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"The Pot of Wealth- An Innovative Learner Centered Story Transaction"

Topic: The Pot of Wealth Class: 4th Skills: Reading and speaking.
                          This is one of my best story transaction methods and also a learner-centered teaching strategy. I strongly believe that teaching-learning material will always give twin benefits to teachers and students to transact and understand a topic well. Innovation in the learning material is an added advantage to a teacher to stick their student's concentration and achieving the targeted standards easily. And also it changes your monotonous teaching strategy into a versatile transaction.                             The main hurdle in establishing English environment in the second language classrooms is, teachers are not proficient to simplify a story and transact for 40- 45 mints continuously in English. So in these situations, learning material will help the teachers to transact the story in an understandable way without switching into their mother tongue. Here is my another trail to transact a sto…

Integrated Reading and Writing Activity

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

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…