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Grease Musical Movie Wordsearch Drama Performing Arts Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Grease Musical Movie Wordsearch Drama Performing Arts Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Grease'. 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!
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CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES 2017

CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES 2017

A big bundle of fun for Christmas. A massive 40 question quiz, a visual quiz, Cracker making activity, colouring activities, festive images that can be copied into any document, a step by step guide to drawing Santa and lots of grid drawing activities. This is our 60% saving Christmas present to you and your students. We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year!
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Fiddle Instrument Wordsearch Music Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Fiddle Instrument Wordsearch Music Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Fiddle'. 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
Radio 4 Shows Wordsearch Comedy News Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Radio 4 Shows Wordsearch Comedy News Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Radio 4 Shows'. 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
2 x Mobile Phones Wordsearch ICT Technology Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

2 x Mobile Phones Wordsearch ICT Technology Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

2 x Wordsearches on the theme of 'Mobile Phones'. 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
Mobile Phone Accessories Wordsearch Communication Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Mobile Phone Accessories Wordsearch Communication Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Mobile Phone Accessories'. 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
Worksheets, activities, experiments. For KS3 light topic (new spec). 15 total (8 + 7 answer sheets).

Worksheets, activities, experiments. For KS3 light topic (new spec). 15 total (8 + 7 answer sheets).

8 worksheets / activities / practicals with answers sheets to match. Save yourself a HUGE amount of time and work. To find the actual lessons for this topic which are available from Barclayfox please type "Barclayfox light" into the tes resources search engine. The lessons are: Lesson 1: Light – the properties of light. Lesson 2: Light – Reflections. Lesson 3: Light – Refraction. Lesson 4: Light – Colours. Lesson 5: Light – The eye. There is also a bundle containing all 5 lessons. Happy teaching! Barckayfox.
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Light – the whole new KS3 light topic in a series of 5 lessons. Complete lesson set.

Light – the whole new KS3 light topic in a series of 5 lessons. Complete lesson set.

This is a series of 5 lessons that expertly and fully delivers all the points within the NEW KS3 specification SoW on the “light” topic. I find that these PowerPoints and their varied and interesting activities keep lower level students engaged while allowing differentiation for higher achievers – see below for details. I’m sure you’ll find it useful. For more lessons designed to meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. ACTIVITIES: Practical experiments, demonstrations, anagrams, picture puzzles, differentiation, gap fills, matching activities, up and about, self and peer assessment, quizzes, videos, questioning, literacy etc etc etc. All answers are provided. SPECIFICATION POINTS – COVERS ALL OF KS3 LIGHT SPEC - SOME ARE LISTED BELOW: * Light travels in straight lines. * Light travels much faster than sound. * Speed of light. * Calculations of speed. * We see things because they reflect light into our eyes. * Shadows are formed when light is blocked by an object. * Recall how fast light travels. * Investigate whether light travels in straight lines. * Understand reflections, absorption and scatter. * Understand “refraction” is when light changes direction and speed as it enters another medium. * Work well as a team member during a “refraction” experiment. * How lenses correct our sight * Refractive index – and calculations * How can we show all the colours that make up white light? * Predict the colour that results when different colours are added together * How do coloured filters affect white light? * Understand that different colours are caused by light waves having different “frequencies”. * Be able to name the parts of the eye. * Understand the “function” of parts of the eye * etc etc etc All resources are included in these great lessons, there is nothing for you to do but print the activity sheets (if required) give the kit lists to your technicians and enjoy teaching it. Thank you for looking, your feedback would be much appreciated! :) Happy teaching, Barclayfox.
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Light - parts of the eye and their functions, frequencies of colours in visible light, lenses. Compl

Light - parts of the eye and their functions, frequencies of colours in visible light, lenses. Compl

I find that this PowerPoint and its varied and interesting activities keep lower level students engaged while allowing differentiation for higher achievers – see below for details. I’m sure you’ll find it useful. This lesson is 5 in a series of 5 that fully delivers all the points within the NEW KS3 specification SoW on the “light” topic. For more lessons designed to meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. STARTER Pupils become engaged in the lessons by thinking/working in pairs to solve 5 anagrams to find out what today’s lesson is about (you could offer a prize for the winners). After revealing the title and lesson outcomes students self assess against their current understanding of this topic. Next there is a scientific literacy Q and A activity to ensure all students learn the key words required to understand this lesson. MAIN Homework is set and then students use the activity sheet (built into the PowerPoint – you just print it out) to work in pairs and label different parts of the eye, differentiation - higher ability explain the function of the parts. This can be self or peer assessed using the answers on the slide in the PowerPoint. MAIN Students undertake a matching activity to match the names of parts of the eye to their functions. This can be peer marked, and returned so that students can correct any errors / improve their work. MAIN Students recall the colours in the spectrum of white light, and this is developed into looking at the frequencies of the light and the relationship between colour and frequency. A gap fill activity promotes understanding of several key points and is self-assessed. MAIN Students watch a (carefully selected) short video that explain how our eyes see colour and then they have fun watching another video that tests their individual ability to see colours. PLENARY Students answer 5 questions by matching and then self-assess their understanding of the desired outcomes of today’s lesson now they have reached the end of the lesson. They compare their final understanding to their previously self-assessed understanding at the start of the lesson. Students who need further support set themselves homework to improve their learning of the content covered today. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES A variety of activities are provided just in case any of your groups requires them either this year or in future years. All resources are included in this great lesson, there is nothing for you to do but print the activity sheet (if required) and enjoy teaching it. Thank you for looking, your feedback would be much appreciated! :) Lesson 5 in a series of 5. Happy teaching, Barclayfox.
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Light, seeing colours, dispersion, white light spectrum, rainbows, coloured light, filters. Complete

