Thursday, 27 December 2012

Little Red Riding Hood (play)

A small group of my students and I decided to give a short version of the famous play as a Christmas gift to all those children in our local hospital:

My German teacher colleague also made some small cakes to give away:

Friday, 21 December 2012

The Family Song (kids singing)

This is a catchy show-and-sing song my youngest pupils have enjoyed these days.

The lyrics are:

Young or old, 
Happy or sad,
Brother and sisters,
Mum and dad.

We are family.
My brother, my sister,
My brother, my sister and me.

He's my father,
She's my mother,
She's my sister,
And he's my brother.

We are family.
My brother, my sister,
My brother, my sister and me.

She's my mum,
He's my dad,
Beautiful, not ugly,
Happy, not sad.

We are family.
My brother, my sister,
My brother, my sister and me.

Friday, 14 December 2012

Meet me (emails)

Hi! My name is Lazar but my friends call me Laza. I live in Kikinda, at 13, Sutjeska Street. 
I am in class V1 of Saint Sava primary School. My best friend is Aleksa. My favourite subjects are Biology and Maths. 
I am a swimmer. Swimming is my favourite sport. My favourite swimmers are Michael Phelps and Milorad Čavić. 
My hair is short and black. my eyes are green and blue. I wear glasses. I love wearing sporty things.
My favourite book is 'Measle and the Wrathmonk' by Ian Oglivy. Favourite film, hmm... Matrix! I love action films. They are the best. I love funny things, too, like comedies. 
And that would be me, in short!

Lazar Turudija, V1, 7 December 2012

My name is Mina. I'm 11 years old. 
My eyes and hair are black. 
I like all the animals, but I don't like cats. 
I go to primary school. My class is V1. My school is Saint Sava. My favourite subjects are Art, PE, Serbian and Music. I don't like IT and Maths. 
I've got a sister, mum and dad.
I'm busy every day, but I'm also naughty, kind, funny, friendly and cute. My best friends are Teodora and Anja. My friends make me happy and my family is very good. 
I love my friends, my family and my town - Kikinda.

Mina Vidović, V1, 7 December 2012

My name's Marko and I'm eleven years old.  
I go to Saint Sava Primary School. I'm in class V4. My favourite school subjects are English, German, Serbian, History and Biology. I don't like Music. My favourite teacher is Dragana Videnov. She teaches English. She is very kind and clever. 
My best friend is Luka Čubrilo. He's very nice. Our friendship has lasted for eight years. 
I like volleyball and I play for a club called 'MOK Kikinda'. I have  two medals from tournaments in Subotica and Zrenjanin. 
My hobby is studying world famous military leaders. I know a lot of things about Napoleon, his life as the Tzar of France and his battles. 
I have a dog. His name is Eloud. I got the idea about the name from the film 'The Blues Brothers.'
I'm kind, clever and friendly.

Marko Dejanović, V4, 7 December 2012

Hello! My name is Kosana and I am eleven years old.
I go to Saint Sava Primary School. My favourite subjects are English and German. My favourite teachers are Dragana Videnov and Milijana Ardeljan Boškov. My best friend is Ivana Mršić.
I like playing volleyball and the piano. I also like reading some books. 
I am a kind and friendly person. I like making people laugh. 
My favourite film is 'Titanic'. My favourite singer is Selena Gomez. I also like Miley Cyrus. She is eighteen.
I love my life because it is perfect just the way it is.

Kosana Jakonić, V4, 7 December 2012

Hello, my name is Slobodan. My friends call me Boba. My best friends are Nikola Jesić, Vladan Saravolac, Nemanja Milić and Branislav Milošević. 
I am eleven years old, in class five of Saint Sava Primary School in Kikinda. My favourite subjects are Serbian, Geography, History and P.E. My favourite teacher is Danijela Mandić, our Serbian teacher.
My favourite colours are blue, red and white. 
I live with my parents, Dragoslav and Branka, and my younger sister, Jovana. I have a pet. It is a big dog whose name is Gina.
I like watching films. My favourite actor is Jackie Chan. 
I like judo and football. I like judo training very much. I have 37 medals.

