Have you ever had a student with having difficulty in not know how to explain a process? Here is a very fun drawing activity.
Illustrating a Process - How to Make, Build, Play
Demonstrating HOW something works
Explaining a Process:
If you have ever baked a cake following a recipe, assembled a toy or a piece of furniture or a bicycle that came with instructions, or followed written directions on HOW to get to a place, you know that your success often depends on how well the instructions were written.
Questions for discussion:
Have you ever come across something that you didn’t know …
• HOW to USE something?
• How to FUNTION something?
• How to MAKE something?
• Explain HOW to do something?
Lesson objective: Using a “STEP BY STEP” instructions…
• First you must … Brainstorm with your teammate on various products, recipes, directions of something that you both know and decide on one to illustrate the process in (point form).
• Second… Start with a list of WHAT IS NEEDED, such as tools, and materials or ingredients. To make sure that you have everything need required.
• Then… make sure to use the point form and illustrate each step in the process. Using 1st, 2nd, 3rd
• Be sure to …write simple and short sentences for others to better understand.
• Don’t forget to illustrate your idea’s in simple diagrams
• Then… each team will present these to the class.
By the end of this lesson you should:
Know HOW to describe a step by step process or give instructions and practice writing more effective instructions.
Have fun and BE CREATIVE!
Past examples included: Cooking recipes such as [making] hand-rolled kimbab /or mandu, making origami, [building] cy-world websites /or a kite, [playing] a game, or playing a type of sub-cultural game/sport/or cultural/traditional activities & games such as card games, or types of tossing games, or an online pc game/ or speaking games, or games from childhood etcetera, etcetera. Other examples can be suggested by the teacher.
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