Assessment for Learning Resource Bank

Web-based Learning and Teaching Support

Learning and Teaching Activity – Martin’s Decision


Learning Targets for Key Stage 2 :

ISd -

to participate with others in making choices and decisions for carrying out events

KSb -

to interpret and use given information through processes or activities such as matching, sequencing,
describing, classifying, comparing, explaining, predicting, drawing conclusions; and to follow instructions

ESb -

to respond to characters and events in 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

- adjectives e.g. diligent

- use the simple present tense to talk about present states e.g. Martin and Ben are classmates.
- use the simple past tense to talk about past events
e.g. Martin sat behind Ben.
- Reading
- Writing
- Speaking










- develop keenness to participate in activities leading to improvement of knowledge and skills in the language



solving skills

- communication skills
- creativity

Related Basic Competencies:

L3-R-5-P6BC: Using a range of reading strategies to understand the meaning of simple texts with the help of cues
L3-W-3-P6BC: Writing and/or responding to simple texts with relevant information and ideas with the help of cues
L3-S-3-P6BC: Providing and/or exchanging simple information and ideas, and attempting to provide some elaboration with the help of cues





For students'self-access

Part 1


Activity Plan

A classroom activity: What Would Martin Do?
Learners discuss the story in groups. They predict the story development and write an ending to the story.


Part 2


Activity Plan

A classroom activity: Let’s Act Out the Ending
Learners rewrite their story endings as dialogues for role-plays and then act them out.