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This article provides at least four Numeracy and Literacy exercises for the Primary class, using small group and whole class discussion.

First there is reference to numbers expressed in three different contexts. There is also reference to time.

Secondly, there are numerous opportunities for students to discover words related to and describing time and events. This can lead into many activities involving word lists, word studies. word families, dictionary skills, and so on.

This small article provides rich information for teachers to enhance students numeracy and literacy skills.

(Written by Jillian Wishart, BTeach student, University of Tasmania, 2001)


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