KBSR ENGLISH 2001Social skills Educational Emphases Multiple Intelligences Thinking Skills Listening Contextualism Constructivism Speaking Writing Grammar Sound System Vocabulary ReadingIT skills Values and Citizenship
NEW CURRICULUM MATRIX STRAND 1 STRAND 2 Language Focus Language Arts Skills – Listening & Readers Speaking, + LEVEL 2 Reading and Writing (Literature) (YEARS 4, 5 & 6) VocabularyPRIMARY (includes Science & Maths English at Play: themes Music, Poetry & Drama as well as Grammar ) Skills – Listening & Readers LEVEL 1 Speaking, Reading and Writing - Big Books (YEARS 1,2 & 3) Vocabulary -Lady Bird Series Grammar (Year 3) Music, Poetry & Drama (phonics & penmanship) Pre-school
CONTENT STANDARDContent Standards specify the essential knowledge,skills, understandings and strategies that pupils needto learn. LEARNING STANDARDLearning Standards describe in detail the degree orquality of proficiency that pupils need to display inrelation to the Content Standards for a particular year.
Eg:CONTENT STANDARD1.1 By the end of the 6 year primary schooling, pupilswill be able to pronounce words and speak confidently withthe correct stress, rhythm and intonation.LEARNING STANDARD1.1.1 Able to speak with the correct word stress.1.1.2 Able to listen to and enjoy stories.1.1.4 Able to talk about a stimulus with guidance.
PRESENT & FUTURE KBSR KSSR2. CURRICULUM ORGANISATION LANGUAGE TAUGHT LANGUAGE TAUGHT THROUGH THREE THROUGH THREE BROAD AREAS BROAD AREAS MODULAR STRUCTURE INTEGRATION OF INTEGRATION OF SKILLS SKILLS
PRESENT & FUTURE KBSR KSSR3. CURRICULUM CONTENT FOCUS ON FOUR FOCUS ON FOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS LANGUAGE SKILLS SOUND SYSTEM BASIC LITERACY PHONICS LANGUAGE ARTS PENMANSHIP GRAMMAR IN GRAMMAR IN CONTEXT CONTEXT
PRESENT & FUTURE KBSR KSSR 4. APPROACH WHOLE LANGUAGE PHONICS STANDARD BRITISH ENGLISH5. ADDED VALUE EDUCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL EMPHASES EMPHASES CREATIVITY & INNOVATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SK & SJKSEKOLAH KEBANGSAAN SEKOLAH JENIS KEBANGSAAN• 300 minutes per week for Level 1 & 2 • 150 minutes per week for• Literacy in Years 1 & 2 Level 1 & 2 (teaching of phonics) •Literacy in Years 1, 2 & 3• Additional learning (teaching of phonics) standards have been • Learning Standards are included. spread throughout the 6 years in order to prepare pupils for secondary education.
Why KSSR?(Rationale) • lack of fun and real learning • lack of focus on Listening & Speaking skills • too focused on Reading and Writing • not nurtured to : think ask communicate questions meaningfully and effectively • are drilled to answer examination questions
‘Standard Documents’ In KSSR English Standard Document
New Elements Fun, meaningful and focused learning
New Elements Modular configuration teaching and learning process complete in one cycleLISTENING LANGUAGE AND READING WRITING ARTSSPEAKING teachers must maintain the continuity of the flow
New Elements Sound System Pupils must learn all the sounds of the letters in Year 1 before proceeding to the sounds in Year 2 Year 2 teachers must know where the exit point of the pupils in Year 1 is Teachersneed to work on their phonetic skills
Why the ‘Sound System’? Blending Segmenting to help pupils to to help pupils to read and spell pronounce correctly f food d oo f food d oo
New Elements Language Arts a platform for pupils to share, plan, produce and use the language skills to express creative works encourages the weaker pupils to participate actively
Jazz Chant – 4.1.1, 4.1.2 COOKIE CHANTAll : Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?Teacher: Cindy (name of any pupil in the class) stole the cookie from the cookie jar.Pupil : Who, me?All : Yes, you!Pupil : Couldn’t be.All : Then, who?Pupil : Rama stole the cookie from the cookie jar.* Repeat the chant as long as desired, using names of pupils from the class.
New Elements GRAMMAR (to be introduced from Y3 onwards)