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“Take a little break from Dictation”

December 10, 2012 by


In this lesson, shaving cream is lightly spread on the children’s desk and used as an interactive white board where a child can easily erase mistakes and rewrite words if necessary. The activity provided a nice break from the typical dictation exercises all of my students do on a regular basis. This particular lesson was […]

Game Tactics

November 26, 2012 by


Is your class boring you to death with rote memorization and grammar drills? Are your students sleeping, passing notes or singing songs to themselves without really caring what’s happening in class? Are the holes in the wall, drafts and sounds driving you insane and making you want to fall asleep in the back of the […]

Alphabet Practice Lesson Plan

November 7, 2012 by


Lesson Plan:Writing and Recognizing Letters Local English Teacher:Eka, Tasso TLG Volunteer:Pierre Seya Grade:1 English World Textbook Level:1 Lesson Objectives/Target Language: Writing English letters correctly. Recognizing English letters. Materials: Alphabet Flash Cards, Pens and paper Brief Description of the Lesson, Activities: 1. Write ABCs. (10 min) As students come in, have paper and pencils ready for […]

Teaching the Present Continuous

October 30, 2012 by


Lesson Plan Local English Teacher: Manana TLG Volunteer: Mikkela Grade: 4th-6th English World Textbook Level: 2 Lesson Objectives/Target Language: Students are able to follow directions given in English Students are able to correctly use the present continuous Students understand subject/verb agreement Materials: Blackboard, student notebooks/paper, pen/pencil, action flashcards (found with Blue Book English World II […]

Lesson Plan: Word Origins

August 25, 2011 by


I’ve been giving the same lesson on Word Origins to Buckswood Summer School classes since the first stream. I’ve been improving upon it and generally the kids love it. I try to cover the same topics, but it’s organic and so sometimes I spend more time on one point or another. I also feed off […]