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Want to use fun, engaging and active resources but don’t have the time? Let KateAlice take away the design and planning stress so you can get the most out of your teaching! My resources come fully designed including detailed printing and assembly guidance. They include a range of options so you can find the best fit for your class. I was a secondary school teacher of geography who left to take on other challenges but I still love creating fun resources!

Want to use fun, engaging and active resources but don’t have the time? Let KateAlice take away the design and planning stress so you can get the most out of your teaching! My resources come fully designed including detailed printing and assembly guidance. They include a range of options so you can find the best fit for your class. I was a secondary school teacher of geography who left to take on other challenges but I still love creating fun resources!
Capital cities matching cards quiz
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Capital cities matching cards quiz

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These matching cards are a fun way for students to learn or check their memory of capital cities. The full set contains 56 cards, which show the country name and capital city for 28 pairs. The cities are well known examples so suitable for all age groups from mid-primary (Key Stage 2, KS2) up through secondary (Key stage 3, KS3). The pack contains two scales of exercise: one with 28 countries to stretch your students, and a half set of 14 countries for a quicker task. End of term activity Check learning from a lesson. Guide a research exercise. See who knows the most! Who can complete them the fastest? Extension activity for early finishers. Starter – hand them out and find your pair! Open day / engagement resources Resources included: Presentation pack (PowerPoint) which contains: A series of potential briefing slides (depending on how cards are to be used). Variations of the answer slide (versions for both full and half sets, and with the option of static slide or with transitions so the answers come on sequentially). Large scale card sort (PowerPoint ) – great for group work or demonstration. 8 cards per A4. Full set prints on 7 sheets of A4, half set on 3.5 (provided as a double set for printing economy. Small scale card sort (PowerPoint ) – great for individual/pair work. 28 cards per sheet. Full set prints on 2 sheets of A4, half set on 1 page. Worksheet version (PowerPoint) – can join up the answers. Full set prints 2 per A4 sheet, half set prints 4 per sheet.
Capital cities pun quiz!
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Capital cities pun quiz!

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This ‘pun’ exercise tests student’s knowledge of capital cities with the added element of brain teasing puns! They have to find the capital cities, and then work out which clue they go with! Who can complete them the fastest? Self-contained cover lesson. Fun introductory lesson. End of term activity. Guide a research exercise. Ongoing extension activity for early finishers. The students complete a worksheet, either individually or in pairs. The cities are reasonably well known examples, and can be combined with a research task to find them, so suitable for all age groups from mid-primary up through secondary. Three versions are provided, so you can pick the set most suitable for your classes: Half set – 10 countries/capitals – easier puns and more well-known examples (though a few slightly more challenging!). Half set – 10 countries/capitals – slightly harder puns and less well-known examples. Full set – 19 countries/capitals – all countries included in other sets.
Top tips : Taking the hassle out of card sorts
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Top tips : Taking the hassle out of card sorts

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Card sort activities are really fun and engaging way to help you students discover new content, check their understanding and test themselves. BUT they can be off-putting due to the set up work involved. We have all been given resources that are poorly designed so take ages to print and assemble, or where the students damage the resources and you have to spend your valuable time trying to get them all back into sets! Luckily, a few simple techniques can take the hassle out of card sorts!