Getting Students READY!
- Routines and habits
- Engage, express and enjoy each interactions
- Apply and automatize English expressions through everyday interactions
- Duration - Managing the time of interactions that allow for long term retention and ability to focus on the activity
- Yearning to engage, express through English
Exercises, Activities and Task
- Greet students as they come into the classroom.
- Smile and make eye contact.
- Say hello to every student.
- Direct students to the seats.
Count to 5
- Show student 1 finger and count ‘1’.
- Repeat for 2,3,4,5
- Wave one hand saying “hello”.
- Extended exercises by counting to 10.
- Wave 2 hands saying “hello”.
Hello with Hands and Feet
- Sit the students down.
- Look to see if they have good spacing between them.
- Complete simple instructions.
- Legs out.
- Hands down
- Bum up
- Wave and say hello.
- Switch hands and repeat.
- Wave with foot and say hello.
- Switch foot and say hello.
- Take a break
- Repeat with different combinations.
- Get a pencil, marker, or crayon.
- Instruct proper use of the tool.
- Write an H. Down, down, across.
- Write an e. Around.
- Write a double l. Down, down.
- Write an O. Around.
- Wave and model the word.
- Read the word.
- Repeat the writing process.
Tip: You can change the speed of the activity to accommodate the learner’s pace.
Singing ‘What’s Your Name?’
- Listen and watch the song.
- Use TPR (Total Physical Response) to act out the song.
- Help students memorize the lyrics through repetition.
Tip – Suggest the song by playing it while students are doing a passive activity.
Pass the Ball
- Sit students in a circle.
- Give them a ball.
- play the “What’s your name song?”
- Stop the music and have the student say, ”My name is ***.”
Tip – You don’t need a ball. You can pass a flashcard or a piece of paper while sitting at the table. Use the resources and classroom setting that you have.
Line Up and Talk
- Say line up. Bring students into a line in front of you.
- Practice the routine until students have learned the process.
- Pass the question “What’s your name?” to the first student.
- The second student answers “My name is***.”
- Student 2 turns and asks the third student.
- Repeat for all students.
- The last student can ask the question to the sencond last student.
- Continue till the question reaches the teacher.
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