Term 2 Italian news

Welcome ( Benvenuti )  to Term 2, i hope you all had a relaxing break with your families.  Just a reminder that LANGUAGES ON LINE has many interactive activities and games to help students learn.  Students and parents are encouraged to visit this site, it is free and no log in is needed.

All Year 6 classes will be learning a poem about the months of the year and how many days are in each of the months.  Please encourage your child to practice at home, we will also be practising each week in class.  I have attached the poem so that you can practice with them.

Trenta giorni ha novembre,                    (30 days has November

Con aprile, giugno e settembre               with April, June and September

Di ventotto ce n’e` uno                              of 28 there is one

Tutti gli altri ne han trentuno.                All the rest have 31)

The Year 5 students will be listening to a story about Jake and the bean, (Giacco e il fagiolo).  They will continue to revise and build on their previous knowledge of colours, numbers and days of the week.  They will build on previous knowledge and write a description of themselves.

The Year 3 and 4 students will be listening to an imaginative story about a little captain. (Il piccolo capitano).  They will learn how to make a paper boat following Italian instructions. They will continue revising the language associated with greetings, numbers and colours. They will also learn about the seasons and the difference between Italy and Australia.

1ML, 1WM, 2MP, 2PL and 2HW will be starting their Italian lessons.  They will be revising what was learnt last year and learning about family members.  Students will listen to a story about a cat (Mangia, Mangia).

OMD, OTF and OJH will be introduced to Italian, students will be listening to a story about Pinocchio, (Ecco Pinocchio!) learn a counting song, a song about body parts and a good morning song.  We will also learn the language associated with greetings, numbers 1 -10 and learning some of the colours.

Signora Eleonora Schembri

Signora Elisa Mirenda