WE LIVE IN A COMMUNITY



Authors: Virginia Guasch & Míriam Merino.

Subject and level: Science, 3rd of primary.

Unit
Living_in_a_community.doc

1. Read Unit 9, 'We live in a Community', page 40, 41, 42 and 43.

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2. Guessing gorup activity to learn the new vocabulary.

Family
Friends
Neighbours
Suburbs
School
Classmates
Teachers
Town
Buildings
Park
Sport facilities
Roads
Pavement
Municipal servicies
Council
Mayor/mayoress
Councillors
Council meeting

3. Comprehension questions:
  • What groups of people do we live with?
  • Name three types of housework you help with yet .
  • Define an old neighbourhood.
  • What is the name of the parts of the street which pedestrians walk on? What parts do cars drive on?
  • Name two rules all citiziens should obey.
  • Match each of the following words to a municipal service:
a) Museum b) Hospital c) Pedestrian
  • Name five municipal services your locality has.
  • Say which municipal services you would use:
a) To go from your locality to another one.
b) If there was an emergency in your home.


4. Role playing activities:
  • Warm up: beinginvolvedinmycommunity.ppt
  • Role play: In groups think about a citizen situation and play it with your mates.
  • Guess the words: Miming your mates have to guess the word.


5. Investigation and group work:


6. Rules list:

In groups discuss and elaborate a list of rules (citizen, school,...). Then, explain to your mates.


7. Games to learn the new vocabulary:
  • Flash cards: Try to guess the vehicle hidden on the card and explain to your mates which kind of vehicle it is.
  • Taboo: create the cards in groups and play.
  • Bingo: copy nine words related with the topic. The teacher will read definitions, if you have the word cross it.(Can be pictures instead of words)
  • Crosswords, word searches, hangman,...
  • Point the flash card.
  • Trivial.
  • Who wants to be a millionaire.
  • Scattergories.
  • Pictionary.


8. Field trip.
Go for a walk arround the neighbourhood. 10highstreet.pdf