First Year Lessons
The students try to complete the chart using the alphabet letter just once (likesudoku). 20 minutes
A couple of dot to dot prints that help the students practice the alphabet.
Reading /Individual - Students start at the top right and circle all the letters of the alphabet from A to Z as quickly as possible 10 minutes.
Students race to the board to circle the right answer. 10 min
Writing Students make the appropriate corrections on the paper. 15 minutes
Speaking/ Listening Student mill around the room looking for a specific country. 15 min.
Speaking The students choose a character to start. They then walk around the room playing a janken game (rock, paper, scissors with a person with the winner being A in the dialogue). The students then write their partner’s real name in the box at the bottom. 10 minutes.
Read & Run The teacher puts the 6 Q&A sentences in 6 different places around the room. The students are given this worksheet to complete. The students run around the room remembering the sentences and relaying them to their group members. 30 minutes.
Milling activity where students try to complete a sheet of nationalities. 15 min.
Students have an object that they will introduce to the class. 20 min.
Writing/speaking A simple activity to get the students to introduce someone. 10 min.
Speaking activity. Students walk around trying to identify their classmates lies. 20 min.
A speaking/milling activity where the students have cards and walk around trying to collect other people’s cards 20 min.
Teacher goes around the room stealing stuff from the students who have their head down. They then try to identify their belongings. 10 min.
Students draw a character then introduce it to other people. 20min.
A couple of activities that involve introduction.
Target Level: JHS Grade 1
Target Grammar Point/Theme: 3rd person verb conjugation
New Horizon 1 Unit 6, pp50-51
Target Grammar Point/Theme: 3rd person verb conjugation/speaking
New Horizon 1, Unit 6 pp50-51
A worksheet that asks students to write nouns in their plural forms.
A worksheet for making questions.
Students fill in verbs in the correct form
a "like" practice activity.
A guessing game.
A mingling game where students practice a very practical phrase.
Some fun word puzzles
Students introduce a funny character of their making.
Students introduce celebrities.
A mingling game with cards. Students express likes and dislikes according to information given to them on cards. It is a good warm up to expressing actual opinions later on.
A card-based mingling activity where students ask the target question to find a matching card.
Students give hints in English to a blindfolded classmate who is trying to guess what a hidden object is
Students try to guess the English phrases indicated by their partner's drawing.
Students guess at a partially hidden picture.
Students correct sentences and then wager points on the correctness of the sentences.
A mingling conversation game where students express likes and dislikes.
Students compare likes and dislikes with a fun soccer activity.
Students practice target sentences by writing on the board and racing against other teams.