SK Year 3: Unit 7 Pg 56
Focus: 4. Language Art
Content 4.3 By the end of the 6 year primary schooling, pupils will be able to plan,
Standard: organize and produce creative works for enjoyment.
4.3.2 Able to perform with guidance on: ( a ) jazz chants.
Objectives: By the end of the lessons, pupils are able to:
1. chant the text with correct pronunciation, intonation and word stress
2. chant and do action appropriately according to the text.
3. answer oral Wh-Questions regarding the text read.
Time: 60 minutes
Teaching 1. Printed text taken from the Song ‘Everything Beneath the Sea’
2. Activity http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/sites/kids/files/songs-
Notes: For weaker pupils, teacher can create a much shorter and simpler text without
neglecting the content of the original text.
1. Teacher asks the pupils to do the chant in their own group and at the same
time do actions while they chant.
2. If there’s time students can do the worksheet.
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1. Teacher revises the previous lesson together with the pupils. What sea
creatures can they remember?
2. Teacher shows the pictures of the sea creatures was found in the text.
Randomly pick few pupils to name the pictures.
3. Teacher displays the text of the song Everything Beneath The Sea but
this time the teacher uses the text to do a jazz chant.
4. Teacher asks the pupils to read the text silently for few minutes. While
reading, pupils look for some action verbs and underline them.
gliding, sliding, swimming, crashing, hiding, glowing
5. Teacher asks oral Wh-Questions to check their understanding of the
Examples of the Wh-Questions.
a) Where do these creatures live?
b) How many sea creatures found in the text?
c) Which sea creature slide?
d) Which sea creature glow?
e) What are the names of two fishes found in the text?
6. Teacher explains the verb action that are found in the text. Teacher asks
the pupils to do the action like ‘gliding’, ‘sliding’, ‘ swimming’, ‘crashing’
‘hiding’ and ‘glowing’ to make the chant more interesting.
7. Teacher demonstrates reading in the style of a jazz chant. Pupils listen to
the teacher and then the pupils chant verse by verse using the correct
pronunciation, intonation and word stress.
8. Teacher drills the pupils with choral reading (whole class) then later
divides them into smaller groups and they practise in their own group.
Teacher walks from group to group monitoring their reading.
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