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  • EVERGREEN PRIMARY SCHOOL Dialogue Session With Principal 4 January 2011 12.30p.m. AVA Room and Artstar
  • Agenda
    • Welcome address by Principal
    • Introduction of P1 Form Teachers
    • Curriculum Matters
    • Operational Procedures
    • STELLAR
  • P1 FormTeachers 1 Care Miss Jayanthi Jayaram 1 Charity Mrs Doris Chong 1 Faith Mrs Vanessa Loh 1 Grace Mdm Siti Haida 1 Hope Miss Aainoo 1 Joy Miss Lin Zijing 1 Love Mrs Rahman 1 Mercy Mdm Radin LSC Mdm Muj LSM Miss Aainoo
    • School’s focus for 2011
    • Teaching and Learning
    • National Education
    • Curriculum Matters- Holistic Assessment using alternative modes of assessment. Pupils will be assessed using rubrics. Curriculum Matters-Holistic Assessment using Alternative Modes of Assessment Pupils will be assessed using: Portfolio Assessment Semestral Assessment 2 Topical Tests Practical Tests Show and Tell
  • Performance Based Task For Listening: - Grading (End of the Year Listening Test) For Reading: - Oral Exam For Speaking: - Grading using Rubric Picture Description Oral Exam For Writing: -Grading using Rubric (End of the Year Writing Test-Individual writing) EOY Exam -Simulation of exam setting Performance Based Task For Listening: - Grading (Listening Test) For Reading: - Running Records (Use of extract from big book) For Speaking: - Grading using Rubric (Show-and-Tell-Individual Assessment) For Writing - Grading using Rubric (MLEA writing Test- Individual Assessment) Bite-sized Test: - Simulation of exam setting Performance Based Task For Listening: - Grading (Listening Test) For Reading: - Running Records (Use of extract from big book) For Speaking: - Grading using Rubric (TLLM Ignite Reader’s Theatre- Group Assessment) For Writing: - Grading using Rubric (Writing Test) Bite-sized Test: - Simulation of exam setting Performance Based Task For Listening : - Checklist (Listening Test) For Reading: -Use of Checklist - Running Records (Use of extract from big book) For Speaking: -Use of Checklist For Writing: -Use of checklist (Use of Stellar Handwriting Book) Bite-sized Test: - Simulation of exam setting Eng Term 4 Term 3 Term 2 Term 1
    • Diagnostic Assessment
    • 1 Math Journal
    • 2 Review Exercises
    • Paper and Pencil Tests
    • 1 Topical Test
    • SA2
    • Performance Task
    • 1 Math Practical
    • ~ Time
    • 1 Show & Tell
    • Diagnostic Assessment
    • 1 Math Journal
    • 2 Review Exercises
    • Paper and Pencil Tests
    • 2 Topical Tests
    • Performance Task
    • 1 Math Practical
    • ~ Length, Shapes & Patterns, Mass
    • Diagnostic Assessment
    • 1 Math Journal
    • 2 Review Exercises
    • Paper and Pencil Tests
    • 2 Topical Tests
    • Performance Task
    • 1 Math Trail
    • ~ Ordinal Numbers
    • 1 Show & Tell
    • Diagnostic Assessment
    • 1 Math Journal
    • 2 Review Exercises
    • Paper and Pencil Tests
    • 1 Topical Test
    • Performance Task
    • 1 Math Trail
    • ~ Numbers to 20
    Math Term 4 Term 3 Term 2 Term 1
  • Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics listening Comprehension Ex For Reading/Speaking: Use of Rubrics in asessing -Reading a short passage -Picture description -Conversation For Writing: (Weightage) -Use of Rubrics e.g. Writing short sentences in Han Yu Pin Yin Bite sized Test Simulation of exam setting Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics listening Comprehension Ex For Reading: -Use of Rubrics Reading a short passage with all Chinese Character context For Speaking: Show and Tell tying up with Picture Book For Writing: (Weightage) -Use of Rubrics Writing short sentences in Han Yu Pin Yin Paper and Pencil Test - Topical Test Once Per Term 15 % Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics listening Comprehension Ex For Reading/Speaking: Use of Rubrics in asessing -Reading a short passage -Picture description -Conversation For Writing: (Weightage) -Use of Rubrics Writing short sentences with given pictures Paper and Pencil Test - Topical Test Once Per Term Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics istening Comprehension Ex For Reading: -Use of Rubrics Reading a short passage with all in Han Yu Pin Yin For Speaking: Show and Tell tying up with Picture Book For Writing: -Use of Rubrics e.g. Writing short sentences in Han Yu Pin Yin Paper and Pencil Test - Topical Test Once Per Term CL Term 4 Term 3 Term 2 Term 1
  • Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of grading 1) practice paper 2) exam For Reading -Use of Rubrics in asessing Extract from big book 1) Apakah itu? 2) Exam Oral For Speaking: -Use of Rubrics 1) Picture Description 2) Conversation For Writing: 1) Practice Paper (Composition component) Paper and Pencil Test 1) Exam paper
    • Performance-based tasks:
    • For Listening :
    • -Use of grading
    • 2 mini tests
    • For Reading:
    • -Use of Rubrics
    • Extract from big book
    • Gogot dan Zogot
    • Dunia Zaini
    • For Speaking:
    • -Use of Rubrics
    • Show and Tell “My Puppet” on Unit 9
    • For Writing:
    • -Use of Rubrics
    • Writing a short paragraph (about 5 sentences)
    • Paper and Pencil Test
    • - Topical Test Once Per Term
    • Performance-based tasks:
    • For Listening :
    • -Use of grading
    • 2 mini test
    • For Reading:
    • -Use of checklist
    • Extract from textbook
    • Sentences (1A, Unit 3)
    • Paragraphs (1A, Unit 6)
    • For Speaking:
    • -Use of Rubrics
    • Show and tell based on learning journey. (West Coast Park Unit 6)
    • For Writing:
    • -Use of Rubrics
    • Writing 5 sentences about one activity done during learning journey.
