My English class, from home
HELLO EVERYONE! Hi 6h graders! How are you doing? How are you feeling these days that we must stay at home? This is your teacher Ester speaking (I am missing you all… sniff sniff, by the way). But, come on! 🙂 We need to be brave and optimistic. I want to ask you a question: Do you like the ENGLISH CORNER BLOG? Are you ready for some English? LET’S GET STARTED!
WEEKLY PLAN: 30th MARCH-3rd APRIL 2020
This week we are going to do the following TASKS in order to practise the PAST SIMPLE VERBS and some VOCABULARY about HOBBIES and FREE TIME ACTIVITIES. We will also do some CREATIVE WRITING: write a poem!
- Watch VIDEO SONGS and VIDEO STORIES to revise PAST SIMPLE VERBS (regular and irregular verbs) and HOBBIES / FREE TIME ACTIVITIES.
- Complete some WORKSHEETS with CROSSWORDS (AT LEAST 2 WORKSHEET) about PAST SIMPLE TENSE and the TOPIC: Free Time activities or Hobbies.
- SPECIAL TASK OF THE WEEK: Write a poem!
- EXTRA TASKS for this week (IDEAS):
- Reading a book in English (ask your teacher!)
- Mini Book: complete the activities that you can do by yourself in UNIT 4, Mini-Book.
- In case that you haven’t got a PRINTER MACHINE AT HOME (and you can’t print the worksheets). Write a list of verbs from the SONG (MR MORTON) writing the infinitive and the Past Simple form of the verb, dividing the verbs into two groups (regular and irregular verbs).
- ONLINE GAMES you can play (soon I will share some links with online games).
- BOARD GAMES to print. You can play and learn at home with your family! It’s fun!
SONGS FOR YOU TO SING
Do you remember these songs? Let’s start singing!! Let’s get started!
GRAMMAR: Past Simple Tense Songs (Regular and Irregular verbs)
LYRICS OF Mr Morton SONG: This is the tale of Mr. Morton Mr. Morton is who? He is the subject of our tale and the predicate tells what Mr. Morton must do Mr. Morton walked down the street. Mr. Morton walked Mr. Morton talked to his cat. Mr. Morton talked (Hello, cat, you look good) Mr. Morton was lonely. Mr. Morton was Mr. Morton is the subject of the sentence and what the predicate says, he does Mr. Morton knew just one girl. Mr. Morton knew Mr. Morton grew flowers for Pearl. Mr. Morton grew Mr. Morton was very shy. Mr. Morton was Mr. Morton is the subject of the sentence and what the predicate says, he does The subject is noun. That’s person, place or thing It’s who or what the sentence is about and the predicate is verb. That is the action word. that gets the subject up and out Mr. Morton wrote Pearl a poem. Mr. Morton wrote Pearl replied in the afternoon. Pearl replied by a note. Mr. Morton was very nervous. Mr. Morton was Mr. Morton is the subject of the sentence and what the predicate says, he does The cat stretched. The sun beat down. A neighbor chased his kid (Come hear kid ~ come on..) Each sentence is completed when you knew what the subject did Mr. Morton knocked on her door. Mr. Morton knocked Mr. Morton sat on her porch. Yes, he just sat there and rocked Mr. Morton was nervous man. when she opened up the door he ran Mr. Morton climbed up his stairs. Mr. Morton climbed Mr. Morton rhymed pretty words. Mr. Morton rhymed Mr. Morton was lonely. Mr. Morton was Until Pearl showed up with single rose. Who say women can’t propose? Now Mr. Morton is happy. And Pearl and the cat are too. They’re the subject of the sentence. And what the predicate says, they do.
VOCABULARY: Free Time activities or Hobbies
GRAMMAR MIND MAPS and COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS LISTS
ACTIVITIES TO DOWNLOAD!
WRITING ACTIVITIES (to download and print) for you to practise your GRAMMAR and VOCABULARY
STORY TIME: GRAMMAR SNACKS
Find more STORY VIDEOS HERE: STORYTELLING ONLINE K https://www.storylineonline.net/
SPECIAL TASK OF THIS WEEK: Poetry
SPECIAL ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK: Write a poem!!
TYPES OF POEMS: There are many different types of poems. However I want you to choose between 3 types of poems: ACROSTIC, HAIKU and SHAPE POEM.
- ACROSTIC POEM
- HAIKU POEM
- SHAPE POEM
Here you can see some examples of poems:
How do we have to read poems? Several things to bear in mind:
ENJOY THESE POEMS! JUST FOR FUN. DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE MAIN IDEA? WHAT IS THE MESSAGE OR MEANING OF THE POEM? Do you like reading poetry? Did you enjoy writing a POEM? I enjoyed writing my SHAPE POEM of LOVE. What about you?
And now, it’s time to play. Let’s relax and play an online game…
INTERACTIVE (free online) GAMES: Let’s play! 😉
- https://www.baamboozle.com/games CLICK THE NUMBERS, SAY THE WORD AND CHECK IF YOUR ANSWER IS CORRECT.
- http://enjoyenglish.free.fr/english/primaire/concentration/index.html DIFFERENT TOPICS FOR YOU TO PRACTISE. Choose the TOPIC that you like and play GAMES: Matching, Pairs and Hangman, etc.
- OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: ONLINE LEARNING ZONE: https://elt.oup.com/student/oupeprimary/?cc=global&selLanguage=en PRIMARY: ONLINE GAMES FOR 5th and 6th LEVELS: https://elt.oup.com/student/oupeprimary/gameszone/levels_5_6/?cc=global&selLanguage=en
- BRITISH COUNCIL: LEARN ENGLISH KIDS: https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/es FUN AND GAMES: https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/es/games
- SESAME STREET: GAMES https://www.sesamestreet.org/games
- KOALA TEXT WEBSITE: Different possiblilities: Activities to print, games, songs, videos… Here, the GAMES LINK: http://koalatext.com/public/index.php/lessonsv2/3/13