Subject: English studies
Topic: Punctuation marks
Duration: 40 minutes
Age: 11-12 years
Number of students: 50
Behavioural objectives: By the end of the lesson, the students should be able to:
- define punctuation marks
- mention the examples of punctuation marks
- identify punctuation marks in a sentence.
Instructional materials: A chart showing the examples of punctuation marks.
Entry behaviour: The students have been using punctuation marks to make sentences.
Introduction: The teacher introduces the lesson by asking the students questions on the above topic to arouse their interests.
Step 1: Definition of punctuation marks:
Punctuation marks are marks that are used in writing to separate sentences and to clarify meaning.
Step 2: Examples of punctuation marks:
- Full stop
- Question mark
- Exclamation mark
- Semi colon
- Quotation marks etc
Step 3: Identification of punctuation marks in sentences:
Identify the punctuation mark in the following sentences:
- What is your name?
- I love fruits.
- Ada, Joy, and Bola are my friends.
- This is my teacher's house.
Evaluation: The teacher ask the students questions on the above topic to test their level of understanding.
Assignment: Make 5 sentences with colon, apostrophe and question mark.