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Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27. 0 Replies

Hey everyone!I am new to the forum and am curious how you feel learning communities benefit educators when it comes to developing a collective responsibility as educators. Do you feel a forum like…Continue


Started by Christina Shepherd in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 26. 1 Reply

How does implementation help you out throughout the year? I am curious to know what things have worked for you and what things have not worked for you through an implementation standard.  Continue

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 74 Replies

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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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This is a great worksheet and "thinking" exercise for students to practice English and learn vocabulary. 

See the worksheet attached. 

Lesson Delivery.

1. Make a list of first things on the board. For each prompt students to brainstorm what is next. 

First money.  Then .............

First the sun.  Then ............

2. Show any of the presentations below. Stop and prompt students for the Then ....

3. Let students fill out the worksheet with their own ideas and then share with the class. 

Students can read and study the books on Gif Lingua. 

1. First Things First. 1. First. Then.  2. First. Then. 3. First. Then.  4. First. Then. 5. First. Then.   6. First. Then.

This book is also fantastic and for young learners:  First The Egg.

Teachers register to download all books as pptx or epub and get worksheets. 

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The book"First The Egg"  is a good intro for this type of creative thinking activity.  An award winning, simple book, great for ELLs. 

Read the book on Gif Lingua.


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