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Unit 19 – HOLIDAY CELEBRATE Celebrating holidays

Achievement objectives

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

In this unit, your students will make and respond to invitations and make plans for the immediate future.

 

Learning outcomes

Students will: 

  • communicate about plans for the immediate future.

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

ANZAC+DAY, CHRISTMAS, EASTER, FIREWORKS/GUY-FAWKES, HOLIDAY, LABOUR+WEEKEND, MAYBE, NEW+YEAR, PRESENT, QUEEN’S+BIRTHDAY, SCHOOL, VISIT, WAIT

Grammar

Time signs for the past, present, and future; wh-question: DO+++, WHAT; the dual personal pronoun US-TWO; topic comment structure

Sentence patterns

Come and meet my friends.

MY FRIEND THEYt COME MEET

 

I can't wait for the school holidays!

IX-me CAN'T WAIT SCHOOL HOLIDAY

We're going to Australia.

FAMILY WE-all GO AUSTRALIA

How exciting!

"ooh" EXCITED

Have you been to Australia?

IX-you FINISH AUSTRALIAy/n q

I love Guy Fawkes!

FIREWORKS IX-me LOVEnod

Christmas is great! I get lots of presents.

CHRISTMAS GREAT, IX-me PRESENT MANY

Video clips

Clip 19.1 Vocabulary

Clip 19.2a Sentence patterns

Clip 19.2b Sentence patterns

Scene V See you later

Scene W What next?

 

Activities

Activity 19.1 Introducing vocabulary and aspects of Deaf culture 

Activity 19.2 Have you understood? 

Activity 19.3 Communicating about plans and events 

Activity 19.4 Assessing progress 

 

Support material

Worksheet 19.1 Vocabulary

Worksheet 19.2 Holidays and events

Worksheet 19.3 Role-play scenarios

Scene V transcript

Scene W transcript

NZSL guidelines (NZSLiNZC) Levels 1 and 2

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