Learning English is Fun ! Escola Sant Martí  de Torrelles de Llobregat by Sandra-Ruth Maas Cisa
General Information: 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 PELE project has begun. K4 <ul><li>Began learning English.  <...
Main objectives of this project: <ul><li>Improve students’ knowledge of English  by different means  </li></ul><ul><li>tha...
Contents taught in Kinder : <ul><li>Basic  greetings  and classroom  daily vocabulary . </li></ul><ul><li>Basic  vocabular...
Sequencing Contents for K4 Contents related to greetings, routines and celebrations Basic Contents  Contents related to to...
Sequencing Contents for K5 Contents related to greetings, routines and celebrations Basic Contents  Contents related to to...
Methodologies used: <ul><li>All sessions are  30   minutes </li></ul><ul><li>long and only with  half of </li></ul><ul><li...
Daily routines: <ul><li>1) We get in line in our homeroom class and walk to the English class as we say things in English....
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>1) Storytelling  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>big books and other books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>2) Songs, chants, rhymes… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Related to stories read, celebrations, post...
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>3) Practicing vocabulary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying words when heard </li></ul></ul>...
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>4) Worksheets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To complete in different ways:  coloring with colors, o...
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>5) Games  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bingos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go Fish </li></ul></ul><u...
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>6) Videos and DVDs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional ones and newer ones </li></ul></ul><ul...
Learning Activities:   <ul><li>7) Theatre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attending a play related to a specific topic worked on dur...
Assessment and Evaluation:   <ul><li>Formative  mostly  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>During all the learning process mostly by me...
Assessment and Evaluation:   <ul><li>Individually and in groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asking them to tell me vocabulary wo...
<ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>If you need any of this information or would like to know more abo...
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  1. 1. Learning English is Fun ! Escola Sant Martí de Torrelles de Llobregat by Sandra-Ruth Maas Cisa
  2. 2. General Information: 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 PELE project has begun. K4 <ul><li>Began learning English. </li></ul><ul><li>Received 1 hour session/ week with only half of the group. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue the same. </li></ul><ul><li>Receive 2 hour sessions per week with only half the group. </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with the English Library and be able to use it freely. </li></ul>K5 <ul><li>Began learning English. </li></ul><ul><li>Received 2 hour sessions/ week with only half of the group. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue the same. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue the same. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue receiving 2 hour sessions per week with only half the group. </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with the English Library and be able to use it freely. </li></ul><ul><li>Take an English School Bag home twice per year. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main objectives of this project: <ul><li>Improve students’ knowledge of English by different means </li></ul><ul><li>that motivate them and encourage them to practice and participate actively . </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire and use basic vocabulary and simple daily expressions using good pronunciation . </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehend daily classroom routines and respond to these as taught. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand simple conversations and stories within a given context by means of verbal and non-verbal communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Sing songs, chants, rhymes … in English. </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehend simple instructions and respond to them through actions. </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with different aspects of the English-language culture , basically through the way in which certain typical festivities are celebrated. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy themselves doing all sorts of different and fun activities in English. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contribute to the child’s whole development (physical, emotional, psychological, social and cognitive) . </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Contents taught in Kinder : <ul><li>Basic greetings and classroom daily vocabulary . </li></ul><ul><li>Basic vocabulary related to what they are learning in other subjects (colors, numbers, animals, toys, etc) . </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional songs, chants and rhymes , and newer ones. </li></ul><ul><li>Different things related to typical celebrations and festivities . </li></ul><ul><li>Games we play in English. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is lots of fun! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sequencing Contents for K4 Contents related to greetings, routines and celebrations Basic Contents Contents related to topics learned in other subjects <ul><li>Salutacions (amb els titelles) </li></ul><ul><li>Hello (amb el Cheeky Monkey ) </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning/ How are you? / Fine, Thank you. (amb el Mr. White i la cançó de la rutina diària) </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the weather like today? It’s cold / hot / sunny / cloudy / windy / rainy / foggy / snowy (amb unes flashcards i el Cheeky Monkey) </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your name? / My name is... </li></ul><ul><li>Goodbye </li></ul><ul><li>2. Celebracions : </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas: mitjançant la representació teatral “Santa’s Star” </li></ul><ul><li>Easter </li></ul><ul><li>3. Rutines i comunicacions bàsiques : </li></ul><ul><li>Come, Let’s go, Get in line </li></ul><ul><li>Sit down on the floor/ on a chair / in a circle </li></ul><ul><li>Stand up, Listen, Repeat, Look, Watch, Play, Sing </li></ul><ul><li>4. Cançons : </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning Song </li></ul><ul><li>Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Song </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down Chant </li></ul><ul><li>5. Colors </li></ul><ul><li>Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange, Brown, Pink, Purple, White, Black, Grey </li></ul><ul><li>6. Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Inclosos en les flashcards per ensenyar els colors: Fish, Crab, Frog, Duck, Tiger, Horse, Seal, Pig, Cow and Elephant </li></ul><ul><li>Inclosos en l’obra de teatre: Reindeer, Lion, Monkey and Sheep </li></ul><ul><li>Farm Animals: Cat, Cow, Dog, Pig, Hen, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Zoo Animals: crocodile, bird, tiger, monkey, elephant </li></ul><ul><li>7. Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and more (tots amb l’ajut de materials visuals i manipulatius) </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers Song </li></ul><ul><li>8. Boy / Girl </li></ul><ul><li>9. Classroom Vocabulary: chair, pencil, table, colors, paper, door, plastiline </li></ul><ul><li>10. Relacionats amb el nom de la classe: </li></ul><ul><li>P5 A: Taurons </li></ul><ul><li>P5 B: Zebres </li></ul><ul><li>En buscarem alguna cançó i aprendrem aquests noms en anglès. </li></ul><ul><li>11. Les joguines: </li></ul><ul><li>Ball , Doll , Car , Game, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>12. Comparacions: </li></ul><ul><li>Big </li></ul><ul><li>Small </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sequencing Contents for K5 Contents related to greetings, routines and celebrations Basic Contents Contents related to topics learned in other subjects <ul><li>Salutacions (amb els titelles) </li></ul><ul><li>Hello (amb el Cheeky Monkey ) </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning/ How are you? / Fine, Thank you. (amb el Mr. White i la cançó de la rutina diària) </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the weather like today? It’s cold / hot / sunny / cloudy / windy / rainy / foggy / snowy (amb unes flashcards i el Cheeky Monkey) </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your name? / My name is... </li></ul><ul><li>Goodbye </li></ul><ul><li>2. Celebracions : </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween: Black Cat Song </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas: mitjançant la representació teatral “Santa’s Star” </li></ul><ul><li>Easter </li></ul><ul><li>3. Rutines i comunicacions bàsiques : </li></ul><ul><li>Come, Let’s go, Get in line </li></ul><ul><li>Sit down on the floor/ on a chair / on the blanket / in a circle </li></ul><ul><li>Stand up, Listen, Repeat, Look, Watch, Play, Sing </li></ul><ul><li>4. Cançons : </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning Song </li></ul><ul><li>Hands are Cold! Chant </li></ul><ul><li>I’m a Little Teapot! Song </li></ul><ul><li>Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star! Song </li></ul><ul><li>The Wheels on the Bus Song </li></ul><ul><li>5. Colors </li></ul><ul><li>Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange, Brown, Pink, Purple, White, Black,Grey </li></ul><ul><li>I Can Sing a Rainbow Song </li></ul><ul><li>Betty the Cow Song </li></ul><ul><li>6. Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Inclosos en les flashcards per ensenyar els colors: Fish, Crab, Frog, Duck, Tiger, Horse, Seal, Pig, Cow and Elephant </li></ul><ul><li>Inclosos en l’obra de teatre: Reindeer, Lion, Monkey and Sheep </li></ul><ul><li>Repassar Farm + Zoo Animals i ampliar-los </li></ul><ul><li>Old Mac Donald Had a Farm! </li></ul><ul><li>The Itsy Bitsy Spider Song </li></ul><ul><li>There Was An Old Lady Who Swalled a Fly... Song </li></ul><ul><li>7. Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 + 10 and more (tots amb l’ajut de materials visuals i manipulatius) </li></ul><ul><li>8. . Repassar Boy / Girl </li></ul><ul><li>9. Classroom Vocabulary: chair, pencil, table, colors, paper, door, school bag, book, plastiline </li></ul><ul><li>10. Relacionats amb el nom de la classe: </li></ul><ul><li>P5 A: Prínceps i Princeses </li></ul><ul><li>P5 B: Mags i Fades </li></ul><ul><li>En buscarem alguna cançó i aprendrem aquests noms en anglès. </li></ul><ul><li>11. Les joguines: </li></ul><ul><li>Ball , Doll , Car , Game, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>12. Comparacions: </li></ul><ul><li>Big </li></ul><ul><li>Small </li></ul><ul><li>Long and Short (receptiu) </li></ul><ul><li>13. El cos: </li></ul><ul><li>Head, Shoulders, Knees, Toes, Eyes, Ears, Mouth, Nose, Finger </li></ul><ul><li>Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes Song </li></ul>
  7. 7. Methodologies used: <ul><li>All sessions are 30 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>long and only with half of </li></ul><ul><li>the group . </li></ul><ul><li>10 minutes are usually </li></ul><ul><li>for getting in line and walking to the class, doing our routines and warm-up. </li></ul><ul><li>15 minutes are for the day’s basic activity. </li></ul><ul><li>5 minutes are to </li></ul><ul><li>clean up, get in line, </li></ul><ul><li>walk back to class </li></ul><ul><li>and say goodbye. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Daily routines: <ul><li>1) We get in line in our homeroom class and walk to the English class as we say things in English. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Cheeky Monkey welcomes us by saying: </li></ul><ul><li>Hello! </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning! </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the weather </li></ul><ul><li>like today? </li></ul><ul><li>3) Mr. White sings the Good Morning Song for us </li></ul><ul><li>and we </li></ul><ul><li>sing along </li></ul><ul><li>with him! </li></ul><ul><li>4) At the end of the class, we all help clean up, get in line carefully and say goodbye so we can all walk back to our class. