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Module: The World Around Us

Unit: Telling Time

Level: KS1

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1. My Day

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Source: www.kizclub.com
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Stories , e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the interrogative pronouns 'what' to find out time, e.g. What time is it?
  • Use the impersonal pronoun 'it' to express facts about time, day, date and weather, e.g. It's seven o'clock. It's time to get up.

Reading:

  • Make predictions about stories, characters, topics of interest using pictorial clues and book cover
  • Identify key words for the main idea in a sentence
Story
http://www.kizclub.com/storytime/myday/first.html
 
Worksheet
http://www.kizclub.com/Topics/myself/dailyactivities.pdf 

Brief Description:
A story about activities in a day

User Tips:

  • Before reading, ask students to read the title and guess what the story is about.
  • While reading, draw students' attention to the way of telling the time and the activities at that time.
  • After reading, students can write their daily routine on the worksheet.

2. Telling Time and Daily Routine

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Source: www.eslkidslab.com
Media: Video 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the interrogative pronouns 'what' to find out time, e.g. What time do you usually brush your teeth?
  • Use the simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. I usually go to school at eight a.m.
  • Use the impersonal pronoun 'it' to express facts about time, day, date and weather, e.g. It's twelve twenty-five. It's twenty-five past twelve.

Reading:

  • Recognize common abbreviations and contracted forms, e.g. a.m., p.m.
  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues

Telling the Time

http://www.eslkidslab.com/lessons/course3/videos/time1/index.html

Telling the Time - Quarter Past

http://www.eslkidslab.com/lessons/course3/videos/time2/index.html

Brief Description:
Videos about telling the time

User Tips:

  • 'Media Player' is required to play the videos.
  • 'Telling the Time' is a video about the time for daily routines.
  • 'Telling the Time - Quarter Past' is a video about telling the time in different way, e.g. It's seven thirty. It's half past seven.
  • The videos can be used for self-learning.

3. Starting with 'I' - It's time to …

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out time, e.g. What time is it?
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out specific information about a person, object or event, e.g. What do you do?
  • Use the impersonal pronoun 'it' to express facts about time, day, date and weather, e.g. It's half past ten. It's time to do my homework.

Reading:

  • Recognize common abbreviations and contracted forms, e.g. 9:00, It's two o'clock.
  • Recognize familiar words in a new text

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1411776559

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint about telling times

User Tips:

  • Teachers can make use of the PowerPoint to introduce the topic 'Telling the Time'.
  • Draw students' attention to the language forms about the use of pronouns in telling time.
  • After reading, students can talk about their daily routines.

4. Time for School

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Source: www.dltk-teach.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the impersonal pronoun 'it' to express facts about time, e.g. It is time to wake up. It is time for school.

Reading:

  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas with teacher support

Writing:

  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

http://www.dltk-teach.com/minibooks/time/index.htm

Brief Description:
Sets of templates to make a mini-book about time

User Tips:

  • Teachers should read the text of the book and the instructions for making the book before printing.
  • Students can use the templates to make their own book or they can base on the model to make their own one after reading.

5. Topic: Time

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find out time, e.g. What time do you usually have lunch?
  • Use the impersonal pronoun 'it' to express facts about time, day, date and weather, e.g. It's half past ten.

Reading:

  • Locate information in a short text in response to questions

Listening:

  • Locate or provide specific information in response to simple instructions or questions
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/category/topics/time

Brief Description:
A website with songs, stories and games about time

User Tips:

  • Click on 'Hickory, Dickory Dock' to play a traditional song about time. Teachers can make use of the song to introduce the topic 'Time'.
  • Click on 'Time' to play a game to match the clock with the right time.
  • Click on  'What's the time?'  to listen to the time and move the hands on the clock.
  • Click on 'Ryan's Typical Day' to put words in the right order and find out about Ryan's day.
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