Learning about magnetism
This is a highly visual resource comprising three sets of flashcards - words and picture, words only and pictures only, of everyday objects for EAL learners to classify according to whether they are magnetic or non-magnetic.
Magnetism Investigation Words
Magnetism Investigation Pictures
Magnetism Investigation Words And Pictures
Magnetism Investigation Useful Phrases
Also included is a grid for sorting, and a set of cards modelling useful phrases for the discussion around the activity: ‘I don’t think the __________ is magnetic’, ‘I agree with you because …’.
The flashcards can also be used to introduce new vocabulary or reinforce it through playing a pairs game (Pelmanism), matching words to images. This resource could be used with young learners of 5 to 7 or older learners at an early stage of acquiring English.
On the right hand side of this page are a number of documents that you can download for free. Please note that the Teaching Notes and Resources can be found in the pdf document (the first item on the list), whilst the PowerPoint document(s) include(s) presentation(s) which you can display on your interactive board in your classroom.
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