Supplies to be Purchased/Borrowed/or Gathered from Home
  • unlined 3x5 cards
  • paper / pencils for students
  • paper plate, brad, pen, and construction paper clock hands (for each student)
  • paper clips for marking chapters
  • dry erase markers
  • colored chalk
  • water colors and brush
  • local map (wherever you teach)
  • map of the country (wherever you are)
  • world map or globe
  • U.S. map
  • map of Sea of Galilee
  • map of ancient Israel
  • calendar (with colorful seasonal pictures, if possible)
  • current calendar showing holidays (can be purse-size from a business)-1 per pair of students)
  • calculator
  • video recorder
  • used boarding pass
  • used airline ticket
  • authentic flight schedules
  • birthday candle for each student
  • birthday hats and whistles (if possible)
  • disguise (wig, dark glasses, mask, etc.)
  • weather gear-ear muffs, scarf, umbrella, sunglasses, hand fan
  • two shirts and some food for sharing
  • examples of different fabric design (plaids, checks, etc.) and fabric type
  • articles of clothing (all basic types/colors)
  • missfitting clothes
  • coat/ umbrella, and sun hat
  • suitcase and a few garments to fold
  • needle and thread
  • perfume
  • brush/curlers/scissors
  • props representative of the seven holidays in Lesson Ten
  • nativity set (if possible)
  • book to " study" (demo)
  • large book with clear chapter distinctions
  • magazine
  • things to show
  • things to carry
  • koosh ball or bean bag
  • current calendar
  • small kitchen towel/pad/pencil
  • paring knife
  • bone from cooked meat
  • an example of dull and shiny
  • apron and cooking spoon
  • bottle or jar with a lid
  • cloth and pan of water
  • two rags-one clean and one dirty
  • one dry and one moist cloth
  • bowl of water and a small dish
  • bar of soap
  • cloth to tie around head / cotton for a " fake" swollen jaw
  • drying towel
  • blindfolds cap for taxi driver
  • sheet or large table cloth
  • birthday cake
  • birth announcement (" used" is fine!)
  • dinner invitation (sample)
  • personal letter (sample)
  • tape for " Musical Chairs"
  • piece of music
  • family pictures
  • scrapbook of memorabilia
  • newspaper
  • authentic obituaries from a newspaper (one for each pair of students, if possible)
  • large rock
  • rock for rolling
  • paint brush (for house painting)
  • hammer and nail
  • fishing pole/net (if possible)
  • extension cord and light bulb
  • string for a clothesline
  • seeds and hoe
  • small container of dirt
  • sample of sand or picture of a desert
  • doll (with receiving blanket - optional)
  • box
  • stethoscope (toy store?!)
  • bandage for knee
  • spoon and a bottle of liquid medicine
  • crutch (or stick to lean on)
  • pill bottle
  • ice pack
  • heating pad
  • pictures:
  • babies
  • various types of weather
  • various occupations (one for each student)
  • various modes of transportation
  • two people in love
  • representative of the four seasons
  • pregnant woman
  • nuclear family
  • mother and child
  • holiday activities
  • various stages of life
  • grocery store flyers (one for each student or pair of students)
  • sample of spices
  • nut in a shell
  • apple
  • individual (real!) food samples
  • foods for the Taste Stations (each of them numbered)
  • three small pieces of candy
  • small candies or pieces of gum (prizes)
  • crackers and honey
  • small cooking pot with a few vegetables and a lid

Do-Ahead Preparations

  • 6 handouts Lesson One
  • 7 handouts Lesson Two
  • 5 handouts Lesson Three
  • 5 handouts Lesson Four
  • 5 handouts Lesson Five
  • 5 handouts Lesson Six
  • 5 handouts Lesson Seven
  • 6 handouts Lesson Eight
  • 2 handouts Lesson Nine
  • 8 handouts Lesson Ten
  • 4 handouts Lesson Eleven
  • 2 handouts Lesson Twelve
  • copies of newspaper weather map (one per student)
  • transparency of a map of ancient Israel
  • nametags for everyone
  • four nametags: God, Gabriel, Mary, and Elizabeth
  • large nametags for Mary and Joseph
  • 3x5 cards or paper cut for playing game of " Concentration" (see Months)
  • 3x5 cards for names of months-a set for each pair of students
  • cards or paper strips (numerals and number words 1-31)-a set for each pair of students
  • two paper strips (5x2 inches)-one set per student
  • paper strips with sentences and actions (see Communicative Practice-days of week)
  • paper strips for John's teachings
  • names of cities on large paper strips
  • wall signs for Bethlehem city limits and a stable with a manger
  • signs for river and desert on opposite walls in classroom
  • " boat" sign to attach to box
  • taxi cab sign
  • demonstration poster board clock with movable hands attached with a brad using two colors for after and 'til
  • color labels (most basic) for items in classroom
  • colored construction paper with words (see Presentation in Lesson 5)
  • small gift-wrapped package
  • cassette tape of a current local weather forecast or video clip of a current five-day forecast
  • cassette tape made of Sam and Ken in conversation
  • enlisting help of another person to illustrate meaning of

Preparations on Class Day

  • Lesson 1 - alphabet written twice on board for team competition
  • Lesson 2 - wall signs attached to wall
  • Lesson 2 - an assortment of ordinal number words written on board (two identical sets) for relay race
  • Lesson 3 - names of cities on classroom walls
  • Lesson 4 - color labels on items in the classroom
  • Lesson 4 - signs for river and desert on opposite walls
  • Lesson 5 (none)
  • Lesson 6 (none)
  • Lesson 7 - new grammar structure on board or transparency enclosed in a box to highlight its importance
  • Lesson 8 - ailments written on board
  • Lesson 9 - obstacle course set up
  • Lesson 10 (none)
  • Lesson 11 - questions written on board (see bottom of page 11.1)
  • Lesson 12 (none)

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