# Comparing Things According to Weight, Size, Height, Distance  Shape and Quality

ENGLISH STUDIES

SPEECH WORK

SECOND TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME – GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

TOPIC: COMPARING THINGS ACCORDING TO WEIGHT, SIZE, HEIGHT, DISTANCE, SHAPE AND QUALITY

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. match expression with realistic situation.

2. form comparative and superlatives adjectives.

3. use each in a sentences.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Cook book

2. Materials around the classroom

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

COMPARING THINGS ACCORDING TO WEIGHT, SIZE, HEIGHT, DISTANCE  SHAPE AND QUALITY

Comparative adjectives are used to compare one noun with another noun by adding er.

Superlative adjectives are used to one or more noun(s) against a group of nouns by adding est.

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE

WEIGHT – Big – Bigger – Biggest

QUALITY – Good – Better – Best

SIZE – Wide – Wider – Widest

HEIGHT – Tall – Taller – Tallest

DISTANCE – Long – Longer – Longest

COMPARING THINGS ACCURATELY, OR ON IMPRESSION

A horse is bigger than a dog.

Ten is greater than eight.

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 form their table of comparison.

Pupil’s Activities – Prepare a table of adjectives showing positives comparative and superlative.

3. Lets pupils use words in situation which will bring out the meaning of the sentences.

Pupil’s Activities – Use the words in sentences orally and then in writing.

4. Write out examples of comparison.

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. Do oral test on comparatives and superlatives.

2. Make correct sentences matching expressions.