Passage Based on Constructions with the Past Tense – Past Perfect Tense (Primary 5)

ENGLISH STUDIES

STRUCTURE

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 5

THEME: READING AND WRITING 

TOPIC – Passage Based on Constructions with the Past Tense – Past Perfect Tense 

 

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. Use ‘had done’, ‘had written’, ‘had eaten’ in sentences correctly.

2. Read passages illustrating the use of the past perfect tense.

3. Answer comprehension questions on such passages.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Course book

Passages from other sources

 

 

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 – YOUR DICTIONARY

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

CONSTRUCTIONS WITH THE PAST TENSE – PAST PERFECT ASPECTS 

The past perfect tense is used to show that something happened before another action in the past. It can also be used to show that something happened before a specific time in the past.

 

Examples –

I had done the work before the teacher arrived.

It started raining after they had finished the match.

He had met her before the service.

I had written the letter before he apologized.

The bus had left by the time I got to the park.

 

 

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. Guides pupils to use to use the structure correctly, remembering to indicate the two actions going on one before the other.

Pupil’s Activities – Use ‘had gone’, ‘had not finished’ in sentences with the help of the teacher.

3. Guides them to make sentences describing their experience, observations, etc.

Pupil’s Activities – Read passage provided by the teacher.

4. Guides pupils to read correctly first supplying them with a model reading.

Pupil’s Activities – Answer comprehension questions on the passage under teacher’s supervision.

 

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:

Use ‘had done’, ‘had written’, ‘had eaten’ in sentences correctly.

Read passages illustrating the use of the past perfect tense.

Answer comprehension questions on such passages.

 

 

 

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