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Language and Communication Share information about self with others  This resource has been viewed by a moderator.


Students are able to share information about themselves - such as preferences - with others. Students are able to recall information that others have shared.

Early years skill:not specified
Early years typical range:not specified
P-scales/Curriculum skill:English
P-scales/Curriculum level:P8
TAP skill:Language (old categories)
TAP level:TAP48
Pre/Nat. Curriculum Area:not specified
Pre/Nat. Curiculum Standard:not specified
Section:Secondary (11-16yrs) info; Post School Education info; Adult info
Activity/strategy name and materials required How to do the activity Key principles for doing the activity and comments
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Optional - something to record the students responses on (e.g. paper/pen) which can later be used as a prompt;

Soft ball or beanbag.

  1. Go round each student, asking them what their favourite food is - write it down and/or do a very rough sketch of it as you go;
  2. One student has a ball, they choose another student and say the other student's name and what their favourite food is - for example "Tom - you like burgers". They then pass the ball to that student. Use the prompt card if necessary.

To make it harder, you can go around again asking for favourite drinks - so that everyone now has to remember a food and a drink for each student when they pass the ball (e.g "Tim - you like carrot cake and tea").

You could use favourite games, favourite places to go, etc. instead.

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