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Writing activities

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14 Song-Based Lesson Plans and Activities Although I know I like using music in my teaching, I never thought there would be so much of it on this blog when I started it over a year ago. Songs are fun, authentic sources with multiple possibilities in the classroom, but the main reason for having published 14 lesson plans and activities based on songs here is to a large extent due to copyright issues: while lyrics and songs are easily available for everyone online, access to other types of authentic texts is more limited because of copyright constraints. I also think the key to a successful song-based lesson is to deal with the text as you would with any other type of short text, whether written or oral, to practise a variety of comprehension skills, work on specific grammar and vocabulary, or introduce a topic for discussion. Choosing a song that meets the students’ needs is not always easy, though. Listening for specific information

ESL Teaching Materials for Writing ESL Writing Exercises- Worksheets for Writing Teach Kids to Read with Phonics - Games, Videos, Worksheeets Give your students further practice with English grammar through writing exercises. We offer a good number of writing worksheets on this site. There are printable composition writing templates, sentence scrambles , gap fill exercises, word scrambles, picture description and more which have been broken down into beginner, intermediate and high level writing exercises. What on Earth are you talking about? Reading for Meaning in a fun way - Teacher´s Corner This is an intensive reading activity at sentence level. You can dictate the sentences one by one, or give out the list and get students in pairs or groups to answer the questions. There is no “correct” answer. Students have to use their imagination.

Kids and writing In the classroom there are many ways of using these writing activities to help children practise their English whilst developing their creativity and imagination. Here are some examples. 1. Write a story Before writing, ask learners to tell you about stories they've already read. Who are the main characters? Worksheet-free Vocab Revision Activities – Clare's ELT Compendium What do you do in those last 5 minutes of class when you’ve finished everything that was planned? Or when energy levels hit a low during a lesson? Or in that lull while the next student gets ready to present, or whatever? We all know about the need to revise and recycle new vocabulary in language lessons, and in this post I want to share a few vocabulary revision activities that teachers can slot into any downtime that might occur in a lesson!

ESL Writing Worksheets, Lessons, Sample Essays, Error Correction, and Printable Ebooks ESL Writing Exercise - Topic Sentences (Introduction) - Introduction to topic sentences and their function in a formal paragraph ESL Writing Exercise - Introduction to Similes and Metaphors - Using similes and metaphors to write interesting topic sentences ESL Writing Exercise - Similes and Metaphors Review - Practice describing people and things using similes and metaphors ESL Writing Exercise - Topic Sentences (Review) - Practice writing topic sentences Writing a report - Learning intention guide How to use this resource: This resource is designed so teachers can select the writing criteria they want to use for the focus of the assessment. After selecting the criteria, and whether to have a teacher's or a student's guide, single click the

Rachael Roberts - Planning for differentiation About the webinar The session will start by looking at some of the ways in which learners can differ from each other - needs, interests and abilities. We will briefly consider the term 'mixed ability' and why 'differentiation' is becoming more popular, and what exactly it means. Compound Words Foldable Here is a simple foldable, that students can make, to demonstrate compound words. You can also use this same foldable to show contractions. All you need is A4 paper, scissors, and pencils. Like this: Like Loading...

Writing Games and Activities Most of these writing activities and games can be integrated right into your lesson. Most can be used with whatever content you are teaching them on that day. Many incorporate not only writing, but speaking and other skills as well. Follow the link to watch the activity on video. Pass the marker Most levels; writing vocabulary, speaking, listeningSprite Elementary+; writing vocabulary, speaking, listeningSentence relay Elementary+; writing sentences, speakingEssay writing Elementary+; writing basic essays, drawingComics I Middle school+; writing comicsComics II Middle school+; writing comicsMind maps Middle school+; writingDictations Elementary+; writing sentences, listeningWriting rearrange Most levels; writing sentences, speakingWriting relay Elementary-middle school; writing, speaking, listeningGive them a letter Most levels; writing vocabulary, speaking, listening

70 useful sentences for academic writing Back in the late 90s, in the process of reading for my MA dissertation, I put together a collection of hundreds of sentence frames that I felt could help me with my academic writing later on. And they did. Immensely. Product and process writing: A comparison The best practice in any situation will depend on the type of student, the text type being studied, the school system and many other factors. Thus, this article cannot prescribe a system for the teaching of writing that is optimal for all teaching situations. Rather, I hope to describe and contrast two popular, yet very different, approaches and examine how both can be used in the classroom. Countable and uncountable nouns In this post, I try to explain what countable and uncountable nouns are. When I speak with native speakers of English they often tell me that the concept of countability in English is absolutely natural. “You simply know which noun is countable and which is not.” However, this natural feeling is nearly impossible to teach. Based on my experience I have created the following mind map where I try to set some rules to help the learners of English. The rules given here are in no way foolproof but I hope they will help a bit.

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