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					P5 Curriculum Content (2010-2011)
LANGUAGE ARTS (English)
 Month                                           Content
                Writing: Nouns, pronouns and antecedents; subject and predicate; kinds of
                 sentences and interjections; fragments and run ons; dependent and
                 independent clauses, main and supporting ideas; punctuation rules; text
                 structure: book report, stories, essay and biography report; drafting,
                 proofreading and publishing strategies.
September
                Listening and speaking: Group discussion; debate; presentation strategies;
 -October
                 appropriate voice to convey meaning; language processing skills
                 (paraphrasing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, making judgments and
                 inferring meaning).

                Reading: Biography, essay and historical fiction; reading strategies
                 (scanning, skimming, making inferences, synthesizing and summarizing).
                Writing: Verbs, subject-verb agreement, simple and compound sentences
                 and linking words; main and supporting ideas; punctuation rules; facts and
                 opinions; text structure: research report, essay, film critique and
                 advertisement analysis; drafting, proofreading and publishing strategies.

 October-       Listening and speaking: Group discussion; debate; presentation strategies;
November         appropriate voice to convey meaning; language processing skills
                 (paraphrasing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, making judgments and
                 inferring meaning).

                Reading: Informational texts, essay and fiction; reading strategies (scanning,
                 skimming, making inferences, synthesizing and summarizing).
                Writing: Complex sentences; linking words, adjectives; facts and opinions;
                 cause-effect; main and supporting ideas; punctuation rules; text structure:
                 research reports, news articles, journals and how-to-do articles; drafting,
                 proofreading and publishing strategies.

December-       Listening and speaking: Group discussion; debate; presentation strategies;
 January         appropriate voice to convey meaning; language processing skills
                 (paraphrasing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, making judgments and
                 inferring meaning).

                Reading: reading strategies (scanning, skimming, making inferences,
                 synthesizing and summarizing) Informational texts, news articles, journals,
                 how-to-do articles.
                Writing: Adjectives, superlative and comparative adjectives; verbal tenses;
February -
                 figurative language; main and supporting ideas; punctuation rules; text
  March
                 structure: essay, poetry and fantasy; drafting, proofreading and publishing

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                strategies.

               Listening and speaking: Group discussion; debate; presentation strategies;
                appropriate voice to convey meaning; language processing skills
                (paraphrasing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, making judgments and
                inferring meaning).

               Reading: Legends, myths, tall tales; reading strategies (scanning, skimming,
                making inferences, synthesizing and summarizing).
               Writing: Adverbs, superlative and comparative adverbs and adverbial
                phrases; prepositions and prepositional phrases; main and supporting ideas;
                punctuation rules; text structure: Expository narrative, news report;
                drafting, proofreading and publishing strategies.

               Listening and speaking: Group discussion; debate; presentation strategies;
April-May
                appropriate voice to convey meaning; language processing skills
                (paraphrasing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, making judgments and
                inferring meaning).

               Reading: Informational texts, historical fiction, novel; reading strategies
                (scanning, skimming, making inferences, synthesizing and summarizing).
               Writing: Figurative language; compound and complex sentences; verbal
                tenses and linking words; main and supporting ideas; facts and opinions;
                cause-effect; punctuation rules; text structure: poetry, informational text,
                feature story; drafting, proofreading and publishing strategies.

               Listening and speaking: Group discussion; debate; presentation strategies;
May-June
                appropriate voice to convey meaning; language processing skills
                (paraphrasing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, making judgments and
                inferring meaning).

               Reading: Poetry, fiction, newspaper, magazine. Reading strategies (scanning,
                skimming, making inferences, synthesizing and summarizing).




