Subject: English Language
Class: Primary 3
Term: 1st Term
Subtitle: Stress and intonation
Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:
Resources and materials:
Scheme of work
Instructional material: flash cards and picture charts
Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.
Stress and Intonation
Stress refers to the force you use when saying a syllable or word which makes it sound louder and stronger than other syllables or words in the sentence. In writing, stressed syllables can also be shown with capital letters, e.g. CAPtain.
While, intonation describes how the tone of your voice rises and fall in a speech.
Examples of stress on words
LADder, RABbit, HANDbag, CHICKen, balLOON, shamPOO, caTARRH, canTEEN, maCHINE, guitar, caNOE,
CARRot, Basket, arTISTE, RULer,CRAYon.
Read the tongue twisters and stress the syllables or words in capital letters.
There ONCE was a FLY on the WALL.
I wondered, ‘Why DIDn’t it FÅLL?’
WERE its feet STUCK?
Or WAS it just LUCK?
Or does GRAvity miss
Things so SMÅLL
I KNEW a MAN whose NAME
HE ATE a ROCK and BROKE
WHAT do you THINK?
He SAID, with a WINK.
PerHAPS it’s BAD to EAT them RAW.
Step1: Teacher revises the previous topic.
Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic.
Step3: Teacher explains the new topic.
Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.
Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.
Assessment & Evaluation: Using capital letter indicate the stress parts of these words
WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.
Using capital letter indicate the stress parts of these words
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