Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Gender Issue

Week 7

Subject: English comprehension

Topic: Gender Issue.

Reference: Nigerian primary English pupils book 6.

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

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


New words


  • Surprised: showing an emotion due to an unexpected event.
  • Puzzled: to be confused, unable to make sense of something.
  • Unrepentant: feeling or showing no sorrow for wrongdoing.
  • Concentrate: to focus one’s thought or attention.
  • Hijab: the practice, when beyond the age of puberty, of dressing modestly (headscarf).
  • Scamper: to run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful manner.
  • Unremorseful: not feeling regret for doing wrong or sinning.
  • Shrug: a lifting of the shoulders to signal indifference.
  • Astonished: to be surprised, amazed.
  • Stuttering: to speak disorderly, to stammer.



Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils.

Step II: Teacher introduces and explains new topic 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.


  1. There are four (4) characters in the play.
  2. Amina.
  3. Amina’s school fees is not paid because her father felt a girl’s education ends up in a man’s house as a wife.
  4. Danladi was caught roaming and smoking in the street.
  5. I think the theme of the play is “The Essence of Education”.
  6. I learnt that we should not look down on anybody, whether male or female. We should not discriminate.

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


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