2016/2017 Instituto Salesiano (Primary)

P5 English Curriculum Plan

Class

P5A

P5B

P5C

P5D

English teachers

Miss Ao

Miss Loi

Miss Ng

Miss Si

 

Class

CP5A

CP5B

CP5C

CP5D

Reading teachers

Miss Ao

Miss Ao

Miss Wong

Miss Wong

 

(A) Subject Objectives:

1. Interpersonal Strand:

1.1 a. to establish and maintain relationship and routines in schools and other familiar situations

   b. to converse about feelings, interests, preferences, ideas, experiences and plans

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

   d. to participate with others in making choices and decisions for carrying out events

   e. to exchange messages through activities such as sending postcards and invitations

2. Knowledge Strand:

2.1 a. to provide or find out, organise and present information on familiar topics

b. to understand some aspects of how grammar features contribute to meaning and how simple texts are organised; and apply this understanding to one’s learning and use of the language

   c. to interpret and use given information through processes or activities such as matching, sequencing, describing,

classifying, comparing, explaining; and to follow instructions

   d. to recognise and solve simple problems in given situations, and describe the solution

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

   f. to identify ideas in simple spoken and written texts, form opinions and express them    

3. Experience Strand:

3.1    a. 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

      b. to respond to characters and events in simple imaginative and other narrative texts through oral, written and

performative means such as:

       * relating things to one’s experiences

     * describing one’s feeling towards characters and events

       * imagining oneself to be a character in the story and describing one’s feelings and reactions

      c. to give expression to imaginative ideas through oral, written and performative means such as:

     * providing simple oral and written descriptions of a situation, object or character

     * creating simple rhymes and poems with support from the teacher

      d. to give expression to one’s experience through activities such as providing simple oral and written accounts of event

and one’s reactions to them

(B) Textbooks:

1. General English

a.            Primary Longman Express 5A & 5B

b.            Primary Longman Express Workbook 5A & 5B

c.            Primary Longman Express Listening 5A & 5B

 

2. Readers

(1st term)      The Wind in the Willows

(2nd term)     Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

(3rd term)     Wall-E

 

3. Grammar

   School based materials

 

(C) Number of Periods:

a) General English

 

1st term

2nd term

3rd term

Total

P5A

60

62

67

189

P5B

61

66

68

195

P5C

59

64

68

191

P5D

60

63

68

191

 

b) Reading

 

1st term

2nd term

3rd term

Total

P5A

10

11

11

32

P5B

10

9

11

30

P5C

10

11

11

32

P5D

10

9

11

30

 

 

 

 

(D) Course Schedule:

a) General English

First Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Week 1~3

 

Caring for others/

Be considerate

Chapter 1 (BK 5A)

Behave well

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: the present simple and continuous, the past simple and negative and question forms

11

Language functions

l   Use adverbs to describe manner

l   Use adverbs to express degree

l   Use adjectives to describe people

l   Use modals to express obligations and prohibitions

l   Use imperatives to give instructions

l   Use imperatives to express prohibitions

l   Use the present simple to talk about habits and things that are always true.

l   Use the present continuous to talk about what we are doing now.

l   Use the past simple to talk about completed actions in the past.

Moral Input

l   Respect others

Week 4~6

 

Caring for others/ Be considerate

Ch 2 Getting on with others

 

 

 

 

Gram: Simple future tense, ”be”+ going to form and negative and question forms

15

Language functions

l  Use phrasal verbs to indicate actions

l  Use modals to express obligations and prohibitions

l  Use future tense to talk about future events

l  Use “will” to talk about the future to make predictions.

l  Use “won’t” to make the negative.

l  Use “be going to” to talk about plans or intentions. We have already decided what to do.

l  Use “be going to” to predict the future, based on present evidence. We see something now that makes us think a particular thing will happen in the future.

Moral Input

l  Get on well with others

Week 7~9

People and things around us/ Different people and things

 

Ch4 Our belongings

 

Gram: Possessive pronouns, Possessive adjectives

17

Language functions

l   Use possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns and possessive nouns to show possession

l   Use interrogative pronouns to find out specific information about an object

l   Use demonstrative pronouns to refer to objects

l   Use adjectives to describe objects

l   Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to describe people

 

Moral Input

l   Treasure our belongings

Week 9~11

 

Happy days/ Entertainment and leisure

 

 

 

 

Ch 5 Having fun together

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: The present perfect tense in negative and question forms

16

Language functions

l   Use the present perfect tense to relate past events to the present

l   Use auxiliary verbs to seek information

l   Use adverbs or adverbs phrases to express time

l   Use “going to” to describe plans

l   Use the present perfect to talk about actions in the past that are still true now.

l   Use “ever” with the question form of the present perfect to ask about a person’s life experience.

l   Use “never” in the present perfect to talk about something that has not done in our life up to now.

