Tras un intenso trabajo por parte de los alumnos y del profesorado aquí queda resumido lo acontecido en esa jornada inolvidable. El vídeo ha sido realizado por Lourdes (profesora de educación plástica y visual).
Agradecimientos a mis compañeros y por supuesto a mis alumnos de 1ºA y 1B.
This unit is included in the
curriculum of the subject “Biology and Geology” (3º ESO).
In this unit we will
introduce important concepts related to heath and disease that will provide important
and applicable knowledge about what happen inside our bodies when they are ill
and how we protect and fight against pathogens.
The main objectives are:
Define health and disease and types of diseases
depending on the agent that causes the disease.
Explain what agents cause infectious diseases and
how they are transmitted.
Know the different mechanisms of transmission.
Explain how organisms defend against infectious
Understand the function of vaccines and
Explain the influence of healthy habits in the
prevention of diseases.
In order to reach these
objectives I´ve divided the unit in four tasks
Task 1- Initial activity
where students have to discuss in pairs the vocabulary they know about the
unit. Then all together elaborate a brainstorm with the vocabulary related to
this unit and the correct pronunciation.
In 10 minutes students will discuss what they know about concepts related
to the topic. After that we´ll project a presentation where main concepts are
included- At the end of the presentation there is a video where students can
improve the listening skills. With this activity we´ll link with task 2.
Task 2- Listening activity
about the main factors that affect health and after that, associate each one
with a picture. (30 minutes)
After the video, student will work in pairs with an interactive test to
reinforce what they learnt.
We´ll finish this activity with an oral activity where students have to
associate a picture with some factors learned in the video.
Task 3- Read a text about
the different pathogenic organism and elaborate a table including the basic
information. After that, students have to complete some activities. (1 session –
Now is time to work with a text to improve listen and comprehension
skills. After reading the text, there´s some exercise to scaffold everything
Now it´s time to learnt in a funny way with an
interactive activity on line “shooting some key concepts.
Task - Elaborate a presentation about important diseases like Malaria, Cancer, Heart diseases, sexual transmission
diseases.(writing and oral exposition)
(3 sessions_ groups of four).