Term One

English Overview

Strand
Context
Writing
Main focus text type - Discussions
Team teaching with Tanja ESL unit
Handwriting
Weekly Theme based handwriting on Cooperating Communities.
Reading
Reading rotation with Tanja Webb
Individual assessment ongoing
Group reading on Comprehension and Reading strategies.
Reading group timetable of activities
Spelling
Weekly lists of words theme based, high frequency, math and advanced spelling lists
Talking and Listening
Class discussions, observations and presentations based on
Talking and Listening for Discussions
Prepared speech topic
Grammar
Connectives, simple and complex sentences with grammar overview.

Term Two

English Overview

Strand
Context
Writing
Main focus text type - Explanations
Team teaching with Tanja ESL unit
Handwriting
Weekly Theme based handwriting on Human Body
Reading
Reading rotation with Tanja Webb
Individual assessment ongoing
Group reading on Comprehension and Reading strategies.
Reading group timetable of activities
Spelling
Weekly lists of words theme based, high frequency, math and advanced spelling lists
Talking and Listening
Class discussions, observations and presentations based on
Talking and Listening for Human Body topic
Prepared speech topic
Grammar
Connectives, simple and complex sentences with grammar overview

Term Three

English Overview

Strand
Context
Writing
Main focus text type - Formal Recounts
Team teaching with Tanja ESL unit
Handwriting
Weekly Theme based handwriting on British Colonisation
Reading
Reading rotation with Tanja Webb
Individual assessment ongoing
Guided Group reading on Comprehension and Reading strategies.
Reading group timetable of activities
Spelling
Weekly lists of words theme based, high frequency, math and advanced spelling lists
Talking and Listening
Class discussions, observations and presentations based on
Talking and Listening for Recounts
Prepared speech topic "Every family has a story"
Grammar
Connectives, simple and complex sentences with grammar overview

Term Four

English Overview

Strand
Context
Writing
Main focus text type - Team teaching with Tanja ESL unit
Handwriting
Weekly Theme based
Reading
Reading rotation with Tanja Webb
Individual assessment ongoing
Group reading on Comprehension and Reading strategies.
Reading group timetable of activities
Spelling
Weekly lists of words theme based, high frequency, math and advanced spelling lists
Talking and Listening
Class discussions, observations and presentations based on
Talking and Listening for Prepared speech topic
Grammar
Connectives, simple and complex sentences with grammar overview