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CLIP 2948

How to follow directions

How to follow directions

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Key Info
  • How to follow directions
  • Duration: 02:28
  • An introduction to giving and following directions told through an animated story about bison travelling to a new waterhole. Young Kay the bison leads the herd of bison on a journey. The journey the bison make from waterhole to waterhole involves quarter turns and half turns, going straight ahead and turning left and right. The captivating language and great animation help to reinforce the mathematical concepts and vocabulary associated with following directions.
  • Subject:



    Position and Direction

  • Keywords: quarter, half, turns, straight, ahead, left, right, directions
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip would be a good introduction to a lesson or series of lessons related to giving clear directions. It visually shows the result of the directions followed. It would be fun to show this to pupils before setting them the task of giving directions which include quarter and half turns. The clip might also be used in literacy as it provides great cross-curricular links with poetry and story telling.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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