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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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"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" Matching Activity
I have searched the site and canīt find any activities related to the work of Laura Numeroff, author of a childrenīs series "If you give a ____ a ______". My primary students love the stories and they are readily available on YouTube or YouKou. A link is printed at the bottom of the worksheet. The activity takes reading comprehension a step further...
Level: elementary
Age: 5-10
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 4


 
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


 
Beginning Reports Using Cloze: Countries
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 top...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-10
Type: others
Downloads: 8


 
Beginning Reports Using Cloze: Sports
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: 5


 
Body Parts Diagram with Word Search
I think this diagram includes 36 of the basic body vocabulary words. The accompanying word search will help students spell and find the best place to label the body part. I hope all the lines upload properly.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 9


 
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


 
COVID-19 Dialogue
I love to make dialogues for my students so they can practice conversational English. I use the text as a basis for the script and have students alternate. Since my classes are very small, this works well. In a large class, I would divide the students into groups and have them do the dialogues.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100
Type:
Downloads: 26


 
Easter Dialogue
I love to give my elementary students conversational dialogues to supplement our lessons. Here is one about Easter.
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Type:
Downloads: 12


 
Election 2016 Word Search
This basic word search contains vocabulary related to the 2016 election in the USA. The people are listed (with no spaces between names), some basic issues, and other terms useful for class discussion.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 6


 
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

 


Donīt Forget About New Yearīs Eve and New Yearīs Day
This ppt explains a bit about how Americans celebrate New Yearīs Eve and New Yearīs Day.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 29


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


Eight Iconic Sights of London
This is a companion ppt to the Intro to United Kingdom ppt. Shows a photo (public domain) with explanatory information. Great for class discussion.

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100
Downloads: 13


Eight Key Introductory Questions to the United Kingdom
This is a great ppt to introduce a study of the United Kingdom by posing discussion questions followed by factual information.

Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 10


Halloween UNO
This game uses the UNO concept to learn Halloween vocabulary. Students must say the color and the character to play a card. The person who plays all his/her cards wins. This game is similar to the Christmas and Easter UNO games I previously uploaded. Print on heavier weight paper in color and cut ap...

Level: elementary
Age: 5-100
Downloads: 39


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


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


March Madness Dialogue
Here is a PPT that explains a bit about March Madness and the Final Four (btw, examples of alliteration) and sets up a dialogue that your students will like. Please note that the dates and times of the games are set for Chinese time, 12 hours ahead of USA. Better late than never.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 2


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

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