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Over the Rainbow Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high, There’s a land that I heard of, once in a lullaby*, Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, And the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true. Someday I’ll wish upon a star and wake up where the clouds are far behind me,
Where troubles melt like lemon drops, Away above the chimney tops*, that’s where you’ll find me, Somewhere over the rainbow, blue birds fly, Birds fly over the rainbow, why then, 10 Oh, why can’t I? Vocabulary *lullaby - a song sung to young children at bedtime *chimney tops – a structure on top of the roofs of houses
Think about rainbows. When do we usually see rainbows? How do you feel after seeing a rainbow? ____________________________________ After the rain, when the sun is shining… I feel… 1. In this song the rainbow is being used as a metaphor. What do you think the rainbow represents? __________________________ 2. In line 5, the word ‘clouds’ is another metaphor. What do you think the clouds are? _________________ A happy place with no problems problems/ worries
3. In line 7, the poet uses a simile: ‘Where troubles melt like lemon drops’ What do you think this means? a. The poet likes to eat lemon sweets. b. The poet’s problems go away. c. The sweets melt in the sun. d. The poet feels worried.
4. When do you think the poet first heard a song about rainbows and dreams coming true? a. When he saw a rainbow. b.When it was raining. c.When the sky was blue. d. When he was a child.
Which would be the best alternative title for the song? a. Rainbows Are Beautiful b. Birds Can Fly c. No More Troubles d. Blue Skies X
6.In some countries, when people ‘wish upon a star’ they think their wishes will come true. What do people in Hong Kong like to wish on?
I’ll Stand By You Carrie Underwood
Oh, why you look so sad? Tears are in your eyes Come on and come to me now. Don’t be ashamed to cry, let me see you through ‘Cause I’ve seen the dark side too. When the night falls on you, you don’t know what to do, Nothing you confess could make me love you less I’ll stand by you, I’ll stand by you, I won’t let nobody hurt you, I’ll stand by you.
So, if you’re mad get mad, don’t hold it all inside, Come on and talk to me now And hey, what you got to hide? I get angry too But I’m a lot like you. When you’re standing at the crossroads, don’t know which path to choose, Let me come along, 'cause even if you’re wrong I’ll stand by you, I’ll stand by you, I won’t let nobody hurt you, I’ll stand by you.
Take me in into your darkest hour, and I’ll never desert you. I’ll stand by you. And when, when the night falls on you baby, you’re feeling all alone, You won’t be on your own, I’ll stand by you. I’ll stand by you, won’t let nobody hurt you. I’ll stand by you Take me in into our darkest hour and I’ll never desert you I’ll stand by you. ooooh, I’ll stand by you. I’ll stand by you. Carrie Underwood
Now answer these questions about the song. 1.What do you think the title,” I’ll Stand by You” means? ____________________________________ 2.In this song, the writer is talking to someone who feels unhappy. Find 3 words in the song which tell us this. a) __________ b) __________ c) __________ I’ll support / help / look after you. tearscry sad
3. She advises her friend not to hide her feelings. Which words tell us this? ______________________________________ 4. What do you think “When you’re standing at the crossroads” means? _______________________________________ 5. How do you think people feel in their ‘darkest hour’? _______________________________________ 6. Do you think the writer of the song is a good friend? Give reasons for your answer. _____________________________________ Don’t hold it all inside. You need to make a decision / choose what to do. Very sad/depressed. [open answer]
Look at the pictures below. What is the topic of the pictures? ______________ Why do people fight wars? ________________ ______________________________________ war country/ conflict over boundaries. To invade another
1. What does Tom want to know? _____________________________ 2. Why does Mrs. Lee think Britain and the U.S. is a bad example to answer her son’s question? _____________________________ 3. Were Britain and the U.S. friends in the past? _____________________________ How wars begin. Britain and the USA are friends. No.
4. Why does Mr. Lee shout at his wife? ___________________________________ 5. What does Mrs. Lee say about her husband’s friends? ___________________________________ 6. At the end of the story, why doesn’t Tom need an answer to his question any more? ___________________________________ She says he is giving their son wrong answers. They are stupid. His parents have shown him, through their argument, how wars begin.
