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Cool Kids Second Edition

  • Hours per week 3-5

  • Levels 6

  • American English

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Cool Kids Second Edition caters to children’s different learning styles with a range of hands-on activity types like stickers, cutouts and creative handicrafts. It encourages students’ participation, making skills practice meaningful and realistic to the child; and supports learner autonomy with a Self-evaluation feature and material they can work on independently, like the Workbook, their Cool Reading books and the online RLP.

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With Cool Kids Second Edition, students will:

  • learn, practice and pronounce new vocabulary using their Cool Pictionary and audio.
  • experience everyday English with the expressions in Cool Language.
  • improve reading skills and learn to love reading, with the comics and non-fiction texts in Cool Reading.
  • activate their creativity and consolidate learning through different craft and Cool Craft activities.
  • broaden their vocabulary and knowledge, applying English in other curriculum areas.
  • enjoy practicing their communicative skills with the fun games in the Review pages.

Components and resources

Student’s Book

Workbook

Student's CD

Cool Reading

RLP

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Student’s Book

Ten units each include a colorful opening spread for children to identify the new vocabulary with stickers, Cool Language and Cool Grammar presentations, a song or chant, a Value, a practical craft activity, and a pair- or groupwork speaking game which recycles language from the previous two units; as well as meaningful vocabulary, grammar and skills practice. At the back of the book, children have a Cool Pictionary to record and consolidate their new vocabulary for homework and reference; the vocabulary stickers for the unit opener; and original Cool Crafts cutouts to create inventive handicrafts related to the unit topic.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Workbook

The Workbook reflects the Student’s Book structure, with plenty of varied, fun activities to practice and review the language learned in class. Designed as a homework tool to encourage learner independence, children can do the activities at home, including extra listening tasks, simple, hands-on cutout activities, and interesting cross-curricular themes.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Student's CD

The CD contains audio recordings of all the vocabulary presentations, Cool Language, songs, chants, listening exercises and Pictionary words, from the Student’s Book and Workbook. The CD icon and audio track number are clearly shown next to the activity instruction, so you and your students know when and which track to play. You can all download the audio in MP3 format from the RLP, too, or listen to it directly online.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Cool Reading

Cool Reading places emphasis on both comics and non-fiction texts to help students consolidate their knowledge and expand their vocabulary; and equally importantly, to encourage their creativity and research skills across content areas. This will help them develop good reading habits and reading comprehension skills to approach higher educational levels in the future. Stories are accompanied by Worksheets with activities to develop students’ critical thinking skills.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: RLP

We combine the Student’s CD, the Workbook, Cool Reading, and interactive language games, on our cool RLP, to give your students an interactive self-study experience! They can listen to the audio online (or download it to an offline device) to fill in their Pictionaries or review their work; complete the Workbook, including the extra listening activities, completely interactively – which you can assign online for homework and track automatically in your Markbook; read their Cool Reading stories; and review grammar and vocabulary as they have fun with the interactive games!

Teacher's Guide

Resource CD

Flashcards

Cool Reading

RLP

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Teacher's Guide

The full-color, highly visual Unit Overview spread shows the unit vocabulary, Flashcards, Value, and Cool Grammar structure at a glance, plus a Cool Tip! for teaching or classroom management. Then interleaved teacher’s notes guide you through each lesson with: a box summarizing language objectives, materials and preparation; step-by-step instructions including Warm-ups and Wrap-ups; answer keys, listening scripts, and an Optional Activity; recommended homework in the Workbook. We also tell you where to introduce the Flashcards or other visual aids, use the audio, etc.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Resource CD

This handy resource contains all the course audio, instructions to guide your students in making the innovative Cool Crafts at the back of their Student’s Books, templates for a couple of the class craft activities, Word Lists for all the new vocabulary unit-by-unit, and the Tests (both written and speaking) and corresponding answer keys.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Flashcards

There are ten Flashcards illustrating the target vocabulary in every unit, which you’ll generally use in the Vocabulary lesson at the start of the unit, with the class audio. The lesson plans in your Teacher’s Guide explain when and how to use them – use them whenever you want to review vocabulary, or in games, too!

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: Cool Reading

Cool Reading places emphasis on both comics and non-fiction texts to help students consolidate their knowledge and expand their vocabulary; and equally importantly, to encourage their creativity and research skills across content areas. This will help them develop good reading habits and reading comprehension skills to approach higher educational levels in the future. Stories are accompanied by Worksheets with activities to check comprehension and develop students’ critical thinking skills – your Teacher’s Guide has full instructions and answers.

Learn more about Cool Kids Second Edition: RLP

The Cool Kids RLP is your digital command control center! We give you a digital combination of all the audio, your Teacher’s Resource CD with downloadable visual aids, Cool Reading, the Workbook, projectable Flashcards and Posters, interactive language games, and an online assessment package – all on one cool website! You can also flip through digital versions of all the print books, track your students’ performance in the interactive activities – including the online Workbook – through your Markbook, assign homework material, and manage tests!

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