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Sugar Paper, Glue, Revision questions.
What to do:
Students sit in groups of 3 or 4.Cover the table with sugar paper or a paper table cloth – anything that will spin.Each student sticks their question in front of
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What to do:
These tickets can be used to differentiate and also to encourage self and peer-assessment.
Resources:The Onion Poster- Click Here It can be printed and placed in books, or on classroom walls, or in student planners. Or everywhere!
Idea adapted from Fulhams Girls School
Resources:Your class exercise books.What to do:The idea is pretty simple!Get students to write on only ONE side of their books only. The other side should then be used for:
Marking/Feedback (D.I.R.T time…)
Definitions of Key
Resources:Download the document from hereAlso visit www.cheneyre.edublogs.org for more RE based resources.What to do:
Provided by the RE dept.
Use this FARMER technique to help students structure their answers for
An activity used to replicate a production/assembly line in a factory.Resources:NONE!But you could make your students badges with their titles on them?What to do:Students should be lined up with their desks placed alongside one another.They could do this activity standing?They
Resources:A Stolen Sentences template- Will upload ASAP! This idea was stolen from our English Dept. 🙂What to do:Hand the template sheet out to all your students after they have completed a writing task.Students should then fill in their sheet, ready
UPDATE!Resources:Click here for all the resources…What to do:These are a variety of grids to help develop your students ability to question…Amazingly simple to use and very effective! All courtesy of @JohnSayers www.twitter.com/johnsayers And for more information about Questioning- Click HERE
‘Shiny desks’? Whiteboard markers, Whiteboard spray…
How It Works:
After the success of the Half Desks/Half WhiteBoards and the Writing on the Windows…
I thought- how about using the tables themselves as whiteboards…
Writing /speaking task
How it works?
Show pupils a basic answer to a question.
Then model how you would make it better, step by step.
Pupils then work with partner to answer a different question
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
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
Resources:A3 paper with the template printed on itHow It Works:After students have produced a draft design for a piece of practical work, the 4X4 grid is used to support critical feedback from peers.Using the success criteria, the first student will