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In this lesson students will have the chance to revise body parts through songs, TPR games and drawing activities.


Abc Enlarged photocopy of p.23 of the Activity book
Abc Photocopies of activity book page 23
Abc Footprints CD 1
Abc flash cards
Abc White board and board marker

Main Aims

  • To provide practice in using this is+singular nouns (body parts) and these are +plural nouns (parts of the body)

Subsidiary Aims

  • Students will get the chance to practice their listening skills through a TPR games during which they have to follow commands (to touch a certain part of their bodies)


Sing the song 'These are my eyes' (10-12 minutes) • To set the tune for the lesson, to relax children through a song, to get together in a circle.

Ask the children to stand in a circle. Teach them the actions for the song: eyes: take a step forward and make two round circles with your index fingers in front of your eyes.; ears-take a step forward and put your open palms to your ears; Mouth- take a step forward and and gesture to extend your mouth in a big smile; nose: take a step forward and gesture to make a long nose; arms-take a step forward and shake your arms; legs-take a step forward, bend your knees and slap your thighs; fingers-take a step forward, hold up and shake your fingers; toes-take a step forward, hold out your foot and wiggle your toes. Say the words in random order and the children respond by doing the actions. They take a step back into the circle after each one. Say ''Listen to the song and do the actions''. Play the CD (CD 1, track 62). Play the CD again. The children do the actions and sing the song.

Draw, point and say. (PB page 25) (10-12 minutes) • to raise children's awareness about singular and plural nouns

- Point to the differnt parts of the body of the enlarged worksheet. Ss say the words. - Make sure they get the plurals right if necessary drill with flashcards or by pointing to different parts of the body. - Ask ss to draw pictures of the parts of the body inside the frames (some body parts are in the singular some are in the plural). - The children work individually and draw pictures in the frames. -Ask children why we say 'This is my nose?' but 'These are my ears'. Make sure they understand that one is used for singulars one one for plurals. -Elicit sentences from the children about all the pictures they have drawn to illustrate this.

Listen and Say: Frodo's Word fun (5-8 minutes) • The students will be able to practice the sounds /z/ and /s/ for plurals and practice their listenink (for specific information) skills

- Say the parts of the body in the 'Two or more' frame in the previous activity. - Draw children's attention to the /z/ sound at the end of the Word. Drill the sound. - Explain that when we hear the sound /z/ or /s/ in plurals, (children will not understand plural, say 'two or more' instead. - Tell them to listen to Frodo. Explain and demonstrate that the children should wave one hand if they hear a singular Word, and wave both hands if they wave a plural word. - Play the CD (CD 1, track 64) and the children respond by doing the actions. - Play the CD again. The children do the actions and repeat the words.

Look, Write and Say in the activity book, page 23 (4-6 minutes) • Students are able to distinguish between singular and plural body parts words in the written form

Show children enlarged worksheet of the activity book page 23. Read the words at the top of the activity. Elicit correct answers from ss. Students work individually and write the words in the correct lists. Check answers quickly as whole group, or ask individual ss to read out the lists. Tell chiildren to move on to the next activity. Tell them: 'Now look , read and circle the correct words. Check as wc quickly.

Freeze dance (Variation: 'Touch a body part and freeze') (4-5 minutes) • Children will be able to practice their listening skills (listening for specific information)

Tell children: 'We will play a dancing game. Everybody start dancing.' (Play music.) Ss are dancing. Stop the music and say: ''Touch your nose'' Demonstrate- touch your nose, freeze and encourage ss to do the same. Play music again, dance with the children, stop the music and say: ''Tocuh your legs''. Demonstrate the instructions another time if necessary. End the lesson by telling ss that they did a great dance and disiss them.

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