NAC-AEP Programmes Endorsed for 2019 to 2020

We are pleased to announce that the following LiteracyPlus programmes have been endorsed by the National Arts Council Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) for 2019-2020:

  • Literature Alive! Poetry Appreciation: An Introduction to Poetry for P3 to P6 pupils
  • Literature Alive! (Short Story) for P3 to P6 pupils
  • Literature Alive! (Novel) for P3 to P6 pupils
  • Literature Alive! (Drama) Introduction to Shakespeare for P5 to P6 pupils
  • PoetryPlus! for P1 & P2 pupils

The programmes above are eligible for NAC-AEP’s 50% Tote Board Arts Grant Subsidy. Pupils need only pay 50% of the course fees! Call 6777 2468 or send an email to schools@literacyplus.com.sg for more details.

Click here to view the full range of Literature Appreciation programmes we offer.

P4 Literature Alive! (Novel) @ Anderson Primary School

In 2018, LiteracyPlus conducted the Literature Alive! (Novel) programme for the Primary 4 pupils at Anderson Primary School. Three respective groups of students explored three different novels over the course this engaging programme.

For this school, the three novels that were chosen were Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlotte’s Web and James and the Giant Peach. The programme aims to allow students to understand the elements of a novel such as setting, characterisation and plot as well as to contemplate about the themes presented. These are done through craft activities as well as dramatisation of scenes from the novel.

 

Novel: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Some of the fun hands-on activities included:

  • designing a Chocolate Factory Board Game as a team
  • completing Job Application Fact Sheets on selected characters as a team
  • dramatisation and portrayal of selected characters or scenes in the novel

 

Novel: Charlotte’s Web

Some of the fun activities that the students did to explore the novel:

  • creating a spider web using coloured straws to spell out a word and save Wilbur’s life
  • writing an epitaph about a character or a letter from one character to another
  • writing a character acrostic poem
  • dramatisation and portrayal of selected characters or scenes in the novel

 

Novel: James and the Giant Peach

Activities during this programme included:

  • completing character profiles to understand characterisation
  • exploring themes of overcoming adversity and friendship
  • dramatisation and portrayal of selected characters or scenes in the novel

The Literature Alive! (Novel) programme is eligible for NAC-AEP’s 50% Tote Board Arts Grant Subsidy. Pupils need only pay 50% of the course fees! If you are interested in these programmes for your school, call 6777 2468 or send an email to schools@literacyplus.com.sg for more details.

Click here to view the full range of Literature Appreciation programmes we offer.

Singapore holiday preschool programme

Young Explorers Programme @ Al-Istighfar

During the December holidays, LiteracyPlus conducted the Young Explorers’ Holiday Programme for children at Al-Istighfar Kindergarten.

In this thematic holiday programme, children were introduced to a specific theme on each day of the course. Poems, books and short articles were used to provide children with background knowledge about the topic. Other activities included fun art and craft, writing and speech & drama activities. The children were excited, keen to learn and actively engaged throughout the whole programme!

Theme: The History of Ice Cream

Activities included:

  • learning the history of ice cream and types of ice cream
  • presenting a choral recitation
  • designing and colouring their own ice cream
  • making ice cream and eating it!
Theme: Wild About Bugs!

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning about bugs and insects
  • working on hands-on activities to understand the differences between bugs and insects
  • observing a mealworm and learning about its life cycle
  • examining crickets and caterpillars
  • making biscuit “bugs” and eating them
Theme: Walking With Dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs was also a favourite theme with the children.

Activities during this part of the programme included:

  • learning about the different types of dinosaurs
  • using descriptive words to describe dinosaurs
  • presenting a choral recitation
  • making a Stegosaurus spine craft

 

If you are interested in this programme for your school, call 6777 2468 or send an email to schools@literacyplus.com.sg for more details.

Click here to view the full range of Preschool programmes we offer.

Singapore literature appreciation programme

P5 Dramatising ‘Sing to the Dawn’ @ Elias Park Primary School

Primary 5 pupils of Elias Park Primary School put up a drama performance based on Ho Minfong’s award-winning novel Sing to the Dawn. After reviewing the novel’s setting, characters and plot, pupils made the novel come alive through Readers’ Theatre and other Speech and Drama-related activities.

 

 

Check out the video of the final performances put up by the pupils below:

 

A big thank you to the school and parents for all their support!

 

The Literature Alive! (Novel) programme is eligible for NAC-AEP’s 50% Tote Board Arts Grant Subsidy. Pupils need only pay 50% of the course fees! If you are interested in these programmes for your school, call 6777 2468 or send an email to schools@literacyplus.com.sg for more details.

Click here to view the full range of Literature Appreciation programmes we offer.

Singapore speech and drama programme

P1 & P2 Speak Right! @ St. Stephen’s School

LiteracyPlus is proud to have partnered with St. Stephen’s School for our Speech & Drama programmes, P1 Speak Right! (Poetry) and P2 Speak Right! (Readers’ Theatre).

Check out the video of the final performances put up by the St. Stephen’s pupils below:

 

A big thank you to the school and parents for all their support!

 

If you are interested in these programmes for your school, call 6777 2468 or send an email to schools@literacyplus.com.sg for more details.

Click here to view the full range of Oral Communication programmes we offer.

P1 Speak Right English Programme

P1 Speak Right! @ St. Stephen’s School

LiteracyPlus is proud to have partnered with St. Stephen’s School for one of our Speech & Drama programmes, P1 Speak Right!

Check out the video of the final performance put up by the St. Stephen’s pupils below:

 

A big thank you to the school and parents for all their support!

