1.Pupils are to identify which words go together i.e. dog, cat, book – dog and cat – (circle will show correct answers)
2.Then required to explain why i.e. they’re both animals, they both have four legs, they both have tails.
–Why can be:
- Category i.e. animal, vehicle, clothes
- Features i.e. number of legs, both green – descriptive characteristics.
- Use i.e. you open them, you clean with them, you wash with them, brush your hair
- Place i.e. found in a park, found in a kitchen, use in bathroom
N.B if the pupil finds this difficult, model the ‘why’ explanation and try another.