Presentation on theme: "Scientific Language Program Grades 3-6. WELCOME! By the end of this workshop you will: 1.Understand the purpose of the course 2.Be able to use the worksheets."— Presentation transcript:
Scientific Language Program Grades 3-6
WELCOME! By the end of this workshop you will: 1.Understand the purpose of the course 2.Be able to use the worksheets effectively in a fun, interactive way 3.Be excited about teaching this course!
Each Lesson has... Title
When you show the title: Brainstorm! What is… ? What do you know about… ? Tell me about… Help students connect the title with the concepts they have learned in class during the previous week.
Each Lesson has... Key Words
The KEY WORDS are displayed on a whiteboard at the top of each lesson, along with pictures to illustrate their meaning.
As students look at the worksheet whiteboard, the teacher should - Elicit prior-knowledge Ask students to give (predict) meanings from the visual context
Drilling Model and drill the key words. Use choral drills Check individual students for pronunciation Check understand using sentence context and visuals.
Each Lesson has... Exercises
Types of Exercises include... Multiple Choice Read and Draw Matching Sorting Fill in the Blank
Most Lessons have... Dialogue
Ask and Answer What am I?
Role Play Ask a group to role play the dialogue in front of the class. Monitor and listen for pronunciation Check understanding. Invite questions from other groups
Many Lessons have... Puzzles
Types of Puzzles include...
Remember, it’s all about communication. Insist that students work in pairs and groups Set a time limit for each activity. Don’t let them rush ahead Monitor and guide discussions Check as a class after each activity