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  • elc International School Sungai Buloh campus

    What your child will be learning and how you can help at home....!

  • The most successful children know that their family supports them and shows an interest in their day to day school life. Establish routines at home. Children thrive on orderliness and adapt to classroom rules more easily. Talk to your child about what they are doing at school. Encourage them to discover things for themselves. Read! Read! Read! Studies show this is the single most important thing parents can do to help their children achieve. Do read with your child for 15 minutes each day. Have a place to keep all communications from school Remind them to pack their school bags with care. Help your child get organised to do homework. Make rules about homework. Decide with your child on a good time to do homework and stick to that schedule as much as possible. Try to keep noise down during study times. Reward and praise your childs effort as well as his/her accomplishments. Make sure your child gets a good nights sleep. Feel free to contact your childs teacher with any questions or concerns you might have. Keep a sense of humour about the whole school scene. Dont forget to laughschool days are filled with funny incidents. Share stories from your school experience. Laugh when your child tells you his or her jokes s/he will appreciate it and learn from it.

    Laughter and Learning - your childs best ticket to a happy and successful future!

  • Topics to be covered this term: Unit 9: Finding a Voice Unit 10: Time Travelling Unit 11: Walk to School Unit 12: Plays and Performances Units 13, 14, and 15: Revision Skills that will be developed: Able to read poems around issues, compare poets styles and write a poem based on a structure of a poem. Able to read a complete short story which includes flashback and write their own story using the same technique. Able to read letters, newspaper and website articles and write non-fiction texts on an issue. Able to explore part of a story retelling of Macbeth and scenes from Shakespeares Macbeth and a play version of The Railway Children, and write their own play scene. Able to plan and write short/long fiction and non-fiction texts, compare poetry on a similar theme as well as practice formulating and answering questions. How you can help: Please encourage your child to read regularly especially books, magazines and child friendly newspaper articles. Recommended web links - www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2english www.primaryresources.co.uk

    Topics to be covered this term: Addition & subtraction Multiplication and division (including decimals) Fractions (including decimals and percentages) Geometry- Properties of shape Geometry Position and direction Measurement (volume and capacity) Algebra Ratio and Proportion Statistics Skills that will be developed: Counting, partitioning and understanding place value. Securing number facts, calculating, identifying relationships. Understanding 2-D and 3-D shapes. Handling data and reading graphs and tables. Using metric and imperial measures. Solving puzzles and word problems involving numbers, money and measures; reporting solutions. How you can help: Ask your child what s/he learned in school. Revise mental maths. Discuss how s/he would use maths in everyday life. Recommended web links - www.aaamath.com/ www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths www.geogebra.org/webstart/4.0/GeoGebraPrim.jnlp

  • Topics to be covered this term: Forces in Action Changing circuits Enquiry in context Revision of years work in preparation for the exam Science exhibition project Skills that will be developed: See checklists on pages 101, 102 & 103 How you can help: Assist with reading the textbook and understanding scientific terminology. Doing a Google search with the topic headings will generate a number of relevant websites Assist with homework by checking it with your child once they have completed it. Recommended web link: www.bbc.co.uk/schools

    Topics to be covered this term: Communication & Collaboration : Designing/Simulating the App Creativity: Creating a video and web copy for a mobile phone app Skills that will be developed: Work collaboratively to design the an interface. Use wire framing tools to create and design a prototype. Develop/stimulate or source the individual interface components (media assets). Address accessibility and inclusion issues. Document design decisions and the processes. Consider key marketing messages, including identifying a unique selling point. Develop a flyer or brochure incorporating text and images. Develop knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to creating a website. Develop skills relating to shooting and editing video. Recommended web links: Google Apps for Education is a free online service (registration required): www.google.co.uk/enterprise/apps/education Justinmind: www.justinmind.com/prototyper/learnbuild Pencil Project: http://pencil.evolus.vn/wiki/devguide/Introduction.html

