Understanding the world teaching resources: The World

Resources and ideas for understanding the world, the world, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

2014 World Cup board game

2014 World Cup board game

Board game based on Trivial Pursuit. 4 players and 4 subject areas (Geography, Maths, Fun and History). Most questions themed around Brazil and the 2014 World Cup, but some based on older tournaments and general football knowledge. Lots of scope for tailoring questions to different age/abilities.

By choralsongster

The Weather topic pack

The Weather topic pack

The pack includes:A long colourful display bannerA display border to print as many times as you need for a display board of any sizeTopic words on decorated cardsColour photos of different types of weather- great for displays and discussionPosters of different weather symbolsA long banner 'What is the weather like today?'An A3 weather chart to print and display in your setting with days, months, date and weather to change each dayDress the children display with a selection of different clothes to use with each poster depending on the weatherA weather dial to makeLarge decorated lettering- this includes A-Z in lower and upper case letters so can be used for larger display titles as well as a large alphabet lineA number line to 100 on different weather picturesA worksheet to draw the different weather picturesWorksheets to draw the clothes to wear for different types of weatherMake a windmill activityLots of ideas for outdoor play in different weather and ideas for creating topic boxes for outdoor playAn A4 word mat with words and pictures- great to use with writing activitiesSorting pictures and sorting cards with weather pictures and different clothes picturesAn alphabet line on clothingTracing picturesA selection of colouring picturesNumber bonds to 10 and 20 on rainbowsMatch the clothes worksheet looking at clothes worn in hot and cold weatherMake the pictures the same worksheetsA selection of weather themed play dough matsAcrostic poems with a weather themeDecorated writing sheets- great for work about the weather or to include in your writing areaTHE SEASONSSeasons postersCut and stick worksheets about the seasonscolour photographs showing the weather and other things to spot in different seasonsSorting pictures and sorting cards about the seasonsSenses worksheets about what can be heard, seen etc in each seasonRAINY WEATHERA numberline to 100 on raindropsColour welliesAn alphabet line on umbrellasRhyme pack for 'Five little raindrops' including rhyme card, singing props and face masksIncy Wincy spider activityWhat can you do in the rain worksheetColour the rainbow worksheetSUNNY WEATHERSun counting cards from 1-10Sun safety picturesSun safety worksheetDesign a sun hat activityWhat can you do in the sun worksheetA sun alphabet line with lower and upper case lettersPlan a sunny day picnic worksheetSNOWY WEATHERMatch the patterned mittens gameCut and stick the snowmanA snowman templateRoll and collect the snowman parts gameTrace the snowflake worksheetWhat can you do in the snow worksheet

By robbyn

Maps & Map Features Posters

Maps & Map Features Posters

13 posters for learning about maps and map features. Includes picture and definition cards. They can be kept together as a single poster or cut apart into separate cards for display or a matching activity. The maps and features included in this set are:• compass rose• key or legend• scale• physical map• road map• resource map• political map• contour map• longitude• latitude• equator• prime meridian• poles

By Fishyrobb

World Countries Fact Tower Activity

World Countries Fact Tower Activity

The purpose of this activity is to engage your students with an interactive activity as they learn about the countries of the world. Students will cut out 12 facts and will be asked to paste each fact where they think it belongs. Included in this product is:- Fact Tower Teacher Tips (1-page)- Venezuela versus Mexico Fact Tower (1-page) - Egypt versus Germany Fact Tower (1-page)- Australia versus Argentina Fact Tower (1-page)- Tanzania versus Jamaica Fact Tower (1-page)- Spain versus Italy Fact Tower (1-page)- Japan versus China Fact Tower (1-page) - Fact Tower Answer Key (2-pages) - Fact Tower Recording Chart (1-page) Use these Fact Towers for engagement and a challenge or use them as extensions for a concept you are teaching your students. A grading rubric is not provided with this product.They are called Fact Towers for the simple reason that when students are done pasting the facts, they somewhat resemble a tower of facts.Some of the Fact Towers will be more challenging than others. In the end, the purpose of these is to engage your students in the learning process.It is up to you if you allow your students to use other resources (internet, books, etc.) to find the answers.You can print off the answer keys, cut them up, and then either staple them together or leave them as single handouts so your students can use them. Once in a while students may find that some facts belong under other categories or topics. If this occurs, feel free to do some additional research and have a discussion with your students- after all, they may just be right!Do your students love these? That's GREAT because we have more!Click here to visit our store!***Customer Tips:*** How to Follow Our Store Click the “Follow” button on our store page. Copyright ©Wise Guys. All rights reserved by author. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom or personal use ONLY.

