Arbeitsblatt: Starter activity _Game time
Diese Idee eignet sich optimal als Starter, welche die SuS zu Beginn einer Englischlektion den MitSuS vorstellen und dann gemeinsam Spielen.
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Aims of today: You speak English during the lesson You present and play game (explained played in English) in front of the class What do have to do: You work in groups of two/three. You get one game. As group you read the instructions for the game. Then you prepare the game. The aim is to present the game in front of the class and give clear instructions to play the game for about 5 to 10 minutes together with the whole class. How do have to prepare the game: You are the presenter of the game and you stand in front of the class. Explain the game. Everybody needs to understand what s/he has to do. How do you want to play? Divide the class in two halves? Use the whiteboard to write things down, like groups, score (Punkte) and so on. You need to make sure that everybody listens in the class. They have to be silent when you are talking. 1) Pictionary What to prepare: Write down 20 English words of various levels on piece of paper (f.e.: Easy nouns, objects: book, car, tree, movie, snow, light Difficult verbs, adjectives: open, shout, slow, surprise, clean, throw) Easy words score one point, difficult ones two Think of how many groups you want to have in class (two, three, four ) Think of how to explain the game to the class How to play: One person of group comes to you and pics an easy or difficult word. This person sees the word and has one minute to draw the word on the whiteboard. (you need mobile phone or watch for the time) Only the team of the person who draws can guess. After this minute person of another group comes up front and picks word and also has one minute to draw. 2) Odd-one-out What to prepare: Write down 15 groups of three to four words in which one word does not fit. Examples: a) John, Steve, Matthew, Kate Answer: Kate (because it girl name) b) Brother, Mother, Friend, Daughter Answer: Friend (because they arent family) c) Summer, Winter, Spring, March Answer: March (because it month, not season) d) Tokyo, Sydney, New York, Brazil Answer: Brazil (because it country, not city Take 20 A4-paper and cut it in half and then again in half. Think of how you want to explain the game How to play: You divide the class in 4 groups. Each group gets few papers you have cut before. After you have explained how everything works the game starts: One of you says the first group of words with clear voice After that the groups have 10 seconds (mobile phone) to write down the word which does not fit in the group. After these ten seconds the groups can show, what they have written down. Each group gets point for the correct answer (white board) 3) Guess the action What to prepare: Write down 25 words in English. (f.e.: eat, sleep, laugh, think, cook, clean) Think of how many groups you want to have in class Think of how you want to explain the game How to play: You divide the class in groups One person of group comes to you and gets card (word) Now this person has 30 seconds (mobile phone) to act out what is on the card Only his or her group can guess. If they guess correctly they get one point Then person from another group comes and receives word and starts acting the word 4) What will you bring on vacation? What to prepare: Think of how you want to explain the game How to play: Divide the class in two groups Each of you goes to one group after you have explained the game You say who starts in the group and whos next and so on The first person starts by saying: bring on my vacation (f.e. book) Then the next person continues by saying: bring on my vacation book and (f.e. ipod) The next person adds again something ells and so on You as instructor can write down the words that have been said. So you know exactly which words were said. That helps you to control and hear if there are mistakes. If someone says something wrong or misses an object the game starts all over again with new objects 5) Unscramble words What to prepare: Write down 20 English words where the order of the letter is not correct. (f.e.: elephant – tpnlehea giraffe – gfriefa donkey – oendyk crocodile orcdcielo Think of how you want to explain the game Think of how many groups you want to make How to play: Explain the game and divide the class in groups One of you writes down the scrambled word on the whiteboard in way the class can not see After writing it down you show it to them The group who says the unscrambled word first gets one point. you need to pay attention which group was first! 6) Describe an object What to prepare: Write down 20 words in English plus two or three words which can not be used to describe the wanted word (like taboo). Example: Food Cant use eat, delicious or snack Computer Cant use keyboard, screen or Internet Money Cant use cash, coins or credit House Cant use home, roof or room Pen Cant use write, ink or pencil Sun Cant use big, hot or sky Moon Cant use night, bright or light Mountain Cant use climb, big or hill Window Cant use glass, wall or look Car Cant use drive, wheel or license Tree Cant use leaves, nature or roots Shoes Cant use feet, socks or toes Camera Photo, picture, take Think of how you want to explain the game How to play: Divide the class in two groups after explaining the game One person of group comes up front and you show him/her the word the words that can not be used to describe the word The person has one minute to explain the word to his/her group Pay attention that s/he does not use one of the words that can not be used. If s/he does the person has to go back to the group. After one minute or when the groups has guessed correctly, person from the group comes and gets word