    • Paper and Pencil Test
    • - Topical Test Once Per Term
    • Performance-based tasks:
    • For Listening :
    • -Use of grading
    • 2 pictures, 5 sentences each.
    • Pupils will listen and complete appropriate commands given.
    • For Reading:
    • -Use of Checklist
    • Flash cards
    • (unit Bacaan Asas 1&2)
    • Words
    • Sentences
    • For Speaking:
    • -Use of Checklist
    • Talk about “Myself”
    • For Writing:
    • -Use of Checklist
    • 1) Penmanship
    • 2) Writing short sentences
    • Paper and Pencil Test
    • - Topical Test Once Per Term
    ML Term 4 Term 3 Term 2 Term 1
  • Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics Listening Comprehension Ex For Reading/Speaking: Use of Rubrics in asessing -Reading aloud simple words and phrases. -Picture description -Conversation For Writing: -Use of Rubrics -Spelling (10 words) Bite sized Test Simulation of exam setting Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics Listening Comprehension Ex For Reading: -Use of Rubrics -Reading aloud simple words and short phrases from Text bk For Speaking: -Use of Rubrics -Picture description -express opinion from a topic For Writing: -Use of Rubrics -Spelling (10 words) Paper and Pencil Test - Topical Test Once Per Term Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics Listening Comprehension Ex For Reading/Speaking: -Use of Rubrics -Reading a simple words from Text bk For Speaking: -Use of Rubrics -Recite poems/ songs from text book -Pupils to perform actions and sing For Writing: -Use of Rubrics Penmanship Paper and Pencil Test - Topical Test Once Per Term Performance-based tasks: For Listening : -Use of Rubrics Listening Comprehension Ex Matching words with pictures, ticking answers. For Reading: -Use of checklist -Flash cards -letters and words For Speaking: -Speak from a given topic. E.g - Things I like. For Writing: -Use of Rubrics Penmanship Paper and Pencil Test - Topical Test Once Per Term TL Term 4 Term 3 Term 2 Term 1
  • Banding for Chinese Language
    • Pupils taking CL as a Mother Tongue will be banded according to their CL language abilities.
  • Academic Programmes
    • Activities for 2011
    • Primary 1
      • Young Mathematician Badge (YMB)
      • Math Trail
      • Math Practical
      • Learning Support for Mathematics
      • TLLM Ignite for English
      • FTGP
      • SMASH
      • Sustained Support for Mathematics
  • STELLAR : St rategies for E nglish L anguage L earning a nd R eading A Parent’s Guide to A new English Language Curriculum for Primary Schools in Singapore
  • PROGRAMME
    • What is STELLAR?
    • The STELLAR Vision
    • STELLAR & language learning
    • What makes up a STELLAR unit
    • The STELLAR programme in a school’s EL curriculum
    • STELLAR & Parents
  • The STELLAR Vision
    • Children who
    • love reading and
    • have a strong foundation in the English Language
  • STELLAR & Language Learning
    • Teaching and learning of English using more speaking and listening activities
    • Children learn reading and writing using rich and interesting books, with discussions led by the teacher
  • STELLAR is different because…
    • Classroom environment is:
    • ☺ focused on children’s interaction rather than on teacher talk
    • ☺ enriched with children’s written language
    • ☺ filled with various reading materials for children’s use
  • STELLAR is different because…
    • English language learning is achieved through:
    • ☺ vocabulary learned in books
    • ☺ expression of thoughts in oral and written forms
  • STELLAR is different because…
    • English language learning is achieved through:
    • ☺ discussions with other children and the teacher
    • ☺ informal peer interaction
  • What is a STELLAR lesson like? 1.Shared Reading Experiences 2. Shared Writing Experiences 3. Language Use Activities in Learning Centres Children read storybook with the teacher and engage in oral discussions with teacher and peers The teacher prepares mini lessons based on specific needs of children to prepare them for reading & writing activities; e.g. grammar, vocabulary, word recognition, decoding skills, spelling The teacher models writing using children’s language. Children engage in writing together and in writing independently
  • Why Books?
