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Shark in the Park - Dice and Graphing sheets. Includes 3 different dice. Practise family/people and animal vocabulary. Practise story phrases. Use in speaking activities and games. Practise maths skills.

Super Shark in the Park fun with Dice and Graphing sheets

Enthrall your young learners with these super interactive dice and graphing sheets.

♦ Get crafty and choose from 3 different dice to practise story, animal/people vocabulary and useful phrases from the story.

♦ Your ESL young learners will love playing games with the dice. Lots of game ideas included to make planning super easy.

♦ Engaging graphing sheets are great to get your kids interacting and practising their maths and English skills.

♦ Not just for one lesson. These are games you can come back to again and again!

Ready for some sharky shenanigans? Get your templates and lesson ideas here:

Or get them in the Shark in the Park Activities Bundle. Incredible value!

What will my ESL young learners learn?

Your ESL kids will be super confident with the key animal and people vocabulary after playing with these dice and graphing sheets.

Apart from the vocabulary, these templates are great to help you practise useful phrases in the story too. See the included activity procedures for ideas.

They will have plenty of opportunities to practise their listening and speaking skills. You can enjoy watching them play, while you monitor and help them along.

Don’t forget the valuable classroom language you’ll be helping them learn. See a summary below:

Story characters and items

boy, dad/man, crow/bird, cat, shark, duck, pond, telescope, park, tree, flowers

Other related story items 

girl, dog, bat

Story phrases

Timothy Pope, Timothy Pope, looking through his telescope,

He looks at the sky,  (He looks up,)

He looks at the ground,  (He looks down,)

He looks left and right, He looks all around,

And this is what he sees…

THERE’S A SHARK IN THE PARK!

Oh no! It’s just a ……

 

Structures

‘be’

e.g. It’s a (cat). It’s not a shark. It isn’t a shark.

adverbs ‘just’ and ‘only’

e.g. It’s just a dog. It’s only a bird.

has/has got

e.g. A cat has got a tail. Dad has long hair.

 

Game and activity language

Where’s the…? It’s here. It’s there. Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…Can you find the…? I can see a… Where does this go? Roll the dice. Whose turn is it? It’s my turn. It’s your turn. How many….have you got? I’ve got (3)! I need (1 bird). Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome. Colours, scissors, cut, paper, card, fold, stick, tape.

What do teachers say about the resources?

Frequently asked questions

Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!

All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.

Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!

The provided activity suggestions for pre, during and after the craft give you all the steps you need to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners. 

You can certainly find some free worksheets out there, but I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create this. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)

Once you’ve had a chance to use your materials, don’t forget to come back to leave a review. As a thank you, you’ll receive a 20% discount on any other resource : )

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