ДНІПРОПЕТРОВСЬКА ОБЛАСНА ДЕРЖАВНА АДМІНІСТРАЦІЯ
ДЕПАРТАМЕНТ ОСВІТИ І НАУКИ
ВАСИЛЬКІВСЬКОЇ РАЙОННОЇ ДЕРЖАВНОЇ АДМІНІСТРАЦІЇ
ГРИГОРІВСЬКИЙ НАВЧАЛЬНО-ВИХОВНИЙ КОМПЛЕКС
«загальноосвітній навчальний заклад – дошкільний навчальний заклад»
Інтегрований урок- проект
вчитель англійської мови
Topic: Flowers in Ukrainian Chaplet. Project Work.
Objectives: to introduce girls with chaplet twining traditions;
to learn the names of flowers and their symbolic meanings;
to develop pupils’ reading skills and creativity;
to enlarge pupils’ knowledge about Ukrainian cultural traditions.
Level-intermediate, 10-12 years old
Type of lesson: integration lesson with Botany and Ukrainian traditions
Vocabulary: to twine, chaplet, steadfastness, faith, devotion, milfoil, immortelle, hop, hop-bine, periwinkle, hollyhock, camomile, bachelor’s button, sorrow.
Grammar: Present Simple, Present and Past Simple Passive.
T. Do you wear a Ukrainian chaplet? What do you know about it? What flowers are twined in it? Look at the blackboard. You can see the pictures of the Ukrainian flowers. Can you guess them? Can you see them in our streets and in the park?
Read the information about the flowers that comprise the chaplet.
The best place in chaplet belongs to milfoil.
The wind flies away its seeds and wherever they grow
they always are in bloom. That’s why people twined it as a symbol
Snowball tree is the symbol of native land and girl’s beauty.
Apple and cherry blossom is the mother’s love and devotion.
Immortelle always gives health.
Hop means cleverness. Hop- bines are twined between flowers.
Periwinkle is life and immortality.
Hollyhock, peony means faith, hope and love.
The flower of poppy is the symbol of sorrow and sadness. They
were twined to the chaplet only by those girls whose relative died
defending their native land.
T. Let’s practice with new words and match the names of the flowers with pictures.
T. And now tell what flowers you have in your chaplets and describe them.
II. Project Work
T. Let’s go to the park and pick up flowers for the chaplets. What flowers do you see here?
T. Now girls, you have gathered a lot of flowers, so you can twine chaplets.
Use the information from the text and design your own chaplet.
II. Topic. How to wear a chaplet
Objectives: to develop pupils’ reading and analyzing skills based on the topical vocabulary, to enlarge pupils’ knowledge about Ukrainian cultural traditions
Read the text and complete the sentences with the words from the box.
The girls began ____ chaplets at the age of three. The first chaplet was twined by her _____. There were periwinkles, forget-me-nots, marigolds, ______in it. They said that every flower treated a ____. Periwinkles treated from _______, forget-me-not and periwinkle developed eyesight, and camomile calmed child’s heart.
When a girl was four years old immortelle and _____ leaves were added to the chaplet.
Poppy and _______were twined in the chaplet when the girl was six years old. Poppy gave her _____ sleep and clear thought, and bachelor’s button
helped to see things clearly.
At the age of seven the girl’s chaplet had ____ flowers. There was a _______ in the middle of it, then forget- me- nots, lubystok, periwinkles or marigolds, immortelle and apple blossom.
The orphaned girls wore poppy ______. The girl who is going to marry put on a periwinkle chaplet.
The girls wore them only on ______. It was not only a decoration, but guard too. There were 12 ______in the chaplet of a grown - up girl.
Project Work. Use the information from the text and
Design the chaplet for the 12th years girl.
Read the text and use the information in your project work.
A chaplet was decorated by colour ribbons. There were 21 ribbons in it. Every ribbon had its symbolic meaning. For example, a brown ribbon is a symbol of the sun, a light-green ribbon is a symbol of beauty and youth, a blue ribbon is a symbol of the sky and water, an orange ribbon is a symbol of bread, a purple is a symbol of wise, raspberry colour is a symbol of health, a pink colour is a symbol of wealth and harvest.
A brown ribbon is tied in the middle. The next ribbons are tied on both sides from the brown one. Yellow ribbons come the first, then light-green and blue.
There was a white ribbon too. The sky was embroidered on the left end and the moon on the right one.
People believed in magic power of the ribbons. They were sure of their protection from bad eye. That’s why the ribbons were a little longer than a braid to hide it.
IV. Make a poster about your Granny:
- look through the old family album and find some photo of your Granny;
- ask her some questions about a chaplet.
2. Stick a photo (or draw a picture of your Granny) and write a story about her.
3. Display your poster in the class.