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KURIKULUM STANDARD

SEKOLAH RENDAH
( KSSR ) 2011
BAHASA INGGERIS
OVERVIEW

KSSR ENGLISH 2011: STANDARD-BASED


CURRICULUM
Educational Emphases

Social skills

Listening

Languag
e Arts

Grammar
Speaking

Phonics

Multiple Intelligences
Contextualism
Constructivism
Entrepreneurship
Creativity and
Innovation
ICT skills

Vocabulary
Writing
Reading
High
Order
Thinking
Skills

Values and Citizenship

UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES OF THE CURRICULUM

Back to basics
Learning is fun, meaningful, purposeful
Teaching is learner-centred
Integration of salient new technologies
Character-building infused

NEW CURRICULUM MATRIX

LEVEL 2
(YEARS 4, 5 & 6)

LEVEL 1
(YEARS 1,2 & 3)

STRAND 1

STRAND 2

Language
Focus

Language
Arts

Skills Listening &


Speaking,
Reading and Writing
Vocabulary
(includes Science &
Maths themes
as well as Grammar )

Readers
+
(Contemporary
Childrens
Literature)
Genres:
Short Story, Poems
and Graphic Novel

Skills Listening &


Speaking,
Reading and Writing
Vocabulary
Grammar (Year 3)
(phonics &
penmanship)

Readers
- Big Books
-Lady Bird Series
Music, Poetry &
Drama

A MODULAR APPROACH
LISTENING AND SPEAKING MODULE

READING MODULE

WRITING MODULE

LANGUAGE ARTS MODULE (CHILDRENS


CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE)

GRAMMAR MODULE
YEAR 1

YEAR 2

STAGE
STAGEONE
ONE
(YEARS
(YEARS113)
3)

YEAR 3

YEAR 4

YEAR 5

STAGE
STAGETWO
TWO
(YEARS
(YEARS446)
6)

YEAR 6

CONTENT CONFIGURATION

World of Knowledge
World of Self
World of Stories
World of Knowledge

GRAMMAR

World of Stories

WRITING

World of Self

L5
LANGUAGE ARTS (CHILDRENS
CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE)

World of Knowledge

READING

World of Stories

L2 L3 L4

LISTENING & SPEAKING

World of Self

L1

THE MODULAR CONFIGURATION


FOR TEACHING ENGLISH

English language lessons are taught


based on the structure below:

Lesson 5
Language Arts

Lesson 1
Listening &
Speaking
Lesson 2
Reading

Lesson 4
Grammar/Writing
Lesson 3
Writing/Grammar

COMPARISON BETWEEN KBSR & KSSR


KSSR

KBSR

1. CURRICULUM
DOCUMENTATION
SYLLABUS
CURRICULUM
SPECIFICATIONS

STANDARD
DOCUMENT
CONTENT
STANDARDS
&
LEARNING
STANDARDS

COMPARISON BETWEEN KBSR & KSSR


KBSR

KSSR

2. CURRICULUM ORGANISATION
LANGUAGE TAUGHT
THROUGH THREE
BROAD AREAS

LANGUAGE TAUGHT
THROUGH THREE
BROAD AREAS
MODULAR
STRUCTURE

INTEGRATION OF
SKILLS

INTEGRATION OF
SKILLS

COMPARISON BETWEEN KBSR & KSSR


KBSR

KSSR

3. CURRICULUM CONTENT
FOCUS ON FOUR
LANGUAGE SKILLS

FOCUS ON FOUR
LANGUAGE SKILLS
BASIC LITERACY

SOUND SYSTEM

PHONICS
LANGUAGE ARTS
PENMANSHIP

GRAMMAR IN
CONTEXT

GRAMMAR IN
CONTEXT

COMPARISON BETWEEN KBSR & KSSR


KSSR

KBSR

4.

APPROACH

WHOLE LANGUAGE

PHONICS

STANDARD BRITISH ENGLISH

5. ADDED VALUES
EDUCATIONAL
EMPHASES

EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES
CREATIVITY & INNOVATION
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ICT SKILLS

CONTENT STANDARD
Content Standards specify the essential knowledge, skills,
understandings and strategies that pupils need to learn.
e.g :
1.1 By the end of the 6 year primary schooling, pupils will be able to pronounce
words and speak confidently with the correct stress, rhythm and intonation.

LEARNING STANDARD
Learning Standards describe in detail the degree or quality of
proficiency that pupils need to display in relation to the
Content Standards for a particular year.
Eg:
1.1.1 Able to speak with the correct word stress.
1.1.2 Able to listen to and enjoy stories.
1.1.3 Able to listen to and recite poems, tongue twisters, and sing songs
paying attention to pronunciation, rhythm and intonation.
1.1.4 Able to talk about to talk about related topics with guidance.

A COMPARISON OF SK & SJK


SEKOLAH KEBANGSAAN
300 minutes per week
for Level 1 & 2
Literacy in Years 1 & 2
(teaching of phonics)

SEKOLAH JENIS
KEBANGSAAN
150 minutes per week
for Level 1 & 2
Literacy in Years 1, 2 &
3 (teaching of phonics)

Childrens Contemporary
Childrens Contemporary
Literature (Language
Arts
Literature (Language
Module at Level 2)
Arts Module at Level 2)

New Element

Language Arts (Contemporary Childrens


Literature)

exposes pupils to a range of literary works.

provides a platform for pupils to use their language skills to


express creative works.

encourages pupils to plan, produce and put up


performances.

allows weaker pupils to participate actively in lessons.

Thank You