have surfed the Net for lesson
plans, and have found heaps...too
many really. Teachers spend a
massive amount of time creating
lesson plans, and the Internet is
just the place to find them...
creative ideas!! Just do a search
in one of these blocks on your
left and you are on your way to
getting ideas. Obviously the
other 2 R's are coming....
note that lessons for ESL,
Spanish, German or .French is in
I have surfed the Net for lesson plans, and have found heaps...too many really. Teachers spend a massive amount of time creating lesson plans, and the Internet is just the place to find them... creative ideas!! Just do a search in one of these blocks on your left and you are on your way to getting ideas. Obviously the other 2 R's are coming.... !
**Please note that lessons for ESL, Spanish, German or .French is in our Languages section
The Etcetera Pages for teaching
Public Speaking Activities: Resources here address how to teach speaking and language skills, with several exercises, skits, drills, and conver- sation topics.
Speaking Lesson Plan: This particular lesson plan focuses on asking questions and summarizing stories.
What Do I Say? Step-by-step instructions outline the process of giving speeches; middle to high school level.
Curtain Call: A Dramatic Approach to Detective Fiction From the Yale-New Have Teacher's Institute, this unit will study the theater in the form of three mystery plays, and analyze the critical elements through improvisation, writing activities, and fundamental critique.
and Listening Activities:
While the full schedule of speaking and listening skills
addressed in these activities are directed towards classroom
use, still they reflect general etiquette, and can be
applied to almost any social and conversational arena. Many
activities in phone skills, meetings, introductions, etc. It
also includes self and group assessment forms. This site
would also prove useful for the teacher looking for speech
and drama possibilities (below), as it offers
Solutions for Handling 117 Misbehaviors From the Agitator, to the Class Clown, the Cheater, the Dreamer, the Hyperactive. . . you've had some of these problem behaviors in your classroom. Here are identifying traits, how to handle them--as well as what not to do.
Decision Making in a Bomb ShelterYour mission, should you choose to accept it....The students' task here is no less than the survival of the human species. Given a cast of characters, a list of supplies, survival mechanics and a stringent code for survival, students must form a census on who is elected to survive, why, and how. An excellent, cooperative, mind-stretching exercise.
The Answer is... "The answer is 12. What is the question?" From this premise, students must cooperatively or singly think creatively and logically to come up with answers. The exercise can be extended or expanded for further use, but even such a short activity can effectively demonstrate creative thinking.
Decision making: The Muddy Gap Concert With maps, charts, graphs, and an activity worksheet, students will employ critical thinking skills in order to make sound decisions in a 5 step process, and then evaluate those decisions to see what they have learned.
General Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Preparation: While no such single example would fit all possible lessons, here is a good general format to follow.
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