SECOND TERM/WEEK 5
THIRD TERM/WEEK 7
THEME: Speech Work
TOPIC: Pronunciation Practice
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
- pronounce the words using the correct stress.
- Pronounce words in minimal pairs accurately.
- use the words in sentences with the correct intonation and stress.
- Do oral dictation and spelling test on them.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of white maker board and flash cards.
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
- Course Book – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English Book 6, page 54 D E and other relevant materials.
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
- A black bird
- A heavy weight
- A dark room
- A hot house
- Postage stamp
- Plastic bucket
- Cotton dress
- Diamond ring
- Rubber stamp
- Black bird
- Heavy weight
- Swimming pool
- Dark room
- Bank account
The following pairs of words could often pose a problem of pronunciation to pupils:
- Owl – howl
- Hop – shop
- With – wit – whiff
- Wish – which – witch
- Three – tree
- Dies – dice
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Say the words and let the pupils repeat after him/her e.g. postage stamp, bank account, note – postage has only one stress. Stamp is stressed but the stress is secondary.
- Pupil’s Activities – say the following, repeat after the teacher: postage stamp, bank account, diamond ring, rubber stamp, swimming pool.
- Let the pupils hear and say the words in each of the pairs until they can distinguish them.
- Pupil’s Activities – Practise the correct articulation of similarly sounding words which could be confused with each other – wish – which – witch, etc.
- Use the words in sentences as examples to the pupils.
- Pupil’s Activities – use these in sentences that are meaningful.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Pronounce words given by the teacher correctly;
- Use the words in sentences with the correct intonation and stress.