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GODSPELL READS! K5 READS!

May 19, 2016

WELCOMING TIME

   

DURING THE TWO WEEKS THAT THE "LINGUISTIC WEEK" LASTED THE CHILDREN IN K5 HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY THESE "FREE READING" MOMENTS DURING THE MORNING "WELCOMING". WHEN THEY ARRIVED THEY WENT TO  A TABLE  AND PICKED UP A BOOK AND  READ IT FOR THEMSELVES OR TO SOMEONE. 

THEY  CHOSE A SPOT WHERE THEY FELT COMFORTABLE AND PRACTISED THEIR READING. 

EVEN THOUGH THEY DON'T KNOW HOW TO READ WORDS IN ENGLISH, THEY READ FROM PICTURES.

ACCORDING TO "DAILY 5" THERE ARE THREE WAYS OF READING: 1) READ THE PICTURES; 2) READ THE WORDS; 3) RETELL THE STORY.

IN K5 WE ARE STILL WORKING ON "READ THE PICTURES", SO IT DOESN´T MATTER IF THEY CAN´T READ THE WORDS. THEY CAN ENJOY A GOOD BOOK BY TAKING A CLOSE LOOK AT THE DRAWINGS AND PICTURES! 

 

 

CENTRE WORK

 

DURING THIS INTEGRATED UNIT THE CHILDREN HAD A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES TO CHOOSE THE CENTRE THEY WOULD LIKE TO GO TO. THESE WERE THE DIFFERENT OPTIONS FOR THEM TO WORK ON:

 

-MINI ATELIER: CREATE  THROUGH DRAWINGS YOUR OWN STORY TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE 4 ELEMENTS WE´VE BEEN WORKING ON: CHARACTERS, SETTING, PROBLEM, SOLUTION.

 

-MANIPULATIVES: WRITE YOUR NAME AND MAKE A FREE DRAWING USING FEATHERS AND INK (JUST LIKE SHAKESPEARE USED TO DO!)

 

-CONSTRUCTION: BUILD JULIET´S BALCONY.

 

-DRAMA CENTRE: CHOOSE A CHARACTER FROM ONE OF THE STORIES

WE´VE LEARNT,  DRESS UP LIKE SHE/HE DID AND  ROLE PLAY IT!

 

-NUMBERLAND/GAMES: PLAY MEMOTEST WITH THE CHARACTERS FROM SHAKESPEARE AND CERVANTES ' STORIES.

 

-EXPLORATION: EXPLORE THE DIFFERENT ELEMENTS FROM THE CENTRE AND CREATE YOUR OWN MAGIC POTION!

 

-READING CENTRE:  CHOOSE A BOOK AND "READ TO YOURSELF".

 

-LISTENING: WATCH AND LISTEN TO SHAKESPEARE´S PLAY "ROMEO AND JULIET".

 

-COMPUTING: DRAW YOUR FAVORITE BOOK´S COVER.

BRING A COSTUME!

 

THESE ARE OUR BEAUTIFUL K5 GIRLS HAVING A LOT OF FUN WHILE PLAYING AS MAGIC CHARACTERS SUCH AS: PRINCESSES, WITCHES AND QUEENS! LOVELY!

 

PICTURE COMPOSITION: GETTING READY FOR THE SPEECH COMPETITION!

 

FOR THE  SPEECH COMPETITION, THE HOUSE CAPTAINS FROM SENIOR 3 CAME TO K  TO SEE AND SHARE THE KIDS' PERFORMANCE . 

THIS GAVE THE CHILDREN A SPECIAL MOTIVATION TO LEARN THE VOCABULARY AND STRUCTURES FROM THE PICTURE COMPOSITION IN ORDER TO GAIN POINTS FOR THEIR HOUSES!

 

HERE IS MISS MICA´S GROUP MEMORIZING, ACTING OUT AND REHEARSING FOR THE SPEECH COMPETITION.

"READ  TO SELF, READ TO SOMEONE"...WE FOUND DIFFERENT SPOTS!

WE LOVE READING!