Week 5 “into the deep” afternoons with Emily

Week 5 “into the deep” afternoons with Emily

Hi guys! This week we’ve been looking at sea-related mysteries. On Monday you researched and made presentations about underwater ruins, shipwrecks and other mysterious places (Baltic Sea anomaly, Heraklion, Titanic, Yonaguni monument and Port Royal, Jamaica). On Tuesday your learnt about the life of Amelia Earhart and her disappearance while flying over the Pacific Ocean. […]

Discovery “our world” afternoons with Emily

On Monday we looked at lots of different types of freak weather phenomena and natural disasters (fire tornadoes, sinkholes, raining frogs, earthquakes, tsunamis, fallstreak holes), in pairs you researched and created powerpoint presentations to explain each phenomenon. On Tuesday we looked at ways (building methods, materials, city planning, emergency services, escape routes, etc) to create […]

Week 3 – Fitness Freaks with Emily (afternoons)

Week 3 – Fitness Freaks with Emily (afternoons)

Hi guys! This week we have learnt a lot about health and fitness, as well as extraordinary skills needed for circus performers. On Monday we looked a    t some common unhealthy lifestyle habits – then you did a role play as psychologists and patients to try to deal with these problems. On Tuesday we learnt a lot […]

Emily’s week 5 morning group – Olympics!

Hi guys! Yesterday we looked at the Greek origins and history of the Olympic Games, we watched a short documentary, read a text, did a wordsearch, looked at pictures and compared the ancient games to the modern ones. We also played “memory” with sports words. Then you split into pairs and researched the summer olympics, winter […]

Week 3 afternoons with Emily

Week 3 afternoons with Emily

  Welcome to “The Great Escape”! On Monday we looked at different ways to escape from prison (dig a tunnel, climb the walls, dress up as a prison guard, break the bars, ask a friend to pick you up by helicopter, etc). Then we looked at Alcatraz prison island and did a quiz, in pairs […]

Week 2 – World Explorers with Emily (afternoons)

Week 2 – World Explorers with Emily (afternoons)

Hello and welcome to the second week! On Monday we looked at native American Indians like the Navajo, Apache and Comanche tribes. We learnt about their history, traditions, beliefs and the areas in which they live. Then we made some really cool dreamcatchers with wire/plates, string, feathers and shells!   On Tuesday we moved south, […]

Emily’s week 4 rainforest group – mornings

Emily’s week 4 rainforest group – mornings

Hello! On Monday we did a LOT of research into rainforests, the different layers and fun facts about tropical forests (including a treasure hunt in the garden, hunting among the leaves and branches). We also played games in which we had to guess the animal written on our head by asking “yes/no” questions. Then we […]

Our Earth with Emily (afternoons)

Hi guys! This week we are looking at the history of our earth, especially the people and animals that inhabited it in the past.   Monday: Today we looked at evolution and played some running games to match words to pictures, then we put the words in order depending on “what came first” (the sun, […]

Week 1 Yummy Food with Emily

Hi guys! Yesterday we had a lot of fun looking at different types of food, playing some matching words/pictures and running games in the garden, talking about food being “sweet” or “savory”. Then we went to the shop to find one food for each letter of the alphabet. Then we watched the Simpsons and identified […]

Emily’s Tuesday group 26/11

Today we read a book and looked at all the different pictures and colours inside. “In the box” there were shapes! Triangles, squares, circles. We then “acted” these shapes, making lots of strange movements with our bodies to look like a triangle, circle, square, etc. Then you chose the shape and colour you wanted for […]