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TEACHING "WH" QUESTIONS - Lesson plan and activities.

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Topic: 'Wh'- Questions Subject: English Grade: Secondary Objectives: By the end of the lesson, students should be...                           able to construct interrogative sentences.                          able to understand the use of "Wh-question' words.                Questioning is a major form of human thought and interpersonal communication. Questioning is fundamental to successful communication - we all ask and are asked questions when engaged in conversation. So here is a lesson plan for teaching questioning using"Wh question words."                The ability to ask WH questions is important and proper understanding is needed for the students. Before introducing questions from the text, they need to have a good foundation, things like what a question is and looks like, what words indicate a question (who, what, where, when, why, how), and how these can be answered. So I think this is a good lesson plan to teach 'Wh' questions in a better

Anger management- Lesson plan and activities

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           Anger energizes us to deal with the things that bug us in a healthy way or in a destructive way that can hurt others. We can manage angry feelings by stopping and thinking about how to care about ourselves and others. It's an interesting lesson plan and activities to teach about 'anger management.' Objectives: Students will be able to listen to a story and answer questions about it. talk about a past situation that has made them feel angry, and what they did in reaction to their anger. talk about the consequences of those actions, and what they should do differently next time they’re angry Presentation:    Before starting the lesson paste the below story slips on the board and ask your students to rearrange the storylines in the correct order. And then show students the Angry Birds video and read the Angry Birds story out loud while the video is played. After playing the video, the teacher asks students questions pertaining to the story. How many birds were there

Conjunctions (so and because') - A Lesson plan and activities to teach conjunctions 'so and because' inductively.

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Topic: Conjunctions Lesson: 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Objectives: Students should be able to:      Match sentence parts using the conjunctions 'so' and 'because'. Construct sentences using those conjunctions.  Understand the usage of 'so and because'                 This is an interesting theme-based story to teach 'conjunctions.' Conjunctions is one of the complex topics to the students. Especially understanding and use of 'so and because' while combining two sentences, many students have some difficulty. So here is the story of 'Mr. Rat and Mr. Owl' having a theme of 'Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.' The cause and effect storylines help them to understand the difference between 'so and because' and construct sentences easily. Presentation: Step 1:                  Share the story with your students. Tell them to read the story and understand the theme, actions, and characters. Ask some interactive questions to make them u

Simple Future Tense Lesson Plan and activities - Angry Birds Birthday Party.

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                  An interesting lesson plan and activities to teach simple future tense easily and effectively. The lesson has prepared around the story of "Angry Birds." It has speaking, writing, and creative thinking activities. It is very useful to teach online with interactive activities and downloadable printouts.  Topic: Simple Future Tense Objectives:  Able to understand the simple future tense and use verbs correctly and appropriately Able to form simple sentences with ‘will’ and ‘will not. Able to create a ‘Friendship Pledge’ using the simple future tense.  Story:      Once upon a time, there were three happy birds. Papa Bird was yellow, Mama Bird was red, and Baby Bird was blue. They were very happy because Mama Bird had just laid three beautiful, shiny eggs. The eggs were resting safely in the nest. Nearby, three Biggy Noses were watching the eggs. They were very hungry and wanted to eat the eggs. But Papa Bird, Mama Bird, and Baby Bird always guarded the eggs so

Simple, fun, and creative writing activities for 'nouns, plurals, pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs'

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                  Young children are wonderful at absorbing a new language. They can get a maximum of language through games and activities that they find funny. Their success in learning a foreign language does not depend on their knowledge of grammar. As Pinter (2006) stated that children can use grammatical structures very well, they can speak language clearly, but they are not able to say why they use a particular structure. If teachers teach grammar, it is very important to do it in context. 1. NOUN SORT (COMMON and PROPER NOUN):                             I have planned this simple activity after an explanation of the topic. I have prepared this worksheet to create interest and also for better understanding. The worksheet has four sections of 'person, place, thing, and animal. In every section, there have two blocks for 'common and proper noun.' So this gives a clear concept and supports them in writing and understanding. 2. SINGULAR - PLURAL:                Vocabula

Free digital educational tools to create interactive content for online teaching and learning

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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 to teach Phonics

"Neighbourhood! - Lesson plan and interactive activities to teach about public places and safety and hygiene in the neighbourhood"

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Lesson: Public Places Subject: Environmental Studies & English Grade: Primary Objectives: Students are able to know about neighbourhood. Students are able to know the need for Public Places in a locality. Students are able to know about recreational places. Students are able to know some rules to follow to be safe and hygienic in the nighbourhood. Students are able to know about adjectives.                      Sameera lives with her family in a town. She is in grade 2. Sameera and her parents visit a lot of places around their house for various purposes every day. Let us know about them. Activity: Think                Observe the below picture. Read the Sameera's tasks and drag the corresponding numbers in the picture. Sameera's tasks 1. Sameera's mother wants to buy vegetables and fruits. 2. Sameera's father wants to deposit money. 3. Samera wants to go out for dinner with her family. 4. Sameera wants to spend her Sunday reading books. 5. Sameera wants to play wit