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APPENDIX
1. Suggested Lesson Planning format II. LESSON SEQUENCE

I. IDENTIFICATION
Procedure Time and
Teacher’s name: FASE / STAGE
Grade:: Number of students:
interaction
Students’ average age:
Unit / Topic:
Time:

Goal:
Beginning

General objective:

Performance indicators:
KNOW DO BE LEARN
Middle

Suggested content

End

Possible problems Anticipated solutions


Materials:

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II. LESSON SEQUENCE


2. Lesson Planning Samples

Transition Grade
Manage the learning environment special needs (visually impaired, on a wheelchair, etc.)
For this module classroom setting, you can: to raise awareness of diversity.
• Find songs related to the topic of the body and ga-
I.IDENTIFICATION • Decorate the classroom with images of students pla- mes. Some options can be:
ying in stimulating games.
Teacher’s name: a. My little face: www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-
Grade: TRANSICIÓN # of students: • Hang images or puppets of people with the name of v0Wp4UV_Os
Students’ average age: the parts of the body in English. b. Head, shoulders, knees and toes: www.youtube.com/
Unit / Topic: MODULE 1 – I play and learn about my body watch?v=h4eueDYPTIg
Time: 2 horas • Display posters of people with different physical cha- c. My body parts song: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot-
racteristics. You can include images of students with 4mJ_qUNMY
Goal:

Follow norms in English for their own and others’ care, when participating in individual and group games..

General objective: STAGE Procedure Time and


interaction
Name the parts of the body

Performance indicators: Say hello to students in English: 5 min ( T-Ss)


T: Good morning!!
Ss: Good morning, teacher!
KNOW DO BE LEARN T: How are you today?
Beginning Ss: Fine, thank you!
Recognizes and Names the parts of their Values the importance of Represents a word
pronounces the main body. taking care of their body or phrase with Introduce the class with a routine that
parts of the body. Follows simple instructions while playing. body movements could include the song: My little face 5 min (T-St)
in English when told slowly to remember their
with clear pronunciation. meaning.. Present the vocabulary of the body parts
using lashcards. Say the parts of the body
while showing the images, students repeat. 10 min (T-St)
Suggested contents
Stick the lashcards around the classroom
and ask some learners to go and bring the
Vocabulary Expressions: Sociolinguistic/ Intercultural
part of the body that you mention.
Parts of the body: Let’s play…
face: eyes, mouth nose Touch your… Demonstrating respect and apprecia-
Play Simon Says! with your class, using
Body: head, shoulders, Grammar tion for themselves and others
instructions like:
knees, toes. My name is…
Simon says touch your nose! 5 min (t-St)
Nymbers I am a boy/girl
1-3
In small groups, students play Simon Says!
Choose a leader in each group to give the
Possible problems Anticipated solutions instruction, and then they switch roles.
5 min (T-St)
Students can work on a worksheet where

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First Grade
STAGE Procedure Time and
interaction I. IDENTIFICATION
they cut out the parts of a face and paste
Teacher’s name:
Beginning them on an empty face. Grade: FIRST # of students:
Students’ average age:
15 mins (St)
Unit / Topic: MODULE 2 – I appreciate our differences
Time: 2 hours
Design some puppets with students using
paper bags: Goal:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_LjJDGT90E
Then, in small groups, students present 30 min (T-St-St) Describe, in English, his/ her own physical differences and the ones from his/ her classmates and show
their puppet, following this model: respect towards them.
Middle Hello! My name is
I am a boy / girl General Objective
I have two eyes, a nose, and a mouth
Mention with simple phrases physical characteristics about himself/herself and his/her classmates.

Discuss with students (in Spanish) about Performance indicators:


different ways to take care of their body
parts (e.g. use sunglasses for their eyes, put KNOW DO BE LEARN
on sunscreen, etc.). You can ask students
to illustrate one way of taking care of their
Recognizes the Introduces self, through vocabulary Appreciates and respects Checks the new
End body, with the title I take care of my body!
10 min (T-St-St) possessives my, learned in English. those who are around learned words
Finally, ask students to evaluate their lear- your, his, her Introduces, with vocabulary learned, him without regarding frequently.
ning. You can ask them to sit in a circle and his/her classmates by using the pos- the physical or gender
ask the following questions: sessives his/her. differences
What activities did you enjoy the most?
What did you learn? Suggested contents
What do you need to review?
How are you going to study at home? Lexical Grammar Sociolinguistic/ Intercultural
Vocabulary refe- Adjectives Possessives His hair is…
rred to gender and boy, girl, blonde, his/ her She’s a girl. Respecting gender and physi-
physical descrip- red hair, black, Imperative Don’t Her hair is curly. cal differences
Materials tion (boy, girl, tall, short, thin, fat,
etc.
English in practice I like her hair.
blonde, red hair, This is my friend… Don’t laugh at...
black, etc.) He is…
• Videos
• Paper bags
• ECO posters – or pictures of a boy and a girl on the board.
• Flashcards Possible problems Anticipated solutions
• Worksheet

