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Private Dentist Practice

  • 25 April 2018
  • Posted by: Dimitri Dolor
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Private Dentist Practice
Students’ age range: 16-18
Main subject: Life skills
Topic: Reading Comprehension
 
Description: To start off with student was asked to discuss his general knowledge of running a private practice as a way of previewing the topic under discussion. Following this, student read the article and was asked to think about the context that caused changes in private dental practice, categorising the differences on the board. To further explore the changes the student was asked to use his highlighter to highlight the statements that demonstrated the impact of context – with open discussions explored as brought up by student. Following this the student was asked to think about 3 ways the article may have affected his personal challenges in running his own business. The student was then asked to summarise the article and give a short sentence to explain what the purpose of the article was. Lastly, the student was asked to evaluate the others argument thinking about his overall claim and how his points were supported – referring back to the whiteboard activity to help with this.

COMMUNITY HELPERS

  • 25 April 2018
  • Posted by: Victoria Salazar
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COMMUNITY HELPERS
Students’ age range: 12-14
Main subject: Foreign languages
Topic: JOBS AND OCCUPATIONS
 
Description: Introduction
Ask the students about the people in their neighborhood, aside from family members.
o Take responses from volunteers.
o Tell the students that today, they're going to learn about the people in a community.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling
o Tell the students that the people in a community each have a specific job to do.
o Tell the students that we all depend on the people in our community to do their job to help us. When everyone does their job, they help each other maintain a great neighborhood.
o Give some examples: The librarian helps people find books at the library. The cashier collects the money for the items at the grocery store. The teacher helps the students learn their lessons. The mail carrier makes sure people get all their mail. The doctor helps to find out why people are sick and gives them medicine so they can get better. The trash truck driver comes to collect the trash so that the neighborhood is clean and tidy.
o Emphasize that everyone in the neighborhood has a job to do to make it a great community to live in.
Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling
o Show the students a picture of a librarian, a cashier, a teacher, a mail carrier, a doctor, and a trash truck driver.
o Ask the students what each person does.
o Take responses from volunteers.
o Make a list on the board of their responses.
o Ask the students about other people in a community who help every day.


Who fights crime?
Who studies at school?
Who teaches students at school?
Who takes care of teeth?
Who drives a bus?
Who brings our mail?
Who sings songs?
Who fights fires?
Who serves food in a restaurant?
Who drives a truck?
Who cooks in a hotel or restaurant?
Who looks after sick people and helps doctors?
Who treats patients (sick people)?


Independent Working Time
o Provide each student with the worksheet Jobs crossword puzzle.
Retrieved from the website http://www.eslkidslab.com/worksheets/set3/jobs/jobs%20crossword%20puzzle.pdf
o Read the instructions to the students.
o Collect the papers for grading.

Differentiation
o Enrichment: Allow advanced students to make their own list of community helpers using illustrations, symbols and pre-writing skills.
o Support: For struggling students, introduce only one community helper at a time, and focus on the role of that individual.

Review Assessment
o Review students' work to assess their understanding of the lesson using a Formative Assessment as a Quiz in the webpage Kahoot.com. They will use their cell phones with internet connection and a TV to watch the quiz projected on it.
o Give reinforcement where needed.

Review and Closing
o Allow students write a paragraph and have an oral presentation t...
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