Big English Plus American English Level 6 Teacher Book

ALL ABOUT SCHOOL

Objectives Vocabulary

Culture Connection

ō Around the World: To read and talk about an alternative school in Finland

ō To talk about school activities ō To make excuses and give advice

Writing

ō To write an opinion paragraph

Reading

Life Skills

ō To use text features to identify the main idea and supporting details in a web forum ō To draw conclusions about comments in a web forum

ō To learn about the importance of managing time wisely

Project

ō To make a graph to show time spent on activities for one school week

Grammar

ō To use the present perfect with yet, already, and ever

Listening and Speaking

ō 7RLGHQWLI\DQGVD\WKHOHWWHUVDQG sounds scr , spr , and str individually and as part of words; to talk about excuses

Content Connection

ō Social Science: To read about a typical school day in China and to interpret a school schedule in chart form

Think Big

ō 7RGHYHORSVWFHQWXU\VNLOOVDQG “bigger picture” thinking

Key Vocabulary

School Activities do homework finish a project hand in an essay study for a test

Advice

Expressions

Content Words

be more careful do it earlier do it again pay attention

barely have

under so much

average

limited

time to stress getting bored with What’s the matter? give out (candy) Yeah, yeah, yeah. stressed You’re crazy.

belief break bright

pace

packed

schedule ceremony strengthen curriculum typical gather workshop

to the time take it away from

T1A Unit 1

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