Starter: 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
Main: Model Making
If you buy into VAK Learning Styles (I don’t…) then this is one for your “Kinaesthetic” students. Get a load of materials (paper, cardboard, pipe cleaners, art straws, sellotape, etc), and get students to make a 3D model of whatever … Continue reading
Plenary: The Hotseat
A simple plenary with no preparation required. Give students a few minutes to think up questions based on what they have learned – they can write these down if they like (otherwise they’re liable to forget them). Then get one … 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.