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LESSON PLAN TO TEACH WRITING SKILL

Subject

English Hour

Date

12th March 2012

Class

5 Anggerik

Time

8.15 9.15 (1 hour)

Enrolment

37 pupils

Theme

World of Knowledge

Focus skill

Writing

Other skills

Speaking and Reading

Previous knowledge :

Pupils have learned about noun, verb and adjective.

Curriculum Specifications:
1.2.3

Listen to and repeat chants, poems, rhymes and songs paying attention to pronunciation, stress
and intonation correctly.

2.4.1

Recite simple poems and jazz chants with expressions and appropriate gestures.

3.4.3

Read aloud poems and stories clearly and expressively.

4.1.4

Write words, phrases and sentences in clear, legible cursive writing.

4.3.2

Complete simple rhymes with the missing words and simple phrases (with guidance).

Learning outcomes

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


1. write at least ten nouns, adjectives and verbs (each) correctly.
2. write a diamante using the nouns, adjectives and verbs.

CCTS

: Making associations/connections, arranging and writing

Teaching aids

: Mah-jong paper, marker pens, worksheet, nursery rhyme.

Vocabulary

: Nouns, adjectives and verbs

Educational Emphasis

: Thinking skills, multiple intelligence

Moral value(s)

: Positive attitude towards English Language, respect others

Approach

: Process

Step/Time

Set Induction

Content

1.

Teaching-Learning

Note/Resources *including ICT,

activities

thinking skills, multiple intelligences,


educational emphases, values
and citizenship

1.The teacher plays a familiar nursery rhyme to

(3 5 mins)

the pupils.

- Multiple intelligences musical/rhythmic


- to attract pupils interest towards the
lesson through music

Listening to a nursery

2. The pupils listen to the poem and sing along.

- Laptop, LCD, speaker.


- Integrating music in lesson to create fun

rhyme.
3. The teacher explains that nursery rhyme is a

2. Singing along.

learning

type of poem.

Step 1
Presentation/
Introduction
(15 mins)

Introduction to
diamante poem.

synonym

i. There are 7 lines in a


diamante.
ii. The first and last lines
have just one word
always a noun.
iii. The second and sixth
lines have two words

1. The teacher shows a synonym diamante

- To develop thinking skills.

poem to the class.


2. The teacher explains about the features of the
poem.
3. The teacher gives another noun to write a
diamante. The word is FLOWER

- To
previous

activate pupils
knowledge

adjectives describing
the noun.
iv. The third and fifth lines
have three words
action verbs related to
the noun in line 1.
v. The fourth line has four
words - nouns related
to line 1 and 7.

4. The teacher and pupils brainstorm and come


up with needed words to write a diamante.
5. The teacher and pupils come up with a
diamante poem together.

vi. The seventh line is a


noun which has similar
meaning to the first
line.

Step 2

Group work.

Practice
(20 mins)

1. Worksheet 1

1. The teacher divides the class into a few small


groups with 5 to 6 members in each group.

2. Mah-jong paper/Manila
card

2. The teacher gives a noun to the class to write


a diamante. The noun is FATHER

3. Marker pen

2. The teacher distributes a worksheet with


columns to help the pupils to write the needed
words (nouns, verbs and adjectives) to
produce a diamante.

4. Brainstorming session

5. Writing the poem


3. The pupils brainstorm and list down all the
needed words to write a diamante.

To activate pupils previous


knowledge
To integrate cooperation among
pupils.

- To encourage discussions among


group members
-

To develop thinking skills.

4. The pupils write a diamante poem.

Step 3
Production/
Assessment
(15 mins)

1. Presentation of the
poem.
2. Discussion and peer
evaluation

1. Each group takes turn to present their poem


to the class.

- To encourage discussions among


group members

2. The teacher and pupils discuss about each


work and pupils are expected to give positive
comment about other groups work.

3. The pupils copy the corrected version of the

To integrate cooperation among


pupils.
To develop thinking skills.

poem in their exercise book.


Closure
(2 - 3 mins)

Good values:
1. Positive attitude towards
English language.
2. Respect ones friend.

1. The teacher asks the pupils about their


feelings after their success writing the poem.
2. Instil positive attitude towards English
Language.
3. English is fun.
4. The teacher display the pupils work at the
back of the class.

- To instil positive attitude towards


learning English Language
- To develop self confidence among
pupils.