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Practice listening skills with young learners through a fun telephone simulation! After brainstorming situations where it is important to listen, learners use this worksheet in pairs to take a mock telephone message while listening to their partner. This activity will provide listening practice for younger learners while supporting them in deciding what constitutes key or important information.
Learners demonstrate listening skills and determine meaning from conversation. They listen to a taped conversation and complete a worksheet involving past perfect verbs and modals such as better, would, or rather. Afterward, small groups discuss contractions with the words had and would. Two included activities provide additional support.
Learners discover how to use a digital camera and how to make a PowerPoint presentation. They practice good listening skills and hear how to make a "Supa Dupa Egg." They take notes and use them to create an effective, step-by-step PowerPoint presentation. Resource includes several rubrics, detailed procedures for student work, presentation planning graphic organizers, and more.
Young scholars answer questions about a folktale that is read to them. In this listening skills instructional activity, students practice listening to folktales and answering questions about what they hear. They listen to repetitive readings of the same passage, take notes, and write answers to essay questions based on their notes.
Here is an effective way to have your charges practice and model important listening skills. After a short review of effective active listening concepts, such as using body language, summarizing what the other person said, and asking questions, learners practice these skills through mock conversations with their classmates. An interesting idea, this lesson could have multiple uses in any classroom.