PowerPoint with 12 different animal skulls: students to decide if the animal was a herbivore, carnivore or omnivore by looking closely at the animals teeth. Includes lesson objectives *To know the names and jobs of each of the teeth. *To know why we need teeth. *To understand what a herbivore, carnivore and omnivore are and how this effects the shape of teeth. with some small group work activities. Exciting introductory activity. Please rate and comment if you use it. Enjoy!
Posters for students to set class/school goals, with a space below each for them to list the steps they will need to take to achieve their goals. 4 versions: 3 pdf files with sassoon font: one with lines, one with numbers, and one with numbers and only 2 callout bubbles. 1 word doc with comic sans. I will edit the documents and replace 'my' with the name of the student and print one off for each child in my class. Plus one for myself, so that I can set some personal (teaching) goals for myself. I will also print out a large 'to achieve by xx/xx/xxxx' so that the goals are time sensitive and display this alongside the student's posters. Also included some display headings, quotes, and stars to make a classroom display. (star clipart is 'for reuse from clipartpanda.com)
Colourful power point I made for a PSHE/Citizenship lesson on making choices. Should I do this or do that? WHY? Objectives: • to recognise that they can make choices • the difference between right and wrong • what they like and dislike • what is fair and unfair • to share their opinions on matters that are important to them • to take part in discussions with one other person and the whole class • to resolve differences by looking at alternatives, making decisions and explaining choices
More or Less Homework?? Discussion Activity Designed to allow me to evaluate the group work skills of a group of four grade 3 students and to see if they are demonstrating 'cooperative learning behaviours'. I hope that it has been designed to encourage the exchange of ideas (exploratory and cumulative talk) and not just work out the logistics of completion (presentational and or argumentative talk). [However, it will require explaining and modelling] It is, (I think) a 'meaningful open-ended task' and has been worded so that students can interpret each reason as a pro or a con(:so that they can 'create their own meaning') Furthermore, it is difficult enough for there to be a potential of failure if they don't work collaboratively. Based on research articles and designed specifically for grade 3 international (inc. some high level ESL) students to complete in 20-25 minutes.
54 A4 thought provoking statements to be used as a thought for the day. I use them at the beginning of the day with a grade 3 class, but have also used them with a grade 1 class. Get a student to select one, pop it in a A4 card case display at the side of the white board - then as a class discuss what it means and how & why they should follow the advice. Uploaded a Word doc if you want or need to edit it, plus a PDF in case anyone has any font issues. "By sharing and helping others I get more done."