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Toys then and now: Washday in the past: Beyond living memory Castles: Planning a pageant — what was life in a castle like, a very long time ago?
How do we know what holidays were like years ago. Designing an authentic Edwardian seaside poster. Smart Task a short fun activity that could lead from mime to movie. Grace Darling; Did she really carry out the brave rescue on her own?
This Year 1 lesson on historical interpretations starts with a stark comparison of 2 images of the rescue. Pairs of pupils are then given 1 of 5 other picture versions which they have to turn into a mime to highlight the differences to the rest of the class. So which is true? The children look at commemorative mugs etc showing Grace on her own and work out from four options that it makes her seem braver if on her own.
Lastly pupils have to select an image that shows Grace as being most brave. Grace Darling; using a picture to set up the enquiry. Pupils are encouraged to use their creativity.
Coming soon Florence Nightingale; fighting fit.
Florence Nightingale; would the real Florence Nightingale please stand up? Coming soon Who am I? A history mystery Scott of the Antarctic: A living graph leading to a board game. The Wright brothers; how do we know that they broke the record?
This lesson moves from sequencing of images from the story, all provided in full colour, to asking children to make a human living graph. Great for thinking skills and developing emotional intelligence.
The Great Fire; what happened during the Great Fire, and how do we know? The Sinking of the Titanic: A study of evidence leading to an assessment. Pupils hear the story of the Gunpowder Plot in different parts of the room before a final role play in the cellar of the Houses of Parliament.
Prove it using a gallery of images, a skilfully differentiated lesson with pupils as detectives that have to find evidence to back up statements that have been made about the Gunpowder plot. The Gunpowder plot smart task: Pupils predict what a short video clip should show and then evaluate a real example.
The greyed out titles are those that have been written but still await copyright clearance. How are the lessons described? With so much claptrap talked about the three part lesson you might expect to find a starter a middle section and a plenary.
You will be disappointed. But there the similarity to the three-part lesson ends. Instead there will be a number of phases to each lesson. Some will involve interesting ways of acquiring new information. Others will encourage pupils to come up with ideas of their own which are then tested against authorities such as textbooks and videos.
You will see examples of modelling leading to a variety of different ways of recording. You will see that all the lessons have something in common. This, to me, is crucial. There is no such thing as a good lesson on Florence Nightingale in a vacuum. It is only useful to you if it fits your planning and is pitched appropriately for your children.
It would be absurd to pretend that any lesson can be universally applied. But if you think the objectives are appropriate, then you should find that the lesson can be relied on to engage pupils from across the ability range and to bring about the intended learning outcomes.This friendly book is full of test-style practice questions for year olds learning Maths.
The questions are written in a clear, straightforward style to test what . Making change happen. The White Rose Maths team is working hard to transform the teaching of maths and make change happen in our schools. Our aim is to develop a whole new culture of deep understanding, confidence and competence in maths – a culture that produces strong, secure learning and real progress.
Writing for a real purpose can help your child want to attheheels.com example, writing invitations, typing emails or writing and posting small notes Personalising notes by cutting, decorating, sticking or stamping are great skills for coordinating fingers and being creative.
Writing question: A postcard. Read this typical exam question and think about how you would answer it. You can write your answer on paper. Things to remember: You should write your equation as you read it.
There are different names for the same symbol, so you need to learn them. Equations won’t always be written in maths, but might be give in words, so you need to learn the different names for the symbols. Learn more on our Addition Tips and Tricks page Addition Table We can also "look up" answers for simple addition using the Addition Table (but it is really best to learn to remember the answers).