Wednesday, May 25, 2011

English Day

Here are some ideas to get you started!

English Corner :It is a special corner in school which is avaible for english activities announcements,compettions, puzzles..Each month, students add new entries on the corner. Such as ; best song and singer's life, best movie, best book, delicious receipts,countries, proverbs, animals,science, education,cartoons..

School Signs: Students make school signs, by writing ,painting,designing and place them around the garden and in the corridors.

Faves of the week : is a classroom activity which processed by students following the daily events from Monday to Friday.

(The next monday is always the presentation day for the week behind.)

They present;

- The star of the week (most active student or the one who comes out with an unusual situation)

- Teacher of the week ( they talk about a teacher and give information about his/her life,hobbies,favourites,...)

- Spy of the week (the student who gets enough information about a friend or a teacher to give a presentation in english)

- Explorer of the week ( the one who searches for an interesting info such as ; planets,science,animals..)

Who am I ? : Each month , one student introduces himself/herself / a family member/a friend/ a famous person/ with photos,powerpoints and videos.

They are expected to present the most unusual videos or presentations.

Write your own verse! : There is a bulletin board which is used for onyl this purpose.Students are free to write their own verses on small pieces of paper and stick them on the that board.

Read and Share: Students read a book (no matter in English or in Turkish) but the result must be in English. Students give information about the characters with small sentences, show pictures or slayts and draw a scene which is the most memorable from the book and explain by using related materials in the classroom. This sharing activity is carried out every week according to their levels.

English Day: This day is celebrated at the end of the year to present whole year activities and crafts about language learning. Students prepare stands to show their works such as; magazines, brochures, models, games, project works,..

That day , students speak english among each other (at least they try even ıf mother tongue is part of it)

They sings songs and act short plays in english ,wear funny masks, and present the games that they designed

Families prepare delicious meals, cakes, as a feast for our stomachs:)

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