Eduardo R Eduardo R

Months, days and family
A! level


Abc Americann on course
Abc jamboard

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of months days and family in the context of family

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of seasons in the context of year


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I´ll show them an image of time and calendar. What do you think this lesson it's going to be about? What this is? For what it uses for?

Exposure (3-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Game I´ll show them a slide with the name of the months. We are going to make a month chain. I´ll say the first and they have to continue. I´ll show them a slide with day names, and again, we will chain the names of the week.

Highlighting (3-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Match these months with the celebrations International Workers' Day is celebrated in Christmas is celebrated in Día de los muertos is celebrated in Halloween is celebrated on Valentine's Day is celebrated on El Día de la Independenciais celebrated on Today is The day after tomorrow Midweek is on Yesterday was December November October February September Monday Tuesday Wednesday Sunday

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Different generations grandparents: the parents of your parents grandfather: the father of your father/mother grandmother: the mother of your father/mother grandchildren: the children of your children grandson: the son of one of your children granddaughter:the daughter of one of your children great grandfather: the father of your grandfather/grandmother great grandmother: the mother of your grandfather/grandmother mother father siblings sister broother uncle: the brother (or brother-in-law) of your mother/father aunt: the sister (or sister-in-law)of your mother/father cousin: the child of your aunt/uncle nephew: the male child of your brother/sister niece: the female child of your brother/sister

Controlled Practice (7-9 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Build your family tree Write names and relations of the members in your family tree

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

I want you to describe the members of your family Something like My grandfather was tall My mother has dark hair I have one brother and one sister My father has curly hair I have three nieces and one nephew

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