Word of Similar Meaning – Synonyms Primary 6 (Basic 6) – English Studies

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ENGLISH STUDIES

GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY

FIRST TERM/WEEK 1

SECOND TERM/WEEK 8

PRIMARY 6

 

TOPIC: WORD FORMATION – SYNONYMS 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Synonyms

3. Examples of Synonyms

4. Making Sentences with Words with Similar Meaning

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. identify the synonyms of given words, and form new words from their synonyms correctly;

2. use the words and their synonyms correctly.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify some of words with similar meaning.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

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1. Course book

2. Flash cards

3. Charts showing synonyms and antonyms

4. Dictionary

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English Book 6

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF SYNONYM 

A Synonym is a word that has a similar meaning with another word.

Sometimes, the word cannot replace it completely. It may just be similar.

 

For example:

Start and begin

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Boy and male

Finish, stop and end

Antonym and opposite

 

 

Reference material

MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 6

Page 122C, 1 – 3

 

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. Explains the meanings of synonyms with examples;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussions.

3. Consciously. Guides pupils to find the synonyms of given words using context or the dictionary;

Pupil’s Activities – Find out the synonyms of given words using context or the dictionary.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT

Ask pupils to – 

1. list the synonyms of given words.

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2. use the words in sentences correctly.

3. attempt all the questions below –

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

 

WRITE THE SYNONYMS OF THE FOLLOWING WORDS

1. Big              _______________

2. Great          _______________

3. Beautiful   _______________

4. Ugly            _______________

5. Clever         _______________

6. Happy         _______________

7. Rich            _______________

 

REPLACE EACH HIGHLIGHTED WORD WITH A SYNONYMS (SIMILAR)

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7. She is a very poor woman.

8. The weather is bright.

9. The class captain is a very brilliant girl.

10. This is a fake materials.