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A creative writing task on a city.

Topic: About your city. Grade: 4th class. Skills: Writing.                Writing is a complex skill to develop and master, focusing on both the end product and the steps to arrive there. Writing skills only develop when young learners are taught how to write and are given opportunities to practice these skills and strategies.                So such visual worksheets help young learners a lot to develop writing skills. Such worksheets and engaging writing tasks are very important, especially for second language learners. I gave this writing task after a lesson "A trip to Horsley Hills" The theme of the lesson is sightseeing. So after this, I asked my learners to write about their city.  Here is the digital lesson transaction. A trip to Horsley Hills

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"Language games for an effective and vigorous teaching"

 Language Game: "Where is, Where is................" Skill: Vocabulary and Reading 
                          This is a good language game to practice new or difficult vocabulary in a lesson. Children will learn informally and remember the words forever by playing this game. Because practicing and learning the new words in a lesson is a big challenge to the teachers. So this game will help the children and teachers to make their learning successful.
How to play: First you need to select new or difficult vocabulary in a lesson. And you write those words on teacups. Now you need to bring an object or toy-like, Spiderman, Heman, animal or human..etc. Now you should place the teacups like showing in the picture and keep the object which you bring under any of the cups without showing to the children. Keeping and placing the object under the cups secret every time, children must not watch it.                          Now you should divide the class into two or three groups based o…

An Effective Puppetry Presentation to transact a story

Lesson: The Naughty Turtle Subject: English Class: 3rd Skills: Reading, Speaking, and Creative Skills. Activity: Storytelling.                            This is one of the best transaction methods in my teaching career. And once again it's proved that proper TLM and transaction method will give tremendous results and create the best learning environment in a class. And such methods will stimulate the learning characteristics of every child.                               This was a famous story of a turtle and storks, who made a clever plan to take the turtle along with them. So to transact this story I prepared scene wise puppets and backgrounds to understand the lesson very easily. Once they visualize the story they can easily understand the difficult words and sentences. And also no need to switch into the mother tongue.                               As usual, I started the story by asking interactive questions and elicited the related vocabulary. Later I asked my children to …