Assessment for Learning Resource Bank

Web-based Learning and Teaching Support

Learning and Teaching Activity – Haunted House

Learning Targets for Key Stage 1:

ESb - To respond to characters and events in simple imaginative and other narrative texts through oral, written and performative means such as making predictions

Learning Objectives:

Text Types


Language Items and Communicative Functions

Language Skills


Generic Skills

- stories

- words related to the senses e.g. cold, bad

- use nouns/noun phrase to identify objects-
- use adjectives to describe feelings
- use the simple present tense to complete a story

- Reading
- Writing

- develop confidence in using English

- creativity

Related Basic Competencies:

L2-R-4-P3BC: Recognizing repeated expressions in short and simple literary / imaginative texts
L2-R-5-P3BC: Using a small ange 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'

Part 1

An interactive story: Haunted House
While reading the story, learners predict what they will see, feel, hear and smell. They learn the vocabulary related to the senses.


Part 2


A classroom activity: The Four Senses
Learners work in pairs to match the key words with the pictures provided. Then, they write sentences using the key words. They can also elaborate their sentences using their imaginative ideas.