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STAGE Procedure Time and
STAGE Procedure Time and interaction
interaction
If you have the resources, you can show
them this option that let us do physical des-
Bring images of students with physical diffe- 10 mins (T-St) criptions of people: “Adjective words for kids”:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEDy0wGaXJY
rences. Use big images so that all students Beginning
can see them. Use those characters to pre-
Beginning sent students their personal information in On a worksheet, students can practice the
vocabulary coloring students with different 15 mins
English (you can do it in the form of a story).
For example: physical characteristics, or matching a des-
They are Sergio, José, Laura and Sofía. cription with an image.
Sergio is from Chía. He is white and he has For example: She is my friend Lucy. She
blond hair. José is from Quibdó. He is black has curly, red hair…
with curly hair. Laura is from Zapatoca. She
is white and has red hair. And Sofía is from
Leticia. She has straight black hair. She Model the physical description of some
comes from a native family. They are in irst students. Using your example, encourage
grade. They are friends, they are very happy the kids to follow you describing in English 30 min
kids. Middle their classmates. Monitor their work while
they prepare their oral description.
If you have the resources, you can show
them the video “For the birds” to discuss
about respecting people’s particularities:
For the birds: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tR- 10 min (T-St-St) As homework, ask students to prepare the
S4X-kVQ1M description of a friend, following a model.
Allow students to discuss in Spanish what They can draw a picture of the person, bring
they understood from the content of the an image or a photo.
video, and reinforce the importance of res- 10 min
At the end of the class, you can discuss with
pecting others without physical distinction.
Take advantage of the relection to introduce
End students (in Spanish) the importance of
the imperative Don’t (Don’t laugh at others. 10 min (T-St) respecting other’s physical appearance. You
Respect everybody). can ask them questions that encourage them
to think about how we are different and the
Using the introduction of the previous cha- value for diversity.
racters, introduce the vocabulary that helps
them make physical descriptions of people: At this point, students can also get together Materiales que necesitaré
Physical description: in small groups and evaluate the activity
He/she has red hair, blond hair, black hair, using questions like:
• Posters of people with diffe-
brown hair. a. What did you like about today’s topic?
rent physical characteristics.
She/he is white, brunette, black. b. What were your favorite tasks?
• Vocabulary Flashcards
She/he is thin, fat, short, and tall. c. What dificulties did you have while
• Video
You can also use lashcards to show the doing the tasks?
• Images of characters
vocabulary words in English. d. What suggestions do you give to improve
familiar to students.
the class?

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Second Grade II. LESSON SEQUENCE

I. IDENTIFICATION

Teacher’s name: STAGE Procedure Time and


Grade: SECOND # of students: interaction
Students’ average age:
Unit / Topic: MODULE 3 – I appreciate our biodiversity
Start the class with a song related to ani- 5 mins (T-St)
Time: 2 hours
mals. For example: Old Mcdonald.
You can also use traditional songs like “La
Goal: iguana y el perezoso” in its English version:
Beginning www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ir0Mc6Qilo
Distinguish and describe in English some characteristics and the importance of other living things in their context.
Present students some images of different
animals and practice the vocabulary in
General objective: English with them. Take advantage of this
opportunity to introduce orally the vocabu-
Mention some physical characteristics of some other living things. lary in English related to the animals and 15 min (T-St-St)
Understand simple phrases in short oral or written texts, by using images related to other living things. their habitats. CONNECTION WITH SCIENCE

Performance indicators: Print images of different animals and their


habitats. With the help of the kids, paste
them on a chart on the board in which they
KNOW DO BE LEARN have to classify the animal according to the
place where they live. This can also be done 30 min (T-St)
Identiies the characteris- Classiies and mentions in English Appreciates the Uses the new learned with the characteristics of the animals. The
tics and needs of the living living things according to their presence of other words in short sen- table could look something like this (but only
things in his/her context. characteristics. living things in tences to memorize with images)
Participates in short conversa- his/her context. them.
tions using vocabulary related
to living things and their basic
characteristics.
LAND ANIMALS WATER ANIMALS
Dog Fish
Suggested contents Cat Starfish
Lion Whale
Animals the module environ- Habitats endangered, tall, Sociolinguistic/ Intercultural
cat, dog, birds, ment, habitats, ani- forest, sea, house, Questions
parrot, iguana, mal characteristics savannah, river Can a dog ly? No, it Demonstrating concern
bees, ish, cow, bat, Inglés en la práctica Verbs can’t. and interest for environ- If you have the possibility of presenting
insects, tiger, lion, The cat is big. ly, jump, hunt, pro- Can a ish swim? Yes, mental preservation. them a video, show Animals and their
giraffe The dog can’t ly. tect, run, etc. it can. home:
en inglés y negrita: We need to take care Adjectives Do you see cows in www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RfZ0L3rh0w in
Vocabulary related to of animals. fast, slow, big, small, your neighborhood? which they will see the habitat to where each
animal belongs.