How long? How long before this world will be A safer place for you and me? How long before all wars will cease? How long before there’s lasting peace? How long before we speak no more 5 Of tanks and guns and nuclear war? How long before we see the birth Of true respect for Mother Earth? How long before we don’t need chains, And tolerance and patience reign? 10
How long before we see the light, And justice rules instead of might? How long before there’s no more hate? How long before it is too late? How long before humanity Can live in peace and harmony? How long before we all will see A world where everyone is free? How long before all this will be? It’s up to you! It’s up to me!
Now answer these questions on the poem. 1. In this poem, the writer wants to see no more ____ and he wants everyone in the world to live in _______. 2. Who does he think has the responsibility to make this happen? a) The reader b) The poet c) Everybody war peace
3. There is a lot of rhyme in the poem, e.g. ‘more’ and ‘war’. Find two more pairs of rhyming words. (any 2) a)________________________ b)________________________ ________________________ 4. Why do you think the poet repeats the words ‘How long’ so many times? __________________________________ __________________________________ be and me light and might cease and peace hate and late birth and earth see and free We may need to wait a long time before there is peace in the world.
5. Most of this poem is about war and the need for peace in the world. However, stanza 4 mentions another problem in the world today. What is that problem? _______________________________ _______________________________ People don’t respect the earth, so there is pollution and other environmental problems.
One Question from a Bullet I want to give up being a bullet I’ve been a bullet too long. I want to be an innocent coin In the hand of a child And be squeezed through the slot 5 Of a chewing gum machine. I want to give up being a bullet I’ve been a bullet too long.
I want to be a good luck seed Doing nothing in somebody’s pocket. 10 Or some ordinary little stone On the way to becoming an earring. Or just lying there unknown Among a crowd of other ordinary stones. I want to give up being a bullet 15 I’ve been a bullet too long. The question is Can you give up being a killer?
Now answer these questions on the poem. 1. The writer of this poem uses personification and describes the bullet as if it was a person. Why do you think he does this? ______________________________________ ______________________________________ 2. Why do you think the bullet says “I’ve been a bullet too long?” a) The bullet is too old. b) It is bored of being a bullet. c) It has killed too many people. It makes the poem more direct and so the message is clearer.
3. Name 3 things the bullet would rather be. i ii iii Why do you think it wants to be these things? a) It wants to eat chewing gum. b) It doesn’t want to hurt anybody. c) It wants to have good luck. a coin a seed a stone
4. What or who do you think the word “you” refers to in the last line? _________________________________________ 5. Another technique used in the poem is repetition. Why do you think the poet keeps repeating “I want to give up being a bullet I’ve been a bullet too long.” ______________________________________________ A gun/ the person who fired the gun/ the manufacturer of the gun/ the president of a country. To emphasise that the bullet has killed so many people and wants to stop.
Colour of my Dreams I’m a really rotten reader, The worst in all the class, The sort of rotten reader That makes you want to laugh. I’m last in all the reading tests, 5 My score’s not on the page, And when I read to my teacher She gets in such a rage.
They say that I’m dyslexic, (That’s a word they’ve just found out) 10 But when I get some plasticine I know what that’s about. I make these scary monsters, I draw these secret lands, And get my hair all sticky 15 And paint on both my hands.
I paint these lovely pictures In thick green drippy paint That gets all on the carpet And makes the cleaners faint. 20 They give me diagnostic tests, They try out reading schemes, But none of them will ever know The colour of my dreams.
Now answer these questions on the poem. 1. The writer is good at _____________. a) phonics b) art and craft c) reading 2. When he reads, his teacher _________________. a) wants to laugh b) wants to draw a picture c) gets very angry
3. The writer has problems _______________. a) reading words b) building models c) painting pictures 4. His pictures ___________. a) are covered in thick paint b) make the cleaners faint c) are painted on the carpet 5. Can you guess the meaning of ‘the colour of my dreams’? a) The writer has a lot of tests. b) The writer reads different kinds of books. c) The writer has a good imagination.
Now answer these questions. 1. Why was Alice worried about her son? a) He didn’t do his homework. b) He slept too much. c) He wasn’t happy. d) He was often late for school. 2.Why didn’t John want to go to school? a) It was a holiday. b) He was ill. c) He was tired d) He didn’t like school.
