300 generic activities.  Create lessons in seconds!

300 generic activities. Create lessons in seconds!

Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks (This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there! Many thanks Copyright T.Taylor NOTE: Following its success in the summer sale, I have decided to keep the sale price - so grab a bargain! Used to be £5. Many thanks.
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Marking time-buster. 50 ideas

Marking time-buster. 50 ideas

You will save countless hours of marking time with these ingenious ideas. INSTEAD OF......(common mistake), try................(new time saving solution!) These are highly praised and have been adopted at whole-school levels. 50 great ideas with scanned examples (If you search '300 lesson activities - you will see that my products are popular here on TES. This product is just as good!).
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114 Mandarin Writing Worksheets For Writing Practice +31 Teaching Activities Teacher Guide For Cards

114 Mandarin Writing Worksheets For Writing Practice +31 Teaching Activities Teacher Guide For Cards

These pages could also be used to write different stories, using the pictures as a stimulus. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. ***** Please note - these resources provide visual prompts and support to the students, not direct language instruction ************** Welcome to the Let’s Write in Mandarin! pack. There are lots of ways of using this teaching pack. It could be used as writing assessment for students learning Mandarin. The students could write about a topic in Mandarin before starting a unit, and then write again about the topic, using the second worksheet at the end of the topic to see how much they have progressed. It could also be used as an introduction to guided writing. Students can write sentences as a class and share the sentences together and they can then write them on their own. Alternatively, students could work in pairs - one student dictates to the other what to write down about what they see in the picture.
peterfogarty
Mandarin Chinese classroom instruction mat

Mandarin Chinese classroom instruction mat

Mandarin Chinese/English target language mat. It includes common classroom instructions, verbs and adjectives for beginners. I recommend to print it on A3 size. Please note that this mat doesn't have pinyin due to limited space.
nighttrace
Numbers – Chinese characters – KS2-KS3

Numbers – Chinese characters – KS2-KS3

A great numeracy resource to accompany the teaching of Mandarin Chinese numbers! This pack includes a simple PowerPoint, flashcards, number line and two worksheets (colour by numbers and co-orientates with answers). This resource has been thoroughly designed so no extra prep or specialised ability is needed! It can form a standalone lesson or can be left as a cover lesson. Together the lesson and activities should last between 1 - 1.5 hours. Can be easily adapted to suit other lessons you may have already planned. This lesson should be accessible to KS2 and KS3 students. Activities are differentiated and provide a challenge for more able students. All images are from openclipart.org, mycutegraphics.com and pixabay.com Please rate if you enjoyed! Click on my display name to see my other excellent resources.
engagingresources
Whizzy loop

Whizzy loop

Use this whizzy loop by pressing the 's' key on your keyboard to start and stop it spinning super fast. You can change the text on the slides quite easily to suit your purposes - there is one here with numbers, one with dates and one with sentences on and several other ideas - at its simplest you can just ask pupils to translate the slide it stops on but you can use it in many, many different ways - put pupil names on it as a name selector, or sentences starters and a connective to build sentences - you choose. I have put several examples on here to help with ideas, but the concept of randomising things is the same throughout. Enjoy! The pupils LOVE coming to press the 's' key.....the simplest of things seem to please them.
s.barfoot
Whizzy loop

Whizzy loop

Use this whizzy loop by pressing the 's' key on your keyboard to start and stop it spinning super fast. You can change the text on the slides quite easily to suit your purposes - there is one here with numbers, one with dates and one with sentences on and several other ideas - at its simplest you can just ask pupils to translate the slide it stops on but you can use it in many, many different ways - put pupil names on it as a name selector, or sentences starters and a connective to build sentences - you choose. I have put several examples on here to help with ideas, but the concept of randomising things is the same throughout. Enjoy! The pupils LOVE coming to press the 's' key.....the simplest of things seem to please them.
s.barfoot
57 Mandarin Setting Cards For Conversation Practice

57 Mandarin Setting Cards For Conversation Practice

Welcome to the Let’s Talk in Mandarin! pack. This set of cards looks at 57 different settings. The teacher describes something in the top card. The students then use this to model a sentence using the bottom set of pictures. There are lots of things to see and describe in every picture. When the students have completed this task, they can repeat it by working in pairs to discuss each picture. What works very well is for the two pictures to be directly projected on a wall. The teacher talks about the top picture, such as 'In my picture, I can see two seagulls flying.'... then the students model their responses, using the sentence structure provided by the teacher. There are lots of different ways you could use this pack. You could laminate them into two cards and get each student to talk about what they had seen in their picture. ***** Please note - these resources provide visual prompts and support to the students, not direct language instruction **************
peterfogarty
Speak, Write and Play In Mandarin - The Fun Way To Learn!

Speak, Write and Play In Mandarin - The Fun Way To Learn!

* Please note - these resources provide visual prompts, not specific language instruction. I based this teaching pack on ESL teaching resources I had created. I wanted something I could use to discuss different places and locations with my students. The worksheets are in English and then the students translate them into Mandarin. Each of the 57 pages is full of items Mandarin students need to learn the names of. The students finish each lesson playing a word game of Bingo to show they have understood the words used in each session. Mandarin Bingo pack: This is a simple starter game for students. There are 114 different pictures to choose from. Select a single picture and project the image on the wall or share it with the class as a handout. Let's Talk in Mandarin!: This set of cards looks at 57 different settings. The teacher describes something in the top card. The students then use this to model a sentence using the bottom set of pictures. There are lots of things to see and describe in every picture. When the students have completed this task, they can repeat it by working in pairs to discuss each picture. Let's Write in Mandarin pack: There are lots of ways of using this teaching pack. It could be used as writing assessment for students learning Mandarin. The students could write about a topic in Mandarin before and then after a topic, using the second worksheet at the end of the topic.
peterfogarty
114 Mandarin Bingo Game Cards

114 Mandarin Bingo Game Cards

Welcome to the Mandarin Bingo pack. This is a simple starter game for students. There are 114 different pictures to choose from. Select a single picture and project the image on the wall or share it with the class as a handout. Talk about the picture and then ask your students to select and write down 5 items from the picture. Then look at the picture and pick out all the key vocabulary you want them to talk about. The first student to have all their items read out is the winner. With 57 different settings and 114 different game cards, there are plenty chances for great vocabulary. ***** Please note - these resources provide visual prompts and support to the students, not direct language instruction **************
peterfogarty
Chinese Radical Recognition Booklet

Chinese Radical Recognition Booklet

This file is a resource for helping students master Chinese radicals. Each page contains characters that all share the same radical. Focusing on the 47 most common radicals, students using this will quickly master recognition of radicals.
jrolle