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Module: Happy Days

Unit: Travel Abroad – Famous Places around the World

Level: KS2

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6. China

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Source: www.yahoo.com; www.timeforkids.com; www.travelchinaguide.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Names of famous scenic spots in Singapore, e.g. Great Wall, Forbidden City
  • Use the simple present tense to express present states and simple truths

Reading:

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

World Factbook - China
http://kids.yahoo.com/reference/world-factbook/country/ch--China

Sightseeing guide - China
http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/china/sightseeing

Beijing Travel Guide (By www.travelchinaguide.com)
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/beijing.htm

Brief Description:
List of websites that provide factual information about China

User Tips:

  • Before reading, students can share their experience about visiting China.
  • Students can read the websites 'World Factbook' and 'Sightseeing guide' to learn more about the information of China.
  • Students can read the websites 'Beijing Travel Guide' to know more about what people can do when they travel to Beijing.
  • The websites can be used as resources for students to carry out project learning.

7. Japan

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Source: Web Japan; www.timeforkids.com; www.travelforkids.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Forms

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Places in Japan, e.g. Tokyo, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji
  • Use the simple present tense to express present states and simple truths

Reading:

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

Explore Japan (By Web Japan)
http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/index.html

Sightseeing guide - Japan
http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/japan/sightseeing

Fun things to do with kids in Tokyo
http://www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/Japan/tokyo.htm

Brief Description:
List of websites that provide factual information about Japan and Tokyo

User Tips:

  • Before reading, students can share their experience about visiting Japan.
  • Students can read the websites 'Explore Japan' and 'Sightseeing guide' to learn more about the information of Japan.
  • Students can read the websites 'Fun things to do with kids in Tokyo' to know more about what people can do when they travel to Tokyo.
  • The websites can be used as resources for students to carry out project learning.

Other resources  
Paris attractions
An online tool to write about three attractions in Paris

Travel around Sydney, London and Singapore
Two interactive sorting exercises about the scenic points and activities in Sydney, London and Singapore 
Scenic Points http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=world1
Activities http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=world2

Virtual traveller (By BBC)
A listening exercise about going on a virtual trip
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/writing/planningyourwriting/flash0.shtml

Printables about China
Three worksheets about the information of China
The Capital City http://www.teach-nology.com/gold/china4a.html
Cities of China http://www.teach-nology.com/gold/china4b.html
Map of China http://www.teach-nology.com/gold/china4c.html

I Love China
A learning task to guide students to know more about china
http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanagerfile/english.I_Love_China/I_Love_China_Overview.htm

Around the world
A website that introduces the facts of different countries
http://www.timeforkids.com/around-the-world

Countries and Culture activities
A website with craft materials about different countries
http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/index.htm

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