Simple Greetings and Commands Primary 1 Primary 2 and Primary 3 – English Studies
LISTENING AND SPEAKING
THEME – LISTENING AND SPEAKING
TOPIC – SIMPLE GREETINGS AND COMMANDS
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. greet and respond to simple greetings with appropriate tones.
2. give and carry out simple commands and
3. differentiate between tones in greetings and commands.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of pictures depicting modes of greeting among various groups and charts.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Materials
Online Information – First Term Week 3 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Good morning, children.
Good morning, sir/ma/Mr. Michael
GREETINGS AT HOME
Greetings at home and appropriate time for particular greetings –
- In the morning – good morning, sir/ma
- In the afternoon – good afternoon, sir/ma
- In the evening – good evening, sir/ma
GREETINGS IN THE MORNING
Pupil: “Good morning dad, how do you do?”
Dad: “Good morning Ade, how do you do?”
GREETINGS AT SCHOOL
People in the school are teachers, gateman, cleaners, food vendors and visitors.
Pupil: “Good morning Madam/Sir/Mr. Obi”
Teacher: “Good morning Olu, how are you?”
Pupil: “I am very well, thank you Sir.”
GREETINGS IN THE COMMUNITY
People in the community are the neighbours, elders/clan heads, nurse, doctor.
“Good afternoon” Doctor/Sir/ Madam etc.
LESSON 2 – SIMPLE COMMANDS
Go to bed
Greet your daddy
IN THE SCHOOL
Give me that rule
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. Creates home and schools atmosphere through role play characters e.g. father, mother, elder, teacher, etc.
Pupil’s Activities – Role-play members of the family, home, school and class community.
3. Demonstrates appropriate greeting for each character.
Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate appropriate greetings for different people.
4. Encourages pupils to greet one another with appropriate gestures.
Pupil’s Activities – Greet and respond to greetings from colleagues.
5. Gives commands and demands appropriate responses from pupils.
Pupil’s Activities – Obey the teacher’s commands. Model giving and obeying commands in pairs.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Ask pupils to –
1. greet and respond to simple greetings and
2. give and respond to commands using the appropriate tone.