Theme: My family
To learn the names of [he story characterTo remind children of family words
Recycled: family wordsExtra: family, name, too
• Greet the children as they come into the classroom. Say Hello / How are you ? Welcome back! Good afternoon / Good morning to each child, and smile. Encourage children to say Hello to you.
• If this is a new class for you, wait until children are seated, and then say Hello, my name's (your name). What's your name?Go around the class, asking children's names. Elicit My name's...
• Encourage children to greet each other in pairs, saying their names.
• If this is a new class for you, give each child a pre-cut shape made out of card, e.g. a star or a circle.
• Ask children to write their names on the cards in the English alphabet.
• Monitor and help where necessary.
• Give out sticky lack and help children to stick the names to the front of their desks.
• Draw an outline family tree on the board to match the one on page 4 of the Class Book, leaving room to stick the My family flashcards in the correct places.
• Tell the class they are going to meet new story characters this year. Hold up the flashcards of Max and Holly and say the names for children to repeat.
• Tell children that Max and Holly are brother and sister, and say the children are going to learn about their family. Say brother and sister for children to repeat.
• Hold up the flashcards one at a time to introduce the other people in Max's family, e.g. This is Grandpa. For Amy and Leo, say the name and the family word, e.g. This is Amy. She's Max's cousin.
• Stick each flashcard on the board in the correct place.
• Ask questions to check understanding: Is this Grandpa? (pointing at someone else) / Is this Max's dad?
1 Listen, point and repeat. ®01
• Ask children to open their Class Books and look at the family tree.
• Play the first part of the recording for children to listen and point to the appropriate picture.
The first time through, the recording follows the order of the pictures on the page; the second time the order is out of sequence. This is also true in subsequent word presentations.
• Play the second part of the recording for children to repeat.
• Play the recording all the way through for children to listen and point, and then repeat the words in chorus.
• Point to individual flashcards on the board and ask children to repeat the words in chorus.
• Make sure that children understand aunt and uncle apply to all brothers and sisters of your mum and dad, and cousin applies to all of their children, if there are several words in their language.
Listen and point.
grandma, grandpa, mum, dad, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, cousin grandpa, sister, grandma, aunt, cousin, uncle, mum, brother, dad Listen and repeat.
grandma, grandpa, mum, dad, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, cousin
• Play Teacher can't remember (see page 19). Tell children you can't remember some of the words and ask them to help you.
• Point to the flashcards on the board and say correct or incorrect words.
• If the word is correct, children shout Yes! If it is incorrect, they stand up and shout No!then tell you the correct word.
2 Read and write the names.
• Tell the class they are going to write the names of the four children.
• Draw children's attention to the first speech bubble and ask children to point to Leo in their books.
• Children do the rest of the exercise individually.
Do not check the answers with children at this stage.
Listen and check. 02
• Play the recording. Children follow the text in their Class Books and check their answers to Exercise 2.
• Go through the answers in class. With a strong class, you may wish to ask individual children to read.
1 Leo 2 Holly 3 Amy 4 Max Further practice
Workbook page 4
Student Muiti ROM • Starter Unit • Words