Completing ‘The weather and the four seasons’ worksheet
- Look out the window and ask the children What’s the weather like today?Draw some weather symbols on the board and ask the children to repeat the words after you, eg, It’s hot. It’s sunny. It’s raining. It’s cold. It’s snowing.Mime and write on the board hot, cold and windy and ask the children to repeat after you.
- Ask some children to mime some weather for the class to guess.
- Put the pictures of clothes up on the wall/board and go through them with the class.
- The children write the words and phrases in the appropriate places in Activity 1.
Answers: 1-a hat; 2-shorts; 3-boots; 4-a coat; a-It’s hot.; b-It’s snowing.; c-It’s cold.; d-It’s raining.
- Use the pictures on the wall/board. Point to a weather symbol and to a piece of clothing you wear in that weather and get the children to say the words, eg hot-shorts, raining-coat, sunny-T-shirt, cold-hat, warm-shirt.
- Ask the children to match the clothes pictures to the weather pictures in Activity 1.
Answer key: 1-b; 2-a; 3-d; 4-c
- Tell the children what you wear in different weather conditions, pointing to the pictures in Activity 1 at the same time. Make complete sentences, eg I wear shorts when it’s hot. I wear a jumper when it’s cold. I wear a coat when it’s cold. I wear boots when it’s raining.
- Write on the board: I wear a hat when it snows. I wear a coat when it’s cold.
- Encourage the children to talk about what they wear using the pictures in Activity 1 and the structure I wear ___ when it’s __.
Mime and guess.
- Write on the board I wear (clothes) when (weather).
- Mime T-shirt by pointing to your imaginary T-shirt and hot by waving your hand. Say I wear … ummm?… when … ummm? What’s the sentence?
- The children guess your sentence.
- Do two or three more examples. Encourage the children to continue in front of the class or in small groups.
- Write June, July and August on the board and teach the children summer. Use the pictures on the board. Ask the children What’s the weather like in summer? Is it hot or cold? It’s hot and sunny. What do you wear? Do you wear a coat? No, I wear shorts and T-shirts. Continue talking about the rest of the months, weather and clothes in autumn, winter and spring.
- Go through the sentences in the first box orally with the class.
- The children complete Activity 2 individually.
- The children compare their answers in pairs in L1 or L2.
- Check answers.
Answers (other answers are possible): Spring: March–June; sunny; trousers; shoes; Summer: June–September; hot; shorts; T-shirts; Autumn: October-December; windy; a shirt; a jumper;Winter: December-February; cold; a hat; a coat
- The children draw a picture for each season in the boxes, showing the weather and the clothes they wear.