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Grade 5 Lesson 2- What Does It Mean? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 3- How Many Cats? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- Do You Like OO? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- Do You Like Dogs Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- I Like Apples Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 4- Ohajiki Game Audio

Grade 5 Lesson 5- Cap, T shirt, Pants and Shoes Song

Grade 5 Lesson 5- Do You Have A Red Cap Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 6- A Fruit Song

Grade 5 Lesson 6- What Do You Want Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 7- Audio Sounds for 'What's This?'

Grade 5 Lesson 7- What's This? chant

Grade 5 Lesson 7- What's this OO? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 9- What Would You Like? Chant

Grade 5 Lesson 9- What Would You Like, A or B? Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 3- When Is Your Birthday? Chant/Activity

Grade 6 Lesson 3- Months of the Year Macarena Song and Dance

Grade 6 Lesson 4- I Can Cook-Can You Cook, Too? Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 4- I Can Cook Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 5- Where Is The Barber Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 6- I Want To Go To Italy Chant

Grade 6 Lesson 7- Daily Activities Chant


Tuesday, February 9, 2010

LDK #7-Teaching or Testing--AT THE RIGHT TIME  

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In the English classroom, we are usually doing teaching, practicing, reviewing or testing activities.  

Using a testing activity at the wrong time can create negative feelings in the students.  Be careful to understand which activities are testing in nature, and use them at the right times!
The greatest challenge when using a testing activity in the classroom is


to make it a low-affective experience for the students (remember LDK #2? Be Mindful of Your Students’ Feelings).  You can:

  • Make it a game (SWAT, using fly-swatters at the blackboard, Karuta style);
  • Make it part of a game (losing students in Hot Potato must stand and say a sentence/question after each round);
  • You can ask first for choral answers, then ask for a single volunteer; 
  • Let the students decide, then answer, as a group;
  • Let a pair of students speak in front of the teacher apart from the others; 
  • Students can check each others’ work, especially when using the workbook;
  • Students, after passing the test in front of the teacher, become teachers, and can then test the other students. 
Testing in a low-affective way is not easy to do--be aware and be creative!

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