High School Transition and Emotion Works

P7 teachers – don’t forget to make use of your 7-cog poster to help unpack your pupil’s feelings about high school.In the example shown in the slideshow below, the teacher started out by using the Pop Art imagery of Roy Lichtenstein with characters displaying worried looks to encourage pupils to speculate on what was making […]

Symbol Story Board Development for Foundation Vocabulary Development

This is a practice article written some time ago by one of our practice team and Early Years trainer Morag Dickie.  We don’t have the full set of boards as a resource to share unfortunately, and the photo of them that we have isn’t the best quality – sorry, but hopefully you’ll find value in […]

Creating a Class Cog Book

As well as an individual workbook, such as 1-cog-at-a-time, collaborative working on a page per cog in a class book can help to reinforce learning about each cog concept Develop an Emotion Works Cog Book Here are some example pages from an Emotion Works book where information was summarised on each page by a P7 […]

Parent Information Slideshow

Parent Information Flyer

Full PCS (Boardmaker) Symbol Set for all Foundation Words

Create your own 5, 6, or 7-cog Model Worksheet

To a Moose Literacy Stimulus – EW & IDL Planner

The stimulus for this Upper Primary / Second Level / 7-part model Literacy /EW mini-topic is the ‘To a Mouse’ poem by Robbie Burns.There are lots of written versions plus audio and video recitals of the poem to be found online, along with translations to help you familiarise yourself with the poem to support your discussions with […]

Closer look at an Emotion Worksheet

Feeling Better TV series – Mini Topic Lower Primary

The selected stimulus for this mini-topic is the BBC Teach Series ‘Feeling Better’ which can be accessed via the following link:Open the BBC website page in a new window Lower Primary Teaching Plan This plan makes use of 4 episodes from the series (Happy, Sad, Angry & Worried) to develop emotional vocabulary and consolidate prior learning […]