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TABLE OF CONTENTS Me, Myself and I - a grammar poem

Describe yourself, grammar, formative assessment, personality, likes, dislikes, adjectives, verbs,

2 truths and 1 lie

speaking about yourself, writing, guessing, ….ing, game, “I think …..”

My Family

talking about your family, stating relationships, family tree, question making

My Home

describing where you live, rooms, prepositions of place, furniture,

Who Is It?

talking about celebrities, history, popular culture, jobs, adjectives, multi media

Interview a Classmate

introducing a friend, questioning, restating, …..s , present tense

My Last Holiday

telling about a past vacation, past tense, travel vocabulary, countries, nationalities

When did you last ………..?

talking about the past, time expressions, making 5W questions, game

Just a Normal Day

describing daily routines, stating time, habitual tense, adverbs of frequency, book making

Tell Us About ……

talking about yourself, questioning, making statements, board game

Alphabet Brainstorm

general vocabulary, spelling, game, presentation, technology, book making

Picture It

creativity, drawing, vocabulary building, brainstorming

Commercials

making and presenting a commercial, superlatives, comparatives, acting, role play

The Zoo Game

animals, drawing, critical thinking, discussion, planning, presenting

My Song

singing, lyric rewriting, “if” and stating possibility, performance

Just Do It!

imperatives, board game, total physical response,

School Grumbling

complaining, adverbs of frequency, school vocabulary, subjects, needs analysis

That Movie is Great!

movie preferences, genre, guessing, charades, poster making, presentating, writing

Top 5

vocabulary building, game, cooperative learning, ranking

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The Time of my Life

talking about time, places, daily routine

Make a Word Search / First Word War

vocabulary building, drawing, spelling,

They ……. in ……………

countries, culture, traditions, geography

My Fridge is Empty!

food, making lists, “need”, future tense

The Price is Right

stating prices, guessing, 2 way task, question making

One Thing Leads to Another

conditionals, “if” and imaginary possibility,

What’s my Number!

stating numbers, recording information, telephoning, listening

Name 2!

vocabulary building, critical thinking, making connections

What are you doing on …….?

talking about schedules, 2 way task, days, time, prepositions of time

Interview a Celebrity

question making, role playing, dialogue, performing

You look great!

giving compliments, stating thanks, greeting, role play, speaking

Jeopardy – Review it!

question making, review, quiz, testing

The Future is Now

talking about the future, board game, future time expressions

Describe and Draw

drawing, prepositions of place, definite pronouns

Do you Believe in ……

stating beliefs and opinions, discussion, vocabulary building

I teach you – You teach me

telling others how to do something, transitions, steps, total physical response, presenting

Our Great Invention

critical thinking, brainstorming, describing a plan, drawing, poster making, presenting

Guess the murderer

making statements of fact, past tense, guessing, clue board game

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How to Make and Order a Pizza

food, sequential transitions, telephoning, speaking

Only Connect

critical thinking, categories, vocabulary building, game

Words, Words, Words

vocabulary building, chunks, collocations, word association, listening

My Cartoon Strip

dialogue, description, story making, cartoons, drawing, sequencing, presenting, writing

Grammar Bingo

questioning, talking about the past, verb forms, yesterday, game

First Word War

fluency, vocabulary, word association, game

Story Frame

writing a story, drawing, sequencing, reading, sharing

One of these things is NOT like the others

critical thinking, stating differences, “because”, song, game, guessing, making statements

Angel and Devil

stating advantages and disadvantages, sequential transitions, ordering, public speaking

A Class Survey

closed questions, asking, replying, question making, adverbs of frequency, presenting

Present It!

presenting information, writing, speaking, assessment, rubric making

D.E.A.R. Drop Everything And Read

reading, describing a story, book circle, sharing, retelling

Extra Templates / Handouts Describe and Draw

Commercial Media Awareness sheet

Connect Only Sheets

English Tenses Chart

Rubric Template / Descriptors

Storyboard template

Blank Board Game Template

All About Me sheets

Top 5 Worksheet

Blank Word Search

Bingo templates

Survey Cards

Tell Us About Cards

3 Wishes Game

Mr. X’s Amazing Yesterday


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Alphabet Brainstorming Organizer

Question Making Schematic

Battleship Template

Riddle Response Sheet

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Mind Map Organizer

Me, Myself and I Getting Started: One person writes important notes about their life in the mirror. Look in the mirror and ask about their life. Use the language below to help you.

