2017~2018

Instituto Salesiano (Primary)

P1 English Curriculum Plan

 

General English and Oral Teachers:

P1A

P1B

P1C

P1D

Miss May Lei

Miss Fanny Lam

Miss Candy Kong

Miss Catarina Un

 

Reading Teacher:

P1ABCD

Miss Wing O

 

(A)  Subject Objectives:

1.Interpersonal Strand:

1.1    to establish and maintain relationships and routines in carrying out classroom activities

1.2   to converse about feelings, interests and experiences

1.3   to exchange short simple messages through activities such as writing greeting cards and notes

1.4   to express preferences in making simple arrangements with others for carrying out events

1.5   to obtain and provide objects and information in simple classroom situations and through activities such as interactive

   games and role play

2.  Knowledge Strand:

2.1 to provide or find out the present simple information on familiar topics

2.2 to interpret and use simple given information through processes or activities such as labelling, matching, sequencing,
   describing, classifying; and to follow simple instructions

2.3 to state opinions using information and ideas in simple spoken and written texts

2.4 to recognise and solve simple problems in given situations

2.5 to clarify one’s own written expression with support from the teacher

2.6 to recognise some obvious features of the English Language in simple spoken and written texts such as the direction of writing in English, the characteristics of an alphabetic script and the sound patterns of English; and apply this awareness to one’s initial learning and use of the language

3.   Experience Strand:

3.1 to develop an awareness and an enjoyment of the basic sound patterns of English in imaginative texts through  
   activities such as participating in action rhymes, singing songs and choral speaking

3.2 to respond to characters and events in simple imaginative and other narrative texts through oral, written and
    performance means such as:

·        making predictions

·        making simple evaluative remarks

·        drawing pictures, making models or objects

·        creating captions

·        describing one’s related experiences

·        participating in the telling of stories

3.3 to give expression to imaginative ideas through oral, written and performative means such as

·        supplying captions and / or describing sequences of pictures that tell a story

·        supplying captions and / or describing pictures that depict a scene, object or character

·        experimenting with simple sound and word patterns in creating rhymes and poems based on given models

·        to give expression to one’s experience through activities such as making illustrations of selected event, and describing and / or providing captions for them

B. Textbooks:

General English

·        Educational Publishing House Ltd -- Lighthouse for Hong Kong Text Book 1/2

·        Educational Publishing House Ltd -- Lighthouse for Hong Kong Workbook 1/2

·        Educational Publishing House Ltd – Light Up Grammar 1/2

·        Educational Publishing House Ltd – Light Up Listening 1/2

Reading

·        Reading Teacher:

P1ABCD

Miss O

·        1st Term: I Like to Collect + Animal Talent Show

·        2nd Term: Animal Talent Show + Missing Milly

 

C. Number of Periods:

1) General English

 

1st term

2nd term

Total

P1A

101

107

208

P1B

102

102

204

P1C

103

103

206

P1D

101

103

204

 

2) Reading

 

1st term

2nd term

Total

P1A

16

18

34

P1B

16

18

34

P1C

16

18

34

P1D

17

18

35

 

 

D. Course Schedule:

 

1) General English

  First Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Tests/ Dictation

2-5

Me, my family and friends

Unit 1 (Bk1)

School is cool!

24

1. Use formulaic expressions to talk about names (Hello! I am Andy. / Hi! My name is Lucy.)

2. Use “I am” and “We are” to refer to people. (I am Sam. / We are in Class 1A.)

3. Use “What” to ask about things (What is it? / What are they?)

4. Use “it is” and “they are” to refer to objects (It is a ruler. / They are rulers.)

5. Use singular and plural forms of nouns to refer to things (It is a pencil. / They are pens.)

 

Moral input

1. Greet people politely

2. Be kind to teachers and classmates

 

Week 4

Dictation 1

 

 

Week 7

Test 1

 

6-9

 

 

 

 

Me, my family and friends

Unit 2 (BK1)