Slobodan Bakić, V3, 12 December 2012

Hello, my name is Danijela. My nickname is Daca. I live in Kikinda. My birthday is on the 19th of October.
I go to Saint Sava Primary School. P.E. is my favourite subject.
I learn aikido. I love eating ice cream, pancakes and chocolate cream. I also love travelling to Bosnia and the seaside. I like going to the swimming pool.
I like meeting friends. I often play volleyball with them in the street. 
I also like snow. I love throwing snowballs and making a snowman. My father ususally pulls me on our sleighs.

Danijela Lisulov, V3, 12 December 2012

Hi, my name's Milan and I'm eleven years old. I've got brown hair and brown eyes. I've got a small nose and a small mouth and I've got long arms and legs.
I go to primary school. My favourite school subjects  are English and Maths. 
My favourite singer is Ricky Martin. 
I like playing with my sister.
I live in a flat. It's big. I've got a big balcony and a fantastic view from it. 
I like eating pizza. 
My favourite sport is basketball and I like playing it. 
I've got a dog. Her name is Tea. She likes playing with me.
I'm very funny and interesting. 
Your best friend, 

Milan Jakšić, V2, 12 December 2012

My name is Anja, I'm eleven. I live with my sister Vanja, my mum Miroslava, my dad Čedomir and my grandma Nada. 
I have fair hair, brown eyes and I'm tall. My favourite food is spaghetti. 
I go to Saint Sava Primary School in Kikinda. I'm in the fifth class.
I have a best friend. Her name is Nataša.
I love playing basketball. I've danced folklore since the age of seven. I love it.

Anja Živić, V3, 12 December 2012 

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Favourite characters (article)

My favourite cartoon character is the incredible Iron Man.
Tony Stark, also known as the Iron Man, was born in New York City on the 16th of March 1990. His mother died when he was born. His father, Anthony Stark, built a very big company 'Stark'. 
When Tony was sixteen, he became a director of the company. One day he decided to go into the secret lab, where he found a metal outfit. That was the outfit of Iron Man. When he dressed it, his world changed. A lot of enemies from the second dimension came to his world. His friends, Michael Black, Emily Green and Josh White, would help Tony face the enemies from the second dimension.
I like Iron Man because he loves helping people. He is very friendly. Also, I like his outfit called War machine, because he is stronger in that suit. He is my hero because he is very strong and brave.

Stefan Vujić, V3, 12 December 2012

I like all cartoon characters, but one of them is my favourite. All of you know him. It's Sponge Bob.
He's got a yellow body and small blue eyes. 
He's very nice and friendly. Sponge Bob's best friend is Patrick.
He lives under the sea in a pineapple shaped house. He owns a pet. It's Gary the snail. 
He works in Krusty Krabs. He makes hamburgers.
Bob and Patrick like catching jelly fish and playing with them.
Sponge Bob is my favourite cartoon character because he is very funny and I'm happy when I watch him on TV.

Marija Vezmar, V3, 12 December 2012

My favourite cartoon character is Sponge Bob.
Sponge Bob is yellow. His best friend is Patrick Star and he likes playing with him. They live in Bikini Bottom. Sponge Bob's house is a pineapple.
Sponge Bob works in the Krusty Krabs Restaurant. 
He is very cool, funny, crazy and noisy. His hobby is jelly-fishing.  
Sponge Bob doesn't like Halloween, because he is not scared then.
He's got a family - brother, mum, dad and grandma.

Dušan Bačkuljin, V1, 7 December 2012

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

My family (secret diary)

Write a secret diary about your family. Who are the members of your family? What are their names? How old are they? What are they like? What can they do?

My mum's name is Snežana. She's 43 and a psychologist. She's very kind and friendly. She can cook excellently.
My dad's name is Zoran. He's 45 and a specialist for planes. He can play the guitar. Fishing is his hobby.
My aunt's name is Katarina. She is 40. She's funny and clever.
I'm proud of my family. I love them all.

Marko Dejanović, V4, 17 November 2012

The head of my family is my father, Darko. He is 37. He is strong and hardworking. My dad is strict but caring. He loves computer things. He fixes computers too.  That is his hobby. 
My mum's name is Milena. She is 36. She is really funny, caring and smart too. She is really fond of reading books. She cooks really well. I like when she makes chocolate cakes.
My sister's name is Teodora. She is 13. She is really a good and clever student. She looks to look pretty. Her hobby is collecting napkins. I like talking with her.
We like spending time together. Our new member is a puppy, Bianca, and we love her very much.