Possible problems Anticipated solutions

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Third Grade
STAGE Procedure Time and I. IDENTIFICATION
interaction
Teacher´s name:
Grade: THIRD # of students
With your help, students can prepare a Average age:
simple conversation about the animals and Unit / topic: MODULE 4 – I use technology appropriately
Middle their habitat. This can be a model: Time: 2 hours

St 1: Felipe, what’s your favorite animal? Goal:


St 2: My favorite animal is the parrot. It is a
bird. It can ly. What is your favorite animal? 15 mins Recognize and present in English some good practices for the responsible use of technology.
St. 2: My favorite animal is the dog. It is a
mammal. It can run and play. General objective:
Suggestion: Instead of having each pair of Exchange information about the use of technology, through previously studied phrases.
students come to the front and show their
conversation, students can work in pairs at
the same time. This helps control discipline Performance indicators
and keeps everyone on task.
KNOW DO BE LEARN

End Students can create posters to promote 25 mins Identiies vocabulary and Asks and answers questions Recognizes and res- Practices Engli-
care for animals that live around the school, expressions related to tech- about habits related to the pects similarities and sh with their
with the slogan: Let’s take care of the ani- nology. use of technology. differences between classmates.
mals in our school! people regarding their
Recognizes the question how age and the use of
At the end of the class, remember to ask often do you…? to ask about technology.
students to evaluate the activities in small the frequency of an action.
groups and talk about what they think was
fun, easy, dificult, etc.
Suggested content
Vocabulary Time expressions Expressions Grammar Sociolinguistic/ Intercultural
Elements of techno- Twice a day Questions about the Frequency words:
Materials logy: one/two/three hours frequency of an action Never, often, someti- Respecting for limitations
of others in the use of
TV, computer, mp3 every day How often do you… me, always
player, earphones, Every day (use a computer)? technology.
• Poster paper videogame, tablet, Two days a week I use a computer three
• Worksheet phone / cell phone hours a day.
• Videos
• Songs
• Animal images
Possible difficulties Solutions

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STAGE Procedure Time and


STAGE Procedure Time and
interaction interaction
St 2: I watch TV one hour every day. How
You can start the class showing images of 10 mins (T-St) often do you use a computer?
students using technology, some positively St 1: I use a computer more than three 15 min (st-st)
and others negatively. hours every day.
Beginning Ask students to describe them in Spanish.
You can write down the words or phrases
Ask students to interview other 3 students 30 - 40 mins (st-st-school)
that are part of the vocabulary of the English
module.
Middle (high school if possible) and 3 adults, using
the given guide.
Show students some lashcards with the 5 mins (T-st)
Then, back in the classroom, they can
target vocabulary (using technology).
summarize the results of their survey using
phrases such as:
Optional: If you think your students need to
3 people watch TV one hour every day
revise numbers, you can include an activity 5 mins (T-st)
for this.

Introduce the question “How Often do you


...?” and explain students that it is used to
End As homework, students can prepare a 5 mins (T- Ss)
survey for parents and neighbors and bring
ask how often you do an activity. 10 mins (St)
the results the next class. If you think it is
Example: How often do you brush your
appropriate, the next class you can teach
teeth?
your students how to make graphs from
these results.
Give students a guide, as a quiz, to inquire
about their habits on the use of technology.
Remember at the end of the class ask the
Use many images.
students to meet in groups to evaluate the
activity, their learning and dificulties.
Example:
How often do you ...?

1. Watch TV 15 min (st-st)


a. One hour every day day
b. Two hours every day
Materials
c. More than three hours every day.
c. Never • Flash Cards
• Guide
At the end of this activity, you can put stu-
dents into small groups and ask them to ask
and answer questions to their peers. Give
them a phrase that can be used as a model:
St 1: How often do you watch TV?

