Cheetahs

Cheetahs

Teacher:

Jayke Griffiths

Phone:  +420 608 856 960
Email:  jaykegriffiths@gmail.com 

 

Welcome to the new school year 2020-2021!



On this website you can read what pupils did in English lessons, what homework they were assigned, what they should study for the tests, as well as other important teaching information. Therefore, we ask that you check this site regularly. If you have any further questions, you can call or email us at any time.
 

* Super Minds * Dear Parents, We would like to inform you that the curriculum of the Super Minds textbook consists of two parts - the first part is the foundation (mandatory) and the second part is an extension (additional). The course was designed to suit different types of English programs and to adapt to them depending on how many hours of English per week children have. In our case, when we have four hours a week, we are able to discuss the core part (the first six pages of each lesson), but we have very little or no time for the second part (the other six pages in each lesson). For this reason, you often find missing pages in Student's Book and Workbook. Your child's teacher will always publish the homework assignment on the website so you can check if your child is going through the subject matter. Regarding the remaining pages and exercises, of course, we will encourage pupils to develop them at home if they wish. Teachers check these pages and exercises and give pupils extra stars as a reward for their efforts. The Student's Book includes an interactive DVD-ROM containing animated textbook stories, interactive games and activities, including karaoke songs for home exercise.

Here are instructions  for signing up for the  Cambridge Learning Management System . The activation code can be found inside the Workbook. These are complementary activities to the textbook, which are intended for home exercise. We don't work with them in class. 

 

MARCH

1/03/2021

Today in LEAP:
- We started class with a challenge to write as many countries in English as we could think of.
- Next, we played an anagram racing game in the chat with unit 6 vocabulary https://www.educandy.com/site/html5/bin/main.php?activity=anagrams&quizid=556770
- We revised page 76, we memorized which countries had which flag and the name of the country in English, we then took a self-graded quiz.
- We reviewed some of the phrasal vocabulary from the unit on page 124 of the student’s book.
- Next we played a game of Taboo with the unit vocabulary, students had to describe the word to their team without saying the word.
- We reviewed should and shouldn’t by writing our own observations of pictures.
- We reviewed directions.
- We completed an online quiz for the unit.
- https://create.kahoot.it/details/unit-6-review-super-minds/72375e7e-0728-4ca8-921f-4dc1486e1319

No homework was given 

FEBRUARY

19.02

Today we began by completing the Unit 4-6 test and going through all the answers. Discussing every grammar point and example and making sure for understanding.

After the break we continued correcting the answers. We then looked at WB, pg. 75 and completed the whole page.

We then finished the unit with a game of Kahoot covering the most difficult grammar points we faced through this unit.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 1st MARCH
WB, pg. 80
WB, pg. 81

15.02

Today we began by playing a big game of Skribble, which we haven’t played in a while, everyone had a lot of fun!

We then corrected last week’s homework and assigned next week’s homework.

After the break we looked at the Unit 4, 5 and 6 progress test and completed 3/4 pages from it. It took us a while and everyone worked hard. We will go through the answers next lesson and discuss everything about it.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 1st MARCH
WB, pg. 80
WB, pg. 81

12.02

To begin we completed SB, pg. 77 about different foods from around the world. We completed a listening/writing activity.

We then played a round of random topic generator where each student was given a random topic and had to speak for 1min30seconds about their chosen topic.

After the break we continued our random topic generator.

We then finished class with a game of Kahoot about this current unit.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 15th FEBRUARY
WB, pg. 72
WB, pg. 73

08.02

Today we began class by correcting last week’s homework and assigning next week’s homework.

We then completed SB, pg. 72 as a class, creating unique dialogues between shop assistant and customer. We then presented our dialogues to the class.

After the break we were tasked with researching different questions based on movies and series. We then gave mini presentations on our opinions and had small debates on our different opinions.

We then finished class with a game of Kahoot.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 15th FEBRUARY
WB, pg. 72
WB, pg. 73

05.02

Today we began class by reviewing the latest vocabulary from the new unit In Istanbul.

We then looked at SB, pg. 74. We read the story as a class then answered questions about it on SB, pg. 75 Exercise 3.

