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UNIT: BRITISH AND AMERICAN CULTURE


In this unit, we will study the British and American culture, and we will compare it with our Spanish culture.

First, we will start with a presentation of United Kingdom (location, facts, etc.)




Then, we will study the main aspects of the American culture and its location.



Activities about American Culture:
Summary:


Spain, Britain and Andalusia (AICLE): Activity


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UNIT: WEATHER AND CLIMATE


1.- Basic Vocabulary:


weather, climate, temperature, precipitations, meteorologist, atmosphere, seasons, wind vane, anemometer, speed, sunny, stormy, cloudy, windy, raining, snowing, hailing, atmosphere, hot, cold, mild, high, medium, low, dry, humid

2.- Definitions:



  • Weather: is the state of the atmosphere at a given moment.
  • Climate: is the combination of the different types of weather in a region during the year.
  • Meteorologist: the person who predicts the weather using observation and meteorologists instruments.
  • Precipitations: the water which falls from the cloud towards the ground (rain, snow and hail)


3.- Materials:


Presentation
of the Weather & Climate
Weather-presentation


Presentation
of the 4 seasons:


VIDEO: International Weather Report



"THE CLIMATE IN SPAIN"
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The climate in Spain

Photocopy this chart to each pupil and then transform it into a puzzle (cut the cells) and the children will have to build a correct chart.
Read the information of the chart above and write the different type of climates, attending to the colours, of the map below:
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Answer to these questions (observe the chart of the different types of climate in Spain):


a) Which is the climate of your region?b) Which climates have not much rains?c) Where can you find snow in winter?d) Where can you go and find lot of rain all the year?e) Which climates can you find in the two famous isles from the peninsule?





Written activities (Weather & Climate)


- Here you have different types of written activities (pdf).- True or False (definitions, powerpoint, ...)














Web resources (Weather & Climate)



Here you can work online with different activities from internet resources:



http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/games/weather_game.swf
http://www.educa.madrid.org/binary/518/files714/

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-9240.php
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-78454.php
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/fun-with-english/weather-maze

http://home.nordnet.fr/~rmaufroid/pupitre/weather/whatstheweaterlike.htm

https://sites.google.com/site/recursosinglesprimaria/educacion-primaria/segundo-ciclo/the-weatherhttp://www.ceip-diputacio.com/IDIOMA/activities/swf/swf%20associations/weather1.swf

http://centros3.pntic.mec.es/cp.alhandiga/jmatch/ingles/vocabulario2/days1a.htm http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-3494.php http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-23430.php




Other resources from internet (Weather & Climate)


__http://www.esltower.com/VOCABSHEETS/weather/weather.html?zoom_highlight=weather__






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UNIT: ANIMALS AND PLANTS



The life processes:



Video about "The Life processes"

Work with this website.

Animals characteristics
Click here to play online.
If you prefer, you can work with the picture below and use your notebook.

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Vertebrates classification and Parts of a plant (Worksheets) :




Write the parts of a flower:
What do plants need to grow up? The life cycle of plantsHow do plants make food?
plantscycle.pngDraw the Plants Cycle on your notebook and write each sentence above the drawings.
Draw and complete the life of a Sunflower:
VĂ­deo about the reproduction of the plants.
Glossary and Posters:






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Rocks and minerals in the landscapes
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Written
Activities