Fieldwork trip: the sand or gravel pit

Fieldwork trip: the sand or gravel pit
On arrival
 split the pupils into their groups
 ask them to remind you what they have come to do.
Remind pupils
 which adult is in charge of which group
 set a framework for behaviour and teamwork is set
 give the reasons for these.
Careful supervision of the pupils is essential!
Working in groups, pupils inspect the site, noting down and/or sketching what
they see bearing in mind the questions asked at the end of lesson 1. Is there
anything else that they think is important?
At the end of the day gather the pupils are gathered together in a safe place
and ask each group to give their first impressions of the site.
The ideas and words used may provide useful material for literacy.