 

If you are interested in this programme for your school, call 6777 2468 or send an email to schools@literacyplus.com.sg for more details.

Click here to view the full range of Oral Communication programmes we offer.

Singapore holiday preschool programme

Young Explorers @ Bukit Panjang

During the June holidays, LiteracyPlus conducted the Young Explorers’ Holiday Programme for children at Bukit Panjang Methodist Church Kindergarten.

In this thematic holiday programme, children were introduced to a specific theme on each day of the course. Poems, books and short articles were used to provide children with background knowledge about the topic. Other activities included fun art and craft, writing and speech & drama activities. Check out the pictures of children at the holiday preschool programme. The joy on the faces of these children is priceless!

Day 1: Walking With Dinosaurs

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning about the different types of dinosaurs
  • using descriptive words to describe dinosaurs
  • presenting a choral recitation
  • making a Stegosaurus spine craft
Day 2: The History of Ice Cream

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning the history of ice cream and types of ice cream
  • presenting a choral recitation
  • designing and colouring their own ice cream
  • making ice cream and eating it!
Day 3: Wild About Bugs!

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning about bugs and insects
  • working on hands-on activities to understand the differences between bugs and insects
  • observing a mealworm and learning about its life cycle
  • examining crickets and caterpillars
  • making biscuit “bugs” and eating them

At the end of the day, children got to take home a caterpillar and watch it transform into a butterfly!

Young Explorers @ YWCA Outram

Recently, LiteracyPlus was engaged to conduct the Young Explorers’ Holiday Programme for a bunch of delightful children at YWCA Child Development Centre (Outram).

In this thematic holiday programme, children were introduced to a specific theme on each day of the course. Poems, books and short articles were used to provide children with background knowledge about the topic. Other activities included fun art and craft, writing and speech & drama activities. Below are some photos of the kids having a whale of a time in the programme!

Day 1: Walking With Dinosaurs

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning about the different types of dinosaurs
  • using descriptive words to describe dinosaurs
  • presenting a choral recitation
  • making a Stegosaurus spine craft
Day 2: The History of Ice Cream

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning the history of ice cream and types of ice cream
  • presenting a choral recitation
  • designing and colouring their own ice cream
  • making ice cream and eating it!
Day 3: Wild About Bugs!

Activities during the programme included:

  • learning about bugs and insects
  • working on hands-on activities to understand the differences between bugs and insects
  • observing a mealworm and learning about its life cycle
  • examining crickets and caterpillars

At the end of the day, children got to take home a caterpillar and watch it transform into a butterfly!

Day 4: We Are Hungry!

Based on the book The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Hungry Bear, children would:

  • practise prediction skills and introduced to food-related books
  • participate in a Vocabulary charade on food preparation
  • perform a choral recitation
  • make a bear sandwich on the spot and eat it!

Preschool Holiday Programmes

During the June holidays, LiteracyPlus conducted various holiday programmes at preschools. Check out the photos below. The joy on the faces of these children is priceless!

Chinese Kindergarten

Faith Kindergarten (K1/K2)

Faith Kindergarten (N2)

Preschool Programmes @ Holy Grace Kindergarten

About LiteracyPlus

For 17 years, LiteracyPlus has been a trusted provider of English Language and Literature programmes to schools islandwide. Our programmes have benefited more than 150,000 students in over 145 schools.

As a strong advocate of literacy, our founder and principal, Mrs June Imada Lee, has conducted literacy-related talks and workshops for both parents and teachers. She holds a Reading Specialist Credential and  is a Past President of the Society for Reading and Literacy (Singapore).

Download this brochure to find out more about us and the programmes for your child.

Visit the LiteracyPlus booth at Holy Grace Kindergaraten
If you have enquiries on our programmes, visit us at our booth:
Dates: Tuesday, 7 January 2014 and Thursday, 9 January 2014
Time: 8.00am-11.30am
Venue: Level 1 Atrium

Programmes

Reading Essentials Level 1
Course content:

  • Focuses on letter-sound recognition and blending to help beginning readers enjoy reading simple words and sentences
  • Promotes reading through the use of classic and award-winning children’s storybooks
  • Teaches concepts of print, story sequence, problems & solutions and values
  • Engages children through games, simple crafts and Speech & Drama activities
Reading Essentials Level 2 (NEW!)
Course content:

  • Promotes letter recognition and phonemic awareness of consonants, short and long vowels
  • Reinforces reading skills through fun rhymes, poems, songs and interesting passages
  • Engages pupils through games, Readers’ Theatre, and Speech & Drama activities
Head Start to P1
Course content (Terms 1 & 2):

  • Promotes phonemic awareness, blending and application of basic phonics rules (with an emphasis on word families) to help pupils become better decoders of text – or more fluent readers
  • Engages children through Reading/Speech & Drama activities, games, worksheets and enrichment activities

Course content (Terms 3 & 4):

  • Eases the transition from Kindergarten to Primary One
  • Teaches a wide variety of Reading Comprehension skills, Writing skills, Vocabulary, and Grammar
  • Allows pupils the opportunity to communicate expressively and to have fun engaging in Choral Reading and Readers’ Theatre

Programme Details
Dates: Mondays (Starting 13 Jan 2014)
Time: 11.15am-12.15pm OR 2.30pm-3.30pm
Venue: Holy Grace classrooms
Course fees: $190/term (8 lessons)

Registration
To register, please submit registration form and payment to Holy Grace Kindergarten.

For further queries, you may also reach us at 6777 2468 or enquiries@literacyplus.com.sg. Kindly quote “Holy Grace Kindergarten” in your subject title when emailing us.

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