A 72-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
This interactive PowerPoint contains 50 activities designed to be used as daily warm-up tasks.
Display an activity on your interactive whiteboard when students enter class each day or return from a break.
- phonics and word knowledge
- counting and number identification
Students can write their answers in a workbook or complete the activities collaboratively.
The activities in this teaching resource vary in complexity and in the time taken to complete them. To ensure you don’t repeat an activity, change the heading to red or simply move completed slides to the end of the presentation.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use knowledge of letters and sounds including onset and rime to spell wordsElaborationsrecognising the most common sound made by each letter of the alphabet, including consonants and short vowel sounds, for example âp-opâ ...
Establish understanding of the language and processes of counting by naming numbers in sequences, initially to and from 20, moving fromÂ any starting point
Use direct and indirect comparisons to decide which is longer, heavier or holds more, and explain reasoning in everyday language
Describe position and movement
Sort and classify familiar objects and explain the basis for these classifications. Copy, continue and create patterns with objects and drawings
Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken wordsElaborationsrecognising and producing rhyming words when listening to rhyming stories or rhymes, for example âfunnyâ and âmoney...
Use interaction skills including listening while others speak, using appropriate voice levels, articulation and body language, gestures and eye contactElaborationslearning how to use different voice levels appropriate to a situation, for example lear...
Connect number names, numerals and quantities, including zero, initially up to 10 and then beyond
Compare and order duration of events using everyday language of time
The places people live in and belong to, their familiar features and why they are important to people
Recognise and name all upper and lower case letters (graphemes) and know the most common sound that each letter representsElaborationsusing familiar and common letters in handwritten and digital communications (Skills: Literacy)identifying familiar a...
Subitise small collections of objects
How the stories of families and the past can be communicated, for example, through photographs, artefacts, books, oral histories, digital media and museumsElaborationsengaging with the oral traditions, painting and music of Aboriginal and Torres Stra...
Compare, order and make correspondences between collections, initially to 20, and explain reasoning
Know how to read and write some high-frequency words and other familiar wordsElaborationsknowing how to write some high-frequency words recognised in shared texts and texts being read independently, for example âandâ, âmyâ, â...
The reasons why some places are special to people, and how they can be looked after
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