3. What does John do at the school? a) He is a teacher. b) He is the principal. c) He is a student. d) He is a bully. 4. How did you feel when you learnt that John was the principal?__________ 5. If you were John, would you go to school or stay in bed? Give reasons for your answer. ________________ surprised ( open answer)
“I don’t want to go to school” Distracted the mother said to her boy “Do you try to upset and perplex and annoy? Now, give me four reasons – and don’t play the fool – Why you shouldn’t get up and get ready for school.” Her son replied slowly, “Well, mother you see, 5 I can’t stand the teachers and they detest me, And there isn’t a boy or a girl in the place That I like or, in turn, that delights in my face.”
“And I’ll give you two reasons,” she said, “why you ought Get yourself off to school before you get caught, Because, first, you are forty and, next, you young fool, It’s your job to be there. You’re the head of the school!” 1. Which do you prefer, the story or the poem? Why?_______________ (open answer)
2. There are some differences in the details of the two versions. How many can you find? What are they? _____________________________________ 4. Story: The principal is 35. The teachers bully him. Poem: The principal is 40. The teachers hate him. He doesn’t love the teachers. He doesn’t love the students.
3. In stanza 2, find two words/phrases which mean hate. a) ________ b) _______________ 4. In stanza 1, boy rhymes with annoy. Can you find two more pairs of rhyming words? a)___________________________ b)___________________________ fool and school see and me place and face ought and caught can’t stand detest
5. Imagine you are the principal. Answer the following questions which your mother asks. Do you like the teachers at your school? Why? _____________________________________ Do the teachers like you? Why? _____________________________________ Do you like the students? Why? _____________________________________ Do the students like you? Why? _____________________________________
Schoolitis You haven’t got a cough, You haven’t got mumps, You haven’t got a chill Or any funny lumps. You haven’t got tummy-ache, 5 You haven’t got a fever, You haven’t got a runny nose Or chicken-pox either. You don’t look a ruin, You don’t look a wreck, 10
You haven’t got toothache Or a pain in the neck. You’re as fit as a fiddle, You’re sound as a bell, In fact I’ve never ever 15 Seen you looking so well! You don’t fool me, I’m no fool. Now get out of bed AND OFF TO SCHOOL! 20
1. Who do you think is the person who doesn’t want to go to school? ____________________________________ 2. Who do you think is telling this person to go to school? ____________________________________ a child mother
3. There are lots of rhyming words in this poem, e.g. mumps and lumps. Can you find 2 more pairs of rhyming words? a) _____________________________ b) _____________________________ 4. ‘You’re as fit as a fiddle’ is a simile. Can you find another simile? __________________________ fever and either bell and well wreck and neck fool and school sound as a bell
Now finish the following similes. a) My brother is as tall as _______________________ b) My mother is as beautiful as ___________________ c) That dress is as white as ___________________ 5. Why do you think he/she doesn’t want to go to school? ________________________________ ( open answer)
POEM Emotional Poetry Choose a human emotion such as fear, hate, sadness, happiness or surprise. Write down all the words you can think of about this emotion in the box below.
Now read the following examples of emotional poetry. Fear Fear is black. It tastes like cold congee. It smells mouldy and damp. Fear looks like a dark lonely street. It sounds like the wind howling at night. Fear is horrible.
Happiness Happiness is bright yellow. It tastes of fresh lemons. Happiness is the smell of freshly baked bread Or a garden full of flowers. Happiness sounds like laughing and singing. Happiness is fun.
Both these poems use the senses to describe the emotion. Now you choose an emotion and write a poem that answers these questions. What colour is the emotion? What does it taste like? What does it smell like? What does it look like? What does it sound like?
Onomatopoeia Onomatopoeia is a difficult word for a very simple idea. It means when a word sounds like the noise of the thing or action it is describing. Look at these examples: The bees buzzed around the flowers. I heard a loud bang when the man fired his gun. The man dived into the swimming pool with a splash.
Now read this poem: Animal Chorus The cat went meow And the cow went moo The dog went woof The duck went quack And the rooster went Cock-a-doodle-doo
The noises that the animals make are all examples of onomatopoeia. Match the following phrases to the onomatopoeia that describes them. The sound of ………………….. A gun being fired A happy cat An unhappy cat A window breaking A light switch being turned on The wind blowing in a typhoon Onomatopoeia purr woo click bang meow smash
Onomatopoeia is also found in many comic books. For example: Wham ! Bang !
Write your own comic strip in the frames below.
