Tag: English

English Literacy

In our class, children are learning new letters and vocabulary in English. They often participate in games and activities which enhance their learning activities. In this activity children matched a picture card to the corresponding initial letter written on bottle caps. In another game the children played a memory game where they needed to match […]

English through games…

The Yr 2.2 students learning English through play…Match questions and answers (Print conventions), Prepositions and following instructions which include prepositions to build a structure using lego , bee-bot (matching flashcards, outdoor activity with obstacles). Submitted by Ms Stephanie Azzopardi

Writing Instructions

The year 3.1 students have been learning about instructions. They have read a set of instructions explaining the procedure for gathering their things and writing their homework down to get ready to go home before the school day ends. They have listened to instructions and followed them as part of their Listening lessons. They have […]

Plurals of Words ending in ‘y’

Students have been learning the plural of several nouns.  Indeed, during one week they learned that nouns ending in ‘y’ can be tricky; some drop the ‘y’ and add ‘ies’ while others add only an ‘s’ after the ‘y’.  To rehearse what they had been learning students were divided in groups.  One activity was a board […]

English Oracy Lesson

During an English Oracy lesson students were divided in groups.  Each group was given eight picture cards.  The class teacher explained that the picture cards which tell a storyand each group had to put them in the order they thought was right.  Then, pupils listened to the story for the first time.  While listening to […]

Students in Year buzzing as a bee…

The Year 2 students of Ms Stephanie are always busy working. Hands-on activities at such an early age are necessary for learning to be more meaningful.  Various maths activities are prepared on a daily basis for students to engage in their learning. Like all other classes, these students are participating in Dinja Waħda activities. Students […]

Learning about Adjectives

The Yr 2.2 students of Ms Stephanie had an interesting lesson about adjectives, also referred to as describing words. The teacher introduced the lesson by showing the students a book about Simpi, the elephant. Students were asked to describe the elephant and to find the adjectives on a presentation. The lesson continued with a set of […]

Common and Proper Nouns

To revise the topic Common and Proper Nouns, Ms Miranda, class teacher of Yr 3.2, divided the class in four groups.  Each group was given 2 large mats: one for common nouns and another for proper nouns.  A set of flashcards was also given to each group.  The pupils had to sort these flashcards using the […]

Adjectives… Describing words

During an English grammar lesson children were divided into groups of four. As a team they had to come up with different adjectives that best describe the picture. Then they had to write down the adjectives. Afterwards children played the flash card game. Here children had to join the best adjective with each noun and […]

Exploring verbs… The Present Continuous

During one of the Language lessons, the year 5.2 students of Ms Sharon Calleja talked about the present continuous. The learning intention was clearly displayed on the board and the class talked about what the present continuous and when it is used. A powerpoint followed to help students understand this topic better. The presentation served to allow […]