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Year 4

¡Hola Year 4 ! 2021-22 

 You will find my email at the top of my main class page.  ¡Gracias!

 ¡Bienvenidos a Year 4smiley! 21st September/21 de septiembre

 You have made a great start to our 'transition story from year 3 to year 4' 'La Oruga Hambrienta' Some lovely books. Please learn the new vocabulary below for next week. 

 

My Year 4 Spanish certificate for Autumn 1 is going to:

...........    I will choose someone at half term who; always has a go, neat work and good team work in class. smiley

Remember, little and often will help you to learn Spanish more quickly 

 

Lesson 2: La Oruga Hambrienta Autumn 1/Otoño (21st September/ 21 de septiembre)

Vocabulary

el huevo                  the egg                                    

la hoja                   the leaf                                

la luna                   the moon 

la oruga                   the caterpillar      

el capullo               the cocoon                 

la mariposa           butterfly     

el and la                 The (definite article)               

                                                            

Homework/los deberes:

1 Linguafun: Practise Nos 1-4. This is revision from last year and will give you confidence before we start our new topics smiley

 

Year 4 Spanish 2020 - 2021

Bebé Tiburón | Canciones Infantiles | Super Simple Español

¡Baby Shark en español! Bebé Tiburón, Mamá Tiburón, Papá Tiburon, Abuela Tiburón, y el Abuelo Tiburón ¡Están listos para cantar con nosotros! ¡Vamos a nadar...

¡Hola! (Tuesday, 13th July/martes 13 de julio)

Today will be our last Spanish lesson in year 4! We are going to put together all the language we have learnt this year to make some Spanish 'amigos' at the 'playa' (beach). We'll also be making some pretend sandcastles 'castillo de arena' and learning a song about bebé tiburón.

I have uploaded a Year 4 Spanish speaking and writing pdf at the top of this page for you to keep practising over the Summer. This is the language we will be using in tomorrow's lesson. smiley

Drinks in Spanish| Language Learners

In this video Johanna teaches how to say different drinks in Spanish, and how to ask for it.

¡Hola! (Tuesday, 29th June/martes 29 de junio)

Today in Spanish we are going to learn how to say and order 6 'drink nouns'. We are also going to learn how to order food and drink in a Café (Quisiera I would like) and how to talk about our 'likes' Me gusta and 'dislikes' No me gusta.

¿Te Gusta El Helado De Brócoli? | Canciones Infantiles | Super Simple Español

This is a song about odd combinations of food ... Do you like broccoli ice cream?! Guacala (yuck!!)

¡Hola! (Tuesday, 15th June/martes 15 de junio)

Today in Spanish we are going to learn how to say and order 6 'food nouns' using Linguafun. You are also going to find out about 'Paella'.

Summer 1/Verano 1 (2021)

 

¡Hola! (Tuesday, 25th May/martes 25 de mayo)

Today in Spanish we are going to learn how to say our birthday in Spanish and we are going to design our own Spanish birthday card. We'll also learn how to sing 'Happy Birthday' in Spanish: 

Cumpleaños feliz
Cumpleaños feliz
Te deseamos …………………….
Cumpleaños feliz

Learn Spanish Days and Months | BASHO & FRIENDS

To learn the months go to 2.08 mins. To practise your days of the week as well, start from the beginning.
Verb: Cantar (to sing) - yo canto (I sing), tu cantas (you sing), el, ella canta (he, she sings)

¡Hola! (Tuesday, 11th May/martes 11 de mayo)

Today in Spanish we are going to learn how to say our months in Spanish 'los meses'.

