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ENGLISH DAILY LESSON PLAN

Date Time Class Language Proficiency Subject Theme Topic Focused skills Integrated skills Curriculum specifications

: 8th December 2012 : 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m : 4 Diligent : Excellent : English : World of Story : Story Time : Speaking : Listening and writing :

3.9.3 Read and talk about the action of people, objects and animals in a story heard or read. 3.9.4 Tell why a person, objects or animals in a story is good or bad.

General Objectives

: Read and enjoy simple poems and stories and respond to them by talking about the people and relate it to one’s life.

Specific objectives

: By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:1. Read the dialogue fluently. 2. Read and understand simple poems stories. 3. State the moral value from the story. 4. Answer four from five comprehension questions correctly.

Previous Knowledge

: Pupils have read and know about some fairy tale and bedtime stories.

Teacher great pupils and asks pupils to sit properly. Pupils’ role a character. 5. team work.Moral Values References : Cooperate. Teacher asks pupils randomly to come in front of the class. Students are asked to become an everyday object. English Year 4 Textbook : Teaching Materials STAGE/TIME CONTENT PRESENTATION / RATIONALE TEACHER’S COMMENT Whole class Set Induction (5 minutes) activities using improvisation method. . honest. give it feelings while acting out a particular situation 4. ‘Object Empathy’ Materials Object Card (Appendix 1) 1. tolerate : English Year 4 curriculum specification. kind hearted. Teacher gives the object card to pupils. 2. Asks pupils to create a spontaneously dialogue according to the situation of the object given. hardworking . 3. 6. Teacher asks pupils about the activity that they have done.

it make pupils proficiency in English Languange. Teacher read a story and pupils mime according to the story. Besides that. 2. Moreover. By using improvisation method. 1.In addition. Teachers relate the activities with the topic.Other than that. pupils will relate the activity with the topic they are going to learn today.Teacher’s instruction What are your friend do just now? What we’re going to learn today? Expected answer Create a dialogue Drama 7. Rationale This activity is planning to arouse pupils’ attention. it also can activate pupils previous knowledge.The focus is thus on identifying with characters. enacting roles and entering into their inner experience of imagination and fantasy. Whole class Step 1 (10 Minutes) activities using mime. Teacher explains the rules of mime whereas pupils are needed to take part actively. Pupils are guided to do mime activity . 3. it also can increase pupils’ confidence level. the thinking skills of the pupils will develop well.

Pupils in group will make props . Teacher gives a script according to their characters.Mime also helps pupils become comfortable with the idea of performing in front of peers without concern for language. 6. 5. Rationale This activity is planning to make sure all students are take parts in the activities. Pupils are divided into 6 heterogeneous groups. Materials 8. 11. Group Step 2 (12 minutes) Activities to make props of the story. 10. 7. One pupil from each group are asks randomly to come in front of the class.Materials 4.  Story passage about ‘The Adventurer’ (Appendix 2) according to the storyline. Mime helps develop students' observation. The selected pupils pick the characters card and tell the teacher what the characters that he/she gets. Teachers prepared the characters card and put into the box. Teacher explains how to do the group activities. The most creative pupils with creative mime and movement will get the prize from the teacher. Teacher also prepared materials to make props. It also can atract pupils’ attention and stretch pupils imagination.  Characters card      Script Manila card Polistren Pencil colours Sciscors 9.

. This activity make pupils more independent because they are more open to their thoughts. 5. addition. 1. Pupils who are not involved keep attention on the drama.   Glue Colour paper Cloth according to the characters. 2. Teacher encourages pupils to take part actively. cooperate among their members of the group because it needs contribution from each member of the groups. Rationale This activity is designing to develop creativity skill in art. Pupils present the children’s theatre. characters  Script of Arrogant Sunflower (Appendix 3) Rationale This method is selected as a part of Materials Activities using Children’s Theatre 3. One pupil for each group comes in Whole Class Step 3 (15 Minutes) State the moral value from the story. 4. It also can encourage discussions among peers. front to role play according to their characters and wears the props.  Props of the Read the dialogue fluently. This activity is suitable for hands on learners. Teacher asks pupils about the moral value from the story. Teacher takes part as side coach and participates in the drama. 6. They will be a good questioners In according it to also the can situations.

Individual work Materials Worksheets (Appendix 4) 1. Teacher guides weak pupils. pupils By will using answer good the worksheets. pupils are asked to complete the worksheets. 5. Closure (5 minutes) Individual work playing interactive game. 3. teacher announce the best actor and actress and give award to each of them. 4. Step 4 (13 minutes) Answer four from five comprehensi on questions correctly.sensory-rich experiences and select dramatic actions to express the images. 2. Lastly. Internet connection ii. Within 10 minutes. Each of them are ask to surf the the webpage. Rationale This method is selected to ensure pupils achieve objectives. Teacher guides weak pupils. 4. http://gamestolearnenglish. 1. Children’s theatre activities encourage children to recall personal. Teacher divided worksheets to each pupil. Teacher and pupils do the discussion to find the correct answer in the worksheets. Teacher asks pupils to complete the Materials : i. Teacher asks students to sit properly. 2. questions given with minimal guidance from the teachers.creative teaching to ensure and happy in doing the pupils’ fun activities. Computer interactive worksheet. .com 3.