By wiseguystpt

Stitched Animals Clip Art

Stitched Animals Clip Art

This set of clip art stitched animals has everything you need to create fun animal-themed resources. Included with your purchase are 22 images of different animals:Bull, Cat, Cheetah, Cow, Dog, Donkey, Elephant, Giraffe, Goat, Guinea Pig, Hen, Hippo, Horse, Lion, Lioness, Mouse, Pig, Rabbit, Seal, Sheep, Tiger, Zebra.All images are in PNG format and have a high resolution for printing and resizing.Please read my Terms of Use regarding personal and commercial use of my graphics.

By RosellasRoom

Superheroes Pencil Control, Superhero Fine Motor Skills Mazes

Superheroes Pencil Control, Superhero Fine Motor Skills Mazes

Superheroes Pencil Control, Superhero Fine Skills MazesSimple, fun Superhero Maze worksheets that encourage children to practise their fine motor skills and pencil control. Follow the maze with your pencil to help the Superhero1 PDF file with 8 mazes - perfect for a table top activity

By MissPepperPot

Earth Day Writing Activity: Letter to Our Planet

Earth Day Writing Activity: Letter to Our Planet

********A LETTER TO OUR PLANET EARTH:Earth Day can come and go with some of our students never truly having the opportunity to reflect on the impact they can have with the environment. This letter-writing activity allows them to do so. They are asked to describe some of Earth's greatest natural wonders, how the planet affects our survival as a human race, man's impact (negative and positive) on the environment, and how they can change their daily routines in order to help preserve planet Earth.There are instructions, suggestions/prompts for each paragraph, a letter-formatting template, and a final draft template included. Easy, thoughtful activity with NO PREP for you! Recommended Grades: 5th-10th

By CaitlinAKnight

Understanding of the World and the Environment - Earth Day

Understanding of the World and the Environment - Earth Day

A bundle of three fun resources that are great for developing understanding of the world and the environment. Includes two short resources and one in-depth unit of work.Make the Change - an in-depth resource to develop research, presentation, project management and writing sillsSay What Definition Match - teaches key words including reuse, recycle, reduce in a fun definition match activityEarth Day Litter Pick - a fun activity to get children thinking about the rubbish that's thrown away.

By suepowell

Make the Change Challenge - An Earth Day Environment Project

Make the Change Challenge - An Earth Day Environment Project

A 25 page unit of work designed to allow children to discuss, plan and deliver a project related to their own environment. Includes everything you need to deliver.Children develop skills in speaking and listening as they work with their team to discuss and plan their work and present the finished project. Children learn to use persuasive language and write formal letters. They consider the financial aspects of their project and how to manage the project. They present their project to the class using a range of media, and write a newspaper report to publicise their work. Finally they celebrate their hard work by organising a grand opening ceremony.

By suepowell

Reuse, Recycle, Reduce Definition Match - Earth Day

Reuse, Recycle, Reduce Definition Match - Earth Day

An activity to help children understand the key words associated with reusing, recycling and reducing.Match the cards with the meanings. Record your answers on the card, then check.You could run this as a competition, either by splitting the class into two teams, or into a series of smaller groups. Winners receive a certificate.

By suepowell

Tectonics presentation including activities and homework

Tectonics presentation including activities and homework

Main presentation prepared for full class activities to answer Earth & Environmental Science Year 12 Syllabus topics on Tectonics. Mainly:LITHOSPHERIC PLATES & THEIR MOTION MOUNTAIN BUILDINGEVOLUTION OF THE CONTINENTSAs with all resources, these should be used as part of a well planned lesson and unit of work, (but these are awfully handy if you're rushed, or need relevant info)When viewed in full screen, Gifs and links become active.

