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Module: We love Hong Kong

Unit: Jobs people do - detectives

Level: KS2

Suggested Teaching Procedures using IT resources

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1. Character Scrapbook

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Source: www.scholastic.com
Resources Types: Games 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use adjectives to describe people, e.g. His eyes are big. His mouth is small
  • Use simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. He is tall.  

Writing:

  • Express imaginative ideas with the help of cues
  • Use appropriate format, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. posters

Speaking:

  • Introducing oneself giving some details

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/scrapbook/

Brief Description:
A tool for making a scrapbook by selecting different features of a person and write about it

User Tips:

  • This activity requires students to apply prior knowledge of adjectives to describe pictures.
  • Teachers can ask students to imagine the appearance of a thief and write about it.
  • Teachers can print out the products of the task and ask students to share their writing
  • Teachers can show a WANTED poster and ask students to write a poster based on their pictures.

2. Lovely Heart : Helping people find love

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Recommended Resources
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Words or phrases that describe people, e.g. slim, good-looking
  • Use adjectives to describe people and objects, e.g. I have a fit body, a hairy face...
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, feelings and opinions, e.g. I like sports and going to gym.

 

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world
  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/interestsentences/adjectives/flash0.shtml.

Brief Description:
A problem-solving game to practise using adjectives

User Tips:

  • Teachers can show students how to use the contextual clues to find the answer.
  • Students can add more adjectives to make the advert more interesting in the second part of the game.
  • Teachers can print out the 'worksheet' and ask students to choose the adjectives and write about themselves.
  • Teachers can also refer to 'Factsheet' to get the grammar notes on 'adjectives'.

3. Starting with 'I' - What can you see? I can see ... with

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Source: Kei Wah Primary School (Kowloon Tong)
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use prepositions to describe objects and people, e.g. a chick with a hat

Reading:

  • Identify key words for the main idea in a sentence

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=686701774

Brief Description:
Some simple illustrations to demonstrate the use of preposition 'with' to describe objects and people

User Tips:

  • Teachers can use the PowerPoint as the introduction of the language form.

4. Face Matches: Find the faces that fit

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use prepositions to describe objects and people, e.g. short, red hair, curly hair

Listening:

  • Locate specific information in spoken texts

Reading:

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

Brief Description:
A listening exercise that requires students to find the faces that fit the description

User Tips:

  • This activity requires students to apply prior knowledge of adjectives.
  • Teachers can click the 'Text On' button to switch the activity to a reading task.
  • For less able students, they can read the text before listening to the sound. Teachers can highlight the contextual clues in the text to help them find the answers.

Other resources  

Personal Pronouns
A web-site for self study about the use of personal pronouns
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/interestsentences/pronouns/index.shtml

Possessive Pronouns
Crossword puzzles about possessive pronoun
http://www.esltower.com/GRAMMARSHEETS/pronouns/possessivepronounscw.pdf

Physical Description - listening memory game
A listening game about the description of apperance
http://www.eslgamesworld.com/members/games/vocabulary/memoryaudio/description/index.html

What does she look like?
A word puzzle about describing people
http://www.esl-galaxy.com/wordsearches/peopledescriptionws.pdf

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