ESL Kids Intro Lesson Plan – What to teach in your first class??? (ages 3-5) – Lesson 1

This class is al about introducing the students to the teacher and the teacher to the students . This is a important part in starting your first class as a teacher .

Objective: #

To warmly welcome and engage young learners in a dynamic and interactive classroom environment, fostering a sense of belonging, respect, and excitement for learning through structured activities and personal interactions. This includes introducing myself with enthusiasm, establishing classroom rules centered on kindness and safety, introducing various fun learning activities such as singing, reading, playing, and creating art, facilitating name tag creation to encourage interaction and name recognition, ensuring physical comfort by adjusting desk height, and concluding with an invitation for active participation and readiness for an enjoyable learning journey together.

Materials Needed: #

  1. Name Tag Materials:
    • Paper or cardstock
    • Markers, crayons, or colored pencils
    • Stickers, glitter, or other decorations (optional)
  2. Classroom Rules Poster:
    • Large sheet of paper or poster board
    • Markers or colored pens
  3. Art Supplies:
    • Construction paper
    • Crayons, markers, or colored pencils
    • Glue sticks
    • Child-safe scissors
    • Any additional art materials you plan to use
  4. Books for Reading:
    • Picture books suitable for young children
    • Storybooks related to the themes or topics you plan to cover
  5. Props for Interactive Learning:
    • Musical instruments or recorded music for singing
    • Flashcards or visuals for vocabulary learning
    • Props for storytelling or role-playing activities
  6. Safety Equipment:
    • First aid kit
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Tissues
  7. Miscellaneous:
    • Tape or adhesive putty for hanging posters or artwork
    • A step stool or ladder for adjusting desk height if needed
    • Any other materials specific to the activities you have planned

Make sure to prepare these materials in advance to ensure a smooth and engaging lesson for your students.

Introduction (10 minutes): #

Hello and Greetings: “Hello, hello, everyone! My name is [Your Name], and I’m so thrilled to be here with all of you today!” Express Enthusiasm: “Wow, I can’t tell you how excited I am to meet each and every one of you and to have lots of fun together while we learn.”

2. Introduction of Yourself: Brief Introduction: “I come from [Your Country/City], which is a long way from here, but now, I’m here with all of you to learn and play together!” Interests and Hobbies: “I love to [Share a simple hobby or interest]. What about you? What do you like to do for fun?”

3. Establishing Classroom Rules: Kindness and Respect: “In our classroom, we always treat each other with kindness and respect. That means we listen when others are speaking, we share our toys, and we help each other when someone needs it.” Safety Rules: “We also have some safety rules to keep us all safe while we’re having fun. Like walking instead of running, and using gentle hands.”

4. Introducing Class Activities: Fun Learning Activities: “Today, we’re going to have lots of fun learning together! We’ll sing songs like ‘Hello, Hello’, read stories, play games, and even do some art!” Interactive Learning: “I want all of you to feel comfortable and happy in our class, so if there’s something you’d like to do or learn about, just let me know!”

5. Name Tags: Personalized Name Tags: “To help us get to know each other better, we’re going to make some special name tags! You can write your name on it and decorate it however you like.” Encourage Interaction: “While we’re making our name tags, let’s say our names out loud so we can all learn each other’s names!”

7. Hello Hello Song: Singing Together: “Now, who’s ready for our ‘Hello, Hello’ song? It goes like this… [Sing the ‘Hello, Hello’ song together with the class].”

8. Conclusion: Excitement for the Future: “I’m really excited to spend time with all of you and learn new things together! Are you ready to have an awesome time?” Encourage Participation: “Remember, if you ever have any questions or if there’s something you want to share, don’t be shy! Our classroom is a safe and welcoming space for all of us.” Closing: “Alright, let’s get started! Are you ready for some fun?”

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