Before Speaking: Activities for Practice & Preparation in Oral Language Skills. Part Three, Talk About People: 8: Tell About People’s Lives, pages 131-152 + 17 Answer Key Pages with Suggested (Model) Responses Containing Facts About (Famous) People’s Lives
22 + 17 = 39 pages
Who It’s For: Language-Arts Teachers, Learners, & Helpers Who Want to “Talk About People” with Info About (Famous) (Past & Present) Figure’s Lives. Its Pronunciation Focus is Consonant Sounds & Blends.
Why It’s Useful: Because there are so many Sub-Topics involved in “Talk About People” (how they look[ed], what they do / did, what they’re known for), evolving language learners using Intransitive vs. Transitive Verbs in Simple & Continuous, Present &. Past Verb Phrasing will need a lot of Vocabulary + Data to work with. Anticipating interest in Biography: Short, Short Stories Based on Messages from People’s Live, Part Three-8 offers Visual Grids with 40 caricatures / photos of known individuals & groups)—to identify by name and tell about with given cues & other info. There are six “Biography Cards” (for use as templates) that enable participants to interact in “Expert Games” as well as “Games of Knowledge.” Attached excerpts from the Before Speaking Answer Key for Text Activities make the materials “self-teaching.” They provide additional (researched) input for learning about our world and its people.
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