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Module: Fun and Games

Unit: Bright Ideas – Things we can make

Level: KS1

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1. We can Make Things

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Video 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, feelings and opinions, e.g. It looks like an arrow.
  • Use imperatives to give instructions and directions, e.g. Fold the cardboard in half.
  • Use the connectives 'first, next, then' to express sequences, e.g. First, I choose a big orange sock. Then, I stick…

Reading:

  • Identify keywords for the main idea in a sentence
  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. riddles

Listening:

  • Locate or provide specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

Writing:

  • Reproduce sentences based on teacher's model and use words from print in the environment

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/eng/vocab09/ch2_mod2_content.htm

Brief Description:
A task about showing schoolmates how to make gifts on the programme
You Can Make IT! on the school Campus TV

User Tips:

  • Teachers can download LT2.1- LT 2.12 and print out the worksheets for pupils.
  • In Task 1, students can make use of the worksheets to think of a gift to celebrate the school anniversary and write a set of instructions for making the gift.
  • Students can watch Campus TV show to learn how to do presentation in the show.
  • In Task 2, students can revise the instructions, make the gift and present the procedures in class.
  • Students can make use of the materials to do self-evaluation and peer-evaluation.

2. Make and Colour - Coconut Head

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Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Articles 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use imperatives to give instructions, e.g. Use some glue to stick all your different bits and pieces onto your coconut.

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/presenters/makes/coconut/

Brief Description:
A simple procedure illustrated with pictures to show how to make a handcraft

User Tips:

  • Teachers can highlight the use of imperatives in the instructions.
  • Students can follow the instructions to make the handcraft.
  • For more able students, they can rewrite the procedures using different kind of materials.

3. Lists and Instructions

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Source: NGfL Cymru
Media: Web page Animation 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use imperatives to give instructions, e.g. Fold the paper around the present.

Reading:

  • Guess the topic and the likely development of the topic by using personal experiences and knowledge of the world
  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. procedural text, instructions

http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/lists_and_instructions/eng/Introduction/default.htm

Brief Description:
An interactive learning pack about writing of procedures

User Tips:

  • Teachers could click 'Starter Activity' to introduce the task to students.
  • Students can click 'Main Session' to arrange things in the right order and write some instructions.
  • Refer to 'Plenary' to highlight the use of imperatives in writing instructions.

4. Things to Make and Do - Projects with Paints and Pictures

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Source: www.things-to-make-and-do.co.uk
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use imperatives to give instructions, e.g. Cut the sides of a cereal box.

Reading:

  • Guess the meaning of unfamiliar words by using contextual or pictorial clues
  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. procedural text, instructions

http://www.things-to-make-and-do.co.uk/painting-and-pictures/painting-and-pictures.html

Brief Description:
A list of projects with instructions and picture illustrations

User Tips:

  • Click any titles to start the project.
  • Draw students' attention to the language features in the text type.
  • Students can prepare the materials and make the craft.
  • After doing the craft, students can present their products to their classmates.

5. Things we can Make

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Source: ITE, EDB
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Games 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use imperatives to give instructions, e.g. Fold the cardboard in half.
  • Use connectives 'first, next, then' to express sequences, e.g. Next, draw a big heart on the front.

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. procedural text, instructions
  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

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

Brief Description:
An interactive activity to arrange the steps of making things in a correct order

User Tips:

  • Highlight the use of language forms, the imperatives, in writing instructions.
  • This activity can be used for self-learning.
  • Teachers can download the activity and make changes to the activity. Read the DIY manual for details.

Other resources  

Things to Make
A list of project titles with instructions and animated illustrations
http://www.things2make.com/things2make_files/menu%20pages/alphabetical%20list.htm

Paper Bag Craft
The instructions with picture illustrations for making a paper bag
http://www.webindia123.com/craft/asp/craft.asp?c_id=179

How to make pizza
A worksheet about the steps of making a pizza
http://www.kizclub.com/Topics/food/pizzamaking.pdf

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