Collaborative Learning - Literacy Language Arts Activities

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Haiku

Description: This game was designed to build confidence in producing poetry and also encourage speaking and listening skills. We have used animal haikus as the theme but you can adapt the activity to other themes or languages. Some cards have been left blank so that pupils can add their own animal haikus.Learning Outcomes: Pupils will be able to write and narrate their own haikus. They will also have worked collaboratively with their partner.
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Improving Adjectives

Description: This is an activity to help build vocabulary and enhance creative writing skills. In the context of a connect four game, students are challenged to substitute commonly used adjectives with more interesting ones.Learning Outcomes: Students will have developed their literacy skills by expanding their vocabulary to include a wider variety of adjectives.
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Macbeth - Close Look at Act One

Description: Macbeth is one of the most popular Shakespeare plays studied by many students. This matching game is a fun way to help student to gain a deeper understanding of the characters and of the key events within the first act of the play. Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to demonstrate a greater understanding of the first act of the play and will be able to work collaboratively.
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Macbeth - Macbeth's Feelings

Description: This activity will help students to chart the changes in Macbeth’s feelings using quotes from the play and it will reinforce knowledge of Macbeth.Learning Outcomes: Students will gain a deeper understanding of the emotions and feelingsof Macbeth throughout the play and they will be able to work together to discuss their ideas.
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Macbeth - Two Minute Autobiography

Description: Macbeth is one of the most popular Shakespeare plays studied by many students. This game has been devised to help students to memorise the characters within the play.Learning Outcomes: Students will have reinforced their knowledge of the main characters and some key events within the play.
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Macbeth Connect Four

Description: Macbeth is one of the most popular Shakespeare plays that many students study. To give them a greater understanding of the play we have focused on the main characters in a fun game of Connect Four with a twist.Learning Outcomes: Students will have gained a better understanding of the main characters in the play.
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Oliver Twist

Description: Oliver Twist is one of the most popular books written by Charles Dickens. This game has been devised to help students to memorise the characters within the book.Learning Outcomes: Students will have reinforced their knowledge of the main characters and some key events within the book.
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Plural Monsters Machine and "One or More than One" Spelling Game

Description: This game has been devised to help pupils to understand the process of plural creation in a fun way and also to expand their vocabulary and improve their spelling.Learning Outcomes: Pupils will be more familiar with plurals and will be able to demonstrate this by giving examples.
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Prefix Connect Four

Description: This game has been devised to help pupils develope their literacy skills and practise the use of prefixes through playing the game "Four in a Row".Learning Outcomes: Pupils will have had the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the use of prefixes and can demonstrate this through giving examples of words.
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Prefix Pairs

Description: The matching pairs game has been devised to help pupils with their learning about prefixes and also to expand their vocabulary and improve their spelling.Learning Outcomes: Pupils will be more familiar with prefixes and will be able to give examplesof words to demonstrate this.
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