Section Internationale CE1 Wednesday Programme 
School year 2021 - 2022

On this page, you will find a brief description of what we do in class as well as the assigned homework.  Videos seen in class will also be included on the date watched in class. 

Date quick links

In Class Work and Homework Assignments

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

In Class

  • Organizing class materials

  • Getting to know each other

  • Summer Holiday presentations

  • Story Time: Mind Your Monsters

Homework (due September 15, 2021)

  • Parent Questionnaire

  • Student Questionnaire

  • Student-Parent-Teacher Agreement

  • All About Me worksheet

  • Spelling List 1

Note from Ruth Hasid about Bayard Presse Adventure Box: Your child will bring home sample copies in a bag for you to either keep if placing a subscription or to return to school if not. N.B. ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE BAYARD ADDRESS GIVEN. Depending on the number of magazines ordered the section will receive free subscriptions for the school.

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Alphabet (What are the consonants?  What are the vowels?)

    • What is a sentence?

  • Collins Grammar and Punctuation Book 1

    • Unit 1: Writing sentences

Homework (due Monday, September 22)

  • Spelling Worksheet

    • ​Words: made, date, play, main, desks, books, friends, buses, wishes, boxes, BONUS: tomorrow

  • Grammar 2 Workbook (complete if not already finished in class)

    • page 4: Writing in Sentences 

    • page 5: Sentence Punctuation

    • page 10: Statements

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 4: The long ‘a’ sound

    • page 33: Topic Words 2

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder)

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

 

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Commands

    • What is a noun?

    • Singular and Plural Nouns (1)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil book 2 & Workbook, Unit 2

    • How to get to my house (exercise done orally), p. 26-27

    • Workbook: Catch the Dragon's Tail games, p. 18-21

Homework (due Wednesday, September 29)

  • Spelling Worksheet

    • ​Words: January, February, March,  April, May,  June, July, August, September, October, BONUS:  NOVEMBER, DECEMBER

  • Grammar 2 Workbook (complete if not already finished in class)

    • page 13: Commands 

    • page 18: Nouns and noun phrases

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 6: The long ‘o’ sound

    • page 16: Adding ‘s’ and ‘es’

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder)

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • What is a verb? (When is past, present & future?)

    • Present Tense Verbs

    • Past Tense Verbs (1)

    • Compound words

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 8: Verbs: Past & present tense 1 - Exercise 1

    • page 24: Compound nouns - Exercise 1

    • page 26: Verbs with -ing: present tense - Exercise 1

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 53-57: How Bear Lost His Tail

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 2

    • page 36: Long vowel sound /ou/

Homework (due Wednesday, October 6)

  • Spelling Worksheet

    • ​Words: food, choose, rude, blue, group, knew, truth, football, birthday, supermarket, rainbow, BONUS: PLAYGROUND

  • Grammar 2 Workbook (complete if not already finished in class)

    • page 8: Verbs: Past & present tense 1

    • page 24: Compound nouns (see video)

    • page 26: Verbs with -ing: present tense

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 8: Adding ‘ing’

    • page 10: The long ‘oo’ sound

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder)

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Question words

    • Words ending in 'y'

Homework (due October 13, 2021)

  • Spelling Worksheet, Spelling List (5) – Question Words

    • ​Words: who, what, when, where, why, which, how, because, but, and, BONUS: QUESTION

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 11: Questions (started in class)

    • page 27: Verbs with -ing: past tense

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 11: Adding ‘ed’* (Bonus:  Complete this with the other homework and get an extra bonus point!)

    • page 13: Adding ‘-ing’ and ‘-ed’ to words ending in ‘y’ (done in class)

  • My Favourite Activity Worksheet (started in class)

    • Finish completing worksheet worksheet.  

    • This worksheet will be used for an oral presentation next Monday.

