Yoruba Alphabet (Alifabeti Yoruba) Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes Week 1

Subject: Yoruba

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: Week 1

Topic: Yoruba Alphabet (Alifabeti Yoruba)

Sub-topic: Learning the Yoruba Alphabet

Duration: 1 Week

Behavioural Objectives:

  • Students will be able to recognize and recite the Yoruba alphabet fluently.
  • Students will learn to associate each letter with its corresponding sound and image.
  • Students will be able to identify and pronounce simple Yoruba words.

Key Words: Alphabet, Yoruba, Letters, Sounds, Images, Words, Learning, Fun.

Set Induction: Let’s play a fun game to learn the Yoruba alphabet!

Entry Behaviour: Students are excited and ready to learn.

Learning Resources and Materials: Flashcards with Yoruba letters and corresponding images, pictures of familiar objects, songs and rhymes, reference books.

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: Who knows some letters in the English alphabet? Today, we will learn the Yoruba alphabet, which is a bit different but very interesting!

Embedded Core Skills: Language development, phonics, visual recognition, auditory discrimination.

Instructional Materials: Flashcards, pictures, songs, reference books.

Content:

  1. Explanation of the Yoruba Alphabet:
    • The Yoruba alphabet has 25 letters.
    • Each letter makes a unique sound.
    • We will learn to recognize and say each letter correctly.
  2. Examples:
    • A (ah), B (bay), D (day), E (eh), F (fi).

Capital Letters: A, B, D, E, F, G, GB, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, Ṣ, T, U, W, Y, Z

Small Letters: a, b, d, e, f, g, gb, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, r, s, ṣ, t, u, w, y, z

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is the Yoruba alphabet called? a) Alifabeti Hausa b) Alifabeti Yoruba c) Alifabeti Igbo d) Alifabeti English
  2. How many letters are there in the Yoruba alphabet? a) 20 b) 25 c) 30 d) 15
  3. What is the Yoruba alphabet called? a) Alifabeti Hausa b) Alifabeti Yoruba c) Alifabeti Igbo d) Alifabeti English
  4. How many letters are there in the Yoruba alphabet? a) 20 b) 25 c) 30 d) 15
  5. What sound does the letter “D” make in Yoruba? a) De b) Day c) Do d) Du
  6. Which letter comes before “F” in the Yoruba alphabet? a) D b) E c) G d) C
  7. What is the correct pronunciation of the letter “B” in Yoruba? a) Ba b) Bay c) Bee d) Boo

Class Activity Discussion Questions

  1. Q: How do we pronounce the letter “A” in Yoruba? A: The letter “A” is pronounced as “ah”, like in the word “apple”.
  2. Q: What sound does the letter “B” make in Yoruba? A: The letter “B” makes the sound “bay”, similar to the English “B”.
  3. Q: How do we pronounce the letter “A” in Yoruba? A: The letter “A” is pronounced as “ah”, like in the word “apple”.
  4. Q: What sound does the letter “B” make in Yoruba? A: The letter “B” makes the sound “bay”, similar to the English “B”.
  5. Q: Can you give an example of a word that starts with the letter “D” in Yoruba? A: Yes, “Dodo” (meaning “plantain”) starts with the letter “D” in Yoruba.
  6. Q: How many letters are there in the English alphabet? A: There are 26 letters in the English alphabet.
  7. Q: Why is learning the Yoruba alphabet important? A: Learning the Yoruba alphabet helps us understand and communicate better in the Yoruba language.

Presentation:

  • Step 1: Revision of previous topic (if applicable).
  • Step 2: Introduction of the Yoruba alphabet.
  • Step 3: Encouraging student participation and correction.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Presenting flashcards.
  • Singing songs and rhymes.
  • Encouraging student interaction.

Learners Activities:

  • Looking at flashcards.
  • Listening to songs and rhymes.
  • Participating in discussions.

Assessment: Observation of student participation, understanding, and ability to pronounce Yoruba letters correctly.

Ten Evaluation Questions:

  1. How many letters are in the Yoruba alphabet?
  2. Can you say the sound of the letter “E” in Yoruba?
  3. What letter comes after “B” in the Yoruba alphabet?
  4. How many letters are in the Yoruba alphabet?
  5. Can you say the sound of the letter “E” in Yoruba?
  6. What letter comes after “B” in the Yoruba alphabet?
  7. What sound does the letter “D” make in Yoruba?
  8. Which letter comes before “F” in the Yoruba alphabet?
  9. What is the correct pronunciation of the letter “B” in Yoruba?
  10. Give an example of a Yoruba word that starts with the letter “A”.
  11. How do you say “banana” in Yoruba?
  12. Write down the first five letters of the Yoruba alphabet.
  13. Can you sing the Yoruba alphabet song?

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