Balloons: Level 1 Student Book

Balloons: Level 1 Student Book

By: Mario Herrera (author), Barbara Hojel (author)Paperback

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Description

Balloons is an imaginative three-level language course for three-, four-, and five-year olds that introduces children to English through play. Balloons uses the same pedagogy pioneered and proven in New Parade-from the Warm Up, Presentation, Practice, and Application through Assessment and Enrichment. Children learn English playfully through song, chants, games, TPR (Total Physical Response), and art projects.

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About Author

Mario Herrera holds a bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). He has taught English at all levels for 25 years, focusing his research and methodology development on young learners. In addition to this research and his student advising for postgraduate dissertations, he has been involved in teacher training for 13 years. As a speaker, he is high international demand and has given workshops throughout Latin America, Europe, The Middle East, Japan, Korea, as well as United States.

Contents

Meet Sunny Bunny. 1. My Classroom. Theme: My School. Communication Objectives: Greetings; Polite Requests; Commands; Name and Identify Classroom Objects; Colors: Red and Blue; Shapes: Circles; Count Objects: 1. Language Objectives: Answer Questions; Prepositions: in, on; Understand Expressions in the Present Tense. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Listen to Language Models; Repeat Words and Sentences; Categorize Objects; Play Games; Use Mime, Gesture, Chants, Songs; Use Visual and Auditory Cues. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math; Music; Science. 2. Here I Am! Theme: My Body. Communication Objectives: Polite Requests; Commands; Name and Identify Parts of the Body; Feelings; Colors: Yellow, Green; Count Objects: 1-2. Language Objectives: Understand Questions; Possessives; My; Prepositions; In Front of, Behind; Understand Plural Nouns. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Listen to Language Models; Repeat Words and Sentences; Categorize Objects; Play Games; Use Mime, Gesture, Chats, Songs; Use Visual and Auditory Cues. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math; Music; Science; Cooking. 3. Our Families. Theme: People We Know. Communication Objectives: Polite Requests; Commands; Name and Identify Family Members; Rooms in a House; Actions; Greetings; Places; Colors: Purple, Orange; Shapes: Square; Count Objects: 1-3. Language Objectives: Answer Questions with Who; Prepositions: Next to. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Repeat Words and Sentences; Give Physical Responses; Categorize Objects; Play Games; Use Mime, Gesture, Chants, Songs; Use Visual and Auditory Cues. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math; Music; Science; Cooking. 4. Animals Around Us. Theme: Animals We Like. Communication Objectives: Polite Expressions; Greetings; Commands; Name and Identify Pets, Animal Actions and Sounds; Colors: Black, White, Brown; Sizes: Big, Little; Count Objects: 1-4. Language Objectives: Answer Questions with What; Prepositions; Over, Under; Express Ownership and Wants; Say What One Sees. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge: Listen to and Follow Directions; Repeat Words and Sentences; Give Physical Response; Play Games; Use Mime, Gesture, Chants, Songs, Use Visual and Auditory Cues. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math; Music; Science. 5. Everyday Clothes. Theme: Things We Wear. Communication Objectives: Name and Identify Clothing; Action Words; Commands; Color: Pink; Shape: Triangle; Count Objects: 1-5. Language Objectives: Review Present Tense; Prepositions; Possessives; Ownership Wants. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Match Actions with Words; Categorize Objects; Play Games; Use Chants and Songs; Use Visual and Auditory Cues. Content Connections: Art: Language Arts; Math; Music; Cooking. 6. It's a Party! Theme: Things We Eat. Communication Objectives: Polite Requests; Commands; Name and Identify Food, Party Items and Eating Utensils; Likes and Dislikes; Shapes: Rectangle; Count Objects: 1-6. Language Objectives: Answer Questions with What, How Many; Use Negatives; Express Wants. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Listen to Language Models; Use Mime and Gesture; Use Chants and Songs; Use Visual Cues. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math, Music; Cooking. 7. Around My Home. Theme: From Here to There. Communication Objectives: Polite Requests; Commands; Name and Identify Things in a Neighborhood; Action Words; Count Objects: 1-7. Language Objectives: Use Contractions: Let's; Express Wants; Use Possessives. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Listen to Language Models; Use Mime and Gesture; Use Chants and Songs; Categorize Objects; Role-Play. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math, Music Social Studies. 8. Cleaning Up! Theme: Our Environment. Communication Objectives: Polite Requests; Commands; Name and Identify Cleanup Terms; Count Objects: 1-8. Language Objectives: Review Prepositions; Express Wants; Use Contractions. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Repeat Words and Sentences; Combine Movement with Language Learning; Respond Orally to Visual Cues; Role-Play; Make Connections; Communicate with Peers; Use Chants and Songs; Sort Objects. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math; Music; Social Studies. 9. Growing Together. Theme: Changes. Communication Objectives: Polite Requests; Commands, Name and Identify Growing Terms; Understand Concepts of Growing; Count Objects: 1-10. Language Objectives: Use Adjectives; Use Contractions: It's; Prepositions; Ownership; Wants; Possessives. Learning Strategies/Thinking Skills: Use Prior Knowledge; Listen to and Follow Directions; Listen to Language Models; Use Chants and Songs; Classify Objects; Sequence Events; Role-Play. Content Connections: Art; Language Arts; Math; Music; Science; Cooking. Sunny Bunny Says Good-bye. Tell a Story Book Units 1-9.

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/03/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780201351194
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780201351194
  • weight: 194
  • ISBN10: 0201351196

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