Synopses & Reviews
This resource book for teachers of young students contains a bank of motivating activities to supplement course material. The eight sections are full of useful ideas for fun activities in a variety of teaching situations. Activities range from 'getting to know you' activities to games that practise the alphabet, numbers and spelling as well as activities that focus on vocabulary, writing, grammar and longer projects. Each activity is explained using step-by-step instructions with photocopiable material on facing pages. * Material to suit students of different levels * A combination of tried and tested activities as well as more innovative material * Carefully chosen contexts designed to make the learning process fun, meaningful and memorable for younger students * A wide variety of task types which allow students to work individually, in pairs, in groups or as a whole class.
'This book provides some very useful material which will give many teachers an opportunity to extend and improve their lessons in a stimulating and challenging way.' Young Learners SIG Newsletter, 1998
A resource book for teachers of young learners.
This book contains many useful ideas for fun activities, from getting-to-know-you activities to games that practice the alphabet, numbers, and spelling, plus activities that focus on vocabulary, writing, grammar, and general communication.
This photocopiable resource book for teachers of young students contains a bank of motivating activities to supplement course material. It contains useful ideas for fun activities in a variety of teaching situations. There is a combination of tried and tested material as well as more innovative ideas.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1 GETTING TO KNOW YOU 1.1 Class diaries; 1.2 I'd like you to meet; 1.3 Birthday line up; 1.4 Promises, promises; 1.5 Find someone who...; 1.6 Alphabet line; 1.7 Question boxes; 2 LETTERS AND NUMBERS 2.1 Alphaboxes; 2.2 Alphabet quiz; 2.3 Miss a letter; 2.4 Fraction dominoes; 2.5 Big number battleships; 2.6 Grey elephants from Denmark; 2.7 Where shall we go?; 2.8 Right and left; 2.9 Running treasure hunt; 3 SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION 3.1 Masterspell; 3.2 Chainspell; 3.3 Cluster OXO; 3.4 Phonic bingo; 3.5 Picture letters; 3.6 Speller's bluff; 3.7 Forced to finish; 3.8 The words we hate; 4 VOCABULARY AND MEANING 4.1 Patchworking; 4.2 Theme alphabets; 4.3 Meaning bluff; 4.4 Categories; 4.5 Wordboxes; 4.6 Cover the word; 4.7 Wordgraphs; 4.8 Homophone stories; 5 WRITING ACTIVITIES 5.1 Writing to music; 5.2 Describe and arrannge; 5.3 Story maze; 5.4 Tracker books; 5.5 Sentence building; 5.6 Writing reality; 5.7 Silent dictation; 6 GRAMMAR ACTIVITIES 6.1 What did she say?; 6.2 Gridwork; 6.3 It might have been murder; 6.4 Starship Con 3; 6.5 I'd rather be a hammer than a saw; 6.6 What would you do if?; 6.7 All change; 6.8 Pass the passive; 7 CONTROLLED COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES 7.1 Aliens; 7.2 Dictadraw; 7.3 That's mine; 7.4 When the alarm went off; 7.5 Fast food; 7.6 Which school do you go to?; 7.7 Meet my class; 8 LONGER PROJECTS 8.1 Photostories; 8.2 Picture gallery; 8.3 Balloon debate; 8.4 Wall newspapers; 8.5 Listen and tell; 8.6 'She's leaving home'; 8.7 Read all about it!; 8.8 The good food guide