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Teaching Social and Natural Science though English


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Teaching Social and Natural Science though English

  1. 1. María Isabel Blanco Pumar http://teslbyisabelbp.blogspot.comTeaching Social and Natural Science through English
  2. 2. C.E.I.P. Plurilingüe Vilar de Barrio• Around 40 students and 9 teachers• 4 groups (Infant + Primary)• 3 languages at school (Galician, Spanish and English)• School projects: PLAMBE, Abalar, Contratos programa, Proxecto Plurilingüe , secciones bilingües
  3. 3. Two bilingual sections (Art – 2nd and 3rd cycle) Out of the records (Art -1st cycle)New bilingual sections (Science and Art in the 1st cycle)Multilingual schools (1st level Science and Art)
  4. 4. 2011-2011-2012 Infant 1st cycle 2nd cycle 3rd cycle 1st 2nd 3r 4th 5th 6thEnglish 2 2 3 3Art - 1 1 1Science - 5 2 - -2012-2012-2013 Infant 1st cycle 2nd cycle 3rd cycle 1st 2nd 3r 4th 5th 6thEnglish 1 2 3 3Art - 1 1 1Science - 5 5? -
  5. 5. • English in Infant Education• Bilingual sections• ‘Centros plurilingües’• PALE Norwich• English camp• Integration Ireland• Language assistants• Comenius Malta• Literacy Infant Education• Time to read
  6. 6. gesture –story - song
  7. 7. • More hours of English• Language assistant• Students’ improvement• Budget• Cooperation with teachers• Respect to other cultures• Multiculturalism
  8. 8. • Difficult subject• Assessment• Parents / children• “Tons” of work• Formation• Materials and resources• Curriculum: what to teach?• Catering for diversity
  9. 9. • Meetings• Reports and annual statements• Assistant work• Planning and programming• Sociocultural activities (Linguistic Team)• Material development
  10. 10. • Oral reinforcement.• Native accent and renovated language.• Sociocultural aspects.• Cultural activities at school.• Material development.• Group splitting.
  11. 11. • Vocabulary What vocabulary do I need to pre-teach? Vocabulary:• Clear goals and contents contents.• Resources Treasure hunt Resources.• Design the different lessons: mind maps, worsheets, worsheets, games, presentations, IW resources…
  12. 12. Language? Content? Or both? In English or in the mother tongue? Oral or written? Tests? What kind? Short answers Open test Multiple choice
  13. 13. Teacher:Teacher • Mutual enrichment among teachers and professionals • Reflection on how to teach improvement • Need of staying up to date • More resources and better class.Students:Students • Language improvement • Motivation and interest in communication • Active children • No fear of talking oral fluency
  14. 14. Interactive Whiteboard Notebook Calendar Classroom routines.notebook
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  16. 16. SongInteractive Whiteboard Notebook Story
  17. 17. Student recording
  18. 18. Facts about mammals.flv Video Learn about The Frog Life Cycle at wwwgudlicom.avi Story Video animals1stcycle.notebook IWMind map Worksheet Exam
  19. 19. Stop, Look & Listen.flvmyneighbourhood.notebook Song Interactive Whiteboard
  20. 20. Storytheveryhungrycaterpillar.notebook Story rrio/aulavirtual/course/view.php?id=50
  21. 21. Internet Song JClicspace.notebookInteractiveWhiteboard
  22. 22. landscapes.notebook Interactive Whiteboard Visual aids Presentation
  23. 23. Links:
  24. 24. • Teaching Other Subjects Through English (CLIL)• Uncovering CLIL• TIMESAVER CROSS-CURRICULAR ENGLISH ACTIVITIES(Mary Glasgow Magazines)• TIMESAVER PROJECT WORK• USBORNE
  25. 25. isabelbp@gmail.com