PRIOR KNOWLEDGE e-cards


AT LEAST 32 cards in each set!


Fantastic way to establish students' PRIOR KNOWLEDGE and to form Essential Questions!

You'll be AMAZED at what your students know and understand already - or perhaps misunderstand!
 And yes YOU can maximise both gathering and assessing students' PK with a simple yet stimulating activity..

Individual topic packs to match your own needs with your current curriculum! Each set contains at least 32 "cards"  on your chosen topic,plus instructions,and suggested Strategies for enhancing thinking and discussion.

Simply print, laminate, cut apart- and watch the action!

(Tip: adding a small piece of magnetic tape, or elese blu-tack, on the back of each card, really helps when using a whiteboard!)

View all the titles available below and  make your selection:



ADVERTISING,  level A PK e-cards

ADVERTISING, level A PK e-cards

Samples: Is the sign outside your school an advertisement? A butcher's sign? A song? A sports team?.....

$NZ 3.00

ADVERTISING, B level PK e-cards

ADVERTISING, B level PK e-cards

Samples: Is a timetable an advertisement? Is a  church notice an advertisement? Is a uniform an advertisement? And heaps more provocative and discussion-stimulating questions! ..

$NZ 3.00

CITY LIFE, advanced level PK e-cards

CITY LIFE, advanced level PK e-cards

Sample cards: Is a city "a place which has many amenities for people"? A place which has a Post Office? Has traffic congestion? ..

$NZ 3.00

COMMUNICATION, advanced level PK e-cards

COMMUNICATION, advanced level PK e-cards

Samples: Is a red rose a form of communication? A stifled yawn? Speech marks? ..

$NZ 3.00

COURAGE, advanced level PK e-cards

COURAGE, advanced level PK e-cards

Sample cards: Is it courage when a student challenges a teacher's point of view? When a thief breaks into a house? When a firefighter saves someone from a burning building?..

$NZ 3.00

DISASTERS, advanced level PK e-cards

DISASTERS, advanced level PK e-cards

Sample questions: Is it a disaster when a space craft explodes on takeoff? When the local dump is declared full? When your team loses in the final?? Packed with lots more like this. ..

$NZ 3.00

ENDANGERED SPECIES, advanced level PK e-cards

ENDANGERED SPECIES, advanced level PK e-cards

Samples: Is a species which disturbs a local ecosystem, an endangered species? Smokers? Trees? Human teachers?? PLUS lots more like this. ..

$NZ 3.00

ENDANGERED SPECIES, Intro level PK e-cards

ENDANGERED SPECIES, Intro level PK e-cards

Samples: Is the house fly an endangered species? A species which reproduces quickly? Big living things? The gorilla? PLUS lots more like this. ..

$NZ 3.00

FAIRNESS, advanced level PK e-cards

FAIRNESS, advanced level PK e-cards

Samples: Is it fair when you don't get a place in the school choir? When the teacher sets a deadline for an assignment? Is it fair to break a rule in a game? And lots more like this. ..

$NZ 3.00

IDENTITY through Icons, advanced level PK e-cards

IDENTITY through Icons, advanced level PK e-cards

Samples: Are penguins an enduring icon? Fish and chips? Our flag? David Beckham?? And lots more like this. ..

$NZ 3.00

IMMIGRANTS, advanced level PK e-cards

IMMIGRANTS, advanced level PK e-cards

Samples: Is an immigrant someone who doesn't speak the language of the country they live in? Someone whose parents were born in another country? Someone shipwrecked on an island? A dog that used to..

$NZ 3.00

RELIGION- PK cards eversion

RELIGION- PK cards eversion

Is schooling a part of religion? Or punishment? Ritual? Sin? Politics? Justice? Idols?.... ..

$NZ 3.00

RULES- PK cards eversion

RULES- PK cards eversion

Is it a good rule that children under the age of 10 must NOT be given homework?  Or that students who are late for school must stay later after school? Or that TV is not allowed on air before 9 a..

$NZ 3.00

STUPIDITY, advanced level PK cards

STUPIDITY, advanced level PK cards

Sample cards: Is is stupidity or not, to join a gang? Not saving your work on the computer? Volunteering to fight in an army? eating sausages??..

$NZ 3.00

SUSTAINABILITY- pk cards e-version

SUSTAINABILITY- pk cards e-version

Is it probable that using aluminium foil is good packaging for sustainability? Or plastic bags? Or grape leaves? or plastic envelopes? or a flax kete? or a cereal box? or Christmas wrap?... ..

$NZ 3.00

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