Cool! Unit 1: Welcome

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Date: Friday, 27 May 2022, 4:25 PM

1. Introduction

Attached are activities for Unit 1. In this unit you will practice speaking with adjectives and nouns, reviewing plural nouns, and discussing "chats" with friends. 

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2. Begin Your Lesson

Opening: Write the day and date on board. We suggest you start the session with a song or video. Instructors and students greet each other. Engage in a conversation with the students about some of these familiar topics.

 ·               Instructor says: “Good morning/afternoon, students!”

o      Students say: Good …!

·               Instructor says: “It’s nice to see you again.”

o      Students say: I'm glad to see you too. (If needed, explain that glad means happy.)

·               Instructor says: “Welcome to our lesson.”

·               Instructor says: “My name is “…” “What’s your name?”

·               Student says: “My name is “…” That student turns to next student and asks, “What’s your name?” The next student says… “My name is…” (Continue speaking and practicing names with each student in the group.)

·               Instructor asks: “How are you? What’s new?”

    • Student says: I'm good/ I'm fine/ I'm all right

·               Instructor asks: “How is your day?” Student says: It is good. / My day was great/fine.

·               Instructor asks: What time is it? Practice saying the time with students…

·               Instructor asks: “What day is today? What day was yesterday? What day will it be tomorrow?” Practice answering these questions with the students.  


   

·               Instructor asks: “What season are we in now?” Practice saying, The season is … with the students.

·               Instructor asks: “What is the month?” Practice saying today is “…….” with students.

    • What month is your birthday in? Students answer, “My birthday is in the month of “…” Student asks other student. What month is your birthday in…?

·               Instructor asks: “How’s the weather?”

o   Students practice saying: It is cloudy/ it's rainy/ it's hot/ it’s nice/ sunny/ windy / cold / foggy…

·               Instructor asks: “Are you ready to start our activities today?”

    • Students: “Yes!!”


3. Activity 1. Create Adjective/Noun Pairs

Create Adjective/Noun Pairs - Students work in pairs to speak to each other.

Students “TTYPA” - “Turn To Your Partner And”… take turns reading the pairs of words. Mix them up and make new pairs. Project or write these directions and sentences on the board:

Example: brave princess

  • Next, turn your phrase into a sentence.
  • Example: The brave princess saved the prince.
  • Practice making pairs and new sentences giving each partner several turns

Hebrew instructions for the students:


עבדו בזוגות: כל תלמיד יקרא בתורו את רשימת המילים. ערבבו את המילים וצרו יחד זוגות של שמות עצם ושמות תואר.
דוגמה:
brave princess


Describing Word (Adjectives)

People (Noun)

Add an Action Word (Verb)

young

family

beautiful

shopkeeper


funny

policeman

sweet

children

important

friend

brave

princess

strong

doctor

clean

driver

rich

nurse

fast

guard

 


4. Activity 2. Plural Nouns Word Search:

Activity 2. Plural Nouns Word Search:  

Circle the matching plural nouns in the word search below.

 

Hebrew instructions for the students:

הקיפו את שמות העצם ברבים בתפזורת הבאה

 

DRESS              SANDWICH          MAN            MOUSE                 BOX

 

CHILD               SHEEP                   TOMATO       WOMAN             FOOT

 


 

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5. Activity 3. Typing Practice in English -

Typing Practice in English -

ASK students how and when they chat with their friends. (SMS/texting, What’sApp, Facetime…) Tell students they will practice typing messages on their phones or computers.

Project or write these directions and sentences on the board:

A pangram is a sentence that contains all 26 letters in the English alphabet.

Choose one of these pangrams and type it in English. Send it to a friend!

  • Rex enjoys playing with farm ducks by the quiet lazy river!
  • The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.
  • Five or six big jet planes zoomed quickly by the tower.

6. Finish Your Lesson

Closing: After each session before you say goodbye, ask students to reflect on the lesson.

·   Instructor asks: What is one thing you liked about the lesson?

 ·   Ask each student to tell you 3-5 new English words they learned today.

o   Repeat the new words after the student says them. Then, repeat the new words with the student again so he/she practices and learns the correct pronunciation.

 

·   Ask: What is one question you still have about what you learned today?

 

·   Ask: What would you like to learn more about?

 

Say goodbye to the students. Tell them you are looking forward to seeing them next time… Fellow says: Have a good day/afternoon… See you next time…