Name
World Book Day
Topic
Access to Education and Training
Learning time
2 hours and 40 minutes
Designed time
2 hours and 40 minutes
Size of class
12
Description
During this week's session, you will work in groups of 4 using your knowledge of year 1 learners' literature to plan a day's activities for children to celebrate World Book Day. You will then present your plan of activities to the whole group, with resources, referencing using Harvard style.
Mode of delivery
Blended
Aims
The aim of the session is for Access to Education and Training learners to investigate the ways that events such as World Book Day could be used as a stimulus for creating learning activities to support and extend Year 1 learners' engagement with literature.
Outcomes
Find out/discover, Design, Assemble
Editor
EileenKennedy
On your own: Find out about World Book Day - Online activity
35 minutes)
  • Read Watch Listen
    5
    1
    1
    Watch the video (5 mins). As you watch, make a note of techniques you could use to motivate the children to look at books – pause the video to make a note.
  • Investigate
    30
    1
    3
    Follow the links to the online resources below and select at least two resources to read and take notes. In class you will share your ideas and plan activities for World Book Day. Make sure you make a note of the referencing information. Tip: You can use a tool such as Harvard Generator to help you create your reference list in Harvard style.
Notes:
Resources linked: 0
In groups: Create a plan of activities for World Book Day - Face-to-Face activity
50 minutes)
  • Discuss
    20
    2
    0
    In pairs, share the resources you found and the notes you made on the useful techniques for motivating children.
  • Collaborate
    30
    4
    1
    Join another pair and use a lesson planning template to plan the activities you would design for your own class.
Notes:
Resources linked: 0
In groups: World Book Day Presentations - Face-to-Face activity
60 minutes)
  • Produce
    15
    4
    0
    Paste your plan into a slide and give a 10 minute presentation to the class using Google Slides.
  • Read Watch Listen
    45
    1
    0
    As other groups present their plans make notes on any further ideas for development of your own plan.
Notes:
Resources linked: 0
As a class: World Book Day Padlet (extension task) - Online activity
15 minutes)
  • Collaborate
    15
    12
    1
    After class and before the end of the week, add links to your resources and lesson plans on the World Book Day Padlet to collect a shared resource bank.
Notes:
Resources linked: 0

Learning Experience

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