Work for Children in 1st class where English is not their first language (EAL)

Ms. Gallagher

EAL Learning- First Class

Week 1,2 May  2020

Useful website:

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-e-108-eal-basic-skills-home-learning-tasks

 https://www.twinkl.ie/resources/english-as-an-additional-language-eal/english-as-an-additional-language-eal-translated-resources  (this translates for you so very helpful)

 Week 1: Animals

Listening  Animals

Can understand the main points in a video about the natural world

https://kidworldcitizen.org/incredible-nature-documentaries-kids/

 *Can understand the main points of a discussion about animals

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBF_enIE760IE760&source=univ&tbm=isch&q=animal+theme+videos+for+teaching+vocabulary&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj7rOXGwaTpAhWKFMAKHf9dDSkQsAR6BAgDEAE&biw=1920&bih=969

 Speaking:  Animals

 *Can answer questions about which animals he/she likes and dislikes

*Can answer key questions about keeping a pet

*can use a series of phrases and sentences to talk about wild animals and where they may be found

https://www.educatall.com/page/28/Pets.html

Wild animals for kids -vocabulary- see website below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CA6Mofzh7jo

*can pass on information about taking care of animals

*can explain in some detail how to look after a pet

 Reading: Animals

  • Can read and understand very short and simple texts about animals provided they contain a high proportion of familiar words and us appropriate visual support

Website with easy stories to read about animals

https://www.bedtimeshortstories.com/category/stories-by-topic/animal-stories

 Writing: Animals

  • Can write simple sentences about a pet or wild animal using familiar vocabulary
  • Can write the main points of a story involving animals

Useful website for printable workpages on animals

https://www.pinterest.ie/pin/124200902195562716/

 Week 2: Plants

 Listening: Plants

*Can understand the main points of a discussion about plants in the natural world

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-sc-272-ks1-all-about-plants-powerpoint

*Speaking:  Plants

*Can answer questions about which plants he/she likes and dislikes

*Can answer key questions about what is needed to help plants grow- The needs of a plant song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUBIQ1fTRzI

*can use a series of phrases and sentences to talk about what plants need to grow

*can pass on information  about taking care of plants

*can retell a story where theme is plants- see some great stories here https://www.twinkl.ie/book-list/plants-and-growth-primary-book

   Reading: Plants

  • Can read and understand very short and simple texts about plants provided they contain a high proportion of familiar words and us appropriate visual support

*Story: Handa’s Surprise

 Writing: Plants

  • Can write simple sentences about what plants need to grow. Useful website for printable workpages to complete

 https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/au-sc-2046-plants-need-activity-sheet

 

 

 

 

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