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Module: Food and Drink

Unit: Favourite Food and Drink

Level: KS2

Suggested Learning and Teaching Resources

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1. Yummy, yummy, let's eat!

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: food items, e.g. chicken, hamburgers
  • Use some determiners 'a few, a little, enough, too many, too much, a lot of' to show quantities

Reading:

  • Using a range of reading strategies to understand the meaning of simple text with the help of cues
  • Self-correct by using strategies such as checking understanding, asking for help

Brief Description:
A task with animations and lesson plans about food

User Tips:

  • The interactive activities require students to apply their prior knowledge on determiners.
  • For less able students, they should do revision on determiners.
  • Teachers can highlight the contextual clues in activity 2 'Lunch Today' to help less able students.
  • After reading, students can discuss and make suggestions on what to eat.

2. I Love Potatoes

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Source: Educational Television Unit, EDB
Media: Video 
Resources Types: ETV 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: action verbs about cooking, e.g. cut, wash, add, peel
  • Adjectives to describe objects, e.g. round, lightly salted

Listening:

  • Identifying the gist or main ideas by recognizing the stress in connected speech

Reading:

  • Recognize familiar words in new texts

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1443753188

Brief Description:
An ETV programme about potatoes and potato chips

User Tips:

  • Before watching the programme, teachers can download two poems in Copymaster 1 and ask students to underline the adjectives used to describe each of the food.
  • After watching the programme, students can do follow-up activities as suggested in Teachers' Notes.

3. Christmas Party

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Source: GES, EDB
Media: Powerpoint words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: food items, e.g. snack, meat
  • Use imperatives to give instructions and directions

Reading:

  • Understand the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. recipes
  • Understand the connection between ideas by identifying cohesive devises, e.g. First, next

Writing:

  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. procedures

http://resources.edb.gov.hk/gifted/ttp/02/engp440302/ex.htm

Brief Description:
A task about selecting food for Christmas Party

User Tips:

  • Teachers can read the suggested teaching plans for teaching ideas.
  • Download PowerPoint to show students different kinds of food.
  • Students are encouraged to share their feelings, interests and ideas in writing and presentation.
  • Make use of Appendix 3 for peer evaluation.

4. My Favourite Food and Healthy Eating

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Source: LLSS, EDB
Media: Powerpoint words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: names of food groups, e.g. vegetables, carbohydrates
  • Use imperatives to give instructions and directions

Reading:

  • Understand the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. poster

Writing:

  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. poster, recipe

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/English/24_healthy_eating/index.htm

Brief Description:
A task about
selecting food for good health

User Tips:

  • Download Food Pyramid for the ideas of healthy eating.
  • Students are required to write a poster to promote healthy eating.
  • Students are encouraged to exchange their feelings, ideas in doing the task.

5. Fast Food

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Source: www.eflnet.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Assessment Tools , Features 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, feelings and opinions, e.g. It is a multi-billion dollar industry which continuous to grow rapidly in many countries.
  • Use the simple past tense to express past conditions, e.g. He introduced uniform products.
  • Use the connectives 'but', 'However' to link contrasting ideas.

Reading:

  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas with teacher support
  • Understand the connection between ideas by identifying cohesive devices, e.g. however
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

http://www.eflnet.com/reading/fastfood.php

Brief Description:
A reading comprehension about fast food

User Tips:

  • Students could read the whole piece of information to obtain the gist of the article before doing the quiz.
  • Students can do the comprehension online and check the answers.
  • After doing the quiz, draw students' attention to the reading skills about locating specific information in the text.
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