Cool! Unit 2: Is It True?

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Resources: 6th Grade
Book: Cool! Unit 2: Is It True?
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Date: Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 6:18 PM

Description

Attached are activities for Unit 2. In this unit you will practice and review phrases about time, listening and extracting information from a video, using contractions – doesn’t & don’t

Click here to download Cool! Unit 2 activities for the 6th grade document 

Note:  All the activities are suggestions. We suggest you spend a few minutes at the beginning and end of each session to ease into the activities. Make any adjustments and vary the Opening and Closing, if needed, to fit the levels of your students. 

1. Introduction

Attached are activities for Unit 2. In this unit you will practice and review phrases about time, listening and extracting information from a video, using contractions – doesn’t & don’t

Click here to download the complete "Cool! Unit 2 activities for the 6th" grade document 


Note:  All the activities are suggestions. We suggest you spend a few minutes at the beginning and end of each session to ease into the activities. Make any adjustments and vary the Opening and Closing, if needed, to fit the levels of your students. 


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. Animal Facts WH Questions

In this activity the pupils read and discuss special animal facts and practice WH questions. 

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4. Activity 1: Review: When do you…?

Directions: Teacher distributes the cards with the time expressions related to “When do you…?” (Print and cut them out ahead of time.) Students play a game and match both sets of cards to create sentences. If there is time, they can also write and make up their own sentences to give to each other.


always

 

usually

 

 

often

never

 

 

sometimes

once a week

in the morning

in the afternoon

on Tuesdays

after school

in the evening

after dinner

at five o’clock

before practice

 

 

 


 

·         Cut out these sentence strips to match with cards above:

Hebrew instructions for the students:

·   גזרו את המשפטים הבאים והתאימו בינם לבין הכרטיסיות

 

we eat dinner

 

I feed my dog

 

I have football practice

 

my mother picks me up from school

 

we do our homework

 

wolves live with other wolves

 

I go to the store by myself

 

I ride my bike

 

I have a piano lesson

 

my grandmother visits us

 

my sister goes to sleep

 

wolves speak by howling

 

my brother eats pizza

 

the mouse follows me around

 

my father swims in the pool

 

wolves hunt in packs

 

 

 

 

 


 


5. Activity 2: Meet the Wolves

Watch this video about wolves. “Meet the Animals – Episode 6 – Gray

Wolf” 

Teacher: You may need to show the video more than once. Write or project these sentences on the board.

Tell students the directions: Watch the video about Gray Wolves twice. First, watch and listen. Then, students choose the correct word to fill in the blanks. Students should work in pairs first to figure out the right word. Then, call on volunteers to speak the correct sentence aloud.

Hebrew instructions for the students:

צפו בוידאו על הזאבים האפורים (זאב מצוי) והשלימו את המילה הנכונה. עבדו בזוגות. 


 1. Wolves are a kind of wild ____________.           dog/cat

2. A wolf usually sleeps during the __________.     day/night

3. Wolves live in ______________.                        oceans/forests

4. Wolves eat _____________.                                       people/animals

5. Wolves live _________________.                      by themselves/in packs (groups) 


6. Activity 3: Contradictions - Don't & Doesn't

Explain (write on the board):

do not – don’t

does not = doesn’t

Speak aloud several sentences using these contractions.

Examples:

Wolves don’t wear clothing.

A wolf doesn’t walk on two legs.

Ask students to speak out loud to practice the use of don’t or doesn’t to complete the sentences below.

Hebrew instructions for the students:

·         השלימו את המשפטים הבאים בעל פה (בחרו את האפשרות הנכונה מהסוגריים)


1. A wolf _________________ eat ice cream.  (doesn’t / don’t)

2. Wolves ________________ live in water. (doesn’t / don’t)

3. Usually children _______________ like to go to bed early. (doesn’t / don’t)

4. Israel ______________ have much rain in the summer. (doesn’t / don’t)

5. Wolves ___________ usually hunt alone. (doesn’t / don’t)


8. 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…