kelsey’s kids classes

AVRIL 2021 :

WEEK1 : 

–       Continue ABC 123 song

–       Easter Egg Hunt. Verbs: put, hide, look for, find



MARCH 2021 :

WEEK4 : FINISH SHAMROCK CRAFT

The Shamrock craft

WEEK3 : BEGIN SHAMROCK CRAFT

ABC 123 song activities :

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WEEK 2 :  Review vocab from before the holiday

– The legend of the leprechaun

– Prepositions of position: under, on, in, behind, in front of, between, next to

– Saint Patrick’s Day treasure hunt and writing activity : Find the pot of gold, the leprechaun, the rainbow, the shamrock and the green hat.

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FEBRUARY 2021 : PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

WEEK3 : Physical description and Music topic

–       « Guess who » matching review game 

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–       Ordinal numbers – first, second, third. Listen to 3 songs: which song do you prefer? I prefer the first song / the second song / the third song.


WEEK2 : Physical appearance

– New vocabulary : curly/wavy/straight hair ;  a beard / a goatee     

– « Guess who » matching game 

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– Drawing activity: listen and draw the character. Who is it? Whose drawing looks most like the character?


WEEK1 : Personal Descriptions writing practice and review

Write a description of a character from the « Guess Who » game.

Put all the descriptions in a box. Draw one description and read it out loud. The class must guess who it is. 

« Hangman » game with clothing and personal description vocabulary.

JANUARY 2021 : WINTER & NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

WEEK4 – in person : Describing people

Introduce new vocabulary for describing people and clothes.

Play « guess who! » in pairs. 

Is it a girl/boy?

Does he/she have … a hat/glasses/a big nose/blue eyes/ blond hair/ dark hair/brown hair/long hair/short hair… ?

Is he/she wearing… a dress/a skirt/a sweater/a hat/boots/pants/shorts?

Is he bald?

Is it… Melvin?

Describing movie characters: Clips from Aladdin and Cinderella


WEEK3 – in person : Winter time

« winter clothes » vocabulary review games: 

– Relay race- rock paper scissors

Points for complete sentences only: « I wear … » or « I don’t wear … »

Video: « Three little kittens » https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6X2wJ6L0SY

Reading practice: read each sentence and decide who said it, the mother or the kittens? Then perform the play! 


WEEK2 – in person : Winter time

–       Song, Questions, ‘Leader’ activity

–       Warm-up: which word doesn’t fit? (and why?)

o   Boots, scarf, sunglasses

o   T-shirt, shorts, coat

–       Present new verb: « To Wear » (in present)

–       Write: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter on the board

o   In pairs (each pair is assigned one season): DRAW or WRITE clothes we wear in spring, summer, autumn, winter (1 point for a drawing, 2 points for a word, 3 points for a complete sentence)

–       Vocabulary games


WEEK1 – KELSEY’S CLASSES : NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

Winter vocab review

Happy new year! Listening practice: « Kids Share Adorable New Year’s Resolutions » : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3687xlRNOdI– Exercises for the video (attached)- What’s your resolution for 2021? Write a sentence and draw a picture. 


NOVEMBER 2020 : FOOD & DRINKS

Songs: Snack Time and Let’s make a pizza

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/songs/snack-time

Crafts/Games/Activities: Favorite pizza toppings graph; Food board game; Make a pizza contest

New language:

Sort food vocab into the following categories fruit, vegetables, meat, drinks, desserts

A/an, Some, a little, a lot of

Do you have any… ?

Do you like… ?

What’s your favorite… ?

DECEMBER: Holidays and Celebrations

Songs: Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer; We wish you a merry Christmas;

Crafts/Activities: Rudolph gap fill, Reindeer “guess who?”, Christmas crackers, advent calendar; holiday jokes

Rudolph lyric video:

ANSWERS FOR RUDOLPH ACTIVITY :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifzaff5woBA

1st row: laugh (rire), sleigh (traineau), shouted (a/ont crié)

2nd row: Santa (Père Noël), recall (se rappeler/souvenir), reindeer (renne)

3rd row: foggy (brumeux/avec du brouillard), nose (nez), game (jeu)

WEEK2:

Super Simple Songs « JINGLE BELLS » :

Review verb TO HAVE

Flashcard games about Christmas.

Who am I? Game with Christmas vocabulary.  

More resources : 

 Christmas quizzes, games and jokes :

https://www.beano.com/categories/christmas

Remember how to use « to be » (you can watch it during the holidays 😉 ) :

SOME BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS STORIES FOR KIDS :

KLAUDIA’S KIDS CLASSES

WEEK3 – KLAUDIA’S CLASSES :

DESCRIBING THE MEMBERS OF ONE’S FAMILY

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

  • Tall/short
  • Thin/slim/obese/well-built
  • Long/short hair
  • Blond/dark/black/chestnut hair
  • Curly/wavy/straight hair
  • Blue/green/grey/brown eyes
  • Special features: moustache/beard/goatee/earring/necklace

Example: My sister is tall and slim. She’s got long blond hair and blue eyes. She always wears earrings.

PERSONALITY

  • Funny
  • Talkative
  • Sociable/friendly
  • Intelligent
  • Optimistic/pessimistic
  • Honest
  • Nervous
  • Polite/impolite

EXERCISE 1. Describe your family members.

EXERCISE 2. Let’s play HANGMAN.

EXERCISE 3. Matching game.


WEEK2 – KLAUDIA’S CLASSES :

  1. ME AND MY FAMILY
  • Mother
  • Father
  • Child
  • Sister
  • Brother
  • Grandmother
  • Grandfather
  • Aunt
  • Uncle

SOME GRAMMAR POINTS

What’s your mother’s name?

My mother’s name is………………

What’s your father’s name?

My father’s name is……………….

What’s your grandma’s/grandpa’s name?

Do you have a brother or sister?

Yes, I have two brothers. /Yes, I have an older sister.

No, I don’t.

EXERCISE 1. Draw your family. Then, try to describe your picture.

In the photo, you can see my family.

On the left, you can see…

On the right, you can see…

In the middle…

Next to…

EXERCISE 2 (in pairs). Ask your friend three questions concerning their family.

EXERCISE 3.

NAMES

What is your name?

What is your surname/last name?

What is the best name for a pet?

What is your favorite teacher’s name?

Do you have a middle name?

EXERCISE 4. https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/grammar-chants/family-photo


WEEK1 – KLAUDIA’S CLASSES :

REVISION

  1. Write as many Christmas-related words as possible.
  2. GAME: Santa says
  • Hop
  • Stand up
  • Sit down
  • Close your eyes
  • Turn around
  • Star jump
  • Clap your hands
  • Put your hand on your shoulder
  • Put your hand on your head
  1. Revising winter/Christmas activities (snow fight, sit by the fireplace, etc)
  2. Speaking :
  • How do you celebrate Christmas?
  • Do you get Christmas presents?
  • Who decorates the tree?
  • What is your favourite Christmas meal?
  • What do you like most about Christmas?
  • Do you know any Christmas songs?
  1. NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
  • To have good marks at school
  • To study more
  • To read more
  • To travel more
  • To exercise more
  • To play with friends
  • To spend more time with family