Guidelines and activities to present a unit on bridges in years 3-6.
In years 3 and 4 the work includes designing and building a bridge to cross a river.
Progression is assured in years 5 and 6 by asking the pupils to design a bridge that can open and close and/or can be lit up.
These French film resources are used to introduce, analyse and discuss the general topic of film and, in addition, the films on the WJEC GCE A2 syllabus. Students are introduced to general film vocabulary as well as film specific vocabulary. Detailed viewing exercises are designed to exploit the main themes in each film. In addition, the content of each film is used to practise grammatical points, translation skills and essay work adhering to the WJEC mark scheme. The resources promote whole class discussion as a result of individual research and listening and reading tasks.
This resource acts as a virtual Advent calendar and could be used with the accompanying Word documents as a standalone lesson or for a few minutes each day in December to introduce and explore Christmas traditions around the World, both old and new.
This resource covers aspects of the Identity and Culture theme in the ESDGC Common Understanding document for KS2.
This resource contains a web guide to basic literary skill it provides PowerPoint presentation starters and worksheets which are intended to be used briefly at the start of a lesson to consolidate previous learning. Topics covered include: Nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, homophones, parts of speech, sentence types, sentence openings etc
This pack comprises of a series of 7 Units of work on the theme 'Holidays' suitable for KS3 and Key Stage 4. They include interactive powerpoint presentations, worksheets and interactive games for practising reading, speaking, listening and writing. Unit 7 includes a series of 11 video clips for further exploitation on the theme.
Each section is accompanied by teachers&' notes with suggestions on how to use each resource.
A collection of resources in the target language, to assist with discussion tasks. These were prepared by a group of teacher specifically for the 2008 GCE WJEC specification. Listening, oral, reading and writing included.
This resource introduces the polyrhythmic style of Latin American Samba and identifies its roots in African and Spanish/Portuguese music.
Through performing Samba pupils will learn the sounds and understand the roles of each instrument used in Samba and experience the exhilaration and physical impact of percussion ensemble music.
This unit is based on 6 hour long sessions, but this can be altered to suit the teaching requirements. The sequence of learning activities have been written only as a guideline.
A resource with a series of powerpoint presentation lessons and website guide. It encourages pupils to assess and create stimulating descriptive writing pieces. The units focusing on ‘buttons’ also provides useful stimuli to create stories. These units can be used to produce coursework and exam practice and are very useful in terms of AFL practice.
A series of resources including, animation and whiteboard materials that address the skills, knowledge and understanding of how science works within the GCSE specifications.
This unit discusses the causes and effects of global warming and debate the different views and effects of taking action on global warming. Pupils understand that there are no clear views on some scientific problems and that some issues still need resolving.
This PowerPoint relates to the Plasma Membranes section of the BY1 specification. Students learn about the: (a) Principal components of the plasma membrane and the fluid mosaic model. Factors affecting permeability of the membrane. (b) Transport mechanisms: diffusion and factors affecting the rate of diffusion, osmosis and water potential, pinocytosis, facilitated diffusion, phagocytosis, secretion (exocytosis), active transport and influence of cyanide.
This resource looks at writing a legend. There are 4 parts which look at :
Beginnings : What should be included at the start of a legend, setting the scene, looking at words and phrases to describe it.
Characters: Looking at the words and phrases to describe an extraordinary character and what features pupils can reproduce for their own character.
Problems and Resolutions: Looking at the problems that could be encountered, and how, in an exciting way, these can be resolved.
Here we have 4 Class Ensembles based on simple African cyclical patterns using call and response, improvised tunes and ostinato using the pentatonic scale of G (G A B D E).
They are all available in Scorch, PDF and Power Point format to perform, there is a detailed document with a step by step guide explaining how to teach the ensembles and also a Power Point presentation with a series of warm up games with sound files.
We’ve based the series on rhythms linked to fun words relating to Africa.
They progress in difficulty – the easiest ensemble being number 1.