Biographies

  1. Have a look at this site and choose ONE famous person: a Civil Rights Hero, an Explorer, a Scientist, an Inventor or an Artist. Biographies for Kids
  2. Read his/her biography carefully. Answer the QUIZ below.
  3. Try to find another source of information: a site or a video. Biographies
  4. Then fill in the table with the information needed.
  5. Write a short biography on this Padlet. Don’t forget to use SIMPLE PAST. WRITE IN YOUR OWN WORDS!!!!!!

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  6. Now use the tool MySimpleShow to present your biography. Watch the tutorial, SIGN UP for free and start making your video.

Project My Beautiful Country

OUR SCHOOL

1.Use the tool below to collaborate and write your text on your school. You can correct and improve your classsmates’ text as well. Then take some photos to add to your text.

GROUPS 1 and 2:

School Subjects and Facilities

GROUPS 3 and 4:

School Clubs and School Events

GROUPS 5 and 6:

Sports and School Life

GROUPS 7 and 8:

School History and Positive Aspects

GROUPS 9 and 10:

Teachers and Students/Surrounding area

GROUP 11:

Special Facts

OUR SWAY PRESENTATION:

 

OUR HOMETOWN

2.OUR HOMETOWN – BRAINSTORMING FOR STUDENTS

What would you like to know about your partners’ hometown? SHARE your thoughts on that.

INTERACTION WITH OUR PROJECT PARTNERS

 

OUR MOVIEMAKER VIDEO ON LISBON:

 

INTERACTION – Our School, our Culture, our Country, our Environment

 

Home in Different Countries

1.Watch this video on bedrooms of children around the world.

2.Now take your time and look at the photos Bedrooms of Children around the World. CHOOSE ONE bedroom that is similar to your own bedroom and CHOOSE ONE that is very different. Explain the differences in the Comment area below.

3. Now let’s take a fascinating tour to see how people live around the world! Have a close look at this great diversity of different homes and ways of life.

4. Have a look at these photos of 12 different shelters around the world and 10 traditional homes around the world. Which home has impressed you as being completely different from your own? Explain why in the COMMENT AREA below.

5. Now it’s time to do some research on unusual homes IGLOOS and STILT HOUSES. Who builds them? Where can we find them? Why do people build igloos and stilt houses?

Home sweet Home

History of the Igloos for Kids

Homes on Stilts

Martin Luther King

Let’s learn about the life and work of Martin Luther King!

 

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

 

SONGS HONORING MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr.

Today, over 40 years after his death, we still honor this great man and his passion for equality. In the USA his life is celebrated on the third Monday of every January. Let us not just reflect on his life and achievements, but also think about what we dream, wish for this difficult world we live in. Use the Padlet below to share your thoughts with us.

TASKS FOR 8C STUDENTS:

  1. Read the last text Martin Luther King Jr. had a Dream – What’s yours?
  2. Think about the major problems that affect the world today. Then have a look at the Padlet below. What are your dreams? Share your thoughts with us.

     3.Now add a post to your blog (pair work or individual work) including the topics below:

a.Write about what you’ve learnt on Martin Luther King (his life and achievements);

b. Read Martin Luther King’s thoughts and choose the one that touches you the most. Include it in your post and say why you’ve chosen it. MLK QUOTES

c. Luther King had his dream and he believed in it so hard that he did everything he could to make it come true. What about you? What is your hope for the world? 

YOU HAVE TO WRITE AT LEAST 3 or 4 PARAGRAPHS (100/120 WORDS)!

 

  1. YEAR 7 STUDENTS

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YEAR 8 STUDENT

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YEAR 9 STUDENTS

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Christmas around the World

Let’s learn about Christmas around the world.

Read the texts and do the exercises.

Typical Christmas in London

 

Typical Christmas in Australia

 

  1. Make a list of customs/traditions concerning Christmas celebration in Portugal.
  2.  Use Adobe Spark Video or Webpage and create a nice presentation on Christmas traditions in Portugal (group work):

 Introduction: How important is the celebration of Christmas in Portugal?

 Development: Christmas traditions in Portugal (decorations, food, habits/customs on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, presents …)

  Conclusion: Ask questions about Christmas in other countries.

 3. Add another post about your Christmas (individual work).

Introduction:

What do you like most about Christmas?

 What do you dislike most about Christmas?

Development:

How did you and your family celebrate Christmas?

What did you do on Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day? 

What was the best day of your last Christmas holidays? What happened? What did you do? What was so great about it?

What three words do you associate with Christmas? Explain why.

Choose the 5 words that best characterize the past year? Explain why.

Conclusion:

What are your hopes and expectations for 2017 (personal and for the world)?

Add a gallery of photos (your own or from PIXABAY or PHOTOS FOR CLASS).

                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE POST

Write the very best post you can for your visitors to read.

Remember essentials for a great post:

  1. catchy title
  2. includes at least one visual (with attribution) whether photo, cartoon, video or another web 2.0 tool like Voki or Adobe Spark, Movie Maker
  3. interesting topic with the passion of the author coming through
  4. well written and not copy/pasted from somewhere else
  5. shows it has been proofread and spellchecked
  6. written in paragraphs – at least three of them (100/120 words)
  7. includes links to other websites on similar topics – at least one
  8. ends with a question to lure your visitors into leaving a comment

Your choice of topics:

            Autobiography – introduce us to who you are. Share your hobbies, favourite activities, interests, preferences, your personality, what makes you happy, sad, angry, your strengths and weaknesses, your family background, what and who is important to you  and anything else you want others to know about the real you.

Write CAREFULLY and be CREATIVE!!!

A to Z: About Me

About Me

About Thanumi

What is Sidd good at?

          10 ( 15 or 20) Facts about you

10 Things about Sydney

           What are you proud of?

I’m proud of being a Thai

         Music (favourite singers, musicians, bands, types of music)

Antonio Vivaldi, My Favourite Composer

         Favourite person ( a special friend, family member, your personal hero, a celebrity)

My Hero – Nelson Mandela

         Favourite Pets

Most Popular Pets People like to have

        Favourite Places around the World

Where I’d like to go for a month

         Favourite Time of the Year/ Favourite Season

Christmas

Winter

        Travel – where you would like to go and why, where you have been, future travel, what to take when travelling, planning a trip etc

Travelling

        Time travelling – if you could travel in time what period would you visit and why

 OR ANY OTHER TOPIC YOU WOULD LIKE TO WRITE ABOUT       

Write CAREFULLY and be CREATIVE!!!

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