Quote, unquote

1st June 2007 at 01:00
Ages 8 to 11

Here is a fabulous way to generate teamwork and confidence among your pupils, bring out the little researcher in them and, at the same time, develop their technology skills.

Depending on the resources available, have pupils work in pairs or small groups. Give each team a card with a particular word or theme written on it, such as courage, friendship or happiness.

Have them research a selection of quotations on the internet, based on their particular theme.

Then develop their word processing skills and creativity by encouraging them to use interesting fonts to type their quotations or create posters.

At the end of the lesson, the children can discuss their topic and share research.

Display their work in class. Alternatively, a class book called The Complete Works of Key Stage 2, 2007, can be made with inspiring quotes from famous people and ones the pupils have made up

Cindy Silvester is a supply teacher and teaches key stages 1 and 2 throughout Greater Manchester

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now