Unit 4 - TIME WHAT Telling the time
Curriculum link: levels 1 and 2 of The New Zealand Curriculum
In this unit, your students will learn how to sign the months of the year and use number combinations that will enable them to communicate about time and dates.
- tell the time
- sign and identify the months
- ask about and express dates
- count the numbers up to 31.
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.
DATE, MONTH, NOT-YET, TIME, WEEK, YEAR
JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL, MAY, JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER
Time signs for the past, present, and future; clock time
What is the date today?
[Gloss: TODAY DATE WHAT; Non-manual signal: whq]
Today is Monday the 23rd of March.
TODAY MONDAY 23 MARCH
Tomorrow is Thursday the 22nd of November.
TOMORROW THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER
Yesterday was Sunday the 5th of December.
YESTERDAY SUNDAY 5 DECEMBER
What’s the time?
[Gloss: TIME WHAT; Non-manual signal: whq]
It’s one o’clock.
It’s half past six.
My birthday is on the 23rd of May.
MY BIRTHDAY 23 MAY
My birthday’s a long way off.
MY BIRTHDAY FAR
Clip 0.5 Grammar
Clip 4.1a Vocabulary
Clip 4.1b Vocabulary
Clip 4.1c Vocabulary
Clip 4.2 Sentence patterns
Scene D Making plans
Scene E Join our team
Activity 4.1 Expressing the time
Activity 4.2 The numbers up to 31
Activity 4.3 The months of the year
Activity 4.4 Communicating the date
Worksheet 4.1 Time vocabulary and the numbers 21–31
Worksheet 4.2 The months of the year
Worksheet 4.3 Birthday survey