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Math
  Month                                               Content
                Modeling, reading, writing, comparing and ordering numbers to billions
                Using the place value system
                Addition and subtraction strategies (split, bridging to a decade, estimating, rounding)
                Properties of numbers (multiples and factors, odd, even squares and prime numbers,
                 prime factorization)
September       Multiplication strategies; two-digit and three-digit multiplication problems
 -October       Division strategies; two-digit and three-digit division problems
                Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division shared strategies
                Exponents and square roots
                Problem solving strategies
                Algebraic expressions and order of operations
                Variable equations.
                Fractions and mixed numbers; ordering and comparing fractions; equivalent fractions;
                 simplifying fractions; improper fractions; addition, subtraction, multiplication and
                 division of fractions and mixed numbers.
 October-
                Problem solving, algebraic expressions and order of operations
November
                Variable equations
                Collecting, recording, organizing and displaying data; range, mode, median and mean;
                 electronic databases.
                Decimals: place value to billionths; modeling, reading, writing comparing, ordering and
                 rounding decimals; addition, subtraction, division and multiplication of decimals.
December-       Problem solving, algebraic expressions and order of operations
 January        Variable equations.
                Measurement: finding area, perimeter, volume; customary and metric units of measure;
                 unit conversions; measurement tools.
                Describing and classifying lines, angles and shapes.
February -      2D and 3D shapes, properties of polyhedra and circles; area, perimeter; lines of
  March          symmetry, tessellations, rotations; problem solving.
                Tables, graphs, ratios and proportions.
                Modeling, reading, writing, comparing and ordering percentages.
                Converting between fractions, decimals and percentages.
 April-May      Problem solving, algebraic expressions and order of operations.
                Variable equations.
                Expressing and calculating probability; theoretical and experimental probability
                Temperature: Celsius and Fahrenheit
                Modeling, reading and writing integers; adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
                 integers.
 May-June       Algebraic expressions and order of operations.
                Variable equations and problem solving.
                Coordinate graphs; function tables; writing and graphing linear functions; problem
                 solving.



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Primary Years Program
     Theme                                        Central Idea

 Where We Are In
                     Past civilizations shaped present day systems and technologies.
  Place and Time


   Who We Are        Our choices and attitudes affect our lives.


 How The World
                     Reversible and irreversible changes of matter transform our world.
    Works


 How We Express      The beliefs and values of cultures are conveyed through rituals,
   Ourselves         celebrations, the arts, and the way people live their lives.


 How We Organize
                     Organizations are established in order to help people around the world.
    Ourselves


                     Extinction of endangered species may have a permanent change on the
Sharing The Planet
                     ecosystem.




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           五年级初等级班中文课程设置
     P5 Chinese Language (CSL) Level Curriculum
LANGUAGE ARTS (Chinese)
 Month                                        Content
          Topics:
              Vocabulary for: Buying stationery, going to a restaurant.
          Objectives:
              Able to tell and recognize vocabulary for stationary correctly;
September
              Able to conduct a conversation in a restaurant
              Able to write a short journal about: My pencil Box
              Able to act out a drama: Going to the restaurant
          Events: Mid-autumn day activities
          Topics:
              The gas station
              The Wolf and The Lamb
          Objectives:
 October
              Able to retell the story of The wolf and The Lamb
              Able to write a short reflection on the story
              Able to act out a role play: The Wolf and The Lamb
          Events: China National Day; International Day, Double Ninth Festival
          Topics:
              The Fox and the Grapes
              Stories and idioms
              Ancient Poems
November Objectives:
              Able to tell the meaning behind the idioms
              Able to memorize some ancient poems
              Able to read a story without Pinyin and retell it to others
              Able to look for idioms and find out the story behind them
          Topics:
              Chinatown
              Space craft Shen zhou
          Objectives:
December
              Able to describe Chinatown in Singapore
              Able to tell the story of the space craft Shen Zhou
              Able to write a short journal about their experience going to Chinatown
          Events: Christmas




