EY 1 classes
- Different arts in celebrations
- Why we celebrate
- Celebrations in my family
The key concepts that the students will develop throughout this unit are form, connection and reflection. Furthermore, the related concepts are Arts, celebrations and identity. In this unit, basically students willexplore arts in different celebrations that different families celebrate andwhy we celebrate by having different mini celebrations in the classroom suchas, birthday party, independence day celebration, new year celebration andChinese new year celebration.
Not only that, students will create artworks of different celebrations as the decorations in order to extend their creativity. By having exposure to those different celebrations, students will analyze different elements
Besides academic skills, EY 1students will develop certain learner profiles which are, inquirers, thinkers and knowledgeable. Students will learn
To support the concept of form in this unit, the students will learn to describe position and direction, for example, inside, above, below, outside, next to, behind and in front of.
Moreover, students will learn to identify the time (to the nearest hour) of daily routines and sequence events in their daily routine, for example before, after, today, yesterday, tomorrow, bedtime, breakfast, etc. All the learning activities will be fun and meaningful to support them to reach their learning targets.
The students will start to read sight words and read phrases with short vowel sound in three letter words as the next stage of their reading skills. Not only reading
They will keep participating in shared reading, joining in with rhymes, refrains and repeated text to gain familiarity as we believe that it is the best strategies to develop their reading and writing skills.
The students will learn to introduce themselves(full name, age, sex and parents’ names). To build their confidence in speaking, they will share a story about their favorite belongings.
To develop their reading and writing skills, they will start read simple words and phrases and using different writing tools and media to practice writing simple phrases
To integrate the central idea with Music lesson, students will learn to sing simple songs in celebrations. Moreover, they will also learn to recognize thatsounds can be notated in a variety of ways.
The students will