Class: Basic 2
Term: 3rd Term
Topic: Correct use of apostrophe in possessives
Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;
Apostrophes in possessives e.g. i. It is the boy’s toy ii. It is the boys’college.
Instructional material/Reference material: 1. Chalkboard 2. Pupils charts on display.
Building Background/ Connection to prior knowledge: The pupils are familiar with the topic(s).
Apostrophes in possessives e.g. i. It is the boy’s toy ii. It is the boys’ college.
What are these things in your hands?
They are children’ toys.
Study these expressions. Your teacher will guide you.
1 The book of Arit = Arit’s book
The books of Arit = Arit’s books
2 The sister of Lami = Lami’s sister
The sisters of Lami = Lami’s sisters
3 The bag of Uche = Uche’s bag
The bags of Uche = Uche’s bags
4 The work of one day = A day’s work
The work of two days = Two days’ work
5 The house of the boy = The boy’s house
The houses of the boys = The boys’ houses
Fill in the gaps with the possessive forms of the nouns. The first one has been done for you.
1 The boy has a toy. It’s the boy’s toy.
2 Olu has a book. It’s ____________________.
3 Our friends live in this house. It’s ____________________.
4 Abdullahi has a brother, Segun. Segun is ____________________.
5 This school is for girls only. It’s a ____________________.
Summary: Teacher goes over the topic once again to enhance better understanding.
Wrap-up [conclusion]: Teacher corrects and marks pupils’ notes.
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