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Treasure Adventure
Phonics "ure" song

Target English: phonics "ure" sound + pirate words
Target grade: Kindergarten to Junior High school 1

This song is in the Teacher's Set
And in the new curriculum Level.

I wrote this song to illustrate the phonics "ure" sound for the Genki Phonics Course
But it also works as a great stand alone class for learning lots of pirate words!

In the software there are digital flashcards and VIP Members can get the printable A4 Picture Cards below:

and mini cards & dice!

Snakes & Ladders Game (What's this?)

Islands Game (What's this?)

There's also a Pirate Mask in the VIP Members' Halloween Mask Pack (You can find more on the Trick or Treat page!) and the Pirate Imagination Worksheet in the Imagination Worksheets Pack (Page 51)

If you're not a member yet, just buy the Download Pack today and you'll be a VIP too!

How to teach

1. Simply mime out gestures for each word as you sing it!

It's my pleasure
To show a picture
Of my treasure

There's a pirate
And a hat
There's a parrot
And a map

It's my pleasure
To show a picture
Of my treasure

There's a ship
And an island
There's a shark

... (watch the video above to see the rest!)

Then get the kids to present their own Treasure Adventure.
See the video below for how this really helps with kids who are shy!

Readers' Games

1. Use the "Where is Baby Monkey?" Posters (from the "Where are you from?" topic)
2. Cut them out and spread them on the table.
3. Now one kid says "It's my pleasure to show a picture of Baby Monkey's trip to New York(etc)" and the other kids have to slap the NY card.

We can use it with any topic actually:
"It's my pleasure to show a picture of my future dream: I want to be a doctor" and the kids hunt for the correct card.etc.etc.

- from Margit


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