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Module: Relationships

Unit: Family Relationships

Level: KS2

Suggested Learning and Teaching Resources

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1. Presents for My Family

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

Learning Objectives

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Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the connective 'if' to express conditions, e.g. If you were Philip, what would you…?
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about thoughts and ideas, e.g. I think he would like to read this.
  • Use the connective 'or' to show choices or express alternatives, e.g. What will Dad prefer, a coins bag or a book?
  • Use formulaic expressions to make and respond to suggestions, e.g. 'How about…', 'Let's check it together'
  • Use formulaic expressions to thanks, e.g. 'Thank you for…'

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognising the stress in connected speech

Speaking:

  • Participate effectively in an oral interaction

Writing:

  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1551459626

Brief Description:
An ETV programme about a boy who spent the coupon he had won to buy presents for his family to show his gratitude for their support

User Tips:

  • Before watching the programme, motivate students by asking them what kind of presents they have given to their families and how they choose the presents.
  • After the programme, students can discuss in groups what they would buy if they were the boy in the programme. Students can design 'Thank You' cards for their families based on COPYMASTER 2.

2. Family Features

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Source: www.superteacherworksheets.com
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Articles 

Learning Objectives

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Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Body parts, e.g. nose, toes, dimple
  • Use adjectives to describe people, animals, objects and conditions, e.g. Mother's perky nose
  • Use apostrophes to show possession, e.g. Cousin Robert's hair, Uncle Joey's toes

Reading:

  • Recognise the format and language features of a variety of text types, e.g. poems
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/reading-comp/4th-family-features.pdf

Brief Description:
A poem about what features a child shares with his family members

User Tips:

  • Before reading, motivate students by asking them whether they look like their parents.
  • While reading, highlight the body parts mentioned in the poem.
  • After reading, students can highlight the rhyming pairs in the poem and finish the comprehension questions.

3. Family Relationships

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Source: www.esl-lab.com
Media: Audio 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. I have seven brothers and six sisters.
  • Use the interrogative pronoun 'what' to find our specific information about a person, object or event, e.g. What does his mother do?
  • Use interrogative pronoun 'how' to ask about quantities, e.g. How many brothers or sister does Pancho have?

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognising the stress in connected speech
  • Locate or provide specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

http://www.esl-lab.com/family1/fam1.htm

Brief Description:
An online listening quiz about a man's family background

User Tips:

  • Before listening, students can read the questions and predict the topic of the conversation.
  • Students can do the listening exercise online.
  • After listening, students can click 'Submit' to check the answers.
  • For less able students, click 'Quiz script' to read the script while listening.

4. Writing about Family

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Source: www.superteacherworksheets.com & PBS.org
Media: Web page words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets , Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states and express thoughts and ideas

Writing:

  • Plan and organise information, and express own ideas and feelings by deciding on the sequence of content

A special Member of My Family
http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/writing/23-familymember.pdf

Siblings
http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/writing/8-siblings.pdf

A Family Story
http://pbskids.org/shareastory/print/family-index.html

Brief Description:
A list of printable writing ideas about family relationships

User Tips:

  • Click 'A special Member of My Family' to write about how they would spend an afternoon with a family member.
  • Click 'Siblings' to write about their brothers or sisters.
  • Click 'A Family Story' to write a book about their family.
  • Teacher can remind students the use of language forms before writing.

5. Time with Grandpa

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Source: www.readtheory.org
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Assessment Tools 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use simple past tense to talk about past activities or events, e.g. Ben jumped from bed as soon as the first bit of sun peeped through his window.
  • Use the connective 'also' to link similar ideas or add information, e.g. He also taught Ben how to ….

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
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

http://readtheory.org/intermediate/Time_With_Grandpa.htm

Brief Description:
An online reading comprehension about a boy who has a special time with Grandpa

User Tips:

  • Before reading, predict from the title what the story is about.
  • Students can read the story and finish the comprehension questions online.
  • Students can click 'Listen to voice narration' to listen to the story.
  • After reading, students can talk about their special time with their family.
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