Lazar Turudija, V1, 23 November 2012

I have got a mum, dad, sister, brother and grandpa.
My mum's name is Dana. She is forty-four years old. She can cook and is caring and kind.
My dad's name is Ivica. He is forty-one years old. He likes football and is patient.
Mina is my sister. She is ten years old. She can sing and is friendly and funny.
Aleksa is my brother. He is sixteen years old. He can play football and is cool.
My grandpa's name is Milan. He is sixty years old. He is kind.
My name is Andrea. I am eleven years old. I can swim and am friendly and kind.
I love my family.

Andrea Ružić, V4, 26 November 2012

My family has four members. I live with my mum, dad and younger brother. Our house is near the centre, in Zmaj Jovina Street. 
My mum and dad work every day and I prefer spending my weekends with them, but most of all, I like playing with my brother. This is my close family.
My extended family consists of my grandparents whom I love very much. I often go to play at their place.
I love my family and I like spending time with them.

Anđela Tomić, V3, 26 November 2012

My mum's name is Nedeljka and she's thirty-one. She's kind and friendly. She's slim. She's got long hair and she wears glasses. She can speak Russian and Hungarian. She loves rock music.
My dad's name is Arpad and he's forty-four. He's clever and patient. He's plump. He's got short hair and long, unusual beard. He can speak German, English and Hungarian.
My name's Kristian and I'm eleven. I'm clever but lazy. I'm plump and wear glasses. I can speak English and Hungarian. I love playing tennis.

Kristian Balaž, V2, 28 November 2012

My mum's name is Sanja. She is thirty-nine years old. She is a teacher and she is very clever. My father's name is Dragan. He's forty years old. He is a technician and very hard-working. My sister's name is Minja. She is nine years old. Playing with a doll and dancing are her hobbies. She is very caring.

Milan Jakšić, V2, 28 November 2012

My family is small and there are four of us.
My mother is small and has got brown eyes, long brown hair, a small mouth but a big smile. She is funny and likes music. My mother has got a pet. It's a parrot called Pera.
My father os big and plump. He has got a small mouth, short black hair and small brown eyes. My father is funny and loves jokes. He likes riding his bicycle and running.
My sister is short and sweet. Anđela is nine years old. She likes watching TV. She has got small brown eyes and  a small mouth. Her hair is short and brown.
I like my family. It is small but sweet.

Teodora Volarov, V1, 28 November 2012 

Saturday, 24 November 2012


After I told my pupils the story about Thanksgiving, how it all started, and invited them to guess about different things along the way, I asked them to draw their own hands in their notebooks and write what they were thankful for in each finger.

Lazar Turudija, V1
Kristian Balaž, V2

Thursday, 22 November 2012

My house (articles)

Write a short article about your house. What is it like? How many rooms are there? What is there in each room? What is outside your house? What do you like about your house?

My house is really big. It's gray. My house has a small, but nice yard. There are three rooms downstairs. The upstairs rooms are still not finished.

Lazar Turudija, V1, 26 October 2012

My house is semi-detached. It is in a street near the centre of my town. 
Downstairs there is a kitchen, a dining room, a living room and a bathroom. 
The living room has two sofas, an armchair and a big TV. My family always watches TV together at the weekend. There are also two big windows. 
In the dining room there is a table with six chairs with soft cushions. 
Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. 
All the rooms have got large windows with fantastic views. Each bedroom has a bed and a wardrobe.
There is a garden at the back of my house. There is also a wooden dog house and a garage.
It is a big house. It makes me happy.

Marko Dejanović, V4, 16 November 2012

Saturday, 17 November 2012

My bedroom (articles)

Write a short article about your bedroom.
Here are a few tips:
  • What is it like? Is it big/small? What colour is it? 
  • What furniture is there? Where is it exactly? 
  • Do you like it? Why?

