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Module: Changes

Unit: Health - Healthy Living

Level: KS2

Suggested Learning and Teaching Resources

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1. Health

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Source: www.factmonster.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Notes 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths, e.g. Exercising regularly to keep physcially fit is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle.  

Reading:

  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation
  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

http://www.factmonster.com/dk/science/encyclopedia/health.html#ESCI368EXERCI

Brief Description:
A website on information about health

User Tips:

  • Click on different headings, e.g. 'Exercise', 'Hygiene', 'Diet', to read information about those topics.
  • Students can use the modal 'should' and make use of the information to give suggestions to their classmates about healthy living.

2. A Healthy Lifestyle

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the connective 'if' to express conditions, e.g. If you are sick, see the doctor promptly.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world
  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint that introduces how to give advice to attain a healthy lifestyle using the conditional sentences

User Tips:

  • Show the PowerPoint to introduce the topic of healthy lifestyle.
  • After reading, draw students' attention to the use of conditional sentences in giving advice.
  • After reading, students can write advice to their classmates based on the target language forms.

3. Kids' Health

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Source: www.cyh.sa.gov.au
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Notes 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the connective 'if' to express conditions, e.g. If you have to wear a school uniform then take it off as soon as you get home.
  • Use imperatives to make suggestions, e.g. Wash your feet well at least once a day.

Reading:

  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation
  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

http://www.cyh.sa.gov.au/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=289&id=2146#

Brief Description:
A website with information about personal hygiene

User Tips:

  • Click on different titles, e.g. 'Teeth', 'Shoes', 'Feet', 'Clothes', to read related information.
  • Students can work in groups to do jigsaw reading to get the whole picture of healthy habits.
  • After reading, students can click on 'Gap-fill Game' to complete an exercise about personal hygiene.

4. Body Health

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Source: www.e-learningforkids.org
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths and present situation

Reading:

  • Recognize the presentation of ideas through headings, paragraphing, spacing, italics, bold print and punctuation
  • Skim a text to obtain a general impression and the gist or main ideas

http://www.e-learningforkids.org/Courses/Liquid_Animation/Keeping_Healthy/Body_Health/index.html

Brief Description:
An e-learning package about body health

User Tips:

  • Click on different characters to select different themes about body health, e.g. 'Exercise and fitness', 'Hygiene', 'Sleep, rest & leisure' and read the subtopics to have deeper exploration of the selected theme.
  • Before reading, teachers can set up questions for students to search the answers from the website.
  • After reading, click on 'Take me to exercise' to do a quiz about body health.
  • Students can make use of this package for self-learning.

5. Health - listening exercise

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Source: www.elllo.org
Media: Audio 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials , Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. Every day I get up in the morning and do an hour of yoga.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognizing the stress in connected speech
  • Locate specific information in spoken texts
  • Locate or provide information in response to simple instructions or questions
  • Use audio clues (tone, volume), contextual clues and knowledge of the world to work out the meaning of simple spoken texts

http://www.elllo.org/english/0801/T832-Jeff-Health.htm

Brief Description:
A conversation between two men about healthy lifestyles

User Tips:

  • Click on 'Audio Slide Show' to read pictorial clues while playing the audio clip.
  • After listening, click on 'Slide Quiz' to do a quiz about the conversation.
  • For less able students, click 'text on' to show the subtitles.
  • For more able students, click 'What do you do to stay healthy?' to watch another video on the topic.
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