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CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY

English

Gill Budgell and Kate Ruttle

LearnerĂ­ s Book


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Contents Introduction

1

Playing with friends 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

5 6 6 9 11 12 13 16 17 18 21 22 23

The Bike Race Check the story Retell the story Playing games Hide and Seek Check the story Retell the story What Can We Make? Check your understanding A robot Making a dragon Think about Bear, Hedgehog and Dragon stories 24 Unit 1 Review 25

2

Finding out and making 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Reading labels Writing labels Looking at signs Signs in capital letters Following instructions Checking the instructions Writing instructions Instructions in pictures with numbers 9 Instructions in recipes 10 Checking the instructions 11 Changing the text 12 Writing new instructions Unit 2 Review

26 26 28 29 31 32 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41

3

Rhyme time 1 Rhyme time 2 Number rhyme time 3 Funny rhymes 4 Silly rhymes 5 A rhyme that tells a story 6 Changing a rhyme Unit 3 Review

4 Joining-in stories 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Chicken Licken Checking the story Exploring the story Lizzie Locks Predicting the story Exploring the story The Runaway Chapati Finish and check the story What happens in the story Changing characters in traditional tales 11 The story setting 12 Changing the ending Unit 4 Review

5

Reading to find out 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Types of books Looking at contents pages Planning a contents page Exploring special words and pictures Reading a report Writing a report Looking at an index

42 42 43 45 46 48 50 52 54 54 58 59 61 64 65 67 70 72 73 74 75 76 78 78 80 82 83 84 85 86

Contents

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8 9 10 11 12

6

Looking at a glossary Writing word meanings Looking at a dictionary Reading an A to Z text Changing an A to Z text

Rhyme time 2 1 2 3

Make-believe stories 1 2 3 4 5 6

Tuning in to make-believe Looking at The Jigaree Change the rhyme Zoom to the Moon Check the story Thinking of imaginative responses 7 How to Catch a Star 8 Checking the story 9 Exploring the story 10 Toys in Space 11 Acting the story 12 Writing a make-believe story Unit 7 Review

8

Things that have happened 1 2 3 4 5

4

A week in the holidays Retelling events Writing a diary Our Healthy Week Checking the story

Writing a recount 130 Cloud Nine 131 Checking and retelling the story 134 9 Using connective words 135 10 Aman’s letter 136 11 Checking and changing the recount 138 12 Writing a recount 139 Unit 8 Review 140

96 96 97

Playing with language Hands up Reading themed poems and rhymes 98 4 Reading birthday rhymes 100 5 Bad Day, Good Day 101 6 Changing the rhyme 104 Unit 6 Review 105

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6 7 8

87 88 90 91 93

106 106 107 107 108 110 111 112 114 115 116 117 119 120

9

Poems and rhymes on a theme 1 2

Rhyme and repetition Looking at non-rhyming and descriptive poems 3 Looking at theme poems 4 Every Time I Climb a Tree 5 The Grass House 6 Writing an descriptive poem Unit 9 Review

Review and reference

142 142 143 144 146 148 150 151 XXX

Days of the week, Colours, Numbers, Sounds, Common words, Rhyming words, Punctuation Acknowledgements

122 122 123 124 126 128

Cambridge Primary English Stage 1 Learner’s Book

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Welcome to the Cambridge Primary English series, Stage 1. This Learner’s Book will take you through Stage 1 of the Cambridge Primary curriculum. It has nine units of lessons and activities to help you with: Speaking and listening skills Reading skills

In most units you will: • Talk about new ideas • Learn new words • Talk with your teacher and friends in your class about the topics • Act, sing, make things and play games • Read.

Writing skills

I’m a good reader!

Active skills The nine units teach different things. Three units are about fiction: • Playing with friends (Unit 1) • Joining-in stories (Unit 4) • Make-believe stories (Unit 7)

• Write (in your notebook or on paper, not in this book). You will work in different ways: • With your teacher and the whole class • With your teacher in a group • With a talk partner or in a group of friends • On your own (when you are ready). This friendly duck gives you tips and tells you what to do. The duck may ask you questions.