My bedroom is beautiful! It's big, blue and I have everything I need.
I've got a big bed, a desk, a chair, a wardrobe and a bookcase. The bed is next to the wall. My desk is in front of the window. There's a lamp, globes and a microscope on my desk and I've got lots of books in my desk. I've got a TV, DVD and SONY PLAY STATION. My room is decorated with warplanes and I've got my fish Edward. Next to the desk, I have some toys and my tennis equipment. On the door of my room I've pasted some rules that must be respected.
I love my room very much.

Kristian Balaž, V2, 9 November 2012

My bedroom is small but really nice! There are just a few pieces of furniture but I have a lot of toys. The walls are painted white. On the floor there is a round carpet. I have one blue desk next to my bed. The wardrobe is next to the desk. Under the desk I keep my schoolbag. I haven't got a TV in my bedroom. In my bedroom there is a lot of natural light because of the large windows that my bedroom has. On the walls there are lots of posters of singers and football players. I have a lot of diplomas and my paintings decorating the wall as well. I love my bedroom. I spend most of my time there. 

Lazar Turudija, V1, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is small, but very nice. It is pink and purple.
In my bedroom, there is a blue wardrobe, a pink table, a blue bunk bed, a black computer, a pink bookcase, a blue chair and a big white window. I have got two pillows, a lot of books and a lot of toys. My computer is on the table, the pillows are on the bed and the books are in the bookcase.
I like my bedroom very much! 

Tijana Varađanin, V2, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is great! Everything is yellow.  
I have got a lot of furniture. I have got a small bed and a big sofa. My small bed is blue. I have got a table. On the table is my keyboard and my computer. In the desk is my skateboard, puzzles, videos, CDs and my figures. On my other desk are some books, sweets, homework. Under my window is a bookcase. On my wall there is a big poster of Italy and a small poster of the world and the photos of me, my sisters and my family. 
I love my room very much.

Luka Važić, V2, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is fantastic for me. it is small and does not have much furniture.
I have got a small bed, a chair, a desk and a wardrobe. My desk is under the windows facing the street. On my desk is a computer on which I can watch TV. My bedroom is always clean and everything is in its place. My bed is full of small bags of various colours. The walls are decorated with posters of my idols.
I like my bedroom very much. it is great!

Ivana Varađanin, V2, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is great. It is very big. Everything is blue.
I have got a bed, a desk, a bookcase, a chair and a wardrobe. My desk is between the wardrobe and the bookcase. My chair is next to the desk. I have got a poster inside my wardrobe. My dartboard is on the wall. My bed is next to the window. I have not got a TV, but I have a computer in my room.
I love my room very much.

Anja Berić, V2, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is great!
I have a bed, desk, two wardrobes, a computer and three windows. My bed is in front of the wall. I have  two paintings and one poster with a dragon. My wardrobe is next to the desk. The computer is on the desk and my TV is on the wardrobe. The windows are behind the desk. My shoes are in the wardrobe and my toys are on the bed. My soccer balls are under the bed. My chair is in front of the desk. My painting of my family is in my wardrobe. 
This is my bedroom. I like it a lot. It is mega!

Matija Kozić, V3, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is great! It's quite a big room and all the things are brown and green. 
In my room there is a bed, a desk, a TV, a wardrobe and a lot of toys. The desk is next to the bed and the wardrobe is between the door and the bookshelf. I have a big green carpet on the floor and the walls of my room are green too. Green is my favourite colour. I have a lot of posters on the walls. In the right corner, there is a guitar and in the left corner, there is a big teddy bear. 
I like my room very much. I cannot imagine my life without my room.

Julijan Cimerman, V4, 16 November 2012

My room is upstairs of my house. It is very nice and big. 
My room has got large windows with a fantastic view. There is a lot of sunlight during the day. 
There is also a bed, a desk, a wardrobe and an armchair. There is a computer and a lamp on my desk. 
In my room there are lots of LEGO toys and mini figures. I have got lots of books in the bookcase next to my desk. My old toys are in the boxes and planes are on the wardrobe. I have got a large castle with LEGO knights. There are also toys from the Indiana Jones films. I have got the Temple of the Sun and the figures of Indiana Jones and his father. 
I like my room very much.

Marko Dejanović, 16 November 2012

My room is great. There are two brown beds and a carpet. there is a guitar in front of the door. There is a shelf too and a computer on the desk. There is a globe on the shelf and a poster on the wall. My walls are green and my door is blue. I lovve my bedroom very much. 

