Presentation on theme: "A Seminar on “Using Poetry and Drama in ELT” By Miss Jenny Tam Miss Silvia Yu Po Leung Kuk Chee Jing Yin Primary School A.M. Po Leung Kuk Chee Jing Yin."— Presentation transcript:
A Seminar on “Using Poetry and Drama in ELT” By Miss Jenny Tam Miss Silvia Yu Po Leung Kuk Chee Jing Yin Primary School A.M. Po Leung Kuk Chee Jing Yin Primary School A.M.
Good Practices in the use of Poetry and Drama in Primary Schools School-based Curriculum Adaptation Using poetry in our school curriculum Using drama in creating an EFL environment
School-based Curriculum Adaptation Features of our curriculum Thematic Task-based Experiential learning Exposure to different genres (e.g. stories, poems, jokes, internet resources, etc.)different genres Collaborative planning & teaching Supplementation & deletion (or omission)
Different genres in our curriculum Riddles & jokes Newspaper cuttings Web sites, animations Recipes, brochures, booklets, etc. Picture stories, fact books Tales Cards, letters, postcards, e-mails Poems & rhymes etc. l
Language Arts Picture stories Tales Drama Songs & Rhymes Poems
1. P.2 : Seasons 2. P.6 : Good Citizen All these themes are based on the units in New Welcome to English 2 nd. Good Practices in the ELT Classroom (using Poetry)
P. 2 Seasons (Ch.7 Weather and Seasons, Ch.8 Seasons and Clothes) Impact on learning : Expose Students to different genres. Develop an awareness and enjoyment of the basic sound patterns of English in poems. Acquire and become familiar with the vocabulary items. Tailor-made poem : “WEATHER” ( By Mr. Neil Turley) Procedures: create a class picture dictionary Read the poem “WEATHER”WEATHER” extension: Student write their own poems
P. 6 Good Citizen (Ch.8 Road Safety) Impact on learning : Develop creativity Apply knowledge in new context to develop students’ language proficiency Adapted poem : “IF” ( from “ LEAP ” package by EMB) Procedures: Read the poem “IF” Identify the rhyming patterns Brainstorm rhyming words Student write their own poemsown poems Present and share
Good practices for Creating an ELT Environment 1.Drama Club 2.Online Educational TV Channel Programme 3.Thematic Week
Drama Club Theatre games Script drafting Performance production Collaboration of students with mixed ability
Online Educational TV Channel Programme Reader’s Theatre Download free drama scripts http://www.lisablau.com/freescripts.html http://www.lisablau.com/freescripts.html Thematic Week “Dramania” : Christmas Short Plays Competition
Achievements for Students Authentic English Confidence Building Authentic scenarios for Communication in English experienced Motivation
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