Digital Book: Developing Oral Language with Barrier Games
Hands On Concepts
This resource illustrates:
4A) High-quality and extended talk; 4G) Reinforce target words; 4H) Hands-on, inquiry-based experiences; 6C) Reading, writing, listening, and speaking in both languages; 8D) Small group instruction of similar proficiency levels; 8I) Small groups with English proficient peers
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
Barrier games are designed to promote oral language since one student is given information that another partner student needs. The lesson design encourages students to ask information of one another. This resource provides many example barrier games.