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Year 1 Literacy

# TOPIC TITLE
1 Punctuation Sentence Endings
Objective: To use full-stops, question marks, exclamation marks and capital letters correctly.
2 Sentences The Sentence
Objective: To identify and use complete sentences.
3 Capitalisation Capital Letters 1
Objective: To use capital letters correctly: to begin sentences, for proper nouns.
4 Punctuation Commas 1
Objective: To use commas: to list, to make meaning clear, and when writing the date.
5 Common Nouns Common Nouns
Objective: To show a common noun names an object or thing.
6 Sentences The Sentence
Objective: To identify and use complete sentences.
7 Parts of Speech Part h Articles and Demonstratives
Objective: To identify and use articles and demonstratives correctly.
8 Verbs Simple Verbs
Objective: To identify and use verbs. To understand a verb can be: an action or doing word, a state of being or ownership.
9 Common Nouns Common Nouns
Objective: To show a common noun names an object or thing.
10 Pronouns Pronouns
Objective: To show a pronoun is used in place of a noun.
11 Verbs Simple Verbs
Objective: To identify and use verbs. To understand a verb can be: an action or doing word, a state of being or ownership.
12 Adjectives Adjectives
Objective: To show an adjective is a word that describes a noun.
13 Adverbs Adverbs
Objective: To identify and use adverbs. To understand an adverb tells something about (modifies) a verb.
14 It’s time to learn how to tell the time! No school! It’s Sunday!
Objective: Students will increase their vocabulary and develop their reading skills by reading a short text about daily routines.
15 It’s time to learn how to tell the time! Where are my clothes?
Objective: Students will increase their vocabulary and develop their reading skills by reading a short text about items of clothing. They will learn about the prepositions – ‘on’, ‘under’, ‘in’.
16 School and Play I have lots of subjects!
Objective: Students will practise reading, and saying words and simple sentences to describe school subjects and the days of the week.
17 School and Play On the Weekend
Objective: Students will practise reading and recognising simple sentences about weekend activities.
18 It’s Christmas time! It’s time for Maths!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a short text in which quarter past, quarter to, 5 past, 5 to, 10 past and 10 to the hour are used.
19 It’s Christmas time! Festivals are fun!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a short text about Christmas and Chinese New Year.
20 I walk in the summer. The Seasons
Objective: Students will develop their reading skills and practise new words to describe the seasons.
21 I walk in the summer. How do you go to school?
Objective: Students will develop their reading skills and practise new words that describe modes of transport. They will also ask and answer questions about transport to different places.
22 What’s the weather like today? Have you got a ‘W’?
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a text in which ‘have got’ is used. They will also revise the letters of the alphabet and learn some new ones.
23 What’s the weather like today? It’s a sunny day!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story about the weather.
24 What are you doing now? Shhhh! Dad is sleeping!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which the present continuous tense is used.
25 What are you doing now? We are having a picnic!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which the present continuous tense is used to ask and answer questions.
26 They’re usually in the lounge room. Hide and Seek
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story about finding people.
27 They’re usually in the lounge room. An Unusual Day
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which the simple present and the continuous present tenses are used. They will also learn the little words that help to sequence a story.
28 Left! Right! Let’s go! Where’s the shop?
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which simple directions are given using the imperative.
29 Left! Right! Let’s go! Ladies and Gentlemen!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which the present continuous tense is used to talk about a concert.
30 Up, down and around we go! Roller-coaster Ride
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story in which routes are described using the present continuous tense.
31 Up, down and around we go! Catch that car!
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a story which focuses on street directions and places.
32 Sentences The Sentence
Objective: To identify and use complete sentences.
33 Common Errors Common Errors in spelling and punctuation
Objective: To identify and eliminate common errors.
34 Spelling Spelling
Objective: To use the ‘Look, Say, Write’ method for learning spelling. Plus 300 spelling words.
35 Basic Dictionary Use Basic Dictionary Use
Objective: To find words arranged alphabetically and identify word meanings in dictionaries.
36 Capitalisation Capital Letters 1
Objective: To use capital letters correctly: to begin sentences, for proper nouns.
37 Punctuation Sentence Endings
Objective: To use full-stops, question marks, exclamation marks and capital letters correctly.