Verbal Skills – Words and Gesture Nursery 1 (Age 3) – Letter Work

Last Updated on September 18, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

LETTER WORK

FIRST TERM

WEEK 2

NURSERY 1 – AGE 3

THEME – VERBAL SKILLS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Self Expression – Name, Age and Class Nursery 1 – Age 3 (Basic 3) – Letter Work

 

TOPIC – VERBAL SKILLS 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Verbal Skills – Words and Gesture

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives – communicate using words and gesture.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of flash card showing different objects.

 

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  

LESSON 1 – SONG AND BODY MOVEMENT 

SONG AND GESTURE 

Teacher’s Activities – Sings a song that will the children move part of their body such as clap , wave hand in the air, stand, site, shake, dance, etc.

For example –

1. If your happy and you know it, clap your hands

Clap, clap

 

If your happy and you know it clap your hands

Clap clap

If your happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it

If your happy and you know it, clap your hands

Clap clap

 

2. If your happy and you know it, stomp your feet

Stomp, stomp

If your happy and you know it stomp your feet

Stomp, stomp

If your happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it

If your happy and you know it, stomp your feet

Stomp, stomp

 

3. If your happy and you know it, pat your head

Pat, pat

If your happy and you know it pat your head

Pat, pat

If your happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it

If your happy and you know it, pat your head

Pat, pat

 

4. If your happy and you know it, turn around!

Turn around!

If your happy and you know it turn around!

Turn around!

If your happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it

If your happy and you know it, turn around!

Turn around!

 

5. If your happy and you know it, say hello!

Hello!

If your happy and you know it say hello!

Hello!

If your happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it

If your happy a nd you know it, say hello!

Hello!

 

LESSON 2 – WORD AND GESTURE 

Based on lesson 1, pick out a word with gesture from the song in lesson 1 for the children to demonstrate.

 

Note – Gesture means moving part of the body – hands, head, etc. to express an idea or meaning.

 

For example –

Clap your hands

  • Pupils clapping.

 

Stomp your feet

  • Pupils stomping their feet.

 

Turn around

  • Pupils Turning around

 

Say hello

  • Pupils wave their hands while saying hello.

 

Continue with other words with gesture.

  • Yes, No
  • I, Me, Myself
  • You, All
  • Yours
  • High – five
  • Good job
  • Well done
  • Look, etc.

 

Note – The children should be able to demonstrate each word(s) with part of the body. 

 

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. Sings a song that will the children move part of their body such as clap , wave hand in the air, stand, site, shake, dance, etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Sing and imitate the teacher.

3. Pick a word with gesture.

4. Guides children to demonstrate each word and gesture.

Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate with words with gesture.

 

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

Storytelling – Story of Tortoise Nursery 1 (Age 3) – Nursery 1

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

 

1. sing a song with gesture.

2. demonstrate words with appropriate gesture.