Words Related To Transportation Vocabulary Building English Grammar Primary 3 Third Term Week 5

Subject: English Grammar

Class : Primary 3

Term : Third Term

Week : Week 5

Grade Level: Primary 3 Subject: English Grammar Term: Third Term Week: 5

Topic :  Words Related To Transportation

Previous Lesson

Learning Objectives:

  1. Students will be able to identify and understand words related to transportation.
  2. Students will be able to use these words in simple, accurate, and short sentences.
  3. Students will develop their vocabulary and language skills related to transportation.

Embedded Core Skills:

  1. Reading comprehension
  2. Vocabulary development
  3. Sentence formation
  4. Listening skills

Learning Materials:

  1. Chart or poster displaying words related to transportation (car, bus, train, etc.)
  2. Flashcards with images of various modes of transportation.
  3. Whiteboard or blackboard
  4. Chalk or markers
  5. Worksheets with fill-in-the-blank sentences related to transportation.
  6. Pencils or pens for students.


Words Related to Transportation:

  1. Car: A four-wheeled vehicle that is used for transporting people and goods on the road.
  2. Bus: A larger vehicle designed to carry a large number of passengers, usually operating on fixed routes.
  3. Train: A form of transportation that runs on tracks and carries passengers or goods from one place to another.
  4. Bicycle: A two-wheeled vehicle that is powered by pedals and used for transportation.
  5. Motorcycle: A two-wheeled vehicle with an engine, designed for one or two riders.
  6. Ship: A large vessel that travels on water, used for carrying passengers or goods across oceans or large bodies of water.
  7. Boat: A smaller watercraft used for transportation on rivers, lakes, or smaller bodies of water.
  8. Plane/Airplane: A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces, used for transportation in the air.
  9. Helicopter: A type of aircraft that uses rotating blades to generate lift and can take off and land vertically.
  10. Taxi: A car that is available for hire and used to transport passengers to their desired destinations.
  11. Truck: A large, heavy motor vehicle used for transporting goods.
  12. Van: A larger vehicle, similar to a car, used for transporting goods or a larger number of passengers.
  13. Scooter: A small, lightweight vehicle with two or three wheels, usually powered by an engine or electric motor.
  14. Tram: A vehicle that runs on tracks in the street and is used to transport passengers within a city.
  15. Rickshaw: A two or three-wheeled vehicle pulled by a person on foot, commonly used in some Asian countries.
  16. Skateboard: A small board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position, used for transportation or recreational purposes.
  17. Subway: An underground train system that operates in cities and transports passengers from one location to another.
  18. Ambulance: A specially equipped vehicle used to transport injured or sick people to the hospital.
  19. Ferry: A boat or ship used to transport passengers, vehicles, or goods across a body of water.
  20. Rickety: An adjective used to describe something that is old, unstable, or in poor condition, often used to describe old vehicles


Words Related To Transportation Uses In Simple Sentences

  1. I rode a car to school this morning.
  2. The bus arrived at the bus stop on time.
  3. Trains are fast and can carry many people.
  4. My brother learned to ride a bicycle last week.
  5. We saw a motorcycle zoom past us on the road.
  6. Ships travel across the ocean to different countries.
  7. We went fishing on a boat at the lake.
  8. Airplanes fly in the sky and take people to faraway places.
  9. The helicopter landed on the helipad.
  10. We hailed a taxi to go to the shopping mall.
  11. The truck carried heavy boxes to the warehouse.
  12. Our family went on a trip in a big van.
  13. I rode my scooter to my friend’s house.
  14. We took the tram to go downtown.
  15. In some countries, people use rickshaws for transportation.
  16. I enjoy riding my skateboard in the park.
  17. The subway is a convenient way to travel in the city.
  18. The ambulance rushed to the accident site to help the injured.
  19. We took a ferry to reach the island for our vacation.
  20. The old car made a rickety noise as it drove by.

Remember, it’s important to use correct punctuation and capitalization when writing sentences. Keep practicing and have fun with your English learning!