By dcamero3

Make your own non-fiction country book

Make your own non-fiction country book

A writing frame/book for researching and writing about a country. Includes space for illustrations/sticking in pictures and space to write basic information on the country (currency, continent, capital city, language spoken)

By choralsongster

Travel Clip Art | Roxy Rabbit Clipart CM

Travel Clip Art | Roxy Rabbit Clipart CM

Join Roxy Rabbit as she travels the world, taking duck-faced selfies wherever she goes. I'm just having fun drawing, but perhaps these could be used in a travel or geography game, or you could add some whimsy and fun to product covers.In this clipart set you'll find 11 color Polaroid selfies, all of Roxy in her favorite pose as she travels to Rome, Paris, New York, and more! There's a total of 11 images that measure apx. 17 x 22 cm at 300 dpi. This is a zipped file so please make sure you can extract files before downloading this product.Places Roxy Travels in This Set:New York, NY, USA; Statue of LibertyRome, Italy; The ColosseumBeijing, China; The Temple of Heaven, 天坛The Grand Canyon, USAGiza, Egypt; Great Sphinx of GizaKeystone, SD, USA; Mount RushmoreParis, France; The Eiffel TowerSan Francisco, CA, USA; The Golden Gate BridgeUT-AZ Border, USA; Monument Valley or Tsé Biiʼ NdzisgaiiWiltshire, England; Stonehengeand Just out for a Jog in the countryside!All pieces are high resolution 300 dpi PNG images on transparent backgrounds and can easily be layered into your projects and lesson materials. They can be used with a variety of different programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Photoshop. *****************************************************************************Terms of Use: ● Commercial use: This clip art may be used in commercial products, but MUST be flattened and secured if you use the images in products you sell (distribute). Clip art must not be the main element in your product, ex. coloring pages, and may not be used to create other clipart or digital paper. ● Personal classroom use: This clipart may be used in lessons, activities, SMART board or PowerPoint lessons/activities that are not distributed or sold.● Blog/Website Usage: Images may not be displayed in blog posts, websites, or anywhere on the Internet in their original form. This would allow anyone to easily download and use the clipart. They may be used if flattened and secured with other design elements.● Commercial credit is required: A link to my Crunchymom store is required in both commercial products and freebies. A CM Logo image is included in the download file. The CM Logo with a link to my store must be visibly displayed if clipart is used on a blog or website.A full copy of the Terms of Use is included in the download file.*****************************************************************************THANK YOU for stopping by my store!

By Crunchymom

Green Day - Earth Day Powerpoint

Green Day - Earth Day Powerpoint

This powerpoint includes the content for the Green Day or Earthday. Talking about 3"R to save the earth and also a link to the video to help the children to get the ideas easily. Interestingly, there is the lyric for the song so teachers can teach the children to sing during the week or after to make sure they remember the lesson all the time.

By hangphan5

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Bears - EYFS

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Bears - EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Bears.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to Bears. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Talks about fruits (31 types of fruits)

Talks about fruits (31 types of fruits)

What you would get:1. 2 ppt files - (fruits with 1 seed) & (fruits with more than 1 seed)2. Items to be discuss among childrenHow to play:1. Show children the name of fruits - let them talk about it (Texture, taste, smell, size/shape & color)2. Matching - Match picture with the name3. Grouping - group fruits with same characteristic

By 123chirpchirp

Food that gives Protein / Carbohydrate

Food that gives Protein / Carbohydrate

What you would get:1. 3 ppt file ( 1. file - food gv protein (13 food picture & word cards) , 2. file - food give carbohydrate (15 food picture & word cards), 3. file - details)How to benefits from this:- By group- Open discussion on the following: 1. The benefits of protein & carbohydrate 2. How long does it take for protein to be digested 3. The impact of over consumption of protein/ carbohydrate 4. What happens if less of protein / carbohydrate 5. Grouping – By Protein, carbohydrate

By 123chirpchirp

Signs and safety activities

Signs and safety activities

Includes 7 PDF downloads.1. Can you identify the sign (four pages) with blank answer box2. Can you match the sign (four pages) two differentiated version, one with name and one with description.3. Signs sorting templates two pages. Sorting by shape and sorting by colour. With a page of signs to support both tasks.4.4 A4 create your own sign templates including: prohibited sign, circle, triangle and rectangle for children to create their own. They should be encouraged to think about colour and what the shapes mean about the information on the sign.5. A signs identification board game. Roll dice game.

