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Curriculum Design Winter 2011

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"My First Steps to the World of English"is designed for kindergarten program.The book isconsidered a series for young learners of English in EFL context.It contains interesting themes/topics and useful activities that can help children to develop theirEnglish language, cognitive abilities and creativeskills. Time allocated to cover the book is 2 hours for a unit, and14 hours for the whole book. The course duration is 7 weeks.The target audience to be addressed is 5 to 6 years old beginning level kids. The assumption is that kids have already learned English(7 weeks and 14 hours)last year. General purpose of constructing materials is based on the learnerComment [G3]: ?? what does this mean? Double check

centerednessphilosophy. It focuses on the individual needs of learners, taking into account skills that are believed to be crucial to develop(Eisner, 1992, cited in Richard¶s, 2001). This philosophy can be observed through the activities and topics which aim to teach English language in a pleasant way using flashcards, cartoons, games, physical activities, art projects, singing and storytelling. Materials for each lesson are designed taking into account different learning styles (kinesthetic, tactile visual and auditory) which are common in all ESL kids classrooms (Larsen-Freeman, 2000). The activities chosen for the book lead toward more communicative language teaching method to engage children in basic oral and written communication.Mixture of created and authentic materials is used to incorporate published materials with real-world sources(Richards, 2005). The vocabulary items are selected according to kids¶ level age and need.The book has progression of complexity.
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Aims and Objectives of the book

The aim of the course book is to: 
Develop children¶s cognitive ability  Enhance children'screativity  Build up children's English language abilities  Enhance children's motivation in learning English through physical activities

Objectives By the end of the course the students are expected to:         Comment [G5]: Are expected to? Or to be able to? Write Alphabet letters Comprehend stories of the book Use numbers to add and subtract Memorize 7English songsof the book Produce short sentences Answer simple questions Do art projects following guidelines in English Do physical activitiesfollowing instructions in English .

Rainbow Color rainbow appears in the sky after rain Clay modeling Make a Rainbow Bend over like a rainbow Arrange a circle and do physical activity How many colors are there in the rainbow? Count and draw numbers ´Rainbow Songµ Dancing ´stop colorµ b. banana. tomato and cucumber in a clay bowel Name the vegetables correctly and Collect them Distinguish 4 vegetables from the fruits and put them in a circle // Free me ac v y 3 &1 2 & &$ 3 &% % ( 0 ) (' &$ &% 1 $ 3 22 1 & # % $ $ & % %$ & ©  Story te g rt & raft   !" " !    "!    § ¦ ¥¤££ To c ¤ ¤ £ ¤ ©¨   ¢   ¡ y ca act v ty at Singing . orange. Rainbow Colors Magic Rainbow in the jungle Draw a rainbow When the music is paused look at the flashcards to name a color Add colors of rainbow one by one and then count them back // Unit 1 Free me ac v y Fr it & Vegeta e Clay modeling Fruits Fruit salad Make apple. pear and put them in a basket Eat the apple hung on the string without using hands Count the fruits in the basket and tick the correct number Do you like fruit? Unit 2 Vegetables Vegetable garden Clay modeling carrot.Contents o te t o or Comment [ 6 ]: Th ec on DI NN T he prev ou one and he o o ng one ju r e perhap he name o your un on he e here u have UNIT 1 Story about how a.

nimals in Noah·s rk ake animals in pairs P Clay modeling Play ´Cat & o use µ hape a circle and find the hidden mouse. Unit 3 Free time activity Family Creating a home ake a home ith cardboardand put your puppies their. U ` U W W U a. odyparts1 Little red riding hood Unit 5 b. ar ani als ar ar . aise your hand to touch the sky. Identify how many big/small fingers do you have and draw numbers. Let·s clean the yard/room.Animals a. Unit 4 b. y fingers are a family y fingers are a family and I·m the smallest finger Free time activity Body Parts a. Knees & toes Q P // // // H C F A C @ ID @ B E@ D HD@ E GFE D CB A @ Cr ating a ar sing Game P t cotton a gs on eet and j mp to reach out the r uit askets. Identify single and paired animals from the picture and tick the correct ans er. X Draw your hand on paper and give each of the fingers a character of the family. y family y family members. bend your back to touch the floor Count your body parts. count T V U R Noah·s rk and put them in a ship. Don·t move your body when music stops Look at the flashcard. count the monster·s parts of the body and circle the correct number. F aract r stamps A 5 9 87 6 tt ar at rials and y family and me ead & shoulders. b Cut and stick the body parts from the pattern a ake a skeleton. Old c o nald had a farm 5 5 4 R R c Y . Game with chairs a mily members move around the chairs waiting until the teacher calls one of them to have a seat or stand up. Outdoor/indoor activity. S P b. ody parts2 Dirty Jack Free time activity d Make a man cut and stick the parts of the body top dance. Name your family them and draw numbers. r l Count each t pe of animal and circle the correct number.

