Further Practice in the Use of Tense – Present, Past Present, Perfect and Past Continuous Tense (Primary 4)

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES 

FIRST TERM/ STRUCTURES/ WEEK 6

SECOND TERM/ SPEECH WORK/ WEEK 3

PRIMARY 4

THEME: SPEECH WORK

PREVIOUS LESSON – Complete the Sentences with ‘Can’ and ‘May’ (Primary 4)

TOPIC: FURTHER PRACTICE IN THE USE OF TENSE – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE TENSE 

 

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 correctly use:

1. past tense.

2. present tense

3. future tense

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Course book

2. Substitution tables

 

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

INTRODUCTION TO TENSES

1. I ate rice yesterday – past tense.

2. I eat rice everyday – present tense.

3. I will eat rice tomorrow – present tense.

 

PAST TENSE 

Past tense is mainly used to express actions or events that happened in the past.

Examples

1. I went home economics center yesterday.

2. I ate apple this morning.

3. John travelled to America last year.

4. My father died last year.

5. He lived in Lagos.

6. You dropped your bag.

 

 

PRESENT TENSE 

The present tense is used to express action or even that currently going to happen.

Examples 

1. She goes to school every morning.

2. I always study at school.

3. He understands English.

4. It mixes the sand and the water.

5. She tries very hard.

6. He enjoys playing the game.

 

FUTURE TENSE 

The present tense is used to express actions or events that are yet to happen.

Examples

1. I will see you tomorrow.

2. It will rain tomorrow.

 

Reference Book – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 6

Page 17C

 

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 use of past, present and future tenses.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify past, present and future tenses.

3. Guides pupils to use the past, present and future tenses.

Pupil’s Activities – Use past, present and future tenses in making statements/sentences.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – English Studies (Primary 4)

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. identify past, present and future tenses and

2. make correct use of past, present and future tenses.

 

 

 

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