Name
Gamifying body parts in EFL classroom
Topic
Body parts
Learning time
90 minutes
Designed time
90 minutes
Number of students
20
Description
Year 4 EFL learners recycle and learn new vocabulary items related to body parts through the use of games
Aims
The students identify parts of the body and use the relevant vocabulary
Outcomes
  • Knowledge The students will enhance their knowledge on body parts.
  • Synthesis The students will create word search games and a class display of a monster town.
No outcomes are set
Editor
Anthi
Getting acquainted with body parts in EFL
22 minutes)
  • Read
    7mins
    1
    1
    The students watch a youtube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaNiEku9Uk0) on body parts and verbs related to each part of the body. They take notes of vocabulary they are not familiar with for future use.
  • Practice
    10mins
    2
    1
    Students practice body parts in pairs through the use of a three level game: (http://www.funwithpuzzles.com/2014/04/body-parts-labeling.html)
  • Discuss
    5mins
    4
    0
    The students in groups discuss their scores and experience while playing the previous games and talk over any difficulties they faced.
Notes:
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Gamifying body parts
28 minutes)
  • Investigate
    10mins
    2
    1
    The students familiarize themselves with and analyze word search games on body parts visiting a Teacher provided symbaloo link with a variety of relevant word search games (e.g. http://www.eslgamesplus.com/body-parts-interactive-word-search/)
  • Collaborate
    5mins
    2
    0
    The students collaborate to decide and agree on the choice of vocabulary they'll use in the word search game they will create.
  • Produce
    13mins
    2
    1
    The students produce their word search game (http://justwordsearch.com/create.html) which they embed in the class blog to be played by other students in future lessons and as homework pastime.
Notes:
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Extension
30 minutes)
  • Produce
    10mins
    1
    0
    The students are asked to create a monster town with characters they will make up. To do that, they individually visit http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/make-your-own/make-your-monster and finally print their creature.
  • Collaborate
    20mins
    20
    0
    The students describe their monsters and are asked to create a joint product of their monster town on a piece of carton which is being displayed on the classroom wall and the class blog.
Notes:
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Homework
10 minutes)
  • Practice
    10mins
    1
    1
    The students visit the class blog and try to search for the words in the games created in class. They can also play this unscramble game: http://www.spellingcity.com/unscramble-letters-to-form-words.html?listId=19020142
Notes:
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