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  • 1. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam HweeTerm 1.2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10WEEK NINE 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-153027 FEBRUARY-2 MARCHOdd MON 2N2 3N1 3N1 2E2 2N1 LEAVES 27 FEB Adaptability Independence Independence Charity Independence Literature English English Literature Literature 2N2 0845-0930 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH Teacher conducted a POST-MORTEM (PART 1) COMMON TEST T1W7 Unseen Poem - Quieter Than Snow Students checked their respective scripts. Reflections: Students paid attention to the mistakes they had made but some were still distracted from the task at hand. 3N1 1015-1145 ENGLISH LANGUAGE Teacher revisited with the students on the following: 1190/01 SECTION A: EDITING 10/10 1190/01 SECTION B: SITUATIONAL WRITING 30/30 1190/01 SECTION C: CONTINUOUS WRITING 30/30 Reflections: Important for students to revisit these changes as reflected in the new syllabus. 2E2 1145 - 1230 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM (PART 1) COMMON TEST T1W7 Unseen Poem - Quieter Than Snow 1 Page Reflections: Important to encourage those who did not do well never to give up.Planned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 1
  • 2. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 2N1 1315 - 1400 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM (PART 1) COMMON TEST T1W7 Unseen Poem - Quieter Than Snow Reflections: Students did not pay too close attention to the mistakes they had made. 3N1 1445 - 1530 LEAVES Teacher conducted interviews with students: Marcus Oh Glenn Chong Reflections: Nothing in particular. TUES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 28 FEB 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-1530 2N1 2E1 2E2 Independence Truth Charity Literature Literature Literature 2N1 0845-0930 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM (PART 2) - Common Test T1W7 Reflections: A slow but steady process. 2E1 1230-1315 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM (PART 2) - Common Test T1W7 2 Reflections: Important to encourage those who did not do well not to give up. PagePlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 2
  • 3. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 2E2 1315-1400 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM (PART 2) - Common Test T1W7 Reflections: Important to help students who did not do well to find out where their mistakes might be. WED 0900-0930 0930-1000 1000-1030 1030-1100 1100-1130 1130-1200 1200-1230 1230-1300 1300-1330 1330-1400 29 FEB 3N1 3N1 3N2 Upper Upper Independence Independence Adaptability Secondary Secondary English English English Assembly Assembly 3N1 0900 - 1000 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1190/01 Continuous Writing: Second Drafting of Narrative / Personal Recount: My Firs t Foray Into The Kitchen Teacher explained the process of writing and the Approach of Process Writing - Decision Making + Drafting + Editing + Further Drafting + Peer Editing + Continuous Drafting Students did self-editing of Draft One of their own essay using the Editing Framework: TSSM - Tense / Spelling / Structure/ Meaning They worked on Draft 2, incorporating corrections made on Draft 1. Absenteeism: 01/40 Thristen Reflections: Students needed to be trained to write under timed conditions and to edit their own work before submission to the teacher. 3N2 1000-1030 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1190/01 Continuous Writing: Second Drafting of Narrative/Personal Recount: My First Foray Into the Kitchen Teacher explained the process of writing and the Approach of Process Writing - Decision Making + Drafting + Editing + Further Drafting + Peer Editing + Continuous Drafting Students did self-editing of Draft One of their own essay using the Editing Framework: TSSM - Tense / Spelling / Structure/ Meaning They worked on Draft 2, incorporating corrections made on Draft 1. Absenteeism: 00/30 Reflections: 3 Students needed to be trained to write under timed conditions and to edit their own work before submission to the teacher. PagePlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 3
