LEVEL 1

Lesson by Lesson Detailed Curriculum

Authored by Raquel MacKay: Teacher, English ESL & Spanish K to 8

Lesson 1: Animals 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  • Students learn the names of common pets and house animals
  • Students are introduced to plural and singular nouns
  • Students learn to say “This is a _________”
  • Students are introduced to “and”

VOCABULARY

  1. Bird
  2. Birds
  3. A blue bird
  4. Dog
  5. Two dogs
  6. This is a dog
  7. Cat
  8. Hello, I am a cat
  9. A cat and a dog
  10. Fish
  11. This is a fish

ONLINE ACTIVITIES

  1. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  2. Students watch a video with new vocabulary
  3. Students take a short test

OFFLINE ACTIVITIES

  1. Print and cut out Animals 1 flashcards
  2. Print and complete Animals 1 worksheets from 1 to 5

Lesson 2: Numbers 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  • Students learn numbers 1-10
  • Students learn how to put the number in front of a noun
  • Students are introduced to the phrase “There are______”

VOCABULARY

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. Five
  6. Six
  7. Seven
  8. Eight
  9. Nine
  10. Ten
  11. One tiger
  12. Two lions
  13. Three rockets
  14. Three ducks
  15. Four penguins
  16. Six dinosaurs
  17. There are six boxes
  18. There are eight hippos

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video
  2. Students listen to a song about numbers
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about numbers
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  5. Students take a short test

OFFLINE ACTIVITIES

  1. Print Numbers 1 poster
  2. Print Numbers1 vocabulary
  3. Print and cut out Numbers 1 flashcards
  4. Print and complete Numbers 1 worksheets from 1 to 5

Watch a sample video: Lesson 1 -> Animals 1


Lesson 3: Animals 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  • Students learn the names of various animals
  • Students hear the phrase “This is a ______”
  • Students are introduced to the word “baby”
  • Students hear singular and plural nouns

VOCABULARY

  1. Elephant
  2. A baby elephant
  3. Lion
  4. Lions
  5. This is a lion
  6. Zebra
  7. Zebras
  8. A baby zebra and a mommy zebra
  9. Monkey
  10. Monkeys
  11. Gorilla
  12. This is a baby gorilla
  13. Giraffe
  14. A baby giraffe
  15. Deer
  16. This is a deer
  17. Tiger
  18. This is a white tiger
  19. Bear
  20. The bear is eating honey
  21. Rhino
  22. Rabbit
  23. This is a rabbit
  24. Mouse
  25. This is a mouse
  26. Hippopotamus

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about wild animals
  2. Students listen to an audiobook about animals
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  4. Students take a short test

OFFLINE ACTIVITIES – COMPLETE THIS SECTION 

  1. Worksheets
  2. Flashcards

Lesson 4: Colors 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the colors: blue, red, yellow, purple, and green
  2. Students learn how to put the word “a” in front of the adjective (color) and the noun
  3. Students focus on singular nouns

VOCABULARY

  1. Blue
  2. A blue hat
  3. A blue fish
  4. A blue dress
  5. Red
  6. A red hat
  7. Yellow
  8. A yellow snake
  9. Purple
  10. A purple duck
  11. A purple octopus
  12. A purple hat
  13. Green
  14. A green car
  15. A green dinosaur

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video that introduces the colors and nouns
  2. Students listen to an audiobook about the colors
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 5: Colors 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the colors: pink, black, brown, white, red, and orange
  2. Students learn to put “a” in front of the adjective (colors) and the singular noun
  3. Students learn the color comes before the noun, whether singular or plural
  4. Students get practice with the word “and”

VOCABULARY

  1. Pink
  2. A pink car
  3. Pink shoes
  4. Pink elephants
  5. Pink flamingos
  6. Black
  7. A black horse
  8. A black cat
  9. Black and white
  10. Brown
  11. A brown dog
  12. A brown dragon
  13. A brown monkey
  14. White
  15. A white ball
  16. Red and green
  17. A red dragon
  18. Orange

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to review colors previously learned and to introduce new vocabulary about colors
  2. Students listen to a song about colors
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about colors
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  5. Students take a short test

Lesson 6: Food 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn basic food and drink words
  2. Students learn the word “drinking” while reviewing some animals from previous lessons
  3. Students learn the plural for “egg” has an ‘s,’ while the other words stay the same whether they are singular or plural

