Word of Similar Meaning – Synonyms (Primary 6)

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

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

FIRST TERM/WEEK 1

SECOND TERM/WEEK 8

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: WORD FORMATION – SYNONYMS 

 

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 synonyms of given words, and form new words from their synonyms correctly;

2. use the words and their synonyms correctly

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Similar words

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Course book

2. Flash cards

3. Charts showing synonyms and 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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English Book 6

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTION

SYNONYM 

A Synonym is a word that has a similar meaning with another word.

Sometimes, the word cannot replace it completely. It may just be similar.

 

For example:

Start and begin

Boy and male

Finish, stop and end

Antonym and opposite

 

 

Reference material

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 6

Page 122C, 1 – 3

 

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 synonyms with examples;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussions.

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

Pupil’s Activities – Find out the synonyms 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.

 

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LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT

Pupils to – 

1. list the synonyms of given words;

2. use the words in sentences correctly.

3. attempt all the questions below –

 

WORK BOOK (ASSIGNMENT)

 

WRITE THE SYNONYMS OF THE FOLLOWING WORDS

 

1. Big              _______________

2. Great          _______________

3. Beautiful   _______________

4. Ugly            _______________

5. Clever         _______________

6. Happy         _______________

7. Rich            _______________

 

REPLACE EACH HIGHLIGHTED WORD WITH A SYNONYMS (SIMILAR)

 

7. She is a very poor woman.

8. The weather is bright.

9. The class captain is a very brilliant girl.

10. This is a fake materials.

 

 

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