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Lesson Five – Quick and Slow

This curriculum topic teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to identify, describe and compare different ways of travelling to a range of locations. The class can record information about visits that their family could make to different places by using picture clues.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, describe and compare different ways of travelling to a range of locations

Learning Objectives

Know about similarities and differences in relation to places. Talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.

Learning Outcomes

I can sort information into groups using selected criteria. I can say how different forms of transport are the same or different.

Quick and Slow

Teaching sequence to help the children identify, describe and compare different ways of travelling to a range of locations for a family visit

Same or Different

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe and compare pairs of different vehicles that could be used when making a visit to a special place

Vehicle Labels

Activity cards to help the children sort toy vehicles into group to match specific criteria according to their appearance, structure and function

Travel Postcards

Template to help the children record information about places that they could visit with their family by using different vehicles

Quick and Slow

Interactive activity to help the children identify, describe and compare different ways of travelling to a range of locations for a family visit

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, describe and compare different ways of travelling to a range of locations

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