Topic : More Stories/The selfish giantYear: 4 JatiBackground knowledge: The students are familiar with fairy tales.Curriculum Specification: 3.6 Acquire a wide range of vocabulary3.6.4 Understand words opposite n meaning3.8.2 Scan for specific information in text.3.8.4 Read and understand simple text by answeringcomprehension questions in relation to main ideas and details.Focus skill: ReadingReading level: ModerateLanguage item: SynonymsLearning objectives: By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
Read and understand the story by answering comprehensionquestions.
Identify the synonyms of the words given from the text.
Verbally state the moral value of the story.CCTS: sequencingTeaching Aids: picture card, word card, sentence strips, text book.
Stage Teaching/Learning activities CommentsPre-reading
1.The teacher shows a picture and the word ‘giant’ to the pupils.
Teacher elicits words associating to the ‘giant’ from the pupils.3.Teacher writes the words on the board.
First reading1.Teacher goes through the story paragraph by paragraphwith the pupils2.Pupils answer the questions as they read the story.3.Teacher checks the answer with the students.