12th July 2017, Tami 6:30 A.M. I confess. I slept just 4 hours. It’s 6:30 (well, you know that’s not true, it’s 6:50). Ay madre mía! 9 horas con estos tiburones hambrientos that want to know always more, do more, play more and more and more… 5 more minutes…I beg to my alarm… no answer……… Continue reading Day 8. Into the deep blue ocean.
7th of July. Tami 7:00 a.m. While getting ready for this new day, strong and deep feelings are coming to me. What a week. Intense. Vivid. It’s the fifth day, and our first week will be concluded. How can I fall in love this quickly with these kids? How can they inspired me over…… Continue reading Day 5. Into the Rainforest
4 July 2017. Second day of our trip. 9:00 AM. Let’s start this new day! 12 little explorers, Ali and Tami, start this new day. We’ve arrived to the Savannah. Our backpacks are too heavy. We need to make some arrangements and maybe leave some stuff behind. Current objects in our backpacks are: map, binoculars, compass,…… Continue reading Day 2. In the Savannah (4th July 2017)
Day 1. 3rd July 2017 7.00 A.M. Bar table, 200 metres from school. Breakfast is served and the 3 teachers are ready for battle. The plan is to engage the kids in 9 hours of endless wonder for a tour around the world ecosystems: a classroom can become the Savannah, the backyard can be the…… Continue reading Day 1. Preparing our trip. (3rd July 2017)
WARM-UP Show again teh cover of the book,and elicit again the two main charachters of teh story: the elephant and the bad baby. Sing and practice the song together. CIRCLE TIME: NEW VOCABULARY INTRODUCTION: FLASHCARDS You have to prepare your own set of flashcards in advance and you may want to laminate them to last…… Continue reading Lesson 2_The Elephant and the Bad Baby
PICTURE DICTATION Provide the children with and envelope (they will need it later on to store their flashcards). Say to the children that they are going to draw something, but they still don’t know what. They should follow your instruction to discover what it is. Demonstrate while giving instructions: Draw one hump Next, add one…… Continue reading Lesson 1_The Elephant and the Bad Baby
Here are our personal new brand Flashcards, with the bears and words I decided to focus during the circle time. You will find both the flashcards in English and Spanish, depending on thelangauge you’re planning to use. I have made bilingual flashcards, one language in each side. But this could be a stimulating idea either if they are learning a…… Continue reading Bears: habitat and diet.