Category: Lesson plans

Keeping a journal – a writing activity 1

Keeping a journal – a writing activity

Keeping a journal Keeping a written record of what students have done each day, have thought about, or imagined can be a good way to train their writing skills. This activity teaches students to...

Teaching activity: compound nouns 0

Teaching activity: compound nouns

Compound nouns This activity teaches students compound nouns, their form and meaning. The materials required are cards and pens or pencils. It can last for 30 minutes. The activity On different cards, write down...

Elaborating and expanding sentences 0

Elaborating and expanding sentences

This activity teaches students how to add details to sentences. The materials required are crayons or colored pencils and drawing paper. The activity can last for 40 minutes. Before you start, brainstorm Read the...

Logical order in writing 0

Logical order in writing

This activity teaches students how to organize their writing in a logical order. The whole class participates in the writing process, but the activity is best done in group work. It doesn’t require any...

Subject-Verb Agreement Lesson Plan 1

Subject-Verb Agreement Lesson Plan

This activity will help students be able to identify the verb and the subject of any sentence and discover how the verb must agree with the subject in number regardless of the word (s)...

Spell the words 0

Spell the words

This language activity can be used to teach the alphabet or review vocabulary. Before you start the activity Spell a name slowly to the students, writing it on the board as you do so....

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“I have a dream” – writing activity

Lesson plan I Have A Dream… This lesson plan activity relates the classroom to the problems the world is facing. It takes as the starting point one of te most beautiful speeches about civil...

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Why Dictation?

Dictation is one of the oldest language teaching activities. It is perhaps for this reason that it has been neglected recently by teachers, claiming that it is too teacher centered, uncommunicative, boring and old-fashioned....

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Teaching cause and effect

A lesson plan in three steps The objective of this activity is to help students understand cause and effect relationships, recognize them when reading and use them in their writing and speaking. Activity: Step...

The elements of a paragraph 1

The elements of a paragraph

This activity helps students identify the elements of a paragraph and learn how to write a paragraph. The materials required are envelopes containing individual sentences, a tape and sheets of paper.The paragraphs can be...