You are on page 1of 9

TEACHING ORGANISER

Name of Teacher(s): Pn. XXX, En. YYY and Pn. ZZZ


Form

Duration(weeks)

Grammar Item(s)

3 weeks

4.1.10 Can identify and use conjunctions


appropriately according to context.
a) and
b) but
c) so
d) or
e) because

Domain (s)

Theme

Topic

Consumerism and Financial


Awareness

The habit of saving money

1) Personal
2) Educational

EXPECTATIONS
(questions/statements to be answered while and after lessons-similar to objectives)
1) The importance of saving money
2) Ways to save money or earn money

TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGIES


2

1) Collaborative Learning
2) Student-centredness

CROSS-CURRICULAR ELEMENTS
1) Values Being thrifty and wise in spending money
2) Language Language registers in order to develop ideas and communicate effectively

Listening and Speaking

Duration: 1 hour

Content Standard(s): 1.2 Can listen to, engage and interpret meaningful conversations

Learning Standard(s): 1.2.1(F1) Can listen to and respond to directions, instructions and procedures.
Activity(ies):
- Listen to a video clip and fill in blanks in a worksheet
- Pair-work discussion
- Whole-class discussion

Formative Assessment: Oral presentation in the classroom

Resources: Internet: http://www.pbs.org/video/1285543104/

Reflection:

Reading

Duration:
4

1 hour

Content Standard(s): 2.2 Can apply a range of strategies to comprehend texts related to everyday living

Learning Standard(s): 2.2.1 (F1) Can demonstrate understanding by


a) identifying main ideas in given

Activity(ies):
-Brainstorm on the topic of The habit of saving
- Read a given text and underline unfamiliar words
- Orally state 3 or more main ideas based on the text
- Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of the main ideas / topic discussed in the text
Formative Assessment:
Information-transfer exercise
Resources:
Internet : http://www.babycentre.co.uk/a562856/10-easy-ways-to-save-money
Reflection:

Writing

Duration: 1.5 hours

Content Standard(s): 3.1 Can apply appropriate writing skills and strategies effectively.
Learning Standard(s): 3.1.1(F1) Can write simple sentences correctly.
5

3.1.2(F1) Can organise and write ideas in a paragraph :


a) titles for a paragraph b) captions for illustrations, posters and cartoons.
3.1.3(F1) Can apply pre-writing strategies:
a) brainstorming (mind-maps, bubble maps, etc.)
c) outlining.

b) note-taking

3.1.4(F1) Can select relevant information and elaborate/extend/ explain ideas using appropriate cohesive devices

Activity(ies):
-

Write scripts for or against a motion (debate topic) assigned

Formative Assessment:
Peer-editing of scripts / Teacher-guided discussion or checking of scripts
Resources:
Notes on debating techniques and registers used in a debate
Reflection:

Grammar

Duration: 1 hour

Content Standard(s): 4.1 Can identify and use language structures appropriately according to context.
4.2 Can apply grammatical rules at word, phrase and sentence levels correctly and

meaningfully.
Learning Standard(s):

4.1.10 (F1) Can identify and use conjunctions appropriately according to context.
a) and
b) but
c) so
d) or
e) because
4.2.1(F1) Can construct simple sentences correctly and meaningfully.

Activity(ies): Rehearsal in small groups as preparation for the debate by orally mentioning their main ideas and
elaboration via turn-taking.
Formative Assessment:
Group discussion / presentation within students groups

Resources: Students notes on the motion argued


Reflection:

ACTION-ORIENTED TASK(S)
(These action-oriented tasks ensure that all the four language skills and the Grammar elements

Duration:

3 hours

taught are integrated to emulate real-life situations. These tasks and experiences will be the bridging that helps students to overcome
challenges in real life which require them to communicate in English.)

Content Standard(s): 1.2 Can listen to, engage and interpret meaningful conversations
7

3.1 Can apply appropriate writing skills and strategies effectively.


Learning Standard(s): 1.2.1(F1) Can listen to and respond to directions, instructions and procedures.
.

1.4(F1) Can select relevant information and elaborate/extend/ explain ideas using appropriate cohesive
Devices.

Activity(ies):
A debate contest among students in the classroom
Assessment: The persuasiveness of the speakers during the debate contest

Resources: Scoring sheet for a debate contest


Reflection:

Literature in Action

Duration: 3 hours

Content Standard(s): 5.1 Can engage and respond to a variety of literary texts to express understanding of the broader
world of ideas and concepts

5.2 Can use a wide range of literary texts to convey views for different purposes and audiences and
relate them to real-life situations.
Learning Standard(s): 5.1.2
5.1.3
5.2.1

Can read and understand various literary works.


Can share personal responses of issues related to literary works and develop new ideas or solve
problems.
Can identify meaning of words based on context.
8

5.2.2

Can produce a new genre from the literary text read.

Activity(ies): Reading and understanding the short story Fairs Fair


Discussing issues in the short story. .
A group-work to create a dialogue between friends on how to earn some extra money or to safe money.

Formative Assessment: Oral presentation via pair-work

Resources: Literature Component text (Fairs Fare Form 1 Short Story)

Reflection: