Expressing Consequences or Cause and Effect with the Use of ‘So… That’
ENGLISH STUDIES – STRUCTURE
TOPIC: Expressing Consequences or Cause and Effect with the Use of ‘So… That’
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
- Use ‘so and that’ in expressing result.
- Use ‘so that’ in expressing purpose.
- Use ‘so’ without the consequences or purpose as in modern English usage.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Picture charts illustrating the ideas in the sentences.
- Short prose passages taken from the pupils text or other sources.
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
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
EXPRESSING CONSEQUENCES OR CAUSE AND EFFECTS WITH THE USE OF ‘SO… THAT’
- He is so tall that he can reach the ceiling easily.
- The bird is so young that it can’t fly.
- His stomach is to big that he cannot see his toes.
Notice that so and that are split in final clauses or clauses expressing result or consequences
- 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;
- Writes pairs of sentences, one sentence in each pair expressing a cause and the other the effects of result – he is very sort, he can’t reach the ceiling the bird is very weak it can’t fly.
- Pupil’s Activities – read the sentences provided by the teacher.
- Discusses ways of joining simple sentences to form longer ones – using because and so, so…. that.
- Join each of the two pairs of sentences using so… that.
- Pupil’s Activities – Discuss ways of joining simple sentences to form longer ones – ‘the water is dirty. The man does not want to drink it’. ‘The load is heavy. No one wants to lift it’.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Express cause and effect ideas using the appropriate correlatives ‘so that’;
- Use so that in expressing purpose;
- Make sentences with ‘so’… ‘that’ to result.