Monday, 30 March 2020

Monday 30th March ----READING TASK III----

Hi my Little bunnies: (Eaester is coming!)

Today we will correct the next chapters and stories. Did you read during the weekend? I guess so.

" The Mind Map"

Chapters 5&6
Glossary:
 
Antique shop, it is a shop that sells old valuable objects.
Cage, noun - box for animals.
Politely, adverb- courteously
To hand, verb- to give, to pass.
Counter, noun- sales window

The busiest, the superlative of the adjective busy-occupied.
Corn, noun- cereal plant.
Bright, adjective- filled with light.
To shoot, verb- to fire a gun.
Trigger, noun- mechanism control of a gun.
 
PAGE 41. ACTIVITY 5
 
Answer the questions.


1. What is Ichua? The most important place in the world for the Kogi. Ii   is the place where Lucho needs to take the pendant.

 
2. What is the new information on the mind map? Salvador, Mario and 25 Bastidas Street.
3. What can you buy in Salvador’s Antiques? Objects made by the Kogi.

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"A LITTLE TROUBLE IN YORKSHIRE DALES"
Chapters 4&5
Glossary:
Great-great-grandchildren: tataranietos
Rightfully: adv. to be right, lawfully
"Why on earth?": expression (idiom), means incredulity
Sleepyhead: noun, a sleepy person.
PAGE 43. ACTIVITY 5.
Answer the questions.
1 What does Lord Fitch look like?
He is tall with fair hair and a thin moustache.
2 Who does Andy see watching him and Mary at the end of Chapter 4?
The man with binoculars.

3 Who does Aunt Gladys ask the twins about when they’re having tea? About the man with binoculars.
4 Where are Mary and Andy going at the end of Chapter 5? They go to the mine at Surrender Bridge.

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"TALES OF TERROR"

"The Ash Tree"
Glossary:
Ash tree: It's a kind of tree (Fresno)
Housekeeper: servant
Afterwards: (adv..) later on
to Drop off: (verb) fall, go down
Spade: a tool to dig (make holes) in the ground

PAGE 32. ACTIVITY 2.

All these messages appear in the story. What do they mean?

1. ‘There will be guests at Castringham Hall.’ (Page 23)
There will dangerous spiders at the house.

2. ‘Cut it down.’ (Page 26)
Cut the ash tree down.

3. ‘Her young ones also drink blood.’ (Page 26)
The spiders will also drink blood.

4. ‘You will look for me in the morning and I will not be there.’ (Page 28)
Sir Richard will die.
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"ONE SUMMER NIGHT"
Glossary:
Gravestone: a stone with the name of the dead person.
Dig in// Dig Up: Cavar  (enterrar), excavar (desenterrar)

PAGE 36. ACTIVITY 2.

Answer the questions.

1. Why doesn’t Henry Amstrong try to get out of his grave? Because he’s very ill and tired.

2. Why is it easy to dig up the body? Because Jess had put the earth in a few hours before.

3. What do the young men want a body for? They want a body for their studies.

4. What does Jess do after the young men run away from the graveyard? He kills Henry Amstrong with a spade.


 





 
 

 

Friday, 27 March 2020

FRIDAY 27th CLASS- IRREGULAR VERBS

Hi boys and girls:
Let's practice IRREGULAR VERBS. Try to find your photocopy and review them before start it.

1. Let's train PAST SIMPLE.

CLICK HERE. QUIZ SHOW

2. Do you want to fly? Train PAST PARTICIPLE

CLICK HERE AND FLY AWAY

3. Do you accept the challenge? PAST SIMPLE & PAST PARTICIPLE

CLICK HERE TO CHALLENGE


Well done pupils!
Continue reading the book during the weekend. The next two chapters and stories.
CU on Monday, then we will correct the next chapters or stories.
Bye!

Thursday, 26 March 2020

THURSDAY 26th- READING TASK II

Let's continue correcting activities from Reading Books and writing (copying) the Glossaries.

"The Mind Map"

Chapters 3&4
Glossary

To check your hair, verb- to do your hair.
Sleepy, adjective –tired.
To fall asleep, verb- to begin sleeping.
Useless, adjective- not helpful.
Ancestors, noun- human predecessors.
To look hard, verb- to look firm.
Chief, noun- tribal leader
To take something back, verb- to reclaim.

To beep, verb- to make an electronic sound.

To pull up, verb- to make somebody advance. 

Alive, adjective- living.

To bury, verb- to put something under ground.

Magazine, noun- periodical publication.

PAGE 25. ACTIVITY 5.
Answer the questions.
1 What did Lucho’s grandmother tell Lucho before she died?  Not to tell anyone about the pendant and   never sell it or something bad could happen.

2 Where does Lucho keep the pendant? In a drawer in the table next to his bed.
3 What animal would Lucho like to be? A jaguar. (Nebtashi)
4 What message appears on the computer screen? ‘Take it back!’

