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What do do:
Put students into two teams. Line each team up, one behind the other in front of the whiteboard.
Give the student at the front of each line, a whiteboard
Resources:Large photocopied footsteps or large footsteps cut out of coloured paperHow It Works:Students work together to identify the steps for success in a particular task.They write each step on one of the foot prints.These can then be displayed on
Resources:Strips of PaperGlue? Stapler
How It Works:Students can work in groups.They are asked to write a Keyword/Topic/Phrase/Quote on a strip of paper.They then write a connection/explanation/definition on another strip of paper.However….They must then connect with another keyword+definition…
Resources: Post-It notes/ Paper cut into small squaresHow It Works:Students are asked to work in pairs– and asked to write down 9 keywords/points/sentences/ each. (If AS/A level student- they could work on their own- link the points to mark schemes/model answer and
U Shape Continuum-Resources:None!How it works:Ask students to line up in order of their level of understanding/current grade/progress… (Up to you!)From really confident/A* to really confused/U grade.You should then snake the students from the end of the line to bring all
Resources:Online QR hunt creator- http://www.classtools.net/QR/How It Works:Teacher uses website to create a QR (quick response) quiz scavenger hunt- the above online tool creates the QR codes and makes them printable. (Follow instructions on website!)
You can then place these
Do you remember getting told off at school for passing notes in class?
That age-old teenage tradition that is now rapidly being replaced by its 21st Century counterpart: under-the-desk texting?
Resources:2 DiceHow It Works:Students throw 2 dice and if they get e.g. a 2 and a 4, find the box 2 across and 4 down. They need to make a sentence containing the words/picture from the 2 boxes. The question marked
Resources:Click here to download a copyHow it works:The Review Wheel is a ready made plenary/starter that can be adapted and used at a touch of a button and implemented as a cross curricular approach to suit a variety of subjects. A
Liquid chalk pens… (Can also be found on eBay/Amazon at a good price)
Task:Students writing on windows- or any glass surface!! The pens are easy to wipe off and come in a variety of colours!You can use your windows
The KWHL grid can be used in a variety of situations The strength of this process is that it starts from childrens’ ideas, so misconceptions and previous learning can be identified and pupils are very much involved
Resources:Mission Impossible sound track from YouTube,Image(s) to assess previous learningWhat to do:To assess previous learning place an image/s in an envelope and stick under each students seat before they enter the class. On teachers command of go (play the mission