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Grade 1 - Term 3 & 4: Listening and Speaking

  • Curious elephantThis is one of the tales that tell us the story of how elephants got their long trunks..

    Suitable for these activities:

    • Listen to stories and express feelings about the story.
    • Tell a familiar story has a beginning, middle and end.
    • Answer closed and open-ended questions.
    • Group common words into sound families
  • eng luckyHamisi’s Lucky day is a story of a boy whose luck changed as he was in town with his father to buy school uniform and he came across a very fine shirt that he yearned to have.

    Suitable for these activities:

    • Talk about personal experiences and feelings
    • Tell a familiar story has a beginning, middle and end.
  • doing engThis is a fun story that will evoke interest and participation within the young learners. It is a lovely story about what a young girl enjoys doing.

    Suitable for these activities:

    • Listen without interrupting, taking turns to speak and asking questions for clarification.
    • Group common words into sound families
  • English my teacherMy teacher is a lower level book where a learner gives us a description of her teacher whom she aspires to be like when she grows up.

    Suitable for these activities:

    • Tell a familiar story has a beginning, middle and end.
    • Role play different situations
    • Participate in class discussions
  • Where is ThaboThabo’s family is getting ready for the day and making a big mess as they hurry to get things done. But where is Thabo?

    Suitable for these activities:

    • Tell a familiar story has a beginning, middle and end
    • Talk about personal experiences and feelings