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Daily Routine - Lesson Plan and Activities to teach online.

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Lesson: Daily routine Grade: Primary Subject: English                    A daily routine provides structure and a logical sequence in our lives. It provides the framework within which we live our lives and conduct our daily activities. Talking about what happens every day at certain times can help our students find a feeling of security in the daily routines. and in the certainty of knowing that tomorrow will be just like today. This lesson focuses on vocabulary to talk about daily routines and using the present simple. Task 1: Warm-up activity - What's the order?            The task helps the learners to know the logical sequence of the actions in our lives. Tell your students to observe the pictures and put the pictures in order. Task 2: Watch and answer.               Tell your students to listen to a song about the things that we do in the morning. Tell them to recite the rhyme aloud with gestures and actions and answer the simple questions. Task 3: Read the words              

A Trip to Andaman - Lesson plan and activities to teach a holiday theme.

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Lesson: A Trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Grade: Upper primary and secondary Subject: English.               Holidays are a very important part of everyone’s life. Everyone deserves to take a break from the monotony to rejuvenate and maintain their health. Here are the lesson plan and activities to teach a holiday theme. The lesson is prepared using the 'Thinglink ' tool. Task 1: Matching - Where does it go?           There are many ways to spend a holiday. And you may also travel the world and discover new places and experiences to get more exposure. Here some different types of holidays. Ask your students to write their names under the pictures. Task 2: Read the story - A trip to Andaman.                  Jai had a holiday trip to Andaman with his parents and sister Amala. They went to Andaman last summer. They went by ship from Chennai to Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The ship looked much bigger than his school building. It had four storeys

Food Fun - A Lesson Plan and Activities to Teach about Healthy Food Habits.

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Lesson: Food for health Grade: Primary and upper primary. Subject: English and Environmental science.                          Food is something that provides nutrients. Nutrients are substances that provide: energy for activity, growth, and all functions of the body such as breathing, digesting food, and keeping warm; materials for the growth and repair of the body, and for keeping the immune system healthy.                        Here are some sets of activities to teach about good food and healthy food habits. You can use these activities to teach online. Task 1: Warm-up activity.                    Here is a small warm-up activity to make your students active and start an interesting lesson. Here are some sets of food and non-food items. Ask your students to identify the things that they eat and drink. They should touch on the image. When they touch on the image, a tick or cross symbol appears to check their understanding. It's a fun activity for the students to differentiate t

"My House & My Family": Interactive Lesson Plan and Activities to Teach Online.

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Lesson: My House and My Family. Grade: Primary Subject: English and Environmental science                          A family is made up of people who are closely related to each other. And a house is a place in which such people live. The lesson is having activities of both family and house. The activities are mixed with language content and moral values. It gives a scope to students to learn the language and also think about values.                               Activity 1: Circle the appropriate word:            Use the below picture to start an interaction with your students. Students may aware of the things and materials used to build a house. So ask your students some interactive questions before starting the activity. 1. How many rooms do you have in your house? 2. In which kind of house do you live in?   3. Whom do you live in your house?                Now ask your students, we need so many things and materials to build a house. The material may differ from house to house. So ob

Pillars of Modern India - The story of "Dr. B. R. Ambedkar" using 'StoryMap JS Tool.

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 Lesson: The story of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. Grade: Upper primary Subject: English and social studies.                          Dr. B. R. Amdedkar, one of the eminent persons who laid the foundation for modern India and also one of the 'Pillars of Modern India'. He was the champion of the oppressed classes and the leader of all.                 ' Bhimrao started experiencing the pangs of untouchability right from his childhood. Though he experienced a bitter childhood, he became the writer of the Constitution of India. Ambedkar felt that lack of education is the root cause of caste discrimination in India. He decided to uplift the oppressed classes and remove caste barriers. Babasaheb was a voracious reader throughout his life. He had a great thirst for books. The services of Dr. Ambedkar to modern India were ever matchless.'               The lesson (story of Dr. B. R Ambedkar) is developed using 'StoryMap JS ' tool. When you start exploring the below map it wil

May I help you? (What makes us special?) - An interactive lesson plan and activities to teach online.

