<p>After struggling for ages to find big writing resources; created my own stimulus for discussion and vocab production on characters; locations and events. Children encouraged to describe what they see or think might be happening. Get them to also use any vocabulary in a sentence. Planning time about 15 mins; writing time about 40 mins can be adapted to just use one element; e.g. Characters only.</p>
Summary Writing – Teacher Training Presentation
FREE! This 22-slide power point reviews four strategies for teaching summary writing in the classroom. The strategies include:
GIST (Generating Interactions Between Schemata and Texts)
TRI: Topic-Restriction-Illustration Frame: for informative/explanatory material
Argument Frame: To use with writing designed to support a claim
Cornell Note-Taking Summary
This PPT game can be used for revising Present Simple and Present Continuous Tenses.
1) Divide the group into two Teams.
2) Spin the wheel.
3) Ask the students to choose a number.
4) Click on the number. It will take you to a question.
5) The students have to choose the correct answer in 20 seconds.
6) When the time is over, click on the BACK square. It will take you back to the wheel.
7) If the answer was correct, type the points from the Wheel into the Team Score Box.
8) Now it’s Team Two’s turn.
9) Continue until out of questions.
10) Add the points and see who won the game.