Phonemic Awareness – Aural Discrimination of the Sound /ɜ/ and /ʌ/, /ɔ/ and /ɔ:/ (Primary 3)

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

PHONEMIC AWARENESS

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 1 – /ɜ/ and /ʌ/

WEEK 2 – Repeat week 1 with different words and sentences. 

WEEK 3 – /ɔ/ and /ɔ:/

PRIMARY 3

THEME – READING 

PREVIOUS LESSON – 

TOPIC – 

 

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 –

pronounce and distinguish between the sounds and sentences using the correct stress and intonation.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Sounds

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Flash cards

2. Sentence strip

3. Flannel board

4. Course book.

 

 

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 ACTIVITIES 

Aural discrimination of the sounds:

1. /ɜ/ and /ʌ/

  • burn – born

can burn this bush.

A new child is born.

 

  • firm – form

The firm sent a form to me.

 

  • perch – porch

 

2. /ɔ/ and /ɔ:/

  • cot – court
  • spot – sport

 

 

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. Reads the sentences containing the sounds.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to and repeat after the teacher.

3. Distinguishes between the sounds.

Pupil’s Activities – Distinguish between the sounds.

4. Pronounces the words paying attention to the stress and intonation.

Pupil’s Activities – Pronounce the words.

5. Asks pupils to repeat after him.

Pupil’s Activities – Read the sentences following the teacher’s example.

 

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. pronounce given words using the appropriate sounds and

2. distinguish between the sounds in words and in sentences using the correct stress and intonation.

 

 

 

 

 

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