Comprehension and Vocabulary Development: Family Needs and Resources. Emphasis on New words and Meaning, simile and metaphor. English Language Primary 5 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 6
PRY 5 ENGLISH THIRD TERM E-NOTE
Subject :English Grammar
Class :Primary 5
Term :Third Term
Class: Basic 5
Subject: English Grammar
- Students will understand the concept of family needs and resources.
- Students will identify and define new vocabulary words related to family needs and resources.
- Students will recognize and explain the use of simile and metaphor in the context of family needs and resources.
- Students will apply their comprehension and vocabulary skills to analyze a passage on family needs and resources.
Embedded Core Skills:
- Reading comprehension
- Vocabulary development
- Critical thinking
- Figurative language (simile and metaphor)
- Whiteboard and markers
- Chart paper and markers
- Comprehension passage handout (related to family needs and resources)
- Vocabulary cards (new words related to family needs and resources)
- Example sentences with similes and metaphors (related to family needs and resources)
- Evaluation sheets for assessment
Family Needs and
Emphasis on New words
and Meaning, simile and
Previous Lesson :
- Use of “That”, “Who”, “Which” and “When” To Produce Defining Relative Clauses Structure English Language Primary 5 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 6
Family Needs and
Emphasis on New words
and Meaning, simile and
Title: Family Needs and Resources
Once upon a time, in the bustling city of Lagos, lived a family named the Adebanjos. The Adebanjos were a happy and hardworking family. Mr. Adebanjo worked as a teacher, while Mrs. Adebanjo managed a small business. They had three lovely children: Tolu, Bola, and Femi.
One day, as the Adebanjos gathered around the dinner table, Tolu, the eldest child, asked, “Daddy, what are resources?” Mr. Adebanjo smiled and replied, “Resources are things we need to meet our family’s needs and make our lives better.” He continued, “Just like in school, when we learn new words to improve our vocabulary, resources are like new words for a family.”
Curious, Bola, the middle child, spoke up, “Can you give us an example, Daddy?” Mrs. Adebanjo chimed in, “Yes, Bola, imagine resources as tools that help us accomplish tasks. Like a pen and paper that help you write, or a computer that helps Daddy plan his lessons.”
Femi, the youngest, added, “So, resources are like superheroes that make our lives easier!” Mr. Adebanjo nodded, impressed by Femi’s metaphorical thinking. “Exactly, Femi! Resources can be money, time, skills, or even support from friends and neighbors. They all play a crucial role in meeting our family’s needs.”
The Adebanjos understood that just as words empower us with knowledge, resources empower families to thrive. From that day on, they appreciated the value of resources and worked together to ensure their family had all they needed.
As the story of the Adebanjos teaches us, like a growing vocabulary, understanding and utilizing resources can lead to a richer and more fulfilling life for every family.
- The Adebanjos were a __________ family living in Lagos. a) joyful b) hardworking c) famous
- Mr. Adebanjo worked as a __________. a) doctor b) teacher c) engineer
- Resources are like __________ that help us accomplish tasks. a) superheroes b) obstacles c) mysteries
- According to Mr. Adebanjo, resources are similar to __________. a) new words b) puzzles c) roadblocks
- Bola asked her father for an __________ of resources. a) example b) explanation c) excuse
- Femi compared resources to __________ that make our lives easier. a) clouds b) superheroes c) mountains
- Resources can be money, time, skills, or even support from __________. a) strangers b) friends and neighbors c) enemies
- Just as a growing vocabulary empowers us with knowledge, understanding and utilizing resources can lead to a __________ life. a) boring b) richer and more fulfilling c) complicated
- The Adebanjos realized that resources are like __________ that meet their family’s needs. a) obstacles b) treasures c) mysteries
- The story of the Adebanjos teaches us the importance of __________ and utilizing resources. a) ignoring b) underestimating c) understanding
Note: The options provided for each question may vary depending on the desired level of difficulty and context
Lesson Plan: Comprehension and Vocabulary Development – Family Needs and Resources
Introduction (10 minutes):
- Greet the students and engage them in a brief discussion about the importance of family and their basic needs.
- Introduce the topic of family needs and resources.
- Display a chart paper with the heading “Family Needs and Resources” and ask students to brainstorm and list examples of family needs.
- Define and explain the concept of resources in the context of meeting family needs.
- Introduce new vocabulary words related to family needs and resources, such as “sustain,” “support,” and “access.”
- Provide examples of similes and metaphors related to family needs and resources to help students understand their usage and meaning.
- Model how to analyze a comprehension passage by using active reading strategies, such as predicting, summarizing, and questioning.
- Take notes on new vocabulary words and their definitions.
- Engage in class discussions to share their understanding of similes and metaphors.
- Read the comprehension passage silently and highlight or underline unfamiliar words.
- Participate in group discussions to analyze the passage and identify similes and metaphors.
- Practice using the new vocabulary words in context through guided exercises and sentence creation.
- Provide evaluation sheets with ten evaluation questions related to the comprehension passage, vocabulary, and figurative language.
- Monitor students’ participation and understanding during class discussions and activities.
- Review students’ written work, including their sentences using new vocabulary words and their analysis of similes and metaphors
- What is the meaning of the word “resources” in the context of family needs?
- Give an example of a simile related to family needs.
- Define the word “sustain” as used in the passage.
- Identify a metaphor in the sentence: “Money is the lifeblood of a family.”
- Explain how resources can help meet a family’s needs.
- What is the purpose of vocabulary development in comprehension?
- List two new vocabulary words related to family needs and provide their definitions.
- How can similes and metaphors enhance our understanding of family needs and resources?
- Analyze the comprehension passage and identify two instances of figurative language used.
- Share one thing you learned about family needs and resources from the lesson.
Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Summarize the key points discussed during the lesson.
- Reinforce the importance of understanding family needs and utilizing resources.
- Encourage students to apply their comprehension and vocabulary skills in their daily lives to better understand the needs of their own families.
Note: The duration of each section and the activities can be adjusted based on the available class time and the students’ pace of learning. It is important to provide additional support or extension activities as needed to cater to the diverse needs of the students.
- Ask students to create their own similes and metaphors related to family needs and resources. They can illustrate these comparisons on posters or in a short creative writing piece.
- Assign a research project where students explore different types of resources that families can utilize to meet their needs. They can present their findings in the form of a presentation or a written report.
- Conduct a role-play activity where students take on the roles of different family members and demonstrate how they use resources to fulfill their needs. This will encourage critical thinking and empathy.
Note for Differentiated Instruction: For students who need extra support:
- Provide a glossary of vocabulary words with simplified definitions.
- Break down the comprehension passage into smaller sections and guide students through each section.
- Offer sentence starters or sentence frames to help students construct sentences using new vocabulary words.
- Provide additional examples of similes and metaphors for further practice.
For students who require extension:
- Encourage them to find examples of similes and metaphors in literature or other texts outside of the lesson.
- Assign additional reading materials related to family needs and resources for independent study.
- Challenge them to create a short story or poem using multiple similes and metaphors to describe family needs and resources.
Overall, this lesson plan aims to engage students in understanding the concept of family needs and resources through comprehension and vocabulary development. By incorporating similes and metaphors, students can deepen their comprehension and linguistic skills. Through various activities and assessments, students will develop a stronger understanding of the topic and its relevance in their own lives.