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|Project ideas - Sara||01/03/2011|
At Teachit we are extending our resource libary to include a series of project plans.
Our aim is to gather a bank of resources and teaching ideas to support a particular theme.
So here's your chance to nominate a project theme or even just suggest a catchy project title.
|Re:Project ideas - SusieQ||01/03/2011|
|How about explorers and inventors? Or new horizons? Boundary breakers? Plenty of opportunities for all sorts of explorers from christopher columbus to neil armstrong...
|Re:Project ideas - Sara||02/03/2011|
I love this idea Susie, it would link well with science and numeracy too.
Keep your ideas coming in.
|Re:Project ideas - Helen||02/03/2011|
|We did explorers at our school and the children loved it. There was loads of scope for history, science, geography as well as English. The children put on a great play which they had written about Victorian explorers. I can probably dig out some resources from when we did it, can I send them in to you?|
|Re:Project ideas - sue||06/03/2011|
|I recently asked the children to do a project on their favourite hobby/thing/animal infact they could do it on what they liked. I have been delighted with the variety of projects and also it has given me a deeper insight into the children. They have taken great pride and cant wait to show the head teacher. I asked for the first 5 pages within 3 weeks and then kept the projects for 2 weeks then asked for a further 5 pages again giving the children three weeks. I don't mark them but put post in notes on and suggest ways for improvement.|
|Re:Project ideas - Ian||09/03/2011|
How about ‘All the fun of the fair!’ Would be great fun building and designing rides. Maybe even exploring the history of travelling funfairs.
|Re:Project ideas - Debbie||09/03/2011|
I’ve always enjoyed teaching history based topics such as What the Victorians’ did for us. Of course any historical period could be used.
|Re:Project ideas - Robert||09/03/2011|
As a music specialist I like the idea of basing a project around a piece of music. Children could explore writing songs and performing their own compositions. Even creating art inspired by the piece. You could add a science area looking at how sound travels. My favourite piece would be Peter and the Wolf
|Re:Project ideas - Claire||26/04/2011|
|We are starting explorers and would welcome any ideas. Thanks Claire|
|Re:Project ideas - Carol||23/05/2011|
I'm doing a mini topic on Superheroes (when I'm in for supply). I'm trying to keep the Year 6 enthusiastic after SATs!
Basically after discussing superheroes from Marvel comics and films- we are creating our own one ( making profiles, designing his/her costume, deciding what their super powers might be and deciding who their enemy is!) I'm hoping to move on to creating a short comic strip with them too.
It is a fun mini project to teach!
|Re:Project ideas - iwona||24/08/2011|
we are starting a project called Flying High about the history of flight and all things that fly. We also taught it last year and it was very successful as it included space exploration and future inventions in flight.
Hope you like this idea Iwona
|Re:Project ideas - alan||01/12/2011|
|How about robots, lots of opportunities for science and DT.|
|Re:Project ideas - Helen||14/12/2011|
|A suggestion for an upcoming project idea would be resources for the Queen's Diamond jubilee in the summer. We are planning to do some local history work around this theme and would appreciate further ideas.|
|Re:Project ideas - Sara||20/12/2011|
Did you know that May is Local history month? We plan to have a set of adapted resources bished bashed and boshed heading your way so hopefully you'll find these useful.
|Re:Project ideas - Rachel||13/02/2012|
|I teach a topic called 'Our Local Area' throughout the summer term, which combines local history, geography, art, sculpture and habitats - I didn't know about Local History Month, but that is definitely something worth looking into! Thank you. Rachel|
|Re:Project ideas - Mrs Moz||14/02/2012|
A project about the Titanic would be very helpful in time for Easter please in order to do the planning before the 100th anniversary. Thank you.
|Re:Project ideas - Megan||16/02/2012|
Hi I am an NQT and find your website very useful. I would like to request some activities on fair trade particularly chocolate in Ghana. This is linked to our Literacy and PSHE topic 'bean to bar.'
|Re:Project ideas - Justine||18/03/2012|
|Heroes and Villains - Robin Hood, Pirates, Highwaymen,
war & sporting heroes, super heroes etc.
I am doing a 'Journeys' topic in September where I have included stuff about
the Titanic and sea journeys, we will also be doing some work on Around the World
in 80 Days and also journeying into Space.
|Re:Project ideas - Jackie||20/03/2012|
We have just completed a whole school theme week on Explorers. Each key stage chose a different explorer.
Ks 1 chose Livingstone as they were already looking at the Jungle in their cross curricular Unit plan.
Lower Ks 2 chose Captain cook and did lots of geography on Australia as well. Upper KS2 looked at the race to the South pole and specifically Captain Scott due to the centenary.
I have some useful resources for Scott if you were to focus on Explorers.
|Re:Project ideas - Jayne||15/04/2012|
We are just about to start the topic 'Best of British' looking at British history. Each class will focus on one area and my year 4/5 class are looking at the history of London starting in the 11th century.
any resources gratefully received!
|Re:Project ideas - Sharon||24/04/2012|
|It would be great to have some resources on Rainforests!|
|Re:Project ideas - Kathleen||28/04/2012|
|It would be lovely to have a project on ancient Egypt if you have time. Thanks|
|Re:Project ideas - Sara||01/05/2012|
|Ancient Egypt is definitely on the list but I can't promise a launch date yet:(
In the meantime check out our existing resources for this subject area to get you started:)
The Somerset Coal Canal - Chopped up!
Human geography | Places UK | Historical enquiry | Canals
Somerset Coal Canal – a history cloze activity
Human geography | Places UK | Historical enquiry | Canals
Count the sacks of coal
Human geography | Places UK | Number and place value | Canals