LET’S PLAY!<br />Jumbledsentences<br />Bingo life<br />Thefruit salad<br />The pools<br />Thetreasurehunt<br />
WHAT ARE GAMES?They are aboveallenjoyable and fun.<br />Games are thestuff of life in theprimaryclassroom.<br />As well as...
Anothercharacteristic of gamesistheexistence of somekind of contest.<br />They can be competitiveorcooperative.<br />Theyh...
Types of games<br /><ul><li>Developingphysicalskills
Creativethinkingornumeracy.
Concentraqtion and memoryskills
Associatinglanguage and meaningwithactions, pictures, objects…
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Games

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  2. 2. LET’S PLAY!<br />Jumbledsentences<br />Bingo life<br />Thefruit salad<br />The pools<br />Thetreasurehunt<br />
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  4. 4. WHAT ARE GAMES?They are aboveallenjoyable and fun.<br />Games are thestuff of life in theprimaryclassroom.<br />As well as providingstimulation, variety, interest and motivation, theyhelptopromote positive attitudestowardslearning English.<br />
  5. 5. Anothercharacteristic of gamesistheexistence of somekind of contest.<br />They can be competitiveorcooperative.<br />Theyhelptodevelopyoungchildren’s social skills, such as listeningtoothers, learningtofollow and respectthe rules, takingturns…<br />
  6. 6. Types of games<br /><ul><li>Developingphysicalskills
  7. 7. Creativethinkingornumeracy.
  8. 8. Concentraqtion and memoryskills
  9. 9. Associatinglanguage and meaningwithactions, pictures, objects…
  10. 10. Examples:
  11. 11. Namegames
  12. 12. Mime and drama games,
  13. 13. Feely bag games
  14. 14. Playgroundgames
  15. 15. Gamesforgettingintopairsorgroups
  16. 16. Muscialgames
  17. 17. Spellinggames
  18. 18. Word games
  19. 19. Teamgames
  20. 20. Revisiongames
  21. 21. Dice games
  22. 22. Drawinggames</li></li></ul><li>OUR SUPER GAMES !<br />Monkeymonkey<br />Spellingshark<br />Pass the chocolate cake/ box<br />Say 3 times! <br />The pools<br />Back to back: what are youwearing?<br />Can wecrosstheriver Mr. Crocodile?<br />
  23. 23. Boardgames<br />Dominoes<br />Puzzles<br />Quizzes<br />Memories<br />Guesswho?<br />
  24. 24. TIPS FOR PLAYING GAMES<br />Goforsimplicity<br />Makesureallthedhilcren are involved.<br />Makesureyouknowhowthegamesworks.<br />Giveclearinstructions.<br />Teachchildreninteractivelanguageforplayingthegame.<br />Be fair and firmaboutenforcing rules.<br />Stop thegamebeforetheybeginto lose interest<br />Keepfavouritegames.<br />
  25. 25. REFLECTION TIME!<br />Setting up thegame: werethe rules goals of thegamecleartothechildren?<br />Interactionpattern: pairs-groups-teams-wholeclass<br />Competitions vs cooperation: wasthegamecompetitiveorcooperativeor a mixture?<br />Classroommanagement: wereyouabletomanagethegamepositively and effectively?<br />Appeal of thegame: can youlearnfromthisforplanningotheractivities?<br />Language and learningbenefits: whatweretheapparentlanguage and learningbenefits of playingthegame?<br />500 activitiesforprimaryclassroom, Carol Read.Macmillan<br />

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