Tongue Twisters The poem below is an example of a tongue twister. The writer uses alliteration to make the poem difficult to say. Bitter Butter Betty Botter bought some butter, But, she said, this butter’s bitter: If I put it in my batter, It will make my batter bitter, But a bit of better butter Will make my batter better.
So she bought a bit of butter Better than her bitter butter, And she put it in her batter, And it made her batter better, So it was better Betty Botter Bought a bit of better butter.
Here are some more tongue twisters. 1. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper. 2. She sells sea shells on the sea shore. 3. Catherine’s coconut cookies caused Colin’s cough. Try and write your own tongue twisters starting with the following words. E.g. David’s dog Susan suddenly danced dangerously downstairs. saw six silly soldiers.
Shrek Part I: 00:00:00 – 00:31:06 I. Characters 1. Who are the main characters you meet in the first part of the film? __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ Shrek Donkey Lord Farquaad
2. Choose one of the characters and describe him/her/it – what does your character look like? What is their personality? Appearance: ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ Personality: ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ (own choice)
3. Which of the following fairy-tale characters did you see in this part of the movie? Put an X next to those you saw. Sleeping Beauty 3 Blind Mice Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs Aladdin Lion King Robin Hood Alice in Wonderland X X X
II. Setting Where does the story take place? List the different places in this part. _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ The woods. Shrek’s home in the swamp. Lord Farquaad’s castle.
III. Plot In a few sentences, describe what happens in this part of the movie. ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ -Shrek saves Donkey from the soldiers. -All the fairy tale characters arrive at Shrek’s house. -Shrek and Donkey set off to see Lord Farquaad. -Shrek fights all the soldiers and wins the tournament. -Shrek and Donkey set off to rescue Princess Fiona.
Shrek Part II: 0:31:10 – 1:01:00 Again, learn this vocabulary first: EnglishChineseEnglishChinese onion (to) slay layersnoble stead beast of burden a perk brimstonethorns emotional support to judge (someone) 洋蔥 層 運載貨物的動物 硫磺 精神上支持 殘殺 好馬 額外收入 ; 得益 刺 判斷 e.g. 駱駝，大象， 驢
I. Characters 1.Did you meet any new characters in this part? Who? ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ 2. Do any of the characters change in the way they look or act? Why? ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ Yes, Dragon and Princess Fiona. - Shrek becomes nicer because he is attracted to Fiona. - Fiona becomes more friendly as she likes Shrek.
II. Setting Does the setting change in this part of the movie? Make a list of the different places where the movie takes place in this part. __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ -Countryside on the way to the tower where Princess Fiona is trapped. -Lord Farquaad’s castle. -The swamp.
III. Plot In a few sentences, describe what happens in this part. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Shrek rescues Princess Fiona. They all travel to Duloc. Shrek and Fiona begin to fall in love.
Shrek Part III: 1:01:00 – end I. Characters 1.Did you meet any new characters in this part? Who? ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Yes, the guests at the wedding.
2. Do any of the characters change in the way they look or act? Why? _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ -Princess Fiona becomes an ogress when the sun sets. -Dragon becomes kind and helps Shrek and Fiona because she loves Donkey.
II.Setting Does the setting change in this part of the movie? Make a list of the different places where the movie takes place in this part. _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ The castle in Duloc.
III. Plot In a few sentences, describe what happens in this part. ____________________________________________ -Shrek and Fiona have a misunderstanding because he overhears her telling Donkey nobody loves ugly people. -Fiona meets Lord Farquaad and prepares for the wedding. -Dragon takes Shrek to the wedding and Shrek tells Fiona he loves her. -Fiona becomes an ogre again and they celebrate their wedding.
