Saturday, 6 February 2016

Welcome to Al Dhafra Grade 6 English Blog - Mystery Fiction Unit













Starter(s)

What do you think is happening?







Click here to learn about 'Prepositional Phrases'

 
 
Spy Dog - Teacher's Pet
 
 
Parts of a Book

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Welcome to Al Dhafra Grade 6 Blog! Journalistic Writing Unit Wk2


TV News Reader

 
 


 
 
Starter(s)
 
Discuss this picture

Now read the caption for the picture. Were you able to guess it correctly?

How about this camel? 

 


 

 









Reported Speech: 
Change of pronouns - Change of place and time - Reported Speech



Direct Speech
Reported Speech
(Reported speech)
Change of pronouns
I
We
my
your
our
me
us
 he/she
 they
 his/her
 my
 their
 him/her
 them
Change of place and time
here
today
this morning
yesterday
tomorrow
next week
next month
 there
 that day
 that morning
 the day before
 the next day
 the following week
 the following month

Original tense
Reported tense
Example
Simple Present
Simple Past
"We enjoy fishing" - They said they enjoyed fishing
Simple Past
Past Perfect
"He saw it" - She said he had seen it
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
"She's gone" - You said she had gone
Present Continuous
Past Continuous
"I'm leaving" - You said you were leaving
Past Continuous
Past Perfect Continuous
"He was reading" - He said he had been reading
can
could
"I can sing" - She said she could sing
may
might
"We may stay" - They said they might stay
must
had to
"I must go" - He said he had to go
will
would
"I'll buy them" - You said you would buy them



 

 Discuss this picture

Now read the caption for the picture. Were you able to guess it correctly?

How about this camel? 







Seriously Spoiled!


How do some children reach school?



 

 
 
 

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Welcome to Al Dhafra Grade 6 journalistic Writing Unit







Starter(s)
Discuss: What kind of information can you find in newspapers?




 


Camel on Dubai Streets

Parts of a Newspaper




Homework: Cut and paste or copy in your ‘Everyday English

copybook’ one headline from today’s newspaper that fascinated

you. Write the reason(s) why this headline attracted / interested

you.



 Starter: Formal v/s Informal

Listen to the conversation and write 5 words that you think are informal.

Informal Greetings!

More about Formal and Informal




Saturday, 14 November 2015

Biography Unit (15th - 19th Nov 2015)


Starter(s)

Ready to write a biography?

Take notes while you watch this video if you wish.


Context Clues