THEME – WRITING
PREVIOUS LESSON –
TOPIC – RHYTHMIC POEM – SONG AND POEM
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
1. read and sing poems and songs as instruments of speech training;
2. memorize and recite poems;
3. sing and enjoy the song;
4. discuss meaning and effect of poem; and
5. identify the theme of poem.
The pupils are required to already have learned to sing.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. A short poem on a cardboard.
2. Flash cards showing key words in the poem and songs.
3. Simple poetry books.
5. Other relevant materials.
6. Charts containing the song.
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
READ AND SING
POEMS AND SONGS SONGS
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Choose appropriate songs and poems (Creating Music with Solfa Notation Values (Primary 5) or Children’s Rhymes I (Primary) and discuss the theme of poem (subject matter and meaning).
MEANING OF SONGS
SONGS AS ANOTHER USEFUL INSTRUMENT OF SPEECH TRAINING AND MEMORIZATION
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. Leads pupils to study the poem;
3. Reads poems to pupils to arouse interest;
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher read the poem and sing the song.
4. Lets pupils take turns reading the poem;
Pupil’s Activities – Take turns in reading the poem and singing the songs.
Reads the song as a poem;
5. Lets the pupils read after him/her;
Pupil’s Activities – Read the poem in group chorally and individually.
Pupil’s Activities – Read the poem and sing the song to get details of the meaning.
6. Encourages them to memorize the songs;
Pupil’s Activities – Memorize the poem and the song.
7. Teaches the pupils to sing the song and enjoy it;
Pupil’s Activities – Learn to sing and enjoy the song.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. Read the song as a poem.
2. memorize and recite it correctly.
3. discuss the meaning and effect of the poem.
4. identify the theme of the poem and
5. memorize the poem, song and enjoy it.