Use of Regular and Irregular Plurals of Nouns Primary 2 (Basic 2) – English Studies

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

STRUCTURE

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 11

PRIMARY 2

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 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Regular plurals of nouns

3. Irregular plurals of nouns

3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

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.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

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. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

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.

 

REGULAR PLURAL

For most nouns, add an ‘s’ at the end of the word.

For example,

Singular – Plural

Boy – boys

Girl – girls

Book – books

Pencil – pencils

Car – cars

Box – boxes

Boss – bosses, etc.

 

IRREGULAR PLURALS

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

 

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. 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.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

NEXT LESSON

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to give the plural forms of five words.

 

 

WORKBOOK

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 –