Specific Learning Outcomes
By the end of the sub-strand, the learner should be able to:-
- write a variety of compound and complex sentence structures correctly,
- develop strategies for making and organizing notes,
- use writing and other forms of representation to generate and organize ideas,
- appreciate the importance of logic in writing.
Suggested Learning Experiences
- Learners observe as teacher explicitly models use of sentence punctuation.
- Learners practice methods of taking notes and compare with one another, in pairs and groups.
- Learners practice writing sentences using correct punctuation, individually, in pairs and groups.
- Learners use an organizer to arrange sentences to form a paragraph, in pairs and groups.
- Learners construct sentences and paragraphs using keywords.
- Learners practice sequencing sentences to form paragraphs.
Key Inquiry Questions
- How do we
- Why do we punctuate sentences?
Core-Competence to be developed:
Communication and collaboration: learners practice writing sentences and paragraphs in pairs and groups
Link to PCIs: Life skills: Skills of knowing and living with others – effective communication.
Life skills: Skills of knowing and living with oneself – selfefficacy
Links to other learnng areas: all learning areas
Suggested non-formal activity to support learning: leaners practice writing in and out of class with peers
Suggested resources: writing organizers, books, pencils, sentence strips, flash cards
Link to values: responsibility, respect
Suggested Community Service Learning: learners join a writing club in the community
Suggested assessment: composition writing, filling blanks
Suggested Formative Assessment and Rubric
Learner presents very well organised paragraphs with a variety of sentences.
Learner presents organised paragraphs with a variety of sentences.
Learner presents fairly organized paragraphs with a variety of sentences.
Learner presents disorganised paragraphs without regard to sentence structure