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

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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…

5 Practically Proven Activities to Teach Vocabulary Effectively.

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Topic: Vocabulary, Grade: Pre Primary and Primary, Skills: Reading and Writing.
                     Vocabulary is the heart of the language, and it is the primary thing to speak a language. Teaching vocabulary is a great challenge to the teachers teaching English as a second or third language. Children also facing learning difficulty to spell or write the word correctly. But different learning-oriented activities will help to reduce the disorders in teaching vocabulary. Here are five practical activities to learn the vocabulary effectively.
1. Spinning Picture Wheels:                    Picture Wheels are one of the good TLMs in learning and drilling the vocabulary. You need to prepare such wheels to do the activity. This will help the children to visualize and remember the word very easily and long. Along with them, simple worksheets will help the children to drill the vocabulary.                   Children will spin the wheel, identify the picture and colour the correct word in the gi…

A Constructive Activity to Teach "NAMES" for Primary Students

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Topic: NAME Grade: Pre Primary and Primary Skills: Listening, Speaking, reading and Writing.
                       This is one of my best activities to teach children's name and develop questioning to get his or her name. I did this activity in a part of my lesson to know how to spell and write their names of my children. I targeted the language function "Who is this boy or girl?" in order to get to know and write their friend's names along with his or her name.               

                   I planned a speaking activity to drill the question "Who is this boy?" and answer "He is Ramcharan." by grouping three children in a group. In the three-member group, one student will ask the question by pointing a boy and another student says the answer. Along with that, I facilitated my students to identify the written from the question and answer by writing those on the blackboard in order to get the spellings. you can watch the below video to get a c…

A Groundbreaking Plural Activity

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Topic: Plurals Grade: 5th Skills: Writing and Creative thinking
Activity-based teaching will always stimulate the children’s learning characteristics and turn the classroom into an effective learning environment. The main aim of the activity is to learn the different forms of plurals in an easy and understandable way.                This activity gives a holistic diverse concept on plurals. It also helps children to remember the plural forms easily. You can also use this as a comprehension activity. I prepare this “S” worksheet with instructions to create interest and do the task easily.                Later I guided how to cut and paste on a paper. And then I told them that write the plurals of the words given on the board in the right section by reading the instructions of each section on “S”.  Finally, I asked them to read the words.
I found this activity on "PINTEREST."



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Mutual Dictation: Integrative Reading and writing Activity

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Topic: The Nation's Strength - Rhyme Grade: 4th  Skills: Listening, Reading and Writing.
                             The main aim of the activity is to target the reading and writing skills by dictating the information to each other in order to get the complete text.                   This is one of the great activities to develop listening, reading and writing skills integratively. Mutual dictation will help the children to develop writing skills as well as reading very effectively.                    You need to choose a proper content to do this activity. You should prepare two parts (Part A and Part B) of the content which are having a different vocabulary of the same content. It means the words missing in Part A's worksheet should there in Part B's worksheet. The "Partner A" should dictate the words to the "Partner B" and "Partner B" should fill the gaps without watching the "Partner A" worksheet in order to get the full conte…

Pre-Primary Self Learning Digital Material -"School and Numbers"

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Topic: School and Numbers.
Grade: Pre Primary and Primary
Skill: Speaking and reading.

                     This is a presentation slide based on the picture given in the first-grade English textbook of Andra Pradesh. I prepared this to enable the learner-centered classroom environment and create some interest to learn the language by using this digital material. And children can easily attract to the touch and learn learning material than regular teaching.
                     In the below slide I enabled like if you touch on the picture you can the description along with audio. So children can easily learn their own and speak about the characters and place in English. You can download the slide from the below link.

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                     I designed the below "Numbers Slide" to learn the number and guess the spelling. You can ask your child to say the number and guess the spelling. If not, then ask your child to click on the number to read and listen to the nu…