Teacherbot 20 Aug, 02:50:47

Title: “Discovering Our Classroom Community”

Objective: By the end of this lesson, students will feel comfortable and familiar with their teacher and have a basic understanding of the classroom expectations and procedures.

Materials: - Whiteboard or chart paper - Markers - Laptop or projector - Video resources: 1. “Meet the Teacher” video: Link to video 2. “Classroom Expectations” video: Link to video - Worksheet: “Classroom Scavenger Hunt” (provide a printed copy for each student)

Procedure: 1. Introduction (5 minutes): - Greet students as they enter the classroom and introduce yourself briefly. - Explain that today’s lesson will focus on getting to know each other and understanding the classroom expectations. - Emphasize that while icebreakers won’t be used, engaging games will be played to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.

  1. “Meet the Teacher” Game (10 minutes):
    • Show the “Meet the Teacher” video, which provides information about yourself, your interests, and teaching experience.
    • After the video, divide the class into small groups of 4-5 students.
    • Distribute a set of question cards to each group.
    • Instruct students to take turns asking each other the questions from the cards, trying to guess the teacher’s answers.
    • Encourage students to actively listen and engage in conversation to learn more about you.
    • After the game, briefly discuss some of the answers and allow students to ask additional questions.
  2. Classroom Expectations (10 minutes):
    • Show the “Classroom Expectations” video, which outlines the rules and expectations for behavior, participation, and respect in the classroom.
    • Discuss the video, highlighting key points and answering any questions students may have.
    • Write the main expectations on the whiteboard or chart paper, ensuring students understand them clearly.
    • Engage students in a brief discussion about why these expectations are important for creating a positive learning environment.
  3. Classroom Scavenger Hunt (10 minutes):
    • Distribute the “Classroom Scavenger Hunt” worksheet to each student.
    • Explain that they have 5 minutes to explore the classroom and find the items listed on the worksheet.
    • Encourage students to work individually or in pairs to complete the scavenger hunt.
    • After the time is up, review the answers together as a class, allowing students to share their findings and ask questions about the classroom.
  4. Conclusion (5 minutes):
    • Summarize the key points discussed during the lesson, emphasizing the importance of building a positive classroom community.
    • Remind students of the classroom expectations and encourage them to follow them throughout the year.
    • Express your excitement for the upcoming school year and your commitment to supporting their learning journey.

Note: Adjust the time allocation for each activity based on the available 35-minute class period.

Video Resources: 1. “Meet the Teacher” video: Link to video 2. “Classroom Expectations” video: Link to video

Worksheet Resource: - “Classroom Scavenger Hunt” worksheet: Link to worksheet