SNC-General Knowledge-Grade 1

GRADE – I

 

4.1   GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

All the students will be able to:

  • Work in groups and share information about themselves with group members.

 

  • describe themselves briefly. For example, their name, age, likes, games, favourite food, what they want to be when they grow up.

 

 

My Self

  • Introduction to Self
  • Good Qualities

 

  • identify good qualities in themselves (telling the truth; respecting elders and listening to their advice; getting up early in the morning etc).

 

  • In pairs identify first their own and then their partner’s good qualities. Share the findings with their class fellows.

 

  • recognize the good qualities of others.

 

 

 

  • identify the ways in which they are same and different from others with respect to likes.

 

 

  • Work in pairs, and compare their likes and of food, colours, sports etc.

 

 

 

 

 

4.1    GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

 

 

 

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

 

  • name major parts of the human body (eyes, nose, ears, mouth, arms, feet, hands and legs)
  • identify the functions of various body parts
  • Draw their body parts and name them.
  • Group Work: Match the given cut outs of the body parts with their functions
 

 

My Body

  • name the five senses
  • identify their body parts which help them to taste, touch, smell, hear and see
  • Name things they can see, taste, smell, hear and touch
 
  • Major parts of the Human body and their Function
 
  • identify the sensory descriptions of each of the five senses (Taste: sweet, sour, bitter, salty; Touch: smooth, hard, soft, rough, cold, warm, hot; Hearing: loud, soft, high, low; Sight: bright, dim and recognize colors; Smell: pleasant, unpleasant)
  • Categorize various tastes, sounds, smells etc from the given items.
 
  • Senses (Touch, Taste, Smell, Sight and
 

Hearing)

 

 

  • identify the ways by which they can keep themselves clean (washing hands before and after meals and after using the toilet, clipping/trimming nails, brushing teeth daily, taking bath regularly etc.)
  • Demonstrate through role play the steps for washing hands and brushing teeth.
 

 

  • Practice and demonstrate cleanliness in the classroom by keeping their seat desk and surrounding area clean.
 

Keeping Ourselves Clean

  • Importance of Cleanliness
  • Ways of Cleanliness
  • Cleanliness and Health
  • recognize the importance of keeping themselves, their clothes and surroundings clean for their health.
  • recognize the fact that germs can cause diseases and list ways to avoid germs.
  • identify the unhealthy habits that cause illnesses (like cough and diarrhea etc.)
  • Design messages related to health and cleanliness and share with family. (link to art work)
  • Narrate personal experiences of students and teachers regarding any illness caused by unhealthy food/ environment.
  • Videos can be shown to elaborate the spreading of germs.
 

 

 

 

4.1    GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

  • identify some family members (parents, brothers and sisters, grand-parents, aunts, uncles and cousins (paternal and maternal).
  • recognize that they should respect all family members

and friends.

  • List family members that live with them.

 

  • Name their favorite family member and share the reason.
  • Draw a family tree

My Family and Friends

  • Family Members
  • Respecting Family
  • narrate the special qualities of some of their friends.
  • Talk about their favourite friends and share the reason why?

Members

 

 

 

  • describe things that their parents did differently in their childhood.
  • Conduct an interview with parents or grandparents to find out how things were different in the past (food, living style, dressing, means of communication, transportation festivals etc.) and share with their classmates.

 

 

  • name the games they like

to play.

 

  • Identify different games from the given pictures.
  • Participate in team based games

 

  • recognize the importance of collaboration by participating in group activities and games.

Games and Rules

 

 

 

  • Identify at least three rules of students’ favourite game.
  • Games
  • define rules
  • Rules of Playing

Games

  • recognize the importance of following rules.

 

  • observe and identify the rules when playing a

game.

 

  • understand the importance of playing games and exercise for better health.

 

 

 

 

 

4.1    GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neighbourhood

  • What is neighbourhood?
  • Key Places in a

 

  • recognize that many families living in a locality make a neighbourhood.

 

  • describe their neighbourhood (in terms of people, farms, shops, streets, parks and playgrounds etc.).

 

  • identify key places on a pictorial map of a

neighbourhood.

 

  • Prepare a checklist of ‘how I am helpful to keep my home, school and neigbourhood clean’.

 

  • Make a waste paper basket for the class.

 

  • Draw a picture of their house and colour it.

neighbourhood

  • Kinds of Houses
  • Cleaning Homes

 

  • identify the different kinds of houses (bungalow, mud house, hut, and apartment).

 

 

  • describe their home.

 

 

  • identify what makes the neighbourhood clean or dirty.

 

 

  • understand and practice the idea of keeping their homes and neighbourhood clean.

