Lesson Plan of Narrative Paragraph

Lesson Plan of Narrative Paragraph

Subject English

Grade V

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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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?


Activity 1

  • Ask students?

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  • 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.

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  • Students should write about a cricket they played or watched recently.
  • Ask them to use action words to describe the situation.

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  • 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.

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Activity 2

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Follow up

  • 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.

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