WIDGIT symbolised back to school literacy tasks.
  1. Summer holiday news: A set of Summer Holidays WIDGIT symbols for use in sentence construction activities or as individual symbols. Perfect activity for the first week back and to see what level your new students are working at.

Symbols include: swimming, holiday, beach, shops, cinema and more, as well as all relevant sentence starters and verbs!

Differentiate by altering the amount of symbols given and how they should be used. From using single symbols to make choices or paste down, connecting symbols, constructing short sentences or using as a prompt for students own writing.

Possible Learning Objectives:

To select symbols from a choice of X to show what I did during summer.
To use two symbols to make a meaningful utterance ‘swimming, beach / brother, playing’
To use symbols to make a 3/4 key word sentence
To construct a sentence using provided symbols within a formatted grid
To use symbols as a prompt to write a short, simple sentence about what I did in the summer
To copywrite a sentence I have constructed

  1. A range of WIDGIT symbols of popular games and activities to be used as part of a ‘likes and dislikes’ activity. Includes a ready made ‘like/dislike’ page for the symbols to be pasted onto. Differentiated to include non-symbolised text to challenge higher ability workers. Perfect activity for the first week back and to see what level your new students are working at, as well as helping you to get to know them!

Differentiation ideas:

offer a selection of 2 symbols for student to indicate a preference
Use the attaches ‘like/dislike’ page for students to paste single symbols onto
Use the symbols as prompts for their own writing
Use the written words to practice reading skills and as a prompt for their own writing
Use the symbols as prompts for conversations during speech and communication focused lessons
Send the symbols home for homework to complete independently or with an adult

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