Monday, December 20, 2010

Christmas traditions

Just a few days to Christmas!!!!

Click on the Christmas fairy and download a drag and drop exercise on Christmas traditions: I'm sorry you still have to unzip the files and allow blocked content in your browser... And I'm also sorry it's difficult to scroll up and down to see and drag pictures... It's the best I can do at the moment, I'm afraid..., but I'm learning, be patient!

Friday, December 17, 2010

Passwords 1 - 12 Crossword

Hello, everyone!  Before going to sleep, try this crossword:

You have to unzip the files first and remember to allow blocked content when you see the crossword.

Clare - the Witch

Sunday, December 12, 2010

The Grinch

Just a couple of weeks to Christmas!!!!!

Get into the Christmas mood watching a few scenes of our THE GRINCH!

The film (much longer than this extract!) was shot in December 2009 by the teachers of English of the four classes 5 of the Scuola Pizzigoni . Saronno - Italy: Angiola, Carla, Maria Teresa and Clare the Witch.
The actors and actresses are all students of class 5. They did a very good job!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Christmas is coming!!

Get ready learning Christmas carols, like The 12 Days of Christmas we’re learning at school!

Clicking here you can see John Denver, a famous American country music singer, singing the song with the Muppets:
Shrek gives you a different version of the song:

As my dear follower Lavik likes this song very much, I enclose also the lyrics of this song - click on Shrek's face:

Maybe you prefer this classic version of the carol:
or this:
Do you like these drawings? The pupils of Scuola Pizzigoni, Class 5, painted them with their art teachers - good job!
Sing along! But remember not to sing Shrek’s version at school!

 Clare – the Witch

A Christmas Carol quiz

Hello, everyone!
Do you like the film "A Christmas Carol"?
Click here and  watch the trailer of the film:

Now do the quiz carefully - I might ask you the answers in class! Click on Ebenezer's face. Remember to unzip the files and to allow blocked content when you see the quiz page.

Clare - the Witch

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Listening: dragons, faces and pets!

Hello, everybody!
It’s very cold outside, so sit down and do these games.
Listen to the description (and/or read it) and choose the described dragon:
Now listen to the description and guess the person it refers to: 
And finally find the described pet:

Let me know what you think of these games: are they difficult?


Clare – the Witch

Questions and Answers games

Hi, everyone!
      Last night I put words, commas, question marks and letters in my magic cauldron and I created these wonderful games for you to try!
Click on the cauldron, choose one of the games and play!

Clare - the Witch

Friday, December 3, 2010

Where are you from?

Hello, everyone!!!

Where are you from?  Where are your mum and dad from?

Who is your favourite football player? Where is he from?

Who is your favourite singer? Where is she from?

My favourite wizard is Albus Dumbledore, the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry: he's from England. 
The World
Let’s see if you can find oceans and continents of the world:

Find English speaking countries in the world:

Do you like flags? Click here and match countries and flags:
Now drag the landmarks to the country they belong to:

Enjoy yourself! Bye bye,

Clare – the Witch


Hello, everybody!!!

            On 25th September we had a big party at our school, Pizziregoliamoci !

We started the school year talking about RUBBISH in English!

Remember? The YELLOW PAPER BIN...



and the big PLASTIC bag.

We played these games on the Internet in class, now you can play at home:

Now listen to this nice song about the 3 R’s:

Don't forget what our hero, CAPTAIN ENVIRONMENT, says: REDUCE REUSE RECYCLE!

Enjoy yourself and…learn!

  Clare – the Witch