Unit nameAt School (unit # 4)
ThemeAt school: school related vocabulary and activities
Number of Lessons8 - 10
Learning Goals
  • Pupils will be able to recognize the following letters and their sounds; c,b,t,a,s,e,l,m
  • Pupils will be able to understand, recognize and use - school related vocabulary.- sentence structures and instructions such as: Where is, where are.. Click on the.. find the.. look and listen.. Drag the picture.. Sit down, stand up, sleep, smile.. prepositions: on, under, near, in
StoryMax is Late for School
Vocabularyant, apple, bag, ball, balloon, banana, bat, bell, book, boy, cactus, camel, cake, cat, crayons, cookie, elephant, eleven, egg, eyes, laugh, letter, listen, love, look, map, mat, mouse, money, monkey, monster, table, tea, teacher, telephone, ten, two, trash, scissors, sit down, sleep, smile, stand up


Activity nameDescriptionLearning Goals
1. What's in the bag?Introduction to the vocabulary of the unit. What can we find in this school bag? Listen to the words and click on the objects.Vocabulary: bag, ruler, crayons, pencil, book, scissors, sandwich, map, look, t.v., clown, apple, banana, ball, bag, letterwhere is the, where are the.. .
2. Parachute-Letter CcRecognizing the sound of the letter c in initial position in words. Pupils are asked to click only on the falling objects that begin with the sound /c/ (letter Cc). Recognizing the sound /c/ in words that begin with the letter C, ; Cat, cake, cookie, camel, crayon, cactus.
Sentence structure: click on the falling objects.. .
3. The Classroom-Letter BbRecognizing the sound of the letter b in initial position in words. Pupils are asked to find the objects in the classroom that begin with the initial sound /b/ (letter Bb). Recognizing the sound /b/ in words that begin with the letter B; bag, ball, balloon, boy, book, bell, bat, banana.
Sentence structure: Find all the things that begin with.. .
4. The Classroom-Letter Tt Recognizing the sound of the letter t in initial position in words. Pupils are asked to find the objects in the classroom that begin with the initial sound /t/ (letter Tt).Recognizing the sound /t/ in words that begin with the letter T; teacher, tea, table, t.v., telephone, ten, two, trash can.
Sentence structure: Find all the things that begin with..
5. Word Sort Review the words that begin with the letters c, b, t. Sort the pictures according to their initial sounds.Reviewing the sounds /c/, /b/, /t/ in the words: cookie, crayon, cat, cactus, banana, ball, book, bag table, telephone, trash can, t.v,
Sentence structure: Drag the picture.
6. True or False-Letter A Look and listen; Pupils are asked to determine whether the sentence they hear represents the picture they see. If the answer is "true" pupils should click on the green button. If the answer is "false" pupils should click on the red button. Sentence structures: Instructions: Look and listen. If the picture is right, click on the green button. If the picture is wrong, click on the red button.
Vocabulary: Ant, apple, near, in, on, under,
7. True or False-Letter S Look and listen; Pupils are asked to determine whether the sentence they hear represents the picture they see. If the answer is "true" pupils should click on the green button. If the answer is "false" pupils should click on the red button. Sentence structures: Instructions: Look and listen.
Action vocabulary: smile, stand up, sit down, sleep
8. Matching-Letter Ee Match the pictures to the words you hear. This activity focuses on words that begin with the letter Ee. Recognizing the sound /e/ in words that begin with the letter E: elephant, eleven, egg
9. Parachutes-Capital letters Find the capital and small letters in the falling parachutes. Recognizing capital and small letters: Recognizing capital and small letters: Cc, Bb, Tt, Ss, Aa, Ee
10. Matching-Letter Ll Listen to the words and look at the pictures, match the word you hear to the picture. This activity introduces words that begin with the letter Ll.Recognizing the sound /l/ in words that begin with the letter L; look, love, listen, letters, laugh.
Instructions: Listen to the words and draw a line to the right picture.
11. Trash Can Monster - letter Mm Feed the objects that begin with the letter Mm to the trash can monster. Drag and drop the objects.Recognizing the sound /m/ in words that begin with the letter M; money, monkey, mouse, Max, mat, map
Instructions: Drag and drop the objects.
12. Word Machine Phonemic awareness activity. Look at the picture and build the word. Pupils are asked to use the word machine to build short words using the letters taught throughout the unit. Phonemic Awareness; Listen to the sounds and build words: bat, mat, map, sat, tin, bin, etc.
13. Memory Game Match the letters to the pictures. A review of the letters taught throughout this unit. Review of the letters: c,b,m,t,s,l,e,a
Vocabulary: t.v, scissors, letter, elephant, apple, book, map, cat.
14. My Dictionary A personalized online dictionary in which pupils upload pictures, letters and words and build their own vocabulary lists in order to help them remember new words. The site will provide the pupils with personalized vocabulary quizzes to check the retention of these new words.  
15. Story-Max is Late for School Max is a mixed up boy who has a problem with keeping things orderly. One day he wakes up and he thinks he is late for school. He quickly organizes his things to take to school. He runs out the door to notice that it is still dark outside. He realizes that it is still night and that he isn't late for school. So he goes back to sleep. Use of Vocabulary in Authentic Text: book, ruler, crayons, pencil, chair, purple, red, school, room, light, bed, door,
16. Quiz Multiple choice questions that test pupils' letter-sound recognition and vocabulary knowledge.Letters: c,b,a,s,t,l,m,e,
Vocabulary: all of the school related vocabulary taught throughout the unit as well as the prepositions and the action vocabulary.