Last Updated on May 8, 2021 by Alabi M. S.
THEME – STRUCTURE
PREVIOUS LESSON – Present Prefect with “Since” Primary 3 (Basic 3) – English Grammar
TOPIC – PRESENT PERFECT WITH “FOR”
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. identify present perfect with “for”.
3. express correct use of present perfect with “for”.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Sentence strips
2. Course book
3. Other supplementary resources like newspapers or magazines.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
FOR and SINCE are frequently used with the past perfect tense.
PRESENT PERFECT WITH “FOR”
FOR is used with the simple past. We use for to talk about a period of time. For examples,
For + a period of past time
EXPRESS CORRECT USE OF PRESENT PERFECT WITH “FOR”
1. I have been sick for two days.
2. Mum has been in the market for two hours.
3. He has lived here for nine years.
4. They have been at home for two week.
5. We have taught at this school for a week.
6. She have worked here for five years.
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 correct use of present perfect with “for”.
Pupil’s Activities – Correctly use present perfect with “for”, following teacher’s examples.
4. Summarizes the lesson on the board with some exercises.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to:
1. identify present perfect with “since” and “for”, and
2. use “since” and “for” in sentence construction.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
1. I have lived in Lagos ___________ ten years.
2. I have played football ___________ I was a child.
3. He hasn’t had a day off ___________ three weeks.
4. I’ve lost so much flexibility ___________ I injured my hand.
5. They have all improved in attitude ___________ the manager talked to them.
6. Conflicts have been happening ___________ centuries, it won’t ever change.
7. I haven’t been on holiday ___________ ages.
8. I haven’t eaten that much ___________ Easter.
9. They haven’t been on holiday ___________ last month.
10. He hasn’t seen his bag ___________ morning, I think he lost it.