WEEK 8, 9, 10, 12
THEME – LISTENING AND SPEAKING
PREVIOUS LESSON – Expressing Ownership | Writing About Expression of Ownership Primary 2 (Basic 2) – English Studies
TOPIC – APOSTROPHE IN POSSESSIVES
1. Introductory Activities
2. Meaning of Apostrophe
3. Correct Use of Apostrophe in Possessive
4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to correctly use apostrophes in possessives.
The pupils can
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing apostrophe in sentences.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s Activities – Display a chart showing brother, brothers and brother’s for the pupils to spell and identify the difference. Guide them to pronounce correctly.
Pupil’s Activities – s and ‘s.
Teacher’s Remark – Good job for active participation. Brother and brothers are singular and plural noun. Brother’s is a possessive noun. Possessive noun is used to express ownership by adding apostrophe + s (‘s) to the end of the noun. Discuss the meaning of apostrophe and guide the pupils to use apostrophe in possessive.
An apostrophe (‘) is a punctuation mark most commonly used to express ownership or possession. That’s,
Add an apostrophe + (‘s) to the end of the noun.
1. Brother – brother’s
This pencil belongs to my brother.
This is my brother’s pencil.
2. John –
This pencil belongs to John.
This is my ___________ pencil.
3. Children –
The ball belongs to the children.
The ___________ ball.
4. Child –
The ball belongs to that child.
The ___________ toy.
5. Dog –
The ball belongs to the dog.
The ___________ ball.
APOSTROPHES IN SIMPLE SENTENCES
1. This pencil belongs to my brother.
- This is my brother’s pencil.
2. This pencil belongs to John.
- This is my ___________ pencil.
3. The ball belongs to the children.
4. The ball belongs to that child.
5. The ball belongs to the dog.
Note – Repeat the lesson for week 9 – 11 with different illustrations.
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. presents and demonstrates use of apostrophes in possessives.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s presentation on the use of apostrophe in possessives.
3. Leads pupils to use apostrophes in simple sentences.
Pupil’s Activities – Produce their own sentences using apostrophes in possessives.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to –
1. correctly identify apostrophes in possessives.
2. use apostrophes in possessives.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
1. _______________ (‘) is a punctuation mark most commonly used to express ownership or possession.
B. Question mark
2. _______________ is the sign for apostrophe.
A. ( ‘’ )
B. ( ‘ )
C. ( , )
3. Apostrophe is used to express _______________.
4. _______________ means the same as ownership.
Write in apostrophe in possession:
5. Boy – _______________
6. Michael – _______________
7. Mother – _______________
Use appropriate apostrophe to complete the following:
8. _______________ ball.
9. _______________ toy.
10. _______________ book.