- ISBN 9780787978860 / 0787978868
- Title 190 Ready-To-Use Activities That Make English Fun!
- Author George Watson
- Category Language Teaching & Learning (other Than Elt)
- Format Paperback
- Year 2004
- Pages 259
- Publisher Jossey-Bass
- Imprint Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
- Edition 1st
- Language English
- Dimensions 206mm x 16mm x 282mm
Also published: Paramus, NJ: Center for Applied Research Education, c2002.
For all English teachers, “190 Ready to Use Activities That Make English Fun” focuses on vocabulary and language development, grammar and usage, problem solving, thinking and reasoning, and creative writing for use in all your classes with students of varying ability levels. All the activities are classroom tested and presented in a variety of lively formats that are fun and entertaining to complete. They feature word grids, word searcher, word puzzles, alphabetizing, word sorts, word substitutions, sentence completions, story completions, and more all within a context that is designed to ignite and hold students' interest. For quick access and easy use, the activities are printed in a large format that folds flat for photocopying and are organized into seven sections, each focusing on a different area of the English curriculum.
George Watson has taught almost every elementary and junior high school subject during his 28 years of teaching. He most recently taught special education classes for grades 8 and 9 at Alexander Junior High School in the North Battleford (Saskatchewan) Public School Division. Mr. Watson also conducts inservice programs for teachers, and parent-teacher organizations and speaks at local conventions. He is the author of “Teacher Smart: 125 Tested Techniques for Classroom Management ”and“ Control and The Classroom Discipline Problem Solver,” both from Jossey-Bass.