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Learning Activities: <ul><li>1) Storytelling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>big books and other books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional stories, celebrations and newer stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With CD and without </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Learning Activities: <ul><li>2) Songs, chants, rhymes… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Related to stories read, celebrations, posters hung around the class or vocabulary learned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional songs, chants and rhymes and newer ones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With CD and without </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teddy Bear Song in K4 </li></ul><ul><li>Rainbow Song in K5 </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn Leaves Chant in K4 </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween Song in K5 </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers Song in K4 </li></ul><ul><li>Betty the Cow Song in K5 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Learning Activities: <ul><li>3) Practicing vocabulary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying words when heard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeating words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking for different flashcards, objects or images around the class as we say them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naming things we’ve learned in English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Playing vocabulary games: raise your hand if…, stand up if…, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Learning Activities: <ul><li>4) Worksheets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To complete in different ways: coloring with colors, or markers, sticking paper or plastiline, cutting out, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Useful to consolidate and practice vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>K4 </li></ul>K5
  13. 13. Learning Activities: <ul><li>5) Games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bingos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go Fish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dominoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guessing and finding things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TPR activities </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Learning Activities: <ul><li>6) Videos and DVDs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional ones and newer ones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related to the different topics being worked on: vocabulary, stories, songs, chants and rhymes, games, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Learning Activities: <ul><li>7) Theatre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attending a play related to a specific topic worked on during the year, after having learned the vocabulary and expressions necessary for it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Putting on simple plays ourselves in the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extra things: English School Bags and English Library </li></ul>
  16. 16. Assessment and Evaluation: <ul><li>Formative mostly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>During all the learning process mostly by means of observation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking into account children's participation in all the different activities and the completion of each one of these. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Orally: comprehension and simple productions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through observation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By recording children on film and watching it afterwards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Written: oral comprehension </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through observation when completing worksheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By correcting their work and identifying what they understood and didn’t </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Assessment and Evaluation: <ul><li>Individually and in groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asking them to tell me vocabulary words learned or answer simple questions orally individually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asking them to respond to specific expressions or instructions with an action individually or in small groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Singing songs, chants, rhymes… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informally and formally </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through daily observation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through their participation in class, storytelling, answering questions, singing songs, playing games, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By watching them completing specific tasks in specific ways </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taking into account several different aspects of the learning process: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation and interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation, specially using the English language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual learning process and progress made </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achievement of main goals and objectives = vocabulary, expressions and songs learned </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>If you need any of this information or would like to know more about our project, contact: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] or the school’s website: </li></ul><ul><li>http://escolasantmarti.wordpress.com </li></ul>

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