Institute of Sathya Sai Education - Hong Kong

Learning to earn a living is only half the job. The other half is to make life worthwhile and meaningful.~ Sathya Sa Baba ~

Ideas for English Classroom

Examples of values-based questions that can be used to enhance character development while doing school-based assessment.

Education should reflect the heritage of a community, society and a nation, and needs to evolve and fill the world with love and mutual respect. Humanity will always want to celebrate this highest ideal whether it is in the material or spiritual needs of mankind.

The following extracts have been taken from Taplin, M. & Yu, K. (2006).  The Road to Success in English SBA.  Hong Kong: Child Learning Centre and have been printed here with the kind permission of the publisher.  For further information about English School Based Assessment it is recommended that readers refer to this book [contact]

Even though specific books have been used here it is recommended that the ideas can be adapted for use with other books as well.


Sample Questions for Selected English Texts


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