You might have heard be proclaim on several occasions that I am the most un creative person you will know. I can not draw or paint, my singing voice can only be paralleled to a cat in distress and my musical talent consists of bashing out the melody line with my right hand while hitting random bass notes with my left in a vague attempt to keep up with the singing children. But some people disagree with my initial assessment and sometimes I actually agree with them.
Some of you might be preparing to start your first job soon with others looking forward to getting stuck into your next school experience. Within this waffle I’m going to talk about using a KWL sheet to support your planning and to involve the children more in the process. This encourages you to personalise the topic to the children within your class rather than just following a generic plan.