By zvlovegrove

Signs and Safety Powerpoint

Signs and Safety Powerpoint

Powerpoint comprising of 28 slides on safety and signage. Also provided in the download a pdf of the powerpoint slides to use as work prompts or display posters.It covers:-Overview of the purpose of safety signs-What the shapes of the signs mean-What the colour of the signs mean-Examples of signs for each colour and shape including combination slides- Question pages-Suggested tasks or activities.All slides are supported by picture/symbol for key words to aid reading and understanding

By zvlovegrove

Mandala - memory & concerntration game (Be group or individual game)

Mandala - memory & concerntration game (Be group or individual game)

Objective:- The Mandala activity also trains the imaging ability of the right brain & concentration because the idea is to take a snapshot of the pattern and draw it out again based on the “photo” of the image you have in your head. What you would get:1. 20 colored mandala template and its blank template.2. A pdf fileHow to play:A.) By groups - Select 1 colored mandala, and print out the respective blank mandala for each group. - Show the colored mandala to children in 20 seconds (time can be longer or shorter, to make it more challenging) - Then ask the children to color according to the mandala shown. - The fastest & correct color win the game.B.) Individual - Same as in group. Just no competition.The Mandala activity helps to train observation skills and to develop the right brain’s photographic memory.tart with simple patterns using only two or three colors and gradually increase the number of colors and difficulty. Give your child a set of color pencils and a black and white outline of the Mandala. Ask your child to mark in the colors – just a line showing where each color should be will suffice. Your child can color in the Mandala later as a coloring activity. Check the colors off against the original Mandala to see if they are marked correctlyThe second part to this exercise is intended for older children. Give your child a blank sheet of paper and the color pencils again. Flash the Mandala pattern three times for 10 seconds each time, then cover it. Ask your child to draw out the pattern and add the colors. Reveal the original Mandala pattern and see if the Mandala your child has drawn is the same.PS: Children may use: color pencil or puzzle way to complete the task.

By 123chirpchirp

Water Bunde

Water Bunde

Are you teaching about water, the sea, oceans, the water cycle or rivers? Then I am sure you would find this wonderful collection of water related presentations, quizzes and creative writing prompts, very useful. These resources can be used for a wide range of different age groups and as part of a cross-curricular unit

By peterfogarty

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Great activity for Spring/Summer term but can also be undertaken during the Autumn/Winter terms.Students work in teams to find the items on the worksheet. All that is needed is a bag or container to collect the items and a print out of Scavenger Hunt. Can be completed in school and college grounds. With greater supervision in a local park or area. Set the students off and give them a time to return with their findings.

By crazyaboutteaching

Greek Myths: Big Lesson Bundle!

Greek Myths: Big Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain a deep understanding of a number of traditional Greek Myths. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's key messages, identifying the traits of key characters, settings, and themes, understanding language devices, and relating the texts to their social and historical contexts.Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps:- Engaging- Defining/ Understanding- Identifying/Remembering- Analysing/ Creating- Peer or self evaluating.All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided. In total, these resources amount to £12, meaning that you can make a 67% saving!These resources can also be bought individually for £2 each

By TandLGuru

Grace Nichols poetry mini unit of work

Grace Nichols poetry mini unit of work

A pack of four lessons exploring some of Grace Nichols' sikkest poems. Easily adapted for either KS3 classes exploring famous poets/ poetry from other cultures or for KS4 classes developing responses to unseen poetry. Each lesson explores themes and language use and provides quick differentiation through a choice of KS3 or KS4 AQA style questions. Poems covered are: Baby K Rap Rhyme, I am a Parrot, Island Man and Praise Song for my Mother. Grace is a brilliant poet and your pupils will love these quirky poems.

By SIKLessons

Life in and around the oceans bundle

Life in and around the oceans bundle

Here is a cross curricular topic about the life in the ocean. This includes a simple book about a fish, creative writing tasks about life in the ocean and a lovely presentation about life near and under the sea. It is an excellent starting point for any fish related topic.

By peterfogarty

Mountain Bundle

Mountain Bundle

Are you interest in mountains? These images are designed to be used both as an easy way of creating a display and also a starting point for discussions about mountains. Can you find the different mountains shown? How many different mountain sports have your class tried? These could be a perfect resource for a data handling class.

By peterfogarty