Meet the family

24

1.     Use formulaic expressions to greet people and respond to greetings (Good morning. / How are you?)

2.    Use “who” to ask about people (Who is he? Who is she?)

3.    Use personal pronouns to refer to people (He is Adam. / She is Ann.)

4.    Use possessive adjectives to show relationship (He is my grandpa. / His name is Henry.)

 

Moral input

1. Love your family

Week 9

Dictation 2

 

 

Week 11

Test 2

 

 

 

 

10-13

Fun and games

 

Unit 3 (BK1)

It is my party

 

 

 

24

1.      Use formulaic expressions to express good wishes and thanks (Happy Birthday! / Thank you!)

2.     Use “how old” to ask about age (How old are you?)

3.     Use “is it” and “are they” to ask and answer simple questions about things (Is it a toy plane? No, it is not. / Yes, it is.)

 

Moral input

1. Greet people on their birthday

2. Be curious and creative

Week 13

Dictation 3

 

 

14-19

Fun and games

 

Unit 4 (BK1)

Clap your hands!

24

1.  Use phrases to tell the number
   of brothers and sisters (I have
   one brother and two sisters.)

2.  Use “has / have” to talk about
   parts of the body (I have short
   arms. / he has a small nose.)

3.  Use the simple present tense
    to show present states (I am
    short. / He is not fat.)

4.  Use “and” to link two ideas      
    (They are tall and thin.)

 

Moral input

1. Help people around you

2. Love your body

Week 15

Test 3

 

21

revision

22

Exam

 

 

 

Second Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Test Schedule

23-26

Fun and games

 

Unit 5 (BK1)

On the catwalk

19

1.     Use “what” to ask about colours (What colour is your coat?)

2.    Use the present continuous tense to ask and talk about what people are wearing (What are you wearing?)

3.    Use “this” and “these” to refer to clothing items (This is my coat. / These are his caps.)

 

Moral input

1. Be on time

2. Be confident

 

 

27-30

 

 

Place and activities

Unit 1 (BK2)

Home sweet home

19

1.      Use “here’s” and “there” to describe the distance of things (Here’s the table. / The chair is over there.)

2.     Use “where” to ask about the positions of things (Where is the green spider?)

3.     Use “in”, “on” and “under” to talk about the positions of things (It is on/in/under the chair.)

4.     Use the possessive adjectives “our” and “their” to talk about possession (Our television is big.)

Moral input

1. Love your home

2. Be brave

Week 27

Dictation 1

 

Week 29

Test 1

 

 

31-34

Place and activities

Unit 2 (BK2)

Fabulous food!

19

1. Use “Here’s …” and “Here are…”

  when giving thing(s) to others
  (Here’s your hamburger. /
  Here are your French Fries.)

2. Use adjectives to describe and
  comment on food quality (Wow, it    
  looks tasty!)

3. Use plural forms of nouns (eggs,
  sandwiches, French fries)

4. Use “there is / are” to talk about
  things that is / are present (There
  is a cake. There are three
  bananas. )

5. Use “do” and “does” to ask and
  talk about what people like and do
  not like (Do you like grapes? Yes, I
  do. / No, I do not. )

 

Moral input

1. Share food with others

2. Apologise when you make mistakes

 

Week 33

Dictation 2

 

 

34-38

Using the sense

 

Unit 3 (BK2)

Using my sense

19

1. Use formulaic expressions to
  greet, introduce and response to
  new people (Hello, Leo. This is
  Lucy.)

2. Use “What can…?” to ask about
  what people are able to do (What
  can you see? /What can she
  hear?)

3. Use “can” to talk about what
  people are able to do (I can see a
  bee. / She can hear a boy knocking.)

4. Use the present continuous
  tense to talk about what people or
  animals are doing now (He is
  eating. / He is not eating.)

