For ‘la rentrée’ in Year 6 we thought about our return to school, what makes a good language learner plus the things we do and enjoy whilst we are at school.
I was inspired by this list I saw online:
In a similar way, we thought of things we do at school. Then we used our bi-lingual dictionary skills to find suitable verbs in the infinitive form.
Here ‘s my example:
And one of the children’s:
It was a simple activity but it focused the children on identifying appropriate words in the dictionary (looking for ‘v’ or ‘vb’ for verb, instead of ‘n’ for noun etc) and was a good introduction to further verb work later on in Year 6.