  • 4. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 3N2 Upper Secondary Assembly ASSEMBLY Students watched and appreciated a short play performance by The Necessary Stage. Reflections: No Comments. THURS 3N1 3N2 3N2 2N1 1 MAR Independence Adaptability Adaptability Independence English English English Literature 3N1 0845 - 0930 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1190/01 Section B Situational Writing Teacher used the Sample CIE Question to guide students to work out a value-added response to question: Section B [30 marks] You are advised to write between 180 and 250 words for this section. You should look at the flyer on page 3 carefully and plan your answer before beginning to write. Your 16-year-old cousin lives in Malaysia and is planning to visit to Singapore during the school holidays at the end of the year. You came across this publicity flyer for a performing arts camp which you have attended before. Write an email to your cousin to recommend it to him/her as he /she is interested in performing arts. You must include the following details: when and why you participated in the camp what kinds of activities you took part in what you enjoyed most and why how you benefitted from the experience why you think your cousin will enjoy the camp. Write your email in clear, accurate English and in a cheerful, friendly tone, encouraging your cousin to consider signing up for the camp. You may add any other details that might be of interest. You should use your own words as much as possible. Using the REFERENCE GRID: R + A + P + F = T ( Writers ROLE. + Intended AUDIENCE + PURPOSE of writing task + FORM of writing task = TONE ( How it is to be written), teacher guided students to read question requirements carefully. Reflections: Examination preparations - very important. 3N2 1015 - 1145 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE Page 1190/01 Section C Narrative /Personal Recount - My First Foray Into The Kitchen Teacher explained the process of writing and the Approach of Process Writing -Planned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 4
  • 5. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee Decision Making + Drafting + Editing + Further Drafting + Peer Editing + Continuous Drafting Students did self-editing of Draft One of their own essay using the Editing Framework: TSSM - Tense / Spelling / Structure/ Meaning They worked on Draft 2, incorporating corrections made on Draft 1. Absenteeism: All present. Reflections: Examination preparations - very crucial. FRI 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2 MAR 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-1530 2E1 3N1 2N2 3N2 Truth Independence Adaptability Adaptability Literature English Literature FT-Student Contact Time 2E1 0800-0845 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM - COMMON TEST T1W7 Teacher returned scripts to the students. Teacher fielded any further questions from the students. Students read POST-MORTEM handout on COMMON TEST T1W7 to see model answers to questions 1 - 4. Reflections: Important to follow up closely to make sure students understand and appreciate the importance of accurate reading. 3N1 0845-0930 ENGLISH 1190/01 Section B: Situational Writing - Email to Cousin in Malaysia on Performing Arts Camp in Singapore Teacher started students on Peer Editing as students read and write comments for improvements on other students essays. Reflections It is very important to impress upon the students three important things with regard to writing: 5 [1] There is always a reader. Page [2] We have to be considerate to the reader. [3] We have to address the question on how our writing affects the reader.Planned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 5
  • 6. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 2N2 1100-1145 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH POST-MORTEM - COMMON TEST T1W7 Teacher returned scripts to the students. Teacher fielded any further questions from the students. Students read POST-MORTEM handout on COMMON TEST T1W7 to see model answers to questions 1 - 4. Reflections A slow but steady process. 3N2 1145-1230 FT-STUDENT CONTACT TIME Teachers congratulated the students for general good behaviour and fairly good academic performance in Term 1. Students whose parents were not attending the Parent-Teacher-Dialogue in the evening received their report books . Reflections Nothing in particular to comment.Even MON 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5 MAR 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-1530 3N2 3N2 2N2 LEAVES Adaptability Adaptability Adaptability English English Literature 6 PagePlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 6
  • 7. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 3N2 O800-0930 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1190/01 Section B: Situational Writing - Writing an email. You are advised to write between 180 and 250 words for this section. You should look at the flyer on page 3 carefully and plan your answer before beginning to write. Your 16-year-old cousin lives in Malaysia and is planning to visit to Singapore during the school holidays at the end of the year. You came across this publicity flyer for a performing arts camp which you have attended before. Write an email to your cousin to recommend it to him/her as he /she is interested in performing arts. You must include the following details: when and why you participated in the camp what kinds of activities you took part in what you enjoyed most and why how you benefitted from the experience why you think your cousin will enjoy the camp. Write your email in clear, accurate English and in a cheerful, friendly tone, encouraging your cousin to consider signing up for the camp. You may add any other details that might be of interest. You should use your own words as much as possible. Works collected: WIP (1) My first foray into the kitchen - Narrative/Personal Recount 1190/01 Section C WIP (2) Email to Malaysian cousin to persuade him or her to take part in a Performing Arts Camp. 1190/01 Section B Reflections: I have made a startling discovery that the students were not ready to begin on Situational Writing immediately. They claimed they were unfamiliar with the format of the email and also had not had enough practice on Situational Writing in 2011. A solid grounding of the format is important. 