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Module: The Magic of Nature

Unit: Wonders of nature

Level: KS2

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6. The Four Seasons

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Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Adjectives about weather, e.g. humidity
    • Activities, e.g. sledding
  • Use adverbs or adverb phrases to express frequency, e.g. occasionally

Listening:

  • Predict the likely development of a topic by recognizing key words, using personal experiences, and making use of context and knowledge of the world
  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognizing the stress in connected speech

http://www.esl-lab.com/seasons/seasonsrd1.htm

Brief Description:
A listening quiz about weather and activities in different seasons

User Tips:

  • Before listening, students can talk about the activities  they like doing in different seasons.
  • Teachers can click 'Quiz script' and introduce the key words in the quiz before listening.
  • Students can read the questions and guess what the content is about before listening.
  • Students can do the quiz individually online or do the printable 'Text Completion Quiz'.

7. Spring

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Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the future tense to talk about future events, actions or processes, e.g. The temperature will be from 12℃ to 15℃.
  • Use adjectives to describe the weather, e.g. It is overcast in Bangkok.

Reading:

  • Recognizing recurrent patterns in language structure, such as word structure, word order, sentence structure and organization of text-types
  • Reading written language in meaningful chunks

Writing:

  • Adding personal ideas and information when a model is provided, such as filling gaps
  • Expressing own ideas and feelings

Spring

Brief Description:
A writing task about the weather in spring in Hong Kong

User Tips:

  • In task 1, students can revise the order of months in a year.
  • In task 2, students can read the pictures and talk about activities we can have in spring.
  • Read a piece of weather forecast in Task 3. Teachers can draw students' attention to the use of adjectives to describe weather.
  • Read the weather map in Task 4. Students can keep a weather diary and talk about the weather changes.
  • Click 'Disc' to listen to a nursery rhyme in task 5. Then draw and write about what is mentioned in the rhyme.

Other resources  

Weather forecast
A vocabulary list and exercise about adjectives used to describe weather
http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-weather.htm

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