The Right Tool for the Job

Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a worksheet that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their worksheet. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Collect a set of toolboxes that pupils can use during the lesson to store necessary materials 
  • Have cards and worksheets available for early finishers to work with when their first task is complete 
  • Bring in real-world examples of school-safe tools found on the worksheet 
Classroom Considerations
  • The page is best printed in color
  • Locate the worksheet's tool cards in the attached materials
Pros
  • Colorful pictures enhance pupils' engagement
Cons
  • The page format is inconsistent