover Lesson

150 starter-style activities covering 30 themes. There are at least: 30 x Wordsearches 30 x Crosswords 30 x Anagram Sheets 30 x IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analysers 30 x Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers Themes are: ICT Systems Hardware Software Data & Databases Networks Measurement & Control Modelling & Simulation Legal Framework Risks & Implications of ICT Industrial & Commerical Applications. E-Safety Forums Internet Slang Terms Memory Peripherals Programs Key Terms 1 The Internet Types of Computer Word Processing Excel Flowol Memory Operating Systems Photoshop Popular Websites Powerpoint Scratch Computing Terms 2 Videogames Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
50 x ICT Computing Starter Activities #3 GCSE KS3 Keyword Starters Homework Activity or Cover Lesson

50 x ICT Computing Starter Activities #3 GCSE KS3 Keyword Starters Homework Activity or Cover Lesson

50 starter-style activities covering 10 themes. For each theme there are at least: 10 x Wordsearches 10 x Crosswords 10 x Anagram Sheets 10 x IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analysers 10 x Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers Themes are: Excel Flowol Memory Operating Systems Photoshop Popular Websites Powerpoint Scratch Computing Terms 2 Videogames Powerpoint, so can be used on a standard whiteboard or printed. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
30 x IDEA Analysers ICT Computing GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Activity or Cover Lesson

30 x IDEA Analysers ICT Computing GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Activity or Cover Lesson

30 starter-style IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analysers activities covering 30 themes. Themes are: ICT Systems Hardware Software Data & Databases Networks Measurement & Control Modelling & Simulation Legal Framework Risks & Implications of ICT Industrial & Commerical Applications. E-Safety Forums Internet Slang Terms Memory Peripherals Programs Computing Terms 1 The Internet Types of Computer Word Processing Excel Flowol Memory Operating Systems Photoshop Popular Websites Powerpoint Scratch Computing Terms 2 Videogames Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
10 x IDEA Analysers #3 ICT Computing GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Activity or Cover Lesson

10 x IDEA Analysers #3 ICT Computing GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Activity or Cover Lesson

10 starter-style IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analysers activities covering 10 themes. Themes are: Excel Flowol Memory Operating Systems Photoshop Popular Websites Powerpoint Scratch Computing Terms 2 Videogames Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
30 x Alphabet Analysers ICT Computing GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Activity or Cover Lesson

30 x Alphabet Analysers ICT Computing GCSE or KS3 Keyword Starters Activity or Cover Lesson

30 starter-style Alphabet Analysers activities covering 30 themes. Themes are: ICT Systems Hardware Software Data & Databases Networks Measurement & Control Modelling & Simulation Legal Framework Risks & Implications of ICT Industrial & Commerical Applications. E-Safety Forums Internet Slang Terms Memory Peripherals Programs Computing Terms 1 The Internet Types of Computer Word Processing Excel Flowol Memory Operating Systems Photoshop Popular Websites Powerpoint Scratch Computing Terms 2 Videogames Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Videogames Anagrams Puzzle Sheet ICT Computing Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Videogames Anagrams Puzzle Sheet ICT Computing Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Anagrams Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Videogames’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Videogames Crossword Puzzle Sheet ICT Computing Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Videogames Crossword Puzzle Sheet ICT Computing Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Crossword Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Videogames’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Videogames Factsheet Sheet ICT Computing Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Videogames Factsheet Sheet ICT Computing Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Factsheet sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Videogames’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Complete IGCSE ICT 0417 teaching and learning resources / Grade 9-10 / Year 10-11

Complete IGCSE ICT 0417 teaching and learning resources / Grade 9-10 / Year 10-11

Hi ICT teachers, I have created this resource bundle with teaching resources that will last for two academic years. You can view details of all of them individually. I am sure you will find these very useful not only for conducting ICT lessons, but also managing the ICT department in your school. NOTE: Please make sure to download this resource immediately upon payment. You can send me a private message or contact me on my site for any further FAQs.
zsirajdin
GCSE 9-1 Computing MOCK paper new spec

GCSE 9-1 Computing MOCK paper new spec

GCSE 9-1 MOCK exam paper 80 marks;excellent new exam style questions covering various topics including programming, pseudo code, algorithms, sorting, networks, trace tables etc; questions can be used for any exam board; Can be used for practice in the class or as a homework task Please send me a message for the mark scheme. Good luck!
sekhon1976
End of Term, End of Term, End of Term!

End of Term, End of Term, End of Term!

ACTIVITIES FOR ANY SUBJECT!! Here is a selection of fun end of year / summer activities for you to amuse the pupils during the last weeks for the year. Perfect for activities week / drop down days or the last few lessons of the year. We hope that you enjoy this resource! If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE. We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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15 RHYMING INTERNET SLOGANS

15 RHYMING INTERNET SLOGANS

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT ONE PAGE RESOURCE WITH 15 RHYMING SLOGANS DESIGNED TO KEEP PUPILS SAFE WHEN ON LINE. WORKSHEET CAN BE USED AS NO ONLY A LEARNING TECHNIQUE BUT ALSO PUPILS CAN USE THEIR FAVOURITE SLOGANS TO DEVISE POSTERS ORV PRESENTATIONS IN WORD/ POWER POINT /PUBLISHER
tesmny
8 x Computer Memory Activities ICT Computing Keywords KS3 GCSE Wordsearch Crossword Cover

8 x Computer Memory Activities ICT Computing Keywords KS3 GCSE Wordsearch Crossword Cover

1 x Wordsearch 1 x Definitions Match-up cut and stick sheet 1 x Crossword 1 x Factsheet 1 x Missing words cloze activity 1 x Anagram Sheet 1 x Alphabet Brainstorm Analyser 1 x IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analyser on the theme of ‘Computer Memory’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean