LESSON PLAN - ENGLISH LESSON

Date                       : 8th September 2006 (Monday)
Class                      : Year 4 Dahlia
Number of Pupils           : 36 / 36
Time                       : 10.50 am – 11.50 am
Topic                      : Come Rain Or Shine – Four Seasons
Main Skills                : Reading
Integrated Skills          : Listening, Speaking and Writing
Curriculum Specification   : World of Knowledge – Level 3
                                   1.2.3 Listen to and repeat simple rhymes and
                                         songs paying attention to pronunciation,
                                          stress and intonation correctly.
                                   3.3.3 Read and understand simple paragraphs
                                   4.3.3 Match words to other words
Learning Outcomes/
Objectives                 : By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:
                                   i) Read simple rhymes with correct pronunciation,
                                       stress and intonation
                                   ii) Read and interpret simple paragraphs
                                   iii) Rearrange words to form questions and answers
                                        based on the poem read
Previous Knowledge         : Pupils have seen and heard about the four seasons
Language Input             : Simple Wh - questions
Teaching Aids              : Graphic organizer, worksheet, flash cards, paper strips
Moral Values               : Gratitude and love for the environment
Educational Emphasis /
Thinking Skills            : Classify, predict, look for patterns
Multiple Intelligences     : Bodily-kinesthetic, visual-spatial, interpersonal,
 Stage / Time          Content          Teaching and Learning Activities                 Rationale               Remarks
Set Induction   Poem                    1. Teacher shows pupils a poem on        To allow pupils to enjoy   Resources:
(5 minutes)                                 four seasons.                        and appreciate reciting    Graphic Organizer
                                        2. Teacher asks pupils to listen         poems
                                           carefully while teacher recites the
                                           poem.                                                            Multiple
                                        3. Teacher ask pupils to recite the                                 Intelligences:
                                           poem.                                                            Verbal-linguistic
                                        4. Teacher introduces the topic.
Presentation    Power-point Slides      1. Teacher shows the scenes of four      To widen pupils’           Resources:
(25 minutes)                               seasons.                              knowledge on the four      Graphic Organizer
                Examples of countries   2. Teacher ask pupils to read the        seasons.
                having the four            paragraphs that describe the four                                Multiple
                seasons                    seasons.                                                         Intelligences
                Switzerland, Ireland,   3. Teacher talks about the four                                     Visual-spatial
                France, England,           seasons, the colours and things
                Germany, Britain           associated with each season.
                                        4. Teacher gets few pupils who                                      Moral Value:
                                            have been to foreign countries to                               Gratitude
                                            share their experiences.
                                        5. Teacher gives examples of
                                            countries having the four
                                        6. Teacher emphasizes the WH –           To refresh pupils’
                                           questions.                            grammar on Wh-
                                        7. Teacher shows the Wh-words            questions.
                                            that are used to ask the Wh
                                        8. Teacher shows a few examples
                                        of simple Wh -questions
 Stage / Time          Content               Teaching and Learning Activities                  Rationale                Remarks
Production      Wh- questions                1. Teacher gives four envelopes           To let pupils match the   Resources
(20 minutes)                                    containing scrambled Wh-               words to form questions   Flash Cards, paper
                1. Which season is cold,        questions to four groups and four      and answers               strips
                   white and chilly?            envelopes containing scrambled
                   Winter season is cold,       answers to four more groups.
                   white and chilly.         2. Teacher asks the latter groups to                                CCTS:
                2. Where do the Eskimos         unscramble the flash cards into                                  Look for patterns
                   live?                        sentences and paste them on the
                   Eskimos live in cold         paper strips.
                   and snowy places in       3. Then, teacher asks the groups                                    Moral Value:
                   the Arctic.                   with Wh- questions to find the                                  Co-operation
                3. What happens during           groups with the correct answers.
                   spring?                   4. After that, teacher asks groups
                   Flowers bloom during         with questions and groups with                                   Multiple
                   spring.                      the answers to show their                                        Intelligence:
                4. When do the leaves           sentences in front of the class.                                 Bodily-kinesthetic
                   turn brown and fall       5. Teacher asks the pupils to read
                   from the trees?              the questions and the answers.
                   The leaves turn brown     6. Teacher corrects their mistakes
                   and fall from the trees       and asks them to use the
                   during autumn.                appropriate Wh- questions and
                                                 answers in their daily interaction.
Closure         Riddles                      1. Teacher shows a slide on simple        To reinforce pupils’      Resources:
(10 minutes)                                    riddles and asks pupils to guess       understanding on the      Worksheet
                Worksheet                       the answers.                           topic.
                                             2. Teacher distributes worksheet as                                 Multiple
                                                homework to pupils.                                              Intelligence:
                                             3. Teacher praises the pupils                                       Verbal-linguistic


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