That’s me! I’m here to help!

Three units are about non-fiction: • Finding out and making (Unit 2) • Reading to find out (Unit 5) • Things that have happened (Unit 8)

The Tip box can give you quick easy tips on various skills.

Tip These tips give you handy hints as you work. Three units are about rhymes and poetry: • Rhyme time (Unit 3) • Rhyme time 2 (Unit 6)

On pages 152–158 you will find extra fun things to do.

• Poems and rhymes on a theme (Unit 9)

We hope you enjoy learning English with us! Gill Budgell and Kate Ruttle

Introduction

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1 Playing with friends 1

A

Look at these pictures of children racing.

We are in a swimming race.

We are in a bike race.

race

ride a bike

swim

We are in a running race.

run

Do you like to race? What do you get if you win a race?

B

Read this story. It is about three friends. They have a race.

Hedgehog

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Unit 1 Playing with friends

Bear

Dragon


The Bike Race

“Let’s ride to the big tree,” says Hedgehog. “Yes. Let’s have a race!” say Dragon and Bear.

“Get set ... GO!” says Hedgehog. Dragon and Bear go very fast. Session 1 The Bike Race

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I am winning!

“Wait for me!� says Hedgehog.

Dragon and Bear go very fast down a hill.

Hedgehog rolls into a ball. He rolls down the hill.

8

Unit 1 Playing with friends


“I am the winner!� cheers Hedgehog.

2

A

Read each question. Look at each picture. Say each answer then write it in your notebook.

1 Who is this?

2 Do Bear and Dragon go very fast?

3 Where are they racing to?

Session 2 Check the story

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B

Say what they are doing.

Dragon is riding his bike.

Tip Words to help you: running

C

sleeping

sitting

jumping

Choose an action word. Act it out. Can the class guess what you are doing?

He is reading.

10

Unit 1 Playing with friends


3

A

Look at the pictures of The Bike Race. Use the pictures to retell the story to a friend.

Let’s ride to the big tree. Let’s have a race.

1

2

3

5

6

B

4

Act out the story. Who will be Bear? Who will be Dragon? Who will be Hedgehog?

Session 3 Retell the story

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4

A

What games do you like to play?

B

Look at the pictures. Do you play these games?

Here I come!

Hide and seek

Tug of war

I can go faster than you.

Computer games

C 12

1, 2 3, pull!

Where shall I pin it? Pin it on

Draw or write about your favourite game.

Unit 1 Playing with friends


5

A

Read the story Hide and Seek It is a story about two friends. They play a game.

Hide and Seek

Hedgehog

Dragon

“Let’s play hide and seek,” says Hedgehog.

Dragon counts. Hedgehog hides. Session 5 Hide and Seek

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“Here I come!” says Dragon. “Where are you?”

Where are you?

Dragon looks under the boxes. 14

Unit 1 Playing with friends

Dragon looks in the boxes.


AAACCCHHHOOO!!

Dragon sneezes.

My turn now.

“There you are!” says Dragon. Session 5 Hide and Seek

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6

A

Read each question. Look at each picture. Say each answer then write it.

1

2

Who is this?

B

Does Dragon hide?

Where are they? Say each answer.

Tip Words to help you: under

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in

Unit 1 Playing with friends

on

3

Where is Hedgehog?


7

A

Look at the pictures of Hide and Seek. Use the pictures to retell the story to a friend.

1

2

3

6

7 4

B

5 Act out the story. Who will be Hedgehog? Who will be Dragon? Who will read the story?

Where in your classroom will Hedgehog hide?

Will you need any props?

Session 7 Retell the story

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8

A

I can make a game.

What can you make? Look at the pictures.

I can make a hat.

We can make a den.

I can make a model.

Tip This is a sentence.

I can make a hat. Say it and write it. Then write your own sentence. Begin with:

I can ...

B

Look at this book cover. Who is in this story? What do you think they make?

18

Unit 1 Playing with friends


C

Read this story.

