A worksheet where children find the meaning of drama related vocabulary using a dictionary.
A series of worksheets which each contain a short passage in which all the vowels are missing. Suitable for use as an opener or quick finisher.
An activity for young children where they draw faces to reflect the feelings for characters in a short story read by the teacher. Suitable for infants.
An activity suitable for upper primary. Children work in small groups to discuss the importance of different attributes such as love, honesty etc. and rank them in an order of importance. Children must then justify their thinking.
A discussion activity suitable for mid primary. Children work in small groups to match a variety of quotes to the person who might have said them. There are many possibilities and no correct or wrong answer. The important point is that the children must justify their answers.
A philosophical/thinking skills discussion lesson where children work in small groups to solve the mystery of the theft. Suitable for upper primary.
A group activity which I used as part of a topic on Looking After Our World. Children work in small groups to devise a television chat show discussing the problem of litter. Suitable for upper primary.
A simple activity/game where children choose what they would be from a selection of pictures. The important thing is that they must explain why they made their choice.
A discussion activity where children work in small groups to discuss the best solution to a problem. Suitable for mid primary.
A discussion lesson for small groups - mid primary. It is designed to highlight the importance of water and the problems faced in some third world countries. I used it as part of a topic on water in conjunction with the resources on the Water Aid website.