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Winter English

 

Winter English is organised by Hong Kong Education City and Highlights for Children. It aims at facilitating primary school students’ English learning and social emotional development through gamified learning with English stories related to social emotional learning.

The stories are under four themes:

  1. Family
  2. Understanding Culture
  3. Friendship
  4. Helping the Community

Target

Winter English is open to all primary school students in Hong Kong.

Junior Primary Division: P1-3 students
Senior Primary Division: P4-6 students

Rules

  1. Schools that have enrolled are entitled to win school prizes. The teacher-in-charge having enrolled will receive award notification for both student and school prizes.
  2. All primary school students in Hong Kong are free to join Winter English at any time and get individual student prizes.
  3. The challenges consist of reading passages and relevant questions. Students can only attempt each challenge ONCE.
  4. When attempting the challenges, students will gain marks when they have got a correct answer, and extra marks if they have got all the answers of a challenge correct. Students with highest marks within each division will get prizes.
  5. The school prizes are determined based on the participation rates of each school (i.e. number of participating students / total number of students within the school).
  6. Results will be announced in February 2019 on this website. Schools with awarded students will be notified of the prize pickup arrangement.
  7. The organisers have the final decision on the rules, terms and results of Winter English.

 

 

 

 

A new challenge will be released every Wednesday and Friday from 19 December 2018 to 11 January 2019. There are 8 challenges in total for each student.

All challenges must be completed by 20 January 2019.

Results will be announced in February 2019.

 

Junior Primary Division

Date

Theme

About the Challenge

 

19/12/2018

Challenge 1

Family

Family Night

A family shows they care for one another by doing things together on a special night.

 

21/12/2018

Challenge 2

Family

What Can Quill Do Today?

Quill, the porcupine, is proud that he can jump, paint, and read just like his mother and father.

 

26/12/2018

Challenge 3

Understanding Culture

The Food Festival

People eat different foods all around the world. At the food festival, we taste this yummy food.

 

28/12/2018

Challenge 4

Understanding Culture

Clothes Around the World

The clothes we choose to wear can tell a lot about where we live and who we are.

 

2/1/2019

Challenge 5

Friendship

The Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen tries to get help from her friends to plant wheat for making bread. None of Little Red Hen's friends wants to help.

 

4/1/2019

Challenge 6

Friendship

Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Town Mouse visits her friend Country Mouse. Then Country Mouse visits Town Mouse. They decide they can still be friends despite being different.

 

9/1/2019

Challenge 7

Helping the Community

Building a Playground

People come together to rebuild an old playground.

 

11/1/2019

Challenge 8

Helping the Community

Joining Together in Song

Let's find out how a community arts project can bring people together.

 

 

Senior Primary Division

Date

Theme

About the Challenge

 

19/12/2018

Challenge 1

Family

Ana’s Bicycle (1)

Ana is saving her money for a new bicycle. When her mother gets too sick to work, what will Ana do?

 

21/12/2018

Challenge 2

Family

Ana’s Bicycle (2)

Ana is saving her money for a new bicycle. When her mother gets too sick to work, what will Ana do?

 

26/12/2018

Challenge 3

Understanding Culture

Into Africa

The land and cultures of people living on the Serengeti Plain and in Morocco are explored.

 

28/12/2018

Challenge 4

Understanding Culture

Something Different

When Mali asks her mother for something different for lunch, she expects to get a sandwich, which is what all her classmates eat. Instead, her mother gives her a kind of Thai food. What will Mali do?

 

2/1/2019

Challenge 5

Friendship

Unlikely Friends (1)

When Charlie learns that he has to meet his school's community service requirement, he's not sure what to do. Fortunately, his mom comes up with a project idea that suits him: doing gardening work for Adeline Carroll, his elderly neighbor.

 

4/1/2019

Challenge 6

Friendship

Unlikely Friends (2)

When Charlie learns that he has to meet his school's community service requirement, he's not sure what to do. Fortunately, his mom comes up with a project idea that suits him: doing gardening work for Adeline Carroll, his elderly neighbor.

 

9/1/2019

Challenge 7

Helping the Community

Art in Our Communities

Let's explores the different ways community arts projects can bring people together.

 

11/1/2019

Challenge 8

Helping the Community

Too Young to Matter? Not These Kids!

Find out about the lives of various kids who have made a difference in one way or another. They have devoted their time and talents to helping raise awareness about problems ranging from pollution to forced labor.

 

Awards

Students and schools with excellent performances will be awarded.

Schools that have enrolled are entitled to win school prizes. Teachers can enrol online for the whole school with their HKEdCity teacher accounts by 31 January 2019.
The teacher-in-charge having enrolled will receive award notification for both student and school prizes.

Student Awards

For each division, the 10 students with highest marks will be awarded: Champion (1), 1st Runner-up (1), 2nd Runner-up (1), Merit Award Winners (7).

Champion: Certificate, Hidden Pictures folder set, puzzle actvity book set, notebook and book coupons worth $300

1st Runner-up: Certificate, puzzle activity book set, notebook and book coupons worth $200

2nd Runner-up: Certificate, puzzle activity books and notebook and book coupons worth $100

Merit Award Winners: Certificates and puzzle activity books

Best Participation Awards for Schools

The 10 schools with the highest participating rates get book coupons worth $500.

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