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

In Class

  • My favourite Activity Oral Presentations

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Conjunctions - Joining words​ (focusing on: and, but, when, because)

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 6: Joining words 'and', 'but'

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 71-74: Exploring Volcanoes (done orally), long vowel sounds, conjunctions

 

Homework (due October 20, 2021)

  • Spelling Worksheet, Spelling List (6) – Question Words

    • ​Words: morning, afternoon, evening, night, second, minute, hour, day, clock, half, BONUS: TOMORROW

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 6: Joining words 'and', 'but'

    • page 22: Joining words 'when', 'because

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • Page 4: The long 'a' sound

    • page 5: The long 'i' sound* (Optional -  Bonus)

    • page 7: The long 'e' sound* (Optional - Bonus)

  • My Favourite Activity Worksheet

    • Finish completing worksheet worksheet. 

    • This worksheet will be used for an oral presentation next Monday.

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

*Optional - Bonus:  This page is optional.  If a student completes this in addition to the other assignments, they will get an extra bonus point!

 
 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

In Class

  • About My Holiday Presentation

  • Grammar Test 1

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Adverbs

    • Suffixes

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 99-102: Poetry

 

Homework (due Wednesday, November 17, 2021)​​

  • Spelling Worksheet: Spatial Awareness List (1)

    • compass rose, north, south, east, west, right, left, front, behind, map, BONUS: direction

  • Grammar 2 Workbook 

    • page 32: Adverbs

    • page 33: Adverbs with suffix -ly

  •  Spelling 2 Workbook 

    • page 17: Adding ‘s’ to words ending in ‘y’

 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

In Class

  • Spelling Quiz

  • Dictionary Detectives​

 

Homework (due Wednesday, November 24, 2021)​​

  • Start learning the song and dance for the Christmas Show - Up on the Housetop!

 

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

In Class

  • Helpful Hints

    • Suffixes

    • Prefixes

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • 122-127 (out loud)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • p. 70-72, 76, 78

 

Homework (due Wednesday, December 2, 2021)​​

  • Spelling List Worksheet

    • globe, continent, ocean, sea, Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, BONUS: ANTARCTICA

  • Grammar 2 Workbook 

    • page 14-15: Revision 1

  •  Spelling 2 Workbook 

    • p.28: Adding the prefix un-

    • p.29: Adding prefixes un- and dis-

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • pages 74-75*  (optional – for extra BONUS POINTS)

  • Practice Christmas songs for Christmas Show (links and lyrics above)

 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • Unit 9: Wordplay poems, pages 130-132 (oral discussion)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • Unit 9: Wordplay poems, pages 80-84

 

Homework (due Wednesday, December 8, 2021)​​

  • Spelling List Worksheet

    • high, light, might, tight, child, kite, smile, size, white, while, BONUS: HEIGHT

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • pages 85-86 – Write a poem about an amazing new animal.​

    • (Copies were handed out in class; they can be found in Homework Folder)

  • Practice Christmas songs for Christmas Show (links and lyrics above)

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

In Class

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas 

  • Worksheet: Convince the Grinch that the Christmas season is worth

  • celebrating

  • My letter to the Grinch

 

Homework (due Wednesday, December 15, 2021)​​

  • Spelling List Worksheet

    • Christmas, wreath, winter, snowflake, North Pole, elf, stocking, present, merry, holiday, BONUS: REINDEER

  • Worksheets

    • Finish 'My letter to the Grinch'

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • pages 16-17: Writing Task 1, An Exciting Day (OPTIONAL: BONUS POINT)​

  • Practice Christmas songs for Christmas Show (links and lyrics above)

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

 
 

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - Holiday Fun

In Class

  • Christmas tree ornament

  • Having lots of fun!

 

Homework (due Wednesday, January 5, 2022) (click here for: Holiday Homework Letter)

  • A Holiday Story: ‘If Santa Claus was stuck in my chimney, I would…’ (worksheet in Homework folder)

  • Holiday Writing (to be written in the Holiday Writing Notebook

  • Note:  There will be NO spelling worksheet and NO spelling test when we return to class.

  • Read Oxford Reading Tree books (x2) and do worksheet (can be found in Reading Folder.)

