Program for reception, inclusion and observation for the first months in the classroom
Product: Teaching tools
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Suitable for: Primary 1st level (ages 6-7)
Everything necessary for starting off the fantastic voyage of elementary school in the best way
The Briefcase contains a series of well thought out and differentiated materials for facing the complexity of the first few months of school, with the objective of:
• welcoming and including each child, working on the identity of the class as a whole to create a good atmosphere;
• involving the students in the learning process through narration;
• observing and photographing the class in areas of strength and weakness;
• using a hands-on methodology for the acquisition of skills and to work together cooperatively;
• foster mutual knowledge through play experiences;
• increase and consolidate the prerequisites for learning;
• activate a path of continuity with the previous school grade.
Everything necessary for starting off the fantastic journey in primary school in the best way possible
The Briefcase for Starting Off...First Grade contains a series of well thought out and differentiated materials to help students face the complexity of the first few months of school.
Thanks to the materials contained in the case, it is possible to work on a wide range of prerequisites: cognitive (prior knowledge), relational (interpersonal knowledge), emotional (recognition and expression of one's mood) and motivational (attribution of meaning to one's own process of learning).
Goals of the Briefcase
By using the materials in the Briefcase, it is possible to meet various didactic and educational goals:
The Materials in the Briefcase
The guide describes all the materials and objectives contained in the briefcase, providing instructions on how to use them effectively and in a fun way. Moreover, it contains 30 activity sheets and 11 workshops that can be done with the children.
The Story Book
The story “The Fantastic School in the Manypaws Forest” allows children to identify with the main characters of the story and their feelings.
The Senses Cards
This card game causes the children to reflect on the different senses which are activated in different daily situations.
The Feeling Cards
This card game helps the children to recognize and name the family of emotions, encouraging emotional awareness.
The poster illustrates the path through the woods in a fun way which helps children to get to know themselves and others better.
Character and background posters
The 9 coloured posters with backgrounds and characters allow for the creation of a mini-theatre for role-playing and acting out the story “The Fantastic School in the Manypaws Forest”.