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Fourth Grade II. LESSON SEQUENCE

I. IDENTIFICATION STAGE Procedure Time and


interaction
Teacher’s name:
Grade: Fourth # of students
Average age:
Unit / topic: MODULE 1 – I watch what I eat Bring to class pictures (or realia) of pro- 5 mins (T-St)
Time: 2 hours ducts that you know your students consu-
me that are harmful to their health (e.g.
Goal: Beginning coke, sugar, fat, beer, etc.).
5 mins (T-st)
Identify and present in English the effects of certain substances for your health (sugar, caffeine, salt, fat). Work on the vocabulary to name those pro-
ducts (soda, sugar, fat, candy, beer, etc.)
General objective:
Discuss with students about the damage 20 mins (St-St)
Make simple sentences to describe the consequences of certain substances to humans. they know these products can cause.
Understand speciic information in written and oral descriptive texts on the use and abuse of harmful substances. You can ask students to complete a table
that illustrates the products and their po-
tential damage to health. They can work in
Performance indicators small groups.
Sugar -------------- get fat
KNOW DO BE LEARN Soda ---------------- stomach problems 15 mins (St)
Salt ------------- High blood pressure
Recognizes the vocabulary Makes a list of products containing Promotes actions to Predicts the In a guide, students can work matching the
related to the main subs- substances harmful to health . prevent consumption content of a text target vocabulary with pictures.
tances harmful to their Understands and associates, the of harmful substan- based on its
health, in short written harmful substances and their ces to health. title, subtitles or You can approach this lesson to raise awa-
texts. effects in short written texts. images. reness among students about the effects of
sugar on their body and the importance of
eating fruits and vegetables.

Suggested contents
Harmful food Harmful effects Expressions Grammar Sociolingüístico/
sugar, caffeine, salt, fat, Get fat Too much Sugar is Must / should / have Intercultural
candy, fast food, Stomach problems bad for your health to
Help students to prepare a campaign to 40 mins
lunch meat (embutido) / Headache, Salt can cause many Demonstrating con- Middle reduce the consumption of sugar in the
sausage Heart problems health problems. cern and interest for
soda, butter, fried foods Eat more fruits/ve- others school.
getables They can design posters with images of
products harmful to their health and put
them on the walls with the slogan “too
Possible difficulties / Constraints Solutions much sugar is bad for your health”

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STAGE Procedure Time and


Fifth Grade
interaction I. IDENTIFICATION

Teacher´s name:
End Allow students a few minutes to assess the 5 mins. Grade: Fifth # of students
development of the class. Group them to Average age:
discuss what they liked, their strengths and Unit / topic: MODULE 2 – I watch my language!
areas for improvement for future similar Time: 2 hours
projects.
Goal:
Recognize and express in English positive actions to build an environment of peace with their peers
through language.

General objective:
Materials
Exchange positive views about the people around.
• Poster paper
• Markers, colors, etc. Performance indicators
• Work guide
• Flashcards KNOW DO BE LEARN

Identiies words and expres- Talks to their peers and community mem- Shows with his/ Groups words
sions that relect some type bers without words or expressions that her words that considering their
of discrimination in their might denote some kind of gender, socioe-
he / she respect root or family.
context. conomic or status discrimination, etc.
himself / herself
Compares in some detail the physical and his fellows.
characteristics and qualities of others.

Contenidos sugeridos
Expressions to reject Expressions to apo- Adjectives - synonyms polite / impolite Sociolinguistic/ Intercultural
Stop it! logize and opposites Intelligent = clever =
Cut it out It was not my inten- Pretty = beautiful smart Admitting mistakes
Not cool tion Fat = heavy / thin = Rich / poor
That was not funny You are right, sorry slim
That’s bullying Sorry if I offended Short / tall
you Kind / rude

Possible difficulties / Constraints Solutions

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STAGE Procedure Time and


STAGE Procedure Time and interaction
interaction
With your help, students work in pairs or
Start the class with the song “The more we 10 mins
get together”, or a well-known cooperative
Middle small groups to dramatize situations where
language can produce a conlict with lan-
game.
guage and good good relationships.
Beginning Show students images about conlicts and
This can be a model:
30 mins
St 1: Hey, little inger!
harmony between peers. Ask them to make 10 mins
St 2: Pedro, that’s not my name. Please,
small discussion groups about what ha-
show some respect!
ppens on each image. Then, take some ideas
St 1: I’m sorry Juan.
from groups to describe these situations.
Tip: Instead of having each group to come
forward to act out the dialogue, students
Then the lesson focuses towards the use of
can work in pairs at the same time. This
language and its role in generating or pre-
helps to control the discipline and to have
venting conlict (Bullying).
them all busy.
Ask the students to think of an adjective that
they do not like to use with them (Bullying),
and other positive adjective that describes 10 mins
their personality. (E.g. thin boy/ friendly; End After fulilling this task, give students time to 10 mins
skinny / nice). evaluate the class.