 "A little trouble in Yorkshire Dales"

CHAPTERS 2 & 3

PAGE 29. ACTIVITY 5.  (Glossary is just written in the previous post)

Answer the questions.

1 Why is Mary surprised that the man with the Land Rover was unfriendly? Because she thinks most people there are extremely friendly.

2 Why don’t the children tell their aunt about going into the mine? Because she wouldn't be happy if she knows it.

3 Why doesn’t Gladys stay with the children at Reeth Show? Because she wants to see if her fruit cake won the prize

4 What does Mary think Martin and Jack’s conversation is about? They think it is about the "gold" in the mine.
 
"Tales of Terror"
"Madam Crowl's Ghost" by Sheridan Le Fanu

Glossary:
My heart was in my mouth: expression, very frightened
Mended (past tense to Mend): verb., to repair something
The Squire: noun. An old-fashioned word to name the owner (master) of a house (if you are a servant or a slave in the house).
Poured (past tense verb To pour): decant, spill a liquid.
Tightly: adv., firmly

PAGE 21. ACTIVITY 2.
Answer the questions.

1 Why is the girl so nervous at the beginning of the story? Because it’s her first time away from home.

2 Why does Madam Crowl need three people to look after her? Because she’s old, mad and must be watched at all times.

3 Why does the ghost lead the people in the house to the cupboard? So they can find the bones of the child.

4 How does the Squire know that the bones are those of Squire Crowl’s first son? Because he found things that belonged to his son.

YOU MUST CONTINUE READING EVERY DAY.
TOMORROW, FRIDAY 27th WE WILL PRACTICE IRREGULAR VERBS!
I THINK IT'S NECESSARY.
SO PLEASE, LOOK FOR YOUR PHOTOCOPY AND STUDY, REVIEW...THE WHOLE SHEET!












 


 
 
 

 

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

ON WEDNESDAYS... NO LITERACY CLASS!!

We have not Literacy Class on Wednesdays, so today you have time to write the e-mail, or watch some Cartoons in English, play games from units 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 in Pearson website...
You decide.
See You Tomorrow!

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

TUESDAY 24th March: READING TASK

Good Morning my sweetie pupils,
Today we're going to start checking you comprehension skill in Reading Tasks:

Readers for students:

6º A: "The Mind Map"
6º B: "A Little Trouble in Yorkshire Dales" by Richard MacAndrew
6º C: "Tales of Terror" ·Edgar Allan Poe and others
Remember that you had to read a book and answer some questions.
I want you to do a Glossary in the notebook (vocabulary section) . Copy the words from your book, add some more if need it, and read the rest glossaries.

"The Mind Map"
Chapters 1 and 2
Glossary:
Almost ,adverb: nearly, about.
To turn round/around, verb: rotate, change direction.
Straight, adverb: direct
Towards, adverb: in direction of 
Cool, adjective: great.
At least, adverb: if nothing else.
A bite, noun: mouthful: bocado.
To seem, verb: To be probable.
Spot, noun: animal markings. 
Pendant, noun: jewellery for your neck

PAGE 11. ACTIVITY 5.
 
Answer the questions.

1 What is Lucho looking at at the beginning of the story? A little yellow bird.

2 Why doesn’t Lucho like history? There is too much information to remember.

3 Who took the guaca out of Colombia? Collectors all over the world.

4 What is the homework for Thursday? Four hundred words about why guaca should be returned to Colombia.


" A Little Trouble in Yorkshire Dales"

Chapters 1, 2 and 3:
Glossary:
Dale: valley
Lead: a kind of metal
Cold meat: sausages, ham, chorizo...
A dirt road: a road of soil, sand, mud..
Even (adv.): yet, still
Even (adjective): flat, uniform.
To stick the tongue out (at someone): (look at the picture ...)

CHAPTER 1.
PAGE 15. ACTIVITY 5.

Answer the questions.
1 Why are Andy and Mary in the Yorkshire Dales? Because they’re on holiday.

2 Why doesn’t Andy want to go into the mine?  Because it’s dark, cold, wet and probably dangerous.

3 How does Andy know that someone is watching him? He saw a light and a head move.

4 What does the man ask the twins? He asks if they’ve been down any of the mines.

"Tales of Terror"
Glossary:
The tell-tale heart.
To beat: the sound of the heart (action) Beating: the noun of the sound
Madmen. crazy men

PAGE 10. ACTIVITY 2.

Answer the questions.
1 Why does the young man hate the old man’s eye? Because he thinks the eye is evil.

2 Why can’t the young man kill the old man when his eye is closed? Because he doesn’t feel sick when it’s closed.

3 Why does the young man say he killed the old man when he doesn’t need to? Because he thinks the police know he killed the old man.
4 Is the young man mad? (sample) He is probably mad.


THAT'S ALL FOR TODAY. PLEASE CONTINUE READING AND ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS OF YOUR BOOKS.
ON THURSDAY WE WILL CONTINUE WITH THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS AND STORIES.
CU SOON!