Strategies to Organize Ideas

Lesson Plan of Strategies to Organize Ideas

English Grade V

Students’ Learning Outcomes

·         Select and use some strategies to shape ideas for writing such as sketches, mind maps etc.

Information for Teachers

·         Strategies to Organize Concepts have five stages such as:
1.     Plan:
o   At this stage, you need to gather all the information that you will need for your topic.
2.     Organize:
o   Organize these in an outline using the main ideas of your paper as the major
3.     Write:
o   Do not pay attention to mistakes at this stage. Just make sure that you include
o   All the ideas and that you state these clearly and in order
·        Edit:
o   Check all spelling, capitalization, punctuation, order of words, and grammar
Using the SCOPE strategy
·        Revise:
o   Re-read it one last time before turning it in
·         Brainstorming means thinking of everything you can about a topic.
·         In the ‘dolls worksheet’ below, write down all the ideas you can think of for the topic “All about me”.
·         Remember there are no right or wrong words, or good or bad ideas. Just write whatever comes to the students’ mind map.
·         While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps where and when applicable.

Material / Resources

Chalk/marker, board, worksheet,

Worm up activity

·         Ask the students randomly:
o   What are their favorite subjects?
o   What are their favorite dishes?
o   Which words best describe them e.g. helping, honest etc.


Activity 1

·         Draw the dolls worksheet on the board and ask the students to draw it on their notebooks.
·         Ask the students what they think they are going to do that day.
·         Once they are done with drawing, ask them to work in pairs and write the words and phrases according to the headings given in the worksheet.
·         Monitor and help the students while working.

Activity 2

·         Ask the students to make sentences using the above brainstormed words. write an essay on
 “All about me”,
My name is Amir. I am read in Grade V. I am a good student and that I like to study. My favorite subject is English.
I can say that I am a responsible and a hard-working student. I have many friends since I like to communicate with other students. I enjoy my time at school: it is really nice to study and the students are very friendly and ready to help.
My friends say that I am a very funny and an interesting boy with a good sense of humor. By way of I encounter new students who are happy to meet me, I feel terribly tranquil with them. I believe that friendship is one of the most significant standards in human life. We argument new ideas, find many interesting things about each other and experience new things. I appreciate friendship and students who surround me.
·         Monitor and help the students while working.

Sum up / Conclusion

·         Ask the students to tell:
o   What is brainstorming?


·         Ask the students to exchange their work with their peers for checking.
·         Tell the students to check each other’s work for correct spelling, grammar, capitalization and punctuation.
·         Ask the students to rewrite their work in the light of the feedback given by their peers.
·         Teacher is also required to involve the student in solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.

Follow up

·         Tell the students to write an essay on “All about me”, using the above brainstorming ideas.

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