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Lesson Plan for form 4 for Thursday 12th and Friday 13th, April, 2018

  • 29 April 2018
  • Posted by: Miriam Jno Baptiste
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Lesson Plan for form 4 for Thursday 12th and Friday 13th, April, 2018
Students’ age range: 16-18
Main subject: Social studies
Topic: The Labor Force : Unemployment
Type of device: Laptop
 
Description: Step 1: The lesson started with a warm up which is a simple question and answer oral review on the material that was covered in the previous lesson. The students learned what the Labour Force is and how people become part of it. Step 2: Introduction the concept of ‘unemployment’. Students suggested possible definitions for unemployment then have them wrote down and recited the correct definition given by the teacher. Step 3: Using the ‘Fish Bowl’ Method to do group activity. The students were placed in groups of three and were allowed to work on three ítems from the list of causes of unemployment. The students were very enthusiastic about this topic. The seemed to possess a wealth of knowledge about unemployment and were able to give examples of people they know who are unemployed. It was also amazing to see how correctly they were able to define the term. As always, the students were excited to work in groups where they were able to discuss their ideas and contribute to the class. They were very welcoming of using the Fish Bowl method of discussion and everyone participated fully. After each group presented their solutions to the causes of employment, the other students outside the circle were allowed to question them as to how effective their solutins would be and they were also allowed to make their own suggestions. The discussion was wholesome, enjoyable and, most of all, a tremendous learing experience.

subject verb agreement

  • 25 April 2018
  • Posted by: Maira Yadicenia Garcia
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subject verb agreement
Students’ age range: 06-08
Main subject: Language arts and literature
Topic: Subjectverb agreement. Use of the verbs correctly with singular and plural nouns
Type of device: Other
 
Description: Introduction: Students play the verbs song and act it out the verbs of the song Students listen the sentences and identify the verbs in each Students review the meaning of verbs Instruction: Teacher modeling Students get flash card of subject to identify them and get the meaning. Students tell is the flash cards show singular or plural subject Students discuss the verb agreement for each subject shown by the teacher Students come to the board and match the subject with the correct verb agreement Students play a game to review subject verb agreement the team with the most correct answer wins. Students discuss and correct answer that are wrong, and explain why they are wrong Independent working time: Students practice Students get the subject and verb agreement worksheet Students match the subject with the correct verb according to the singular or plural noun

TALKING ABOUT FOOD

  • 22 April 2018
  • Posted by: Victoria Salazar
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TALKING ABOUT FOOD
Students’ age range: 12-14
Main subject: Foreign languages
Topic: LIKES AND DISLIKES
Type of device: Laptop
 
Description: KEY VOCABULARY: Food Pyramid, Expensive, cheap, Pounds(lb), cents (¢), a quarter (25 cents), a dime (10 cents), a nickel (5 cents), a penny (1 cent), a bill, a coin, dollar (US$), Dominican peso (RD$), I’d like…, I’ll take…, give me, Colors: red, green, blue, yellow, orange, purple, white, black, brown, pink. Fruits: peach, apples, kiwi, pear, lemon, grapes, avocado, strawberry, mango, cherries, pineapples, lime, cantaloupes, strawberry, star fruit, orange, coconut, raspberries, watermelon, plum, banana, mango, blueberries, nectarines, tangerines, cranberries. Vegetables: carrots, red cabbage, celery, artichoke, asparagus, spinach, couliflower, okra, corn, garlic, beets, broccoli, red onion, radishes, turnip, green onions, sweet potato, lettuce, brussels sprouts, red pepper, green pepper, mushrooms, celery, salad. Foods:, cheese, milk, coconut milk, cream cheese, eggs, mozzarella, sour cream, yogurt, cereal, bread cereal, oatmeal, tortillas, bottled water, coffee, iced tea, juice, lemon juice, orange juice, soda, tea, french fries, frozen veggies, ice cream, pizza, waffles, beef, chicken, chicken breast, fish, hot dog, pork, pork chops, sausage, american cheese, honey, jam, jelly, ketchup, mustard, olive oil, peanut butter, salsa vegetable oil, black beans, chickpeas, oats, rice, white beans, sugar, salt, vegetarian food, dessert, sushi, soup, butter. MOTIVATION: Building Background Teacher talks about the importance of eating healthy food using a Food Pyramid (describe four basic groups of food). *Differentiated Instruction: Teacher can request some activities or assigned some worksheets for understanding and application according to Bloom’s taxonomy in which students’ can demonstrate their acquisition among the topic in a creative manner. PRESENTATION: Teacher introduces the grammar structure about: Demonstrative adjectives: this, that, these, those. How much is/are… How much does/do it cost? Indefinite Article: a/an Some and any Countable/ Uncountable nouns PRACTICE AND APPLICATION: Talk about favorite foods: Answer these questions after the reading of a magazine article. 1. Name three kinds of fruit. 2. Name three vegetables. 3. Which of the foods in the article do you eat? Which of these foods don’t you eat? 4. Which of these foods do you think are good for you? Which ones do you think are bad for you? NOTE: The students will have a Forum Discussion on FACEBOOK with this question (Importance of eating healthy food (describe four basic groups of food). They are requested to search on different sources and write a simple comment on the topic previously showed in the class. In the same aspect, they must give a feedback on their peers’ comments. *Teacher checks their understanding and acquisition from the prior knowledge to the new knowledge acquired inside and outside the classroom setting. *Teacher provides feedback on their opinions and give suggestions and advices. *Teacher posts the Netiquette rules for behavio...
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