Instituto Salesiano (Primary)

2017~2018

P3 English Curriculum Plan

English Teachers:

P3A

P3B

P3C

P3D

Miss Chan

Miss O

Mr Wu

Miss Lei

 

Reading Teachers:

P3A

P3B

P3C

P3D

Miss Lei

Miss Lei

Miss Ho

Miss Ho

 

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 and present simple information on familiar topics

2.2   To interpret and use simple giving 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 recognize and solve simple problems in given situations

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

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 performative means such as:

     -making predictions

     - making simple evaluative remarks

     - drawing pictures, making simple models or objectives

     - 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 cations and/or describing pictures that depict a scene, object or character

 

A)  Textbooks:

1.     General English

Lighthouse 5 & 6

Lighthouse Workbook 5 & 6

Light Up Grammar 5 & 6

Light Up Listening 5 & 6

 

2.    Reading

(1st term)      Colourful Creatures + Escape in Egypt

(2nd term)     Escape in Egypt + The Powerful Potion

 

 

 

B)  Numbers of Periods:

General English

 

1st term

2nd term

Total

P3A

98

106

204

P3B

95

111

206

P3C

101

110

211

P3D

100

108

208

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Readers

 

1st term

2nd term

Total

P3A

16

19

35

P3B

16

19

35

P3C

16

19

35

P3D

16

19

35

 

C)  Course Schedule:

1.  General English and Readers

First Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Tests/ Dictation

2-6

Places and activities

Chapter 1 (BK 5)

On the farm

 

22

1.     Use formulaic expressions to request people to be quick

2.    Use ‘where’ and ‘come from’ to ask and talk about something’s origin

3.    Use ‘and’ to link similar ideas

4.    Use ‘but’ to link contrasting/different ideas

 

Moral input

Respect the differences among people.

Week 5 Dict 1

6-10

Places and activities

Chapter 2 (Bk 5)

School picnic!

 

 

 

24

1.     Use ‘let’s…’ to make suggestions

2.    Use ‘how many’ and ‘how much’ to ask about quantities.

3.    Use ‘a few’, ‘a little’ and ‘a lot of’ to talk about quantities

4.    Use ‘would like’ to ask and talk about preferences politely.

5.    Use ‘or’ to show there are two or more choices

 

Moral input

1.     Share things with others.

2.    Respect others’ opinions.

Week 7 Test 1

Week 9 Dict 2

 

10-14

Caring and sharing

Chapter 3 (BK 5)

Happy pets!

25

1.     To learn about some actions related to pet care

2.    To understand and address pets’ needs

3.    Use ‘how often’ to ask the frequency of actions

4.    Use adverbs of frequency to describe the frequency of actions

5.    Use ‘how tall’ to ask about heights

6.    Use ‘how heavy’ to ask about weights

 

Moral input

Take good care of your pets

Week 11 Test 2

Week 13 Dict 3

 

14-20

Caring and sharing

Chapter 4 (BK 5)

Earth Day

 

26

1.     Use formulaic expressions to encourage people to live a green life.

2.    Identify recyclable and non-recyclable items.

3.    Use phrasal verbs that are formed with away / off / up

4.    Use ‘to-infinitive’ after the verbs of thinking and feeling

5.    To ask and talk about where the recyclable items should go

Moral input

1.     Love the Earth

2.    Live a green life

 

Week 16 Test 3

 

21

Oral Exam  &  Listening Exam

22

Exam

 

Second Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Tests/ Dictation

23-27

Fun and games

Chapter 5 (Bk 5)

Let’s celebrate!

 

 

20

1.     To learn about the months of the year

2.    To learn about different festivals

3.    To learn about festive activities

4.    To read about some festivals and special days in China and the West

5.    Use the preposition of time ‘at’ with festivals, ‘on’ with special days and ‘in’ with months

6.    Use the question word ‘when’ to ask about the months the festivals are in

 

Moral input

1.     Enjoy different festivals

2.    Respect different cultures

Week 27 Dict 1

 

27-30

Places and activities

 

Chapter 1 (Bk 6)

At the book fair

20

1.     Use the simple past tense to talk about things that happened in the past.

2.    Use expressions to talk about and respond to something interesting.

3.    Differentiate between the simple past tense and the simple present tense.

 

Moral input:

1. Enjoy reading different kinds of books.

Week 29 Test 1

Week 30 Dict 2

31-34

Places and activities

Chapter 2 (Bk 6)

School trip

22

  1. Use expressions to ask for ways to go to places.
  2. Use the simple past tense to talk about past events.
  3. Use ‘was’; and ‘were’ to ask and answer about past events.

