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1.- Look at these words and guess what the unit is about.

Earth: Tierra Planet: planeta Round: redondo Water: agua Land:tierra Air:aire Space:espacio To look: mirar Atmosphere: atmsfera Hydrosphere: hidrosfera

Geosphere: geosfera Crust: corteza Mantle: manto Nucleus: ncleo Rocks: rocas Metals: metales Movement: movimiento To move: mover Rotation: rotacin Imaginary: imaginario

Axis: eje To complete: completar Cause: causa Day: da Night: noche Revolution: revolucin Sun: sol Wee k:seman a Month: mes Seasons: estaciones

Spring: primavera Summer: verano Autumn: otoo Winter: invierno To save: salvar, ahorrar To Keep: mantener, cuidar To clean: limpiar To cut down: cortar Plant:planta To waste: desperdiciar, malgastar

To recycle: reciclar To pollute: contamina r January: Enero February: Febrero March: Marzo April: Abril May: Mayo June: Junio July: Julio

September: septiembre October: octubre November: noviembre December: diciembre To reuse: reutilizar To reduce: reducir To turn off: apagar Paper: papel Glass: cristal

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1.- Read and colour. Ocean Land Land: Brown Seas and oceans: Dark blue Atmosphere: Light blue

Atmosphere 2. Read and match. Geosphere Hydrosphere Atmosphere the liquid part of the Earth. It is composed of water. the air that we breathe. It is the gaseous part of the Earth. the solid part of the Earth that is composed of rocks.

3. Write the parts of the geosphere.

___________________ crust ___________________ nucleus

___________________ mantle

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4. Listen and complete. The Earth is a big round ball. There are a lot of interesting things on the earth. The sun shines, the wind blows, the rain falls on it. We see the sky and the see, air and water, trees and grass on the earth. A lot of beautiful flowers grow in the fields and gardens. Different birds and animals live in the forest. But nothing can live without sunlight. The sun is like a lamp that gives light, and it is also like a fire that gives warmth. But animals, trees and plants cannot grow and live without air and water. The rain gives them water, the sun warms them and everything begins to grow. Water is the most wonderful thing on the earth. Some of the water is in rivers and lakes, some in seas and oceans. The water in rivers and lakes is fresh, and in seas and oceans the water is salty. The earth is full of wonders. 5. Listen and write. 1. Geosphere 2. Hydrosphere 3. Rotation 4. Blue 5. Revolution 6. Atmosphere 6. Help the scientist. What is the movement of the Earth?

The Earth is moving around the Sun

___________________ Revolution

The Earth is moving around its own axis

Rotation
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7. Find the words and write a sentence with each one. A G H J U K K B L A N D I B T K A G R A R I A I J I S W M P G E O S P H E R E G U U O S G O A H J K W L O P M R S X Z S N R O T A T I O N N P W E R T Y Y U T E S E R T H Y D R O S P H E R E J A R E B C O A S T A R M N B N Y R C V C X B G F D R G H E N E D R E V O L U T I O N R T Example: The Atmosphere is the gaseous layer of the Earth. 1. Hydrosphere is the liquid part of the Earth. 2. Geosphere is the solid part of the Earth. 3. Rotation is the movement of the Earth around its own axis. 4. Revolution is the movement of the Earth around the sun. 5. There is water in seas, rivers and oceans. 6. Air is the gas that we breathe. 7. The Earth is composed of land, air and water. 8. Read and complete the following sentences. 1. A year is the time that the Earth takes to revolve around the sun. 2. A day is the time that the Earth takes to rotate around its own axis. 3. We have seasons because the Earths inclination is tilted and it always points the same way when the Earth revolves around the Sun. That is to say, the revolution movement and the inclination of the Earth are responsible for seasons. 4. We have day and night because of the rotation movement. 5. The rotation movement is also responsible for the time difference in different parts of the world. 6. We have a leap year every four years because the Earth doesnt take exactly 365 days to revolve around the Sun; it takes a quarter of a day more than that. 7. Winter and summer take place at different times of the year in the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

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9. Choose, read and say. Who am I? Im a movement of the Earth that causes the seasons. Who am I? Revolution Im the part that faces the Sun and I have light. Who am I? Day Im the most internal layer of the Earth. Who am I? Nucleus Im the movement of the Earth that produces day and night. Who am I? Rotation Im the liquid part of the Earth that it is composed of water. Who am I? Hydrosphere Im the gaseous part of the Earth and the air that human beings breathe. Who am I? Atmosphere Im the source of light and heat. Who am I? Sun Im the solid part of the Earth composed of rocks. Who am I? Geosphere

10. Listen and tick the correct answer. 1 2

Revolution

Hydrosphere

Day

Earth

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12. What season is it? Write.

spring

summer

autumn

summer

spring

winter

13.- Read and complete. Find the four seasons. This season begins on the 23rd of September and ends on the 22nd of December. It is Autumn. This season begins on the 21st of March and ends on the 21st of June. It is Spring. This season begins on the 22nd of December and ends on the 21st of March. It is Winter. This season begins on the 21st of June and ends on the 23rd of September. It is Summer. A U T U M N L L D M A J N M O O G W D W J N S P N I F E K F P I J N G D L G R B K T J S W R I F L E U G Z E N G L R Y H X X G T O C T P V S L C H S U M M E R D

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14. Complete the diagram and colour. Write the months and the seasons.

NOVEMBER, OCTOBER

JANUARY , FEBRUARY

AUTUMN

WINTER

SUMMER AUGUST, JULY

SPRING APRIL, MAY

15. Do this crossword about the days of the week. a The 6th day of the week is Saturday. b The 4th day is Thursday. c The 3rd day is Wednesday. d The 1st day is Monday. e The 5th day is Friday. f The 2nd day is Tuesday. 16. Add the correct word: before / after Wednesday is after Tuesday Saturday is after Friday Tuesday is after Monday Friday is after Thursday Monday is after Sunday Sunday before Monday

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17. Add the correct word: tomorrow / yesterday Today is Friday yesterday was Thursday Today is Tuesday, yesterday was Monday. Today is Thursday, tomorrow will be Friday. Today is Wednesday, yesterday was Tuesday. Today is Monday, tomorrow will be Tuesday. Today is Sunday, yesterday was Saturday. Today is Saturday, tomorrow will be Sunday. 18. Listen and write the month of the year. 1. SEPTEMBER 4. NOVEMBER 7. DECEMBER 2. MARCH 5. JANUARY 8. JULY 3. FEBRUARY 6. JUNE 9. OCTOBER

19. Answer these questions. Free answers 20. Find out and write! When are these festivals? Thanksgiving day is in November. Christmas day is on 25th December. St Patricks day is on 17th March. Halloween is on 31st October. Valentines day is on 14th February . New Yearsday is on 1st January. USAs Independence day 4th July. 21. Read and answer. What does recycling mean? It means taking materials from products you have finished using and making new products with them. What are the advantages of recycling? The advantages are that making new things from recycled ones takes less money, less energy, and less of the Earths resources. Because less energy is used, factories dont pollute so much. What types of papers can we recycle? Newspapers, magazines, cards, forms, blank papers, Cartons, Torn pieces of paper, paper towels, cardboard, egg cartons, photocopies, envelopes and boxes in general. What are the four types of containers? There are four coloured containers specially made for recycling. Blue container, green container ,yellow container and Grey container. What is the blue container for? And the green one? The blue container is used for paper and the green one is for glass. What can we do apart from recycling to make the world a better place? We can make a habit of reducing, reusing and recycling.

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22. Colour the containers. Write the name of each picture bellow the container where you should throw it.

