A REFRESHING APPROACH TO INTRODUCING NEW CONCEPTS AND DEVELOPING ORACY SKILLS!
A Castorccino is a fun and engaging 'Guess Who' style activity. Students work together to find mathematical solutions using carefully devised, curriculum aligned clues. A versatile resource that ensures the language attached to challenging concepts is developed and secure. Bring new learning journeys to life and/ or revise concepts taught in a way that will have your students talking about its contents long after the task.
FREE Bar Models Castorccino by © Planet Castor®
This FREE Bar Models Castorccino is for ✪ Grade 3/ Year 4 students. If you would like the same FREE resource for your grade, then please choose the relevant grade here:
What to expect from this Castorccino serving:
✪ 1 Activity Set: 8 Differentiated Clue Cards & 8 Answer Cups*
✪ 1 Set of Teaching & Learning Questions*
✪ Teacher & Learner Instructions
✪ Answer Keys
✪ Extension Activities
✪ Clue Card & Answer Cup Templates*
✪ Individualised (Castorccino Cup) Sleeve Templates
PLEASE NOTE: These features are fully editable in our purchasable Bar Model pack AND will also include this BONUS:
✪ Every resource has been transferred onto Planet Castor's signature planning canvases - all ready for you to present and teach to your shining students.
✸ ALIGNED TO CURRENT (2019) INTERNATIONAL, UK & COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS ✸
✦ PRINTABLE - loaded with questions, activities & answers. All ready to be put to great effect!
✦ TRANSFERABLE - multiple storage and presenting opportunities. Print as booklets, task cards, binders, etc. It's up to you!
CAREFULLY DEVISED QUESTIONS THAT SET LEARNING JOURNEYS ON THE RIGHT PATH.
✦ Develop Mathematical Fluency & Reasoning Skills
✦ Link Challenging Concepts
✦ Foster Critical Thinking
✦ Promote & Nurture Team Collaboration
✦ Encourage Students to Communicate – EFFECTIVELY!
✦ A wonderful opportunity for PRE & POST ASSESSMENT of student’s knowledge, skills and understanding.
✦ Supportive questions that provoke past and current learning journeys.
✦ Differentiated statements that ensure a range of abilities can access and engage with all tasks.
✦ Challenging extension activities to maximize learning time.
A CONCEPT BORN FROM A UK NATIONAL AWARD WINNING EDUCATOR WITH 20+ PASSIONATE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS.
Inspired by the popular 'Guess Who?' board game, I set about the mission to devise an activity that could be applied to all new concepts taught. Something that would resonate with all my students and bring them closer together. Something that would help them to develop their oracy skills. My thinking: "If my confidence as a teacher is growing due to improved subject knowledge, then it is inevitable that exposing my students to the language associated with ambitious learning outcomes would also see them shining while at work."
✸ SAVE $$$ WITH A CASTORCCINO BUNDLE PACKAGE ✸ SIX ACTIVITY PACKS (TERMS) FOR ONE AMAZING PRICE ✸ PLUS AN INVALUABLE & UNIQUE BONUS ✸
We have gone one step further to ensure those who purchase a Castorccino Bundle can benefit even more from it.
A FULL YEAR OF CURRICULUM ALIGNED MATHS QUESTIONS!
✪ 42 Sets of Teaching & Learning Questions and Castorccino Activities. All displayed on Planet Castor’s Signature Planning Canvases - the PERFECT vehicle for PRESENTING outstanding learning journeys CONSISTENTLY!
✪ Every Castorccino Bundle contains these extra Teaching & Learning Resources!
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✸ 210 SETS OF TEACHING & LEARNING QUESTIONS - GRADE 1-5/ UK YEAR 2-6 - ALL DISPLAYED ON EDITABLE PLANNING CANVASES ✸
Those purchasing Planet Castor's Toolkit Bundle will receive EDITABLE versions of ALL GRADES Teaching & Learning Castorccino Questions and SO MUCH MORE!
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✸ EDITABLE TOOLKITS ENABLING TEACHERS TO CREATE THEIR OWN RESOURCES ✸
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