 

Moral Input

l   Co-operate with others

 

Week

12

Revision

 

6

 

Week

13

First Term Examination

 

 

 

 

 

Second Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Week 14~16

Happy days/ Entertainment and leisure

Ch 6 Fun in Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: The present perfect, the past simple and negative and question forms

17

Language functions

l   Use adverbs or adverbs phrases to express frequency

l   Use interrogative adverbs to ask about frequency

l   Use the present perfect tense to relate past events to the present

l   Use interrogative pronouns to find out specific information about a person

l   Use the simple past tense to talk about past activities

l   Use formulaic expressions to make requests

l   Use proper nouns to refer to places

l   Use adverbs to indicate positions

l   Use the present perfect to talk about something that happened very recently.

l   Use the present perfect to talk about an action in the past that is still true now.

l   Use the present perfect to talk about events from our life that have happened up to the present time.

l   Use the past simple to talk about actions that started and finished in the past.

Moral input

l   Love our city

Week 19~21

We love Hong Kong

 Ch 7 Special people, special things

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: Adverbs

12

Language functions

l   Use prepositions to indicate periods of time

l   Use present perfect tense to relate past events to the present

 

l   Use interrogative adverbs to ask about the length of a period of time

l   Use adverbs to express time

 

Moral input

l   Be responsible and helpful

Week 21~22

We love Hong Kong/ Travelling around

5B

Ch 1 Visiting Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

Gram: First conditional

8

Language functions

l   Use connectives to link contrasting ideas

l   Use connectives to show results

l   Use “ing” nouns or noun phrases to refer to activities

l   Use the first conditional to talk about things that will happen in the future. We use it when one action depends on another action.

Moral input

l   Be independent

Week 24~26

We love Hong Kong/ Travelling around

Ch 2 Finding places

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: Comparative and Superlative adjectives,

Tenses Revision

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17

Language functions

l   Use interrogative adverbs to ask about distance

l   Use interrogative adverbs to ask about the length of a period of time

l   Use prepositions or prepositional phrases to indicate directions

l   Use comparative adjectives with than to compare one person or thing with another

l   Use superlative adjectives to compare a person or thing with a group of other people or things

 

Moral input

l   Help the needy

Week

28

Revision

 

6

 

Week 29

Second Term Examination

 

 

 

 

Third Term

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

Week 30~33

Happy days/ Out and about

Ch 4 Fun with study tours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: Comparison of adverbs

18

Language functions

l   Use modals to make suggestions

l   Use formulaic expressions to make suggestions

l   Use modals to express possibilities

l   Use adverbs to express additions

l   Use “may, might and could” to talk about things that are possible now or in the future.

l   Use comparison of adverbs to compare the way things are done.

Moral input

l   Learn and respect different cultures

Week 33~35

Happy days

Entertainment and leisure

Ch 5 Fun with making things

 

 

 

 

Gram: Question tags

14

Language functions

l   Use connectives to express sequences

l   Use imperatives to give instructions and directions

l   Use simple present tense to express needs

l   Use question tags to check that the person we are speaking to agrees with us or to check that we are right

 

Moral input

l   Follow instructions

 

Week 36~38

Happy days/ Entertainment and leisure

Ch 6 Fun things around us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gram: Indefinite pronouns

14

Language functions

l   Use “ing” nouns or noun phrases to refer to activities

l   Use passive voice to talk about something done by someone

l   Use prepositions to indicate means

l   Use formulaic expressions to express approval

l   Use indefinite pronouns to talk about people, things and places that we don’t name.

l   Use indefinite pronouns with ‘some-’, ‘every-’ and ‘no-’ in affirmative sentences

l   Use indefinite pronouns with ‘any’ in negative sentences and questions

 

Moral input

l   Protect our environment

 

Week 38~41

People and things around me/ New and events

Ch 7 Helping the police

 

Gram: Past continuous and the past simple, negative & question forms and tenses revision

16

Language functions

l   Use simple past tense to talk about past activities or events

l   Use the past continuous tense to refer to actions which were in progress at a given time in the past

l   Use connectives to express time

l   Use interrogative pronouns to find out specific information about a person

l   Use the present simple to talk about habits and things that are always true

l   Use the present continuous to talk about what we are doing now

l   Use the past simple to talk about completed actions in the past

 

Moral input

l   Learn to be a good citizen

 

Week

42

Revision

 

6

 

Week

43

Third Term Examination

 

 

 

 

b) Reading

Week

Module/Unit

Topic

No. of Periods

Objectives

1-5

Reading

The Wind in the Willows

4

1. Reading skills

--Read for general ideas of a story.

--Discuss the significance of the title and events.

--Explain clearly of what is read.

--Predict what might happen on the basis of what has been read.

--Make inferences on the basis of what is being said and done.

--Discuss word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known.

2. Reflection skills

--Help students learn some good values through the stories they have read.

--Help students apply what they have learnt from the characters of the stories on their daily life.

14-19

Reading

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

4

30-34

Reading

Wall-E

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(E) Assessment:

General English

Reading

Dictation

Oral

2 tests              80%

2 writings           10%

1 project             5%

Participation          5%

 

Open book test         60%

Comprehension test     40%

 

Vocabulary      30%

Seen Passage    55%

Unseen Passage  15%

 

Oral test                   60%

Listening tests              30%

Participation                10%

 

Oral Exam                 70%

Listening Exam             30%

 

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