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TUTORIAL

Week 1

Tutorial 1
Form 4 groups:
a) Brainstorm:
i) Why a teacher needs to do lesson planning?
ii) What are the aspects to consider in lesson planning?

i) Why a teacher needs to do lesson


planning?

1. To inculcate moral values for students.


2. To indentify suitable learning approach.
3. To get ready for the teaching and learning aids according to the students level
and needs.
4. To create class with various activity.
5. As a guide line for substitute teacher.
6. Teacher and students can make reflection for better plan in the future.
7. For class smoothness.

ii) What are the aspects to consider in


lesson planning

1. Student’s prior knowledge.


2. Topics that must be though regarding to the science curriculum specification.
3. Student’s background, ability, and interests.
4. Numbers of students in the class.
5. School facilities, conditions, and safety.
6. School calendar and time table.
b) Two groups for a new group and they compare and contrast their discussion notes.
The group presents their finding to the class.

i ) Why a teacher needs to do


lesson planning?

1. Take into account 2. Minimize problematic


classroom behavior and increase
management. their interact in teaching
and learning session.

3. To prepare the teacher 4. To maximize allocated


mentally and emotionally. for each teaching
procedure to achieve
learning objectives.

iii) What are the aspects to consider in lesson planning?

Week 2
Tutorial 1
Refer to the Primary School Science Curriculum for year 1 to year 6.
a) Make a list of verbs that are used to write learning objectives.

Topic Verbs
1. Living things and non-living things • Make observations
• Group things

2. Ourselves • Eat
• Grow

3. Animals • Eat
• Grow

4. Plants • Produce
• Grow

5. Long and short • Observe


• Compare
• Measure

6. The magic of batteries • Use


• To make

7. Mixing things • Dissolve in water

8. Push and pull • Pushing


• Pulling
• Speed up
• Slow down
• Change direction
• Make prediction
• Test
• Change shape
b) Categories the verbs into following domains: cognitive, psychomotor and affective.

Cognitive Psychomotor Affective

• Make observation
• Eat None
• Group things
• Grow
• Observe
• Change
• Compare
• Produce
• Make prediction
• Observe
• Measure
• Use
• To make
• Dissolve
• Pushing
• Pulling
• Speed up
• Slow down
• Change direction
• Test
• Change shape

c) Differentiate verbs that are explicit and implicit. (next page)


d) Explain why the verbs used in the learning objectives must be explicit.

e) How would you change those verbs that are implicit to explicit?
Include all components such as contents, action words,
criterion and condition in the phrase that use the verb.