English Studies Term 3 Week 2 Primary 4 (Basic 4)

 

SPEECH WORK AND READING – Letter written to an old classmate, mother and and an old neighbour

ENGLISH STUDIES

THIRD TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

TOPIC – READING LETTERS WRITTEN TO AN OLD CLASSMATE, MOTHER AND AN OLD NEIGHBOUR 

 

LEARNING AREA – Features of Informal Letters

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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

1. Read the letter.

2. Do oral and written comprehension exercises on the letters.

3. Use the format in their own informal letters.

4. Use the unfamiliar words in the letters in their sentences.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can read and write.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Course book

2. Supplement readers

3. A short informal letter written on a cardboard or board.

 

 

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 LESSON

READING LETTERS – Informal letter contains its own format:

1. Friendship

Dearest mother

Warmth – yours sincerely

Affectionately

2. Chit chat

For example, What do you mean by not letting me hear from you?

Share jokes

Confidence, etc.

3. Main purpose of writing

4. Intimacy

 

INFORMAL LETTER (FORMAT) 

There is no set format when writing an informal letter. But there is a general pattern that people usually follow –

 

Sender address 

6, Segun Micheal Street,

Broad Road,

Apapa,

Lagos.

15th May, 2022

 

Greetings

Dear Dad, Uncle, Seun…..

 

Body of the letter 

First paragraph – introduction

Second paragraph – Main content of the letter

Third,

Fourth, if any

Last paragraph – Conclusion

 

End of the letter 

Lots of Love

Best,

Best Wishes,

Kind Regards,

Kindly,

 

 

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. Teacher organizes pupils in groups depending on the size of the class with sample of informal letter.

3. Teacher asks the groups or pairs to read and discuss the content of the letter.

3. Teacher uses the letter and pupils responses to introduce the lesson and reads out the informal letter.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s reading.

3. Teacher points out the format of informal letters.

Pupil’s Activities – Read a model letter.

4. Teacher points out the formal tone.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the main ideas in the letter.

5. Teacher highlights new words and their use and meanings in sentences.

Pupil’s Activities – Gives answers to questions provided by the teacher.

6. Teacher guides pupils to write an informal letter.

Pupil’s Activities – Write a letter to friends or family.

 

7. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson 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 

Teacher asks pupils to, 

1. read the letters.

2. do oral comprehension test.

3. use the unfamiliar words in their own sentences

 

 

STRUCTURE – Comparing Things and Persons According to Weights, Sizes Heights, Distance, Shapes and Quantity 

ENGLISH STUDIES

THIRD TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 4

 

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

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. Form positive, comparative and superlative of as many adjectives as possible.

2. Use each word in sentences.

3. Use regular and irregular adjectives.

4. Compare things that are equal.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOURS

The pupils can compare objects with different weights or sizes.

 

 

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

Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

FOCUS LESSON

REGULAR ADJECTIVES 

Regular adjectives describe nouns and usually end in er/est – comparatives and start with more/most – superlatives.

 

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE 

1. WEIGHT – Big – Bigger – Biggest

2. SIZE – Wide – Wider – Widest

3. HEIGHT – Tall – Taller – Tallest

4. DISTANCE – Long – Longer – Longest

 

Lead is heavier than feather – weight.

A mountain is bigger than a hill.

Michael is tall. Destiny is taller.

 

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE 

1. important – more important – most important

2. intelligent – more intelligent – most intelligent

3. Beautiful – more beautiful – most beautiful

4. quiet – more quiet – most quiet

5. Gentle – more gentle – most gentle

 

IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES 

Irregular adjectives have irregular comparative and superlative forms.

 

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE 

1. Good – Better – Best

2. little – less – least

3. much – more – most

4. bad – worse – worst

5. far – further/farther – furthest/farthest

 

 

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. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class with sample of objects and chart showing objects with various weights and sizes.

3. Teacher asks pupils to compare and discuss their differences.

4. Teacher uses the sample and chart to introduce the lesson and explains when ‘more’ and ‘most’ are used and ‘as…. as’ is used. For example, she is as pretty as pretty can be. He is strong as lion.

Pupil’s Activities – Discus before comparing persons, things, etc.

  • Use these words in sentences as possible, in groups and individually.
  • Write down sentences using various adjectives of comparison. For example, Bola is as clever than her sister.

5. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to the questions 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

Teacher asks pupils to, 

1. Form positive comparative and superlative of many adjectives correctly.

2. Use each word in two sentences.

3. Use regular comparison appropriately.

4. Compare things that are equal.

 

 

WRITING – A Motor Park 

ENGLISH STUDIES

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 1 

PRIMARY 5

TOPIC: A MOTOR PARK 

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. describe the essential characteristics of their family or school;

2. describe the members of the family, noting their special characters.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can read and write.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. A suitable guided composition piece;

2. Composition prepared by the teacher.

 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English school book 6

All Relevant Materials

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

GUIDED COMPOSITION 

1. A MOTOR PARK

Follow the link – A motor park

 

2. MY FAMILY 

Samson is my family’s name. We live in Lagos at No. 9, Estate Road, Igando. There are five members in my family. They are my parents, my younger brothers and myself, living together under the same roof.

