Review of the KBSR/KSSR English Language Syllabus – Philosophy and design of syllabus – Features of syllabus, components and organization of curriculums. KBSR HSP Year 6 by gelamkhovan in Types > Government & Politics. THE SYLLABUS The English language syllabus at the primary school level specifies. KBSR ENGLISH Educational Emphases SYLLABUS. STANDARD The English Language Curriculum for Primary Schools aims to equip pupils with.

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The KBSR teacher has to be specially trained to handle the new role assigned to her, but due to the shortage of teachers in the country, she cannot be spared to attend comprehensive in-service training courses.

There was full participation from all the students, and I could see that even the ssyllabus students enjoyed themselves tremendously! The skill to be acquired should always be the ultimate goal of the lesson.

This article aims at providing the KBSR teacher with some guidelines which might be of some help to her in the creation of activities in the language classroom. For example, in order to acquire skill 5. Paired or group activity is one of the best means of exploiting both the approaches mentioned above.

Children are taught to listen, say aloud, recognize and form engllish lambangnumbers and the alphabet, and to use all these in writing. Institute of English Language Education. Teacher provides clues, orally, regarding the identity of an animal that she has in mind, and calls on students to guess the name of the animal.

There is, therefore, much duplication of work, not to mention ill-feeling among the teachers. Participation is by invitation only. She is expected to facilitate the effective education of the child, i.

This is mainly because of an impractical teacher-pupil ratio 1: Also, whenever possible, groups should comprise of mixed-ability students, with the “weaker” ones handling the less difficult tasks. In order to carry out the above activities, students will syloabus to use listening, speaking and writing skills.

She is subject to parental and administrative pressure to provide evidence of ‘proper” teaching and assessment; for example, pupils’ books must contain extensive written work homework assignments that must exhibit evidence of marking, or correction, despite the fact that some teaching activities cannot be subjected to this kind of assessment.


Interactive learning is upheld in the KBSR methodology because it is both fun-filled and pedagogically sound.

However if another group guesses correctly, they get two marks. However, a close scrutiny of the handbook Buku Panduan Khasand the Curriculum itself reveal that the following factors are stressed:. Ask students to come up with a list of categories in topics or areas other than “Food”. She must be able to diagnose the specific learning needs of the students and cater to these. However, the teacher should plan the activity with extreme care, and provide the right level of guidance when and where necessary.

At this point, it is important to note that the limitations under which she has been working are still very much in force.

The rules of the game are as follows: They are also taught basic counting, and the mathematical skills of addition, subtraction, division and multiplication. However, what should be noted is that, in both phases, there is an implicit demand for the creation of opportunities for individual expression for example, through music, art and writingthe facilitation of understanding, and the employment of a variety of means to obtain knowledge.

If nobody is able to get the right answer, the group that has thought of the animal gets five marks.

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One way of doing this is to design activities which would enable a child to use more than one of the four language skills listening, reading, speaking and writing within the same lesson. This kind of guidance can take the form of more guided worksheets, more intensive monitoring, or, at times, even different kinds of activities which would ultimately allow them to reach the same goal.

Some of the above recommendations may be difficult to implement, but if the KBSR is to succeed, they have to be given serious attention as the system is heavily dependent on the role of the teacher. The system will fail unless the teacher fully understands the principles, aims and methodology that shapes the KBSR. Moreover, it facilitates the reinforcement of learning since a particular discourse or sub-skill can be taught by using more than one mode.

This task would provide opportunities for using the skills and sub-skills that comprise listening, speaking, writing and reading. The skill of categorization can be taught in many different ways, but what is important is that the student should be able to apply the skill to any theme or topic that he might encounter in future, and use it in any problem-solving, or living-skills situation.


Each group should ask questions of the group that is numerically next to them Group one should ask Group two, and so on.

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The New Straits TimesKbr 10, Most of all, she has to be able to surmount the innumerable obstacles that are at the moment syllanus to be major stumbling blocks in the effective implementation of the KBSR, for example, the teacher-pupil ratio 1: She should, however, not forget his extremely short attention span.

Since the KBSR has already scheduled a list of skills that should be learnt, the child can be allowed to determine, or originate the content.

Endnotes For purposes of convenience, the student will be referred to as “he” and the teacher as “she”. The planners of the KBSR had originally forbidden the use of textbooks in the classroom. The literature released by the Ministry regarding the KBSR does not discuss specifically, or comprehensively the methodology that should be adopted. She has to ensure that these activities are in keeping with the aims and principles of the KBSR, that they exploit the methodology that is implied in the syllbaus.

Ask students to name a englishh food-items, and list these on the board. It is important that the learner realizes the relevance of what he is learning; whatever he has learnt should play a meaningful role in his life, and help him zyllabus the goals that he has set for himself.

If possible, he could even visit the zoo! The kbar lends itself easily to structured learning, or learning in stages, as the output of one task actually becomes the input for another. Conduct a feedback session, Do remedial teaching or reinforcement, if necessary.