THEME – LISTENING AND SPEAKING
PREVIOUS LESSON – Phonics – Pronunciation of Vowels and Diphthongs Primary 2 (Basic 2) and Primary 3 (Basic 3) – English Studies
TOPIC – USE OF REGULAR AND IRREGULAR PLURALS OF NOUNS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Regular plurals of nouns
3. Irregular plurals of nouns
3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. identify regular and irregular plurals.
2. use regular and irregular plurals in simple sentences.
The pupils can
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of flash cards.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Teacher’s Activities – Display chart showing singular and plural for the pupils to spell and pronounce. Guide them to pronounce correctly.
Pupil’s Activities – Pronounce boy /boys, box/boxes, etc.
Teacher’s Remark – Good job for active participation. Writes out on the board examples of regular and irregular plurals. And guide them in the formation of plurals.
REGULAR AND IRREGULAR PLURALS OF NOUNS
Nouns form their plural by adding either – S or ES.
For most nouns, add an ‘s’ at the end of the word.
Singular – Plural
Boy – boys
Girl – girls
Book – books
Pencil – pencils
Car – cars
Box – boxes
Boss – bosses, etc.
For some nouns, other letters must be replaced or added, sometimes changing the words completely.
Singular – Plural
Man – men
Person – People
Ox – oxen
Child – children
Man – men
Foot – feet, etc.
For more details on regular and Irregular plural, visit – ESLGRAMMAR.org
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. Writes out on the board examples of regular and irregular plurals.
Pupil’s Activities – Reproduce in writing teacher’s examples of regular and irregular plurals.
3. Guides them in the formation of plurals.
Pupil’s Activities – Form regular and irregular plurals.
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 give the plural forms of five words.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
Complete the following with correct regular or irregular plural.
1. Boy – _____________
2. Men – _____________
3. Class – _____________
4. Teacher – _____________
5. Pupil –
6. Potato – _____________
7. Echo Echoes – _____________
8. Woman – _____________
9. Card – _____________
10. Street –