 

 

Place of Worship

  • Places of worship for Muslims and others

 

  • identify the Masjid in their neighbourhood as a place of worship for Muslims

 

  • Interview any elder to get information about places of worship of different religions.
  • Respect for worship places
  • inquire about other places of worship (church, temple, gurdwara etc)

 

  • recognize that they should respect all places of worship and all religions

 

 

 

 

 

4.1    GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

Our Country:

  • tell the full name of our country and date of

existence.

  • Gather any information about Pakistan and share

with the class.

Pakistan

  • Name of the Country
  • Date of Existence
  • Flag of Pakistan
  • Significance of the National Flag

 

  • recognize that all the countries have a flag
  • draw the flag of Pakistan.
  • identify what the colours and symbols on the flag represent.
  • AJK students need to recognize and draw their own flag along with the country (Pakistan) flag.
  • Ask the students if they know anyone from a different faith than their own to understand the significance of the white part of our flag and share in the class and assembly

 

  • tell the name and location of their school.

 

 

  • identify the people they interact with in school (teachers, students, principal, service providing staff etc.)

 

  • describe the activities they engage in at school.
  • make at least five school rules to follow them with the help of the teacher.

 

  • share and understand the rules they follow in class and school.

 

School

  • People in School
  • Activities in School
  • Obeying Rules
  • understand why following the rules is important
  • appreciate diversity by understanding that they make different friends in school and these friends can be from different social and religious backgrounds
  • Guess Who am I? Activity: identify school personnel through oral prompts or flashcards.

 

  • recognize that they should respect everyone in their school (teachers, class fellows, service providing staff etc.) regardless of their faith, ethnicity and social background.

 

  • Know the importance of keeping their school clean.

 

 

 

 

 

4.1    GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

Getting Around Transportation

 

  • Means of Transportation
  • Slow & Fast Means of Transportation
  • Activities at Airport, Railway Station, Bus stop etc.
  • identify the means of transportation which people use.

 

  • differentiate between slow & fast means of transportation.
  • Bring pictures/ toys of fast and slow means of transportation and share the difference.
  • Arrange the pictures from slowest to fastest means of transportation.
  • identify the places where buses and trains stop, aeroplanes land and ships berth.
  • describe the activities that take place at a bus stop, railway station, airport, and harbour.
  • Show videos related to airport, bus stop, railway station and harbor.

 

  • Observe the activities happening at these places to share with the class.

Traffic Rules

  • identify some traffic rules

 

  • Recite the poem on traffic signs wearing traffic signs masks.
  • Common Traffic Rules
  • Safety Rules and Road Sense
  • identify the safety rules they should follow while walking on the road, crossing a road, traveling by a bus etc.

 

  • greet others by saying Assalam o Alaikum, Hello, Good Morning etc.
  • Make a chart of classroom rules (using courtesy words)

 

 

 

 

Good Manners and Habits

  • Use please and thank you when asking for and receiving something and sorry for mistakes and excuse me to address.

 

 

 

  • Greeting Others
  • Practicing Good Qualities
  • Eating Manners
  • Bathroom Etiquettes
  • identify and list various aspects of good character (punctuality, speaking politely, kindness, honesty and truthfulness).

 

  • recognise the importance of good manners.

 

  • demonstrate etiquettes of eating (don’t waste food, eat with clean hands, don’t drop food around).
  • Divide students in groups and assign one topic of good character for role play with the help of teacher.

 

  • Narrate stories about how and when they shared something with a friend or vice versa.

 

  • Talk about the importance of sharing with others

 

  • Arrange a class activity where students share with each other. (food, stationery, books etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

4.1    GRADE – I

LEARNING THEMES AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

THEMES

STUDENTS' LEARNING OUTCOMES

ACTIVITIES

 

  • Understand the hazards of eating unhealthy food.

 

  • recognize and identify the etiquettes of using the washroom.
  • Work in groups and make a list of some additional good manners.

 

 

 

 

 

Things Around us (Plants and Animals)

 

  • Common Plants and Animals
  • Need of Plants and Animals
  • Importance of Plants and Animals
  • Living Places of Animals
  • Wild and Domestic Animals
  • Food for Animals
  • Caring for Things around Us

 

  • recognize living and

non-living things around them

 

  • identify the plants they see around them.

 

  • recognize the differences between the plants they see around them.

 

  • Observe and differentiate between living and

non-living things

  • Visit school (or any other) garden in groups to compare different types of plants and share the similarities and differences with the rest of the class.

 

  • recognize the importance of plants/ trees as a source of food, shade, and shelter

 

  • Teacher to discuss importance of these plants and trees.

 

  • identify the things around them that are made up of plants/ trees

 

  • identify the differences between common, domestic and wild animals in terms of physical features

 

  • identify some common domestic and wild animals
  • Draw or bring picture of your favorite pet animal and tell your class fellows how you take care of it.
  • identify the food which different animals eat.

 

  • recognize the importance of animals as a source of food, joy and transport.

 

 

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