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           Topics:
               Cao Chong weighed an Elephant
               The Old Man of Princeton
               Li shi zhen
           Objectives:
January        Able to describe the old man of Princeton
               Able to retell his story
               Able to tell basic information about Chinese medicine
               Able to search for information on Traditional Chinese medicine and give a
                   speech based on their findings.
           Events: Chinese New Year
           Topics:
               In the park
               The post office
               Ocean world
           Objectives:
February
               Able to conduct a conversation in the Post office
               Able to describe what people do in a park
               Able to write a short passage on: A day in the park
               Able to role-play a drama: At the post office
           Events: Chinese Spring Festival
           Topics:
               The Buried Gold
               The Giant’s Garden
               Stories and Idioms
 March     Objectives:
               Able to grasp the main idea of The Buried Gold
               Able to tell the meaning behind the idioms
               Able to develop reading habits and accumulate words and expressions
                   through reading.
           Topics:
               Sun Moon Lake
               Telescopes
           Objectives:
               Able to describe the function of a telescope
 April
               Able to read and grasp the main idea of Sun Moon Lake
               Able to read supplementary reading material about telescopes
               Able to write few sentences about their first experience getting excited
                   about science
           Events: Tomb-sweeping Day




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       Topics:
           Two Ancient Poems
           Qu Yuan
       Objectives:
May        Able to recognize vocabulary related to the Dragon Boat Festival
           Able to memorize two ancient poems
           Able to tell the meaning behind the Dragon Boat Festival
           Able to write a short passage about the Dragon Boat Festival
       Events: Labor’s Day
       Topics:
           An Angel in White
           Nie Er
       Objectives:
           Able to retell the story: An Angel in White
June
           Able to introduce basic information about Nie Er.
           Able to read supplementary reading material about Nie Er
           Able to write few sentences about Nie Er and include their own reflection
               on the story
       Events: Dragon Boat Festival




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            五年级中等级班中文课程设置
  P5 Chinese Language (Middle) Level Curriculum
 Month                                      Language Arts
            Content:教学内容:
               Text 课文《种子发芽》、《春天来了》、《盲人摸象》
            Teaching objectives:教学目标
            Grammar and sentence patterns:
                 “怎么……呢”句式,
                 “只有……才”句式,
                 量词重叠的用法,
                 用“像”的比喻句式,
                 词语“以为”句式,
                 用“像……一样+形容词”表示比喻。
            Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

            Words and characters:
September
                Taking into account the words attached after the text,
                   students can write the words with correct stroke order;
                can tell the structure of the characters;
                can write the words independently;
                can make sentences with the words.

            Paragraphs and texts:
                Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
                can tell the meaning of a text;
                can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
                can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
            Events: Mid-Autumn Festival 重大节日活动: 中秋节

            Content: 教学内容:
               Text 课文:《属相的故事》、《小丽的留言条》、
                           《曹冲称象》、《太空之旅》
            Teaching objectives:教学目标
            Grammar and sentence patterns:
 October         用“住”做结果补语,
                 词语“只好”,“果然”的用法,
                 倍数的表示法,
                 复合趋向补语“下来”句式,
                 “除了……还……”句式
            Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

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           Words and characters:
               Taking into account the words attached after the text,
                  students can write the words with correct stroke order;
               can tell the structure of the characters;
               can write the words independently;
               can make sentences with the words.

           Paragraphs and texts:
               Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
               can tell the meaning of a text;
               can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
               can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
           Events: International Day; Chinese National Day; Double Ninth Festival
           重大节日活动: 国际节 中国国庆节 重阳节

           Content: 教学内容:
              Text 课文:《放风筝》、《学和问》、《中秋的月亮》
           Teaching objectives:教学目标
           Grammar and sentence patterns:
                用“就是”表示转折,
                用“好像”表示推测,
                用代词“什么”的非疑问用法,
                用“并”表示并列和递进。
           Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

November Words and characters:
             Taking into account the words attached after the text,
                students can write the words with correct stroke order;
             can tell the structure of the characters;
             can write the words independently;
             can make sentences with the words.

           Paragraphs and texts: Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
               can tell the meaning of a text;
               can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
               can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.

         Content: 教学内容:
            Text 课文: 《一根树枝和一捆树枝》、《“一”和“一万”》
December Teaching objectives:教学目标
         Grammar and sentence patterns:
              疑问代词“谁”的非疑问用法,
              复合趋向补语“下去”的引申意义和用法,

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              反问句“不是……吗”,
              疑问代词“什么”的非疑问用法。
          Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

          Words and characters:
              Taking into account the words attached after the text,
                 students can write the words with correct stroke order;
              can tell the structure of the characters;
              can write the words independently;
              can make sentences with the words.

