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It's a bird



 It’s a bird!


Arts & crafts




 1º Primary

Aims of lesson:

Students will know about/ be able to/ be aware of, etc.

To show a respectful behaviour towards animals.

To teach the bird life-cycle.




Language aims:

Grammar + vocabulary acquisition needed to complete tasks and to aid comprehension (vocabulary, sentence structure, text organisation, …)

To acquire vocabulary related to Pets

To work the structure 'Have you got a pet?' and to use orally 'I've got a       ' and 'It's a      '

To learn the English animals' onomatopoeia




Language support:

How will you guide the students in the use of the L2?

 through play and experimentation

strategies for the understanding of an oral text and use words that can understand

repertoire of oral high frequency vocabulary



Procedure and methods:

Lesson outline, materials to be used, timing,...

Daily routines, video and bird-life cycle.

 2nd term, 2nd week of February

· Development of the Key Competences.

· Communicative approach.

. Cooperative work

·Development of the 4 communicative skills

 Card board, paint, colours, computer

Key competences:





How will you evaluate the learning outcomes in terms of content and language acquisition?

·Portfolio              · Self-assesment

. Class work          ·Rubrics

. Direct observation


Factors to consider


Describe how this will be included in the lesson

Content – Learning outcomes




 Dealing with animals

Name, sound, birth-life cycle

Communication (groups, pairs, peers, teacher-student etc.)




 Video class group

Birth-life cycle work in pairs

Cognition (methodology, mental processes, multimodality)




 Key competences

4 skills development

Cooperative work

Cultural issues




 How is the cycle-life of a bird

Language demands and language support (grammar, vocabulary, when, why and how, text structure, text organisation)



 Deal with the structure I’ve got and It’s a, vocabulary of animals

Materials selection (what to use, why and how)




 Computer to see the video

Arts & craft materials to do the work of the birth-life cycle (cardboards, colours, paint)

Teacher’s role (engaging students, providing input, providing support)




 Provide input and support, helping them when needed, observation, guidance

Student’s role (how is this lesson learner-centred?)




 Student centred learning, they are the main character of their learning process

Scaffolding  and variety of input/ text, audio, video etc. (support for input and/or output)




 Interactive video with pictures, words and sounds to be more understandable, input for them


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