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978-0-521-21927-3 Super Minds Level 3


Melanie Williams With Herbert Puchta Gnter Gerngross and Peter Lewis-Jones
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Contents
Map of the course iv

Introduction
About Super Minds vii
Super Minds 3 components viii
Tour of a unit x
Teaching with Super Minds 3
Encouraging uency xiii
Encouraging writing xiv
Assessment xiv
Using the Super Minds songs xv
Using The Explorers stories xv
Involving parents xv

Teaching notes
Meet The Explorers T4

Our school T10

The picnic T22

Daily tasks T34

Around town T46

Under the sea T58

Gadgets T70

In the hospital T82

Around the world T9 4

Holiday plans T106

Tapescript T118

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Melanie Williams With Herbert Puchta Gnter Gerngross and Peter Lewis-Jones
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Map of the course


Meet The Explorers (pages 49)
Vocabulary Grammar Story and value
Phonics
Revision of Im good at (playing The old book
numbers: football). Courage
21100 Im not good at Short vowel
upstairs, cellar, (climbing trees). sounds
downstairs Mike is Toms uncle.
Song: The Explorers
Our school (pages 1021)
Vocabulary Grammar Story Skills and value Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
School subjects: I like listening to Getting help Reading Johnnys Decoding a Music: Musical
Art, English, (music). Letter names story puzzle instruments
Geography, He loves / doesnt Reading for detail Sequencing Project: Make
Music, I.T., like learning about Listening for detail Problem some maracas
History, Maths, (Science). LE solving
Science, P.E. You have to wear Appreciating
(school uniform). different ways of
thinking
Song: Let me tell you a secret Creativity Revision
The picnic (pages 2233)
Vocabulary Grammar Story and value Skills Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Food: apple Is there any (cheese)? The golden Listening for Finding Science: Food
juice, cheese, There isnt any (cheese). apple detail LE relevant chain and
lemonade, There is some (cheese). Perseverance Speaking to information habitats
salad, Are there any (oranges)? The sounds /I/ exchange Logical Project:
rolls, soup, There arent any and /aI/ information thinking Choose a
vegetables, (oranges). Reading and habitat and
water There are some listening for make a food
(oranges). specific information chain
Shall we make some Writing about
(soup)? How about habits
some (tea)?
Song: A picnic Creativity Revision
Daily tasks (pages 3445)
Vocabulary Grammar Story Skills and value Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Daily tasks: Its (eight) oclock. Tidying up Reading Arnold Reflecting Environmental
wash up, tidy Its half past (eight). The letter and the robot on ones Studies: Saving
up, sweep the Its quarter past / to sounds v and f Reading and habits water
floor, cook, (eight). listening for specific Sequencing Project:
feed the dog, Amy always / usually information Analysing How much
dry the dishes, / sometimes / never Telling a story data and water does a
do the shopping, (washes up after Writing a story making dripping tap
take the dog for dinner). Learning deductions waste?
a walk responsibility
Song: What a busy day Creativity Revision

iv Map of the course

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Around town (pages 4657)


Vocabulary Grammar Story and value Skills Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Towns: map, Its opposite the Up high Reading for Drawing Geography:
bank, bus (park). Lateral thinking specific conclusions Directions
station, Its near the (library). The sounds /:/ information LE Matching Project: Make
tower, library, Its above the (bus and /r/ Listening for Developing a compass
market square, station). specific sense of
sports centre, Its below the (tower). information LE direction
supermarket Im going to (the Speaking to Drawing
shop) to buy (some exchange analogies
bread). information
Writing a
description
Song: Lost in town Creativity Revision

Under the sea (pages 5869)


Vocabulary Grammar Story Skills and value Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Sea creatures: The great auks were / The trap Reading What Remembering Art and
seahorse, werent (sea birds). The letter Christine found details Maths:
dolphin, seal, Their food was / wasnt sounds s and sh Reading Comparing Pattern and
shell, octopus, (fish). for specific details in texts symmetry
anchor, Were you (in the sea), information and audio with Project:
starfish, turtle Sue? No, I wasnt. Listening for images Make a
Was Tim (on the detail LE Recognising symmetrical
beach)? Yes, he was. Telling a story patterns fish
Writing a story Application
Caring for nature and transfer of
knowledge
Song: Fish, fish everywhere Creativity Revision
Gadgets (pages 7081)
Vocabulary Grammar Story and value Skills Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Technology: The (DX24) is bigger / The cave Comparing two Making Maths and
games console, more expensive than Being pictures deductions History:
electric fan, the(DX32). resourceful Writing a short Numerical Numbers
walkie-talkie, The (Airbus A380) is the Long vowel text awareness Project:
electric biggest (plane) in the sounds Describing a Logical and Think of
toothbrush, (world). picture mathematical a number
CD player, torch, The (Baldacchino Listening for thinking sequence
mobile phone, Supreme) is the most specific
lift, laptop, expensive (bed) in the information LE
mp3 player world. Writing a
dialogue
Reading
for detail LE
Song: My bike is bigger Creativity Revision

Map of
Introduction
the course v

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In the hospital (pages 8293)


Vocabulary Grammar Story Skills and value Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Health: jump jumped, At the hospital Reading Sophia Decoding and Science:
doctor, nurse, shout shouted, Caring for saves the day sequencing Fever
cold, cough, land landed, people who Reading and Spotting details Project:
headache, look at looked at, are ill listening in a narrative Make a
toothache, wake up woke up, -ed endings for specific Developing thermometer
earache, feel felt, have had, information story analogies
stomach-ache go went, give gave, Reading for
say said detail LE
Writing a story
Keeping busy by
helping others
Song: What a week Creativity Revision
Around the world (pages 94105)
Vocabulary Grammar Story and value Skills Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Countries: We went to the (beach), The final letters Reading Thinking about Art: Origami
Mexico, Spain, but we didnt go Showing interest for specific possible lexical Project:
Argentina, (swimming). in other cultures information LE relationships Make an
Egypt, Chile, We played basketball, The sounds /i:/ Listening Imagining Origami
China, Turkey, but we didnt play and /I/ for specific Visual spatial butterfly
Brazil, Australia, football. information LE thinking,
India Did you go shopping? Exchanging recognising
Yes, I did. / No, I didnt. information shapes
When did you get Writing an
home? Yesterday. account
Song: All my friends are far away Creativity Revision
Holiday plans (pages 106117)
Vocabulary Grammar Story Skills and value Thinking skills English for
Phonics school
Weather: Im going to play in the The treasure Reading Holidays Prediction Geography:
thunderstorm, garden all day. Changing ones with Grandma Logical Seasons and
lightning, Its (not) going to be perception Reading and thinking hemispheres
rain(y), wind(y), rainy on (Tuesday). The sound /:r/ listening Project:
cloud(y), fog(gy), Are you going to (cook for specific Seasons
umbrella, pizza)? information around the
raincoat, boots Yes, I am. / No, I dont Talking about world
like cooking. pictures LE
Writing
about differences
Changing
perceptions
Song: A super holiday Creativity Revision

vi Introduction
Map of the course

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