River Themes World of knowledge Focus Listening and Speaking

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					Themes:            World of knowledge
Focus:             Listening and Speaking
Topic:             Water: Rivers and Conservation
Content Standard:  1.1 By the end of the 6-year primary schooling, pupils will be able to
                   pronounce words and speak confidently with the correct stress, rhythm and
Learning Standard: 1.1.4 Able to speak confidently on related topics.
Objectives:        Pupils are able to talk about the river and its importance.
Time:              30 minutes
Teaching Aids:     LCD, Computer, Internet connection, The River Song, Saving Water
                   Worksheet, Are you a Water Waster? Worksheet
By                 Regina Cyril, Teresa Rose Anak Gilbert Nyaod and Usha Reginald

 Activity                                                                                  Teaching &                      Notes
     1. Teacher asks pupils to brainstorm animals that                                     Brainstorming
          live by or in a river.
 2. Teacher plays The River Song and pupils listen.                                        Listen and sing.                http://learnenglishkids.british
 Which animals do they hear? Did they include all of the                                                         
 animals from the song when they brainstormed? Can                                                                         river
 they think of any other animals that live by or in a river?

 3. Pupils sing along with actions.                                                                                        http://learnenglishkids.british

 4.Talk about a river pupils know, its uses and                                            Brainstorming
 importance of keeping the river clean.

 5. Pupils are divided into groups and they discuss the                                    Co-operative
 river (its uses and importance). Ask pupils to consider                                   learning
 what happens if rivers are polluted.

 6. Pupils present their ideas to the class.                                               Confidence

 Assessment on organization of ideas and relate it to
 real life situation.

 Remedial:                                                                                                                 http://learnenglishkids.british
 Teacher identifies one side of the classroom as 'Saving                                                         
 Water' and the other side as 'Wasting Water'. Teacher                                                                     achment/saving-water-
 describes the various activities from the Saving Water                                                                    activity_0.pdf
 Worksheet and pupils run to the appropriate side of the
 Give pupils the Saving Water Worksheet. Pupils
 complete the task on saving water.

 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).
Enrichment:                                                   Sharing     http://learnenglishkids.british
Pupils interview four classmates to complete a survey         Knowledge
using the Are you a Water Waster? Worksheet. Pupils                       achment/saving-water2-
then compare results in groups.                                           activity_0.pdf

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