          Paragraphs and texts:
              Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
              can tell the meaning of a text;
              can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
              can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
          Events: Christmas Holiday 重大节日活动: 圣诞节庆典及圣诞节假期

          Content: 教学内容:
             Text 课文: 《拔河比赛》、《画鸡蛋》、《给爸爸妈妈的一封信》
          Teaching objectives:教学目标 :
          Grammar and sentence patterns:
               “一……也/都……”句式,
               “挺……的”句式,
               “可……了”句式表感叹,
               用连词“不仅(仅)”表示并列和递进意义。
          Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

          Words and characters:
              Taking into account the words attached after the text,
January
                 students can write the words with correct stroke order;
              can tell the structure of the characters;
              can write the words independently;
              can make sentences with the words.

          Paragraphs and texts:
              Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
              can tell the meaning of a text;
              can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
              can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
          Events: New Year 重大节日活动: 元旦




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           Content: 教学内容:
              Review the key points in Book 9.
              New Text: 课文:《成语是怎么来的》
           Teaching objectives:教学目标
           Grammar and sentence patterns:
                “或者”,
                “像……什么的”,
                “按照”句式。
           Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

           Words and characters:
February       Taking into account the words attached after the text,
                  students can write the words with correct stroke order;
               can tell the structure of the characters;
               can write the words independently;
               can make sentences with the words.

           Paragraphs and texts:
               Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
               can tell the meaning of a text;
               can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
               can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
           Events: Chinese New Year 重大节日活动:中国新年

           Content: 教学内容:
              Text 课文:《成语故事(一)》、《地球的伙伴——月亮》、
                           《纪昌学射箭》、《父子情深》
           Teaching objectives:教学目标
           Grammar and sentence patterns:
                “原来”用法之-表示刚刚发现一个情况或原因,
                用“不该不”表示肯定,
                用“该(有)多……啊”表示感叹,
                介词“为”的用法,
 March
                副词“其实”的用法,
                “一……(也)不……”句式,
                即使……也……”表假设关系的复句。
           Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.

           Words and characters:
               Taking into account the words attached after the text,
                  students can write the words with correct stroke order;
               can tell the structure of the characters;
               can write the words independently;
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               can make sentences with the words.

        Paragraphs and texts:
            Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
            can tell the meaning of a text;
            can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
            can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.

        Culture and practical use of Chinese: understand the origin of Chinese idioms and
        can tell at least two Chinese idiom stories.

        Content: 教学内容:
           Text 课文:《勇敢的大黄狗》、《醋的传说》、《神奇的房子》
        Teaching objectives:教学目标
        Grammar and sentence patterns:
            “不但……而且……”表示递进关系的复句,
            “使”字表示使用意义的句子,
            “好”做副词表示感叹的用法,
            连词“于是”的用法,
            “各有各的……”的用法,
            “由……来+V”句子结构。
        Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.
April   Words and characters:
            Taking into account the words attached after the text,
               students can write the words with correct stroke order;
            can tell the structure of the characters;
            can write the words independently;
            can make sentences with the words.

        Paragraphs and texts:
            Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
            can tell the meaning of a text;
            can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
            can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
        Events: Spring Holiday 重大节日活动:学校春假,清明节




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       Content: 教学内容:
          Text 课文:《三个和尚》、《剃眉毛》、《雪花》、《王羲之学书法》
       Teaching objectives:教学目标
       Grammar and sentence patterns:
            “哪儿……啊”表示反问,
            用“还是”表示现象或动作持续,
            “根本”的用法,
            “由于”表原因的用法,
            “简直”的用法,
            “不是……就是……”的用法。
       Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.
May
       Words and characters:
           Taking into account the words attached after the text,
              students can write the words with correct stroke order;
           can tell the structure of the characters;
           can write the words independently; can make sentences with the words.

