Thursday, May 10, 2018

TASKS 6TH YEAR. PROJECT: THE SILK

1st. Task: The life cycle of the silk worm:


  • Watch the videos: 
  1. LIFE CYCLE OF SILK MONTH FROM FIBRE TO FABRIC.  
  2. HOW SILK WORMS MAKE SILK.
                                  Silkworms: http://silk.astove.site/photo-of-life-cycle-silkworm/ 
                                                       
                                                      

  • In Class: Make a project about the life cycle of silk worm, including:
  1.  All the stages.
  2. How long do they take in each stage? (days or week).
  3. How long do they grow in each stage? (cms)
  4. How many leaves do they eat ? (number)
  5. How many eggs do they leave?
  6. How long do the eggs become in worms?
  7. Do a handycraft about it. 

2nd Task: HOW DO THEY MAKE THE SILK ?

  • In Class: Investigate the procedure for making the silk.
  1. How do the factories make the silk nowdays  ?
  2. What kind of clothes do they make?
  3. How much do they cost? (prices per kilogram; prices of different clothes: dress, shirts, kimono, sheet, etc)
  4. Where do they make the silk (countries)?
  5. How  did  the traditional silk farms make the silk? How long did they take?
  6. Make a fashion desgin based in silk:
  •  Draw a model.
  • Calculate  the price of production and the price of selling. 
  • Invent your logo for the mark.
  • Invent a slogan
Webs: silk prices

          Wikipedia. Seda

          Natural fibres

Buscador: Google o ecosia : Países productores de seda

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

TASKS FOR 5TH YEAR.

1st. Task: The life cycle of the silk worm:


  • Watch the videos LIFE CYCLE OF SILK MONTH FROM FIBRE TO FABRIC.  
                                             HOW SILK WORMS MAKE SILK.
                                          Silkworms: http://silk.astove.site/photo-of-life-cycle-silkworm/ 
                                                       
                                                        Life cycle: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/au-t2-s-1083-3-4-silkworm-life-cycle-writing-activity-sheet

                                                       Mulberry leaves:
 

  • In Class: Make a project about the life cycle of silk worm, including:
  1.  All the stages.
  2. How long do they take in each stage? (days or week).
  3. How long do they grow in each stage? (cms)
  4. How many leaves do they eat ? (number)
  5. How many eggs do they leave?
  6. How long do the eggs become in worms?
  7. Do a handycraft about it: 
  • LIFE CYCLE.
  • PROCEDURE FOR TAKING OFF THE SILK FROM THE COOCONS.
  • A MACHINE FOR SPINNING THE SILK FIBRES. 
  • COLLECT COOCONS AND MULBERRY LEAVES.
  • DESIGN A KIMONO MADE BY SILK.
  • SEW A PIECE OF SILK INTO A PURSE-


2nd Task: The Silk Route

                                                          The silk route: https://en.unesco.org/silkroad/about-silk-road
  • IN CLASS: MAKE A PROJECT ABOUT THE SILK ROUTE:
  1.  DRAW A MAP AND LINE THE ROUTE WITH THE MOST IMPORTANT COUNTRIES, CITIES, MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, DESERTS, SEAS AND OCEANS.
  2. DRAW A MAP WITH THE AREAS OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RELIGIONS AROUND THE SILK ROUTE.
  3. HOW MANY KILOMETRES DID IT TAKE?
  4. HOW LONG DID THEY TAKE TO DO THE ROUTE?
  5. HOW LONG DOES IT  TAKE NOWDAYS? DO AN INVESTIGATION ABOUTE THE FOLLOWING MEANS OF TRANSPORT: PLANE AND CARS FROM VENICE TO BEIJING.
  6. DO A BLOG CALLED TRAVELLING SILK ABOUT YOUR INVESTIGATIONS.


                                                                                      

                                                               
                                                            

Friday, April 27, 2018

Project: The SILK. Tasks and investigation.


TAREAS Y ACTIVIDADES.  TRABAJO EN GRUPOS DE 4. PRESENTACIONES DIGITALES. EXPOSICIONES ORALES. TEMPORALIZACIÓN: MES DE MAYO. 
  • Los trabajos deberán estar acabados antes del 20 de mayo.
  • Se presentarán en formato digital, pendrive, el lunes 21 de mayo en la clase de inglés.
  • Las exposiciones se realizarán del 22 al 31 de mayo.
  • Las tareas las irá poniendo el profesor para ser investigada en casa o en clase, pero se realizarán siempre en clase.
  • En la realización de las tareas que se hará en grupos de 4 alumnos o alumnas, habrá que utilizar el CLASSROOM LANGUAGE. 
EVALUACIÓN:
  • Trabajo y participación en grupo. Autoevaluación de los miembros del grupo.
  • Trabajo digital con un writing  adecuado al nivel (no diccionarios ni traductores, ni profesores/as particulares) y un buen uso de imágenes relacionadas.
  • Entre 10 y 20 diapositivas. (comprensension skills).
  • Uso del inglés del nivel (5º o 6ª) en la exposición oral a la clase. En las tareas se os indicará cuáles serán las grammar rules y el vocabulary  a emplear.
  • Interacción: Preguntas y respuestas en clase. 
  • Apoyo con material alternativo al digital ( no obligatorio). 
  • El trabajo que no se entregue en la fecha propuesta tendrá un 40% menos de nota final.

GOOD LUCK GUYS!


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Sunday, April 22, 2018

PROJECT: THE SILK

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

CHESS SET


Sunday, March 18, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

About Ireland


About Ireland

  • The capital city of Ireland is Dublin.
  • The Irish (Gaelic) word for Ireland is 'Eire.The Irish (Gaelic) language evolved from Celtic immigrants around 600 BC.
  • The first to bring the English language to Ireland were the Normans. English was adopted as the main language from the latter years of the eighteenth century on.
  • In 432 AD St. Patrick arrived to help convert the pagan Gaelic Kings to Christianity. Saint Patrick's Day (March 17th) is the national holiday of Ireland.
  • King Henry VIII (of England) declared himself King of Ireland in 1541 AD. He was the first English monarch to do this.
  • The Irish Parliament was granted legislative independence from England in 1782 AD
  • Ireland gained its independence in 1922.

  • The Irish flag has three vertical stripes in green, white and orange. The green represents the older Gaelic people, the orange represents the Protestants (under William of Orange) and the white represents the peace between the two groups.
  • The harp (clàrsach), and the small harp (cruit), were the main historical musical instruments of Ireland. Dances include jigs, reels, hornpipes and sets.
  • Legends and Irish tales are an essential part of the culture. Oral story telling is such an important part of tradition that in Gaelic Ireland, the poet was considered the guardian of knowledge.

  • It has 32 counties.
  • The largest county is Cork,
  • The smallest county is Louth
  • It has 4 provinces: Connaught, Ulster, Munster, Leinster
Some clarification:
There are two countries on the island of Ireland:
  • (1) The Republic of Ireland with the green, orange, white flag and it uses the Euro as currency.
  • (2) Northern Ireland which flies the Union Jack or the UK flag. They use British Pounds as currency because they are part of the UK.