Difference between Pairs of Sentences – The use of ‘in’ and ‘at’ in a simple sentence (Primary 6)

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

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

GRAMMAR

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 6

THEME: STRUCTURE 

TOPIC – Difference between Pairs of Sentences – The use of ‘in’ and ‘at’ in a simple sentences 

 

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. Correctly explain the use of ‘in’ and ‘at’ in a simple sentence.

2. Use ‘in’ in sentences to express delicate shades of meaning.

3. Work with the teacher on idiomatic use of ‘in’ and ‘at’.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Course book

Supplementary readers

Flash card

 

 

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  

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PAIRS OF SENTENCES

THE USE OF ‘IN’ AND ‘AT’ IN A SIMPLE SENTENCE 

Use in to show an enclosed position –

  • He is in the university (visiting).
  • They were chiefs in their town.

 

 

Use at to show where somebody is, work or studies and when something happens –

  • He is at the university (studying).
  • The thieves came at night.

 

The use use of simple tense in contrast to present continuous tense to express shapes of meaning –

  • He lives here
  • He is living here.

 

Ref – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 

Book 6

Page 40C

 

 

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. Helps pupils to make sentences with ‘in’ ant ‘at’;

Pupil’s Activities – Make sentences with ‘in’ and ‘at’ to bring out the meaning of each.

3. Supervises pupils activities;

Pupil’s Activities – Make sentences with the use of ‘in’ and ‘at’.

 

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 –

differentiate between pairs of sentences

 

 

 

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