Creative activities for the secondary classroom

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Longman , Harlow, England, New York
Creative thinking -- Activity programs, Drama -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Activity programs, Education, Secondary -- Activity pro
StatementMark Labrow.
SeriesClassroom gems
LC ClassificationsLB1062 .L32 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23688210M
ISBN 139781408225578
LC Control Number2009034144

Reading Activities for Any Book. Open ended Reading activities: Awesome reading tasks and activities for any book or age group. Multiliteracies / Teaching Strategies / Resources / No matter whether you walk in to a classroom Asia, North America or Europe you will almost certainly see teachers and students building their understanding of the.

Design a poster or new book cover depicting the climax of the story. Write an acrostic poem about the book using the letters in the title of the book or the name of a character or author.

Draw a classroom mural depicting a major scene(s) from the book. After reading an. 4. It combines right-brain creative style learning with left-brain logic style learning, resulting in a powerful and memorable experience. Inspired and wanting more vocabulary ideas.

Read this sister post in which I discuss five more of my favorite, brain-based vocabulary practice activities for the secondary classroom.

Grab a Free Template. Creative Activities for the Secondary Classroom is packed full of ideas to support the delivery of any lesson in Key Stages 3 and 4. Focusing on creativity, confidence, motivation and other core, workplace skills, Mark Labrow provides a wealth of ideas to help breathe creativity into the classroom.

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The Need for ESL Reading Comprehension Activities. We know why reading is important, right. Not only does reading teach ESL students grammar, word usage and idea expression, but it also enables them to acquire new information about their second language’s culture.

Additionally, reading helps students to see how English is communicated through writing, which is why a good writer is also a Author: Elena Chou. Browse our selection of free to download teaching resources and ideas, which all promote creative approaches to teaching and learning.

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By Creative Classroom Activities This worksheet is great to help students understand chronological order as it relates to their lives. This can be used for elementary or middle school grade levels in any Social Studies classroom. These are just a few among the many popular fun classroom activities for students.

A board race, scavenger hunts, spin the wheel, and the jigsaw is among other commonly chosen fun classroom activities to let students enjoy the beautiful feeling of learning with fun. Teachers can choose the activity wisely depending on the level of students they.

Book reports are a thing of the past, and it's time to be innovative and try some book activities that your students will enjoy. The activities below will reinforce and enhance what your students are currently a few, or try them all.

They can also be repeated throughout the year. Carol Booth Olson. The Reading/Writing Connection: Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the Secondary Classroom, 3/e.

The Third Edition features an array of new and updated individual reading/writing strategies, activities and mini-lessons, and it scaffolds these strategies in extended demonstration lessons that teachers can implement in their middle and secondary English by: 3.

Left and Right Brain Drawing Activities. Almost every art teacher is familiar with the work by Betty Edwards, in particular, her book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. The activities in her book have continued to work in classrooms for decades.

The activities Edwards presents force artists to become uncomfortable and think differently. - Explore cathemccoy's board "Creative Reading Response Activities", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Reading response, Teaching reading pins.

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Review activities are a great was to help retain the core skills that were learned during the course of a unit of study. Students can often be reluctant to study, but theses review activities are fun, and will motivate them into achieving the best that they can at school.

Here are 5 ideas for assigning fun and meaningful creative writing. (By the way, all of these ideas as well as step-by-step instructions, handouts, rubrics, bonus creative writing lesson plans, and handouts for peer conferences can be found in my 9th Grade Writing Prompts: Fun Creative Writing Topics resource.) The villain retells the story.

A fun and creative character analysis project you can complete in your classroom is a mock job fair in your classroom.

To prepare for this activity, students either select or are assigned a character from the novel. They assume the role of this character and create a resume for this character listing strengths, accomplishments, and skills. buffet Are you looking for creative book report ideas for your middle school or elementary classroom.

