How to Use this Site
- Every Go-Givers module is highly adaptable.
- Each has been planned as a complete lesson, but could be used for an assembly.
- Materials allocated to Key Stage 1 may be deemed relevant for study at Key Stage 2.
- Most lessons contain a range of learning activities, and provide the possibility of a single lesson continuing over several teaching lessons, or indeed a series of lessons extending over half a term or term period.
- The learning materials have been designed to cater for the needs of children of all abilities and learning styles. They are humorous, visual and concise.
- The key learning points are expressed with precision, and are often consolidated through homework, quizzes and crosswords etc.
- The lessons provide a myriad of opportunities for the development of critical thinking and debating skills, whilst introducing the children to complex and sometimes controversial issues, and new vocabulary.
- You will need Acrobat Reader (link at the bottom of every web page) to access the Lesson Plans, and some other documents.
Nifty Gear – Web tools
Online tools to aid critical thinking:
Mind-mapping application, manipulative World Viewers, Consequences and many more web tools are available in the Nifty-Gear section which is accessed from the Teacher’s Home Page.
Click Site Overview to view all features on the site.
- Many of the learning activities on this site are designed for use on the interactive whiteboard.
- PPT presentations must be saved to enable editing, however links will only work when the computer is connected to the internet.
- Please note that a green dot will appear in the bottom right hand corner of every slide to indicate when any animation has run its course.
- Some presentations include text boxes into which children's suggestions may be typed directly (when using a whiteboard) for modelling purposes. These slides may also serve as planning sheets or aids for the children when downloaded and printed.