An 84-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
Display an activity on your interactive whiteboard when students enter class each day or return from a break.
- word of the day
- sorting and ordering
- secret words
- mystery numbers.
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.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use knowledge of known words, base words, prefixes and suffixes, word origins, letter patterns and spelling generalisations to spell new wordsElaborationstalking about how suffixes change over time and new forms are invented to refl...
Create literary texts using realistic and fantasy settings and characters that draw on the worlds represented in texts students have experiencedElaborationsusing texts with computer-based graphics, animation and 2D qualities, consider how and why par...
Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, area, volume, capacity and mass
Connect three-dimensional objects with their nets and other two-dimensional representations
Pose questions and collect categorical or numerical data by observation or survey
Understand how to move beyond making bare assertions and take account of differing perspectives and points of viewElaborationsrecognising that a bare assertion (for example 'It's the best film this year') often needs to be tempered by: using the 'imp...
Understand that the starting point of a sentence gives prominence to the message in the text and allows for prediction of how the text will unfoldElaborationsobserving how writers use the beginning of a sentence to signal to the reader how the text i...
Find unknown quantities in number sentences involving multiplication and division and identify equivalent number sentences involving multiplication and division
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
Describe and interpret different data sets in context
Understand the use of vocabulary to express greater precision of meaning, and know that words can have different meanings in different contextsElaborationsmoving from general, ‘all-purpose’ words, for example ‘cut’, to more sp...
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Addition by Paul (Teach Starter) Jan 20th, 2020
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