Teaching is just amazing when you design your own materials and you give others the chance to apply them with learners of different nationalities and cultures.Imagine that you are the one who created the “Chess Board Game”, how would you feel?
I assume that you’ll be proud and honored. Proud, because you have designed a game and put rules yourself that many people are applying.Honored, because you are given the chance to share this work with many people who are using it for educational purposes.This is how a teacher feels when he provides other with materials, ideas and games that help learners around the world.
Today, I’d like to share this board game with you”The Pac-Man“, it’s paid this time because from time to time a teacher needs money to carry on working on new materials, so I hope you understand but there is no harm in sharing the idea with you.
In this product, you’ll find a large board game that you need to put together.
You’ll have a lesson plan included to know about the steps of the lesson.
Cards about prepositions of place.
Verbs to show directions
And a set of cards that represent different amenities in a city.
Objective: By the end of the lesson, my learners will be able to show directions using verbs and prepositions of place.
Domain: Oral and written
Target structure: Verbs to show directions, prepositions of place.
Materials: Pac-Man board game, Fruits and Vegetables cards, Flashcards.
_The learner can work in pairs or in groups.
_He can use his critical thinking to analyze and to give the right directions.
_He can socialize with his peers.
_He can manage his time rationally.
_He can assess himself and his peers.
Core values: Developing the sense of help in learners hearts.
The lead in:
The teacher pins different flashcards on the board and learners have to match each one of them with the right expression.
After this task, learners get ready to start playing the game.
*The teacher divides learners into groups of four. Then each group will be divided into two teams with two players within each.
*The teacher provides learners with: The board game.
Amenities cards with their faces down
How to play:
Learners play “Rock, Paper, Scissor” to decide on the first team to start the game.
Each team will choose an amenity card at random, once they choose the target place one member closes his eyes and the other one has to give him directions to reach the target place using verbs and prepositions of place.
Each time they miss the right path, the other team takes the turn till they finish.
The longer path they take, the more they gather fruits and vegetables.
Each two teams compete till they finish all the amenity cards.
At the end, each team will gather the number of fruits and vegetables they win to name the winners.
This game aims at motivating learners to work together to ask for and to give directions using verbs and prepositions of place.
Also, it helps them to memorize and revise fruits, vegetables and amenities.