Guided Composition – Giving Account of A Poem (Primary 4)

Last Updated on August 9, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

WRITING

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 4

THEME – READING AND WRITING 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Oral Composition – Narrative (Description) – A Visit to my Village and An Interesting Experience (Primary 4)

TOPIC – GUIDED COMPOSITION – GIVING ACCOUNT OF A POEM 

 

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 rhythms or poems and links them to express their ideas.

2. write two paragraphs and link them.

3. use model composition provided by the teacher or in their class book to select the options that will help them write their own composition.

4. recognize lines and the words of the National Anthem.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Reading and Writing

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Suitable the poem

2. Recount the poem in prose.

3. Answer questions on the poem.

4. write their composition.

 

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

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

FOCUS TITLES 

1. Jack and Jill

2. Little Jack Horner

3. Little Miss Muffet

4. The National Anthem

 

Teacher’s Activities 

1. Giving an account of the poem in prose.

2. Dividing the prose into paragraphs, usually about two paragraphs, and linking them.

3. Explaining the words/ideas of National Anthem stressing National Consciousness

 

PROSE RENDERING INTO SUBSTITUTION

Once upon a time/Many years ago, a boy and a girl/a boy and his sister went up to fetch/draw a pail/a bucket of water from the well/the public tap.

When they were returning/coming back, etc.

 

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. Gives an account of the poem in prose.

3. Links the sentences.

4. Links the two paragraphs.

5. Prepare the prose rendering into substitutional tables.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Read the poem.
  • Recount the poem in poem.
  • Answer questions in prose.
  • Write their composition.

 

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. write rhythm or poem and link them to express their ideas.

2. write two paragraphs and links them correctly.

 

 

 

 

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