Tag Archives: primary school

What Time Is It? Learning to tell the time!

17 Jan

We are going to start with this video from dreamenglish.com.  (More to come soon!)

Match Clocks

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Thanksgiving History and Activities

21 Nov

Watch this video about the history of Thanksgiving. (made by Yolanda Egea…and starring ME) ūüėČ

CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING from Yolanda Egea on Vimeo.

What’s the weather like today?

31 Oct

PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS

Weather flashcards MES-English

Weather flashcards

Draw pictures of the weather (primary school)

Weather Boardgame- MES English

What’s the weather like? Pair-work,speaking

HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL
Vocabulary Weather (advanced)

Weather Activities- Advanced

PLAY THE GAME (Click the picture below!)

Play with the CAT AND THE HAT….it¬īs a really FUN game!!

Up and Down fun story with Pocoyo

10 Oct

Click on the Pocoyo video to go to the BBC Learn English Kids page…and learn what is UP and DOWN!

Olympic Games 2012

6 Jun

 Where is it? 

It’s in London, England. ¬†

Can you find it on the map?

Oscar’s Games Challenge.

Play a game about the SPORTS in the Olympics!

Lots of Printables (Activity Village)

Olympic Worksheets (Bogglesworldesl)

The European Countries that are participating:  (Click on the picture to learn about other countries)

Click here to learn about your country…SPAIN!

Click here to learn about my country…United States

There are many different stadiums or venues:

(PICTURE SOURCE: http://www.london2012.com/photos/venue-galleries/)

Learn how to say “hello” in many different languages….

Classroom Idea:  You can organize some simple classroom olympics.  We are going to do a mixture of physical activity and review games of vocabulary.  Of course I will print some metals for the winning students.  Check out some ideas below:

FOR HIGHSCHOOL STUDENTS: Download this great reading comprehension by arol Lilian at busyteachers.org.
olympics games reading

Let’s Read a Story– No Dogs!

21 May

BBC’s children’s story– “No Dogs”

Download the BBC’s worksheet to do with this video:Playground Actvitiy

Playground activity- easy

You can also download and print my activity “Draw a picture of your playground” ¬†Students must invent a playground and then describe it. ¬†Draw a picture of a playground

To teach the vocabulary: (I print and laminate the cards)

http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/files/playground_cards.pdf

playground labels

You can play a memory game, where students must match the word with the picture. ¬†You can ask “Is there a swing set in your playground” ¬†Respond “Yes, there is” if you’ve got the word card or the picture card. ¬†If you make a match, you have another turn.

Recycling

17 May

Watch this fun song to learn more about recycling!

Click here to  play a recycling game!

Download the Wanted for recycling book

(Source: www.scdhec.gov/environment/lwm/recycle/pubs/wantedcb.pdf)

Check out what we did in class…here you can download the phrases students learnt for their presentation.

Recycling with CEIP San Miguel from Katherine Newman on Vimeo.

Citizenship recycling worksheet By Chris Baldwin
Keep a list of items that you recycle at home! 

READ/LISTEN TO A STORY

Animals and their sounds!

14 May

SING A SONG AND LEARN ANIMAL SOUNDS!

WATCH A FILM ABOUT THE JUNGLE

Animal Jungle Movie - Preschool Animals

LET’S LEARN ABOUT SOME ANIMALS

Click the picture below to see FARM ANIMAL flashcards!                                          Check out the jungle animal flashcards too!

Animal Farm FlashCards - Preschool Animals
Animal Jungle FlashCards - Preschool Animals

READ A STORY ABOUT GUS THE DUCK (from starfall.com)

Gus the Duck

LET’S PLAY SOME GAMES!

Click the picture below to create your own ANIMAL FARM!
Learn English with Me!

Count the animals on the farm:
Animals on the Farm Game - Preschool Animals

Play the jungle game!

Animal Jungle Game - Preschool Animals

 

MIXED UP ANIMAL BODY
Animal maker - LearnEnglish Kids - British Council

WORKSHEETS

Animal body parts book

animal parts and bodies

Color the fish

LISTEN TO A STORY

THE BUSY SPIDER by ERIC CARLE

THE MIXED-UP CAMELEON

ABC ZOO (BBC)
ABC zoo - LearnEnglish Kids - British Council

Phrasal Verbs- easier level

10 May

You can use these phrasal verbs with kids and make a role-play activity where they can act out the phrasal verb and have other students guess the action.

SOURCE: TimeSaver Phrasal Verbs & Idioms

Mother May I

9 May

PRINT these cards to play with your ESL class.