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KSSR PRINCIPLES PRINCIPLE 1:

HOW?
Teachers begin with basic literacy skills--basic listening and speaking Basic listening and speaking Strategy of phonics to help pupils begin to read

EXAMPLE
There are four skills that pupils should acquire before they begin to learn about language arts: 1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Writing

WHY?
The pupils need to learn basic skills before they are able to learn about complex concepts and skills such as writing essays, reciting poems and singing nursery rhymes. Building a strong foundation of competencies in basic literary skills, reading through phonics, penmanship, basic listening and speaking.