LG I can (actions)

Target language : I can walk / run / jump / skip.

Lesson length : 30 minutes.

Class size : Large Group class.

Materials :

  • For “Ball Gauntlet” : A soft, light ball for each student of the throwing team; two long pieces of string or another means of defining the course.

  • A printed set of flashcards of the target language.

Preparation time : 10 – 15 minutes to prepare “Four Corners”, and flashcards.

Instructions :

1. Start with the “Hello song”, and a song to practice different actions, such as “The walking song” at https://mapleleaflearning.com/library/the-walking-song-resources/ . Run through the actions a few times for each song, before singing with the CD.

2. Show the flashcards to the class and repeat the words together.

3. Play the “Ball Gauntlet” game : Instructions can be accessed by left-clicking the button below. Have the racers walk, run, jump or skip to the finish line to practice the vocabulary of this lesson.

4. Say or sing goodbye to your students.

Lyrics : Hello, hello, hello, how are you?

I’m fine, I’m fine, I hope that you are, too!

Lyrics : Walking, walking (x2)

Hop, hop, hop (x2)

Running, running, running (x2)

Now, let’s stop (x2)