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Module: Using My five Senses

Unit: Colours around Us

Level: KS1

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1. Colours

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Source: www.kizclub.com
Media: Web page Animation 
Resources Types: Stories 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: colours, e.g. red, blue, purple
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions, e.g. blue sky, brown teddy bears, orange pumpkins

Reading:

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

http://www.kizclub.com/storytime/colors/first.html

Brief Description:
An interactive story about things of different colours

User Tips:

  • Before reading, revise the names of different colours in the index.
  • After reading, encourage students to list out the objects mentioned in the story or give more examples of objects of different colours.
  • The story includes American spellings of words.

2. Colour songs

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Source: www.mightybook.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: colours, e.g. red, blue, purple
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions, e.g. The planet Earth is blue. The green leaves there. Purple plums on the tree.

Reading:

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

http://www.mightybook.com/classroom_songs.html

Brief Description:
Songs about things that are in different colours

User Tips:

  • Click the title to listen to the song, e.g. The Blue Song, The Green Song.
  • The songs can be played to motivate students.
  • After listening to the song, encourage students to list the things in that specific colour.
  • The lyrics include American spellings of words.

3. My Colours

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Source: www.lil-fingers.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Animation 
Resources Types: e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: colours, e.g. red, blue
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out specific information about an object, e.g. What is blue?
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions, e.g. A fire engine is red.

Reading:

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

http://www.lil-fingers.com/colors/

Brief Description:
A short story about colours

User Tips:

  • Draw students' attention to the colour chart on the right to motivate them.
  • After reading, encourage students to give more examples of objects of different colours.
  • The story includes American spelling of words.

4. Our Colourful World

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Recommended Resources
Source: www.britishcouncil.org
Media: Web page Animation Audio 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities , Stories , Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary: colours, e.g. pink, yellow, green
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out specific information about an object, e.g. What colour is planet?
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions, e.g. The trees are red, the leaves are red.

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by contextual or pictorial clues
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/our-colourful-world

Brief Description:
An interactive story describing things on different colour planets

User Tips:

  • Before reading, elicit students' ideas what the story is about.
  • While reading, students can point out the objects mentioned in the story and the original colour of the objects.
  • After reading, download the related worksheet to revise the target language and write about their imaginary planet.
  • Click 'I Can Sing a Rainbow' to listen to a song and paint a rainbow online.
  • For more listening and colouring activities, click 'Paint It'.

5. Colours - chants and songs

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Source: www.dreamenglish.com
Media: Web page words, xls, pdf, txt Audio 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: colours, e.g. red, yellow, green, purple
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, feelings and opinions, e.g. I like red, I don't like red

Reading:

  • Identify key words for the main ideas in a sentence

Speaking:

  • Produce simple phrases and sentences involving repetition or lists, e.g. I like red, I like yellow.

http://www.dreamenglish.com/color

Brief Description:
A website with songs, chants and printable materials about colours

User Tips:

  • Click 'The Colour Song' to listen to the song to motivate students.
  • Click 'Free Colour Chants' to listen to the chants.
  • Students can talk about the colours they like after listening.
  • Click 'Flashcards' or 'Colour Chart' to download printable materials to go along with the song.
  • After listening to the song, click 'Colour Matching' to write the color names and do colouring.
  • All materials include American spelling of words.
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