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Shannons Vocabulary Game

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Shannons Vocabulary Game

  1. 1. Using Vocabulary Games to Address the Needs of the Diverse English Language Learner Brought to you by: Shannon E Johnson University of Phoenix Structured English Immersion Pete Chavez
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>To learn key subject oriented vocabulary in a creative environment to stimulate a variety of learning styles. </li></ul><ul><li>To use technology in a manner that is conducive to the strengths of visual, kinesthetic, and musical intelligences. While simultaneously strengthening the intelligences of students who may not depict strength in such areas. </li></ul><ul><li>To heighten students desire to practice and make what they have learned applicable in creative ways </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the likelihood of retention by encouraging students to use key vocabulary and make it applicable to a “real life” scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the student’s confidence in his or her English abilities </li></ul>
  3. 3. Target Audience <ul><li>This game is intended to address the diverse needs of learners ages 5-6 years of age, who are classified as English language learners within a heterogeneous or small classroom setting. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rules of the Game <ul><li>At the beginning of each slide, the teacher will click on the slide to bring forth the animal image. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher will then ask students “What animal do you see?” </li></ul><ul><li>Then. the teacher will click within the slide a second time to bring forth the animal name letter by letter. </li></ul><ul><li>Next, the teacher will click on the sound icon to enable students to hear the spelling and pronunciation of the animal name. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher will click the sound icon a second time, and encourage students to spell and pronounce aloud with the sound bite. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>At the game’s conclusion, English language learners will have used visual, audio, and kinesthetic components to learn which animals they may encounter at a zoo and how to effectively identify them. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What animal do you see? <ul><li>GIRAFFE </li></ul>
  7. 7. What animal do you see? <ul><li>SNAKE </li></ul>
  8. 8. What animal do you see? <ul><li>POLAR </li></ul><ul><li>BEAR </li></ul>
  9. 9. What animal do you see? <ul><li>SEAL </li></ul>
  10. 10. What animal do you see? <ul><li>FLAMINGO </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thanks for playing! 

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