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Unit 17 – WE GO WHERE Where are we going?

Achievement objectives

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

In this unit, your students will give and respond to directions and instructions and will locate places on a map.

Learning outcomes

Students will: 

  • give directions and instructions
  • respond to directions and instructions.

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

AFTER, AROUND, ASSEMBLY, BOTTOM, BUILDING, DOOR, DOWN, FIRST, GO-TO, GYM, HALL, HALLWAY, LIBRARY, MAP, MIDDLE, NEAR, OVER, PAST, SECOND, STRAIGHT, TECHNOLOGY ROOM, TREE, TURN-LEFT, TURN-RIGHT, UP, WALK, OPPOSITE, STAIRS, GO-BACK

Grammar

Real-world orientation indexing; non-manual markers; spatial referencing; ordinal numbers from FIRST to FIFTH

Sentence patterns

How do I get to the library?

IX-me GO-TO LIBRARY HOWwhq

The library is ahead on the left.

LIBRARY IX-loct IX-you STRAIGHT TURN-LEFT

Where's the library?

LIBRARY WHEREwhq

Turn right and then keep going straight.

TURN-RIGHT, STRAIGHT+++

Where's the toilet?

TOILET WHEREwhq

The toilet is in the corridor on the right.

HALLWAY TURN-RIGHTtTOILET IX-locnod

Go to the technology room next to the hall.

HALL IX-loct NEXT IX-loc TECHNOLOGY ROOM

Let's check the map. Maybe there's a quicker way.

MAP LOOK, HAVE QUICK DIRECTIONy/n q

That's right.

RIGHT++

 

Video clips

Clip 0.2 Grammar

Clip 7.1b Vocabulary

Clip 17.1a Vocabulary

Clip 17.1b Vocabulary

Clip 17.2a Sentence patterns

Clip 17.2b Sentence patterns

Scene K Food to go

Scene Q Where are the girls?

 

Activities

Activity 17.1 Naming places 

Activity 17.2 Where am I going? 

Activity 17.3 Where am I?

Activity 17.4 Assessing progress 

 

Support material

Worksheet 17.1 Vocabulary Places

Worksheet 17.2 Vocabulary Directions

Worksheet 17.3 A map of a school

Scene K transcript

Scene Q transcript

NZSL guidelines (NZSLiNZC) levels 1 and 2

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