What Can We Make? by John Prater

“What can we make?” says Bear. “Let’s make a robot,” says Hedgehog.

Hedgehog makes the robot’s body.

Bear makes the robot’s head. Hedgehog makes the robot’s arms.

Session 8 What Can We Make?

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Bear gets some paint. He paints the robot’s mouth.

“Hello,” says the robot. 20

Unit 1 Playing with friends

“It’s me!” says Hedgehog.


9

A

Read each question. Look at each picture. Say each answer then write it.

Can you think of a question about the story? See if a friend can answer your question.

1 Who is this?

2 What is Bear doing?

3 Where is Hedgehog?

B

Read the story again. Talk about what happens when they make the robot:

• • •

in the beginning in the middle at the end.

In the beginning they think of something to make. First they make ... Then they make ... Next they make ... At the end ...

Session 9 Check your understanding

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10

A

Do you know this game?

Dragon says: point to your …

If you hear this then do it. If you hear

Point to your …

then don’t.

Play the game!

B

Look at the parts of the robot. Point to and say each word. With your finger join each label to the right part of the robot.

C 22

eye

head

arm

mouth

leg

body

Now you draw a robot in your notebook. Label the parts.

Unit 1 Playing with friends


11

A

Let’s make a dragon.

I need boxes and ... What do you need?

Say and write what you need.

B

What do you do? Say what you do to make a dragon.

• • • • •

I make a body and then ...

Make a body. Make a head. Make some legs. Stick the bits on. Paint a face.

Write what you do. Session 11 Making a dragon

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12

A

B

Where do Bear, Hedgehog and Dragon like to play?

Where do you like to play? Say where you like to play. Write where you like to play.

24

Unit 1 Playing with friends

I like to play in the garden. Where do you like to play?


I like Hedgehog best because he tricks Bear and Dragon.

Unit review

A

Talk about Bear, Hedgehog and Dragon. Who do you like best? Why?

Which story about Bear, Hedgehog and Dragon do you like best? Why?

B

Read these common words.

the say

let’s

are

saying

what some

C

I like Hide and Seek best because it is funny.

get

come play

where

you I playing

yes

no

go

into

down to

am here

Write these sentences with capital letters and full stops or question marks. 1 can I play with you

4 are you in here

2 let’s get into the box

5 what are you playing

3 i am playing with you Unit 1 Review

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2 Finding out and making 1

A

Look at these things. They have labels.

Do your clothes have labels? Why?

Tip

Labels tell us what something is, or who it belongs to.

The names on these labels all have a capital letter. A name begins with a capital letter, like Petros, Malak, Chan and Ali.

B

Look at the picture at the top of the next page. It has labels. It tells us about the things in this classroom.

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Unit 2 Finding out and making


Find two things in this picture that need a label. Draw them in your notebook and write labels.

C

Read each question about labels. Look at each picture. Say each answer and then write it.

1 What is this?

2 Is this a label

for books?

3 Does the jug

have a label?

Session 1 Reading labels

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2

A

Can you label things in your classroom? Draw and write labels for three things.

door

B

window

book

desk

Look at this classroom display.

Talk with a friend about this picture. What else could you label? What words would you write? Draw two things from the picture in your notebook and label them.

28

chair

Unit 2 Finding out and making

I think we should label ...

board


3

A

Look at these pictures. They are signs.

Signs can tell us where to go.

Signs can tell us what to do.

Signs can tell us how someone is feeling.

Look again at the signs. Talk about what each one means.

B

Can you think of more signs like the ones above? Make a list or draw your signs in your notebook.

• •

Choose one of your signs to act out. Can the class guess your sign?

Session 3 Looking at signs

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C

Check the signs. 1

Is this a sign to a zoo?

This sign tells us ‌

Tip Signs may tell us where to go: 2

Is this telling you to wait?

This way to the zoo.

Signs may tell us what to do:

STOP!

3

Does this sign mean goodbye?

Signs may tell us how someone feels:

I feel surprised.

Say each answer and then write it.

30

Unit 2 Finding out and making

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