This Memory Book is a great product for beginner or high-beginner ESL and ELD students – a souvenir for them to keep forever and to share with their families. It is designed for students in upper elementary and middle school.
The Memory Book includes a product cover page, a student cover page, a teacher information page, and 12 pages of activities for students to complete. They include:
p. 1 – Student cover page
p. 2 – “All About Me” – personal information on the student and an activity for autobiographical paragraph writing practice
p. 3 – “All About My School” – students write a description of their school (and can include a photo or a drawing) and describe what they like best about it
p. 4 – “All About My Teachers” – fun mock Teacher I.D.s the students can fill in with a description and picture of their teachers
p. 5 – “My Daily Routine” – students answer questions about what they do each day
p. 6 – “All About My Classroom” – students complete a vocabulary activity about common classroom objects and briefly describe the classroom from their vantage point
p. 7 – “My School Subjects” – students list and describe the subjects they are taking, write about which one they like best, and if they are studying anything else outside of school
p. 8 – “Field Trips” – students write about a field trip they enjoyed and add a photo or drawing of the trip
p. 9 – “Fun Things!” – students describe a funny event that happened during the year and a special event that they particularly enjoyed
p. 10 – “My Classmates” - students design an interview – a great way to practice sentence formation – and record the questions and answers
p. 11 – “What I Learned This Year”- students, with the help of their teacher, list the things they have learned in English class and answer questions about the school year to come
p. 12 and p. 13 – Nicely illustrated pages for autographs, well wishes, pictures, and photos of classmates.
p. 13 – Informational sheet for the teacher (available in the preview)