My House 1 & 2



Hello, Starting Ritual and Warm Up

*Teaching Guide


Vocabulary: roof, windows, door, living room, kitchenm bedroom, bed, bathroom

Grammar: this

Sentence: This is...

Objective 1: Students will become familiar with house vocabulary.

Objective 2: Students will use their house vocabulary and feel more comfortable expressing a sentence about a house using, ‘This is...’

*Remember, the following sections are interchangeable


Story Time!

  • Have students tell you parts of the house in the story by saying: ''This is the...''

  • Ask studetnts to identify colours as you read through the story.


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  • As you sing the song, have five students act out the different monkey - one plays monkey 1, another plays monkey 2, etc.

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Handout: Week 1

  • Ask students to point out certain parts of the house to you, as you go around and observe their work.


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Handout: Week 2

  • Sing the song and point out the lyrics before handing out the hand out.

  •  Ask the students the number of monkeys jumping.

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Goodbye, Ending Ritual and Thank you

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Lesson Checklist: Did I ...

**details here**

  • 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? 

  • an Ending Ritual?

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