Assessment for Learning Resource Bank

Web-based Learning and Teaching Support

Learning and Teaching Activity – Happy to Read Aloud

Learning Targets for Key Stage 1:

KSf - To recognize some obvious features of the English Language in simple spoken and written texts such as the direction of writing in English, the characteristics of an alphabetic script and the sound patterns of English; and apply this awareness to one's initial learning and use of the language
ESa - To develop an awareness and an enjoyment of the basic sound patterns of English in imaginative texts through activities such as participating in action rhymes, singing songs and choral speaking

Learning Objectives:

Text Types

Vocabulary

Language Items and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

Attitudes

Generic Skills

- riddles
- rhymes

N.A.

N.A.

- Reading
- Listening
- Speaking

- develop sensitivity towards language use in the process of communication
- appreciate the beauty of language

N.A.

Related Basic Competencies:

L2-L-1-P3BC: Discriminating between common words with a range of vowel and consonant sounds
L1-L-2-P3BC Recognizing repeated expressions in short and simple literary / imaginative spoken texts
L2-R-2-P3BC: Reading aloud unfamiliar words with a range of vowel and consonant sounds in short and simple texts
L1-R-4-P3BC: Recognizing repeated expressions in short and simple literary / imaginative texts
L2-S-2-P3BC:
Imitating stress, rhythm and intonation

Activity

Description

Duration

(mins.)

For students'self-access

Part 1

An interactive activity: The Magician
Learners learn the rime 'ock' from the riddles.

20

Part 2

Activity Plan

 

Sound File of 'ock' Rhyme

 

A classroom activity: 'Ock' Rhyme
Learners practise reading aloud the rhyme with the rime 'ock'.
15

Part 3

Activity Plan

 

Sound File of 'Did You See the Balloon Man'

 

A classroom activity: Just Chiming - Do you See the Balloon Man?
Through participating in chiming, learners recognize repeated sentences in a rhyme and learn to appreciate it.
20