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How to prepare your class for Reading Lessons Guidelines for Teachers Who? Homeroom Partners students parents Language Policy Secondary 1-2 : English titles only Secondary 3- Form 7: a balance between English and Chinese Reading Prescribed Reading Recommended Reading

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How to prepare your class for Reading Lessons

Guidelines for Teachers


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Who?

  • Homeroom Partners

  • students

  • parents


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Language Policy

  • Secondary 1-2 : English titles only

  • Secondary 3- Form 7:

    • a balance between English and Chinese Reading

    • Prescribed Reading

    • Recommended Reading

    • Chinese Dept. Reading List


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  • Form 6-7:

    • Editorial pages only/ quality periodicals are acceptable

  • BAN reading for assignments/ School work


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When? How long?

  • Days II, IV: Half an hour

  • Day VI: An hour

  • S1-3 : Use of Reading Journal

    • Reading Log

    • Comments

  • Reserve few minutes for updating Reading Journal entries

  • Arrange occasional oral recommendations


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How to get started

  • Make clear school language policy

  • Access www.shcc.edu.hk for Reading Lists

  • Read books on Prescribed Reading Lists FIRST

  • Then books on Recommended Reading Lists


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Use of Reading Journal

  • Secondary 1-3

  • Record title, author, date of publication, date read in the reading log

  • Respond to reading in one’s own words

  • Get peer/ parent feedback

  • Oral recommendations

  • Post written recommendations


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Class Reading Progress

Submit the following 2 items to Reading Team in December and May each year

  • ONE copy of the BEST entry in Reading Journal (S1-S3) or Book Recommendations ( F.4 –F.6) for display on campus

  • Complete the E-class ElectronicSurvey From on S1-S7 Class Reading Progress


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Other resources

  • Sacred Heart Canossian College homepage for Reading Team standing documents

  • Audio Books (SHCC E-class for Internal Use Only)

  • Local Public Libraries award-winning titles: Hong Kong Public Libraries - Recommended Lists for Young Adult

  • E-books:Hong Kong Public Libraries - Create a NetLibrary Account


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  • E-periodicals:

  • Opinion | Economist.com

  • http://www.time.com/time/world

  • E-news:

  • http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP

  • The Straits Times


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Important Dates

  • 10/9 (IV) : S1 Reading Assessment

  • 12/9 (IV) : 1st Reading Period/Religious Period

  • 22/9 (IV): Reading Team member visits to S1

  • May: Class Review & Best RJ entry

  • December : Class Review & Best RJ entry


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S1 Reading Skills Workshop

  • Oct 08 – Feb 09: Every Day II, IV & VI

  • Time: Reading Period

  • Place: Self-Access Learning Centre (SALC)

    3/F St Magdalene Block


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Reading Enhancement Scheme

  • http://www.shcc.edu.hk/ for details about Reading Enhancement Scheme


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Reading Team

  • Mrs. Rosa Choy

  • Miss Irene Tsang

  • Miss Wanda Yiu

  • Miss Rebecca Yu


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