COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE AND LITERACY
Kindergarten 1 / KG 1
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
- Cut out of letters of the alphabet like A , B , C , D
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Previous Knowledge :
The pupils have been taught
Active Listening Skills
in their previous lesson
Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- Read two letter words
- Read simple story
You read a short story to the kids.
Make sure every body is listening while reading the story. Also, make sure they are all having eye contact with you;
also have eye contacts with them. At the end of the story, ask the kids some simple questions to know who listened actively and who did not.
As I was coming to school this Morning, I saw two Goats by the road side. One goat was big and the other one was small.
The Goats started to chase me. I ran into Mr John’s house.
Mr John chased the Goats back. i came out of the house and ran very fast to school.
- QUESTION: What did I see as I was coming to school this morning?
- ANSWER : You saw two Goats as you were coming to school this
(Always insist on the kids making complete sentence in Answering any question. That’s a sure way to build their ORAL communication skills and sentence construction)
- QUESTION: One goat was big and the other goat was what?
- RESPONSE: One goat was big and the other dog was small ( the tendency is
for the kids to chorus ‘small’. Don’t allow that as the right answer
. Still on the need for good sentence structure.
- QUESTION: Whose house did I run to
When the dog chased me?
- RESPONSE: You ran to Musa’s house When the dog chased you
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
Read a short interesting story to the pupils and ask question at the end of the reading.
The Cunning Fox And the Wise Crane.
The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.
The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.
He or she does the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.
Story reading skills