Vocabulary Acquisition – Specific or General Words (Primary 1)

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

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. explain meaning of new words in content- specific texts correctly.

2. use of new vocabulary and grammatical constructions in own speech.

3. recognises and understands the meaning of 100 – 300 new words and

4. manipulate word families.

 

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  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES – IDENTIFICATION OF CONTENT SPECIFIC VOCABULARY 

1. Numeracy

2. Science

3. Health

4. Technology

5. Computer

6. Exercise, etc.

 

Note – From week to week, choose the most relevant specific vocabulary with appropriate chart or illustration.

 

 

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. Guides pupils to –

  • identify new and unfamiliar words in texts and stories read.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussing new words and their meanings.

  •  find the meaning of the new words.

Pupil’s Activities – Find out the meaning of words in a dictionary.

  • correctly use the new words in own speech.

Pupil’s Activities – Use words in new sentences.

 

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. explain the meaning of words.

2. correctly use new words in own speech and

3. demonstrate correct use of 100-300 words in own speech.

 

 

 

 

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