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Word Study and Dictionary Practice (Primary 6)

ENGLISH STUDIES 

FIRST TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 6

STRUCTURE

TOPIC: Word Study and Dictionary Practice

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to find words in a dictionary or long list.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR 

Dictionary

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Chart
  2. Flash cards
  3. Course book
  4. Dictionary.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING

  1. Explanation
  2. Discussion
  3. Demonstration
  4. Questions and answers

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Dictionary
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

USING A DICTIONARY 

  1. Using the Knowledge of the Alphabet Letters of the alphabet (a – z).
  2. Locating words and their meanings in a dictionary.

 

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. Explains the idea of arranging words in alphabetical order and the principles involved;
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Share ideas on how to find words in the dictionary or a long list.
  4. Guides pupils to find given words in a dictionary or a long list;
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Use knowledge of alphabetical order to find given words in dictionary in pairs or groups.

 

 

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: find given words in a dictionary, using knowledge of alphabetical order.