The English Classroom

A HELPFUL GUIDE FOR PRESERVICE AND GRADUATE TEACHERS

Running Dictation The Situation You want your students to learn new vocabulary. The Solution Writing definitions down in a workbook can be incredibly boring. Running Dictation is a fun way to get students moving around the room, utilising their short-term memory and interacting positively. Present students with the following slide: 2. Explain to students that …

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Give Students Choice Unless you are specifically studying a text, I would not tell a student to read a book that you think they should read. A student who is not invested in reading will no suddenly care about a book that you recommend. To truly get students involved in reading, they need to read …

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