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Module: Happy Days

Unit: Special Events

Level: KS2

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1. At the Sports Camp

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

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use adjective phrases to describe height, e.g. He is 155 centimetres tall.
  • Use comparative adjectives or adjective phrases to make comparisons, e.g. A is taller than B.
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'who' to find out specific information about a person, object and event, e.g. Who is older?

Reading:

  • Use known parts of words or word association to work out the meaning of unknown words
  • Recognise recurrent patterns in language structure, such as word structure, word order, sentence structure

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/English/74P/index.htm

Brief Description:
A task about Super Kid Competition in which children comparing their weights, heights and fitness

User Tips:

  • Students can talk about activities in a sports camp, e.g skipping, cycling, using WS1.
  • Students can talk about and compare their heights and weights with others using WS3 and WS4.
  • Students can learn more comparative adjectives in WS5.

2. Out for Fun

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Source: St Francis of Assisi's Caritas School and CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Lesson Plans , Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Things for outing, e.g. backpack, boots
  • Use the modals 'can' to seek information and make suggestions, e.g. Can we bring…? We can bring…

Reading:

  • Predict the likely development of a topic by recognizing key words, using personal experiences, and making use of context and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Gather and share information and ideas by strategies such as brainstorming, building concept maps, listing and observing

Brief Description:
A reading workshop about planning outings for holidays developed collaboratively by St Francis of Assisi's Caritas School and EDB

User Tips:

  • Download, save and unzip the files.
  • Teachers can read the 'Unit Plan' before planning the activities.
  • Teachers can use the 'Activity Sheets' to do different writing tasks, e.g. 'Come and Visit the Moon' to plan an outing for holidays.
  • For further details, please refer to L.I.F.T. under Key Emphases.

3. Making a Summer Plan

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

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Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express preferences, e.g. I like Kung Fu

Reading:

  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions
  • Recognize the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. emails, posters, timetables, forms

Writing:

  • Gather and share information, ideas and language by using strategies such as building concept maps and listing
  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. e-mails

Brief Description:
A task about choosing activities for summer vacation

User Tips:

  • Students can read the email and fill in information on the application form.
  • Students can read posters of summer courses, make a summer plan and fill in the enrollment form.
  • Teachers can discuss the format and language features of emails with students before writing.
  • Students can make use of the listing chart to organize their ideas before writing the reply email.

Other resources  

Treasure Island
An ETV programme about camping and watching pink dolphin
mms://wmedia.hkedcity.net/archive/etv/2/ento415_450k.wmv

Summer Vacation Activities
A video about activities in summer
http://www.englishmedialab.com/higherlevels/summer%20vacation/summer%20vacation.html

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