Make a list of positive and negative adjec- As homework, students can design posters to
tives that arise. If you do not know some of promote the use of good language.
the adjectives, it takes awhile to get it before
writing it on the board. 15 mins
Ask students to make two drawings: one
representing the type of relationships that
generate negative adjectives and another
Materials
with a situation where positive adjectives
are used. At irst you can put entitled “Words • Song: The more we get together
can hurt”, and the second “Words to stop • Images
bullying”” • Markers, colors
• Sheets
Discuss with students in Spanish about the
importance of language to build peace. You
can for example draw their attention about
the use of nicknames (Bullying) .

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3. EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENTS TRANSITION


TRANSITION (Teacher’s instruction)
QUIZ MODULE 1: I PLAY AND I LEARN ABOUT MY BODY TIME :: 30-60 minutes

1. LISTENING QUIZ MODULE 1: I play and I learn about my body TIME : 30-60 minutes
Instruction: Listen to your teacher. Follow her instructions to do the following activity:
This quiz assesses the acquisition of the vocabulary related to parts of the face
as well as the listening skills to understand simple instructions, words and
expressions previously studied on the topic of the module. The instructions on
the student’s sheet are for reference, the teacher is the one who must give the
instructions orally.

1. LISTENING
Read the following text:
My name is Maria. I am a girl. Draw my eyes. Color my hair yellow.
2. VOCABULARY I am a boy. My name is Manuel. Draw my nose. Color my ears red.
Instruction: Circle the part of the body that your teacher mentions.
2. VOCABULARY
Read the option for each question:
Nose
Eyes
A. Ear

3. SPEAKING
For this activity, you can put the boys and girls in pairs. If you prefer to use photos,
B. ask the children in advance to bring a photo of them from their homes. This acti-
vity must have been practiced previously in class, so that it is familiar for the boys
and girls the day of the exam.

C.

3. SPEAKING
Instruction: Draw a picture of your face (or bring a pictu-
re from home). Then introduce its parts to a classmate.

Example:

My name is . I am a boy/girl.
I have two eyes, a nose, a mouth and two ears.

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FIRST GRADE
QUIZ MODULE: I APPRECIATE OUR DIFFERENCE TIME: 30-60 minutes FIRST GRADE
1. LISTENING (Teacher’s instruction)
Instruction: Listen to your teacher. Follow her instructions in English to do the activity

A. B.

QUIZ MODULE 2: I appreciate our differences TIME: 30-60 minutes

This quiz assesses the learning of the vocabulary related to physical description as
well as listening skills to recognize simple instructions and oral expression of words
and phrases about the module and previously rehearsed. The instructions appear on
the student’s sheet as a reference, the teacher is the one who has to give instructions
orally.

2. VOCABULARY 1.LISTENING
Instruction: Using lines, match the pictures with the description. Listen attentively to your teacher while she Read the following text for the children to circle the picture that belongs to the des-
reads the following sentences that will help you to choose the correct answer. cription read. It is important that you read slowly and clearly for them to understand
which picture is the correct one:
a. I am a boy. My name is Sergio. I am short and a little fat. My hair is straight, short
and brown.

2. VOCABULARY
Read the option for each picture for the kids to do the correct matching drawing lines:
a. She is tall. Her hair is long and brown.
b. She is thin. Her hair is short and red.
c. He is fat. His hair is short and brown.

3. SPEAKING
For this activity, ask students to do their own picture or bring the picture of their
favorite character. Then, ask them to to, orally and in English, the description of the
picture they brought. This activity must have been rehearsed previously in class to be
familiar for the children the day of the exam.

She is tall. Her hair is She is thin. Her hair is He is fat. His hair is short
long and brown. short and red. and brown.

3. SPEAKING
Instruction: Draw a picture of your best friend or bring from home a picture of your favorite character. Then,
orally, give his/ her physical description.
Example:
This is my friend . He is a boy/girl. His/ her hair is .

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SECOND GRADE 3. The snake is a animal.


QUIZ MODULE 3: I APPRECIATE OUR BIODIVERSITY TIME: 30-60 minutes

1. LISTENING
Instruction: Listen to your teacher. Follow his/ heir instructions in English to carry out the activity. Listen care-
fully to the order in which the teacher describes the animals. Number them from 1 to 5.

