ENGLISH FIRST LANGUAGE
Ms Bianca and Ms Kawthar
IMPORTANT: CLASS TEST AFTER MIDTERM BREAK
Focus for the term:
Winter break 23/12/2018-05/01/2019
WEEK 02/12/2018-06/12/2018 FOCUS- READING COMPREHENSION(CLASS ASSESSMENT 1)
WEEK 09/12/2018-13/12/2018 FOCUS: -ASSIGNMENT: WORLD CUP 2022 ITINERARY, BROCHURE & PRESENTATION
WEEK 16/12/2018-20/12/2018 FOCUS:-NEWSPAPER REPORT (CLASS ASSESSMENT 2)
WEEK 06/01/2019-10/01/2019 FOCUS:- LETTER WRITING (CLASS ASSESSMENT 3)
WEEK 13/01/2019-17/01/2019 FOCUS:- TEST WEDNESDAY 16 /01 /2019 JOURNAL WRITING COMPREHENSION AND LANGUAGE SKILLS
WEEK 20/01/2019-24/01/2019 FOCUS:- COMPREHENSION SKILLS, PUNCTUATION & SUMMARY SKILLS
WEEK 27/01/2019-31/01/2019 FOCUS:- LETTER WRITING, LANGUAGE STRUCTURES & NOTE-TAKING
WEEK 03/02/2019-07/02/2019 FOCUS:- READING COMPREHENSION, INFORMATIVE WRITING & NARRATIVE WRITING
WEEK 10/02/2019-12/02/2019 FOCUS:- FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, PUNCTUATION, DESCRIPTIVE WRITING
WEEK 17/02/19-21/02/19 fOCUS:- TEST TUESDAY: MAGAZINE ARTICLE 19/02/19, WRITER'S EFFECT
We would like to take the opportunity to inform you of the curriculum to be studied by your child in Year 10 English First Language. Please note that marks will be awarded for your child’s progress in this subject; for classwork, projects/assignments, and tests in various formats. Your child will receive ample warning concerning tests.
NB: 18 September 2018 Placement Test will take place.
The IGCSE 2-year course follows the requirements of the Cambridge English First Language syllabus 0500 (2019).
Students and parents have access to the syllabus and other information via the CIE's website. www.cie.org.uk
Student Learner Guide http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/images/163028-learner-guide-for-cambridge-igcse-first-language-english-0500-.pdf
TERM 1 2 3
Assignment & Project(AP) 20% 10% 20%
CW/short assessments(CSA) 40% 40% 20%
TESTS/Final 40% 50% 60%
Parents are encouraged to support their child’s learning by taking an active interest in the subject by checking homework, tests, and project schedules. Please do not hesitate in setting up an appointment with either of the teachers via e-mail if you wish to discuss anything concerning your child. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Assignment/Project tests the following writing assessment objectives as for the Cambridge First Language Syllabus 2019
W1 articulate experience and express what is thought, felt and imagined
W2 organise facts, ideas and opinions
W3 use a range of appropriate vocabulary
W4 use register appropriate to audience and context
W5 make accurate use of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
3 October 2018: Class Assessment- Reading Comprehension, Note taking and summary writing.