Subject: English comprehension
Topic: King sunny Ade
Duration: 40 mins
Reference: Nigerian 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.
- Famous: to be well known
- Cheerful: to be noticeably happy, bright
- Royal: relating to a monarch (kingly) or their family
- Academic: belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning
- Career: one’s calling in life; a person’s occupation, one’s profession
- Enthusiastic: to be excited, interested or eager
- Concerts: to plan together, to settle or adjust a conference, agreement
- Innovation: the introduction of something new, in customs, rites etc
- Sophisticated: to have worldly experience to be elegant
- Supreme: to have power over all others to be dominating
Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils
Step II: Teacher introduces and pronounces new topics to pupils
Step III: Pupils look for the meaning of the words in the dictionary
Step IV: Pupils read the comprehension passage and answer questions that follow:
- King sunny Ade was born in 1948 in Ondo
- He started his own recording company because he realized that some owners and managers of record companies were cheating musicians.
- He became popular in America when three of his most successful albums were released in the 1980s.
- He has changed Nigerian pop music by mixing western pop and traditional African music
- The way forward was a record sunny made by bringing together 32 Nigerian musicians against ethnic violence?
- King sunny Ade foundation is an organization which includes a performing arts centre, an up to date recording studio and even housing for talented musicians.
- KSA is called “The minister of Enjoyment” because he is a supreme performer and has remained a powerful force on juju music scene in Nigeria.
Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.