MFL collection - Memory teaching resources
Secondary MFL Memory resources
A selection of teaching resources which help students to develop memory skills and provide methods for helping students to remembering language such as memory maps and first word pointers. Some resources are specifically targeted at helping students remember language for prolonged speaking activities or presentations. Aimed at both KS2 and KS3.
- Collective memory style activity with food vocabulary.
- The stimulus for the collective memory part of this lesson is auditory, which gives an interesting twist to this learning strategy.
- A lesson on healthy lifestyles, including activities to develop pronunciation and memory.
- Telepathy (aka Trapdoor or Clouds) is not only a useful activity for pronunciation practice; it also encourages memory and attention as students have to remember which answers have been already tried in order to win.
- An effective technique to help preparation for longer presentations.
- A set of activities designed to help younger students use practical ways to fix new language into their long term memories – the resource can easily be adapted to different topics.
- A collective memory activity.
- A5 sheet to remind learners how to go about learning vocabulary at home.
- PPT lesson introducing new language - nouns are colour-coded to fix gender more effectively in memory.
- Picture prompts help students to peg their learning and on these short visual sequences they can hang short presentations.
- Collective memory lesson using the Olympic rings as the visual stimulus.
- Collective memory lesson using school subjects and timetable as the stimulus.
- Collective memory lesson using a rather bizarre map of Spain as the stimulus.
- A memorisation lesson using the chunking method and on the theme of holidays.
- Lesson helping students to work towards giving a level 5 presentation from memory on their house.
- Collective memory lesson using food as the visual stimulus.
- List of the 100 most common words used in any language.
- An interactive session helping learners to develop their memory skills - non-language specific.
- An explanation of the Collective Memory lesson strategy - this type of activity can be used with learners across the age and ability range.
- Explanation of a memory homework.
- A lesson strategy designed to help learners identify what they know and don’t know before they focus on particular memory strategies.
- A very interesting set of Student Voice responses when asked how they learn vocabulary.
- Instructions for a very effective and engaging classroom activity that promotes memory skills.
- Explanation of a memorisation strategy using Dice and the chunking method.
- Explanation about strengthening memory activities using a multi-layered VAK approach.