       Paragraphs and texts:
           Can read texts with or without PINYIN;
           can tell the meaning of a text;
           can use certain sentences to retell a story or information; can rewrite a
               story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
       Events: Labor’s Day 重大节日活动:劳动节

       Content: 教学内容:
          Text 课文:《大雁的故事》、《木兰从军》、《面子》
       Teaching objectives:教学目标
       Grammar and sentence patterns:
            “要不然”的用法,
            用“还是”表示选择的陈述句式,
            “只是”的用法,“居然”的用法。
       Understand and use the above patterns to write their own sentences.
June
       Words and characters:
           Taking into account the words attached after the text,
              students can write the words with correct stroke order;
           can tell the structure of the characters;
           can write the words independently;
           can make sentences with the words.

       Paragraphs and texts:
           Can read texts with or without PINYIN;

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    can tell the meaning of a text;
    can use certain sentences to retell a story or information;
    can rewrite a story while properly structuring a paragraph or article.
Events: Dragon Boat Festival 重大节日活动:端午节




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             五年级高等级班中文课程设置
                 P5 Chinese Literacy Level Curriculum
 Month                                        Content
            Text: 《天马》《古诗二首》《巩乃斯的马》《马背小学》;
                  《雅鲁藏布江大峡谷》《浙江潮》《红树林》《海市》

             ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
             ●Understand the text
September    ●Appreciate and memorize Chinese ancient and modern poems
             ●Learn and accumulate expressions and vocabulary from extensive reading.
             ●Author introduction: 周涛 and 张抗抗.
             ●Write an essay to describe the animal they would you like to become and
             connect it with the Chinese spirit culture.
             ●Write reading journals.

            Text: 《这儿,原来是一座村庄》《黄河象》《楼兰之死》《中国一日》;
                  《枫叶如丹》《我喜欢》《推敲》《千锤百炼为一“绿”》

             ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
             ●Learn Chinese history through the world and life changes. Understand the
             necessary to protect the environment
 October
             ●Make a list of changes, share and discuss in pairs
             ●Appreciate Chinese lingering charm and memorize any favorite part
             ●Author introduction: 袁鹰 and 张晓风
             ●Chinese poem story: “推敲”and “春风又绿江南岸”
             ●Learn to write poetry
             ●Write reading journals

            Text: 《草帽计》《包工审驴》《诸葛亮少年时代的故事》
                  《一个苹果》《古诗二首》《水就是生命》《雨港基隆》

             ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
             ●Read and understand Chinese history through stories about “resourcefulness”.
November     ●Develop thinking skills: Analyzing, observing, considering and judging
             ●Understand the importance of water and its uses in different times and places.
             Develop saving water habits.
             ●Care for nature -concern about the living environment.
             ● Write reading journals.


December Text: 《“诺曼底”号遇险记》《生死攸关的烛光》《鸡毛信》《英雄赞歌》

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              《他发明了什么》《寓言二则》《“看”的学问》《管道》

             ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
             ●Understand the topic "Critical moment" and learn about conflict resolution.
             ●Develop an awareness of safety and self-protection.
             ●Act out a drama adapted from a Chinese idiom and fable.
             ●Chinese song “英雄赞歌”.
             ●Do some research about inventions and share the information with the group.
             ●Chinese fable : 刻舟求剑 郑人买履
             ● Write reading journals.

           Text : 《迟到》《成吉思汗和鹰》《我们的错误》《负荆请罪》
                 《只有一个地球》《鸟儿的侦查报告》
                 《绿色千岛湖》《中国人,你为什么不生气》

             ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
January      ●Chinese Hero: 成吉思汗
             ●Act out a drama adapted from the Chinese idiom: 负荆请罪
             ●Discuss how to preserve the environment.
             ●Write reading journals.
             ●General revision
             ●Assessment

           Text: 《龙的传人》《大人们这样说》

February     ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
             ●Learn about the Dragon and its symbolic meaning
             ●Chinese culture : Descendants of the Dragon and sense of pride.

           Text: 《叶公好龙》《乐山龙舟会》《神奇的书》《忆读书》
                 《走遍天下书为侣》《我的“长生果”》《献你一束花》《微笑》

             ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
             ●Chinese idioms: 叶公好龙
             ●Chinese traditions: Dragon boat race
 March       ●Learn and accumulate expressions and vocabulary about The Dragon from
             extensive reading.
             ●Share their favorite book with the group and discuss the value of a good book.
             ●Author: 冰心.
             ●Write reading journals.




