Assessment for Learning Resource Bank

Web-based Learning and Teaching Support

Learning and Teaching Activity – Signs and Instructions

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
ISa - To establish and maintain relationships and routines in carrying out classroom activities

Learning objectives:

Text Types


Language Items and Communicative Functions

Language Skills


Generic Skills

- signs
- instructions


- use imperatives to give instructions, directions and express prohibitions

- Listening
- Reading

- develop sensitivity towards language use in the process of communication

- communication skills

Related Basic Competencies:

L2-L-3-P3BC: Using a small range of strategies to understand the meaning of short and simple texts on familiar topics which are delivered slowly and clearly in familiar accents
Using a small range of reading strategies to understand the meaning of short and simple texts with the help of cues





For students'self-access

Part 1

Lyrics of the Songs


Sound Files of the Songs


A classroom activity: Come and Sing with Us!
Teachers use lyrics to familiarize learners with instructions as they sing.

Part 2


An interactive activity: Be a Nice Kid!
Learners read signs and listen to instructions as they play a game.


Part 3

Activity Plan


A classroom activity: Collecting Signs
Learners are asked to copy signs from different places such as the shopping centre.