Pack of cards and some post it notes!
How It Works:
A pack of cards can be used in so many ways in a lesson…
Picking groups- Hand out cards to students as they enter the room- then ask students to make groups in suits? ACES? CLUBS? HEARTS? DIAMONDS?
Or picture cards, number cards and so on…
Cards can also be used to explore texts- gain points of views- using the picture cards-
‘What would a King/QUEEN/JOKER think about this?’
Cards can also be used to signify points in a quiz?
Or to peer assess a student answers- A red card could link to a HOT answer? a Black card to a COLD answer- and the numbers between 1-10 could indicate the strength.
Or use them like the picture displays as a pair game- Some cards have keywords/some definitions. Students pick up two at a time- decide if they have a pair- if not place them back in exact same position.
Use this link to see how you can use playing cards in maths lessons!
Drama use cards- to assess the relationships between characters and hierarchy.
You can also use cards by replacing…
- Joker= Point
- Queen= Explanation
- King= Evidence
- Ace= Link
Deal out cards- ask groups to come together and construct answers?
(It is always handy knowing a few card tricks! Promising to teach students one will really help engage some of the most difficult of students!)
|WHY NOT BUY SOME BLANK CARDS? AND MAKE UP YOUR OWN GAMES? ADD YOUR OWN PICTURES? SUITS? VALUES?|