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100 reviewed resources for telephone messages

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Listen to Me: Telephone Tree

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice listening skills with young learners through a fun telephone simulation! After brainstorming situations where it is important to listen, learners use this worksheet in pairs to take a mock telephone message while listening to...
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Telephone Messages

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students practice having telephone conversations. They create their own phone message after practicing with each other. They also identify the different parts of a telephone.
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Please, Take A Message

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identiry which information is important to capture when dictating a telephone message. In pairs, students practice dictating and recording telephone messages using a dedicated telephone message pad. This instructional activity...
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Leaving an Answerphone Message

For Students 4th - 6th
In this communication activity, students read 2 telephone scenarios and then write a message they will leave on the 2 notepads provided.
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Can I Take a Message? A Telephone English Role-play

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners play a game to practice receiving and relaying telephone messages. They are divided into two groups, callers and receivers. Receivers sit facing a wall, callers behind them. When a caller wants to make a call they tap the...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the concept of creating phylogenetic trees by playing a game of Telephone. Participants create a mixed-up message and through the use of distance matrices, the evolution of the message is recreated. 
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Take A Message

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice accurate note taking skills, recording only pertinent information. Using proper grammar and useage, they record accurate phone messages. This lesson is intended for students acquiring English.
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Telephone Skills

For Teachers K - 12th
What kid doesn't love talking on the phone? Learners with visual and intellectual disabilities get comfortable using several types of telephones. They begin by examining the phone, dialing, answering the phone, and then they work into...
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French: One-Sided Telephone Conversations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Allo? Qui est-ce? Hone the listening skills of your Francophiles by simulating telephone conversations. After reviewing basic french telephone expressions (some are included here), they conduct two conversations per day for one week. A...
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ESOL Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discuss the importance of leaving an appropriate message on an answering machine or voice mail system. They write a message for a friend and in pairs take turns reading their message while their partner writes it down.
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Telephoning Problems Challenge Board Game

For Students 7th - 10th
In this communication worksheet, students participate in a board game that involves twenty-seven steps of how to carry on a telephone conversation with another person.
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Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the Inca communicated over large distances. They locate the Inca Empire on a map, define key vocabulary terms, play the game, 'telephone,' and create a quipu to show the year they were born.
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Personal Telephone Numbers: Deciphering a Message

For Students 6th - 8th
In this deciphering a message worksheet, students decipher 23 names of famous people given a phone number.  Students use the numbers and letters on a telephone key pad to decipher phone numbers into names.
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Beyond Wires and Pigeons - Communications in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would you trust a pigeon to fly over a battlefield and return with a vital message? Scholars investigate the use of any and all communication methods during World War I. They use a video clip to research the various ways communication...
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ESOL Telephone Communications

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students answer incoming telephone calls, take simple messages, and respond to voice mail prompts. They write a paragraph using correct spacing and legible cursive handwriting. They practice the sounds of past tense endings.
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Teaching Telephone English for Business ESP English Classes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students practice the practical skill of telephone communication. They perform a series of role plays to give them practical experience in the proper way to speak and respond while on the telephone.
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Telephone Communication

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars role-play telephone conversations. They view a video of a telephone conversation and discuss the vocabulary used during the conversation. They practice conversations and substitute responses.
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Telephone Skills - knowing whether to stay on the line or leave a message

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a tape of a dialogue of a call to a workplace to determine whether to stay on the line or leave a message. They also practice short dialogues.
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Music With a Message

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students write a line by line analysis of a song which they feel expresses a powerful message that can change society for the better. They then present their analysis to the class in an oral report.
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Trace My Shadow

For Students 6th - 12th
Which creates more digital traces: surfing the Internet in a coffee shop, or using an iPhone to send a text message? The answer may surprise you! An interactive resource prompts users to choose which devices, operating systems, and...
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Show Respect Online

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Digital citzenship is explored as your class discusses how to show respect in social situations, in-person, and online by recognizing the importance of "tone" in both face-to-face and online communications. Using a hand-out, learners...
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ESL: Using the Telephone

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders practice telephone etiquette skills by simulating phone conversations. They discover how to making simulated 911 calls, taking phone messages, and dealing with telemarketers.
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Sending Messages, Then and Now

For Teachers K - 1st
Students analyze how patriots created ways to communicate during the Revolutionary War. After reading about and discussing ways patriots communicated, students create a chart analyzing the way messages are sent today with the way...
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For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students complete a number and letter recognition activity by creating phone numbers for businesses. For this telephone number lesson, students brainstorm telephone numbers that include words. Students translate numbers to their numeric...

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