After the break we spoke about different holidays around the world. Each student had to decide on a holiday and then do research on it and give the class a presentation about it.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 8th FEBRUARY
WB, pg. 70 Exercise 2 and 3
WB, pg. 71

01.02

Today we began class by correcting last week’s homework and assigning next week’s homework.

We then were introduced to the new unit - In Istanbul - and began by watching a short video about the city. We then turned to SB, pg. 70 and looked at the latest vocabulary, checking for definitions and comprehension.

After the break we continued looking at the latest vocabulary before completing the listening activity on SB, pg. 70.

We then turned to SB, pg. 71 Exercise 1 and introduced the latest grammar point of should and shouldn’t.

We then finished by playing a game of Kahoot.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 8th FEBRUARY
WB, pg. 70 Exercise 2 and 3
WB, pg. 71 

JANUARY

25.01

Today we began class by correcting last week’s homework and assigning next week’s homework.

We then completed research on three different cities we would like to visit and what we would do/see/eat in these places.

We then had some students complete presentations before going to break.

After the break we completed the presentations.

We then played a few rounds of Among Us, making sure to take turns speaking and practicing our english.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 1st FEBRUARY
WB, pg. 68
WB, pg. 69

 

22.01

Today we began class by completing a page in our student’s book about gold.

We then completed another exercise about gold before choosing a new precious metal to do a small presentation on.

After the presentations we went to break.

After the break we planned our own 5 year stay on a deserted island where each student had to fill up one large suitcase with things they think they would need.

After the presentations we played two rounds of Scattergories!

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 25th JANUARY
WB, pg. 62 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 66 Exercise 1 and 2

 

18.01

Today we began class by playing a game of WordShake.

We then played a fun brain teaser Kahoot!

We then completed a listening skills page in our student’s book.

After the break we corrected last week’s homework and assigned next week’s homework.

We then completed a writing skills exercise in our student’s book before playing another brain teaser Kahoot because everyone liked it so much.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 25th JANUARY
WB, pg. 62 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 66 Exercise 1 and 2

15.01

Today we began class by playing a game of WordShake.

We then completed a listening exercise in our student’s book.

We then completed a reading skills page in our student’s book.

After the break we played a short game of Kahoot about random facts!

We then played a big game of would you rather with everyone contributing to the discussion.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 18th JANUARY
WB, pg. 59 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 60 Exercise 3
WB, pg. 61 Exercise 1 and 2

11.01

Today we began class by playing a game of WordShake.

We then corrected last week’s homework and looked at next week’s homework.

We then completed a listening exercise in our workbook.

After the break we played a game of Kahoot.

We then looked at a page in our student’s book and completed a short grammar exercise.

We then completed two activities in our student’s book based around this new grammar point.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 18th JANUARY
WB, pg. 59 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 60 Exercise 3
WB, pg. 61 Exercise 1 and 2

08.01

Today we began class by recapping the latest units vocabulary.

We then opened up to the new units story and predicted what we thought it would be about.

We then read the story as a class with six different students playing different characters.

After the story we compared our predictions with what actually happened.

We then looked at an exercise in the students book about the story which took us till break.

After the break we corrected the answers to the exercise before playing a short Kahoot to break things up.

We then were tasked with creating our own ‘Wanted Poster’. Each student made their own Wild West themed poster and we presented them to the class.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 11th JANUARY
WB, pg. 56 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 57 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 58

04.01

Today we began class by talking about Christmas and the New Year and what we all got up too.

We then corrected last year’s homework and then assigned the next week’s homework.

After this we played a big revision Kahoot for all the content we went through last year.

After the break we looked at the new unit ‘The Wild West’ and made a quick mind-map about what we thought the unit will be about and what we know.

We then looked at the latest vocabulary and checked for definitions and comprehension.

We then completed a listening activity before finishing class.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 11th JANUARY
WB, pg. 56 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 57 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 58

DECEMBER

21.12

We started by playing a game of WordShake.

We then played a lot of Among Us, making sure to use our English skills to help us along the way.

Everyone had a lot of fun!

Merry Christmas and a happy new year :-)!

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 1st JANUARY
WB, pg. 50 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 51 Exercise 2 and 3
WB, pg. 53 Exercise 2

18.12

We started by playing a game of WordShake.

