|1. Split up into classrooms and then into small groups. If
questions may arise ask any of the leaders.
|2. Break out the skittles.
- Break off into groups and take a smaller amount of
- Tell them/show them the numbers/colors and have them
- Use the skittles to demonstrate the colors and
numbers, i.e. try to teach it to them WITHOUT saying the words (one, two,
blue, green) in English.
- At the moment, the colors we have are: Verde, Rojo,
Morado, Anranjado, Azul, Roasdo, Amarillo
- Put skittles down in different combinations of numbers
and colors, and they have to tell you how many there are, and what colors
you are using. (en español, of course)
- Now you tell them in Spanish what to find and put
down, and they have to find it.
- Addition and Subtraction: Example: You put down 3
skittles, un morado, un azul, y un verde, and tell them to
take/eat/whatever, un morado. Now you ask them how many they have left and
what they are. Other example: You have 3 skittles down and you put 3 rosados
with them, how many now and what colors? Or think of your own.
- This should all take around a half an hour.
| 3. Re-gather up as whole classes again.
|4. Human Battleship Time
- We’re going to use 5 colors: rosado, morado, verde,
azul, y rojo
- In the room, the board will look like this, with the
top being wherever the chalkboard is.
|Instructions for Battleship:
| - Have one person draw the battleship board on the
board so you can keep track of your hits on the other team.
|- Have two people put tape numbers on the floor
|Get the kids organized and set up the “human” board. This takes a lot of
organization and control. You’ll have to be on top of everything.Every student
gets a spot and either a blue dot or a ship. Each team gets 10 ships. Make
whichever students you want ships. Decide who will go first and start calling
out “rojo, cinco”, “verde, cuatro,” etc…
|ON THE HUMAN BOARD
| Blue dot people (water)—sit down on their spot
| Ships—Stand up This way you can see your kids a lot
|As you get hits, the ships sit down. When you have all the ships on the team
sitting, then you have won. After we calm them down and such, we’ll give them
the color by number.
|Have fun. If you’re not having fun, they won’t! Their attitude is a direct
reflection of yours. Don’t take yourself too seriously! If you feel kinda dumb
and that you might look funny, you’re probably doing it right. If you forget
something, or need something, ask your group leader. The group leader should
each have a walkie talkie, the tape, and the paper for the battleship game.
Group leaders should have LOTS of skittles.
You are all
AWESOME! This is the coolest idea, but it takes a lot of organization and
control of the room. You can do it. If I didn’t think you could, I wouldn’t risk
taking you. Let’s have fun and come back with some more stories.