And most adults want to join in the fun too! Halloween is a great holiday to celebrate in the ESL classroom, as well as one of the best times to let loose and unleash all of your potential for creativity. Give your students some spooky fun with these great activities. Your goal as an ESL teacher is probably to take advantage of the celebration of Halloween to provide your students with some cultural background into this holiday that is increasingly celebrated in other parts of the world these days, and not just in the US.
Choose 1 story to become familiar with. You will re-tell this story to your class. See web site for tips on storytelling: What makes a good storyteller?
Retelling without sounding like it is memorized Know the key points of your story. Practice Day 2 Model Storytelling: Retell the story you have read to the class making sure to demonstrate points to the class that you previously discussed.
Have the students share what they noticed about your storytelling that made it good. They will choose 1 story that they want to work with. Day 3 Go over the rubric with the students Go over the peer conferencing sheet with them Activity: Students will start practicing their story Students meet with a partner They critique each others storytelling abilities using the peer conferencing sheet Day 4 Students will meet in groups of 3 or 4 Each will take a turn telling their story Each member of the group will fill out a peer conferencing sheet for the other members of the group.
Day 5 Students will present their story to the class. The teacher will use the rubric to assess the students.Lesson plans: The daily routines of monsters, zombies, ghosts and aliens - a lesson plan "Aim: Practise third person -s - Practise talking and writing about routines - Practise saying and writing common action verbs "The Canterville Ghost" "is a popular short story by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage." (Wikipedia).
Shakespeare Lesson Plans As we study Shakespeare plays together in our homeschool, I am making available our lesson plans and resource lists. Here are the links to each of the plays we've studied so far.
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LESSON PLAN. GRADES The Blue Lined Socks. LESSON TITLE: Learning to Write “Cliffhanger Ending” Story Plots OBJECTIVE: The students will know the definition of a cliffhanger story ending and write a creative writing continuation plot to a story that leaves the audience in suspense.
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