Instituto Salesiano (Primary)

2016~2017

P3 English Curriculum Plan

 

English Teachers:

P3A

P3B

P3C

P3D

Miss Kong

Mr Vu

Miss Ho

Miss Wong

 

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

(2nd term)     Escape in Egypt

(3rd term)     The Powerful Potion

 

B)  Numbers of Periods:

General English

 

1st term

2nd term

3rd term

Total

P3A

59

65

68

192

P3B

58

62

67

187

P3C

59

66

67

192

P3D

60

64

67

191

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading

 

1st term

2nd term

3rd term

Total

P3A

10

11

12

33

P3B

10

10

12

32

P3C

10

10

12

32

P3D

11

10

11

32

C)  Course Schedule:

1.  General English and Readers

 

First Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

1-4

Places and activities

Chapter 1 (BK 5)

On the farm

 

17

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.

5-8

Places and activities

Chapter 2 (Bk 5)

School picnic!

 

 

 

16

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.

9-11

Caring and sharing

Chapter 3 (BK 5)

Happy pets!

17

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

12

Revision

13

Exam Week

 

Second Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

14-16, 19

Caring and sharing

Chapter 4 (BK 5)

Earth Day

 

20

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

 

19-22,24

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

24-27

Places and activities

 

Unit 1 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.

28

Revision

29

Exam Week

 

 

Third Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

30-33

Places and activities

Unit 2 School trip

21

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.

 

34-37

The world around us

Unit 3 Superheroes

21

1.      Use formulaic expressions to express opinions.

2.      Use minutes to tell the time.

3.      Use the past continuous tense to talk about what people were doing at a given time in the past.

 

Moral input:

1.     Keep your house clean and tidy.

2.    Help others.

38-41

Fun and games

Unit 5 Free time fun!

23

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.

 

42

Revision

43

Exam Week

44

Extended Learning Activities

 

2.    Reading

First Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of

periods

Objectives

1-6

Readers

Colourful Creatures

4

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. 

6-12

Reading Comprehension

Ch.1  How to answer questions

Ch.2  Finding keywords & skimming

Ch.3  Guessing the    meanings

6-7

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

12

Revision

13

Exam Week

 

 

Second Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of

periods

Objectives

14-16,19

Readers

Escape in Egypt

4

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.

20-22, 24-28   

Reading Comprehension

Ch.4 How to read letters

Ch.5 How to read invitations

Ch.6 How to read postcards

6

Develop the skills of:

1.     how to read letters

2.    how to read invitations

3.    how to read postcards

28

Revision

29

Exam Week

 

Third Term

 

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of

periods

Objectives

30-35

Readers

The Powerful Potion

4

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.

36-41

Reading

Comprehension

Ch.7 Advertisements

Ch.8 Conversations

Ch.9 Notices

l   Comprehension Practice

 

6-7

Develop the skills of:

1.     how to locate information

2.    how to make references

3.    how to identify main ideas

4.    how to make inferences

42

Revision

43

Exam Week

44

Extended Learning Activities

 

 

 

D)  Assessment:

 

General English

Dictation

Reading

Oral

2 tests        85%

2 writings      5%

1 project       5%

Participation    5%

Vocab         30%

Sentences     15%

Passage        55%

Readers open book test     60%       

Comprehension test         40%

Oral test                 60%

Listening tests            30%

Participation              10%

Oral exam           80%

Listening exam       20%

    

 

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