Joel Bacha's Elementary School English Plan

Year 1 , 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Year 4

LESSON SUBJECT/ACTIVITY PHRASE
1COLORS > colors: see 4-nen sei topics ** What's your name? / My name is_______
> Practice 'I like (color) + (noun)' Nice to meet you / Nice to meet you too.
> 'I like _____.' relay >> What do you like? (hand shake)
>> I like (color) + (noun).
2ANIMALS > animals: see 4-nen sei topics ** How are you? / I'm (3-nen sei emotion)
> Games with animals >> What do you like?
> Practice 'I like (animal)' > What animal do you like?
>> I like (animal).
3FRUIT
/FOOD
> fruit/food: see 4-nen sei topics ** What's your name? / My name is_______. /
> Games with fruit/food Nice to meet you / Nice to meet you too.
> Practice 'I like (fruit / food)' > What fruit/food do you like?
>> I like (fruit / food).
4ABCs > Say ABCs ** Thank you / You're welcome
> ABC pronounciation (LR, BV, MN, GZ)
> Games with ABCs
5NUMBERS > numbers: #1-20 ** What's your name? / My name is_______. /
> Karuta Nice to meet you / Nice to meet you too.
> Games with numbers. > How old are you? (handshake)
>> I'm (age)
6TIME > review: #'s ** How are you? / I'm (emotions + tired)
> time: 1 o'clock, 2 o'clock > What time is it?
> Games with time. >> It's (time).
7HALLOWEEN
culture
> Halloween: ghost, witch, devil, pumpkin >> Happy Halloween
> Show pictures
> names: Recognize names in English
> Give students name plates
8DAYS > review: time ** How are you? / I'm (emotion)
> days of the week: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
9BODY PARTS > body parts: see 4-nen sei topics ** What's your name? / My name is_______. /
> Simon says Nice to meet you / nice to meet you too.
> Show me body part game > What's this? (hand shake)
> Show me your (body part)
10CHRISTMAS
culture
> Christmas: Santa Claus, snowman, stocking, >> Merry Christmas
x-mas tree, present, ornament
> Review #s 1-25
> Advent Calendar
11EMOTIONS > review: numbers (1-20), time, days ** I'm sorry / That's OK
> emotions: see 4-nen sei topics >> How are you?
> Games with emotions >> I'm (emotion).
12WEATHER > weather: see 4-nen sei topics ** What's your name? & How are you?
> Games with weather (combined)
>> What's the weather like?
>> It's (weather).
13VOCAB > Say ABCs ** Thank you / You're Welcome
> ABC pronounciation (LR, BV, MN, GZ) ** I'm sorry / That's OK.
> review: fruit / food / animals / ABC vocab >> What do you like?
> Games with vocab >> I like ______.
14REVIEW
culture
> review: phrases, #s 1-20, time, days REVIEW ** phrases
> Play cultural game
NOTES: If +14 lessons, then: -Cultural games ** Conversation phrase
-Cultural crafts >> Lesson Speaking phrases
-World talks > Lesson Listening phrases
-English review
Ask 'What's the weather like?' at the beginning of most lessons.
Teach 'Where are you from?' when talking about the world.


4-nensei

-TOPICS

-Colors(11): green, blue, purple, red, yellow, orange, brown, white, black,
pink, gray

-Animals: ant, bird, cat, cow, dog, eel, elephant, frog, fish, horse, jellyfish, lion, monkey,
mouse, octopus, pig, rabbit, snake, spider, tiger, whale, zebra, (others…)

-Fruit/Food: apple, banana, cherry, chicken, egg, grapes, orange, pear, ice, ice cream,
strawberry, water, (others…)

-Alphabet Vocab (see page 3)

-Alphabet Pronunciation

-Numbers: #1-20

-Time 1:00, 2:00, etc… (1 o'clock, 2 o'clock, etc…)

-Names: Students learn to recognize their own names in English.

-Days of the Week(7): Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday, Saturday

-Body Parts(12): hand, foot, head, eye, ear, nose, mouth, tummy, fingers, toes,
LEFT, RIGHT

-Emotions(10): fine, good, OK, great, hungry, happy, sad, hot, cold, tired

-Weather(9): sunny, cloudy, windy, rainy, snowy, hot, cold, fine, beautiful day





-CULTURE:

- Holidays: Halloween, Christmas, (others…)
- Cultural Games & Crafts
- World Talks: Time differences, Season differences, Distances, World Flags,
Country names & locations


-PHRASES (Speaking & Listening):

-Hello
-Good Morning
-Good Afternoon
-Goodbye

-Hello, my name is _______.
My name is _______.
Nice to meet you. (handshake)
Nice to meet you too.

-What's this?

-What do you like?
I like (adjective + noun).

-What (color/animal/fruit) do you like?
I like .

-Thank you.
You're Welcome

-How old are you?
I'm (age) .

-How are you?
I'm (emotion).

-What time is it?
It's (time) .

-Show me (color / fruit / animal / body part).

- I'm sorry.
That's OK.

-What's the weather like?
It's (weather).

-Where are you from?
I'm from .


Copyright 1999/2001 Joel Bacha

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