  • Topics to be covered this term: Post war Britain Transport and travel Energy Pollution New Technology Skills that will be developed: Able to place events in chronological order. Use historical terms to communicate knowledge and understanding. Describe key features, events and changes. Begin to analyse primary and secondary sources. Begin to infer meaning from the text and sources. Examine causes and effects of historical developments. Recommended web links - www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/www.primaryresources.co.uk www.historyforkids.org/

    Topics to be covered this term: Conservation of Nature and wildlife Threatened Wildlife Antarctica Conservation Projects Europe Asia In addition, students will be assessed on their ongoing development of map skills and global awareness. Skills that will be developed: Able to describe places. Investigate environmental change. Make links between actions and the environment. Able to use maps and aerial photographs. How you can help: Encourage your child to revise topics regularly. Assist your child when revising s/he is revising for a test and/or surfing the internet for topic related research. Recommended web links - www.primaryresources.co.uk Google Earth

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  • Topics to be covered this term: Painting & Related Media Subject/Themes: Landscape/Still life/Abstract notions & feelings/Personal experiences/Visual ideas inspired by literary sources Media Discipline Painting & Drawing Three Dimensional Studies Aspects considered: Space/Mass/Volume/Surface/Material Skills that will be developed: Research and communicate findings within relevant context. Able to appreciate ones own creative results and that of others. Develop the ability to think creatively. Develop powerful visual communication skills. Develop visual curiosity. Develop a strong visual memory. Able to experiment, explore and investigate in a variety of media and material. Cultivate aesthetic sensitivities.

    Topics to be covered this term: Playing Modern Music Singing Playing in ensembles Playing recorder, guitar, keyboards, drums Theory notation, chords, dynamics Skills that will be developed: Able to sing in tune expressively/performing with a limited range of notes. Able to play repeated patterns/combine layers of sound. Able to explain musical intentions. Able to evaluate music using appropriate vocabulary. Maintain own part and awareness of how other parts fit together. Perform from memory/notations with awareness of others. Able to suggest improvements on own and others work. How you can help: Encourage your child to practice the Recorder 20 minutes per day. Revise any written theory information. Complete project research (where applicable). Recommended web links - www.wikipedia.org (for projects, information etc)

  • Bahasa Malaysia Tahun 3 SJK Topics to be covered this term: I am Healthy, I am Fit Safety Around Us Unity Skills that will be developed: Able to state opinions and consider various options to solve problems. Able to read words and sentences with the correct pronunciation, intonation and understanding. Produce a variety of writing genres (prose and poetry), including essay, with interesting descriptions and details. Write sentences to explain a given situation. Understand and specify the meaning of difficult words based on the given context. How you can help: Provide extra reinforcement tasks or workbook activities according to childs level and complete home work with care and effort. Recommended web links - http://www.bahasa-malaysia-simple-fun.com/education_in_bahasa_malaysia.html http://malay.pgoh13.com/

    Bahasa Malaysia Tahun 3 SJK Topics to be covered this term: Health share opinions Lets exercise phrases and sentence construction Delicious and Nutritious extract information Safety first paragraphs Safety in Shopping Malls composition Skills that will be developed: Use pronouns correctly. Give opinion on how to take care of ones health. Understand and construct sentences to express request and demand. Predict and write the ending of a story. Retell safety measures using singular and compound sentence with correct intonation. How you can help: Provide extra reinforcement tasks or workbook activities according to your childs level and complete homework with care and effort. Recommended web links http://www.bahasa-malaysia-simple-fun.com/education_in_bahasa_malaysia.html http://malay.pgoh13.com/

  • Topics to be covered this term: Birthday Meat Food Fruits Transport Skills that will be developed: Read with correct pronunciations. Read sentences by referring to the pinyin. Able to listen to recordings and answer questions. Able to translate sentences. Understand the radicals and strokes. Able to have a short dialogue with a partner. Able to write simple sentences based on given pictures. Identify the origin of Chinese characters. Able to write a short paragraph. How you can help: Please encourage your child to revise regularly....

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