Clap 5 times. jump 6 times and count. New Year Melting p a. cake . candles Numbers and actions.Christmas a nta·s little helper Make a Christmas tree ornaments nowman Clay modeling. irthday party irthday cake Painting. Make a snow man Design the class with Christmas decorations Free time activity h i g b. each time when the music stops remove a chair Look at the picture and m atch presents with related shapes (triangle & circle) appy birthday g // // . Unit 6 Jingle bells f My birthday party wish Make a birthday e a. It· my birthday top dance.Birthday card ree time activity New Year Design the Christmas tree with your handy made ornaments. Look at the flashcards count the candles on the c akes and draw numbers. Count how many (triangle. Look at the flashcards name each shape and put them on the board. Unit 7 p b. cub and circle) ornaments are there on the Christmas tree.

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ducks are there in the farm? 1 23 456 5. horsesare there in the farm? 123 456 6.hens are there in the farm? 3.chickensare there in the farm?123 456 Si n i a Song n on Ol MacDonal a a farm Old MacDonald had a farm. Ee i ee i oh! .How many: 1. caws are there in the farm?1 23 45 6 4. pigs are there in the farm ? 1 23 4 5 6 123 45 6 2.

Everywhere a cluck-cluck Old MacDonald had a farm Ee i ee i oh! Old MacDonald had a farm. there a moo. And a cluck-cluck there Here a cluck.And on that farm he had some chickens. And a woof-woof-woof there Here a woof. there a cluck. Everywhere a moo-ooo Old MacDonald had a farm. Ee i ee i oh! And on that farm he had some dogs. Ee i ee i oh! . Ee i ee i oh! With a moo-moo here. And a moo-moo there Here a moo. Everywhere a woof-woof Old MacDonald had a farm Ee i ee i oh! Old MacDonald had a farm. Ee i ee i oh! And on that farm he had some cows. Ee i ee i oh! With a cluck-cluck here. Ee i ee i oh! With a woof-woof here. there a woof.

Books are closed. Set a scene. d. Farm animal impressions on cardboard can be used as puppets. Art & Craft (create a farm) Books are closed. A large sheet of paper or a white sheet can be used for a collective farm craft. put all the flashcards on the blackboard and by pointing out particular animal try to elicit the correct answer. Tracing& coloring Books are opened. 3. After that. Go around and help the children in case there is a need. ask the children to open their books and have a look at the flashcards illustrated there. t 2. Use flashcards to teach names of farm animals.Teac er·s Manual 1. Plastic farm animals can be dipped in paint to make paw prints on paper.tell the children that today they are going to visit Old Mc Donald¶s farm with Perez family to see different animal. Provide recycled materials. animals. They may require your help go around and provide your help c. Books are closed. Stor telling(At t e farm) r q Vocabular p (flas car s) s . Encourage them to act it out as they hear their roles called. Character stamps (farmer. 4. Children can use them to create a farm scene. Show each flashcard several times and do drilling activity. Get children in groups and provide them with necessary guidelines. b. Last.Ask the children to use colorful pencils to color farm animals and trace their names. etc. Steps: a. Use gestures flashcards or realia tofacilitate children¶s comprehension and internalization. Read the story to the students. try to emphasize each key word.Provide children with necessary materials for creating their own farm.) e. For more practice assign each student a role as a farm animal in the following story.When telling the story.

ducks are there in the farm? 5. Then. y x 7. The kids are expected to name fruits and then pick them from the basket. The group that brings more fruits is the winner. turn it off. ext. chickensare there in the farm? 2. Go around and help the children.5. P sical activit Organize 3 groups where the first group is horses. Song (Old Mc Donald w 6. ask the students to look at the pictures illustrated in their books. the third group is dogs. tell them to count each type of animaland circle the correct number. pigs are there in the farm ? hens are there in the farm? 3. Use flashcards to make the students recognize and memorize the names of the animals. the second group is sheep. Play the audio file and let the students to watch a clip ³Old Mc Donald had a farm´ a couple of times. First. ask children to stand up to sing the song together. Tell the children to put cotton bags on their feet and jump to reach out the fruit basket intended for the particular group. Books are opened. 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 5 6 4 5 6 5 6 5 6 5 6 Books are closed. Then. Answer key How many 1. caws are there in the farm? 4. horses are there in the farm? 6. Mat (count and circle) v u v (game) ad a farm) .

T. D. (2000). Comment [G11]: Make it bold or just color the link for making it more obvious Comment [G12]: A Pearson Education company. L.http://www.C (2001). & Barbara. Cambridge University Press. M.Teeacher¶s Edition ew Parade Starter. Freeman. Herrera.. Song¶s transcript³Old MacDonald had a farm´. H.html Comment [G10]: Make it bold GOOD LUCK z z ew York. (2000).com/illustration/farm-animal_3.kididdles. J.References: Richards. http://www. Copyright by Addison Wesly Longman. Curriculum Development in Language Teaching. Oxford University Press. Techniques and principles in language teaching.html Video clip ³Old MacDonald had a farm´ Illustrations:http://www.

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