24th September 2013
Unit 303 Support Learning Activities
Mrs S the class teacher, your children and I sat on the carpeting and Mrs S asked the children to distinguish different value coins by simply sight. I used to be then asked by Mrs S to help year one particular yellow stand with keeping track of coins and recognising the significance of money. Mrs C gave each stand various amounts of 1 pence, 2 pence, 5 pence and 10 pence gold coins.
I asked most of my stand to take a seat properly. 1 child was kneeling on her chair and so i explained that she needed to sit down to ensure that she didn't slip therefore that everybody could see. The kids initially kept grabbing at the money so I stated that they would all get a change individually also to leave the coins exclusively for the moment. Each child was then asked consequently from left to right to work out how many you pence items were in 2 pence, 5 pence and 12 pence. My spouse and i referred to the phone number line around the wall reverse to demonstrate adding and counting.
I recognized that one with the children on my table was very peaceful and shy, he was reluctant to join in to start with as a lot of the additional children had been talking more than him. Specialists the table to be silent so that he could focus. I then asked him to count each of the 1 pence pieces on the table, he responded well and showed good counting expertise, after he had finished I asked if he fully realized all of the activity and he replied having a smile.
I then worked with the table as a group and we mentioned what sort of work involved keeping track of money. Some of the table gave good examples just like working in a store or bank.
A couple of your children appeared to include a greater understanding of money and addition thus whilst the rest of the table continued to discuss money I asked the remaining two to exercise bigger amounts i. elizabeth: how a large number of 1 pence pieces were in two 10 pence pieces and exactly how many 2 pence items made up 15 pence. Also how many 5 pence pieces had been in twenty pence. I monitored their very own ability to total in twos and fives they equally...