 

Wednesday, January 5, 2021

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 1: Home and School

      • pages 8-15 (oral discussion)

      • pages 16-17 (Grammar Notebook)​

 

Homework (due, January 10, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet, Spelling List 11, Tricky Words (1)

    • words: only, buy, great, eight, lady, break, wild, eye, group, shoe BONUS: PIRATE

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 1

    • pages 4-5: Home and School – Stories with familiar settings

    • page 6: Words and sentences

    • page 7*:  Nouns, adjectives and verbs (*optional for extra Bonus Point)

  • Grammar Workbook 2

    • page 37: Proper nouns

    • page 40*: Longer noun phrases (*optional for extra Bonus Point)

 

Wednesday, January 12, 2021

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

  • Unit 1: Home and School

  • pages 8-15 (oral discussion)

  • pages 16-17 (Grammar Notebook)​

 

Homework (due Monday, January 17, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet, Spelling List 12, Tricky Words (1)

    • words: lazy, funny, lucky, smokey, scary, runny, curly, tasty, shaky, dirty BONUS: shiny

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 1

    • page 8* (optional: for additional Bonus Point)

    • pages 9-10

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student Book 3, Unit 2 ‘Home and School’

    • pages 24-27: Powerful verbs and adjectives & New spellings (orally)

    • pages 28-29: orally

    • pages 32-33: in English Grammar Notebook       

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2 ‘Home and School’

    • pages 12-13: Find out how! Signs and instructions

 

Homework (due Wednesday, January 25, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 13: adding the suffix ‘y’

    • teeth, sheet, keep, these, brief, field, neat, cheat, heat, even, bonus: belief

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • pages 12-15 (started in class)

  • Grammar 2 workbook

    • page 37: Proper nouns* (*optional for Bonus Point)

 
 

Wednesday, January 24, 2022

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 2: Find out how!

      • pages 30-31, 34-35 (oral discussion)

 

Homework (due February 24, 2022)​​

  • No new spelling worksheet

    • Next week's spelling quiz will be on the list from last week (the long 'e' sound)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • page 16* (optional for Bonus Point)

    • pages 17-18

  • Grammar 2 workbook

    • page 12: Exclamations* (optional for Bonus Point)

    • page 39: Checking tense

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 3 (part 1) ‘Our sensational senses’

      • pages 40-47: (orally)

      • pages 48-49: In English Grammar Notebook 

 

Homework (due February 9, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 14: Tricky words 2

    • done, other, mother, brother, nothing, another, wonder, could, would, should, bonus: PLAYGROUND

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • pages 20-22

    • page 23: More prefixes* (optional for Bonus Point)

  • Onomatopoeia worksheet* (optional for Bonus Point)

 

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Outing to watch play : "The Wicked Witch of the Waste"

 

Homework (None for this week)​​

 

Wednesday, February 16 2022

In Class

  • Journal Writing Question:  A fairy gives you one wish. What would you wish for and why?

  • Read through "The Veggie Thief" play together

  • Start writing your own play based on "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" (to focus on using speech marks)

 

Homework (due March 9, 2022)​​[For copy of Winter Holiday Homework letter, click here.]

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • pages 25-26

    • page 24: Spelling and meanings* (optional for Bonus Point)

  • Revise & Check worksheet

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • Pages 28-29: Revision 2* (optional for 1 Bonus Point per page)

  • Write your own play worksheet 

    • If this is done very well, children can get an extra Bonus Point

    • If students want to rewrite their play, for a blank copy, click here.

  • Holiday Journal Writing

    • Each student should write at least 3 journal entries, 5 sentences each.  

