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水, 07 3月 2012 18:02

春の絵本祭り

東北地方太平洋沖地震から1年・・・
  ~あなたに綴る優しい絵本展~



http://ehon-sakka.com/2012/02/27/haru_ehonmatsuri2012/

3月16日(金)13:30~15:00
世界とつながろう!
「世界の絵本読み聞かせ会」 ※要予約
仲原かおる先生による、絵本を使ったバイリンガルの基礎レッスン。
楽しく無理なく国際感覚を養おう!



Take a ruler, a small triangular card holder, a load of plastic frogs and what do you get? Yes, a see-saw. (I did use a little blu-tack to stop the ruler slipping around.)

It was all part of our kinder classes looking at the playground. We had the usual vocab of jungle-gym, slide, swing and see-saw plus a great little song based on the Five Little Monkeys.

The lesson plan was quite straightforward, remember the vocab, learn the song etc. but one of the worksheets called for the students to decide which way the see-saw would move depending on how many monkeys were sitting at each end. Not so simple for 5 and 6 year olds to imagine, especially on a paper based exercise. So I came up with this practical 'experiment' to use with the children.

We had a lot of fun loading the frogs onto the see-saw and it was great to see the children trying to guess if their end of the see-saw would go up or down.

土, 03 3月 2012 18:03

応援してね!

明日、戸山公園で行われる

箱根山駅伝!今年で第3回目になりますが、

第1回目から出場しているポール!

今年も走ります☆

応援してね~~~!

木, 01 3月 2012 10:42

The Three Little Pigs

Once again this year we are going to finish the school year by using a classic story in our Sprouts class, and I'm sure some of the ideas will be used in other classes as usual.
Last year we adapted Jack and the Beanstalk for the young ones using shapes, colours etc. (Although with the earthquake on the 11th and many of our students deciding to escape to safer parts of Japan we never exploited it's full potential.)
This year we will be adapting The Three Little Pigs story. I'm actually busy now working on material but I came across this video from The Guardian newspaper. The Guardian is using it for an advertising campaign, and have imagined how the story would be told if it happened today. You can watch it below:


I don't think we'll be going this far with our adaptation for 3 to 4 year olds but it's good to know we're in good company!

If you can't see the video you can find it here on The Guardian's website: http://gu.com/p/35zdg

Media

水, 29 2月 2012 18:04

小学生クラスあれこれ

小学生Aクラス・・・テキストのP34~37をやっています。食べ物の名前は、日本語でもそのまま使っている単語が多いので、”Do you want some ~~?"の表現も、抵抗無く、食べ物のことだけ考えてすらすら口から出ているように見えます。スシとか、ワサビとか、日本語そのままで使える食べ物は特に人気!P37のリスニングテストでは、しっかり聞けて答えを書けていたと思います。


小学生Bクラス・・・”~~してもいい?”の表現を勉強しました。テキストでは(P50~53/55)、”May I ~~?”ですが、実際は、”Can I ~~?”を使うことが多いので、クラスでも、”Can I ~~?”で練習しています。これこそ、教科書の英語とネイティブが話す英語の違い!また、スポーツの単語を使って、”He likes ~~"の言い方を習いました。スポーツが嫌いな子は、ノリが悪かったかな。


小学生Cクラス・・・テキストP50~51です。夢について。将来の夢ではなくて、眠っている間にみる夢のほう。自分がみた夢について、できるだけ知ってる英語を使って話してもらいました。女の子は、もう語りたくてたまらない!(日本語だけど、、)、昨日の夢も、小さい頃の夢も聞いて~!!男の子は、、夢はみない、忘れた~、、が多かったかな。テーマによって、クラスでの積極性も変わりますね。

水, 29 2月 2012 10:47

Playdough Bento

n the sprouts classes this month we've based our classes around a cooking theme. This year we pushed the envelope a little and decided to make our own 'playdough', or nendo in Japanese.

The recipe for playdough we took from sparklebox.co.uk, you can find the recipe here.

The only ingredient we had trouble finding in Japan was cream of tartar, but we managed to find it through Kitchen Master, and cream of tartar can be found here. They seem to have a lot of other cooking goods so could be worth a look if you're having problems finding cooking/ baking supplies in Japan.

To make the playdough we had the children mix together the ingredients choosing a suitable colour to mix in. The final stage needed some heat so we used a portable gas stove and sat the children down while I stirred it. The results were pretty amazing, even if all the mums shocked at the amount of salt we added, 1 whole cup!

The following week, after all the classes had produced different colours, we used the playdough to make bento, or boxed lunches. You can see a few pictured below:




I think you'll all agree they look just great. Well done to all the children who helped make this one of the most fun themes we've had.

2月のテーマは Cooking!

・knife
・fork
・spoon
・cup
・plate
など、食事の時に使う単語

・mix
・pour
・stir
・knead
などの動詞を学びました。

レッスンでは実際に flour + salt + oil を火にかけ mix!
粘土を作り、鮮やかな色をつけました。
最後には、その粘土を使って 各自お弁当を作りました。
お母さんに手伝ってもらい、とても上手に出来ました☆

楽しかったですね!




<読み聞かせの本>
The Pancake <ORT Stage 1>
What's Cooking?: A Cookbook for Kids (Ratatouille)
Who Stole the Cookies?

テキスト Unit 8 Food/たべもの

フラッシュカードを使い、食べ物をたくさん覚えました。

 Do you like ...?
 Yes, I do.
 No, I don't.

 I like ... .

の表現を組み合わせて、会話の練習をしました。

 Do you like apples?
Yes, I like bananas.

火, 28 2月 2012 18:05

本日のレッスン



朝から すごい雪ですね・・・。

今のところ 午後のレッスンも行うつもりでいますが(午後12時33分現在)

レッスンにいらっしゃる生徒さん達は

どうぞ 無理なさらず 安全第一にに来てくださいね!

悪天候のため、クラスを閉める場合は

また ご連絡いたします。

金, 24 2月 2012 10:47

Pancake Day (or Shrove Tuesday)

Last Tuesday, 21st February, was Shrove Tuesday or as we always called it in my family, Pancake Day. In days gone by it was a day when the luxuries of eggs and milk were used up before entering the period of Lent, when people were supposed to do without such luxuries in the six weeks leading up to Easter.

As we have had a cooking theme running through our Beans and Sprouts classes this week I choose The Pancake from the Oxford Reading Tree series to use in a few classes. We pretended to make pancakes using real kitchen implements from the 100 yen store and then had a pancake race using some felt pancakes and 100 yen frying pans.

All good fun and an excellent finish to our cooking themed month.

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