Big book lessons

SLS UK Cross-curriculum

Why big books? There is something amazing about big book versions of good children’s books. The large print and bright and colourful illustrations appeal are a sure hook into their content and draw readers into a story and are easy for a narrator to handle.

Hands-on History

SLS UK Cross-curriculum

This post from Wanda Gajewski, Wandsworth SLS focuses on ways teachers can use objects for effective classroom teaching.

How Far has Your Food Travelled Today?

SLS UK Cross-curriculum

All over the world, people are working to protect our planet in new and exciting ways. Spark classroom curiosity about the 4,500 Fairtrade mark products being sold in the UK. Inspired by the ‘Fair Trade’ text by Jillian Powell, the pack provides structured activities, from debating on food miles to making fruit ice cream sundae using Fairtrade ingredients. These classroom activities will not only keep your class engaged but they have the potential to encourage the pupils to grow their own vegetables and fruit.