This is a forty minute lesson plan for teaching vocabulary (weight) at pre-school level. The objectives of this lesson plan are to pronounce the word weight after the teacher, write the word weight in their books, use the word weight in constructing sentences, and compare weight of different objects. These objectives are in line with the state standards and the Bloom’s Taxonomy, The lesson is planned using the Madeleine Hunter Elements of Effective Instruction (EEI) model involving seven stages of objectives, standards, anticipatory set, teaching/ lesson presentation (i.
e. input, modeling, and checking for understanding), guided practice/monitoring, closure and independent practice. The materials to be used include tape recorders, writing materials, charts, and resources such as a story, song, teacher’s past experience and childrens past experience. Evaluation of the lesson shall be based on direct questioning method. 40 MINUTE LESSON PLAN FOR TEACHING VOCABULARY (WEIGHT) IN PRE-UNIT CLASS Class: Pre-unit Unit: Language Topic: Vocabulary (weight) Lesson: Two Time: 8. 00 AM-8. 40 AM Teacher: Mr.
Kenneth Lesson Objectives: This lesson should enable the learners to be able to:- 1. Pronounce the word weight after the teacher 2. Write the word weight in their books 3. Use the word weight in constructing sentences 4. Compare weight of different objects Standards The teacher shall use both verbal expressions, real objects and other related materials to introduce and teach the content that will enable children to pronounce, write, and construct sentences using the word weight as well as comparing weights of different objects.
Anticipatory Set/hook Time: 5 minutes The teacher shall introduce the lesson with a short story in which the word weight has been used. Lesson presentation / Teaching Time: 15 minutes Input: – The teacher shall use radio tapes to enable the learners acquire the pronunciation of the word weight, word cards and charts shall also be used by the teacher to show children how the word weight has been written. The teacher shall introduce to the learners objects of different weights. Modeling: – The teacher to demonstrate pronunciation of the word weight.
The teacher to demonstrate how to construct a sentence using the word weight. Checking for Understanding: – The teacher shall ask learners to pronounce the word weight after him to test whether they have comprehended it. The teacher will also ask the learners to write the word weight in their books to test whether they can remember how to write it. Guided Practice Time: 15 minute The learners shall be guided to write the word weight in their books. The learners shall be guided to pronounce the word weight in the classroom.
The learners shall be guided to construct sentences which contain the word weight. They shall compare weights of different objects presented in class. Closure Time: 5 minutes The teacher shall briefly summarize the contents of the lesson. The teacher shall also tell the class a short story in which the word weight has been extensively used. The teacher shall ask the learners some questions related to the lesson taught Independent Practice A song which has the word weight shall be introduced and learners to sing it over and over enough to comprehend the word.
The learners shall be encouraged to construct more sentences using the word weight. Materials needed: – charts, chalk, word cards, writing tools, Radio tapes, teachers past experience and real objects. References Heath, Marilyn. (2003). Madeline Cheek Hunter. In Encyclopedia of Education (Vol. 3, pp. 1093-1094). Goldberg, Mark F. (1990). Portrait of Madeline Hunter. Educational Leadership, 47(5), 141-143. Hunter, Madeline. (1989). Madeline Hunter in the English Classroom. The English Journal, 78(5), 16-18