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Creating a monster for Halloween

We are going to create and describe a monster for Halloween week.

We will decorate the classroom with all your monsters. Next Monday 27th you will give your teacher a description and a monster created using pencils, crayons, paper, cardboard or any other materials. Don’t write your name on the monster. Keep it secret! Be creative!

You will write sentences describing the physical characteristics of a monster.


Include all this information in this order: 

NAME: His/Her name is …

COUNTRY: He/She is from …

AGE: He/ She is ten years old.

COLOUR: He/ She is blue, grey, white, purple, etc.

PARTS OF THE BODY: He/ She has two big ears, four arms, six fingers in each hand, two small horns on his/her head, etc.

ADJECTIVES: He/She is funny, clean, scary, ugly, tall, short, big, huge, small, tiny, enormous, strange, unusual, similar to …, different from …, etc.

 

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Let’s celebrate Halloween week!

Halloween is next week and we are going to create our own spooky monster to decorate the classroom. Apart from that interesting project, we will complete these ten interactive activities in class. I hope you all learn a lot about Halloween and have fun!

Activity 1: First, let’s paint some Halloween creatures.

magic spell

Activity 2: Now create your own monster on-line.

monsters

Activity 3: Find the following Halloween creatures.

haunted

Activity 4: Now make your own pumkin.

pum

Activity 5: Play this word search game.

al

Activity 6: Now try this other word search.

word2

Activity 7: Listen to this story about a green monster.

monster2

Activity 8: It is time for another story. Listen carefully!

girlss

Activity 9: Now we are going to write a scary story.

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Activity 10: Finally, it is time to listen to a song. Write the description of the skeleton in your notebook.

skeleton

Send a comment! Did you like these Halloween activities? What was your favourite activities? Do you celebrate Halloween? How?

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Exploring our Solar System

This “Super Friday” we will learn about the outer space, our Solar System and its planets.

Activity 1: First, watch this video about the solar system!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsF_hdjWJjo

Activity 2: Now, watch this interesting video about the planets of in our Solar System. In your notebook write down interesting facts about each planet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEXWxNbpTzU

Activity 3: Now let’s learn more about these planets. Copy the mnemonic to remember the order of the planets in your notebook.

explore

Activity 4: Now complete this game about the order of the planets in the solar system.

planets

Activity 5: Now watch tabout  Bill Nye the Science Guy, a funny scientist who explains how far the sun is and other stars in space. Why do they say WHOA?

Activity 6: Now pay attention to this video about Bill Nye the Science Guy in ourter space to know how far apart the planets are in our solar system.

Activity 6: Now pay attention to this demonstration of the size and distance of the planets. Write down the name of the planets and the distance in scale.

Activity 7: Finally, watch this interesting video about the Sun.

Send a comment! Which is your favourite video or interactive activity? Can you find any other videos or interactive activities related to the planets on the Internet. Send the link in a comment.

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Unit 1: Interactive Revision

This “super” Friday we will revise all the contents for unit 1 in a really fun way playing interactive activities on the digital board. Practise at home too!

Activity 1: Play this game to learn about some countries and nationalities we have study in unit 1.

nationalities

Activity 2: Now let’s learn more with another interactive activity about the contents for unit 1.

names

Activity 3: Finally, let’s revise the use of CAPITAL letters in English with this interactive story.

capital

And that is all! I hope you all liked these activities. Enjoy the weekend!!!!!

 

 

 

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All about our new assistant

Our new assistant has just arrived. Today we will learn more about him. Pay attention to his presentation.

Pantallazo

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T-shirt Day

Last Monday 26th we celebrated the t-shirt Day with our Bachillerato students. This is the result of this collaborative project. Not only students appear in the video, can you guess who?

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European Day of Languages: Our T-shirt Day

Last “super” Friday we celebrated the “European Day of Languages” at our school. Our students were wearing t-shirts with messages in English and French. Here is the result of the videos your English teachers have created.

Did you like the songs included in these videos? Here are the lyrics videos:

“Hall of Fame” by the Script

“Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley

“Elle me dit” by Mika with English and French subtitles

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History of the English language

Today we will learn about where the English language comes from.

Activity 1: First, watch this video about the different periods in the formation of English. Write at least three words for the different chapters:

  1. Anglo-Saxons (410 AD)
  2. Norman Conquest (1066-1453)
  3.  Shakespeare (1564-1616)
  4. The King James Bible (1611)
  5. The English of Science (late 17th century. Age of Enlightment)
  6. English and Empire (16th century. British Empire and the Age of Discovery)
  7. The Age of the Dictionary (Dictionary of the English Language 1746-1755)
  8. American English (1607 Pilgrims to America)
  9. Internet English (1991)
  10. Global English

Activity 2: Now, let’s listen to another story of the English language with more details. Answer the quiz that appear on-line.

where

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European Day of Languages

Next Friday 26th we celebrate the European Day of Languages to promote the importance of learning foreign languages.

Activity 1: First, watch this video about this event.

Activity 2: Click on the map of Europe and learn about the different languages spoken in this continent.

worlir

 Activity 3: Answer these questions:

  1. What language do French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian and Italian descend from? Greek or Latin
  2. Which family do they belong to? Romance language family or Slavic family
  3. Whichtwo  languages belong to the Germanic family? Spanish / English / German / Portugal
  4. Which family do Russian, Polish and Czech belong to? Romance family / Slavic family
  5. Which family do Irish, Scots Gaelic and Welsh belong to? German family or Celtic family
  6. Which two languages belong to the Finno-Ugric family? English / Finnish / Hungarian
  7. Where is Basque spoken?

Activity 4: Now  let’s learn more about ten language spoken in Europe.  Click on the map and find out ore information about these languages.

  1. Which are the ten languages spoken in Europe that appear on the map?
  2. Where are they spoken?
  3. How do they say Hello and Bye-Bye in these different languages?

Activity 5: Now let’s learn more about languages in general. Pay attention to the following language facts.

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Activity 6: Finally, let’s try a language quiz to check what you have learnt!

quiz

 

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Starter Unit: Alphabet, Days of the Week, Months and Classroom Language

Watch these videos and learn the pronunciation of the alphabet, the days of the week, months, some time expressions, colours and classroom language.

THE ALPHABET

Activity 1: Pay attention and learn the letters of the aphabet in English.

Activity 2: Now sing along this hip-hop song:

THE DAYS OF THE WEEK

Activity 3: Let’s learn the days of the week

Activity 4: Now revise the days of the week singing a rap song:

THE MONTHS OF THE YEAR

Activity 5: Learn the months of the year

Activity 6: Practise again with a song:

Now in a rhyme:

TIME EXPRESSIONS

Activity 7: Now revise how to tell the time in English with this video.

TELLING THE TIME

Activity 8: Practise  the time with this video.

Here is one more video:

COLOURS

Activity 8: Let’s revise the colours too.

Activity 9: Complete this interactive activity on-line,

colors

Activity 10: Let’s complete these interactive activities about colours.

color2

HOMEWORK: Listen to all the videos, repeat the words. Then write down the words of the days, months, time expressions and colours in English in the vocabulary section of your notebook.

CLASSROOM LANGUAGE

Today we will also revise the language we use in the classroom.

Activity 11: Listen and pay attention. Complete the activities on-line.

class

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