Back of the Book10 vocab ideas in 10 minutes…Do you use the reference sections…-in class? -for self study? -for homework?-for revision? - to encourage sts to use them?-to create good learning habits?- for intensive vocab learning?Paddy Greenleaf @ IH Viseu
Back of the bookGUESS…How many verbs only change one letter between forms?Then have a look…. At the back of the book…! 1.Excitingly Regular IrregularVerb Tables
•1. PictureVerb TablesBack of the book – using thereference sectionsLook at these lovely call out boxes
why not make a poster?Find the patterns in the Verb Tables Try these: •All 3 forms the same•1st + 3rd form the same•2+3 the same•3rd forms ending in ‘n’ – or ‘ght’•3rd forms with double lettersWhatotherPatternscanSts see?
Now have another look…. Atthe back of the sts book…2. Divide the ‘lesson 1’ words into twogroups – you must give each group atitle…(and be ready to justify the link betweenthe words…)Unit by unit vocab list
Back of the bookFrom Hotspot 4 Don’t know/ remembera word…NO PROBLEM!!Look in the front of thebook – in the unit!
Back of the book – using thereference sectionsTopic by topic vocab lists 3. GUESS/recallwhat words has Hotspot 4got under the heading:“EMERGENCIES”?Then have a look…at the back of the book!1 point if ok;2 if on my list- can you addmore?
Topic by topic vocab listsLook at these lovely call out boxes Back of the bookHotspot 4 workbook
Back of the book - by topic vocab listsShort intensive vocab slots in class…4. Memory test – students test each other – 1 hasthe book open, the other recalls the words in the list5. Just using the ‘emergency’ topic words, playcharades or pictionary6. Use word lists for spelling tests - T or SS lead!7. Sts pick 5 words and have to use them in a text or story, oruse them during the lesson
Back of the book - topic vocablistsDYNAMIC VOCAB LISTS8. Add more words to the list9.Subdivide withMax 10 words per listand a new titleJust keep adding andSub-dividing!
Back of thebookAlphabetical order vocab lists 10. Guess …how many words are in the ‘W’ section of Messages 1 What are they?? Have a …. at the back of the book!
Alphabetical ordervocab listsLook at these lovely call out boxes Back of the book
11. using columns, cover up one sideBack of the book – using thereference sectionsTest yourself – or test a friend
Back of thebookTest yourself –English FilestyleJust keepcoming back…to the back ofthe book
Back of the book – using thereference sectionsOther ideas:12.quizlet your verb tables or vocab lists13 IH APP them14. Write on-going vocab lists in word or excel which you updateregularly15. Memorize playing word games – 20qs, guess the topic, recall theoriginal context in the book16. look at word list before speaking / writing activity – use 5 words
Back of the book – Dynamic Lists of 101. Football2. Rugby3. Hockey4. Basketball5. Cricket What’s the topic??6. Baseball7. Aussie Rules8. Water polo9. Sevens10. Handball
Back of the book – memorygames1. Football2. Rugby3. Hockey4. Basketball5. Cricket6. Baseball Team games with7. Aussie Rules a ball8. Water polo9. Sevens10. Handball11. Ice hockey12. polo
Back of the book – memorygames188.8.131.52. Recall the words!!5.6. Team games with7. a ball184.108.40.206.12.
Back of the book – memorygames1. Football2. Rugby3. Hockey4. Basketball5. Cricket6. Baseball sub-divide and give7. Aussie Rules a new name to the8. Water polo new categories9. Sevens10. Handball max 10 per list;11. Ice hockey min 512. poloMorebizarretheassociationthebetter!Defendyourwords
Back of the book – memorygames1. Football2. Rugby3. Hockey4. Basketball5. Cricket6. Baseball games with sticks7. Aussie Rules games with big balls8. Water polo indoor games…9. Sevens10. Handball add and subdivide11. Ice hockey12. poloMorebizarretheassociationthebetter!Defendthe linkbetweenyourwords
Back of the book – referencesectionsDon’t forget …to have a LOOKat the BACKof the BOOK!!
Back of the bookPaddy Greenleaf @ IH ViseuThank you!