Archive for 24 juny 2011

Midsummer’s Day (4th, 5th and 6th grade)

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Hello Escola Splai’s children !

Today is Midsummer’s Day, the middle of summer, it is the 24th of June, after the longest day (Summer Solstice). Before the change of calendars, Midsummer’s day fell on 5 July.

The longest day in the northern hemisphere is the 20th or 21st of June, but Midsummer’s Day in Europe is the 24th June.

Yesterday, it was Midsummer’s Eve (we call it revetlla de St. Joan). It is a time associated with witches, magic, fairies and dancing. Bonfires were lit to represent the strenght of the Sun.

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Story: Eric the Engine (2nd grade)

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Hello 2nd grade pupils ! Let’s listen to a story about trains !

There’s a rock on the railway line and the London train is coming! Can Eric and his friends move the rock in time? Find out by reading this story.

Click on the image and then on START. Remember to click on the NEXT button !

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Memory: Internet (6th grade)

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Hello 6th grade children ! Let’s try this memory game about Internet vocabulary. Listen to the pronunciation and classify them correctly!

Tell me the time you spent in a comment !

Ex: I spent ____ minutes and _____ seconds.

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