Listening Activities

Slap Game 1. Two students come to the front of the room and turn their backs away from the teacher and vocabulary cards. 2. The teacher mixes the vocabulary cards. 3. The teacher says a vocabulary word within the learned sentence. 4. Students turn around and the first to slap the correct vocabulary card earns…

Speaking Activities

Faceoff 1. Two students stand with their backs to each other and the teacher hands each a vocabulary card. 2. The teacher says “1,2,3” and the students turn around to face each other and look at the other player’s card. 3. The first student to say the vocabulary word on the other player’s card earns…

Writing Activities

Unscramble 1. The teacher prepares slips of paper with vocabulary words scrambled at the top. 2. The teacher hands the slips of paper to each team face down. 3. The teacher says “1,2,3, go!” and the students work as a team to unscramble the vocabulary word. 4. As each team unscrambles the vocabulary word they…

Reading Activities

Four Corners 1. The teacher creates four cards with vocabulary words but leaves one word off each card. 2. Four students stand up and the teacher says “1,2,3, go!” Then, each student races to a different card. 3. The teacher shuffles the vocabulary cards and chooses one. If the students have that word they point…