Teacherbot 25 Aug, 10:16:28

Title: Unit 1 - New Friends

Grade Level: Cambridge Primary (Year 1 or 2)

Duration: 1 week (5 days)

Objectives: 1. To introduce and practice vocabulary related to making new friends. 2. To develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. 3. To promote social interaction and collaboration among students. 4. To foster a positive classroom environment.

Day 1: Introduction to New Friends Objective: Introduce the topic of making new friends and familiarize students with related vocabulary.

  1. Warm-up Activity (10 minutes):
    • Play a game of “Find a Friend” where students have to find a classmate who matches a given description (e.g., Find a friend who has the same color eyes as you).
    • Discuss the importance of having friends and how they can make our lives better.
  2. Vocabulary Building (15 minutes):
    • Introduce new vocabulary words related to making new friends (e.g., friend, introduce, share, help, etc.).
    • Use flashcards, pictures, or gestures to help students understand and remember the words.
    • Practice pronunciation and repeat the words together as a class.
  3. Group Activity (20 minutes):
    • Divide students into small groups and provide each group with a set of picture cards depicting different friendship scenarios.
    • Students take turns selecting a card and discussing how they would make a new friend in that situation.
    • Encourage students to use the newly introduced vocabulary in their discussions.

Day 2: Listening and Speaking Objective: Develop listening and speaking skills through interactive activities.

  1. Listening Activity (15 minutes):
    • Play an audio recording of a short conversation between two friends.
    • Ask comprehension questions to check understanding.
    • Discuss the importance of listening carefully when making new friends.
  2. Role-Play Activity (20 minutes):
    • Divide students into pairs and assign each pair a role-play scenario (e.g., meeting a new friend at the park).
    • Students take turns acting out the scenario, using the vocabulary and phrases they have learned.
    • Encourage students to be creative and use their imagination.
  3. Reflection and Discussion (10 minutes):
    • Have a class discussion about the role-play scenarios.
    • Ask students to share their experiences and feelings about making new friends.
    • Discuss the importance of being kind, respectful, and inclusive when meeting new people.

Day 3: Reading and Writing Objective: Develop reading and writing skills related to making new friends.

  1. Reading Comprehension (15 minutes):
    • Provide students with a short reading passage about making new friends.
    • Ask comprehension questions to check understanding.
    • Discuss the main ideas and key details from the passage.
  2. Writing Activity (20 minutes):
    • Ask students to write a short paragraph about how they would make a new friend.
    • Encourage them to use the vocabulary and phrases they have learned.
    • Provide support and guidance as needed.
  3. Sharing and Feedback (10 minutes):
    • Allow students to share their paragraphs with a partner or in small groups.
    • Provide positive feedback and encourage peer-to-peer interaction.
    • Discuss different approaches to making new friends based on the written paragraphs.

Day 4: Creative Expression Objective: Encourage creative expression and collaboration through art and crafts.

  1. Art Activity (30 minutes):
    • Provide students with art supplies (e.g., paper, markers, crayons, glue, etc.).
    • Ask them to create a collage or drawing that represents friendship.
    • Encourage students to discuss their artwork and explain their choices.
  2. Group Discussion (15 minutes):
    • Have a group discussion about the different artwork created.
    • Ask students to share their thoughts and feelings about friendship based on their artwork.
    • Discuss the importance of diversity and inclusivity in friendships.

Day 5: Review and Assessment Objective: Review the unit’s content and assess students’ understanding.

  1. Vocabulary Review (15 minutes):
    • Play a vocabulary game, such as “Word Bingo” or “Vocabulary Memory Match,” to review the words learned throughout the week.
    • Provide positive reinforcement and praise for correct answers.
  2. Assessment (20 minutes):
    • Distribute a short assessment worksheet or quiz to assess students’ understanding of the unit’s content.
    • The assessment can include multiple-choice questions, matching exercises, or short writing prompts.
    • Review the answers together as a class and provide feedback.
  3. Reflection and Closure (10 minutes):
    • Have a class discussion about the unit’s content and what students have learned about making new friends.
    • Encourage students to reflect on their own experiences and share any new insights gained.
    • End the lesson on a positive note, emphasizing the importance of kindness and inclusivity in building new friendships.

Note: The duration of each activity can be adjusted based on the specific needs and pace of your students.