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        Text:《礼物》《奇怪的圣诞包裹》《用目光倾听》《信任》《修鞋姑娘》
             《九色鹿》《幸福在哪里》《古诗二首》《劳动的开端》

         ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
         ●Understand the connotation of "Gift" based on the Chinese culture.
         ●Discuss how to get along with other people.
April
         ●Learn about the importance of faith to people and how to become a
         trustworthy person.
         ●Traditional story: 九色鹿
         ●Author: 冯骥才
         ●Chinese proverb:千里送鹅毛
         ●Write an essay about "Faith".

        Text:《崂山道士》《凡卡》《种子的梦》《新月集》《心愿》
             《普罗米修斯的故事》《奇异的激光》《灯光》《灯塔》
             《牛和鹅》《古诗二首》

         ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
         ●Understand the connotation of "Labor" in the Chinese culture.
May
         ●Practical activities: Based on the theme "work", design several activities and
         share with others.
         Chinese traditional poem: 秋浦歌 and 蜂.
         ●Appreciate modern poems, memorize their favorite part and learn to
         express feelings by writing poem.
         ●Chinese song adapted from the poem: 种太阳

        Text:《两个农夫》《丢失的骆驼》《西门豹治邺》《活见鬼》
             《鬼是一棵矮杉树》《试胆量》《阅读大地的徐霞客》
             《少年旅行队》《古诗二首》《古罗马斗兽场》

         ●Read the text and learn new words using the dictionary
         ●Understand the meaning of Fire and Light through different styles such as
June     expository essay, fairy tales and myths and legends based on Chinese culture.
         ●Learn about the progress of Human Civilization throughout history
         ●Discuss personal views and conflict resolution. Share suggestions with the
         group.
         ●Chinese famous figure introduction: 徐霞客
         ●Practical activity: Designing an itinerary for my trip
         ●Write an essay: I am a risk-taker when I ……




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Art
 Month                                          Content
          Fundamentals of Drawing
                Sketch: Basic training
                Color: applying color with different tools)
          PYP Theme -Painting
September Culture (Asia--China)
             (Chinese Culture)
          --Mid-Autumn festival art creation
          --Chinese painting
          --Chinese paper cutting

           Fundamentals of Drawing
                Sketch: Copying and sketching still life, character
                Color: How to use color
 October   PYP Theme - Painting
           Culture (Asia--China)
           --Handcraft
           --Chinese Paper Cutting

         Fundamentals of Drawing
              Poster color: How to use poster color
              Copying and drawing from nature
November
         PYP Theme Painting
         Culture (Asia—Japan )
         --Japanese painting

         Fundamentals of Drawing
               Poster color: How to use poster color
               Copying and drawing from nature
         Christmas art creation
December
         PYP Theme Painting
         Culture (Asia---India)
         --Handcraft
         --Rice picture

           Fundamentals of Drawing
                Chinese Calligraphy
 January        Taste the glamour of Chinese words
           PYP Theme Painting
           Culture (Asia--China)
           --Chinese Lunar New year

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           --Spring festival scrolls
           --Paper cutting
           --Chinese knot

 February Holiday
           Fundamentals of Drawing
                Sketch: Copying and drawing geometric shapes
           PYP Theme Painting
  March
           Culture (Africa)
           --African fresco
           --Designing a fresco

           Fundamentals of Drawing
                Sketch: Representation of inanimate objects
           PYP Theme Painting
   April
           Culture (Africa)
           --African painting
           --Designing a fresco

           Fundamentals of Drawing
                Sketch: Representation of inanimate objects
           PYP Theme Painting
May & June Culture (Europe)
           --French sculpture
           --Handcraft
           --Sculpture




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Music
 Month                                           Content
          Rhythm Games:
              Clapping/Snapping/Stepping/Jumping e.g.
September     Two or three groups do different rhythm together (including syncopation)
              Experience the different pulse of 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4
          Aural Training: rhythm patterns (clap four or five measures after listening)

           Japanese Traditional Music:
                Introduction to Japanese Traditional Music
 October        Instrumental Music: Shakuhachi/Koto/Shamisen
                Vocal Music
                Gagaku
           Piano Introduction

