English - Class I Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. Greetings and Courtesies- Strand A (Listening and Speaking)

Description: The link contains video on words of greetings and courtesies, some good habits and manners, and learning how to introduce ourselves and ask permission.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary related to greetings and courtesies, good habits and manners, self-Introduction, asking permission.

Link: Video on greetings and courtesies

2. Classroom Instructions

Description: The link contains video showing basic classroom instructions.

Core Concepts: Classroom instructions (come in, sit down, stand up, open/close your books, turn to page…, look at the white board, pack your bags, clean the board, be quiet, go out, read, listen, repeat, write).

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3. Phonemic Awareness Part 1– Class PP

Description: The Video take learners through the first 18 alphabetical sounds. There is blending and segmenting demonstration using the 18 sounds.

Core Concepts: Alphabet and their sounds, and phonemic awareness (CVC words)

Link: Video on phonemic awareness

4. Phonemic Awareness Part 2– Class PP

Description: Video revises the 18 sounds learnt in part 1 and shows the rest of the 8 sounds of the alphabet. Some more blending and segmenting is explained with sounds learnt. Short texts are read using the blending skills.

Core Concepts: Alphabet and their sounds, and phonemic awareness (CVC words).

Link: Video on phonemic awareness part 2

5. Weather

Description: Introduces and describes the different kinds of weather.

Core Concepts: Conversation on familiar topics like weather.

Link: Video on weather

6. I Like, I don’t Like

Description: Video demonstrates the usage of like and don’t like.

Core Concepts: Conversation on what they like and don’t like.

Link: Video on I like and I don't like 

7. Phonemic Awareness Part 1- Class PP- Strand B(Reading and Literature)

Description: Video exposes learners to 18 alphabet sounds. There is blending and segmenting demonstration using the 18 sounds.

Core Concepts: Alphabet and their sounds, Phonemic Awareness (CVC words).

Link: Video on phonemic awareness 1

8. Phonemic Awareness Part 2- Class PP

Description: The Video given revises the 18 sounds learnt in part 1 and shows the rest of the 8 sounds of the alphabet. Some more blending and segmenting is explained with sounds learnt. Short texts are read using the blending skills.

Core Concepts: Alphabet and their sounds, Phonemic Awareness (CVC words).

Link: Video on phonemic awareness 2

9. Phonemic Awareness Part 2- Class I

Description: Demonstrates sounds /sh/, /ch/, /qu/, /ee/, /oo/, /ck/, /wh/, /ai/, /ay/, /oy/, /oi/, /er/, /ar/, /th/, /ing/.

Core Concepts: Use idea of blending to read new words.

Link: Video on phonemic awareness 

10. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Description: The video teaches rhyming words from the song/rhyme and rhyming words at home.

Core Concepts: Learn rhyming words such as: Star - are, High – sky, Cat – mat – rat - fat.

Link: Video on rhyming words 

11. Ten Little Fingers

Description: The video demonstrates how to sing "ten little fingers" rhyme song.

Core Concepts: Sing and identify rhyming words from the rhyme.

Link:  Video on ten little fingers

12. Phonemic Awareness Part 1- Class PP- Strand C (Writing)

Description: Video exposes learners to 18 alphabet sounds. There is blending and segmenting demonstration using the 18 sounds.

Core Concepts: Alphabet and their sounds, Phonemic Awareness (CVC words).

Link: Video on phonemic awareness

13. Phonemic Awareness Part 1- Class PP

Description: Video exposes learners to 18 alphabet sounds. There is blending and segmenting demonstration using the 18 sounds.

Core Concepts: Alphabet and their sounds, Phonemic Awareness (CVC words).

Link: Video on phonemic awareness

14. Letter Formation – Lowercase

Description: Video demonstrates how to hold a pencil, some prewriting and writing all the lower-case letters.

Core Concept: Appropriate writing posture, Alphabet (lower-case).

Link: Video on letter formation-lower case

15. Letter Formation –Uppercase

Description: Video demonstrates how to write all the upper-case letters.

Core Concept: Appropriate writing posture and alphabet (lower-case).

Link: Video on letter formation-lower case

16. Punctuation

Description: The video demonstrates use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and comma.

Core Concept: Use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and comma.

Link: Video on punctuation

17. Phonemic Awareness Part 1 (Class PP)

Description: Video exposes learners to 18 alphabet sounds. There is blending and segmenting demonstration using the 18 sounds.

Core Concept: Alphabet and their sounds, phonemic awareness (CVC words).

Link: Video on phonemic awareness

18. Letter Formation – Lowercase

Description: Video demonstrates how to hold a pencil, some prewriting and write all the lower-case letters.

Core Concept: Appropriate writing posture, and alphabet (lower-case).

Link: Video on letter formation

19. My School and Classroom Objects- Strand D (Language and Grammar)

Description: The video Introduces to the names of places in the school and the classroom objects.

Core Concept: Names of places in the school, and classroom objects.

Link: Video on school and classroom objects

20. Animals and their Homes

Description: The video shows different types of animals, their names, habitat, their babies and sounds. There is also a brief description of the national animal (takin).

Core Concept: Names of animals and the places they live in.

Link: Video on animals and their homes

21. Introducing Words - this, these, that, those

Description: Video introduces the demonstrative pronouns and explains their usage.

Core Concept: Use demonstrative pronouns – this, these, that, those in their listening & speaking and writing correctly.

Link: Video on introduction to words

22. Preposition

Description: Video explains prepositions (in, on, under) in the first video. In the second video the prepositions (beside, behind, in front of) are explained.

Core Concept: Use preposition in, on, under, beside, behind and in front of correctly.

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23. Question Words

Description: The video demonstrates use of question words.

Core Concept: Use questions words (what, who, when, where, why) in speaking and writing.

Link: Video on question words

24. My School and Classroom Objects

Description: Introduction to names of places in the school and the classroom objects.

Core Concept: Introduction to names of places in the school and the classroom objects.

Link: Video on school and classroom objects