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Module: Places and Activities

Unit: In the School – School subjects

Level: KS1

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1. Timetable

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Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use nouns or noun phrases to identify people, animals, events and objects, e.g. Chinese, English
  • Use the simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. I have P.E. lesson on Monday

Writing:

  • Reproduce sentences based on teacher's model and use words from print in the environment
  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feeling clearly and coherently

Teacher Version
http://diy.fwg.hk/download/eng/MyTimetable/advanced/

Student Version
http://diy.fwg.hk/download/eng/MyTimetable/

Brief Description:
A tool for making school timetable

User Tips:

  • Teachers can make use of the 'KS1-My School Timetable' in 'Teacher Version' to lead students to create a new school timetable.
  • Students can present their created timetable in class.
  • Teachers can follow the 'Instructions' to create another sample for students.
  • Students can click 'Student Version' to start other forms of timetable.

2. School Subjects

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. We act and read poems in English lessons.
  • Use connectives to link similar ideas, e.g. We run and play ball games in P.E. lessons.
  • Use prepositional phrases to indicate time, e.g. We act and read poems in English lessons.

Reading:

  • Recognize common abbreviations, e g. P.E. and G.S.
  • Predict the meaning of unfamiliar words by using context or pictorial clues

Writing:

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

School subjects

Brief Description:
A writing task about school subjects

User Tips:

  • In Task 1, students can do a word search to find the names of different school subjects.
  • In Task 2, students can write about the subjects they have in school.
  • In Task 3, students can write about what they do in different lessons.
  • In Task 4, students can write about their favourite subjects.
  • For less able students, they could do revision to revise names of school subjects and the activities they have in the lessons before writing.

3. School Subjects Flashcards

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • School subjects, e.g. English, Math, Physical Education

Reading:

  • Predict the meaning of unfamiliar words by using context or pictorial clues

Speaking:

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

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

Brief Description:
Sets of flashcards and handouts about school subjects

User Tips:

  • Teachers can make use of the flashcards to introduce the topic 'School Subjects'.
  • Students can make use of the flashcards to talk about their favourite school subjects.
  • Teachers can print out the flashcards and make the classroom a print-rich environment.

4. School Subjects - word search

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Source: www.britishcouncil.org
Media: Animation 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • School subjects, e.g. Physical Education, Music
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths, e.g. Football and games are part of …

Reading:

  • Identify key words for the main ideas in a sentence
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/language-games/wordsearch/school-subjects

Brief Description:
A word search about school subjects

User Tips:

  • Students should apply prior knowledge about school subjects when playing the game.
  • Students would click 'clue' to check the hints.
  • For less able students, they should do revision about activities in different lessons and names of school subjects before playing the game.
  • After playing the game, students could do the print out worksheet about school subjects.

5. School Subjects - print and do

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Source: www.britishcouncil.org
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • School subjects, e.g. Physical Education, Music
  • Use the auxiliary verbs 'do, are' to seek information, e.g. Are you good at Math?
  • Use the interrogative pronouns 'which' to find out one's preference, e.g. Which is your best subject?

Reading:

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

Speaking:

  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction
  • Maintain an interaction by providing information to factual or yes/no questions

http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-print-subjects.pdf

Brief Description:
A worksheet about school subjects

User Tips:

  • Students could do revision about names of different subjects in Part A.
  • Students can work in pairs or groups to do a survey using the questions in Part B and C about their favourite subjects.
  • After doing the questionnaire, students could present the result of the survey in class.
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