         Korean Traditional Music:
              Introduction to Korean Traditional Music
November      Instrumental Music: Kayagum/Changgo/Taegum
              Vocal Music
         Piano practice

         Chinese Traditional Music:
              Introduction to Chinese Traditional Music
December      Instrumental Music: Pipa/Erhu/Guzheng/Dizi
              Vocal Music
              Peking Opera
         Piano practice

           Black Community Music in America I:
                Introduction
                Features
 January        Soul Music
                Learn one soul music with clapping: <He’s got the whole world in his
                   hands>
           Notes: tell students that usually soul music is accompanied by offbeat clapping in
           Black Community.

          Black Community Music in America II:
               Blues
 February      R&B
               Learn one Blues song: <Joe Turner Blues>
          Piano practice


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        Jazz:
             Introduction
             Listen one famous Jazz: <Pegasus> by James Scott
March        Form of Jazz
             Features of Jazz
             Differences between Jazz and Blues
             Jazz in modern time
        Piano practice

        Indonesian Music:
             Introduction to Indonesian Music
             Gamelan:
April           ○    History/Instruments
                ○    Aesthetics of Gamelan
                ○    Society function
                ○    Watch Gamelan performance
        Piano practice

        Rock Music:
             Introduction to Rock Music
             History of Rock Music
May          Styles of Rock Music
             Aesthetics of Rock Music
             Society Values
             Introduce Nu Metal: Linkin Park
        Piano practice

               Aural Training:
                o Popular music: Blues/R&B/Jazz/Soul/Pop/Rock
June            o World music: East and Southeast Asian music
            Conclusion of Asian music
        Notes: India music for next semester




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Information Technology
 Month                                            Content
            General Technological Awareness
                  Use copy and paste in a graphics / word processing program
September
                  Using two programs at once
                  Move, resize, and arranged multiple windows
            Paint, Draw, Graphics
                  Changing colors and textures of drawing tools
 October
                  Apply special effects, such as rotate, to a graphic or text
                  Duplicate an object in a paint or drawing program
            Word Processing
                  Save and retrieve files
                  Highlight text to change font, style
November          Formatting options (cut, copy, insert, etc)
                  Using spell check
                  Inserting pictures, symbols, etc.
                  Paragraph making in MS Word
            Word Processing
                  Save and retrieve files
                  Highlight text to change font, style
December
                  Formatting options (cut, copy, insert, etc)
                  Change the layout of document
                  Formatting lists, outlines, etc.
            Multimedia
                  Use text, graphics, sound, and animation in presentations
 January          Add photos from a variety of sources
                  Manipulate timing of slideshow transitions
                  Create a series of screens with buttons for navigation
            Multimedia
                  Use text, graphics, sound, and animation in presentations
February          Add photos from a variety of sources
                  Manipulate timing of slideshow transitions




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        Internet / Telecommunications
              Enter a URL accurately
              Do simple searches using search, metasearch engines with BOOLEAN
March
                operators
              Save text from a site to MS Word
              Save an image from a site
        Internet / Telecommunications
              Do simple searches using search, metasearch engines w/ BOOLEAN
April
              Using the school server; understanding IP addresses
              Saving, downloading, renaming files, file types
        Information Handling
              Enter data into a spreadsheet
              Find information
May
              Find and display a graph in Excel
              Sort a column of numerical data
              Enter and use a simple formula
        Culminating Activities
              General Technological Awareness
              Paint, Draw, Graphics
June          Internet
              Word Processing
              Multimedia
              Information Handling




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Physical Education
 Month                                         Content
          Move and freeze on signal
           Teacher leader exercises
           Activities: Orientation and class management
           Games: Toe to toe/whistle mixer
          European Running
           Activities: Teacher-led exercises
           Manipulative skills using wands and hoops
September Balance beam/mixer/jollyball/circle touch
          Move and freeze
           Teacher-led exercises
           Activities: Long rope jumping skills
           Games: Cageball target/Sunday/Wolf's beanbag
          Move and manipulate
           Hexagon hustle
           Football skills and lead-up activities(1)
           Football end ball/Five passes/Speed football/kick over

