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 … Continue reading Running Dictation
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How To Inspire a Love Of Reading
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 … Continue reading How To Inspire a Love Of Reading
In this section, I have outlined how to teach The Raven - or least the first two stanzas. The lesson is heavily scaffolded and I have provided context for how the lesson is structured and chunked to assist student learning. To start the lesson, please introduce the learning intentions and success criteria. Explain the main … Continue reading Teaching…The Raven
Teaching.. How to Annotate a Short Story
The Situation Your students need to learn how to annotate a short story. The Solution There is nothing like annotating a story to generate ideas and a great discussion. Annotating is the process of highlighting and making notes on a written text (For example, short story). Check out this annotation of Examination Day, by Henry … Continue reading Teaching.. How to Annotate a Short Story
Can you name the lyric?
The Situation Your students find it difficult to listen to information. The Solution Here is a fun little activity to get your students listening for specifics. Split students into teams of 4. Provide each student with a coloured marker and each team with an A3 piece of paper.Ask students to divide the page into quarters.You … Continue reading Can you name the lyric?