Writing Composition on How I Spent My Last Holiday English Grammar Primary 3 Third Term Week 1

Subject: English Grammar

Class : Primary 3

Term : Third Term

Week : Week 1

Topic : Writing Composition on How I Spent My Last Holiday 

Previous Lesson 



Learning Objectives:

  1. Students will be able to construct simple sentences to describe their last holiday.
  2. Students will practice using appropriate vocabulary and grammar structures while narrating their experiences.
  3. Students will enhance their listening and speaking skills through class discussions and presentations.


Embedded Core Skills:

  1. Language Skills: Listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
  2. Communication Skills: Expressing ideas clearly, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar.
  3. Critical Thinking Skills: Reflecting on personal experiences and organizing information.


Learning Materials:

  1. Chart paper or whiteboard
  2. Markers or chalk
  3. Picture cards depicting holiday scenes
  4. Individual writing notebooks or sheets
  5. Assessment rubric



Title: How I Spent My Last Holiday


  • Start with a catchy opening sentence to grab the attention of the pupils.
  • Mention the duration of the holiday and the place you visited (if applicable).

Main Points:

  1. Travel destination:
  • Mention the name of the place you visited.
  • Describe the location briefly, such as whether it was a city, beach, or countryside.
  • Highlight any interesting features of the place, like famous landmarks or natural attractions.
  1. Activities and experiences:
  • List the different activities you engaged in during your holiday.
  • Include both indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Describe each activity briefly and mention why you enjoyed it.
  1. Family and friends:
  • Mention the people you spent your holiday with, such as family members or friends.
  • Share some memorable moments or experiences you had with them.
  • Describe any special events or celebrations you participated in together.
  1. Sightseeing and exploration:
  • Discuss any sightseeing trips or excursions you went on.
  • Describe the places you visited, such as museums, parks, or historical sites.
  • Highlight any new things you learned about the places you visited.
  1. Relaxation and leisure:
  • Describe how you relaxed and took time for yourself during the holiday.
  • Mention any hobbies or activities you enjoyed during your leisure time.
  • Explain how this relaxation helped you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.
  1. Food and cuisine:
  • Discuss any new foods or dishes you tried during your holiday.
  • Describe the local cuisine and mention any favorite meals you had.
  • Share any interesting food experiences or memorable dining experiences.


  • Summarize the key points of your holiday experience.
  • Express your overall feelings about the holiday and why it was enjoyable.
  • Conclude with a positive note or a statement of gratitude for the experience.

Remember to organize your points in a logical order and use appropriate punctuation and grammar throughout your writing



Guideline Sample On the Composition

How I spent my last holiday

Title: How I Spent My Last Holiday

  1. Introduction:
  • I will write about how I spent my last holiday.
  • It was a fun and exciting time for me.
  1. Destination:
  • I went to a beautiful beach.
  • The beach had white sand and clear blue water.
  1. Activities:
  • I played in the sand and built sandcastles.
  • I also swam in the ocean and had a great time.
  1. Company:
  • I went with my family.
  • We had a lot of fun together and made great memories.
  1. Sightseeing:
  • We visited a famous lighthouse nearby.
  • It was tall and had a bright light at the top.
  1. Relaxation:
  • I relaxed under a big umbrella on the beach.
  • I read books and enjoyed the peaceful sound of the waves.
  1. Food:
  • We had a picnic on the beach.
  • We ate sandwiches, fruits, and had a delicious ice cream treat.
  1. Conclusion:
  • I had a wonderful time on my last holiday.
  • It was a great opportunity to relax and have fun with my family.

Remember to use capital letters at the beginning of sentences and end each sentence with a period. Also, try to write in complete and clear sentences to express your ideas effectively



  1. I __________ to a beautiful beach for my last holiday. a) went b) going c) go
  2. The beach had __________ sand and clear blue water. a) white b) black c) yellow
  3. I enjoyed __________ in the ocean during my holiday. a) swimming b) dancing c) cycling
  4. I went to the beach with __________. a) my family b) my teacher c) my pet
  5. We visited a famous __________ nearby during the holiday. a) lighthouse b) shopping mall c) movie theater
  6. I relaxed under a big __________ on the beach. a) umbrella b) tree c) rock
  7. We had a __________ on the beach during the holiday. a) picnic b) party c) concert
  8. I read __________ on the beach during my holiday. a) books b) newspapers c) magazines
  9. We ate sandwiches, fruits, and __________ during our beach picnic. a) ice cream b) pizza c) chocolate
  10. Overall, I had a __________ time during my last holiday. a) wonderful b) terrible c) boring

Please note that the correct answers to the questions are as follows:

  1. a) went
  2. a) white
  3. a) swimming
  4. a) my family
  5. a) lighthouse
  6. a) umbrella
  7. a) picnic
  8. a) books
  9. a) ice cream
  10. a) wonderful


Sample : How I spent my last holiday

During my last holiday, I had a fantastic time at a beautiful beach with my family. We built sandcastles, swam in the ocean, explored a lighthouse, enjoyed a beach picnic, and relaxed under an umbrella. It was a memorable experience filled with fun, bonding, and delicious treats.


Title: Lesson Plan Presentation – How I Spent My Last Holiday

Grade Level: Primary 3 Subject: English Grammar


  1. Warm-up (5 minutes):
    • Begin the lesson by engaging students in a short discussion about holidays.
    • Ask questions like “Who can tell me about a memorable holiday they had?” or “What activities do you enjoy during holidays?”
    • Encourage students to share their experiences and ideas.
  2. Introduction (5 minutes):
    • Introduce the topic by explaining that students will be writing about how they spent their last holiday.
    • Show picture cards depicting various holiday scenes to spark their imagination and provide visual support.
  3. Teacher’s Activities (10 minutes):
    • Present a model composition on the board, highlighting simple sentences and narrative elements.
    • Discuss each sentence and ask students to identify the key components (e.g., subject, verb, object).
    • Emphasize the importance of using appropriate vocabulary and organizing ideas in a logical sequence.
  4. Learners’ Activities (15 minutes):
    • Distribute individual writing notebooks or sheets to the students.
    • Instruct them to brainstorm and write down points on how they spent their last holiday.
    • Encourage students to use simple sentences and include details about their activities, location, and companions [mediator_tech]
  5. Group Discussion (10 minutes):
    • Divide the class into small groups.
    • Instruct students to take turns sharing their holiday experiences within their groups.
    • Encourage active listening and provide constructive feedback on language usage and sentence structure.
  6. Assessment (10 minutes):
    • Collect students’ written compositions for assessment.
    • Use an assessment rubric to evaluate their use of simple sentences, vocabulary, grammar, and organization of ideas.
  7. Evaluation Questions:
    1. What is the topic of today’s lesson?
    2. What are the learning objectives for this lesson?
    3. How can you construct simple sentences to describe your holiday?
    4. Why is it important to use appropriate vocabulary when writing about your experiences?
    5. How can you organize your ideas in a narrative composition?
    6. What are some key components of a sentence?
    7. Why is active listening important during group discussions?
    8. How can you provide constructive feedback to your peers?
    9. What elements will be assessed in your written composition?
    10. How can you improve your language skills while writing about your holiday?
  8. Conclusion (5 minutes):
    • Recap the main points discussed during the lesson.
    • Encourage students to practice narrating their holiday experiences using simple sentences and proper grammar.
    • Express enthusiasm for reading their compositions in the next class

Note: The duration of each activity may vary depending on the class dynamics and student proficiency levels. Adjust the timings accordingly to ensure effective teaching and learning.



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