Teachers

These units are flexible and allow you to choose those activities that best suit the needs and interests of your class. It may be used with children who are complete beginners or adapted to suit children who already have some prior knowledge of languages. You are encouraged to repeat the activities often and build them into the normal classroom routine. The unit can be integrated into other areas  of the Primary curriculum and contributes to the CCEA ICL Yr3/4 resources  ‘Houses and Homes’, ‘Bugs , Birds and Beasts’ and ‘Whatever the Weather’.

 

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Learning Intentions

Children will:

 

Stories

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Introducing the Vocabulary

Before introducing the story, familiarise yourself with the text and the animation.
Introduce the vocabulary for the rooms/animals/food/weather/seasons /clothes using:

Introduce each item in the order that they come in the story and invite pupil repetition. 
Reinforce the vocabulary using some of the techniques below e.g.

Show pupils the picture cards of where the little bear is hidden and ask where is it hidden.
Pupils are invited to give the correct response.
Each time the pupil gives the correct response he/she gets to keep the card.  Ask the rest of the class to repeat answers to ensure plenty of repetition.

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Telling the Story

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This excerpt is from the Primary Languages DVD "Languages are Child's Play". Read more...

Games - Suggested Route

Houses and Homes

Bugs, Birds and Beasts

 

Whatever the Weather

 

Rhymes - Suggested Route

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This excerpt is from the Primary Languages DVD "Languages are Child's Play". Read more...