▪ Title (Unit): The weather
▪ Grade (Level): Beginner
▪ Lesson Focus: Speaking and listening
1. Students will identify actions and activities
2. Students will have fun and be active while learning.
▪ Key Expressions: How’s the weather? It’s sunny
▪Keywords: Sunny, Snowy. Rainy, Cloudy, Windy, Stormy, Hot, Cold
▪ Materials: large and small picture cards, yoga mats, worksheet, balls, tape, pens, pencils, computer/tablet, colored pencils/crayons, and cones.
Introduction of Content and Language
|Have all the students sit down around the teacher ask them “How are you?”. Ask the students about their names. Introduce the lesson topic/ objective for the day.
Go over all of the new words and phrases. Introduce the new vocabulary for the day and explain the new phrases. Practice a little bit with cards and elicit the students to respond using the full phrase.
Students begin to work with language
|Activity #1 Run to the Picture
Lay one yoga mat under each picture and have another in the center of the room. Tell the students the center is the starting point. Count down from 3-2-1 and have the students yell, “How’s the weather?”. The students have to run to the mat under the picture matching the teacher’s response. Play until students are tired or you feel like they have a good grasp of the vocabulary.
Activity #2 Drop the Ball Game
Activity #3 Song
Activity #4 Vanishing Card Game
Activity #5 Vocab with Rock, Scissors, Paper
Students internalize and use language
Activity #6 Card Slap
The students will lay out their set of cards in front of themselves. They will start with their hands on their head. The teacher will say, 3…2…1 and then have the students yell, “How’s the weather?” and the teacher will answer. The students will slap and grab that card and show it to the teacher. Repeat and play for as long as the students are happy and enjoying themselves.
Activity #7 Draw the Weather Worksheet
|Assessments or Other Work||Ask the students a question about today’s lesson and after they have answered give them a piece of candy or sticker and let them go out to their guardian. Make sure the room is cleaned up completely, lights and air conditioner are off and close the door to the room.|
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