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Module: Me, My Family and Friends

Unit: My Favourite Things

Level: KS1

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1. My Favourite Things

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Animation 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use nouns to identify objects, e.g. hamburgers.
  • Use nouns to refer to shapes of objects, e.g. The arms are triangles.
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, e.g. I like mangoes.
  • Use adjectives to describe objects, e.g. The door is grey.

Reading:

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

Writing:

  • Develop written texts by putting words in a logical order to make meaningful sentences
  • Adding personal ideas and information when a model or framework is provided

My Favourite Things

Brief Description:
A writing task about making a mini-book on 'Things I like best'

User Tips:

  • Try the activity on the CD-ROM to make a mini-book based on the framework provided.
  • For less able students, revise the food items before writing the lyrics of the song in activity 1a.
  • Students can talk about their favourite animals before doing activity 2.
  • Revise the adjectives to describe objects, such as colours and shapes, before doing activity 3.

2. School-based task-based curriculum - At the zoo, Toys and Colours and Clothes

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Names of animal, e.g. cat, duck, frog
    • Names of toys, e.g. robot
    • Colours
    • Clothing items, e.g. shirt
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out specific information about a person, object or event, e.g. 'What colour is the door?'
  • Use adjectives to describe objects, e.g. It is red.
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. I have five dolls.
  • Use the simple present tense to express interest, feelings and opinions, e.g. I like books.

Reading:

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

Speaking:

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

Writing:

  • Provide personal ideas and information based on teacher's model and use words from print in the environment

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/wong_kin_sheung/wks_lesson_plans.htm

Brief Description:
A learning package about students' favourite things like toys, animals and colours and clothes

User Tips:

  • There are 3 tasks in the learning package, namely 'At the zoo', 'Toys' and 'Colours and Clothes'.
  • Teachers can choose one of the tasks or all of them.
  • Students can read Animal riddles and do the worksheet on writing poems.
  • Students can read a toy catalogue to learn how to describe a toy.
  • Students can discuss about their favourite toy and finish toys description worksheet.
  • For detail planning of the task, teachers can refer to the unit plan.

3. Toys and Teddies

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Source: www.britishcouncil.org
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials , Games 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Toys, e.g. bike, video games, puzzle
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions, e.g. a nice, red bike, His fur is thin.

Listening:

  • Identify key words in short utterances by recognizing the stress

Reading:

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

Brief Description:
A web-site with different games and learning resources about toys

User Tips:

  • Let students listen to the song 'Old Scruffy Teddy' to lead in the topic.
  • Draw students' attention to the adjectives for describing toys.
  • Students can play the matching game 'Toys' to revise the names of toys and talk about their favourite toys.

 


Other resources  

My Favourite Pastimes
Students talk about their pastimes with a former teacher
mms://wmedia.hkedcity.net/archive/etv/2/ento302_450k.wmv

My Favourites
Students can fill in the form about 'My Favourites' and share their opinions with others
http://www.kizclub.com/Topics/myself/favorites.pdf

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