4. The whale is a animal.

3. SPEAKING
Look at the poster that the teacher will show you and orally describe some of the characteristics of the animals
that appear there. Follow the example below:

2. VOCABULARY
Instruction: Complete the following sentences using the words in the box below. Check those you use.

Water - Domestic - Land - Wild

1. The cat is a animal.

2. The giraffe is a animal.

a. This is a giraffe. The giraffe is a land animal.


b. This is a monkey. The monkey can climb trees.

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THIRD GRADE
QUIZ MODULE 4: I USE TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATELY TIME: 30 minutes
SECOND GRADE 1. LISTENING
(Teacher’s instruction) Instruction: Listen to your teacher. Circle the image that corresponds to the description.

QUIZ MODULE 3: I appreciate our biodiversity TIME: 30-60 minutes

This quiz assesses the learning of the vocabulary of the animals and their cha-
racteristics, as well as listening skills to recognize simple instructions and oral
A.
expression of words and phrases about the module and previously rehearsed. The
instructions appear on the student’s sheet as reference, the teacher is the one
who has to give instructions orally.

1. LISTENING
Instruction: Read slowly and clearly the description of the animals that the stu -
dents have in their quiz. As you read each description, they must number each
drawing in the same order.
B.
1. This is a wild animal that walks. (Lion)
2. This is an animal that can climb trees (Monkey).
3. This is a very big wild animal (Elephant).
4. This is an animal that can swim very well (Fish).
5. This is a domestic animal that can run and walk (Dog).

2. VOCABULARY
Instruction: Explain that in the box they have four options with words to complete
the sentences below. Read slowly each sentence omitting the answer for the chil-
2. VOCABULARY
1.
dren to complete with the corresponding word:
Match the image with its name in English.
2.
Water - Domestic - Land - Wild A. Computer

1. The cat is a DOMESTIC animal. B. Tablet

2. The giraffe is a LAND animal. C. Earphones

D. Cell phone
4.
3. The snake is a WILD animal.

E. Video game
3.
4. The whale is a WATER animal.

3. SPEAKING
Show the suggested poster and motivate the children to make an oral description of

5.
the characteristics of those animals. This activity can be done in small groups. This
activity must have been practiced previously in class, so that it is familiar for the
boys and girls the day of the exam.

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3. SPEAKING
THIRD GRADE
Ask the following questions to three of your classmates. Copy their answers in the table. Teacher’s instruction)
HOW OFTEN DO YOU... NAME NAME NAME QUIZ MODULE 4: I USE TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATELY TIME: 30 minutes

watch TV? This quiz assesses the identiication of vocabulary and expressions related to techno-
logy. In addition, it is assessed if children can ask and answer questions about their
use a computer? technology use habits and if they can understand short and simple oral texts on the
subject of the module.
play video games?

1.LISTENING
• Read the following description:
Pedro plays video games ive hours every day. He is always alone. He doesn’t have
any friends. He’s sad. (Correct answer: First image)
Expressions to remember! • Read the following description:
Ana likes to watch TV. But her mother lets her watch only one hour every day.
Twice a day One/two/three hours every day Ana has to do homework and study for school. (Correct answer: Second image)
Every day Two days a week 2. VOCABULARY
a. Computer 3
b. Tablet 5
c. Earphones 2
d. Cell phone 4
e. Video game 1

3. SPEAKING
In this activity, allow the children to work in groups of three. You can monitor each
group while doing and answering the questions.
Ask the following questions to three of your classmates. Copy their answers in the
table.

HOW OFTEN DO YOU... NAME NAME NAME

watch TV?

use a computer?

play video games?

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FOURTH GRADE
QUIZ MODULE 1: I WATCH WHAT I EAT TIME: 30 minutes
FOURTH GRADE
1. LISTENING Instruction: Listen to your teacher. He / She is going to read 3 short texts. Write the num-
bers 1, 2 and 3 below the picture that represents each one of the readings: (Teacher’s instruction)
QUIZ MODULE 1: I WATCH WHAT I EAT TIME: 30 minutes

This quiz assesses the identiication of vocabulary and expressions related to main-
taining a good diet. In addition, it is assessed if the children can ask and answer
questions about their eating habits and understand short and simple oral texts on the
subject of the module.

1. LISTENING
Read the three small texts slowly and ask the children to match them with the res-
pectives images. Answers: A:3 ; B:1 ; C:2.

1. This Tom, he is nine 2. This Johnny, he is ten 3. This Miguel, he is ten


years old. He eats cereal years old. He prefers to years old. He prefers to eat
and fruits. He does not eat some salad and soda. a hamburger and a soda.
drink soda and he does not This is a bad combination. This is a terrible combi-
2. VOCABULARY eat fat foods. He knows Vegetables are good for nation because of the big
Write down the name in English. sugar and fat produce your health but sodas have amounts of sugar, salt and
health problems. sugar and sugar is not that fat.
good.