Drama is a powerful language teaching tool that involves all of the students interactively all of the class period. it engages feelings and attention and enriches the learners' experience of the language. this stage is plan to avoid boredom among pupils. There are many reasons why we choose drama activities and techniques in our lesson plan. Drama can also provide the means for connecting students’ emotions and cognition as it enables students to take risks with language and experience the connection between thought and action. speaking and listening. a class will address. First of all it is entertaining and fun. Pupils will able to answer the question with different ways.Rationale This stage is design to encourage pupils do the exercise question in interactive ways. Drama also fosters and maintains students’ motivation. More than that. . writing. 2. writing. It can provide varied opportunities for different uses of language and because it engages feelings it can provide rich experience of language for the participants. In sodoing. speaking and listening by creating a suitable context. by providing an atmosphere which is full of fun and entertainment. and can provide motivation to learn. practice and integrate reading.1 RATIONALE CHOSING DRAMA AS CREATIVE METHOD Drama can foster language skills such as reading. Teaching English as a foreign language inevitably involves a balance between receptive and productive skillS and drama can effectively deal with this requirement. Through drama.

and sunglasses etc. Teacher asks what they need in the bags.2.. For example.” That would be a creative part in this stage.. where one is and what one is doing there. unrehearsed. They pack up their bags. The teacher reading a story about ‘The Adventurer’ and students mime as the story.2 Stage 1 : Whole Class Activities Using Mime In stage 1. The students need to think how the object feel and what would be the object said according to the situation given. usually including statements of whom one is. the object card requires them to be an object empathy as an empty toothpaste tube. sun cream.. the teacher tells the children the following story and they have to mime using movements in the story The teacher gets the children to imagine they are an adventurer who wants to go on an adventure. Just imagine.Improvisation provides learners with opportunities to not only improve their language communication skills. It’s okay when at the beginning students will be hesitant and shy to participate in the activities. Improvisation is an excellent technique to use in the classroom as it motivates the learners to be active participants in authentic situations thereby reducing their selfconsciousness. As we know improvisation as an unscripted. we choose to integrated the techniques of mime into our English Lesson Plan. The implementation of this techniques that aim to improve the foreign language learners' confidence level will invariably lead to improvement in the use of the target language. . but also to improve their confidence which will ultimately lead to the development of positive concepts. spontaneous set of actions in response to minimal directions from a teacher. The interesting part in the induction set when we asked the students to be as an object that they use every day.1. 2.1 Set Induction Stage We start our lesson by choosing a creative method using improvisation in drama techniques. The teacher says imagine you are walking quickly because you are so happy to be on your adventure. Children answers are usually water. The children mime putting all their essentials into their bag. but after a few sessions they will become more enthusiastic and there will be a phenomenal improvement in their confidence level.1. sandwiches.

the mime itself can act as a catalyst to generate and elicit language before. and recall of language items is assisted whenever an associated image is presented . he defines mime as "a non-verbal representation of an idea or story through gesture. without using words .1. 2. They will be a good questioners according to the situations. Mime emphasizes the paralinguistic features of communication. It also can encourage discussions among peers. Its strength lies in that although no language is used during the mime. it also can cooperate among their members of the group because it needs contribution from each member of the groups. bodily movement and expression".Mime is acting out an idea or story through gesture. Mime is a great way of reinforcing memory by means of visual association. There are many ways teachers can enhance children’s creativity. We plan an activity to make sure the whole class take part in the lesson.3 Stage 2 : Whole Class Activities using Craft Activities As we know that children are naturally creative so making something different in this lesson plan. . This activity make pupils more independent because they are more open to their thoughts. Arts and craft activities will help nurture their artistic ability enabling them to become a wholesome individual. Mime helps learnersbecome comfortable with the idea of performing in front of peers without concern for language and that although no language is used during a mime it can be a spur to use language. They are asked to create their own props in group work activities according the characters that had choose. bodily movement and expression.According to John Dougill (1987). It builds up the confidence of learners by encouraging them to get up and do things in front of one another. This activity is designing to develop creativity skill in art.during and after the activity. This activity is suitable for hands on learners. It is difference with drama method but it still a part of creative method. Mime helps develop students' power of imagination and observation and can also be quite simply " a source of great enjoyment" with students tending "to be very enthusiastic about this aspect of drama". In addition.

students can obtain moral value from this story. In Children’s Theatre the participants are assigned roles which they act out in a given scenario. It is important to take into consideration the learners' level of language proficiency when using and implementing Children’s Theatre activities in the English classroom. sensory-rich experiences and select dramatic actions to express the images. Students need to indicate the moral value from the story.1.4 Stage 3 : Whole Class Activities using Children’s Theatre Whole class activities using Children’s Theatre was selected as a part of creative teaching to ensure pupils’ fun and happy in doing the activities. students are asked to complete the worksheets given. After choosing a context for a Children’s Theatre. The m ain benefit of Children’s Theatre from the point of view of language teaching is that it enables a flow of language to be produced that might be otherwise difficult or impossible to create. the next step to follow is to provide ideas on how this situation may develop. Ideas for Children’s Theatre could be obtained from situations that teachers and learners experience in their own lives. Children’s Theatre enables participants to deepen prior experience and to translate it into characters for the plot. The purpose of Children’s Theatre is educative rather than therapeutic and the situations examined are common to all. The first story about two monkey Winkle and Bizzy. This is a main focused in this lesson plan.1. Role play can also help recreate the language students used in different situation. More than that. school situations and playground incidents provide opportunities for interaction and group discussion. television programmes and movies. Children’s Theatre allows students to prepare and practice for possible future situations. There are two stories in the worksheets. the sort of language students are likely to need outside the classroom. We choose the moral story about Arrogant Sunflower. from books. Family scenes. By simulating reality. Children’s theatre activities encourage children to recall personal.5 Stage 4 : Individual Activities. 2.2. Answer the Worksheets given In this stage. The second . Children’s Theatre involves spontaneous interaction of participants as they attempt to complete a task. make it simple script to ensure students enjoy to take part as the character from the story.

.story is about ‘The Selfish Giant’. After read through the story. students need to answer the comprehension question correctly within 10 minutes.

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