Who's Who

Activity
Target levelJHS
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Description

  • Hang up 6 sentences in a place where students won’t disturb other classes, like an empty room next door or the hall.
  • Make groups of 6 or less students. Each team chooses 2 runners, 1 coach, 1 recorder and 1 or 2 reporters.
  • Draw a grid on the board and list the numbers 1-6 along the top and the names of the teams down the side.
  • The runners leave the room in search of the first sentence.
  • The sentences need not be reported in order, but they must be left where they have been put.
  • After the runners have found and memorized a sentence, they must teach it to the recorder, who writes it down and passes it to the coach who then teaches the reporters.
  • When the reporters think they have it right, they go to the ALT and recite the sentence.
  • If it is correct, check its box on the grid. If it's wrong, the team tries again.
  • When a team has completed all 6 sentences they are handed a worksheet with the information they have just gathered and try to complete it.
  • When they think they have the correct names and ages the students bring their sheet to the ALT or JTE for checking.

Sentences

Use these sentences.

  1. The tallest person is one year younger than Julie.
  2. The person with the longest dress is only 16.
  3. Sally’s hair is longer than Mary’s, but shorter than Julie’s.
  4. Mary is one year older than Peter.
  5. Mike will be twenty on his next birthday.
  6. John has a nice tie and suit.

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