— Osnovy —
Happy Puppy curriculum
September - Hello School
Week 1: good bye holiday - summer, free time, summer activities, holiday
Week 2: Welcome - hello school - introducing ourselves, names, gender, school book, school bag, schedule
Week 3: good night, good morning, ten little Indians - counting
Week 4: night and day, counting, colours
October - Animals, harvest
Week 1: old Mc Donald - farm animals - add names for mummies and babies (daddies) ex. chicken, hen, cock, what we harvesting
Week 2: wild animals, have a nice time - colours, counting - use of sentences ex: This is an owl; The owl is brown, There are two owls..., what to harvest in the wild - mushrooms...
Week 3: happy birthday - age, family, party, balloons, presents, cake, decorations for Halloween - collecting leaves, apples, conkers, rosehips, apples from one's own garden
Week 4: Halloween - choose a mask, make it, make Halloween decorations, scary games, carve the pumpkin
November - the body
Week 1: The body - move your body - vocabulary, verbs for movement - sit, lie down, stand up, walk, run, stop, don't move, turn, backwards, forwards...
Week 2: growing and changing - short, tall, compare children's height, look at development from a baby to an elderly person
Week 3: good or bad, small or big - opposites, find more opposites - hot/cold, heavy/light, dark/light, happy/sad, long/short, lazy/hardworking, in/out, open/closed.....
Week 4: Animal carnival - recognize animals, children to pick from a piece of paper the animal they will be themselves on the carnival day, make masks, have the carnival
December - Merry Christmas
Week 1: recapitulation of September to November
Week 2: Merry Christmas - vocabulary, English/Czech traditions surrounding Christmas, Christmas decorations, getting ready for the show for parents
Week 3: Happy New Year - final preparation, make presents for parents, good bye to the old year
Week 4: -
January - going outside
Week 1: Let's go out - clothes, wardrobe, different occasions, girls, boys, in, out
Week 2: Let's play with the snow - winter sports, likes/dislikes - I like..., I don't like...
Week 3: What is the same - opposites, continuous, add new vocabulary
Week 4:What a mess, tidy up, hide and seek - find pairs, counting - adding, taking off, exercise sentence: Kuba is wearing hat and gloves.....
February - home
Week 1: Home sweet home - vocabulary in the house, your home, favorite room, parents favorite room...
Week 2: East - West, home is best - play a game, compare living in England/Czech rep, learn cardinal points, valentine's day - make a card, talk about English traditions of this day
Week 3:Goldilocks and the Three Bears - read the story, explain, ask additional questions, make children draw their own stories and help with simple sentences under pictures
Week 4: in the bathroom - vocabulary, song, in other rooms of the house - kitchen, living room, bedrooms, loft, cellar, garage, utility room, box room...
March - food and other activities
Week 1: oh, no - action verbs, good/bad, add other action verbs and put in good and bad situations, kids draw two pics for one verb - good/bad, international women's day
Week 2:animals in the house - prepositions, animals, colours, do actions with prepositions, make simple sentences
Week 3: in the kitchen - food, kitchen equipment, daily meals, cooking
Week 4: fruit and vegetable dance, a picnic, I'm very hungry, I'm very thirsty - taste - sour, sweet, savoury, bitter, food for picnics, get your picnic ready with children, what they like or not
April - Easter, seasons, family
Week 1:- Easter - compare traditions of England/Czech Rep, make decorations, get ready, wipe, colour eggs
Week 2: spring, summer, autumn, winter - choose activities for each season, who likes what season, sports for each season
Week 3: family album - make a family tree, discuss family members' responsibilities, likes, dislikes, a big time in your life you remember
Week 4: tell a rhyme, sing a song - weather, feelings, rhymes, songs, favorite song
May- town and transport
Week 1: the city - post office, police, hospital, shops, hotels, industrial zones, schools, universities,
Week 2: going downtown - cultural zones, restaurants, entertainment, cinemas, parks for kids
Week 3: on the road - different roads, different means oftransport, fast/slow, dangerous/safe...
Week 4: recapitulation of January to May
June - looking forward to the holidays
Week 1: Do it, it's your turn - make more commands for children to do, learn about the solar system, stars, universe, children's day !
Week 2: Is it the same - summer sports
Week 3: a happy end - make puppets and play theatre together or in groups
Week 4: good by school year - talk about the holidas coming up, the next school year in a higher grade