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  • 1. Made by Mike Gershon mikegershon@hotmail.comThe Starter Generator!If you want to make the slides whizz through really quickly and then press escape to choose a starter at random do this: Select all slides, change slide transition to 0 seconds and uncheck the advance on mouse click box. Start the slide show and it should work.PlanningSources Edward De Bono How to Have Creative Ideas (Vermilion, Chatham, 2007) My head Other peoples headsVisit and go to the bit by Harry Dodds for a good piece about making starters effective and linked to learning

2. Starters Odd One Out List O-Mania Whats This? Questions Press Conference Definition Match List Definition Pictionary Dingbats/Say what you see Homework Peer Assessment Whats being said? Or Whats being thought? What if? Art and life Uptown Top Ranking Empathy-builder Have I Got News For You Mystery Bag Describe and Draw Just a Minute Animal Madness What would win? Continuum Picture in time Have I seen you somewhere before? Pair It Up My Word! Whats Your Reply? Draw me the answer Play Doh Find the definition Prop-tastic Noun Play Redesign Silent Instructions Time/Place Lapse Mystery Guest Dominoes Smile What if poetry Performance Arrangement Simon says Create-a-title 10 words Goal Setting Multi-Tracking Questions you would like to askShow me the answer! Political Power What is Citizenship? Freeze Frame Pupil as Teacher Name that tune! Tell me three things... Taboo True or False What do you know? Different Shoes In the spotlight Get In Character Statement Exploration Millionaire Genre Solutions Translate Dissonance Mood Big Picture Post it Venn Diagram Song-WriterWhats The Question? Thunks Who am I? Whats your opinion? Interview Word Fill Slogans Bingo Sheets Hangman 20 Questions AZ Instructions Ridiculous Arguments Scenario Get Creative Compare and Contrast Recipe Time Fact or Opinion? Whats the topic? Inside the Octagon Random Debate Whats the Story? Flow Chart Connections Home Improvement Design a starter Blockbusters Strongest Argument Concept Map Analogies Sculpture Tree-mendous Stimulus Uncover Uncover Variation Uses Pass the Parcel Detectives New Inventions Creative Writing Abstract Thinking Summary Sentences Celebration Key Letters Noises Think Pair Share Jigsaw Odd One Out Pictures 3. Odd One OutBack To Stare.g. Which is the odd one out; Tourist, IDP, Refugee, Asylum Seeker? (clue there may be more than one) 4. List O-ManiaBack To Stare.g. List as many... rights/responsibilities/policy areas/taxes/items you threw away in the last 24 hours etc... as you can. 5. Answer!Show me the answer!Back To StarUsing mini-whiteboards, true/false cards, hand signals, different coloured cards etc. pupils must show you the answer to a series of questions 6. Whats The Question?Back To Stare.g. If this is the answer, then whats the questionA: Mr T(Q: Who is da man?) 7. Thunks e.g. What does the wind smell like? Do trees have feelings? If I borrow a million pounds, am I a millionaire? To Sta 8. Whats This? e.g.What do you think this is?Nilin, West Bank: A Palestinian demonstrator uses a slingshot to hurl stones at Israeli border police during a protest against Israel's separation barrier To Star 9. Questions e.g. A series of questions 1) What does consumer mean? 2) Are you a consumer? 3) Why? 4) What rights do consumers have? 5) Who protects them?Back To Star 10. Political Power EmpireSurgeonPokerBack To StarScallop- You must use these words to increase the political power of a party. - You could turn them into policies or slogans - Explain why your suggestions might work From Edward De Bonos How to Have Creative Ideas. See - You can make random word tables or PowerPoints or use a book to get different random words. 11. Who am I?Back To Stare.g. Could be a pictureOr part of a picture Or clues I am an important Londoner I am a politician I am noted for frequent buffooneryCould do guess what instead for places etc. 12. Questions you would like to ask e.g. Today we will begin studying local government. Write down the questions you would like answered.Back To Sta 13. Whats your opinion?Back To StarAsk students to write/speak in pairs a short explanation of their opinion about the topic you are starting to study. This can then be revisited at the end of the lesson/unit. 14. Back To StartersDefinition Match e.g.Match the word to the definitionLabourPolitical party who say they are the futureConservativesPolitical party who say they are the futureLiberal DemocratsPolitical party who say they are the future 15. What is Citizenship? Parliament The Law Relationships CountriesPuberty PolicingBack To StarBullying RightsConflictTaxWorld War 2Fair TradeStudents circle which ones they think are citizenship. Could use to check/reinforce subject understanding. Could adapt to use for different topics e.g. What is economics, or what is human rights 16. Word FillBack To Stare.g. Fill in the missing words (can include the words underneath - in the wrong order of course - for differentiation) The X _______ is a popular programme on ____. All of the contestants are extremely________ and ________. Simon Cowell always says ______ things and makes the performers feel ______ about themselves. 