Teaching Resource

Speaking and Listening Activities Task Cards

PDF | 7 pages|Grades: F - 3

A set of 13 cards with instructions for speaking and listening activities.

Use this teaching resource when exploring speaking and listening or drama skills. The cards could also be used at a time when your students may benefit from a warm-up game or brain break.

These activities are designed to promote confidence in communicating. The emphasis is on fun and having a light-hearted approach.

In addition to these ideas, try our other speaking and listening teaching resources such as Nutty Nursery Rhymes Speaking and Listening Activity, Colour Me Carefully Worksheets or Is It True? Listening Activity.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1437

    Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at schoolElaborationsbuilding vocabulary through multiple speaking and listening experiences (Skills: Literacy, Critical and C...

  • ACELA1454

    Understand the use of vocabulary in everyday contexts as well as a growing number of school contexts, including appropriate use of formal and informal terms of address in different contextsElaborationslearning forms of address for visitors and how to...

  • ACELA1470

    Understand the use of vocabulary about familiar and new topics and experiment with and begin to make conscious choices of vocabulary to suit audience and purposeElaborationsinterpreting new terminology drawing on prior knowledge, analogies and connec...

  • ACELY1646

    Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situationsElaborationslistening to, remembering and following simple instructions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)sequenci...

  • ACELY1656

    Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questionsElaborationslistening for details in spoken informative texts (Skills: Literacy)participating in informal ...

  • ACELY1666

    Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others' ideas in discussionsElaborationsusing spoken language for problem solving, and exploring ideas and concepts (Skills: Literacy, Critical an...

  • ACELY1784

    Use interaction skills including listening while others speak, using appropriate voice levels, articulation and body language, gestures and eye contactElaborationslearning how to use different voice levels appropriate to a situation, for example lear...

  • ACELY1788

    Use interaction skills including turn-taking, recognising the contributions of others, speaking clearly and using appropriate volume and paceElaborationsidentifying turn-taking patterns in group and pair work (for example initiating a topic, changing...

  • ACELY1789

    Use interaction skills including initiating topics, making positive statements and voicing disagreement in an appropriate manner, speaking clearly and varying tone, volume and pace appropriatelyElaborationsdiscussing appropriate conventions to use in...

  • ACELY1792

    Use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volumeElaborationsparticipating in pair, group and clas...

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Kylie Wynne

Just what I was looking for, thank you. I was hoping to put a new spin on Show and Tell, Mystery Object is perfect. Can’t wait to try it!

Kylie Wynne · Dec 22nd, 2020

Janeen

Hi Kylie

So glad you found exactly what you were after! Hope it goes well for you.

Kind regards

Janeen

Janeen · Dec 23rd, 2020

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