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7 Activities to Build Community and Positive Classroom Culture During Online Learning. When schools transitioned to remote learning in the spring, teachers worked quickly to adapt lesson plans and curriculums for virtual classes, while also trying to maintain community and connection.

7 Activities to Build Community and Positive Classroom Culture During Online Learning

This fall, not only will many educators continue that same work, but they will have the added challenge of building community with students they’ve never met. To support educators who are trying to do this, we’ve compiled a list of strategies that can foster meaningful relationships and authentic connection in the virtual classroom. They come from the community building exercises we used during our three-day virtual New York Times Teaching Project summer institute.

After several participants told us they planned to start the school year with some of these activities, we thought we should share them with all of our readers. A Christmas Carol - Literature English. Stories List. ESL Conversation Cards. This page has all of the ESL conversation cards from the Excellent ESL 4U site collected together on one page.

ESL Conversation Cards

For each topic there are two conversation cards for you to download. When you are learning to speak and having a conversation in English it is often difficult to think of something to talk about. You try hard to think of something to say, but are not sure what to talk about. This page will help you with that as you can use the conversation cards from this page. Newest ESL Conversation Card I am adding new material to this site all the time, and the newest set of conversation topics for you to use as a speaking activity is below. ESL New Year conversation cards Each set of conversation cards has two lots of five questions each. Free Resources - Classical Comics. In order for you to experience our 3-tier approach to Shakespeare for free, here you can download sections from 4 plays (with 4 sections for The Tempest).

Free Resources - Classical Comics

Presented as lineart, these documents are quick to download and simple to print. As an added bonus, not only do we offer brief teaching resource books to accompany each play, but we also provide a "No Text" version, featuring empty word balloons that you can fill in. To save these Adobe PDF files, right-click and select "Save Target As", storing them on your computer for viewing and printing (You will need the Adobe reader to open these .pdf files.

If you haven't already got it, it is free to download from - use the link at the bottom of this page) Persuasive essay - Google Slides. ELL2.0 - Scaffolding Texts. The Global Write – Writing about the world with the world. - Learn Words - English Dictionary. NGSLv1 A100. Using AR for Creative Writing - Resources for Teachers and Educators. Stuart Gent is the founder of PrimeVR, the UK’s leading VR workshop provider.

Using AR for Creative Writing - Resources for Teachers and Educators

Since setting up in 2017, PrimeVR has worked with over 500 schools and nearly 100,000 pupils to deliver engaging, curriculum-aligned KS2 workshops. Augmented Reality (AR) is a great tool for encouraging creative writing in the classroom. By placing digital 3D objects in your physical surroundings, pupils can experience something as if it’s actually there. Freerice. Semantris. A shovel with my name on it – writing a letter of confession! – ninassprakrum. You are going to read a wonderful text named ”A shovel with my name on it”.What do you think the text will be about?

A shovel with my name on it – writing a letter of confession! – ninassprakrum

Talk with your friend! Look at these four words that will appear in the text. What do you think the text will be about now? Dig Neighbour Sheriff Backyard Now – lets read the text. Writing exercise: A letter of confession (what does that mean?) You are going to write a letter of confession. Write a letter where you tell what really happened that night, at Hank’s house. 12 Free Murder Mystery Games for Your Dinner or Party. These free murder mystery games will make sure you have everything you need to throw a murder mystery dinner or party, without having to spend the usual $20-$75 to buy the party kit that you'll probably only use once.

12 Free Murder Mystery Games for Your Dinner or Party

These games are good for 6-28 guests, so you should be able to find a great game no matter what the size of your party. Each game includes character descriptions and scripts so your guests will be ready to get into the game. Some of the free games also include free invitations, name tags, props, and more. Here are some other spooky party games for adults, silly adult party games, New Year's Eve party games, and escape room party ideas that you may want to incorporate into your murder mystery party. Vocabulary: Crime & Criminals. English-at-home. There are many words in English dealing with crime, the courts and punishment. a – acquit / acquittal acquit = to decide that someone is not guilty of a crime: “All the defendants were acquitted.” b – barrister, bail barrister = a lawyer who is trained to defend or prosecute in a court: “The barrister asked many difficult questions.” bail = a sum of money that can be paid in some situations to allow someone accused of a crime to stay out of prison before the court case: “He won’t get bail – he’s extremely violent.” c – court, custody, conviction, cross-examination court = the place where a crime is discussed and judged: “He’s in court again – this is the second time this year!”


A court case = what happens in a court: “This is an interesting court case, as many people are involved.” in custody = when the police keep someone in prison before the person goes to court: “He’s being kept in custody until the trial begins.” d – defend, defendant. Crime and Punishment Vocabulary for IELTS - Upper Intermediate. Vocabulary Words related to Crime (continued) This is of course the most serious of all crimes.

Crime and Punishment Vocabulary for IELTS - Upper Intermediate

People are regrettably murdered every day. Some people die accidentally in car accidents so they are KILLED not murdered. When someone is murdered it is usually deliberate (intentional). For example, shot by an armed robber or attacked in the street. This has been a crime throughout the centuries and usually associated with money or valuable paintings or jewellery.

Ways to talk about crime in English - Advanced English Lesson. This theme page about Crime and Mystery presents lesson plans and materials for intermediate level (A2-B1), year 5-9 in Sweden Warm-up Songs Vocabulary Lesson Plans “Punishment” Passive Voice and Tense Review | Rank the following crimes from the most to the least serious. mugging, slander, blackmail, accepting bribes, manslaughter, buying drugs, drug trafficking, assault, kidnapping, arson, forgery, rape … (yr 8-9) Reading Listening.

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