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 Lesson: May I help you? Subject: English and Environmental studies. Class: Pre-primary and Primary Skills: Speaking, reading, and writing.                      Moral values are standards that help an individual choose between right and wrong or good and bad. This understanding is necessary to make honest, credible, and fair decisions in daily life. Knowing good moral values such as kindness, humility, courage, and compassion at an early age builds a child's character. It forms the very core of their being and becomes a foundation of their moral beliefs. This is why it's essential to start teaching them moral values while they're still children.                        The lesson and the activities are ignited your students ' How he/she is special? and What makes them special?' in order to make the value-oriented persons. It has a Ted-Ed video to comprehend your student's learning by answering simple questions at their home. Click here to answer the questions i

Let's play - (Indoor and outdoor games) - Ted Ed video lesson.

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Lesson: Let's play Topic: Names of some Indoor and Outdoor games Grade: Pre-primary and primary Subject: English Objectives: Able to know the names of some indoor and outdoor games.                    Able to ask his/her favourite game.                              This is a video lesson to teach the names of some indoor and outdoor games. And you can also practice them the dialogue "What is your favourite game? My favourite game is...." After watching the video children can answer the questions in the 'think section. ' This can help the children to evaluate their understanding. Story:             Meera, Anu, Raju, and Ali went to school. After the lunch break their teacher told them to go and play.  They went to the playground. Ali said shall we play Kho-kho? But Raju said we will play kabbadi. They formed teams and played "kabaddi."  They had great fun.             Children, they played 'kabaddi.' What other game do you know? Which games do y

Welcome to School - A Ted Ed based interactive video lesson.

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Lesson: Weclome to school Grade: Preprimary and primary Subject: English.                    It is a TEd Ed based video lesson for self-learning of students. They can read and know the things and places in a school. Students can also learn some simple language functions like how to introduce themselves and their friends to a class. And also they can know the grammar part of "Articles."                   The entire lesson is having different sections. Each section has a video with some simple comprehension questions. Students should click on the image to get the lesson. They can watch and answer the questions by just typing their name. 1. Warm-up time: Objective: Able to describe a place and identify the things and persons .                                      Here is a picture of the activity. Just click on the below picture to watch the video. Observe the picture. Guess the place, the person greeting the children. And share your answers. 2A. Action time: Objective: Able t

A practicing Ted Ed video for introduce a friend to a class.

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 Lesson: Welcome to school. Topic: Introduce a friend. Grade: Pre-primary and primary Skill: Speaking.                      It is a practicing video to observe and introduce him/her and their friend to a class. Students watch the video and answer the simple questions which are given in the "think" section. Just click on the below PPT and watch the video. This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office .

Things in my school bag. A vocabulary actvity

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 Lesson: Welcome to school. Garde: Preprimary and primary Topic: Things in a school bag. Skill: Vocabulary.              This a small video-based activity to teach vocabulary. Observe the video and learn the names of the things in Meera's school bag. Just click on the below image and watch the video.  This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office .

What is this? A video based practicing activity using TED Ed.

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Lesson: Welcome to school. Grade: Pre-primary and primary. Topic: Practising question and answer. (What is this? This is a school.) Skills: Speaking and writing.          It's a video-based activity using Ted-Ed. Children watch the video, practice question and answer, and describe the things using the structure "This is..." This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office .

Welcome to school - Warm up activity

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 Class: Preprimary and Primary Topic: Picture description Activity: Watch the video and say the description.                  This is an interactive warm-up activity-based on the face sheet. Children have to watch the video and write the test. you can get the video lesson from Ted-Ed once you click on the image. This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office .

Winner -The British Council's "Featured Blog of the Month Award" for the second time.

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                                  I am delighted to announce that my classroom post on developing writing skills was won the British Council's "Featured Blog of the Month Award for September 2019. " My blog has grabbed this award for the second time.  You can read the post by clicking the link.  3 Writing tasks to help learners write better, more understandable English.

"HEALTHY FOOD - Lesson Plan and Activities."

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Topic: Healthy Food - Food for Kids (Rhyme) Class: Primary. Skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. Objectives: Able to know about healthy food. Able to know the importance of healthy food. Able to learn the names of vegetables and fruits. Able to speak about healthy and their favourite food items. Able to write about their favourite food items. Preliminary interaction:                                    I have started the topic by placing the below flash cards on the board. I have asked them to observe the cards and respond. And I have interacted them by asking few questions.  1. What do you observe? 2. What are these? 3. Name some vegetables. 4. Name some fruits. 5. Why do we eat them? 6. How do they help us? 7. Are they tasty? 8. Which fruit/vegetable do you like most? why?     (you can your own questions)                                           By asking the questions you should elicit vocabulary like delicious, nutritious, strong, healthy,. .etc. I have written their r