Thursday, May 31, 2012

Year 6 Unit 2 Part 3

Grade 6 Unit 2 Part 3
Goal: Be able to ask and Answer “When is your Birthday?” “It’s in _____”

Start with just the months
              Go through to review

Play Gopher game
              Students must stand up for their birthday month

Ordinal Numbers
              Introduce ordinal numbers
              Start with 4th, 6th, 7th, 16th…. à all the regular numbers
              Then introduce 5th
              Teach 1st, 2nd, 3rd,
              Then show them there is a pattern
                            1st, 21st, 31st, 2nd, 22nd, 32nd, 3rd, 23rd, 33rd

Students should get in pairs and practice
              When is your birthday?
                            It’s January 3rd

Students will each be given a paper with 2 grids on it. One grid is their secret board, one is their guessing board.
Students will put 3 shapes on their secret boards.
They want to try to guess the 3 shapes on their partners board before their partner guesses the shapes on their own board.
To make a guess students must say dates (example January 10th) the other student will look at their board and see if part of a shape is there. They will say Yes or No.
The students take turns making guesses until one of the students has found all the other students shapes.


Cool down
Have students tell me their birthdays when they are finished.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Year 6: Unit 2 Part 2

Grade 6 Unit 2 Part 2
Goal: Be able to ask and Answer “When is your Birthday?” “It’s in _____”

Start with just the months
            Go through once or twice
Whisper Waves
            Make 3 Lines
                        The first person in each line looks at a card. They whisper to the person behind them. When the last person in line hears the word the run to the front of the class and touch the word on the board. If they are right their team gets 5 points.
            Many rounds should be played
            The team with the most points wins

Students should then remember the phrases
            When is your birthday?
                        It’s in ______

Students play the Mr. Fox Game
Students all line up against 1 wall
One person is the fox
All the students ask
            When is your birthday?
                        The fox says It’s in ______.
                        The students then take the number of steps associated with the month
                                    So for May they take 5 steps
                                    For February they take 2 steps
                        After a while when the students ask
                                    When is your birthday?
                        The fox will say.
                        The fox will then chase the students and try catch as many as they can
                                    The students that are caught are the new foxes
Red Rover
            Students should get into two lines
            The goal is to make your group the biggest
            Students from one line ask all together
                        “When is your birthday?”
            The students from the other line must say “it’s in ______”
                        Any student with a birthday in that month must run over to the other side. They are now on the new team. The same month cannot be said twice in a row.

TPR Months
            When the students hear the name of a month they must clap the number associated with it
            So if they hear May they must clap 5 times.
            If they here January they clap 1 time

Year 6: Lesson 1 Part 3 and Lesson 2 Part 1

Grade 6
Lesson 1 Part 3
Lesson 2 Part 1

Have the students bring their Flash cards

I will say a letter, they must raise that letter

            Teach the students the names of the seasons
                                    Show them that we have seasons in Colorado
            Begin with Month Flash cards
            Months song
Teach the Phase
            When is your birthday?
                        It’s in _______
Using only English the students should get in order based on their birthday
            When is your birthday?
                        It’s in November
Use these groups to play Karuta
            Play alphabet Karuta

Year 6: Unit 1 Part 2

Grade 6
Unit 1 Part 2
Goal Alphabet, and Do you have

Warm up
My name is Katie
My name is _____
Nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you, too.

Review Do you have ___? /Yes I do.
Use the 5 animal cards from last week

Alphabet Song
Sing the Alphabet song

Quiz the students on lowercase; see how much lower case the students know using flashcards.

Put the cards in the middle of a group, Students must pick up the cards I say.

Students use lowercase letters to fill out the bingo cards. I will say the letter. Letters that are the same big and small will be eliminated (c k o p s v w x z)

Students stand in lines. At the front of 1 line there will be a stack of uppercase letters. At the back of the line there will be lowercase letters, the student at the front of the line picks up a card, and whispers the letter to the person behind them, the letter is whispered down the line, the last person in the line must pick up the corresponding letter at the back, and bring it to the front of the line, the cards are then matched. The team that has the most pairs wins.

Year 6: Unit 1 Part 1

Year 6
Unit 1 Part 1

Do you have a …?

Warm up and review.
Go through vocabulary flash cards that they will be using for the go fish game. Make sure they have it down. (Example Bear, Tiger, Giraffe, Panda, Monkey)

Go Fish Game
Have enough flash cards so that each student has 5 cards. Tell the students that they are to go around the room, they should Janken(Rock, Scissors, Paper) to see who goes first. The student that wins Janken asks the other student “Do you have a …?” if the second student does have the card the other student replies “Yes, I do.” and gives the other student the card. If the student does not have the card they say. “No, I don’t.”
The person with the most pairs at the end is the winner.
When the game is over a work sheet should be handed out to students. The students should write Yes I do. or No, I don’t. and the number at the side of the page. At the top of the form there should be a line for names. Students should be encouraged to write their name in roman characters with the first letters capitalized.

