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Module: Me, My Family and Friends

Unit: My Neighbourhood

Level: KS1

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1. A day in a city

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Recommended Resources
Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Image 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities , Teaching Materials Generators 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate positions, e.g. The bus stop is in front of the library.

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently
  • Produce simple phrases and sentences involving repetition, e.g. Where is the fast food shop? It is behind the library.


My City (Online version)

Interactive Game (Download version)
 

Brief Description:
An interactive game for students to create their own city 

User Tips:

  • Teachers can download the 'Interactive Game' and show it in class.
    • Download and unzip the files.
    • Click 'My City.exe' or use Internet browser to open the file 'My City.html' to start.
    • Drag pictures to build the city.
    • Use the cursor to control the boy or the girl to move along the road.
  • Teachers can make use of the 'Pictures' to make a new map.
  • For more able students, they can create their own city using the pictures and present it in class.

2. My Neighbourhood

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Source: www.kizclub.com
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Places in a city, e.g. bakery, post office, drug store
  • Use the demonstratives to refer to objects, e.g. This is a library.
  • Use simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. I go there to find books.

Reading:

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

http://www.kizclub.com/storytime/neighborhood/neighborhood.html

Brief Description:
A story about places to go in the neighbourhood

User Tips:

  • Read the title of the book and ask students to guess what the story is about.
  • Have a picture walk of the story and find out the meaning of the title.
  • While reading, brainstorm ideas what they can see or what they can do in that location.
  • After reading, students can  discuss the places they like to visit.

3. My Neighbourhood - matching game

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Recommended Resources
Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Games 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Places in a city, e.g. bakery, post office, drug store
  • Use simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. I go there to find books.

Reading:

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

http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=neighbour

Brief Description:
An interactive exercise about places to go in the neighbourhood

User Tips:

  • Students can play the game before talking about where to go in the city.
  • For less able students, they can read the story of 'My Neighbourhood' before playing the game.

4. Places

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Source: www.mes-english.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Games , Powerpoint  

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Names of places, e.g. playground, library, supermarket, police station, school

Reading:

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

Listening:

  • Identify the key words in short utterances by recognizing the stress

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/places.php

Brief Description:
A web-site with different kinds of printable materials about places

User Tips:

  • Click on the icon to download the PowerPoint or flash cards of places. Teachers can show the PowerPoint to introduce the vocabulary or print the flashcards to make the classroom a print-rich environment. 
  • Click 'Flashcard and worksheet section' to download printable board games and flashcards.

5. My City

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Source: Fung Kai No.1 Primary School
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Lesson Plans , School-based Experience Sharing 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate positions, e.g. in front of, behind
  • Use nouns or noun phrases to identify people, animals, events and objects, e.g. The library is in front of the clinic.
  • Use the simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. I go there to find books.
  • Use interrogative adverb 'where' to ask about locations

Reading:

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

Writing:

  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues

Unit Plan
http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=1449590893

Website
https://sites.google.com/site/fk1pscity/

Brief Description:
School experience sharing about integrating digital resources in learning and teaching the topic 'my city'

User Tips:

  • Download the unit plan and make changes when necessary.
  • Teachers can make use of the website to show the integrated resources in class.

Other resources  
Preposition of Place - My City
An online picture descritpion game about my city. (e.g. The cinema is next to the supermarket.)
http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=preposit

Can you tell him the way?
A PowerPoint about indicating locations and giving directions
http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=491689023

Prepositions of Place
Printable materials about prepositions of place
http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/prepositions.php

Where
Revision and games about preposition of place
http://www.marks-english-school.com/games/mes-prepositions_01.html

Print and Do - Places in a Town
A worksheet about places in a town and write about the environment we live
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-print-places.pdf

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