Take a look at this post containing a great idea for a reading project for language arts. Book reports don't have to be boring. Help your students make the books they read come alive with these 22 creative book report ideas and examples. A perennial favorite with educators, The Giver has been widely taught in schools since its publication in Over the years, Lois Lowry&#;s dystopian classic has inspired the creation of countless thought-provoking classroom activities for students.

We&#;ve rounded up a few of our favorites below. (Please note, in most cases these activities are adapted from […]. Research shows that students whose teachers spend too much time talking are less likely to be engaged during classroom instruction. The good news is that there are many activities that will enable you to spend less time talking and more time getting your students engaged during reading instruction.

Here is a list of fourteen student engagement strategies from Reading Horizons Reading. Description. The Third Edition features an array of new and updated individual reading/writing strategies, activities and mini-lessons, and it scaffolds these strategies in extended demonstration lessons that teachers can implement in their middle and secondary English : Website.

This post is the first in a three-part series about how to run a book club in your classroom. The second post details how to establish expectations and create a schedule, and the third post discusses accountability and assessment procedures.

Recent literacy research has revealed that choice is the key ingredient in a successful reading program, especially for reluctant readers. 10 Unique and Creative Reflection Techniques & Lessons for the Secondary Student.

The following is a list of 10 lessons and activities I use regularly in my classroom to create a class of reflective learners. Growth Mindset and Goal Setting but my students get a chance to be creative and have a little fun in the process.

Creative writing should be fun, and playing games is good way to help students develop story ideas. Secondary students. You’ll find lots of reading and writing activities in this year Author: Guardian Staff.

They do care, however, about their family and friends. Which is why using photos in your ESL classroom will breathe some fresh air into any activity. Here are some creative ESL activities and games you can play with photos. 10 ESL Activities Using PhotosAuthor: Claudia Pesce. 15 fun back to school classroom activities.

First day of school activities are based upon one goal: to get to know each other. Most first day of school activities are for elementary, but I included a few as well for middle school students and high school students. Some can be used for all ages too. First day of school activities for elementary.

Planning to use interactive classroom activities intentionally can really transform the learning dynamic. Here are six activities to get started. Making your classes more interactive should help your students want to come to class and take part in it. Giving them a more active role will give them a sense of ownership.

I am looking forward to using many of these activities with my P6 class in the new term. "Marie Webster "Another wonderful book in a superbly presented series of books for primary teachers; Creative Activities for Thinking and Learning Skills (ages ) is one of those 'Wow!' books that will help develop and refine your pupils' thinking skills.

The activities will help teachers to explore the role of creativity in the classroom both in the sense of helping students to express their unique creative identity and also by helping them to think about and use language in a creative way. The activities are suitable for a broad range of students from young to old and from low to higher levels /5(44).

Building Book Love 4 weeks ago I’ve been saving these artificial flowers from our summer @keepingthewonder workshop for a special occasion, and I figured now is the time. 💞Inspired by the words of @blcksmth,I made a sign using @aperfectblendteaching fonts.

Creative Secondary Classroom Decor Wednesday, Aug In this podcast episode I’ll be sharing ideas for decorating your classroom in fun creative ways that honor the age of your students and your own life and personality as well.

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I still love to work in a beautiful space and I’m far older than your students, so I’m willing to. B ook Creator is a versatile and intuitively set-up app that allows students to easily create digital content in a variety of ways.

In Richmond, teachers have used their iPads and Book Creator to publish ebooks on a variety of topics and in a variety of genres. Below are some ideas for using Book Creator in your classroom. It has full of project-based activities to learn English easily for primary students.

Every lesson has a speaking, reading and writing activities along with classroom videos. If you interested to purchase the book please leave a message to my mail @ or + Thank you.

Book Price: rs (Courier Charges Extra).7 Creative English Activities to Inspire Your Teenage Students. Activity planning for teenagers can be a challenge. To make things easier, we’ve sorted these activities based on whether they work best for groups or one-on-one teaching.