Look at the graph and discuss what you can see. What it is the graph showing you ? What are its different aspects
Use the line paper provided by your teacher to write a suitable description of the graph. Remember to use a minimum of 150 words
Lets start by looking at some vocabulary that can be used to describe someone:
Divide the adjective into positive adjectives and negative adjectives
Complete the worksheet below: Language Development Unit 9 (Reading & writing)-1vwhyrv
Critical thinking (Preparation for writing assignment)
Look at the table below copy it into a word processing app like pages or word. Write the names of three people that you admire in each category
|Person 1||Person 2||Person 3|
Remember to save the names because you are going to need it for another exercise
Using the padlet like below try to think of reasons why someone would admire somebody:
Using one person from the list that you created previously of people you admire use word or pages to write a list of reasons why you admire that person. Share your ideas with the rest of the class.
Writing Task :
Write a 150 word essay describing a person that you admire . Giving reason why you admire this person person and what this person has done.. Remember that your essay should include a body and a conclusion.
Please use the provided line paper and submit your essay to me by the end of the period.
In today’s class we are going to be reading an article about some famous people around the world
Before we start reading lets have a look at some vocabulary that will be covered in the reading
|former||train||achieve||a dream||a charity|
Add the words to your vocabulary presentation or to your quizlet that you have started in the previous lessons. Remember to include a sample sentence and definition
Download the reading and work on the comprehension questions
Using an app of your choice work independently to create a poster about a famous person from the UAE. Your poster must cover the following points:
Remember to be creative as possible and to include photographs so that your poster can be interesting. This task will be graded and your expected to submit your work as a PDF at the end of the period.
Once you have submitted your poster please complete the following grammatical worksheets
Subject Pronouns: Pronoun3_Subject_Pronouns-2-wbugwx
Today we are going to be a reading an article about a remarkable teenage boy called Ben Underwood
Let’s watch a short video together about Ben Underwood while watching the video think about the following question
Write your answers in the padlet link below:https://padlet.com/philipgelwell/78i8t33q3h5d
Before we begin the reading lets have a look at some vocabulary that you will see in the reading:
|a talent||an operation||cancer||blind||inspire||incredible||remove|
Continue adding the words to your vocabulary presentation or to your quizlet page that you have previously started remember to include a definition, example sentence and a picture
Reading & Reading Comprehension
Read the article and respond to the comprehension questions:Reading 1 Unit 9-1bw77ig
Talking About Famous People
In the video and reading we talked about a remarkable young man. In this activity I would like you to work in pairs and create a presentation using www.thinglink.com to talk about remarkable children or teenagers.
Make sure that you presentation covers the following questions
Here is an example for you to follow:
Once you have created your thing link pictures please send them to me so that I can create a post for out class blog. Send your links to the following email address email@example.com.
Each pair must submit one picture
Please complete the following supplementary exercises
Plural & Singular: plural-nouns-29lw9of
Subject Pronouns: Pronoun3_Subject_Pronouns-2-wbugwx
In today’s lesson we will be watching a video about a mining accident which took place in Chile.
Before we begin lets review through some important vocabulary that you will be hearing during today’s lesson
|rescue||a note||an accident||a refuge|
|a leader||a miner||trapped|
Now that you have a good understanding of the vocabulary lets add these words to your vocabulary presentation that you started on Tuesday. Remember to include a picture, a sentence and a definition. Once you have finished your presentation please show me what you have done so that I can provide you with feedback. You can use an application of your choice
Complete the attached worksheet: Vocabulary Watch and Listen -1tyewi8
Post Video Discussion
Have a look at the newspaper headline below:
Chile: Rescue Mission Starts to Save Trapped Miners
What do you think the video is going to be about? Independently share your ideas on the link below: https://padlet.com/philipgelwell/wtpsnkp1kesa
We will now be watching a short video about a mining incident that took place in Chile. While watching the video please complete the comprehension questions which can be downloaded in the link below. After completing the questions compare you answers with your friends
In the video we learnt that Luis Urzua was the leader of the miners during the accident that took place in Chile.
Why do you think Luis Urzua came out of the mine after the other men? Would you have done the same? Do you consider him to be an extra-ordinary man?
Independently write your own response to this question and share your responses on the padlet link below: https://padlet.com/philipgelwell/aursegjg3di3
In today’s lesson, we will be listening to students talking about an assignment that they have to complete. The exercises can be found in your Listening and Speaking Book Unit 9 Listening 1 or can be downloaded n the link below
Before we begin the listening lets have a look at some of the vocabulary that we will be covering:
Working in pars lets create a presentation to show your understanding of the vocabulary that we have discussed. You can use which ever application like but you must cover the following things
Now that you have finished your vocabulary presentation listen to the listening and complete the comprehension questions in the link below:
In the listening you listened to two students talk an essay they were writing about two extraordinary men Joseph Conrad and Joshua Abraham Norton today you are going to create short presentation about different extraordinary people from history.
The extraordinary people we will be looking at today are as follows:
In your presentation, you must cover the following questions
When presenting please make sure that you look at the audience and that you are not reading a text to the class.
Your presentation groups are as follows:
|Group 1 (Albert Einstein)||Group 2 (Issac Newton)||Group 3 (Blaise Pascal)||Group 4 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)||Group 5 (Michael Faraday)|
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Abdulla Ahmed Alhammadi
Now that you have finished the listening exercises lets complete the supplementary exercises on prepositions of time and adverbs of frequency
Prepositions of time: Prepositions of Time-wilwz6
Adverbs of frequency: Frequency Adverbs-1miz0yn
During today’s lesson we will be watching a video about the internet
In your groups write down all the websites that you know of. Use the padlet link to share your ideas https://padlet.com/philipgelwell/sdpkd51pkdoj
Discuss the following questions in your groups
Share your ideas in the paddle link: https://padlet.com/philipgelwell/67apddzdz6jh
Lets watch the video together while your watching note down all the different websites that are mentioned. What websites were mentioned in the video ?
Watch the video and complete the following worksheet: Watch and Listen Unit 9 Exercise 7-1ph8qsp
Post Video Exercise
In this exercise you will need to get into the following groups
Work in your groups and research the following information about the websites you have been given:
Once you have researched this information use http://www.padlet.com to create a presentation which you can share with the class.
Now that you have finished the “watch & listen” exercises try complete the supplementary exercise below on subject-verb agreement: Subject Verb Agreement Supplementary-10vpclv
In term 3 the grade 9 STEAM is based around a Pneumatic Crane. In the English component of the project, you will need to create a catalogue that will highlight the features of your crane. In order to create this brochure, I will suggest that e either utilize pages or http://www.smore.com.
Your brochure should include the following:
Before we start planning out our brochure lets spend some time using the internet to research the above questions. Use the internet and pages to do this.
Below is an example of the kind of thing that you are expected to create:
Remember to work in your STEAM Project Groups with each group being expected to submit one brochure for your STEAM Project submission. Below is the rubric that will be used to grade your project: ATHS-2016-2017-T3-G9_STEAM+Project-1dysuuk