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Module: Relationship

Unit: Beautiful People in Our Eyes

Level: KS2

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1. Special People in Our Eyes

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: Web page words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use adjectives to describe people, e.g. humorous, good-tempered, patient, smart
  • Use '-ed' adjectives to describe feelings that someone has/had about something, e.g. isn't frightened of the sea
  • Use simple past tense to talk about past activities or events, e.g. rescued a girl from the sea
  • Use simple present tense to express interests, e.g. You like making friends. You enjoy going to parties.

Reading:

  • Recognise the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. poems
  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Plan and organise information, express own ideas and feelings by identifying purpose and audience for a writing task
  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. poems

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/eng/vocab09/ch2_mod4_content.htm

Brief Description:
A task about 'Super Person Award' to encourage students to appreciate people around them

User Tips:

  • Teachers can download worksheets LT 4.1-4.6 to carry out the tasks.
  • In 'Task 1', students can model on a poem to write about a family member they admired.
  • Before writing the poem, teachers can draw students' attention to the use of adjectives and the language features of the poem.
  • In 'Task 2', students can nominate their classmates for 'Super Person Award' and write descriptions to support their nomination.
  • After writing, students can choose the ideal candidate and present the certificate to them.

2. Beautiful People

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Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use adjectives to describe a person, e.g. Jan is a kind-hearted person.
  • Use simple present tense to describe habitual actions, e.g. She does voluntary work to serve the elderly.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Write main and supporting ideas, and where appropriate with elaboration.

Beautiful People

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint with picture illustrations about what we can do to help the people in need

User Tips:

  • Teachers can show the PowerPoint in class to lead in the topic, 'Beautiful People'.
  • After reading, draw students' attention to the use of adjectives to describe people.
  • Students can write descriptions about beautiful people around them and how we can help others.

3. Helping Each Other

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

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use formulaic expressions to offer help, e.g. Can I help you?
  • Use formulaic expressions to express and respond to thanks, e.g. Thank you for your help. Not at all.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognising the stress in connected speech
  • Use audio clues (tone, volume), contextual clues and knowledge of the world to work out the meaning of simple spoken texts

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=712175942

Brief Description:
An ETV programme about an extra-terrestrial finding out people on earth are not selfish

User Tips:

  • Before watching the programme, elicit students' ideas about what they usually do to help their classmates.
  • After the programme, draw students' attention to the language forms and complete 'Copymaster 1'.

4. One Hundred Dollars

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Source: EnglishMaven.org
Media: Web page words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Articles 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the connective 'if' to express conditions, e.g. If I could have one hundred dollars, I could buy new shoes.
  • Use simple past tense to describe activities or events in a story, e.g. The man stopped walking.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

Online version
http://www.englishmaven.org/Articulate/Short%20Stories%20-%20One%20Hundred%20Dollars%20-%20Quizmaker%20output/quiz.html

Printable version
http://www.englishforeveryone.org/PDFs/Short%20Stories%20RC%20-%20One%20hundred%20dollars.pdf

Brief Description:
A short online comprehension quiz about a poor and honest man who found one hundred dollars in the street

User Tips:

  • Before reading the story, elicit students' ideas about what they will do if they found one hundred dollars in the street.
  • While reading, draw students' attention to the language structure.
  • After reading, students can finish the comprehension questions to check their understanding.
  • Teachers can also encourage students to give a critical response to the character and guide them to use adjectives to describe the personalities of the man.

Other resources  

Personality
An online matching exercise about the adjectives for describing people's personalities (e.g. kind, cheerful, shy, brave, friendly)
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/node/1033

Personality adjectives
A printable crossword puzzle on personality adjectives (e.g. hardworking, naughty, helpful)
http://www.esl-galaxy.com/crosswords/personalityeasy.pdf

Adjectives for describing personality
Printable worksheets about the adjectives for describing people's personalities
http://www.esolcourses.com/content/exercises/grammar/adjectives/personality/describing-personality-worksheets.html

You're adorable
A song which introduces adjectives or phrases to describe a person's personalities.
http://www.mightybook.com/MightyBook_free/books/adorable/adorable.html

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