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LESSON PLAN (USING POEM IN ESL CLASSROOM)

Subject

English Hour

Date

12th March 2012

Class

4 Dahlia

Time

8.15 9.15 (1 hour)

Enrolment

33 pupils

Theme

World of Knowledge

Focus skill

Writing

Other skills

Speaking and Reading

Previous knowledge :

Pupils have learned about adjective in Year 3.

Curriculum Specifications:
1.6.1

Listen to and enjoy childrens songs, rhymes and poem

2.2.1

Ask Wh questions to seek information.

2.4.1

Recite simple poems

4.2.2

Write words and phrases in clear and legible writing.

Learning outcomes

: By the end of the lesson the pupils should be able to:


1. recite a poem is correct pronunciation and intonation
2. list out 4 adjectives correctly for each animal given
3. fill in the blanks with 6 out of 9 adjectives correctly

CCTS

: Making associations/connections, listing and writing

Teaching aids

: Mah-jong paper, marker pens, worksheet, poem.

Vocabulary

: Nouns and adjectives

Educational Emphasis

: Thinking skills, multiple intelligence

Moral value(s)

: Love ones pets and treat animals kindly.

Step/Time

Set Induction
(3 5 mins)

Content

Riddle
Examples of teachers
statements :
o I have 4 legs.
o I have sharp claws.
o I body has orange
fur.
o I have black stripes
on my body.

Step 1

1. Reading a poem

Presentation/
Introduction
(15 mins)

2. Introduction to adjectives.

Teaching-Learning

Note/Resources *including ICT,

activities

thinking skills, multiple intelligences,


educational emphases, values
and citizenship

1. The teacher plays a riddle with the class.


2. The teacher states a few sentences
pertaining to the riddle.
3. Pupils listen to the statements and try to
answer the riddle.
4. The teacher shows a picture of a tiger.

1. The teacher shows a slide which contains a


poem to the class.
2. The teacher and pupils read the poem
together a few times.
3. The teacher asks a few pupils to read the
poem individually.
4. The teacher then explains about adjective.

- Multiple intelligences
- to attract pupils interest towards the
lesson through language games
- Picture.
- Integrating games in lesson to create fun
learning.

- To develop thinking skills.

- To activate pupils previous knowledge


5. The teacher lists the animals found in the
poem and the pupils are encouraged to chip
in with the answers.
6. The teacher than list down the adjectives and
the nouns that follow them on the board.
Pupils who participate are rewarded by asking
them to write the adjective on the white
board.

Step 2

Group work.

Practice
(20 mins)

1. Worksheet 1
2.Discussion and
brainstorming session

1. The teacher divides the class into a few small

groups with 5 to 6 members in each group.


2. The teacher distributes Worksheet 1 with 3
pictures of animals in it. Some parts of the
animals are labelled to help the pupils.
3. The pupils discuss in groups and list out
suitable adjectives to describe each animal.

To integrate cooperation among


pupils.

5. The teacher calls out a few groups to present

To encourage discussions among


group members

4. The pupils write their answers in worksheet


provided.

To activate pupils previous


knowledge

To develop thinking skills.

their work to the class.


6. The teacher and pupils discuss about each
groups work and pupils are expected to give
positive comment about other groups work.

Step 3

Individual Work

Production/
Assessment
(15 mins)

1. Worksheet 2

1. The teacher distributes Worksheet 2 to each


pupil.

To develop thinking skills.

2. The pupils complete the poem in the


worksheet given with correct adjectives
individually.
3. The teacher goes around helping the weaker
pupils

Closure
(2 - 3 mins)

Good values:
1. Love your pets.
2. Treat animals kindly.

1. The teacher asks the pupils if they have pets.


2. The teacher asks the pupils how they treat
their pets.
3. The pupils respond to the teachers
questions.

- To instil good moral values among


pupils.

4. The pupils state how animals and pets should


be treated.