We then looked at a big page in our student’s book about a made-up ice cream! We completed some listening activies before creating our own ice creams, with ingredients and instructions.

This took us to the break and after the break we all presented our ice creams.

We then played some Kahoots and spoke about Christmas before finishing class.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 21st DECEMBER
WB, pg. 50 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 51 Exercise 2 and 3
WB, pg. 53 Exercise 2

14.12

We started by correcting our homework and assigning next week’s homework.

We then completed a small student’s book acitivty.

We then played random topic generator where each student had 1 minute to talk about a random topic of their choosing, plus we all had to contribute to asking 2 questions after each student’s talk.

This continued to the break and then after the break.

We then played a game of Kahoot but this time it was Christmas themed.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 21st DECEMBER
WB, pg. 50 Exercise 1 and 2
WB, pg. 51 Exercise 2 and 3
WB, pg. 53 Exercise 2

11.12

Today we began by playing a game of WordShake.

We then completed a page in our student’s book about a crazy scientist.

We then played a game of Kahoot.

After the break we played one round of would you rather.

We then completed a listening acitivity in our Workbook before completing a writing and presenting activity in our student’s book.

We then finished with a game of Categories.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 14th DECEMBER
WB, pg. 47 Exercise 1
WB, pg. 48 Exercise 1
WB, pg. 49 Exercise 1 and 2

07.12

Today we began by playing a game of WordShake.

We then corrected last week’s homework and assigned next week’s homework.

We then looked at a new acitivty in our student’s book and went over the latest grammar point, practicing and making our own examples.

After the break we played a game of WordShake before continuing discussing the new grammar point.

We then played a new game called Spyfall, where we all had to investigate and ask questions to figure out who the spy is.

We then finished with a game of Kahoot.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 14th DECEMBER
WB, pg. 47 Exercise 1
WB, pg. 48 Exercise 1
WB, pg. 49 Exercise 1 and 2

04.12

Today we began by playing a game of WordShake.

We then did some vocabulary revision for the latest unit.

We then did one 'would you rather...?' question which sparked some interesting debate.

We then completed an exercise in the student’s book about a girl and her birthday.

We then learnt about how to write dates in the correct way.

After the break we looked at the new unit’s story. Five students played the five different characters and we roleplayed while answering some questions.

We then played a fun game of Kahoot to finish the week.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 7th DECEMBER
WB, pg. 44, 45, 46

NOVEMBER

30.11

Today we began by playing a game of WordShake.

We then played a quick game of Kahoot to get us excited.

We then did a huge vocabulary revision and spoke about what we have learnt so far.

After the break we looked at a new unit called ’Space Restaurant’ and went through all the words and what we thought the unit might be about.

We then corrected the previous week’s homework and assigned next week’s homework before completing a short listening activity in the student’s book.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 7th DECEMBER
WB, pg. 44, 45, 46

27.11

Today we began by playing a game of WordShake.

We then played a game of Kahoot to keep us excited.

We then started working on a page in the student’s book.

After the break we finished and corrected the page in the student’s book.

We then played some rounds of ‘Would you rather…?’ which got everyone talking.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 30th NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 37, 39, 40

23.11

Today we began by correcting last week’s homework and assigning next week’s homework.

We then played a game of WordShake and completed an exercise in our student’s book.

After the break we completed a whole page in our students book which involved a lot of listening and reading, everyone did great!

We then completed a fun Kahoot quiz for everyone and finished with a game of Skribble.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 30th NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 37, 39, 40

20.11

Today we began by playing a game of WordShake.

We then did some vocabulary revision before completing a listening exercise in our students book.

We then looked at some new grammar points and did a lot of exercises and activities learning this.

After the break we completed a whole page in the studentsbook before playing a game of Kahoot.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 23rd NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 34, 35, 36

16.11

Today we began by correcting last week's homework and assigning next weeks homework.

We then completed a big listening exercise from the workbook and headed to break.

After the break we looked at the new story in the students book. We had volunteers play all the characters and then answered some basic questions in the students book.

