posted by .

I will type 2 exercises from the lesson I am teaching on Wednesday-english as a foreign language - 8th graders ( it will be graded) I need you to help me with some ideas.
It says:
A Here is a list of some natural sciences:
Do you know what each one of them studies?
Read the definitions and match them with the sciences.
Down here are listed the definitions of the sciences

B What do you call scientists or experts in these sciences?
Look at the chart

So, although it says lead in, my mentor has told me that I should focus on this part of the lesson (what follows next is a long text about Einstein-but she said this first part is the most important part of the lesson)
It would be boring to just instruct them to match the sciences with definitions and guess the names of the experts, right? Do you have any ideas on how to make it a bit more interesting?
I will start a lesson with a question : What are your favorite school subjects?
Someone will probably say biology or chemistry or physics so how can I introduce the phrase "natural sciences" and do these 2 tasks? Any ideas?
Should I maybe show them a picture of a laboratory or something and ask them to guess which school subject it represents? (chemistry)
So if you have any ideas, thank you!

  • English -

    You might ask the students what personal questions that they have that might be answered by each of these areas.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Hello! Next Tuesday I am teaching a class for the first time! (I am still a student) This class is going to be graded.So, the class lasts for 45 minutes.My topic is breakfast.I am teaching young learners of english as a foreign language …
  2. English

    hello! What is the aim of the task given to learners of english as a foreign language when they need to correct the mistakes in some text?
  3. English

    Hello everyone! I study English and my task is to find 3 activities( On anything, they don't have to be connected)which i can use in the classroom with my learners (5-8th graders).The point is that these activities have to be creative …
  4. German/ English

    Hello! I am a German teacher ( teaching German as a foreign language). My learners are in sixth grade. Is there something we can do with clay, knitting, paper, glue and so on in the classroom?
  5. English

    Hello everybody! Next week I have to teach English (as a foreign language)to 6th-graders. The lesson is called Danger or thrill.It is about extreme sports.there is a text about snow boarding, some statements and a few exercises. My …
  6. Engliash

    Need some help from teachers :) On Friday I am teaching Phrasal verbs (ninth grade,learning English as a foreign language, introducing Phrasal verbs) Anyway, I need some funny ideas on how to practice phrasal verbs (not the typical …
  7. English

    Hello! I am teaching English to 8th graders next week (they are learning English as a foreign language for 5 years) I have two short texts (one about Alexander Bell and his invention of the telephone and other about Christian Huygens …
  8. English

    Need help one more time :) I am teaching English as a foreign language(8th graders) I have a large text (A4 page) about Einstein.This text is divided into 7 paragraphs(Each paragraph deals with another aspect of Einstein's life - his …
  9. English

    Hello! On Wednesday I am teaching English as a foreign language - 1st grade of high school) The topic: animal proverbs (I need to teach them these 18 animal proverbs) There are 8 learners in the class. I have 18 pictures of these proverbs …
  10. English-teaching

    Hello! Do you have any ideas on what to give to the rest of my class tomorrow while 10 of them write an exam?

More Similar Questions