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3. INTRODUCTION Family• Arturo lives with his mother (housewife), father (construction worker) and older sister.• They live in their own house• Parents scream and talk aloud when addressing their children• His mother overprotects him
4. Social InteractionUnpopular towards peersIt’s hard to find someone to work with himAgressiveBossy
5. Attitude Towards Learning• Easily distracted• Average student• Overenthusiastic and bored in class• Produces simple tenses, but refuses to do complex tasks• Peers try to include him in the activities
6. IMPLEMENTATION PLAN ObjectivesTo search adequate strategies to work with in the English class for a student with ADHD.To give recommendations to parents on how to deal with these disorders.To plan activities with the corresponding curricular adaptations to be used in the English classroom.
7. ImpulsivityLack of social Bossy and skills irritating ADHDHyperactivity Inattention Rebellious
8. Starting, staying and completing tasks Interacting with Making others transitions ADHDProduce work Followingat normal level directions Organizing multistep tasks
9. General Guidelines• Focus on the child’s strengths• Avoid arguing• Set fair limits and stick to them• Avoid punishment• Divide complex tasks into simple ones• Avoid unrealistic expectations• Use a loving approach
10. Getting Student Attention• Use visual signs• Use color• Use eye contact.• Start a lesson with an interesting question
11. Focusing Student Attention• Be aware of competing sounds in your environment• Use illustrations and encourage students to draw as much as possible.• Use graphic organizers that are partially filled in.
12. Maintaining Student Attention• Present with a lively, brisk pace and keep moving to maintain your visibility.• Avoid lag time in instruction.• Talk less.• Use pictures, diagrams, gestures, and high-interest materials.
13. STUDY BLOCK COGNITIVE TARGETSMY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS Knowing about: Furniture according to parts of the houseLINGUISTIC OBJECTIVES FUNCTIONS AND LANGUAGE PROCEDURES VALUES AND EVALUATION OF ATTITUDES LEARNING OUTCOMESLISTENING FUNCTIONS Warm up: Respect The students: Guessing the general Identifying and 1. Ss play “Simon says” for others Identify meaning of sentences describing parts of the using the location words. customs. vocabulary inSPEAKING house. 2. Ss solve a crossword Equal different Sharing and LANGUAGE puzzle about location treatment situations. requesting Appliances: oven, words with all Complete information. microwave oven, Presentation: people. crosswordREADING refrigerator, stove, TV. 1. T presents a model about puzzles, Understanding simple Furniture: couch, how to locate a person or stories, etc. vocabulary and dining room table, an object Match pictures expressions presented china cabinet, wall Practice: with meanings. in familiar contexts unit, bed, closet, 1. Ss complete different DescribeWRITING cabinet. examples of the model and pictures orally. Substituting words for EXPRESSIONS practice the pronunciation Respond to meaningful items in Furniture: of the exercise different written form. Where is the chair? The 2. Ss read some sentences questions in chair is in the bedroom. about location and draw a oral or written Where is the couch? picture showing what they form. The couch is in front of read and practice them the living room. with a classmate
14. STUDY BLOCK COGNITIVE TARGETSMY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS Knowing about: Furniture according to parts of the house LINGUISTIC OBJECTIVES FUNCTIONS AND LANGUAGE PROCEDURES VALUES AND EVALUATION OF ATTITUDES LEARNING OUTCOMES Practice: 3. Ss listen to the sentences the T pronunciates and This is an 80 match them with the min lesson plan pictures Production: (2 lessons) for 1. Ss look at a picture and fifth grade. write answers about the It is based on location of some objects the syllabus 2. Ss draw a picture about provided by the their favorite room in their MEP houses and orally they ask and answer questions about the location of different objects 3. Ss volunteer to describe the location of different objects in front of the class
15. Strategies• Use colorful pictures to attract his attention• Movement is important (Simon Says)• Use games in learning rote material• Short different activities about the same topic, avoid being distracted• Games
16. Strategies• Use color to highlight important information• Short activities avoid lag time• Give simple instructions• Drawings can help him to be creative• Pair or group work can help him socialize
17. Strategies• Listening activities are useful because the has student has to pay attention to what the teacher is saying.• Use context to make him comfortable with the topic.• Encourage him to draw, because this is a non disruptive activity.
18. RECOMMENDATIONS• Learn about ADHD.• Set clear expectations and rules.• Praise positive reinforcement.• Encourage your child to practice a physical activity and to get more sleeping time.
19. RECOMMENDATIONS• Help your child eat right.• Teach your child how to improve his social skills.• Keep in touch with your child’s teacher to find out how he is doing in school.• Talk to other parents whose children have ADHD.