Lesson Plan

English Yearly Lesson Plan



Date                                        : 19th May 2011
Class                                      : Year 6 K
Number of Pupils                : 37  (17 Boys, 20 Girls)
Time                                       : 8.40 am – 9.40 am
Theme                                    : World of Knowledge/ World of Stories
Topic                                      : Unit 6: Splashes of colours; Helping Hands
Main Skills                             : Writing
Integrated Skills                   : Listening, Speaking and Reading.
Curriculum Specification   : World of Knowledge
 2.3.1   Name and identify things
 3.4.2   Read aloud sentences in text observing correct stress and intonation
 4.3.2   Construct simple sentences and compound sentences.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:
i) Identify and state the names of colours.
ii) Spell the names of the colours correctly.
iii) Read and understand a story.
iv) Answer questions based on the pictures and the story.
v) Read and understand the dialogue.
vi) Write correct sentences based on a picture.
Previous Knowledge            : Pupils already know the colours of rainbow.
Language Input                      : Simple WH - questions
Teaching Aids                         : Colourful balloons, Graphic organizer, picture, worksheet, flash cards, text book 
Moral Values                            : Being grateful, thankful, Unconditional Love, Kindness
Educational Emphasis /
Thinking Skills                         : Active Listening, Arranging, Classifying, Cooperative, Interaction, Questioning, interpersonal, intrapersonal.
Multiple Intelligences              : Bodily-kinesthetic, visual-spatial, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic, verbal-linguistic

Stage / Time
Teaching and Learning Activities
Set Induction
(5 minutes)
Teacher plans a game for pupils.
(Speaking and writing skill)
1. Teacher gives several balloons with different colours to pupils.
2. Teacher asks pupils to move and find their friends with the same colours of balloons.
3. Teacher asks pupils to spell and write their colours on the black board. If the spelling of the words is wrong, the other groups can correct them.
4. Teacher introduces the topic and write on the black board.
1. To allow pupils to enjoy games and know the colours.

2. To allow pupils to spell colours correctly
Balloons with different colours. (Red, purple, green, pink, blue, brown)
Multiple Intelligences:
Verbal-linguistic, visual-spatial, bodily-kinesthetic


(25 minutes)
Reading the story

Talking point
Group discussion
 (Reading, listening and speaking skills)
1. Teacher gets a few pupils to read the story.
2. Teacher talks about the story with pupils.
3. In small groups, pupils discuss the questions in the talking point.
4. Pupils present their answers.
(Appendix 1)
5. In small groups, pupils identify the splashes of colours.
(Appendix 2)
6. Teacher discusses the answers with pupils. Have a spelling drill.
7. Pupils read the dialogue in Activity C
8. Teacher checks on pupils’ pronunciation and intonation.
9. Teacher asks pupils to play the spelling game with their group.
(Appendix 3)

1. To allow pupils to talk and give ideas.

2. To encourage pupils to spell correctly.

Text book (Activity A page 62, Activity B ,C, D, page63)

Multiple Intelligences
Visual-spatial, verbal-linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic

Moral Value:

Stage / Time
Teaching and Learning Activities
(20 minutes)
Making sentences
(Writing skill)
1. Pupils write at least 10 names of the colours they have learned. For level 1 pupils, teacher gives the names of the colours with a few missing letters. Let pupils fill in the missing letters.
(Appendix 4)
2. Pupils attempt Activity E
3. For level 3 pupils, teacher encourages pupils to write more than five sentences.
4. For level 1 pupils, teacher asks pupils to fill in the blanks in the sentences given.
(Appendix 5)

To encourage pupils to write a simple and compound sentences according to the questions given.
Worksheet, Text book (Activity E page 63)

Look for patterns
Moral Value:
Co-operation, diligence

Multiple Intelligence:
Bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal
(10 minutes)
1. Riddles
2. Puzzle
3. Worksheet
1. Teacher shows a slide on
    simple riddles and asks pupils
    to guess the answers.
2. Teacher ask pupils to complete puzzle in activity D in module 6.
3. Teacher discusses the answer.
(Appendix 6)
3. Teacher asks pupils to do homework in module  6.
Exercise A, C and F
4. Teacher will discuss the answers on the next lesson
5. Teacher praises the pupils.
To reinforce pupils’ understanding on the topic.

Multiple Intelligence:


Appendix 1

Talking point (Activity A, page 62)

1.         Why was Anand upset?
            Anand was upset because he could not paint the picture his teacher gave him very well.
(Accept all appropriate answers)

2.         Name the coloured pencils and paints that you think painted the picture.
            Blue, yellow, green, brown, red , grey, white, black, turquoise, light brown, beige, lime brown)

3.         Have you ever felt like Anand? What did you do about it?
            I asked my sister/brothers to teach me.
            I asked my teacher what to do and asked her help.
            I love colouring. I always practise colouring.
            (Accept all appropriate answers)

Appendix 2
Activity B text book page 63
Look at the splashes of colours below. Identify and name the colours.

1.         yellow
2.         white
3.         blue
4.         pink
5.         purple
6.         brown
7.         black
8.         green
9.         red
10.       turquoise
11.       grey

Appendix 3
Spelling game
1.         purple
2.         magenta
3.         turquoise
4.         beige
5.         orange
6.         grey

Appendix 4
10 names of colours (any 10)

1.         y_l_ _w
2.         _e_
3.         _ur_ _e
4.         g_ _e_
5.         _r_ y
6.         b_ _c_k
7.         _i_k
8.         b_o_n
9.         _h_t e
10.       b_ _e
11.       _r_n_e
12.       b_i_e
13.       t_r_u_ _s_
14.       m_g_ _t_

Appendix 5
Write five sentences based on Anand’s picture (Activity E page 63)

1.         The roof of the house is red
2.         The house is near the blue sea.
3.         The clouds are white
4.         There are green, shady trees near the house.
5          The green hills are beautiful
6.         The house is brown

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