Children’s Rhymes – Contemporary and Tradition (Primary 1)

 

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 1

THEME – PERFORMING ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

PREVIOUS LESSON – Branches of Arts (Primary 1)

TOPIC – CHILDREN’S RHYMES

LEARNING AREA 

 

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. recite some traditional rhymes.

2. identify the lyrics of a given rhyme.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Tape recorder and player

CD players

Notebooks

Pencils and cleaners.

 

 

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  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Leads the pupils to sing the following children’s rhymes –

 

Rhythm 1 – Some have food but cannot eat 

Some have food but cannot eat

Some can eat but have no food

We have food and we can eat

Glory be to God,

Amen.

 

 

Rhyme 2 – Rain Rain

Rain, rain, go away

Come again another day

Little Johnny wants to play.

 

Rhyme 3 – John Bull’s my son 

John Bull’s my son

I sent him to school

you don’t know how to spell your name

J-o-h-n B-u-l-l

 

Rhyme 4 – Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

Ti m’ba ka’we mi*

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

 

Bata mi a wo serere ni le

Bata mi a wo serere ni le

Ti m’ba ka’we mi*

Bata mi a wo serere ni le

 

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka

Ti m’ba ka’we mi

Bata mi a dun ko ko ka.

 

Rhyme 5 – The day is bright

The day is bright It’s bright and fair

Oh happy day

The day of joy

The day is bright It’s bright and fair

Oh oh happy day.

 

MORAL LESSON OF THE ABOVE SONGS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on some of the above songs.

 

 

LESSON TWO – CHILDREN’S RHYMES GAMES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Lets the pupils play the game of Who is in the Garden or Ta lo wa ni inu ogba na. 

 

Rhyme 6 – Who is in the garden (English version) 

Leader: Who is in the garden?

Group: That’s a little small girl (boy).

Leader: Can I come and see her (him)?

Group: No, no, no!

Leader: Now you follow me!

 

Yoruba Version  

 

Ta lo wa ni inu ogba na

Omo kekere kan ni

Se kin wa wo

Ma wa wo

Tele mi kalo 

 

For more children’s rhymes, Tonic Solfa Children’s Rhymes

 

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. Finds out from the pupils the rhymes they are familiar with.

Pupil’s Activities – Recite the traditional rhymes they already know.

3. Plays recorded rhyme recitation.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the recorded traditional rhymes.

4. Displays written rhymes on cardboard sheets.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify rhymes in their language.

5. Encourages individual and group recitation of rhymes.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice reciting the rhymes. Recite rhymes in groups.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy the written rhymes in their notebooks.

 

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:

1. recite one children’s rhymes.

2. identify the lyrics of a given rhyme.

 

 

 

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