VOCABULARY

  1. Milk
  2. The cat is drinking milk
  3. Cheese
  4. The mouse loves cheese
  5. Egg
  6. Eggs
  7. A blue egg
  8. Water
  9. The dog is drinking water
  10. Bread
  11. Butter

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about basic food and drinks
  2. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 7: Food 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn more food words, with a focus on sweet foods
  2. Students learn the word “eating” to describe what someone or something is doing
  3. Students learn the word the phrase “I love _____”

VOCABULARY

  1. Soup
  2. Honey
  3. The bear is eating honey
  4. Juice
  5. Cake
  6. I love cake
  7. Chocolate
  8. I love chocolate
  9. Ice cream
  10. He is eating ice cream

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to review food learned previously and to introduce new food vocabulary
  2. Students listen to a song about food 
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about food
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  5. Students take a short test

Lesson 8: Animals 3

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  • Students learn the names of various animals
  • Students hear the phrase “This is a ______”
  • Students hear singular and plural nouns

VOCABULARY

  1. Crocodile
  2. Crocodiles
  3. This is a crocodile
  4. Spider
  5. This is a spider
  6. Bee
  7. Ant
  8. A red ant
  9. Frog
  10. A green frog
  11. This is a frog
  12. Turtle
  13. This is a turtle
  14. Butterfly
  15. Butterflies
  16. This is a butterfly
  17. Snake

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about insects and other animals
  2. Students listen to an audiobook about animals
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 9: Fruit and Vegetables 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE                       

  1. Students learn the names of different fruits
  2. Students learn singular and plural forms of the fruits
  3. Students get practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  4. Students learn to describe the fruit by saying what color it is

VOCABULARY

  1. Strawberry
  2. Strawberries
  3. Orange
  4. Oranges
  5. This is an orange
  6. Orange juice
  7. Lemon
  8. Lemons
  9. Pear
  10. Pears
  11. A red pear
  12. Peach
  13. Peaches
  14. Cherry
  15. Cherries
  16. Grapes
  17. Green grapes
  18. Watermelon
  19. This is a watermelon
  20. Apple
  21. Apples
  22. Banana
  23. Melon
  24. This melon is walking

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to introduce fruit vocabulary
  2. Students listen to an audiobook about fruit
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity 
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 10: Fruits and Vegetables 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students review the names of fruits
  2. Students learn the names of different vegetables
  3. Students review/learn singular and plural forms of the fruits and vegetables
  4. Students learn the phrase “The______ is (action word)”

VOCABULARY

  1. Potato
  2. Potatoes (plural)
  3. The potato is walking
  4. Carrot
  5. Carrots
  6. Carrot juice
  7. The donkey is eating a carrot
  8. Broccoli
  9. The donkey is eating broccoli
  10. Tomato
  11. A red tomato

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to review some fruit words and to introduce vegetables
  2. Students listen to a song about fruits and vegetables
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 11: House Items 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the names of some items in a home
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of the words
  3. Students get practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  4. Students get practice with describing what color the item is

VOCABULARY

  1. Toy
  2. Toys
  3. This is a toy car
  4. Balloon
  5. Balloons
  6. A red balloon
  7. Ball
  8. Balls
  9. This is a ball
  10. Box
  11. Boxes
  12. A green box
  13. Book
  14. Books
  15. She is reading a book

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to introduce items on a house
  2. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 12: House Items 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn more names of common items in a home
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of most of the words
  3. Students practice the phrase “This is a _____”
  4. Students are introduced to the phrase “There is a _____”
  5. Students are introduced to the phrase “He is (action word) the (noun)”

VOCABULARY

  1. Window
  2. There is a bird on the window
  3. House
  4. Houses
  5. Door
  6. Doors
  7. This is a door
  8. Bed
  9. He is jumping on the bed
  10. There is a dog on the bed
  11. Table
  12. This is a table
  13. Chair
  14. Chairs
  15. Television
  16. He is watching the television
  17. Picture
  18. This is a picture

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about items in a home
  2. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 13: House Items 3

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students will learn more words for items in a home
  2. Students will learn how to describe the objects by using color words
  3. Students will get practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  4. Students will get practice with the phrase “He is (action word) on the (noun)”

VOCABULARY

  1. Kite
  2. A Red Kite
  3. Lamp
  4. Clock
  5. This Is A Clock
  6. Telephone
  7. He Is Talking On The Phone
  8. Bag
  9. This Is A Bag
  10. A Red Bag
  11. Computer
  12. This Is A Computer

