Weeks 5 to 7 in EP1 Red (June 2013)


Dear EP1 Red parents and guardians,

The images below show a small fraction of what the children have been learning in EP1 Red.

I hope you enjoy the images!

In Health the children have just started learning about what foods are good and bad for their teeth.

The children in groups created basic lists with the help of the teacher, then they shared the information with the whole class.

A conclusive list of good and bad foods was then created.

The children in two consecutive Health lessons stuck into their Health notebooks a ‘happy tooth’ and a ‘sad tooth’.

Finally they wrote down the foods which they had decided upon in their tooth then drew and coloured an appropriate image.

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The children of EP1 Red are well aware that there may be times when other children will need their help.

Helping one another and sharing is encouraged in a positive way in EP1 Red. Altruistic behaviour creates camaraderie and also helps to create long-lasting bonds between everyone in a class.

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In Science the children have just completed their unit on Body Parts.

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Recently in Science the children have been learning about different animals and the sounds they make.

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Reading is a vital component to the English Programme here at Varee Chiangmai School and it is taught using a variety of  different learning strategies. Independent and group reading is a daily activity and as you can see from the images below the children are extremely proud when they are able to read a book without assistance.

The ultimate goal for any teacher is to eventually be able to step back, so to speak and let the children carry out an educational activity without assistance.

By removing this ‘scaffolding’ the children then move their developmental levels further.

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Art is defined as an integrated subject. By this it is meant that this subject is connected to a theme that the children may be learning in one of their other English language subjects. In this case the art lesson was integrated with what the children have just finished learning in science i.e. body parts/parts of the face. The emphasis here is to create something that looks realistic and to move the children away from creating pieces which may seem overly exaggerated .

Clay is an extremely versatile and therapeutic medium with which to work and the children really loved this activity.

All the children created unique and beautiful pieces of art which they and their English teacher were extremely proud of.

Well done EP1 Red!!!!!!!!

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Hygeine and cleanliness is extremely important in a child’s daily routine and even more so when the children have been working with clay.

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Each and every subject that is taught to the children in the English Programme (except for Thai subjects) uses English language to further a child’s understanding in that specific subject.

This means that a Varee Chiangmai School English Programme pupil is continually learning and (eventually) thinking in English to complete set activities and solve problems. This together with the fact that the children are encouraged to speak in English all the time they are in their EP classroom (except for when in a Thai lesson) enhances their English language development considerably.

By the end of the academic year I am certain that you will see a difference in your child not only in terms of their English language development but also in terms of the various new skills, concepts and learning strategies they will have developed.

Kind regards…………Teacher Chaz.



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I will be teaching phonics after school


Chaz Teacher

Dear EP1 Red parents and guardians,

As of Monday the 24th of June I will be teaching phonics after school.

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The classes will be held in EP1 Red from 4pm to 4:45pm, from Monday through to Thursday.

 I sincerely feel that the  following pupils from EP1 Red would benefit greatly by attending.

Mini

Kara

Pim (2)

Asia

Ranchu

Minsok

Sun-Sun

Smart

Nicha

Junu

Narak

Kenny

Naka

Tonmai

Trong

Jar

Fahrung

The classes will continue to run dependent on the children’s progress, however the minimum amount of time that these extra lessons will last for will be 6 weeks.

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If the children listed above cannot attend  regularly or cannot attend at all, for whatever reason can you please let me know.

The children will not require any special materials however a whiteboard marker and a whiteboard rubber/eraser would be extremely helpful to their learning.

Kind regards……Teacher Chaz.

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Chaz Teacher

 

Dear EP1 Red Parents and guardians,

The quickest way to find the EP1 Red  blog is to open Google and type “Teacher Chaz” or “EP1 Red”.

The EP1 Red blog and the EP1 Red children are number 1 on google!!!!!!!!!!!

Please bookmark our website.

Kind regards…………..Teacher Chaz.

Weeks 1 to 4 in EP1 Red (June 2013)


 

Dear VCIS ep1 Red parents and guardians,

Below are descriptions and images of only a very few of the many fun and varied activities the children of EP1 Red have participated in during their first month as English Programme pupils here at Varee Chiangmai International School.