 

Moral input

1. Be imaginative

2. Make good use of your five senses

 

Week 35

Test 2

 

38-41

Using my sense

 

 

Unit 4 (BK2)

Amazing animals

19

1.  Use formulaic expressions to show support and appreciation (Good show! / Well done!)

2.  Use present continuous tense to ask and talk about the actions that are happening now (What is the rabbit doing?)

3.  Use “How many” to ask about the quantities of things (There is one horse. / There are three cats.)

Moral input

1. Love animals

2. Praise others for their good  performance

Week 40

Dictation 3

 

 

Week 41

Test 3

 

 

43

Revision

44

Exam

 

2) Oral Phonics

First Term

Students are able to identify the sound of the following consonants:

m,  n,  b,  p,  d,  t,  l,  r,  c/k,  g,  y,  j,  f,  v,  h,   q,   s,   z,   w,   x

Second Term

Students are able to revise the consonants & short vowels and pronounce the words. (CVC)

Vowel a

(bag  cap  dad  fan  gas  hat  jam  lag  lap  mad  pan  van )

Vowel e

( bed  bet  fed  get  hen  jet  leg  men  net  pen  ten  vet )

Vowel i

( bin  dim  fig  hit  jig  kit  lip  mid  pin  rid  sit  wig )

Vowel o

( bob  cod  dot  fox  god  hot  job  lot  mop  not  sop  top )

Vowel u

( bug  cup  dub  fun  gun  hut  jut  lug  mug  nut  run  tug )  

 

3) Reading

Week

Subject

Book

No. of

periods

Objectives

Assessment

1st Term

Week 2-8

 

Reading

I Like to Collect

7

1.      Comprehend and respond the content of the storybook

2.     Interact during read-aloud and book conversations

3.     Use simple language to express thoughts about the story

-Open book test

 

1st Term

Week 9-16

Comprehension

Ch.1  Name Cards

Ch.2  Rules

Ch.3  Lists  

Ch.4  Rhymes

Ch.5  Cards

Ch.6  Rhymes

8

1.     Acquire new vocabulary through listening to and reading the text

2.    Discuss words and word meanings as they are reading the texts

3.    Ask questions to clarify meaning about objects and words related to the text

4.    Connect unfamiliar words from texts to prior knowledge to enhance meaning

-Comprehension Test

-Comprehension Quiz

1st Term

Week 19-21

2nd Term

Week 23-27

Reading

Animal Talent Show

7

1.     Know the characters of the story

2.    Use punctuation to read with expression

3. Develop fluency through a series of vocabulary in reading

-Open book test

 

2nd Term

Week 28-35

Comprehension

Ch.7 Posters

Ch.8 Advertisement

Ch.9 Poems

Ch.10 Letters

Ch.11 Rhymes

Ch.12 Comics

8

1.     Describe what the text is about in simple sentence

2.    Answer simple questions (who, what, when, where and how)

3.    Look back through the text to search for connections between topics, characters and actions in stories to specific life experiences

4.    Retell and discuss what they understand

-Comprehension test

 

2nd Term

Week 36-43

Reading

Missing Milly

7

1.     Read and understand the vocabulary and the story

2. Use punctuation to read with expression

3. Use simple sentences to retell the story

-Open book test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Assessment

General assessment for the whole year:

1st Term        Daily marks 20% + Exam marks 25% = 45%

2nd Term        Daily marks 25% + Exam marks 30% = 55%

Total:           1st Term 45% + 2nd Term 55% = 100%

 

A.  General English  

 

Daily

3 Tests 85%

3 Writings 5%
                 1 Project 5%
                 Participation 5%

 

B.  Oral

     Daily

Exam

a) Oral test 60%

b) Listening test 30%

c) Participation 10%

a) Oral exam 80%

b) Listening exam 20%

       

C.  Reading

 

Daily

(1st term) 1 story open book test 60%, 1 comprehension test 30%, 1 comprehension quiz 10%

(2nd term) 2 story book tests 70% (35%*2), 1 comprehension test 30%

 

 

**Course progress and test arrangements will be adjusted reasonably according to the actual teaching process.