Improving Concentration Teacher Resources
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Learners refine their spatial awareness and enhance concentration skills by guiding a blindfolded teammate through a slalom course of five cones. They tap wands to provide a clear "sound pathway" for the blind-folded player.
Playing the classic memory game is a great way to teach your emerging readers the letters of the alphabet. In the game presented here, upper and lower-case letters are printed separately. Pairs of pupils play together and try and remember where the matching letter is lying, face-down on the game board of a letter they pick up. Not only is this a good game to build memory and concentration skills, it's also a good way to reinforce the pairing of the upper and lower-case letters.
Explore the process of creating the fabrics, cloths, blankets, and rugs that warm the chilly months of winter with weaving lesson plans.
Can literacy get any more fun than this? Learners not only have fun, but gain confidence as well when presented with familiar text in another language. Select books, songs, poems, even recipes written in another language, and using the many techniques, games, and exercises presented here, engage your pupils in literacy strategies that help them decode in any language.
Fifth graders read articles to make them aware of the world around them. In this social awareness lesson, 5th graders complete a reading on social issues and write a response to the literature. Students include complex sentences in their writing.
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health. Students will learn how their daily choices effect their bodies.
Students discuss various aspects of the importance of fish. In this fishing lesson, students understand why fish keep us healthier. Students sort sea animals by their characteristics, play "who am I?", discuss various types of fishing and fishing history. Students complete fishing worksheets.
Young scholars participate in an activity that promotes self-confidence, concentration and improves hand-eye coordination. They choose a scarf to throw up into the air and catch with one hand and then the other hand. Stimulation of the brain occurs when this activity begins.
In these concentration skills worksheets, students enhance their visual memory, listening skills, and concentration abilities by studying the two different pictures. Students then answer questions about the illustration without looking at it.
Students investigate the positive and negative aspects of a variety of types of energy. Questions are formulated by cooperative groups and passed to classmates to be answered.
In this healthy eating worksheet, students read an excerpt on eating healthy and understanding the risks of eating fast food. The packet is a 13 page cross-circular project involving a number of subjects all pertaining to the Chew on This reading.
Students examine the concept of cause and effect. They participate in a class discussion, play matching games, and play a memory/concentration game with cause and effect as the focus. Students complete an evaluation chart as an assessment for cause and effect.
In this differentiated lesson, students incorporate different subjects using the Ghandi and Montessori methods instead of the traditional method used in regular schools. In math they investigate shapes, colors and sizes. In writing they use words, symbols and pictures to express themselves.
Students observe as the teacher performs a pantomime for a number of activities that the students would see in everyday life. They identify the action that the teacher is performing such as folding clothes or washing dishes. They are evaluated on their ability to follow directions, concentrate, and provide oral response to the pantomime.
Seventh graders participate in an artifact bingo game. Before beginning, they label the coordinates of a grid correctly along with symbols. They use the grid to place artifacts in their correct coordinates. They use primary source artifacts in the game and practice their listening skills.
Fourth graders tap wands on the floor, attempting to guide a blindfolded teammate through a slalom course of five cones.
Middle schoolers are encouraged to have a sense of the importance of being able to make wise choices. They discuss alcohol abuse and crime and safety. Students comprehend the nature and consequences of anti-social behaviour. They recognize that they have rights and to hold their own views.