Assessment for Learning Resource Bank

Web-based Learning and Teaching Support

Learning and Teaching Activity – A Greedy Boy

Learning Targets for Key Stage 1:

KSb - To interpret and use simple given information through processes or activities such as labelling, matching, sequencing, describing, classifying; and to follow simple instructions
ESb - To respond to characters and events in simple imaginative and other narrative texts through oral, written and performative means

Learning objectives:

Text Types


Language Items and Communicative Functions

Language Skills


Generic Skills

- stories

- words describing people
e.g. hungry, afraid, greedy

- use present simple tense to talk about the events in a story and to express opinions

- Reading
- Writing

- develop sensitivity towards language use in the process of communication

- communication skills
- creativity

Related Basic Competencies:

L2-R-5-P3BC: Using a small range of reading strategies to understand the meaning of short and simple texts with the help of cues
L2-W-3-P3BC: Writing and / or responding to short and simple texts with relevant information and ideas (including personal experiences and imaginative ideas) with the help of cues





For students'self-access

Part 1

PowerPoint Presentation

An interactive activity: A Greedy Boy
Learners are guided to use contextual clues and visual clues to construct meaning from a story.


Part 2


Activity Plan


PowerPoint Presentation


A classroom activity: Talking about the Greedy Boy
With teacher's help, learners use contextual clues and visual clues to construct meaning from a story.

Part 3


Activity Plan


A classroom activity: What Happens to the Greedy Boy?
Learners rearrange jumbled pictures and match them with sentence strips. They also use visual clues to re-construct the story and then write a new ending to it.