Instituto Salesiano (Primary)

2016~2017

P4 English Curriculum Plan

English Teachers:

P4A

P4B

P4C

P4D

Miss Ao

Miss Loi

Miss Chan

Miss O

 

Reading Teachers:

P4A

P4B

P4C

P4D

Miss Chui

Miss Chui

Miss Un

Miss Un

 

A) Subject Objectives

1.  Interpersonal Strand

1.1 to converse about feelings, interests, preferences, ideas, experiences and plans

1.2 to exchange messages through activities such as writing simple letters, making telephone calls and sending postcards and invitations

1.3 to participate with others in making choices and decisions for carting out events

1.4 to obtain and provide objects, services and information in classroom situations and through activities such as interactive games and simple open-ended role-play

 

2.  Knowledge Strand

2.1 to interpret and use given information through processes or activities such as matching, sequencing, describing, classifying, comparing, explaining, predicting, drawing conclusions; and to follow instructions

2.2 to identify ideas in simple spoken and written texts, form opinions and express them to recognise and solve simple problems in given situations, and describe the solutions

2.3 to see the need for clarifying one’s own written expression and then make changes with support from the teacher and classmates

2.4 to understand how grammar features contribute to meaning and how simple texts are organized; and apply this understanding to the use of the language

 

3.  Experience Strand

3.1 to develop an awareness of the basic sound patterns of English and an enjoyment of imaginative texts through activities such as reciting poems and rhymes, singing songs and presenting short simple plays

3.2 to respond to characters and events in imaginative and other narrative texts through oral, written and performative means

3.3 to give expression to one’s experience through activities such as providing simple oral and written accounts of events and one’s reactions to them

 

A)  Textbooks:

1.  General English

Lighthouse 7 & 8

Lighthouse Workbook 7 & 8

Lightup Grammar 7 & 8

Lightup Listening 7 & 8

 

 

2.  Reading

(1st term) Movies Studio Island Adventure

(2nd term) Fantastic Mr Fox

(3rd term) The Twits

 

 

 

 

 

B)  Numbers of Periods:

General English

 

1st term

2nd term

3rd term

Total

P4A

60

62

67

189

P4B

62

59

71

192

P4C

59

63

70

192

P4D

58

64

69

191

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading

 

1st term

2nd term

3rd term

Total

P4A

10

11

11

32

P4B

10

11

11

32

P4C

10

11

11

32

P4D

10

11

11

32

 

C)  Course Schedule:

i) General English

First Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

1-4

Happy days

Chapter 1 (BK 7)

I love English

 

17

1.     Use formulaic expressions to ask and talk about one’s opinion about a school subject.

2.    Use ‘why’ to ask for the reason for something.

3.    Use ‘because’ to talk about the reason for something.

4.    Use ‘too’ to show similar ideas in positive sentences.

5.    Use ‘either’ to show similar ideas in negative sentences.

6.    Use correct punctuation in writing.

Moral input

1. Love different school subjects

2. Look after your own things

5-8

Happy days

Chapter 2 (Bk 7)

Champions

 

 

18

1.  Use comparative adjectives to compare people or things.

2.  Use ‘in’ with months.

3.  Use ‘on’ with dates.

4.  Use ‘from… to’ to show the starting and finishing dates of an event.

 

Moral input

1.     Work hard to achieve goals

8-11

Changes

Chapter 3 (BK 7)

Growing up

19

1.  Use expressions to ask and talk about qualities that people have.

2.  Use superlatives to compare more than two people or things.

3.  Use ‘better’, ‘best’, ‘worse’ and ‘worst’ to compare how good or bad people or things are.

 

Moral input

1.  Learn to be a good student

12

Revision

13

Exam Week

 

Second Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

14-19

Changes

Chapter 4 (BK 7)

R U OK?

 

 

 

 

 

19

1.  Use abbreviations and contractions to write messages.

2.  Use the simple future tense to ask and talk about future actions or plans.

3.  Use ‘more ... than’ to compare two

people or things for adjectives with three or more syllables.