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about more items in a home
  2. Students listen to a song about house items just learned and previously learned
  3. Students listen to an audiobook with house items vocabulary learned this lesson and from previous lessons
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  5. Students take a short test

Lesson 14: Animals 4

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn more names of animals (mainly farm animals)
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of some of the words
  3. Students get more practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  4. Students learn the phrase “The (animal) is (action word)”

VOCABULARY

  • Camel
  • Camels
  • The Camel Is Eating
  • The Camel Is Drinking
  • Sheep
  • Sheep (Plural)
  • Cow
  • Cows
  • Horse
  • This Is A Horse
  • Duck
  • Ducks
  • Baby Duckies
  • Turkey
  • The Turkey Is Running
  • Donkey
  • This Is A Donkey
  • Chicken
  • Chickens
  • This Is A Chicken
  • Chick
  • Chicks
  • A Yellow Chick
  • Rooster
  • This Is A Rooster
  • Pig

PROCEDURE 

  1. Students watch a video to introduce new animals 
  2. Students complete a a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 15: Nature 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn words for things they commonly see outside in nature
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of some of the words
  3. Students get more practice putting words into sentences, such as “This is a _____” and “The (nature word-noun) is (adjective)”

VOCABULARY

  • Tree
  • Trees
  • This Is A Tree
  • A Green Tree
  • Sun
  • The Sun Is Hot
  • Moon
  • Moon And Stars
  • Star
  • Stars
  • Forest
  • The Forest Is Green
  • Flower
  • Flowers
  • Pink Flowers
  • Sea
  • The Sea Is Blue
  • Sky
  • The Sky Is Blue
  • Cloud
  • Clouds
  • There Is A Cat On The Clouds

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to introduce new nature words
  2. Students complete a a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 16: Nature 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn more nature words
  2. Students are introduced to the phrase “It is _______” to describe the weather 
  3. Students get practice describing nouns using color words 

VOCABULARY

  • Snow
  • It Is Snowing
  • Rain 
  • Rainbow
  • It Is Raining
  • Grass
  • Green Grass
  • Rock
  • Rocks

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about nature words and review some words from the previous lesson
  2. Students listen to a song about nature words
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about nature words learned in this lesson and the previous lesson
  4. Students complete a a vocabulary based game activity
  5. Students take a short test

Lesson 17: Animals 5

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the names of some animals that live in the sea
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of a few of the words
  3. Students get practice with the phrase “This is a ______”

VOCABULARY

  • Shark 
  • This Is A Shark
  • Dolphin 
  • Dolphins
  • Penguin 
  • Penguins 
  • This Is A Penguin
  • Whale

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a short video about animals 
  2. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 18: Actions 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students are introduced to action words ending in -ing
  2. Students learn how to say what someone or something is doing by using the phrases “He/She is ______,” “They are ______,” and “The (animal) is ______”

VOCABULARY

  • Drinking 
  • He Is Drinking
  • She Is Drinking
  • The Girl Is Drinking Water
  • Reading 
  • He Is Reading
  • The Owl Is Reading
  • They Are Reading
  • Looking 
  • He Is Looking
  • They Are Looking
  • The Turkey Is Looking
  • Play
  • Playing 
  • He Is Playing
  • They Are Playing 
  • He Is Playing Basketball
  • She Is Playing Soccer (Football)
  • Walking 
  • He Is Walking
  • She Is Walking
  • They Are Walking
  • The Horse Is Walking
  • Running 
  • He Is Running 
  • She Is Running
  • They Are Running
  • The Horse Is Running
  • Eating
  • He Is Eating
  • She Is Eating
  • They Are Eating
  • The Chicks Are Eating

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about action words, while reviewing animal names and numbers
  2. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 19: Actions 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students are introduced to more action words ending in -ing
  2. Students learn how to say what someone or something is doing by using the phrases “He/She is ______,” “They are ______,” and “The (animal or object) is ______”

VOCABULARY

  • Smelling
  • She Is Smelling
  • She Is Smelling A Flower
  • Sleeping
  • He Is Sleeping
  • The Baby Is Sleeping
  • They Are Sleeping
  • The Bear Is Sleeping
  • Jumping
  • He Is Jumping
  • She Is Jumping
  • They Are Jumping
  • The Kangaroo Is Jumping
  • Swimming
  • He Is Swimming
  • The Turtle Is Swimming
  • The Fish Is Swimming
  • Flying
  • He Is Flying
  • The Bird Is Flying
  • The Helicopter Is Flying
  • Smiling
  • He Is Smiling
  • She Is Smiling
  • They Are Smiling
  • Dance
  • Dancing
  • He Is Dancing
  • They Are Dancing
  • The Pig Is Dancing
  • The Cow Is Dancing