  1. I traveled to school on a __________ this morning. a) bus b) bike c) boat
  2. Airplanes fly in the __________. a) water b) sky c) road
  3. A __________ is a vehicle with two wheels that you can pedal. a) car b) train c) bicycle
  4. We took a __________ to cross the river. a) plane b) boat c) motorcycle
  5. A __________ is a vehicle used to transport many people at once. a) truck b) taxi c) ship
  6. I saw a __________ delivering packages in our neighborhood. a) helicopter b) scooter c) van
  7. The subway is an underground __________ system. a) train b) tram c) ambulance
  8. We rode a __________ to explore the city. a) skateboard b) rickshaw c) ferry
  9. The __________ helps people when they are sick or injured. a) truck b) bus c) ambulance
  10. My dad drives a __________ to transport goods. a) bicycle b) motorcycle c) truck

Remember to choose the correct option that fits the blank space in each sentence



Lesson Plan Presentation: Words Related to Transportation



  1. Introduction (5 minutes):
    • Greet the students and introduce the topic of the lesson: “Today, we are going to learn about words related to transportation.”
    • Display the chart or poster with words related to transportation and briefly discuss each word.
  2. Vocabulary Presentation (10 minutes):
    • Show flashcards with images of different modes of transportation and elicit the names of each transportation mode from the students.
    • Explain the meaning of each word and provide simple, accurate, and short sentences using those words.
  3. Teacher’s Activities (15 minutes):
    • Write each word related to transportation on the whiteboard or blackboard and pronounce them clearly.
    • Give examples of sentences using the transportation words and emphasize correct sentence structure.
    • Engage students in choral repetition of the transportation words and sentences
  4. Learners’ Activities (20 minutes):
    • Distribute the worksheets with fill-in-the-blank sentences related to transportation.
    • Instruct students to fill in the blanks with the appropriate transportation word from the given options.
    • Encourage students to write the completed sentences neatly.
  5. Assessment (10 minutes):
    • Collect the worksheets and review the students’ answers.
    • Provide immediate feedback and clarification on any incorrect answers.
    • Engage in a brief discussion about the correct usage of the transportation words

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is a vehicle with two wheels that you can pedal? (a) car (b) train (c) bicycle
  2. Which mode of transportation flies in the sky? (a) bus (b) boat (c) airplane
  3. What do we call a vehicle used to transport many people at once? (a) truck (b) taxi (c) ship
  4. Which mode of transportation travels on water? (a) train (b) ship (c) motorcycle
  5. What is a small, lightweight vehicle with two or three wheels? (a) scooter (b) van (c) helicopter
  6. Which mode of transportation operates underground? (a) tram (b) plane (c) skateboard
  7. What is a vehicle used to transport goods? (a) bicycle (b) motorcycle (c) truck
  8. Which mode of transportation is used to cross a river? (a) ferry (b) rickshaw (c) scooter
  9. What vehicle helps people when they are sick or injured? (a) truck (b) bus (c) ambulance
  10. Which mode of transportation is used for recreational purposes? (a) subway (b) skateboard (c) helicopter

Conclusion (5 minutes):

  • Recap the lesson by asking a few students to share sentences they created using the transportation words.
  • Emphasize the importance of using accurate and simple language to express their ideas.
  • Encourage students to observe and identify different modes of transportation in their daily lives

Note: The lesson plan can be adjusted and modified based on the specific needs of the students and the available time. Additional activities such as group discussions, role-plays, or creating a transportation-themed artwork can be incorporated to enhance engagement and creativity


Extension Activities (Optional):

  1. Pair Work: Ask students to work in pairs and create a short dialogue using the transportation words. They can act out their dialogues in front of the class.
  2. Vocabulary Games: Play interactive vocabulary games such as “Guess the Transportation” or “Memory Match” using flashcards to reinforce the learned words.
  3. Field Trip or Virtual Tour: If possible, organize a field trip to a transportation-related location (e.g., bus station, train station, or airport) or conduct a virtual tour online to allow students to visually connect the vocabulary with real-life settings.
  4. Creative Writing: Assign a creative writing task where students describe their dream transportation vehicle or imagine a futuristic mode of transportation

Assessment: Assess students’ understanding through formative assessments during the lesson, such as their participation in class discussions, completion of fill-in-the-blank worksheets, and their ability to accurately use transportation words in spoken and written sentences. Ongoing observation and individual feedback will provide insights into students’ progress.


Conclusion: In conclusion, this lesson aims to familiarize primary 3 students with words related to transportation. By learning and using these words, students can enhance their vocabulary, sentence formation, and overall English language skills. Remember to always pay attention to correct pronunciation and sentence structure. Keep practicing these words in your daily life and enjoy exploring the fascinating world of transportation!


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