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Word Formation – Nouns From adjectives I (Primary 6)

 

ENGLISH STUDIES – GRAMMAR 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 6

THEME: WORD FORMATION 

TOPIC: NOUN FORMED FROM ADJECTIVES 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. Form nouns from adjectives.

2. Use the words in meaningful sentences.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Parts of speech – noun and adjectives

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Sentence strips

2. Flash cards

3. Flannel board

4. Course book

 

 

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. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English Book 6, page 71c, 1 – 3

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

NOUN FORMED FROM ADJECTIVES 

Abstract nouns are usually formed from adjectives by adding ‘ness’.

 

Examples – 

Adjectives – Nouns 

1. sick – sickness

2. kind – kindness

3. sad – sadness

4. good – goodness

5. neat – neatness

6. cold – coldness

7. smart – Smartness

8. mild – mildness

9. tough – toughness

 

MAKING SENTENCES WITH NOUNS FORMED FROM ADJECTIVES 

Adjective – He is a kind man.

Noun – His kindness is known to all.

 

Adjective – The lady is sick.

Noun – Her sickness started this morning.

 

Reference Book

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 6

Module 6, Page 71C – D

 

 

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. Gives examples of nouns formed from adjectives.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to examples of adjectives and the nouns formed from them.

3. Demonstrates how the noun is formed.

Pupil’s Activities – Pronounce the noun formed from adjectives.

4. Uses both adjectives and nouns for the pupils to see.

Pupil’s Activities – Form nouns from some adjectives given by the teacher.

5. Guides pupils in using the words in sentences of their own.

Pupil’s Activities – Use such words in sentences of their own.

 

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. Form nouns from adjectives by adding ‘ness’.

2. Use the words in meaningful sentences.