6th grade Drtinova



Adrienne Eberhart

tel.: +420 774 988 632
email: adrienne.eberhart@gmail.com


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Today in class students completed Unit 8 of the textbooks. We talked about some of our favourite places. Students learnt words like corner, blanket, shelf, drawer, drawings, fans, and hut. We read about Roald Dahl's special place where all his famous books were written on page 50. Students competed in a comprehension game. 

We studied and reviewed indefinite pronouns for people, places, and things like something, anyone , no one/nobody, etc. Students completed the grammar exercises on page 51. 

We did some conversation practice and completed the listening exercises on page 52. Students then did a writing exercise about their special places, why they like them, and what they enjoy doing there. 

Suggested homework is page 150 exercises 1 and 2. Don't forget this is the last chance to get tickets for the Christmas party!


Today in class we discussed the topic of Christmas. Students brainstormed some related vocabulary words and talked about traditions and how they like to celebrate the holidays. We reviewed the past tense with irregular verbs and then practiced and reviewed some past participles of irregular verbs. Students did a team race with these. We'll be reviewing and learning the present perfect in the coming weeks.

Students got to choose the song for listening practice today and we practiced some listening with "Last Christmas." Students completed several comprehension tasks for the song. Finally, we did a speaking game with all of our holiday vocabulary.

Suggested Homework: page 148 exercises 2, 3, and 4. Don't forget to do your book reports by the 17th of December for extra tickets. 

Password for next class: "go, went, gone"



Today in class we talked about technology, smartphones, apps, and text messaging. We brainstormed some common abbreviations that we use when messaging such as LOL, BRB, TY, etc. Students learnt new abbreviations like: HAGD, CUL8R, TTYL, G2G, v, and zzz. They did a matching exercise to translate the meaning and practice writing friends some text messages.

We did a listening exercise about smartphones and teenagers and completed some comprehension tasks. Students did a technology survey with the class.

Suggested homework is writing a text message with abbreviations and the reading exercise handout. 


Today in class students completed Unit 5. We reviewed irregular verbs and the past tense, including negative statements and questions. Students did a speaking board game to practice this. 

We tested our knowledge of some important historical events with a trivia quiz and listened to check our answers on page 36. We also did a listening exercise about the Great Fire of London. We tested our comprehension with the exercises on page 38. We practiced reading about the Great Fire and the Black Death of London on page 39. 

We ended class with some speaking practice and a game.

Suggested homework is the reading exercises 2 and 3 on page 40. This is for two tickets. Don't forget everyone needs a minimum of 20 tickets for a Christmas celebration--three more weeks to earn these!


Today in class students reviewed all vocabulary and grammar from Units 1-4. We practiced adverbs of frequency, verbs that cannot be used in continuous, past tense with negatives, and gerunds. Students competed in a class review game. 

In the second half of class we had our ticket store day. Students completed the test for units 1-4. Well done!

Suggest homework is the corpus challenge worksheet for extra tickets.


Today in class students completed Unit 4 of their textbooks. We wrote descriptions of some of our favourite items for our portfolio. We read a story about an important missing item and predicted what would happen. Later in class we read the second half of the story to test our predictions. 

We reviewed some adjectives and learnt some vocabulary for describing everyday objects. Students played a speaking game to describe and guess normal, everyday objects. To make it more difficult, we played again by describing the items with one word only. We completed the listening exercise on page 29. Finally, we reviewed the negative, question, and irregular forms of past tense with a speaking game. 

Homework: page 31 exercise 5 and study units 1-4 for a test next week. Don't forget your tickets for the ticket store!



Today in class we covered the topic of Halloween. We reviewed some information from our lesson and reading exercise last week. Students did some speaking practice and a short portfolio writing about vocabulary related to the holiday. Students challenged themselves with listening exercises for the song "This is Halloween." 

We reviewed parts of speech and listened to the song to identify them. We also worked on a sequencing exercise and finally, we did a gap-fill worksheet with the song lyrics. Everyone did very well! Students discussed the best and scariest things about Halloween and did a group speaking competition. To finish class, we watched a short clip from "The Nightmare before Christmas." 

Suggested Homework: Finish the comprehension questions from the video. 


Today in class students completed a running reading exercise. They read four short articles about different Autumn holidays and celebrations around the world from pages 22 and 23 of the book. We learnt about Halloween in the USA, the Day of the Dead in Mexico, Diwali in India, and the Full Moon festival in Vietnam. They completed some pair comprehension exercises and had a group comprehension competition. Students learnt new words like: skull, harvest, ancestors, tombstone, feast, and cemetary.

In pairs, students did a short project about a popular Czech celebration or holiday and shared this with the class. 

Suggested homework is the fill in the blank exercise about Brazil's carnival on page 23 (exercise E)  . The password for next week is "this is Halloween."


Today in class students completed Unit 4 of their books about "I like listening to this." We learnt words about music such as album, to record, cello, tambourine, keyboard, soul, and jazz. We completed the listening, vocabulary, and speaking exercises in the book on page 24. We did the reading exercise about the MAD school on page 26. We played brainstorm and catchphrase to practice vocabulary. Finally, we finished with an exam style listening exercise on page 27. 

Homework: page 27 exercise 4

Password: tambourine. **If this is in your portfolio work next class, you get an extra ticket :)


Today we began class by doing some pair speaking work using last week's adverbs of frequency (regularly, rarely, usually, often, sometimes, always, never). Students practiced actively listening, recalling, and then writing what their partners said.

Then we talked about the topic of "Food and Ingredients" from Unit 3 of our books We did the listening exercise about making pancakes on page 18. We talked about our favorite recipes.  Students competed in an ABC board race all about food and drink. We completed the reading exercises on page 20 about the eating habits of three different teens from around the world. We completed a table to test our comprehension and then had a team comprehension race. We learned new words like curry, cabbage, dumplings, flour, and honey. 

Homework: page 144 exercises 2 and 3 for one extra ticket



Today in class, we had a quick review of school and classroom related words in Unit 1. Then students completed Unit 2: Sports and Games. We spoke about sports we do and play and played a group guessing game with the vocabulary. We did a reading exercise on page 16 and a listening exercise on page 17 all about five unusual sports around the world. We did a group comprehension competition after learning about the sports. Finally, we reviewed and practiced adverbs of frequency like usually, often, occassionally, regularly, and rarely. 

Homework: page 143 exercises 1 and 3


Welcome back everyone! Today in class we got to know each other and played some introductory games. First, we played a speaking game with Lentilky and then remembered what our classmates shared so that we could all find many things in common. We played an "all about me" speaking board game and did a class survey. 

We discussed rules and why we have them. Students created rules for themselves and we discussed what the teacher should also do. We also discussed our ticket system for following the rules, doing homework, and speaking lots of English. We all signed our class contract. We received our new books and reviewed what we'll be learning this year. Finally, we began working on our summer surveys.

Homework: Finish your summer surveys for two homework tickets!


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