Primary 6

My English class, from home

I LOVE ALL MY STUDENTS!

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)

WE LOVE THAT SONG!! Can you sing it until the end?

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.

SONG OF THE SIMPLE PAST (Thank you Jes and Alison)
LET’S CHANT AND PRACTISE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. Thanks to: ELF LEARNING!
POP SONGS!! DO YOU KNOW ANY OF THESE SONGS! THAT IS GREAT, PARTS OF FAMOUS SONGS USING PAST SIMPLE. LET’S SING!
REGULAR VERBS!! (MAIN RULE: INFINITIVE + ED).
YESTERDAY – LAST WEEK SONG BY ROCKIN’ ENGLISH
YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW song BY STORYBOTS

VOCABULARY: Free Time activities or Hobbies

LOOK AT THE COWBOY AND THE COWGIRL! SONG
VIDEO TO PRACTISE YOUR VOCABULARY by EASY ENGLISH
WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME?? VIDEO
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES IN ENGISH VIDEO by NEW MODEL OF LEARNING ENGLISH TEACHER. Thanks!

GRAMMAR MIND MAPS and COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS LISTS

Thank you Ana Todorovic for your PAST SIMPLE TENSE MIND MAP
HERE THERE IS A LIST OF COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS

ACTIVITIES TO DOWNLOAD!

WRITING ACTIVITIES (to download and print) for you to practise your GRAMMAR and VOCABULARY

VIDEO

STORY TIME: GRAMMAR SNACKS

Great videos!! LEARN ENGLISH TEENS- GRAMMAR SNACKS- BY BRITISH COUNCIL

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!!

WHAT IS A POEM? CAN YOU WRITE A SHORT AND EASY 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:

ACROSTIC POEMS

THIS IS MY POEM FOR YOU… ABOUT MY DEAR STUDENTS, FROM THIS SCHOOL YEAR AND THE PAST TIMES. I LOVE YOU ALL!

HAIKU POEMS

HAIKU POEM: Write a short poem of 3 sentences. The 1st line: with 5 syllables. The 2nd line: with 7 syllables. The 3rd line: 5 syllables.

SHAPE POEMS

My shape poem: LOVE (by Ester- March 2020). Do you like my poem??

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! 😉