Story to learn the Months of the Year | Little Smart Planet

SashaMalasha March 29, 2020
HELPING LEARNERS USE CHUNKS COMMUNICATIVELY

 

In this video we talk about how we can help our students use chunks communicatively - we share 4 ideas that have worked well for us in the classroom. We’re using an interactive video quiz in one of our ideas, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky

iSLCollective teacher trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Elementary (A1). Learn months of the year, their positions (first and last, before and after, between). Practice some simple words with "Tap" tasks.
Created using the grammar quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
The description of months of the year: naming all of them and adding one or two sentences about each month.
Video length: 3 minutes 51 seconds
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2020-03-29, 16:52:50 (GMT+1)
About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1)

Put the words in order: first month January is The

2) Tap the scarf

3) February goes ____ January

  • before
  • after

4) Tap a button

5) February goes before

  • March
  • May
  • January

6)

Put the words in order: before goes spring Winter

7) April goes between ___

  • February and March
  • March and May
  • March and January

8) Tap the umbrella

9)

Put the words in order: goes June April May between and

10) Tap the bird

11) June is the first month of

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn

12) Tap the Sun

13) In July the weather is

  • very hot
  • very cold
  • freezy

14) Tap the tree

15) August goes ___ July.

  • before
  • after

16) Tap the star

17) September goes __ October

  • after
  • before

18) Tap the school

19) October goes __ September and November

  • after
  • before
  • between

20) Autumn goes __ summer

  • before
  • after

21) November goes __ December

  • after
  • before
  • between

22) Match the parts of the sentence

Match the items:
The days are gettingcolder
The wind is blowingshorter
The weather is gettingstronger

23) The last month of the year is

  • January
  • December
  • November

24) Tap the bear

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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sheima85
2020-09-22 09:54:49
Thank you!
MaiQassem
2020-10-13 12:06:05
Thank you for sharing this. It is really nice, the kids loved it.
LiJo23
2022-02-19 22:17:46
Thank you!