Let’s play a game! Can you imagine a shark? Can you vividly see the image in your head? Good! Can you imagine a doctor? Can you see the white coat and Stethoscope in your mind’s eye?
Excellent. Now, please try and imagine a “shark doctor”. “Huh, what’s that?” would be probably be most people’s first reaction. Is a shark doctor a shark that is a doctor, a doctor with shark-like features or something even more mysterious?
In a recent activity we combined animal/object cards with a profession card to create some fantastical combinations, some of which are displayed in the pictures below. The students were able to practice phonics in addition to multiple skills simultaneously while moving around the room, and pondering new interesting combinations in a fun manner.
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