2017-2018  Instituto Salesiano (Primary)

P6 English Curriculum Plan

English Teachers

P6A

P6B

P6C

P6D

Angela Ao

Kafy Ng

Kafy Ng

Kary Si

 

Reading Teachers

P6A

P6B

P6C

P6D

Jess Wong

Jess Wong

Angela Ao

Angela Ao

 

Subject Objectives:

1. Interpersonal Strand:

1.1  To establish and maintain relationships and routines in school and other familiar situations

1.2  To converse about feelings, interests, preferences, ideas and experiences

1.3  To obtain and provide objects, services and information in classroom situations

1.4  To participate with others in making choices and decisions for carrying out events

2.  Knowledge Strand:

2.1  To provide or find out, organize and present information on familiar topics

2.2  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

2.3      To identify ideas in simple spoken and written texts, form opinions and express them

2.4      To understand some aspects of how the English Language works, including how grammar features contribute to meaning and how texts are organised

2.5  To recognise and solve simple problems in given situations, and describe the solutions

 

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 singing songs and presenting short simple plays

3.2  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

 

Textbooks:

1.     General English

Primary Longman Express 6A/6B

Primary Longman Express Workbook 6A/6B

Primary Longman Express Listening 6A/6B

2.    Grammar

School Based Materials

3.    Readers

(1st term) Future Island Adventure

(1St & 2nd term) James and the Giant Peach

(2nd term) Up

 

Number of periods for English

 

1st term

2nd term

Total

P6A

98

107

205

P6B

97

106

203

P6C

97

106

203

P6D

98

109

207

 

Number of periods for Reading

 

1st term

2nd term

Total

P6A

15

19

34

P6B

15

19

34

P6C

15

19

34

P6D

15

19

34

 

 

Course Schedule

A)  General English

First term

Week

Module/unit

Topic

No. of periods

Objectives

Test schedule

1-3

Longman Express Module:  Changes/ Growing up

 

 

 

Grammar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 1 (Book 6A)

When I grow up

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 1

Tenses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 2

First conditional

 

12

Language Function

Focus on simple present tense and future possibilities

Moral inputs

-      Let students think about their future career

 

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

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

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

4.  Use the past continuous to talk about an action that went on for some time or to describe things that were happening when something else happened

5.  Use since + a point in time, such as a day, date or time

6. Use for + a period of time

7. Use the present perfect with already, just, yet and before, to give more information about when something happened

8. Use “already” to talk about something that has happened before we expected it to

9. Use “just” to talk about something that has happened very recently

10. Use “yet” in questions and negatives to ask if something that we’re waiting for has happened

11. Use “before” to talk about any time in the past

12. Use the past simple to talk about something that started and ended in the past

13. Use “be going to” + base form to talk about plans and decisions we made earlier or to make a prediction based on a situation that is happening now

14. Use will or won’t + base form to talk about instant decisions or offers or predictions

 

1.     Use the first conditional to talk about something that will happen if something else happens first

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-6

Longman Express Module: Changes/ Growing up

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

 

 

Ch. 2 (Book 6A) Preparing for the future

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 3

Relative pronouns

15

Language Function

- IT skills

- Communication skills

- Develop enjoyment of reading

 Moral inputs

-      Students appreciate the duties of different career

 

1.     Use who, which and where after a noun to give more information about people, things or places

Week 4

Dict 1  Chapter 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7-9

Longman Express Module:

Happy days/ Entertainment and leisure

 

 

Grammar

 

Ch.3 (Book 6A) Entertainment and leisure

 

 

 

 

Chapter 4

Joining sentences

 

 

17

Language Function

-      Adjectives to describe feelings and effects

Moral inputs

-      To respect different people’s preferences on films

 

1.  Use relative pronouns to join two sentences together

Week 7

Dict 2 - Chapter 3

 

Week 8

Test 1 Chapter 1&2

 

 

10-12

Longman Express Module:

Happy days/ Entertainment and leisure

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

 

Ch. 4 (Book 6A)

The magic of stories

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 5: Second conditional

 

 

 

13

Language Function

-      Simple past tense to describe unlikely situations

-      Modals to express preferences

-      Connectives to express

Moral inputs

-      Students have to treasure their books.

 

1.  Use the second conditional to talk about something that we think might not happen

 

Week 11

Dict 3 – Chapter 3

 

 

 

 

13-15

Longman Express Module:

Caring for others/ Helping our world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

Ch. 5 (Book 6A) Problems in our world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 7 Adverbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 8 Prepositions after adjectives

17

Language Function

-      Talking about problems in the world using too with different adjectives

-      Use adverbs to express degree

-      Develop student’s reading skills and stimulate their critical thinking ability

-  to know about our world’s problems

Moral inputs

-      Respect the lives of different creatures

 

1.     Use adverbs of manner to tell how an action is done

2.    Use adverbs of time to tell when an action is done

3.    Use adverbs of place to tell where an action is done

4.    Use adverbs of frequency to tell how often an action is done

5. Use adverbs of degree to answer the question “To what degree”

 

 

1. Use the correct prepositions after certain adjectives

Week 14

Test 2 Chapter 3&4

16-20

Longman Express Module:

Caring for others/ Helping our world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

Ch. 6 (Book 6A) How can we help?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 9 Active and passive voice (1)

19

Language Function

-      Get students to practise talking about preferences using the structures, “You can either… or …/ Which would you rather do? We’d rather… “

-      Get students to practise using the structure “Neither …nor…”

Moral inputs

-      Help those who are in need

 

