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ENGLISH FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FORM 4 (SCHEME OF WORK) W E E K 1 2 DATE THEME TOPIC OBTAINING INFO. 3.1.08 to 4.1.08 7.1.08 to 11.1.08 LEARNING OUTCOMES PROCESSING INFO. PRESENTING INFO. GRAMMAR/ VOCAB. EDU. EMPHASES

INTRODUCTION TO EST
Nature & Environment Earth in Motion (Unit 1) Reading and understanding a description of a natural process Identifying definitions, main ideas and supporting details Understand stages in scientific methods Transferring information from a linear text to a chart Understanding technical terms Reading and interpreting information in a nonlinear text Expanding notes relating to simple processes Sequence connectors Logical connectors Meaning in context Word associations Sequence connectors Logical connectors Meaning in context Word associations Sequence connectors Logical connectors ICT Skills Thinking skills

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14.1.08 to 18.1.08

Nature & Environment

Earth in Motion (Unit 1)

Listening and understanding an interview on typhoon

Writing descriptions of a natural process

ICT Skills Thinking skills

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21.1.08 to 25.1.08

Nature & Environment

Earth in Motion (Unit 1)

Reading a report

Carry out reference work to explore the topic under study Draw conclusions

Presenting reports and other information using appropriate supporting

ICT Skills Thinking skills

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from facts given

diagrams such as charts, tables, graphs Expanding notes relating to a simple explanation

Meaning in context Word associations Prefixes: non-, im-, in-, anti-

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28.1.08 to 1.2.08

Natural Resources

Treasures of Nature (Unit 3)

Listening to an explanation on natural resources Reading a fact sheet on natural resources from the rainforest

Identifying definitions, main ideas and supporting details to answer comprehension questions Classifying information Transfer information from a linear text to a table or chart

Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills Values and Citizenship

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4.2.08 to 8.2.08

Natural Resources

Treasures of Nature (Unit 3)

Understanding stages in scientific methods Reading and following instructions on how water is recycled

Reading and interpreting information in nonlinear texts Drawing conclusions from the facts given

Presenting information by drawing an appropriate diagram to explain the water cycle Writing simple explanations on how water is treated based on the given notes and diagram

Passive voice

Thinking Skills Values and Citizenship ICT Skills Learning How to Learn Skills

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11.2.08 to 15.2.08

Natural Resources

Treasures of Nature (Unit 3)

Surfing the internet and reading different text types on natural resources to gather information

Carrying out reference work to search for information on other natural resources that benefit human beings

Presenting information gathered orally to the class, using appropriate diagrams

Passive voice

Multiple Intelligences Values and Citizenship

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ICT Skills Drawing conclusions from the facts given Learning How to Learn Skills Expanding notes relating to a simple description on how different kinds of energy being harnessed Root words: auto-, bio-, ante-, re-, geo-, etc. Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills Values and Citizenship Preparation for the Real World

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18.2.08 to 22.2.08

Natural Resources And Industrial Processes

Energy Comes and Goes (Unit 5)

Listening to a lecture on Energy Sources Reading descriptions of renewable energy sources

Identifying definitions, main ideas and supporting details to answer comprehension questions Classifying information Comparing and contrasting information to look for advantages and disadvantages of different types of renewable energy Transfer information from a linear text to a table or chart

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25.2.08 to 29.2.08

Natural Resources And Industrial Processes

Energy Comes and Goes (Unit 5)

Understanding stages in scientific methods Reading and following instructions on how different kinds of energy being harnessed

Labelling parts of a diagram Reading and interpreting information in nonlinear texts Drawing conclusions from the facts given

Write a scientific article using diagrams

The Simple Present Tense (Revision)

Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills Values and Citizenship Preparation for the Real World

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Energy Comes and Goes (Unit 5)

Energy Comes and Goes (Unit 5)

Surfing the internet and reading different text types on other energy sources to gather information

Carrying out reference work to search for information on other natural resources that benefit human beings Drawing conclusions from the facts given

Presenting information gathered orally to the class, using appropriate diagrams to support the text

