Best Story Elements Videos for the Classroom We found some fab videos that are perfect for teaching story elements! Whether you’re talking about plot, characters, setting, conflict, theme, or point of view, there’s definitely something on our list that you can use. Of course, there’s no better way to teach story elements than by reading stories with your students. However, like all good instruction, a combination of varied approaches that reach all of your learners is a surefire win. Remember to check out these story elements videos yourself before you show them to your students, because only you know what will work for the children in your classroom.
BusyTeacher.org YouTube, as well as websites such as wikihow.com, instructables.com, and soyouwanna.com, have an incredible assortment of guides on how to do almost anything, from cutting up onions to making paper airplanes. In this article, I’m going to explain how to adapt a video tutorial into a listening lesson for your ESL/EFL classes. How-to videos contain a number of features which makes them perfect for exploitation in the ESL/EFL classroom: authentic English with natural pronunciation content that relates to everyday life a wide range of topics that can be used images and (in some cases) titles and subtitles which make the meaning clearer the pleasure of learning a useful skill and new English vocabulary at the same time
What teens are thankful for Overview This lesson is designed around a short video commissioned by the Greater Good Science Center and the theme of gratitude. In this lesson students talk about what they are grateful for, watch a video in which high students read a letter of gratitude to another person and write their own letters of gratitude. Step 1 Practical activities for teaching listening decoding skills – a webinar recording Posted: August 11, 2018 in Uncategorized This blog post was 18 months in the making. Last year I did a webinar on Practical activities for teaching listening decoding skills for the Electronic Village Online session on Teaching Listening.
Teaching English Learners with Short Animated Videos A MiddleWeb Blog One of the best ways to help kids love reading and get enthusiastic about school is by making learning fun! Make them want to be part of it. Lesson plans Functional language Mind-mapping social encounters – a generic lesson plan (shortlisted for Teaching English British Council Blog of the Month award). [worksheet] Listing advantages and disadvantages (A2). [worksheet] Lesson share: emailing (B1-B2). A lesson on writing work-related emails that won Onestopenglish Lesson Share competition for October 2016. [worksheet] Tell me about your favourite technology (B1).
Irish Song Lyrics - Red Is the Rose Author: words:Tommy Makem melody Loch Loman R. Burns CHORUS Red is the rose that in yonder garden grows, And fair is the lily of the valley; Clear is the water that flows from the Boyne But my love is fairer than any. The 10 Best Podcasts for Teens: Good Podcasts They’ll Listen to So you’re stuck at home, self-isolating with your teen(s). Is it week six of this? Week 12? We’ve lost track in the madness. If you and Angsty Teen have been head-to-head at home since March, you may well be ready to rip your hair out right about now. Because in between all that Zoom school work, you trying to get your own shit done, and teens generally having the attention spans of goldfish, it’s easy to want to call it a day and let them zone out staring into their screens for, well, the entire day.
by Jamie Keddie Street questions - Lessonstream.org Last month (July 2016) I was in Manchester, training on my Video and Image in Language Teaching course (VILT) for NILE. One of the activities that I gave participants was to take photographs of interesting texts that they saw in the city’s streets and public areas. Here is my own offering – a selection of questions which all contain ellipsis (missing words). If you would prefer create a slideshow for your students (rather than use the video) you can access my photographs here.
A lesson, focused on character description, using an excellent app I recently did a lesson which had a focus on character description. For my starting point, I used the short film, ‘Junk’. You can find the video below (thank you to The Literacy Shed for finding this great resource): Next, I asked the students to describe the character Jasper to their talk partners.