'... will help teachers to understand and guide the development of the child at this stage and provide an invaluable support for teachers entering this field.' * IATEFL Young Learners SIG Newsletter * 'Highly recommended for both the novice and the experienced teacher.' * Michael Watts, Network News, Issue 26 *
Table of Contents
Note: A full contents list at the front of the book provides a complete list of the activities, the age-group for which each activity is suitable, the aims of each activity (linguistic and other), and the approximate time each activity will take. The summary below aims to give a general idea of the book's organization. ; The author and series editor ; Foreword ; Introduction ; How to use this book ; 1. The creative classroom ; This chapter contains advice on the following topics: ; Syllabus and lesson planning ; Organization of the classroom ; Classroom language ; Activity types ; The classroom and what it contains ; There are 6 suggested activities. ; 2. Basic language activities ; This chapter, together with Chapter 4, is concerned with developing children's conceptual awareness, their eye-hand co-ordination, and their motor skills. ; Lively activities (7 activities) ; Calming activities (4 activities) ; 3. All about me ; This chapter deals with the identification and description of self, and likes and dislikes. ; Songs and rhymes (15 activities) ; Games (4 activities) ; Stories (3 activities) ; Art and craft activities (7 activities) ; 4. Number, colour, and shape ; Songs and rhymes (6 activities) ; Games (4 activities) ; Story (1 activity) ; Art and craft activities (5 activities) ; 5. The world around us ; This chapter extends the children's horizons and includes such topics as the town, traffic, the doctor, the emergency services, animals, and the weather. ; Songs and rhymes (10 activities) ; Games (5 activities) ; Story (1 activity) ; Art and craft activities (4 activities) ; 6. Festivals ; This chapter gives examples of festivals that are fun for small children. You can of course add or substitute other festivals as many of the activities are suitable for other occasions. ; Christmas (10 activities) ; Carnival (2 activities) ; Easter (6 activities) ; Photocopiable worksheets ; Flashcards ; Further reading
Very Young Learners by Vanessa Reilly
Resource Books for Teachers
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Oxford University Press
Winner of Shortlisted for The Frank Bell Prize<br /> Shortlisted for the Ben Warren Prize.
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