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Module: The World around Us

Unit: Wonderful Seasons and Weather

Level: KS1

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6. Listening: weather

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Source: www.123Listening.com
Resources Types: Question Banks 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Learning Skills

  • Vocabulary: weather, e.g. cold, cloudy, raining

Listening:

  • Locate specific information in spoken texts

http://www.123listening.com/weather.php

Brief Description:
A listening exercise with downloadable MP3 audio and matching printable worksheets

User Tips:

  • The different audio downloads and worksheets can be combined in various ways to cater for learner differences.

7. What's the weather like? - Weather Maze

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Recommended Resources
Source: British Council, game by Cambridge English Online Limited
Media: Image Audio 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials , Games 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Learning Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: weather, e.g. sunny, foggy
  • Use the simple present tense to express the present state, e.g. It's hot

Listening:

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

http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/kids/games/Weather_Maze/

Brief Description:
A game in which students are required to listen to the weather words and find the way out the maze

User Tips:

  • This game requires students to apply their prior knowledge on weather.
  • This is an interesting way to do listening practice and it can be a self-learning exercise.
  • For less able students, they should do revision on the vocabulary using the audio vocabulary list before playing the game.

8. Audio Word Bank

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Source: Fung Kai No. 1 Primary School and ITE, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Audio 
Resources Types: Notes 

Learning Objectives

Resource

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Learning Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • weather, e.g. sunny, foggy
    • seasons, e.g. spring, summer

Listening:

  • Identify and discriminate sounds

Seasons

Weather

Brief Description:
An audio vocabulary list about seasons and weather

User Tips:

  • Click on the words and listen to the pronunciations.
  • Students can download the page and make their own Word Bank.

9. Reading Workshop (Seasons and Weather)

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Source: HHCKLA Buddist Wisdom Primary School and CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

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 fun to swim in a pool.
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about simple truth, e.g. The leaves change from green to yellow.

Reading:

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

Writing:

  • Reproduce sentences based on teacher's model and use words from print in the environment
  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=243927522

Brief Description:
A reading workshop developed collaboratively by EDB and HHCKLA Buddhist Wisdom Primary School

User Tips:

  • Download and unzip the files.
  • The task is about what is fun to do in different seasons.
  • Read the 'Unit Plan' before planning activities for the reading workshop.
  • Read the 'Activity Sheets' and do the activity 'Hot Sunny Days' and 'Watching the Weather'.
  • For further details, please refer to L.I.F.T. under Key Emphases.

Other resources  

Rain or Sunshine
An ETV programme about activities on rainy days
http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=478296604

Catch the wind
An ETV programme about how a group of children found out facts about wind
http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1693291998

Vocabulary Learning Games and Dictation: seasons
Listening exercises about seasons
http://www.learningchocolate.com/content.php?topic=Seasons

Weather Flashcards
Sets of flashcards about weather
http://www.esl-kids.com/flashcards/weather.html

A Cold Day
An online comprehension exercise about a cold day
http://www.englishmaven.org/Articulate/Short%20Stories%20-%20A%20Cold%20Day%20-%20Quizmaker%20output/quiz.html

A Rainy, Windy Day
A printable reading comprehension exercise about a rainy day
http://www.abcteach.com/reading2/arainyday_a.pdf

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