Fly Fly Frisbee
*Stand on a distant line to start.
*Keep your eyes on the target and get ready.
*Apply frisbee skills - grip, curve and throw.
*Throw at or through the target and hit as many times as you can.
*Count your score of successful hits.
(*The distance from the target can be changed as desire EX. 10 m, 20m.)
The Thunderstick Challenge
The Thunderstick Challenge is a fun activity that students can play anywhere. It's easy to learn and play. This physical activity helps students enhance their reflexes, hand-eye coordination and cooperation. Also, teachers can add different variations into the activities.
- Using "think-alouds"
- Reinforcing contextual definitions
- Developing Qs using Bloom's Taxonomy
- Writing prompts
- l Following oral text with written text
- Elaboration & expansion of student response
- Use of cognates
- Using synonyms & antonyms
- Effective use of wait time
- Teaching familiar chunks: "May I go to the bathroom?", "Excuse me" etc
- Clear enunciation and articulation by T, slow when appropriate
- Corrective Feedback techniques, especially elicitation, clarification, metalinguistic clues
- Songs, jazz chants, rhythm & rhyme
- Language Task for graphic organizer
- Using an instructional framework that includes explicit teaching: T-modelling, T-practising & St-applying
- 1-1 teaching, coaching, modeling
- Pairing/grouping Sts so that less experienced/knowledgeable Sts work with more experienced/knowledgeable ones
- Activating prior knowledge
- Personalisation (relating to Sts'
- Jigsaw Reading
- Co-operative Group Techniques
- Joint writing project
- Process writing
- Roleplays & Simulations
Scaffolded Learning Tools
- Graphic Organisers
- Using Visuals & Imagery
- Word Wall
- Making a variety of resources available in class, eg dictionary, thesaurus, etc
- Labelled visuals
- Pictographs as a success supporting strategy for dictogloss
- Online dictionaries like Multidict, in combination with Wordlink
Adapted from ideas presented in Echevarria, Vogt & Short , 2004 by Fortune, T (Mar 2004) with input from immersion teachers