Warm-up

Any resource that is particularly good for the start of a lesson

Animal descriptions

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2005-10-05 23:00

Literacy: SLc/E3.1, SLc/E3.3, SLlr/E3.2, Ws/E2.2

Resource type: Game, Warm-up

Level: M8, E1, E2, E3, L1, L2

A speaking and listening card game / warm-up activity for Entry 2-3 Literacy. Linked to Entry level descriptive writing and work on adjectives. Best printed in colour and laminated. 10 animal cards plus adjective wheels for planning your written or spoken description. With differentiation ideas for preEntry and Levels 1-2.

Restaurant Bills

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Fri, 2003-05-23 23:00

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A lively warm-up that covers mental and paper-based money skills from Entry 2 to Level 2. All you need are copies of local food menus (or make up your own on the blank provided).

Government Spending

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Fri, 2003-05-23 23:00

Numeracy: N1/E3.1, HD1/E3.1, N1/L1.1, HD1/L1.1, HD1/L2.1, N1/L2.1

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Warm-up

A warm-up activity that will provoke much discussion and improve confidence with dealing with statistics. Covers ordering and working with large numbers (up to billions) and extracting information from pie charts. Updated in 2007 to reflect the (then) latest Budget stats.

1 2 3 Warm up activities

Submitted by Sarah Richards on Sun, 2002-07-07 23:00

Numeracy: N1/E3.3, N1/E3.5, N1/E3.6, N1/L1.5, N1/L1.6, N1/L2.2

Resource type: Warm-up

Level: E3, L1, L2

Covers mental maths with the four operations and can be extended to cover odd, even & square numbers; multiples; etc. Nothing else needed!

Numeracy: MSS1/E1.2, N1/E1.2, MSS1/E2.3, N1/E1.3, N1/E2.2, MSS1/E3.3

Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Rw/E1.1, Rw/E1.3, Rw/E2.1, Rw/E2.4, Rw/E3.4

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Flash cards, Game, Sort or match cards, Warm-up

One of our most popular resources has now been given a facelift. Includes ‘Follow Me’ warm-up activity cards on ordering days, months and seasons – for group numeracy sessions (EL1-EL3), also suitable for Literacy (Reading levels E1-E3). Small cards for matching months/days to abbreviations or order. Larger cards for playing matching / sorting games /alphabetical ordering and spelling. Useful key word reference sheets connected to time and numbers. Cheque writing help. Match upper and lower case key words. With dozens of teaching ideas.

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