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Back to School

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OBJECTIVES
To revise the language of pencil case items.
To extend pupils’ vocabulary.
To practise the language of instructions.
To practise /or present the language of materials such as metal, plastic, cotton, etc.

STUDENT LINGUISTIC LEVEL: A1 (from the 1st year to the 5th year, see below for extension exercises of 4th and 5th classes)

TIMING: 10 – 15 minutes depending on if you are teaching or testing.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: pencil case, pencils, pens, rubber/eraser, colouring pencils or felt tips, crayons, glue, a pair of scissors, a pencil sharpener, Liquid Paper/White Out, ruler, highlighter.

Written by Tracey Sinclair

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Sleeping Positions

Girlsleeps

Did you know that the position you sleep in describes your personality?
Match the picture of the sleeping position to the character description of the sleeper...

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World Water Day – March 22

Water

According to the UN, 7.5 litres of water a day is enough for every person’s basic water needs. However, around 20 litres a day are needed if we also take into account things like hygiene. Where is this fresh water all coming from?

That’s the point of today. March 22, World Water Day...

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The importance of Sleep

Bimbachedorme

Everyone needs sleep. Sleep helps to rejuvenate the body, heal the body and assist the brain in assessing the actions of the day that has passed. How much should one sleep? 

Written by Tracey Sinclair

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Data Privacy/Protection Day – January 28

Data Privacy Protection Day – January 28

Privacy laws differ from country to country. However, many countries share a belief in protecting underage children from making mistakes such as putting their surnames on the internet so laws are made, and January 28 is an international day dedicated to privacy and protection. What should we teach our pupils?

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