Monthly Archives: April 2016

Check out Chalkup!

This month I taught a PD class called “Using Blended Learning to Enhance Vocabulary Instruction.” I was looking for a FREE simple service to host the materials and serve as a digital classroom for my face-to-face class and I found it in Chalkup. Chalkup calls itself a “class collaboration platform” and it is very easy to use.Log in (with Google ...

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Introducing . . . Vocabulary

Here’s a fun thing to try. Make a list of vocabulary words. New ones. Ask students to write short definitions – one-word definitions if possible. Assign each person one of the words and ask them to introduce it to the class by acting it out. After each student portrays the word, everyone else can guess at which word is being ...

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Story Impressions Made an Impression on Me

Last weekend a colleague and I taught a professional development class about teaching vocabulary. He suggested a technique called “Story Impressions” to introduce a reading assignment. Here’s how it works:  Give the students a list of words in the order they appear in the reading. Ask the students to write a story that includes these words in the order given. ...

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‘Q’ form of verbs with urdu meaning

Alphabet ‘Q’ Form of Verbs With Urdu Meaning A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Form of Verbs with Urdu Meaning (Alphabet ‘Q’) 1 Quack بطخ کا بولنا Quacked Quacked 2 Quadrate ایک دھات کا ٹکڑا جو ٹائپ کی خالی جگہ ...

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‘P’ form of verbs with urdu meaning

Alphabet ‘P’ Form of Verbs With Urdu Meaning A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Form of Verbs with Urdu Meaning (Alphabet ‘P’) 1 Pace آہستہ آہستہ چلنا Paced Paced 2 Pacify ٹھنڈا کرنا Pacified Pacified 3 Pack باندھ دینا Packed ...

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