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Презентация по английскому языку на тему "Holidays in English-speaking countries" для 5 класса

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Match the names of the holidays with the dates
 «Halloween» «Thanksgiving Day»
Read the text and fill in the web (заполните спайдограмму). 		Halloween In Am...
Read the text and fill in the web (заполните спайдограмму). Thanksgiving Day...
Hello! Hi! Do you have a favourite holiday? Yes, I do. My favourite holiday i...
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Read the text and fill in the web (заполните спайдограмму). Halloween In America people celebrate Halloween on the 31st of October. Children dress up as black cats, skeletons, goblins, witches and monsters. They make jack-o-lanterns. So the traditional colours of Halloween are black, orange and yellow. Children usually say ‘trick or treat’ («угощенье или шутка») to their neighbours. It means that the people, who live next door, can give the boys and girls money, fruit or sweets or children can play a joke on them (над ними шутят). Children like this holiday - they play different party games and have a lot of fun together. country Halloween date costumes activities colours

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Read the text and fill in the web (заполните спайдограмму). Thanksgiving Day Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day every year, on the fourth Thursday in November. Early settlers in America couldn’t find enough food to eat and many of them died [daid] in the first winter. The Native [ neitiv] Americans helped people to grow vegetables and next year they had enough food to eat. Today Americans remember those difficult times and have family festive (праздничный) dinner with a roast turkey and a pumpkin pie. It is a national holiday and schools and offices are closed. Families get together, put on fancy dresses and costumes (маскарадные костюмы) and have parades with balloons and jokes. Thanksgiving Day date country costumes activities special food

№ слайда 8 Hello! Hi! Do you have a favourite holiday? Yes, I do. My favourite holiday i
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Hello! Hi! Do you have a favourite holiday? Yes, I do. My favourite holiday is … Christmas, New Year, Easter St.Valentine’s Day Halloween When is it celebrated? It is celebrated in … Winter Spring Summer Autumn What presents do you give to your friends? I give… - greeting cards - chocolate - candies …

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Урок английского языка в 5-б классе по теме "Holidays in English-speaking Coutries"   Ходурока. I.ОНУ

a) Greeting

T: Good morning, dear boys and girls. I am glad to see you. 

Don’t say ‘No’ and, please, say ‘Yes!’

Are you fine? (all together: ‘Yes’)

 Are you fine, Masha? (- Yes, I am)

 How are you, Gleb? (- Fine, thank you)

And you, Kate? (I’m fine, too) 

T: Great! Sit down, please. Let’s start our lesson.

b) Doing the puzzle

T: Well, friends, to begin with, have a look at the blackboard, please. Here is a puzzle for you to do. Name all the words in the pictures, take only the first letter of each word and you will read the topic of today’s lesson. For example, a hat – letter ‘h’ ….. (вывешивается буква h на скотч или на магнит).











T: So, what key word have we got? Right. … (‘Holidays’). I am sure you know much about holidays because we have already read some information about celebrations in different countries of the world. Today we shall revise some material and speak about some other popular holidays. I hope you will learn something interesting about well-known holidays in Great Britain and the USA.


c) Answering teacher’s questions 

Answer my questions:

– By the way, do you like holidays? (– Yes, I do)

– What holidays do you know? (either in Russia or in America or England)

Ps: Harvest Day, Christmas, New Year’s day, Victory Day, Mother’s Day, St Valentine’s Day, Birthday… T: Yes, why not? It’s the day when you were born and your parents were very happy. It’s really a holiday in every family.

– Which is your favourite holiday? (My favourite holiday is New Year’s Day. And what about you? Which holiday do you like most of all?) 

II. Follow-up activities

a) Matching

Учащимся раздаются карточки – соотнести названия праздников с датой

T: Now, friends, look at the cards, please. Will you read the task? (в карточке первый пример соединен, чтобы было понятно детям, что делать) Matchthenamesoftheholidayswiththedates. Take your pencils or pens and do the task.I give you half a minute. ….. Ready? Let’s check. (для проверки СЛАЙД 2)




  1. New Year’s Day
  2. St. Valentine’s Day
  3. April Fool’s Day
  4. Easter
  5. Independence Day
  6. Hallowe’en
  7. Thanksgiving Day
  8. Christmas Day


    1. January 1st
    2. February 14th
    3. late March or early April
    4. April 1st
    5. December 25th
    6. July, 4th
    7. October 31st
    8. November, forth Thursday



b) A Guessing Game ( the riddles about some holidays)

T: Well, children, I am sure you already know something about these popular holidays, now listen to me attentively and give the name of the holiday which I describe - отгадайтемоизагадку.

1.                 The traditional colours of this holiday are orange, black and yellow. Children dress up in costumes of skeletons, goblins, black cats and spiders. There are many jack-o-lanterns in the streets when it is dark. (Halloween)

Ребята, а вы знаете, почему этот праздник так называется? Why do people call this holiday in such a way - ‘Halloween’? Does anybody know the history of this holiday? (Если учащиеся знают, то рассказывают, если нет, то учитель расширяет кругозор учащихся.)

