The Right Tool for the Job

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

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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