These emergency lesson plans for Reception Class Understanding the World are only to be used by supply teachers who are faced with no planning or easily accessible resources.
Discuss their families – who are in them, ages, things they like to do as a family.
Discuss important events in their lives – birthdays, Christmas, birth of siblings, holidays.
Ask students to draw their family.
Talk about hobbies and things they like to do, draw picture to show their hobbies.
Pair students up and ask them to interview each other and then feed back to group about their partner.
Have selection of activities available on the computers for the students.
Talk about where they live and where they would like to live.
Talk about where they have been and what the similarities and differences between that
place and where they live.