Subject: English comprehension
Topic: The Common Entrance Exam
Duration: 40 mins
Reference: Nigeria primary English pupils book 6
Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with answering questions from comprehension passage
Objective: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to spell and pronounce the new words.
- Examine: to observe or inspect carefully, to determine the aptitude, skills of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
- Prepare: to make ready for a specific future purpose.
- Revise: to look at again, to reflect on.
- Encourage: to motivate, mentally support, give courage, hope or spirit.
- Moderation: to be moderate, not excessive.
- Eve: the day or right before.
- Briefed: to summarize a recent development to some people.
- Malpractice: the improper conduct by a professional or official person.
- Supervisor: a person with the official task of over-seeing the work of a person or group.
- Invigilator: a person who supervises students during an examination.
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:
- The state governments manages secondary school entrance examination in Nigeria.
- Before the examination, teachers revise what the pupils have been taught, and encourages them to do everything in moderation.
- The “dos” and “don’ts” of the examination mean things they should do and things not do in examination.
- The local Authority primary school, Agege registered for the examination in the year 2014.
- The supervisor gave the question papers to the invigilator.
- The invigilator distributed the question papers to the pupils
- The pupils performed very well and were given admission to secondary schools of their choice.
Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.