Parts of Speech – Meaning and Types of Verbs Primary 6 (Basic 6) – English Studies

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 6

 

TOPIC: VERBS

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. identify verbs;

2. use verb in making sentences.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify some verbs like run, walk, jump, etc.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Course book, Real objects, Pictures

 

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 Books

Learngrammar

All Relevant Materials

Online Materials

 

Related posts: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs. Scheme of work – first termsecond termthird term. Seventh week lesson outline

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTION – VERBS 

A verb is an action word or doing word that shows an action, an event or a state.

 

TYPES/IDENTIFICATION OF VERBS

1. Main Verbs

Main verbs are also known as action verbs. They are used to express action. Something that an animal, a person or a thing does.

 

For examples,

1. My future is bright.

2. He feels scared.

3. Eze goes to school.

4. The policeman is here.

 

2. Auxiliary verbs or Helping verbs

Auxiliary verbs are used to support or help the main verbs.

 

For examples,

1. He is writing a letter – is: auxiliary verb, writing: main verb.

2. She is eating a banana – is: auxiliary verb, eating: main verb.

3. They are playing football – are: auxiliary verb, playing: main verb.

4. The teachers are marking the answer sheets – are: auxiliary verb, making: main verb.

 

Exercises

Identify all the verbs in the following sentences:

1. Mrs Makelemi speaks kindly to her Pupil’s.

 

2. Taiye and Kehinde are wearing a clean and well – ironed uniform.

3. Michael is flying a kite.

4. The children are play under a tall tree

5. Seun sleeps in the biggest room.

 

Sentences building – construct five sentences using the following verbs:

1. Speaks

2. Speaking

3. Swims

4. Swimming

5. Wears

6. Wearing

 

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. Displays charts showing pupils writing, a boy running, etc.

 

3. Lets pupils interpret the content of the charts.

4. Uses the charts and the pupils interpretation to introduce and explain the meaning and types of verb.

5. Guides pupils to identify verbs;

Pupil’s Activities – Identify verbs.

6. Guides pupils to use verbs in sentences;

Pupil’s Activities – Use verbs 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 – Adverbs

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupil to:

1. explain the meaning of verb with appropriate examples.

 

2. differentiate between main and auxiliary verbs.

3. identify verbs in sentences.

3. make correct use of verbs.

 

 

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