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Module: Fun and Games

Unit: Reading is Fun

Level: KS1

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1. Book Covers

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: terms to talk about book covers, e.g. title, author

Reading:

  • Understand the information provided on the book cover, e.g. title, author and illustrator

Writing:

  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues

http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanager/file/english/Book_Covers/Book_Covers_Overview.htm

Brief Description:
A task about learning information on the book cover

User Tips:

  • Teachers can use the PowerPoint to talk about the information on the book cover.
  • Students can do the activity 'Knowing More About Books' to identify given information on the book covers for consolidation.
  • For more able students, they can do 'Little Writers' to create a simple story book.
  • Authorware 6 is required to view the interactive tasks.

2. Reading the Book Cover

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary: terms to talk about book covers, e.g. title, author, illustrator

Reading:

  • Understand the information provided on the book cover, e.g. title, author and illustrator
  • Guess the topic and the likely development of the topic by using personal experiences and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues

http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanager/file/english/Reading_the_Book_Cover/Reading_the_Book_Cover_Overview.htm

Brief Description:
A task about mastering book concepts

User Tips:

  • Teachers can ask students to respond to the questions and predict the development of the story while reading the PowerPoint.
  • After reading, students can write a short story based on the information provided on the book cover.

3. Fun with Riddle

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: Action verbs, e.g. read, use, keep, take
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths, e.g. We keep books and pencil in it.

Reading:

  • Identify key words for the main ideas in a sentence

http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanager/file/english/Fun_with_riddles/Fun_with_Riddles_Overview.htm

Brief Description:
An interactive activity showing how to use contextual clues to solve riddles

User Tips:

  • Click the 'folder' to download the files.
  • Activate 'Authorware Web Player' before running the animation.
  • For less able students, they can do the activities in Part 2 before doing Part 1.
  • For more able students, they can do the activities in Part 1 and underline the contextual clues that help solve the riddles. 

4. A Greedy Boy

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Use adjectives to describe people, e.g. A greedy boy; Mark is hungry and sad.
  • Use simple present tense to talk about the events in a story to express opinions

Reading:

  • Guess the topic and the likely development of the topic by using personal experiences and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues

http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanager/file/english/A_Greedy_Boy/A_Greedy_Boy_Overview.htm

Brief Description:
A task showing how to use contextual and visual clues to construct meaning from a story

User Tips:

  • Teachers can ask students to predict the likely development of the story while reading the story.
  • After reading, students can talk about the Greedy Boy and write a new story ending.

5. A Story about Bobby

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Action verbs, e.g. tripped
    • Words describing objects, e.g. sharp
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states
  • Use the simple past tense to talk about past states

Reading:

  • Guess the topic and the likely development of the topic by using personal experiences and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues

http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanager/file/english/A_Story_about_Bobby/A_Story_about_Bobby_Overview.htm

Brief Description:
An interactive story showing how to predict the likely development of the content

User Tips:

  • Students can respond to questions while reading and predict the likely development of the story content.
  • After reading, students can write sentences with pictures and fill in the speech bubble to complete the story using their imaginative ideas.
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