2. VOCABULARY
a. Sugar
b. Soda
c. Fat
d. Candy

3. SPEAKING
In this activity, allow the children to work in groups of three. You can monitor each
group while doing and answering the questions.
Ask the following questions to three of your classmates. Copy their answers in the
3. SPEAKING table.
Ask the following questions to three of your classmates. Copy their answers in the table.

What is your favourite food? NAME NAME NAME

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FIFTH GRADE
QUIZ MODULE 1: : I WATCH MY LANGUAGE TIME: 30 minutes
FIFTH GRADE
1. LISTENING
Instruction: Listen carefully and classify the expressions you hear into Words that create a positive environment
(Teacher’s instruction)
and words that create a negative environment:

QUIZ MODULE 1: I watch my language TIME: 30 minutes


EXPRESSIONS CREATE A POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT CREATE A NEGATIVE ENVIRONMENT This quiz assesses the identiication of vocabulary and expressions in English
related to making good use of the language. In addition, it is assessed if children
1 can ask and answer questions about the impact of the language they use for a good
living together and to understand short and simple oral texts on the subject of the
module.
2
1. LISTENING
3 Read the following expressions and ask the children to indicate with an X below the
correct column if the expression generates a positive or negative environment:
4 1. Thank you Carlos.
2. That’s not funny Luis, please.
5
3. Can you help me?... please
4. Stop calling me that!
5. Don´t worry! It´s ok.
2. VOCABULARY
Put the words in order to write the expressions: 2. VOCABULARY

It cut out! Cool not! It Stop! Not was funny that


It cut out ! Cool not ! It Stop ! Not was funny that

Cut it out Not cool Stop it! That was not funny

3. SPEAKING
3. SPEAKING In this activity, allow children to work with a partners. Children should initially put
Put the following conversation in order. Practice with a partner. the conversation in order and practice it and then present it to the class. You can
monitor each team as they ask and answer questions.
Yeah, but everybody calls you like that!

It´s ok. Don´t worry!

Good. Hey Johnny, my name is .

Ok. I´m sorry if I offended you.

But, I don´t like it. It is not funny, please Stop it!

Hi Dumby! How are you?

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4. SAMPLE RUBRICS ** Space for the teacher to add some descriptors that he/she considers pertinent. It is also possible for the teacher to ignore
some of the suggested descriptors or change them according to the task and/or students’ characteristics.
This section presents some examples of assessment instruments that can be used to assess students’ learning
in oral and written production tasks, which do not involve objective tests, such as quizzes or exams. The sug-
gested documents are addressed to tasks, such as: oral presentations, conversations or role plays, multimodal CONVERSATION / INTERACTION
texts, written texts and projects.
The descriptors presented here are very general and can be used with any type of task that involves oral
ORAL PRESENTATION exchange or interaction in English. The teacher may adapt this instrument to the speciic topic, and/or to the
needs and characteristics of their teaching context.
The descriptor presented here are very general and can be used to assess any type of task that involves a mo-
nologue or oral presentations. The teacher may adapt this instrument to the speciic topic, and/or the needs or
characteristics of their teaching context. ASSESSMENT DESCRIPTOR Needs improvement* Satisfactory Good Outstanding

ASSESSMENT DESCRIPTOR Needs improvement* Satisfactory Good Outstanding

The content of the interaction complies


with the assigned task.

The content of the presentation complies The student shows understanding of the
with the assigned task.. roles assigned for the interaction.

The presentation contains an appropriate


sequence: introduction, development, The student shows appropriate listening
conclusion. attitude towards his/her classmate du-
ring the development of the task.
The student shows appropriate knowled-
ge of the topic. The student understand the turn-taking
dynamic during the interaction.
The student makes appropriate use of
studied grammar structures, applicable The student makes appropriate use of the
to this task. grammar structure studied, applicable to
this task.
The student makes appropriate use of the
vocabulary studied, related to the task. The student makes appropriate use of the
vocabulary studied, related to the task.

The student has intelligible pronunciation.


The student has intelligible pronuncia-
tion.
The student shows appropriate use of
nonverbal elements, such as body postu-
re, tone of voice, etc. Other aspects to assess**

Other aspects to assess**


* The assessment criteria can be adapted to every school’s assessment system. Por example:
Outstanding= superior; good = high; satisfactory = basic; needs improvement = low
* The assessment criteria can be adapted to every school’s assessment system. Por example: The teacher may also use numbers (1-5; 1-10), depending on their school assessment system.
Outstanding= superior; good = high; satisfactory = basic; needs improvement = low ** Space for the teacher to add some descriptors that he/she considers pertinent. It is also possible for the teacher to igno-
The teacher may also use numbers (1-5; 1-10), depending on their school assessment system. re some of the suggested descriptors or change them according to the task and/or students’ characteristics.