    • Books:
    • ☼ open up the world for children
    • ☼ help children think and wonder
    • ☼ increase children’s vocabulary and knowledge about the world around them
    • ☼ provide good examples for reading and writing
  • Each STELLAR Unit includes…
    • Focused Reading using Big Books
    •  reading for enjoyment
    •  reading for knowledge
  • Each STELLAR Unit includes…
    • Key Teaching Points
    •  concepts about print: (i.e. spacing between words, reading from left to right, punctuation)
    •  vocabulary (i.e. meaning of words, phrases)
  • Each STELLAR Unit includes…
    •  word identification activities (i.e. spelling patterns, letter- sound relationships)
    •  grammar (i.e. present tense, past tense, singular/plural forms)
  • Each STELLAR Unit includes…
    • Development of the four language skills
    •  listening
    •  speaking
    •  reading
    •  writing
  • Each STELLAR Unit includes…
    • Development of social skills:
    •  oral interaction among peers in non-threatening situations
    •  working in partnership with other children
    •  turn taking & respect for others during class discussions
  • Each STELLAR Unit includes…
    • Independent learning
    •  individual reading
    •  individual writing
    •  working at learning centres
  • STELLAR Curriculum (Lower Primary)
    • The STELLAR curriculum is very comprehensive.
      • Integrates all language skills
      • Skills are enhanced through daily practice .
      • Key language items are explicitly taught to children.
  • STELLAR Curriculum (Lower Primary)
    • It supports the current syllabus and will be in line with the 2009 EL Syllabus.
    • Its aim is to move learners towards independence using quality children’s books and activities that motivate and engage young learners.
  • STELLAR needs Parents’ Support
    • Home support – help your child learn English by providing English language reading materials at home.
    • Activate child’s interest – show your child that you believe learning English is both enjoyable and useful in your daily life.
  • STELLAR needs Parents’ Support
    • Role models – read and write notes and messages in front of your child.
    • Understanding – English language learning requires frequent exposure to listening, speaking, reading and writing opportunities and activities rather than use of worksheets alone.
  • Word of Caution…
    • Children need support and encouragement
    • Doing lots of worksheets and homework could create negative association with school
  • How you can help your child
    • Go to the library together
    • Have lots of books, magazines and newspapers in your home
    • Give your child books about their special interests
  • How you can help your child
    • Allow your child to choose books to read and reread
    • Read to and with your child (or, have your child read to you)
      • Remember that reading in a mother tongue language also fosters a love for books and knowledge
    • Talk about the books and characters read
  • Books that interest children have…
    • Clear print and colourful, attractive illustrations or photographs
    • A strong storyline
    • Interesting characters
  • Books that interest children …
    • Are about everyday life
    • Are repetitive and have rhyming words to help children remember words
  • Some language activities you can do with your child include…
    • Playing language games like word scavenger hunt. (Looking for a word in print materials.)
    • Reading aloud a book and asking your child to identify words beginning with the same sound, for example , ‘p’ – pancake, pick, put, police, pat, etc.
  • Some language activities you can do with your child include…
    • Helping your child learn more interesting words by thinking of new words to replace known words, for example , ‘big’ – huge, enormous, large, gigantic, etc.
    • Getting your child to retell a story to you in his or her own words
    • Suggesting that your child give a different ending to the story read
  • Important Information
    • Procedures 1 st Week of School
  • Orientation Programme (4 Jan -6 Jan)
    • Ice-Breaker Activities
    • Penmanship Activities
    • Reading for enjoyment
    • Class Rules
    • Tour of School
  • PM Recess (4 Jan-6 Jan)
    • Parents are allowed to come into the school during recess for the first 3 days.
    • Buddy system for the first 3 days. P1 pupils will be assisted by P5 pupils
  • PM RECESS
    • 1 st 3 days of school only (4 Jan – 6 Jan)
    • 2.00 – 2.30pm (1 Ca,Fa,Gr &Ho)
    • 2.30 – 3.00pm (Ch,Jo,Lo & Me)
    • P1 Recess: 2.30p.m.-3.00p.m.
