Signs and symbols
19 May 2010Add to My Folder
Crack codes, send secret messages, and interpret and make use of all kinds of symbols in this rich creative topic
Don’t forget to download the resources that accompany this topic…
Interactive resource, ‘Decode the signals’
Poster, ‘The semaphore alphabet’
Some of the most familiar signs and symbols are numbers and the letters of the alphabet. But, these are just the tip of the iceberg: there are other alphabets from around the world and the ancient past, cartographic symbols, road signs, pictograms… These, and more, are introduced in this topic, which makes links to literacy, numeracy and more, to show children how signs and symbols help us to communicate.
Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
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