Resource 5: Reading packaging

Teacher resource for planning or adapting to use with pupils

Use these questions to help your pupils look at different packages. shop/ images/ product_image_ab0282.jpg [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (Accessed 2008)

  1. What does the picture tell us?
  2. Does all the writing look the same?
  3. Who makes this product?
  4. What do we get in this packet?
  5. Where does it tell us what is inside?
  6. What do you see first? Why?
  7. What do you see next? Why?
  8. And then what do you see? Why?

Resource 4: Planning an investigation