THEME – LISTENING AND SPEAKING
PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Examination Links For Primary Schools
TOPIC – READING LETTERS WRITTEN AN OLD CLASSMATE, MOTHER AND AN OLD NEIGHBOUR
Features of Informal Letters
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. Read the letter.
2. Do oral and written comprehension exercises on the letters.
3. Use the format in their own informal letters.
4. Use the unfamiliar words in the letters in their sentences.
Reading and writing Letters
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Course book
2. Supplement readers
3. A short informal letter written on a cardboard or board.
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
Informal letter contains its own format:
Warmth – yours sincerely
2. Chit chat
For example, What do you mean by not letting me hear from you?
3. Main purpose of writing
For full details format, visit – Features of Informal and Formal Letters
Reference book – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 4
Page 28A and 85A
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. Reads out the informal letter.
Pupil’s Activities – Listen to teacher’s reading.
3. Points out the format of informal letters.
Pupil’s Activities – Read a model letter.
4. Points out the formal tone.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the main ideas in the letter.
5. Highlights new words and their use and meanings in sentences.
Pupil’s Activities – Gives answers to questions provided by the teacher.
- 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 letters.
2. do oral comprehension test.
3. use the unfamiliar words in their own sentences