Archive | Plenaries RSS feed for this section

Reading extension tasks

12 Jan

GIRL READING

Here’s a comprehensive list of activities that can be carried after students have read literature/books to test their reading skills and extend writing to provide information.

Thanks to http://education.illinois.edu/ for the resource, there’s lots to choose from and will ensure that students demonstrate their learning through a variety of tasks, just click on the link below.

Source:http://bit.ly/1ktpIcO

Image: http://www.freedigitalimages.net

Generic engaging and fun activities/tasks

7 Jan

ANTS TEAMWORK

In this free ebook from http://www.behaviourneeds.com there are an abundance of tasks and activities that encourage students to work collaboratively in order to develop employment skills such as teamwork and professionalism.

There are starters, extension tasks and energisers for when the learning has dulled and the activities can be adapted for any age group or context. Please click on the link below to access the ebook and scroll through the first few pages.

http://bit.ly/1dFdEzH

Image: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net

Engaging maths starters and plenaries

6 Jan

MATHS ICONS

A comprehensive list of brilliant and engaging starters/plenaries for maths that feature fun, ensuring that students are engaged throughout the activities (14-19 year olds). They cover all types of problem solving and can easily be adapted with a little bit of further imagination.

Thanks to http://www.suffolkmaths.co.uk for compiling the ideas from several sources, just click on the link below for access.

Source: http://bit.ly/KrM66b

Image: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net

More inspiring starters for the new year

5 Jan

TWO BOYS WRITING

A great list of starters, recaps and useful ideas to use for plenaries that can be adapted to any topic or environment from http://www.sln.org.uk/geography. They all encourage immediate engagement and develop speaking and listening skills in students.

I hope you enjoy using them, just click on the link below.

50 LESSON STARTERS

Image: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net