English - Class PP 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

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, and asking permission.

Link: Video on greetings and courtesies

2. Places in the School and Classroom Objects

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

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

Link: Video on my school and classroom objects

3. Weather

Description: Introduces and describes the different kinds of weather.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

Link: Video on weather

4. Color Song

Description: Introduces to a Song to reinforce ten color.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building and song.

Link: Video on colors

5. Food

Description: Introduces to names and descriptions of the fruits and vegetables.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

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6. Animals

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

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

Link: Animals and their homes

7. Plants

Description: Introduces to Dr. Binocs series : An animation on parts of a plant and their brief functions.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

Link: Video on parts of a plant

8. Flowers

Description: Introduces to Animated rhyme describing ten different flowers.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

Link: Flower songs for kids

9. Clothes

Description: Introduces to names of different types of clothes including our National dress.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

Link: Video on clothes

10. Body Parts

Description: Introduces to the body parts and their functions. It also describes the body parts of animals.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary building.

Link: Video on body parts

11. Language Aloud

Description: Reading material for teachers on listening and speaking.

Core Concepts: Reading material for teachers on listening and speaking.

Link: Language Aloud... Allowed

12. Basic Classroom Instructions

Description: The video describes some classroom instructions.

Core Concepts: Classroom instructions (come in, sit down, stand up, open/close your books, be quiet, go out, read, listen, repeat, write).

Link: Video on basic classroom instructions

13. Alphabet Sounds Part 1

Description: Video exposes learners to 18 alphabet 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 part 1

14. Alphabet Sounds Part 2

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

15. Parts of a Book 1

Description: Video is about 7minutes long showing the various parts of a book.

Core Concepts: Concept of book (parts: front, cover, title, spine, pages).

Link: Video on parts of a book

16. Parts of a Book 2

Description: Fun songs that explain the parts of a book.

Core Concepts: Concept of book, rhymes, and song.

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17. Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Description: Video reinforces the names of animals, colors and chorus lines.

Core Concepts: Vocabulary, read aloud and language structure.

Link: Video on brown bear

18. 12 Books by Bruce Larkins

Description: Video contains 12 books. The books have easy words and can be read along. Teacher may want to break/divide the video into parts and assign one book at a time.

Core Concepts: Read aloud, book talk, retelling story, sustained reading, view and read texts.

Link: Video on 12 kindergarten books read aloud

19. Safety Signs

Description: Video explains several safety signs.

Core Concepts: Vocabular, talk about text, and communication.

Link: Video on safety symbols

20. Fluency Hearing Punctuations

Description: Videos demonstrate how punctuation marks are read (for teachers only).

Core Concepts: Basic punctuation (full stop, question mark, exclamation mark, and comma).

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21. Capital Letter Song

Description: Fun animated song explaining when to use capital letters.

Core Concepts: Basic punctuation and songs.

Link:  Video on capital letters

22. Capital Letter and Full Stop Song

Description: Sing-along that encourages children to identify capital letters and full stop in sentences.

Core Concepts: Basic punctuation and songs.

Link:  Video song on capital letters and full stop

23. Letter Formation (Lower-Case)

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

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

Link:  Video on lower case letter formation

24. Letter Formation (Upper-Case)

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

Core Concepts: Appropriate writing posture, and alphabet (upper-case).

Link:  Video on upper case letter formation

25. Demonstrative Pronouns

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

Core Concepts: Pronoun.

Link: Video on introducing pronoun

26. Preposition

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

Core Concepts: Preposition.

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27. What are you doing?

Description: Video shows language pattern (present continuous tense). Learners are exposed to verbs in the present continuous tense and used in sentences.

Core Concepts: Language structure,  present continuous tense, and verbs.

Link: Video on pattern practice