    • P2 Recess: 3.00p.m.-3.30p.m
  • Dismissal Arrangements ( 4 Jan to 6 Jan )
    • Pupils will be dismissed class by class from the Parade Square for the first 3 days of school only.
    • Parents are to indicate in the Pupil Particular Form the mode of dismissal.
    • Parents are to inform the Form Teacher of any changes so as avoid any confusion.
  • Dismissal Arrangements ( 4 Jan to 6 Jan )
    • Pupils will be given stickers for easy identification of dismissal pattern.
    • Front Gate – Orange
    • Bus Bay – Blue
    • Back Gate - Green
  • Dismissal Arrangements(4 Jan-6 Jan
    • 4 th day onwards parents are to pick up their children from either the front gate or back gate.
    • Dismissal Time: 6.00p.m.
    • Please be punctual in picking up the pupils and do notify the form teacher if you are going to be late.
  • Operational Procedures
    • Assembly & School Hours
    • General Procedures
  • PM Assembly
    • Reporting Time: 12.10p.m. (Mon, Tues,Thurs and Fri)
    • Wed: 12.45p.m.
    • Assembly Area: Hall
    • Silent Reading Time: 12.15p.m. – 12.30p.m
    • Wed Silent Reading Time: 12.45p.m.-1pm
    • SMASH prog from 12.30p.m. – 1p.m, except for Wed when it will commence at 1.00p.m.
    • Pledge Taking
  • PM Dismissal
    • 6.00p.m.
    • Assemble for Flag lowering at the Parade Square
    • Singing of National Anthem
    • Class lined up according to
    • -Front Gate
    • -Back Gate
    • Please be punctual in picking up your child to avoid unnecessary anxiety for your child.
  • General Procedures
    • Waiting Area & Pick Up Points for Parents:
    • - Front Gate and Back Gate
    • Pick Up Points when it rains
    • - Canteen ( for Back Gate only)
    • - Classrooms ( for Front Gate only)
    • - Bus Bay pupils will be escorted to the buses
  • General Procedures
    • Reporting: General Office
    • Visitor Pass required
    • For security reasons, parents are requested not to proceed to the classrooms.
    • If there is a need to see your child, he or she will be brought to you.
    • Kindly make an appointment should you need to see or speak with your child’s teachers so as to avoid disappointments.
    • Important to keep the school updated of any change in home addresses especially telephone numbers
  • General Procedures
    • Unwell pupils:
    • Unwell pupils will be sent to the sick bay in the General Office and parents will be notified via telephone.
    • Parents will need to pick their unwell child from the General Office.
    • Unwell pupils will not be allowed to go home on their own.
  • Having Lunch in school?
    • Parents are requested not to be present in school. Train your child to be independent as early as possible.
    • Do allow your child to learn from his/her mistakes.
  • Important Information
    • Recess
    • Wet Weather Dismissal
  • Recess
    • Half an hour recess
    • Assemble at canteen
    • * Every Wed is Frutti day. Please encourage your child to bring a fruit or buy fruits for consumption.
  • Recess Routine
    • Pupils will be trained on the following:
    • Washing of hands
    • Queuing for food
    • Clearing of litter or food left-overs on the table
    • Returning of plates and utensils to the containers near the basin.
    • Assembling quietly and quickly in canteen after recess.
  • Rules to follow during Recess
    • Eating and drinking are only allowed in the canteen area.
    • Keep the school canteen clean
    • - Canteen tables, canteen area, parade square, school field
    • Toilets must be kept clean
    • - Parents are requested to ‘toilet train’ your child
  • Wet Weather Dismissal
    • Parents will be allowed into the school to pick up pupils in the event of rain.
    • Pupils going home by the back gate will be escorted by teachers to the canteen and parents can pick up pupils from the canteen.
    • Pupils who are given permission to walk home unaccompanied by parents will be allowed to leave at 6p.m. sharp.
  • Wet Weather Dismissal
    • Parents whose children are going home via front gate can proceed to the classroom to pick up the pupils.
    • Please note:
    • -1 Joy front gate pupils will be placed in 1 Mercy
    • -1 Faith front gate will be placed in 1 Grace
    • -1 Hope front gate will be placed in 1 Charity
    • -1 Care front gate will be placed in 1 Love
  • Dismissal Plan (Wet Weather Only) Front Gate 1 Mercy & 1 Joy LSP Rm (English) Rm 5 Rm 6 1 Front Gate Front Gate 1 Charity & 1 Hope 1 Grace & 1 Faith Rm 16 Rm 17 Rm 18 2 Front Gate 1 Love & 1 Care 4 Life Science Rm CLASS LEVEL Location of P1 Pupils At Dismissal (For Rainy Days Only) Love Block (Pri 1 & Pri 3)
  • Question & Answer
  • Thank You