Some schools have developed their own ways of keeping track of their Teddy Talk and Big Bear Banter sessions, but just in case you haven’t done so yet, here are some record sheets to keep track of sessions that are taking place for Teddy Talk and Big Bear Banter.
Teddy Talk Record of Activities
Big Bear Banter Record of Activities Final
Ideal for new arrivals, this gives some basic survival vocabulary in English and Hungarian including greetings, simple instructions, maths vocabulary etc. You may also be interested in Hungarian Phrases for School posted earlier..click here
Hungarian survival vocab
Please click on the link below for a list of topic words in Albanian. Topics include my school, colours, animals, transport and many more.
Albanian topic words
These Polish resources have been made for Primary pupils. Click on the link to download the word lists.
If anyone is developing word lists in different languages and they would like to share them, please share with EAL Team to put onto the blog. Thanks.
At Charleston Academy and in the Highland trial in primary schools, Speedy Readers has proven very effective for pupils with EAL who have a ‘spiky profile’ eg their Listening and Talking is stage 3 or 4, but their Reading and Writing is stage 1 or 2. Typically, this will be a pupil in P5 + who has been in UK education for more than 2 years, but who has literacy difficulties.
It is ideal for these pupils as it involves:
- reading choice
- auditory back up
For information on how to implement, please see the Highland Literay BLOG http://highlandliteracy.com/speedy-readers-the-literacy-toolbox/
You may also want to use this with younger pupils. Please get in touch for advice.
Please note: This is not recommended for pupils who are New to English
EAL Highland have developed some Smartboard Resources to support Teddy Talk and Big Bear Banter activities. Sadly, the file type cannot be imported into the Blog so if you would like a copy of any of these please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your email address and which resource you would like to see and he will send it on as an attachment.
If anyone develops their own Smartboard resources then please share with Peter. Thanks.
- Elmer’s Colours
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar
- Daily Routines
For helping EAL learners with English pronunciation: a website with exercises, video, sound recordings and more…
For helping EAL learners with maths: Interactive games and downloadable worksheets, plus quizzes and online tests.