*** Семантизация названия праздника (история возникновения)

T: Много лет назад люди верили, что 31 октября – особая ночь, когда нечистая сила – ведьмы, привидения, демоны кружатся в небе и могут накликать беду, надо было напугать их и откупиться какими-нибудь подарками. С тех пор и пошла традиция переодеваться в маскарадные костюмы злых духов и устраивать шествия по ночным улицам с зажженными свечами и фонарями.

А еще одна из версий названия праздника Halloween = Hello, winter! Как вы думаете, почему? Если дети молчат, то учитель поясняет, сопровождая свой рассказ цветными иллюстрациями, изображающими погоду поздней осенью (чтобы облегчить понимание иноязычной речи, не прибегая к русскому переводу): In October it’s cold, the weather is rainy and windy, sometimes it snows. The days are getting shorter, the nights are long and dark. = So soon after Halloween winter comes! Thus, Halloween = Hello, winter!

c)  What is a symbol of Halloween?  But how is it (a pumpkin) related to the title ‘Thanksgiving’? Any ideas, children?

Ps: Thanksgiving is a festival to celebrate the harvest. I think, people in America and Canada grow many pumpkins in their kitchen gardens.

T: You’re absolutely right. And people usually have some sweet pumpkin pie for dessert on Thanksgiving Day. And why is this holiday called Thanksgiving Day? What are the traditions?

*** Семантизация названия праздника

Thanksgiving Day – an unusual name for the holiday. Look here - thanks = thank you, what does it mean? (спасибо, благодарить кого-то), and to give – gave – given = давать, дарить. So, on this day the Americans say ‘thank you’ to every person around them, to those people whom they love very much. Учитель может прочитать стихотворение наизусть по-английски:

It’s time to show what we’re thankful for,

To our parents, teachers, friends and much more.

T: Thank you, children, that you are my pupils. Thank you that you love English, you are always very active at my classes and help me. Thank you for being kind and clever.


d) Reading and Comprehension Check - Jigsaw activities (обменинформацией по типу мозаики – information gap) – texts about Halloween and Thanksgiving Day (раздаточныйматериал)

T: Now, boys and girls, it’s time for reading. You will get some more information about the holidays in English-speaking countries. (Before reading the texts): But, please, look at the blackboard, there are some words here which will help you to understand the texts better. Repeat after me (слайд 4)



– Unknown words on the blackboard from the text ‘Halloween’

jack-o-lantern – показ игрушки – огонек-фонарик их тыквы

neighbours [ neib∂z] – контекст(e. g. Look here. Masha and Olga sit together. They are neighbours. Ira is Ann’s neighbour, they sit at the same desk, too.)

‘trick or treat’  перевод-толкование - «угощенье или шутка», показ корзинки с угощениями


from the text ‘Thanksgiving Day’

early settlers  перевод - первыепоселенцы

enough [i n∆f] = not much, not little (= достаточно)

died  the antonym of the word ‘was born’

Native [ neitiv] Americans коренныежители

festive dinner  all the members of the family are together at table and they have some special foods on the table, they cook something unusual for this dinner


Read the words once again, one by one. …., will you start, please?

Let’s translate these words.

T: Now, friends, I want you to work in 2 groups. This is the first group. And you will be the second group. In your copies you have the texts about different holidays. You must read your text and find the answers to fill in this web.  Is the task clear? I give you 7 minutes to do the task. One, two, off we go!

– Silent reading and filling in the web 

– Answering teacher’s questions

Well, friends, I hope you are through. It’s time to check your answers. Answer my questions, please. 

1.                 In what country was this holiday born?

2.                 When do people celebrate it?

3.                 Do people go to school or work on this holiday?

4.                 What costumes do people put on?

5.                 Why do children like this holiday? How do they celebrate this holiday? What do they do?

6.                 What are the special foods on the table?

7.                 What are the traditional colours of this holiday?

T:Great! Well-done job, friends. So, these are the most popular American holidays which are loved by children. I hope now you will be celebrating them with your friends, too.

е) And now, let’s make up your dialogues about your favourite holidays. You can see an example. ( слайд 7)

What have you learnt at our lesson? (ответыучащихся)

III. Rounding off

–Setting the homework for the next lesson

T: Now, children, will you open your day books and write down your homework for the next lesson .You see, you are to write down a short story about a celebration in Russia.Choose any holiday you like: name it, say when people celebrate it, some customs and traditions and special food of this holiday. Not less than 6-7 phrases. Is the homework clear?

- Your marks are…

– Saying ‘Good bye’

T: Well, thank you for your work, boys and girls. You were so active, clever and friendly today. Stand up, please. 

Good-bye, dear friends. Thanks a lot once again.







2.                  People called this holiday after the man who discovered America. His name was Christopher. What is this holiday? (Columbus Day) T: – I think, you know something about this man from your geography lessons, don’t you?

3.                  It is the most important holiday in our country. It is in spring. People have street parades in the day time and set off fireworks when it is dark. (Victory Day) T: – Sure, in 1945 Great Patriotic War ended. I guess that some of your great grandparents died defending our country. And now we’re happy to live in peace.

4.                  It’s a big festival in the USA and Canada to celebrate the harvest. The special foods on the table are a turkey, sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce. (Thanksgiving Day).


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