Responding to Formal Invitations – Acceptance and Regret (Primary 5)

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

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 5

THEME: READING AND WRITING 

TOPIC: RESPONDING TO FORMAL INVITATIONS – ACCEPTANCE AND REGRET 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

1. write a suitable reply, indicating acceptance or regret.

2. use the appropriate language for such replies.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned formal and informal letters.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of samples of replies (in telegram or card form) to formal invitations.

 

 

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 

Writing of acceptance letter and letter of regret in response to formal invitations. 

 

SAMPLE OF RESPONSES 

 

LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE 

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Paul,

My wife and I are delighted to accept your invitation to attend your son’s wedding on 16th November, 2018.

Yours sincerely,

John

 

LETTER OF REGRET 

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Paul,

I am so sorry that I can’t join you and Stephen for your wedding. I have to be in Abuja for a wedding, but you two will be first in my thoughts on your special day.

 

Note:

1. Formal invitation should be responded within 3 days.

2. Replies should be handwriting.

3. Reasons should be brief.

 

Reference book:

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English

Book 5, Page 64

 

 

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. Discusses model responses to the invitations to pupils e.g. congratulations, acceptance, etc. (in telegram or card form).

Pupil’s Activities – Listen attentively to the teacher and produce responses to specified invitations.

 

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 give a draft of formal replies to official invitation.