Music and Counting (LP03)

Objective: To introduce students to Cardinal Numbers. To introduce vocabulary for musical instruments. To introduce grammar patterns for I can/you can. Practice using Subject-Verb-Object arrangement

Target Vocabulary: One, two, three, four, five, six seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, drums, conductor, music, flute.

Reading Material: Zin Zin Zin a violin, Lets Count to 20 ESLKIDSSTUFF

Progressive learning focus: How are you? I am______? Calendar.

Target Grammar:  There is/ There are. I can/ can you. How many____.

Target Sentences: Can you play an instrument? Yes, I can play the _____.  No, I can’t.

Can he/she play an instrument.

Yes he/she can. He/she can play the ______.

How many ____ are there.

There are ____/______.

Warm up: Hello Song (GS, CP) Date. 5 mins


Knowledge Activation: Review vocabulary from the Unit before. Utilise previous lessons target sentence structures. 5 mins


Introduce Vocabulary: Focus on numbers. Flash Cards and Flash Card Games. 15 mins


Introduce grammar structure: There is, There are. 15 mins


  • Displaying the grammar table elicit understanding of “How many ____ is there. There are _____.”

  • Use images on flash cards to practice there is, and there are.

  • Talk through structure. Test students comprehension through posing correct and incorrect sentences. If possible ask students to form there own sentences.

Reading PT 1: Lets Count to 20 15 mins-20 mins


  • Direct a reading through the book eliciting responses through comprehension questions focusing on inferring information from the texts and images.

  • Briefly show students page and encourage them to guess how many objects there are.

  • Focus on drilling the correct grammar. Reward students who respond with full sentences using the correct grammar.

Cool down: Goodbye song, wrap-up and review activities. 5 mins

Level Guidelines

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