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  • Don’t go in the water! It’s a shark! 入っちゃダメ!サメがいる!

    Classroom Tip:
    This chant from Happy Valley Student Book 2, Unit 3, introduces popular sea creatures. After Storytime, watch the video and see if students can point to the animals in the book. Then play it again imitating the animals using gestures. After, sing the I See a Shark song, to help them remember the target [...]

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  • Let’s buy some vegetables! 野菜を買いましょう!

    教室でのヒント
     
    チューデントブック2のユニット10に出てくるこのチャントでは、よくスーパーで買う野菜を紹介します。ストーリータイムの後に動画を再生します。ジェスチャーを覚えて、もう一回やりましょう。このユニットは買い物のロールプレイに適していて、数字の復習にもなります。店員が「Do you like…?」とたずねて商品を紹介します。Yesと答えたら、「Three carrots, please」などと言ってその野菜を買います。玩具のお金を使って、1つ1ドルにします。店員が「Three dollars, please」と言います。最後に「Here you are」「Thank you」「You’re welcome」を使ってやり取りします。
     
    Classroom Tip:
     
    This chant from Happy Valley Student Book 2, Unit 10, introduces vegetables we often buy at the store. After Storytime, play this video. Learn the gestures with the gesture video, and do it again. This unit is a great one for doing a shopping roleplay [...]

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  • It’s a car! Let’s talk about vehicles! 乗り物の話をしましょう!

    Classroom Tip:
     
    This chant from Happy Valley Student Book 2, Unit 1, provides practice of vehicles with the language chunk It's a. After Storytime and the Vehicle Chant, do this chant and then do it again with gestures. After that, sing the “It's a Red Car” song from the Happy Valley 2 CD. Then, play a [...]

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  • Can You Chant Along With Happy Valley? ハッピーバレーと一緒にチャントできるかな?

    教室でのヒント
    スチューデントブック3ユニット4のこのチャントは、fly(飛ぶ)を含む良く使う動詞を紹介しています。ストーリータイムの後にチャントをして、もう一回ジェスチャーを加えてチャントをしましょう。子供は「できる」ことを見せるのが大好きです。タレントショーを行うチャンスです。すべての生徒が立ち上がる機会を得ることが出来ますよ。皆で「Can you run?」とききます。立っている生徒が「Yes」または「Yes, I can」と答え、できることを見せます。フラッシュカードを使ってアクションの順番をランダムにしたり、順番に並べたりして、子供たちが次に質問したいものを決めることが出来ますよ。「Can you fly?」ときかれると子供たちは皆大笑いしますが、たまに「Yes, In a Plane! 飛行機で」と答える生徒がいます。
     
    Classroom Tip:
    This chant from Happy Valley Student Book 3, Unit 4, introduces common verbs, including fly. After Storytime, do this chant and then do it again with gestures. Kids love to show what they can do. Make this a chance to have a talent show [...]

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  • Meet the Phonanimals! A cute animal character for every sound in the alphabet. フォナニマルに会おう!アルファベットの音1つ1つにかわいい動物のキャラクターがいますよ!

    Classroom Tip:
    This video is perfect to use in every class to warm students up for the Phonics portion of the class. It can be used every time or interchange it with the version of Kinka doing the gestures. Play either video, doing the gestures and singing along. Once finished, play a game focusing on all [...]

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Happy Valley is designed for kids as old as 6 or as young as 2 who come with a parent. The Student Book contains 10 Units, plus 5 review activities. Each Unit includes a story as told by the characters and narrator, chants and songs for all vocabulary, a simple dialogue to get kids talking in simple phrases and a variety of activities to do in class. The vocabulary is laid out in the order of the chants and songs, making it easy to follow along, sing and move. 4 activities are provided in each Unit, with lots of stickers, coloring and matching. In the back of the book there is an extra activity and song as well as a picture dictionary and the bus route for tracking students' attendance and target achievement. A sticker pack is attached to the back cover so nothing gets lost.


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