Curriculum 15-16

All quarterly break downs are tentative

English Curriculum Class V

Writing

Objective

Use of effective vocabulary and strong imagination to enhance students’ writing skills.

Effective use of a dictionary and thesaurus.

Understanding and practicing the formats of different styles of writing.

Focus on penmanship, neatness and presentation.

 

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd  Quarter

4th Quarter

 

·         Story writing

·         Descriptive writing

·         Fantasy/Fables

·         Poetry

 

 

 

 

 

·         Letter Writing

formal /informal

·         Reports

·         Science fiction

·         Chronology

·         Persuasive writing

 

 

·         Autobiography

·         Biography

·         Dialogue

·         Script

·         Interview

 

 

·         Speech bubbles

·         Advertisement

·         Posters

·         Instructional writing

 

Grammar

Objective : Reinforcement of grammar, sentence structure and punctuation.

Book: Junior English Revised, Haydn Richards

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd  Quarter

4th Quarter

·         Nouns

·         Verbs

·         Adjectives

·         Connectives

·         Pronouns

·         Use of ‘I’ and ‘me’

·         Adverbs

·         Prepositions

·         Articles

·         Present and Past tense

·         Active and Passive voice

 

·         Punctuation

·         Capital letters

·         Full stops

·         Question marks

·         Exclamation marks

·         Commas in lists

·         Commas to mark phrases or clauses

·         Inverted commas

·         Apostrophes

·         Brackets Ellipses

·         Colons

 

·         Features of sentences

·         (Statements

·         Questions

·         Command)

·         Types of sentences

·         ( Complex sentences

·         Clauses

·         Phrases

·         Subordinating connectives)

·         Subject–verb agreement

·         Double negatives

·         Contractions

·         Synonyms

·         Antonyms

·         Word groups/ families

·         Compound words

·         Prefixes

·         Suffixes

·         Singular and plural

·         Homophones

·         Relative clause

 

Comprehension

 Objective: Practice skimming and scanning the text to retrieve information effectively, within the given time slot and infer. Recognition and appreciation of figurative language.

Book: Focus on comprehension 4

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd  Quarter

4th Quarter

Unseen and selected passages from the book.

 Unseen and selected passages from the book.

Unseen and selected passages from the book.

Unseen and selected passages from the book.

Spelling

Vocabulary build up and weekly practice .

Reading

Objective: Targeted and supervised understanding of the plot, characters and literary terms.

Book: Bridge To Terabithia

By:  Katherine Paterson

1st Quarter

Chapters 1-3

2nd Quarter

Chapters 4-6

3rd  Quarter

Chapters 7-11

4th Quarter

Chapters 12-13

 Summary, reference to the context, question and answers,

character sketches, themes , word meaning

Summary, reference to the context, question and answers,

character sketches, themes , word meaning

Summary, reference to the context, question and answers,

character sketches, themes , word meaning

Summary, reference to the context, question and answers,

character sketches, themes , word meaning