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Module: Changes

Unit: Health - Healthy Living

Level: KS2

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6. Healthy Kids

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Source: www.healthykids.org.uk
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

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.healthykids.org.uk/

Brief Description:
A website for kids to find information about health at their age

User Tips:

  • Click on the number to start reading health information of that age.
  • Click on any titles for the information, e.g. bullying, hand washing, why we need glasses, healthy teeth.
  • The website can be used for project learning.

7. The Flying Classroom Series: Looking After Our Body

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Source: Educational Television Unit, EDB
Media: Video 
Resources Types: ETV 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use imperatives to make suggestions, e.g. Eat breakfast every day.
  • Use formulaic expressions to make and respond to suggestions, e .g. How about…?

Listening:

  • Identify the gist of main ideas by recognizing the stress in connected speech
  • Locate specific information in spoken texts

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1114499081

Brief Description:
An ETV programme about a teacher who teaches children to look after their bodies by developing healthy living habits

User Tips:

  • Teachers can motivate students by asking whether they have breakfast or not and what they have for breakfast. Teachers can show the importance of breakfast as healthy living.
  • Students can jot notes on healthy living style while watching the programme.
  • Refer to Teachers' notes for more activities and worksheets.

8. Are You Fit?

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Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials , Past Papers 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. People these days like to look thi.
  • Use connectives 'however', 'but' to link contrasting ideas, e.g. Looking thin, however, does not always mean you are healthy.

Reading:

  • Recognise the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. reports
  • Recognise the presentation of ideas through headings, captions and charts
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=p6report

Brief Description:
An online comprehension exercise of an information report about staying fit

User Tips:

  • Before doing the exercise, teachers can show the whole passage to introduce the target language.
  • Students can do the online exercise to check their understanding of an information report. The exercise can be used for self-learning.

Other resources  
Should
Notes and interactive exercises about using models 'should' and 'should not' to give advice

Health information
A webpage about what students should do to stay healthy
http://www.studenthealth.gov.hk/english/health/health_hl/health_hl_ahl.html

Songs that teach children about healthy habits
A list of songs that arouse students' interest towards the health issues but only a part of the song could be played
http://www.songsforteaching.com/healthsongs.htm

Staying Healthy
A website of reading articles with embadded audios about staying healthy
http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/index.html

Healthy Habits (By Think Quest)
A website with information about healthy habits
http://library.thinkquest.org/06aug/00014/id16.htm

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