Feedback from 2 teachers on my A2 About me Choice board
When I shared my post on the A2 About me choice board, I get lots of positive reaction and teachers saying that they were going to use it. I was delighted!
And then, I received feedback!
Elena Kaourani, who has a school in Cyprus (Elena Kaourani Learning Centre), sent me a screenshot of her online lesson. She was with a class of students aged 9-10.
And some great feedback too!
We did it as a Warm-Up activity. The kids asked me some questions and they were really interested to know my favourite things! Then they asked each other questions. I set a time limit – 8 minutes – in which we had to ask and answer as many questions as possible
They wanted to play more so we did it as an “exit ticket”: each student had to answer a question before they “left” zoom !
Thank you so much Elena (and pass my thanks on to your students please too).
After the feedback from Elena, I also received some feedback from Elsa Canário, who teaches in the north of Portugal. You read a post with some ideas for A1 Movers Reading and Writing Part 6 that I shared just a short while ago.
Here is how Elsa adapted the activity for her group:
A2 Choiceboard for About me
Age group : 11-13
Instead of screen sharing with my students, they were sent the pdf the previous day.
So how did I use it?
1-There was a slight variation here. I asked them to choose one question. Then they asked that question to a classmate of their choice.
2- Then the chosen one had to ask his/her question to another classmate.
3- I decided to split them up in pairs into breakout rooms to give them time to write all the answers in the boxes.
4-Back in the main room, I asked a few students their answers for some of the boxes.
5- Finally, I was asked three questions from the boxes
Something delicious- Chocolate
Something you enjoy doing alone– singing
Your favourite number- 9
The kids had lots of fun and came up with interesting answers!
Thank you so much for this activity Anne .
Thank you Elsa for the feedback!
If you want to try this choice board out with your students, read my post where I shared it and some tips for using it.
Thanks for this fantastic and brilliant idea Ann, it’s gonna be easier for me to get my students active again after all. Thank you so much,
Thanks so much for this feedback Gonca. I hope things are well with you in Turkey.