Light, seeing colours, dispersion, white light spectrum, rainbows, coloured light, filters. Complete

This lesson is 4 in a series of 5 that expertly and fully delivers all the points within the NEW KS3 specification SoW on the “light” topic. I find that this PowerPoint and its varied interesting activities keep lower level students engaged during the lesson while allowing differentiation for higher achievers. I’m sure you’ll find it useful. For more lessons designed to meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. STARTER Pupils become engaged in the lessons by thinking/working in pairs to solve a picture puzzle to find out what today’s lesson is about. After revealing the title and lesson outcomes students self assess against their current understanding of this topic. Next there is a scientific literacy Q and A activity to ensure all students learn the key words required to understand this lesson. MAIN Homework is set and then dispersion is demonstrated by the teacher, this is an opportunity for differentiation as high ability groups can do a short practical. There is a Q and A activity to bring out the key points. MAIN Dispersion is linked to the colours in a rainbow and how a rainbow is created. The standard ROY G BIV mnemonic for remembering the spectrum is introduced. MAIN Students study a slide which shows the sun, an apple and a girl and asks them, how is it that the girl can see that the apple is red in colour? This leads to a discussion and the revealing of how some colours are absorbed and some reflected off the apple and into the girl’s eyes so that she sees the apple as red. This progresses further into what effect different colours of light has on the colours that we see when looking at objects. Students then apply their new understanding to complete an activity and peer mark their answers. MAIN Students complete a practical experiment to investigate the effect of coloured filters on the colours that they can see. Next they look at the three RGB primary colours and the effects of adding them together. PLENARY A quiz - peer marked - which uncovers how much they have learnt during the lesson. Students self assess their understanding of this topic now they have reached the end of the lesson, and compare it to their previously self-assessed understanding at the start of the lesson. Students who need further support set themselves homework. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES A variety of activities are provided just in case any of your groups requires them either this year or in future years. There is nothing for you to do but order the equipment for the class practical (simply hand your technician the printed off kit list.doc). Thank you for looking, your feedback is much appreciated! :) Lesson 4 in a series of 5. Happy teaching, Barclayfox.
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Light, refraction, concave lens, convex lenses, refractive index and calculations. Complete lesson.

Light, refraction, concave lens, convex lenses, refractive index and calculations. Complete lesson.

This lesson is 3 in a series of 5 that expertly and fully delivers all the points within the NEW KS3 specification SoW on the “light” topic. I find that this powerpoint and its interesting activities keep lower level students engaged during the lesson while allowing differentiation for higher achievers. I’m sure you’ll find it useful. For more lessons designed to meet the new KS3 and KS4 specifications please type Barclayfox into the tes resources search engine to see all my lessons. STARTER Pupils will start the lessons by thinking/working in pairs to solve a picture puzzle to find out what today’s lesson is about. After revealing the title and lesson outcomes students self assess against their current understanding of this topic. Next there is a scientific literacy Q&A activity to ensure all students learn the key words required to understand this lesson. MAIN The slides then move on to lead the students into understanding refraction. TTN is introduced as a means of working out whether refraction with bend light towards or away from the normal. Students then undertake an activity and apply TTN to predict the way the light bends at various boundaries between various mediums, they then self-assess using the answers provided. MAIN Next, the lesson focuses on two types of lenses, concave and convex. Diagrams are clear and help get the key points across succinctly and accurately. Students are shown incident rays into a concave lens and then try to predict and draw the ray diagram for the refracted rays. MAIN Students do a class practical with ray boxes and glass blocks to investigate refraction. Students share their results and observations and then undertake a quiz to bring out the key points from the experiment. MAIN Students do a gap fill activity – this can be differentiated by providing or not providing the missing words, they then and self-assess or peer assess using the answers provided. MAIN Refractive index is introduced and students undertake some calculations based around refractive index. This is peer-assessed using the model answers provided. PLENARY Each student self-assesses versus each of the objectives and marks their progress on their progress bars. EXTENSION ACTIVITIES A variety of activities are provided just in case any of your groups requires them either this year or in future years. All resources are included in this great lesson, there is nothing for you to do but order the equipment for the class practical (simply hand your technician the printed off kit list.doc). Thank you for looking, your feedback is much appreciated! :) Lesson 3 in a series of 5. Happy teaching, Barclayfox.
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