viernes, 27 de febrero de 2015

Challenge 19: Checking our grammar progress

Next week, you´ll have a grammar test. Here you are some interesting activities to revise and practice it. 

Giving information about films

Within this oral activity, children learn to ask and give information about films. They:  ask questions, answer questions, spell words, and use good manners to communicate with the others. 

Types of films shots

Do you think the type of shot is important in a film?
Has the director of a film got a specific intention when using a type of shot?

Watch this video and learn about film shots

Once we have the information needed, let´s create our own film shots scenes:

  • First, draw three different film shots
  • Then, in groups, take photos using different shots references and create a poster for class. 



jueves, 26 de febrero de 2015

Our hands tell stories. Part 2

New stories with other students are told. They create their own stories and tell them with the use of their hands.

Speaking cards

Children read some information given in their cards , and they have to speak about it without stopping. The student who doesn´t stop is the winner. This activity is a good opportunity for students to communicate without being afraid of linguistic mistakes. 


lunes, 23 de febrero de 2015

Our hands tell stories

This is a very creative activity in which our students develop the 4 linguistic skills.

  • First, they create their own stories with the use of given words.
  • Second, they read it and evaluate it with a rubric.
  • Then, they represent the story only with the use of their hands while one member of the group reads the story.

sábado, 21 de febrero de 2015

Etwinning collaborative story

This is the story of the Wizard of Oz. It has been made by Spanish ( cript and drawings) and Turkish students ( voices).

viernes, 20 de febrero de 2015

Challenge 18: creating Mindmaps

How many adjectives do you know?

Let´s create a Mindmap ,  using POPPLET, to write all the adjectives you know.


1. Enter in the website POPPLET.
2. Register or Log in if you are already registered.
3. Click on Create a new popplet.
4. Create your mind map using images and videos. 
5. When you finish, send it to my mail ( pelesa2@hotmail.com).

Past simple battleships

This game is one of my students´favourite one. They have to find their friend´s ships using questions about actions in past and The Simpson Family.

Creating our own Awards

First, children create  a category for Awards and then, they draw  the  their designs. 
These children are really creative. They have very original ideas.



jueves, 19 de febrero de 2015

Our walk of fame

Do you know what is the walk of fame?
Where is it?
Who can be honoured in it?
Do you want to have  a walk of fame for your  names?

After watching this video, we shall create our own walk of fame with a very simple activity. You only need:
  • scissors
  • glue
  • craft papers ( yellow and black)
  • and hands painting.


miércoles, 18 de febrero de 2015

And the oscar goes to .... ( Display)

For this craft activity we need:

  • A yoghurt 
  • black painting
  • an oscar drawing
  • glitter
  • a stick 
  • glue
  • scissors
  • and a banner to write

It is a very simple craft  activity that our students can use to give it  to the people they want. They can create their own Oscar Awards categories. For example:   the best mother, the best friend, the funniest friend...

Superlatives ladders and snakes boardgame

There is no doubt that children learn much better when they play and interact with friends. Speaking skill is not easy for kids to be developed . It is necessary for students to have real opportunities to speak in a relaxing context, although they make some mistakes. Games are great tools to get this aim.

martes, 17 de febrero de 2015

Cooperative speaking activity

This activity allows children to develop reading and speaking skills. Children are in groups of four. All the groups have the same text about famous people, but each member of the group has a different kind of reading exercises ( the level of difficulty is adapted to the level of our students). 
After ten minutes, they have to sit down with the people who have the same type of activity and then ,they talk about the information they write down. They correct it with the help of their friends, so they can talk at the end about these famous people as real experts. 


lunes, 16 de febrero de 2015

Story on cinema

Cinema started with very simple motion. It was a revolution and nowadays, we can see wonderful films thanks to those primitive movies.

Capitalization and punctuation activities

Writing correctly is very important for students. Punctuation and capitalization are important aspects when writing a text. Let´s  practice it with this funny activities.

Interactive activities

domingo, 15 de febrero de 2015

Oscar awards

This week Oscars awards are going to be celebrated in USA. It is a perfect time for us to learn a lot about films, actors, actresses, cinema industry and also grammar aspects for English. Let´s start!!

And the Oscar goes to ....  Winners


Carnival about CINEMA project

It is a fact that when families and school work together everything is a great success. Within this trailer, we sum up the most important fancy dresses and moments of the Carnival parade.

sábado, 14 de febrero de 2015

Oscar Awards week

Next weekend,  Oscar Ceremony will be celebrated in USA. Let´s enjoy this week learning about Oscar Awards?

viernes, 13 de febrero de 2015


Films and movies are the main topic in our school Carnival.
Let´s see a presentation about it!!

Funny writing

Jokes and humour are important parts of education. Motivating children to write is necessary for students to encourage this activity.


jueves, 12 de febrero de 2015

miércoles, 11 de febrero de 2015


Love is the nicest feeling in the World. It makes us laugh, fly, cry and feel really important. It is necessary we say "I love you" to those people we really love.
We can´t change the World, but we can improve it. WE LOVE YOU ALL!!

More collaborative stories

Children create collaborative stories with the use of Storybird. Here you have some beautiful tales.

Love is in the air



Our children create this beautiful craft to decorate school. Love is in the air and we are the main characters.

lunes, 9 de febrero de 2015

domingo, 8 de febrero de 2015

Learning about our hearts

Heart organ is one of the most incredible organs in our bodies, but what do you really Know about it?

Watch and learn

When children watch the video and do the quiz about heart organ, then they do a collaborative activity, in which they write down information about heart, using rotating paper dynamic technique.


Children see how a real heart works. Then, they write some important facts about their heart organs.


Listen to the song and complete the gaps.

viernes, 6 de febrero de 2015

miércoles, 4 de febrero de 2015

Challenge 18: a message of love

This challenge is very nice and cute. Record a message of love with your mobile phone,  for the people you really love and send it to me by wasap. We will join all the videos together and we will show it on Sunday. Love is in the air!!!

Your family can also participate in your video or you can use extra elements. Try to be original!!

This is an example for this challenge

Up crafts: love is in the air

Up is a really romantic film, but it is also a cartoon comedy.

For our art class, and preparing Saint Valentine´s day, we will do a craft related to this beautiful film. We only need:

  • A3 paper with the drawing of the house
  • Colour hearts
  • scissors
  • glue
  • rulers
  • and imagination

Love is what makes us fly.

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