Further Practice on Report Making (Primary 5 and 6)

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

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

STRUCTURE

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 2

WEEK 5

WEEK 8/PRIMARY 5

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 6 – CHANGING PASSIVE SENTENCES INTO ACTIVE VOICE 

THEME – STRUCTURE 

TOPIC – Direct and Indirect Speech

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):

  1. use direct and indirect reporting orally and in writing;
  2. recognize the changes that take place in direct speech to reported or indirect speech.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Listening and Reporting

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Flash cards
  2. Course book

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. MacMillan Brilliant Primary English school book 6
  4. Tanus Basic English Book 6
  5. All Relevant Materials

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

 

INTRODUCTION

There are ways to report someone speech (my dad is a teacher).

Direct speech (repeating the exact speech) with quotation marks. For example – “my dad is a teacher”, she said.

Indirect speech (reporting the exact speech) – she said her dad was a teacher.

 

DIRECT OR REPEATED SPEECH

Direct speech repeats, quotes, says or writes the actual or exact words spoken by someone else.

 

INDIRECT OR REPORTED SPEECH

Indirect speech reporting what someone else said or wrote without using the actual or exact words.

 

DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH

 

EXAMPLES

 

I am hungry. 

Direct speech – “I am hungry”, said Seun.

Indirect Speech – Seun said he was hungry.

 

I will see you tomorrow.

Direct speech – “I will see you tomorrow”, he said.

Indirect Speech – He said he would see him/her/them the next day.

 

My dad was a trader.

Direct speech – “My dad was a trader”, he said.

Indirect speech – He said, his dad had been a trader.

 

My uncle gave me a book yesterday.

Direct speech – “My uncle gave me a book yesterday”, Samson said.

Indirect speech – Samson said that his uncle gave him a book the previous day.

 

 

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. Creates a true to life situation in which the language activity will take place.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Dramatize the situation involving direct and indirect speech in groups.
  4. Guides pupils to use direct and indirect speech.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Practice use of direct and indirect speech.

 

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. use direct and indirect reporting orally and in writing.
  2. attempt all the questions below –

 

WORK BOOK (WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT) 

 

Change the following speech to direct speech and reported speech.

 

1. My name is Segun.

Direct speech –

Indirect speech – 

 

2. I come from Kwara State.

Direct speech –

Indirect speech – 

 

3. I am in primary 6.

Direct speech –

Indirect speech – 

 

4. My father bought me a new bicycle.

Direct speech –

Indirect speech – 

 

5. Where are you going Segun.

Direct speech –

Indirect speech –