Paper

Plastic

Glass

23. Listen. Repeat and learn the rhyme.

_________________ Box Photocopies _________________ Newspaper Envelope _________________ Magazine Egg carton _________________ Carton bag Card _________________

_________________ Water bottle Squirt bottle _________________ Detergent bottle Apple juice bottle _________________ Cans _________________ _________________

_________________ Fish tank Wine bottle _________________ Glass Tea pot _________________ _________________ _________________

Recycling rhyme By Miguel A. Cabo To live better, recycle paper, To live free, dont harm trees, To feel fantastic, recycle plastic, To feel good, dont pollute, To be excited you have to recycle Save the Earth, Save the Earth Because its your future, and your friends too!.

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25. Solve this crossword. S E A T M O S P H E R E S O N S

E A R T H

W I N T E R

H U O G E O S P H E R E A C

Y R O T A T I O N

D Y O

R E C Y C L E

J A N U A R Y

R E V O L U T I O N

ACROSS

DOWN 2. ATMOSPHERE 3. WINTER 4. RECYCLE 5. REVOLUTION 8. EARTH 9. ROTATION 11. GEOSPHERE 12. JANUARY

1. SEASONS 6. HYDROSPHERE 7. MAY 10. OCTOBER 13. SUN 14. NUCLEUS

26. Put the words in order to make true sentences. Geosphere is the solid part of the Earth. The atmosphere is the air that we breathe. The Earth moves around the Sun. Rotation movement causes the day and night. The Earth takes a year in complete a revolution. The sun is the source of heat and light.

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27. Listen and say: I agree or I disagree 1. We cannot do anything to help the Earth. I disagree 2. We have to turn off the lights when we are in a room. I disagree 3. We have to turn off the water when we brush our teeth. I agree 4. We have to cut down trees to build many wood houses. I disagree 5. We have to have a short shower not a bath. I agree 6. We have to separate our garbage and recycle. I agree 7. We have to use both sides of papers when we write or print. I agree 8. We have to help the Earth. I agree LISTENINGS ACTIVITY 4. Listen and complete. The Earth is a big round ball. There are a lot of interesting things on the earth. The sun shines, the wind blows, the rain falls on it. We see the sky and the sea, air and water, trees and grass on the earth. A lot of beautiful flowers grow in the fields and gardens. Different birds and animals live in the forest. But nothing can live without sunlight. The sun is like a lamp that gives light, and it is also like a fire that gives warmth. But animals, trees and plants cannot grow and live without air and water. The rain gives them water, the sun warms them and everything begins to grow. Water is the most wonderful thing on the Earth. Some of the water is in rivers and lakes, some in seas and oceans. The water in rivers and lakes is fresh, and in seas and oceans the water is salty. The earth is full of wonders. ACTIVITY 5. Listen and write. 1. It is the solid part of the Earth that is composed of rocks. Geosphere 2. It is the liquid part of the Earth composed of water (seas, oceasns, rivers) Hydrosphere 3. The movement of the Earth around its own imaginary axis. Rotation 4. The colour that the Earth looks from the space. Blue 5. The Earth takes 365 days in completing this movement. Revolution 6. The layer of air that we breathe. Atmosphere ACTIVITY 18. Listen and write the month of the year. 1. The school starts in this month. September 2. It is the month before April. March 3. It is the second month of the year. February 4. It is between October and December. November
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5. It is the first month of the year. January 6. The summer starts in this month. June 7. Christmas comes in this month. December 8. This month is one month before August. July 9. In this month we celebrate Halloween. October ACTIVITY 23. Listen, say and learn this rhyme. Recycling rhyme By Miguel A. Cabo To live better, recycle paper, To live free, dont harm trees, To feel fantastic, recycle plastic, To feel good, dont pollute, To be excited you have to recycling Savethe Earth, save the Earth Because is your future and your friends. ACTIVITY 27. Listen and say: I agree or I disagree 9. We cannot do anything to help the Earth. I disagree 10. We have to turn off the lights when we are in a room. I disagree 11. We have to turn off the water when we brush our teeth. I agree 12. We have to cut down trees to build many wood houses. I disagree 13. We have to have a short shower not a bath. I agree 14. We have to separate our garbage and recycle. I agree 15. We have to use both sides of papers when we write or print. I agree 16. We have to help the Earth. I agree

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