Word Formation of Nouns Formed From Adjectives II (Primary 6)

 

ENGLISH STUDIES – GRAMMAR 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 6

THEME: WORD FORMATION 

TOPIC: WORD FORMATION OF NOUN FORMED FROM ADJECTIVES 

 

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 nouns from adjectives.

2. Use the words in meaningful sentences.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Parts of speech – noun and adjectives

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Sentence strips

2. Flash cards

3. Flannel board

4. Course book

 

 

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

NOUN FORMED FROM ADJECTIVES 

Abstract nouns are usually formed from adjectives by adding ‘ness’.

 

Examples – 

Adjectives – Nouns 

1. deep – depth

2. high – height

3. long – length

4. strong – strength

5. broad – breadth

6. true – truth

 

Both the root words so formed can be used in sentences with similar meaning – 

The well is deep.

The well has a great depth.

 

 

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. Gives examples of nouns formed from adjectives – wide – width.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen attentively to the teacher.

3. Gives pupils more practice with more examples.

Pupil’s Activities – Pronounce/read the words provided.

Let the pupils form their own words.

4. Pupil’s Activities – Form nouns from given adjectives.

Guides them in using the words in sentences of their own.

5. Pupil’s Activities – Use such words in sentences of their own.

 

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 nouns from adjectives by adding ‘th’ and ‘ht’.

2. Use the words in meaningful sentences.

 

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