My Life

What is your favorite ______________?

Do you like ________ing?

How many ___________________?

Do you have ___________?

Can you _______________?

Have you ever ___________?

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Your turn: Now, write your own words in the mirror and let others ask you about your own life!

Write your own grammar poem! Instructions:

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Think about yourself and your life. Fill in the grammar poem and share with your classmates. Help others and color it too!

Fill in these basic facts about yourself: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I am _______ years old.

I am _______ cm tall.

I am ___________________.

I live ______________________.

I have ___ brother and ___ sister.

I like to ______________________.

I hate ________________ing!


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My favorite ________________ is ______________. On weekends I usually _________________________________________________. Yesterday, _________________________________________________________. Grammar Poems

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Introduce the Teacher

Personal Introductions Introductions

2 Truths and a Lie Getting Started: Complete a Truth or Lie card. One person reads their sentences and others guess which is the lie. How many lies can you guess?

Which is a lie? A)

I have ______________________________________.

B)

I like _______________________________________.

C)

I can’t _____________________________________.

3 Wishes Game

Which wish is a lie? A)

I wish I had _________________________________.

B)

I wish I were ________________________________ .

C)

I could ____________________________________.

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Your turn: Next, try the truth or lie game on the next page. Who is the best liar?

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Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire! START I have ________.

I can ________.

Yesterday, I ________.

GO BACK 2 SPACES

My best friend is _______.

I love _______!

I’m good at _______.

I have a pet _______.

I don’t have _______.

You Win!

My favorite ___ is ___.

#1 Liar! THE END

GO AHEAD 3 SPACES

How to play:

I like ________.

1. Roll. Finish the sentence. The person on your left guesses if it is / isn’t a lie.

I hate ______.

2. If their guess isn’t correct, continue.

My mother is __________.

3. Roll by holding out 1, 2 or 3 fingers. Add up to total with another person and move that many spaces. (max.6)

My father is _______.


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Tell a Truth

I hate ______.

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I have visited ______.

I can’t ______.

START OVER

Just Do It! Getting Started: One person is “the robot” or “Mr. Bean”. Everyone in the class takes turns telling them to do something. Use these expressions or make your own. Be creative and keep them moving! Jump 5 times! Act like a dog! Eat a banana!

Your Turn:

Write your name! Turn around! Go to sleep!

Play the Pass the Paper Game.

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Touch the window! Be a cowboy! Watch TV!


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JUST DO IT 2 Instructions:

Fill in the squares with your own Pass the Paper commands and then play the game. Use a coin, spin and where it falls – JUST DO IT! See the examples below. Don’t land there!


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Draw an elephant

Write 3 kinds of vegetables

Name 5 sports

Act like you are a monkey

Be a teacher Write the alphabet

Drive a big truck

Count fast to 30 Draw a house with 3 windows

Name 5 cold countries

Shake hands with everyone in the room

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Sing a song


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Tell us about your family! 1.

In the box, write down the names of all the family members or friends you can think of (write in your own language). You only have 2 minutes!


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Show your classmates the names. Answer their questions as they ask you about each person. Ask 2 questions about each family member.

Who is ____________? How old is _____? What does _______ do?

Where does ________ live? How ______ is ______? What’s ___________ like?

What’s ______ favorite _____? What does ______ look like?

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My Home

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Getting Started: Ask about someone’s house. Use the things below and your own ideas. They will draw them in and tell you where they are! Ask other questions too!

Do you have a _____________?

Where is the / your _____________?

This Is Where I live! 1. Draw your apartment or house in the box. Only the walls and doors!


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2. Ask your partner about their apartment and answer your partner’s questions. Use the “helpers” below. Ask additional questions – be nosy!

Where is the ________________?

Where is your _______________?

Do you have a / an ____________?

Where does your _______________?

How many _________ do you have?

What color is the ________________?

Where is your favorite ______________?

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TRAVEL TALK

Your Last Holiday

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Did you …………

Who? What? Where? When? How? Why?

Which?

Go? Get there? Airline? Stay? How long? Weather? See? Do? Eat? Souvenirs? Get around? Come back?

