Lesson: Camping theme: making s’more’s
Caps: Physical and chemical changes & Understands and uses appropriate language on different subjects
Time: 4x 1 hour lessons
Would I do it again: I think I’ve answered this already…
I chose camping as a theme many years ago basically so I could make s’mores. Not really, but it is a good excuse to have that gooey goodness in my stomach.
Week 1: The app I used AGIAN was Explain Everything and the reason I used it AGAIN is because it’s amazing. This time round (my second year of really using the app) it took me a lot less time to explain. I spent one whole lesson teaching the girls how to take a photo, crop, insert and move around. I also used this lesson to teach how to add slides and record. They then spent most of the lesson just playing around. I also emailed all the parents to ask that if any of them had iPads at home, could they please download it so the girls could practise. This really helped as I had about 3 extra hands in the next lesson of almost Explain Everything experts.
Week 2: Make s’mores and take photo’s of each item.
Week 3: Insert all items on the slides.
Week 4: Add voice instructions.
Not all of them managed to get the timing perfect and not all of them managed to verbalise themselves correctly, I may use a script next time.
It was interesting to see how they each interpreted the task, this also helps to establish a little differentiation.
Term 2, I’m coming for you!