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Module: We Love Hong Kong

Unit: Knowing my community

Level: KS2

 E-learning Task (Brave Neighbours) - the main task is to write a news report about a robbery.

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1. My Neighbourhood

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Source: Shak Chung Shan Memorial Catholic Primary School & CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Lesson Plans 

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary
    • Furniture, e.g. coffee table, wardrobe
    • Objects, e.g. photo album, curtains, mat, mattress
  • Use 'wh-' questions to find out specific information, e.g. What do you do in the living room?
  • Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate place, e.g. I have my meals in the living room.

Listening:

  • Locate specific information in response to simple instructions or questions
  • Discriminate between words with different initial consonant sounds, e.g. s as in Sam, p as in Peter, sp as in Spark.

Speaking:

  • Use modelled phrases and sentences to communicate with teachers or other learners

Reading:

  • Predict the meaning of unfamiliar words by using context or picture cues

Writing:

  • Add personal ideas and information when a model or framework is provided

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=943638788

Brief Description:
An example of a cross-curricular task about our neighbourhood collaboratively developed by Shak Chung Shan Memorial Catholic Primary School and EDB.


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2. What can you do in the neighbourhood

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

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the verbs 'is, are' to seek information, e.g. Is there a post office nearby?
  • Use the connective 'so' to show results, e.g. There is a playground nearby, so we can play outdoors.
  • Use the modal 'can' to talk about abilities, e.g. There is a sports centre nearby, so we can play sports.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world
  • Understand the connection between ideas by identifying cohesive devices, e.g. so

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1548265178

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint introducing places in the neighbourhood

User Tips:

  • Show slide 2 and 3 of the PowerPoint to introduce the vocabulary of different facilities in the neighbourhood.
  • Show the map on slide 5 and elicit students' responses using the target language items.

3. A Field trip

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Source: www.hud.gov
Media: Web page Animation 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths and present situation, e.g. The computer catalog keeps tract of library materials by titles, authors, subjects and keywords.  

Reading:

  • Predict the likely development of a topic by recognising key words, using personal experiences, and making use of context and knowledge of the world

http://www.hud.gov/kids/field1.html


Brief Description:
A website leading students to a virtual field trip to a park, library and the City Hall

User Tips:

  • Elicit ideas from students about facilities in their neighbourhood.
  • Choose a destination, 'Park' or 'Library'' for the virtual field trip.
  • Click 'Picture Tour' or 'Animated Tour' to start the virtual field trip.
  • Students can create their own community using 'Building a Community' (http://www.hud.gov/kids/900t.html). (Remarks: 'Authorware Player' is required to play this resource.)

4. Giving Directions

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

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate directions, e.g. Walk along Happy Road
  • Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate positions, e.g. The pet shop is next to the vegetable shop.

Reading:

  • Predict the likely development of a topic by recognising key words, using personal experiences, and making use of context and knowledge of the world

Speaking:

  • Use simple phrases and sentences to communicate with others with the help of cues

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1102870553

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint introducing how to give directions

User Tips:

  • Introduce the prepositional phrases to indicate directions using slides 2-7.
  • Students can read the maps and describe the routes to go to different destinations.
  • Draw students' attention to the prepositional phrases while reading the instructions.

5. Listening - Direction

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Source: www.elllo.org
Media: Animation Audio 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate directions, e.g. Turn right
  • Use imperatives to give directions

Listening:

  • Locate specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

http://www.elllo.org/yeartwo/feb7th/directions.htm

Brief Description:
A listening game about finding a place in a city

User Tips:

  • Introduce the prepositional phrases to indicate directions to students/
  • Click 'Listen' to listen to the audio recording about how to go to the destination.
  • Click the box to indicate the destination.
  • Click 'Play' to see the detailed route and check the answer.
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