Year 1 and Year 2 SEN groups used these resources for a block of work during the first half of the Summer Term 2005. The resources provided a stimulating topic & context for support in literacy, numeracy, and cross-curricula topics, to engage both Traveller and non-Traveller pupils.
|AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:
The Big Book 'A Horse for Joe' was used in the Literacy Hour for SEN Y1 & Y2 Groups. We also used selected materials from the activity worksheets.
These resources were chosen because:
|COMMENTARY / OUTCOMES:
Outcomes were very positive, and included the following:
|RESOURCES / WORKSHEETS:
Big book, teacher's resource book and worksheets, were loaned from Traveller Education.
'A Horse for Joe' : Big book, small books, and Pupils' Activity Worksheets Booklet:
Author: Hird, Margaret and Whitwell, Ann.
"Insights into the life of the Travellers' community are given in this story of a ten year old, Joe, who dreams of getting his first horse. He saves money throughout the year until finally he gets a colt of his own at the Appleby Horse Fair. Detailed text, contemporary photographs and colour illustration."
Pupil's activity sheets:
"Attractive worksheets providing cross curricular activities in: maths, D&T, geography, history, science, as well as English - reading, writing, speaking & listening."
Wiltshire Traveller Education
Address: Traveller Education Service, Schools Branch, Department for Children and Education, Wiltshire County Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8JB
View some examples of pupils' work here
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