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Anuradha
Ideas to develop listening skills (26-01-2013 )
IDEAS TO DEVELOP LISTENING SKILLS Listening activities are one of the easiest & quick ways to test understanding among students.
Admin
Class Sharing Circle (06-12-2012 )
Class Sharing Circle
Admin
Speaking and Listening - The ME Wheelie Bag (11-10-2012 )
At the beginning of the year I bought a cute wheelie bag for the class. Each day a child was chosen to take the bag home and fill it with their favourite
Jessica
Turn & Talk (11-10-2012 )
This is something I saw in a PD recently, and it helps kids get to the gist of what is being said, but also practice ACTIVE listening. There is a 'talker'
Donna
Story Stick (11-10-2012 )
This is a great activity for story retelling and sequencing. After reading and discussing a particular story many times so that the children know it quite
Trendy
Using Shopping Catalogues (11-10-2012 )
Use shopping catalogues from local shopping centres - cut out the pictures and either laminate them or use fresh pictures to make a shopping list. These
Sue Davis
Pass the Bell (11-10-2012 )
Kinder students sit in a circle. One child is chosen to sleep in the middle. Close eyes and no peeking. A bell is passed around the circle and each child
Roufi Roro
A FOUR-WORD STORY (11-10-2012 )
Level: Elementary + Aim: to revise vocabulary or grammar; to practice word order; to practice fluency Time: 15 minutes or more Language skills: speaking,
Deb
Ships and Light House (11-10-2012 )
Players: This game involves the whole class. Resources: One blind fold and space in a room to move. Aim: For the ship to move safely to the lighthouse
Kay
Alien Objects (11-10-2012 )
I usually bring in a simple everyday object; cushion, chop sticks, basket, ... We sit in a circle and pass the object around. Now we know it is a cushion
Elaine
Questions and Statements (11-10-2012 )
Teaching children to ask questions is not always an easy task. We practice knowing the difference between a question and a statement so that everyone
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