Starter: Card Sort
This requires a bit of preparation, but after you’ve made it once it can be re-used. Make a load of cards and cut them up. In pairs, the kids have to sort them. There are lots of options here: Cards … Continue reading
Main: A to Z
This is great for an end of topic review and requires no preparation. Put students into groups of about 4 and give each group a blank sheet of paper. Get them to write the letters A to Z on the … Continue reading
Plenary: Mini Whiteboards
Mini whiteboards are pretty useful at any point in a lesson to check what the kids have learned. In case you haven’t heard of them, they’re small whiteboards that come with a whiteboard pen and an eraser, usually in a … Continue reading
Random Lesson Planner
This page should give you a random starter, main and plenary idea for a lesson. Most of the activities require minimal preparation, and whilst the examples I give are usually science related, the majority can be used in all subjects.