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Module: The Magic of Nature

Unit: Wonders of nature

Level: KS2

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1. Our Weather

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Source: CCC Kei Wa (Kowloon Tong) Primary School
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Adjectives, e.g. humid, windy, foggy
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions
  • Use comparatives adjectives or adjective phrases to make comparisons, e.g. Today is more humid.
  • Use superlative adjectives or adjective phrases to make comparison, e,g. Tomorrow will be the least humid.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of unknown words by recognizing the base word with other words
  • Recognize recurrent pattern in language structure, such as word structure, word order, sentence structure

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=1421518422

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint about using adjectives to describe the weather

Brief Description:

  • Show the first few slides of the PowerPoint to revise the adjectives about weather.
  • Ask students to describe and compare the weather after reading the PowerPoint.

2. Seasons in Shanghai - The use of gerund

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Source: CCC Kei Wa (Kowloon Tong) Primary School
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use '-ing' nouns or noun phrases to refer to activities, e.g. Doing homework is a boring task. I hate doing exercise.

Reading:

  • Recognize recurrent pattern in language structure, such as word structure, word order, sentence structure
  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=1627037743

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint about the activities we can do in different seasons

User Tips:

  • Before reading, students can discuss what they like doing in summer.
  • While reading, draw students' attention to the use of '-ing' nouns or noun phrases.
  • After reading, students can do a survey about what their classmates like doing in winter.

3. What's the Weather Forecast for Tomorrow?

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Source: www.englishmedialab.com
Media: Audio Video 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use comparatives adjectives or adjective phrases to make comparisons, e.g. hot, hotter
  • Use superlative adjectives or adjective phrases to make comparison, e,g. Summer is the hottest season.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of unknown words by recognizing the base word with other words

Listening:

  • Identify key words in short utterances by recognizing the stress

http://www.englishmedialab.com/higherlevels/weather%20forecast/weather%20forecast.html

Brief Description:
A short video introducing the structure of comparative adjectives and superlative adjectives about weather

User Tips:

  • Draw students' attention to the structure of the comparative adjectives and superlative adjectives.
  • After watching the video, students can use the adjectives to compare the weather in different seasons.

4. Beijing Climate - Four Seasons

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Source: www.travelchinaguide.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states and express simple truths, e.g. Spring is a windy, dry season.

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. information text
  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation

http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/beijing/when-to-go.htm

Brief Description:
Information about different seasons in Beijing

User Tips:

  • Before reading, students can discuss the weather in different seasons in Hong Kong.
  • Students can work in groups and do jigsaw reading to find out the whole picture about seasons in Beijing.
  • After reading, students can do a summary about the weather in Beijing.
  • Students can write the information report.

5. Weather in Bangkok

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Source: www.1stopbangkok.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states and express simple truths, e.g. The weather in Bangkok is undoubtly hot and humid.

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. information text
  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation

http://www.1stopbangkok.com/about_bkk/seasons/

Brief Description:
Information about different seasons in Bangkok

User Tips:

  • Before reading, students discuss the weather in different seasons in Hong Kong.
  • Students can work in groups and do jigsaw reading to find out the whole picture about the weather in Bangkok.
  • After reading, students can do a comparison about the weather in Bangkok and the weather in Hong Kong.
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