Expository or Explanatory Composition (Primary 6)

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

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

WRITING

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: EXPOSITORY OR EXPLANATORY COMPOSITION 

 

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 composition on expository or explanatory types.

2. Make a clear logical presentation of point.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures of marriage, celebration, road accidents or similar events extract from books, newspapers or magazines.

 

 

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

WRITING A COMPOSITION ON EXPOSITION/EXPLANATION 

Writing a composition one exposition/explanation requires logical sequencing i.e. one thing thing happens before the next thing and so on.

Explanation of an event, e.g. causes of road accidents, marriage custom and traditional, etc.

 

Compositions

1. A traditional marriage I have witnessed.

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 6

Module 2, Page 6.

 

2. Causes of road accidents

 

3. How I sent my holiday

 

 

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 how to present ideas in a logical order.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen attentively to the teacher.

3. Let’s the pupils discuss either ‘a traditional marriage I witness or causes of road accidents’ in an informal way so that everybody will be interested in contributing ideas.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the given topic in an informal way.

4. Lets the pupils put down their ideas in writing.

Pupil’s Activities – Put down ideas in a clear and logical way.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to write an expository essay in a logical order.

 

 

 

 

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