There has been a lot of animosity in schools towards textbooks, however they often have some very good exercises and I have seen multiple powerpoints on the TES resources ,which replicate the book word for word. Great idea from Science. Another idea would be to ask students for an ASL calcuation. The second video shows that over time with a diet of quality instruction and effective feedback people generally improve at whatever they are doing. This would allow for differentiation as well as more technically complicated tasks.
Prim suggested adapting the above menu to have a points score, a little like Vocabulary Man which is often mentioned on the MFL Resources forum. For year 7 Spanish it might look as follows:. If you are going to produce a sheet like these then make it a good one. Once the rationale was explained, most students went for it. Some teachers secretly enjoy it. I have highlighted my favourite one in orange. I teach German and one thing I have been trying to do is to link new learning to old learning at every opportunity.
With the appearance of translation in the new GCSE, this could be a place to include it? The Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve suggests they will have lost some of it after the lesson so this is my attempt to fight the curve!
James Gardner says that electing to do Takeaway Homework whereby pupils choose what they are going to do from a list of options gave him and his department an opportunity to make something meaningful out of something which many schools struggle with.
For year 7 Spanish it might look as follows:. I think there is a place for it, but video selection hpmework to be carefully done.
Languages and Learning: #ililc5 James Gardner @langnut Takeaway Homework
By testing it, you will give it value. Students are naturally curious and like to learn about the country. So whilst our feedback is reactionary and responds to what they have done, they are already looking at the next thing. The Language Gym focuses quite heavily on conjugation. What takraway the purpose of the homework we set? Students nfl choose depending on the type of chilli chosen how hard the homework task to be completed is.
I remember marking an oral exam with another teacher and they suggested I listen to the amount of subjunctives and connectives the student was using.
He has also added tasks with more chillis for differentiation and to make it more homeeork. Secondly, refuse to take any questions apart from ones concerning your handwriting for the first 5 minutes. Possibly the biggest lament of language teachers in my department and across the country is this: There has been a lot of animosity in schools towards textbooks, however they often have some very good exercises and I have seen multiple powerpoints on the TES resources ,which replicate the book word for word.
Some teachers secretly enjoy it. I believe Vocabulary Express does allow such things but have yet to try it. Lastly in that first 5 minutes, focus on the ones who takeaqay your attention most.
Here is how you could apply this:. At the prestructural level of understanding the student needs help to start. Scores of anything higher and they might need to consider the occasional full stop!
The second video shows that over time with a diet of quality instruction and effective feedback people generally improve at whatever they are doing.
Jonathan aka trekkiep mentioned that his school has a 5 period day with period 6 for kids who don’t submit HW mf, the day. Why set homeworks that test only one skill??! Perhaps suggest a theme for their example sentences:. With critique, students continue […]. Neither do the three after that! Prim suggested adapting the above menu to have a points score, a little like Vocabulary Homeework which is often mentioned on the MFL Resources forum. Pose — start by ensuring the questions you pose have clear and specific purpose eg: It was not triple impact marking or deep marking or excessive dialogue.
If you are not confused by the end then it is because you got up to make a cuppa minutes in.
If making comments then they should be demanding a response. Are my students so inattentive? Another idea would be to ask students for an ASL calcuation. Takeawzy at the books, they have found that the students improved and their confidence was boosted by this process.
The question is now what to do about the less-dedicated ones but that is another blog post!