Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Finding information from books

Week 4

Subject: English comprehension

Topic: Finding information from books

Duration: 40 mins

Reference: Nigeria primary English pupils book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with answering questions from the comprehension passage.

Objective: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to pronounce and spell the new words.

New words


  1. Information: things that are or can be know about a given topic.
  2. Dictionary: a reference work with a list of words from one or more languages, normally ordered alphabetically and explaining new words.
  3. Atlas: a bound collection of maps often including tables, illustration on other text.
  4. Understand: to be aware of meaning of something.
  5. Magazine: a periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets o paper folded in half and stapled at fold
  6. Bookshop: a shop which sells books
  7. Accident: an unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without intention of the one suffering the consequences
  8. Active: quick in physical movement
  9. Quick: moving with speed
  10. Passive: being inactive and submissive


Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and pronounces new words with pupils

Step III: Pupils look for the meaning of words in the dictionary

Step IV: Pupils read the comprehension passage and answer the questions that follow.


  1. If you cannot understand the meaning of a word you shows look it up in a dictionary.
  2. The dictionary contains information about words.
  3. a) Geography��� ��� b) Science��� ��� c) Foreign languages
  4. An atlas give information about maps of countries of the work
  5. In a dictionary, list of words are arranged in alphabetical order.
  6. If the first two letters are the same, look at the third letter
  7. If the first two letters of both are the same, the dictionary arranges in the order their third letter.
  8. A dictionary is not like other books because, it tells what different words mean.

Conclusion: Teacher move round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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