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Life is Wonderful ! 1. My Perfect Vacation! - imagine you went on the perfect holiday. Ask your partner about their trip and answer your partner’s questions using the 5 Ws! __________ did you ____________? 1. When?

2. Where?

5. Where / stay?

3. Who / with?

6. What / see?

9. How long / stay?

4. How / get there? 4. How / like ….. 7. What / buy?

10. Which …. / like best?

8. What / eat?

11. How / come back?

2. Send a postcard to a classmate! - write a postcard to a classmate. Decorate it and give it to the teacher who will deliver it! Be creative!

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Hi _________________________! Greetings from ________________________! I’m in ___________________, ___________________ing an amazing _______________________. The weather is ________________________. Tomorrow, I’m going to visit _________________ and see _____________. Maybe, _____________ some ___________________. Be back ______________! See you ______________! ____________________ A Student Centered Workbook for Practicing English


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Bingo Lingo Getting Started: Choose one person and ask them about last week. Play in teams, taking turns. The first team to get a or X bingo wins!

go bowling vist the dentist

eat

play basketball relax work cook

dance

play tennis get a letter drive do the laundry sing ride a bike

fix

meet

exercise read

go shopping have a party

call


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Your own Bingo Game! Your turn: Play bingo with a partner, taking turns asking each other. The first one to get a Yes or No bingo wins! Next, write your own words. Then play with your own card! ______________

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Amazing Inventions! 1. Famous Inventions: Look at these inventions and rank them from 1 – 10 Be prepared to tell the class WHY! 1. ____________________________ paper 2. ____________________________ 3. ____________________________ 4. ____________________________

alphabet

Xbox Wheelbarrow The gun Compass

5. ____________________________ 6. ____________________________ 7. ____________________________

Automobile

The Internet Post it notes The pen

Zipper Plastic

Aspirin

Computer 8. ____________________________ 9. ____________________________

credit card

Bubble Gum Instant coffee

Microwave

10.____________________________

Hammer

The Television

2. Instructions: Watch the video and fill in the chart Invention Name

What it does

Rating


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The Great Invention

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A. What do you call it? Project: B. What is it used for?

Our “Sketch�

C. What is it made of?

D. How to use it?

E. How much will it cost?

F. How will you sell it?

G. Who will buy it?

H. Why is it so important?


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★ Make a larger poster and be prepared to present your invention to the class. Multi Media

_________________________________? Survey the Class Gettting Started: Write a Yes / No question in the card. Survey the class by asking others. Report back to the class using the sentences below.

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2. Listen to your classmates report their findings and write them down. A) ___________ of us ________________________________. B) ___________ of us ________________________________. C) ___________ of us ________________________________. FIND SOMEONE WHO Instructions: Fill in the sentences with your own ideas. Then, survey the class finding others who have done those things. Look at this example. Student A : Excuse me but, have you ever ______________? Student B : Actually, no I haven’t. / Why, yes I have! IF YES – Student A asks 2 more questions.


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Who / What / Where / When / How / How long / Why __________ did you ___________________? (Name) 1. ____________________ has eaten _________________. 2. ____________________ has driven a _________________. 3. ____________________ has traveled to _______________. 4. ____________________ has climbed ________________________. 5. ____________________ has drank _______________________. 6. ____________________ has seen a ________________________. 7. ____________________ has flown _____________________. 8. ____________________ has a ___________________________. 9. ____________________ has sung _________________________ 10. ____________________ has been to _________________________ 11. ____________________ has ________________ before. 12. ____________________ has never _____________________.

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Teach / Learn Notes #1 Me, Myself and I

#2 Two Truths and a Lie

1. Put on the board a list of Yes/No closed questions – Do you like …? Can you ……? Will you ….…? etc…

1. The teacher fills out one of the cards (or both) either on the board of by projecting the page on a whiteboard.


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2. Students guess which is the lie. 3. Students fill in their own card and play in groups or as a whole class.

3. Select a famous person students know. Ask one student to be the writer and do a grammar poem for that person on the board.

4. Finish by playing the board game. Either use one die or as suggested, the finger method. Students can keep replaying the game as needed.

4. Students make their own grammar poem.

* try the 3 Wishes game in the Extra section.

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