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Mammals | Birds | Insects | Molluscs | Describing animals

This set of activities focuses on birds, including penguins, kākāpō, gulls and kiwi.

Target vocabulary is introduced using a range of activity types.

The literary focus is listening to information reports and includes text prediction and information transfer.

Click on a link below to print/download a PDF file for each activity, which contains a teacher guide and student worksheet.

The downloads box on the right-hand side includes additional support material.

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1.21 Introducing birds (PDF 660KB) Orientation
Track 1.21 (MP3 744KB)
1.22 Target vocabulary – birds (PDF 457KB) Word list
Track 1.22 (MP3 4MB)
1.23 Identifying target vocabulary – birds (PDF 23KB) Wordfind  
1.24 Pronouncing target vocabulary – birds (PDF 70KB) Pronunciation  
1.25 Recognising target vocabulary – birds (PDF 22KB) Bingo  
1.26 Organising target vocabulary – birds (PDF 23KB) Jumbled words  
1.27 Matching parts of sentences (PDF 23KB) Collocation  
1.28 Familiarisation with target vocabulary – birds (PDF 24KB) Word cards  
1.29 Birds puzzle (PDF 24KB) Crossword  
1.30 Birds and people (PDF 108KB) Sorting  
1.31 Birds target vocabulary – same or different (PDF 345KB) Equations  
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1.32 Introducing penguins (PDF 47KB) Text prediction  
1.33 Penguin talk (PDF 93KB) Information transfer
Track 1.33 (MP3 1MB)
1.34 Penguin conversation (PDF 119KB) Information transfer
Track 1.34 (MP3 2MB)
1.35 Describing a kakapo (PDF 110KB) Information transfer
Track 1.35 (MP3 1MB)
1.36 Listening to pictures – gulls (PDF 591KB) Word/picture matching
Track 1.36 (MP3 3MB)
1.37 Information about kiwi (PDF 176KB) Information transfer
Track 1.37 (MP3 3MB)

Published on: 08 Jan 2018