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miércoles, 28 de febrero de 2018

It´s time to play!

Kahoot is one of the most motivating games for our students. They love revising contents and showing all they have learnt with their friends. Competition and emotion are two of the most relevant aspects of this app.


lunes, 26 de febrero de 2018

jueves, 22 de febrero de 2018

Challenge: your friend

This challenge is really interesting. You are going to create an AVATAR using Voki app.

1. First , watch the tutorial video to understand how to use Voki.
2. Second, Go to Voki register yourself.
3. Third, create an avatar that represents some friend or member of your family. Customize it: hair, skin color, eyes color...
4. Then, include a background.
5. Write a short text about this person. You can include personal information, physical description, routines.... ( he/she is ... He /she has got, He / she can....., He/she gets up at...)
6. When you finish, save and share your avatar.



7. Send the link to the teacher by mail. Copy the link and paste in the  email body.


Perspective and art

Let´s watch this video to learn how to draw a landscape using perspective.



 





Creativity and occupations

Students draw what it is said in the task and talk about why they take this decision about the worker: Is it a man or a woman? Why?

Using this activity, we can see if our students have some preconceptions about genre and proffessions.



The results are very interesting. As far our students are older, they have more difficulties to break their preconceptions. On the other hand,  younger students draw workers as their own genre image. (if they are girls, they draw girls, but if they are boys they usually draw boys) Nevertheless, there are some proffessions which are very linked to the genre as: politician, nurse, teacher or soldier.

 












martes, 20 de febrero de 2018

Speaking class



Children ask questions to their mates and write down their answers. Then they have to draw their mates´hands and write sentences about these answers.




   

Playing to learn

Students practice present simple using boardgames. 




domingo, 18 de febrero de 2018

Grammar time


Let´s watch this video about present simple (5th level)



Let´s watch this video and learn about past simple. (6th level)


Let´s practice!

viernes, 16 de febrero de 2018

Challenge: writing a email

This is a simple challenge, but you have to pay attention to your writing. What do you have to do? Writing an e-mail to your English teacher.
Let´s read the instructions:

1. Go to your mail and complete your teacher´s mail address  and the subject
2. Then, write a text following the next directions:
  • Say hello
  • Introduce yourself: name, class, age, family...
  • Write about your school.
  • write about your city.
  • write about your daily routines (use in the morning, in the afeternoon, in the evening, at night)
  • write about your likes and dislikes.
  • Ask three questions to the teacher.
  • Say goodbye.

Art and craft: Valentine´s arrows

Students create Valentine´s arrows using pencils, foam, scissors, glue... They write love messages and give the present to the people they love.





miércoles, 14 de febrero de 2018

Love display at school

Our students write love messages using Typorama app and show them in a wonderful display at school hall.  Little students create beautiful hearts using different colours and help us to decorate school.




lunes, 12 de febrero de 2018

Love songs

Songs and music is a perfect tool for students to learn English. We can use them in class in many ways. Today, we are going to use some famous songs to celebrate Valentine´s day.







Activities about love

We can use lots of different activities to work the feeling of love. Here we are some examples of activities we do in class.









domingo, 11 de febrero de 2018

Learning about our hearts.

Saint Valentine´s day is coming and it is a great moment to learn about our hearts and how they work. Students watch these educational videos a complete the activities.






 


Valentine´s day vocabulary


Let´s review the vocabulary related to Valentine´s Day.





viernes, 9 de febrero de 2018

Love messages

Children talk about love . It is a great opportunity for them to say : " I love you" to their families and friends.

Instructions:

1. Record a video with your mobile phone sending a message of love.
2. Be creative and original.
3. Send it to me by whatsapp.












Our cancer bandanas

6th level students design cancer bandanas for children who have this disease and need them. Our students learn about the disease, how it affects different organs, read about healthy habits and design bandanas in a paper.
After that, students voted and decided which was the nicest and the most representative bandana from the school. Then, we called an specialized company to print it in real fabric bandanas.


 


Art

Art is a great tool to develop linguistic competence and talking about emotions.

What is inside your head?

 

 






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