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Module: Me, My Family and Friends

Unit: My Friends

Level: KS1

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1. Be My Friends!

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Source: SKH Tak Tin Lee Shiu Keung Primary School and CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • names of body parts, e.g. legs, arms, chin

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. poem, stories
  • Use knowledge of basic letter-sound relationship to read aloud simple words and short simple texts

http://www.edb.gov.hk/FileManager/EN/Content_2804/p1_teaching%20plans%20shk%20tak%20tin%20lee%20shiu%20keung.pdf

Brief Description:
A reading programme developed collaboratively by SKH Tak Tin Lee Shiu Keung Primary School and EDB

User Tips:

  • Teachers can get the reading materials from 'Let's Experience and Appreciate Poetry - KS1'.
  • Download Activity Sheets and Assessment tasks for the activities in the reading workshop.
  • For further details, please refer to L.I.F.T. under Key Emphases.

2. Making Friends

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Use proper nouns to refer to people, e.g. His name are John Chan.
  • Use pronouns to identify people, e.g. He is six years old.
  • Use adjectives to describe people, e.g. He is tall.
  • Use adjectives to describe people's age, e.g. He is six years old.
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, e.g. He likes

Writing:

  • Putting words in a logical order to make meaningful sentences
  • Adding personal ideas and information when a model of framework is provided
  • Using appropriate format and conventions when writing simple letters

Writing to a friend

Brief Description:
A letter writing task to a friend telling him / her about a new friend at school

User Tips:

  • Teachers can conduct some activities to revise the language forms and communicative functions, e.g. the use of proper nouns, the use of adjectives and the use of simple present tense.
  • Read the letter in Part 1 to show the format of a letter and the use of formulaic expressions.
  • Students can write about their friends in Part 2.

3. Friends in the Park

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Source: Educational Television Unit, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Video 
Resources Types: Teachers' Reference , ETV 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Games in the park, e.g. swing, slide
  • Use formulaic expressions to greet people and respond to greetings, e.g. Hello. How are you?
  • Use the interrogative pronouns 'what' to find out specific information about a person, e.g. 'What's your name?'
  • Use formulaic expressions to introduce oneself, e.g. I am (Name). My name is (Name).

Speaking:

  • Imitate appropriate stress, rhythm and intonation

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas in simple spoken texts, e.g. short stories, with the help of cues

mms://wmedia.hkedcity.net/archive/etv/2/ento115_450k.wmv

Brief Description:
An ETV programme about how a group of children make friends in the park

User Tips:

  • Introduce names of games in the park, e.g. swing, slide, a roundabout.
  • Introduce the names of children in the programme and write on the board. Remind students the use of capital letters in writing proper nouns.
  • Revise or introduce greetings, e.g. 'Hello, (Name).' 'How are you?'
  • Revise or introduce introducing oneself, e.g. 'What's your name?' 'My name is (Name).'
  • Download COPYMASTER 1 and encourage students to sing the song while watching the programme.
  • Read the Teachers' Notes for more activities.

4. What's Your Name?

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Recommended Resources
Source: www.dreamenglish.com
Media: Web page words, xls, pdf, txt Audio 
Resources Types: Worksheets , e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Animals, e.g. lion, bear
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out specific information about a person, e.g. 'What's your name?'
  • Use proper nouns to prefer to people, e.g. My name is Bear.
  • Use capitalization in names of people, e.g. My name is Bear.

Listening:

  • Identify key words in short utterances by recognizing the stress

Speaking:

  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction by using simple formulaic expressions to ask questions and reply

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
  • Use capital and small letters

http://www.dreamenglish.com/whatsyourname.html

Brief Description:
A web-site with free song and worksheet about introducing oneself

User Tips:

  • Download the song 'What's Your Name?'.
  • Let students read the lyrics and sing the song in class.
  • Download the printable book 'What's Your Name?' Students can practise the language structures by asking others' name and introducing oneself.
  • Download the printable worksheets for students to write about themselves. After writing, students can share their writing with others. Teachers can post their writing on the wall to let students learn about their classmates.

5. Barney's friends

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Recommended Resources
Source: Public Broadcasting Service
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Stories , e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. We sing songs.

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues
  • Identify key words for the main idea in a sentence

http://pbskids.org/barney/children/storytime/bfriends1.html

Brief Description:
A story about the activities Barney does with his friends

User Tips:

  • Before reading the story, ask students to share what they usually do with friends.
  • After reading, teachers can ask students if they have similar practices as Barney does with his friends.
  • For more able students, use the pictogram graph to conduct a survey about the activities students usually do with friends.
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