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Module: Places and Activities

Unit: In the school – Places in the school

Level: KS1

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1. Places in the School

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use prepositional phrases to indicate position, e.g. The snack shop and the playground are on the ground floor.
  • Use adjectives to show position, e.g. The school hall is on the first floor.
  • Use formulaic expressions to begin and end a short written message, e.g. Dear Mary and Love.

Reading:

  • Recognize common abbreviations, e.g. 1/F
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

Writing:

  • Putting words in a logical order to make meaningful sentences
  • Adding personal ideas and information when a model or framework is provided

Places in the School

Brief Description:
A writing task about places in the school

User Tips:

  • In Part 1, students are required to fill in the names of rooms in school.
  • In Part 2, students can write a letter to a friend to talk about places in the new school.
  • In Part 3, students can write about their own school based on the authentic situation.
  • Visit What do you see in the school? , for more writing tasks about places and things we can see in school.

2. School

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Source: www.mes-english.com
Media: Powerpoint words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Notes 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Places in the school, e.g. music room, art room, playground
  • Use nouns or noun phrases to identify places, e.g. This is tuck shop.
  • Use the definite article 'the' to refer to a specific object, e.g. The music room in on the first floor.

Reading:

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

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

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

Brief Description:
PowerPoint, flashcards and printable materials about places in the schools

User Tips:

  • Teachers can show the PowerPoint to lead in the topic.
  • When showing the PowerPoint, ask students where they can find the rooms in school.
  • After reading, students can play games using the game cards.

3. Where am I?

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Source: www.britishcouncil.org
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Places in the school, e.g. Science Lab, library, sports field
  • Use the present continuous tense to describe actions taking place at the time of speaking, e.g. I'm listening to my teacher. Where am I?
  • Use the interrogative adverb 'where' to ask about location, e.g. Where am I?

Reading:

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

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/language-games/read-and-choose/school

Brief Description:
A quiz to find out where the children are in the school

User Tips:

  • This is a quiz for more able students. Students should read the questions and choose the correct answers.
  • For less able students, they should do revisions about places in school and what activities we can do there.
  • For more able students, they can write more questions for the quiz and ask their classmates.

4. A Day at School

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Source: www.mes-english.com
Media: Image 
Resources Types: Games 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use nouns or noun phrases to identify places in the school, e.g. This is music room.
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. We go to music room to sing songs.

Speaking:

  • Use the simple phrases and sentences to communicate with others with the help of cues

http://www.mes-english.com/games/adayatschool.php

Brief Description:
A board game about activities in different places in the school

User Tips:

  • Teachers can practise the target language with students before playing the game.
  • Students can play the game in a small group. One can throw the dice and move along the path in one direction. Students can talk about the activities in the specific location when they step on it.
  • For more able students, they can set their own rules for the game.

5. School - sentences making

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Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use nouns or noun phrases to identify places in the school, e.g. This is music room.
  • Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate position, e.g. The music room is on the first floor.

Writing:

  • Put words in a logical order to make meaningful sentences

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

Brief Description:
An interactive game about location of rooms in the school

User Tips:

  • Teachers can practise the target language with students before playing the game.
  • Students can play the game to find out the sentence pattern.
  • Teachers can edit the questions and prepare tailor-made exercise.
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