 

The name of my father is Mr. Samson Omotayo. He is a trader. He enjoys reading and listening to music when he is free. My mother’s name is Mrs. Samson Ruth. She is a fashion designer. She looks after the family. Every day she cooks meals for us. She teaches me and my brother at home.

My brother and I are students. I am 12 years old and I am in primary six. My younger brothers, Stephen is eight years old and he is in primary four. Nathaniel is six years old and he is in primary two. We enjoy playing together. We like watching cartoon on cartoon network.

I love my family and my family loves me. I am very proud of my family.

 

3. MY SCHOOL 

The name of my school is Oye Nursery and Primary School, No. 19 Estate Road, Lagos. My school is the best school in my community. My school is blue and white. I like to go to school every day. My class teacher is very kind and teaches us to follow school rules and regulation. My school is located at very nice place and away from all the crowd and noise of the city.

My school has a school’s anthem and pledge.

My school has lots of facilities such as one computer room, one library, one common reading room, two big playground. My school has classes for kindergarten, nursery and primary class students.

My school has around nineteen qualified teachers including men and women, one headteacher, two assistant headteachers, one cleaner and two gatemen.

My teacher teaches us well and makes us learn subjects in very creative and attractive ways.

 

 

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. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

 

3. Teacher prepares a model composition and uses this to guide pupils;

Pupil’s Activities – Write composition on the topic given by the teacher.

 

 

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

Teacher asks pupils to, 

1. describe their family or school environment;

2. describe members of their family noting their special characters;

3. list two special characters of a member of your family.

 

 

TEACHING NEW WORDS

ENGLISH STUDIES 

THIRD TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 3

TOPIC: TEACHING OF NEW AND DIFFICULT WORDS 

 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. New Words/Difficult Words

3. Making Sentences with New/Difficult Word

4. Spelling and Dictation

6. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. pick out new and difficult words from the week comprehension passages.

2. pronounce new and difficult words correctly.

3. write the meaning of new and difficult words in the passages.

4. make a sentence with these words.

5. attempt 70% (and above) of weekly assessment correctly.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can use dictionary to find the meaning of new words.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of dictionary and chart showing difficult words.

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English school book 6

All Relevant Materials

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

FOCUS LESSONS

NEW AND DIFFICULT WORDS 

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

 

PRONUNCIATION OF NEW AND DIFFICULT WORDS 

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

 

MEANING OF NEW AND DIFFICULT WORDS

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

 

MAKING SENTENCES WITH THE NEW WORDS AND DIFFICULT WORDS

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

 

 

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 to identify new and difficult words from the passage.

Pupil’s Activities – Scan the meaning of the new words.

 

3. Write the new and difficult words on the board and let the pupils to find the meaning of each word in the dictionary.

Pupil’s Activities – Find the meaning of each word in the dictionary.

4. Supports pupils to make sentences with the new and difficult words.

Pupil’s Activities – Make a sentence each with the new and difficult words.

5. Organize pronunciation and spelling competition (whole and group spelling) with the new and difficult words.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the individual or group competitions.

6. Summary the lesson with dictation.

Pupil’s Activities – Take part in the dictation.

7. Prepare weekly assessment (test) questions.

Pupil’s Activities – Attempt 70% (and above) of weekly assessment correctly.

 

 

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

Take time to preview the next lesson, identify new and difficult words and give pupils as assignment.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Teacher asks pupils to, 

1. Pronounce and spell new and difficult words correctly.

2. Find the meaning of new and difficulty words.

3. Make sentences with new and difficult words.

4. Write dictated words correctly.

 

 

READING COMPREHENSION

ENGLISH STUDIES 

READING COMPREHENSION

FIRST SECOND THIRD TERM 

WEEK 1 2 3…..

PRIMARY 4 5 6
TOPIC: AS STATE IN IN Reading Comprehension Plan Lesson Note for Upper Primary English Studies

 

 

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. read the passage;

2. skim for the main points in passage;

3. scan for the specific information;

4. answer the questions.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can read and write.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Course book

2. Dictionary

3. Pictures

 

 

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

A reading passage selected from the course book based on regard and concern for interest of others.
Topic:

 

READING TO FIND THE MAIN POINTS

Note – For reading focus, let pupils read the passage first.

 

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. Allows pupils to first read the questions.

3. Reads the passage to the pupils.

4. Lets pupils read the passage individually or in group.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the summary the teacher gave.

5. Leads a discussion on the content of the passage.

Pupil’s Activities – Read the passage to skim for the main points.

4. Highlights the main points.

5. Distinguishes the theme/subject matter of the passage;

Pupil’s Activities – Answer the questions asked.

 

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

Teacher asks pupils to,

1. read the passage correctly;

2. skim for the main points;

3. state the specific information in the passage.

 

GRAMMAR – Complete the following from the story that have just been read.

 

 

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