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Our L ac B d u c u

Natalia Nesteruk, Marta Żabolicka


Literacy based curriculum

Our Curriculum consists of series of books.


Each book is followed by series of lessons
(Learning Chapter) to achieve learning
objectives.
Each chapter has to include all essential
elements.
The whole course ends with completing and
presenting learning diary to parents.

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Inspired by Humanistic approach

INSTRUCTIONAL IMPLICATIONS
Puts emphasis on:
❄ Values
❄ Student-centered teaching
❄ Personal fulfillment
❄ Social personal development
❄ Freedom to learn
❄ Performance oriented
❄ The needs and interests of children
❄ Discovery learning
❄ Collaboration
❄ Cooperation with parents
❄ Emotional development of a child
Environment:
❄ Open classrooms
❄ Class meetings
❄ Reading corner
❄ Routines

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What’s worth knowing

Inspirations:
❄ Designed for the 2nd grade
❄ Magic of literature
❄ Curriculum for one semester
❄ Bloom’s taxonomy
of English course
❄ Multiple intelligences theory
❄ 3 times per week
❄ CLIL
❄ PYP

Justification

Fluency of reading leads to fluency in speaking.


Using authentic language materials instead of textbooks.
Using high frequency words and phonics.
Creating lifelong readers and promoting literature.
Enhancing imagination of a child and creative thinking.
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Essentials

Language skills Content Assessment


❄ Reading We suggest serious of topics Learning Diary
❄ Writting to cover, but teacher might
Student-Parent
❄ Listening come up with his/her own
conference
❄ Speaking

Bloom’s taxonomy Multiple intelligences


Higher & lower thinking Variety of activities
skills

N. Nesteruk, M. Żabolicka
Essentials based
on “What the Ladybird Heard”

Content &
Formative
language skills
Assessment
❄ Farm animals
❄ Student collets all
❄ Onomatopoeic
works in their
sounds
diary
❄ Directions
❄ Goodbye routine -
❄ Reading maps
what I’ve learned
today (speaking)

Bloom’s taxonomy Multiple intelligences

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Chapter stages

1. Language lesson dedicated to teach vocabulary


essential to understand the book
2. High frequency words - and phonics
3. Circle time - Teacher reads the book + discussion
about book and its elements (reading homework)
4. Chain reading - video recording

Book should be read by the teacher more than once.

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Chapter stages

5. Content learning (focus on culture and knowledge)


- series of lessons, each strictly connected to the
book
6. Artistic project (connected with language, drama,
art, music etc.)
7. Preparation for Student - Parent conference
8. Student-Parent conference “what have I learned”
9. Self evaluation
Teacher should give students time for independent and peer reading.

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LIST OF bOOKS

SEPTEMBER :
“Waiting is not easy” Mo Willems
Main idea: introduction to the course, classroom management, repetitions,
dialogues
“Monsters are...” Sarah Gibbs
Main idea: everyone is different, adjectives, “are” and “is”, art techniques -
collage
OCTOBER:
“Five little pumpkins” Ben Mantle
Main idea: Autumn atmosphere, rhymes, numbers, halloween, narrative,
creative writing
“The super swooper dinosaur” M. Waddell, L. Lord
Main idea:
Games, Can I…, isolation, bullying, free time (hobbies and interests),
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List of books

NOVEMBER :
“I wish I were a dog” Lydia Monks
Main idea: I can, verbs, personal development, accepting ourselves
“What the ladybird heard” J. Donaldson, L. Monks

DECEMBER:
“The Christmas show” Rebecca Patterson
Main idea: christmas, nativity play, team building

JANUARY:
“Out there somewhere it’s time to...” M. Manning, B. Grannstrom
Main idea: daily habits, world map(cities), telling time, hobbies, different
cultures
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