Milan Jakšić, V2, 14 November 2012

My bedroom is pink and my bed is brown. It is big. I have got a lot of toys. My favourite toy is a bear. In my room, I have got a computer and a TV. My cupboard is white and my chair is pink. My lamp is a tree with ten flowers. My carpet is also pink.  There are posters and books in my room too. My room is very big. I like it because it is pink.

Nina Marinkov, V1, 14 November 2012

Monday, 5 November 2012

Favourite Characters (project gallery)

Marija Vezmar, Milica Marković, Dunja Sivčev & Miona Vujošević, V3
Anja Kresoja, Milan Jakšić, Milica Vesin, Marko Dukić & Đorđe Knežević, V2
Natalija Opačić, Marina Zarić, Valentina Petkov, Teodora Retek & Branislava Laković, V1
Mina Vidović, Teodora Volarov, Željko Tunić, Isidora Iličin & Anabela Varga, V1
Luka Goronja, Lazar Turudija, Jovan Radojičić & Adam Petrov, V1
Strahinja Jesić, V1
Igor Zagorac, Vladimir Obućinski & Stefan Reljin, V1

Sunday, 4 November 2012

Hallowe'en masks

Vanja I2

Saška I3
Aleksandra I1
Aleksandra I1
Anastasija I4
Anđelija I4
Barbara I1
Dajana I3
Darko I1
Dunja I1
Filip I3
Igor I1
Iva I1
Jelena I1
Jelena I1
Leon I5
Luka I3
Luka I1
Maja I1
Marija I1
Milica I1
Nađa I3
Nina I4
Nikolina I2
Ognjen I1
Ognjen I3
Radovan I1
Sara I4
Tamara I1
Tijana I4
Timea I5
Una I1
Uroš I3
Veljko I1
Violeta I3

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Favourite cartoon characters (articles)

Write a short article about your favourite cartoon character.
  • Here are a few tips:
  • What is his/her name?
  • Where does he/she live?
  • What does he/she look like?
  • What does he/she do?
  • What is he/she like?

Asterix is a Gal. He has short hair and a yellow moustache. he is short. He always wears red jeans and his helmet with feathers. When he drinks the magic potion, he gets stronger and faster. I love him because he always completes his tasks and I like his adventures.

Lazar Turudija, V1, 26 September 2012

Obelix is from Galia. He is tall and fat, with long red hair. His best friend is Asterix. They fight against the Romans. When Obelix was a child he got into the magic potion and now he is the strongest Gal.

Marko Dejanović, V4, 28 September 2012 

Flora is my favourite cartoon character. She is nice and kind. She is very pretty, too. She has got an enemy, the evil Tix. Her best friends are Stella, Bloom, Musa, Techna and Layla. Flora has got a boyfriend, Hilio. She likes long dresses. Her favourite colours are pink, green, blue and orange. She likes flowers. She has got beautiful wings, long brown hair and green eyes. She is great!

Anja Vučić, V2, 5 October 2012

My favourite cartoon character is Asterix. 
Asterix is small, but strong. He is fast. He has got fair hair and blue eyes.
His best friend is Obelix. Obelix is fat. He likes dogs. Obelix's dog is Dogmafix. 
Asterix is clever. He like fighting against Romans. He is the hero of all the episodes.  

Milanko Bilić, V3, 1 October 2012

My favourite cartoon character is Obelix. He is tall and fat. He likes eating a lot. He is very strong. 
He has got red hair and a red moustache. He is also very funny. 
He goes to amazing adventures with his best friend Asterix and his little dog. He is a big hero.
Obelix is my favourite character because he is very funny and strong.

Marko Radanović, V3, 1 October 2012

My favourite cartoon characters are Asterix and Obelix. They are from France.
Asterix is short with fair hair, big eyes, a big nose and a moustache. He has thin legs and big feet. He is clever and friendly. His best friend is Obelix.
Obelix is tall with red hair, big feet and a moustache. He likes eating meat. Obelix is funny but noisy.
Asterix and Obelix are very nice and I like them.

