CBC PP1 Curriculum Design: Substrand 3.4 visual Discrimination
Specific learning outcomes
By the end of the sub-strand, the learner should be able to:
a) Talk about similarities in objects and pictures in class.
b) Talk about differences in objects and pictures in class.
c) Enjoy participating in visual discrimination activities in and out of class.
Suggested learning experiences
• Learners could be engaged in games that enhance visual discrimination e.g. fixing jigsaw puzzles.
• Learners could be engaged in identifying ‘odd-one out’ pictures, objects from a set of pictures or objects respectfully.
• Learners could match and pair objects and pictures.
• In pairs or small groups learners could play visual discrimination games, fix jigsaw puzzles among other visual discrimination activities.
Key inquiry question
1. What are the fun activities that develop visual discrimination in children?
2. What kind of visual discrimination activities do children enjoy?
Core-competence: Communication and collaboration, Learning to learn, Critical and creative thinking
Link to PCIs: Citizenship: Social integration
Life Skills: Decision making, Critical thinking, Creative Thinking
Link to Values: Unity
Link to other activity areas: Environmental and Social Activities
Suggested Community service learning
Organise to take learners for a visit to a library in the neighbourhood and engage them in activities that incorporate visual discrimination.
Suggested Non- Formal activity to support learning through application
Organise an inter-class language contest that incorporates visual discrimination activities.
Suggested assessment: Oral questions, observations, portfolio
Teaching/Learning Resources: Pictures, animations, realia, video clips, audio clips of rhymes, radio programs, jig-saw puzzles, charts, flash cards
Suggested Assessment Rubrics
Efficiently recognizes similarities and differences in objects and pictures.
Recognizes similarities and differences in objects and pictures most of the time.
Identifies differences and similarities in objects and pictures sometimes.
Observes without recognizing differences or similarities in objects and pictures.