Here are the links to help you learn your months in Spanish at home. Make sure you can say the month of your birthday! 1 Song: to learn months in Spanish  2 Linguafun link to help you learn your months and a certificate if you manage to complete this :)

🎂 POCOYÓ en ESPAÑOL - La fiesta de cumpleaños

Pocoyo celebrates a birthday with his friends (7 minutes long)

¡Hola! (Tuesday, 27th April/martes 27 de abril)

We learnt about Spanish Birthday 'fiestas' today. Here are the links for: 1 the globos balloon song that we sung and danced to! 2 The Spanish birthday party 3 Linguafun link to help you learn your numbers to 30 and a certificate if you manage to do this :)

Spring 2/Primavera 2 (2021)

¡Felices Pascuas! (31st March) We've come to the end of our first few weeks of Spanish back at school. We've been learning our 'chocolate' song and you've all done really well. I am going to post the tune for you to practise it at home.

 

Just in case you can't remember the words, here they are smiley

 

Chocolate molinillo

Corre corre que te pillo

Correrás, correrás

pero no me pillarás

Correrás, correrás

pero no me pillarás

 

If you would like some extra 'Spanish Easter' fun over the holidays, go to my main MFL page. I have posted lots of Linguafun Easter activities for you to do. Also, you can practise our song ' La Bendición' which you now all sing so beautifully heart Have a lovely holiday and see you all in the Summer term. ¡Hasta la vista! smiley

Adelita 'Mazurka' | Francisco Tarrega | NBN Guitar

Year 4 Spanish World Book Day /Día del Libro 4 de marzo

It is World Book Day on Thursday and in Year 4 we will be listening to the Mexican story called 'Adelita'. Follow and listen to the link. Does the story remind you of another story.....? Let me know what you think smiley I am also posting a short classical guitar piece called 'Adelita' played on a Spanish guitar. Enjoy heartand see you all next week. ¡Hasta la vista!

Numbers Song in Spanish. Canción de los números de BASHO & FRIENDS

Here we will revise our numbers up to 20.

Cuenta Hacia Atrás Y Muévete | Canciones Infantiles | Super Simple Español

More number confidence in Spanish. This time counting backwards from 20! See if you can keep up :)

Lessons 6 and 7 (23rd February- 2 March)

Topic focus: To revise our numbers to 20 from year 3 and To learn our numbers up to 30 

Learning objective: This week and next week, you are going to learn how to say numbers to 39 in Spanish using Linguafun and Lightbulb Languages.

Grammar: Writing our Spanish numbers correctly up to thirty.

1 Linguafun: Go to No 11/21-30 (if you need to practise your numbers to 20 go back to no 10)

2 Vocabulary: Click on the yellow Presentación. Practise the numbers up to 26.

Actividad: Play the yellow activity games: Actividad 1-11. Spelling: Activity 11 practise your new number spellings. Listen to the word and have a go at typing it up without looking up the word. See if you can get a 'fantástico' 7/7!

4 Repeat the above with the green presentación and actividades

5 Unit Quiz: Do the end of unit quiz for numbers 21-30

6 Worksheet: Do the 21-30 Number worksheet

 

Lessons 8 and 9 we will be learning our months (and revising days of the week from year 3)

Extra Spanish for weeks 6 and 7

If you are confident with your numbers up to 30. Watch the following clip that continues with the numbers up to 40 (cuarenta).

Spring 1/Primavera 1 (2021)

Oso Pardo, Oso Pardo, Que ves ahi? Canción - Alina Celeste

Lesson 5 (9th February) Just one lesson, as next week is half term. If you like, you could continue this activity during the half term holiday. heart

Topic focus: Completing the topic on pets and farm animals /Mis animales 

Learning objective: This week you are going to learn a story about a brown bear written by Eric Carle. Listen, read and finally learn to tell the story in Spanish. Watch the above clip by Alina Celeste, who tells/sings it in an interesting way. It is called Oso Pardo. Do you recognize the story?

Grammar: reinforcing masculine and feminine nouns. adjective order in Spanish and comparing this with English. Agreement of adjectives with their nouns. 

 Brown Bear/Oso Pardo activities:

1 Listen to the different stories and choose your favourite one!

2 worksheet: click on the link to play I spy/veo veo. Count the animals from the story, colour them in and write the correct number next to each.

