Imaginative Purple Crayon Adventures
The Step-by-Step Scripted teaching curriculum is plug & play to help users facilitate age-appropriate classroom activities for young learners. The hybrid course covers 4 storybooks by Crockett Johnson in four modules with a narrated teaching script, voice-over to read stories, educational music, animated book pages, interactive vocabulary and reading exercises, and assessments. It incorporates hands-on teaching materials for immersive hybrid learning!
The four storybook modules are:
1. Harold and the Purple Crayon
2. A Picture for Harold’s Room
3. Harold’s Trip to the Sky
4. Harold’s Circus
Preschoolers and their teachers love sharing the benefits from these easy-to-access, interactive e-Lessons. The course includes educational audio tracks, American accented narration, storytime flashcards, vocabulary building, story sequencing and e-drawing exercises. We have built in many chances for children to speak, record, replay, and evaluate their English! Soon, both teachers and children can speak confidently as Stellar Storytellers!
Sourced from the Harold and the Purple Crayon Book Series by Crockett Johnson, a famous American author, the books in this series help children broaden their imagination and explorative minds and provide opportunities to work cooperatively while building academic readiness. ACTs of life’s Step-by-Step Scripted e-Teaching System is easy to use for both teachers and students! It applies our 4 P’s Methodology – Plan, Prepare, Practice and Perform.
By integrating current Early Childhood Education and English as a Second Language teaching methods, this hybrid methodology is powered by interactive e-Teaching. Beyond the traditional English Speech & Drama Programme, the course enables users to encourage young children’s growth of English language skills and academic readiness.
Introduction (2.5 – 3 years old) – Learn the fundamental elements of our 4 P’s and English Speech & Drama.
Rudimentary (3 – 4 years old) – Progress with the principles of our 4 P’s and English Speech & Drama.
Preparatory (4 – 5 years old) – Apply the academic use of our 4 P’s and English Speech & Drama.
Graduation (5 – 6 years old) – Master our 4 P’s to become a Stellar Storyteller for life-long success!
* This course can be used for children up to 8 or 9 years old for whom English is a Foreign Language.
By the end of this course, children will be Stellar Storytellers of the whole storybook series! They will be able to answer open-ended questions about the learning as well as be able to apply use of the 4 P‘s for life long academic success!
Users will have a complete teaching routine that is introduced through four learning sessions that are done as one complete lesson in traditional classroom environments for up to a class size of 25 students. The learning sessions always follow this pattern for 10 lessons of the storybook module – Harold and the Purple Crayon:
TO CONSIDER JUST USING THE 4 P’s
i) Plan – Welcome and Warm-Up, ii) Prepare – Circle Talk and Skills Building, iii) Practice – Storytime, Music & Movement and Dramatic Play, and iv) Perform – Story Wrap-Up and Sequencing, Assessment and Goodbye.
Teachers can use each learning session on its own or use 4 learning sessions consecutively to finish a full lesson. The learning sessions can be repeated and reviewed with greater interactivity at teacher or students’ preferred times and pace.
Users can expect student answers, book narration voice overs, educational audio tracks, e-managed distribution of a few storybook pages, interactive vocabulary introduction and practice exercises, systematic assessments, and more.
Who should use?
Schools, teachers and parents
This e-learning platform is for teachers and parents of young learners. In addition to professionally trained educators, this course can be used by anyone with an intermediate command of English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).
Education Progression: To become a Stellar Storyteller for life-long success
The learning hours are systematically divided to be taught over:
- Thirty three lessons, divided into 4 learning sessions each
- One hundred and thirty two learning sessions to complete the course
The four Storybook modules are:
1. Harold and the Purple Crayon – includes 10 lessons
2. A Picture for Harold’s Room – includes 7 lessons
3. Harold’s Trip to the Sky – includes 8 lessons
4. Harold’s Circus – includes 8 lessons
There are built-in assessments for each module. Students also obtain a Completion Certificate when all modules are completed. An additional evaluation for each module is available. A course performance script and evaluation can be tailored to each academic environment through consultation with J.C. (John Cunningham) – Founder and Director of ACTs of life Pte. Ltd.