sparky teachingWriting, thinking and oracy resources to start off the new term. Mostly for tricky KS4 groups (these are quick, punchy activities) but anyone can do them. The website that they are from, Sparky Teaching, has got a lot of thought-provoking material, used by both primary and secondary teachers. You could start with:

Writing: 10 word stories. Even the most die-hard pen-hating KS4 student will be able to do this. Hand them in to me – I’d like to create a display. Take a look  here. Choose a theme or a PL-based topic.

365 Things: a resource for Skills time to promote oracy and thinking skills. Take a look here.

Skills September 2012

Skills October 2012

Skills 19th November

Literacy training May 2012


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