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MULTIMODAL TEXTS (INCLUDING TEXT AND IMAGES) WRITTEN TEXT (4-5 GRADE)
POSTERS, FLYERS, BOOKLETS, ETC.
The descriptors presented here are very general and can be used with any type of task that involves the produc-
The descriptors presented here are very general and can be used with any type of task that involves the produc- tion of written texts which, in these levels, are mainly of two types:
tion of written texts that combine text and images. The teacher may adapt this instrument to the speciic topic, • Descriptive: Describing in a simple way the appearance, and physical characteristics or qualities of a person,
and/or to the needs or characteristics of their teaching context. animal, object, landscape or scene, or feeling.
• Narrative: Describing in a simple way events or anecdotes, usually in the past.
The teacher may adapt this instrument to the speciic topic, and/or to the needs or characteristics of their
ASSESSMENT DESCRIPTOR Needs improvement* Satisfactory Good Outstanding teaching context.

ASSESSMENT DESCRIPTOR Needs improvement* Satisfactory Good Outstanding

The content of the text complies with the


assigned task.
The content of the text complies with the
The text design is appropriate for the assigned task.
task.
The text shows coherence and complete-
The selected images appropriately re- ness, based on the assigned task.
present the written text and support its
comprehension. The ideas expressed, although short and
simple, are clear and coherent with the
The written text shows appropriate use of text content.
the grammar structures studied, applica-
ble to the task. The text shows appropriate use of
grammar structure studied, applicable to
The written text shows appropriate use the task (for descriptive texts, present
of the vocabulary studied, related to the simple and continuous are usually used;
task. for narrative text, the past simple may be
included)
The written text shows appropriate spe-
lling. The text shows appropriate use of the voca-
bulary studied, related to the task.

The written text shows appropriate spe-


Other aspects to assess**
lling.

Other aspects to assess**


* The assessment criteria can be adapted to every school’s assessment system. Por example:
Outstanding= superior; good = high; satisfactory = basic; needs improvement = low
The teacher may also use numbers (1-5; 1-10), depending on their school assessment system.
** Space for the teacher to add some descriptors that he/she considers pertinent. It is also possible for the teacher to igno- * The assessment criteria can be adapted to every school’s assessment system. Por example:
re some of the suggested descriptors or change them according to the task and/or students’ characteristics. Outstanding= superior; good = high; satisfactory = basic; needs improvement = low
The teacher may also use numbers (1-5; 1-10), depending on their school assessment system.
** Space for the teacher to add some descriptors that he/she considers pertinent. It is also possible for the teacher to ignore
some of the suggested descriptors or change them according to the task and/or students’ characteristics.

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PROJECTS

The descriptors presented here are very general and can be used to assess the process and product of the ASSESSMENT OF THE FINAL PRODUCT
suggested projects for fourth and ifth grade. These projects are done in groups, therefore, the assessment is
also suggested in groups. The teacher may adapt this instrument to the speciic topic, and/or to the needs or
characteristics of their teaching context. Students make use of appropriate gram-
mar structure studied, when presenting
their product.
ASSESSMENT DESCRIPTOR Needs improvement* Satisfactory Good Outstanding
Student make appropriate use of the
vocabulary studied when presenting the
product.

The school community is involved in the


presentation of the product.
ASSESSMENT OF THE PROCESS

Students get involved in each of the steps


of the project and show motivation while Other aspects to assess**
carrying it out.

Students carry out the activities sugges-


ted by the teacher. * The assessment criteria can be adapted to every school’s assessment system. Por example:
Outstanding= superior; good = high; satisfactory = basic; needs improvement = low
The teacher may also use numbers (1-5; 1-10), depending on their school assessment system.
Students show control over the language ** Space for the teacher to add some descriptors that he/she considers pertinent. It is also possible for the teacher to ignore
some of the suggested descriptors or change them according to the task and/or students’ characteristics.
skills necessary for the project.

Students suggest ideas to contribute to


the development of the project.

Students show an attitude of relection


and self-evaluation during the develop-
ment of the project stages.

ASSESSMENT OF THE FINAL PRODUCT

The content of the product is coherent


with the suggested project.

The presentation or socialization of the


product is coherent with the project.

The product design is clear and the


selected audiovisual resources support
students in the presentation and audien-
ce understanding.

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