I plan to begin each lesson with a quick 10 minute test based on a concept learnt or reviewed in the previous lesson. My classes are going to be intense but fun (hopefully) insha Allah! Arabic is a language and in order to learn the grammar and vocabularly of a new language, one must review constantly. That is what I will try to build in to my teaching practise iA. Additionally, rather than giving an end of term test/ end of year test only, the student’s final grade will be based on year round performance iA.
To help the students chart their progress I have created this form for them to fill out each week. The link for the pdf: assessment-chart-students.pdf
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So I’ve been looking around for ways to start my first lesson of the academic year, and I thought it might be a good idea to start with something fun before we discuss classroom rules, and set my expectations for the year. That is the kind of atmosphere I want in my classes – between fun and serious. Inshallah kheir.
I created this ice breaker sheet for this purpose. It’s simple – each student takes a skittle out of the bag and answers the question that corresponds to that skittle flavour. A starburst version is here:
Here are the documents:
starbursts word doc
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Tagged arabic, class, classroom rules, first lesson, fun, ice breaker, islamic, poster, quran, starburst, sweets