TOPIC: EXPOSITORY OR EXPLANATORY COMPOSITION
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. Write composition on expository or explanatory types.
2. Make a clear logical presentation of point.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures of marriage, celebration, road accidents or similar events extract from books, 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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
WRITING A COMPOSITION ON EXPOSITION/EXPLANATION
Writing a composition one exposition/explanation requires logical sequencing i.e. one thing thing happens before the next thing and so on.
Explanation of an event, e.g. causes of road accidents, marriage custom and traditional, etc.
1. A traditional marriage I have witnessed.
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2. Causes of road accidents
3. How I sent my holiday
- 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 how to present ideas in a logical order.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen attentively to the teacher.
3. Let’s the pupils discuss either ‘a traditional marriage I witness or causes of road accidents’ in an informal way so that everybody will be interested in contributing ideas.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the given topic in an informal way.
4. Lets the pupils put down their ideas in writing.
Pupil’s Activities – Put down ideas in a clear and logical way.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – narrative essay.
Pupils to write an expository essay in a logical order.