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    YWIES Beijing Summer Programme Makes Learning Great Fun

    School News

    06 Aug, 2020

    10 : 00

    • In these extraordinary summer days, we have a special summer online activity. Students will create a special memory in the YWIES Beijing summer programme in 2020.

      The three-week summer programme is a bilingual activity, which lets the students communicate in English as much as possible.

      Team Building
      • Likes/ dislikes
      • Three truths and a lie
      • All about me
      • Quiz
      • Pictionary
      • Charades
      • Scrabble
      • Relays and games
      Learning points: Language and Maths activities focusing on understanding and building each team's culture.

      • Listening to instructions
      • Passing a message
      • Measurements
      • Ratios
      • Writing instructions
      • Writing recipes
      • Food groups
      • Healthy eating
      • Cooking
      Learning points: Reading comprehension, instructional writing and following directions.

      • Reading a script
      • Writing a speech and reading aloud
      • Story writing
      • Creating their own superhero
      • Transforming a narrative into speech using well known stories
      • Use of voice
      • Use of expressions
      • Drama performance – creating a video for parents
      Learning points: Using voice and expressions in performing

      Pirates of Yizhuang
      • Solving logic puzzles
      • Codes
      • Battleships and other games
      • Map reading
      • Map symbols
      • Using a compass
      • Mazes
      • Treasure hunt
      Learning points: Creating maps and clues, and understanding codes and symbols

      Bob the Builder
      • Creating and testing structures
      • Solving puzzles
      • Drafting and building a prototype
      • Writing a set of instructions
      • Testing and redrafting
      • Creating Rube Goldberg machine
      Learning points: Using simple machines, ramps, balances, levers, and pulleys to design and build prototype scale models.