Formal Invitations As Opposed to Letters (Primary 5)

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

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 5

THEME: WRITING 

TOPIC: FORMAL INVITATION AS OPPOSED TO LETTERS 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. Write formal invitation.

2. Use the structures in formal invitation.

3. Distinguish a formal invitation from an informal one.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned formal and informal letters

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of course book and sample of invitation cards.

 

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

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

FORMAL INVITATION

Formal invitations are standard for events that call for formal dress, such as weddings. Addresses, dates, and times are clearly spelled out.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF FORMAL INVITATION

  1. Name of the host – Mr. and Mrs ______
  2. Phrasing of the invitation – Cordially request or invites
  3. Kind of events – wedding, naming, birthday, etc.
  4. Date and time
  5. Venue
  6. Request to respond
  7. Dressing code/color of the day – champagne gold and peach

 

 

SAMPLE OF FORMAL INVITATION – WEDDING 

The Family of

Mr. and Mrs. Paul 

And

Mr. and Mrs. Peter 

Cordially invites you 

____________________________________________________________

Engagement & Reception Marriage

Ceremony 

of their children 

Ayomide Omowunmi 

&

Olamide Michael 

On Saturday 16th December, 2017. 

@ CRN Events Centre, 

Airport Road, Ikeja – Lagos 

Time – 10:00 am prompt 

RSVP: Dr. Seun

080_____________________

Colour of the day 

Champagne Gold & Peach 

 

 

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 that in a formal invitation every thing is formal. The language is more polite. The invitation is done in writing not by word of mouth.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Enumerate occasions for formal invitation.
  4. Pupil’s Activities – Give reasons for formal invitations – important people are going to be present and so on.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the dress that would required on such occasions.
  6. Pupil’s Activities – Read the sample invitation cards provided by the teacher.
  7. Guides pupils to draft invitations.
  8. Pupil’s Activities – Draft formal invitation of their own, with the teacher guiding them.
  9. Supervises pupil’s activities.
  10. Pupil’s Activities – Enumerate occasions for formal invitation.

 

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 write a formal invitation letters.

 

 

 

 

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