Find your team
Hand out one animal to each person. They should be given at random. Each student must ask the other students. “Do you have a ____?” ( they ask if the other student has the same card as them). The other student then answers “Yes, I do.” or “No, I don`t” If they both have the same card they are on the same team.

Shy Moony (Hangman relabeled)
Students as if there is a certain letter on the board if there isn’t part of moony disappears. If there is, moony stays. If the students can guess the word before all of moony disappears, they win, and moony comes back.

Cool Down
Review “Do you have a ___?” grammar, using animal flash cards. 

Year 5: Unit 4 Part 2

Year 5
Unit 4 Part 2
Goal: I like _____/ I don’t like _____

Warm up
            How many _____ do you have?
                        Count Body Parts
                        10 fingers, 2 thumbs, 1 head….
            The emphasis of today’s vocabulary will be sports and hobbies
            Go through just the words once
            Go through and say
                        I like ______
            Go through and say
                        I don’t like _______
            Have the students say with gestures whether the like or don’t like something

Students will be devided inot 2 teams. Once volunteer from each team will come up and act out the words given.  Their team tries to guess which word it is. The team gets 1 point if they get it right. “I like answer” They get 0 points if they say just the vocabulary word. They get -1 point if they speak in Japanese.

Beating around the bush
Each student will be given a card they must not look at it. They will place the card on their forehead and go speak to other students. Students will go up to eachother and say “I don’t like _____ ß (not the word on the other persons forehead)” The students must try to guess what word is on their own forehead. They can only guess once. To guess they must come up to me and say. I like _______ ß(Guess)
The first person to guess is the winner.

Year 5: Unit 4 Part 1

Year 5
Unit 4 Part 1
Goal: I like …

Warm up
How are you?
            I’m good thank you. And you?
I’m good
Have partners volunteer and demonstrate in front of the class

            *Note* there is a lot of vocabulary in this unit.
            Today’s emphasis should be on objects foods and fruits
Students should first go through vocabulary only say the name of the object
The students should then go through the vocabulary saying
            I like object
Students should go through vocabulary one more time, this time they should raise their hand if they like the object, and put their hands down if they don’t
Zombies: (english Below)
Game from Englipedia
概要:児童はゾンビになって "I like ___.""I like ___ too"  "I don`t like ___の使い方を話し練習します。

  • 単語のフラッシュカード
  1. 単語のフラッシュカードで言葉を練習してから、HRTと一緒にゲームのやり方を示す。
  2. 3つまたは4つの種類の言葉のフラッシュカードを黒板に貼り、児童に10秒以内でフラッシュカードのどれか好きな言葉を選ばせる。
  3. ゲームの目的は児童がゾンビのように教室を歩き回って、ジャンケンをする相手を探し、勝負をする。
    • A: "I like soccer.
    • B: "I like baseball."     *ジャンケン* (B が勝つ)
    • A: "I like baseball too."   ジャンケンに負けた児童は勝った児童と同じフレーズを繰り返して 「too」をつける。
  4. ジャンケンに負けた児童に勝った児童が"かまれた"ということになる。そして、負けた児童の単語は、勝った児童の単語と同じものに変わって、他のゾンビに伝染する。
    • A: "I like baseball."
    • C: "I like tennis."    *ジャンケン* (A が勝つ)
    • C: "I like baseball too."
  5. 二人は同じことを言った場合は、ジャンケンをしない。
    • B: "I like baseball."
    • C: "I like baseball too."
  6. ゲームの終わりに、同じ言葉に伝染したゾンビが何人いるかを数える。
This game was ridiculously fun for the kids

Brief Outline: Students become zombies to practice "I like ___.", "I like ___ too" and/or "I don`t like ___. 

Materials Needed:
  • Vocabulary flashcards

Detailed Explanation:
  1. After practicing some vocabulary, demonstrate the game with the teacher.
  2. Put 3-4 of the vocabulary flashcards on the board and give students 10 seconds to decide on their favorite one.
  3. The point of the game is for students to walk around like zombies, find a partner and have a janken battle.
    • A: "I like soccer."
    • B: "I like baseball."         *Janken* (B wins)
    • A: "I like baseball too."      Students will need to add "too" at the end of the sentence.
  4. The janken loser has been `bitten` by the winner. The loser`s favorite vocabulary becomes the same as the winner`s and they try to infect other zombies.
    • A: "I like baseball."
    • C: "I like tennis."            *Janken* (A wins)
    • C: "I like baseball too."      Students will need to add "too" at the end of the sentence.
  5. If both zombies like the same thing they don`t play janken.
    • B: "I like baseball."
    • C: "I like baseball too."     
  6. At the end of the round, count how many zombies like each vocabulary word. 

Cool down
            Review the vocabulary and make sure the students say I like _____