Grade-k

English

The objective of teaching English in Grade-K is to familiarize the learner with the foundational aspects of the language and initiate the listening and speaking skill development.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Communication

  • The learner develops acquaintance to the basic building blocks of the English language.
  • The learner uses English as a language of daily communication.

Confidence

  • The learner appreciates language as a means of gaining social acceptance.
  • The learner uses language as a tool to distinguish oneself.

Clarity

  • The learner consciously and sub-consciously develops an appreciation for the importance of language in daily life.
  • The learner compares and contrasts characters, events and ideas within the text.

Compassion

  • The learner consciously and sub-consciously develops an appreciation for one’s responsibility towards the world.
  • The learner begins to comprehend and express thoughts and ideas to develop a collegial and co-operative environment.

LEARNING outcomes

Communication - The learner is able to:

  • associate the sound with the letters;
  • follow one-step commands and directions.

Confidence - The learner is able to:

  • write correct letter shape, size, spacing, and smoothness;
  • spell and write one’s name.

Clarity - The learner is able to:

  • interpret own writing;
  • be intrinsically motivated to learn further.

Compassion - The learner is able to:

  • engage in shared and independent reading of a familiar predictable text;
  • respond to and ask appropriate questions.
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