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Mother Tongue


Department's Role in Fulfilling the School Vision


The Mother Tongue Curricular Goals aims to:

      •  cultivate cross cultural thinkers who are able to demonstrate sensitivity to people of other races or nationalities
      • build life-long learners who are active users of their Mother Tongue that continues beyond their education in school
      • develop future leaders who are able to communicate effectively and confidently in their Mother Tongue language

Curricular goals


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* Humanities Perspectives人文素养

Includes core values, cultural knowledge, social knowledge, care and global awareness

* General Ability通用能力

Includes thinking skills, self-directed learning, social and emotional learning, information and communication skills, and cross cultural communication skills.

our focus

 

To support low progress pupils

(SUPPORT)

For all

 (STRIVE)

To stretch high progress pupils

(STRETCH)

Oral and listening comprehension skills: Oral resource book and three-step method for listening comprehension

Comprehension skills: progressive training of answering techniques from Primary 1 to Primary 6 using Bloom’s taxonomy.

Writing skills: Creative writing, thematic writing and continuous writing

P1 and P2

EXPOSURE PHASE

Speaking

Reading

Writing

Listening

CL:

Bridging programme (curriculum)

Oral and communication programme (enrichment)

Calligraphy (P2)

 (enrichment)

Speech and drama (P2) (enrichment)

MLReaders’ theatre (enrichment)

TLSpeech and Drama (enrichment)

P3 and P4

EXPERENTIAL PHASE

Speaking

Reading

Writing

Listening

CL:

Bridging programme (curriculum)

Recital programme (enrichment)

Calligraphy class (enrichment)

Cultural Class P3 (enrichment )

Bilingual class P4 (enrichment)

ML: Perkhemahan Budaya: Kem TV (enrichment)

       Drama Camp

TL: Tamil language through Tamil music (enrichment)

P5 AND P6

EXTENSION PHASE

Speaking

Reading

Writing

Listening

CL:

Bridging programme (curriculum)

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Bilingual class     (enrichment)

ML: Creative Writing (enrichment)

TL: Communication skills through drama (enrichment)