Teacher's Notes: Dino and Sammy

With this story, you can introduce the topic of pets. Ask each student if they have a pet, and what kind. If they don't have a pet, ask what pet they want. Maybe they have more than one pet. Do the pets play together? Are they scared of the other animals? Ask questions about their pets - big or small? What color? Friendly or scared of people?

Pre-teach all the new words and phrases using as many examples and visual aids as you can. Tell stories about the words and about yourself. Engage the students with the words by asking them questions. For example:

What sport do you like best? What food do you like best? What animal do you like best? Do you have a lot of friends? Do you have a best friend? Who is your best friend?

Do you have a garden? Do you have flowers? Do you like to smell the flowers? What do you like to smell? What do you not like to smell? Do you like to play outside or inside? Does your pet live outside? Is your pet an outside pet or an inside pet?

What do you like to do for fun? Tell me if these are fun or not: Going to the dentist. Climbing a tree. Going to the park. Sleeping. Playing with your pet. Smelling a shoe.

New Words

pet best shoe run outside garden smell (I smell a flower, I smell soup) wait fun friend

Words to Review:
dog want play scared hide find Here he is. Here you are. happy


Match the words to the pictures: (Left-hand picture first, going across) pets, friend, run, happy, scared, outside, garden, smell, find.
Sentences: (Left-hand picture first, going across) 6, 5, 8, 2, 7, 4, 9, 1, 3.

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