Lesson Plan of Narrative Paragraph
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Use appropriate vocabulary and tense to write a simple paragraph by
- Narrating an activity from immediate surroundings.
Information for Teachers
- This lesson will be a development of the earlier lesson on narrative paragraphs.
- Students will learn to relate their knowledge to familiar situations.
- While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps where and when applicable.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, students` ideas and observation of activities going on around them, photographs from newspapers/magazines can be used as resource, textbook
- Ask students to brainstorm on events that happened the day before, after school.
- Ask them:
- Did you have any guests yesterday or did you go to visit any relatives?
- Did you do anything naughty yesterday?
- Did anyone at home get scolded yesterday?
- Did you or your brothers or sisters do anything interesting or enjoyable yesterday?
- Ask students?
- Do you play cricket?
- What do you do when you play cricket?
- What do you do when you only watch others playing cricket?
- Write the words and phrases as well as past tense form of words/phrases/sentences on the board.
- Students should write about a cricket they played or watched recently.
- Ask them to use action words to describe the situation.
- Further remind them that since the action has already taken place, they have to use the past tense.
- Inform them that when they narrate events, it is called a narrative and they will write a paragraph on it.
- Ask students to share their work with the student next to them. Work together to correct errors in the writing.
- Also ask students to point out to their pair if any interesting or important piece of information is missing.
- Inform them that this is known as editing.
- Ask students to re-write the revised paragraph neatly in notebooks.
- Ask students to underline all the verbs/action words that have been used.
Sum up / Conclusion
- Let sample work be read out in the class.
- Assess students` written work and give marks. You can take a test in the following week.
- Teacher is also required to involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercise at end of unit / chapter.
- Write a narrative paragraph, describing an activity at home. (It can be about some guests who visited your house or something naughty that you did or saw someone else do.