OAK TREE

Carvalho

Group 4 (9-12 year olds)

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THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS CYCLE ARE:

Learn about different cultures that also have English as an official language.

Explore narratives from and about distant lands that share the same language.

Make significant contributions to the class atmosphere.

WE SUGGEST YOU CHECK THE EVIDENCES WITH WHICH YOU WILL OBSERVE IF YOUR STUDENTS HAVE ACHIEVED THESE OBJECTIVES​

 

CLASS PLAN

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1. STARTING SONG

  • Just like in previous cycles, the Starting Song is the moment for preparation of the Vivadí class. There are different proposals to carry out this activity to strengthen the pedagogic use of the use. 

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3. POPCORN TIME

  • For students to visually see places/people/food from the countries they are learning about.

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4. HARMONY TIME

  • To “clean the house”: the objective is to go through the main articulations of the body and renew those joints with some simple exercises that will refresh the energy. 

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6. HARMONY TIME

  • To continue and finish the “cleaning of the house” started in Harmony Time 2.0

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8. ENDING SONG

  • To end the class in the same way it started. 
    That children take responsibility for ordering their learning space and to make them feel owners of it.

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2. HARMONY TIME 

  • To exercise the connection of the body with the air flow. 
    To connect with the classmates’ energy. 

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4. GAME

  • For students to play a game that makes them listen and speak in english, as well as move

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5. STORYTELLING

  • For students to read iconic stories from the countries they are learning about. 

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7. MOVE YOUR HIPS

  • For students to learn about the countries through their national dances

My class is 25 to 30 minutes long!

Remember that if your periods are shorter than 50 minutes, you can try out these shorter plans!

 
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1. STARTING SONG

Starting Song - Vivadí
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As usual, we will begin the class with the starting song. 

We suggest you let the kids start this activity by themselves, even with a bit more autonomy than in previous cycles. Once you see they’ve started singing and dancing, you can join the fun.