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Module: Using My five Senses

Unit: Five Senses

Level: KS1

E-learning task (My Body) - The main task is to write a mini book about what students can do with the body parts

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1. Haunted House

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: words related to senses, e.g. cold, scared
  • Use adjectives to describe feelings, e.g. horrified, excited
  • Use nouns or noun phrases to identify objects
  • Use the simple present tense to complete a story

Reading:

  • Make predictions about stories, characters, topics of interest using pictorial clues and book cover

Writing:

  • Reproduce sentences based on teacher's model and use words from print in the environment

Haunted House

Brief Descriptions:
A
n interactive story about feelings in the haunted house

User Tips:

  • Teachers can show the book cover and ask students to predict what they will see in Haunted House.
  • Students can predict what they will see, feel, hear and smell while reading the story.
  • Students can write sentences about their feelings using the keys words.

2. Five Senses

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Recommended Resources
Source: kizclub.com
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Body parts related to senses, e.g. nose, tongue
    • verbs related to senses, e.g. smell, touch
  • Use the modal 'can' to talk about abilities, e.g. I can touch with my hands

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues

Writing:

  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

Story
http://www.kizclub.com/storytime/senses/first.html

Worksheet - Body parts
http://www.kizclub.com/Topics/body/boy.pdf

Worksheet - Body movements
http://www.kizclub.com/Topics/body/body.pdf

Mini-book
http://www.kizclub.com/Topics/body/bodybook.pdf

Brief Description:
An animated story describing the five senses

User Tips:

  • Before reading the story, revise the names of body parts using 'Worksheet - Body parts'.
  • While reading, highlight the verbs related to senses, e.g. smell, touch.
  • After reading, ask students to match the verbs with the body parts using 'Worksheet - Body movements'.
  • For more able students, they can write about the body parts using 'Mini-book'.

3. Look and See

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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:
    • Names of animals, e.g. fish, turtle, bird
    • Name of stationery. e.g. schoolbag, pencils
  • Use the modal 'can' to talk about abilities, e.g. I can see birds.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas in simple spoken texts with the help of cues
  • Recognize that clues from gestures and facial expressions convey speakers' intention, feelings and opinions

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1733193696

Brief Description:
An ETV programme about looking, seeing and eyesight.

User Tips:

  • Before watching the programme, have a quick survey to count number of students who are wearing glasses.
  • Write the sentence, 'I can see…' on the blackboard to highlight the language focus.
  • After the programme, ask students to discuss what Felix can see in the park.
  • Remind students what they can do to protect their eyes as suggested in the programme.
  • Finish 'Copymaster 3' in Teachers' Notes to write sentences about the picture.

Other resources  

Happy School Days
An ETV programme about Mr Flower teaches smelling and many other things.

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