Word and Opposite – Antonyms (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

ENGLISH STUDIES – GRAMMAR

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: WORD AND OPPOSITE – ANTONYMS 

Antonym is a words that is opposite in meaning with another word. Words always have opposite. Another word for opposite is antonym.

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –

1. identify the antonyms of given words, and form new words from their antonyms correctly;

2. use the words and their antonyms correctly.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Course book

2. Flash cards

3. Charts showing antonyms

4. Dictionary

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

ANTONYMS 

Antonym is a words that is opposite in meaning with another word. Words always have opposite. Another word for opposite is antonym

For examples,
Word – Opposite

1. Narrow – wide

2. Ancient – modern

3. Outside – inside

4. Weak – strong

 

 

WRITE THE ANTONYMS OF THESE WORDS:

1. Big             ________________

2. Great         ________________

3. Beautiful   ________________

4. Ugly           ________________

5. Clever       ________________

6. Happy       ________________

7. Rich          ________________

 

REPLACE EACH HIGHLIGHTED WORD WITH AN ANONYM (OPPOSITE)

1. He is a very poor man.

2. The weather is bright.

3. The class captain is a very brilliant boy.

6. Ngozi is the best pupil in the class.

5. That is a fake material.

7. The drug is sweet.

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Explains the meanings of antonyms with examples;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussions.

3. Guides pupils to find the antonyms of given words using context or the dictionary;

Pupil’s Activities – Find out the antonyms of given words using context or the dictionary.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. list the antonyms of given words;

2. use the words in sentences correctly.

 

 

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