Parts of Speech – Exclamations and Interjections (Primary 6)

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

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

GRAMMAR

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 10

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC:Exclamations and Interjections

Interjection and Exclamation both are words used to shows or express strong feelings about yourself, like anger, shock, surprise and joy.

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

  • By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
  1. identify Exclamations and Interjections;
  2. use Exclamations and Interjections in making sentences.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

  • The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
  1. Course book
  2. Real objects
  3. Pictures

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Books
  4. PEDIAA
  5. Learngrammar
  6. All Relevant Materials
  7. Online Materials

 

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INTERJECTION AND EXCLAMATION

Interjection can be single words or short phrases, sounds, introductory expressions, adjectives, and nouns that are used to express strong emotions and feelings which are grammatically unrelated to a sentence.

Interjections can be written with exclamation marks, commas or question marks.

 

TYPES/IDENTIFICATION OF INTERJECTIONS

 

  • Ah is used to express surprise, pressure, realization or resignation.

 

Examples 

  1. “Ah, that feels good.”
  2. “Ah, now I understand.”
  3. “Ah! I’ve won!”
  4. “Ah well, it can’t be helped.”

 

  • Dear is used to express surprise or pity.

 

Examples

  1. “Dear me! That’s a surprise!”
  2. “Oh dear! Does it hurt?”

 

  • Hello is used for expressing greeting or surprise.

 

  1. ” Hello Michael. How are you today?”
  2. ” Hello! My car’s gone!”

 

  • Hey is used to express surprise, Joe or for calling attention.

 

  1. “Hey! What a brilliant idea!”
  2. “Hey! look at that!”

 

  • Others are oh, well, hmm, eh, wow, cheer, etc.

 

 

Exclamations are words, phrases, and clauses, generally longer than interjections that express strong feelings and feelings. Exclamations are meaningful phrases and clauses.

Exclamations are only written with exclamation marks.

 

TYPES/IDENTIFICATION OF EXCLAMATIONS 

  1. I won the game!
  2. I just don’t know what happened!
  3. Come here now!
  4. You were meant to be here last month!
  5. I’m so happy!
  6. What a wonderful morning!
  7. How amazing!
  8. Go to your classroom!
  9. Stop smiling!

 

 

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 Exclamations and Interjections;
  3. Guides pupils to identify Exclamations and Interjections;
  4. Pupil’s Activities – Identify Exclamations and Interjections.
  5. Guides pupils to use Exclamations and Interjections in sentences;
  6. Pupil’s Activities – Use Exclamations and Interjections in making sentences.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – Exclamations and Interjections

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT

Pupil to:

  1. identify Exclamations and Interjections in sentences;
  2. make correct use of Exclamations and Interjections.