THEME: READING AND WRITING
PREVIOUS LESSON –
TOPIC – Passage on Debate – Town Life is Better than Village Life
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
- Arrange their ideas on a topic in the format of a debate.
- Trace the development of an argument in a passage.
- Recognize and use correctly the connectives commonly found in argumentative writing.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Course book
- Materials from different sources – newspapers books and poems.
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.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
TOPIC FOR DEBATES
- Town life is better than the village.
- Boys should wear skirts if girls wear trousers.
- A man can cook better than a woman.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Lets pupils use the keywords and phrases in the passage in their own orally.
- Pupil’s Activities – Make up sentences with words provided by the teacher.
- Practices with pupils the structural items in the passage.
- Pupil’s Activities – Practice structural items introduced by the teacher.
- Reads the passage first
- Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher read.
- Lets pupils take turns reading the passage.
- Pupil’s Activities – Take turns in reading.
- Draws their attention to the development of the argument and the part played by connectives.
- Pupil’s Activities – Notice the way arguments are developed in a passage
- Lets pupils to oral and written compression exercises .
- Do oral and written compression exercises on the passage read.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Arrange ideas on a topic logically.
- Answer questions on the given passage.
- Make a list of some connective they know.