Pets: using hide and reveal to conceal vocabulary in text and image formatUploaded by Emily Hillier, Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK)
This activity took place in the context of a lesson on learning vocabularly of different types of animals which may be kept as pets. This clip shows the final part of the lesson which allows the learners to revise the vocabulary. In this clip the class is split into two teams: 'team un (1)' and 'team dau (2)'. Several volunteers from each team were selected to drag the red and green squares to match the image with the corresponding word. The teacher facilitated the activity and kept count of the score for every correct match.
Target language: Welsh
Resource language: English
Native language of learners: English
Age range: 6+
Language level: A1 - beginner
Educational context: Primary Education
IWB Features: Drag & drop, Hide & Reveal, Image
Teaching methods: Individual activity at IWB, Groupwork
Language area: Reading, Vocabulary
IWB board used: SMART Board
Playing games is really, really important because it is interesting for the children and they are still learning so it is purposeful.
Playing the game where we have to match them the animals with the words… you had red squares and green squares... and if you moved a red square you would have to move another square to see if they matched and if they didn’t match then... but if they did match you would leave the colours to the side... because um it’s when guessing where they go... guessing where the pieces go.
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