The learners develop and practise:

  • Listening and speaking skills

    − Action rhymes and songs, games

    − Listening to a story

    − Questions and discussion

  • Oral vocabulary and word recognition skills around the theme of “School”
  • Shared reading skills using the Big Book 2 Mbali goes to school
  • Writing skills – complete Activity Sheet 1 and 2: I am going to school
  • Integrated language skills (listening, speaking, reading, comprehension and writing)


  • Big Book (pdf to project via data projector) My School
  • Flashcards and Sentence cards (recycled cardboard)
  • Card board cut outs (recycled cardboard)
  • Audio recordings – songs and chants text, flashcards and sentence cards
  • Photocopies of Activity Sheet 1 & 2
  • Stationery

The materials can be downloaded below.

External links