English Plan

Implementation Plan:

A. Develop pupils' reading skills, critical thinking and encourage free expression and creativity.

1 Reading Workshop

-Shared Reading and Writing ActivitiesP.4- P.6 will read one big book a month and do the follow-up activities such as rewrite a new ending of the story, write a new story, make a model and so on with students after shared reading.
2 An English exercise a day

- P.1 -P.6 pupils do an English exercise every day by accessing the Internet.
- Teachers checks pupils' records after every examination (twice a term).
- The 3 best pupils who gain the highest marks and finish 80% of the exercises simultaneously can get a cert in each class at the end of each term.
3 "Read to write right" QEF

- Teachers have to do shared reading and writing activities with P.2 & P.3 pupils.
- Pupils are expected to borrow and read more English story books for self study.
4 Reading programme

- P.1 & P.3 pupils join a reading programme (Primary Literacy Reading Programme- KS1) under the NET Scheme 04-06.
- Teachers involved have to spend 2 and a half hour for co-planning and professional development every week.
- Teachers, NET and Classroom Assistant have to conduct the two reading lessons in the reading room. Follow-up and assignments will be a part of this programme.
5 "Reading is Fun" extensive reading scheme ( Cohere with school library )

- pupils who can read 10-30 books and complete a book report each term will be awarded a cert named bronze, silver and gold respectively.
6 "IELP" CECES (2005-2007)

- P.1 replace the current textbook by using the big book approach and a variety of writing activities in their Eng lessons

B. Develop pupils' reading skills, critical thinking and encourage free expression and creativity.

1 The Handwriting Contest.
2 Intra school creative writing competition

- P.4-P.6 teachers choose one of the writing tasks as the topic of the competition.
- The best 3 writers of each class can get a prize and the best 3 writers of each level will be awarded a cert. of merit.
- Pupils' writing will be displayed or up-loaded to the school website.
3 Project Learning

- P.2 pupils will do a project with the support and guidance by the teachers
- The best 3 project makers can get a prize in each class.

C. Create a language-rich environment for pupils to communicate in English.


NET Scheme

-Language policy advisor for the Principal and the English panel.
-To organize and conduct extra-curricular activities related to English learning -Collaborate and co-plan with P.2 - P.3 teachers in Primary Literacy Reading Programme.
-Read stories to the pupils in the Reading Room during recess.
-conduct an oral lesson for P.5 every week.

2 Show and Tell

Every pupil has to do "Show and Tell" in the classroom once in each term. They can receive a small gift after doing this activity.
3 English Day

It will be held whole day. There will be 3 main activities: classroom activities, film show and quiz.- The coordinator of each level has to design a set of 10 compulsory questions for each class and 20 questions for each level.- Pupils can design their own record cards, the best 3 designers can get a prize.Pupils are encouraged to speak English during the day. Whenever they speak in English can get a sticker, the top 3 pupils who get the most stickers can get a prize.

D. Develop pupils' speaking and listening skills


To encourage more pupils to take part in the Inter-school Speech Festival

2 Teaching Phonics in P. 1 - P.3

- Through stories, songs and rhymes, teachers integrate phonics elements in P. 1 - P.3 normal teaching schedules.

E. Develop pupils' reference skills
  - All the P.3-P.6 pupils develop their dictionary skills through the use of an English dictionary to check meaning or spelling

F. Collaboration and co-planning
  - Teachers of each level co-plan the reading and writing activities once a week or at least once a fortnight, so as to apply the reading and writing strategies in their lessons.
- Joint class activities To consolidate the learning of pupils, teachers of the same level design the activities which involved all the pupils in the same level, those activities can be held in the playground or school hall.

G. IT support to facilitate self-access learning.
  - P.1-P.6 adopt the new Step up reading programme which provides a series of books which pupils can listen to the texts through an i-pen.

H. Develop pupils' word bank
  - Pupils are taught to keep a vocabulary book for recording words that they have learnt or come across in different contexts.Teachers introduce a number of the sight words 100 words (function words and content words) each term to the pupils and help them to learn the words through games or activities.
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