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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 6

Learner Descriptor

Learners show they am listening by how they use eye contact and body language

Teacher Explanation

Learners show they are listening by how they use eye contact and body language

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 Listening steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 6 to Step 15
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Listening steps 6-15, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 4 to Step 6
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 4-6 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 6
    In this video, learners take part and respond in a group discussion by practising holding information in their heads while listening to a group discussion on reading books and then respond.
  • 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.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 6
    In this video, learners take part and respond in a group discussion by playing a memory game as a group, growing a shopping list by taking turns to repeat the shopping list and adding an item.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 6
    In this video, learners take part and respond in a group discussion by using sentence stems to help them respond to opinions they have just heard on chocolate cakes, then on school and skills.