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Module: Places and Activities

Unit: Holiday Time – Let’s Celebrate!

Level: KS1

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6. Task-based Learning - Christmas Party

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Food and drinks, e.g. chips, orange juice
    • Christmas decorations, e.g. ribbons, balloons
  • Use the auxiliary verbs 'do, does' to seek information, e.g. Do you like…?'
  • Use interrogative sentences to ask questions, e.g. Do you like …?

Reading:

  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/English/22_Christmas_Party/index.htm

Brief Description:
A task integrating different activities to encourage students to speak English

User Tips:

  • Students can find information about Santa Claus in the first task.
  • Students can do simple survey and find out others' interests.
  • Students can talk about their wishes and send cards to others.
  • For more able students, they can respond to the email and finish the writing task about buying presents.

7. Happy Mother's Day, Dear Dragon

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Source: www.starfall.com
Media: Image Audio 
Resources Types: Stories , e-books 

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states

Reading:

  • Understand the information provided on the book cover, e.g. title, author and illustrator
  • Make predictions about stories, characters, topics of interest using pictorial clues and book cover

http://www.starfall.com/n/fiction-nonfiction/mothers-day/load.htm?f

Brief Description:
A story about a boy who prepared a special present for his mum on Mother's Day

User Tips:

  • Read the book cover and guess what the story is about.
  • Click Oto listen to the story while reading it.
  • After reading, students can have discussion about giving presents to their mother on Mother's Day.

8. Happy New Year

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Recommended Resources
Source: www.britishcouncil.org
Media: Animation Audio 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Activities : e.g. sweep the floor, firecrackers fill the night
  • Use the simple present tense to express habitual actions

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas in simple spoken texts with the help of cues

http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-songs-chinese-new-year-.htm

Brief Description:
A song about Chinese New Year

User Tips:

  • Elicit students' ideas about activities at Chinese New Year.
  • Show the lyrics of the song.
  • After listening to the song, students can do some extended activities such as labelling and miming games.

9. Christmas

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Recommended Resources
Source: www.mes-english.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Games , Teaching Materials Generators 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • About Christmas, e.g. Santa Claus, a reindeer, a sleigh
  • Use formulaic expressions to express good wishes, e.g Merry Christmas

Reading:

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

Listening:

  • Locate or provide specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

Speaking:

  • Use simple phrases and sentences to communicate with others with the help of cues

http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/christmas.php

Brief Description:
A web-site with plenty printable learning materials about Christmas

User Tips:

  • Download 'flash cards' or 'PowerPoint' to introduce students the vocabulary about Christmas.
  • Download 'free Christmas listening tests' for listening exercises and corresponding worksheets.
  • Click 'custom Christmas printables' to download materials for games, e.g. bingo, and writing worksheets.
  • Download 'Free Christmas Colouring' and 'Christmas stickers' to make the classroom a print-rich environment.
  • Click 'Greeting Cards' for printable Christmas cards and ask students to write Christmas cards to others.

10. Easter

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Recommended Resources
Source: www.mes-english.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Teaching Materials Generators 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • About Easter, e.g. Easter eggs, Easter Bunny, a chick
  • Use formulaic expressions to express good wishes, e.g Happy Easter

Reading:

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

Speaking:

  • Use simple phrases and sentences to communicate with others with the help of cues

http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/easter.php

Brief Description:
A web-site with different printable resources about Easter

User Tips:

  • Download 'flash cards' and 'PowerPoint' for introducing vocabulary to students.
  • Download 'Easter bingo cards' or 'game cards' for students to play games.
  • Download 'colouring pages' and 'Printable Easter stickers' for making the classroom a print-rich environment.
  • Click 'free printable Easter greeting cards' and ask students to write greeting cards to friends or relatives.
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