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Introduction of the electives

Introduction of the electives

Learning English through Short stories


The module

The Module


Contents

Contents

read

In the module, you will

  • read different kinds of short stories both in class and outside class time

  • gain an understanding of the techniques good writers use

  • get a lot of practice in speaking & writing

  • learn a lot of vocabulary & useful expressions

outside class time

in class

techniques

good writers use

lot of practice

speaking & writing

vocabulary & useful

expressions


The division of the module

The division of the module

  • S.4

  • Introduction

  • S.5

    You will learn different genres and writer’s techniques in-depth

  • S.6

     Exam practice on Paper 2 (writing)


Objectives

Objectives

What we expect of you at the end of the module


Objectives1

Objectives

Be able to:

  • Read more & read better

  • tell & write about

    • how youfeel and

    • what you think

      about the short stories you read intelligently

  • write short stories with techniques learnt

  • discuss & write about how the knowledge and experience gained benefit you & improve your English

  • be prepared to handle HKDSE

intelligently

techniques


Public assessments related to the elective module

Public assessments related to the elective module


Assessments related to the module

Assessments related to the module

  • Reading

    • HKDSE Paper 1

  • Writing

    • HKDSE Paper 2 (Writing)

  • Speaking

    • HKDSE Paper 4 (Speaking)

    • School-base Assessments


Contents1

HKDSE

Paper 1

(Reading)

Contents

In the module, you will

  • read different kinds of short stories both in class and outsideclass time

  • gain an understanding of the techniques good writers use

  • get a lot of practice in speaking & writing

  • learn a lot of vocabulary & useful expressions


Contents2

HKDSE

Paper 2

(Writing)

Contents

In the module, you will

  • read different kinds of short stories both in class and outsideclass time

  • gain an understanding of the techniques good writers use

  • get a lot of practice in speaking & writing

  • learn a lot of vocabulary & useful expressions


Contents3

HKDSE

Paper 4

(Speaking –

group discussion)

Contents

In the module, you will

  • read different kinds of short stories both in class and outsideclass time

  • gain an understanding of the techniques good writers use

  • get a lot of practice in speaking & writing

  • learn a lot of vocabulary & useful expressions


Contents4

SBA

(Part A: Fiction)

(Part B: Short Stories)

Contents

In the module, you will

  • read different kinds of short stories both in class and outsideclass time

  • gain understanding of the techniques good writers use

  • get a lot of practice in speaking & writing

  • learn a lot of vocabulary & useful expressions


Internal assessment

Internal assessment


Score in speaking

(Marks in class

No. of times scored)

Score for speaking in report card

Marks in Speaking Exam x0.5

=

+

Score in Speaking

  • Score for speaking paper

    include:

    • your in-class individual presentations and/or group interactions, AND

    • the speaking exam

X 1.25

X 0.3


Term marks

Term Marks

  • Writing

    = term mark of writing

  • Dictation

    • 10% of the test mark

  • Reading Journal

    • 10% of exam mark (Paper 5 SBA)

      = quality + quantity of your work


Help you will get

Help you will get


Your teachers will

Your teachers will:

  • teach you thefeatures&techniquesusedin short stories

    through interesting short storiesof different genres

  • teach you reading skills&strategies

  • suggest interesting short stories for you to read independently


Your teachers will1

Your teachers will:

  • Introduce useful vocabulary& expressions for talking & writing about short stories

  • provide recordingsof the vocabulary and expressionscovered in eClass

  • provide plenty of opportunities for you to practise doing presentations&discussionsduring lessons


Your teachers will2

Your teachers will:

  • let you try out the techniques covered in your own writing

  • help youreflect on & respond to the short stories you read & record these thoughts with the help of theReading Journal

  • provide timely feedbackthroughout the module to help you improve


However are these enough

However, are these enough?


What is the key factor of your success

What is the key factor of your success?

YOU


Discussion

Discussion

What can you do to help

yourself do well in

this module?


Your plan

YOUR plan


Your plan1

Your plan

  • Consider the things your class suggested today carefully

  • Put down what you are willing and have the ability to do in Part 1.4.2 on Worksheet 1.


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