Vocabulary Acquisition – Common Abbreviations (Primary 1)

 

 

FIRST TERM  

SECOND TERM

THIRD TERM

WEEK 

PRIMARY 1

THEME – READING 

PREVIOUS LESSON – 

TOPIC – VOCABULARY ACQUISITION 

 

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. recognise and explain common abbreviations.

2. use abbreviations appropriately in sentences and

3. correctly add endings to base word.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Reading

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Short books

2. Text books

3. Picture books

4. Word cards

5. Poems

6. Dictionaries.

 

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  

ABBREVIATION 

Master – Mr/Mrs.

Doctor – Dr.

Reverend – Rev. etc.

 

WORD ENDINGS 

Less – s

Work – ed,

Flies – es

Going – ing, etc.

 

 

SYMBOLS

K

+

÷

×

%

&

#

*, 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. Explains the meaning of abbreviations like Mr. Mrs. Dr. Rev. etc.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Listens to teacher explanations.
  • Construct words using abbreviations.

3. Guides pupils to –

  • identify common word endings like – s; – es; – ed; and – ing and
  • add endings to base word.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in drills and exercises involving abbreviations and adding endings to common words.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. identify and use abbreviations of common words.

2. correctly add endings to words to build new words.

 

 

 

 

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