 

Moral input:

1.     Explore different places.

 

Week 32 Test 2

Week 34 Dict 3

35-38

The world around us

Chapter 4 (BK 6)

Hong Kong stories

21

  1. Use common expressions to give and respond to suggestions ‘Why don’t we go to Tai Po tomorrow?’
  2. Use ‘did’ to ask and answer questions about past events.
  3. Use the simple past tense to describe events in a story.

Week 36 Test 3

39-42

Fun and games

Chapter 5 (Bk 6) Free time fun!

21

1.     Use common expressions to ask and talk about hobbies.

2.    Use ‘too’ to talk about similar ideas.

3.    Use ‘but’ to talk about different ideas.

4.    Use ‘from…to’ to talk about a period of time.

5.    Use ‘on’ to talk about dates.

 

Moral input:

1.      Enjoy different hobbies.

 

 

43

Oral Exam & Listening Exam

44

Exam

 

2.  Reading

First Term

Week

Topic

No. of

periods

Objectives

Assessment

2-8

Colourful Creatures

5

1.     Use simple present tense to ask facts.

2.    Identify different animals.

3.    Know the functions of different body parts.

4.    Describe each animal about using interesting adjectives.

 

Moral input:

Treasure the life of animals. 

Open book test

9-16

Ch.1  How to answer questions

Ch.2  Finding keywords & skimming

Ch.3  Guessing the    meanings

Ch.4 How to read letters

7

Develop the skills of:

1.     answering yes/no questions, ‘wh-question’

2.    finding key words in the passage/skimming

3.    guessing the meanings of new words

Comprehension Test

19-20

Escape in Egypt

2

1.     How do we use apostrophes to ‘squash up’ two words to make a new word?

2.    Use simple past tense to talk or describe about past states, activities and events in the story.

 

Moral input:

Calm down when we feel nervous.  We will make mistakes easily when we are doing our work in an anxious mood.

Comprehension Quiz

21

Revision

22

Exam Week

 

 

Second Term

Week

Topic

No. of

periods

Objectives

Assessment

23-26

Escape in Egypt

3

1.     How do we use apostrophes to ‘squash up’ two words to make a new word?

2.    Use simple past tense to talk or describe about past states, activities and events in the story.

 

Moral input:

Calm down when we feel nervous.  We will make mistakes easily when we are doing our work in an anxious mood.

Open book test

27-32

The Powerful Potion

5

1.     Use simple past tense to talk or describe about past states, activities and events in the story.

2.    Describe what the ellipses (…) means.

3.    Use facial expressions, hand signs and gestures to describe different events.

 

Moral input:

1.  Learn to solve problems when trouble comes.

2.  Learn to change to adapt the environment.

Open book test

33-42

Ch.5 How to read invitations

Ch.6 How to read postcards

Ch.7 Advertisements

Ch.8 Conversations

Ch.9 Notices

-Comprehension Practice

11

Develop the skills of:

1.     how to read letters

2.    how to read invitations

3.    how to read postcards

4.    how to locate information

5.    how to make references

6.    how to identify main ideas

7.    how to make inferences

Comprehension Test

43

Revision

44

Exam Week

 

D)  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%

 

General English

Dictation

Readers

Oral

3 tests        85%

3 writings      5%

1 project       5%

Participation    5%

3 Dictation

Vocab         30%

Sentences     15%

Passage        55%

1st Term:

1 Readers open book test   60%       

1 Comprehension test      30%

1 Comprehension quiz      10%

 

2nd Term:

2 Readers open book tests   70%

1 Comprehension test       30%

Oral test                 60%

Listening tests            30%

Participation              10%

ê Listening exam    20%

     Oral exam        80%

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