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A Trip to Town

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A Trip to Town


By the end of the activity pupils will be able to:

·     arrange pictures in correct sequences   

·     identify the “True or False” statements

Target Language:

Words with phoneme “ue” sentences statement

Time needed for preparation:

5 minutes

Time needed in class:

25 minutes


Year 1

Language Focus:


Activity Use:


Pupil Task:

Whole Class

Which learning institute:



Picture cards

Procedure before class:

1.        Make one copy of picture cards sheet for each pupil, enlarge the picture cards to make flashcards

Procedure in class:

1.       Distribute picture card to pupils. Talk about the picture with guidance.
2.       Get pupils to talk about the picture. Prompt them with questions.
-          What is the girl wearing?
-          What colour is the dress?
-          What do you see at the bus stop?
-          What is on the tree?
-          What is the girl holding?
3.       Get pupils to say to focus words, for example: blue, glue, true, queue.
4.       Teacher tell the story “A Trip to Town” while pupils listen.
5.       Display picture cards on the board.
6.       Get pupils to rearrange the pictures according to the story.
7.       Pupils retell the story with guidance.
8.       Distribute two cards -True, False- to each pupil.
9.       Read a statement. Pupils listen and lift a card to indicate whether the statement is true or false. Examples could be:
-          Sara wears a red dress.
-          She walks to town.
-          She passes the bus station.
-          Sara sees a bank.
-          Sara buys a bottle.
-          Sara buys glue.
10.    Read the correct statement aloud.


Follow Up:

In groups of three or four, pupils make a big book of the story “A trip to town”. 

Pupils can use any materials that are appropriate or related.


Display group work and shares with others groups.


For step number 3, the teacher can list out all the focus words and talk about the similarity of the words shown.

For more advanced students:

Step number 3: List out more words with phoneme “ue”.


Step number 9: Write a short paragraph of the story “A Trip to Town”.



Pupils make a big book of the story “A Trip to Town” and share the book with others groups.