 
 

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

In Class

  • Journal Writing Question:  If you could have one superpower what would it be?  Why would you choose that one/

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student Book 3, Unit 4 (part 1) ‘Traditional Tales’

    • pages 55-59: (orally)

    • pages 62-63: Synonyms & More. Interesting words for ‘said’ (in Grammar Notebook)

 

Homework (due March 16, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 16: The 'w' special

    • want, wash, walk, watch, warm, word, would, homework, worm, worst, BONUS: worthwhile

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • pages 28-31

 

Optional worksheets for extra Bonus Points

  • Synonyms worksheet

  • Replacing words with Synonyms worksheet

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student Book 3, Unit 4 (part 2)‘Traditional Tales’

    • pages 60-61: (orally)

    • pages 64-65: Speech marks / Speech punctuation (in Grammar Notebook)

  • Worksheet:  Quotation Marks

 

Homework (due Wednesday, March 30, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 18: Other words for ‘said’

    • said, whispered, screamed, replied, mumbled, blurted, insisted, agreed, asked, groaned, BONUS: continued

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 4

    • pages 32-34

 

Optional Worksheets for Extra Bonus Point*

  • Quotation marks (1 Bonus point total for both sides)

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student Book 3, Unit 5 (part 1) ‘Keeping in Touch’

    • pages: 70-75 (orally)

  • Create your own alien friend worksheets

 

Homework (due Wednesday, April 6, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 18: Other words for ‘said’

    • queen, quick, quilt, quit,  quite,  quiz, square, squawk, squeeze, squirt, BONUS: earthquake

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 5 (1)

    • pages 36-38

  • Spelling 2 workbook

    • pages 19: The ‘q’ special

  • My Alien Friend

    • Finish drawing and coloring your alien friend

 

Optional Worksheets for Extra Bonus Point*

  • Grammar 2 workbook

    • pages 20: Adjectives with suffixes -ful, -less

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 5 (2)

    • pages: 76-77 (orally)

    • pages 81: Apostrophes (in Grammar notebook) 

  • Apostrophes grammar worksheet 1

  • Creative Writing – My Alien

    • Detailed discussion of letter-writing (handouts)

    • Write first draft of a letter to their aliens. 

      • Tell the alien what you like about them and what makes them a good friend.

 

Homework (due Wednesday, April 6, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 18: Other words for ‘said’

    • pencils, books, butterflies, monkeys, boxes, lunches, glasses, bushes, cashes, quizzes, BONUS: JOURNEYS

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 5 (1)

    • page 39: Apostrophes

  • My Alien Friend - Finish first draft of letter to alien friend.

 

Optional Worksheets for Extra Bonus Point*

  • Apostrophes grammar worksheets 2 & 3

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

In Class

  • Study wordless book, Hello  

  • Start work on triarama on student's favourite book.

 

Homework (due Wednesday, April 20, 2022)​​

  • No spelling worksheet this week.

  • Finish triarama 

 

Optional Worksheets for Extra Bonus Point*

  • Irregular Plural Nouns Worksheet

  • Contractions Worksheet

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

In Class

  • Journal writing :  "If you could travel back to the time of the dinosaurs, what would you do?"

  • Grammar Quiz (oral)

  • Begin Animal Research Project 

Homework (due Wednesday, May 11, 2022)​​

  • Homework instructions letter (click here for file)

  • No spelling worksheet this week.

  • My Alien Friend Final Draft (click here for file)

  • Animal Research Project

    • Starter worksheets (click here for file)​​

    • Animal Research booklet (click here for file)

    • Students can choose from the following animals to write their report on:

      • Gorillas (click here for file)​​

      • Wolves (click here for file)

      • Flamingos (click here for file)

      • Octopuses (click here for file)

      • Any other animal they like.

  • Read Oxford Reading Tree Book & do worksheet (found in Reading Folder)

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

In Class

  • Class presentations

    • What did you do over the holiday?​

    • Tell the class about the animal you researched ; what did you learn?

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 6 (1) – Sharing Culture:  Poetry & Playscripts

    • pages: 86-91 (orally)

    • pages 94-95: Irregular verbs & Alphabetical ordering (in Grammar notebook) 

 

Homework (due Wednesday, May 18, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 21: Irregular verbs

    • spelling words:  were, became, began, broke, came, did, fell, gave, knew, left, BONUS: brought

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 6 (1)

    • Pages 44-47 :  Playscripts, Alphabetical order, Irregular verbs & tenses

 

Optional Worksheets for Extra Bonus Point*

  • Irregular Verbs

  • Alphabetizing