TOPIC – Difference between Pairs of Sentences – The use of ‘in’ and ‘at’ in a simple sentences
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. Correctly explain the use of ‘in’ and ‘at’ in a simple sentence.
2. Use ‘in’ in sentences to express delicate shades of meaning.
3. Work with the teacher on idiomatic use of ‘in’ and ‘at’.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
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
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PAIRS OF SENTENCES
THE USE OF ‘IN’ AND ‘AT’ IN A SIMPLE SENTENCE
Use in to show an enclosed position –
- He is in the university (visiting).
- They were chiefs in their town.
Use at to show where somebody is, work or studies and when something happens –
- He is at the university (studying).
- The thieves came at night.
The use use of simple tense in contrast to present continuous tense to express shapes of meaning –
Ref – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English
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. Helps pupils to make sentences with ‘in’ ant ‘at’;
Pupil’s Activities – Make sentences with ‘in’ and ‘at’ to bring out the meaning of each.
3. Supervises pupils activities;
Pupil’s Activities – Make sentences with the use of ‘in’ and ‘at’.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to –
differentiate between pairs of sentences