Author: Lindsay Carleton,Robert Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Make direct vocabulary instruction fun and successful with this simple, straightforward, and easy-to-use book. Hundreds of critical vocabulary terms handpicked by Dr. Marzano cover four content areas and all grade levels. Each game identifies the appropriate grade level and subject area, as well as whether or not the students should already be familiar with the vocabulary.
Author: Michael Digiacomo
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Motivate your students to learn English with quick set-up, interactive activities from ESL Games for the Classroom. Every moment of class time counts. To fill class time productively, ESL Games for the Classroom offers effective ESL games that engage students with little or no prep work. Quick and easy to set-up, these interactive ESL activities are perfect to warm up a class, round out a lesson, or teach a particular grammar or vocabulary point. Clearly organized by skill and level, ESL Games for the Classroom is the go-to ESL teacher's companion for adding educational games to the agenda. Improve pronunciation, strengthen vocabulary, and make learning fun--ESL Games for the Classroom offers quick and easy solutions to play-based lessons with: 101 ESL games that require little or no prep work for classroom-tested fun Clear organization that allows you to quickly reference games based on the skills you're teaching, classroom size, and difficulty level Flexible use for both small and big groups, plus options for private lessons At the end of every class, leave your students excited to learn more in your next lesson with effective and entertaining activities from ESL Games for the Classroom.
Ready-to-Use, Interactive Activities for the Whole Class
Author: Jill Norris
Publisher: Incentive Publications
This book has eight complete classroom games. Your students will have fun as they actively practice standards-based skills.
Fun-packed activities for ages 7-13
Author: Heather Butler
Children enjoyed it so much they didn’t realise they were being worked so hard. Jo Miles, Learning Support Assistant at Manor Farm Community Junior School, Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire Great speaking and listening activity-setting-up ideas for the Big Write. The games extended the children’s vocabulary. Purposeful learning – love it! Liz Pilgrim, Senior Teacher at Manor Farm Community Junior School, Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire Educational games played in groups or pairs help develop key language and social skills. Based on a range of material to extend vocabulary, punctuation and cross-curricular creativity, Classroom Literacy Games contains original games with suggestions of how to develop writing tasks after playing them. Each game is differentiated four ways and aims to teach literacy (including vocabularly, connectives, openers and punctuation) to higher KS1, KS2 and lower KS3. Printed with dyslexia-friendly fonts, these cross-curricular games are suitable for mixed-ability classrooms, small groups or one-to-one teaching situations. As either photocopiable resources to be used in the classroom or as homework activities, these games will create situations to generate creative writing and for the children to create their own games. They can also be used for EAL, guided reading and weekly Big Write exercises. With minimal preparation time required and a vast number of games, these user-friendly, pick-up-and-go activities will be of interest to any practicing primary and lower KS3 teacher.
Author: Molly MacKay
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Games and activities for both whole class and small groups introduce vocabulary concepts in a fun and interactive way.
Author: Robert J. Marzano,Debra J. Pickering
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Student engagement happens as a result of a teacher’s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.
Integrating Vocabulary, Childrens Literature, and Think-Alouds to Enhance Literacy
Author: Susan E. Israel
Publisher: Corwin Press
This practical resource for building children’s vocabulary and comprehension skills provides word lists, literature selections, writing prompts, and suggestions for read-alouds and think-alouds.
Author: Thierry Boucquey,Laura E. McPherson
Stimulating, engaging, and effective, the games and activites in this book offer your students alternatives to learning by rote or performing drills. This book makes it easy for you to develop their linguistic functions through active learning. The specific skills and vocabulary taught in each game or activity is highlighted, as are the easy-to-follow instructions, helpful charts, worksheets and other visuals.
Author: Amy Buttner
This book provides easy-to-use resources to help you write fun lesson plans. With over 100 activities and games, this book also includes rubrics, spreadsheets, materials lists, and templates.
Author: Amy Buttner Zimmer
This bestselling book is filled with fun activities you can use to engage students in learning a world language. No matter what language and grade level you teach, you will love having a wide variety of tools at your disposal, from quick warm-up exercises to longer games and group activities. Inside, you’ll find... Essential teacher tools and student organizational tools Strategies to promote and monitor class participation, including student self-assessments Strategies to promote and assess oral proficiency, such as prompts, quick chats, and role plays Warm-up activities and five-minute transitional activities Individual, pair, and group practice activities, with modification suggestions Games that make learning fun, with clear directions for how to do them Great websites and other resources to check out for more ideas The enhanced second edition features updated activities and technology suggestions throughout, as well as a tabbed design so it's easier to return to your favorite sections again and again. Bonus: The book comes with more than 30 templates—charts, rubrics, and game boards that can be photocopied from the book or downloaded as eResources from the book product page at www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138827295. You can modify and print them for classroom use.
Author: Karen Leiviska
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Lesson plans for using the novel The War With Grandpa in the classroom. Gives teachers curriculum ideas, unit tests, vocabulary and critical thinking lessons.
Author: Thomas Rockwell,Teacher Created Materials, Inc,Jane Benes Denton
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
A collection of cross-curricular lessons to accompany the novel by Thomas Rockwell offers sample lesson plans, vocabulary lists, quizzes, cooperative learning activities, and book report ideas.
Author: John Morgan,Mario Rinvolucri
Publisher: Oxford University Press
A fully revised edition of this classic resource book.
Author: Daniela Pohl
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 2.0, University of Erfurt, 17 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In dieser 26-seitigen Hausarbeit geht es um das Unterrichten von Vokabeln (= Wortschatzarbeit) im Fremdsprachenunterricht der Grundschule. Die Hausarbeit ist in englischer Sprache verfasst. Das Inhaltsverzeichnis gibt Einblick in die detaillierte Aufarbeitung des Themas: I. INTRODUCTION II. MAIN PART 1. The Importance of Teaching Vocabulary 1.1. Vocabulary Development in the Primary Grades 1.2. Educator's View on Teaching Vocabulary 1.3. Memory and Storage Systems 1.4. Why Vocabulary is Important 1.5. Levels of Word Knowledge 2. Teaching Vocabulary 2.1. Which Words Should be Taught 2.1.1. Basic Functional Vocabulary 2.2. Ways of Teaching Vocabulary 2.2.1. Strategies 2.2.2. Teaching Concepts 2.2.3. Teaching Methods 2.2.4. Specific Approaches to Teaching Oral Language 22.214.171.124. Nursery Rhymes 126.96.36.199. Situational Games 188.8.131.52. Picture Talks 184.108.40.206. Stories 220.127.116.11. Playlets 18.104.22.168. Dialogue 2.2.5. Different Learning Styles 2.3. Pronunciation 2.4. Definitions Help to Built Up Vocabulary 2.5. The Importance of Practice 2.6. Assessment III. CONCLUSION IV. REFERENCES V. APPENDIX: Practical Activities for Vocabulary Learning
Author: Chris Gunn
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Category: Foreign Language Study
Challenge yourself while learning English with this engaging workbook of fun activities from the bestselling and trusted Practice Makes Perfect series English-language learning doesn't have to just be grammar-based drills and exercises—as many ELLs and instructors have discovered at Lanternfish ESL—a website dedicated to ESL games. In Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary Games, units are organized around themes, then supported by different kinds of games. These can all easily be adapted for a classroom setting, but are designed for the independent self-study. Answer keys are provided as well as brief glossaries. Organized thematically (for easier vocabulary retention) and in increasing difficulty A variety of games and puzzles: crosswords, word searches, word jumbles, etc. A break from traditional English language instruction that's fun but effective