Listening is one of the big 5 in literacy! The other four being reading, writing, thinking and speaking. You can incorporate many activities that involve listening in an enjoyable way. Many educational games require listening and most times, most kids will want to do well in a game with their peers. The famous "I Have, Who Has?" can be used in many grade levels while reinforcing many skills in literacy, math, science and social studies. Developing kids' listening skills benefits your students and will improve their reading comprehension. The act of reading is actually listening to oneself.... be sure to schedule listening activities for the classroom. You might start with some listed below.
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in active listening!
Improve speaking and listening skills with this morning circle activity. Start meaningful class discussions about a variety of topics.
Improve students' listening skills with these pages to use after read aloud or in your listening center. Students listen to a story and then respond with these book responses. Teach active listening skills by displaying the anchor chart included on 'whole body listening'. Colorful and bright anchor chart to post in your read aloud corner or listening center.
Focus on listening skills with this teaching resource:
5 different response pages to use in listening center or have reading aloud
anchor charts that shows 'whole body listening'
chart that reads: " listen and silent are spelled with the same letters'
bookmarks that show listening
There are a total of 9 pages. Easy download and print.
Teach the skills that lead to success!