Parts of Speech – Verbs (Primary 6)

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

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: Verbs

 

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 verbs;
  2. use verb in making sentences.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

  • The pupils are required to already have learned in their lesson – pronoun.

 

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. Learngrammar
  5. All Relevant Materials
  6. Online Materials

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

 

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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

 

  • 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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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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/ASSIGNMENT

Pupil to:

  1. identify verbs in sentences;
  2. make correct use of verbs.

 

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