I want to be a... Forest Ranger

Objective

Vocabulary: forest ranger, tree, grass, ground, leaf/leaves, river, lake, climb, lay

Grammar: present continuous and gerunds

Sentence: I love climbing. I like laying in the grass.

Objective 1Students will become familiar with environmental vocabulary and using present continuous to create sentences.

Objective 2: Students will start to recognize different ways to use the present continuous and gerunds.

*Remember, the following sections are interchangeable

Story Time: Is This my Home

  • Before you read the story ask the students to look out for the difference between house and home. After reading see who can distinguish that for you in English.

*Teaching Guide

Flashcards

  • Play describe the vocab with the students. They will have to use more than just colours as a lot of them are green!

*Teaching Guide

Sing a Song

  • R Kelly’s, Worlds Greatest

  • After the listening activity, have the students listen to the whole song.

  • Tell them to watch for the spelling of the words.

*Teaching Guide

 

Handout Week 1

  • Preteach/review present continuous on the whiteboard before doing hand out.

  • Listening Directions: Play the song up until 41 seconds. You may need to play it multiple times as the students try and fill in the blanks. 

*Teaching Guide

Handout Week 2

  • Go over the first blank in the first exercise together before students proceed to ensure understanding.

*Teaching Guide

Lesson Checklist: Did I ...

**details here**

  • ..do a Starting Ritual?

  • ..sing a Song?

  • ..rearrange student layout depending on activity?

  • ..explain the HandOut before distributing?

  • ..use a Conscious Transition (CT)  (Details in the Sample Lesson Plan Template)

  • ..practice good Teacher Talk (TT) 

  • ..nip behaviour issues in the bud at the beginning of class?

  • ..note down who participated this week so that I can call on/allow other students to participate next week? 

  • ..do an Ending Ritual?

  • ..(we) leave the room as we found it or better?