            Fastest tag in the west
            Hexagon hustle
            Activities:Football skills and lead-up activties (2)
            Games: Speed football/fourth down/flag football
            Following activities
            Circuit training
            Activities:Fundamental skills using climbing ropes
 October    Games: Moving together/Who's leading?
            Medic tag
            Circuit training
            Activities: Gymnastic skills(1)
            Games: Mat folding/Octopus/Pin knockout
            Hospital tag
            Astronaut exercises
            Soccer skills and lead-up activities(1)
            Dribllerama/Sideline soccer/Line soccer/Mini-soccer

         Pacer Run
          Astronaut exercises
November Activities: Soccer skills and lead-up activities(2)
          Games: Bull's eye/Line soccer/Mini soccer/regulation soccer
         Bean bag touch and go
          Aerobic fitness

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            Activities: Soccer skills and lead-up activities(3)
            Games: Line soccer/Mini soccer/Regulation soccer
           Jog and stretch
            Aerobic fitness
            Recreational activities
           Vanishing beanbags
            Fitness orienteering
            Walking activities
            Walking interviews/Giant map construction/New Engineer

         Hospital tag
          Challenge cours fitness
          Activities: Rhythmic movement skills(1)
          Games: Triplet stoop/Pacman
         Stretching
December
          Orienteering skills and activities
          Games: Scavenger hunt/School ground/Orienteering
         Marking
          Challenge course
          Jugglingskills and pyramids
          Group juggling/Fast pass/One base tagball
           European running with variations
            Challenge course
            Aerobic fitness Activities: Rhythmic movement skills(2)
            Games: Cageball target/Stranded
           Dribble and pivot
            Partner aerobic fitness and resistance exercise
            Activities: Basketball skills and lead-up activities
            Games: Flag dribble/Captain basketball/Sideline basketball
 January   Barker's Hoopla
            Partner aerobic fitness and resistance exercises
            Activities: Basketball skills and lead-up activities 2
            Games: Twenty one/ Lane basket/ One goal basket/ Basket snatch
           Run , Stop, and Pivot
            Exercise to music
            Activities: Basketball skills and lead-up activities 3
            Games: Regulation/ Basketball/ Three - on – three


         Agility run
          Exercises to music
February Gymnastic skills(2)
          All aboard/Over the wall
         Pyramid power
          Aerobic fitness

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        Gymnastic skills(3)
        Lilly pads/Fla chase/Jolly ball
        Stretching activities
        Track and field skills and lead-up activities(1)
        Circular relays/Shuttle relays/One on one contest
        Stretching Activities
         Track and field skills and lead-up activities(2)
March    Games:Circular relays/Shuttle relays/Flippers
        Racetrack fitness
         Track and field skills and lead-up activities(3)
         Circular relays/Shuttle relays/One on one contest

        Following activity
         Parachute fitness
         Activities: Rhythmic movement skills(3)
         Games: Whistle ball/Zap
        High Fives
April    Sports-related fitness stations
         Tennis skills and lead-up activities
         Games: Tenis volleyball/Playground tennis
        Individual crows and cranes
         Sports-related fitness stations
         Activities: Tennis skills and lead-up activities
         Games: Tennis volleyball/Volley-shuttle run/Playground tennis

        New leader
         Circuit training
         Volleyball skills and lead-up activities(1)
May      Pass and dig/mini-volleyball/Regulation volleyball
        Ball activities
         Continuity drills
         Volleyball skills and lead-up activities 2
         Games: Three and over/ volleyball/ rotation volleyball

        Moving to music
         Squad-led exercises with task cards
         Frisbee skills
         Frisbee keepaway/Frisbee golf
        Continuity drills
June     Frisbee /soccer lead -up games
         Practice games
         ompetition
        High Fives
         Parachute fitness
         Racquet Sport skills
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 Games: Volley Tennis/ one wall handball and racquet ball
Personal choice
 Squad-led exercises with task cards
 Softball skills and lead-up activities
 Batter ball/Tee ball/Scrub(work-up)




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