17. ListDefinitione.g. 1)List all the words you associate with Global Warming. 2)Now join these words together to make a definition for Global WarmingBack To Star 18. PictionaryBack To Stare.g. Give students concepts/ideas/things to draw whilst others have to guess what they areAlternative short list of concepts/ideas and students have to draw in books or on mini-whiteboard and then feedback their thinking/explanation.Can divide group into teams to make it competitive 19. Freeze FrameBack To StarYou are working on a farm in Africa supplying Cadburys with cocoa to make chocolate. The weather is hot, the work hard and you are paid very little. Individually/pair/group produce a freeze frame showing the scene. - Could adapt to all manner of scenes, or give pupils the topic area and ask them to produce an appropriate freeze frame that other students must then try and decipher. 20. Bingo SheetsBack To Stare.g. Pupils get bingo sheets with key words/phrases and you read out definitions... 21. Hangman You know what it is!Back To Star 22. Dingbats/Say what you seeBack To Star 23. Homework Peer AssessmentBack To Stare.g. Students asked to swap homework (relies on it having being done) and peer assess their neighbours on the success criteria you set. Can also use two stars and a wish. 24. Pupil as TeacherBack To Stare.g. One (or more?) pupil is the teacher. They have to summarise the last lesson(s) and question the class on what was studied. 25. 20 QuestionsBack To Stare.g. Teacher or pupil picks a relevant person/place and the class have 20 yes/no questions to discover who or what it is. 26. A-ZBack To Stare.g. Write down a key/related word for our topic area for as many letters of the alphabet as you can. Arms Bay Conflict Darfur Earth Freedom Guantanamo HarmCan also do it verbally. Ask students/groups to shout out when you give them a letter. 27. Whats being said? Or Whats being thought?Back To Stare.g. Choose a picture and ask students what might be being said or thought. Could be relevant Or abstract - 28. Name that tune!Back To Stare.g. Play students a citizenship themed song and they have to transcribe the lyrics. Can then use this for discussion of media, expression, identity, politics, language etc. 29. Instructions e.g. Ask students to write intricate instructions for a specific task. For example voting in an election or staging a protest march. Equally, could be an unrelated task just to get them thinking.Back To Star 30. Ridiculous ArgumentsBack To StarTeach the language of argument by getting students to justify the ridiculous, such as 'Five year olds should be allowed to drive a car'Ridiculous? 31. What if? What if no one was responsible? What if there were no laws? What if everyone stopped paying taxes? What if all journalists were anonymous? What if citizenship didnt exist? What if school only opened at night? What if you were invisible for a day?Back To Star 32. Art and lifeBack To StarUse a relevant poem, piece of art, sculpture etc. to get students thinking/empathising about the topic. Can then draw out lesson themes...Guernica - Picasso Memorial - Berlin 33. Tell me three things... about the topic we are studying. you learnt in the last lessons. that help explain inflation. refugees might feel. campaigning has changed in Britain. you think are most important to citizenship. you would like to change in the world.Back To Star 34. ScenarioBack To Star Set students a scenario (perhaps covering similar ground to the lesson) and ask them to respond in some way... e.g. Human rights have been suspended by the British Government. Politicians have given party members license to judge what is right and what is wrong. How would this make you feel? What would you do?(Similar to thought experiments) 35. Get Creative CloakSledTouristMachine Fuse- Show how each of these random words might influence the other words in some way. - Explain the influence From Edward De Bonos How to Have Creative I