We then completed a page in our workbook before finishing class.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 23rd NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 34, 35, 36

13.11

Today we looked at the latest vocabulary for the new unit ‘The Rock ’n’ Roll Show’. We checked for definitions and comprehension before doing a listening activity and answering some questions. We then completed another activity based around the new vocabulary.

After the break we looked at page 35 in our students book and read an interview before answering questions about this interview.

We then practiced using ‘going to’ by writing our own answers to Mr. Jayke’s questions about what we are going to do at the weekend/at christmas/next year.

We then played Skribble with the new and old vocabulary to finish class.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 16th NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 30, 32, 33

09.11

Today we began by playing a short game of WordShake.

We then corrected last week's homework and assigned this weeks homework.

We then completed page 31 in the workbook which involved some researching and presenting.

After the break we complete page 31 in the students book, which again involved some reserching and presenting.

These activities took some time so to finish we played some different games!

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 16th NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 30, 32, 33

06.11

Today we began class by playing a game of WordShake.

We then completed an activity in our studentsbook about animal trading cards before being tasked with researching and creating our own animal trading cards to present to the class.

After the break the students presented their trading card to the class.


We then completed a listening activity in the workbook based around the rainforest.


After this we played a short game of Kahoot to finish class.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 9th NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 25, 26, 28

02.11

Today we began class by correcting last week’s homework and assigning next weeks homework.

We then looked at the unit story about the rainforest. We roleplayed as different characters and read the story as a class. We then answered a few basic questions before going to break.

After the break we completed some activities in the students book revolving around the story.

We then played online Categories, where we have to find words related to specific categories.

We finished by playing some Drawasaurus online.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 9th NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 25, 26, 28

OCTOBER

23.10

Today we began class by correcting last weeks homework and assigning next weeks homework.

We then completed some vocabulary revision for the new unit ‘In the Rainforest’ and played a short game with the words.

After the break we completed a quick reading exercise about what a man must and mustn’t bring on a camping trip.

We then looked at a short writing exercise about different rules around the house and what we have to and don’t have to do. We created our own sentences about things we have to and don’t have to do in the house and read them to the class.

We then practiced these new sentences before playing a short game of Kahoot about the rainforest.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 2nd NOVEMBER
WB, pg. 22, 23, 24
 

19.10

Today we began class by playing a game of wordshake.

We then looked at the new unit ‘In the Rainforest’, we quickly spoke about what we knew about the Amazon rainforest before looking at the new unit’s vocabulary checking for definitions and comprehension.

After this we completed a short listening exercise in the studentsbook before playing a short game with the new vocabulary.

After the break we completed a reading exercise in the studentbook about the Amazon rainforest.

We then looked at large numbers and practiced writing them out. After this we played a game of Skribble with the new vocabulary.

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 23rd OCTOBER
WB, pg. 19, 20, 21

16.10

Today we began class by correcting last week’s homework and assigning next week’s homework.


After completing the homework we played a game of WordShake to keep things exciting.

After this we completed two activites in the workbook and then went to break.

After the break we completed another workbook activity before playing Kahoot and Skribble.

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 23rd OCTOBER
WB, pg. 19, 20, 21

12.10

For the first half of the class the students spent time with Miss Joscelyn's class, the Grizzly Bears! (due to Mr. Jayke's power going out), everyone was great, thanks everyone!

After the break we played a game of Kahoot revising the unit we just completed.

We then played a game of skribble and spoke about future online classes.

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 16th OCTOBER
WB, pg. 13, 14, 15

09.10

Today we began by writing as many animals we could think of in our portfolios then playing a short association game with them.

We then corrected last weeks homework and assigned next weeks homework.

We then completed a short reading exercise about natural disasters in our studentsbook.

We then completed a short listening exercise about Hurricane Katrina in our studentsbook.

After the break we did small presentations about our own made up disasters in pairs.

We then did some grammar revision for the upcoming test before playing some small vocabulary and grammar games.

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 16th OCTOBER
WB, pg. 13, 14, 15

TEST: MONDAY 12th OCTOBER

05.10

Today we began class by writing all the latest vocabulary from the Disaster unit in our portfolios then completing the crossword on the SuperMinds classware.

We then handed out the 'Student of the Month', congratulations!

