Lesson Plan of Phrases with ‘Have’, ‘Go’, ‘Take’ and ‘Make’
English Grade V
Students’ Learning Outcomes
· Use more words and phrases that usually go with the verbs have, go, take and make.
Information for Teachers
· Take is one of the most commonly used verbs in the English language whose basic meaning is to move something or somebody from one place to another, e.g. take a walk/a bus / a train, take a minute / a while /ten minutes, take exercise, take an interest in, take photo, take a seat, take a bath /shower, take care, take a look, take milk / sugar in tea / coffee, take a break.
Make bed, make plans, make arrangements, make up your mind.
Go for a walk, go shopping, go to school, go home etc.
Have to (compulsion / obligation) = I have to do this work, I have to go, you have to go and meet this person, she has to complete her work today.
To have (possession= I have a bag.
· To have (states) = I have a headache, a tooth ache, a backache.
· To have (relationships) = I have a brother / sister.
· To have (to talk about actions) = I have my dinner / lunch / meal / drink /milk.
· Have fun, have lunch, dinner, have an exam.
Material / Resources
Chalk/marker, board, textbook
Worm up activity
· Write the word ‘go’ on the board and ask the students that what comes to your mind when you see this word.
(Expected response: I go home; I go to school / shopping etc.
· Then write the word ‘have’ and ask the same question
(The possible answers would be (I have a pen, I have to brothers and sisters, etc.)
· Write ‘make’ on the board and ask the students can you tell me small phrases and sentences with make.
(Expected response: make tea/food)
· Ask the students to make sentences with ‘take’
(Expected answers: I take tea / lunch, etc.)
· Give your input where required.
· Write the following phrases on the board and ask the students to read and discuss in pairs.
· Inform students that the verbs take, make, have can be used in other senses too. For example ‘take’ doesn’t always mean to remove an object and keep it for you; it can also refer to doing something.
· Ask the students to guess the meanings of the following.
o Take – take a walk / a bus / a train, take a nap, take a seat/take a bath, take care, take milk / lunch and take a break, take a class, take an exam, take turns.
o Make – make tea / food, make drawings, make bed, make arrangements, plans.
o Go – go to school, go home / shopping, go for a dinner / lunch / walk etc.
o Have – have a toothache, have fun, have dinner / lunch, have an exam.
o After some discussion ask the students to make sentences using the above brainstormed words and phrases.
o Tell them to make three sentences each.
o Monitor and help the students.
· Write the following exercise on the board and ask the students to copy.
· Tell them to do the exercise in pairs.
· Monitor and help the students.
a) My father ________ (take, go) two cups of tea in the breakfast.
b) I ____________ (go, have) to school with my friends.
c) My mother ___________ (make, go) arrangements of the pick nicks.
d) We ________________ (take, make) fun in the recess.
e) I ____________________ (make, have) two school bags.
Answers key: (take, go, makes, make, have)
· Once the students are finished with the exercise, write the correct options on the board and ask them to self – correct their work.
· Ask the students to work in pairs or small groups and find at least five phrases or sentences with have, go, take and make each.
· Give them 10 minutes for this activity.
· Divide the class into two big groups and draw a column on the board.
· Ask the groups to make sentences with take, make, go and have on their turns.
· Tell them that the team who would make maximum correct sentences and phrases with these words will be the winners.
· Ask students to write a poem. Tell them instead of the last words rhyming. The first word of each line will be one of the verbs done in the lesson.
After I took the exam,
I took the bus home.
I took a nap.
Now I have to take a shower.
Sum up / Conclusion
· Tell some words and phrases with ‘have’ and ‘go’, ‘make’, and ‘take’
· Once the students are done, ask them to exchange and check each other’s work and give feedback.
· Ask the students to make correction in their work and make the sentences again.
· Ask the students to find at least 3 words and phrases which go with the verbs go and have, make and take.