Kagan Timed Pair Share Ich bin fauler als du! Du spinnst! Ich bin der faulste!
What is active learning? Making physical response a routine part of learning The levels of active learning: Word level (fun but ….) Sentence level (manipulation and creativity) Conceptual (tense and grammar)
Human word chains Reinforce a basic sentence structure Construct, deconstruct, adapt and extend sentences. Involves more pupils than a Smartboard activity Stimulates more interest and sustains focus Particularly effective for starters and plenaries Practise sequencing a narrative
Using verbs Use actions to practise and reinforce grammar (no need to devote lesson time to traditional exercises)
Timelines Establishing a timeline in pupils minds reinforces the concept of time and tense Use key points in time ranging from last year to next year Take pupils outside and practise time- walking (or even time cycling!)