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to introduce them to new action words
  2. Students listen to a song about action words
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 20: Family 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the names of family members
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of the words
  3. Students get practice with the phrases “This is a _____” 
  4. Students learn the phrase “He/she is the(family member)”

VOCABULARY

  • Baby
  • Babies
  • This Is A Baby
  • Hello Baby
  • Boy
  • Boys
  • This Is A Boy
  • Three Boys
  • Girl
  • Girls
  • This Is A Girl
  • A Boy And A Girl
  • Man
  • This Is A Man
  • The Man Is Dancing
  • Woman
  • This Is A Woman
  • A Man And A Woman
  • Father
  • He Is The Father
  • Mother
  • She Is The Mother
  • This Is A Family

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about family members
  2. Students listen to a song about family members
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 21: Vehicles 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the names of different vehicles and modes of transportation
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of some of the words
  3. Students get practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  4. Students practice colors and numbers to describe the modes of transportation

VOCABULARY

  • Bicycle
  • Bicycles
  • This Is A Bicycle
  • Motorcycle
  • A Yellow Motorcycle
  • Car
  • Cars
  • This Is A Car
  • A Red Car
  • Bus
  • A Yellow Bus
  • Truck
  • The Truck Is Walking
  • A Red Truck
  • Train
  • This Is A Train
  • Helicopter
  • The Helicopter Is Flying
  • This Is A Helicopter
  • Airplane
  • Four Airplanes
  • The Airplane Is Flying
  • Boat
  • Rocket
  • Three Rockets

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about modes of transportation 
  2. Students listen to a song about modes of transportation
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about vehicles
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  5. Students take a short test

Lesson 22: Body Parts 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the names of body parts
  2. Students learn the singular and plural forms of the body parts
  3. Students get practice using colors and numbers to describe body parts

VOCABULARY

  • Body
  • Feet
  • Foot
  • Arm
  • Arms
  • Hand
  • Hands
  • Leg
  • Legs
  • Face
  • A Smiling Face
  • Finger
  • Five Fingers
  • Mouth
  • Nose
  • Ear
  • Ears
  • Head
  • Eye
  • Eyes
  • Yellow Eyes
  • Hair
  • Brown Hair

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about body parts
  2. Students listen to a song about body parts
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about body parts
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  5. Students take a short test

Lesson 23: Animals 6

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn the names of animals (birds)
  2. Students get practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  3. Students get practice with the phrase “The (animal) is ______”
  4. Students review how to describe an animal by using color words

VOCABULARY

  • Flamingo
  • They Are Flamingos
  • Owl
  • The Owl Is Reading
  • A Green Owl
  • Eagle
  • The Eagle Is Flying
  • Ostrich
  • This Is An Ostrich
  • Parrot
  • This Is A Parrot
  • A White Parrot

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video to introduce them to birds 
  2. Students listen to a song about animals
  3. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  4. Students take a short test

Lesson 24: Clothes 1

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn names for clothing items
  2. Students get practice with the phrase “This is a _____”
  3. Students learn how to describe a clothing item by color

VOCABULARY

  • Pants
  • Blue Pants
  • Skirt
  • A Pink Skirt
  • Dress
  • A Purple Dress
  • Sweater
  • A Green Sweater
  • A Purple Sweater
  • Hat
  • This Is A Hat
  • Shirt
  • Jacket

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video about clothing items
  2. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  3. Students take a short test

Lesson 25: Clothes 2

OVERVIEW & PURPOSE

  1. Students learn more names for clothing items (footwear and accessories)
  2. Students get practice with the singular and plural forms of the words
  3. Students get practice describing the clothing items by using color words

VOCABULARY

  • Shoe
  • Shoes
  • Boots
  • Brown Boots
  • Green Boots
  • Socks
  • A Sock
  • Glove
  • Gloves
  • Red Gloves
  • Scarf
  • This Is A Scarf
  • A Red Scarf
  • Glasses
  • Pink Glasses

PROCEDURE

  1. Students watch a video reviewing some clothing items from the previous lesson and introducing new clothing items (footwear and accessories)
  2. Students listen to a song about clothing
  3. Students listen to an audiobook about clothing
  4. Students complete a vocabulary based game activity
  5. Students take a short test

End of Level 1

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