Jožef Horvat, V5, 5 October 2012

My favourite cartoon character is Coyote. He chases Roadrunner, but cannot catch it. I love watching him because he is funny. 
Coyote is brown and white. His eyes are brown. He has got long brown ears. He is very fast. He needs to be fast to catch Roadrunner. 

Petar Tesla, V3, 1 October 2012

Sponge Bob is my favourite cartoon character. He is yellow and square. He lives in a pineapple under the sea. Mrs Puff is Bob's teacher. His best friend is  Patrick Star. Bob has a pet snail called Gary. Sponge Bob works in a restaurant 'Krusty Krabs'. He loves Squid. He loves playing ad having fun with his friends.

Miona Vujošević, V3, 1 October 2012

My favourite character is Gutsy. He is a Smurf and he is blue. 
Gutsy lives in Scotland. His family is very big and they live in a very dark forest. Their houses are mushrooms.
Gutsy is brave and friendly. He is clever too. He is thirty years old.
He has got a skirt with squares called kilt. His tartan cloth is very popular in Scotland. His cap is white. His hair is orange and sideburns too. He has got blue eyes. He likes to eat blueberries.

Bojana Groza, V4, 1 October 2012

My favourite cartoon character is Mickey Mouse.
He is short and has got big ears. He has not got hair. Mickey has got big, yellow shoes and red shorts. 
He is sweet and funny, too.
He has got a girlfriend. Her name is Minnie. She is beautiful. Mickey loves Minnie very much and she loves him, too.
Mickey has got a car and a friend. His name is Goofy. Goofy is tall and friendly. 
I like watching cartoons, especially Mickey Mouse. 
Emilija Mijandžić, V4, 1 October 2012

My favourite cartoon character is Popeye the Sailor Man. 
He has got a big head but he doesn't have hair. He's got a long neck. He has strong arms with a tattoo. 
He loves smoking a pipe.
His favourite food is spinach. When he eats spinach he becomes stronger. 
His girlfriend is Olive. His enemy is Bluto. Bluto is big and he has got a big body. He wants to defeat Popeye and get Olive to become his girlfriend. But Popeye defeats him.

Vlatko Vranjin, V4, 1 October 2012  

Monday, 1 October 2012

Time for school (kids singing)

This is yet another catchy song from our coursebook. It's great for revising school subjects and objects.

The lyrics are:

Bring your notepad, bring your pens
Bring your schoolbag, too
Bring your books, call your friends
Bring them all with you

It's time for school, hooray, hooray
Hurry up, it's my first day
It's time for school, it's lots of fun
School is great for everyone

English, Maths and History
Art and Science, too
Music and Geography
Are fun for me and you

My pupils in class V5 have even come up with some movement ideas: 

Sunday, 30 September 2012

Point to the window... (kids chanting)

Here's another action chant popular among my young learners:

Point to the window, clap, clap, clap,
Point to the door, clap, clap, clap,
Point to the board, clap, clap, clap,
Point to the table, clap, clap, clap
(and we added - Point to the chair, clap, clap, clap)

Point to the window, stamp, stamp, stamp...

This is how class I1 performed it in September 2012:

Saturday, 29 September 2012

In my bag (kids singing)

This is yet another show-and-sing song for very young learners. This one helps them learn school objects in a fun way. My 6- and 7-year-olds enjoy it a lot.

Here are the lyrics:

In my bag, bag, bag,
Is my book, book, book,
My book, book, book,
In my bag, bag, bag,
Is my book, book, book.

(pencil, ruler)

This is how my class I4 performed it in September 2012:

Friday, 28 September 2012

The Rainbow Song (kids singing)

This song is perfect for learning and revising colours. My 6- and 7-year-olds in class I5 performed it with coloured pencils:

Thursday, 27 September 2012

European Day of Languages 2012

European Day of Languages was celebrated in our school on Wednesday, 26 September. The representatives of seven primary schools joined us for the first time. After the welcoming words of our school head teacher, a language quiz started. By the way, each team had four members. 

In the first game, the teams had the task to write as many phrases with the word language. Then they answered some interesting questions about the language and words from various European languages​​. Finally, they played associations. 

When all the points were summed up, our team was the best. However, the most important thing was that everybody had a lot of fun.

After the quiz, the contestants and their teachers read tongue twisters in various languages​​, Serbian, Hungarian, English, Italian and German.