The pictures below show the children practicing for their weekly 12 word spelling test using the interactive whiteboard and their mini-whiteboards, proof that modern technology and low tech educational resources can be used in unison to teach.

The teacher dictates the word to be spelled and the children write it down on their mini-whiteboards. The spelling words are then checked by revealing the word using the interactive whiteboard. Children who do misspell the word have the opportunity to write it again after it has been revealed by the pupil ‘teacher’. The word is revealed letter by letter only when the children shout out first what letter comes next.

Images help the children remember and conceptualise the word they need to recall and spell.

Random children are chosen to be the teacher and direct the lesson. In this case it was Yok and Ronnie. Essentially the children are learning independently of the teacher, however this is the end product of their learning which, was of course originally coordinated by their English language teacher.

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The spelling word is hidden and must be revealed using the interactive whiteboard pen. The children help by shouting out what letter comes next.

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Well done EP1 Red!!!

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Children who do misspell the word write it again after it has been revealed by the pupil ‘teacher’.

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Yok is the teacher!

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Yok the teacher is revealing the spelling word to check it with the rest of the class. She reveals a letter only after the rest of the class have shouted it out.

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Ronnie the teacher is revealing the word to check if it is correct with the rest of the class. He only reveals the letters after the class have shouted it out.

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In CAT the children are currently learning about different items of clothing. This particular activity shows the children cutting and sticking specific pictures of  clothing into their CAT notebooks and labeling them correctly.

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Lala a star Ep1 Red pupil.

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Narak and Yok love EP1 Red.

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Minnie working hard.

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Kenny is always happy in EP1 Red

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Phupha, Pim 2 and Smart are having fun!

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Keaw is a very good pupil!

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Lidia is always smiling whilst she works.

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Mr. Ranchu!

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Junu always finishes his work first. Well done Junu!

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Brewer working hard.

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Sun and Ling concentrating hard.

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Naka has nearly finished.

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Jar always works hard every day!

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Benji is nearly finished.

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Yok has finished. Well done.

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Nicha, Earn, Keaw and Minnie are done!

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Benji, Jar and Ranchu are finished!

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Naka, CC and Kenny show teacher Chaz their notebooks. Well done!

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Fahrung, Smart and Sun are pleased with their work. Well done.

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Neui, Lala, Ronnie, Pim and Phupha

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Narak and Kara are excellent pupils!!!

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In Health the children have learnt about the various parts of the body and are now focusing on the different features of the face. In this particular activity the children cut, pasted and labelled a picture of themselves in the Health notebooks.

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Narak and Yok are inseparable!!!

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Mr. Bodhi and Minsok always work together.

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Kenny was working so hard he didn’t notice teacher Chaz taking this picture!

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Isaac and Tonmai working hard as usual.

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Kara is too busy to smile but that’s a good thing!

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Lala always takes her work seriously! Well done Lala!

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The newest member of the EP1 Red team, Sonny from Wigan in the United Kingdom. Welcome to EP1 Red sonny…from Teacher Chaz.

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What’s Benji looking at?

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Isaac is very focused!

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Hello Neui and Lidia!

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Fahrung always works hard!

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Hello Trong!

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Mini has a beautiful smile!

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Fahrung and Miss. Asia.

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In Science the children have just finished learning about living and non-living things the images below show you some of their book work.

First and foremost they needed to be able to identify what specific characteristics determine living things as living.

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In this Science activity the children had to read the words given by their teacher and determine whether they were living or non-living things and then write them into their classification table which they made using a ruler.

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Living Things and Non-living things classification table

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This is another Science activity where the children of EP1 Red had to cut, paste , classify and name a ‘thing’.

They had created the classification table themselves using a ruler.

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In Science the children are currently learning about plants. In the images below the children have drawn a basic representation of a flower and labelled it.

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I hope you enjoyed this installment of the EP1 Red blog.

Again I have to mention that this is a snapshot, so to speak of what the children are learning in Ep1 Red on a weekly basis and should not be regarded as a comprehensive account of your child’s English language learning.

Kind regards……..Teacher Chaz.




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