Picture Book Activities What a delightful, whimsical book! The Leaf Man uses the shapes and colours of different leaves as inspiration for its illustrations. The story explores where the mythical ‘Leaf Man’ goes, whenever the wind blows. This gorgeous book was brought to my attention when I posted these photos of leaf creatures on my Facebook page. Pictures & craft ideas found here: and here: One of our members mentioned that they had read The Leaf Man to their class and then used it as inspiration to create similar pictures.
Top 10 Favorite Spelling Activities of 2012 My oldest son's natural ability to remember things means spelling comes easy to him. As a result, each week, the teacher gives him (and some other students) "the challenge list." The words are just as the title implies - challenging. I've done my best to devise fun ways for him to study. No. 1 Spelling Race When the spelling words were extra hard, this activity was my go-to.
English Language (ESL) Grammar Quizzes for Students Test yourself with our selection of 518 free English language quizzes covering grammar, usage and vocabulary for beginner, intermediate and advanced level English students. Simply answer all of the questions in the quiz and press submit to see your score and other statistics. Each ESL quiz is also available as a printable teacher handout.
Top 5 Most Frustrating Writing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them) Recently Grammarly asked its social media communities which writing mistakes were the worst kinds of errors. Our fans tend to find substantive grammatical trip-ups, like verb errors, far more frustrating than typographical errors and “stylistic” errors, such as homophone misspelling and preposition placement. Embed code for infographic at end of post. Here are the top five worst writing mistakes and how to avoid and correct them. English Lesson on Angelina Jolie Advertisements Advertisements Angelina was born in LA in 1976. She loved movies and started acting classes to follow her dream of movie stardom. She was rebellious and became a punk with dyed purple hair and tattoos.
Speld Training Courses 27th& 28th September 2014 The Langham – Central Auckland Be sure to keep this weekend free for our exciting national conference. This year the special focus is working memory – critical to children and adults with learning disabilities. Warmers, fillers & coolers - Games Warmers, Fillers & Coolers Below is a list of warmer/cooler/filler/game activities in no particular order. If you have any warmers you'd like to add to the list then please send them to via the Contact page Aims: - to introduce a theme - to relax stds after a hard day's work - to wake stds up after a hard night - to wait for late arrivals - to provide a break in the lesson - to provide humour - to provide oral fluency practice - to finish the lesson on a light note
The Grammar of Doom The Grammar of Doom is an adventure game. This means that it has some images and ideas (like death) that may upset very sensitive or young children. We recommend that such children be guided by an adult who has previously checked this material. If don't want to continue, click here Have they gone?
How to teach … grammar Do your students often confuse the subject with the object, or the comparative adjective with the superlative? The Guardian Teacher Network has collected a range of lesson resources on grammar to help you bring clarity to your pupils' sentences. The first worth mentioning is eight parts of speech, a succinct guide to English grammar. Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections are all covered in this handy printable document. WebEnglish.se Related Topics: United Nations’ Day, Malala Yousafzai, Racism, Tolerance, Martin Luther King Jr. Background Human Rights Day December 10th Official WebsiteThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights Infographic poster.The 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on a poster, in a video and on paper.What are Human Rights Disregarding the origin of this .pdf-booklet, it does present the 30 human rights truly and clearly.
Specialised help for children with dyslexia pays dividends Published: 6:07AM Saturday August 16, 2014 Source: ONE News Compelling research shows learning outcomes for children with dyslexia can be vastly improved. Specialised, early intervention can significantly boost success at school for a child with dyslexia, a pilot study shows. One-on-one, personalised tuition resulted in vast and surprising improvements in achievement skills, Karen Waldie, Associate Professor of the School of Psychology at Auckland University, says. SPELD NZ, in collaboration with school RTLBs (Resource Teachers of Learning and Behaviour), carried out the study involving 42 seven-year-old students struggling in the classroom as a result of dyslexia. Ms Waldie says she was taken by surprise and "truly impressed" by the resulting data.
Adventures in Guided Journaling: Springtime doodles - part 3: A new inspirati... As soon as those springtimedoodles arranged themselves into a page border, I thought it might be fun to add them to an inspiration page. This one is all about joy. The good stuff, big and small. The stuff that delights you in the moment and the stuff that nourishes you over a lifetime. The thing I like best about lists is that the more I write, the more things pop to mind. You can write it up all at once or add an entry here and there, as the mood strikes.