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  Phonics Ordering   Put the phonics flashcards on the floor, mixed up. Say the sounds one by one from a to z. Students find the flashcards and put them in order. Or do the gesture and have the students find the flashcards and say the sound.   先生はフォニックスのフラッシュカードを混ぜて床の上に置き、aからzまで1つずつ音を言います。生徒はフラッシュカードを探して順番にその音のカードを置きます。または、先生がジェスチャーをし、生徒がフラッシュカードを探してその音を言います。   Phonics Wave (for students who […]

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  Move and turn around along with Pinka! ピンカと一緒にくるっと回って体を動かそう!   Moving your body makes learning English more fun! Let’s learn some motions from Pinka in this week’s video.   体を動かすことで英語を学ぶ楽しさがアップします!今週の動画でピンカに色んな動きを教えてもらいましょう。   Classroom Tip Fun fact: This was the first video that showed Pinka in full animation. Have fun turning and wiggling with her. Great video […]

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  Musicals   Put out large flashcards in a circle on the floor. Students walk/run/skip/jump in the circle to music. When the music stops, students stand by the nearest flashcard. Ask students individually for the word/sound. The class repeats it back.   先生用の大きなフラッシュカードを床の上に円形に並べます。生徒は音楽に合わせて輪になって歩きます/走ります/スキップします/ジャンプします。音楽が止まったら、生徒は一番近くにあるフラッシュカードのそばに立ちます。生徒一人一人にその単語/音を質問します。 クラスで繰り返します。   Phonics Book Picture Time   Line the target alphabet letter […]

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  A present please! Let’s ask for things in English! プレゼントをください!英語でお願いしてみましょう!   This week’s video shows a simple but polite way to ask for something you want. It’s easy to practice at mealtimes!   今週の動画は、何か欲しいものがあるときに使う簡単で礼儀正しい言い方を紹介します。食事のときに練習してみましょう!   Classroom Tip Practice the target language from Happy Valley 1 Unit 8 with this video. After, play games suggested […]

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  Make a Word/Build a Word   Pass out alphabet letters to the students. Show a picture of a CVC (Consonant Vowel Consonant) 3-letter word, with the word covered, only showing the picture. T: What’s this? S: dot. T: Make the word. S: Work together to make the word with the letters they have. T: […]

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Kinkajou is playing soccer! Let’s practice using –ing verbs! キンカジューがサッカーをしているよ!動詞の「ing」を勉強しましょう!   Did you know that Kinka is a kinkajou? It’s a small animal from Central and South America. It’s related to the raccoon but looks more like a monkey and lives in trees. Let’s practice using the present continuous tense with Kinka in this week’s […]

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  Line Up! (dice)   Put 6 flashcards in a vertical line. Each student throws a die and moves up the line according to number thrown, saying each word as they go.   Variations: Use letter cards, and the student says the corresponding vocabulary word or Phonanimal. Take turns to throw dice, but say the […]

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It’s a bee! Let’s learn some animal words! ミツバチだ!動物の単語を覚えましょう!   This week’s video teaches words for some animals that your child might see in their daily life!   今週の動画では日常生活で見かける動物の名前を教えます!   Classroom Tip This song goes with Happy Valley 1 Unit 8 vocabulary. Do the It’s a Chant and use this in place of the CD […]

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  Gesture It Phonics   Pass out phonics flashcards. Teacher gestures. The student with that card says the sound and gives it to the teacher.   フォニックスのフラッシュカードを生徒に配り、先生がジェスチャーを見せます。そのカードを持っている生徒がジェスチャーの音を言い、カードを先生に渡します。   Hide and Seek   Hide lots of flashcards around the room. Students find them and say the word/sound.   Variations. Add in extra language. E.g. ‘I got […]

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  Yes! No! Practice these basic answers with Kinka and Pinka! イエス!ノー!キンカとピンカと一緒に基本の返事を練習しましょう!   In this week’s video we use a song to practice the most basic words for answering questions, yes and no.   今週の動画では歌を使って一番簡単な返事の言葉、イエスとノーの練習をします。   Classroom Tip The Yes, No Song is great for working on answering Yes/No Questions. Use it with Unit 8 […]

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