Under The Sea

Interactive Classroom Teaching

This extended Interactive lesson is suitable for younger end Primary school children aged 5-7.

The lesson is simple, easy to follow for teachers new to using an Interactive teaching style and can be done in a classroom.

Interactive teaching in the classroom will enhance the learning experience for students, motivating them, stimulating language and modifying behaviour with everyone working together in a practical way. Teachers who try out the techniques never look back and are inspired by the quality of written work, commitment to topics and general enthusiasm.

This story begins with a sensory approach and moves into snowball play technique, described and demonstrated by an experienced teacher on the video included.

The children will embark on an adventure to find a lost mermaid meeting dolphins, jellyfish and an octopus along the way.

Key skills are Mime and Movement, Improvisation, snowball play, visualisation,discussion, literacy embed, story recall and adding an ending.

The teachers can follow through the teaching plan which describes use of Teacher in role allowing for the children to respond and developing characterisation and role-play.

The lessons also come with a plan for development straight into writing skills.

A Help Screen for your smart board is included which is good for recalling the story and also for the writing tasks suggested throughout.

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  • Using-Help-Screens-For-Interactive-Lessons.docx
  • Snowball-Game.mp4

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Created: Jul 28, 2019

Updated: Jul 30, 2019

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