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Module: Changes

Unit: Now and Then

Level: KS2

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6. Heritage Explorer

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Source: Antiquities and Monuments Office, LCSD, HKSAR
Media: Web page Animation 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials , Project-based Learning 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states and express interests, feelings and opinions
  • Use the simple past tense to talk about past events

Reading:

  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions
  • Work out the meaning of unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Monument/yfoh/games/heritage/game.htm

Brief Description:
An interactive game to encounter challenges in various heritage sites in Tai Po

User Tips:

  • This is a game for more able students.
  • Students can work in groups to find out information about different sites and solve the problems.
  • After playing the game, students can present the information in class.

7. Development of Public Housing in Hong Kong

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Source: Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the simple past tense to talk about past activities or events, e.g. A fire swept through the Shek Kip Mei Squatter area in Kowloon.

Reading:

  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation
  • Read written language in meaningful chunks

Development of Public Housing in Hong Kong

http://www.housingauthority.gov.hk/en/aboutus/resources/progress/0,,,00.html

Light and shades

http://www.housingauthority.gov.hk/hdw/en/aboutus/events/community/heritage_photo/index.html

Brief Description:
A brief history about the development of public housing in Hong Kong from 50s to present

User Tips:

  • Before reading, teachers can show pictures of old public housing in Hong Kong and ask students to guess the location of the houses.
  • Teachers can download photos or videos of three old housing estates in 'Light and Shades' to show the living environment in the past.
  • Students can use the information to do a project about housing in the pastime.

8. Museum - Tram

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Source: Hong Kong Tramsway,Ltd
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Project-based Learning , Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple past tense to talk about past activities or events
  • Passive construction, e.g. Tram service was extended to the Race Course in Happy Valley.

Reading:

  • Scan a text to locate specific information by using strategies such as looking at headings and repeated words

Brief Description:
A brief history about the development service of the oldest public transportation on Hong Kong Island

User Tips:

  • Click on different points on the timeline to select the relevant information at that time.
  • Students can read the information and do a project about the changes in transportation in Hong Kong.
  • Students can work in groups to find information about trams at different time period and combine them to form a whole picture of development.
  • Students can present the finding in class.

9. Declared Monuments in Hong Kong

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Source: Antiquities & Monuments Office, LCDS, HKSAR
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Project-based Learning , Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple past tense to talk about past activities or events

Reading:

  • Scan a text to locate specific information by using strategies such as looking at headings and repeated words
  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Monument/en/monuments_48.php

Brief Description:
Online information about monumental buildings in Hong Kong

User Tips:

  • Click on 'Hong Kong Island', 'Kowloon', 'New Territories' or 'Outlying Islands' to choose monuments in Hong Kong.
  • The information can be used for Project Learning about historical buildings in Hong Kong.

10. Changes in School

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Source: Fanling Public School & ITE, EDB
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Project-based Learning 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states
  • Use the simple past tense to express past conditions

Reading:

  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation

Writing:

  • Present main and supporting ideas, and where appropriate with elaboration

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

Brief Description:
An online project about how a school changed from a study hall to the school now

User Tips:

  • Students can click on different sections and complete the project online.
  • Teachers can refer to 'Teacher Page' for the notes.

Other resources  

Changes in Hong Kong
An ETV programme about walking through different time zone to see the changes in Hong Kong
mms://wmedia.hkedcity.net/archive/etv/2/ento513_450k.wmv

Resource Gallery
Online resources, mainly captioned photos recording the history of Hong Kong in different themes, such as transportation, education, historical buildings
http://www.grs.gov.hk/ws/english/resource/index.html

Old Hong Kong
A PowerPoint showing the use of auxiliary verbs to ask questions about things in the past
http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1549099685

A step back in time
An interactive story about what the kids found when they walked in a house in England 100 years ago
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/dynamo/history/stepback.htm

Scotland in the 60s
An interactive information about what it was like in school or at home in Scotland in the sixties
http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/as/sixties/flash/index.shtml

Old and New
A worksheet about comparing the things found 100 years ago and now
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/dynamo/history/oldandnew.shtml

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