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slkchina
Steve Keith
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I am a retired middle school principal from the US now living in China and teaching privately.

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Shanghai Expo Cloze Topic 3
This is the thrid ws in a series about the Shanghai Expo. I intended to submit this as a ppt but it wouldn’t upload. However, it can easily be turned into a ppt. I use ppt for cloze to save paper. The background information can be used as a study activity or as a dictation exercise.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 3


 
Chinaīs Relentless Pursuit of Excellence
This is an article I wrote for the Indianapolis Star which details the incredible sacrifice Chinese high schoolers and their parents make for college preparation and acceptance. It also details some of the differences between the life of a Chinese high school senior and a U.S. high school senior.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: article
Downloads: 7


 
Shanghai Expo Cloze activity 2
This is the second ws in a series about the Shanghai Expo. I intended to submit this as a ppt but it wouldnīt upload. However, it can easily be turned into a ppt. I use ppt for cloze to save paper. The background information can be used as a study activity or as a dictation exercise.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 0


 
Pair Activity for Teaching Expressions
I cut the expression into two parts and randomly distribute the parts to my class and send them to the hall to find their partner. When they think they found their partner, they come back and I check to make sure. Once partnered, students figure out what the expression means and then prepare a dialogue using the expression. This activity is great f...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 19


 
For Motherīs Day: Love You Forever Word Search
Motherīs Day is coming! The much-loved short story by Robert Munsch is a perfect Motherīs Day activity. Videos are available on YouTube and Youku. https://youtu.be/IAXcIpoyBwI
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 7


 
Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses Word Search
Here is a word search to go along with the Pete the Cat materials I already uploaded.
Level: elementary
Age: 6-10
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 1


 
From Head to Toe Crossword
The delightful chant video by Eric Carle is the basis for this crossword puzzle. The chant links animals with body movements that the children imitate. The puzzle is very easy and a good way to introduce crossword puzzles as a learning activity. (https://multimedia-english.com/videos/kids/song/from-head-to-toe-eric-carle-3456)
Level: elementary
Age: 4-8
Type:
Downloads: 7


 
Scoring Rubric for Short Notes
College students in China are tested on writing short notes. Iīve developed a scoring rubric I can use to easily mark their practice notes. I have them email me the note in "correct" form. I copy and paste my rubric in my return email to them. I just put xīs next to the error description and mark the errors with highlights and email the whole thing...
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 5


 
Beginning Reports Using Cloze: Animals
I teach English to a small group of Chinese early elementary students. I have had great success with this type of oral report to help build student confidence and fluency in speaking before their classmates. An example of the brief report is at the bottom of the data page and students search through the data to fill in the information for their spo...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-10
Type: others
Downloads: 6


 
Little Flap Learns To Fly
I donīt know how many teachers/schools use the McGraw-Hill Wonders Series but I thought I would submit these supplemental materials (which can stand on their own). I like turning the Wonders stories into dialogues to give students a flavor of real conversation. I change some words and add slang and other expressions. This story is from Book G2-U1. ...
Level: elementary
Age: 4-7
Type:
Downloads: 4

 


Thanksgiving Uno
UNO is a great game for English language learners. This UNO game is adapted for Thanksgiving. Check the notes on the first slide for directions. Previous thematic UNO games include Christmas, Halloween, and Easter. Print on heavier stock paper. Of course, color is required. Photos from Google Common...

Level: elementary
Age: 5-100
Downloads: 33


Intro to American Education Using "Be True To Your School"
The famous Beach Boys song, "Be True To Your School",is a great introduction to American education. In addition to examining the lyrics of this song, the ppt also gives a brief overview of American education. Play the song and/or give the lyrics as a dictation exercise. Your students will love it.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 4


How to play the game of Monopoly
Here is a presentation to introduce the game of Monopoly to your students. It is a great way to encourage authentic English use. It is amazing how quickly students drop their native language when they are fined a Monopoly dollar every time they lapse.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Downloads: 28


Presidentīs Day: George Washington Oral Activity
This ppt is based on a video from Eliteketang.com called “Facts About George Washington” and is available from YouTube. The pronunciation is clear and very understandable. I showed the video to my 3rd grade students and paused after each sentence and had students repeat. Then we used the ppt as a ...

Level: elementary
Age: 8-100
Downloads: 13


Rio Olympics Overview
Here is a ppt to introduce the Rio Olympics that will be held this summer. This will probably be the first time our 1st-5th graders will have learned anything about the Olympics.This is a good accompaniment to the worksheet found at http://eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=850918#thetop

Level: elementary
Age: 6-100
Downloads: 37


Tutorial for the "Learning Chocolate" website
This is a tutorial for teachers to show their sudents how to use the "Learning Chocolate" website. I donīt have internet access in my classroom, so I use this ppt to explain how valuable this website is.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 3


Tale of Peter Rabbit Dialogue
This is a paired dialogue activity for the classic story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. My students watch the video several times and then by pairs alternate between A and B to develop a conversation and learn how to retell a story.

Level: elementary
Age: 5-12
Downloads: 23


Tutorial for Learning Chocolate Website
This is a tutorial for teachers to show their sudents how to use the "Learning Chocolate" website. I donīt have internet access in my classroom, so I use this ppt to explain how valuable this website is. Unfortunately, I had to break the presentation into two parts.

Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 9


Easter Vocabulary Uno
My kids love to play Uno and thanks to klopa1981 for the template, I made Uno cards for Easter. The directions are on the notes section of the first slide. Just print the slides onto heavier stock paper, laminate or not, and see how the kids love learning English through a game.

Level: elementary
Age: 3-100
Downloads: 30


Shanghai Expo Cloze Activity Part 4
This if the fourth in a series of readings related to the Shanghai Expo. Pictures and background information are provided (that can also be a dictation activity) followed by a cloze exercise. I use ppt for cloze and students write the answers in their notebooks.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 4

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