After this we looked at the new story for the Disaster unit and roleplayed as all the characters and answered questions in the SuperMinds studentsbook and the SuperMinds classware.

We then watched a short SuperMinds documentary while we were on our break!

After the break we completed the punk-rock song in the studentsbook and a small activity about e-mails!

We then played a vocabulary game where students would take turns guessing words from the textbook with other students giving varied descriptions of these words.

We then packed up and finished class.

HOMEWORK: DUE WEDNESDAY 7th OCTOBER
WB, pg. 10, 11, 12

TEST: MONDAY 12th OCTOBER

02.10

Today we began by writing as many natural disasters that we could think of in our portfolios.

We then looked at our homework from last week and assigned new homework.

We then discussed the new unit Disaster and looked at the new vocabulary. We spoke about every single word and checked for comprehension.

After the break we completed some activities based around the new unit in our studentsbook before playing a game about the new vocabulary.

We then finally completed our class poster and left class.

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 9th OCTOBER
WB, pg. 10, 11, 12

SEPTEMBER

25.09

Today we began by completing a small vocabulary exercise in our portfolios. We then completed some grammar revision and played games based around the vocabulary and grammar before going to break.

We then discussed the rules during a test and then completed the listening portion of the test before taking the written test. After the test we looked at some final things in the The Science Lesson unit before doing playing some iDictionary games.

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 2nd OCTOBER
WB, pg. 6, 7, 8

21.09

Today we began by playing wordshake, again trying to beat our high score. We then did a short exercise in our portfolios around rhyming words before marking our homework and assigning new homework.

We then looked at the unit story and mind-mapped what we thought it would be about and roleplayed as the characters!

After the break we completed a SuperMinds classware activity based around the story and then the exercises in the studentbook.

We finished by playing some fun grammar games and iDictionary games in preperation for the test next lesson!

HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY 2nd OCTOBER
WB, pg. 6, 7, 8

TEST: FRIDAY 25th SEPTEMBER
 

18.09

Today we began by playing wordshake, again trying to beat our high score. We then did a short exercise in our portfolios before doing a quick recap of the vocabulary.

We then looked at the unit song and completed the activities associated with it.

After the break we completed another short students book exericse before doing some grammar revision. We then quickly finished the class posters and played a small grammar/vocabulary game.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 21st SEPTEMBER
WB, pg. 4, 5, 6

14.09

Today we began class by playing a game of wordshake, where we are given a lot of different letters and asked to make as many words as we can from them in 3 minutes.

We then began Unit 0 - The Science Lesson - and looked at all the new vocabulary. We went through every single word and checked for comprehension and pronunciation and practiced them with examples.


We then had continued to work on our class poster and did so into the break time.

After the break we did two exercises from the studentbook before looking at grammar revision from fourth grade and playing a vocabulary race game.

HOMEWORK: DUE MONDAY 21st SEPTEMBER
WB, pg. 4, 5, 6

11.09

Today we began by writing down some things we wanted to happen this year for a time capsule to put into our portfolios.

We then ‘toured’ the textbook and went through all the different units and discussed what we think may or not happen in those units. We also had guesses on how the stories and characters would play out.

We then looked at our class mascot Cheetahs’ and played a true/false fact game before designing a poster for our class.

After the break we wrote three sentences about things that we did in summer.

We then played a Kahoot quiz based around animal different animal facts as a fun little exercise.

We then began making our class poster based on the design we made in the first half of the class.

07.09

Today was the first day of school and we began by going around the room and introducing otherselves! We then received our old portfolios from last year and our NEW SuperMinds 5 textbooks. We looked through the textbook quickly and each picked out a few things that seemed interesting or that we were looking forward too.

We then played a numbers game where we wrote down six numbers relating to something personal and swapped papers and began guessing what eachothers numbers meant.

After this we wrote a mind-map about the rules of the classroom and what is to be expected of behaviour this year.

After the break we completed a small worksheet about how we each individually learn so Mr. Jayke can understand us better and how we like to work in class.

We then discussed bullying and anti-bullying measures before signing the anti-bullying certificate.

We then got our new portfolios and discussed our mascot, the Cheetah, before decorating our new portfolios in anyway we deem appropriate.

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