viernes, 30 de mayo de 2014


CLIL Didactic Unit
Subject: Science    Teacher: Teresa Yévenes
Title of the Unit: Animals   Course / Level: 1st grade Primary

1. Learning outcomes

To identify living and non-living things
To learn the life cycle of living things
To classify animals in domestic and wild
To describe body parts
To know how animales move and where they live
To know how to take care of animals

2. Subject Content

Characteristics of living things
Wild and Domestic animal classification
Animals' body parts and movements
The importante of taking care of pets

 3. Language Content / Communication


 Nouns: legs, tail, wings, fins, trunk, vet, water, land
 Adjectives: Wild, domestic, long, short, big, small
 Verbs: are born, grow, reproduce, die, breathe, eat, walk, run, fly, swim, jump, slither, wash, clean, brush, feed

Structures 

what's your favourite animal? Do you hace any pet? Have  you ever been in a zoo?
Where does it live? It lives ..., What does it eat? It eats ..., Can it fly? Yes, it can /No, it can't, Has it got wings? Yes, it has, Is it wild? Colours and adjectives. Use and position. It's too +adjective. Specific vocabulary related to body parts. Has it got wings?
Classroom management:
What animals can you see?, Listen and answer the questions, is it true or false?, circle the correct answer, complete the activities, describe the animal, what does it look like? Tell me their abilities, think what they eat and where they live, Are they the same or different?, write the differences, can you tell the habitat? can you describe your pet?
Type of discourse
Exposition, Description, Argument, Dialogue, Narration
Linguistic skills
Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing

4.Contextual Element

Students are in the first gade so we will use a lot of flashcards, pictures, photos and videos to help understanding. We will work in cooperation with the L2 teacher.

5.Cognitive Processes

a. Understand the vocabulary and written-oral texts
b. Memorise the vocabulary
c. Apply the knowledge learnt
d. Know the difference between living and non-living things
e. Identify wild and domestic animals
f. Describe animals with different body parts
g. Realise the importance of taking care of pets


o Session 1
Living and non-living
Introduction (15'): Photos Game
Practice (15'): Yes/No activity
Production (15'): Worksheet 
Life Cycle 
Closue(15'): Identify pictures and match activity
o Session 2
Domestic and Wild Animals
Presentation (15') Power Point and Story
Practice (15') Classification Activity
Production (20') Worksheet
Closure (10') Find the hidden animal Game
o Session 3
Body Parts
Presentation (15') Flashcards Game
Practice (15') How many legs? Activity
Production (20') Worksheet
Closure (10') Animal Maker Game
o Session 4
Animals' Movements
Presentation (15') Video
Practice (15') True- False Activity: Can it....?
Production (15') Match activity
Closure (15') Internet game
o Session 5
Presentation (15') Song
Practice (15') Classify Game Production (20') Worksheet (land, water, air) Closure (10') Game: Which animal is it?
o Session 6
Describe your pet
Presentation (15') Story
Practice (15') Read an animal description
Production (20') Write about their pets
Closure(10') importance of taking care of pets


Organization and class distribution

Students will be seated in pairs or in groups depending on the activity

6 sessions of 60 minutes. You can change and adapt the timing of each activity depending on the students.

Flashcards, Photos, Videos, Computers, Students' Notebooks, Worksheets
Key Competences
o Competence in Communication with language
o Competence in knowledge of and interaction with the physical world
o Competence in social development and in citizenship o Competence in learning to learn o Competence in personal initiative


 Identify living and non-living things
 Understand the life cycle of living things
 Classify animals in domestic and wild
 Describe animals' body parts

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