3 worksheet: Animal-wheel - you will need to print this out. Stick on card, if you can. Colour in the animals and use the wheel to help you re-tell the story in Spanish

4 Make a minibook: We will be doing this in class. Colour in the animals. Cut out the correct description for each animal, stick it next to the correct animal and colour it in. Cut out the pages and staple together. You will have your own story to read over and over again

5 Recite the story from memory! If you have done all of the above, you should have no problem remembering the story and re-telling it to a member of family, younger sibling. 

6 Sing your favourite version!

After halfterm,we will be learning our numbers up to 30 and months, getting ready for our Spanish Birthday topic!

 

 

Oso Pardo/Brown Bear activities

Home Learners: lesson 5

You could watch the following online lesson from the National Oak Academy, which does something similar to my lesson. It is only 20 minutes long. I'll also include the link for the previous 4 lessons on 'pets' if you would like to reinforce your learning on this topic smiley

The Farm - La granja

We're learning how to say Spanish farm animals these next two weeks. Listen to the song and notice the difference in sounds. Example, how does a Spanish chicken say cockadoodledoo? It is very different, quiquiriqui!

Lessons 3 and 4 (26th January - 2 February)

Topic focus: Farm animals /Mis animales 

Learning objective: This week and next week, you are going to learn how to say 6 farm animals in Spanish using Linguafun.

Grammar: to revise masculine and feminine nouns to practise making sentences agree

to learn how to say THE in Spanish (there are 4 ways!): el (the/ masc) la (the/ feminine) los (the/ plural, masc) las (the/plural, fem)

1 Linguafun: Go to No 6/mis animales

2 Vocabulary: Click on the yellow Presentación. Practise each farm animal noun three times. Click on the ABC to see how the nouns are spelt and practise each noun again, this time looking at the spellings.

Actividad: Practise your new vocabulary and play the yellow activity games: Actividad 1-11. Spelling: Activity 11 practise your new spellings. Listen to the word and have a go at typing it up without looking up the word. See if you can get a 'fantástico' 7/7!

4 Actividad 12 -13: These are fun games to practise your grammar for this lesson. Have a go. Email me if you are still confused! You should be ok, just remember what I have told you in class laugh

5 Sentence building: Listening activity

6 Comprehension: Reading activity

7 Unit Quiz : Do the end of unit quiz for Spanish pets and farm animals. See if you can get a certificate. Print it out or let me know and I will print it out for you.

Farm animal worksheets: Please do the two worksheets. Don't worry if you can't print. You can draw the pictures and label them. Take a picture (remember to write your name!) and email them to me. If you have a printer you could print out the 'pairs' game. Label, colour, cut out the pictures and play: snap, pairs, a game of your own invention! I have included the flashcards with the words on this week.

 

Lessons 5 and 6 we will be learning our numbers up to 30 and months, getting ready for our Spanish Birthday topic!

 

 

Sing a long. Click on the Farm picture to hear the song. Minimize it and sing with the lyrics.

Extra activities for lessons 3 and 4: Farm animals

Lessons 1 and 2 (12th -19th January)

Topic focus: My pets /Mis mascotas (mis animales)

Learning objective: This week and next week, you are going to learn how to say 6 pets in Spanish using Linguafun.

1 Linguafun: Go to No 6/mis animales

2 Vocabulary: Click on the green Presentación. Practise each pet noun three times. Click on the ABC to see how the nouns are spelt and practise each pet noun again, this time looking at the spellings.

Conversación: Practise the conversation about pets. Click through each conversation. Remember to use your 'best Spanish accents' smiley

Actividad: Practise your new vocabulary and play the green activity games: Actividad 1-11

Pet worksheets: Please do the two worksheets. Don't worry if you can't print. You can draw the pictures and label them. Take a picture (remember to write your name!) and email them to me. If you have a printer you could print out the 'pairs' game. Label, colour, cut out the pictures and play: snap, pairs, a game of your own invention!