The Simple Present Tense (Revision)

ICT Skills Thinking Skills Values and Citizenship Preparation for the Real World

8.3.08 to 16.3.08 11 17.3.08 to 21.3.08

CUTI PERTENGAHAN PENGGAL I
Matter & Mass (Unit 6) It’s All Chemistry Listening to a lecture Identifying main ideas and supporting details Reading and interpreting information in nonlinear texts Labeling parts of a diagram Transferring information from linear texts to charts Understanding stages in scientific methods Acquiring terminology and expressions in Science & Technology Expanding notes relating to simple experiment Imperatives Meaning in Context Preparation for the Real World Thinking Skills

Reading a description

12 24.3.08 to 28.3.08

Matter & Mass (Unit 6)

It’s All Chemistry

Reading and following instructions

Writing a simple report using appropriate diagrams

Adjectives Chemical Symbols

Preparation for the Real World Thinking Skills

13 31.3.08 to 4.4.08

Matter & Mass (Unit 6)

It’s All Chemistry

Reading different text types in science & technology from a. the internet b. extracts from

Presenting reports and other information using appropriate supporting

Forming adjectives

Preparation for the Real World Thinking Skills

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textbooks

diagrams

ICT Skills

Listening to reports on science & technology

Carrying out reference work to explore the topic under study Drawing conclusions from facts given Identifying definitions, main ideas and supporting details Identifying facts and opinions Draw conclusions from facts given Classifying information Transferring information from linear texts to tables

14 7.4.08 to 11.4.08

Food for Thought (Unit 11)

Nutrition/ Food

Listening to a forum Reading a newspaper article and internet

Expanding notes relating to newspaper article

Passive Voice

Preparation for Real World Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills ICT Skills

15 14.4.08 to 18.4.08

Food for Thought (Unit 11)

Nutrition/Food

Reading and following instructions

Writing simple descriptions using charts

Articles

Preparation for Real World Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills

16 21.4.08 to 25.4.08

Man / Human Body

It’s All In The Genes (Unit 9)

Listening to a lecture Reading a report

Identifying definitions, main ideas and supporting details. Reading and interpreting information in nonlinear texts

Expanding notes Relating to a simple report

Compound Words Meaning in Context

ICT Skills Knowledge Acquisition ICT Skills Thinking Skills

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17 28.4.08 to 2.5.08 18 5.5.08 to 9.5.08 19 12.5.08 & to 20 22.5.08 23.5.08 to 7.6.08 21 9.6.08 to 13.6.08

REVISION REVISION MID TERM EXAMINATION CUTI PERTENGAHAN PENGGAL
Man / Human Body It’s All In The Genes (Unit 9) Listening to a lecture Reading a report Identifying definitions, main ideas and supporting details. Reading and interpreting information in nonlinear texts Classifying information Transferring information from linear texts to tables, charts, graphs Carrying out reference work Predicting outcomes Drawing conclusions from facts given Expanding notes Relating to a simple report Compound Words Meaning in Context Knowledge Acquisition ICT Skills Thinking Skills

22 16.6.08 to 20.6.08

Man / Human Body

It’s All In The Genes (Unit 9)

Listening to a lecture Reading a report

Writing simple report using tables and graphs

Subject Verb Agreement Meaning in Context

Knowledge Acquisition ICT Skills Thinking Skills

23 23.6.08 to 27.6.08

Man / Human Body

It’s All In The Genes (Unit 9)

Listening to a lecture Reading a report

Presenting information using diagrams

Subject Verb Agreement Meaning in Context

Knowledge Acquisition ICT Skills Thinking Skills

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24 30.6.08 to 4.7.08

Man and Living Organisms

Meddling With Nature (Unit 10)

Listening to an interview

Identifying definition, main ideas and supporting details Reading and interpreting information in nonlinear texts Understanding stages in scientific methods Classifying information Transferring information from linear texts to tables and charts Carrying out reference work Drawing conclusion from facts given

