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ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 76 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

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Use of L1 in the ESL classroom

Started by Evanthia Pogiatzi in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 10. 4 Replies

Hi people, i'm doing a research on whether is good for English language teachers to use the L1 of the students or the target language (English) when teaching in the classroom. So i would really…Continue

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Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 16. 80 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

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It's a super-duper simple powerpoint I made today...but it worked quite well when I used it in the classroom because of the cartoon characters names. They begin with the same letter as the particular day of the week...

Mickey Mouse, Tiger, Winnie the Pooh, Thumper, Frog (couldn't think of a cartoon beginning with 'f'), Snoopy and Superman...

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You forgot Felix the cat!
thanks, I used this for lesson 2 with a bit of adjustment if you don't mind. I first showed the students the picture of the cartoon character and the name of the character as a clue. They then had to look at the first letter of the name and match it with the first letter of a day of the week.
Beautiful as always Shelagh.

Your stuff works well because of the cartoon content!

I'll also mention my own cartoon quiz video. But in another vein. I also like this Simpson's Family vocab for teaching relationships. One of a few like that you can find here....
Great job.Very useful.Thanks for sharing it.
Thanks for sharing it. Very useful and  cute pictures.
thanks a lot, I have uploaded your ppt to my daughter's blog (with your name under it)
Great! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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