Thursday, 14 May 2015

International Day Week!


Compare-and-Contrast Essay Connectives
To compare
equally                   likewise                       similarly       
 as with                     like                     in the same way         
To contrast
whereas                      instead of                    alternatively
otherwise                    unlike                          but        
on the other hand                                          in contrast

Informal and Formal Vocabulary

Greeting people



Informal
Formal
Occasions
(Add your responses)
·        in the playground
·       
·       
·         School Assembly
·        
·        

Audience
(Add your responses)
·         Friends
·        
·        
·         Principal
·        
·        
Examples of language
(Add your responses)
·         Hi!
·        
·        
·         Good Morning!
·        
·        

What is culture?


Sunday, 10 May 2015

Preparing for International Day


 
 
More Topics to Compare and Contrast

Online v/s Classroom Instruction
Compare and Contrast Online v/s Classroom Instruction
Childhood v/s Adulthood
Friends v/s Family
Summer v/s Winter
Manyara v/s Nyasha (characters)

Compare Two Stories
 
 
Poetry


Saturday, 25 April 2015

Welcome to Al Dhafra Grade 6 English - Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters




Starter(s)
What kind of story do you think is "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters'?

An Introduction to 'Mufaro's beautiful Daughters'


Semicolon - What's that?

Comparatives and Superlatives


What is a 'Theme'?



Irregular Verb Forms

More links will be updated shortly!

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Spelling ie - ei Words


Spelling ei or ie 


Types of Characters - Static and Dynamic

Watch these videos about Marlin from 'Nemo' and decide whether he is a static or a dynamic character

First Day of School

Saving Dory 

More links and resources will be soon added!

Sunday, 12 April 2015

The All American Slurp


Compile a list of popular foods from different cultures in 3 minutes. 

Is it easy to move to a place with a new culture?

Lensey Namioka 
The All American Slurp

Buffet Etiquette

Chinese Dining Etiquette




Saturday, 7 March 2015

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



Movie Time: Great Expectationa


Discuss - What is your idea of a hero?

Who's Your Hero?

Grammar Practice










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


Facts or Opinions



Starter(s)
Solar Airplane!

Seriously Spoiled!


How do some children reach school?


A Day in the Life of a News Reporter


Extreme Sports!

 UAE's Future Museum!


Discuss this picture

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

How about this camel? 








Take notes as you watch this video. This will help you write the news story later.

What did Dubai Police say about this robbery?


Watch another video about Pink Panthers