Structure – Abbreviations and Acronyms Primary 5 (Basic 5) Term 2 Week 1 English Studies

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

STRUCTURE 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 5 (BASIC 5)

PREVIOUS LESSON – 

 

TOPIC – ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS 

 

LESSON AREA

1. Introduction

2. Abbreviations

3. Acronyms

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. identify the features abbreviated forms of words.

2. differentiate between abbreviations and acronyms.

3. apply standard English conventions in abbreviations in common words.

4. compose the different forms letters or texts.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Cell phone

2. Computer projector

3. Video

 

 

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

INTRODUCTION

Abbreviations and acronyms are shortened forms of words or names.

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS 

MEANING OF ABBREVIATIONS 

An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word used instead of the full word.

 

EXAMPLES OF ABBREVIATIONS 

  • Dr.– Doctor
  • Jr.– Junior
  • Ms. – Miss
  • Mr. – Mister
  • Mrs. – Mistress
  • Corp. – Corporation
  • Prof.– Professor
  • Memo – Memorandum
  • Math – Mathematics
  • Psycho – Psychopath
  • Etc.

 

 

MEANING OF ACRONYMS

Acronym is a set of initial letters from first letters of each of the words that form another word.

 

EXAMPLES OF ACRONYMS 

  • PC– Personal Computer
  • PA– Personal Assistant
  • VP – Vice President
  • CV – Curriculum Vitae
  • MD – Managing Director
  • NUT – Nigeria Union Of Teachers
  • NTA – Nigeria Television Authority
  • HIV – Human Immune Deficiency Virus
  • ATM – Automated Teller Machine
  • SIM – Subscriber Identification Module
  • WHO – World Health Organisation
  • NPA – Nigeria Port Authority
  • BSC – Bachelor of Science
  • NDA – Nigeria Defense Academy
  • WWW – World Wide Web
  • ASUU – Academic Staff Union Of University
  • NNPC – Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation
  • PHCN –Power Holding Company Of Nigeria
  • WAEC – West Africa Examination Council
  • NECO – National Examination Council
  • FRSC – Federal Road Safety Commission
  • FIFA – Federation of International Football Association
  • NAFDAC – National Agency for Drug Administration And Control
  • Etc.

 

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. Displays charts showing examples of abbreviations and acronyms.

3. Lets the pupils familiar themselves with the words in groups or pairs.

4. Calls the attention to the basic features of abbreviations and acronyms.

Pupil’s Activities – Examine the chart to familiarize with the basic features of abbreviations and acronyms.

5. Uses the charts and basic features of abbreviations and acronyms to introduce and explain the meaning abbreviations and acronyms with appropriate illustrations.

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction, explain the meaning abbreviations and acronyms.

6. Asks pupils differentiate between abbreviations and acronyms.

Pupil’s Activities – With appropriate examples, differentiate between abbreviations and acronyms.

7. Evaluates the lesson.

Pupil’s Activities – Attempt most of the questions correctly.

8. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the lesson summary and write as instructed.

 

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

Asks upils to: 

1. identify the features abbreviated forms of words.

2. differentiate between abbreviations and acronyms.

3. apply standard English conventions in abbreviations in common words.

4. compose the different forms letters or texts.

 

 

Ezoicreport this ad