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"Winner - British Council's Blog of the Month Award."

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I am very delighted to have won the Britsh Council's FEATURED BLOG OF THE MONTH  for March 2019 for my post "Language Games for Teaching and Practicing Vocabulary" And also I am the first Indian blogger who receives this award. Thanks to each and everyone for your support and love.





Check out my previous shortlisted posts:
"A stimulating writing task to describe a great person."
"My 3 Best Story Teaching Methods to Develop Integrated Language Skills."

Integrated Reading and Writing Activity

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Subject : English Topic : SUPERSTITIONS Rhyme Grade : 4th Targeted Standards : Reading, Writing and creative Expression.


     First of all I would like to thank to the author of the book Teaching Young Learners to Think to gave this great activity. I adopted that activity (Can you Read This) and prepared a new worksheet of my own to this activity. A rhyme about superstitions in grade IV.
You can walk under ladders What's wrong in that? You can see any number of jet black cats  No problem in that. You can break a million mirrors And not shed a tear It's all just stuff and nonsense Simply groundless fears."
To teach this rhyme first of all I showed a video of superstitions around the world. Later I interacted with my children by asking few questions, What are the superstitions?, What are the reasons to believe?..etc. Once I gave the explanation and reasons of the superstitions, I explained the rhyme while doing the choreography. 
(Choreography Video of the Rhyme by my chil…

Basic Multiplication Concept - Beads Activity

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Topic : Basic Multiplication Concept Subject : Maths Grade : 2nd
                                  Developing the primary concepts in the earlier stage is most difficult task to the teachers. And it is very important to establish the concept very clearly to that little brains. So we need proper method and TLM. Moreover presentation and involving the students to grasp the concept is a challenging  task.                      Here I have done an activity to teach the basic concept of the multiplication to my children. Once I have taught the concept of the multiplication, (i.e multiple addition of the same number) I have asked my children to arrange the beads according to the given slips.                     What I have done, I have explained the meaning and concept of 2x3, 4x5, 6x3...etc, Later I have showed the concept and meaning by arranging the beads. Then I have checked their understanding by giving some problems on the blackboard to the whole class. At last I have given the proble…