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General Studies for Primary Schools - References and Resources: Resource Package for the General Studies for Primary Schools Curriculum

 

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School-based Curriculum Planning in General Studies Chinese Version Only

This exemplar is related to the general planning and design of the school-based curriculum. It helps teachers design curriculum in different year levels, assess students’ performance and reflect on the effectiveness of teaching.

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Designing School-based Curriculum in General Studies Chinese Version Only
This exemplar is a design of Primary 1 General Studies school-based curriculum. The curriculum design is based on the advantages of the previous curriculum and also fused with the environmental features of that school to meet the needs of the students in that school while matching the direction of the curriculum reform, which emphasises on developing the students’ generic skills and nurturing their learning attitudes. Read more
Curriculum Interface at Kindergarten / Primary OneChinese Version Only
This exemplar is the design of lessons for Primary 1 project learning that shows how a school changes the learning and teaching modes in General Studies to ease the transition from pre-primary to primary education. Read more
Curriculum Interface at Primary / Secondary Schools Chinese Version Only
This exemplar shows how a school, starting from General Studies, helps students adapt to learning relevant subjects in junior secondary. Read more
Cross-subject Learning Module Chinese Version Only
This exemplar is a cross-subject module for Primary 4, titled “Super Star in Technology”. Teachers, starting from the objectives and content of General Studies, conduct co-curricular learning with aims of Information Technology Education, Chinese Language Education and Moral and Civic Education taken into account. Read more
Developing Higher Order Thinking Skills Chinese Version Only
This exemplar explains how to help students think from multiple perspectives in daily life situations through the learning module “Psychological Characteristics at Puberty” in Primary 5. Read more
Service Learning Chinese Version Only
This exemplar is a set of learning and teaching design of Service Learning for Primary 6, titled “Promoting Chinese Culture through Service Learning”. Through Service Learning, it helps students to know more about Chinese culture and enhances their sense of belonging to the country while developing their study skills, communication skills, creativity, critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills. Read more
Design of Extension of Learning on Sex Education Chinese Version Only
This exemplar is a learning activity design related to protecting the body for Primary 5. Students learn to protect themselves and respect others through acquiring the concepts and preventions of “Sexual Harassment” and “Sexual Abuse”. Enquiry approach is the major learning and teaching strategy used and the learning activities include case discussion, questionnaire, scenario analysis and role play, etc. Read more
Observing the Nature Chinese Version Only
This exemplar uses the activity “Exploring Trees” as the core to help students understand the appearance and the living environment of trees and the growing of leaves better through observation. Also, from the activity “Phenology”, students record the changes of trees in different stages and together with the weather data, students are able to understand the patterns in nature. Read more
Scientific Investigation Chinese Version Only
This exemplar, using the impact of detergent on skin as an example, describes how teachers guide students to adopt scientific investigation to analyse problems encountered in daily life systematically. Read more
Technology Learning Activities Chinese Version Only
This exemplar is a set of learning and teaching design of Technology Learning Activities for Primary 3, titled “Cold and Hot Vacuum Flask”. It encourages students to participate in the design process and nurtures their enquiry spirit and enquiry skills. Read more
Information Technology Learning Activities Chinese Version Only
This exemplar is the design of lessons, which uses information technology to enhance enquiry, for Primary 5. The theme is the design and making of paper aeroplanes. Students first use online resources to learn the basic structures of different paper aeroplanes and the impacts of the designs on the flight performance. Then, they make paper aeroplanes themselves, carry out testing and improve the designs. Read more
Assessment in Inquiry-based Learning Chinese Version Only
This exemplar introduces the features of enquiry-based learning and uses the scientific investigation topics in Primary 6 as examples to explain the precautions of assessments. Read more

 

Last revision date: 25 September 2012
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