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Reported Speech (Questions) Primary 5 (Basic 5) – English Studies

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

SECOND TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 5

THEME: SPEECH WORK 

 

TOPIC: REPORTED SPEECH (QUESTIONS)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. Ask questions.

2. Turn questions to reported speech.

3. Make correct sentences reporting questions asked by other people.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned reported speech – commands.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of course book and passage on court scene from a play.

 

 

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 Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

REPORTED SPEECH – QUESTIONS 

A reported is sometimes called an indirect question.

  • Direct questions – Is your book new?

Reported speech – The teacher asked if my book was new.

 

  • “What is the time?” she asked.

She wanted to know what the time was.

 

  • “Did you see that house?” she asked me.

She asked me if I had seen that house.

 

  • “Who knows the answer?” the teacher asked.

The teacher wanted to know who knew the answer.

 

  • “Are you crazy?” he asked him.

She asked him if he was crazy.

 

Pupil’s Exercises

1. “What is your name?” she asked me.

Reported Speech –

 

2. “How old is your mother?” she asked.

Reported Speech –

 

3. “Where do you live?” The teacher asked.

Reported Speech –

 

4. “What time does the bus arrive?” he asked.

Reported Speech –

 

5. “When can we have dinner?” he asked.

Reported Speech –

 

6. Peter said to Paul, “Why are you so late?”

Reported Speech –

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

Asks questions from pupils and lets them answers.

Pupil’s Activities – Answer questions asked by the teacher.

Lets pupils turn both the questions and answers into reported speech.

Pupil’s Activities – Turn the questions and answers into reported speech.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice using correct sequence of tense.

Pupil’s Activities – Use such phrase as: he asked, wanted to know if, he wondered, whether.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to: 

1. Turn questions to reported speech.

2. Make correct sentences while reported questions asked by other people.