Speech Work: Making polite requests; Structure: Sentence building on reported speech; Reading: Teaching of new words, meaning and Comprehension; Grammar: Writing: Formal invitation
CLASS: Basic Five
TERM: 1st Term
SUBJECT: English language
TOPIC: Speech Work: Making polite requests; Structure: Sentence building on reported speech; Reading: Teaching of new words, meaning and Comprehension; Grammar: Writing: Formal invitation
BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES:At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
BUILDING A BACKGROUND: Pupils are familiar with making polite and impolite requests
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL: Pictures, charts and textbook
REFERENCE MATERIAL: Nigeria Primary English. Book 5
Read this rude conversation in pairs.
A: Hey! Come here.
A: I want to talk to you.
B: What about?
A: Get me a glass of juice.
B: Have I got to?
Now read this polite conversation together.
A: Excuse me. Would you come here for a minute, please?
B: How can I help you?
A: I’d like you to do something for me, if you don’t mind.
B: Not at all. What can i do?.
A: Would you mind getting me a glass of juice, please? I’m thirsty.
There are two ways of reporting what someone has said: either as direct speech or indirect reported speech. Direct speech quotes the exact words spoken, while indirect speech reports what someone has said, but not in their exact words. In writing, direct speech is put in quotation marks (or inverted commas).
EVALUATION: Pupils are evaluated thus:
B. Look at this invitation carefully and design a formal invitation
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