1.     Use the active form when we know the subject of the sentence

2.    Use the passive when we don’t know the subject of a sentence

3.    Form the passive by using am/is / are + past participle in present tense

4.    Form the passive by using

 was / were + past participle in past tense

 

Week 19

Test 3 – Ch. 5&6

21

Revision

 

6

 

Week 21

Listening Exam   

22

Exam week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second term

Week

Module/unit

Topic

No. of periods

Objectives

Test schedule

23-25

Longman Express Module: Changes/

Now and then

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

 

Ch.1 (Book 6B) Unforgettable experiences

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 10 Active and passive voice (2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Language Function

- Using “adjective” to describe feelings

- Using “ing” nouns or noun phrases to refer to activities

 

Moral inputs

-      Develop students’ confidence in sharing their own experiences

 

1.     Form the passive by using will be + past participle in future tense

2.    Form the passive by using have / has + been + past participle

3.    Form the passive by using was/ were + being + past participle

 

Week 27

Dict 1 – Chapter 1

26-29

Longman Express Module: Changes / Now and Then

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

 

Ch. 2 (Book 6B)

My memories

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 11 Gerunds/ to + infinitive

Ch. 9 Active and passive voice (1)

18

Language Function

-      Using prepositions or prepositional phrases to describe objects

-      Using simple past tense to talk about past states, activities or events

-      Using adjectives to describe feelings

 

1. Use ‘-ing’ form as the subject or object of a sentence

2. Use ‘-ing’ form after prepositions

3. Use ‘to’ infinitive between two verbs

 

 

30-33

Longman Express

Module: People and places around the world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

 

Ch. 3 Amazing places

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 12

Reported speech: statements

18

Language Function

-      Use relative pronouns to link ideas or add information to a noun or noun phrases

-      Use superlative adjectives to make comparisons

-      Use interrogative adverbs to ask about location

-      Use proper nouns to refer to cities or countries

Moral inputs

Respect different cultures and customs in the world

 

- Use reported speech to tell people what someone has said. We often use ‘said’ or ‘told’ when reporting a statement

 

Week 30

Test 1 – Ch. 1&2

 

 

Week 33

Dict 2 – Chapter 3

34-36

Longman Express

Module: People and places around the world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

 

Ch. 4

Children around the world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 13 Reported speech: commands and requests

16

Language Function

-      Use relative pronouns to link ideas or add information to a noun or noun phrase

-      Use ‘such as’ to give examples

-      Use ‘ing’ nouns or noun phrases to refer to activities

 

 

Moral inputs

-      Be thankful and treasure one’s blessings

 

1.     Use told + object + (not) + infinitive when reporting a command

2.    Use asked + object + (not) +

infinitive when reporting a request

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37-39

Longman Express

Module: The magic of nature/Taking care of the earth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammar

Ch. 5 (Book 6B) Endangered animals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ch. 14 Personal Pronouns

Ch. 15 Possessive Adjectives

Ch. 16 Possessive Pronouns

16

Language Functions

-      Using connectives to show results and express conditions

-      Future tense to talk about future events

 

Moral inputs

-      To protect the endangered animals

 

1.     Use personal pronouns to

substitute the subjects or objects of a sentence

2.    Use possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns to show possession

Week 37

Test 2 – Ch. 3&4

40-42

Longman Express

Module: The magic of nature/Taking care of the earth

Ch. 6 (Book 6B)

Our environment

18

Language Functions

-      Using modals to make suggestions

-      Adverbs or adverb phrases to express degree

Moral inputs

To protect the environment and be a friend of the Earth

 

1. Use Reflexive pronouns to talk about the subject of a sentence when we want to emphasize who did the action

2. Use by before the reflexive pronoun to say that we did something without help

3.Use a reflexive pronoun after

  a verb when the subject and

  the object are the same

Week 40

Dict 3 – Chapter 5

 

 

Week 42

Test 3 – Ch. 5&6

43

Revision

 

6

 

Week 43 

Listening Exam

44

Exam week

 

 

 

 

 

 

B) Reading

 

Week

Module/unit

Topic

No. of periods

Objectives

 

Assessment

1-9

 

10-14

 

 

15-21

 

22

Readers

 

Reading Comprehension

 

Readers

 

Exam Week

Future Island Adventure

 

 

 

James and the Giant Peach

7

 

5

 

 

3

1.     Apply skills or information learned

2.    Think critically and in depth

3.    Understand the theme of the story/passage

4.    Read aloud

5.    Retell the events of the story/passage

6.    Use vocabulary correctly

7.    Distinguish between true and false of the storyline

8.    Match the words or pictures

9.    Arrange the sequence of the story

10.  Analyze the questions and explain them correctly

Open book test Comprehension test

Comprehension quiz

23-28

 

 

29-34

 

 

35-43

 

44

Readers

 

 

Reading Comprehension

 

Readers

 

Exam Week

James and the Giant Peach

 

 

 

 

Up

5

 

 

5

 

 

9

Open book tests X2

Comprehension test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Reading

Dictation

Oral

3 tests              80%

3 writings           10%

1 project             5%

Participation          5%

 

1st term

1 Open book test        60%

1 Comprehension test   30%

1 Comprehension quiz   10%

2nd term

2 Open book tests(35%x2) 70%

1 Comprehension test     30%

Vocabulary      30%

Seen Passage    55%

Unseen Passage  15%

 

Oral test                   60%

Listening tests              30%

Participation                10%

Listening Exam              30%

Oral Exam                  70%

 

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