AP School Readiness – Class Readiness School or AP Class Readiness programme for this academic year can be conducted for 6 weeks for 1 to 5 Classes from the date of reopening. School readiness for classes I, III in foundational school can be conducted in order to make the children adopt to school environment. The teacher has to plan appropriate activities to achieve the minimum levels of learning in their previous class.
In order make the child ready Psychologically, Physically and sociologically, focus must be given for acquisition of Language Skills (LSRW) and Mathematical skills (Four fundamental processes) by the children. The teacher has to ensure that every child :
- To acquire the stated academic standards to continue the present class.
- To acquire the Literacy and Numeracy skills.
- To able to read and write sentences correctly.
- To acquire creative skills and language skills as per the class – specific academic standards.
- To do the class – relevant fundamental processes in mathematics as per the academic standards.
Methodology: The teacher has to allot 20% of periods (meant for readiness) for class preparedness in addition to the coverage of regular syllabus as given in the Academic Calendar. All subject teachers shall conduct language reading and reading comprehension activities in their concern periods. Teacher has to write key vocabulary on the board from the previous class lessons. Explain briefly and train the students to read the vocabulary by conducting whole class, pair, individual reading activities. Conduct dictation at the end of each period. Mathematics teachers shall conduct activities for four fundamental operations. In case of regular syllabus periods the teacher has to write key words, the gist of lesson in one or two sentences on the board and make students read and comprehend under class readiness activity.
AP School Class Readiness Programme
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In this connection, SPD has informed that on the lines of the recommendations of the PAB, 2021-22, focus is given to acquisition of Language skills (LSRW) and Mathematical Skills (4 Fundamental Processes) by children of classes 2nd to 8th of Telugu & Urdu medium schools. In respect of school readiness, the teachers will take up relevant Playful Activities in order to make the child ready Psychologically, Physically and sociologically and also to receive the instruction more in an informal way. Guidelines on School and Class Readiness Programme 2022-23.
More specifically, school readiness is proposed for class 1st and 2nd and class readiness is proposed for classes from 2nd to 8th of AP schools. This programme is proposed in the light of the PAB recommendations, on conduct of in-service teacher training especially in respect of early grades and primary classes.
In this connection, it is informed that on the lines of the recommendations of the PAB,2021-22, focus is given to acquisition of Language skills (LSRW) and Mathematical Skills (4 Fundamental Processes) by children of classes 2nd to 8th of AP schools. In respect of school readiness, the teachers will take up relevant Playful Activities in order to make the child ready Psychologically, Physically and sociologically and also to receive the instruction more in an informal way. In this connection, it is submitted that the following activities are prepared and suggested for implementation of the programme concept -wise:
- School Readiness: to ensure that every child seeking admission in to Class I & II is Psychologically, Physically and sociologically ready to receive instruction in a child friendly environment.
- Class Readiness: “to ensure that children acquire the stated academic standards to continue in the present class”.
- Every child should have acquired B or A grade in the Mother tongue ( Telugu & Urdu) and mathematics,
- Every child should be able to read and write in the Mother tongue & do the mathematics correctly.
- Every child should be able to read and write sentences correctly in the mother tongue and should have acquired creative skills and language skills as per the class specific academic standards.
- Every child should be able to do the class relevant fundamental processes in mathematics and should have acquired the stated skills in mathematics as per the academic standards.
Target Group: Children who are admitted in classes Ito VIII Mother and Mathematics.
Resource Material: Class Readiness and School Readiness Modules supplied in Primary and Upper Primary levels, Workbooks meant for Summer Camps for children of classes I & II and III, IV & V, Sneha bala cards and Text books and any other relevant material suitable to the levels of the children.
- Out of a total of 48 periods at the Primary level, 20 periods should exclusively be meant for Mother Tongue & Mathematics only and the remaining hours for the teaching of the other subjects.
- Daily Home work should be given and it should be corrected,
- Maintain the children’s performance register based on the earlier summative 3 test grading.
Record the progress of the child level-wise i.e., in Telugu.
- Level I: Identification, pronunciation and recognition of the alphabet.
- Level II: Writing the alphabet.
- Level III: Identification, Recognition and Pronunciation of language items.
- Level IV: Reading and Writing of the language items.
- Level V: Reading and Writing of the words in the Mother Tongue.
- Level VI: Reading and Writing sentences( simple words and simple sentences)
- Level VII: Perfection in the language skills.
Record the progress of the child level-wise i.e., in Mathematics.
- Level I: Identification, pronunciation and recognition of the Numbers.
- Level II: Writing the Numbers.
- Level III: To be able to do the two digits subtractions and additions.
- Level IV: To be able to do the two digits multiplications according to the class standards.
- Level V: To be able to do the two digits divisions according to the class standards.
- Level VI: To be able to grasp the tables according to the class standards.
Role of the Teacher:
- To identify the children those who are lagging behind the basics in Mother tongue and Mathematics,
- To maintain the performance register,
- To prepare the activities and to utilize low cost and no cost TLM,
- To follow the time line schedule, and
- To ensure that every child acquires the stated academic standards in Mother tongue and in Mathematics before 30th July 2021.
- However, no child should remain in C grade after 30th July 2021.
Role of the HM:
- To conduct weekly meetings to review the children’s performance,
- To provide necessary academic support and monitor every class,
- To take the responsibility to implement the programme.