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6 Creative Writing Tasks for Better, Understandable and Effective Writing

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Topic: Techniques for writing tasks, Skill Focused: Writing, Grade: Primary and Lower Secondary.                                                       Writing is one of the biggest challenges for teachers. Because children do not want to write. Especially in second language classrooms, teachers are facing big trouble in giving writing tasks.  When we ask students to write, often we are just testing their skills rather than teaching them how to write or how to improve their writing. So teachers need to encourage their learners by assigning interesting writing activities.                             So, here are my techniques to help learners dig deeper when they write. These six c reative writing tasks help learners for better, understandable, and effective writing.   1. Picture/ Scene Writing:                   We know that students draw on their experience of reading when shaping their own writing. Usually, stories have different connected scenes. Some stories are illustrated and narr

Personal Safety and Safety Rules (Home alone and Lost) - Lesson Plan and Activities

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Theme: World of self - Home alone and Lost Topic: Personal Safety Objectives: Students will be able to listen and respond to the given stimulus on personal safety by using appropriate words, phrases, and expressions with the correct stress and intonation. able to speak on personal safety with guidance.  Teaching Material:  Video, audio recording, task sheets, and picture cards Presentation: Task 1: Tell students to watch a video on personal safety. Lead students to talk about the video clip Suggested questions:  What is the video about? What should you do if you are the child in the video? Have you ever gone through such incidents? How do you behave with strangers? What personal details should you know? What should you do when a stranger touches you? (Video Credit:  Fight Child Abuse ) Task 2: Students listen to the teacher's explanation. Observe the flashcards and talk about personal safety. Practice the expressions that would say in the situations.            We see people we do

12 Free Educational Tools to create interactive content and games for teachers.

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                     Technology has the ability to enhance relationships between teachers and students. When teachers effectively integrate technology into subject areas, teachers grow into roles of adviser, content expert, and coach. Technology helps make teaching and learning more meaningful and fun. Students also develop positive feelings of exploitation by mastering new knowledge and skills using digitized learning tools. Here I am presenting some of the most popular free educational tools. 1. CurrikiStudio: CurrikiStudio  brings you the tools to create interactive learning content like never before. Free authoring software with mobile-first activities including interactive multimedia, images, games, virtual tours, and simulations.  This is the very best tool to make interactive content like different image-based, video-based learning content, and comprehensive activities. You can also create listening comprehension activities by uploading audio. The audio-based tool is very useful

2 Writing tasks to help learners write better in an understandable way.

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Topic: Techniques for writing tasks, Skill Focused: Writing, Grade: Primary and Lower Secondary.                          Supporting students to tune into the creativity needed for writing through a range of experiences is key to developing imagination and ideas for writing in all forms. Actually, writing is intricately linked to critical thinking. It also has implications for performance across all areas of the language. Writing is how a child shows what he or she knows and what has been learned. When we ask students to write, often we are just testing their skills rather than teaching them how to write or how to improve their writing.                     Sometimes, stating clear rules and expectations is just not enough. It may not work for all your students. That’s why you should also take a “lighter” path. What does that mean? It means that you can use non-intrusive motivation techniques that will inspire your students instead of scaring them. As a teacher, your role is to help eac

"Our Needs - Water" - Lesson plan and activities

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Lesson: Our needs- Water Grade: Primary and Upper primary Subject: Environmental Science                   All living things need water to live. Water is also used for different daily activities, which happen at home, schools, offices, shops, factories, and many places around us. This is a cool lesson plan having great activities. In this lesson plan, we are going to discuss the sources of water, the water cycle, the importance of saving the water, and keeping the water resources clean and safe.   Objectives: By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:   learn what are the different sources of water. know the uses of the water. learn what is the water cycle. know about evaporation, condensation, and precipitation. ask questions during the discussion. understand the importance of saving water. come up with ways to reuse water. understand the importance of keeping the lakes and ponds clean. Material: flashcards, worksheets, smartphone, and TLM Task 1: Warmup activity: Show the

MY HOUSE SPEAKING ACTIVITY- CREATIVE TEACHING MODEL TO TEACH VOCABULARY

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Topic: Talk about your house Lesson: My house and my family Grade: Primary Skills: Speaking and vocabulary                      When teachers use activities that make learning engaging and fun, students are more willing to participate and take risks. Having fun while learning also helps students retain information better because the process is enjoyable and memorable. So planning such activities help students to participate actively in the learning process.  Here is a simple and creative house model to make students talk about their house. And also a very effective model to teach and learn the vocabulary related to a house. I have seen this in the PINTEREST and made this for my class. (You can also see the full lesson plan to teach about "My house and my family" in the below link.) MY HOUSE AND MY FAMILY- LESSON AND ACTIVITIES As we all know, learning materials can significantly increase learners’ achievement by supporting learning. And tea

"KIND WORDS POEM"- Lesson plan, activities and creative presentation.

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Topic: Poem Poem: Kind Words Subject: English Grade: Primary and upper primary Objectives: Able to know the meaning of the words "kind, helpful, nice, and generous" understand the meaning of the phrases "Kind hearts, kind words, kind deeds, and kind thoughts." sing the poem. know the importance of the trees.             Here is a simple lesson plan and activities of the poem Kind words written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And also I am attaching the video of my student's creative presentation . Presentation:   Task 1: Show the below flashcards to the students. Ask some questions pertaining to the pictures. Ex: What do you observe? What are they doing? Have you seen such people? Have you ever helped anyone? ...etc. By asking these questions try to focus to get the words 'kind, helpful, nice, and generous.' Facilitate them to understand the words by explaining their meanings. Focus on the main word "KIND" Task 2: Tell the students to we are goi

Animals around us: (Oviparous, Viviparous, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores)- Lesson plan, interactive activities and worksheets.

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Lesson: Animals around us Topic: Oviparous, viviparous, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. Subject: Science Grade: Primary and upper primary Material: flashcards, interactive video, and worksheets. Learning outcomes:  Identify different features  of birds and animals. classify carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores. know about the group behaviour of animals and birds. show concern towards animals and birds.            Here is a simple lesson plan along with interesting activities to teach about 'how animals birth?' and what they eat?  Task 1: Show some animals and birds flashcards and have a discussion. Ask students, where do they live? how are their body and shape? ..etc Now tell your students to classify those animals into two types and write them in the below table.  Task 2:               Now tell your students that animals are two types based on their birth. Use the below picture to explain the concept. Task 3:           Tell your students to watch the below interactive v