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Spicing up your y7 sow

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Spicing up your y7 sow

  1. 1. Spicing up your Y7 SOW Helena Butterfield HOD MFL St. Michael’s RC School Links into Languages Trainer eTwinning Ambassador
  2. 3. The future in our hands What do we want our pupils to be able to do?
  3. 4. “New” Secondary Curriculum <ul><li>Cross curricular </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Active learning </li></ul><ul><li>More engaging (compelling contexts) </li></ul><ul><li>Intercultural understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Less prescribed content with a focus on skills </li></ul>http://www.all-nsc.org.uk/nsc /
  4. 5. The big picture
  5. 6. Bringing it all together http://www.all-nsc.org.uk/nsc/?q =node/86
  6. 7. Transition Previous learning Mixed experiences What can we learn from Primary Languages
  7. 8. How can we put this into practice? Stories Songs Phonics Poetry International links ICT
  8. 9. Having a real audience Podcasts Explain –er verbs / irregular verbs / explain anything / pronunciation practice Letters Blogging www.langwitch.org/stmichaelsmfl Wikis www.langwitch.wikispaces.com
  9. 10. Challenge <ul><li>Qu évasacomprarparatuhermano? </li></ul><ul><li>Qu é vas a comprar para tu hermano? </li></ul><ul><li>Quelleestladatedetonanniversaire? </li></ul><ul><li>Quelle est la date de ton anniversaire? </li></ul>
  10. 11. Challenge <ul><li>H*c* b**n t**mp* </li></ul>Je ne suis pas sportif
  11. 12. Who wants to be a Millionaire?
  12. 13. Competition <ul><li>- Answer this question in just 7 words </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tu as un animal à la maison?” </li></ul><ul><li>- Answer the same question in 12 words </li></ul><ul><li>Draw image on partner ’ s back – school subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Running dictation </li></ul>
  13. 14. Trouvez l ’ intrus <ul><li>bière, vin, café, cognac </li></ul><ul><li>potage, glace, fromage, tarte </li></ul><ul><li>chou, pomme, carotte, radis </li></ul><ul><li>cuiller, couteau, verre, fourchette </li></ul><ul><li>Vous avez choisi?, Vous avez une table sur la terrasse?, Vous êtes combien de personnes?, Et comme dessert? </li></ul>
  14. 15. Venn Diagrams
  15. 16. Cross curricular links Geography History Music Technology Drama ICT P.E.
  16. 17. Animals but not as we know it Les animaux en danger: Animals with a twist
  17. 18. The idea <ul><li>To introduce the children to animals and descriptions in a more interesting way </li></ul><ul><li>To introduce the Global Dimension into MFL </li></ul><ul><li>To introduce a cross-curricular theme </li></ul>
  18. 19. Where and when I used it <ul><li>From ALL publication Deutsch Lehren und Lernen </li></ul><ul><li>Year 7 pupils within the topic of animals </li></ul><ul><li>Could be used at anytime in Year 7 </li></ul>
  19. 20. Introduction <ul><li>Erdkunde </li></ul><ul><li>Les animaux en danger </li></ul>
  20. 21. Working with the language <ul><li>Building sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptions: mystery </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking / Listening: Clouds </li></ul>
  21. 22. Linguistic Output <ul><li>Support sheet / independent writing </li></ul><ul><li>Create a ppt / video / glogster to inform people about endangered animals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video making – Windows Moviemaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glogster – www.glogster.com (create and educator account) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some glogs: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Glog 1 Glog 2 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 23. What happens next…?
  23. 24. References and resources <ul><li>Suzi Bewell: MFL PGCE Curriculum Area Leader,The University of York http://petitepipelette.posterous.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel Hawkes: SSAT Lead Practitioner, AST, AHT Comberton Village College www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com </li></ul><ul><li>Isabelle Jones: Head of MFL, The Radclyffe School, www.isabellejones.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>ALL Deutsch Lehren und Lernen, Spring Term 2009 </li></ul>
  24. 25. Further reading http://www.all-nsc.org.uk/nsc/ www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com www.isabellejones.blogspot.com www.chrisharte.typepad.com http://ilanguages.co.uk/
  25. 26. Thanks for listening www.helenabutterfield.net www.langwitch.org/stmichaelsmfl Follow me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/langwitch
  26. 27. Wordle: word clouds www.wordle.net Go animate: Animated cartoons www.goanimate.com Wallwisher: Sticky notes on a virtual wall www.wallwisher.com Storybird: Write and collaborate on stories www.storybird.com YouTube Slideshare
  27. 28. Helping them to learn vocabulary
  28. 29. Showcasing pupil work
  29. 30. Promote independent learning
  30. 31. Share authentic material
  31. 32. Fun!
  32. 33. Dans ma valise: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgOcr_EFBsE
  33. 34. Homework
  34. 35. Peer assessment
  35. 36. J o -j o W ild w asser Bu ch Z ug V ogel Ei s H ai B ie ne H au s Eu le M äu se L ö we K ü ssen B ä r hei ß s ehen 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13
  36. 37. Ton Christ est Juif (Anonyme, Julos Beaucarne) Ton Christ est juif  Ta voiture est japonaise  Ton couscous est algérien  Ta démocratie est grecque  Ton café est brésilien  Ton chianti est italien                   Et tu reproches à ton voisin d'être un étranger 
  37. 39. Helping them to learn vocabulary
  38. 40. Promote independent learning
  39. 41. More static than a blog
  40. 42. www.etwinning.net
  41. 43. Travelling bear
  42. 44. Wiki project (in English) with France, Italy, Turkey, Romania, Poland
  43. 45. Whole class letter exchange

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