Category: High School
Interview An Older Person
This is a great task and homework assignment. Get students to use a set of questions (make them in class) and interview an older person they know. A neighbor, a grandfather, grandmother, a friend of the family …. doesn’t matter.… Read More ....
What’s The Trend?
A simple teaching recipe using the website – Storyline.
Students in teams open up the game and play. They must make a graph about the data set provided by the site. Ex. Percent of internet users over time.
Students discuss, … Read More ....
Sequencing is a great, open way to design a lesson task. Students get lots of comprehensible input and listening for detail and it is easy to do, organize.
1. Find a good piece of audio or video with clear steps. … Read More ....
I used to do this with my classes (teacher training) and it always showed up on my teacher evaluations post-course as one of the highlights mentioned by trainees. You can do it too with students.
Play the song … Read More ....
Retell A Movie Plot
Students watch a lot of movies! So harness this and get them “retelling” a movie plot and sharing their thoughts about a movie in English.
Use this template so they can prepare their thoughts about the movie they have chosen … Read More ....
This is a very easy technique for making a lesson.
Take any news story or any story. Assign and have students dissect the story and fill in the 5Ws .
Use this easy template – 5ws Graphic Organizer Bingo!
Have … Read More ....
Important Dates Of A Month
This is a real easy idea and especially good for the start of a school year or the beginning of any month or the year.
Provide students with this template and have them research all the important dates for the … Read More ....
A 4 Word Story
Level: Elementary +
Aim: to revise vocabulary or grammar; to practice word order; to practice fluency
Time: 15 minutes or more
Language skills: speaking, writing, reading, listening
Types of learners: auditory, visual
Material: an A5 blank piece … Read More ....
My Favorite Subject
MY FAVOURITE SUBJECT
Aim: to practice fluency; to practice word order; to revise vocabulary
Time: 20 minutes or more
Language skills: speaking (in variation – writing, reading)
Types of learners: auditory, kinesthetic, visual
Materials for the … Read More ....
Write An Obituary
A very simple but effective writing, research and presentation lesson.
Get students researching a famous person and writing their obituary! Then have them present the information in class.
This template will make the project simple. Perhaps first discuss with students … Read More ....