Lesson Plan of Rules of Punctuation in English Language
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Recall the rules of punctuation learnt earlier.
- Recognize and use hyphen to join numbers, quantities and fractions.
Information for Teachers
- The rules learnt earlier are the following: as;
- Recognize that a sentence ends with some form of punctuation, i.e. full-stop (.), question mark (?), exclamation mark (!), Comma (,), Quotation mark (“a “), Colon (:), Semi Colon (;) etc.
- Recognize and use apostrophe to show possessions and exclamation mark to show strong feelings.
- Recognize and use full stop; apostrophe with contractions and hyphen to join two words that act as one unit.
- Study the punctuation lesson plans of class 3 and 4 for your understanding and better progress of the lesson.
- Prepare and display contractions chart in the classroom. (Add all the contractions of class 4 and 5 lesson plan)
- The hyphen helps to avoid confusion by telling the readers when combinations of two or more words (compound words) should be understood as a single word.
- While teaching the lesson, also consult textbook at all steps wherein and whenever it is required.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, textbook
- Encourage the students to recall and tell the use of hyphen in numbers and fractions.
- Tell the students to use hyphen (-):
- With compound numbers from twenty-one to ninety-one
- With fractions, e.g. two-thirds majority
- To join two adjectives together to form a compound adjective to make the meaning of the sentence clear. E.g. Jamal has ten-rupee note.
- Write the following sentences on the writing board and ask the students to insert hyphen in them.
- Between two numbers, e.g. page 2—15,