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Reading and Writing L6 Book 1

Primary 6

10 (Suggested)

1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

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Course Name: Reading and Writing L6 Book 1

Level: Primary 6

No. of Lessons: 10 (Suggested)

Lesson Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Instructors: Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Objectives

This course aims to expose students to a wide variety of text types that they may encounter in school and in daily life. It is designed to develop and strengthen students’ reading comprehension and writing skills through step-by-step practice.

Features

  • The course comprises of five paired units in reading and writing, which cover five themes and text types.
  • The reading units help expose students to a wide variety of vocabulary and sentence structures relating to a set theme and text type. The units allow students to learn skills to be a good reader and how to apply their knowledge from reading to writing.
  • The writing units consolidate what were taught in the reading parts. The units analyse the set text type, as well as teach students various grammar structures and language features to become competent in writing.

Outline

Unit 1: Food for Thought 


    • Text type: Recipes
    • Skill: Reading
    • Activities:
      – Warm-up: Word chain
      – Reading: A taste of Britain
      – Reading comprehension
      – Reading skills: Sequencing instructions
      – Vocabulary

Unit 2: Food for Thought 


    • Text type: Recipes
    • Skill: Writing
    • Activities:
      – Text type overview: Recipes
      – Grammar: Imperative verbs
      – Grammar: Countable and uncountable nouns
      – Writing skills: Linking words
      – Writing: My recipe

Unit 3: Far Far Away


    • Text type: Brochure
    • Skill: Reading
    • Activities:
      – Warm-up: If I were a millionaire…
      – Reading: Tropical Tahiti
      – Reading comprehension
      – Reading skills: Taking notes
      – Vocabulary

Unit 4: Far Far Away


    • Text type: Brochure
    • Skill: Writing
    • Activities:
      – Text type overview: Brochure
      – Grammar: Adjectives
      – Writing skills: alliteration
      – Writing skills: Rhetorical questions
      – Writing: My brochure

Unit 5: Bedtime Reading 


    • Text type: Book review
    • Skill: Reading
    • Activities:
      – Warm-up: All about books
      – Book genres
      – Reading: Rad girls can
      – Reading comprehension
      – Reading skills: Understanding intention, attitudes and feelings
      – Vocabulary

Unit 6: Bedtime Reading 


    • Text type: Book review
    • Skill: Writing
    • Activities:
      – Text type overview: Book review
      – Grammar: Relative clauses
      – Grammar and writing skills: Forming opinions, giving reasons, showing contrast (with conjunctions)
      – Writing: My book review

Unit 7: Famous People 


    • Text type: Biography
    • Skill: Reading
    • Activities:
      – Warm-up: Guess who
      – Reading: Marie Curie
      – Reading comprehension
      – Reading skills: Sequencing events in a timeline
      – Vocabulary

Unit 8: Famous People 


    • Text type: Biography
    • Skill: Writing
    • Activities:
      – Text type overview: Biography
      – Grammar: Simple past tense
      – Writing skills: Third-person narration
      – Writing: Biography of my idol

Unit 9: World Celebrations 


    • Text type: Encyclopaedia entry
    • Skill: Reading
    • Activity:
      – Warm-up: Unique festivals
      – Reading: The Day of the Dead
      – Reading comprehension
      – Reading skills: Distinguishing between facts and opinions
      – Vocabulary

Unit 10: World Celebrations 


    • Text type: Encyclopaedia entry
    • Skill: Writing
    • Activity:
      – Text type overview: Encyclopaedia entry
      – Grammar: Positions (time and date)
      – Writing skills: Generating ideas
      – Writing skills: Writing paragraphs
      – Writing: A famous festival