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Subject: English Language Date: 2/8/2011 Time: 9.00 a.m. 10.00 a.m.

. Class: 4 Charismatic Enrolment: 36 pupils Theme: World of Stories Topic: A Big Turnip Focus skill: Reading Integrated skills: Listening, Speaking, Writing Language focus: Simple Past Tense- planted, pulled, shocked Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with types of vegetables. Intended Learning Outcomes: 3.3 Read and understand phrases, sentences, paragraphs and whole text. 3.9 Read and enjoy simple stories and respond to them by talking about the people, and moral value in the story. 2.5 Talk about the people and moral values of the stories heard, read and viewed in simple language. Curriculum Specification: 3.3.3 Read and understand simple paragraph. 3.9.1 Read and give details about the people in the story. 2.5.2 Talk about the actions of people in the story heard or read. Behavioral objectives: By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to i. predict what might be read in the story by looking at posters ii. individually identify at least 4 out of 6 main ideas and past tense verbs in the whole text by underlining it iii. role play the situation in the story heard in groups Educational Emphasis: i) CCTS: Arranging and Sequencing ii) Moral Values: cooperation Teaching aids: A black box, a turnip, poster, task sheet, envelopes, role cards

Stages/ Time Set Induction (+ 5 min)

Content Can guess

Teaching/Learning Activities 1) Teacher divides the pupils in a group of four what class. box and guess. they think and teacher records their answer on the board. 5) Teacher tells the group to open the magic box and look inside it.( The object is a turnip) 6) Teacher tells the pupils that they are going to read the story entitles A Big Turnip.

Rationale To


arouse Black box, interest A turnip of what

you 2) Teacher distributes two black boxes to the pupils

and to give brief pupils are going

the object in 3) Teacher asks pupils to feel the object in the idea the box is?

4) Pupils tell the teacher about the object that to learn.

Pre-Reading (+ 10 min)

i. The called many pull turnip.

man 1) Teacher shows a big poster to the class and To are familiar with the story. the read in the story. skills. To

enhance A big poster A Big Turnip story familiarize

posts some questions to know whether they pupils thinking of

people to 2) Teacher asks pupils to predict what might be 3) Pupils say out their answers and teacher jots pupils with the down their point on the board in simple past sentence tense form. 1) Teacher tells pupils to sit in pair. pattern. To

ii. The turnip was huge WhileReading (+ 20 min) and heavy i. The farmer planted the turnip seeds. ii. The turnip

develop A text of A Big Turnip, task sheet, envelopes

2) Teacher distributes a text of the A Big Turnip pupils story to each pair and tells the pupils to read understanding the text silently. 3) Teacher tells the class to underline the main idea in each paragraph. about the story.

had grown 4) While reading the text, teacher asks the pupils