Lesson Ideas - Teach Children ESL New ideas will be posted at the TOP of this page. Please contribute your own ideas to this website. Thank you! Tools for Educators - free worksheet templates, printable game templates, 100... 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 1. Persuade each other that their favourite colour, animal, film, etc. is more important, better, etc 2.Spot the difference. 2 pictures - the same but with a few differences. 3 Find someone who. 4.Word association. 5.Word disassociation. 6.Mini-role plays. 7.Correct the mistakes. 8. 9.Collocations. 10.Cut up story/conversation - put in order. 11.Match headlines and articles. 12.Find connections between words e.g. television, lake and pen. 13.Call my bluff - give three definitions of a word & guess which is right. 25.Odd man out. 41.
Channel 4 Learning - DVDs, CD-Roms and free online education resources and activities for schools Solving the Hand Raising Problem Advice from Real Teachers Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm EST, I'll post a call for teacher questions on my Facebook page. I'll review the questions and choose a few to feature on Facebook each day, and you'll be invited to chime in with your advice. When I see a post that receives a large number of responses, I'll compile the best answers to create a helpful blog post. That way your great ideas won't get lost in Facebook land! Today's Question D'Anna asked for advice about how to handle students who raise their hands constantly while she's giving instructions. There were so many great responses to D'Anna's question - 175 in all! Peggy Seals: I have 2 very anxious seventh grade students that used to do this. Thank you to everyone who took time to answer this question. I am so grateful for this question. And Melissa:
I Have A Dream Speech Analysis Lesson Plan | Find Every Literary Term in Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Famous Speech Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led a march on Washington, D.C. The speech he gave that day is one of the best known in American history. When people remember the “I Have a Dream” speech, as it has come to be known, they recall King’s message about civil rights. This lesson plan allows students to review literary terms, rhetorical devices and figurative language with a scavenger hunt through “I Have a Dream” speech. The Lesson Plan 1. 3. 4. 5. 6. Examples of Literary Terms in the “I Have a Dream Speech” AlliterationThe repetition of sounds makes the speech more catchy and memorable. In a sense we have come to our nation’s capital to cash a check. We cannot be satisfied as long as a Negro in Mississippi cannot vote and a Negro in New York believes he has nothing for which to vote. Anaphora This term describes the most famous part of the speech: King’s repetition of “I have a dream.”
Teachers The Zimmer Twins is a fun way to incorporate technology into the classroom. Watch your students expand their vocabulary, practice proper writing habits, and become junior movie producers all at the same time! Take a few minutes to explore the Zimmer Twins and so you are familiar with the site before using it with your students. Getting Started The best place to start is the help area. Accounts To save movies visitors need to get a nickname and password by joining the site. Setting up accounts in a classroom can present challenges. Use the site without accounts. Remember that students are welcome to set up their own accounts at home with the help of their parents. Laura Candler's Teaching Resources - Free Printables and Lesson Ideas for Teachers!