2N2 1140 - 1215 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH TUES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6 MAR 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-1530 2N2 3N2 2N1 3N1 7 Adaptability Adaptability Independence Independence Page Literature English Literature EnglishPlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 7
  • 8. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 2N2 0800-0930 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH Teachers resumed with close reading of short story - MONSTER by Catherine Lim. Reflections: Important to help students who needed additional structures to read accurately. 2N1 1100-1145 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH Teachers resumed with close reading of short story - MONSTER by Catherine Lim. Reflections: Important to help students who needed additional structures to read accurately. 3N1 1315-1400 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1190/01 Section A: Editing 10/10 marks Students practised editing text (set according to GCE N level paper) on Section A. Teacher went over the questions and assisted the students in their corrections. Reflections Preparing students step by step to make sure they were familiar with the new format of the examinations was very important. WED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7 MAR 0900-0930 0930-1000 1000-1030 1030-1100 1100-1130 1130-1200 1200-1230 1230-1300 1300-1330 1330-1400 3N2 2E1 Upper 2E2 Adaptability Truth Secondary Charity English Literature Assembly Literature 3N2 0900-0930 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1190/01 Section A: Editing 10/10 marks Students practised editing text (set according to GCE N level paper) on Section A. 8 Teacher went over the questions and assisted the students in their corrections. Page ReflectionsPlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 8
  • 9. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee The students did not immediately get better but they were made aware of the need to learn up useful grammar terms to tackle editing. Editing is a required skill in peer work during process writing in Paper 1 sessions later on. 2E1 0930-1000 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH Students sat Short Story Assessment (Part 1) - True / False Students also sat Short Story Assessment (Part 2) - Structural Questions on The Teacher (Written by Catherine Lim) Reflections It was absolutely important for students to practise writing about Literature under timed condition. They had to learn to write accurately and spontaneously. They also needed the discipline to read the text closely. 3N2 1100-1130 SCHOOL ASSEMBLY Reflections 2E2 1200-1230 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH Students sat Short Story Assessment (Part 1) - True / False Students also sat Short Story Assessment (Part 2) - Structural Questions on The Teacher (Written by Catherine Lim) Reflections It was absolutely important for students to practise writing about Literature under timed condition. They had to learn to write accurately and spontaneously. They also needed the discipline to read the text closely. THJRS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8 MAR 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-1530 3N2 3N2 3N1 3N1 2E1 Adaptability Adaptability Independence Independence Truth English English English English Literature 9 PagePlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 9
  • 10. LESSON RECORDS for Term 1 Weeks 9 and 10 by Yeo Yam Hwee 3N2 0800-0930 Focus on 1190/01 Section A: Editing Reflections: Good to let the students practise editing under timed condition. 3N1 1100-12130 Focus on 1190/01 Section A: Editing Reflections Good to let the students practise editing under timed condition. 2E1 1145-1230 Housekeeping matters. Reflections File checking was conducted to make sure students kept up with updating of the contents page of their literature files. FRI 2E2 3N1 3N2 3N2 9 MAR Charity Independence Adaptability Adaptability Literature English English FT-Student Contact TimeTerm 1.2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0800-0845 0845-0930 0930-1015 1015-1100 1100-1145 1145-1230 1230-1315 1315-1400 1400-1445 1445-1530WEEK TEN5 MARCH -9 MARCH 10 PagePlanned and recorded by Yeo Yam Hwee Page 10