IV.Shrek Trivia Can you remember who said the following? 1."We can stay up late, swap manly stories and in the morning, I am making waffles" _____________________________________ 2."I am not a puppet, I am real boy" _____________________________________ 3. “Do you think maybe he’s compensating for something?” ______________________________________ Donkey Pinocchio Donkey
4. "The battle is won, you may remove your helmet Sir Knight" _____________________________________ _____________________________________ 5. "What were you expecting? Prince Charming? ___________________________ _____________________________________ 6. "Eat Me" _____________________________________ _____________________________________ Princess Fiona Shrek Gingerbread Man
IV.Ending 1. What is the ending of the story? _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ 2. Do you like the ending? Yes What is your reason? _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ Shrek and Fiona drive off to the swamp and live happily ever after. (open answer)
No How would you like to change it? ______________________________________ Possible discussion topics: 1)Theme - love / friendship and don’t judge people by appearances 2)Characters – describe your favourite one 3)Favourite part of the movie – Why? (open answer)
Shy Sometimes when I don’t want to go To visit someone I don’t know, They never stop to ask me why. She’s shy They say 5 She’s shy Or if we’re leaving someone’s house, They say I’m quiet as a mouse When I forget to say goodbye. She’s shy 10 They say She’s shy
Cat’s got her tongue, they always say, She often does clam up this way, She’s silent as a stone today. 15 She’s shy They say She’s shy I am not shy – or if I am I’m not a mouse or stone or clam. 20
I like to look and listen to What other people say and do. If I can’t think of things to say, Why should I say things anyway? I don’t see why 25 That makes me shy.
Now answer these questions on the poem. 1.In lines 7 and 8, ‘house’ and ‘mouse’ are rhyming words. Find 2 more pairs of rhyming words. (Any 2) __________________________________ _________________________________ 2.In line 8, ‘as quiet as a mouse’ is a simile. Can you find another simile? __________________________________ go-know/ say-way-today/am-clam/ to-do/ why-shy/ say-anyway silent as a stone
3.Why do you think the word ‘shy’ is repeated so many times? 4. In line 15, ‘Silent as a stone’ is an example of. Why do you think these words are effective? 5.Can you guess the meaning of “Cat’s got her tongue” in line 13? It sounds like someone is very quiet, whispering. People are always saying she is shy. alliteration She isn’t saying anything.
6. Who do you think the ‘they’ refers to? 7. Does the girl in the poem think that she is shy? 8. What does she say are her reasons for being quiet? Adults/ her parents No - She likes to listen to other people - She doesn’t like to speak if she has nothing interesting to say.
THE SEA The sea is a hungry dog, Giant and grey. He rolls on the beach all day. With his clashing teeth and shaggy jaws Hour upon hour he gnaws 5 The rumbling, tumbling stones, And ‘Bones, bones, bones, bones!’ The giant sea-dog moans, Licking his greasy paws.
And when the night wind roars 10 And the moon rocks in the stormy cloud, He bounds to his feet and snuffs and sniffs, Shaking his wet sides over the cliffs, And howls and hollos long and loud. But on quiet days in May or June, 15 When even the grasses on the dune Play no more their reedy tune, With his head between his paws He lies on the sandy shores, So quiet, so quiet, he scarcely snores. 20
Now answer the following questions. 1. The poem describes the different moods of the sea. Write your answers in the spaces. a) In the first stanza (lines 1 - 9) the sea is ______ b) In the second stanza (lines 10 - 14) the sea is _____ c) In the third stanza (lines 15 - 20) the sea is ______ big stormy quiet blue quiet stormy big
Circle the best answer for Questions 2 to 6. 2. In lines 1 and 2, ‘The sea is a hungry dog, Giant and grey,’ means the sea is…….. a) calm b) rough c) quiet d) gentle
3. In line 10, ‘And when the night wind roars’ means … a) it is a quiet night. b) it is a calm night. c) it is a rainy night. d) it is a very windy night. 4. In May or June the sea is, ‘So quiet, so quiet, he scarcely snores.’ (line 20) This means the sea is … a) rough b) stormy c) calm d) high
5. The words ‘howls’ and ‘hollos’ (line 14) sound like the noise they represent. This technique is called _________________________. a) personification b) onomatopoeia c) alliteration 6. ‘The sea is a hungry dog’ (line 1) is an example of a) a simile b) a metaphor c) a rhyme
7. Line 12: ‘snuffs and sniffs’ is an example of alliteration. Find another example in the poem. ___________________________________ 8. Lines 12 and 13: ‘sniffs’ and ‘cliffs’ is an example of rhyme. Find 2 more words in the poem which rhyme. ___________________________________ howls & hollos / long & loud/ scarcely & snores grey-day/ jaws-paws-gnaws/ stones-bones- moans/ cloud-loud/ June-dune-tune _
9. In ‘he scarcely snores’ (line 20), it seems as though the sea is human. This technique is called ___________________________. a) personification b) onomatopoeia c) alliteration 10. Can you think of a reason for the repetition of ‘So quiet, so quiet’ in line 20? ____________________________________ To show that the sea is now very quiet.