Comparing Things and Persons According to Weight, Size, Height, Distance  Shape and Quality (Primary 4)

 

ENGLISH STUDIES 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 4

PREVIOUS LESSON – Comparing Things According to Weight, Size, Height, Distance  Shape and Quality

TOPIC: COMPARING THINGS AND PERSONS ACCORDING TO WEIGHT, SIZE, HEIGHT, DISTANCE SHAPE AND QUALITY

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

1. Form positive, comparative and superlative of as many adjectives as possible.

2. Use each word in sentences.

3. Use regular and irregular adjectives.

4. Compare things that are equal.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Cook book

2. Materials around the classroom

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

REGULAR ADJECTIVES 

Regular adjectives describe nouns and usually end in er/est – comparatives and start with more/most – superlatives.

 

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE 

1. WEIGHT – Big – Bigger – Biggest

2. SIZE – Wide – Wider – Widest

3. HEIGHT – Tall – Taller – Tallest

4. DISTANCE – Long – Longer – Longest

 

Lead is heavier than feather – weight.

A mountain is bigger than a hill.

Michael is tall. Destiny is taller.

 

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE 

1. important – more important – most important

2. intelligent – more intelligent – most intelligent

3. Beautiful – more beautiful – most beautiful

4. quiet – more quiet – most quiet

5. Gentle – more gentle – most gentle

 

IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES 

Irregular adjectives have irregular comparative and superlative forms.

 

POSITIVE  COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE 

1. Good – Better – Best

2. little – less – least

3. much – more – most

4. bad – worse – worst

5. far – further/farther – furthest/farthest

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Explains when ‘more’ and ‘most’ are used and ‘as…. as’ is used. For example, she is as pretty as pretty can be. He is strong as lion.

Pupil’s Activities – Discus before comparing persons, things, etc. Use these words in sentences as possible, in groups and individually.

Pupil’s Activities – Write down sentences using various adjectives of comparison. For example, Bola is as clever than her sister.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. Form positive comparative and superlative of many adjectives correctly.

2. Use each word in two sentences.

3. Use regular comparison appropriately.

4. Compare things that are equal.

 

 

 

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