4.  Use ‘the most’ to compare more than two people or things for adjectives with three or more syllables.

Moral input

1.  Be curious about the future

20-24

Our world

Chapter 5 (BK 7)

On the go!

19

1.  Use expressions to give directions.

2.  Use ‘how long’ to ask how much time is needed to do something.

3.  Use the simple present tense to talk about plans or timetables.

4.  Use ‘which’ to ask a person to choose from two or more things.

5.  Use two or more adjectives in the correct order to talk about something.

 

Moral input

1. Be eager to explore new places

25-27

The magic of nature

Chapter 4 (BK 8)

The great adventure

 

17

1.  Use expressions to make and respond to suggestions.

2.  Use ‘how far’ to ask about the distance between two places.

3.  Use ‘how long’ to ask about the time it takes to travel between two places.

4.  Use ‘be + going to’ to talk about things you plan to do in the future.

Moral input

1. Be willing to explore new places

2. Work together to achieve goals

28

Revision

29

Exam Week

 

 

Third Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

30-33

Relationships

Chapter 1 (BK 8)

I help at home!

 

20

1.  Use the imperative to warn others.

2.  Use ‘have to’ or ‘has to’ to talk about things people must do.

3.  Use ‘before’ and ‘after’ to describe the order of events.

 

Moral input

1. Help out at home

34-37

Relationships

Chapter 2 (BK 8)

In good shape

 

19

1.  Use formulaic expressions to ask and talk about illnesses.

2.  Use ‘should’ and ‘should not’ to ask and talk about obligations and prohibitions.

3.  Use ‘since’ to give reasons.

 

Moral input

1.  Develop healthy habits

2.  Listen to other people’s advice.

38-41

Changes

Chapter 3 (BK 8)

The good old days

21

1.  Use some expressions to show disbelief.

2.  Use ‘used to’ to talk about past habits at an earlier stage of someone’s life.

3.  Use ‘could … when’ to talk about what a person was able to do in a certain time in the past.

 

Moral input

1.  Learn from the past

2.  Treasure the present

42

Revision

43

Exam Week

44

Extended Learning Activities

 

ii) Reading

First Term

Week

Topic

No. of periods

Objectives

Assessment

2-5

Movie Studio

Island Adventure

4

- Use past tense of regular and irregular verbs to tell past event.

- Use “Let’s …” to give somebody advice in different situations.

- Use irregular superlatives (best, worst) to express one’s idea.

- Use “How + adjective/relative pronouns/conjunctions to show one’s feeling.

- Learn the different costumes of sailors.

Open book test

 

6 -12

 

6

-  Develop skills of scanning.

-  Practice of reading menu, poster, notes and invitation.

Comprehension test

 

 

Second Term

 

Week

Topic

No. of periods

Objectives

Assessment

 

14-19

 

Fantastic

Mr Fox

 

4

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

- Use “Let’s …” to give somebody advice in different situations.

- Use “have got” to talk about possessions or abstract things.

- Use 'have to' to express a strong obligation.

- Help students to think about the behavior of stealing.

Open book test

 

20-28

 

7

-  Develop skills of skimming and using the context to guess unknown words.

-  Practice of reading account, postcard, news and story.

Comprehension test

 

Third Term

Week

Topic

No. of periods

Objectives

Assessment

 

30-34

 

 The Twits

 

4

- Use past tense of regular and irregular verbs to tell past event.

- Use adverbs of frequency to show how often something happens.

- To demonstrate knowledge of the use of planning, editing and publishing.

Open book test

 

35 -42

 

7

-  Develop skills of previewing and predicting and looking for the topic sentence and main idea.

-  Practice of reading play, book cover, informational report, table and chart.

 

Comprehension test

43

Final Exam Week

44

Extended Learning Activities

 

iii) Assessment:

General English

Dictation

Reading

Oral

2 Tests        80%

2 Writings     10%

1 Project       5%

Participation    5%

3 Dictations

Vocab         30%

Sentences     20%

Passage        50%

Readers open book test  60%       

Comprehension test      40%

Oral test                 60%

Listening test            30%

Participation              10%

 

ê Listening exam    30%

    Oral exam         70%

 

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