Textbook Mode shortlist

Here is the shortlist for the Textbook Mode competition. If you want to set any of these for your students, they can all be found in the Yacapaca Demonstrations area.

  • Modelling (for Year 8 ICT)
    Author: Jez Thompson at Alderman Peel High School
    The text and the questions are embedded in a Zoho spreadsheet. Note you have to give it a minute or so to load.
  • Sin Noticias de Gurb
    Author: Lesley Abbiss at Presdales School
    An extended comprehension (in Spanish) for this popular book.
  • Copyright and Sharing
    Author: John Dunthorne at Thomas Hepburn Community School
    Internet safety resource. If you have not seen the video on Question 2 before, it is worth a look just for that.
  • Inspirational Athletics
    Author: Chris Knott at Harbour School
    A first attempt at designing a cross-curricular scheme of work with a real-world learning objective that could be accessed in class or off-site. It has been designed with the needs of EBD boys in mind.
  • Europe (from A2 Economics)
    Author: Heidi Watkins at King Charles I School
    A series of thought-starters to introduce European notions of capitalism.
  • Au Café
    Author: Katharine Wright at Colonel Frank Seely School
    French vocabulary, grammar and consolidation around a theme of a restaurant.
  • Romeo and Juliet introduction
    Author: Mark Ricketts at St Luke’s CofE VA School
    This is an introductory lesson which will lead to the pupils embedding a photostory presentation simulating a 60 Second Shakespeare play. During this lesson they will produce Excel spreadsheets to capture each student’s 60 second estimate.


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