This is an easy "video" lesson.
Ask students to brainstorm all the things / buildings that could be called "home". Then show the video and see how many they got correct. Show again, pausing and review all the names for these things people all over the world call "home".
One great recipe is to play a video with vocabulary content. Not flashcards but something real and beautiful. Then, students either write or speak or brainstorm all the vocabulary from the video in the specific category you mention.
An example is the video Forgotten. Play and get students to list all the places in the house. Then play again, pausing and eliciting the parts of the house.
Great activity to revise VOCABULARY from previous classes.
Ask students to think of a word they've learned previously. They have to make sure they know how to write it.
Students come to the front of the class and write the word in the air using his index finger. Then, students write down they word and say it out loud. The student who wrote the word in the air gets 1 point for…
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I use this game with my students to check spelling of vocabulary introduced in the previous lesson.
Divide class in two teams, A and B. Divide the board in the middle. Mark each side of the board for each team.
On each side of the board draw:
Here is how I help my students learn their vocabulary! It has improved my students' ability to recognize vocabulary and teaches them a way to learn vocabulary independently! It's called Six Steps! We do them as an introductory lesson for new vocabulary.
The Six Steps:
1. Look at the word
2. Hear the word
3. Say the word
4. Spell the word
5. Write the word
6. Find the word
Here is how I use Six Steps:
I learned this just recently in a staff workshop (shows the power of peer learning/sharing!). thanks Rona!
Whatever vocabulary list / word bank you have - you can map it! Yes, just ask the students to draw a local map or a floor plan of a house or even a zoo layout.
Next, ask the students to put each vocab item in a particular…
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This is a very simple way to brainstorm and practice vocabulary. Alphabet organizing!
Simply use this handy organizer and get the students to list all the vocab for a certain topic (at the beach, at the restaurant, animals, jobs etc...).
Afterwards, you can use this for assessment or simply play a game of scattegories. Students read out their answers, one at a…
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