Take away one public speaking fear factor by pre-selecting three people in an audience to focus on during a presentation. Follow this pin to a four-minute video podcast that will give you step by step instructions for a speech lesson that will entertain you and relax your students. Click on this pin to see how it works. This is the 2nd tip from 50 Five-Minute Lessons for Busy English Teachers. Folllow this board to receive future tips. Lesson source: pinterest.com/...
FREE Getting To Know You Activity! Send the bags home with the children on the first day of school. Have students share their bags whenever you have a few minutes here and there throughout the 1st week.
"Table Texting" is a fun, interactive strategy you can use with any piece of text or topic. The key is to pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher or facilitator collects the papers and redistributes them. Students get to read other responses and reply. The process continues until all of the speech bubbles are completed. At the end, students get to read their classmates' responses. Dialogue
Students will be guided to Watch Dr. King’s Dream Speech on video and to reflect on their own dream opportunities. A recent world news story is shared about a teen whose autism problems shaped his world class dream, and students are guided in a reader-response approach to start small and grow a dream with Persistence as Martin Luther King, did. In this kit students actively experience how dreams involve both play and investigation.