Expanding notes relating to a simple descriptions and opinions

Conjunctions Meaning in Contexts Understanding Scientific terms

Thinking Skills Multiple Intelligences Values and Citizenship ICT Skills

25 7.7.08 to 11.7.08

Man and Living Organisms

Meddling With Nature (Unit 10)

Reading a newspaper articles

Writing a simple report using tables

Logical connectors Meaning in Contexts Understanding Scientific terms

Thinking Skills Multiple Intelligences Values and Citizenship ICT Skills

26 14.7.08 to 18.7.08

Man and Living Organisms

Meddling With Nature (Unit 10)

Reading a newspaper articles

Presenting information using diagrams

Logical connectors Meaning in Contexts Understanding Scientific terms

Thinking Skills Multiple Intelligences Values and Citizenship ICT Skills Thinking Skills ICT Skills Knowledge Acquisition Learning How to Learn Skills Thinking Skills ICT Skills

27 21.7.08 to 25.7.08

The Universe (Unit 15)

The Frontiers of Space

Listening to documentary

Identifying definitions and details

Expanding notes relating to a simple descriptions

Modals (revision) Understand words derived from Greek and Latin roots Modals (revision)

28 28.7.08

The Universe (Unit 15)

The Frontiers of Space

Listening to documentary

Identifying main ideas

Expanding notes to a simple

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description Classifying information The Universe (Unit 15) The Frontiers of Space Reading an article Transferring information Expanding notes relating to a simple explanation Understand words derived from Greek and Latin roots Prepositions Understand words derived from Greek and Latin roots Prepositions Understand words derived from Greek and Latin roots

Knowledge Acquisition Learning How to Learn Skills Thinking Skills ICT Skills Knowledge Acquisition Learning How to Learn Skills Thinking Skills ICT Skills Knowledge Acquisition Learning How to Learn Skills

29 4.8.08 to 8.8.08 30 11.8.08 to 15.8.08 18.8.08 to 24.8.08 31 25.08.08 to 29.08.08

The Universe (Unit 15)

The Frontiers of Space

Reading an article

Drawing conclusions Identifying differences between facts and opinions

Expanding notes to related to giving opinion

CUTI PERTENGAHAN PENGGAL II
Technology and Communicatio ns Communicatin g across the world (Unit 12) Reading a descriptionsof Orbits and Satellites Identifying definitions,main ideas and supporting detail - Classifying information - transferring information from linear text to charts Reading and interpret information in nonlinear texts - Labeling parts of a diagram - Drawing conclusions from facts given Expanding notes relating to a simple explanation Meaning in context ICT skills

32 02.09.08 to 05.09.08 33 8.09.08 to 12.09.08

Technology and Communicatio ns Technology and Communicatio ns

Communicatin g across the world (Unit 12) Communicatin g across the world (Unit 12)

-Reading a report

Presenting explanation using charts Write simple reports using diagrams

Reading and following instructions

- Terms related to communication technology - suffixes suffixes

Knowledge acquisition

Learning How to Learn Skills

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34 15.09.08 to 19.09.08 35 22.09.08 to 26.09.08 36 29.09.08 & to 37 3.10.08

Technology and Communicatio ns Technology and Communicatio ns Technolo gy and Communicatio ns

The world at your Fingertips (Unit 13) The world at your Fingertips (Unit 13) The world at your Fingertips (Unit 13)

Reading an instructins on how to use a computer programs Listening to an interview

- Understanding stages in scientific methods - transferring information from linear to charts -Classifying information - Identiying relevant facts and issues -Drawing conclusions from text givenference work to explore the topic under study - Carry out re

-Expanding notes relating to simple descriptions

Compound words

-ICT skill -Thinking skills

Reading and follow instructions

Writing simple instructions using appropriate conventions and grammar Presenting a report a and other information using appropriate supporting diagrams such as charts,tables,graphs

Sequence connectors

-Thinking skills - ICT skills

Imparatives

-Preparing for Real World - Learning how to learn skills

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6.10.08 to 24.10.08

REVISION

29.10.08 to 31.10.08 42 3.11.08 to 7.11.08 43 10.11.08 to 14.11.08 44 45

FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION

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