 

Please don't go any further. Next time I will be teaching you how to say:

'the' in Spanish /I have, it has/ its name is 

Listen to the Spanish song about pets: which pets are mentioned? How do you say 'woof' in Spanish etc!

Extra 'Pet' activities week 1
Autumn 2 / Otoño 2 (2020)

¡Hola Y Feliz Navidad Year 4! 

(15th December/15 de diciembre) - This week (week 14),

I am sorry we will not be able to finish our Christmas lesson and give out my Christmas certificate this week. Don't worry, I will not forget! First lesson back, I will hand it outsmiley

You can still do the Christmas Spanish activities on the main MFL page. Keep practising your Spanish Carols (also on the main page) and this week I have posted a Spanish Christmas film, Señor Frosty. Enjoy and have a lovely Christmas holiday year 4. 

See you in 2021¡Hasta la vista!

 

Copo De Nieve | Canciones Infantiles | Super Simple Español

A cute song about a snowman UN MUNECO DE NIEVE. Watch Frosty the Snowman afterwards (in Spanish). You'll find it on the main MFL page.

 

¡Hola!  (8th December/8 de diciembre) - This week (week 13),

We will have our Year 4 Christmas lesson on Thursday. I may have to split it between this week and next week. More Spanish Christmas activities. Hurrah!

Linguafun advent calendar: I hope you are having a look at this. Lots of interesting information about Christmas around the world.

2 Thursday's lesson: We are going to practice our two carols - Feliz Navidad and Cascabels. You can find both on my main page.

3 Story: Listen to a story in Spanish about the first Nativity/La primera navidad.

We will make a Spanish mini book about the first nativity. Can you remember how to make them? 

4 Christmas film: We will watch a Christmas film in Spanish (about Olaf) and finally I will be handing out my Spanish certificate.... I wonder who it will be? 

Cascabel villancico para niños tinyschool español | Tinyschool Español

Practice this carol during the week. Can you remember what 'Nochebuena' is?

¡Hola!  (1st December/1 de diciembre) - This week (week 12),

Spanish will be on-line until the Christmas holidays so you can complete your ukulele classes with Mrs Bowsher. I will still be setting work for Spanish, please complete it! Continuing with our topic on 'La familia' (the family). You are going to learn how to say the names of family Se llama (he,she is called) and how old they are tiene (he she is Lit: he she has).

Please watch the two clips from Lightbulb Languages (both are video link, no other clips can be viewed). Then do the worksheet. Follow the arrows and write at least 5 sentences with the name of each family member and  how old they are. Challenge: to write 10 sentences in Spanish. Say each sentence aloud as you write it. Please hand in next week or email it to me: write your name in the subject box (My email is on the MFL page)

 

Christmas advent activities On the main MFL page I have posted a Christmas tree advent activity for you to do. Sing the Spanish carols that we learnt last year: Feliz Navidad and Cascabels, Try  Blanca Navidad (I'm dreaming of a white Christmas), which I would have taught you this year - why not have a go anywaysmiley) ¡ Gracias !

 Next week I will be posting Spanish Christmas activities and cards for you to do.

¡Hola!  (24th November/24 de noviembre) - This week (week 11),

Continuing with our topic on 'La familia' (the family). We will learn how to say 4 new members of the family: tío (uncle) tía (aunt) primo (boy cousin) prima (girl cousin) We will also have a closer look at the Spanish Royal Family tree and we will listen to a Spanish song about our family: Somos una piña (Our family is a tribe) I wonder why they use a 'pineapple' to describe families?! Let me know what you think.....

Home Learning and Home Work (deberes): If you didn't do this last week, go to Linguafun and finish unit 5 'Mi Familia' Today in class, I will be asking pupils to draw and label a picture of their family. Please look at the following pdf for vocabulary, ideas and title. I would like you to hand this in next week. ¡ Gracias !

 Next week we will make our Year 4 Spanish mini-library smiley

¡Hola!  (17th November/17 de noviembre) - This week (week 10),

We are starting our new topic on 'La familia' (the family). Today we will learn how to say 6 members of the family and how to say their names. We will also have a look at the Spanish Royal Family. Do you know the name of the Spanish King? Do you know who will rule after him? Do some research and see if you can find out....

Home Learning and Home Work (deberes): Go to Linguafun and have a go at unit 5 'Mi Familia' Do the Linguafun worksheet on 'mi familia' and have a go at the unit quiz. If you pass then print out the certificate and let me know smileyHome Learners, watch the following clip to learn family vocabulary and listen to the song.

 Next week we will be learning how to say how old brothers and sisters are in  'Mi familia'.

Spanish 20: saying 6 members of the family and their names

Enabling children to say 6 family words and to say what the names of the family members are using se llama.

¡Hola!  (10th November/10 de noviembre) - This week (week 9),

We are listening to the traditional Spanish story about Don Quixote de la Mancha (Y Sancho Panza)  We will be practising our Spanish by pretending to be a Don or a Doña.

Follow the BBC link to listen to the story again and have another go at the quiz. Also listen to a song about the infamous 'Don Quixote de la Mancha' smiley I wonder, do you know what the expression 'tilting at windmills' means? See if you can find out enlightened

 Next week we will be starting a new Spanish topic on 'Mi familia'.

¡Hola!  (3rd November/3 de noviembre) - This week (week 8),

We are making Spanish bookmarks for our reading books! Using the language we revised last halfterm. See the link below if you are not in my lesson today and make one at home. Or, make a bookmark for home anyway. The more the merrier!

https://www.lightbulblanguages.co.uk/resources/PrimarySpanish/bookmarks.pdf

We will also be catching up with the adventures of our big, green, friend Muzzy - el grande Muzzy (nuestro amigo verde)

MUZZY Spanish CASTILIAN Unit 1

First unit of Muzzy Spanish (from Spain). Muzzy Español.

Autumn 1 / Otoño 1 (2020)

Hola smiley (20th October) - This week (week 7), I will be sending home the Linguafun log in details for your child to have fun learning and consolidating their Spanish at home. I would like them to practice the units 1-3 and unit 10 which cover the topics we have been revising this Autumn1: Saying your name, how you are feeling, numbers to 20 and colours  Pupils can practice the language and play the activities. They can also watch the revision videos and sing the songs we have been learning (see below).

Year 4 have worked hard in Spanish this half term, Well done!

Have a lovely and restful half term holiday. 

 

¡Hola! Year 4 (week/semana 6 -15 de octubre)

This week we are revising our Spanish colours, listening to the story of Elmer the elephant in Spanish: Elmer el elefante de colores and we are designing and describing our own 'Elefante'. Have fun choosing a name!

Revision Spanish video clips and songs for year 4

Week 6, lesson 5, Revision Spanish, Saying your colours in Spanish

Enabling children to say 6 colours in Spanish.

Spanish 9: saying 5 more colours

Enabling children to say 5 more colours in Spanish.

A story with Señora Stevens - Los Colores de Elmer

Señora Stevens introduces us to another of her friends and reads Los Colores de Elmer.

Los Colores - Bilingual song for kids - Learn colors in Spanish

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Week 5, lesson 4, Revision Spanish 18: saying your age

Enabling children say their age in Spanish, using the numbers up to 15

Numbers Song in Spanish. Canción de los números de BASHO & FRIENDS

Week 4/Lesson 3/Revision Spanish 1: saying hello and saying how you feel

Week 4: Learn Spanish alphabet and vowels with BASHO & FRIENDS - El Alfabeto

Week 3/ Lesson 2/Revision Spanish 2: saying what your name is and asking others their name

Year 4 Spanish lockdown learning Summer 2
Year 4 Spanish Summer 1
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