Presentation on theme: "Ms. Marium Jilani The City School English Grade 4"— Presentation transcript:
1 Ms. Marium Jilani The City School English Grade 4 Action planMs. Marium JilaniThe City SchoolEnglishGrade 4
2 LONG TERM GOALSAdopt 21st century’s teaching approaches to enhance students understanding of the language EnglishTo develop student’s and self’s IT SkillsTo inculcate the habit of collaborative skillsTo foster the process of critical thinkingTo groom the student in the most appropriate way to face the real world challenges
3 OBJECTIVES By the end of the term students will be able to: Use various concepts of grammarCompose different sorts of writingUnderstand the many types of texts and answer questions based on itLearn and use new vocabulary wordsEffectively plan work and execute it on time using various resources e.g. internet.
4 Bloom’s taxonomy provides a guideline for creating assignments, discussions, questions, and assessments that address the kinds of skills that students must develop to be critical thinkers and learners. The first and second steps of the taxonomy are often where teachers spend most of their time, but the last four steps are where critical thinking is developedBloom’s Taxonomy
6 Genres of English Comprehension Grammar Language Vocabulary Composition
7 SYLLABUS BREAK-UP UNIT READING UNDERSTANDING/COMP VOCABULARY LANG. BUILDINGGRAMMARSPELLINGWRITNG10Open dayDictionary wordsIrregular pluralFirst conditional-ifPrefix –reContinuing the play script11Celebrating success-AmyCompound wordsAdverb of timeQuestion tagsSoft cWriting a biography12The Flying HouseThesaurus work-synonymsDirect speechtoo+adj;adj + enoughSilent letters within wordsDescriptive writing13Hurricane HarryThematic weather wordsReported speechPresent perfect-or suffixWriting newspaper report14It’s a Knock-out!HomonymsAdverb of placePresent perfect with yet/justTwo syllable wordsPlanning and writing story sequel15The Olympic GamesAlphabetical orderSubject and objectExclamation with WHAT(a/an)o sounds like uInformation in chart form16The Martian and the SupermarketOver used words alternativesPossessive adjectiveMaking offers and suggestionsThree syllable wordsDialogue writing17The VisitAntonyms and synonymsApostrophes(possessive plurals)Gerundsal as prefix and suffixWriting recount from experience18What is a Friend?Rhyming wordsPossessive pronounsRelative clauses with WHOel wordsAcrostics poems
8 TIMELINE UNIT 13 UNIT 10 UNIT 15 UNIT 17 REVISION UNIT 18 UNIT 14 JANUARYFEBURARYMARCHAPRILMAYUNIT 18UNIT 14UNIT 11UNIT 16UNIT 12
9 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES UNIT NO.SKILLSAPPROACHESTECHNIQUESRESOURCES10Communication skillsCollaborative skillsQuestioningListening and speakingEncouraginginterveningRead aloudEvaluationGroup tasksText bookWorksheetsPostersSpreadsheetDictionary11Creativity and intellectual curiositySelf directionCritical thinking and system thinkingMonitoringInterveningInternet researchSurveyStory tellingWorksheetFlashcards12Information and media literacy skillsSelf-direction skillProblem identification and solution skillsObservingModel readingAutobiographyRole playMovie showcasingWord gameMovieThesaurusSample autobiography
10 UNIT NO.SKILLSAPPROACHESTECHNIQUESRESOURCES13Information skillsSelf-direction skillsInterpersonal skillsCreativity and communication skillsMonitoringQuestioningListening and speakingGiving directionsNewspaper readingIdentifications of use of prs.perf.tenseListing out weather wordsWriting newspaper article in a groupGroup setting with prior job descriptionMaking postersQuick search for -or wordsNewspaperText bookInternet’s sitesPictures of calamitiesPoster showing causes and effectsRandom books14Communication skillsCreativity/Intellectual curiositySocial responsibility skillsInterveningEncouragingExtemporeShort article writing about a favorite matchMultiple choicesCricket bat, basketballAuthentic website for searchWorksheetGame
11 UNIT NO.SKILLSAPPROACHESTECHNIQUESRESOURCES15Accountability and adaptabilitySystem thinkingCommunicationSelf-directionInterpersonalcreativityListening and speakingQuestioningEncouragingMonitoringFinding about any civilization which has contributed to today‘s sportsReading in pairsQuestioning sessionInternet searchVolunteering for board activityMagazinesLibrary booksText booksLast records of Olympic games on a chart on excelPosterWorld map16AdaptabilityProblem identification, formulation and solutionInterveningquestioningRead aloudStory tellingModel readingChoosing the best answerMovie showcasingQuizTeamingText bookWorksheet on wordsFlashcardsWord gameMovieThesaurus
12 UNIT NO.SKILLSAPPROACHESTECHNIQUESRESOURCES17AccountabilityCommunicationInterpersonalCritical thinkingInformation and media literacySelf-directionListening and speakingObserving and monitoringCreatingEncouragingquestioningPoster making on any endangered animalAssembly presentation of the sameMaking of an album to share an event and write a recountText bookInternetLibrary booksSample posterWorld mapHandout for prefixes and suffixes18CreativityInformation and media lit.Social responsibilityaccountabilityQuestioningShared readingQuestioning and answering among peersMaking value chartWriting a rhyming poem about a friend solving questions and worksheetsYoung world magazinePicture of a friendOccupation chart
13 Changing challenges into opportunities “Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.” African Proverb SolutionAvailability of resources on time;Provision of lab to students for introduction or reinforcement of complicated topicsStudents may come unprepared to the classUnscheduled power outages or voltage problemShortage of time for implementing new concept or techniquesPre-arrangements of resources by informing the head on time through effective planning.Involving lab in charge for making room in their timetable and further assistance.Mark them using spreadsheet for their effortsA back up plan or a stand by generatorUse of watch for execution of work and to plan keeping in view the time frame available
14 Changing challenges into opportunities SolutionsStudents may feel shy to raise questionA child might be hesitant to give answer due the fear of being incorrectStudents may not read enoughClassroom discipline may not be favorable during group tasksGroup conflictsHesitance in speaking in EnglishUse appropriate ways to encourage e.g. prompting to help create a question.Respect every answer of the child and reconnect it to the topic .Motivational certificate would help.Motivate using positive marking for the most well behaved group.Role modeling, counseling, and motivation.Encouraging with certificates
15 Acknowledgement I would appreciate the utmost support of: The Intel DT’sThe head mistressICT teacherAdministration and colleguesParentsLibrary in charge
16 ConclusionThe term is full of diverse topics dealing with genres of English, making it easier for a child to explore as much as possible with better planning and execution; gradually shifting from 20th century’s learning style to the new way of learning and creating.