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Creativity

Creativity

The use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
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Step 2

Learner Descriptor

Learners imagine different situations and can bring them to life in different ways

Teacher Explanation

Learners imagine different situations and can bring them to life in different ways

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Creativity steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 3
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 2
    In this video, learners share what they imagine through writing, drawing or acting it out by responding to a "what is it like...?" question which will require them to use their imagination.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by printing this colourful Essential Skills Mat.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Step 5
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Creativity steps 0-5, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Short Activity (Presentation): Step 2
    In this activity, learners think of ideas for a stimulus question about a landscape picture and share what they imagine with a partner.
  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Creativity. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.