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kindergarten kids jumping to illustrate I can jump

Thanks to Silvy Jocic for this idea that she used to teach can and can't to her kindergarten pupils. Since Silvy has a group of fast learners, she told them to make up a rhyme about what they can and can't do . Her pupils came up with something like this:

I can jump and...

18 Jun Shelley Vernon No Comments
middle school girl outside performing with balloons

An English teacher in France wrote to me with news of how she used my plays and skits book with her class of middle school kids (aged 11). She just chucked them at the kids and said "Get on...

07 Jun Shelley Vernon No Comments
english students doing an interview in class

As an English teacher one can be hard pushed to find activities that involve all learners in a multi-level classroom situation. One doesn't want the beginners to be overwhelmed, and at the same time, it's unforgivable to penalize advanced learners because there are others attending the...

30 May Shelley Vernon No Comments
children pointing at head and elbow teaching this that my and your with body parts

INTRODUCE THE MEANING OF THIS AND THAT AND MY AND YOUR

Play a pointing game with your class using pens pencils crayons. Any common item will do. Have students hold a crayon in their hand. Then tape a crayon to the wall or board. Now point to your crayon and say, “This is...

24 May Shelley Vernon No Comments

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