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Module: Places and Activities

Unit: Signs

Level: KS1

Suggested Learning and Teaching Resources

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1. Dos and Don'ts

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: e-books 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • use modals to ask permission, e.g. can, must

Listening:

  • Identify that clues from gestures and facial expressions convey speakers' intention, feelings and opinions

Brief Description:
An interactive activity for
learning the intonation of approval and disapproval through facial expressions

User Tips

  • Flash Player is required to play this resource.
  • Guess the teacher's or the gardener's responses in the story before clicking the icon for the answers.
  • Identify facial expressions of speakers and the meaning conveyed.

2. What do the signs mean?

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Source: Ms. Ng Choi To, Regina of Faith Lutheran School
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use imperatives to give instructions, e.g. 'Do not run'
  • Use modal 'must' to express prohibitions

Reading:

  • Recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. signs



http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource
_detail.php?rid=440368634

Brief Description:
A PowerPoint describing the rules in the park

User Tips

  • Show the signs.
  • Then show the imperatives to give instructions.
  • Focus on the usage of imperatives and modals for each sign.

3. Signs and Instructions

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use imperatives to give instructions, directions and express prohibitions

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas in the spoken text with the help of cues

Reading:

  • Recognise the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. signs

 

Brief Description:
A learning pack with songs, flash games and teaching suggestions

User Tips

  • Teachers can use lyrics in the songs of 'Come and sing with us' to familiarize students with instructions as they sing.
  • Teachers can click 'Ctrl' and 'X' to listen to the music of the songs.
  • Students can read signs and listen to the instructions as they play the game 'Be a nice kid'.
  • 'Collecting Sign' can be used as an extended activity after learning some signs.

4. Giving suggestions using 'Do not'

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Source: CCC Kei Wa Primary School (Kowloon Tong)
Media: Powerpoint 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use imperatives to give instructions e.g. Don't litter

Reading:

  • recognize the format and language features of some common text types, e.g. signs

http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=271831324

Brief Description:
Simple illustrations of the rules in the park

User Tips

  • A very simple illustration of signs to lead in the topic.
  • Students can guess the meaning of the pictures before reading the rules.

5. What Signs Can You See Near the School?

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Worksheets 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the modals 'can' to express prohibition, e.g. You can't pick the flowers.
  • Use imperatives to give instructions, directions and express prohibitions, e.g. Don't pick the flowers.

Reading:

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

Writing:

  • Reproduce sentences based on teacher's model and use words from print in the environment
  • Provide personal ideas and information based on a model or framework provided

What Signs Can You See Near the School?

Brief Description:
A writing task about signs

User Tips

  • In Part 1, students can read the pictures and fill in the suitable signs.
  • In Part 2, students can read the pictures and write some signs for them.
  • In Part 3, students can draw and write signs near the school.

Other resources  

Follow the Signs, Please
An ETV programme about how to read signs.
http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=1832341590

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