Debate (Primary 5)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

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ENGLISH STUDIES 

SPEECH WORK/WRITING 

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 4/5

PRIMARY 5

THEME: READING AND WRITING 

TOPIC – Passage on Debate 

 

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. Arrange their ideas on a topic in the format of a debate.

2. Trace the development of an argument in a passage.

3. Recognize and use correctly the connectives commonly found in argumentative writing.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Course book

Materials from different sources – newspapers, books and poems.

 

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

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

PASSAGES ON DEBATES – TOPICS FOR DEBATES 

A farmer is more importance than teacher.

Town life is better than village life.

Boys should wear skirts and if girls wear trousers.

A man can cook better than a woman.

 

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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. Lets pupils use the keywords and phrases in the passage in their own sentences orally.

Pupil’s Activities – Make up sentences with the words provided by the teacher.

3. Practices with pupils the structural items in the passage.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice structural items introduced by the teacher.

Reads the passage first.

4. Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher read.

Lets pupils take turns reading the passage.

5. Pupil’s Activities – Take turns in reading.

6. Draws their attention to the development of the argument and the part played by connectives.

Pupil’s Activities – Notice the way arguments are developed in the passage.

7. Lets pupils do oral and written comprehension exercises.

Pupil’s Activities – Do oral and written comprehension exercises.

 

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. Arrange ideas on a topic logically.

2. Answer questions on the given passage.

3. Make a list of some connective they know.

 

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