Lesson 4: My holiday translation

Pupils read a simple story about a summer holiday and demonstrate their understanding of the 'gist' of the text through answering questions

Learning Objectives

  • Reading a simple story about a summer holiday

  • Getting the 'gist' of a story

  • Showing comprehension of a story by answering questions.

Teacher Video: My holiday translation

Lesson Plan

Reading and understanding a simple story
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Reading Text
Vocabulary Support
Created by:
Simone Haughey,  
Languages specialist
Previously a generalist Primary teacher for 12 years, Simone now specialises in Languages. She is MFL Consultant and Languages Teacher at Robin Hood Primary. Her work with Mandarin Chinese led to the IoE Confucius Institute for Schools awarding her school with Confucius…
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