Teaching diverse ages and levels in one classroom
The items in this collection relate to a training session delivered by Jackie Berry and Liz Lord, primary languages consultants. The session was given for the Community Cafe project. Materials consist of a powerpoint file and useful handouts and worksheets to use in class. All material can be repurposed for use with any language being taught.
|Added On:||07 Apr 2011 15:58|
|Creators:||Ms Kate Borthwick|
|Tags:||community languages, language learning|
Games and Kinaesthetic Activities for Primary Languages.
This handout is a compendium of ideas for games and kinaesthetic Activities for Primary Languages teachers. There are lots of excellent ideas here.
Talking about sports - a reusable worksheet.
This is a reusable worksheet which practises talking about sports, at a basic level. It is in French, but can be adapted for any language. Activities featured are: jumbled-up sentences and images which provide impetus for writing sentences.
This resource is based on the game 'dominoes'. The teacher should cut out the dominoes and get students to make sentences using them.
The Sports Song.
This worksheet can be used with any musical tune or rhythm, to get beginner-level, or young students to practice vocabulary for different sports. It can be adapted to show any sport required, and it can be translated easily into other languages.
Flashcards template - sports and music.
These flashcards can be used to practice vocabulary for sports and music.
Information gap activity: daily routine.
This worksheet is an information gap activity which requires students to play the part of celebrity and journalist (in this example, Rafa Nadal and Katy Perry) to ask questions and talk about their daily routine. The worksheet could be repurposed to show any celebrity and for any kinds activity and language.
The family song - talking about your family.
This is a song to use to practice talking about family members. It is for use with beginner students. It can be repurposed for any language.
Squares game : practice vocab for food and drink.
This is a game to practice vocabulary for food and drink. It involves teams of students making sentences about food and competing to finish first. This handout can be printed and copied to use in class. The idea is repurposable and the same game could be created for any vocabulary you wish to focus on.
Community Languages Methodology session: useful links.
This document gives a list of useful links for language teachers with school-age students. It includes websites which offer resources and also file-sharing and file-creation sites. The information included in it was part of a session run by the Community Cafe project www.llas.ac.uk/communitycafe
True/False Diary - practice talking about routine.
This worksheet enables students to practice talking about daily routine. Students must read a pictorial diary and then make true/false sentences about the activities in the diary.
Community Language tutors Methodology session Feb 2011 - PPT.
PPT of methodolgy session run by Liz Lord & Jackie Berry with Community Language tutors in Southampton 22.2.2011. This was created for the Community Cafe project. It gives a range of advice and guidance for teaching languages in the classroom.