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Unit 12 – SMILE Smile!

Achievement objectives

Curriculum link: levels 1 and 2 of The New Zealand Curriculum

In this unit, your students will ask about, express, and respond to feelings, needs, and emotions.  

Learning outcomes

Students will: 

  • ask about feelings, needs, and emotions
  • express feelings, needs, and emotions
  • tell a story.

 

Success criteria

The assessment criteria are based on the curriculum achievement objectives for learning languages at levels 1 and 2. These criteria measure the students’ ability to communicate in NZSL.

Language knowledge

Vocabulary

ALRIGHT, ANGRY, COLD, COME-ON, CRY, FEEL, HAPPY, HOT (feeling hot), HURT, INTERESTING, NERVOUS, SCARED, SICK, SMILE, STORY, SURPRISED, UPSET, AH

Grammar

Wh-questions: WHAT and WHY; adverbial inflection; non-manual signals

Sentence patterns

I'm excited.

IX-me EXCITED IX-menod

I feel unhappy.

IX-me HAPPYneg

What's wrong?

IX-you ALRIGHT IX-youy/n q

 

My friend Zoe is excited.

MY FRIEND fs-ZOE IX-she EXCITED (jump-for-joy)

Why?

WHYwhq

Why is Sam angry?

fs-SAM ANGRY, WHY IX-hewhq

I don't know.

IX-me DON'T-KNOW IX-meneg

What's happened?

HAPPEN WHATwhq

Her sister is sad. She's crying.

HER SISTER SAD, CRY++

That's awesome!

AWESOMEnod

Wow!

WOW

That's a great story!

IX-it STORY GREATnod

Cheer up!

COME-ON, POSITIVE

Video clips

 

Clip 12.1a Vocabulary

Clip 12.1b Vocabulary

Clip 12.2a Sentence patterns

Clip 12.2b Sentence patterns

Clip 6.1a Vocabulary

Scene G Time Out

Scene H Winner takes all

Scene J On board

 

Activities

Activity 12.1 Learning vocabulary and aspects of Deaf culture

Activity 12.2 Storytelling 

Activity 12.3 Communicating feelings, emotions, and needs 

Activity 12.4 Assessing progress

 

Support material

Worksheet 12.1 Vocabulary A

Worksheet 12.2 Vocabulary B

Worksheet 12.3 Communicating feelings, needs, and emotions

Worksheet 6.1 Vocabulary

Scene G transcript

Scene H transcript

Scene J transcript

NZSL guidelines (NZSLiNZC) levels 1 and 2

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