Unit 1 Activities: Food

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Date: Thursday, 6 October 2022, 7:06 PM



1. Unit 1 Activities

Attached are activities for Unit 1. These include food activities related to vocabulary acquisition, word/letter combinations (digraphs), and listening activities to test your students' knowledge of the unit.

For ease of access, additional online materials such as videos and songs will be kept separate from the following document.

Click here to download the activities. 

2. Begin Your Lesson

Opening: Write the day and date on board. We suggest you start the session with a song or video (see below). Instructor 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. (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?

· Instructor asks: “What day is today? What day was yesterday? What day will it be tomorrow?”

· Instructor asks: “What season are we in now?”


 Early Elementary

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

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

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!!”  

Need help calming your students down? Try this: How to Calm Young Children Down in Minutes – Palming technique – Early Elementary (grades 1-4) Video:

o   Click here to access: How to calm young children down in minutes

3. Food Dominoes

Print the domino cards below. You can have each child play by themselves or split the students into groups of four or less.

Instructions: Lay out one domino from the set and match the picture side to its appropriate word or match the word side to its appropriate picture. Continue laying out dominoes until every domino is correctly matched. You may turn corners when you run out of room.

 כללי המשחק: קחו את כרטיסי הדומינו והניחו על השולחן. אחר כך, התאימו את התמונה לפירוש המתאים .המשיכו עד שנגמרים הקלפים. ניתן לשנות כיוון.

You can find printable cards under "Unit 1 Activities" 

4. I Like… Don't Like…

I Like… Don't Like…

Cut out the food chart at the bottom of this page. Place each food item you like under the "I Like" column and foods that you don't like under the "I Don't Like" Column.

גזרו את הריבועים מלמטה והניחו או הדביקו בעמודות מה שאוהבים לאכול ומה שלא אוהבים לאכול.

5. Digraph Coloring (CH, TH, SH)

Read the words written on the picture and color by code.

קראו את המילים שנכתבו על התמונה וצבעו לפי הקוד למטה.

Color Code:

Ch – brown

  Th – yellow 

Sh - green

6. Song: I Like to Eat

Practice vowel sounds with the following songs 

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 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?

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