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					Themes:            World of knowledge
Focus:             Writing
Topic:             World Peace Day
Content Standard:  3.2 By the end of the 6 year primary schooling, pupils will be able to write
                   using appropriate language, form and style for a range of purposes.
                   3.3. By the end of the 6-year primary schooling, pupils will be able to write and
                   present ideas through a variety of media using appropriate language, form
                   and style.
Learning Standard: 3.2.3 Able to use punctuation correctly.
                   3.3.1 Able to create texts using a variety of media: (a) non-linear; (b) linear.
Objectives:        By the end of the lesson, pupils are able to give their views about peace in
                   writing.
Time:              60 minutes
Teaching Aids:     LCD, Computer, Internet connection, World Peace Day
By                 Regina Cyril, Teresa Rose Anak Gilbert Nyaod and Usha Reginald


 Activity                                                                                  Teaching &                      Notes
                                                                                           Learning
                                                                                           Strategy
 1. Teacher gives pupils one minute to write as many                                       Engaging interest
 words as they can think of related to 'peace'.

 2. Teacher elicits from pupils their views on peace                                       Brainstorming &
 and war.                                                                                  Discussion

 3. Teacher gets pupils to read on views or comments                                       Reading for                     http://learnenglishkids.british
 of other children about peace posted on the website.                                      information                     council.org/en/your-
                                                                                                                           turn/world-peace-day

 4. Pupils write one sentence about what they think of                                     Voicing opinions
 when they see or hear the word 'Peace'. Pupils post
 their sentences around the room. Pupils exchange
 sentences and compare answers.

 5. Teacher helps pupils with the scaffolding for writing.                                 Scaffolding
 They brainstorm the following :
    (i) What is peace?
    (ii) Why do people need peace?
    (iii) What do people do to avoid war?

 6. Pupils write their views individually. Once they have                                  Process writing
 completed their writing, they exchange with a partner
 who checks the writing for content and
 grammar/language correctness.

 7. Next, teacher guides pupils to register on the web.                                    Constructivism                  In order to register, pupils
 Teacher guides pupils through the registration process.                                                                   need to have an e-mail
                                                                                                                           address.




 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).
8. Pupils post their comments on the web. This can be             Writing
done in pairs or small groups.


Assessment:                                                       Evaluation
Teacher checks pupils writing before they post their
comments on the web.

Remedial:                                                                            Mind map
Teacher helps pupils by creating a mind map with them
and getting them to organise their thoughts for the
writing activity.

Enrichment:                                                       Creative writing
Pupils write an article on one of the following related to
peace:
World Peace Day
How to avoid wars
What the world would be like if there were no wars
What each country should do to ensure peace
How to have a peaceful home




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