jueves, 5 de junio de 2014

POLLUTION AND TRANSPORTS


MY DIDACTIC UNIT: POLLUTION AND TRANSPORTS




Teresa Guzmán
POLLUTION AND TRANSPORTS

Esta unidad está elaborada para trabajar Science en 3º de Educación Primaria.
Los elementos que la componen son los siguientes:


1. Learning outcomes

The content objectives will be classified attending to  levels of thinking from the easiest ones to complex.

- To expain the different transports
- To talk about the best way of transport depending on the different situations

2. Subject Content

- Identify different types of transport and their characteristics.
- Classify the transports and their incidences on the environment.
- Decide the most suitable mean of transport for each situation.
- Evaluate their own learning process through different tools.

3. Language Content / Communication

Vocabulary

Ways of transport: bus, plane, car, train, ship, taxi, bicycle, tram, walk and so on.
Characteristics: quick, fast, slow, pollution, diesel, gas, friendly, private, public and so on.
Verbs: to ride, to reserve, to walk, to fly, to drive, to sail, to cycle, to sit, to wait and so on.
Links: firstly, secondly, at the beginning, in the middle, at the end and do on.


Structures

Comparison (comparative and superlative structures):

Which is the_______ main of transports?
What main of transport is (more)_____ than_______?
The ______is _____than the _______.
The______ is more_____ the than _____.

Structures of action:

How do you go to____?
To get to the_____you have to______.
I go to ______ on/by ________.

Discourse type

Dialogues, narrative and descriptive types.

Language skills
Receptive and productive ones. Listening, Reading, writing and speaking.


4. Contextual (cultural) element

Advantages of knowing different places using the most suitable way of transport.

5. Cognitive (thinking) processes
- Controlled lecture
- Ellaboration conceptual maps
- Select necessary information to complete the tasks

6. (a) Task(s)

- Brainstoming
- Guided discussion
- Mime, alphabet soup
- Quiz

6. (b) Activities

- Morning routines
- Game with words
- True and false sentences
- Writing your diary
- Discussion about transports

7. Methodology

Organization and class distribution / timing

It will be used different types of grouping depending on the tasks, big groups activities, small group activities and individual ones.
It will be developed in five sessions of 45 minutes each one.

Resources / Materials

Depending on the student's learning style, we will use some materials like: computer, worksheets, White digital board, markers and so on.

LINKS


MEMORY GAME ABOUT TRANSPORTS


ACTIVITIES WITH MEANS OF TRANSPORT




Key Competences

Linguistic competence, mathematical competence, processing and use of ICT competence, social skills and citizens competence and autonomy and personal initiative.

8. Evaluation (criteria and instruments)
Criteria:

- Talk about the ways of transport they usually use.
- Present a topic in front of their classmates.
- Decide what type of transport is the best one for each situation.

Instruments:
- Oral presentations
- Self evaluation sheets
            - Daily observation





DESCRIPCIÓN DE LAS TAREAS  

Cada sesión tiene una duración de 45 minutos.


1. SESSION: PRESENTATION
Para presentar el vocabulario de la unidad utilizo una serie flashcards que ayuden a los niños a la comprensión del tema a tratar. Durante esta sesión realizaremos actividades de este tipo con esas flashcards.

- Choose 3 different flashcards and ask your students to create a story.
- Show a set of flashcards and ask them to write the ones they remember.
- Show them a flashcard and ask them to brainstorm ideas. Then tell them to compare ideas and ask them to create stories in pairs using the words they've come up with.

2. SESSION: INTRODUCTION

- Matching, entre definiciones e imágenes 
- Crear un mapa conceptual para hacer una clasificación de los distintos tipos de transporte usando las flashcards

3. SESSION: PRACTISING THE NEW VOCABULARY

- Crosswords
- Word search
- Memory game.
  - Opinar

4.SESSION: INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES WITH MEANS OF TRANSPORT



5. SESSION: PROYECT

- Tratamos un texto y formamos un debate sobre lo que hemos leído haciendo preguntas y comparaciones sobre los diferentes medios de transporte y su impacto en nuestro medioambiente.
- Realizar el proyecto. Crear un póster con las características de los medios de transporte usando el punto gramatical propuesto, en este caso el comparativo.
- Presentación de los proyectos.

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TERESA GUZMÁN CARMONA

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